The Coach House

Charminster near Dorchester, Dorset and Somerset (Ref. 1440)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    No

The Property

A detached barn conversion, one of three in a charming courtyard setting, with views over countryside and an adjoining golf course, set on the edge of the village of Charminster, 1.5 miles from Dorchester. Sympathetically renovated to retain many original beams, the property has been decorated and furnished to a very high standard, and includes en-suite facilities, a pretty enclosed garden and a balcony off the master bedroom. Take advantage of the golf course next door, which hires out clubs and buggies, follow the rural footpaths, discover the stunning Heritage Coast or explore Hardy’s Wessex – a wonderful base! Note: This property is opposite Ref. 1699 Shire Cottage and together they can accommodate up to 10 people.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms: 1 x double with beams, door to balcony and en-suite with bath, basin and WC, 1 x twin with TV with video and DVD, beams and en-suite with bath, basin and WC. Additional ground floor basin & WC. Superb fitted kitchen with central breakfast bar. Utility room. Sitting room with dining area off and electric fire.

Amenities

Oil central heating with electric fire in sitting room. Electric range oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with video and DVD, radio/CD player. Washing machine and tumble dryer in utility room. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Travel cot & highchair available on request. Ample off road parking. Enclosed lawned garden and patio, with garden furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 8 mins walk, pub 1 mile.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location

CHARMINSTER

Dorchester 1.5 miles.

The attractive scattered community of Charminster is set in the valley of the River Cerne, surrounded by glorious, unspoilt countryside. It is served by a shop and pub, yet just one and a half miles away is the bustling market town of Dorchester, with its Roman roads, museums and a wide selection of pubs and restaurants. Enjoy a scenic walk around Maiden Castle, the largest hill fort in England, or visit the County Museum, which has a room devoted to Thomas Hardy, born just two miles away in Bockhampton. Just seven miles away are the glorious gently shelving beaches and picturesque harbour of Weymouth, and the rugged peninsula of Portland, linked to the mainland by Chesil Beach, part of the breathtaking World Heritage Coastline. In fact, you’ll find yourself so intoxicated by Dorset’s magic spell, you won’t want to return home at the end of your stay!

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