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The Bothy, very spacious three bedroom cottage, sleeps 7 (+1). All rooms ensuite

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Bothy (3 bedrooms, sleeps 7 (there is space to put a good mattress on the floor of bedroom 1 or 3 if this is required giving the ability to sleep 8) The main part of the cottage was an old coach house, the Bothy is comfortable, very spacious and full of character with charming rustic features throughout. It has a private fenced garden which is safe for children and dogs with wonderful views over the village and charming countryside. Bedroom 1, a large vaulted ensuite bedroom. Super-King size 6ft bed; very comfortable and extremely popular with guests,( can be made into 2 single beds by prior arrangement if required). There is also a further 3ft single bed and a cot can be provided. There is space to sleep another child on a mattress on the floor if required. The family bathroom ...The Bothy (3 bedrooms, sleeps 7 (there is space to put a good mattress on the floor of bedroom 1 or 3 if this is required giving the ability to sleep 8) The main part of the cottage was an old coach house, the Bothy is comfortable, very spacious and full of character with charming rustic features throughout. It has a private fenced garden which is safe for children and dogs with wonderful views over the village and charming countryside. Bedroom 1, a large vaulted ensuite bedroom. Super-King size 6ft bed; very comfortable and extremely popular with guests,( can be made into 2 single beds by prior arrangement if required). There is also a further 3ft single bed and a cot can be provided. There is space to sleep another child on a mattress on the floor if required. The family bathroom has been fully refurbished with a new shower-over-bath, toilet and basin. Exposed wooden floorboards. TV with Freeview and DVD. There are wonderful views of the village and countryside from this room. Bedroom 2. King Size bed which has a high quality mattress. Ensuite with walk-in powerful shower, toilet and basin. This room has exposed wooden floorboards, a vaulted ceiling and beautiful old beams throughout. There are stunning views of the village and beautiful surrounding countryside. It has a TV with Freeview and DVD. Bedroom 3 (Situated on the ground floor) King Size bed which has a high quality mattress. Ensuite with shower, toilet and basin. Exposed rustic stone wall, solid wooden floorboards and rustic beams throughout. TV with Freeview and DVD player. The front door leads into the hallway where there is a door leading to a spacious kitchen/diner. The kitchen was fully refurbished in March 2015. There is a small table and the kitchen is very well equipped with an electric oven , large fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave, slow cooker, kettle, toaster, dishwasher and cafetiere. There is shared use of a tumble dryer. A separate stair case leads from the kitchen to Bedroom 1, as described above. Bedroom 3 is on the ground floor and is also accessed from the kitchen; described above. The hallway also leads to the living/dining room which is a very large room with lovely oak floor boards, an exposed stone wall, beautiful ornate fireplace (not in use) and lovely old rustic beams throughout. This room overlooks the garden and goat pen and also provides views of the village.There is a large dining table and chairs to seat 8 and also plenty of comfortable seating, TV , DVD player, and radio/tape/CD player. SKY TV is available in the lounge, including SKY Sports and Sky Movies channels. The charming bespoke staircase leads from the living room into Bedroom 2; described above There is a private fenced garden which can be enjoyed by guests with a private sitting area with table, chairs and a BBQ. It is safe for children and dogs The garden provides views of the village and surrounding countryside. The large communal gardens are also accessible and are great for children to explore. There is use of a large trampoline with net enclosure, a slide and an outdoor table tennis table (bats and balls available) 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. 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. Electricity, heating, hot water and linen included. Heating is independently controlled central heating to radiators. Parking for two cars; off road and private. Wi-Fi connection £10 per week Well behaved dogs welcome (£20 supplement per dog). ## 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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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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent three nights in the bothy as a pre Xmas get together; it was everything we wanted! The owners were so helpful & even advised on things like our supermarket delivery. A good selection of board games; very comfy beds; a downstairs accessible bathroom/bedroom...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank campsitechick
JOHN DAVID L, VR Owner at The Bothy, very spacious three bedroom cottage, sleeps 7 (+1). All rooms ensuite, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review we really enjoyed meeting you. We would like to wish you a very Happy New Year, thank you.

Reviewed 21 July 2018

This was a home from home and a great place to come back to after a day at the beach. Fantastic village environment with friendly people. The rooms were large and the main sitting room great for large families. The kitchen had everything and all...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Andylewington
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Just returned from 2 weeks at The Bothy. What a wonderful cottage! 3 huge bedrooms, all en suite, with quality comfortable beds, a fully equipped kitchen- better equipped than my own kitchen- and a large comfortable dining and living room. Sky tv in the lounge...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Mrslewi
JOHN DAVID L, VR Owner at The Bothy, very spacious three bedroom cottage, sleeps 7 (+1). All rooms ensuite, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thanks very much for your review it is very kind of you. We were delighted to meet you and very much look forward to seeing you again. Thanks very much for visiting us. With our kind regards John and Elaine

Reviewed 15 June 2018

the bothy is a truly lovely, spacious property equipped with everything one needs. we enjoyed our week so much that we returned in october for a further week with some friends who have a small child. they too raved about the bothy.

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank sally f
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I can honesty say this is one of the most comfortable and well equipped rental homes I have ever stayed in ( and there have been many both in UK and internationally). As others have stated it is spotlessly clean and the beds are huge...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank JanC377
Amenities
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
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Trampoline
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
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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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