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Chitcombe Cottage

Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England

Chitcombe Cottage in Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England
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About Chitcombe Cottage

Located in the heart of beautiful rural Dorset in the peaceful hamlet of Woolland, Chitcombe Cottage is a semi detached but secluded cottage offering peace and tranquillity. Set in a private nature reserve and located at the foot of Bulbarrow Hill - with its spectacular views over five counties - it is ideal for birdwatchers, wildlife enthusiasts, walkers and tourists.
Bulbarrow Hill has recently been commemorated as one of the few worldwide areas of outstanding beauty; ranking alongside Beachy Head and the Grand Canyon.
Local amenities offer shopping, pub meals, golf, fishing, horse riding, walking routes, cycling routes etc. Sturminster Newton, the beautiful Georgian market town of Blandford Forum and county town of Dorchester are a short drive away.
Local sightseeing includes Sherborne Castle, Milton Abbas, Cerne Abbas (with its giant!), Shaftsbury and Wimborne. The coastal towns of Bournemouth, Poole, Weymouth, Swanage and Lulworth Cove are about 45 minutes drive. Days out can include Bath, Longleat,Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole, Lyme Regis Winchester, the New Forest and for literary enthusiasts there is the birthplace of Thomas Hardy.
There is entertainment nearby for everyone, including:
Monkey World
Farmer Palmers
Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park
Athelhampton House
The Swannery at Abbotsbury
Lulworth Castle
The Royal Signals Museum
The Tank Museum
Dorset Heavy Horse Centre
Chitcombe cottage is furnished and maintained to a high standard and comprises the following accommodation:-
Ground Floor. - Hall with telephone(incoming calls)and broadband.
- Cloakroom with toilet and washhand basin.
- Sitting room with double aspect views. Full lounge
facilities. Open (coal) fire .
- Dining room with inglenook fireplace for
log fires. Single sofa bed.
- Fully fitted kitchen.
- Bathroom with bath, w..h.basin and shower.
- Separate toilet.
First Floor. - Master bedroom (5ft bed) with en-suite shower,w.c.
& w.h.basin. Views over fields.
- Double bedroom ( 5ft bed, fitted wardrobes). Views
over garden and Bulbarrow Hill.
- 1 single bedroom with views over fields.
- Twin bedded room with double aspect views.
n.b. full gas central heating throughout.
Outside Large beautiful garden with terrace + furniture/bbq and garage. Fully enclosed so safe and secure for young children.
Sensor lights, terrace and garden lights.

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