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Dorset Croft

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7 Nights See prices

  • £515  to  £762

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Short Breaks From

  • £92 p/night
    Off peak
    (3 night min)
  • £130 p/night
    Peak season
    (3 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps

    2

  • Bedrooms

    1 Room

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children

    Sorry
    No Children

  • WiFi

    Yes

  • Dogs

    Yes
    2 Dogs

  • Access

    Stairs

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Pub Nearby

About Dorset Croft

Dorset Croft is a picture-perfect stone cottage topped with traditional thatch. Set in the rolling Dorset countryside close to Beaminster, guests have the convenience of being only half a mile from the welcoming New Inn pub in Stoke Abbott with immediate access to fantastic footpaths and bike rides from the door. The large one-bedroom annexe is attached to the owner's home with no other immediate neighbours. It is entirely private and self-contained, so it is perfect for couples or solo travellers, including those who want to bring their dogs.

Stoke Abbott is in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers plenty to visitors at any time of the year. The Jubilee Trail footpath passes the property as it winds its way through historic villages, across the downs and through hidden valleys. The footpath leads to Pilsdon Pen and Lewesdon Hill, rewarding hikers with panoramic views that will take their breath away. The footpath also links up with the South West Coast Path where there are excellent day and shorter walks to stunning view points such as Golden Cap passing through meadows and providing fantastic views of the Jurassic Coast along the way. Cyclists are also well catered for, with many visitors and locals making good use of the picturesque 16-mile Tour de Manche route between Bridport and Axminster. There is a wide variety of mountain bike trails and road routes, with the cottage providing facilities to clean and store bikes securely.

You may be relaxed, but you won't be bored when you stay at Dorset Croft, with fun and adventure to be found in any weather. Day trips can include exploring the Jurassic Coast UNESCO World Heritage Site and fossil hunting on beaches like nearby West Bay, Lyme Regis, and Charmouth. Beaminster and Bridport are ideal for picking up provisions for your self-catering holiday or make the most of the local farm shops, vineyards and cider farms to experience the true flavour of Dorset. Local attractions include the Abbotsbury Swannery, Mapperton House, and the Beaminster Museum. You can also take to the water on an exhilarating Lyme Regis RIB Charter tour or a more sedate self-guided canoe trip, play golf and go fishing.

Dorset Croft provides a warm welcome all year round. Whether you're escaping for a short break or have time to stay longer, you'll easily settle in and feel right at home.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Gareth & Suzanne Flux joined Independent Cottages in December 2020


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi

Location (Dorset)

Accommodation Comprises:

Dorset Croft is a semi-detached annexe to the owner's property. It is surrounded by countryside, with no other immediate neighbours. It has recently been fully refurbished to provide a high standard of accommodation with period character. Accommodation is on the first floor, with the cottage having its own private entrance and allocated parking.

  • Solid wood floors are a fantastic feature of the living/dining room, coordinating with the deep window sills that showcase the thick stone walls and the cottage's age.
  • Multi-aspect windows overlook the owners' garden and let in lots of sunshine during the day. Settle back on the sofa with a good book or relax in the armchair with your feet up and your favourite show on the TV. The cottage has WiFi throughout so that guests can use their laptops or tablets during their stay, and there is a desk with a comfortable chair for those who need to work.
  • Linger over meals at the antique dining table, which is easily big enough for plates, wine glasses and multiple serving dishes if you plan some fancy cooking.
  • Honey from the owner's hives features in the welcome pack that awaits guests in the kitchen, which is very well equipped for a self-catering holiday. In addition to the expected equipment and appliances, there is also a washing machine for guests' convenience, dishwasher and that all important coffee machine.
  • Spacious bedroom with a very comfortable kingsized bed and proper storage. A door leads to a private rooftop terrace where you can sit and enjoy your morning tea in the sunshine, or end the day admiring the plethora of stars in the clear night skies. Sun beds are provided for you to use on the roof terrace.
  • Guests have the choice of a shower or a bath in the contemporary bathroom, which also features a heated towel rail, WC and handbasin.

Outside: The rooftop terrace has a table and chairs where guests can relax in the sunshine from first thing in the morning until the afternoon. There is also a dedicated barbecue area with picnic bench (pizza oven also available for guest use!) which looks out over the valley and is a wonderful spot to enjoy a barbecue or pizza in the sunshine with a glass of wine as the sun sets. If you are lucky you may see swallows feeding over the ponds during the day or deer and owls coming out at dusk - a truly magical sight! There is a hose for washing down bikes, boots and dogs, and secure bike storage. Guests also have allocated off-street parking.

Additional Information: All utilities, bed linen, bath towels and WiFi are provided. Up to two well-behaved dogs are welcome with prior agreement, and a dog bed is available if required. Short breaks (minimum of three nights) are possible all year round, depending on availability. Smoking and vaping are not permitted and sorry but no naked flames due to the property having a low thatched roof. For this reason, barbecues are allowed in the dedicated area only.

Dorset Croft Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 29th Oct 2021 - Thu, 16th Dec 2021
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £331 | 4 nights: £386 | 5 nights: £460 | 6 nights: £497

7 Nights
£515

3 Nights
£331


Fri, 17th Dec 2021 - Sun, 2nd Jan 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £507 | 4 nights: £624 | 5 nights: £650 | 6 nights: £702

7 Nights
£728

3 Nights
£507


Mon, 3rd Jan 2022 - Thu, 24th Feb 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £331 | 4 nights: £386 | 5 nights: £460 | 6 nights: £497

7 Nights
£515

3 Nights
£331


Fri, 25th Feb 2022 - Thu, 24th Mar 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £331 | 4 nights: £386 | 5 nights: £460 | 6 nights: £497

7 Nights
£515

3 Nights
£331


Fri, 25th Mar 2022 - Thu, 21st Apr 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £390 | 4 nights: £440 | 5 nights: £500 | 6 nights: £540

7 Nights
£560

3 Nights
£390


Fri, 22nd Apr 2022 - Thu, 26th May 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £360 | 4 nights: £420 | 5 nights: £500 | 6 nights: £540

7 Nights
£560

3 Nights
£360


Fri, 27th May 2022 - Thu, 16th Jun 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £396 | 4 nights: £462 | 5 nights: £550 | 6 nights: £594

7 Nights
£616

3 Nights
£396

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom (1 King)
Children:
No
Dogs/Pets:
2 dogs welcome
Accessibility:
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
Smoking:
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Flexible
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
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Owner Area

Gareth & Suzanne Flux
Member Since December 2020

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Dorset Croft Noticeboard

COVID Cancellation Policy
In addition to our other cancellation policies, if you are unable to travel for your holiday at Dorset Croft because of a legal restriction from any of the UK governments then you will have the option to choose a transfer of your holiday dates or a full refund.

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Dorset Croft 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 8th November 2021
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