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Dorset period cottage sleeps 6

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Melcombe Cottage is a beautiful 18C stone cottage in the heart of the quintessential Dorset village of Osmington surrounded by thatched cottages. It combines the quaint features of a period property with the conveniences of modern living having been extensively renovated. It has 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large kitchen/diner (with choice of Aga or standard hob and oven) opening onto the small back garden, and an elegant yet cosy sitting room with a wood burner. Dogs are welcome. LOCATION Central village, surrounded by thatched cottages and near the sea. It is walking distance to the stunning Jurassic coast and just a short drive to the sandy beach of Weymouth. Osmington is surrounded by beautiful hills perfect for walking including to its very own white horse and there are amazing vi...Melcombe Cottage is a beautiful 18C stone cottage in the heart of the quintessential Dorset village of Osmington surrounded by thatched cottages. It combines the quaint features of a period property with the conveniences of modern living having been extensively renovated. It has 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large kitchen/diner (with choice of Aga or standard hob and oven) opening onto the small back garden, and an elegant yet cosy sitting room with a wood burner. Dogs are welcome. LOCATION Central village, surrounded by thatched cottages and near the sea. It is walking distance to the stunning Jurassic coast and just a short drive to the sandy beach of Weymouth. Osmington is surrounded by beautiful hills perfect for walking including to its very own white horse and there are amazing views to be had of the Weymouth bay when up in the hills. Kimmeridge Bay and Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are a short drive away. KITCHEN Large country kitchen with gas Aga as well as standard electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine. Large dining table and chairs. Large bi-fold doors open onto the pretty patio garden with table and chairs. SITTING ROOM An elegant yet cosy room with two comfy sofas, arm chair and wood burning stove. There is a television, DVD player and wifi access. BEDROOMS Bedroom 1: double bed (downstairs) with patio doors opening onto garden Bedroom 2: double bed with original fireplace Bedroom 3: with twin beds that can be joined to form a double bed. Limited floor space when both beds are out. BATHROOMS En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, bath, WC and basin Upstairs shower, WC and basin CLEANING/TOWELS/LINEN Electricity and central heating included. Duvets and pillows on all beds. Tenants to bring own beach towels. The cottage is cleaned at the end of each stay, more frequently by arrangement. Wifi internet is included. ACCESSIBILITY The ground floor of the cottage, with its beautiful downstairs bedroom with en suite and double doors opening onto the garden, is suitable for those challenged by stairs. OUTSIDE To the rear of the property is a small and pretty patio garden with table and chairs – perfect for morning coffee or evening drinks. PARKING Parking is in the lane outside the house. The lane leads to the hill with the Osmington white horse and meadows and is a no through road. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Alison R
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2016
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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Date of stay: September 2020
Reviewed 31 August 2019

The cottage is set well off the main road and is so peaceful and quiet. The village is picturesque and there are plenty of walks nearby - the Osmington White Horse and Osmington Mills are great walks with a dog. This a family friendly cottage...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Cruiser525625
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 August 2019

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Date of stay: August 2019
Reviewed 9 August 2019

We stayed here for our family week long summer holiday this year. We were a multigenerational family, grandparents, parents and 2 children 5 and 7. The cottage was just right for our stay we were able to relax and feel at home very easily. We...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank SaraVF87
Reviewed 2 June 2019

Great location for views, walks and beaches. Spacious cottage but in need of a little attention. Owner sorted our issues promptly.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank agdowes
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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