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Hill Cottage

Chard, Dorset (Ref. 988997)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • 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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18 Customer Review(s)

  • “Well at the higher end of the market I assumed parking for one car would have been the case.”

    Far from it. To have to park on a fairly steep slope on wet grass is not easy. On day one the car wheels struggled to get a grip when I went to move it onto the allocated "space". In addition to this the hot water for both bath and shower was erratic. The fact that we only had initial verbal instructions may have been the problem. Can't say I felt clear headed after the long drive. Otherwise we enjoyed our time especially sitting outside on the upper and lower terraces.

    Far from it. To have to park on a fairly steep slope on wet grass is not easy. On day one the car wheels struggled to get a grip when I went to move it onto the allocated "space". In addition to this the hot water for both bath and shower was erratic. The fact that we only had initial verbal instructions may have been the problem. Can't say I felt clear headed after the long drive. Otherwise we enjoyed our time especially sitting outside on the upper and lower terraces.

    - Ms Aplin, September 2019

The property

With its unusual and unique history, Hill Cottage sits in a wonderful position overlooking the delightful hamlet of Hewood on the borders of Dorset and Somerset.

Built of cob, a natural building material, this detached property has connections with the renowned landscape painter Lucien Pissarro who lived here until his death in 1944.

The cottage is inviting and welcoming with its bright, neutrally decorated rooms and you'll love the cosiness that the open fire and wood burning stove bring during the cooler months.

In the summer you'll be eager to sit out and relax in the stylish garden furniture at the top of the terraced gardens with the far reaching views stretching away into the distance.

Summary

  • 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 wood burning stove
  • Sitting room.
  • Central heating with wood burning 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.

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About the location

THORNCOMBE

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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