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Cottage: HCOOMEO
Dorchester (12.5mls N)

Cottage: HCOOMEO, Dorchester, Dorset
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Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £535.00 - 1303.00


This delightful house sits in a large established garden on the edge of the conservation village of Melbury Osmond close to Sherborne and Yeovil.

An ideal spot for guests who are looking to explore the local area with pretty villages and towns, the Jurassic Coast, beaches and sheltered coves all within a short drive.

There are also a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes. Locally there are walks including through Melbury Park to the neighbouring village of Evershot with pub and shop. There are many Thomas Hardy locations (his mother was born and married in the village), Sherborne with its abbey and two castles, Montacute House, Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm museum, Haynes Motor Museum, the Cerne Giant and on the coast Abbotsbury, West Bay and Bridport, Weymouth and Lyme Regis.

Visitors can use the tennis and boules court in the village. Sailing (reservoir) and golf are also available nearby. Games room: garage with table tennis.

The spacious accommodation offers FOUR bedrooms: 1 double with en-suite shower room. 1 further double, 1 twin and 1 single. Bathroom: with shower attachment and separate shower cubicle and WC.

Separate WC downstairs. Lounge: triple aspect with open fire (first basket of logs included), TV/DVD, french doors lead onto covered decked area. Snug: with seating, desk and TV/DVD.

Kitchen/diner: with electric cooker, hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and TV. Utility room: with washing machine, sink and door to garage with freezer and stable door leading to garden. Outside: fully enclosed garden, mainly lawn with covered decked patio area with garden furniture and BBQ.

Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electricity, central heating, towels and wi-fi included. Regret no smoking.

1 dog welcome. Location: beaches 18 miles, pub 5 minute walk, shops 3 miles.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly


Enclosed Garden, Open Fire / Wood Burner, Internet Access, Games / Play Facilities, Towels Included, Travel Cot, Highchair

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

Stockwood, St Edwold Church - 0.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Minterne Magna, St Andrew's Church - 5.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Minterne Gardens - 5.6 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Toller Porcorum, St Andrew & St Peter Church - 6.3 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Sherborne Abbey Church - 6.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Toller Fratrum, St Basil's Church - 6.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Sherborne Castle - 6.7 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Cerne Abbas Giant - 6.7 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Cerne Abbey - 6.8 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

St Augustine's Well, Cerne Abbas - 6.8 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

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