Marriotts Stable

Halstock near Beaminster, Dorset (Ref. 936033)

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mr Peploe

    “A little gem of a property”

    A little gem of a property

    A little gem of a property

    Tick Created with Sketch. Mr Peploe would rebook this property


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

The property

A delightful Grade II listed, semi-detached converted stable in the heart of the pretty village of Halstock, near to Corscombe, Cheddington and the lovely town of Yeovil.

This splendid property sits on the Dorset/Somerset border and is an ideal base for a romantic getaway or for small families hoping to enjoy a rural retreat in a region renowned for its natural beauty.

Well-presented and comfortably furnished throughout, this cosy cottage features two bedrooms, one with a very comfortable Hypnos mattress, and both with Jack-and-Jill access to a stylish bathroom and there’s a bright and airy open plan living area with well-equipped kitchen, a dining area and a cosy sitting room boasting a warming woodburning stove, providing the perfect place to snuggle up during an evening in the chillier months.

Venture outside and to the front of the property you’ll find a lawned and gravelled garden where you can dine alfresco or enjoy a delicious barbecue as you bask in the glorious West County sunshine.

Locally you can explore the pretty villages of Halstock, Corscombe and Beaminster, sampling specialities such as West Country beers and ciders in the nearby pubs.

For those who love the outdoors, why not walk or cycle along the many routes on your doorstep whilst taking in the stunning views over the idyllic Sutton Bingham Reservoir?

A fifteen minute drive will take you to the attractive market town of Yeovil, an important settlement since Roman times with a wide range of shops, cafes, restaurants, a park and cinema/bowling complex.

An ideal base to enjoy all that Somerset and Dorset have to offer, this splendid cottage is perfect for a memorable holiday all year round.


Two bedrooms with Jack-and-Jill access to bathroom: 1 x double with Juliet balcony, 1 x single. Bathroom with jet whirlpool bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting room with woodburning stove.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview and Roku internet TV (Netflix accessible), DVD, Bluetooth speaker, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and a starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car across shared driveway
  • Additional roadside parking outside on first come, first served basis
  • Front lawned and gravelled garden with furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 mins walk, pub 2 miles
  • Note: No children under 12
  • Note: Please ensure children and pets are supervised when in the front garden as it is not fully enclosed.Note: Mobile phone reception can be intermittent

Calculate your drive time

About the location


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 six miles south of Yeovil, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, dotted with lovely walks. Halstock has a village shop 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 and sailing, with boats available for hire if you are certified. 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, Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum and Haynes Motor Museum are all easily accessible. Halstock is 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.

Region Information

Note: No children under 12.

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