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Secluded character cottage in the very heart of Bridport

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

In the middle of BRIDPORT TOWN

This compact charming town cottage is tucked away in a quiet lane, in the heart of Bridport town. It is no more than a few minutes walk from bakers, butchers, greengrocers, restaurants, shops and pubs. There are street markets twice a week and car parks are close by. This period cottage is in the heart of Bridport which has a rich industrial heritage of net and ropemaking and only 1.5 miles from the beach at West Bay. It is furnished to an attractive and very comfortable standard and is light, bright and full of character. It is ideal to use as a relaxing 'hideaway' or a base for a walking or beach holiday as there are many places of interest along the famous 'Jurrassic coast' and Chesil Beach. Explore the beautiful dorset countryside and enjoy the good locally produced food.

See details in rental notes. This compact town cottage comprises: stable door to beamed kitchen/diner with oven, hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer. On the ground floor an attractive wrought iron spiral staircase which is steep and narrow, so not ideal for those with mobility difficulties, opens out onto the first floor Bed/Sitting room. This double aspect, bright sunny room has a sitting area and a double bed, TV/DVD/CD. Off this is a large bathroom with w.c. washbasin, bath with shower over.Tall people may find the height of the showerhead a bit restrictive. A range of wardrobe and shelved cupboards and dressing table.

As this cottage is in the middle of town it has NO outside space. However,Bucky Doo Square is a short walk away with its cafe atmosphere. (Small cafes operate here selling many types of coffees and tempting cakes and savories).

Surrounding the square there is a Butchers,Wine bar with Wi-Fi,Pub,Greengrocers, Healthfood shop,Hardware shop and Bookshops. Bicycle hire is also available in West Road., Long stay car parking is a 5 minute walk away and cost £2.80 a day

More Details

Mrs Helen Gascoigne
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, 7614
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bridport in Bridport

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Towels provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Duvet bed linen provided.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
New born baby only, under 6 months, allowed. Baby bath available on request. Short walk to cafes, restaurants, shops, library, bike hire and pubs


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(13 traveller reviews)

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Secluded character cottage in the very heart of Bridport
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Just lovely - quiet position but close to everything. Large comfortable bed. Large bathroom.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please note the bed is only a standard double but thank you anyway.
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What a quaint unusual property, near to shops, restaurants and bars but still peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as stated and more so as had a cosy feel. We would highly recommend this little get away!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent-very clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Very good accommodation and exactly as described in the information

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent accommodation

  • 5 of 5

A quirky full of character accommodation. Warm, clean and welcoming , would highly recommend. Lovely touch of milk, butter and fresh bread with a range of preserves, very kind and thoughtful. Would highly recommend. Very central and easy access to town and surrounding areas. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The cottage was warm and cosy and very well equiped for its size.

  • 5 of 5

The owner also supplied many extras that were much appreciated.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Unusual and well appointed property in a great location

  • 4 of 5

An unusual 2 up and 1 down property that was well equipped and in a great location just 2 mins from the shops and town centre.

Access to upstairs was by a metal spiral staircase that was challenging and not for anyone with mobility issues or large suitcases. There is no parking at the property which is a pity but there is a public car park nearby. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would have no doubts in rebooking.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
West Bay
Car: not necessary

Market twice a week. Monthly farmers market , Bridport Museum. Fossil museum at Charmouth. Fishing & sailing from West Bay harbour. Swannery at Abbotsbury, Local Potteries. Exhibitions and events at Bridport Arts Centre. many festivals and outdoor events during the Summer. Lovely local beaches and places to eat.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £40

CALENDAR - Rental period end dates inclusive
All power, heating and linen as provided.
Heating via GCH in winter- electric heater in summer.
Weekly bookings changeover day Friday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.