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Self Catering in Dorset - Thornford

Candy Cottage
Thornford
Dorset
England
DT9 6QQ

Candy Cottage, Thornford, Dorset
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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £216.00 - 481.00

This self contained wing of the owners’ house is in the village of Thornford in Dorset and sleeps two people.

Candy Cottage is a self contained wing of the owners’ house, a former Sherborne Castle estate worker’s cottage, in the village of Thornford, just three miles from Sherborne in north west Dorset. The cottage sleeps two people and contains a double bedroom, a bathroom and an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with a woodburning stove. Outside the cottage is off road parking for one car. Set in beautiful surroundings, Candy Cottage is an ideal place for a romantic break in the Devon countryside.


RECENT CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Lovely cosy cottage for 2.
Lovely cottage in great location for holidaying in Dorset. Luxury bathroom and inglenook fireplace with wood burner. Owners provide a very friendly welcome with a basket of locally produced goodies. The cottage is very well stocked and the owners have provided many extras. The local pub is less than 5 minutes walk and is dog friendly and very welcoming proving good selection of ales and great food at good prices.
Teresa R
2017-09-10


The village location was excellent with the shop and pub within walking distance. A very friendly village with good dog walking facilities. A good location for exploring both Dorset and Somerset.
Mrs Smy
2016-06-15


Lovely Place to Stay
This is a small cottage but it is perfect for 2 people. Downstairs an adequate kitchen, dinning table, settee and TV etc. Also a very good log burner. Upstairs a good bedroom with lots of storage and a lovely bathroom. As is often mentioned the welcome basket was very nice and meant that a late arrival would not have been too much of a problem as there was enough to make a meal. The bathroom was also excellently suplied with shampoo etc. The only negative thing was that we planned to go out for a meal at the King's Arms in the village only to find that it was fully booked. So, check if there is space earlier in the week might be the order of the day! All in all a real gem of a place to stay.
readersFolkestone
2015-12-07


It was cosy and the owners were very welcoming. Had the best birthday weekend and love the welcome hamper gift.
Mrs Willett
2015-11-10


Candy Cottage was a perfect base for walking and visiting nearby attractions especially the Sherborne Castle garden centre ' winter wonderland '.
Miss Summers
2015-11-07


Amenities:

Highlights

Linen provided
Towels provided
Cooker
Fridge
Television

Bedrooms
1

Double Beds
1

Bathrooms
1

Details
Heating from night storage heaters in sitting room and bedroom, underfloor heating in bathroom, and wood burning stove in sitting room
Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, library of books and games
Power and starter pack for woodburning stove included in rent
Bed linen and towels included in rent
Roadside parking available for 2 cars
One well behaved dog welcome
Sorry, no smoking
Shop and pub 8 mins walk
Note: Steep twisting cottage stairs, may be unsuitable for the infirm

Changeover Day
Sat

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

Sherborne Abbey Church - 3.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Sherborne Castle - 3.4 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Sherborne Old Castle - 3.6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Stockwood, St Edwold Church - 3.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Oborne, St Cuthbert's Church - 4.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Minterne Magna, St Andrew's Church - 6.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Minterne Gardens - 6.5 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Montacute House - 7 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Stock Gaylard House - 7.5 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Stock Gaylard, St Barnabas Church - 7.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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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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