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Cosy Character Holiday Cottage in Dorset Village

Entire cottage
hosted by Julian
  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 2 baths
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Escape to the country in this idyllic, postcard cottage in the heart of rural Dorset. Perfect for a romantic getaway or exploring the beautiful Dorset countryside.

• Cosy lounge with wood burning stove
• Broadband/wifi/on-demand TV
• Sundeck to enjoy the countryside views
• Off Road parking
• 2 double bedrooms - each en-suite
• Pub less than 1 mile

The space
Set in the chalky hillside on the edge of the idyllic Dorset village of Dewlish, The Meal House is a delightful, period former farm cottage. Recently and lovingly updated to offer luxury modern amenities while retaining the full charm of its history with many original beams and a fully working wood burning stove.
The kitchen is fully equipped modern, yet in keeping with the style, including brand new electric hob and fan oven, microwave and cooking utensils. What better than to come home from a bracing walk through the local woods and fields to a hearty casserole in the slow cooker!
The pretty sitting room is accessed down a small step directly off the kitchen, providing an open-plan yet cosy living and dining area, where you can enjoy your meals or simply relax in front of the wood burning stove.
Both bedrooms offer king size beds and modern en-suite bathrooms. Why not treat yourself to a glass of prosecco and candle-lit soak in the bathtub off the master bedroom?
For warmer evenings, you can stroll upstairs to your private sundeck which offers beautiful views over the neighbouring farm and countryside. Perhaps enjoy a BBQ up there with friends? Or you could watch the world go by while sipping your favourite drink on the sun bench outside the front door and exchange a few friendly words with the various friends and neighbours as they pass by… on two and four legs.
The village of Dewlish is nestled in the heart of the Dorset hills and is just a few miles from the spectacular World Heritage Jurassic Coast. The old market town of Dorchester is 4 miles away, offering museums, Roman villas, shopping and numerous high-quality cafes and restaurants. Nearer to home we have excellent pubs offering food within a short walk or drive. You could also enjoy Fizz Friday at our local yet famous Langham’s vineyard!
Whether you are looking for a romantic snug, walking holiday, cycling break or simply the chance to enjoy a different pace of life and to fully immerse yourself in the country lifestyle, The Meal House welcomes you.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common space
1 sofa bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Private patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace: wood-burning
Hair dryer

Where you’ll be

Dorset, England, United Kingdom

Dewlish is nestled in the Dorset countryside and near the Jurassic Coast There are tranquil walks along footpaths nearby and villages or attractions just a few miles in any direction. Why not sample local wine at the famous Langham Wine Estate that offers tours of the vineyard and has its own restaurant and bar, with all locally sourced foods.

Dorchester Town Centre is 20 minutes away offering a wide range of shops, restaurants and amenities.ternatively, if you need fast convenient supplies so you can tuck yourselves away, you can head up to Tesco Superstore at Blandford St. Mary (DT11 9PU for your SatNav).

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Hosted by Julian

Joined in October 2019
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Rated 4.74 out of 5 from 80 reviews.