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Pear Tree Cottage

West Milton, Dorset (Ref. 994570)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    “It was a lovely cottage,the garden was beautiful and we were lucky with the weather.”

    The scenery around the cottage was wonderful,great holiday thank you.

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The property

Pear Tree Cottage is a semi-detached typical English rural country cottage in West Milton.

Accommodating up to 6 guests in three spacious bedrooms located on the first floor, this cottage is ideal for families and adults and provides a very comfortable base from which to explore all that this lovely part of West Dorset has to offer. The garden views are wonderful, and you can walk straight from the door on to nearby footpaths. West Milton is a beautiful village, secreted away in Dorset's splendour, and enclosed by rolling hills and valleys which head out to the coast.

The village has some original thatched cottages dating back to the 16th century.

The market town of Bridport is only a ten-minute journey by car through lush countryside and leafy lanes where you will find several major supermarkets and various shops of all descriptions and a weekly farmers market.

Locally you will find Mangerton Mill, a working 17th century water mill and Museum of Rural Bygones, there is also a small cafe open during summer months (closed Mondays).

If you prefer beaches then the coast line at West Bay, Burton Bradstock and Lyme Regis are easily reached from here. A short drive away you will find numerous pubs; The Marquis of Lorne in Nettlecombe, The Three Horseshoes in Powerstock, The Crown at Uploders and the Loders Arms in Loders.

They are all are traditional in style and welcome families, serve delicious home cooked food and real ale.

With open log fires to warm yourself by on colder days.

Weymouth with its award-winning sandy beach and a lot of attractions and events throughout the year is an hour’s drive away from the property too. If you are a looking for a quirky cottage in a countryside retreat for a holiday, Pear Tree Cottage is the perfect choice.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin single, 1 x twin single
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and WC, shower room with basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar
  • Ground floor utility room
  • Sitting room with inglenook fireplace and dining area
  • Summer house.
  • Oil fired central hearing, open fire, electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, CD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Unrestricted parking in front of the property within the quiet lane
  • Medium size tiered rear garden laid to lawn and two patios with summer house and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles
  • Pub 2 miles
  • Beach 6 miles.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Lyme Regis 10 miles; West Bay 2 miles.

The attractive market town of Bridport grew up around the River Brit, and was shaped by its extensive history of rope and net making. The long, wide streets and alleyways between the houses were once where the flax strands were twisted into rope, while today those streets are filled with an interesting variety of shops, restaurants and inns. Bridport’s market is regularly featured on the River Cottage TV programme. 2 miles south of Bridport is the dramatic Jurassic coast at West Bay, now a World Heritage Site, home to the backdrop for TV's Harbour Lights and the coastal setting for popular Broadchurch, whilst the picturesque resort of Lyme Regis is within 10 miles. A superb base for exploring wonderful West Dorset.

Region Information

Note: max 6 people.
Note: guests need to bring their own cot linen.
Note: due to the rural location of this property the WiFi continuity cannot be guaranteed.
Note: logs can be supplied in the winter at an extra cost.
Note: the property requires a £200 refundable damage deposit from guests on booking. Subject to a satisfactory check out after your departure.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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