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Dining area with stairs leading up to second lounge
Ground floor lounge accessed via two steps from the kitchen/dining area
Looking towards the property
Lounge with cosy wood burner
Kitchen/dining area
Kitchen area
Second lounge area on the first floor
Second lounge area with TV
Second lounge area
Master super king-size with zip-and-link bed and en-suite bathroom
En-suite Master bedroom with day bed
En-suite Master bedroom with day bed
En-suite bathroom with feature freestanding bath
King-size bedroom with zip-and-link bed
King-size bedroom
King-size bedroom with zip-and-link bed
Looking towards the property and split level decked area with seating
Guests can hire the indoor fitness pool
Enjoy the bubbles in the indoor fitness pool which is available to hire
Seating area outside
Guests can walk across the farmland and see some of the farm residents
Guests can arrange to fish in the private pond
Looking across one of the ponds towards the farm
1 / 23  Dining area with stairs leading up to second lounge
2 / 23  Ground floor lounge accessed via two steps from the kitchen/dining area
3 / 23  Looking towards the property
4 / 23  Lounge with cosy wood burner
5 / 23  Kitchen/dining area
6 / 23  Kitchen area
7 / 23  Second lounge area on the first floor
8 / 23  Second lounge area with TV
9 / 23  Second lounge area
10 / 23  Master super king-size with zip-and-link bed and en-suite bathroom
11 / 23  En-suite Master bedroom with day bed
12 / 23  En-suite Master bedroom with day bed
13 / 23  En-suite bathroom with feature freestanding bath
14 / 23  King-size bedroom with zip-and-link bed
15 / 23  King-size bedroom
16 / 23  King-size bedroom with zip-and-link bed
17 / 23  Looking towards the property and split level decked area with seating
18 / 23  Guests can hire the indoor fitness pool
19 / 23  Enjoy the bubbles in the indoor fitness pool which is available to hire
20 / 23  Seating area outside
21 / 23  Guests can walk across the farmland and see some of the farm residents
22 / 23  Guests can arrange to fish in the private pond
23 / 23  Looking across one of the ponds towards the farm

Cowslip Corner

Dorchester (10mls NE), Dorset
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Perfect rural sanctuary nestled in the heart of the Dorset countryside with spectacular views
  • Stroll over the owners' farmland to their secluded pond and spot the local wildlife or try some fishing 
  • Guests can hire the heated indoor fitness pool and enjoy a swim or just simply relax in the surroundings
  • Fantastic walks and cycle rides to be enjoyed through the surrounding countryside
Property code: 41364

Boasting fantastic views and neighbours in the shape of horses, sheep, geese and ducks, this gorgeous abode is the perfect destination for a relaxing getaway. Surrounded by AONBs and just 19.5 miles from the iconic Lulworth Cove, find yourself with plenty to do and many a place to explore before you reward your adventurous days with a tranquil evening. Enjoy a refreshing dip and hire the owner’s indoor swimming pool or get cosy in the inviting ground-floor lounge and snuggle up by the roaring wood burner. Sleeping four guests across two bedrooms, this home is great for small families or a few friends looking to escape the hustle and bustle.

 

Head inside via the split-level decking and marvel at the striking interior. Exposed beams and pillars and vaulted ceilings add handfuls of quirk and character to this bolthole, welcoming you inside to make yourselves at home. Choose from two lounges, step down from the kitchen/diner and sink into sofas by the wood burner, admiring the views through floor-to-ceiling windows; or head upstairs and melt into sofas in the vibrant, eclectic second lounge where exposed brickwork and beams and exciting patterns create a cool ambience. Cook up a storm in the sleek kitchen/diner and take a plate outside to dine alfresco on the gorgeous, decked balcony which offers superb views and a chance to bask in the fresh air. The pair of ground-floor bedrooms are decorated with style and charm and provide awesome spaces in which to rest your head. The master boasts an en-suite (ascend three steps) which a roll-top bath.

 

When you’ve exhausted use of the indoor swimming pool (fees apply), been fishing on the lake and explored close to home, head further afield and adventure your way around the coast and countryside. Day trip to Lulworth Cove (19.5 miles) and walk to the magnificent arch at Durdle Door or enjoy a traditional beach day at the bustling resort of Weymouth (22 miles). For a spot of retail therapy and a delicious meal which you haven’t had to cook, travel 14 miles to the county town of Dorchester.

  • 2 bedrooms: 1 Master super-king-size zip-and-link (that can be made up as a twin upon request) with day bed and pull-out single bed (only suitable for children); 1 king-size zip-and-link (that can be made up as a twin upon request, beds are 2'6" wide as singles); sofa bed in lounge
  • 2 bathrooms: 1 en-suite bathroom with bath and WC; 1 wet room with shower and WC
  • Kitchen: electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • TV with Sky TV (basic entertainment package) and DVD in the lounge on the first floor
  • Selection of DVDs and games available
  • Underfloor heating included
  • Towels included
  • 2 lounge areas on the ground floor and first floor
  • Wood burner in the ground floor lounge
  • Wi-Fi included, signal can vary due to rural location
  • Open decked split-level balcony with garden furniture
  • Ample off road parking
  • Indoor fitness/exercise pool available for hire at an additional charge, the pool is 15' long, 7' wide and 4' deep, has three jets to swim against and is maintained at a temperature of around 31 degrees - must be requested at time of booking, charges as follows per booking - 7 night bookings £175, 5/6 night bookings £150, 3/4 night bookings £100
  • Private pond can be fished all year round, there is no extra charge for guests, however, anyone fishing will need an Environment Agency fishing licence sourced directly through the agency
  • The owners also have a 14 pitch campsite and 3 shepherd's huts which are set away from the cottage with the campsite facilities being located in the outbuilding adjacent to the cottage 
  • Beach 17 miles, pub and shop within walking distance
  • Nearest supermarkets 10 miles away in Blandford Forum, the main supermarkets deliver to the area 
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 3 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Sarah Jadali

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sarah 6th February 2024

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Absolutely stunning location , lovely area to walk around and the owners Clive and Linda couldnt have been more welcoming, friendly and helpful . Comfortable rooms with everything you require for your stay and very clean . Would have given 5 stars throughout, but we found the bedroom very hot for us . We would definitely stay again and would highlyRead more recommend. We only stayed for a short break , but both left feeling refreshed Hide

Reviewed by Ali 5th January 2024

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Really special find. Decorated beautifully and fully equipped with everything you need. The bath was amazing and so nice to light a fire in the freezing weather snap. Would highly recommend

Reviewed by Janet 23rd October 2023

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Reviewed by Claire 1st September 2023

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Reviewed by Helen 25th August 2023

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This is the 2nd time we have been. We have done so much in both visits. We have holidayed in a few places in Dorset and this is the best place we have been. Great location, very homely, very comfortable and relaxing. The owners were always available when we needed to book the pool and they are so lovely, feel like I have known them years!! My childRead moreren were 7 and 11 when we went this time and they have had so much fun. Hide

Reviewed by Dave 21st July 2023

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Second time that we've stayed at Cowslip Corner & as enjoyable as the last, even more so as we had our 2nd grandson with us on his first holiday. Clive & Linda marvellous hosts & the property has everything you could wish for in a beautiful part of the world. Would recommend a stay to anyone.

Reviewed by Jill 9th June 2023

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Beautiful accommodation. Clean and well presented. Everything needed for a lovely few days. M

Reviewed by Peter 12th May 2023

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Fantastic as it is. Definitely rebooking

Reviewed by Gabrielle 6th May 2023

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Cowslip Corner is such a beautiful home to stay in. Clive & Linda have thought of everything to make it so comfortable for you. It has a fully equipped kitchen not that we used it as we treated ourselves and ate out. The barn itself is so lovely, decorated so nicely and is very spacious. The underfloor heating was a welcome bonus along with the logRead more burner Such a peaceful and tranquil setting we will most definitely be visiting again. Hide

Reviewed by Karen 7th April 2023

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Would highly recommend cowslip corner a really lovely place with quirky furniture and decor , so spacious beautiful bedrooms with a gorgeous onsuite comfy beds. Lovely owners, lovely pool, nice grounds for walks and girls loved the tree swings. Only slight thing if you like privacy is campers toilets and shower block right next to property so everyRead moreone walking past your windows but I didn't stop us enjoying it at all Hide

Reviewed by Catherine 26th February 2023

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Looking forward to visiting again. Fantastic location and cottage. Really cosy the Jones family were very helpful and friendly and informative about the area and places to visit

Reviewed by Gary 10th February 2023

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Reviewed by Paul 27th January 2023

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Cowslip corner is a beautiful barn conversion that lived up to all the pictures on the site, we were very comfortable there and had everything we could need for a relaxing stay The owners were extremely welcoming and helpful and we would recommend a stay here Our dog Freddie loved it too.

Reviewed by Mark 20th January 2023

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We felt immediately at home in Cowslip Corner. Warm, cosy, lovely views and a fascinating open plan construction. The owners were very welcoming and accommodating.

Reviewed by Cathie 6th January 2023

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Reviewed by Erin 2nd December 2022

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We had a very pleasurable stay at Cowslip Cottage. The location is wonderful and peaceful - you're on a farm so be prepared to see animals! The owners are very hospitable and friendly to interact with and overall, the cottage is well equipped and very unique in its design and furnishings which makes for quite the interesting and quiet stay. We enjoRead moreyed the log fire and playing games as well as many wonderful local attractions like Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove etc. Thank you for a top time! ***** Hide

Reviewed by Michelle 14th October 2022

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Reviewed by Shelley 7th October 2022

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Great location and facilitys . Clive and Linda were perfect hosts and made us really welcome

Reviewed by Kimberley 30th September 2022

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What a lovely cottage, great setting and amazing views. The weather was bad the 1st night of our stay but we were very cosy with the log burner and the underfloor heating. The kitchen is well equipped and the beds and seating areas are very comfortable. The coast & towns are not too far away by car, and there are some great local walks from the farRead morem. Clive & Linda are friendly hosts who have a great knowledge of the area. We will definitely be coming back to Cowslip Corner. 4 friends & 2 dogs. Hide

Reviewed by Clare-Melanie 9th September 2022

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Absolutely gorgeous cottage with amazing views. Linda and Clive are very friendly and welcoming hosts. It was a pleasure to stay on the farm as we had the opportunity to pet their horses and dogs, and get the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular Dorset countryside. We will definitely return in the future and would recommend to others.

Reviewed by Louise 26th August 2022

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Wonderful place to stay. The children loved the horses and the pool. The owners were very accommodating and helpful. Wonderful views and close to lots of points of interest. A real hidden gem, we can't wait to go back. The property was clean and tidy and well equipped for cooking and laundry. Loved every minute of our stay!

Reviewed by Karen 19th August 2022

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For our second time, we had a lovely stay at Cowslip Cottage. Beautiful setting, gorgeous cottage and stunning views. Very calm and peaceful whilst watching how the farm was run. Thank you. Hope to return again soon!

Reviewed by Suzy 12th August 2022

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What a lovely wonderful week we have had at this beautiful place. Clive and Linda were so welcoming to us and gave us lots of advise on the surrounding area. Being able to take our dogs and the walks round the farm were lovely. I would not hesitate to recommend this property 5 star ­ thank you for having us. Suzy, Richard, Libby, Bruno & Bonnie

Reviewed by Sally 27th July 2022

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We very much enjoyed our stay ! Very lovely accommodation and fab for our doggies . Helpful friendly hosts . Kitchen was well equipped and very clean . Comfortable beds and lovely bath . We will be coming back !

Reviewed by Rachel 1st July 2022

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Thank you for our lovely and friendly stay In your amazing lodge We enjoyed the beautiful sunsets And the freedom of the farm that you share I was so impressed with the (girl power ) of mother and daughter such remarkable women Although Clive had a huge part too Rachel Neil Winston Otis

Reviewed by Dawn 17th June 2022

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Reviewed by Deborah 10th June 2022

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Reviewed by Marion 6th May 2022

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Lovely spacious property on working farm. It looks out onto the farmyard so expect some activity. Hosts friendly and helpful, and dogs very welcoming!

Reviewed by Laura 8th April 2022

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Fabulous break away . Clive and Linda were perfect hosts. The barn was beautiful and perfectly equipped. Beautiful surroundings . The pool was a perfect edition. We cant wait to come and stay again

Reviewed by George 25th March 2022

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Reviewed by CAROL 28th February 2022

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Reviewed by Terence 14th February 2022

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We stayed for two weeks in February with very bad Winds / Storm we where very cosy and kept worm by the under floor heating, we where made to feel welcome by Linda & Clive. We had an enjoyable stay so did our dog Ollie running around with farm dogs WE WOULD RECOMMEND THIS BARN TO FRIENDS AND FAMILY

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Dining area with stairs leading up to second lounge
Ground floor lounge accessed via two steps from the kitchen/dining area
Looking towards the property
Lounge with cosy wood burner
Kitchen/dining area
Kitchen area
Second lounge area on the first floor
Second lounge area with TV
Second lounge area
Master super king-size with zip-and-link bed and en-suite bathroom
En-suite Master bedroom with day bed
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