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Central but so peaceful 
'A hidden gem' as quoted by one of our guests
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20 reviews
Central but so peaceful 
'A hidden gem' as quoted by one of our guests
Fantastic location within a private courtyard yet only 2mins walk to the High St, Restaurants, Pubs
Large comfortable sofa for relaxing
Everything you need to feel at home on your holiday
Well appointed kitchen with lots of worktop area
A warm welcome always awaits.
A comfortable and spacious dining area for four.
Fresh white linen and soft colours thoughout the bedrooms
Master Bedroom with comfortable king size bed, TV with DVD, large wardrobe and ample storage.
Two quality 3' 6' beds and a flat screen TV with DVD
A fresh morning swim is just a few yards away, in a large open-air heated pool (open until Oct)
Shaftesbury High Street leading up to the Famous Gold Hill and Abbey Ruins.
There are lots of family events held in Shaftesbury throughout the year.
A great cafe at the top of Gold Hill, with tasty reasonably priced breakfast, lunches and good cakes
The Famous Gold Hill.
Gold Hill has a fantastic and very interesting museum.
The Abbey Ruins is a lovely place to spend a sunny afternoon.
King Alfreds kitchen looks over the market square.  See Easter Cottage for more Shaftesbury photos
Fun for the young ones at Gold Hill Fair
St Peters Church in the background, another great day out
Summer is a lovely time of year to stroll around the old town
Shaftesbury is a wonderful view point for watching the Blackmore Vale's sunsets
A great place to be in all seasons
The beautiful Stourhead gardens and house just a short drive away.
Lovely walks in the bluebell woods of Duncliffe (2 miles away)
The ancient Angel Lane leading up to Summer Lodge Cottage from Shaftesbury High Street.
Interesting Olde World Pubs to visit
Interesting country lanes
Walk the Jurassic Coast - Approx. 1 hour's drive away.
Lovely country roads well off the beaten track
Corfe Castle to Swanage Steam Railway - Another great day out!
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Shaftesbury, Dorset, England
Summer Lodge is a beautiful refurbished cottage, it is cosy, comfortable, light and airy and furnished to a high standard, with thick new carpet throughout, comfortable quality beds and tasteful decor. New TV's lounge and both bedrooms, downstairs cloakroom, patio seating back and front of cottage, with its own private parking. Easy short walk to all attractions, cafe's, pubs, shops, museums, & view points etc
It's is also in the perfect position for touring major attraction, Stonehenge, Jurassic Coast, Bath, Longleat Safari Park, Poole Harbour, Salisbury Cathedral, and many more.
Listing #HL5624706
About the Owner
Ashley G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

A great holiday in a lovely house . The house was perfect for the three of us , really clean and well cared for with a well stocked kitchen and a lovely welcome basket of food thank you . The house is perfectly situated for...More

Thank katharinegray2017
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Welcomed by Dawn with a magnificent bowl of fruit, plus numerous essentials - in fact the best welcome pack we have ever received. Thank you Dawn. One phone call to her approx 30 minutes before our arrival ensured she gave us a tour of inspection...More

Thank GrandadTelboy
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Please note due to furnishings of this boutique cottage and it’s location we do not except contractors or students.
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
R 1 005
R 6 967
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
7 nights --
R 13 670
1 Sep 2018 -
7 Sep 2018
4 nights
R 2 558
R 13 670
8 Sep 2018 -
2 Nov 2018
4 nights
R 1 976
R 8 731
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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.
  • Welcome pack: R 0 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 1 764 / stay - Deposit
  • Linen and towels: R 0 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Shaftesbury is a medieval Saxon hilltop market town full of character and rich in history, with plenty of interesting and historic places to explore. Many lovely country walks. An ideal holiday destination throughout the year, with its famous Gold Hill (where the Hovis advert was filmed). Abbey Ruins, Castlehill view points, Town museum, medieval cobbled pathways, old fashion Pubs, restaurants and individual interesting little shops, perfect for a great holiday or just a complete wind down and relaxation.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Bournemouth International Airport: 45.0 km
Railway: Gillingham Dorset: 5.0 km
Ferry: Poole, Dorset: 45.0 km
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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