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  • Captivating Bettiscombe Cottage

    Ref: S72838

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    • Bedrooms: 3
    • Sleeps: 2
    • Baths: 1
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    • 2 pets welcome
    • Internet access
    • Open fire
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    Captivating Bettiscombe Cottage sleeping up to 2 guests

    The World Heritage Coast makes a wonderful day out, and there are plenty of other nearby attractions to keep the whole family entertained.
    Set in a great location in picturesque west Dorset, this semi-detached, dog-friendly family home makes an ideal holiday base. It lies close to the Devon border, nestling just beneath Lamberts Castle Fort (National Trust), and within easy driving of the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Visit the seaside resorts of West Bay, Burton Bradstock, Eype, Charmouth and Lyme Regis (known as the ‘Jewel in the Crown’ of west Dorset), with its famous Cobb, harbour and sandy beach. There is a wealth of family attractions to enjoy ranging from Forde Abbey and Gardens, Seaton’s Tram Railway, Pecorama with its model railways, the donkey sanctuary at Sidmouth, and the Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum in south Somerset. Explore the scenic countryside; local village pubs where you can wine and dine; superb country and coastal walking; Exeter with its beautiful cathedral, catacombs and shops; and Weymouth, Portland and Dorchester, taking in the breathtaking Chesil Beach, as well as Abbotsbury Swannery with its sub-tropical gardens. The local, award-winning pub has a pleasant atmosphere, serves good beer and is dog friendly. Shop 1 mile, pub 300 yards and restaurant 3 miles.
    Step to entrance. Ground Floor:
    Living/dining room: With multi-fuel burner, 32" Sky TV (basic package), DVD player, CD player and iPod dock.
    Kitchen: With double electric oven, electric hob, microwave and fridge/freezer.
    Steep stairs to:
    First Floor:

    Bedroom 1: With double bed.
    Bedroom 2: With double bed (for flexible sleeping arrangements).
    Bedroom 3: With twin beds (for children).
    Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
    Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs and coal for multi-fuel burner included. Stairgate. Telephone (honesty box). Welcome pack. Garage with washing machine. Small, enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and barbecue. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: Couples and family bookings only. Maximum occupancy 4 guests.

    Open Fire / Woodburner
    Barbecue
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Garden / Patio
    Pub within 1 mile
    Pets – no charge
    Rural Location
    Stairgate
    Television
    Woodburning Stove
    Decorated at Christmas
    WiFi
    Bed Linen & Towels Included
    Short Breaks All Year
    Washing Machine
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    10 Customer Reviews

    angela – 6 Oct 2018
    "The cottage it self was well equipped and comfortable, unfortunately there was a main road right at the front and a country lane at the rear of the property, hence the noise from the traffic was horrendous. The first thing we noticed when entering the property was the smell of damp, quite a bit of the plaster was peeling away from the dining room walls. The cottage was generally clean on the surface but attention is definitely needed to the areas behind and under the furniture, my dogs toy rolled under the welsh dresser and upon retrieving it, it was absolutely covered in dust, fluff and dog hairs. There were quite a few cobwebs all over the cottage, again, a feather duster would not go amiss. The cottage was well furnished but was let down by the lack of cleanliness and noisy traffic. We were looking for a quite few days away but felt like we were in the middle of a race course."
    M – 30 Sep 2018
    "we found the road very busy and fast parking not ideal ,there was a smell of damp in the cottage . There was no welcome pack the local shop had closed down the local pub was very friendly .We had booked a weeks holiday but only stayed one night because we found it was not suitable for us."
    Steve – 22 Sep 2018
    "Lovely restful holiday"
    Kevin – 7 Sep 2018
    "Had a really good short break at S72838 and have fallen in love with Dorset. There are some great local hill walks and the coast is a short distance away.The cottage itself is beautiful inside, 3 spacious bedrooms and has a modern feel. Wi-fi kept the teenagers happy and of course it is pet friendly. It is on a main road but this in no way was detrimental - the road is generally not that busy and sound insulation is very good. There are some lovely country views from the upstairs windows. So ok, if you want to sit in the garden it might not be for you. But I can say without hesitation that I would stay here again.Cleanliness generally good, perhaps under sofas and hidden areas need more attention, but hey, I have the same issues at home! The stairs are very steep, definitely not for the elderly and others need to take care. But all-in-all, exceeded my expectation."
    Mark – 19 Aug 2018
    "Probably the best equipped and most practical dog friendly cottage I have stayed in. Lower marks are based on factors outside the owners control such as the internet speed and lack of amenities in the immediate village. Pub nearby is like something out of The League of Gentlemen but possibly worth a visit for that reason alone. The nearby hill fort is a great and safe place to walk a dog though and has great views on a clear day. The location is excellent for exploring the towns and villages on the Jurassic Coast from Weymouth to Beer within a relatively short drive and the fish and chip van in Broadwindsor on a Tuesday which you can eat in the local dog friendly pub is a great idea. Overall an excellent cottage which is great for dog owners, with helpful and friendly owners."
    Jenny – 26 Jul 2018
    "Well stocked cottage easy holiday living. Comfy beds. Lots of board games dvds and books. Good position for visiting Dorset. Dorset welcomes dogs everywhere. Lovely walks highly recommend Lyme Regis fossil hunt fascinating for all agesOn,y downside on busy road with another lane behind"
    Confirmed guest – 8 May 2018
    "Could be such a lovely cottage, views are fantastic and the back lanes offer nice walks, but it desperately needs a good clean."
    Karen – 20 Feb 2018
    "A really cosy welcoming cottage. We felt at home straight away. The log burner was wonderful. We had a really relaxing break, which was much needed."
    Den – 20 Jan 2018
    "Lovely, well equipped holiday home with everything needed for a week away. Views really Lovely. Wood burner for cold cosy evening's. Ideally placed to visit lots of places. Lyme Regis beach a hit with our dog dottie! The downside is the road outside and lane behind! Which can be busy and fast!Also the cottage is old and has some damp problems, we were away in January and it rained a lot so maybe in summer not such a problem?"
    Lynda – 27 Dec 2017
    "No pavements and a very busy road so could not walk dogs without getting car out. As a dog friendly cottage this should have been mentioned in the cottage details because we wouldn’t have booked it.Nice cottage, comfy beds, lovely Xmas decorations."

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