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CONVERTED OLD SCHOOL AT EDGE OF VILLAGE WITH FANTASTIC VIEWS ACROSS COUNTRYSIDE

Mrs Jean Wallbridge

Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks English
People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Mrs Jean Wallbridge

Advertiser since: 2008
Speaks English
Call Manager
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CONVERTED OLD SCHOOL AT EDGE OF VILLAGE WITH FANTASTIC VIEWS ACROSS COUNTRYSIDE

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Dorchester - The Old School

Close to the Jurassic Coast - AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty)

The Old School is set in the tranquil village of Toller Porcorum in the beautiful Dorset countryside at the end of a no through road leading onto open farmland. Toller Porcorum nestles in the River Hooke valley, within the West Dorset ’Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ and is in easy reach of the beautiful ’Jurassic Heritage Coast’.

It is an ideal base for visiting such places as Burton Bradstock (8 miles), West Bay/Bridport (8 miles), Beaminster (8 miles) and the historic Roman town of Dorchester (11 miles). Weymouth, Lyme Regis and Abbotsbury, with it’s famous swannery and tropical gardens, lie to the south & the famous Cerne Abbas Giant to the north, are all within the surrounding area. Eggardon Hill, the Ancient Briton hillfort, is just a 2 mile walk away. The neighbouring village of Maiden Newton has a grocery shop, garage, newsagents and coffee shop. Many of the local pubs are well renowned for excellent food, beer and their warm welcome.

Details for holiday cottage The Old School Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

Come and relax at the converted Old School with stunning views towards Eggardon Hill in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within easy access of the coast. All properties are comfortably furnished and well-equipped, some with ground-level bedrooms. Situated by peaceful no-through lane, next to a footpath leading to nature reserves with an abundance of wildlife in the area, it is an ideal base for ramblers/nature lovers alike. Excellently situated to explore the many beaches of The World Heritage Coast such as Abbotsbury, West Bay and Lyme Regis, historic houses and gardens, pubs and restaurants – the perfect location to unwind!
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Mrs Jean Wallbridge (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2008
Call Manager
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Speaks English

About Mrs Jean Wallbridge

Family business - David and Jean living on site with help from

both sons and their families

Mrs Jean Wallbridge purchased this cottage in 2003

Why HomeAway

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Bournemouth
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Maiden Newton
Nearest Ferry
17 Miles
Weymouth
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Charminster or Bridport & West Bay
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Maiden Newton
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
A37 Dorchester to Yeovil
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Le Petit Canard Maiden Newton/Spyway Askerswell
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Burton Bradstock & West Bay
Car: recommended

Toller Porcorum nestles in the River Hooke valley, within an’ Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ and is within easy reach of the beautiful ’Jurassic Heritage Coast’. The Old School, situated near the end of a no through road, close to the village, commands stunning views towards Eggardon Hill - all properties are comfortable and well-equipped.

An ideal base for visiting Burton Bradstock, West Bay/Bridport, Beaminster, the historic Roman town of Dorchester, Weymouth, Lyme Regis, the famous Cerne Abbas Giant and Abbotsbury, with it’s famous swannery & tropical gardens. There are shops in the neighbouring village of Maiden Newton.

Golf: West Bay Golf Course 8 miles

Wolfton Charminster public course 8 miles

Came View Golf Links 12 miles

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Rates & Availability

From £54 Nightly

Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Dorchester, Lyme Regis and West Dorset

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Rate 2
14 Feb 2015 - 20 Mar 2015
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£340
 
 
Rate 3
28 Mar 2015 - 3 Apr 2015
7 night minimum stay
£395
for 7 nights
£395
 
 
Spring
4 Apr 2015 - 22 May 2015
4 night minimum stay
£300
for 4 nights
From
£75
£475
 
 
Rate 4
23 May 2015 - 29 May 2015
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
Rate 5
30 May 2015 - 3 Jul 2015
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Rate 6
4 Jul 2015 - 28 Aug 2015
7 night minimum stay
£630
for 7 nights
£630
 
 
Rate 7
19 Sep 2015 - 30 Nov 2015
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £30

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Dorchester in Lyme Regis and West Dorset

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Twin bedroom with ensuite shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Double bedroom with ensuite shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , en suite shower room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , en suite shower room
  • Each bedroom has an ensuite shower room with toilet and wash hand basin
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Recreation area nearby swings and climbing frame

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