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Character Cottage in Grounds of Historic House

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Overview

Property

Updated: 22-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Cottage in Bridport, Dorset - Quiet Secluded Location Only 1/2 Mile From Town Centre, Close Coastal Paths And Beaches

The Lodge at The Gables is the former gardener's cottage of one of Bridport's most historic houses. It has a private patio and garden with safe parking right outside. The 'Jurassic coast' bus route runs right past and it is a 5 minute walk into Bridport town where there are many restaurants and cafes. Bridport Arts Centre and Electric Palace are very popular venues for film and live performances and the weekly market and 'vintage quarter' are well worth investigating.

Completely refurbished in 2015, the cottage is a stylish and comfortable base for your visit to beautiful Dorset.

Children and dogs are very welcome and the garden is now securely fenced. 3/4 night breaks are available outside peak season.

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Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Frances Everitt
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017

About Frances Everitt

We have lived in this beautiful Edwardian house since 2013 but have been in the Bridport area since 1990. There is nowhere better! As well as our self-catering cottage we offer B & B in the main house.

Frances Everitt purchased this cottage in 2013

Guestbook comments from the owner

Such a lovely cosy cottage. We had a wonderful week here. Thank you for your hospitality.



Fantastic location, will be back.



Lovely quiet holiday home, really enjoyed having our own garden.



Wonderful being able to walk into town.
Apr 2011
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Such a lovely cosy cottage. We had a wonderful week here. Thank you for your hospitality.



Fantastic location, will be back.



Lovely quiet holiday home, really enjoyed having our own garden.



Wonderful being able to walk into town.
Apr 2011
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4 Reviews

4.3/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

5

Loved it! Best in Bridport!

  • 5 of 5

What a gorgeous cottage! We stayed at the Gables (in the house) early on while building works were done on our own house and this time (staying in the cottage, still waiting out the building works) we got to bring our dogs. If you have dogs you know how hard it can be to find good dog-friendly accommodation.

There is a lovely big garden, a good-sized kitchen, a dining/living room and two bedrooms as well as parking, which can be thin on the ground in Bridport. It is clean, modern and beautifully decorated with stylish midcentury furnishings and you get a great view of the house. We are two adults with two dogs and we were very comfortable. There are all the amenities of home as well: dishwasher, washing machine, a vigorous heating system and hot water on demand. This is *not* a damp, draughty, 'bracing' holiday cottage, but quite comfy and luxurious. I can't wait to come back.

Bridport and the surrounding areas have so much to offer in the way of entertainment, the arts, food and drink, the beach, dog walks etc etc, a visit is highly recommended.

We've stayed in six different places in Bridport (including the swanky hotel) and this is by far the best.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a great review - thank you both! You are lovely guests to host as well, and we are looking forward to welcoming you back soon.... Very best wishes Frances & Geraint
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5

Best holiday rental in Bridport!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful cottage! This is the perfect place to stay for a coastal holiday or break. Perfectly appointed. Beautifully decorated. Great garden. Perfect location - quiet and secluded yet 8 minutes walk to the centre of Bridport (arts centre, cinema, shops, restaurants etc). And perfect for country and coastal walks - straight out the front door. We felt very relaxed and cosseted! Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. Hope welcome you back to Bridport soon.. Best wishes Frances & Geraint
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London
4

Great Little Cottage

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is very well located for a short stroll into Bridport and all it's amenities. The owner is very welcoming and friendly. It is well kitted out with the exception of comfortable seating that the new owner is aware of and sorting out. The cottage is "cosy" so it is probably better suited to families with two youngsters rather than teenagers

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Buckinghamshire
3

Comfort

  • 3 of 5

Our second visit to this property, good location convenient for town and coast. Very nice patio and garden. Property well equipped with good kitchen etc. On the down side, the mattress on the double bed is past it's sell by date with the springs very much in the ascendancy, also the settee is very uncomfortable and does not encourage spending an evening in. Would consider using again for our two annual visits t o Dorset if more comfort in these two areas.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mick Thank you for your fair comments. Being new to the Lodge, we hadn't ourselves tried out the bed, but we have now and see your point. The mattress has already been replaced! We will be buying a new sofa too. Hopefully we can welcome you back, next time you visit Bridport! Best wishes Frances & Geraint
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Harbour, beaches and coast paths within 2 miles of property.

Travel:

Bournemouth and Exeter airports both within one hour's drive.

Distances:

Bridport 1/2 mile, Dorchester 16 miles, Exeter 38 miles.

Further Details:

Waitrose less than 1/2 mile. Other supermarkets within 1 mile. Independent bakers, butchers, greengrocers, local producers in town (1/2 mile). Restaurants, pubs, banks 1/2 mile.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low season
18 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
From
£60
£330
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:

Changeover Day:
Friday/Monday. Arrival 4.00 - 6 pm, departure 10.30am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for two people. Additional guests will be charged £5 per person per night.
Midweek/weekend breaks available outside peak season - please telephone or email for rates.
Christmas and New Year weeks priced at peak season rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom with bath and electric shower over, wash basin and WC.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Child Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Small Bedroom 2 with bunk beds.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Cot and high chair available on request. Outside: Patio with picnic bench, garden, folding chairs and table. Cleaning / Towels / Linen: All bed linen provided. Bath towels, hand towels, bath mat, tea towels, cleaning materials, toilet rolls, tea, coffee, sugar.

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