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Self Catering in Dorset - South Perrott

The Old School (Dorset)
South Perrott

The Old School (Dorset), South Perrott, Dorset

  Booking through:
Rural Retreats

Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £552.00

Keeping original features like the school bell, vaulted kitchen/dining room, Gothic arched doors and mullion windows, the cottage has been refurbished to a high standard. The property is on a quiet lane in the friendly village of South Perrott.

A charming stone and tiled holiday country cottage which used to be the village school. Keeping original features like the school bell, vaulted kitchen/dining room, Gothic arched doors and mullion windows, this luxury self catering cottage has been sympathetically refurbished to a high standard. This holiday rental is set on a quiet lane overlooking open countryside with a walled fully enclosed garden including a pond.

There is a Loggia open on two sides under tiled roof with timber decking, power and lighting connected for external dining.

This holiday cottage at a glance

  • Sleeps five + one guests.
  • Three bedrooms, one wet room and one family bathroom.

  • Six guests can be accommodated by configuring the ground floor bedroom as a 6ft double bed. Please request when making your booking.
  • Wood burning stove.

  • Walled, fully enclosed garden including a pond - parents, please ensure children are supervised at all times.
  • Parking for four vehicles.
  • Up to two well-behaved dogs welcome (small additional charge per dog) kept to the ground floor please.

  • WiFi.
  • Minimum of a two night stay.

Additional features

  • Mullion windows, an original school bell, a vaulted kitchen/dining room and Gothic arched doors.

  • Timber decking, power and lighting connected for external dining.
  • Oil Aga, halogen hob and convection oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher.
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer in separate outside utility area.

  • Plasma TV in sitting room and master bedroom. DVD player. Playstation 3.

    TV and docking station in kitchen.

  • Travel cot, high chair and stairgate available on request.
  • Garden furniture and barbecue.

Attractions and nearby amenities

  • Located in South Perrott, a friendly village situated on the Somerset/Dorset border which supports an inn (100m) and Parish church.
  • Nearby, there are plenty of places to visit, including the small market town of Crewkerne (less than 3 miles) with two supermarkets and a range of shops and services including a swimming pool.
  • Mainline train services are from Crewkerne Station (two miles away) to Exeter and London Waterloo.

    Travel time from London is approximately two and a half hours.


  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • One Dog
  • Some ground floor
  • Two Dogs
  • Baby Welcome
  • Dog Friendly
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Log Burner/Open Fire
  • On Site Parking
  • Wifi
  • Pub Nearby
  • Children Welcome
  • Welcome Hamper
  • My Personal Sanctuary Spa
Approximate Location

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

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the South Perrott area.

Nearest Attractions

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

Lower Severalls Garden - 2.2 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Clapton Mill - 3.4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Beaminster, St Mary's Church - 4.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Mapperton Gardens - 5.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Mapperton, All Saints Church - 5.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Seavington, St Mary's Church - 6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Stoke-sub-Hamdon Priory - 6.1 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Montacute House - 6.2 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Melplash, Christ Church - 6.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Martock, All Saints' Church - 7.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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