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Lilliput

Shipton Gorge, Dorset (Ref. 994340)

Features

  • Sleeps 6 people

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mr Degeling

    “We stayed there the last week of June It’s a nice and clean house located in a nice area.”

    When you like quietness then you're on right place here. We had a great week we enjoyed the coast and museums. -Castletown D-Day Centre -Portland Bill Lighthouse -Tank museum Bovington -Hive Beach -Durdle Door beach -Man O war beach -Lulworth cove -Nothe Fort in Weymouth

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The property

Secreted quietly away in the beautiful Dorset village of Shipton Gorge.

Lilliput is a charming detached holiday cottage sleeping up to guests in a comfortable hideaway from busy city life. Only two miles from the wonderful Jurassic coastline and enclosed by breath-taking countryside, this cottage is the perfect location from which to explore Dorset on foot, by car or on the bus.

For those seeking an ideal country walking base or explorers of our rugged historic coastline to those who seek the peace and tranquillity of countryside and a slower pace of life – it’s a hidden gem.

Sit back and unwind in the sunny garden and terrace, stocked with beautiful plants and bird feeders.

Whether a birder or twitcher you'll be sure to enjoy the birds dance on the feeders.

If you look in the guest book you will see previous guests describing the bird visitors they have seen, and challenging following guests to do the same.

The picturesque village of Burton Bradstock, Hive Beach, West Bay with lovely harbour and market town of Bridport are all close and after you have unpacked and ready to explore are well worth visiting.

Lilliput welcomes two well-behaved dogs although the owners do ask not to leave them unattended.

The numerous eating places such as The New Inn, The Anchor and Hive Beach Cafe are all dog friendly. Venture to the west and you will find the tallest cliff in South coast - Golden Cap.

Charminster and Lyme Regis famous for their fossils are close by too.

Those looking for more adventure can have a little longer drive to Abbotsbury, the Isle of Portland, Weymouth, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door to the East.

With everything so easily accessible this makes Lilliput the perfect retreat at any time of the year for a family or a group of friends.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor twin single, 1 x double, 1 x double
  • Ground floor shower room with basin and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, basin and toilet
  • Living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven with gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Garage for one car and off-road parking for one car in front of the garage, accessed a short way along an unmade, unlit road
  • Garden with patio and furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs are welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Farm shop 5 min, pub 5 min
  • Beach 3 miles.

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About the location

BURTON BRADSTOCK

Bridport 2.5 miles; Weymouth 15 miles; Dorchester 16 miles; Yeovil 21 miles

A wonderful coastal village in Bride Valley on Dorset's picturesque Jurassic Coast, flanked by the River Bride. Burton Bradstock is the perfect spot for a peaceful break on England's south coast, with the South West Coastal Path running alongside for you walking enthusiasts. The village itself boasts 16th and 17th century thatched cottages as well as two pubs, a shop and a Post Office, the glistening Hive Beach is a wonderful spot to spend the summer days with the magnificent cliffs as a backdrop, there is also a lovely café to sit and relax in, once a year the Spring Tide Festival is held which would be worth lining up your holiday with! There are many attractions and activities to enjoy around here, with the stunning coastal resort of Weymouth making for an excellent day out. Alternatively, head inland to Dorchester and Yeovil for great shopping, architecture, eating and drinking.

Region Information

Note: max 6 people.
Note: dogs are not to be left unattended in the property at any time.
Note: not suitable for children under five or those with limited mobility due to the stepped/sloped access to the property via 24 steps from the parking area. There are 2 ponds in the garden.
Note: bath is shorter than standard on the first-floor bathroom.
Note: garage 2.4m x 4.8m, plus parking for an additional car in front of garage, accessed a short way along an unmade, unlit road.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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