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Shipton Gorge, Dorset (Ref. 1020427)


Dream Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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35 Customer Review(s)

  • David

    “Lovely property, there was everything needed to make our holiday enjoyable, the property was beautifully clean and beds were wonderful and comfy, Maggie was very helpful and kind.”

    - David, May 2024


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king size, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Second WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility room
  • Sitting room
  • Sun room
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Large private garden
  • Two well behaved dog's welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.3 miles, beach 2 miles

The property

Rosamond is a wonderful and well-presented bungalow resting in the pretty village of Shipton Gorge, Dorset.

Surrounded by the glorious Dorset hillside and accommodating up to four guests, this holiday home is perfectly suited for a family or group of friends who are looking for a memorable break in a peaceful setting.

Stepping into the property, you will be welcomed into the stylishly decorated sitting room with plush sofas and cushions where you can gather together and plan your days ahead, before settling down to switch on the TV and catch up on your favourite programmes.

The kitchen/diner is well-equipped with everything you need to cater for your party and meals can be enjoyed at the dining table which overlooks the large lawned garden.

The sun room is a charming addition and a great space to take yourself off and simply relax and unwind after a busy day exploring the local area with that book you have been meaning to read for such a long time.

When the day draws to a close, retire to one of the two bedrooms; one double and one twin room, both decorated with contemporary hues of black and grey with pops of colour throughout to give that fresh and unique style.

In the warmer months, throw open the patio doors and revel in the fresh countryside air and the beauty of the superb scenery in the garden, while you four-legged friend stretches their legs.

For those that love a scenic stroll, you’ll be delighted and rewarded with the tranquil and idyllic walks that the village of Shipton Gorge has to offer, with outstanding views along the footpaths, bridleways and quiet lane, away from the hustle and bustle of life.

Burton Bradstock can be reached within a few miles and is home to the shelving shingle Hive Beach where, on a clear day, offers views round to Portland and the East Devon Coast and benefits from the onsite café serving food and refreshments.

The popular and market town of Bridport can be reached in just over two miles away, and here you can discover the delights of its weekly market with stalls selling arts and crafts, local food and unique keepsakes to take back home.

The picture-postcard village of Abbostbury can be reached easily by car miles and is a full is quintessential charm with its delightful cottage architecture, traditional country tea rooms, olde worlde pubs and is also home to the Subtropical Gardens and The Swannery – both lovely fun filled days out for all the family to enjoy.

However you choose to send you days, Rosamond is an ideal base in which to explore and discover the wonders of the Dorset countryside and all that it has to offer, at any time of the year.

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About the location


Bridport 2.8 miles; Seatown 7.2 miles; Lyme Regis 13.3 miles.

The village of Shipton Gorge has its first reference in the Domesday Book of 1086. There is no "gorge" but it is an interesting and pretty village with high banked lanes, lovely houses and a community spirit. There are a number of thatched properties as well as listed buildings, one site of special scientific interest, two small woods and a network of public footpaths and bridleways to be explored. It has an early 15th century church tower, a 13th century font and the exterior is floodlit for much of the year making it an important feature of the village both day and night.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas