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Unique 17th Century Thatched Cottage

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Okeford Fitzpaine, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England
Netherway Farmhouse is a 17th century thatched cottage, one of 25 listed buildings in the conservation area of Okeford Fitzpaine, one of Dorset’s most attractive villages exhibiting rural charm and relaxed pace. The cottage is available for weekly bookings. Please note that our changeover day is a Friday.

Netherway Farmhouse was refurbished in 2018. In keeping with its character, a new kitchen was installed with new appliances and exposing the original stonework. The original pantry was reinstated and a new utility room created with a downstairs toilet. Upstairs there is a new bathroom suite with separate bath and shower.
There is a 4th bedroom with ensuite in the third storey which can be made available upon request in order to sleep up to 8 people.

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Listing #HL5373100
About the Owner
David G
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:September 2014
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

I highly recommend this delightful holiday cottage. It's been beautifully restored by the owners, with loads of original features combined with modern comforts. Very spacious living accommodation, and they allow dogs to stay too!. Set in beautiful surrounding countryside with great walks, and attractive towns...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank chris151151
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile


Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Netherway is a very comfortable cottage, well appointed with everything you need for your stay. It has been renovated to a very good standard but retains all of it's period features, exposed oak beams etc. We were there for a week and would highly recommend...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Steve K
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Twins
    2 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$256 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Did you know that……..
*Poole (for Sandbanks, park, cinemas), Weymouth, Salisbury,Longleat and the New Forest are all less than 30 miles from the cottage.
*You can buy free range lamb, Dexter beef, also fresh oysters and mussels within walking distance from the cottage- cook a paella on the cottage patio paella cooker and barbeque!.
* Hambledon Hill, under 6 miles away is nearly twice the height of the White Cliffs of Dover. It contains half the varieties of butterflies in the UK.
*In 1645 an ancient force in the English Civil War called The Clubmen of Dorset gathered for battle on on the Hill.
*Bell Hill , under 3 miles away is a famous site for hang gliding, watch them soar!
* The Jurassic coastline is a World Heritage Site and easily reachable from the cottage.
* The walls of the far...
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How to get there
Airport: Nearest airport Bournemoth: 41.0 km
Railway: Gillingham - direct line to London Waterloo: 18.0 km
Ferry: Poole Ferry Terminal: 43.0 km
From London by car. Most secure route is M3, A303 towards Exeter. when on the M3 take turn off at A343 to Salisbury, follow the signs to Blandford. At Blandford follow signs to Warminster, then Sturminster Marshall , turning left over the river Stour. At Shillingstone turn left towards Okeford Fitzpaine.
From London by Train.
The the train from London Waterloo to Gillingham on the Southwest Trains Exeter route. Normally select the front 3 carriages (the rest of the train stops at Salisbury). Get off the train at Gillingham, then its an 18km taxi ride to the cottage.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 39.0 km.
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