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Vine Cottage - Osmington

Osmington, Dorset
Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
3 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A cosy holiday cottage in a picturesque village
  • Relax in the quiet secluded garden to the rear of the property
  • Perfect for exploring the Jurassic Coast, this is a lovely base for families, walkers and nature lovers
Property code: DC196

Enjoying a tranquil location in the Dorset countryside, this beautiful 18th-century mid-row stone cottage has been lovingly updated to provide cosy and inviting family accommodation in idyllic surroundings.

Located on a no-through lane leading to the inland coast path and the famous Osmington White Horse on the South Dorset Downs, this cottage is perfect for exploring the Dorset countryside and the stunning Jurassic Coast. Heading east along the coast you can explore Ringstead Bay (3.5 miles) and Lulworth Cove (11 miles), and encounter the natural arch of Durdle Door (10 miles). To the west is the popular seaside town of Weymouth (5 miles) with its beautiful crescent bay, long sandy beaches and popular attractions including Sandworld and the Jurassic Skyline. Heading inland you can visit Monkey World (10.5 miles), the Tank Museum (11 miles) or some of the places associated with Thomas Hardy including his birthplace in Higher Bockhampton (9.5 miles) and his home in Dorchester (8 miles).

Three stone steps lead up into this delightful cottage. On entering, you will find the welcoming lounge which retains several original features including a beamed ceiling, pine floorboards and a wood burner set in a stone inglenook. With a Smart TV, DVD, Bose Bluetooth and an iPod dock, this is a lovely space to relax in. There’s also a charming dining room with French doors to the garden and an attractive kitchen equipped with a cooker, microwave, washing machine, fridge and freezer. The ground floor also features a wet room with WC. Going up the steep cottage-style stairs you will find three cosy bedrooms on the first floor, all with sloping ceilings and reduced head height at the eaves. A step down leads into the king-size room, and there’s also a twin room and a single room, both with a feature chimney breast. The bathroom is complete with a shower over the bath and a WC. This room also has a low ceiling.

Stepping outside you can sit back in the back garden which has a paved path, outdoor furniture, a terrace and flowerbeds, and backs onto a wild, wooded hillside. Parking is available on the village lane.

 

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

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 king-size (accessed via a step down), 1 twin room, 1 single
  • 2 bathrooms - bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 wet room with shower and WC
  • Oven, fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine
  • Smart TV, DVD player, Bose Bluetooth speaker, iPod dock
  • Wood burner - logs included October - end of April
  • Garden with outdoor furniture
  • Roadside parking
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Shop/café 400 metres
  • Pub less than 2 miles
  • Coast 0.5 miles
  • Weymouth 5 miles

Chris Franklin

This property is personally managed by Chris.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 10 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Helen 2nd October 2020

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Lovely beamed cottage with character. Wonderful to have heating to dry our waterproofs against. The dogs settled well and seemed to enjoy the horses going past every day.

Reviewed by Jocelyn 21st September 2020

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Reviewed by Stephen 18th September 2020

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Reviewed by Peter 11th September 2020

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Location is excellent, Shame about the poor quality of the mattresses,very uncomfortable,need changing too something of a far better quality for the price of this property,the general condition of the property is looking a bit tired!

Reviewed by Candy 14th August 2020

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Vine cottage is nestled amongst several stone cottages. Extremely quiet, all we heard were horses hooves in our stay. It is perfectly located to explore many Dorset highlights.

Reviewed by Amandeep 8th August 2020

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Dirty but a good location

Reviewed by Susanna 5th July 2020

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A nice clean cottage with a garden which was great for our little dog. The beds were all very comfortable and this is a good base to explore the local stunning scenery.

Reviewed by Sally 13th September 2019

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Comfortable cottage in a great location; great for dog walking and within easy reach of the sea. Sadly the village pub had closed permanently the week before our stay.

Reviewed by Philippa 26th July 2019

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A very pretty cottage in a typical dorset village, with 2 spacious downstairs rooms and plenty of space to enjoy dinner around the large table! Beautiful walks from the door - to the coast path, or up the escarpment to the white horse.

Reviewed by Elaine 19th July 2019

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