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Whitchurch Canonicorum holiday cottage rental with beach/lake nearby, walking and log fire and TV

H11 - Dairy Cottage

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 294436

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Down a quiet, narrow country lane a mile from Whitchurch Canonicorum, a former byre converted to a single-storey semi-detached cottage in the grounds of the owners' farmhouse. Own small private patio (garden furniture, evening sun) overlooking a small lake in the grounds (unfenced, ducks and occasional heron, egret and kingfishers) and with uninterrupted views up the vale to Marshwood. Hall; fitted kitchen (microwave, electric cooker); comfortable living/dining room (woodburner) with antiques, good pictures, TV/DVD and French windows to patio; two bedrooms (pretty fabrics) – a double (5' bed), and a twin; bathroom (suite, shower over bath). Nearby outbuilding with washing machine and tumble drier (extra) and, shared with owners, freezer. No smoking in grounds. No children, except pre-crawling babies, due to lake. Sleeps maximum of 4, including babies. A peaceful retreat in relaxing, elegant surroundings.  

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1)
Access Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Please bring your own beach towels.

The agent has its own star rating system to quantify interior quality, comfort and ambience. This property has been rated 3 star.

The Dorset region

West Dorset is Thomas Hardy country: chalk downs (sheep, yew-tree woods, marbled white butterflies and a carved giant) and chalk cliffs (over which Gabriel Oak's sheep cascaded in 'Far From the Madding Crowd' and below which Sergeant Troy left his clothes at Durdle Door) and thatched stone cottages with exuberant flower gardens.

It is great bowls and vales of tree-speckled farmland, magnificent when viewed from wooded hill-tops, some with ancient forts. Country houses in their own valleys remind one of Downton or Brideshead. Time-forgotten villages make you want to stay forever – their unusual double-barrelled names (like the one and only Whitchurch Canonicorum) are just as memorable.

Hunting fossils on west Dorset beaches is one of life's simple pleasures which should be on every bucket list; try your luck at Lyme Regis or Charmouth. Climb the dome of Golden Cap near Chideock for magnificent views of the 'Jurassic Coast' and visit the extraordinary 18-mile long Chesil Beach of pebbles which regularly wrecked sailing ships and shelters Abbotsbury and its swannery. West Bay, long enjoyed as a family seaside destination, has recently found new fame in the TV drama, Broadchurch.

Portland is famous for its views, stone and Bill and beautiful Lulworth Cove gave its name to a butterfly. At Weymouth, with its handsome seafront, King George III made bathing machines popular, now updated to Olympic sailing facilities. Sherborne is Dorset's best looking small town and at Tyneham (which you can visit) Army occupation has caused an unintentional sanctuary for wild flowers, birdsong and friendly (mostly) insects. The whole Dorset coast is called a 'World Heritage Coastline'.

Whitchurch Canonicorum

Whitchurch Canonicorum: small hillside village (fine medieval church, pub, thatched cottages) in the lovely Marshwood Vale with its River Char which winds down to Lyme Bay at Charmouth, 2½ miles away. Lyme Regis (lovely old seaside/harbour town with sandy beach), 4 miles; Bridport (shops, restaurants, pubs, cinema, arts centre), 5½.

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    • 4 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:29 Sep 2015

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    Languages spoken
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