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Milton Mills

Milton Abbas, Dorset (Ref. 994407)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Peter Moss

    “Really lovely quaint cottage, well equiped, very good - stayed August 2017”

    - Mr Peter Moss,

The property

Milton Mills Cottage is a pretty thatched cottage located a mile away from the quaint Dorset village of Milton Abbas. A quintessential cottage with it's beamed ceilings and a non-functioning inglenook fireplace.

The property is surrounded by a garden which is perfect for enjoying the Dorset country sounds of bird song whilst eating alfresco.

Milton Mills cottage is a two-cottages made into one which makes it a unique holiday home for family gathering or friends looking for a getaway to the countryside with children.

The property will spoil with a choice of activities and games for little ones.

There’s a wooden cot as well as high chair in the property with a lot of toys and outdoor games. There is an upstairs and downstairs joining passageway linking the two cottages with two stairs to the first floor leading to all bedrooms.

Twin single room has a walkthrough spare double room with a wooden cot leading to another double room.

One bathroom on the ground floor and one shower room on the first floor is at your convenience. Chill out on the sofa and enjoy a good read in the evening before going to bed and just think about the history of the place that goes back few centuries.

The village of Milton Abbas will have not one but a few stories to tell, if you enjoy exploring and getting to know a bit of history. Running through the centre of the village is arguably one of the prettiest streets in Dorset.

Rows of white-washed thatched cottages stretch up the hill to the horizon.

A short stroll up the hill will reward you with a visit to the popular Hambro Arms, a pet and child friendly pub serving a variety of meals and traditional ales.

A post office also supplies basic groceries.

Milton Abbey, around a half a mile walk from the village is worth a visit if you are interested in history; it has been the site of an Abbey since 933 and the current Abbey dates from around 1309.

The market town of Blandford Forum is a short drive away and as well as being good for shopping it is notable for its attractive Georgian architecture which was erected when it was mostly rebuilt after a fire in 1731.

With the Dorset coast around 40 minutes’ drive away another good option for a day trip is to enjoy the local world heritage coastline. Unique thatched cottage perfectly located to explore Dorset countryside and get to know the


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin single with walkthrough spare double not in use, 1 x double
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC, shower room with shower, basin, WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room.
  • Electric heating and night storage heating, electric oven and gas, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, Sky TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Wooden cot, cot, high chair available
  • Off road parking for four cars
  • Garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Pub 1 mile, shop 1 mile.

About the location


Milborne St. Andrew 3.2 miles.

Milton Abbas is a village and civil parish in the county of Dorset in South West England. It is in the North Dorset district, about five miles south-west of Blandford Forum and 11 miles north east of Dorchester. There is a pub and tea room in the village. Every two years a historic country fair takes place in Milton Abbas where the locals celebrate the rebuilding of their village. It attracts thousands of visitors and recreates village life from the 18th century with various stalls, traditional music, dancing, farmers market and much more. Further afield lies the village of Milborne St. Andrew, the valley is named for the seasonal stream which runs from springs high up on the chalk downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offering glorious walks and superb views. Discover Dorchester; a vibrant town for sightseeing and shopping but also home to Dorchester's museums and shops, walk the walks, drink great coffee, eat great food and take trips to the Jurassic coast.

Note: max 6 people.
Note: guests need to bring their own cot linen.
Note: due to the cottage nature of this property there are some low beams throughout the property.
Note: step into porch, step into lounge, step to back door.
Note: two sets of stairs to the first floor.
Note: twin single bedroom has a walkthrough spare room with wooden cot and a double bed which is not in use. This room leads to bedroom with double bed in use.
Note: no BBQ due to thatch
Note: Fireplaces in property are non-functioning

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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