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Cross Trees Farm Cottage

Litton Cheney, Dorset
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
No Dogs
3 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Character end-of-row stone cottage in a quiet village setting
  • Formerly two separate cottages
  • Cosy up beside the double aspect open fire in the lounge or dining room
  • Enjoy the generous south-facing garden
  • In the heart of Dorset’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Visit nearby West Bay, Lyme Regis and Weymouth
Property code: DC208

Lovingly converted, this spacious end-of-row cottage mixes old and new to create a fantastic home-from-home for groups and families, with the best of Dorset in easy reach.

Set in the idyllic Dorset village of Litton Cheney, this delightful stone-built character cottage makes an ideal holiday home for a family or group of friends looking for a peaceful rural hideaway just 4 miles from the coast. Midway between Lyme Regis (17 miles) and Weymouth (15 miles), the property makes a lovely base for exploring the quaint villages and spectacular countryside of the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is also an ideal spot for exploring the miles of stunning beaches along the Jurassic Coast.

Three steps lead you up to the cottage where you will find a spacious lounge with plenty of seating, a TV and a warming wood burner, making this an ideal space to relax in at the end of a lovely day. There’s also a wood burner in the bright and welcoming dining room which is a wonderful space for sharing a family meal which you can prepare in the bright and fully equipped kitchen. Going upstairs, you will find four cosy bedrooms: three doubles (two of which can be made up as twin rooms) and a single. There’s also a bathroom on the first floor and a shower room on the ground floor. Heading outside, you can unwind on the south-facing terrace which has garden furniture and leads down to a pretty lawn with shrub borders. Ample parking is available for two cars.

Located in the heart of the Dorset countryside, Litton Cheney is also within easy reach of the coast, with West Bay (7 miles), Hive Beach (5 miles) and Chesil Beach (12 miles) all nearby. The thriving coastal towns of Bridport (6.5 miles) and Weymouth feature a range of great shops, restaurants and pubs. The picturesque village of Abbotsbury (7 miles) is home to a ruined abbey, a swannery and the beautiful subtropical gardens

Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 4 bedrooms - 3 doubles (2 of which can be split into twin beds upon request at the time of booking) and 1 single
  • 1 bathroom and 1 shower room
  • Open fire
  • Oven, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher
  • TV 
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Electric included
  • Night storage and electric heating included
  • Regret no pets
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, patio and seating 
  • Shop and beach 4 miles, pub within walking distance

This property is personally managed by Chris.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Ms P Miles 16th August 2018

Really good size for a larger family.

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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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