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Cornflower Cottage

Burton Bradstock, Dorset (Ref. 1092014)

4.5

Dream Cottages rating

  • 7 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Review(s)

  • Mary

    “Cosy comfortable and warm cottage in a beautiful picture postcard village.”

    Facilities all there apart from a hairdryer which although not mentioned in the details have not visited anywhere before without one. Great walks to Hive cafe + so close to two fab pubs. Will be back.

    Facilities all there apart from a hairdryer which although not mentioned in the details have not visited anywhere before without one. Great walks to Hive cafe + so close to two fab pubs. Will be back.

    - Mary, April 2024

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size, 1 x triple single
  • Bathroom with bath, handheld shower, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric rangemaster oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, iron, ironing board, vacuum and mop included
  • TV with streaming services, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, children's cutlery, potty, toddler step stool and travel cot (no bedding), available on request
  • Roadside parking, free parking in the village
  • Large, rear garden with lawn, dining area and summer house
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles, beach 0.7 miles

The property

Tucked away in the picture-postcard village of Burton Bradstock in Dorset lies the Grade II listed Cornflower Cottage.

In an Area of Outstanding Beauty, this historic thatched cottage is on the Jurassic Coast and offers a family or group of seven a range of self-catering amenities, a large garden space, and family-friendly accommodation.

Make yourself at home in this delightful abode, where a spacious sitting room greets you with exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace, window seats and large sofas.

A bright dining room and fully equipped kitchen provide a pleasant space for socialising and preparing hearty meals.

On warmer days, make the most of the large, private garden where your dog is sure to love snoozing in the sunshine; you'll find secluded, outdoor seating to relax with a cup of tea and catch up with your loved ones.

Back inside, the ground-floor shower room is ideal for freshening up after beach days, whilst upstairs another large bathroom awaits with a bath and lovely views of the surrounding countryside.

When it's time to retire, choose between two king-size or three single beds, each thoughtfully appointed for contemporary guests, whilst retaining much of the cottage's original character.

Start your day by exploring Burton Bradstock, a picturesque village home to The Three Horseshoes and The Anchor pub, local convenience store, playground and petrol garage.

Hive Beach and Cafe is a short walk through the fields, with both Bredy Pizza Parlour and West Bexington’s Club House a short drive away.

The coastal villages of Abbotsbury, Swyre and Portesham are host to many wonderful restaurants and pubs, with access to the National Trust world-famous Chesil Beach.

Going west, the seaside towns of West Bay, Eype, Seatown and Charmouth provide a variety of excellent seafood restaurants, farm shops, beautiful beaches and coastal walks.

The local town of Bridport is three miles away, a hub for many annual arts festivals with a lively Wednesday and Saturday market and diverse independent shops and cafes.

Just beyond Bridport is the iconic Colmer’s Hill within Symondsbury Estate, also home to several homeware stores, a delightful café and some of the best views across the South-West.

Nearby Bridport and West Dorset Golf Club offers day passes, and the popular Golden Cap walk along the coast offers an exceptional outlook across Lyme Bay.

Daytrips to local towns such as Lyme Regis (12 miles), Beaminster (9 miles), Weymouth (14 miles) and Dorchester (15 miles) showcase the best that West Dorset has to offer.

Local cafes and restaurants in the area are very family-friendly, and Burton Bradstock has its own playground and children’s zip-wire.

Explore the local fields and rivers, with plenty of footpaths leading directly to the popular Hive Beach.

Vurlands Animal Farm and Softplay is just moment’s away, with Abbotsbury Swannery just a little further beyond.

Freshwater Beach sits in front of a holiday park that offers bowling and a dinosaur-themed swimming pool.

Bridport Leisure Centre has a swimming pool and gym, and the town has its own skateboarding park.

The Electric Palace cinema regularly hosts screenings of family films.

West Bay is a great spot for crabbing, boat trips, paddle boarding, kayaking and funfairs, and Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens guarantees a magical visit.

For pet owners, most local beaches allow dogs all year round, with dogs on leads during the summer months.

Restaurants and pubs generally welcome pets, and the Animal House in Bridport sells a wide range of pet necessities.

Both Bredy Veterinary Centre and Haydon Vets in Bridport can provide care whilst away.

Book your stay at Cornflower Cottage for an unforgettable staycation in Dorset.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

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About the location

BURTON BRADSTOCK

Bridport 2.5 miles; Weymouth 15 miles; Dorchester 16 miles; Yeovil 21 miles

A wonderful coastal village in Bride Valley on Dorset's picturesque Jurassic Coast, flanked by the River Bride. Burton Bradstock is the perfect spot for a peaceful break on England's south coast, with the South West Coastal Path running alongside for you walking enthusiasts. The village itself boasts 16th and 17th century thatched cottages as well as two pubs, a shop and a Post Office, the glistening Hive Beach is a wonderful spot to spend the summer days with the magnificent cliffs as a backdrop, there is also a lovely café to sit and relax in, once a year the Spring Tide Festival is held which would be worth lining up your holiday with! There are many attractions and activities to enjoy around here, with the stunning coastal resort of Weymouth making for an excellent day out. Alternatively, head inland to Dorchester and Yeovil for great shopping, architecture, eating and drinking.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas