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Looking towards the cottage from the large enclosed garden
Step into the light and airy sitting room
Settle down beside the open fire
Prepare your favourite meals in the kitchen/diner
Enjoy leisurely meals around the dining table
Head upstairs to the king-size bedroom
Spacious bedroom sleeping 2 with a double bed and a single bed
Contemporary bathroom with bespoke built-in basin unit
Perfect spot for al fresco meals and drinks on the undercover patio area
Lots of space in the garden for all the family to enjoy
Looking towards the front of the cottage
Spacious, enclosed, south-facing garden
A warm welcome awaits
Take a trip to the beach at West Bay and explore the coastal walks
Take a stroll along the seafront promenade in nearby Lyme Regis
Looking across to Lyme Bay from the beach at Seatown
1 / 16  Looking towards the cottage from the large enclosed garden
2 / 16  Step into the light and airy sitting room
3 / 16  Settle down beside the open fire
4 / 16  Prepare your favourite meals in the kitchen/diner
5 / 16  Enjoy leisurely meals around the dining table
6 / 16  Head upstairs to the king-size bedroom
7 / 16  Spacious bedroom sleeping 2 with a double bed and a single bed
8 / 16  Contemporary bathroom with bespoke built-in basin unit
9 / 16  Perfect spot for al fresco meals and drinks on the undercover patio area
10 / 16  Lots of space in the garden for all the family to enjoy
11 / 16  Looking towards the front of the cottage
12 / 16  Spacious, enclosed, south-facing garden
13 / 16  A warm welcome awaits
14 / 16  Take a trip to the beach at West Bay and explore the coastal walks
15 / 16  Take a stroll along the seafront promenade in nearby Lyme Regis
16 / 16  Looking across to Lyme Bay from the beach at Seatown

Sirio Cottage

Loders, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
3 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Thatched
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A traditional thatched cottage set in a pretty village location in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Relax in the large, enclosed, south facing garden and admire far-reaching views over rolling countryside
  • Within easy reach of the stunning Jurassic Coast which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Property code: DC150

This spacious, thatched cottage in a quiet Dorset village blends traditional features with contemporary touches to create a unique retreat from which to explore both rural beauty and the unique coastline of West Dorset.

In the picture-postcard village of Loders, this thatched, stone cottage blends beautifully into its surroundings. With spacious rooms throughout and a generous enclosed garden to the rear, there is plenty of space for you all to spread out. The cottage neighbours the village school and there is a village pub within 200 metres, which is very convenient. Being only 2 miles from the A35, making it easy to explore other places within the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To the south is the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, famous for fossil hunting; to the west is the popular seaside town of Lyme Regis (13 miles); and to the east is the unique Chesil Beach (18 miles) and the seaside town of Weymouth (21 miles).

On entering the house, you will be struck by the quirky, original features and eclectic mix of traditional furniture that give this cottage an abundance of character. To the left of the small hallway is the spacious lounge with its exposed beams, window seat and interesting, stone fireplace. It has a cosy ambience which is complemented further by the open fire, making it the perfect place to settle down of an evening. Leading on from the lounge, to the rear of the property, is the country cottage-style kitchen/diner. Modest, but well-equipped, you will find everything you need here to conjure up a scrummy breakfast or delicious dinner, whilst enjoying views of the garden. Heading upstairs, there are two good-sized bedrooms: one with a king-size bed and one with a double and a single bed. Once again, they are spacious and comfortable with a mix of traditional furniture, which adds character. Also on the first floor is the recently refurbished bathroom which is contemporary in style with its bespoke built-in basin unit and shower over a large bath. Please note: from the landing there is a steep ladder-style staircase leading up to a locked attic, but families with young children need to be aware of this.

Outside, there is a sheltered, undercover patio area with table and chairs, which is a great place to enjoy a spot of al fresco dining. From here, you can appreciate the large, south-facing, lawned garden with its mature trees and shrubs; the kids and dog will love running around in this delightful enclosed space.

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

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 bedrooms – 1 bedroom with a double and a single bed; 1 king-size bedroom 
  • 1 bathroom - shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Open fire (coal provided October - 30th April; kindling and firelighters are not provided)
  • Central heating included
  • Wi-fi included (please enquire before booking whether email speed is sufficient for downloading or streaming)
  • Hairdryer available
  • 1 dog welcome (please note, dogs are not permitted upstairs)
  • Large, enclosed south-facing garden with seating
  • Parking on village street
  • Shop within 1 mile
  • Pub within 200 metres
  • Please note: from the landing there is a steep ladder-style staircase leading up to a locked attic, families with young children need to be aware of this

Belinda Withey

This property is personally managed by Belinda.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 11 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lindsay 12th September 2020

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Reviewed by Harry 29th August 2020

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We had an excellent holiday in this lovely cottage. We enjoyed the great view from the garden, and long walks with the dog through the Dorset countryside and along the beaches nearby. Loders is a quiet, picturesque village and we really enjoyed exploring the hills (and pubs) around it.

Reviewed by Stephen 15th August 2020

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Reviewed by Alison 25th July 2020

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Good location Very spacious. The most delightfully spacious and dog friendly garden with wonderful views. Very modern bathroom with a lovely bath and shower.

Reviewed by Adam 18th July 2020

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We loved Sirio Cottage and would definitely go back, its a lovely cosy cottage with a Perfect garden for children So they had lots of space to play when we werent out and about. Loders is a beautiful village and with so many beeches nearby theres always somewhere different to go with the children. Would highly recommend!

Reviewed by ROGER 11th July 2020

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First class throughout. Only minor problem was weak / no mobil signal inside the cottage, possibly due to the thickness of the walls?

Reviewed by Joanna 26th October 2019

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This is a pretty, well equipped cottage in a quiet village. Lots of lovely walks nearby. The owner is very friendly and helpful. She even lent us towels for the dog. We will definitely go back.

Reviewed by Shaun 31st August 2019

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A nice location. A pleasant cottage. Nice garden .very relaxing

Reviewed by Ej 24th August 2019

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This is a lovely thatched cottage, with a good size private garden. Set in a quiet picturesque village, with a nice pub within walking distance. The location of the cottage is idea for travelling in either direction along the coast. We stayed here with our two children and had a great week. The owner lives a few doors down and was very helpful, eveRead moren dropped of some maps as we had left ours at home. Hide

Reviewed by Marion 17th August 2019

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Lovely cottage with beautiful big garden. Friendly and helpful owner. We had a very relaxing break and visited the beach often. Would have liked to stay longer!

Reviewed by Mr S Sawbridge 4th October 2018

A lovely, comfortable, and well-furnished period thatched cottage just as we expected from the website description. Fantastic refurbished bathroom. Location within the village is great with a pub nearby and a short car ride to shops at Bridport. Although there is no dedicated parking we had no difficulty parking across the road from the cottage. Read moreAlthough there were only two of us staying this would be an ideal property for a family given the two spacious bedrooms and the large garden ideal for children. All-in-all we had a wonderful time at a lovely property. Hide

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Looking towards the cottage from the large enclosed garden
Step into the light and airy sitting room
Settle down beside the open fire
Prepare your favourite meals in the kitchen/diner
Enjoy leisurely meals around the dining table
Head upstairs to the king-size bedroom
Spacious bedroom sleeping 2 with a double bed and a single bed
Contemporary bathroom with bespoke built-in basin unit
Perfect spot for al fresco meals and drinks on the undercover patio area
Lots of space in the garden for all the family to enjoy
Looking towards the front of the cottage
Show 4 moreSpacious, enclosed, south-facing garden

Location

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