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Secluded character cottage in the very heart of Bridport

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

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

Owner
Mrs Helen Gascoigne
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
11 December, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bridport in West Dorset District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • 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
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Duvet bed linen provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
New born baby only, under 6 months, allowed. Baby bath available on request. Short walk to cafes, restaurants, shops, library, bike hire and pubs

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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Secluded character cottage in the very heart of Bridport
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews
5

IMPOSSIBLE TO FAULT

  • 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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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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5

A lovely cosy cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week exploring Dorset & Lyme Regis area based here in this cosy cottage. It had everything we needed and was very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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lovely location with everything you need

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is lovely and has everything you need for a short stay. The only possible downside is the parking (no free parking nearby). However, I found i had no problem using the nearby long stay facility - though obviously this will be variable. The parking is the only reason i gave four stars rather than five. Very good.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a great little place for a couple. It was clean and well kept, and very close to the centre of Bridport. My advice to anyone driving and planing to park in the public car park is not to arrive while the market is going on! At all other times we had no problems finding parking spaces.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Such a lovely cosy hideaway. We had a really great time.

  • 4 of 5

A really comfortable, character-filled property. The bed was comfortable, the property was really well equipped and located. There isn't any free parking but nearby car parks do the job. The town is lovely and the beach at nearby West Bay is beautiful too. For a much needed couple of nights away this was perfect and we would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Exeter
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Weymouth
Nearest Golf
Bridport
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.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Bridport, West Country

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Bargain Break 2/3 nights £160
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£160
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£300
 
 
New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£300
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£150
£500
 
 
New Year / spring
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
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£75
£250
 
 
spring
10 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
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£75
£260
 
 
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31 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£200
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spring
7 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£170
for 2 nights
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£150
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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £40
Base £0

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.
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