An ideal base for those seeking a peaceful slice of the Dorset countryside, this charming property is filled with thoughtful touches and is a great choice for a relaxing break.
Nestled in the peaceful hamlet of East Burton, there are many attractions to enjoy near this cosy cottage for two, including The Tank Museum, Monkey World, Hardy’s Dorchester, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, which are all within 12 miles. The Jurassic Coast offers fabulous walks and beautiful beaches, such as Studland Bay, the traditional seaside towns of Swanage (15 miles) and Weymouth (13 miles) and the striking shingle ridge of Chesil Beach (19 miles). Visit RSPB Arne (10 miles) and the historic walled town of Wareham (6.5 miles) or take the steam train between Swanage and Corfe Castle. Book a day chalk stream fishing at the East Burton Estate or coarse fishing at Wareham. In the nearby village of Wool (1.5 miles), you will find a good selection of amenities including a bakery, convenience stores, post office, chemist and three pubs.
The approach to this beautiful cottage is along a gated drive found at the end of the private lane. Adjacent to the owners’ 18th-century Grade II-listed property, yet with privacy assured, there is a private entrance to this characterful cottage. Stepping into the entrance hallway you are met with an inviting and spacious kitchen/diner with a handy utility room housing a washer/dryer, and separate WC. The spacious kitchen is equipped with an electric oven, induction hob, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and microwave, and everything you could need to cook up some of your favourite recipes. There is an attractive dining space with a table for two leading into a cosy lounge with a Smart TV, and comfortable furnishings where you can put your feet up after a busy day exploring. A staircase takes you to the gallery-style king-size bedroom. A light and bright room with a calm ambience, it features a stylish en-suite shower room with WC.
Sitting on the banks of a tributary of the River Frome, the property has a gated, enclosed riverside garden for the exclusive use of guests and their dog just a short stroll along the driveway. There is an attractive decked area with comfortable garden furniture and a charcoal BBQ to enjoy al fresco dining. Relax on the sun loungers with a glass of wine and a good book, or simply sit and watch the babbling river and its plethora of wildlife and birds. There is an allocated off-road parking space to the front of the property.