Sixpenny Cottage in Upwey, Dorset
Sixpenny Cottage takes its name from a Treasure Trove of James I Six Pence pieces discovered in the fireplace of an old shepherd's cottage that once stood on the site. Now, it is a holiday home that offers beautiful and tranquil surroundings. Having been designed to give a separate entrance from the main family house and good privacy, internally the property is spacious and charmingly furnished. With its own patio, you are invited to explore the lovely gardens and pond that enhance the setting for Waddon Lodge. A short walk will take you to the Wishing Well where you can experience an extensive menu offering homemade cooking and a variety of delicious puddings and cakes. There are also two pubs to choose from. Upwey village with its majestic Horse Chestnut trees and sparkling stream offers inspiration for any artistic talent. Excellent walking and bird watching opportunities exist. Thomas Hardy gained inspiration for some of his most famous books from this area. The location has an aura of yester years and the many attractive stone cottages which front the village adds to this truly English scene. Accommodation: Hallway. Modern fully fitted kitchen with French door to garden. Downstairs cloakroom with toilet, hand basin and washer/dryer. Large lounge/dining room with French door to patio and gardens. Cottage stairs to: large bedroom with two single beds that could be made up as a 6ft wide double, views to garden and woodland. Shower room with hand basin and toilet. Services in addition to standard equipment: WIFI. Oil central heating. Fridge with freezer compartment. Washer/dryer. DVD and CD players. Basic sky TV package. Travel cot available. Private parking for 2 cars - steep driveway. Non-smokers only please. Sorry no pets. Cot. Linen and towels inclusive.
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