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

Spacious living room with many rustic features, plenty of comfortable seating and dining area
54 reviews
Spacious living room with many rustic features, plenty of comfortable seating and dining area
Hallway leading to back door and enclosed private garden
Living room, overlooking garden with stairs to Bedroom 2. Large TV with SKY TV including SKY
Fully refurbished kitchen with additional dining area. Rustic old beams throughtout
Bedroom 1, Super-King size bed,(can be two 3' beds)& 3' single bed. Ensuite Bathroom. TV & DVD
New fully refurbished ensuite bathroom with shower-over-bath; bedroom 1
Bedroom 2, Kingsize bed, ensuite bathroom. TV and DVD player
Bathroom with walk-in shower, Bed 2
Bedroom 3, King-size bed, ground floor ensuite bathroom. TV and DVD player
The Bothy entrance from the court yard
The Bothy, looking towards Hollis Hill
Private fenced garden overlooking goat pen,with view of village
The White Lion, the village pub, excellent food.
Forde Abbey, magnificent house and gardens, 20 mins away
Beaminster, historic small town, 3 miles away
The Bothy is located behind West Hill House
12th Century Church in Broadwindsor
Todd and Herbie, Vietnamese Pot-bellied pigs
Broadwindsor from Hollis Hill looking towards Lewesdon
The Jurasic coast from Golden Cap towards Seatown.
Lyme Regis, excellent for sandy beach, crabbing rock pooling and fossil hunting
Lyme regis, 20 mins away
Unspoilt rolling countryside on the doorstep
Private fenced garden and communal grounds with views of the village,and surrounding countryside
Adorable spring lambs
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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Broadwindsor, Dorset, England
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-...
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Listing #HL15571
About the Owner
John L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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

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

Thank Andylewington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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 3 weeks ago

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

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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.

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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Twin
    2 Cribs
    1 King
    2 Queens
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
R 9 259
20 Jul 2018 -
30 Aug 2018
High Summer 2018
7 nights --
R 17 036
31 Aug 2018 -
6 Sep 2018
Late Summer 2018
7 nights --
R 13 055
7 Sep 2018 -
20 Sep 2018
Summer/Autumn 2018
7 nights --
R 11 110
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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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.
Car advised
How to get there
Full details of travel are supplied upon booking.
There is private , off-road parking for two cars.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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