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Charming Grade II-Listed chocolate box cottage
Beautifully stocked with colourful beds
Get cosy beside the woodburner
Full of character throughout
Perfect space for the whole party
Plan your days adventures with your morning coffee
Beautiful original windows
Cook up a storm in the well equipped kitchen
Plan your day of adventures with a morning coffee
Spacious double bedroom
Fantastic original dormer window
Cosy twin bedroom
Family bathroom
Shower cubicle in the family bathroom
Enclosed garden perfect for relaxing in the sun
Why not dine alfresco on those summer evenings
1 / 16  Charming Grade II-Listed chocolate box cottage
2 / 16  Beautifully stocked with colourful beds
3 / 16  Get cosy beside the woodburner
4 / 16  Full of character throughout
5 / 16  Perfect space for the whole party
6 / 16  Plan your days adventures with your morning coffee
7 / 16  Beautiful original windows
8 / 16  Cook up a storm in the well equipped kitchen
9 / 16  Plan your day of adventures with a morning coffee
10 / 16  Spacious double bedroom
11 / 16  Fantastic original dormer window
12 / 16  Cosy twin bedroom
13 / 16  Family bathroom
14 / 16  Shower cubicle in the family bathroom
15 / 16  Enclosed garden perfect for relaxing in the sun
16 / 16  Why not dine alfresco on those summer evenings

Clovelly Cottage

Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Thatched
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Located just 3 miles from Lulworth Cove, within an Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with wonderful walks on the doorstep and easy access to the South West Coast Path
  • Charming Grade II-Listed chocolate box cottage in idyllic village location brimming with charm and character through exposed beams, a brick fireplace and original cottage windows
  • Pretty cottage garden to the rear for al fresco dining or for cooler evenings there is a wood burner in the lounge for cosy night in
Property code: DC035

This picture-postcard cottage oozes charm both inside and out and is ideally located for exploring the Dorset countryside and coastline.

Situated in the hamlet of Winfrith Newburgh, this 18th-century mid-row thatched cottage is truly spectacular. From the outside with its character charm to the inside with its mix of traditional aspects and stylish interior, this property offers the best of both worlds. The local shop is only 100 yards away, and the local pub is just a mile from the cottage.

Stepping down into the beautiful light and airy sitting room, you’ll notice the quaint period features: exposed brickwork, flagstone floor, and wood burner. The kitchen/dining room is well designed to maximise the space and adds a modern touch to this characterful property. A further reception room follows on with additional period features and this can be used as a formal dining room for family dinners or a playroom for the children. A bathroom with a bath and separate shower completes the ground floor. Upstairs, there are two good-sized bedrooms decorated in neutral tones which complement the natural light that pours in from the sweet cottage-style windows. There are reduced-height ceilings on this floor so do watch your head. Downstairs, step outside where you will find a lovely seating area for dining alfresco as well as sun loungers for soaking up the sun. Parking is available on the village street.

If family days out are more your thing, this property provides a central base for access to Weymouth (5 miles) and Poole (10 miles). A lesser known place to visit is the village of Wool where you’ll find a monkey sanctuary housing over 240 animals. You can watch them feed, or you can observe your own little monkeys playing in the children’s play area with rope swings! For those interested in history, the Tank Museum at Wool is also well worth a visit.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 twin, both with reduced height in the eaves
  • 1 ground floor bathroom with shower cubicle and WC
  • Oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine
  • TV
  • iPod dock
  • Garden with furniture
  • Central heating included
  • Wood burner - logs included October - end of April
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Unallocated on-street parking
  • 1 small dog welcome
  • A short walk from the village shop and Post Office 100 yards, pub 1 mile

Chris Franklin

This property is personally managed by Chris.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 16 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Dominic 23rd October 2020

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A very welcoming owner that left everything just right for us to use the cottage from the very start. A lovely gesture of a starter pack of bread and milk which saved us time when we arrived. Thank you

Reviewed by Martin 25th September 2020

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Great location- easy to get to all attractions and surrounding areas. Easy for the shops. Fully recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Suki 18th September 2020

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The cottage was beautifully cosy and welcoming. There were a few lovely touches such as a beautiful soap bar and Dorset honey as well as milk in the fridge. Sarah provided some good recommendations for pubs that have opened up again in the immediate area and so we felt ready to jump right into our trip! It was perfect for us.

Reviewed by Robert 4th September 2020

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Garden west facing lovely for an evening. Road very busy for a village especially at harvest time. Village store v friendly. Garden secure for your dog.

Reviewed by Paula 17th July 2020

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Reviewed by Charles 18th March 2020

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A wonderful property.

Reviewed by Steve 14th February 2020

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Reviewed by LUCY 28th December 2019

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We loved staying here & wished we'd booked for longer. In a perfect location this very sweet cottage was warm, comfy & inviting. The owner had made it look very christmassy & there were lots of lovely extra touches we weren't expecting like soft towels, biscuits and milk in the fridge. Everything was clean, attractive & stylish. Definitely would reRead moreturn if we found ourselves that way again Hide

Reviewed by Emma 21st December 2019

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We had a really lovely Christmas break here, cozy, well equipped cottage with lots of lovely Christmas touches.

Reviewed by Christopher 17th October 2019

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A very well equipped and nicely lit cosy cottage.

Reviewed by Nigel 3rd September 2019

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We were welcomed with honey, biscuits, cider and a beautiful bouquet of flowers - a nice start to the holiday.The kitchen was very cosy and well equipped. The garden was lovely, well furnished and enclosed, perfect for our little dog. Only drawback was the very busy road, in particular tractors due to harvest activity, so we did find it quite noisyRead more when sitting in the lounge. Hide

Reviewed by Laima 2nd August 2019

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Reviewed by Lucy 12th July 2019

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A lovely cottage, we felt instantly at home and had such a relaxing week here. Very comfy beds, good shower and plenty of useful things in the kitchen for cooking. Really thoughtful touches around the house and a lovely welcome. The garden gets the sun for most of the day so very nice after a trip to the beach to sit in the sun and have a cup of teRead morea. The village has a shop which is a very short walk from the house, and there is a useful path to take the dog out for a little empty before bed. Hide

Reviewed by A 14th June 2019

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Reviewed by D 7th June 2019

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Cottage was lovely Very close to road so quite noisey and if young children going parents need to be aware. Garden very nice

Reviewed by Dr J Wilson 31st March 2019

I had a lovely stay here with my dog. Everything I could possible need was provided and cottage was spotless.

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Charming Grade II-Listed chocolate box cottage
Beautifully stocked with colourful beds
Get cosy beside the woodburner
Full of character throughout
Perfect space for the whole party
Plan your days adventures with your morning coffee
Beautiful original windows
Cook up a storm in the well equipped kitchen
Plan your day of adventures with a morning coffee
Spacious double bedroom
Fantastic original dormer window
Show 4 moreCosy twin bedroom

Location

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Although it's just three hours from London and the South East, Dorset feels like a world away from the hubbub of the city. This gem of a county offers the very best of rural England: magnificent coastal scenery, vast sandy beaches, rolling hills, charming villages, country pubs, stately homes and medieval castles.

Take time to explore the dramatic and diverse coastline. Stretching 95 miles from East Devon to Poole, the Jurassic Coast has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status. Here, visitors can uncover Earth's fascinating history whilst enjoying unspoilt views over superb beaches, many of which welcome canine companions too. From the iconic rural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland, Dorset has it all.

Why not head to Lyme Regis, classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Like much of West Dorset, it has an old-world ambience and offers excellent fossil hunting opportunities. Or head east to discover the beauty of Lulworth and the vibrant seaside resort of Swanage.

Steeped in history and with a certain quintessential charm, Dorset's glorious countryside is peppered with small towns and villages which are well worth a visit. Many are graced with fine buildings, immortalised in the books of Thomas Hardy, a Dorset-born novelist and poet. For more energetic visitors, footpaths and cycleways reveal the county's hidden secrets with the coast always close at hand for those who love the water.

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