The Little School

Toller Porcorum near Bridport, Dorset (Ref. 951303)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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    2 Customer Review(s)

    Mrs Thiele
    June 2017
    “Very enjoyable;, fantastic views, ...”
    Very enjoyable;, fantastic views, Jean and David made us very welcome, certainly book here again, would recommend it to others.

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A character semi-detached cottage in the village of Toller Porcorum, not far from the towns of Bridport and Dorchester in West Dorset.

With some lovely character features and set in an ideal location, The Little School makes a great base for a romantic break away to explore some of the best areas of West Dorset.

The cottage has a spacious sitting room with plenty of comfy chairs and a sofa with a good-sized dining table and chairs, making a great place to relax after a full day out and about exploring the area.

There is a twin bedroom with a separate bathroom with fantastic views of the Dorset countryside.

The well-equipped kitchen has everything needed to prepare some lovely home-cooked meals.

To the outside is a nice patio area set within pretty gardens to enjoy.

There are plenty of walking opportunities from the door which link to the Wessex Way, Jubilee Trail and dozens of other routes as well as mountain biking and cycling trails to enjoy.

The village is home to a Post Office with a small shop.

Take a visit to one of the nature reserves within the village.

Kingcombe Meadows Nature Reserve has a vast selection of animals and birds as well as a huge variety of wild plants and insects to enjoy.

Abbotsbury Swannery is well worth a visit where you can feed the swans, ducks and many other wild birds.

Take a visit to the Jurassic Coast at West Bay, which is the coastal setting for the popular programme Broadchurch, whilst the picturesque resort of Lyme Regis is within easy access.

Within about half an hour, takes you to the resort of Weymouth, known as the sunniest place in Britain with its glorious beaches and picturesque harbour.

Bridport is home to an interesting variety of shops restaurants and inns or take a trip to the market town of Dorchester with its Roman roads, museums and a wide selection of pubs and restaurants.

This cottage is a great place to enjoy a nice romantic stay to explore some of the best of West Dorset.

Accommodation

All ground floor. One twin bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area. External utility.

Amenities

  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, shared use of washing machine and tumble dryer in external utility, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi, selection of DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Front patio with shared use of rear lawned gardens
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 mins walk, pub 2 miles
  • Note: Fireplace in sitting room is for decorative purposes only and not for use
  • Note: There is one step with handrail to access the bathroom and one step to access the property.

About the location

TOLLER PORCORUM

Maiden Newton 2.5 miles; Bridport 8.3 miles; Dorchester 10.5 miles.

Toller Porcorum is a village in West Dorset, situated in the Toller Valley, just over 10 miles north-west of Dorchester, and 8 miles north-east of Bridport, nestling in the valley of the River Hooke. Toller Porcorum is also situated within the West Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and is almost entirely agricultural. Within the village there is a Post Office with a small shop. The nearest pub is about 2.5 miles away at Maiden Newton, where other essential services can be found. There are two important nature reserves within the village boundaries, both belonging to the Dorset Wildlife Trust, Powerstock Common and Kingcombe Meadows with a vast selection of animals and birds as well as a huge variety of wild plants and insects. Bridport is home to an interesting variety of shops, restaurants and inns. Two miles south of Bridport is the dramatic Jurassic coast at West Bay, now a World Heritage Site, home to the backdrop for TV's Harbour Lights and the coastal setting for popular Broadchurch, whilst the picturesque resort of Lyme Regis is within 10 miles. Visit the market town of Dorchester with its Roman roads, museums and a wide selection of pubs and restaurants. An ideal location to explore some of the best areas of West Dorset.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute