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Charming rustic 2 bedroom cottage, beautifully refurbished to a high standard

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Beaminster, Dorset - Peaceful Location Set In Picturesque Historic Part Of Beaminster

A beautiful Grade II listed building, dating back to the early 18th Century. The cottage is very spacious, cosy and comfortable.

Located in the enchanting historic town of Beaminster ; a conservation area, of outstanding natural beauty. Located in a peaceful, picturesque and historical area, Albert Cottage is just a few minutes stroll away from the centre of the town.

Beaminster and it is an ideal base for walkers, beach lovers and others who enjoy the charming attractions offered by the town and the surrounding area and coastline in Dorset.

The Jurassic coast is just 15 minutes drive and the superb Lyme Regis is just 30 min

Albert Cottage is very well equipped and full of character with charming rustic features throughout.

The front door leads into the hallway laid with flag stones. The living room has many rustic features including flag stone floor and beautiful period fireplace, (not in use). The room is bright and spacious with a cosy rug and comfortable seating for 5. There is also a table which could seat 4 to 5 people

There is a large 42" TV, with Freesat, DVD player, iphone/ ipad/ MP3 dock.

The hallway leads to the dining room which is laid to flag stones and has a table and 6 chairs. The dining room leads into the kitchen.

The kitchen is very well equipped with high quality equipment and appliances.

There is a gas cooker, gas hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, cafetiere, slow cooker, fridge and washing machine. Tumble dryer and Freezer in out-building/summerhouse opposite back door

Bedroom 1

King size bed and 3ft single.

Very large room with dual aspect windows providing views over the historic village and surrounding countryside.

Bespoke beautiful King size bed with high quality pocket sprung mattress, exposed wooden floor boards, large wardrobe, chest of drawers.

Flat screen TV with Freesat and DVD player, radio alarm clock.

3’ Single bed and space for a cot if required.

Bedroom 2

Two 3' single beds with quality pocket sprung mattresses. Wardrobe with hanging space and shelving. Exposed wooden floor boards, pretty period fireplace (not in use).

Flat screen TV with Freesat and DVD player, radio alarm clock.

Family bathroom with power shower over bath, toilet and basin.

The kitchen door leads to the private fenced garden which is safe for children and dogs. There is a sun-trap patio area close to the house and a large with a toilet and basin.

The garden has a good size lawn, flower borders and a second seating area at the far end of the garden.

There are lovely views from the garden of the village and surrounding countryside.

The cottage is very comfortable and homely with central heating throughout.

We provide a range of guides and an OS map.

There are wonderful walks from the cottage and numerous others in the close vicinity.

There is also a selection of books, games DVD'S and toys.

Off street private parking is available for 2 cars.

BBQ supplied at far end of the garden

Wi-Fi available £10 per week

Well behaved dogs; £20 per week

We provide a travel cot, high chair and stair gate

We also provide ;

~ Toilet rolls

~ Washing up liquid,

~ Hand soap,

~ Dish cloths/brush,

~ Scourer,

The owners live 3 miles away in Broadwindsor and are available to greet guests in person or can be contacted by phone or email. They can be called upon if any issues arise and are happy to give advice and further information on any aspect of the holiday.

## Albert Cottage is equipped and furnished to the same high standard as The Bothy, Orchard Cottage and Hursey Gate Stables in Broadwindsor (same owner- numerous great reviews on-line.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Dorset is characterised by rolling hills, winding valleys, and beautiful villages. The area abounds in historic monuments and beautiful scenery. The Jurassic coast is the only Natural World Heritage site in England and offers fantastic scenery and lovely beaches. The area is a walkers paradise and provides endless opportunities for hikers, families and children.

There are numerous formal gardens and historic houses; Mapperton Gardens; nr Beaminster, 2 miles; Forde Abbey; approx 20 min drive;Montecute House, (NT), approx 30 min drive; Tintinhull (NT) approx 45 min away;Barrington Court (NT) approx 50 min away; Abbotsbury – Tropical Gardens and childrens farm) 25 min away; Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, 35 min away (also has wonderful childrens farm)

More Details

Owner
JOHN LEADER
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2017

About JOHN LEADER

We live a few miles away in Broadwindsor and run 3 other holiday cottages which are very popular.

There is a small holding with numerous friendly farm animals including Pot Bellied pigs, pygmy goats, and sheep

Guests at Albert Cottage are very welcome to visit and pet the animals

We continually improve update the cottages so that they are of a high standard and your holiday is as pleasant and comfortable as possible.

We hope to provide an enjoyable holiday experience. We try to cater for individual and family needs, and wherever possible we will try to accommodate specific requests.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Beaminster in Lyme Regis and West Dorset

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
  • Family bathroom with power shower over bath, toilet and basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1, King size bed, quality pocket sprung mattress - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Beautiful hand made bespoke wooden bed
    Bedroom 2, twin beds - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Quality pocket sprung mattresses
  • Bedroom 1 Charming, very spacious room with dual aspect windows giving views of the pretty old town and surrounding countryside. Rustic pine floorboards. Bespoke beautiful King size bed with high quality pocket sprung mattress. Additional 3ft single bed. Large period pine wardrobe, chest of drawers, TV and DVD player. Clock radio Bedroom 2 Two 3' single beds; quality pocket sprung mattresses TV and DVD player. Wardrobe with shelves and hanging space
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Outside: Private fenced garden which is safe for children and dogs. There is a sun-trap patio area close to the house and a summer house. The summer house has a toilet and utility area with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer. The garden has a good size lawn, flower borders and a second seating area at the far end of the garden where there is also a BBQ. From the garden there are lovely views over the surrounding countryside. All bed linen, and shower mats included. Personal towels NOT included We also provide ; ~ Toilet rolls ~ Washing up liquid, ~ Hand soap, ~ Dish cloths/brush, ~ Scourer, ~ Kitchen roll, ~ Dish washer tablets, ~ Tea towels, oven gloves Notes on accommodation: Travel cot, high chair, stair gates, childrens toys, DVD's, books available

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK
5

Idyllic restful break in Dorset

  • 5 of 5

We had been really looking forward to this weeks break, after several months of hard work in gloomy wet and cold weather. We were not disappointed, as not only was Albert Cottage a perfect location for us in the delightful little town of Beaminster, but it was hot and sunny every day but one, as well. Beaminster with its specialist local butchers, greengrocers and bakers shops is perfectly placed for access to the local beaches around Bridport. With their short walks over the headland and clifftop views from Eype to West Bay (TV detective series Broadchurch's location) and Eype to Seatown. With fabulous fresh food destinations in either direction.

The cottage is very light and airy, warm and cosy, the kitchen amply stocked with a broad array of utensils and cooking equipment. The table and bench at the far end of the garden was a perfect spot for eating and conversing, as they get the sun all day round.

Our two little dogs were very relaxed too, and the walled garden was very secure.

We didn't find many local dog walks, because we were either at the beach every day or off site-seeing elsewhere.

The owners John and Elaine were very helpful in the build up to our stay, always answering our email queries very promptly. We met Elaine briefly on the first Saturday morning, when she dropped by to see how we were settling in.

We will definitely be staying there again, and can't recommend it highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A very beautiful cottage with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely stay at Albert cottage. The house is charming on the inside and the outside. It has everything you need and more to be able to relax. It's like a home from home. The garden is very beautiful too. The village itself is a lovely village with everything you need. A few lovely places to eat within walking distance and a shop, chemist, barbers, a bakery and some really nice gift shops. It's a great property and we will certainly be coming back again. Dorset is beautiful and my family love it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Southampton
5

Delightful return to Albert Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I enjoyed a return visit to Albert Cottage which is perfect for us with the beautiful country side to walk the dog, lovely villages close by and West Bay which is my favourite costal beach. The cottage is very clean and comfortable, equipped with everything needed for an enjoyable stay. I would highly recommend Albert Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Friend's 50th Birthday weekend

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful, tastefully decorated, very comfortable cottage. Everything you might need was provided.

We spent 2 very relaxing nights here, and thoroughly enjoyed visiting the local shops for coffee and dinner.

The location is perfect for getting to the beach at West Bay and also the lovely town of Lyme Regis.

For anyone needing a bit of R&R it's perfect. And for those wanting to get out in the fresh air, it's perfect for that too. Mind you, we took our bikes and discovered just how hilly it is. No problem for the hard core cyclists, but for me a bit too challenging!

All in all a great place to stay. Thank you to Elaine and John for taking such good care and providing such a clean, beautiful cottage!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent quality,comfort and location

  • 5 of 5

We spent a delightful three days at Albert Cottage. The beds were comfortable , as promised, the cottage outstandingly clean, tastefully furnished, everything one could want and more from a holiday let. We are looking forward to returning to this or one of Mr Leader's other properties which look equally as appealing.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, well equipped and ideally situated.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is big, beautifully furnished and very well equipped. Ideal with children (plenty of room to run around) and dogs (no carpets and a a secured garden), it is 2 minutes away from tea houses, pubs and restaurants so there was plenty to do even on a rainy day (excellent lunch at the very welcoming Red Lion). As it is close to the coast we were able to go to a new beach every day and also visited the beautiful Forde Abbey nearby. A fantastic stay!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Late Spring 2017
21 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£440
for 7 nights
£440
 
 
Half Term - May 2017
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£590
for 7 nights
£590
 
 
Early Summer 2017
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
Summer 2017
30 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£580
for 7 nights
£580
 
 
Summer 2017
7 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
High Summer 2017
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£690
for 7 nights
£690
 
 
Late Summer 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£510
for 7 nights
£510
 
 
Late Summer 2017
15 Sep 2017 - 5 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 
 
Early Autumn 2017
6 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£360
for 7 nights
£360
 
 
Half Term - Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£490
for 7 nights
£490
 
 
Autumn 2017
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£300
for 7 nights
£300
 
 
Christmas & New Year 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£605
for 7 nights
£605
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit £150, balance paid 8 weeks prior to arrival. Internet banking preferred, or cheque

Changeover Day:
Friday during High and Mid season
Flexible during low season
Long term let considered in low season

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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