Self Catering in Dorset - Shaftesbury

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Majestic, Shaftesbury, Dorset
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Sykes Cottages

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Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £275.00 - 592.00

Sleeping up to six people in two bedrooms, this self contained wing near Shaftesbury is in an ideal location for exploring Dorset.

Majestic is a wing of the owners' cottage, 2 miles from Shaftesbury. The cottage has a double room and a room with a triple bunk, along with a bathroom, kitchen and sitting room with sofabed and dining area. Outside, guests have off road parking, and a private enclosed patio, with use of the owners' larger lawned garden, and the chance to pet the donkeys and miniature ponies. The cottage enjoys close proximity to the A30, making it a great touring base. Majestic is ideal for visiting Stourhead, Shaftesbury and Sherborne, or enjoy walking in the Blackmore Vale.


The owners were very friendly, helpful and welcoming. We particularly appreciated the welcome package on arrival. The property was warm, clean and comfortable. A truly dog friendly holiday. We will definitely be recommending this property to family and friends.
Mr McNeiff

We really enjoyed our stay at the Majestic. The animal loving owners were down to earth, friendly and welcoming. We felt at home from the start, very helpful towards our two dogs. Warm clean and cosy cottage in a lovely setting, highly recommended.
Mr Sear

This beautiful cottage had everything we asked for and we were greeted by the very friendly owners who have been very helpful and attended to our every need. The cottage has beautiful landscape. If we ever need a place to stay in the same area we know where to go.
Esin I

A lovely cottage, the dogs loved it! The owners were lovely people who could not have done more for us - so generous and accommodating! Great for any animal/dog lovers and the ponies and donkeys are gorgeous!
Miss Roche

We had a lovely stay at the cottge and the dogs loved it too! Great location and the owners were so friendly. They were so accommodating and couldnt do enough for us. The ponies and donkeys are gorgeous too. Highly recommended!
Leanne R

Services / Facilities:

Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, selection of books, DVDs and games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Fitted stairgate. Lockable off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed front patio garden with furniture. Shared rear lawned garden and patio with furniture and BBQ. Three well behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Dogs to be kept on a lead whilst on premises due to ponies and donkeys. The owner has 4 dogs. Note: There is a pond with a low fence in the shared garden. Note: The A30 is adjacent to one side of the cottage. Note: Open tread stairs to first floor.

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Double Beds: 1
Bunk Beds: 1

Further Amenities:
Linen provided
Towels provided

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden - 1.8 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Shaftesbury, St Peter's Church - 1.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Gold Hill Museum - 1.8 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

East Knoyle, St Mary's Church - 5.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Mere, St Michael's Church - 5.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Fiddleford Manor - 6.4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Old Wardour Castle - 6.8 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Stourhead - 7.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Stourton House Flower Garden - 7.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Stourton, St Peter's Church - 7.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Nearest Alternative Cottages

Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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