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Blackberry Cottage

Halstock near Beaminster, Dorset

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The Property

An immaculately-presented detached cottage, located within the attractive village of Halstock, on the borders of West Dorset and South Somerset. Very well appointed throughout, and providing light and airy, spacious accommodation, this Halstock cottage provides an ideal holiday base for a family or group of friends who wish to explore this fascinating area. Over three floors, the versatile accommodation at this Halstock holiday cottage benefits from eco-friendly underfloor heating, en-suite facilities and a charming sitting room with a woodburning stove for those chillier evenings. There is also a spacious open plan kitchen and dining area overlooking the garden. The decked patio outside your Halstock holiday cottage provides a sunny alfresco dining area, perfect for unwinding after your busy day out, or why not take a picnic to Sutton Bingham Reservoir where you can watch the bird life or enjoy a gentle stroll? Nearby Yeovil offers a theatre, cinema and a vibrant shopping centre, whilst nearby Beaminster is home to the famous Wild Garlic Restaurant. This charming Halstock holiday cottage makes a great touring base as there is easy access to many attractions including a driving range just 5 minutes’ walk away, reservoir fishing 2 miles away, Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, ancient Sherborne and Montacute House as well as Wells, Glastonbury and Thomas Hardy's Dorchester. A fine Halstock holiday cottage, offering a wonderful village base at any time of the year.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x second floor double. Bathroom with double-ended bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Spacious fitted kitchen with dining area and doors to garden. Utility. Sitting room with woodburning stove.

Amenities

Electric underfloor heat recovery system on ground floor with radiators on upper floors and woodburning stove in sitting room. Electric double oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, condenser dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, CD, iPod dock, telephone (incoming calls only), WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Off road parking for 4 cars. Decked patio and enclosed lawned garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 5 mins walk, pub serving food 2 miles.

At a glance

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Sleeps:8
Bedrooms:4
Bathrooms:2
Pets:No

Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

About the location

Halstock

Yeovil 6 miles; Beaminster 5 miles; Crewkerne 8 miles; Sherborne 11 miles.

The peaceful village of Halstock sits on the Dorset side of the Somerset/Dorset border, just 6 miles south of Yeovil, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, dotted with lovely walks. Halstock has a village bakery and lies just south of the 125-acre Sutton Bingham reservoir which is home to many migrant birds, including osprey, as well as having excellent facilities for fishing. A short drive takes you to ancient Sherborne with its lovely abbey and castle, and boasts a wealth of fascinating shops to explore. Alternatively, Montecute House, Forde Abbey and Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum are all easily accessible. An attractive rural village, just 15 miles away from the Jurassic coast, which offers a tranquil and convenient base from which to tour this superb area.

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The cottage was perfect, the photos don't do it justice. We had a lovely family stay here in this small village. The house is very clean, homely and the beds are extremely comfortable. Great place, we will be returning!

Mrs Sanford, Edinburgh, February 2014

The cottage is large for a family group and yet cosy. Everything is of a high quality and standard; very comfortable beds. Although the village is small, there is lovely countryside around, and it is only a 10 minute drive to Yeovil. Lots of lovely places to visit.

Mrs Thompson, Sheffield, November 2013

Beautifully fitted out and equipped cottage. Exceptionally clean, and in fact looked as if just built and furnished. Bed was very comfortable and linen very good quality. Well placed for touring South Somerset and Dorset. Owners very helpful when we contacted them.

Mrs McLaggan, Eastbourne, October 2013

House was immaculately clean and tidy. There was plenty of room and it was generally well equipped. nice area with lots to do and see within the locality.

Mr Tait, Southampton, October 2013

The cottage exceeded all of our expectations, absolutely spotless, a home from home that was superb. Would definitely go back and recommend.

Miss Smith, Stanford-le-Hope, October 2013

Very good accomodation in beautiful area.

Mrs Hammond, Norwich, September 2013

A really good holiday, the cottage was excellent, could not fault it, it had everything you could wish for. Rooms were very clean and in good decoration. The owners of Blackberry cottage have certainly paid a lot of attention to the needs of their guests. The best cottage we have ever stayed in. We would recommend this cottage to anyone.

Mr Thorne, Aldershot, August 2013

Blackberry cottage is a beautiful property. The owners have thought of everything to make the stay very comfortable. I would highly recommend this property, but part of me wants to keep this little gem a secret! There is nothing negative I could say about Blackberry Cottage other than having to leave it. We will definitely be booking again.

Mrs Parkin, Deal, August 2013

beautiful cottage in a beautiful location. All equipment and facilities we needed were provided. It was a great base to explore Somerset and Dorset, and we will be planning a return visit next year.

Mrs Shawyer, London, August 2013

The cottage was presented at an excellent standard. In terms of equipment, I have never been in a property that was so well stocked. Someone gave a lot of thought and time in fitting out the cottage. The home made cake to welcome us was a very thoughtful touch and tasted great. All in all we were very happy there and sorry to leave.

Mr Bligh, Beckenham, July 2013

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