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Chestnut Cottage

Puncknowle, Dorset (Ref. 1004226)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • 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
  • Mrs Ueltzen

    “The location of the cottage is great.”

    The space inside and layout is comfortable for a family and was in the past likely lovely, but the cottage needs a lot of maitenance. The garden as well. It was also not very clean despite the covid measures and lights, washing machine and various features did not work - I had to have my father-in-law fix the washer so we could use it. ...

    The space inside and layout is comfortable for a family and was in the past likely lovely, but the cottage needs a lot of maitenance. The garden as well. It was also not very clean despite the covid measures and lights, washing machine and various features did not work - I had to have my father-in-law fix the washer so we could use it. Also a key selling feature was the pub being next door, but I was not told it was still shut since covid and it would have been good to have at least an email with the update. Finally, the booking process was challenging. In each of my other experiences the property manager promptly responds. For months I have had not one response to any of my simple requests. I know you are busy, but it’s critical to have some details before bringing your family on holiday for a week. I did ring thru and after 3 tries received a few answers. In short, the customer service and lack of a working clean cottage means I will not likely rent or recommend Sykes in future.

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The property

Steeped in village life, resting opposite the church and neighbouring a 16th century pub is this traditional mid-terrace thatched dwelling, Chestnut Cottage, situated at the heart of the village of Puncknowle.

This characterful accommodation is the perfect setting to come back to each evening and to enjoy all that the Dorset countryside has to offer.

Upon entering the property, you are welcomed into the large sitting room, where the inglenook fireplace takes centre stage before the plush sofas, creating the perfect setting to catch up on your favourite TV shows or read a great book.

Moving through the property will bring you to a brightly decorated kitchen/dining room, which boasts everything you could possibly need to cater for yourselves during a week-long break, plus a dining space where the patio doors can be opened up to filter in a cooling breeze during a summer’s evening.

Upstairs you will find a large double bedroom with views over the garden and surrounding countryside, a large twin with double aspect windows and finally a well-presented double to the front of the property.

If you can tear yourself away from this idyllic setting, spend special occasions within the local pub which comes with a superb menu catering to all tastes.

This delightfully rural village is situated only six miles from the seaside village of West Bay, famous for being the location in ITV’s Broadchurch series and promises to be a superb day out for the whole family.

The market town of Bridport is just seven miles away and you will find all your high street needs as well as lots of lovely local independent shops, cafés and bars.

Weymouth is nine miles away and you can find an award-winning golden sandy beach coupled with shallow waters perfect for a dip in the sea.

Chestnut Cottage is a wonderful choice for a family holiday in Dorset.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with inglenook fireplace
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and Highchair available
  • On street parking
  • Rear garden
  • One pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Pub within 0.1 miles, shop within 1.6 miles

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About the location

PUNCKNOWLE

Dorchester 12.2 miles; Weymouth 13.5 miles.

Puncknowle is a charming village of stone cottages surrounded by the beautiful bride valley on one side and a down land ridge that shelters the village from the sea on the other. Pronounced ‘Punnle’ this is a great location for exploring the Jurassic Coast and surrounding countryside. Just 1.5 mile from the famous Chesil Beach, you can enjoy beach walks or coast road drives with spectacular views. The Market town of Bridport is only 5 miles away where you can find all the amenities you need including many independent cafes and restaurants. Abbotsbury is under 5 miles away and has much to offer, from Tropical gardens to the Swannery bird reserve. If that wasn’t enough the village is chocolate box pretty and filled with local artists and craftsmen who have their own shops to explore. St Catherine’s chapel sits above the village and can be see for miles along the coast line, enjoy the walk from the village to the Chapel and enjoy the reciprocal views

Region Information

Please note that there is a charge of £21 per pet per week.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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