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Beautifully converted cottage in a peaceful countryside setting close to coast

Overview

Property

Updated: 19-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Secluded high quality cottage near Lulworth Cove

Little Glebe was newly converted in 2012 to a very high specification, and has been designed to provide superb cosy country accommodation for either four adults or a family. Solid oak has been used throughout to give a luxurious feel alongside high quality furnishings and fittings. There is central heating throughout. The property has its own courtyard garden which ensures complete privacy from the main house. There is a barbecue, table and chairs.

On the ground floor a spacious hallway and boot room gives plenty of room for outdoor clothes and muddy boots. The boot room also houses a washing machine.

There are two double bedrooms downstairs, each with an en-suite bathroom. Bedroom One has a shower and Bedroom Two has a bath with shower over. We thought a bath would be welcome after long coastal and country walks or if you have small children.

Bedroom One has two singles that can be converted into a king size – just tell us which you prefer before your stay. Bedroom two has a double bed.

Both rooms have private garden views.

On the first floor you will find a large open plan room with character beams and French windows that open onto endless country views across the fields. There is a well equipped modern galley kitchen with a dishwasher, fridge, cooker and microwave, as well as a dining area. The far end provides a cosy living area with a gorgeous warming log burner and a large TV, DVD player and music centre. Bring your own music, films and books or feel free to choose from the library we provide.

Little Glebe is fully centrally heated. Cotton bed linen and large fluffy towels are provided.

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About the Owner

Sue Hyde
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2017

About Sue Hyde

We are Peter and Sue Hyde. Sue runs a Bed and Breakfast business in Glebe House and also looks after guests in Little Glebe. Peter's family are local farmers who have lived and worked in this area for seven generations. Our son Will has recently joined the farm, managing the sheep dairy unit.

Sue Hyde purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Sue Hyde chose Winfrith Newburgh

Our lovely home in Winfrith Newburgh sits above the village in airy, secluded beech woods. We built Little Glebe to be a holiday home that could share this superb location, but also retain it's own sense of peace and privacy. Then we furnished it with soft coastal colours and natural oak throughout to make the inside feel really special!

What makes this cottage unique

Little Glebe is an 'upside down' house, with two cosy en suite bedroom downstairs. This enables visitors to enjoy sweeping views across the surrounding countryside from the upstairs French windows.

Our sheep, hens and dogs complete the delightful rural environment, and deer, foxes and badgers are regular, but shy nightime visitors.

15 Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

5

Great Location & cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Little Gables. Location is ideal for walks around the area. Or you can drive to various seaside locations. The welcome pack and friendly welcome were lovely personal touches. The cottage was very warm and cosy. I would recommend

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you all enjoyed your holiday in Dorset, but hope you meant Little Glebe rather than Little Gables in your review! ... please visit again ...
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Ross on Wye, UK
3

Views, charms and rooks

  • 3 of 5

The property is well located - an easy drive from Lulworth and within reach of many other Dorset places of interest - and set in a lovely spot with great views from the upstairs living room. There is a nice garden - but the property is overlooked by a large rookery so it is noisy outside in the morning and evening. The bedrooms, bathrooms and utility space downstairs are all good. Upstairs there is a pleasant sitting area with the views, but the kitchen and dining areas are quite narrow and under sloping roofs which is restrictive. There were three of us - not sure how four adults would sit at the table for a meal. Good range of kitchen equipment and a lovely and practical welcome pack too. It is a gentle walk into the village - past the interesting local church - and the village has a well stocked local shop with good opening hours and a couple of pubs.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review. Oh dear - we love our rookery, and in common with many people have always viewed their calls as a classic part of the countryside soundtrack. The young rooks leave their parents nests in May, so this might be why you were more aware of them? As to space upstairs, we are very happy for guests to move the dining table to a different part of the room if they find the eaves height too restrictive. Many people prefer to have the table in front of the french windows so they can enjoy the stunning view over the fields and valley.
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5

Fantastic, quiet stay

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our quiet week in Winfred Newburgh. The Little Glebe is a charming place to stay, well situated for exploring Dorset. The hosts were very welcoming, and even provided some basic supplies on arrival. Perfect location for quiet walks. We were very sad to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely tranquil rural location and warm welcome, within easy reach of everything

  • 5 of 5

A far superior experience than a B&B or hotel and perfect for the family.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very well equipped, warm and cozy. Home from home. Welcoming hosts.

  • 5 of 5

Two en suite bedrooms made it the perfect accommodation for our requirements. Lovely views. Didn't need log fire as cottage always warm and cozy but nice to know it's there if needed. Ideal location for walking and also driving to nearby attractions. Welcome pack left by hosts a nice touch and much appreciated. Furnished to a high standard. Everything you need has been thought of.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much indeed for your kind review. Easoecialy after you caught me in my dressing gown and wellies shutting up the hens one night!
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5

Very beautiful cottage, excellent amenities and facilities.

  • 5 of 5

Very beautiful cottage, love the upsidedown layout. Both bedrooms were very comfortable especially with both having ensures. The kitchen had everything we needed and the lounge was lovely with the log burner and views across the countryside. Very friendly owners and friendly dogs.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to pen this lovely review. It is much appreciated.
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Location

From the Owner

Our lovely home in Winfrith Newburgh sits above the village in airy, secluded beech woods. We built Little Glebe to be a holiday home that could share this superb location, but also retain it's own sense of peace and privacy. Then we furnished it with soft coastal colours and natural oak throughout to make the inside feel really special!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bournemouth at 25 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Red Lion, Winfrith at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Weymouth at 12 Miles Nearest Golf : Came Down at 8 Miles Nearest Train : Wool at 3 Miles Nearest Motorway : A352 at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Red Lion at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Lulworth Cove at 2 Miles Car: recommended

Winfrith Newburgh is just two miles from Lulworth Cove on the stunning World Heritage Jurassic coastline and South West coast path. It is nine miles from the county town of Dorchester and 18 miles from the more bustling conurbations of Poole and Bournemouth. There is a friendly local post office/village store and three pubs nearby. If the weather’s good you may not get further than the local coastline and beaches, but then you’d miss out on other fabulous locations such as Corfe Castle, the Cerne Abbas Giant, the Tank Museum, Monkey World, the Blue Pool, Swanage Railway, Sherborne Abbey, Portland Bill and many others…

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid Summer
16 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Summer
7 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£780
for 7 nights
£780
 
 
High Season
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£860
for 7 nights
£860
 
 
Late summer
1 Sep 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Early Autumn
22 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£580
for 7 nights
£580
 
 
Early Autumn
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£470
 
 
Half Term
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£555
for 7 nights
£555
 
 
Early Winter
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£435
 
 
Xmas and New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£550
for 5 nights
From
£110
£750
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owners Tems and Conditions apply. These will be sent at any time on request, but will be provided regardless when any formal booking is made.
Deposit of 25% will be asked for at time of booking, with the balance due six weeks prior to each holiday.
CHANGEOVER DAY IS NORMALLY ON FRIDAY.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Avg/night
Updated: 19-Jun-2017
12
Available
12
Unavailable

Facilities

From the Owner

Little Glebe is an 'upside down' house, with two cosy en suite bedroom downstairs. This enables visitors to enjoy sweeping views across the surrounding countryside from the upstairs French windows. Our sheep, hens and dogs complete the delightful rural environment, and deer, foxes and badgers are regular, but shy nightime visitors.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Can convert to two singles
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only