Carousel Cottage is located in Broadoak, a small peaceful hamlet in the Marshwood vale with many wonderful country walks on the doorstep. From the property you can see the 2 highest points in Dorset, Pilsdon and Lewisdon.
The village of Symondsbury with it’s charming village pub, farm shop, and café is just 2.5miles away and you are also perfectly located to explore the Jurassic Coastline and visit the bustling market towns of Bridport and Lyme Regis. The nearest beach at Eype is just a 10 minute drive away and Bridport is just under 3 miles away. There is lots to do in the area and we provide a detailed information pack on booking. Bridport is famous for it’s vintage quarter and the stunning scenery you would expect on the world famous Jurassic Coast of West Dorset. You will have a chance to explore this area of outstanding natural beauty. Bridport offers a fantastic selection of great places to eat and drink along with many independent shops and a popular street market on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Don’t miss the famous hat festival in September and do check out what is on at the electric palace and art centre.
Carousel cottage is located on a working farm with no passing public traffic. The cottage is accessed down a shared private track that leads to Bidlake farm. The track is a typical country farm track and guests are advised to take care when driving to Carousel cottage.
Farm riding school is located within a few minutes walk from the property and lessons for any age or ability of rider can be arranged for guests.
Carousel Cottage is a semi-detached period cottage with a private garden located on a farm in the village of Broadoak. This cottage comfortably accommodates 4 and has recently been fully renovated and refurbished, including a new modern kitchen, new modern bathroom, new flooring, new heating and a new wood burner. The cottage boasts a lovely, newly-landscaped private garden with a grass and patio area with a table and chairs. We also provide a Webber BBQ , but please note that charcoal is not supplied. You are welcome to use the BBQ on condition that it is thoroughly cleaned ready for the next guests.
Further benefits include: Free WI-FI available, a new modern kitchen / dining room with a dishwasher, fridge, oven and hob. There is kitchen table with seating for four. There is a washing machine in the utility room. The comfortable sitting room has a large sofa and an armchair. Beautiful inglenook fireplace with wood burner gives the sitting room a lovely cosy, country cottage feel and is perfect for relaxing with friends or family.
Bedroom 1: Beautiful newly decorated master bedroom with a king-size double bed and new carpet. Bedroom 2: The twin room has two single beds and new carpet
The modern groundfloor bathroom has a powered shower, bath, WC and washbasin.
Carousel Cottage is ideal for a small group of friends or a family with children. A wooden cot with mattress is available to hire on request. No cot bedding is provided so guests should bring their own. A TV, DVD player and free WI-FI are provided. We can recommend local and trusted babysitters for you to contact directly, but cannot guarantee their availability.
Short breaks are available, so please ask.For weekly bookings changeover day is usually a Friday but we are flexible for short breaks. Check-in is after 2pm and checkout by 10am. All bed linen and towels are provided (except for a cot bed)