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The Snug At The Compasses

Broadmayne, Dorset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Welcoming bolthole located in the centre of a bustling Dorset village
  • Ideally placed for touring with good road links to be found immediately from the property
  • Easy access to the Jurassic Coast, including Lulworth, Osmington and Weymouth
Property code: 05890

This cleverly designed cosy barn conversion has all you could need for a relaxing break and is perfectly located within the heart of the village of Broadmayne, just off the bustling through road.

Adjacent to the owners’ home yet offering a good degree of privacy, this cosy retreat for two is set within the heart of the village of Broadmayne. It is a great base for touring the array of attractions that are within easy reach, including Monkey World, The Tank Museum, Lulworth Castle, Corfe Castle, Abbotsbury Swannery and Tyneham. The spectacular Jurassic Coastline and a host of pretty towns and villages nearby ensure there is no shortage of things to do, whatever the season. Why not visit the local pub or many eateries in Dorchester and Weymouth, or perhaps stock up with supplies at the village stores and enjoy a romantic night in.

From the parking area you will find the private gated entrance into this detached property. The door leads into an open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. This welcoming space is equipped with an electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave and washing machine. With space to dine in comfort you can be sure to enjoy leisurely meals here. The comfortable lounge area has a flame effect electric fire and TV/DVD, making it the ideal spot to relax after a day spent exploring. Bi-fold doors run across the width of the room allowing you to enjoy looking out over the courtyard garden whilst you settle down with a good book. Leading on from this room you will find a charming single bedroom and stairs to the first floor. On the first floor is the pretty double bedroom, set into the eaves and just next door is the bathroom, which is compact but well thought out with a shower over bath and WC. There are areas of restricted head height throughout the first floor.

Heading outside via the bi-fold doors you will find an enclosed courtyard garden. This inviting space is the perfect place to enjoy dining alfresco with its artificial lawn and garden furniture set beneath the trees. To the rear of the property is a parking area suitable for one car.

  • 2 Bedrooms - 1 double and 1 single
  • 1 Bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave and washing machine
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • TV/DVD in the lounge
  • Enclosed courtyard garden
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Beach 4 miles, shop and pub within walking distance
  • Sleeps 2+1 with single bedroom on the ground floor

Chris Franklin

This property is personally managed by Chris.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

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Reviewed by Susan 6th September 2020

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We had a lovely stay at the Snug . Ideal bolt hole for anyone looking to stay in the beautiful county of Dorset . Very clean everything you needed and more including a very nice welcome pack with essentials and treats . The hosts were very welcoming and on hand if needed. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Julie 28th August 2020

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we had a wonderful stay. The snug is so lovely. Immaculately clean. We were greeted with a welcome basket of essentials we may need which was a lovely gesture. It was a proper home from home with everything we needed. Location wise its great if you have a car as its well placed to access Weymouth and other resorts. The road can be a tad noisy but cRead moreoming from a big city we're used to that and it didn't spoil our stay The hosts were lovely. Hide

Reviewed by Chris 7th August 2020

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Loved the cottage. Very well equipped. Owners on hand if any issues or information about the local area required. We arent tall, but feel tall people would struggle with the upstairs headroom. Hadnt realised the road would be so busy and noisy. That said, we had a brilliant week and would most definitely return.

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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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