Dorchester is a great place to visit in the Autumn and Winter with great walks through the countryside and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. What better way to relax after a hard day, or perhaps plan your next day in front of a real log fire or woodburner. All of these cottages have a real fire and would make an ideal cottage to book for an off season visit. You can further refine these results to ensure the cottage you book exactly matches your needs.
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Manor Farm Barn is situated in Dewlish and surrounded by gently rolling hills beside a 500 acre dairy and arable farm. The village pub is just 150 yards away and Dorchester with its museums, restaurants and cafes just a short drive. Weymouth with its sandy beach is about a 25 minute drive but from...More Details
Armswell House is an 18th century farmhouse surrounded by beautiful Dorset countryside about a mile from the village of Plush. The house has retained many original features with high ceilings and ornamental fireplaces. There is a large, walled garden and the property stands on the owners 650 acre...More Details
The Old Cider House is in the peaceful hamlet of Milborne Wick just to the north of Sherborne and conveniently located to explore many of the historic attractions in the area. The cottage itself is well proportioned and superbly equipped and is surrounded by countryside. Milborne Port is just a 5...More Details
In the quaint hamlet of Milborne Wick on the Somerset/Dorset border stands Higher Farm Barn, a 17th century barn lying in 1 acre of grounds. The spacious accommodation is ideal for large families or groups of friends to relax and enjoy all the area has to offer. There are a wealth of walks in the...More Details
2 Appletree Cottage is located in the village of Sixpenny Handley close to Shaftsbury and is thought to be a former estate workers cottage. Very much a rural setting, it is perfect for those looking to escape and get back to the outdoors with great walking, cycling and riding in the area as well as...More Details
Chisel Barn Foxditch is a single storey barn conversion transformed to the highest possible standards with many original features such as exposed beams and vaulted ceilings. Situated just to the north of Blandford Forum the barn sits in 65 acres on the owners working farm and has stunning views...More Details
The Stables is a detached stable conversion with spacious open plan living area with beams and high ceilings. It sits within its own garden with great views over the surrounding countryside and the 650 acre organic dairy farm of the owner. The Dorset Gap is nearby for stunning walks and stunning...More Details
Shepherd's Hut is located just 1 mile from the small village of Winterborne Whitechurch on a working dairy farm in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This period barn, made from brick and flint, has been skilfully converted to an exceptionally high standard as reflected in Visit...More Details
Parkfield Cottage is a cosy, restored detached barn set in the grounds of the owners cottage in the village of Sturminster Marshall. The transformation has been handled sympathetically with beamed and vaulted ceilings but with modern conveniences. There is a south facing patio and the nearby pub...More Details
Apple Tree Cottage is a a traditional brick and flint cottage dating to the 1730s in the village of Shillingstone with a pub and a shop just an 8 minute walk from your doorstep. Lovingly renovated, the owners have done a great job to retain period features while offering every convenience of modern...More Details
Chisel Barn is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is made up of two self contained properties (Whites Ground and Foxditch) which can be booked together as Chisel Barn to sleep 10 guests. Both offer double height kitchen and living space and are furnished to the highest of...More Details
Cerne Abbey Cottage is a unique property and is part of the historic buildings of Cerne Abbey which was formed all the way back in 987AD. The cottage overlooks the abbey courtyard and is close to the gardens and grounds which are also open to the public. Located in Cerne Abbas, the area is famed...More Details