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Looking towards the charming hamstone cottage from the garden
Step into the inviting sitting room
A warm welcome awaits
Catch up with family and friends in the sitting room
A quiet spot to read your favourite novel
Kick off your shoes and hang up your coats in the entrance hallway
Spacious kitchen/dining room with a door leading to the garden
Cook up a storm in the kitchen
Delightful rear garden accessed from the kitchen/diner
Head upstairs to the light and airy king-size bedroom
Charming twin bedroom on the first floor
Further twin bedroom
Raised bed in the twin bedroom
Bathroom with shower over bath on the first floor
Selection of books available
Contemporary shower room on the ground floor
Ideal spot to enjoy meals outside
Step out into the charming garden
Pretty cottage garden
Discover the wild meadow garden
Head up to the sloping garden
Extensive views from the garden
Looking towards the front of the cottage
A short drive to the historic market town of Bridport
Take a trip to the beach in West Bay
Watch the boats bobbing in the harbour at West Bay
1 / 26  Looking towards the charming hamstone cottage from the garden
2 / 26  Step into the inviting sitting room
3 / 26  A warm welcome awaits
4 / 26  Catch up with family and friends in the sitting room
5 / 26  A quiet spot to read your favourite novel
6 / 26  Kick off your shoes and hang up your coats in the entrance hallway
7 / 26  Spacious kitchen/dining room with a door leading to the garden
8 / 26  Cook up a storm in the kitchen
9 / 26  Delightful rear garden accessed from the kitchen/diner
10 / 26  Head upstairs to the light and airy king-size bedroom
11 / 26  Charming twin bedroom on the first floor
12 / 26  Further twin bedroom
13 / 26  Raised bed in the twin bedroom
14 / 26  Bathroom with shower over bath on the first floor
15 / 26  Selection of books available
16 / 26  Contemporary shower room on the ground floor
17 / 26  Ideal spot to enjoy meals outside
18 / 26  Step out into the charming garden
19 / 26  Pretty cottage garden
20 / 26  Discover the wild meadow garden
21 / 26  Head up to the sloping garden
22 / 26  Extensive views from the garden
23 / 26  Looking towards the front of the cottage
24 / 26  A short drive to the historic market town of Bridport
25 / 26  Take a trip to the beach in West Bay
26 / 26  Watch the boats bobbing in the harbour at West Bay

Gemini Cottage

Uploders, Dorset
QIT Clean, safe and legal scheme
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Thatched
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Charming thatched cottage located in a quaint, rural village with an enclosed garden
  • An ideal base for walkers and cyclists with direct access to many routes
  • Just a short drive to the Jurassic Coast and South West Coast Path
Property code: DC059

Stunning hamstone cottage set within the tranquil village of Uploders, with three bedrooms, BBQ terrace and a wild meadow garden.

This beautifully-presented traditional ham stone cottage sits in a peaceful rural location with far-reaching views across rolling Dorset countryside. Just 3 miles from the coast at Burton Bradstock and the bustling market town of Bridport, it is perfect for family holidays. While warm summer evenings can be enjoyed in the stunning wild meadow garden, cosy nights in are best spent curled up on the stylish sofas in this property’s charming lounge.

Prepare and enjoy family meals in the double aspect kitchen/diner, which has been beautifully finished with tiled flooring, a butler sink, oak worktops and pantry for making yourselves at home. With a pretty window seat, large dining table and door opening onto the garden, this is a fantastic entertaining space for both day and night. At the end of a busy day, put your feet up in the lounge next door, where you will find an iPod dock and electric flame effect fire, before sinking into one of the five inviting beds in this property’s three elegantly styled bedrooms. Please note, these all have slight reduced height in the eaves. When the sun is shining, step out to the enclosed patio and enjoy a tasty BBQ with the family or take the path up to the glorious sloping wild cottage garden. There is parking on the village lane.

Set in a peaceful pocket of Dorset countryside surrounded by an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this idyllic property is a great choice for keen walkers and guests wishing to get away from it all. Just 3 miles away is the quaint market town of Bridport, home to a good choice of shops, cafes and pubs, while the iconic cliffs of West Bay lie just 5 miles away. From here, the stunning Chesil Beach stretches all the way to the Isle of Portland (18 miles) in the east, perfect for long walks, watersports and swimming.

 

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 king-size bedroom and 2 twin bedrooms (one with raised bed)
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC on the first floor; 1 shower room with WC on the ground floor
  • Kitchen - recessed range oven, fridge, microwave, dishwasher
  • Pantry with fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • Electric flame-effect fire in the lounge
  • Central heating included
  • Towels included (please bring own beach/pool towels)
  • On road parking on lane outside cottage
  • Enclosed rear garden with seating
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Pub 150 yds and local shop 2 miles
  • Regret no pets
  • TV/DVD, iPod dock
  • Please note that this property is accessed via steps
  • Regret no children under the age of 5

Belinda Withey

This property is personally managed by Belinda.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Louise 16th October 2020

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Great cottage for our long weekend, very comfortable and cosy. There was an issue with the front door lock which was sorted promptly after it was reported. The view from the top of the garden is amazing. A really lovely spot to unwind and recharge your batteries.

Reviewed by Lynne 9th October 2020

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Reviewed by Colin 2nd October 2020

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A well designed cottage, comfortable and well equipped.

Reviewed by James 25th September 2020

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Reviewed by Barbara 12th September 2020

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Comfortable well equipped cottage. Lovely suntrap courtyard even in mid September, with lovely views from the top part of the garden.

Reviewed by Michael 8th September 2020

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Lovely accommodation in a quite setting. Parking is a bit tricky.

Reviewed by Amanda Peggy 1st September 2020

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The cottage is in a pretty village with a pub and some nice walks. Negotiating the A35 to get to the seaside resorts is tedious but they are worth the visit as are the coastal walks and pubs. Burton Bradstock was particularly beautiful.

Reviewed by Julia 14th August 2020

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A lovely cottage in a village with good walks nearby and a great pub. Spotlessly clean and comfortable.

Reviewed by H 31st July 2020

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Reviewed by Stephen 18th July 2020

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Beautiful peaceful location which is very handy for all Dorset & E.Devon areas.Excellent local pub.Property well equipped & spacious to cater for six people.Superb back gardens which were tranquil, picturesque & providing escapism & charm.The BBQ area simply made it. The kitchen & cozy lounge provided excellent social meeting points for our party,Read more whilst the outside paved area was used extensively for breakfasts & sundowners. Hide

Reviewed by Suki 17th February 2020

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This is a beautiful stylish cottage and has been equipped to a high standard. There were some lovely little touches like the freshly cut flowers around the house which we really appreciated. We spent most of our time visiting all our favourite places in and around Bridport and were happy to come back to our comfortable cottage. We would love to comRead moree back in the Summer when we imagine the garden will be blooming and spend time relaxing in the outdoor spaces. Hide

Reviewed by Anthony 27th December 2019

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Charming country cottage in a lovely location, easily accessible from the A35. Spacious kitchen with a large family table where meals and the Christmas games took place. Snug sitting room - probably a little too tight for all 6 of us but warm and cosy for 5. Main bedroom is lovely and one of the twin rooms is also nice and spacious. Third bedroom iRead mores a little on the small side and requires a shorter person to make the second bed comfortable. Great local pub close by - nice food and good beer... Hide

Reviewed by Claire 25th October 2019

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Reviewed by R 2nd August 2019

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Reviewed by C 26th July 2019

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Looking towards the charming hamstone cottage from the garden
Step into the inviting sitting room
A warm welcome awaits
Catch up with family and friends in the sitting room
A quiet spot to read your favourite novel
Kick off your shoes and hang up your coats in the entrance hallway
Spacious kitchen/dining room with a door leading to the garden
Cook up a storm in the kitchen
Delightful rear garden accessed from the kitchen/diner
Head upstairs to the light and airy king-size bedroom
Charming twin bedroom on the first floor
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Location

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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.

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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