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Puncknowle, Dorchester, Dorset
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms4
Bathrooms2
Pets 2

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Description

Carters Cottage boasts an idyllic location, set in an AONB and half a mile from the Jurassic Coast – perfect base for walkers.

These delightful holiday cottages are set in the peaceful conservation village of Puncknowle, an AONB. The Jurassic Coast is just 1½ miles away with superb scenic walking, along with use of 4 acres of grounds and footpaths. Each cottage is finished to a high standard offering very comfortable holiday accommodation and is set in the same smart courtyard area as the owners’ homes. The ‘chocolate-box’ village of Burton Bradstock is 3 miles with a good small beach. Abbotsbury, along the coast, has its famous swannery and sub-tropical garden. Further east is the Victorian seaside town of Weymouth, with Blue Flag beach, sea fishing, windsurfing, Sealife Centre and two RSPB nature reserves. Monkey World and the Tank Museum near Wool are great places for a family day out. Dorchester, the county town also known as Thomas Hardy’s ‘Casterbridge’ is 30 minutes’ drive and has a lively weekly market and beautiful Maiden Castle. To the west is the market town of Bridport which was Thomas Hardy’s ‘Port Bredy’ and has the twice weekly market as featured in the popular TV programme River Cottage. The picturesque harbours of West Bay are a great place for fishing. Lyme Regis is an attractive seaside resort which enjoys a dramatic setting with high cliffs, landslips and handsome harbour, known as The Cobb. Both Lyme Regis and Charmouth are renowned for their prehistoric fossils which are displayed in the local museum and on sale in the fossil shops. Local pub serving good food 250 yards.

Living room with French doors to garden. Well-equipped kitchen with tiled floor. Dining room. Utility. Separate toilet. Boot room. First floor: Two double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Twin bedroom. Bunk bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Electricity fire included
  • Tumble dryer
  • Freezer
  • Enclosed garden with terrace

  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Radio/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden furniture
  • Shared fields of 4 acres
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Parking available for boats/trailers
  • No smoking

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Features

  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Car Parking - On Site
    Car Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 9

    09/11/2016
    Confirmed guest, 30/10/2016
    A very comfortable and good sized cottage, just perfect for a family break. Well equipped and safe for toddlers. Provided a good base for days out


  • 10

    04/10/2016
    Confirmed guest, 23/09/2016
    Carter's Cottage is a gem and we were delighted with our stay. The cottage is spacious, comfortable and really well equipped. It is in a lovely peaceful location but very close to some stunning scenery and beaches. The garden is well fenced and ideal for dog owners like us. We will definitely return in the future.


  • 10

    02/10/2016
    Confirmed guest, 12/09/2016
    Deceptively large cottage. The kitchen was like home from home being so well equipped.


  • 9

    08/06/2016
    Confirmed guest, 03/06/2016
    Great location and great cottage. Very spacious. The kitchen equipments is first class. Great views from the rear 2 bedrooms.


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