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Orchard Cottage, sleeps 5 (+1) - 2 spacious ensuite bedrooms, King-size beds

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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Orchard cottage - 2 double bedrooms, (sleeps 5 +cots, there is room to put a good mattress on the floor of the second bedroom if this is required giving the ability to sleep 6) The cottage is very spacious, cosy and comfortable. It is very well equipped and full of character with charming rustic features throughout. The private fenced garden is safe for children and dogs with wonderful views over the garden, goat pen and surrounding countryside. There is also a large conservatory with toilet and basin. Bedroom 1: King-size bed, high quality mattress, Exposed wooden floor boards. Views over the garden, goat pen and surrounding village. Ensuite family bathroom with bath, separate shower, toilet and basin. (This bathroom is shared with bedroom 2) TV with Freeview and DVD player Bedro...Orchard cottage - 2 double bedrooms, (sleeps 5 +cots, there is room to put a good mattress on the floor of the second bedroom if this is required giving the ability to sleep 6) The cottage is very spacious, cosy and comfortable. It is very well equipped and full of character with charming rustic features throughout. The private fenced garden is safe for children and dogs with wonderful views over the garden, goat pen and surrounding countryside. There is also a large conservatory with toilet and basin. Bedroom 1: King-size bed, high quality mattress, Exposed wooden floor boards. Views over the garden, goat pen and surrounding village. Ensuite family bathroom with bath, separate shower, toilet and basin. (This bathroom is shared with bedroom 2) TV with Freeview and DVD player Bedroom 2: King-size bed, high quality mattress, Single 3ft bed. Space for a further 3ft single mattress - available if required. Views over the garden, goat pen and surrounding village. Ensuite family bathroom with bath, separate shower, toilet and basin. (This bathroom is shared with bedroom 1) TV with Freeview and DVD player. The cottage is accessed via a large conservatory which has a toilet and basin. There is space to sit and enjoy the view of the garden and surroundings. The conservatory leads to the very spacious living room which has plenty of comfortable seating and a table and chairs. The room has solid wooden floor boards, an exposed stone wall, and a beautiful period Bath stone fireplace (not in use). There is a large flat screen TV, and DVD player. SKY TV, including Sky Sports and Sky Movies is also available in the lounge. Smart phone speaker system. In the living room there is a rustic bespoke staircase which provides access to Bedroom 2, see above for details. The lounge provides access to the recently re-fitted kitchen which is very well equipped providing an electric oven, washing machine, microwave, slow cooker, kettle, toaster, cafetiere, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. There is shared use of a tumble dryer. The kitchen provides access into the dining room which has original beautiful hamstone flagstones and cobble bricks. i pod dock/radio system provided. A staircase leads from this room to Bedroom 1, see above for details. The cottage is comfortably furnished and is very homely. We provide a range of guides and an OS map. There is also a selection of books, games DVD'S and toys. Broadwindsor is a popular, friendly and very historic conservation village, in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The cottage is very popular and guests return year after year. The White Lion pub is only about 400m from the cottage and it is very friendly with a welcoming village atmosphere. The pub serves great food and a good selection of beverages. Walkers and dogs are very welcome. There is a wonderful award winning Community Village Shop which provides a wide range of very good quality fresh local produce, and freshly baked bread every morning. A children's play area is in the centre of the village and there is a large well maintained sports field with football goals very close to the cottage. Historians will be interested in the 12th century church King Charles Cottage in The Square where King Charles II was fleeing Parliamentary troops and he sheltered here for 2 nights Enemy troops began to search the house, but were put off when a woman began to give birth in the kitchen. The troops left, and the king was able to escape dressed as a serving maid. Broadwindsor also has a renowned Craft centre, which also has a restaurant serving very good lunches. From the cottage there are lovely walks up Lewesdon Hill, owned by the National Trust, the highest hill in Dorset. Close-by there is wonderful walking in fantastic countryside. Set in the West Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the area is characterized by delightful rolling hills with many fascinating walks; some are straight from the cottage. Ideally suited to those enjoying the amazing Jurassic coast line and also being surrounded by delightful villages in charming countryside. ## ALSO SEE ALBERT COTTAGE, BEAMINSTER; furnished and equipped to the same high standard as The Bothy, Hursey Gate Stables and Orchard Cottage, in Broadwindsor; run by the same owner ; several 'GREAT' REVIEWS ON 'TRIP ADVISOR' More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Trampoline
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Additional amenities & feature info
Electricity, heating, hot water and linen included. Heating is by way of independently controlled central heating to radiators. Within the cottage there is a selection of books, games and DVD for adults and children. There is also a quantity of toys and books for children. We provide a travel cot, high chair and stair gate if required. We also provide ; Toilet rolls, Washing up liquid, Hand soap, Dish cloths/brush, Scourer, Kitchen roll, Dish washer tablets, Tea towels, Oven gloves.
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

This old stone built cottage is extremely well equipped, characterful and very comfortable. It suited our family and two dogs’ needs perfectly. The owners live in an adjoining house but apart from greeting us on arrival and kindly taking delivery of our supermarket delivery always...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Pat P
JOHN DAVID L, VR Owner at Orchard Cottage, sleeps 5 (+1) - 2 spacious ensuite bedrooms, King-size beds, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

We are delighted that you had a great holiday. Thank you very much for this review we are very grateful. Thank you John and Elaine

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

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Date of stay: March 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely week at Orchard Cottage 21st-28th July 2017. It's a beautiful cottage with everything a young family needs, including a pig, some sheep and some goats at the bottom of the garden! West Bay beach is a short drive away and is...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank GMahoney1234
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Orchard Cottage is all the things mentioned above and more. A spacious and extremely well equipped cottage, beautifully furnished, and equipped in a rustic style. The king size beds are very comfortable, as they have high quality mattresses. All the equipment is high standard, for...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Peter F
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We had a wonderful 3 week stay. We had a very warm welcome and great communication throughout our stay. The house is absolutely beautiful and very spacious, the kitchen had everything needed and it comes with a lovely out door space next to 3 friendly...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Alice S
About the Owner
John L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2006
Interaction with guests
The owners live on site and will usually be available to welcome guests when they arrive. They are usually available to deal with any issues which may arise
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About the neighbourhood
Dorset is characterised by rolling hills, winding valleys, and beautiful villages. The area abounds in historic monuments and beautiful scenery. The Jurassic coast is the only Natural World Heritage site in England and offers fantastic scenery and lovely beaches. The area is a walkers paradise and provides endless opportunities for hikers, families and children. There are numerous formal gardens and historic houses; Mapperton Gardens; nr Beaminster, 4 miles; Forde Abbey; approx 15 min drive;Montecute House, (NT), approx 20 min drive; Tintinhull (NT) approx 40 min away;Barrington Court (NT) approx 45 min away; Abbotsbury – Tropical Gardens and childrens farm) 30 min away; Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, 35 min away (also has childrens farm)
Getting around
A car is advisable The nearest train station is Crewkerne ; 15 mins drive Dorchester South train station is about 35 mins drive Buses run infrequently from Broadwindsor There is a good bus service from Bridport.
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