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“Lovely House, very conveniently located”
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Easter Cottage, in the heart of town with its own parking
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Easter Cottage, in the heart of town with its own parking
Overlooking the ancient Angel Lane leading to Shaftesbury High St View of the rear court yard
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Easter Cottage, in the heart of town with its own parking
Overlooking the ancient Angel Lane leading to Shaftesbury High St
View of the rear court yard
Master Bedroom with king size bed and flat screen TV
Cosy twin bedroom with wall mounted TV
Well equipped, light and airy kitchen, with view over rear courtyard
There will always be nice things to welcome you
Comfortable and relaxing lounge
Peaceful Lounge looking over the rear courtyard
Bathroom with bath and shower, warm towels in the airing cupboard
The Famous Gold Hill just a short stroll away
King Alfred's Kitchen Shaftesbury,  the legend of where the cakes where burnt
A fresh morning swim is just a few yards away, a large heated pool open till Oct
Tout Hill medieval hill leading down to the Blackmore Vale
Pine Walk leading on from Park Walk
Lots of lovely places to walk
A summers evening view from Castle Hill overlooking the Blackmore Vale
Beautiful Stourhead gardens and house a short drive away.
Ancient woodland walks on your doorstep.
Angel Lane, Easter Cottage is on the far right at the end of the Lane, tucked away.
Park Walk with its amazing views.  A short level walk from Easter Cottage
Explore the county lanes
Park Walk with lovely views across Melbury Hill.
Just a short level walk from Easter Cottage
Stourhead Gardens, just a 15 mins drive away.  Longleat Safari Park is just a little further on.
Enjoy shopping in the local Farm Shops
Find shade in the woods on a hot summer day.
Spectacular autumnal colours on local woodland walks.
Walk the magnificent Jurassic coast just an hour's drive
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Shaftesbury, Dorset, England

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cornishex...
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
1 review
“Lovely House, very conveniently located”
Reviewed August 11, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

This is a well appointed property with alot of personal touches. Very well located in the centre of town and we found the parking is extremely useful. Very short walk to local amenities and we found several excellent local pubs and shops.

Traveling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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paul b
apeldoorn
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Marvelous stay in dorset”
Reviewed August 6, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

Stayed in easter cottage in july 2014 for one week .
We got a very friendly welcome from Ashley who had taken care of some crocery's and a welcoming fruit basket.
The cottage was very well equiped ,clean and spacey enough for four persons. Even our dog slept well on a special dogbed.
Shaftesbury is a friendly warm and beautifull town. central location for numerous daytrips . Even to the Sea.
Every night we came back to the house it felt like coming home. What more do you want!?

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Liked best: the personal welcome and the cottage as a whole
Liked least: i can t think of something
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Liney300
Naples, Italy
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Fabulous”
Reviewed February 25, 2014 for a stay in February 2014

Lovely cottage in the heart of Shaftesbury - perfect location, clean, comfortable, warm, cosy. Made to feel so welcome. Lovely welcome pack which my teenage daughter in particular appreciated with the delicious muffins! Very kind and generous to leave that and made one feel ' cared' for!!!

Perfect place to stay and already looking forward to my next visit. Thank you Ashley!

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Liked best: Being so close to everything in Shaftesbury
Traveling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Rex S
Kalkara, Malta
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Perfect location and perfectly appointed accommodation--could not have been better.”
Reviewed November 30, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

The location is perfect for getting around town on foot--no need for a car, but there is a reserved parking space if you are driving.

My wife, her parents and I stayed for a week in October of 2013 in this cottage. It's clean and has everything you'd need to self-cater. There was tea, biscuits, eggs, and more stocked in the kitchen so we had everything we needed from day one. When we did run low on food, two supermarkets are nearby and we simply walked to the store and got what we needed.

The location is walking distance from everything in the center of town. We were only a short 5-10 minute walk from everything we wanted to see. Minutes from several pubs, restaurants, and supermarkets.

The price was more than fair for such a well-kept, clean accommodation. I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone looking for a low-stress, central, accommodation that has everything you need for a relaxed and enjoyable time in Shaftesbury.

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Liked best: The cleanliness and the location of the cottage.
Liked least: The water pressure was a bit low, but that's normal when staying at the top of the hill in Shaftesbury.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed October 8, 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Liked best: The level of comfort and location.
Liked least: We could not find fault.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Recommended for:
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Families with young children
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cmw633
solihull
1 review
“great place to stay”
Reviewed October 5, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

The house is well equipped and very well located in Shaftsbury, it's also a very good base for visiting places not only in Dorset but in the surrounding counties. Lots of National Trust properties within easy reach.
It was lovely to be met by Ashley, who made us very welcome and gave us plenty of ideas about what to see and do.
As other reviewers have commented, the welcome pack was excellent!
All in all, a great holiday

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Liked best: location
Liked least: no microwave
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Briand43
England
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Last minute heaven”
Reviewed September 13, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

This was a very much a last minute booking. Saw it was available on the Saturday and was able to rent from Sunday to Sunday. Met by owner, Ashley who gave us not only a comprehensive tour but the best welcome pack you could imagine, almost a weeks shopping! Cottage is extremely well located for the town and for getting out of town. Cottage very well decorated and furnished with everything you need. Felt most at home from the very beginning. Sincerely hope we can return again in the future.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers People with pets
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