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The Old Post Office - Litton Cheney

Litton Cheney, Dorset
QIT Clean, safe and legal scheme
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A light, welcoming and relaxing family holiday home, situated in a charming village between Bridport and Weymouth
  • A wonderful holiday base for families, keen walkers and nature-lovers to enjoy the Dorset countryside
  • A perfect location for exploring Dorset’s Jurassic Coast within easy reach of several glorious beaches
Property code: DC177

Based in a picturesque Dorset village, this stylish and light-filled property provides comfortable and attractive accommodation for a family looking to explore the beautiful Bridport area of Dorset.

Ideally situated in a charming village between Bridport and Weymouth, this beautifully converted retreat provides stylish and attractive accommodation for a family wanting to discover the tranquil Bridport area. This light, welcoming and relaxing holiday home is perfect for exploring the Jurassic Coast and is within easy reach of several glorious beaches. Heading inland, keen walkers and nature-lovers will find miles of beautiful countryside to enjoy.

This bright and attractive property offers two cosy lounges: the smaller snug has a wood burner set in a stone fireplace and plenty of seating including window seats, while the main lounge features a TV/DVD and is perfect for relaxing in at the end of the day. The stylish kitchen/diner is ideal for sharing a family meal. There are four comfortable bedrooms: two double rooms and a bunk bedroom, which is ideal for children, can be found on the first floor and there’s a ground-floor double bedroom with wooden window shutters, oak floor, French doors and a dressing room with an en-suite shower room. A couple of gravelled seating areas are outside along with a large side garden with a spacious lawn.

Litton Cheney is an idyllic village situated in an area of natural springs, with a brook winding its way through the village. The stunning Dorset coast is close by, with glorious beaches including West Bay (8 miles), Hive Beach (4.5 miles), Eype (9 miles) and Chesil Beach (10 miles). The bustling towns of Bridport (6.5 miles) and Weymouth (13 miles) offer a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, or you could visit the pretty village of Abbotsbury, home to a swannery, subtropical gardens and a ruined abbey (5 miles). Other places of interest include the Winterbourne Poor Lot Barrows (3 miles), Littlebredy Walled Gardens (3.5 miles), the Nine Stones (4.5 miles), the Kingston Russell Stone Circle (4.5 miles) and Maiden Castle (11.5 miles).

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

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

  • 4 bedrooms – 1 double room with 6’ bed which can be made up into a twin room on request, 1 6’ double, 1 5’ double which can be made up into at win on request, 1 children's bunk bedroom
  • 3 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 shower room with WC, 1 en-suite shower room with WC
  • Range oven, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge, freezer and Alexa (Amazon Echo)
  • TV/DVD
  • 2 wood burners - logs included October - end of April
  • Dryer in utility room
  • Garden with outdoor furniture
  • Off-road parking for 1 car, further roadside parking available
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Electric, underfloor heating and central heating included
  • Coast 4 miles
  • Bridport 6 miles
  • Shop 4 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Boasting miles of sand and shingle shores, the nearby Hive Beach (5 miles) is an unrivalled spot for a day at the seaside. This generous beach promises space for everyone to unwind and a dog-friendly zone throughout both summer and winter months. Pack a picnic and don’t forget your tennis balls, enjoying swimming and sunbathing on its shores. For those who prefer to stay dry and warm, explore the dramatic cliff edges of Burton Bradstock (4.5 miles). Boasting miles of walks with glorious seascapes, this National Trust spot is one not to miss. Discover a family-friendly day out at Dorset’s popular town of Weymouth (13.5 miles), perhaps visiting the town’s Sea Life Centre or mini-golf on the esplanade. Whilst over that way, take a trip to the unique Isle of Portland (17 miles)!

Chris Franklin

This property is personally managed by Chris.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Michael 9th October 2020

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Stylish cottage that has been renovated, but retaining character. The kitchen/dining area with skylights is amazing. Well equipped, comfortable and positioned within a quaint and very quiet village. If you want to escape then this is the place to go.

Reviewed by Karen 5th October 2020

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Beautiful & idyllic country cottage - can we live here please! The house has everything you could need, is warm , welcoming and in a great location. We will be back next year :)

Reviewed by R J 25th September 2020

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Great cottage, lots of room for six people, interior is very well done, lots of lovely walks from the cottage. Perfect

Reviewed by Joanne 4th September 2020

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Fabulous holiday cottage. Really well equipped, cosy feel, great location. Couldn't fault a thing. Loved our stay!

Reviewed by Abigail 24th January 2020

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A very charming cottage set within a pretty village with a local pub. The propertys interiors were beautiful which made this place feel like a home away from home. Our dog loved the spacious, enclosed garden. We we a group of six, and although its nice to spend time together we didnt feel on top of one another. We loved playing games in the snug roRead moreom and the kitchen with breakfast bar was the ideal social space. The property isnt too far from West Bay, which has some great eateries. Hide

Reviewed by Lynsey 20th December 2019

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Cottage was stunning. Spacious yet cosy. Well equipped and great location.

Reviewed by J 7th November 2019

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Great holiday cottage. Warm and welcoming and fully modernised despite part of it being very old. Fully equipped for cooking etc. Great peaceful location in quiet village but close access to A35 and the coast.

Reviewed by Diane 5th October 2019

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Nice quiet location with just a local pub. The cottage is stylish & well equipped. The garden was nice & secure for our dog. Lovely to have a good supply of logs and kindling for the chilly evenings. Its a property we could definitely live in. Thank you!

Reviewed by Anne 13th September 2019

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Reviewed by Lynn 6th September 2019

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Lovely location for our annual family get together with young adult kids and partners. Spent the week walking, cycling and pottering around some beautiful villages and towns. 1st time to Dorest but we will be back. Accomodation beautiful with everything you could need and a welcoming pub in the village.

Reviewed by Jackie 26th July 2019

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Reviewed by A 19th July 2019

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Beautiful and very stylish whilst maintaining cottage character. Exceptionally well equipped and with great living space in and outdoors. Suited us perfectly for family of 4 (kids 2 & 4) and grandparents in downstairs annexe.

Reviewed by Kevin 7th June 2019

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Reviewed by Mrs R Beale 3rd April 2019

The cottage was perfectly suited to our needs; it is cosy and beautifully presented. We've been taking my mother (now aged 90) away for the past three years in the spring and this cottage is by far the best we've stayed in. The downstairs bedroom was perfect for her. The location is idyllic; plenty of footpaths for the walkers in our party to eRead morexplore, a very friendly village and easy access to the coast and places of interest. We didn't need to light the woodburners as we were blessed with beautiful weather, but there was a generous supply of logs. The house is very well equipped and spacious; as there were only four of us we didn't really use the snug. A very successful break; mum wants to come again so hopefully we'll be back! Hide

Reviewed by Mrs C Connon 19th February 2019

Fabulous house in a great location. Well equipped and very comfortable. Cosy and warm even in February when the weather was exceptionally cold, windy and sometimes wet.

Reviewed by Mrs E Cook 8th February 2019

It was gorgeous, luxurious and comfortable

Reviewed by Mrs H Salter 18th January 2019

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Reviewed by Mrs M Johnson 26th November 2018

We want to live here! A stunning restoration/refurbishment of a village house. It contains just about every conceivable modern convenience. A great location as well.

Reviewed by Mrs S Allen 26th October 2018

A lovely, newly modernised cottage with excellent facilities and well placed for Dorchester, Bridport and Lyme Regis. Very nice village with plenty of walks.

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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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