2 Bedroom Cottage in Dorchester

Dorchester, Dorset and Somerset, England (Ref: HC31884)

Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2
Cottage Rating
Accomodation Features
  • Dog Friendly Cottage
  • Log Fire
  • Internet Access
  • Pub Nearby
  • Hot Tub
  • Cot Availabile
  • Highchair Availabile
Accomodation Description

This holiday cottage in Dorchester is a dog friendly holiday cottage.

Nestled in the rural village of Ansty amid glorious Dorset countryside these delightful lodges make an excellent holiday base to explore this pretty county whatever the season. Beautifully finished and with uninterrupted views over the lake and on to the surrounding countryside the lodges are surrounded by Christmas trees to ensure maximum seclusion and have a wonderful Norwegian feel about them. Steeped in history Dorset s landscape of rolling chalk downland and hidden valleys affords wonderful walking with a network of footpaths directly from the lodge. You will be a couple of minutes walk to a traditional 250 year old pub which has an inviting bar and restaurant and on-site there is a farm shop selling everything from locally produced meat to freshly baked bread and croissants. The area offers a host of pretty and well renowned villages sandy beaches and the Jurassic coastline which has World Heritage status. The towns of Dorchester Blandford Forum and Weymouth are easily accessible and there are many attractions including Monkey World Abbotsbury Swannery Lulworth Castle to name but a few. Upon entering the lodge will find a delightful spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining room which is light and airy and has fabulous countryside views. Snuggle up by the cosy wood burner with a good book or catch up with your favourite TV programme or DVD. The kitchen area includes a gas oven gas hob microwave fridge freezer and dishwasher. There is ample room to enjoy leisurely meals around the dining table with family and friends whilst taking in the lovely views through the large bi-folding doors which overlook the garden and countryside beyond. There is a useful separate utility room which has a further WC and a washer/dryer. Walking through the hallway you will find two charming bedrooms firstly the Master double bedroom which has a king-size bed and an en-suite shower and WC. The second bedroom is a twin with zip-and-link beds which can be made into a double on request at time of booking. There is also a separate bathroom with bath and WC. On the outside of the peaceful lodge a hot tub sits on the private decked veranda creating a fantastic opportunity for relaxation whilst taking in the far reaching countryside views. Steps lead down to an open lawn area and there is also a table chairs and a BBQ perfect for al fresco dining. Steps lead up to the parking area which provides ample off-road parking. Need to know: 2 bedrooms: 1 king size, 1 twin with zip and link beds which can be made into a double on request at time of booking. 1 bathroom with bath and WC; 1 en suite with shower and WC; 1 separate WC. Kitchen gas oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher. Utility room with washer/dryer. TV, DVD and iPod dock. Wood burner first basket of logs included, further logs available to purchase from the owners for the wood burner. Electric and underfloor heating included. Wi Fi available, due to the rural location the Wi Fi signal may be limited. Limited mobile phone reception for some network provider. Private hot tub (please note that the hot tub may not be to a maximum temperature on the day of arrival). 1 dog welcome, further by arrangement (please ensure dogs are under control in the shared grounds). Outdoor tap for washing muddy paws and boots. BBQ initial supply of charcoal provided. Garden is not enclosed. Ample parking. Property is approached via steps from the car park area. Excellent walking straight from the site. Farm shop onsite (opening hours are listed in the property). Pub within walking distance. Nearest supermarket 10 miles away. Nearest towns are Dorchester, Blandford Forum and Sturminster Newton which are all 10 miles. Weymouth s beach within a 30 minute drive. Towels included, please bring your own towels for the Hot Tub.