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A Ropemakers cottage in the market town of Bridport close to the Jurassic Coast

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Welcome to Pinchens Cottage. A former Ropemakers (workers) cottage close to the centre of Bridport, West Dorset recognised as An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The cottage is lovingly furnished in an eclectic style with many vintage finds from the local markets and hand-made soft furnishings.

Mr Pinchen, a Ropemaker, along with his wife Mrs Pinchen, a Twine Binder, lived in the cottage in 1863 with their 3 children, and now we’d like to share the space with you. A home from home.

A Ropemakers cottage with one double bedroom and one twin room. The cottage has a comfortable living room with wood burner and a newly fitted cottage style kitchen/diner.

Downstairs the front door opens onto a cosy living room with a wood-burner, plenty of seating, cushions and blankets. Books/games/jigsaws/DVDs are also available to use. The kitchen/diner has comfortable seating for 4 and is well equipped with oven, fridge, washing machine, microwave and plenty of storage under the stairs.

Upstairs the first floor has a twin bedroom and bathroom with bath and electric shower over the bath. A further staircase leads to an open plan double bedroom in the loft, with lovely views across the town to Boarsbarrow Hill and surrounding countryside.

There is a detached enclosed garden well away from roads which you are welcome to use.

Pinchens Cottage is a 10 minute walk from the centre of the friendly and vibrant market town of Bridport and nestles under Allington Hill & Coopers Wood in the village of Allington. Explore the Saturday morning market or watch the world go by in one of the many restaurants, pubs or cafes sprinkled around the town.

The stunning cliffs and beaches of the World Heritage Jurassic coast are a 5 minute drive away (or a 25 minute walk along the River Brit) at West Bay, and Bridport is the perfect base to explore the surrounding area from, with Lyme Regis, Dorchester and Chesil Beach all within half an hour drive.

More Details

Owner
Maria Graham
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bridport in West Dorset District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath, shower above, sink and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - Loft room with 1 double bed
    Bedroom 2 - Twin bedroom with 2 single beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

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A Ropemakers cottage in the market town of Bridport close to the Jurassic Coast
average rating of 4.1764708 based on 17 reviews
5

A charming, well equipped cottage in an excellent location for Bridport town centre.

  • 5 of 5

A great place to stay in this quirky and friendly Dorset town. The cottage has everything you could need for a comfortable stay , with on street parking if you're lucky. Neighbours are very friendly.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank for your wonderful comments Brian. We hope you will stay again.
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4

Comfortable & cosy

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cottage - great to have log burner. No TV as advertised.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments Sally. We're happy you enjoyed your stay and the log burner! The TV is working now. I hope we see you again in our cottage.
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5

Charming terrace house in good location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house, decorated nicely. 10 minutes walk from the centre of Bridport. Well stocked kitchen equipment, and we appreciated the games and wood burning stove.

Only downsides were limited parking outside and no door to the loft room, but these issues are reflected in the price. Parking was no big issue as there are spaces a couple of minutes away.

Many thanks for a lovely holiday - we would strongly recommend this holiday home.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. We hope to see you again in our cottage.
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5

Charming

  • 5 of 5

Charming character-filled cottage, on more of a street than a road, quiet at night. Wifi worked, even the TV - against expectation - worked. Cosy with the woodburner. Would certainly make a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind comments. I hope you will visit us again.
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5

Pinchers cottage

  • 5 of 5

Oh what a joy.straight into the cottage after a drive of 4hours lovely feel about the cottage.Every where was clean and tidy and cosy as you would expect.Maria was very thorough with all information provided and I've had the best night's sleep in a long time .Found plenty of places to park in the near by streets .👌please don.t hesitate to book this cottage

  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a glowing reference Deborah! We hope you will visit again.
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4

cosy cottage

  • 4 of 5

clean bright cottage. easy access to the Town. Very comfortable beds

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Geraldine. Happy it was comfortable for you. We hope you will visit again.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Bridport, West Country

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Christmas & NY
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£440
for 4 nights
From
£110
£550
 
 
February Half Term
10 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£425
for 7 nights
£425
 
 
Easter
24 Mar 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
May Half Term
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Early Summer
2 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£193
for 3 nights
£450
 
 
Summer Peak
21 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Late Summer
8 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£193
for 3 nights
£450
 
 
October Half Term
20 Oct 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
Christmas & NY
15 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£440
for 4 nights
From
£110
£550
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£375
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

We welcome short stays and weekend bookings during non-peak time. Daily rates apply for bookings of less than 7 nights. A surcharge of £40 is added to short stays bookings for housekeeping.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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