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Dorchester, Dorset (Ref. 994551)


(24 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Cot available

Reviews & Ratings

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "Had problem finding washing up bits, so contacted the owner who helped: the bits were behind a door which looked fixed but was in fact hinged."

    The train noise was not a problem but the traffic on the A37 could be heard if the windows were opened. There are no short walks nearby so a minimum of about 4 miles for a loop.

    Reviewed by DennisApr 2022

  • "A lovely cottage."

    It was far enough away to feel like you were in the middle of nowhere but so easy to get on to the main road to explore the local area. The cottage itself was super cute and quaint, the facilities were everything that was needed with great Wi-Fi.

    Reviewed by ElyseApr 2022



    Reviewed by BrianOct 2021

  • "We totally enjoyed our stay at Pippins, it's a lovely cottage with charm and character, situated in a beautiful location within driving distance to Towns and attractions and the number of beaches."

    The rear garden was ideal for dogs, enclosed with a long grassed area and beautifully landscaped with a suntrap patio area. The cottage was clean and comfortable and from our experience offered great wi-fi coverage and the facilities to make our stay extremely enjoyable. We will definitely be returning in the future!!

    Reviewed by MatthewAug 2021

  • "Need to update some info as there was a microwave which meant I brought different food."

    Also some new good sized mugs would be nice, I ended up using Costa coffee cups. The 4 mugs supplied were not good. Cottage was ideal for my trips out.

    Reviewed by JuneAug 2021

  • "The cottage does not have wifi, which was a nuisance as I had wanted to use it to find details of places to visit, etc and to receive emails."

    It was not the ideal house for two ladies in their eighties, mostly because of the rather awkward stairs but otherwise it was great. We particularly enjoyed the garden which was quiet and secluded.

    Reviewed by MJun 2021

  • "Really clean and neat little cottage, beds really comfortable… very peaceful location , would recommend ."

    Reviewed by CharlotteMay 2021

  • "Would have been good to have WiFi and a dishwasher would have been useful."

    The fences in the garden were a bit low our labs could have jumped over them. Most of the facilities were very good for such a small cottage. Not too good if the weather is bad as there weren’t many books or games and the tv channels were limited. Cosy lounge we found the heating to be good and the bed comfortable. Parking was a bit cramped but ok. Enjoyed the break .

    Reviewed by HeatherMay 2021

  • "Lovely stay at Pippins."

    Arrived to a lovely clean cosy cottage in beautiful countryside. Lovely comfortable beds which is always a bonus. Lovely and quiet to sleep too. Many thanks for a lovely stay. Easy to book on the website.

    Reviewed by KimMay 2021

  • "We won’t be going back."

    It was poorly appointed, ancient TV, shower was a joke, kitchen tatty, poor lighting. Steps down to property too narrow for ordinary use. No WiFi isn’t acceptable either.

    Reviewed by JulieMay 2021

  • "Really enjoyed the cottage, nice and clean."

    The only drawback would be no wifi, other than that a thumbs up from us!

    Reviewed by KimApr 2021

  • "We stayed at Pippins cottage it was very clean and comfortable the only thing was we had problem with the heaters in the bedrooms they kept switching off so we used the fan heater."

    The shower also did not run hot. Overall that cottage was brilliant and we had a very enjoyable holiday

    Reviewed by PatriciaOct 2020

  • "Evrything we could have needed was supplied."

    However it would have been advisable to state the front doot is a yale lock and to empasise the need to leave a key in the keysafe before aerriving as we were locked out . fortunately key was avilable with a neighbour

    Reviewed by DeborahSep 2020

  • "Lovely little cottage ina very quiet place ,nice big garden for the dogs and ..."

    Lovely little cottage ina very quiet place ,nice big garden for the dogs and easy to get to places like Weymouth and Yeovil

    Reviewed by BrendaSep 2020

  • "Little bit of a fun house effect with uneven floor upstairs but once used to it, you won’t notice it!"

    .... lovely clean cottage with charming garden for outdoor living too!... parking can be tricky with cars on opposite side of lane but only if you want to reverse in!... highly recommended as a central place to stay and clean, charming and quiet!, perfect!

    Reviewed by VictoriaSep 2020

  • "Lovely cottage, very clean."

    The only thing which would have been nice was wi fi

    Reviewed by LindaAug 2020

  • "Cottage was lovely."

    Nice touch was the welcome pack of juice and biscuits. Only downside was fridge was under the stairs and there was no light in there so had to use the torch provided to find anything as it was so dark, the other was there was absolutely no where in the bathroom to put toiletries, we had to put things into the bath. Otherwise perfect . Would definitely go there again and use Sykes

    Reviewed by RobertAug 2019

  • "Appreciate that the cottage is an old property but when you have to empty a dehumidifier twice a day and the place smells damp and the sofa in the lounge feels damp and smells of wet dog, it's not what you really want."

    Shower in bathroom was impossible to use as you basically had to climb over the toilet to enter! Just as well there was a bath. The location was good and there was no disturbance from the trains passing at all. Would not book this cottage again.

    Reviewed by SuzanneAug 2019

  • "Really enjoyed our stay at Pippins ."

    We found the cottage delightful , charming and very comfortable . We particularly enjoyed the garden which is south facing , lovely and peaceful in a very quiet area. We had a great view of the lunar eclipse ! We would recommend if you like peace and quiet . We would book again if in this area.

    Reviewed by StephenJul 2019

  • "Lovely accommodation ."

    Though could do with new plates and bowels as present ones chipped. Need new baking tray as well

    Reviewed by KevinMay 2019

  • "The cottage was very quaint and in a quiet area."

    Had everything we needed. Was very central to all amenities and places of interest.

    Reviewed by ColinApr 2019

  • "The cottage is ideally situated, just a short drive to beaches and other attractions"

    Reviewed by KevinApr 2019

  • "The cottage was warm and comfortable and everything you needed was prrovided."

    We were lucky to have dry days whilst at our holiday cottage and was able to sit in the garden a lot ,I really enjoyed listening to all the birdsong ,which was beautiful .The flavoured water and ginger biscuits were a nice touch also .Would definatly stay there again in the future

    Reviewed by PennyApr 2019

  • "My husband and I have just spent 4nights at pippin's."

    Thank you for lovely greetings card and gift it was very thoughtful.We have had a lovely time Peaceful, Great weather,Lovely cottage in fact everything we needed,Diego the dog loved it to!!Thank you x

    Reviewed by MaryMar 2019

  • "We could not fault this property in anyway."

    So much attention to detail had been given following the cottage theme to make it feel really cosy and welcoming - Stayed June 2018

    Mr CurtisJun 2018

  • "Tastefully furnished, homely and peaceful."

    Stayed December 2016

    Mrs Geraldine PitteringtonDec 2016

  • "Had a wonderful time."

    The location was good the cottage justwhat I had imagined. Thank you for the warm welcome

    Ms Wencke SockolowskyAug 2014

  • "Had a very comfortable stay at Pippins , good that pets are allowed."

    Whole experience very good

    Mr LaskeyJul 2014

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room wood-burning effect electric stove.
  • Electric heating, wood-burning effect electric stove
  • Oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with FreeSat and Wifi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available on request
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Lawned garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Note:The village of Evershot is approximately 1.3 Miles

The property

Pippins has been carefully decorated to enhance the character features of the cottage.

The property has a cosy sitting and dining room for you to sit and unwind and two comfortable bedrooms continue the theme of the cottage upstairs which are accessed via cottage style stairs.

The generous beautiful garden is the perfect...

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About the location


Weymouth 7 miles.

A trip to Dorset is not complete without visiting the market town of Dorchester, with its Roman roads, museums and a wide selection of pubs and restaurants. Enjoy a scenic walk around Maiden Castle, the largest hillfort in England, or visit the County Museum which has a room devoted to Thomas Hardy, born just two miles away in Bockhampton. Just seven miles away are the glorious gently shelving beaches and picturesque harbour of Weymouth, and the rugged peninsula of Portland, linked to the mainland by Chesil Beach, part of the breathtaking World Heritage Coastline. In fact, you’ll find yourself so intoxicated by Dorset’s magic spell, you won’t want to return home at the end of your stay!

Region Information

Note: Pippins is located within close proximity of a railway line so you can occasionally hear passing trains.

The property has cottage style stairs which are steeper than normal.

The parking area to the front is elevated and there are steps down to the front door.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas