Orchard Cottage - 2 double bedrooms, (sleeps 5 +cots, there is room to put a good mattress on the floor of the second bedroom if this is required giving the ability to sleep 6)
The cottage is very spacious, cosy and comfortable.
It is very well equipped and full of character with charming rustic features throughout.
The private fenced garden is safe for children and dogs with wonderful views over the garden, goat pen and surrounding countryside.
There is also a large conservatory with toilet and basin.
King-size bed, high quality mattress,
Exposed wooden floor boards. Views over the garden, goat pen and surrounding village.
Ensuite family bathroom with bath, separate shower, toilet and basin. (This bathroom is shared with bedroom 2)
TV with Freeview and DVD player
King-size bed, high quality mattress,
Single 3ft bed.
Space for a further 3ft single mattress - available if required.
Views over the garden, goat pen and surrounding village.
Ensuite family bathroom with bath, separate shower, toilet and basin. (This bathroom is shared with bedroom 1)
TV with Freeview and DVD player.
The cottage is accessed via a large conservatory which has a toilet and basin. There is space to sit and enjoy the view of the garden and surroundings.
The conservatory leads to the very spacious living room which has plenty of comfortable seating and a table and chairs.
The room has solid wooden floor boards, an exposed stone wall, and a beautiful period Bath stone fireplace (not in use).
There is a large flat screen TV, and DVD player.
SKY TV, including Sky Sports and Sky Movies is also available in the lounge.
Smart phone speaker system.
In the living room there is a rustic bespoke staircase which provides access to Bedroom 2, see above for details.
The lounge provides access to the recently re-fitted kitchen which is very well equipped providing an electric oven, washing machine, microwave, slow cooker, kettle, toaster, cafetiere, dishwasher, fridge and freezer.
There is shared use of a tumble dryer.
The kitchen provides access into the dining room which has original beautiful hamstone flagstones and cobble bricks.
i pod dock/radio system provided.
A staircase leads from this room to Bedroom 1, see above for details.
The cottage is comfortably furnished and is very homely. We provide a range of guides and an OS map. There is also a selection of books, games DVD'S and toys.
Broadwindsor is a popular, friendly and very historic conservation village, in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
The cottage is very popular and guests return year after year.
The White Lion pub is only about 400m from the cottage and there is a welcoming village atmosphere.
The pub serves great food and a good selection of beverages.
Walkers and dogs are very welcome.
There is a wonderful award winning Community Village Shop which provides a wide range of very good quality fresh local produce, and freshly baked bread every morning.
A children's play area is in the centre of the village and there is a large well maintained sports field with football goals very close to the cottage. Historians will be interested in the 12th century church King Charles Cottage in The Square where King Charles II was fleeing Parliamentary troops and he sheltered here for 2 nights Enemy troops began to search the house, but were put off when a woman began to give birth in the kitchen. The troops left, and the king was able to escape dressed as a serving maid.
Broadwindsor also has a renowned Craft centre, which also has a restaurant serving very good lunches. From the cottage there are lovely walks up Lewesdon Hill, owned by the National Trust, the highest hill in Dorset. Close-by there is wonderful walking in fantastic countryside.
Set in the West Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the area is characterized by delightful rolling hills with many fascinating walks; some are straight from the cottage.
Ideally suited to those enjoying the amazing Jurassic coast line and also being surrounded by delightful villages in charming countryside.
## ALSO SEE ALBERT COTTAGE, BEAMINSTER; furnished and equipped to the same high standard as The Bothy, Hursey Gate Stables and Orchard Cottage, in Broadwindsor; run by the same owner ; several 'GREAT' REVIEWS ON 'TRIP ADVISOR'