About this listing
in Heart of Dorset, near Beautiful Countryside and Sites, for a Special B&B getaway... a relaxing space, comforting classic furnishings, well stocked & equipped kitchenette, softest linens & sumptuous bed, and life's little luxuries included.
A beautifully furnished self-contained annex in the garden of our old thatched home. Originally built as a victorian laundry, the accommodation has been lovingly converted, to comprise of a large bedroom, equipped kitchenette-dressing area, and bathroom with shower, fluffy towels and selection of toiletries. The furnishings are classic traditional and unfussy, with oak cabinetry, a cafe table and pair of armchairs, and antique dresser, and many designer details. The curtains are thick and warm, so a good rest is assured.
The cottage has wi-fi, flat screen tv and dvd with freesat, and an extensive library of films, books, OS maps and music is available for your use. We are very familiar with the area, so can help with journey planning and finding luscious pubs Also, a picnic hamper, rug, chairs and sun umbrella are available for days out.
We have furnished the property with probably the most sumptuous bed in Dorset, a VSpring with feather topper and squidgy feather pillows and duvet layers in 600 thread count luxurious linens, and soft throws. Equally cosy hypoallergenic bedding is available upon request. There is plenty of room for a travel bed- cot, if you are travelling with your young child.
We live away from the main road in a peaceful central village location with trees and relaxing cottage garden to enjoy, near the church and down the lane from village green and hall. There is ample space to park your car off-road.
Pets are welcome by prior consent. Also, please be mindful of ours, as we have 2 dogs, a rather huge rabbit, who thinks he runs the homestead, and a cat who knows he does. They are very friendly, are never in cottage and can be kept in the main home as you may need.
Tea, coffee, and nibbles will be provided. A continental breakfast, including selection of fresh breads and fruits, will be available in your room, or optionally a full English or American is available upon request, in your room or the dining room.
Little extras can be arranged, such as vase of flowers or bubbly to mark an occasion upon arrival, so please enquire.
Durweston is a lovely Dorset village by the River Stour, surrounded by picturesque rolling hills, a designated area of "outstanding natural beauty", wonderful for rambling and outdoor pursuits. Blandford, Shaftesbury, and Sturminster Newton are nearby for amenities, farmers market and boutique shopping. Within easy reach is the magnificent Dorset Jurassic coast, the long stretches of sandy beaches of Poole and Bournemouth and the cathedral city of Salisbury. Beautiful Bath is a bit further, and even London is accessible by train. So, various day journeys and sightseeing can be enjoyed...
No smoking on premises.
Take care of house and belongings with respect, as if they are your own home.
Return items to generally where they belong.
Be at home, come and go as you would like, the cottage is quite independent.
Please get in touch with any special requests, concerns, and considerations. I am flexible and like to help.
Most important, just relax and enjoy your stay.