Hill Cottage

Chard, Dorset (Ref. 988997)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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27 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Holland

    “Be careful in taking a large car to the cottage, could be awkward getting back to the road, because of the rutting in the track and nowhere to turn around.”

    - Mr Holland, September 2020

The property

Boasting a superb position overlooking the delightful hamlet of Hewood on the borders of Dorset and Somerset is the characterful, Hill Cottage.

This spacious accommodation has been designed with a family in mind, with plentiful sleeping accommodation, a superb garden area and everything you could possibly need to enjoy a self-catering getaway.

The interior enjoys a refreshing ambiance as well as a number of characterful touches, including the open fire and woodburning stove which brings a sense of tranquillity during the winter months.

Relax into your evening within the sitting room, where you and your loved ones can cosy up on the plush sofas and tune into the TV before heading into the well-equipped kitchen to cater your own delicious meals.

If the weather is on your side, head into the garden area where a spot of alfresco dining can be enjoyed whilst soaking up the far-reaching countryside views.

Once the sun has set, catch your rest within one the well-presented bedrooms, comprising of a double bedroom with an en-suite, a twin and a single, designed to ensure a flexible sleeping arrangement.

If you can tear yourself away from this superb hideaway, venture to Thorncombe where a small village shop awaits, ideal for picking up the essentials.

To keep you busy whilst here, head to the Dorset Heritage Coast, where you will find a magnitude of walks, glorious beaches and opportunities for fossil collecting.

Other attractions within the surrounding area include the impressive Forde Abbey House and Gardens or if you are visiting with younger guests, spend some time at the Axe Valley Wildlife Park.

Hill Cottage promises a wonderful getaway to this part of the countryside. You have steps and a hand rail to the front door, please see pictures.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room.
  • Central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed rear lawned garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 3 miles. You have steps and a hand rail up to the front door, please see pictures.

About the location


Lyme Regis 9 miles; West Bay 12 miles.

Thorncombe is a village and civil parish in Dorset, located on the border of south Devon. Hewood is a hamlet that lies to the west of Thorncombe parish church. It consists of sixteen thatched cottages and three farms. It was mainly built around the mid-18th century. Most of the residents have lived there most of their lives. It lies on a steep hillside looking across to Windwhistle Hill. Local attractions include Forde Abbey House and Gardens. Chard Museum and Axe Valley Wildlife Park, all within driving distance. Thorncombe itself has a lovely village store with friendly staff. Thorncombe is 6 miles south of Chard and Cricket St Thomas.

You have steps and a hand rail from the small gate to the front door, please see the pictures.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas