The Old Coach House (1386)

9.2 miles NE of Dorchester | Sleeps 4 + cot* | Price per week £390 - £975

This pretty detached former coach house is in beautiful rural Dorset within easy reach of the stunning World Heritage Jurassic coastline. The Old Coach House has a spacious bright and welcoming interior and opens out onto a large private enclosed garden. A terracotta tiled floor follows through from the well-equipped kitchen to the sitting/dining-room, where the warming wood-burner makes this the perfect year-round retreat. Upstairs, both bedrooms overlook the garden, where guests can enjoy the complete peace and quiet of this lovely setting and far reaching views, through a little copse, across the valley. On the doorstep are country walks and pretty villages to discover – and most importantly, a renowned local pub and village shop within walking distance!

Ground Floor

Sitting/Dining-room with TV, DVD player and wood-burner.

Kitchen with gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.

Cloakroom with WC and wash-basin.

First Floor

Bedroom 1 with double bed (5') and en suite Bathroom with bath, WC and wash-basin.

Bedroom 2 with ‘zip and link’ (5' double or 2'6" twin) beds.

Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin.

Outside

Access to Laundry-room with washing machine.

*A cot is not provided, bring your own travel cot.

Features

  • Dogs welcome (1 small dog over 1 year only)
  • Arrive/Depart Friday
  • Short breaks available
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • WiFi
  • No smoking
  • Pub 250 yds
  • Garden furniture
  • Full gas-fired CH (supplied from Owner’s house)

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  • The cottage looks out onto the enclosed garden and has wonderful views, the Owner's house is to the right in the background.The cottage looks out onto the enclosed garden and has wonderful views, the Owner's house is to the right in the background.
  • The sitting/dining-room welcomes you to the cottage, the wood-burner is perfect for a cosy evening in.The sitting/dining-room welcomes you to the cottage, the wood-burner is perfect for a cosy evening in.
  • The bright and cheery kitchen has all that you need to create a light snack or a delicious feast.The bright and cheery kitchen has all that you need to create a light snack or a delicious feast.
  • There is plenty of space to relax and enjoy this very peaceful location.There is plenty of space to relax and enjoy this very peaceful location.
  • The master bedroom has a king-size bed and en suite bathroom (Bedroom 1).The master bedroom has a king-size bed and en suite bathroom (Bedroom 1).
  • This pretty cottage has some lovely features.This pretty cottage has some lovely features.
  • The en suite bathroom is spacious and light.The en suite bathroom is spacious and light.
  • Bedroom 2 can be two 2' 6'' beds or made up as a king-size bed.Bedroom 2 can be two 2' 6'' beds or made up as a king-size bed.
  • The family shower-room has a large shower to the left.The family shower-room has a large shower to the left.
  • This is the view that greets you when you arrive at The Old Coach House.This is the view that greets you when you arrive at The Old Coach House.
  • The private terrace at the back of the cottage has French doors that lead into the kitchen, perfect for al fresco dining.The private terrace at the back of the cottage has French doors that lead into the kitchen, perfect for al fresco dining.
  • The private garden has fabulous views, the perfect place for afternoon tea.The private garden has fabulous views, the perfect place for afternoon tea.
  • The lovely enclosed garden in the summer, ideal for your four-legged friend.The lovely enclosed garden in the summer, ideal for your four-legged friend.
  • There is a very private terrace at the back of the cottage with doors from the living-room and the kitchen leading straight outside.There is a very private terrace at the back of the cottage with doors from the living-room and the kitchen leading straight outside.
  • Wonderful views from the private garden through a copse and across the valley.Wonderful views from the private garden through a copse and across the valley.
  • The fully enclosed garden looks out over the rolling Dorset countryside.The fully enclosed garden looks out over the rolling Dorset countryside.
  • Planning the day's adventures over a healthy breakfast.Planning the day's adventures over a healthy breakfast.
  • The cottage is set within the grounds of the Owner's home, yet feels very private.The cottage is set within the grounds of the Owner's home, yet feels very private.
  • A lovely detail as you walk around to the front door of the cottage.A lovely detail as you walk around to the front door of the cottage.
  • Plenty of reading material to enjoy.Plenty of reading material to enjoy.
  • Your dog is welcomed too at The Old Coach House (small dogs only please).Your dog is welcomed too at The Old Coach House (small dogs only please).
  • There are stunning views from the top of Bulbarrow Hill just up the road.There are stunning views from the top of Bulbarrow Hill just up the road.
  • Lulworth Cove is one of Dorset's wonderful beaches and well worth a day trip.Lulworth Cove is one of Dorset's wonderful beaches and well worth a day trip.
  • Kingston Lacy House is just the other side of the interesting town of Blandford Forum.Kingston Lacy House is just the other side of the interesting town of Blandford Forum.
  • The bridge over the River Stour at Blandford Forum - lovely riverside park and walks.The bridge over the River Stour at Blandford Forum - lovely riverside park and walks.
  • The lovely beaches of Dorset's Studland peninsula are an easy drive from the cottage.The lovely beaches of Dorset's Studland peninsula are an easy drive from the cottage.
  • Historic Milton Abbey and the unique village of Milton Abbas are a stone's throw away.Historic Milton Abbey and the unique village of Milton Abbas are a stone's throw away.
  • The Quay at Wareham - a beautiful Saxon town and great day out.The Quay at Wareham - a beautiful Saxon town and great day out.
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