Luxury Ground Floor Retreats in Dorset

Enjoy a well-earned break in your own slice of paradise in Dorset. Across the county we have a selection of ground-floor holiday cottages enjoying all the luxuries of a two-storey building all on one floor. Take a look at our luxury portfolio and get planning for an idyllic escape to Dorset. A holiday to cherish and memories to be made are but moments away. Read more

Whether you are planning a spontaneous short break or a much-anticipated holiday in a ground-floor holiday cottage, we will help you piece together the perfect getaway. With Dorset as your backdrop and a luxury self-catering cottage to call home, all the ingredients are in place for an unforgettable adventure. Pour through our list of available single-level properties and imagine yourself in each. If you or are a party member have limited mobility, our cottages may provide a fantastic retreat. 

Ground Floor Cottages in Dorset

At Classic Cottages we pride ourselves on marketing the very finest self-catering accommodation around. Having learnt a thing or two about holidays over the years, we always go the extra mile to make sure your holiday is the best it can be. With all of our properties handpicked onto our books, we personally inspect every one. Each is fully equipped with a complete inventory, and some are dog-friendly too so your four-legged friend can come along. Find your dream cottage today. 

15 self-catering single-storey holiday cottages in Dorset

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £307

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Bridport, Dorset.


The Dairy is another extremely comfortable single-storey cottage in this small and friendly farm development. This property has French windows to its own enclosed outside space – t...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £307

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  • 20% off

    22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018

    £522.00 £417.60

  • 20% off

    29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019

    £522.00 £417.60

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £307

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Bridport, Dorset.


The Linhay is a tucked away single-storey retreat – an ideal base for exploring the wonderful coastline. The cottage nestles alongside the barns, with a fully enclosed gravel court...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £307

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £310

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Sherborne, Dorset.


This cosy, compact yet delightful bolthole for two is set in a wonderfully tranquil hamlet in north Dorset with village shops and a choice of two pubs within two miles. Built in lo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £310

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £315

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


Badgers Cottage, a snug semi-detached cottage for two, is set in a farmyard, beautifully converted from an 18th Century stone barn. All on one level, the open plan design gives a w...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £315

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £327

1 bedroom, rural holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Dorset’s World Heritage Jurassic Coast is close to this comfortably furnished, single-storey, spacious cottage. Set within the grounds of the Owner’s home, The Stables is self-cont...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £327

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  • 20% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £578.65 £463.20

  • 20% off

    28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019

    £578.65 £463.20

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £389

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Dorchester, Dorset.


Cedar Lodge is a cosy cottage in a quiet rural location. All on one level, the open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas creates a very sociable space for a couple or sma...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £389

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  • 40% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £651.55 £391.20

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £428

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


A stunning west Dorset location, amazing rural views and a truly luxurious property, Phoebes House is a hidden gem just a short drive inland from the famous Jurassic Coast. This de...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £428

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £449

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


With stunning rural views from your deck, and a fabulous open plan interior, Furrow Lodge snuggles into the hillside in the delightful Dorset countryside and offers a real opportun...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £449

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £449

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Beaminster, Dorset.


Lynchet Lodge is a gorgeous open plan cottage, beautifully furnished and equipped to provide all that you need for a relaxing holiday in rural Dorset. The open plan kitchen/dining/...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £449

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £465

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Shaftesbury, Dorset.


Converted from a former stable, Brookland Barn offers an immaculate property all on one level in fabulous surroundings. The south-facing barn looks out over the enclosed garden and...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £465

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