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  • Abbotts Cottage
    Abbotts Cottage
    Abbotts Cottage
    The sitting room with its Jotul wood-burning stove
    The dining area has French windows leading out to the garden
    The sitting room
    The dining area has French windows leading out to the garden
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
    Named after the family that lived here for four generations, Abbotts Cottage is a beautifully appointed cottage, perfect for two people and quietly situated along a winding country lane in the parish of Stour Provost, 3½ miles from Gillingham (main line railway station to London) and 4 miles from the Saxon hilltop town of Shaftesbury.

    The west end of the cottage has recently been completely refurbished and harmoniously extended to provide a self-catering cottage to a particularly high specification. The accommodation is a contrast of old and new; the original part – sitting room and both bedrooms – is simple, unfussy yet full of charm, while the extension, comprising a light, spacious and very well equipped dining room, leading out to the garden, is contemporary in style with a polished,...
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Grill
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Parking
    • Refrigerator
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Semi-detached with the owner's part of her cottage but offering ample privacy to its guests, Abbotts Cottage provides excellent accommodation for a couple with a single chair bed offering sleeping for a third person.

    Entrance from the garden into a small lobby (NB. low doorway). Sitting room with Jotul woodburning stove and window seat. Spacious fully fitted kitchen/dining room with French windows leading out to a private, west facing garden with paved patio area, barbecue and orchard beyond. Downstairs shower room/wc. Enclosed, twisty staircase from sitting room (NB. steep, narrow treads) leading directly into an enchanting double bedroom, which in turn leads through to a 2nd bedroom/dressing room with single chair bed or space for a cot.
    Listing #HL353421 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Railway: Gillingham: 3.5 mi
    Full route details will be provided at the time of booking.
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Sabine B
Mainz, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Searching a home base for Dorset, Somerset and Whiltshire Abbotts Cottage was the best choice I could ever made. All sightseeings are easy to reach - the Jurassic Coast, Montecute House, Glastonbury, or Stonehenge. Located in a beautiful garden, the cottage offers all the comfort you could wish for. Cleverly, the rural part is complemented of the very modern kitchen... more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We booked this accommodation on the day we wanted our getaway to start. The booking experience was great - Thank you. The Cottage is wonderful and had everything we needed for our stay. It really was a home from home. It's comfy, cosy, peaceful and a lovely place to be. We didn't want to leave after our long weekend stay.... more

Jessica B
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

A beautiful cottage hidden in rural North Dorset. It was so peaceful and beautiful we can't help but relax when we come here. The garden is beautiful, and to sit in the evening sun on the terrace is magical. It has the best of both worlds-- all mod cons with a luxurious feel but a timeless quality. Lots to see... more

Management response:

I can only echo your glowing comments. Yes, it is a beautiful cottage in an utterly peaceful location with so much to see and in the area. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hideaways Reservations team. more

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Nicholas Pash (Property Manager Hideaways)
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Listed since : Mar 2013
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