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Cowslip Cottage - Hastings Farm Cottages,
Dorchester, Dorset, United Kingdom

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  • Sleeps 3 in 2 bedrooms
  • Price £418 to £871 (per week)
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“Far from the Madding Crowd” these superb single-storey cottages originating in the 17th century are set around a fragrant herb garden and arranged to give optimum privacy to each. Encircling the cottages and the thatched farmhouse are 4 acres of safe well maintained grounds with adventure play area and sand pit, surrounded by fields. Games room in the barn with toys etc. A most attractive and airy living/dining room with high vaulted ceiling and double doors opening to the attractive grounds and countryside. There is a separate well equipped kitchen with full cooker, dishwasher and microwave. Cowslip has an electric wood burning effect stove for cosy evenings. Outdoor sofa set and a gas barbecue to enjoy the sights and sounds of the countryside with views across the paddock. A single storey cottage there are two steps up to a double bedroom with Edwardian style bedstead and a pretty and bright single bedroom. We can provide a high quality cot in either bedroom.

The nearby World Heritage Jurassic Coast offers spectacular coastal walks and a good choice of beaches from the safe golden sands of Studland to the 17 miles of Chesil Beach in the west. Impressive natural features like Lulworth Cove are nearby. Fossil hunting is a popular pastime on many beaches in the area. Nearby Farm Animal parks will delight younger families also Monkey World, the Sealife Centre and Tank Museum. Dorchester has leisure pool, cinema, popular Dinosaur Museum.

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Peacefully situated in this rural idyll the grounds are so safe for young families, no roads, no traffic only the countryside. The adventure play area is a great place for children to make new friends. The games room in the barn has many toys plus table tennis and snooker table. We provide full size quality wooden cots, not travel cots. We have quality wooden high chairs and stair gates are offered if needed to keep little ones out of the kitchen.

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