Self Catering in Dorset - Blandford Forum
Sleeps a maximum of: 6
Pricing From: £475.00
TRADITIONAL THATCHED COTTAGE IN IYDILLIC VILLAGE LOCATION SLEEPS 4+2
A lovingly restored Grade II listed 17th century cottage, nestling in over 1/3 acre in a pretty village setting and boasting views over open fields. Furnished and fitted to a high standard it offers a luxurious retreat and opportunity to explore this desirable part of the county.
The cottageâs central location makes it a perfect base for exploring the beautiful countryside and villages of Dorset.
The Jurassic Coast including the impressive Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, and the award-winning sandy beaches of Bournemouth, Sandbanks, Weymouth and Studland Base are within a short drive. An array of attractions are within easy reach including Monkey World, The Tank Museum, Lulworth Castle, Corfe Castle, Abbotsbury Swannery, Tyneham and a selection of National Trust properties. Larmer Tree, Stourhead and the famous Gold Hill at Shaftesbury are also within easy reach.
Closer to home the delightful town of Blandford Forum offers a weekly market and farmersâ market, the annual Dorset Steam Fair, tea rooms, and a selection of pubs and restaurants.
The accommodation offers TWO bedrooms, accessed via cottage-style stairs from the ground floor (please note no handrail): 1 master king-size double with dressing room, providing a perfectÂ space for dressing or use as a nursery if required, and 1 twin. Bathroom: with feature roll-top bath and WC.
Lounge/diner: lovely cosy room with inglenook fireplace, woodburner (logs included), TV/DVD, sofa-bed and iPod dock. Kitchen: modern fitted area with integrated appliances with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Utility room: useful area adjacent to the kitchen with washing machine.
Outside: gravelled garden area to the front of the property and enclosed garden to the rear with garden furniture and BBQ. Amenities: ample private off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electricÂ and wi-fi included.
Regret no smoking inside the property. 2 well-behaved dogs welcome. Location: beach 22 miles, pub within walking distance and a selection of pubs, shops and restaurants in Blandford Forum 6 miles.
Services / Facilities:
Enclosed Garden, Open Fire / Wood Burner, Internet Access, Pub Within 1 Mile, Towels Included, Travel Cot, Highchair, Family Holidays
Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Blandford Forum area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Milton Abbey - 1.7 miles (Historic Church)
Winterborne Whitechurch, St Mary's Church - 2.9 miles (Historic Church)
Blandford Forum, St Peter & St Paul Church - 4.3 miles (Historic Church)
Fiddleford Manor - 5.8 miles (Historic Building)
Winterborne Tomson, St Andrew's Church - 6 miles (Historic Church)
Bere Regis, St John's Church - 6.2 miles (Historic Church)
Royal Signals Museum - 6.2 miles (Museum)
Tolpuddle, Dorset, St John's Church - 6.4 miles (Historic Church)
Tarrant Crawford, St Mary's Church - 6.4 miles (Historic Church)
Tarrant Keynston, All Saints Church - 6.6 miles (Historic Church)
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