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Collier Cottage

Beaminster, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A pretty holiday cottage perfect for a small family
  • Situated in the heart of Beaminster
  • Just a few miles from Dorset’s magnificent Jurassic Coast
  • Visit Bridport, Yeovil and Lyme Regis
  • Enjoy fantastic coastal and rural walks
  • Ideal for exploring the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Property code: DC038

Close to the beautiful 15th-century church in the picturesque town of Beaminster, this cottage is perfect for a family or a couple seeking to enjoy Dorset’s idyllic countryside and stunning coasts.

The lovely town of Beaminster features a choice of great places to eat and drink and is home to the fascinating Beaminster Museum. The Jacobean Mapperton House and Gardens is nearby (2.5 miles), and there are miles of pleasant country walks to enjoy from the doorstep. The thriving Georgian market town of Bridport (6.5 miles) is a lovely town just half a mile from the coast. From Bridport you can explore Dorset’s famous Jurassic Coast, with glorious sandy beaches including West Bay (8 miles), leading down to Chesil Beach (21 miles). Set in the heart of the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the cottage is also perfect for visiting Lyme Regis, Cerne Abbas and Yeovil (all within 15 miles).

On entering this light and welcoming cottage you will find the brightly decorated and tastefully furnished lounge, which is an ideal space to relax in with plenty of seating, TV/DVD, iPod dock and a gas fire. Exploring further, a couple of steps lead you down into the attractively designed kitchen/diner which is a lovely space for enjoying a family meal, and is fully equipped with an oven, fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher. You will also find a ground-floor WC. Going upstairs, there are two cosy bedrooms. The double room has a 5’ bed and offers views across to the church. The twin room is set in the eaves of the house and can be made up as a double room with 6’ bed on request. Please note the twin room has a sloping ceiling with reduced height. You will also find a bathroom complete with a shower over the bath and WC.

Stepping outside into the small, secluded walled garden, you can sit back and relax in the delightful patio area which has a BBQ and outdoor furniture. The pretty garden also features a charming summer house, raised flower beds and an apple tree.

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

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin zip-and-link which can be made up into a double on request
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath
  • 1 WC
  • Oven, fridge, microwave, washing machine, freezer and dishwasher
  • TV/DVD, iPod dock
  • Enclosed garden with patio, BBQ and furniture
  • Summer house
  • Roadside parking
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Electric, central heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Coast 7 miles
  • Shops and pub 200 metres

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr C Dutton 6th April 2019

A lovely two bedroom cottage with spacious and well equipped kitchen diner, lounge with a living flame fire, comfy beds, nice garden too. The owners live next door and go beyond the call of duty to make you feel most welcome with homemade jam, scones and clotted cream (they even went on the search for vegan friendly gifts to accommodate my partnerRead more) but then leave you to get on with your trip thereafter (though they are always on call if you need them). Beaminster is a nice little town 15 mins drive from the coast with 3 pubs, a lovely vegetarian cafe and a couple of restaurants as well as other shops Hide

Reviewed by Ms R Bolton 29th March 2019

The cottage has everything anyone could want and more! It is extremely comfortable, and ideally situated very close to excellent shops, and surrounded by beautiful walks and countryside.

Reviewed by Mrs A Batchelor 20th March 2019

The best we have stayed at.

Reviewed by Mrs C Henderson 8th December 2018

Collier Cottage is a cosy, pretty cottage in a superb location. Thoughtfully equipped and furnished. The owners live next door and we were greeted warmly and made to feel very welcome. The cottage had everything we need ed and more!! Really enjoyed the luxurious towels/bedding/toiletries etc. The tea tray and home made or locally sourced producRead moree was incredible....we have never had so many treats provided in holiday cottages was a real bonus which greatly appreciated. A truly special place. Hide

Reviewed by Mrs A Batchelor 2nd December 2018

Perfect home from home feeling.

Reviewed by Mr F Martino 20th November 2018

Everything was as advertised - only better. It is a very well presented cottage, as well as being extremely cosy & homely. The weather we had during the week left a lot to be desired, but getting back to such a welcoming cottage after a few hours exposure to the wind & rain, made the whole experience worthwhile. We liked its location, facing the cRead morehurch, & adjacent to several walks & bridle paths. Our first stay in Beaminster, but we liked it a lot, and this part of Dorset is wonderful. The owners were extremely helpful, without being overbearing in the slightest.In short - we loved this cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Mrs J Newsome 9th November 2018

Perfect in every way! There were fresh flowers Homemade scones Homemade marmalade and jam Milk Ground coffee Fresh bread Butter Tea The towels were super thick The pillows were goose down Toiletries were from Arran Aromatics The owners, who live next door, were very friendly and helpful

Reviewed by Miss K Locke 14th October 2018

We have stayed in many cottages over many years and this was by far the best...lovely touches like a cream tea and fresh flowers on arrival were really appreciated...quality toiletries throughout were also a nice added surprise.The cottage itself is in a lovely quiet location only a few hundred yards from the pubs and shops of Beaminster...been dogRead more friendly for us was also important as we take our Border Terriers all over with us...Mr & Mrs Corbett who own the property live right next door and are approachable at all times...great week..we would definitely like to return in the future and would highly recommend this cottage and Dorset Coastal Cottages to any prospective customers. Hide

Reviewed by Mrs L Price 3rd October 2018

Perfect in every way

Reviewed by Mr S Salter 31st August 2018

Comfortable, quiet, cosy

Reviewed by Mr P Deadman 31st August 2018

Owners amazing, anyone considering entering the holiday letting business should speak to Nigel & Margret. Attention to detail, second to none.

Reviewed by Mr M Wheatley 31st August 2018

This beautiful cottage is 5 star. Its furnished beautifully and the bed linen was very high quality. The garden was delightful and the owners couldn't have been more friendly and helpful

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Dorset, a location of enduring popularity is a small rural gem of a county encompassing all of the best parts of rural England: rolling green hills, woodland and hedgerows abundant with flora and fauna running down to the sea yet situated just 3 hours from London and the South East.

The whole coastline from Exmouth to Poole has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Known as the Jurassic Coast, it is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status and offers unspoilt views with dramatic cliff-top walks alongside beautiful, safe, sandy beaches which often welcome your four-legged friends too. From the dramatic natural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland; Dorset has it all.

This South West county is also a treasure trove of secrets waiting to be discovered. Having grown out of the landscape out of the centuries, many of Dorset’s small rural towns expose history at every turn to inform and delight guests, whilst for the more energetic, footpaths and cycle-ways open up to reveal Dorset’s hidden secrets and the coast is always close at hand for those who love the water.

Why not head to Lyme Regis – classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, much like most of West Dorset to uncover an old-world ambience and excellent fossil hunting or discover the drama of Lulworth with the iconic Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove.

Dorset’s towns and villages ooze quintessential charm and are graced by fine buildings which have often been immortalised in Thomas Hardy’s books, including Dorchester – his birthplace. Wherever you choose to stay, you are never far from the fascinating Jurassic Coast and World Heritage Coastal Path.

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