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16th Century Thatched Cottage



Updated: 28-Nov-2016
Jasmine Cottage in Osmington, Weymouth, Dorset, England, UK - Tranquil Dorset Village 15 Minutes Walk To The Beach

Jasmine Cottage, which is Listed Grade II, is believed to date back to the early 16th century and is one of the oldest properties in the village. The cottage, which has locally quarried stone elevations under a thatched roof and has under gone extensive renovations in 2010 is now sporting 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, new kitchen dining room with French doors opening into a classic English country cottage garden. For many years the cottage served as the village newsagents and shop and is situated in the heart of this picturesque village.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Dorset Cottage Holiday was set up by Chris and Marielle Hemingway to provide quality self catering holiday cottages in Dorset. Marielle has used her background as an experienced Interior Designer to bring a blend of comfort, style and heritage to Cottages undertaken.

Jasmine Cottage has been an exciting renovation project, completely refurbishing the property to the highest specifications, with the addition of a spacious kitchen dining room and new master bedroom. We are excited to open our renovated cottage to guests and we hope you can share in this too!

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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Jasmine Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Jasmine Cottage was a delight! We were 4 adults, 2 kids, 1 toddler and 2 black labs. Property was clean and well maintained. Location is perfect for exploring Dorset. The oven element went on the cooker. Chris and Marielle were right on it and had an electrician replace it straight away (on a Saturday). We would recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback!
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Jasmine Cottage

  • 4 of 5

This cottage is ideal for a group of people as the layout of the bedrooms means you can stay together but have your own space. The cottage is well equipped with a large kitchen/dinning room, the table is big enough for a party of 8 to eat together and it has a secure garden for dogs. There are many walks straight from the cottage so there is no need to drive. You can also easily walk to The Smugglers Inn for food and drink and if you fancy tea and cakes there is a farm just across the road which is also a deli.The owners are very helpful and there is parking for at least three cars. I would definitely go back to Jasmine Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your reword and for leaving the cottage nice and tidy. Looking forward to welcoming you back.
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From the Owner

A fabulous area in one of Dorset's most beautiful villages.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bournemouth at 35 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Osmington at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Poole at 30 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Came down, Dorchester at 8 Kilometres Nearest Train : Wool at 8 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Osmington at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Warmwell at 5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Osmington at 5 Kilometres

Special interest holidays:

Please contact owner should you require weblink addresses. The area is ideal for walkers of all ages. For the more adventurous, why not try your hand at Clay Pigeon Shooting, with professional instruction on hand.

Local activities and places of interest: Purbeck Shooting School (Clay Pigeon Shooting). Monkey World. Bovington Tank Museum. Northe Fort (Portland).


The nearest beach is at Osmington Mills, 15-20 minutes walk. Weymouth is famous for its sandy beach ideal for children. There are good swimming areas at Bowleaze Cove and Ringstead, each a short drive away. Dogs on beaches: Restrictions are only in force from May to September. Dogs are permitted in Bowleaze Cove, Osmington and Ringstead beaches which is to the east side of Weymouth.


Regular train services to Weymouth, Dorchester and Wool, all within 10 miles of Osmington. There is a direct train from Southampton to Wool and local taxi companies will be waiting on hand.


Weymouth is 5 miles form Osmington, Dorchester 6 miles, and the coast (Osmington bay Beach a 10 to 15 minute walk). Portland and the National Sailing Centre is a short hop on from Weymouth.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
28 Oct 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
X-mas & New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early 2017
6 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Spring '17
10 Feb 2017 - 6 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Easter '17
7 Apr 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Spring '17
21 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May Half Term
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
2 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late summer
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October '17
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October Half Term
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nov & Dec
27 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Changeover Day:
Fridays are our change over day. Some check in days may be different due to holidays. Check in time from 3.30pm and check out by 10.00am - however we will do all we can to accommodate special requests.

Notes on prices:
please call for updated pricing and availability. Deposits taken by credit card or debit card add a 3% service charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 28-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

Proximity to the beach, neighbouring tours including Weymouth and Dorchester. Osmington is nestled in some of England's most beautiful rural landscape; as portrayed in Thomas Hardy novels.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Television


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, WC and basin. Family upstairs bathroom with shower over bath and WC and wash basin. Downstairs shower room, WC and basin.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with double bed and en-suite. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. Bedroom 4 with twin beds (downstairs). Travel cot available upon request.


  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Dogs are welcome at additional charge. They are not permitted upstairs. Outside: The cottage is situated within a privately enclosed classic English country garden. A sunny and sheltered patio area with seating for 8 people accessed by the garden gate and patio doors from the kitchen / dining room. Utility Room: Utility room with washing machine, boot room located next to this. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Electricity and central heating included. Duvets and pillows on all beds. Tenants to bring or hire towels at £5 per set/person. The cottage is cleaned once a week, more frequently by arrangement. WIFI internet access available at £10per week. Other: The cottage has recently gone through extensive refurbishment and professionally designed by morForm Interior Design.

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