Exterior | Church House Cottage, Stour Provost, near Gillingham
Living room | Church House Cottage, Stour Provost, near Gillingham
  • Cottage
  • Stour Provost, near Gillingham
  • UK42992

Church House Cottage

  • Sleeps up to 4
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 2 pets allowed
Pets stay free
Pub within 1 mile
This charming stone cottage built in 1750, is located within a conservation area and is tucked away in the quiet village of Stour Provost, which is situated in the heart of Blackmore Vale.
Ground Floor:
Open plan living space.
Living area: With wood burner and Sky TV (basic package).
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Separate toilet.
Steep, narrow stairs to...
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bathroom: With roll-top bath, shower attachment, toilet and heated towel rail.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Welcome pack. Rear garden with sitting out area, BBQ and firepit. 2 small dogs welcome. On road parking. No smoking. Please note: There are 4 steps in the garden. No children under 8 years old.
This detached cottage is the perfect place for a holiday either exploring the Dorset countryside or enjoying everything the property has to offer. Church House Cottage is perfect for up to four guests with a generous open plan living space on the ground floor and a wonderful large garden surrounded by a wall. The living room has plenty of character with beams, stone walls and a wood burner for those cosy nights in. The kitchen is well-equipped and there is a separate toilet also on the ground floor.
Upstairs are two bedrooms, both featuring double beds complete with Egyptian cotton bed linen; with a separate bathroom located off the landing. Outside you can enjoy the enclosed private garden with views over the historic St. Michaels and All Angels Church built circa. 1308 whilst enjoying a morning coffee or evening meals/drinks under the stars ready for the next day. The local pub is a 25 minute walk across fields from the cottage or a 3-minute drive in the car.

With the location only a 5-mile drive from Shaftesbury, make sure you make the most of the stunning town centre, Shaftesbury Abbey, Gold Hill famous made from the Hovis advert plus the well-known local market, held weekly during the summer months which has been running for centuries. Three miles away is the town of Gillingham with a rich history dating back over 1000 years with several supermarkets. It is mentioned in a great deal of literature, including the work of Thomas Hardy. Nearby visit the stunning National Trust - Stourhead House and Gardens, Farmer Giles’ Farmstead, the Haynes Motor Museum with its fascinating collection of classic cars, and Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum the home of Concorde and a large collection of naval aircraft. Explore the beautiful Marshwood Vale Dorset countryside, meandering down towards the World Heritage Coast, taking in Wareham, Lulworth Cove, Swanage and on to Weymouth, Poole and Bournemouth.

Inland you have the whole of Somerset within easy driving where you can enjoy excursions to Cheddar Gorge and Caves. Or enjoy a shopping day out at the enchanting spa town of Bath with its Roman Baths, museums or perhaps Wells cathedral city. For a great family day visit Longleat House and Safari Park. For fisherman, visit Todber Manor Fisheries which offers several lakes to fish at, located less than 10 minutes’ drive from the cottage. Enjoy walking the dog on many fabulous local walks; don’t miss out on Duncliffe Wood and ancient woodland only 5 minutes in the car.


Detached Property
Fishing Nearby
Garden or Patio
Newly Listed Property
Open Fire or Woodburner
Open Plan
Pet - More Than Dog Friendly
Pets Allowed
Pets Free of Charge
Pub Within 1 Mile
Romantic Getaways
Satellite TV
Washing Machine
Welcome Pack
Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 16:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 2 pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-road

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please