Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The property is located in the pretty village of Broadwindsor. It has three bedrooms (Sleeps 5).

Summary of Accommodation:-

Kitchen/ Dining Room- fully fitted kitchen with fridge/ freezer, dishwasher, range cooker. The dining table sits 6. Music system and IPOD/ IPHONE Dock.

Living Room- flat screen TV with SKY, DVD player, wood burning stove.

Utility Room- with washing machine. Useful space for shoes and coats.

Downstairs WC

Bedroom 1- king size bed, fitted wardrobes, TV with freeview. Ensuite shower room with WC.

Bedroom 2- twin room

Bedroom 3- single room

Family bathroom- suite, with WC and shower over the bath.

To the rear is a patio area which is attractively planted, with table and chairs and BBQ.

The property is situated in the delightful village of Broadwindsor, in West Dorset, in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area is characterised by pretty villages, delightful rolling hills with excellent walking. The village benefits from a community shop, a pub which serves food, and craft centre, all within walking distance of the cottage. The village is approximately 7 miles north of Bridport and 14 miles from Lyme Regis. The coast is the only World Heritage Site in England and is known as the Jurassic coast. There are numerous beaches a short drive away, including the National Trust's, popular 'Hive Beach'. There are a number of excellent dining pubs and restaurants within the surrounding area. These include 'The Riverside restaurant in West Bay and Hix Oyster and Fish House in Lyme Regis. The area has also been popularised by the TV series 'River Cottage' and the new ITV drama 'Broadchurch'.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Nearest beach West Bay 12 km
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 50 km, Nearest railway: Crewkerne 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Dorset region

West Dorset is characterised by rolling hills, winding valleys, and beautiful villages. The area abounds in historic monuments and beautiful scenery.

The Jurasic coast is the only natural world heritage site in England and offers fantastic scenery and lovely beaches. The area is a walkers paradise and provides many opportunities for families and children. There are many historic houses and gardens many owned by the National Trust. There are wonderful beaches nearby which never get too crowded and also offer opportunities for fossil hunting, fishing and crabbing.


Broadwindsor is a conservation village, in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is a pub in the village serving food, together with a lovely community shop and craft centre, which also has a cafe.

From the village there is great walking, up to Lewesdon Hill, being the highest point in Dorset and owned by the National Trust. Pilsden Pen is an ancient hill fort also walkable from the village and from the summit there are spectacular views over the countryside towards the coast.

Beaminster is a small historic town having a number of interesting shops, including gift and art shops, bank and restaurants. Bridport has a wonderful arty atmosphere and also has a good selection of shops and has a weekly flea market. Larger supermarkets are available in Crewkerne and Bridport.

There are several historic houses nearby including Mapperton House and Forde Abbey.