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Step into the welcoming open plan living space
Delightful cottage with exposed beams
Characterful open plan living space
Charming cottage with exposed beams
Enjoy leisurely breakfasts
Stylish and contemporary kitchen
Kitchen and dining area
Dining area with views across the garden
Relax in the lounge area
A great spot to unwind after a long walk
Head upstairs to the spacious bedroom with a super-king-size bed
Light and airy bedroom with views over the garden from the balcony
View over the garden from the balcony
Admire fantastic views of the garden from the private balcony
Bathroom with shower over bath
Looking towards the properties
Relax on the balcony accessed from the bedroom
1 / 17  Step into the welcoming open plan living space
2 / 17  Delightful cottage with exposed beams
3 / 17  Characterful open plan living space
4 / 17  Charming cottage with exposed beams
5 / 17  Enjoy leisurely breakfasts
6 / 17  Stylish and contemporary kitchen
7 / 17  Kitchen and dining area
8 / 17  Dining area with views across the garden
9 / 17  Relax in the lounge area
10 / 17  A great spot to unwind after a long walk
11 / 17  Head upstairs to the spacious bedroom with a super-king-size bed
12 / 17  Light and airy bedroom with views over the garden from the balcony
13 / 17  View over the garden from the balcony
14 / 17  Admire fantastic views of the garden from the private balcony
15 / 17  Bathroom with shower over bath
16 / 17  Looking towards the properties
17 / 17  Relax on the balcony accessed from the bedroom

Jemma's Cottage - Manor Farm

Frome St Quintin, Dorset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Romantic
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At a glance

  • Idyllic and tranquil retreat set in a rural location with access to extensive grounds
  • Relax on the private balcony and enjoy the peaceful surroundings
  • Explore beautiful walks from the cottage in the rolling countryside
Property code: MANJE

A charming, semi-detached character cottage located in an idyllic spot in the tranquil Dorset countryside, a perfect retreat for those seeking a quiet getaway.

Stay in this romantic bolthole which is set in an extensive 5 acres of privately owned land. You can meander around the shared lawns, enjoy an evening tipple next to the ornamental pond or take a morning coffee out onto your private balcony. Walking routes are in abundance from the property, so you can explore the Dorset countryside on foot.

Charming, stylish and practical, this cottage has exposed beams and characterful furnishings throughout, making it a welcoming base for your self-catering stay in Dorset. The lounge/kitchen/diner is all open-plan, ideal for socialising, cooking together or simply cosying down and watching a film one evening. A bathroom completes the downstairs and you will also have access to a shared utility room. Heading upstairs, the spacious king-size bedroom has French doors that open up onto a private, enclosed balcony. Outside, there is seating to relax and admire the spectacular private gardens or enjoy a meal alfresco.

Frome St Quintin is a tranquil hamlet situated 12 miles from Dorchester, a bustling market town with an eclectic mix of shops and restaurants. Head to Cerne Abbas (7 miles) and the famous, mysterious, chalk giant carved into the hillside. Spend a day sunbathing at the remarkable Weymouth Beach (20 miles) or visit Weymouth Sea Life Park and Marine Sanctuary. Dorset’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty encompasses coastal cliffs, forests, heathlands and rolling hills, offering plenty of opportunities to walk, cycle, hike or spot wildlife.

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

  • 1 bedroom with super-king size bed on the first floor
  • 1 bathroom with bath, overhead shower and WC on the ground floor
  • Sleeps 2+1 adult or 2+2 children – additional adult or child/children on sofa bed in lounge
  • Kitchen (replaced February 2020) - electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment and microwave
  • TV and DVD
  • Shared utility room with fridge and freezer facilities and washing machine
  • The bedroom has access onto a private enclosed balcony with seating
  • Access to shared lawns with small ornamental pond (please take care with children)
  • Electric and electric heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Towels are not provided
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Outside tap available for muddy paws and boots
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Beach 17 miles, shops and pubs within 3 miles

Belinda Withey

This property is personally managed by Belinda.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Mark 5th November 2021

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Great break at Jemma's cottage. Nice, quiet location and great countryside nearby. All facilities needed, cottage full of character. Will definitely come back.

Reviewed by Christine 29th October 2021

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A delightful cottage in a beautiful spot. We enjoyed a very restful holiday. Thanks to Gigi and Charlie.

Reviewed by Catherine 22nd October 2021

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Compact down stairs, room for two easily, bedroom fantastic with huge comfy bed and balcony

Reviewed by Tom 15th October 2021

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We found this property very basic. The garden although quite large and well kept was not dog friendly in that our dogs could very easily gain access to adjoining fields in which there were horses. The road outside was also easily. The over the bath shower lacked a grab handle and rubber mat, safety features essential for older people. We also foundRead more the layout of the light switches rather strange. On the plus side, the bedroom was large and the bed vey comfortable Hide

Reviewed by Gemma 24th September 2021

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Lovely cozy cottage in a peaceful location with everything you need in the way of equipment in the cottage. Lovely walks nearby and lovely garden which included chickens and a couple of horses. Dogs loved the beaches and countryside. Shops are about a 10 mile drive away. King size bed was lovely and comfy and the spacious bedroom opens out to a balRead morecony where you can enjoy the fresh air, views and peace and quiet. Highly recommended! Hide

Reviewed by Joyce 17th September 2021

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This is a lovely cottage in a small village. The nearest shop is a few miles away. The property has a huge garden that has a view over rolling fields. However, it isn't enclosed so if you take your dog then be aware that they could get out. Also, there is a small unfenced pond not far from the back door that has large trees around it. Inside, the bRead moreathroom is on the ground floor.The kitchen is small but adequate. The bedroom is huge with a big comfy bed and a veranda. A very comfortable cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Christopher 20th August 2021

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Had great holiday and the cottage helped provide a good location for exploring the area. The owners very friendly.

Reviewed by L 6th August 2021

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Great place to stay beautiful countryside on your doorstep very quiet and relaxing the owners are brilliant and are very welcoming

Reviewed by Sarah 30th July 2021

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Reviewed by Paul 16th July 2021

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A perfect holiday home for a peaceful retreat and seeing Dorset. The style of cottage probably would not suit someone with a spider phobia, but has some lovely extras such as wrens nesting by the back door and occasional visits from the owners lovely dog

Reviewed by Sarah 25th June 2021

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The cottage is beautiful, ideally located for exploring Dorset and Somerset. The gardens are lovely and well maintained. There is a balcony on the 1st floor where you can sit and relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

Reviewed by Jane 18th June 2021

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A lovely cottage with beautiful garden to relax in. Dog friendly, and welcoming/helpful owners. We would highly recommend staying here if you are looking for peace and tranquility.

Reviewed by Peter 11th June 2021

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Excellent would certainly return to this idyllic setting. Owners and cottage are lovely . Friendly comfortable and value for money.

Reviewed by Julie 14th May 2021

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what a lovely cottage, very homely. the owners were very friendly and made you feel very welcome. great location for dogs and a place to relax. Need to drive quite a way for main locations and facilities but its a nice drive.

Reviewed by Keith 9th May 2021

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Beautiful location ....but you do need good weather and sunshine to fully enjoy. Cottage can be very chilly (early May) and quite dark. Veranda and outside seating very attractive....but you do need the weather to fully utilise.

Reviewed by Neil 16th April 2021

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Lovely place but only a summer destination when the weather is warmer.

Reviewed by Philip 13th April 2021

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Step into the welcoming open plan living space
Delightful cottage with exposed beams
Characterful open plan living space
Charming cottage with exposed beams
Enjoy leisurely breakfasts
Stylish and contemporary kitchen
Kitchen and dining area
Dining area with views across the garden
Relax in the lounge area
A great spot to unwind after a long walk
Head upstairs to the spacious bedroom with a super-king-size bed
Show 5 moreLight and airy bedroom with views over the garden from the balcony

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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