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The Old Timberyard - Woodmans Cottage in Puncknowle, Dorset

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sleeps 8
4 rooms

The Old Timberyard - Woodmans Cottage description

These delightful holiday cottages are set in the peaceful conservation village of Puncknowle, an AONB. The Jurassic Coast is just 1½ miles away with superb scenic walking, along with use of 4 acres of grounds and footpaths. Each cottage is finished to a high standard offering very comfortable holiday accommodation and is set in the same smart courtyard area as the owners’ homes. The ‘chocolate-box’ village of Burton Bradstock is 3 miles with a good small beach. Abbotsbury, along the coast, has its famous swannery and sub-tropical garden. Further east is the Victorian seaside town of Weymouth, with Blue Flag beach, sea fishing, windsurfing, Sealife Centre and two RSPB nature reserves. Monkey World and the Tank Museum near Wool are great places for a family day out. Dorchester, the county town also known as Thomas Hardy’s ‘Casterbridge’ is 30 minutes’ drive and has a lively weekly market and beautiful Maiden Castle. To the west is the market town of Bridport which was Thomas Hardy’s ‘Port Bredy’ and has the twice weekly market as featured in the popular TV programme River Cottage. The picturesque harbours of West Bay are a great place for fishing. Lyme Regis is an attractive seaside resort which enjoys a dramatic setting with high cliffs, landslips and handsome harbour, known as The Cobb. Both Lyme Regis and Charmouth are renowned for their prehistoric fossils which are displayed in the local museum and on sale in the fossil shops. Local pub serving good food 250 yards.Hall. Beamed living room with inglenook fireplace, wood-burning stove and bread oven, window seat and rug. One step from hall to large dining room with rug and French doors to terrace. One step to well-equipped kitchen. Flagstone floor throughout. One step to double bedroom. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and en-suite shower room with double shower cubicle and toilet. Two steps to two twin bedrooms, each with sloping ceilings; one small room and one with small step into room. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.
  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel inc, thereafter avail locally
  • T/dryer
  • F/freezer
  • Patio with lawned enclosed garden
  • Unsuitable for the infirm
  • NB: 3 steps to garden
  • Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • T/cot
  • H/chair
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • Radio/CD
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • D/washer
  • Garden furniture
  • Shared fields of 4 acres
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Parking avail for boats/trailers
  • No smoking


  • Cot Available
  • Dishwasher
  • Main Fuel or Power incl.
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
  • Shower
  • Stairgate
  • Television
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Coastal Property
  • Open Plan
  • Car Parking - On Site
  • Owner Services Region
  • Brand Migration

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