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Well Cottage - Beaminster

Beaminster, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Dream cottage for a rural Dorset getaway close to amenities and the coast
  • In close proximity to larger towns, walking trails and bustling markets
  • Rustic charm complemented by modern appliances
  • Tasteful and bright décor matches charming beams and rustic features
  • The property’s log burner creates the perfect ambience for romantic or family escapes
  • Private outdoor garden and equipped patio for alfresco dining and all-day entertainment
Property code: DC198

This stone cottage, nestled among a pack of idyllic cottages on the banks of the River Brit in Beaminster, offers the perfect combination of comfort, beauty and a base for rural exploration.

This lovely country prospect sits among great company in a row of stone cottages and Grade II-listed buildings. The cottage is close to the village’s bustling square where local farmers set up shop at Beaminster’s frequent markets. When guests are not cooking delicious meals using local produce that they discovered at the market, they may want to stay local and enjoy the rural atmosphere and community at the local pub just 100 yards away. The property is also just 7 miles away from the coast and a range of outdoor trails and nature walks, which will appeal to outdoor types and adventure seekers.

The entrance space of this property highlights its exposed beams, reminding you of the Grade II listed status. The open-plan living and dining area has a tiled floor and a nook below the window, perfect for relaxing after an evening by the sea. This area is decorated with tasteful and bright décor which sets the mood for the rest of the cottage. You will also discover that this area is home to a Smart TV, a complimentary Netflix account and the perfect backdrop to any romantic or family setting – a glowing and cosy log burner. The rest of the property boasts a fully-equipped kitchen, an office with a seat by the window, a WC, and upstairs it has two double bedrooms. Alongside these spacious rooms is a bathroom that has both a shower and a separate bathtub.

The outside of the property is equally as impressive as the cottages interior. At the back of the stone building is a cobbled courtyard with a comfortable garden seat waiting for you enjoy the last rays of sunshine before dinner is served. However, just 12 stone steps further up and you will find a second private garden area complete with lawn and a patio space with high-quality patio furniture for entertaining and outdoor dining.

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

  • 2 bedrooms – 2 doubles
  • 2 bathrooms – 1 bathroom with separate shower cubicle and WC, 1 WC
  • Smart TV
  • Oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer 
  • Wood burner (logs included October - end of April)
  • Central heating
  • On-street parking available in the village
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • 7 miles to the coast
  • 6 miles to Bridport
  • 100 yards to pubs and shops
  • Children over the age of 5 years old welcome

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mrs K Mowll 2nd April 2019

We have stayed in this delightful little cottage before - well appointed kitchen with everything you could need for self catering, comfortable lounge and bedrooms. We love it and very much enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Mr G Clark 28th March 2019

A well presented and clean cottage with all the things we needed. Only a very short walk to the shops and two pubs (both dog friendly with good food. Parking can be a challenge but we always found somewhere near.

Reviewed by Mr R Giles 27th February 2019

A spotlessly clean cottage, with everything we needed

Reviewed by Mr T Dixon 12th December 2018

Well Cottage is a lovely place to stay and the hosts were superb, they popped round on the first night to make sure everything was okay and left a lovely welcome pack including tea, coffee, eggs and milk. The area is wonderful - my wife and I chose Well Cottage as we were interested in retiring to this area when the time comes and this visit cementRead moreed that idea. Absolutely everything you could need was in the cottage too: washing machine, dishwasher, plenty of cooking implements and crockery. I highly recommend Well Cottage to everyone - they even put up Christmas decorations for us. Hide

Reviewed by Miss A Williams 12th September 2018

The cottage was perfect and had everything you might need. The extras were very welcome: eggs, jam and the tea/coffee/milk before we'd had a chance to go shopping was great. Very clean and comfortable. The garden was a lovely space to sit out in the evenings. Close to the square with places to eat and individual shops. The information about what toRead more do in the area was very helpful, we did all the walks around Beaminster! Hide

Reviewed by Ms J Schmid 31st August 2018

Clean, pretty every convenience

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Location

Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Dorset, a location of enduring popularity is a small rural gem of a county encompassing all of the best parts of rural England: rolling green hills, woodland and hedgerows abundant with flora and fauna running down to the sea yet situated just 3 hours from London and the South East.

The whole coastline from Exmouth to Poole has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Known as the Jurassic Coast, it is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status and offers unspoilt views with dramatic cliff-top walks alongside beautiful, safe, sandy beaches which often welcome your four-legged friends too. From the dramatic natural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland; Dorset has it all.

This South West county is also a treasure trove of secrets waiting to be discovered. Having grown out of the landscape out of the centuries, many of Dorset’s small rural towns expose history at every turn to inform and delight guests, whilst for the more energetic, footpaths and cycle-ways open up to reveal Dorset’s hidden secrets and the coast is always close at hand for those who love the water.

Why not head to Lyme Regis – classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, much like most of West Dorset to uncover an old-world ambience and excellent fossil hunting or discover the drama of Lulworth with the iconic Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove.

Dorset’s towns and villages ooze quintessential charm and are graced by fine buildings which have often been immortalised in Thomas Hardy’s books, including Dorchester – his birthplace. Wherever you choose to stay, you are never far from the fascinating Jurassic Coast and World Heritage Coastal Path.

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