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Beautifully converted from an 18th Century stone barn, the cottage is set in idyllic surroundings in the heart of West Dorset. The cottage has retained much of its original character with fossils from the Jurassic coastline inset into its stonework and huge oak beams. The sitting/dining room looks out across the garden and fields towards the village Church of Askerswell, half a mile away. The dining area, with french windows, opening out onto the stone terrace, provides a wonderful sun-trap for summer lunches under the old apple tree.bedrooms:
1 double bedroom and 2 twin bedrooms comprising of:
5' kingsize bed
twin bedroom with 3' painted wooden beds
twin bedroom with 3' wooden bedskitchen:
Cooker, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher. the large kitchen is very well equipped and looks onto the garden. If you would rather let someone else do the cooking for you so that you can relax and enjoy your holiday, there are very good chefs locally who would be happy to discuss some menus which can then be dropped off to your cottage. Alternatively the award-winning Washingpool farm shop is a wonderful source of home made meals and organic produce.
The laundry room is a short distance across the yard with washing machine, tumble drier, iron and board and drying racks.bathrooms:
2 bathrooms upstairs and separate wc downstairs
double bedroom has ensuite bathroom with handheld shower
twin bedrooms share family sized bathroom with shower over bathfeatures:
Wood-burning stove, oil fired central heating, oak floors throughout ground floor, all linen included (not beach towels) and private spring-water supply, rising on farm. The panoramic views across farmland towards Eggardon hill and the picturesque village of Askerswell from the cottage and the garden are idyllic. If you take the cottage for two or more weeks, a service clean is provided at the end of each week with fresh linen. The Spyway Inn, providing very good food, is only a 10 minute stroll away.