Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Snowdrop Cottage is stylishly decorated with a wealth of period features including beams and inglenook fireplace. There is a charming sunny garden for sitting out,dining, enjoying the wildlife and views.
Downstairs has a large sitting/dining room. Kitchen/breakfast room. Bathroom with bath, shower, toilet and handbasin.
Upstairs there are two double bedrooms which both look out southerly across the garden.
Although the cottage is in a small village, the A30 is only half a mile away which means you are less than five minutes from food shops, pubs, vet, post office, newsagent and doctor, all in the next village of Milborne Port. One is only ten minutes from Sherborne with its many individual shops, two large supermarkets and numerous restaurants, pubs and cafes besides its Abbey and two castles. Dorset and South Somerset have a multitude of places to explore and visit in this very unspoilt part of Britain.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Weymouth or Burton Bradstock|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow 1.75 hrs Bristol or Bournemouth 1hr, Nearest railway: Sherborne or Templecombe 6 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The West Country region
The West Country is one of the most favoured parts of Britain as to climate and scenery. It has a long and fabulously varied coastline with inland landscapes often of sublime beauty. Many many fine market towns and a marked absence of industry. The historical sites vary from the prehistoric ruins of Stonehenge and iron age hill forts through Roman remains and mediaeval abbeys and castles. The region is very favourable to gardening and there are many fine gardens to be seen.
Sherborne and the surrounding villages are part of a limestone belt which means most of the buildings are created from the beautiful local stone which changes colour from cream to yellow to brown according to the position along the belt. The countryside is beautifully undulating and well wooded with venerable old oak trees dotting the landscape. Sherborne is thought by many guides to be the most beautiful town in Dorset with its stunning abbey complete with its fan vaulted roof.The town is also home to two castles. The 'new' castle was once the home of Sir Walter Raleigh and has been the home of the Digby family for over 300 years. It is open to the public. There are also a number of notable National Trust properties nearby, including Montacute, Tintinhull and Stourhead.
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17 Aug 2013
"Beatrix Potter-stye true English homishness comfort to the max"
Everything the other reviewers wrote, is true! It's sweet, superclean, very homish, welcoming and comfortable. Homemade cake, fresh flowers, tea and milk on arrival, what more is there to expect!… More
30 Jul 2013
"Outstanding thatched cottage retreat!"
There is nothing left to improve this beautiful cottage which has been refurbished and furnished to an exceptionally high quality. We were welcomed with a home made banana cake too!
13 Jul 2013
This cottage is so sweet. Everything was so clean. It was ideal for my friend and I as we were able to have a double bedroom each. Usually it's single beds.On arrival we collected the key from ne… More
8 Jul 2013
"Best way to spend a relaxing and tranquil Birthday"
A beautiful cottage and a much loved and cared for garden with lovely countryside views. The place was picture perfect and Howard was very welcoming (as well as leaving a scrummy chocolate cake, sorry… More
27 May 2013
"Excellent,a lovely cottage in a peacefull village"
We stayed in Snowdrop Cottage for 3 nights last week and we enjoyed it throughly. The cottage is well equiped with everything you would need and is very clean. The garden was so peaceful with just the… More
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