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    Spacious modern ground floor apartment, situated a short walk from the beach at Preston on the edge of Weymouth. Well presented, comfortable holiday accommodation. En-suite facilities. Superb coastal base. Weymouth 1 mile. (Ref. 938132)

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    Well-presented barn conversion, close to the rural Dorset hamlet of Tincleton. Country views, underfloor heating, woodburner, Frome Valley walks close by. Dorchester 5 miles. (Ref. 20691)

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    Well-presented, modern semi-detached Weymouth cottage. Established residential area near Weymouth beach and station. WiFi. Smart TV. Sole use of 5 seater hot tub! Perfect Dorset coastal holiday choice. Dorchester 7 miles. (Ref. 937704)

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    Grade II listed thatched cottage in idyllic setting in the historic Dorset village of Cerne Abbas. Equipped to a high standard. Character beams. Smart TV. WiFi. Shower room and bathroom. Dorchester 8 miles. (Ref. 919506)

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    Welcoming detached cottage in Weymouth, just over a mile from the seafront. Cosy accommodation with large garden. Well placed for exploring the coastline and countryside of Dorset. (Ref. 7688)

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    A semi-detached Victorian family house in Weymouth. Well-presented and comfortable holiday accommodation. Enclosed garden. Close to harbour and beaches. Weymouth beaches 15 mins walk. Dorchester 7 miles. (Ref. 912573)

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    A charming, semi-detached cottage, on the edge of the village of Tolpuddle. Character, log burner. Quality, well-equipped accommodation. Excellent walking. Dorchester 8 miles. (Ref. 1594)

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    Late Victorian former farm cottage, one of two on site, set into the chalk hillside above Dewlish in AONB. With beams, wood floors, en-suite, woodburning stove. Elevated lawned garden, country views. Dorchester 7 miles. (Ref. 927142)

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    Well-presented, late Victorian, former farm cottage. One of two on site, set into the chalk hillside above Dewlish. Beams, wood floors, en-suite facilities. Woodburning stove. Japanese-style woodburning hot tub. Dorchester 7 miles. (Ref. 927143)

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    Charming, detached period cottage. Idyllic, rural West Dorset location in Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Many original features, open fire, large garden. Lovely views. Dorchester 12 miles. (Ref. 19560)

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Just show me Dorchester Cottages

If you're looking for somewhere with facilities on hand yet close to amazing countryside, our Dorchester cottages make great contenders. Think elegant architecture, historic sites, thriving culture and excellent shopping.

Dorchester's a fantastic place for browsing. Shoppers will find all kinds of specialist shops, high street names and markets, while museums range from dinosaurs, teddies and Chinese Terracotta Warriors, to Roman artefacts and Tutankhamun. And in between shopping and sightseeing, relish delicious snacks and meals in a wide variety of establishments, from pavement cafes to Michelin-starred restaurants.

When it comes to historic sites, Dorchester features a treasure trove of delights. Don't miss the splendid Roman Town House, the home of infamous 'Hanging' Judge Jeffreys, the huge Iron Age hill fort of Maiden Castle and the Roman amphitheatre at Maumbury Rings.

Thomas Hardy's Wessex a stone's throw from your Dorchester cottage

Dorset's wonderful landscapes have inspired many writers and most of Hardy's novels are based on Dorset; Dorchester is indeed the legendary town of 'Casterbridge'. The Dorset County Museum displays his works, while you can also visit his birthplace Hardy's Cottage and his Victorian villa Max Gate, designed by Hardy and built by his brother. Discover more of his beloved 'Wessex' on foot and stride out from your Dorchester cottage along the Dorchester to Weymouth Trail (10 miles).

To the west of the town centre you'll find Poundbury, Prince Charles' award-winning residential development built in the traditional architectural style of Dorchester and home to a variety of attractions, including a monthly farmers' market.