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Majestic Pet-Friendly Cottage in Shaftesbury, Dorset

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sleeps 6
2 rooms
1 bathroom

Majestic Pet-Friendly Cottage description

Holiday home
Majestic is a wing of the owners' cottage, 2 miles from Shaftesbury. The cottage has a double room and a room with a triple bunk, along with a bathroom, kitchen and sitting room with sofabed and dining area. Outside, guests have off road parking, and a private enclosed patio, with use of the owners' larger lawned garden, and the chance to pet the donkeys and miniature ponies. The cottage enjoys close proximity to the A30, making it a great touring base. Majestic is ideal for visiting Stourhead, Shaftesbury and Sherborne, or enjoy walking in the Blackmore Vale.

Shaftesbury is a town in Dorset with views in all directions. The coast at Poole, Bournemouth and Lyme Regis are all less than 20 miles away making this area perfect for families.

Explore the fossils and stunning beaches of Dorset's Jurassic Coast, visit historic Sherborne and Shaftesbury, or enjoy the footpaths, country lanes and thatched-roof pubs Dorset offers.

Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, DVDs and games. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Fitted stairgate. Lockable off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed front patio garden with furniture. Shared rear lawned garden and patio with furniture and BBQ. Five well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Dogs to be kept on a lead whilst on premises due to ponies and donkeys. The owner has 4 dogs. Note: There is a pond with a low fence in the shared garden. Note: The A30 is adjacent to one side of the cottage. Note: Open tread stairs to first floor.


  • Accepts Pets
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Garden
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Parking
  • Parking space
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Wifi

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Mr Sear
October 2015
We really enjoyed our stay at the Majestic. The animal loving owners were down to earth, friendly and welcoming. We felt at home from the start, very helpful towards our two dogs. Warm clean and cosy cottage in a lovely setting, highly recommended.
Mr McNeiff
November 2015
The owners were very friendly, helpful and welcoming. We particularly appreciated the welcome package on arrival. The property was warm, clean and comfortable. A truly dog friendly holiday. We will definitely be recommending this property to family and friends.
Mrs Isin
December 2014
We will never forget our stay in this lovely and cosy cottage. We felt at home immediately and enjoyed every moment here. The owners are a lovely, welcoming and very kind couple. We loved the gardens, the donkeys and the whole atmosphere. We feel like we always have a place to come back to.
Mrs Isin
December 2014
Lovely owners who were very kind, helpful and friendly. The cottage had everything we needed and was warm cosy on the cold winter days we stayed there. It has beautiful gardens. The owners take on looking after old and homeless donkeys of different breeds, it's a beautiful sight seeing them out in the fields surrounding the cottage.
Miss Roche
January 2015
A lovely cottage, the dogs loved it! The owners were lovely people who could not have done more for us - so generous and accommodating! Great for any animal/dog lovers and the ponies and donkeys are gorgeous!
Mr Legg
December 2013
The cottage is very well situated for getting around the area. Cottage was very cosy and warm. The owners were very friendly and helpful.
Mr Dean
April 2014
It was a lovely cottage in a beautiful location - really felt away from the stresses and strains of city life. The owners were fantastic - very friendly and helpful and the welcome pack was a great help.
Mrs Marshment
August 2014
The owners were very warm and inviting. The cottage was beautifully decorated and homely, it was clean and well maintained throughout, the garden both the shared and private were lovely, enclosed and well kept. The donkeys, ponies, horses and fish were a great bonus for my 6 year old grandson. It was situated a short drive away from places such as Monkey World, The Tank Museum, beaches, Poole, Shaftesbury and lots of other places of interest. We were never bored there was always something to do, the owners would suggest things if you needed help deciding. We would will gladly return.
Mr Stocks
August 2014
We had a really good stay in this cottage and were made very welcome by the owners. Nothing was too much trouble and we left with the impression that we had made two more friends. It was particularly nice to be able to make friends with all the animals too. We had guests stay for one night with us in the cottage and it pleased me to note that they in turn received the same warm welcome.
Ms Titheridge
October 2013
The owners were wonderful, kind, thoughtful, generous and helpful. The garden was perfectly dog proof. The cottage was comfortable and clean. The cottage is well situated for enjoying Dorset and all it has to offer.
Mr Coupe
September 2013
Great venue, loved it.
Mrs Evans
August 2013
The welcome we had was amazing, the owners could not have been more helpful and friendly. Noting was too much trouble, they were always warm and chatty. An excellent base for exploring a lovely part of the world.
August 2012
The place the cottage is located: you can make a trip to Oxford as well as to the shore. The people are very nice and they have little donkeys and little ponies, that's cute. I liked the marmalade very much!
Dr Wood
July 2012
Lovely friendly owners, couldn't be more helpful!
Mrs Funnell
June 2013
We had an amazing time at Majestic and were made to feel so welcome by the owners!! The cottage was perfect with everything we could need - we are already planning our next trip back!
August 2016
We stayed at the Majestic with our 6 year old daughter in May half-term and we were then joined later in the week by our friends and their 6 year old (and little puppy). The owners Shel and Rich could not be more welcoming and nothing was too much trouble for them. The cottage has lovely paddocks at the back where you can sit in the lovely gardens overlooking the ponies and donkeys and watch the sunset. The owners very kindly took the girls out in the paddocks to meet their animals which the girls obviously loved! We were very lucky with the weather and even managed a lovely bbq on the last night which made a perfect end to a lovely week. There is a great pub/restaurant nearby (the Kings Arms in East Stour) which serves excellent (and very reasonably priced) food. We also took a drive out to Sherborne Castle (about 20 min drive away) and had a lovely day there walking around the Castle and the beautiful grounds. We were all sad to say goodbye to the Majestic and to Shel and Rich (and their animals) and the girls (and Bobby the puppy) were all delighted with the little treat they were given as we left. Thank you Shel & Rich!
Leanne R
January 2015
We had a lovely stay at the cottge and the dogs loved it too! Great location and the owners were so friendly. They were so accommodating and couldnt do enough for us. The ponies and donkeys are gorgeous too. Highly recommended!
Esin I
April 2015
This beautiful cottage had everything we asked for and we were greeted by the very friendly owners who have been very helpful and attended to our every need. The cottage has beautiful landscape. If we ever need a place to stay in the same area we know where to go.
Ruth C
July 2016
A lovely cottage in a great central location to explore Dorset and the surrounding counties. This cottage is a must for dog owners as the fully enclosed garden lets you relax knowing they'll be safe. The shared garden has a barbecue and seating area so you can spend your evenings relaxing outside. The cottage is clean and very comfortable with everything you should need, however if anything else is required, the owners Shel and Rich are only too happy to help. We will definitely go back.
August 2014
The owners were very welcoming and warm. Nothing was too much trouble for them to make our stay perfect. The cottage was nicely decorated, clean and inviting, the amenities were modern. Both the private and shared garden were well maintained. The horses, ponies and donkeys were a treat and my son (6) loved them. It was also a short drive to Monkey World, Poole, Tank Museum, Hawk Conservancy, beaches and many other places of interest. We loved everything about the cottage, owners and location we are already planning our next holiday at the Majestic, we can't wait! The Marshment / Abbott Family
October 2013
We recieved a very warm welcome, including milk, bread, tea, coffee and other essentials. Nothing was too much trouble for the owners of the cottage (who live adjacent). They were always friendly and welcoming. The owneers have horses, ponies and donkies. They were very friendly and my daughter loved going to see them. this was a lovely base to explore many places within an hours drive. I highly recommend it.
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