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Old Orchard Cottage

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Goathill, near Sherborne, Dorset
Grade 4 Star rating
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Original features enhance this early 19th century lakeside cottage with views across the lake from the cottage garden.

Dating back to the turn of the 19th century, this charming lakeside holiday cottage adjoins the owners’ farmhouse and is set amidst 300 acres of picturesque working farmland and countryside. Well-equipped to the E.T.C. ‘4 Star’ standard, it retains many original features such as an inglenook fireplace, with bread oven, and exposed beams, and boasts a cottage garden with lovely views across the lake, home to a variety of birds. Historic Sherborne, 4 miles, has two castles and interesting antique and book shops. Tennis, riding, golf and sailing locally. Shops and good pubs 1 mile.

Beamed living/dining room with wood-burning stove in inglenook fireplace and modern fitted kitchen area. First floor: Double bedroom with TV. Twin bedroom with additional bed (for +1). Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

Wood-burning stove – logs included. Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Two TVs (one Freeview). DVD. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi. Payphone. Garden with patio and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: Unfenced river and lake in garden.

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  • Dishwasher
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
    Working Farm
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 03/12/2017
    Lovely cottage, very clean, cosy and very well equipped. We went in November so the log burner was lovely to come back to after being out in the cold during the day. Monkey world, Wookey Hole and stone henge all around an hour away and made for lovely days out. All in all a lovely holiday. Thank you so much

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 14/10/2017
    Lovely cottage everything we needed and would highly recommend

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 29/09/2017
    The cottage is lovely, very well equipped, clean and comfortable. Alexa the host is very friendly, and it provided us with a peaceful holiday away from London.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 08/09/2017
    Lovely homely cottage with everything you need and friendly owner. We had a very relaxing break.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 21/07/2017
    Wonderful peaceful location. Everything you could want. We will definitely go back.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 14/07/2017
    Beautiful cottage...even better than in the photos. Very peaceful location, lovely lake, plenty of wildlife.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 14/06/2017
    Perfect for a relaxing out of the rat-race vacation but just near enough to a variety of interesting venues etc

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 28/04/2017
    Old Orchard cottage is a spacious, well-appointed cottage. This was our 6th stay in the cottage and we loved it every bit as much as the first.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 16/04/2017
    Amazing cottage, so quaint and beautiful. We thoroughly enjoyed our time here. Favorite thing was eating breakfast in our little garden watching the sheep graze right next to us. Absolutely stunning and serine. Only down side was that the cottage is pretty far out in the sticks with nothing much close by, but as we had a car that really was no problem. Loved every second of our Easter break and will definitely be coming back next year!!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 05/03/2017
    We had a nice relaxing weekend break! Lovely cake on arrival and the cottage was very pleasant to stay in. Beautiful surroundings and loved the fire :)

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 03/03/2017
    Beautiful cottage, fantastic area, and lovely owner. We had everything we needed for our short break and there is pm much to do in the surrounding area. Would love to go back in the summer!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 26/02/2017
    Lovely place to stay. Really well equipped, comfortable house. Lovely walks nearby. Enjoyed the fire very much. Sorry. We meant to write in book but forgot. Thank you!

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