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Cartshed Cottage

(Ref. 1153253)

Shilvinghampton near Portesham, Dorset Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 7 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x ground-floor double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area, and sitting area
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Private driveway parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed side garden
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2 miles, pub 2.1 miles, beach 2.9 miles
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on leads due to livestock
  • Note: There are steps up to the ground-floor bedroom
  • Note: Charging of electric vehicles is not permitted at the property

The property

Portesham 2.1 miles.

Cartshed Cottage is a traditional, detached holiday home set on a fabulously positioned working farm with spectacular countryside views in Shilvinghampton, Dorset.

Just two miles from Portesham with direct access to the West Dorset Heritage Coastal Path, with nearby pubs and the Jurassic Coastline on the doorstep, this home makes a wonderful base for families, friends or couples.

On arrival, private driveway parking welcomes you, making unloading your bags a breeze, before stepping into the open-plan living space.

Sure to be the heart of the home throughout your stay, the open-plan space offers a fully-equipped, farmhouse-style kitchen with dining seating, an array of appliances for your self-catered stay, and a quaint sitting area with a TV.

Alternatively, you can look forward to cosying up in front of the woodburning stove with a good book or a film in the additional sitting room or simply enjoy the countryside views through the window.

From here, a double bedroom provides sleeping arrangements for guests with a cloakroom finishing off the ground floor.

Upstairs, find three more bedrooms where you can rest your head, including two doubles and a single, for flexibility for your party makeup.

Finishing off the first floor is the family bathroom, hosting a bath and a walk-in shower, allowing you to choose from a refreshing rinse or a long, hot soak after a day of exploring.

This wonderful holiday home with stunning views across the countryside is in an unbeatable location close to a choice of seaside towns such as Weymouth, West Bay and a perfect setting for families or friends looking to explore all Dorset has to offer.

With Burton Bradstock, Chesil Beach, Lodmoor Country Park, Abbotsbury Swannery and many more tourist hotspots a short drive away, Cartshed Cottage is in a superb location to offer a wealth of attractions to suit all ages.

Cartshed Cottage is an all-year-round holiday home where you can’t fail to relax and enjoy yourself whatever the occasion.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Weymouth 8 miles;Dorchester 8 miles

Portesham is a beautiful West Dorset village, superbly located for access to the spectacular World Heritage Jurassic Coast, South West Coastal Path and South Dorset Ridgeway, in an area of outstanding natural beauty and only a short drive from Weymouth, Dorchester or Bridport. The village is surrounded by glorious countryside, with direct access to public footpaths including the south west coastal path. There is an excellent local pub serving good food and real ales, and a village farm store. A great base for touring, there is plenty to see and do within a short drive of this picturesque area, including Abbotsbury Swannery and Tropical Gardens. Take a walk up to St Catherine’s Chapel and experience the fantastic views over Chesil beach. The bustling market town of Dorchester is just 8 miles away, with its array of interesting shops, restaurants and museums. Within easy reach is the family friendly seaside resort of Weymouth and the Jurassic coast, and also dramatic Portland, venue for the 2012 Olympic sailing events. With Bournemouth and Poole only 40 minutes away, this is altogether a super holiday destination at any time of the year.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter