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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Pets 2

The Forge

Thorncombe, near Broadwindsor, Dorset | UKC2518 4 Grade:
5 years


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What we love


Set within the Dorset Hills, this barn conversion is great for countryside walks or days spent by the beach.

3 steps to entrance.
Ground Floor:
Open plan living space.
Living area: With electric wood burner, 25" Freeview TV, DVD player, iPod dock, CD player, beams and French doors leading to decked patio.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With gas oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
First Floor:
Sloping ceilings throughout.
Bedroom: With kingsize bed.
Bathroom: With shower over P-shaped bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

Oil central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Stairgate. Welcome pack and doggy extras. Small, enclosed gravelled garden with decked patio, garden furniture and barbecue. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a bore hole. There are steps from the decked patio to the garden.

This lovely, semi-detached barn conversion for two is tucked away in the Dorset Hills in west Dorset, and on the edge of the south Somerset border. It is an excellent holiday home in which to enjoy this wonderful area and unwind. There is superb scenic country walking, for you and your dogs, a lovely Dorset village on the doorstep and village pubs to wine and dine in. Explore the famous World Heritage Jurassic Coast and Chesil Beach, taking in Weymouth, West Bay (scene of the TV series ’Broadchurch’), Bridport, Charmouth and the jewel in the crown of west Dorset, the ever popular Lyme Regis. Visit nearby Forde Abbey and Gardens and the quaint town of Beaminster, or venture inland and explore south Somerset. Beach 11 miles. Shop 1 mile, pub 1½ miles and restaurant 4 miles.

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  • Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • More Than Dog Friendly
    More Than Dog Friendly

Customer Comments

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 27/02/2020
    Excellent stay wish it was longer peaceful and relaxing clean and cosy would book again

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 24/02/2020
    Amazing cottage so cosy we didn’t want to leave will definitely be back. Our 2 cocker spaniels also loved it. Definitely recommend

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 21/02/2020
    A lovely, cosy cottage that has absolutely everything you need - as well as extras for your dog which we really appreciated. It’s in a pretty countryside setting with not much around it. We went on some amazing walks around Chard with the dog which are worth a look at.

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 02/01/2020
    Had nice little touches eg dog bed dog biscuits.... nice walks but it was January so very muddy good to go back in summer

  • 9


    Confirmed guest, 27/12/2019
    Good location local shop / cafe very good, superb pub squirrel 🐿 inn 30 mins walk away

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 27/09/2019
    Excellent accommodation and facilities The Forge is a lovely place to stay. The access roads to it are narrow and if you are unfortunate to meet another car coming in the opposite direction it could be a little stressful, other than that we had a great holiday.

  • 9


    Confirmed guest, 13/09/2019
    A super little cottage - home from home. The only setback was the very narrow roads one has to traverse to access the cottage.

  • 8


    Confirmed guest, 16/08/2019
    The cottage was beautiful, clean and all provided for. We didn’t realise that we were quiet away from the main coast, and felt the near by walk access was restricted. We would if ideally liked to have been nearer to towns , but the cottage was very cosy and great if you want to escape from it all.

  • 8


    Confirmed guest, 12/08/2019
    Lovely property just a little to far out for us Shame about the stove looks like a wood burner but is actually electric a balanced flue gas would be better Having no Wi Fi was a nuisance I maybe should have read info a better

  • 10


    Confirmed guest, 05/07/2019
    we had a very good stay lizzie are dog loved it it was a lovley cottage with all the things you needed

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9.7 out of 10 – based on 21 reviews collected by reevoo
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