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Spring Cottage - Waytown

Waytown, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Tastefully refurbished and extended semi-detached cottage
  • Cosy bedrooms offer stunning panoramic views of the Brit Valley
  • 12 minutes' drive away from Bridport, a must-see spot for Broadchurch fans
  • Fully enclosed games lawn that's separate to cottage
  • 20 yards away from local Hare & Hounds pub
  • Beamed inglenook fireplace gives the cottage a rustic charm
Property code: DC152

This charming property, located in the small hamlet of Waytown in Bridport, is a faithfully restored and extended semi-detached cottage. The location offers easy access to the dramatic Jurassic Coast.

This delightful semi-detached period cottage sits in a peaceful rural hamlet just 5 miles from the Dorset coastline. Inside, a charming exposed-brick inglenook fireplace with an open fire is a welcome addition for those chilly winter’s evenings while the enclosed games lawn offers plenty of space for both children and dogs to burn off steam all year round. Surrounded by glorious Dorset countryside, wonderful walks are best topped off with a hearty meal at the local pub, just 20 metres from the front door.

At the heart of this cottage is the fantastic exposed-brick fireplace, which creates a charming focal point in the homely lounge. After a long day outside, warm up beside the roaring fire or escape to the second lounge upstairs for some extra peace and quiet. In the summer months, while away long hazy afternoons in the enclosed garden on the other side of the parking area, which is perfect for BBQs and games on the lawn. There is off-road parking for two cars.

The picturesque hamlet of Waytown is home to the popular 19th-century dog-friendly pub, serving delicious locally-sourced pub favourites. In the heart of Dorset’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this property is perfect for walkers, sitting between the Georgian town of Beaminster (3 miles) and the lively market town of Bridport (5.5 miles). Beyond Bridport lies the dramatic Jurassic coastline, miles of scenic walks and the popular seaside towns, bays and beaches of West Bay, Seatown and Burton Bradstock (6.5 miles).

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

  • 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin
  • 2 bathrooms: 1 en-suite bathroom, shower and WC, 1 with shower over the bath and WC
  • Electric hob and oven, microwave, tumble dryer, dining table
  • 3 Smart TVs
  • Enclosed Games Lawn
  • Un-enclosed lawn with shrubs, trees and seating
  • Wi-Fi available
  • BBQ, freezer and storage in the garage
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • 1 dog is welcome (though 2 are often allowed on request)
  • Electric Panel heaters
  • Open fires in both sitting rooms - logs included October - end of April
  • Underfloor heating
  • iPod dock
  • 3 miles away from local shop
  • 20 yards away from local pub

This property is personally managed by Belinda.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 7 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.7
Overall equipment
4.7
Overall comfort
4
Overall location
3.7

Reviewed by Anna 14th September 2019

Lovely location, especially for walking, but cottage not suitable for anyone with impaired mobility, as 1st flight of stairs very steep and 2nd flight of stairs excessively steep. Right of way across front and side of property by neighbours a little intrusive. Enclosed garden in shade most of the time, would be better and more convenient if front gRead morearden could be fenced off and used instead. Hide

Reviewed by Carl 20th July 2019

Clean, very well equipped and comfortable cottage. Within 40 minutes of entire Jurassic Coast (Lulworth to Devon border)

Reviewed by A 15th June 2019

The cottage was very comfortable and the bonus of two bathrooms was appreciated.

Reviewed by Mrs J Tucker 7th January 2019

We were very pleased with spring cottage and the facilities. The kitchen was so well equipped and had everything we needed plus more! Very cosy and clean. Didnt want to leave!!

Reviewed by Miss L Phillips 2nd January 2019

We love this cottage, fourth time we have stayed and will definitely return hopefully this year in November.

Reviewed by Miss J Griffin 31st August 2018

The cottage had every thing that we needed for our short stay. Parking was not a problem. The pub could not have been closer as well! We had a lovely short break.

Reviewed by Mr T Harrison 23rd August 2018

Very comfortable. Loved the two different living rooms

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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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