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Lower Farm Cottage

Portesham, Dorset (Ref. 1061319)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • 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/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Portesham 1.6 miles.

A picturesque holiday cottage resting in the attractive village of Langton Herring, near the popular location of Abbotsbury.

Stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coastline and wonderful countryside.

Renovated to a high standard whilst retaining its traditional charm, this characterful abode boasts many charismatic features that create a relaxing base from which to enjoy a family escape to Dorset with spectacular coastal walks to discover.

Make yourself at home in the inviting sitting room and admire the exposed wooden beams and stonework, as you settle on the plush sofa and enjoy the heat of the inglenook open fire read up on local Dorset or play a board game or two.

The charming country-style kitchen/diner, with its original baker's oven, has been well-equipped with all the necessary appliances, to prepare a hearty home-cooked meal for the whole group to feast upon at the sociable dining table.

When you begin to feel yourself tire, retreat to one of the two homely bedrooms comprising of a lovely super king, and a well-designed triple room hosting three single beds and an en-suite featuring both a basin and WC.

A family bathroom can be found on the ground floor, where you can indulge in a moment of peace and quiet as you unwind with a long soak in the bathtub, or freshen up with a rinse under the shower.

The Old Stable, a communal games room, can be found just over the road, next to the main farmhouse driveway with a football/tennis table along with a selection of games and books to borrow and read at your leisure.

Start your days with a scenic stroll through the village of Langton Herring, with lovely walks across the family farm to the Fleet Lagoon, overlooking Chesil beach, on your return stop for a refreshing drink or a delicious meal at the Elm Tree Inn.

Visit Portesham which offers a farm shop, cafe and village pub.

Hop in the car and head for Weymouth where you will be greeted by the beautiful sweeping bay and sandy beach, backed by an attractive Georgian esplanade lined with tourist shops, cafes and bars.

Discover the old historic harbour that winds around the town centre, where you can take a leisurely stroll and while away the hours watching all the comings and goings of luxury yachts, fishing trawlers, tall ships, RNLI Lifeboats and across harbour rowing ferries.

Enjoy a fun day out at the Nothe Fort, a unique attraction steeped in history with spectacular views out towards Portland, or explore the amazing underwater world at the Sea Life Adventure Park, home to penguins, sea turtle, sharks, seals and much more.

Stop off at incredible landmarks such as Sandsfoot, before continuing along the West Dorset Heritage Coast to Chesil Beach and Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens and Swannery.

Follow the coast road to West Bay, where the popularised TV series Broadchurch was filmed, here you will find iconic sandstone cliffs of Golden Cap, at the western end of the dramatic pebbly Chesil Beach.

Take a day trip to Lyme Regis, a coastal town where you will find boutique shops that you can browse at your leisure, a selection of restaurants, specialising in seafood where you can enjoy a relaxing meal.

Learn a new and exciting watersport out on the English Channel, or head further inland to the county town of Dorchester, learn the history of Thomas Hardye or take a tour of The Keep Military Museum and the Terracotta Warrior Museum.

No matter how you fill your days, Lower Farm Cottage is an excellent choice for any adventure in beautiful Dorset.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms; 1 x triple room with en-suite basin and WC and 1 x super king
  • Ground floor family bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with open fire.
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge,freezer, microwave, dishwasher, TV with DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stair gate available on request
  • Board games and books also available at the cottage
  • Lawned front and back garden with patio area and BBQ
  • Communal games room with table football, table tennis and a selection of garden and board games
  • Communal Washing machine and Tumble Dryer located in the games room
  • Off-road parking available for three cars
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles, The Elm Tree Inn is within walking distance and is less than 0.5 miles
  • Note: Logs provided for open fire during winter months
  • Note: There is an additional cost of £21 per week for per pet
  • Please note pets are not to be left alone at the property.

About the location

PORTESHAM

Weymouth 8 miles;Dorchester 8 miles

Portesham is a beautiful West Dorset village, superbly located for access to the spectacular World Heritage Jurassic Coast, South West Coastal Path and South Dorset Ridgeway, in an area of outstanding natural beauty and only a short drive from Weymouth, Dorchester or Bridport. The village is surrounded by glorious countryside, with direct access to public footpaths including the south west coastal path. There is an excellent local pub serving good food and real ales, and a village farm store. A great base for touring, there is plenty to see and do within a short drive of this picturesque area, including Abbotsbury Swannery and Tropical Gardens. Take a walk up to St Catherine’s Chapel and experience the fantastic views over Chesil beach. The bustling market town of Dorchester is just 8 miles away, with its array of interesting shops, restaurants and museums. Within easy reach is the family friendly seaside resort of Weymouth and the Jurassic coast, and also dramatic Portland, venue for the 2012 Olympic sailing events. With Bournemouth and Poole only 40 minutes away, this is altogether a super holiday destination at any time of the year.

Please note: the laundry facilities and Games Room are shared.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter

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