Old Gaol Cottage | Central Dorset, Dorset

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Old Gaol Cottage

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CERNE ABBAS, Central Dorset, Dorset

From £414 to £882 per week

Sleeps: 4 people
Pets Welcome: No

Bathrooms: 1

Bedrooms: 2
Change over day: Saturday

Property features:

  • Linen Included
  • WiFi
  • No Smoking
  • Old Gaol Cottage is located in the charming and quaint Dorset village of Cerne Abbas
  • The cottage dates back to 1859, formally the village gaol (jail) and police station
  • A walker's delight with an abundance of walks right on its door step
  • Enjoy visiting the village tea rooms or pub
  • The county town of Dorchester is around 8 miles and the coast at Weymouth around 30 minutes
82%
4 Star - 75% - 86%
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Reviews of Old Gaol Cottage

Nicely situated, well equipped cottage. It was clean and tidy and ideal for our stay. Close to village amenities and also handy for Dorchester and Sherborne - stayed December 2017
Mr P Heard

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Old Gaol Cottage is located in the charming and quaint village of Cerne Abbas, previously voted England's most beautiful village. Overlooking the village is the Cerne Giant, at 180ft, he's the largest chalk figure in the UK; folklore surrounds his presence but there are associations with fertility. Old Gaol Cottage dates back to 1859 and is steeped in history. Formerly the village gaol (jail) and police station, it is now a quintessentially English country cottage which guests are who are looking to enjoy the finer charms of village life will surely enjoy. Decorated and furnished by the current owners, all around are individual touches such photographs of the area and framed and quirky momentos such as an antique truncheon and the jailers keys. Walking through the village you may choose to try the village tearooms for a morning cup of coffee or a delicious cream tea. A choice of pubs serves local ales and good food and the village is serviced by an excellent shop which stocks almost everything! All around is a walker's delight with an abundance of routes right on the door step, and as it is nestled in the Cerne Valley the views are magnificent, being a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. The county town of Dorchester is an easy 8 miles away and has a great combination of shopping, historical and visitor attractions.  Around a 30 minute drive away is the coast at Weymouth which boasts a long and sandy beach, shops and restaurants. Many guests like to visit Old Gaol to recapture a simpler and less busy lifestyle in a pretty village for a week or so. 

Accommodation: Kitchen. Dining Room. Lounge. Cloakroom with toilet and handbasin. Bedroom 1, kingsize double bed.  Bedroom 2, twin large single beds.  Bathroom with bath, separate shower, hand basin and toilet.

Additional services: WiFi.  Night storage heating.  Flat screen TV.  Fridge / freezer.  Dishwasher.  Washer/Dryer.

Enjoy the Owners video showing a possible day in the life of Cerne Abbas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHh7tJUXQsQ and another showing the cottage - some of the cottage has been updated since: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JUhZhKWhcY

Cerne Abbas have in recent years held two lovely events in June, firstly they have open gardens and secondly, they hold a music festival which are both very popular to visitors to the village.  Please check websites for details. www.cerneabbasopengardens.org.uk and www.cerneabbasmusicfestival.co.uk

 

 

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Property features:

  • Linen Included
  • WiFi
  • No Smoking
  • Old Gaol Cottage is located in the charming and quaint Dorset village of Cerne Abbas
  • The cottage dates back to 1859, formally the village gaol (jail) and police station
  • A walker's delight with an abundance of walks right on its door step
  • Enjoy visiting the village tea rooms or pub
  • The county town of Dorchester is around 8 miles and the coast at Weymouth around 30 minutes
82%
4 Star - 75% - 86%

Feefo logo

Reviews of Old Gaol Cottage

Nicely situated, well equipped cottage. It was clean and tidy and ideal for our stay. Close to village amenities and also handy for Dorchester and Sherborne - stayed December 2017
Mr P Heard

See more reviews

Virtual Tour

To take a virtual tour of Old Gaol Cottage, click the link below.

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Please Note:If you are using the Internet Explorer web browser and are having problems viewing our Virtual Tours then please upgrade to the latest version of Java

Property details:

Old Gaol Cottage is located in the charming and quaint village of Cerne Abbas, previously voted England's most beautiful village. Overlooking the village is the Cerne Giant, at 180ft, he's the largest chalk figure in the UK; folklore surrounds his presence but there are associations with fertility. Old Gaol Cottage dates back to 1859 and is steeped in history. Formerly the village gaol (jail) and police station, it is now a quintessentially English country cottage which guests are who are looking to enjoy the finer charms of village life will surely enjoy. Decorated and furnished by the current owners, all around are individual touches such photographs of the area and framed and quirky momentos such as an antique truncheon and the jailers keys. Walking through the village you may choose to try the village tearooms for a morning cup of coffee or a delicious cream tea. A choice of pubs serves local ales and good food and the village is serviced by an excellent shop which stocks almost everything! All around is a walker's delight with an abundance of routes right on the door step, and as it is nestled in the Cerne Valley the views are magnificent, being a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. The county town of Dorchester is an easy 8 miles away and has a great combination of shopping, historical and visitor attractions.  Around a 30 minute drive away is the coast at Weymouth which boasts a long and sandy beach, shops and restaurants. Many guests like to visit Old Gaol to recapture a simpler and less busy lifestyle in a pretty village for a week or so. 

Accommodation: Kitchen. Dining Room. Lounge. Cloakroom with toilet and handbasin. Bedroom 1, kingsize double bed.  Bedroom 2, twin large single beds.  Bathroom with bath, separate shower, hand basin and toilet.

Additional services: WiFi.  Night storage heating.  Flat screen TV.  Fridge / freezer.  Dishwasher.  Washer/Dryer.

Enjoy the Owners video showing a possible day in the life of Cerne Abbas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHh7tJUXQsQ and another showing the cottage - some of the cottage has been updated since: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JUhZhKWhcY

Cerne Abbas have in recent years held two lovely events in June, firstly they have open gardens and secondly, they hold a music festival which are both very popular to visitors to the village.  Please check websites for details. www.cerneabbasopengardens.org.uk and www.cerneabbasmusicfestival.co.uk

 

 

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