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Belview Cottage

Fifehead Neville near Sturminster Newton, Dorset (Ref. 1357)



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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Electric car charging
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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21 Customer Reviews

  • "Very pleased with the cottage and was exactly as described in the listing."

    Everything we needed was on hand with a fully comprehensive manual for the operating of all the appliances.. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful. A welcome pack was left in the cottage which was a nice surprise. Unbelievably clean and spacious. Thank you.

    Thank you for your positive feedback and for your kind words - much appreciated. We are glad that you had an enjoyable stay at Belview Cottage and you would be most welcome to stay here again. Thank you also for leaving the cottage in excellent order - it really helps us when we do the changeover. Property Owner

    Reviewed by CeliaJun 2022

  • "We had a very good week and the cottage was extremely clean comfortable and well equipped."

    We loved the local area as well being very quiet with pleasant walks but not too far from attractions such as stately homes and gardens

    Thank you for your kind words and positive review. We're glad that you had an enjoyable holiday and you would be most welcome to stay here again. Thank you also for leaving the cottage in good order - much appreciated. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MargaretJun 2022

  • "This cottage has everything you need, its very clean and comfortable."

    The hosts were friendly and available if needed. The location is quiet and beautiful. One of the best cottages we have stayed in and I would strongly recommend it and will go back ourselves.

    Thank you for your kind words and positive review - much appreciated. We would like to thank you for leaving the cottage in excellent order - so clean and tidy! You would be most welcome to stay here again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2022

  • "We had a wonderful holiday at Belview Cottage - the photos looked really good when we booked, but they don't really do it justice."

    The cottage is in a fabulous rural location with a lovely garden and is very peaceful with just the sounds of birds to wake up to. The nearby Blackmore Vale area is excellent for walking and there are dedicated cycle trails nearby. Great pubs with good food too. The cottage itself is spacious, well equipped with quality applicances, warm, comfortable and above all immaculately clean and well decorated. It has everything you might want including electric car charger and super fast broadband. We've never before stayed in a cottage that we'd give top marks to on all aspects. Outstanding.

    Thank you so much for your kind words - it's good to know guests appreciate our hard work maintaining the cottage to a high standard. Thank you for leaving it in excellent order - much appreciated. You would be most welcome to stay here again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by LindaMar 2022

  • "It is a beautiful cottage, very clean and of high standard."

    We had a comfortable stay, and would definitely return.

    Thank you for your kind words - it's good to know that guests appreciate the hard work we put in to maintain the cottage to a high standard. You would be most welcome to stay again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KimMar 2022

  • "'Belview' is one of the cleanest, best equipped and comfortable holiday cottages we have stayed in."

    The location is very rural, quiet and with lovely views across the Dorset countryside. The cows were curious but friendly. Gillian and Brian were discrete hosts but made us feel very at home with a welcome-pack of local produce. A nice touch. There are a good number of nice places to eat in the area but we would recommend booking ahead to avoid disappointment. We would certainly recommend a stay there.

    Reviewed by HenrySep 2021

  • "Belview Cottage far surpassed our expectations."

    Everything was first class

    Reviewed by SandraSep 2021

  • "Had a fantastic holiday and Belview Cottage was like home from home, really well equipped."

    Reviewed by CharlieAug 2021

  • "Really comfortable and well appointed and equipped, immaculately clean."

    Unhesitatingly recommend it, if you want a place off the beaten track in a beautiful area ideal for walking.

    Reviewed by MikeJun 2021

  • "Belview Cottage was immaculate and had everything we could possibly have needed, including a very generous welcome pack of Dorset food goodies."

    Gillian, the owner, was extremely pleasant but not intrusive. The cottage was set in idyllic peaceful countryside (apart from the cows mooing and tractors trundling past!). We look forward to returning next year. Val and Adrian Filmer.

    Reviewed by ValerieJun 2021

  • "This was a last minute booking and we couldn’t have been more pleased with Belview Cottage."

    It was so clean and the facilities were excellent. Gillian and Brian had thought of everything to make your stay very comfortable. The location also was great, especially if you are looking to get away from everything. Great if you like walking but also areas you can drive to within 30mins. Fully recommend and I hope to book again next year.

    Reviewed by LesleyOct 2020

  • "We've stayed in a number of cottages across the UK and this genuinely was the cleanest we've stayed in."

    The owners took great care to ensure we had a great experience from start to finish. It is a very well equipped and cosy cottage to return to after a day out exploring. Good location with lots of Dorset's star attractions within easy driving distance.

    Reviewed by NeilAug 2020

  • "The cottage was lovely ,but the bedroom on the front room was not very good for a double bed ,with the eves slopping far to much ."

    one room up stairs would better

    We are sorry that you were not happy with the double bedroom. The rooms are described fully in the advert and can also be seen in the photographs. It is up to guests to check the properties suitability for their requirements before they make a booking. We took on the cottage as an existing holiday let business with two bedrooms. To convert it to one bedroom would require considerable expense on structural work and re-decoration and would also limit our pool of potential guests to couples or single adults only instead of families and friends. As we are unable to do this at present, we do our best to make sure that all other aspects of the property are presented and maintained to the highest standards we can achieve, as proven by our annual Four Star with Gold Award under the Visit England Quality Assessment Scheme. We have let this property for over 12 years with many satisfied guests, including several who make frequent return visits. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KeithFeb 2020

  • "Perfect cottage, perfect location!"

    The cottage was absolutely immaculate - the best we have ever stayed in!

    Reviewed by DebbieDec 2019

  • "The cottage is still very new and beautifully equipped, the lounge is lovely and comfortable for relaxing."

    The kitchen is superbly fitted out and easy to use with every little detail thought of. The bedrooms are warm and well lit, the only fly in the ointment being the roofline either side of the dormers, which in the double room, entailed my climbing over the bed as banging my head (my fault) was a bit wearing. The location is wonderful and funny and the satnav struggled but always got us within 200mts. Overall a wonderful escape.

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2019

  • "Very well equipped cottage, very clean and with everything we needed for our week stay."

    All the furniture, bedding, towels, crockery and cutlery were of a high standard. Owners not intrusive, very nice and helpful should we have needed something. Beautiful outlook, and a lovely neat sun trap garden, very well cared for gardens all around. Could not fault it.

    Reviewed by EdwardSep 2019

  • "A lovely quite part of the countryside, very friendly welcome, well equipped and clean."

    Reviewed by AnneOct 2018

  • "Excellent -nothing else to say and no complaints"

    Reviewed by JohnJul 2018

  • "The owners were friendly and there if needed but gave us privacy."

    The amenities at the cottage were outstanding and it provided the ideal base to explore beautiful Dorset.

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2018

  • "Highly recommended, great cottage."

    Very clean and good sized rooms, great care is taken in this cottage.

    Reviewed by GeorgeApr 2017

  • "Very friendly and helpful owner who was great at advising us about local information."

    Very quiet and really peaceful. A perfect country getaway which we would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by RobertOct 2016

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with electric woodburner-effect fire and dining area.
  • Oil central heating with electric woodburner-effect fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven and halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview HD, DAB radio/CD player with music and power ports, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • DAB radio alarm clock and hairdryer in both bedrooms
  • Travel cot in double bedroom, highchair and baby bath on request
  • Off road-parking for two cars
  • Small lockable store
  • Enclosed lawned garden with raised paved patio and furniture.EV charger available at the property
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking inside or outside property
  • Shop and pub 1.5 miles
  • Note: Sloping ceilings in bedrooms, with restricted headroom in places
  • Note: The arrival time for this property is 4pm
  • Note : Please contact our reservations department prior to making a booking that will end on a Saturday or Sunday as the property owner may not be able to accept.

The property

Sturminster Newton 3 miles.

A wonderful, detached cottage in an idyllic, rural location found in the hamlet of Fifehead Neville, within Dorset's picturesque Blackmore Vale.

Set in the grounds of the owner's home, this charming cottage near Sturminster Newton, with oak flooring downstairs, has been furnished and equipped to an exceptionally high standard.

This Sturminster Newton holiday cottage features two charming bedrooms under the eaves, both boasting wonderful views across the surrounding unspoilt countryside.

There is also a good-sized family bathroom, with both a bath and a separate shower cubicle.

Make use of the superb fitted kitchen and relax in the spacious sitting room, with a woodburner-effect electric fire, a dining area and French doors leading to the driveway.

Outside, there is an enclosed private garden, the perfect place for sitting out, relaxing and breathing in fresh country air.

Set in a really wonderful "get away from it all" location, visitors can stroll along the rural footpaths leading right from the doorstep of this lovely Dorset holiday cottage.

Explore the many nearby fascinating towns, such as ancient Sherborne, hilltop Shaftesbury, Thomas Hardy's beloved Dorchester, and of course the attractive nearby market town of Sturminster Newton, alternatively take the short drive south and venture along the stunning Dorset Jurassic Coast.

A superb 'home from home' holiday base for exploring Dorset, offering something for all the family, at any time of the year.

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About the location


Blandford Forum 11 miles.

The small, attractive market town of Sturminster Newton is set on the banks of the River Stour, reached via a graceful, six-arch, 15th century bridge, carrying a warning of deportation to those who may damage it! The whole area acted as inspiration for the works of Thomas Hardy, who wrote Return of The Native whilst living in the town. The region is dotted with thatched cottages, rural walks, stunning country views, and fascinating towns, such as Sherborne, with its abbey and castle, whilst the beautiful Dorset Heritage Coast is also within easy reach, making this an ideal base all year round!

Region Information

Note : Please contact our reservations department prior to making a booking that will end on a Saturday or Sunday as the property owner may not be able to accept.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas