Dorset cottage, country village location. Close to Salisbury and Dorset coast.

Dorset cottage, country village location. Close to Salisbury and Dorset coast.


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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 5
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

Our home is situated in the idylic village of Sixpenny Handley in Dorset. We live in an end terrace cottage at the top of the village beside the church with views overlooking Cranborne Chase, an area of outstanding natural beauty and popular with walkers. We have a walled garden with decking/patio and a real fire for cosy winter nights in. Our comfortable house has a main bedroom with a four poster double bed and ensuite bathroom, spare room has a single bed (with double bed option) and bathroom beside it, the third bedroom is an office with option of one toddler bed. Living room has real open fire with quality sofa bed for 2 extra guests. Cottage style kitchen has dining table to seat 6 and separate utility room. Babies Crib (up to 6 months), cot, high chair and camp bed, toys/puzzles/DVD's are also available. Downstairs loo. No pets, no smokers..

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Who we are

  1. We are Jenny and Brian a married couple (in our late thirties/early forties)origionally from Ireland but living in Dorset. We have one daughter, Lila,who is now 3 years old. Brian is an Electrical Design Engineer and Jen is a freelance Arts Manager. We had a very successful exchange to New Zealand in January 2010 and are now looking at options for Europe in 2012, we are interested in France or London for August 2012. But always try us with your suggestions as we are open to travelling anywhere. We have excellent friends and neighbours here who are very helpful and welcoming to visitors.

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Where is it?

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The village is very friendly and has everything you need, a pub (2 min walk) with excellent roast beef Sunday lunch and local ales, a brewery with pub, Post Office with cafe, Butchers(famous in the area), Newsagents/Grocery store, Hardware store, Church (very friendly and relaxed), Camp Site with excellent restaurant Hanlega's, Doctors Surgery and Craft gallery all within 2 mins walk. Set in the beautiful Dorset countryside with unlimited country walks, 5 min drive to golf course, numerous country pubs for eating out all within easy driving distance. We are perfectly located to explore Dorset, Devon and Wiltshire, 15 mins drive from Shaftesbury with its famous 'Golds Hill'and 20 mins from the Cathedral City of Salisbury with train links every hour to London (1 hour 30 mins to London Waterloo)and Bath (1 hour). Stonehenge is only 40 mins drive away! We are also 40 mins drive from the beautiful seaside resorts of Bournemouth and Poole with excellent beaches, surfing, windsurfing and watersports, shopping, pleasure ferries and main ferry routes to France and the Channel Islands. The Isle of Wight is also worth a visit. Also within easy drive is the whole Jurrassic coast which stretches all the way to Lyme Regis and Devon. The pretty market towns of Wimborne (20 mins), Shaftesbury (15 mins) and Blandford (10 mins) are also close by.

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