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Milton Cottage

Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
3 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Thatched
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Traditional thatched cottage offering bags of original charm and character, located along a quiet village street
  • Ideal base for walkers with the network of footpaths Dorset has to offer
  • Cottage welcomes two dogs to enjoy a holiday alongside the family
Property code: DC115

Traditional thatched cottage set within a village location, perfectly situated to offer a blend of country and coastal getaway for families, with many of the Jurassic Coast’s attractions within easy reach.

Sitting between three quaint villages, this brick and thatched cottage enjoys a peaceful location whilst being conveniently situated to explore many of the local attractions on offer. Located on a cobbled lane off the village street, you can venture 4 miles south to arrive at the picture-perfect Lulworth Cove with its blue waters and stunning unique geology to explore or try your hand at some water sports. Just 3.3 miles away you can enjoy a trip to the popular hot spot that is Durdle Door; one of the Jurassic Coast’s most photographed and iconic landmarks. What’s more, you can travel just 11.5 miles to arrive in Weymouth or 17.5 miles in the opposite direction to reach Poole, so you won’t be short of family-friendly experiences.

Step inside this pretty chocolate-box cottage to be greeted by equally as attractive interiors throughout, creating a homely space to be enjoyed by the whole family. Featuring eyebrow dormer windows and 2ft thick walls, this former farm building retains an abundance of character. Upon entry you’ll step into the cosy lounge complete with a traditional fireplace housing a wood burner, so you can fire it up of an evening and settle down in front of the TV with DVD. There are also plenty of DVDs and games to keep you entertained. Behind the lounge sits a compact dining area where you can enjoy family dining after you’ve cooked up a storm in the traditional, yet well-equipped kitchen area. When the day is done, make your way upstairs to take your pick of the two restful double bedrooms; both cosy under the eaves of the cottage. The first floor is also home to the house bathroom complete with bath and shower overhead, so you can enjoy indulgent soaks of an evening. Please note, the cottage has low beams and doorways throughout, with a steep cottage-style staircase leading to the first floor.

Outside, you can enjoy the quaint Mediterranean-style walled garden that is a real sun trap during the warmer months. The garden is enclosed, so it’s a perfect space to let the dogs enjoy a runaround. Throw down a picnic blanket and enjoy family afternoons in the sun or simply soak up the peace and quiet as you enjoy your favourite book or glossy magazine. Roadside parking is available.

 

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 double bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath
  • Hob, oven, fridge with ice-box, microwave, washer/dryer
  • Enclosed garden area with seating
  • Traditional wood burner - first basket of logs included October - end of April
  • Central heating included
  • Roadside parking
  • TV with DVD and selection of DVDs
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shop within half a mile
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • iPod dock
  • Hi-fi
  • Family board games
  • Regret no children under the age of 5

Chris Franklin

This property is personally managed by Chris.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 20 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Jan 10th October 2020

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Reviewed by Danny 11th September 2020

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Reviewed by Bonnie 13th March 2020

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Perfect getaway!

Reviewed by Caroline 15th November 2019

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We LOVED this cottage. Very comfortable, all our needs anticipated. Loved the log fire and having the walled garden was ideal for our wee escape artist dog. Very close to the coast where we enjoyed fab walks. Had sunday lunch in the Red Lion,not the best ever, but for a carvery, later in the afternoon it was pretty good. Found all the people we metRead more locally very friendly. I would definitely return to this property. If I had one wee word of caution, it would be the stairs are VERY steep. Hide

Reviewed by HAZEL 8th November 2019

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The cottage is very well equiped and very clean . It was lovely to have welcome roses and milk and biscuits provided. The lounge and two bedrooms are lovely and a good size. The kitchen is very small and dark unfortunately. The bathroom is fine . The stairs are very steep and I think this should be mentioned in the details. The small courtyard gardRead moreen is pretty and got the sun even in November. It was totally private. The cottage is part of another one , but photos don't show this. Hide

Reviewed by Richard 18th October 2019

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Reviewed by Barry 7th October 2019

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Reviewed by Danny 13th September 2019

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Reviewed by Rosemary 6th September 2019

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Small & cosy very comfortable.

Reviewed by Karen 16th August 2019

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We had a lovely time at Milton Cottage: it is clean, quiet, and perfectly located for visiting beaches such as Durdle Door. We - and our dog - were made to feel very welcome there. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Karen 9th August 2019

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On arriving at the cottage, we was pleasantly surprised by the lovely touches to make our stay a memorable one. Every detail was catered for our needs. We will certainly be back.

Reviewed by S 26th July 2019

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We found the cottage in a good position for days away go East or West . Lovely village with a good local shop and a well priced pub.

Reviewed by Olivia 19th July 2019

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We stayed for a week with two young children. Perfect for them as it was clean, had EVERYTHING you could ever think of needing and the garden was secure for playing. We cooked dinner there most nights and loved spending time in the cottage. Such a wonderful holiday!

Reviewed by Julia 12th July 2019

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A really relaxing holiday enjoying the local walks whilst providing a handy base for the many coastal and historic attractions.

Reviewed by Robert 5th July 2019

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It is a very comfortable traditional cottage with one low beam that I did find once! The upstairs accommodation is quite exceptional.

Reviewed by 31st May 2019

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This cottage was my dream home

Reviewed by Ms K Stevenson 4th April 2019

Couldn't have been more welcoming

Reviewed by Mr C Thomson 28th February 2019

Milton Cottage is wonderful in many ways. Situated not too far from the coast and Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door but also located peacefully away from the main towns in the village of Winfrith. The cottage has all you need for a lovely stay, with plenty of stocked cupboards if you want to cook or not far from pubs etc if eating out is your thing. We Read morefound ourselves entertained with many books, games and puzzles which kept the kids away from the TV for a while! However the most wonderful thing about Milton Cottage is the hosts who made us feel so welcome. Hide

Reviewed by Mr J Herbert 26th February 2019

The cottage itself was beautiful with a very quaint and well presented interior. At all times, my Wife and I felt homely and completely satisfied with the our choice in cottage from Dorset Coastal Cottages. The Dog Box with all of it's treats was a nice touch and showed that both the Homeowner and Caretaker of Milton Cottage cared abut not only oRead moreur well-being but that of the well-being of our family dog Rosie. Hide

Reviewed by Ms D Coulam 1st November 2018

Absolutely beautiful cottage in the peaceful village of Winfrith Newburgh. Perfect location if you're looking for somewhere quiet and cozy within easy drive of gorgeous coastline walks.

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