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Dorset Cottage near coast (Puncknowle, Dorchester)
Certificate of Excellence
1 of 20Front of house from the lane
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Large victorian cottage set in a quiet edge of village location with a large garden and views over surrounding countryside. Located just 1.5 miles from the sea and the well known Jurassic coast with its stunning scenery. The village is close to Weymouth to the east and Bridport to the West, with Dorchester abount 10 miles inland....Large victorian cottage set in a quiet edge of village location with a large garden and views over surrounding countryside. Located just 1.5 miles from the sea and the well known Jurassic coast with its stunning scenery. The village is close to Weymouth to the east and Bridport to the West, with Dorchester abount 10 miles inland.More
1) Guests to take care of the property, especially oak/pine floors, fixtures, fittings & furnishings.
2) No Stilletto heels to be worn in the house as they damage the oak/pine floors
2) Please report any damage, breakages, breakdowns etc. so that they can be repaired/replaced for subsequent guests.
3) Please follow instructions for rubbish/bins collection
4) On departure, please turn hot water OFF, but leave heating ON TWICE (November to March) & THERMOSTAT at 15 DEGREES to avoid freezing pipes.
For end Oct into Nov this house in tiny Puncknowle was very good for us -- grand parents in the large back bedroom, granddaughters thrilled with bunk beds in the middle room and our daughter in the large front room with the toddler. There's a...More
We had a lovely time. The views from the cottage were outstanding, rolling countryside. It was peaceful and charming. It was an escape from reality. The cottage was clean, cosy and comfortable. The local pub was friendly and served very good food. Would definitely visit...More
On arrival we found that there was a wasp nest in the wall of the house close to the front door. And the wasps were very active throughout the day and evening. There had been a note left to tell us that the wasps were...More
Date of stay: August 2018
Roam359698, VR Owner at Dorset Cottage near coast (Puncknowle, Dorchester), responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018
We always aim to respond to guests if they have problems during their stay and would have dealt with the wasps nest immediately upon request. But I cannot trace any missed calls, emails or voicemails about this. The nest is now destroyed.
We always appreciate...More
Spent a wonderful few days here with friends last Christmas. The cottage was fully supplied and plenty of space for all. Lovely pub just a small walk away, and some pretty villages nearby to visit. Would definitely come again.
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A folder is provided at the cottage which contains all the information you should need about the property and some tourist information on local places to visit.
Although bed linen is provided, guests need to take their own towells. If this is not practical (due to travel by air etc.), towells can be provided for a modest additional fee.
Puncknowle is one of several villages located in the Bride Valley. The other villages are Litton Cheney, Swyre, Shipton Gorge, Chilcombe, Little Breedy and Long Breedy. Burton Bradstock sits at the end of the valley where the river enters the sea through a gap in the cliffs. Today the river is more like a stream, but the depth of the valley is perhaps an indicator of its former size; The name of the river derives from a Celtic word meaning boiling or gushing. Relics of ancient civilisations abound in the valley and in the surrounding area.
The Jurassic Coast is a World Heritage Site that extends from from Orcombe Point near Exmouth in the west to Old Harry Rocks near Swanage in the east. Its entire length of 96 miles can be walked on the South West Coast Path. The site has been named ...
You really do need a car to make the most of your visit to this beautiful area.