In Beaminster, 50' back from a no-through lane, a pretty, detached, 19th cent. cottage. Lovely wooded valley walks to neighbouring Netherbury, where the original ‘River Cottage’ from the TV series is located. Access up 6 shallow steps to stable doors into hall with tiled floor and shower-room (suite). Aarchway into attractive living room with fireplace (flame-effect electric fire) and TV/DVD/Blu-ray. Kitchen/dining room (slimline dishwasher, microwave, fridge, electric cooker) with back door to little paved sunny area (table/chairs) on two levels (2 steps). Further steps up to outhouse/sunroom with sink, washing machine and comfy sofa, good for sunny cuppas on cool days. Steep stairs from living room up to two bedrooms - a double (5' bed), and a roomy twin with pretty village view to the hills; bathroom (suite, shower over bath). Parking for one small car (alternative quiet road parking nearby). No children under 7. A comfortable cottage for all seasons.
Beaminster: thriving little town (church, pubs, cafés, shops, museum, art gallery) in the midst of a conservation area, 5 miles from the ancient historic market town of Bridport (restaurants, pubs, cinema, arts centre) and 7 miles from the wide, unspoilt beach of West Bay (location for ITV's 'Broadchurch' series) on Dorset’s ‘Jurassic Coast’.
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1x twin. Sitting room with fireplace and electric wood burning stove style fire. Kitchen with dining area. Sunroom. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower-room with shower, basin and WC.
BEAMINSTER Bridport 6 miles; Crewkerne 7 miles; Lyme Regis 15 miles. The attractive country town of Beaminster nestles beneath the rolling West Dorset downland within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Around its square is the Conservation Area which boasts over 200 Grade II listed buildings, many of which are built from mellow hamstone. This thriving rural community offers a good selection of shops, inns and restaurants, whilst each summer hosts a popular music and arts festival. The local area abounds in a network of footpaths, one leads to the village of Netherbury, the site of the original River Cottage TV programme. An easy drive takes you to the lively market town of Bridport and to West Bay (TV's Broadchurch) on Dorset's stunning Jurassic Coast, whilst Lyme Regis, Dorchester and Weymouth are all easily accessible. A charming Dorset country town set in a most attractive rural setting.
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