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Rural retreat break in this lovely working farm



Updated: 15-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the property

Stable in Abbots, Lyme Regis and West Dorset, Dorset, West Country, England - Farm situated up a private track well off the road about a mile from the village of Portesham

Escape for a rural retreat break to this lovely working farm in the Dorset countryside, just a short distance from the coast. With sea views from the farm, this is a great place to relax and enjoy a taste of country living. Sleeping two, Stable Cottage is ideal for a couple and is very pet-friendly. Please be aware that as this is a working farm and the cottage in the yard you may be in close proximity to cows and sheep .

The cottage consists of:

Entrance Hall.

Spacious living room/kitchen with south facing french windows onto small private garden with table and chairs.

Wooden beams, sofa bed,TV,dvd, cooker, fridge,dishwasher, washing machine.

Bedroom with super king size bed.

Bathroom, WC, basin, bath with shower.

Central heating throughout.

Wth 250 acres of grassland Portesham Farm is situated up a private track well off the road about 2/3rds of a mile from the village of Portesham which has a pub. The owners live in the farmhouse and there is a neighbouring cottage to Stable Cottage where the people have well behaved dogs.

The track is a bridleway and continues for one mile to Hardy's Monument at 750ft where it joins the South Coast Path. From here there are footpaths and bridleways in all directons. For days out, the Jurassic Coast is within easy reach, as are many lovely villages and coastal towns including Portland and Abbotsbury. Weymouth with its golden sandy beach is just 7 miles away. Lyme Regis with its pretty harbour, sandy beach, aquarium and museum is around 20 miles away.

One or two dogs are welcome (a charge of £20 per dog per week applies).

Weekly bookings run Friday to Friday.

There is stabling and grazing for horses which are also welcome.

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About the Owner

Robert Fraser
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 February, 2017

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Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens. Tank Museum Monkey world

Nearest Train Station or Airport: Dorchester/Weymouth

Recommended Places to Visit: Portland,Weymouth, Bridport

Annual Events:

Recommended Places to Eat Out: Local pubs and restaurants in town.

Local Sports: All above available in weymouth

Prices and Availability

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Updated: 15-Feb-2017


Property Type

  • farmhouse


  • Heating
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • bathroom with shower


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: double bed


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...


  • Utility Room: Laundry Facilities Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels Provided

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