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16th Century Thatched Cottage with hot tub

Shelley User Profile

16th Century Thatched Cottage with hot tub

Private room in cottage
5 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 private bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 private bath
Shelley is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Our cottage was built in the early 1600s . We have 2 guest rooms for the price of one . Modern kitchen to make simple meals. Basic plates, cutlery, glasses, mugs. Tea and coffee making facilities are available and sunroom that guests can use with TV. and a beautiful traditional cottage garden, complete with a stream.
We also have a heated five seater hot tub available to guests.
Please note this is a very old cottage and is grade two listed.


Free parking on premises
Hot tub

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed


Handheld shower head
Well-lit path to entrance



171 reviews
Sadie User Profile
February 2019
My friends and I have been going on a UK roadtrip and Shelley’s home was fantastic! From the beautiful gardens to a cozy interior, the cottage was lovely. The beds were all large and comfortable. The complimentary breakfast of handmade breads, jam, her own creamed honey (from the…
Pascha User Profile
December 2017
Wonderful time! Shelley was a gracious, lovely host and Brett was loads of fun. Simply delightful stay and in a perfect location for our travel. The cottage is charming and special highlights were the hawks, the wonderful company and the sage advice for local spots of…
Albert User Profile
June 2017
Country Comfy, like staying in a rural English farmhouse B&B. High Bench was wonderfully quiet and peaceful with free range chickens wandering in the yard. Stroll into town for a pint at the Royal Oak before turning in and wake up to the morning sun for a wonderful cooked…
Robert User Profile
February 2017
Shelley and Brett were outstanding hosts! The cottage was fantastic! Shelley and Brett are very knowledgeable about the area and were amazingly helpful with advice. The breakfast that Shelley cooks for a small fee is something you don't want to miss out. It was the best home…
Helen User Profile
October 2016
a wonderful stay with an incredible hostess. I would definitely recommend and stay again!
Edward User Profile
October 2016
Excellent!!! Shelley was a wonderful host. She has a beautiful period home. Accommodation was cozy and comfortable. Nice comfy bed. Breakfast was excellent. Highly recommended!!!!!!!
Peter User Profile
September 2016
Very helpful as regards local attractions. Very welcoming and friendly. Really enjoyable stay. Beautiful area

Hosted by Shelley

Okeford Fitzpaine, United KingdomJoined in May 2016
Shelley User Profile
171 Reviews
Shelley is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm a country girl, forager, and meditation teacher. I am also a falconer and keen cook. Love the ocean, countryside walks and generally mucking about in my garden.
Interaction with guests
We live in the cottage but are always out and about and we like for you to feel it's also your home away from home. I will always be close at hand to answer any questions but will not be intrusive. There are two separate areas to watch TV or just chill out so no worries about…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood


House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 1PM - 9PM and check out by 10AM