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Thatch End Cottage

Burton Bradstock, Dorset
QIT Clean, safe and legal scheme
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4
star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Family friendly
Thatched
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A beautiful Grade II listed thatch cottage in a tranquil village just half a mile from the coast
  • An ideal base for walkers and cyclists to explore the Dorset World Heritage Coastline and the wonderful surrounding countryside
  • Local amenities of shops and pubs a short walk from the cottage
Property code: DC166

Set in a delightful rural location, this Grade II listed thatched cottage makes a wonderful holiday home for a couple or a small family wanting a tranquil country retreat within easy reach of the sea.

Situated within the Bride Valley, the picturesque village of Burton Bradstock is just half a mile from Hive Beach and is a perfect base for exploring the South West Coast Path and the Jurassic Coast. The cottage is ideal for exploring the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the West Dorset Heritage Coast. There are stunning clifftop walks to enjoy, with Chesil Beach running eastwards and the coastal town of Bridport to the north-west (3 miles). Other nearby beaches include West Bay (2 miles), Charmouth (10 miles) and Eype (4.5 miles). Heading inland you can visit Eggardon Hill (6.5 miles), Kingston Russell Stone Circle (8 miles), the remains of Abbotsbury Abbey (7 miles) and the Nine Stones (10 miles).

Entering this delightful cottage, you will find yourself in the light and tastefully decorated lounge. This is a lovely space to unwind in, with Smart TV, plenty of comfortable seating and a flame-effect electric fire set in an inglenook fireplace. An archway leads you through to the cheerful dining room. There’s also an attractive galley kitchen fully equipped with an oven, microwave, washing machine and a fridge with an ice compartment. A low doorway leads through to the utility area where the dishwasher is housed, and which also has plenty of space to store coats and boots. You will also find a bathroom complete with a shower over the bath and a WC. Heading upstairs there are two cosy bedrooms with reduced height at the eaves. The first is a double bedroom with an en-suite WC, and there’s a charming single bedroom.

Going outside, you can relax in the pretty garden which has a lawn, stone walls, borders and outdoor furniture. Off-road parking is available for one car on the gravel drive.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double and 1 single
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • 1 en-suite WC
  • Fridge with ice compartment, oven, microwave, washing machine
  • Dishwasher in utility
  • Smart TV/DVD
  • Garden with outdoor furniture
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Shared access to rear of neighbouring properties via back garden
  • Regret no dogs
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Electric included
  • Central heating included
  • Shop and pubs within 100 metres
  • Beach 0.5 miles

Chris Franklin

This property joined our collection in 2019 and is managed by Chris.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 13 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Tamzin, 16th October 2020

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Very comfortable cottage, with everything you could need for a short stay. The bathroom and living area are very small (photos are accurate) but well set out. Ideal for a 4-5 days stay. Location in village is brilliant but be aware there are limited amenities (eg supermarket) in the village, only emergency supplies at the post office and garage - nRead moreeed to drive to Bridport otherwise. Great location to join the coastal path however. Hide

Reviewed by Krystyna, 11th September 2020

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The cottage is in a beautiful village close to coastal walks. It had a lovely garden where we could sit. The two local pubs would have been handy for an evening meal unfortunately were booked so we were only able to eat in one once. If you stay here book well in advance. For tall people like ourselves, the cottage was a bit of a tight fit with too Read moremuch furniture that was unnecessary, cluttering up the downstairs space. Hide

Reviewed by ROSINA, 28th August 2020

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Our thatched cottage was small but so pretty and had everything we needed. The location was spot on in the beautiful village of Burton Bradstock, close to the beach and walking trails. Plenty of eating options nearby too.

Reviewed by Phillip, 31st July 2020

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Stunning little cottage, everything you would want in our opinion, perfect holiday base in a beautiful location, 10 minutes Walk from the beach . We will be stopping here again definitely, what more of a recommendation could that be, not the cheapest but I guess you have to pay a premium for the location.

Reviewed by B, 4th October 2019

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A very comfortable cottage with everything that is needed for an enjoyable holiday

Reviewed by Brian, 20th September 2019

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Lovely clean cottage, very convenient for beach and walking.

Reviewed by S.e., 30th August 2019

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Good position, walk to the beach in less than 10 minutes. Two good pubs within walking distance who serve good meals. We have used this cottage before.

Reviewed by S, 16th August 2019

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!SELECTED!Good location in the centre of this pretty village. Nice garden but wall is falling down and parking is tight. Interior is cramped, dated and dirty. Poor value for money.!ENDOFSELECTED!

Reviewed by Deborah, 3rd August 2019

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Excellent location for family with a baby. We went with our 18 month old and it was a very enjoyable holiday. The cottage is well laid out and the second bedroom held our travel cot fine. The cottage has a large side garden and parking. We went on walks around the village (and to the pub). Hive beach is a 15 min walk away, and within 15-20 mins driRead moreve there was a childrens farm and soft play, a swannery plus a series of other beaches and towns. Hide

Reviewed by L, 19th July 2019

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Excellent location in a picturesque village. We realised that an old thatched cottage would be relatively compact but it would be informative to at least point out that some of the doorways are low e.g. approx 172cms and 152cms.

Reviewed by Barry, 14th June 2019

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Perfect choice with fantastic cleanliness and in a great location of the village.

Reviewed by Mr D Swinfield, 12th December 2018

The cottage was very cosy and had all that we needed. The only minor thing was the temperature in the living room for this time of year. it was probably the stone floor which took a long time to warm up and left the room a bit on the cold side. The fire place stove was just ornamental! Also with a minor change to the car park area would greatly impRead morerove parking for larger cars? Hide

Reviewed by Mr B Evans, 7th November 2018

Everything you would require. Exceptionally clean on arrival. Sarah was exceptionally kind and helpful.

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Location

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