A spacious cottage with plenty of living space and a very comfortable family retreat. 2 double bedrooms and 2 single bedrooms sleep 6. There is also a pull out mattress in one of the single rooms as well as a double sofa bed in the living room. We charge £20 per person per night for additional guests. 2 bathrooms. Large fully fitted family kitchen with dining area; separate seating area in the kitchen. Large living room. Large garden. Guests book the entire cottage so have full and exclusive use of the property. A six seater hot tub can be enjoyed in the garden for an extra fee of £50.Flat screen tv, Nespresso coffee machine, washing machine, bath and shower facilities. Pets are welcome at £10 a night per pet to cover the deep clean cost.
Exclusive Use of Entire Cottage
Sleeps 6-8 guests
Bathroom & Shower-room
Spacious Dorset period cottage in a row of old dairy cottages once owned by Thomas Hardy's father, with 4 bedrooms sleeping 6. Sofa bed in the living room can accommodate two extra guests. Please note that we charge an additional £20 per night per person if there are more than 6 guests.
The beautiful coastline at Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, Weymouth & the National Sailing Academy (site of the sailing events for the 2012 Olympics) are all nearby. Walks and bike rides from the doorstep and a wonderful village pub make this an ideal spot to explore from.
A hot tub in the large garden can be enjoyed for the week at an additional £70 per week or £50 for a 4 night stay. The fully fitted kitchen is ideal for preparing family meals and there is a dining table and living room.
The next village a mile away has a general shop and post office, a petrol station and garage and even a tennis court to rent. The nearest beach with a cafe is 5 miles away, and Dorchester (4 miles away) is the county town with supermarkets, shopping, cinemas and a number of restaurants. Weymouth (7 miles away) is a large tourist resort with beaches and water sports available
There is a Wood burning stove. Well behaved pets are welcome at an extra charge of £10 per day for a deep clean. Non-smoking but exception made if you are smoking in the garden and dispose of stubs. Flat wall-mounted TV with Freeview, free WIFI.
We are pleased to offer loyalty discounts to returning guests. We only accept bookings 3 days prior to your stay to ensure the house is ready for your arrival.
Please note that as the cottage has a staircase leading to the bedrooms and steps leading to the patio, some guests may find our accommodation unsuitable if they have limited mobility. Please contact us if you have special requirements.
Books, DVD, games
Free WiFi internet
Activities and Experiences
Antiques & fairs
Our property has a narrow staircase leading up to the bedrooms which may make it difficult for guests with limited mobility to access.
Booking Terms and Conditions
Roadfrom M27(1.0 miles)
Driving: M27 West which becomes the A31. Follow the A35 from Bere Regis, and take the A352 road at the Dorchester ring road, signposted to Wareham. West Knighton is signposted at Broadmayne on the Dorchester to Wareham road.
The closest railway station is Dorchester South which runs from London Waterloo. Dorchester is approx. 4 miles from West Knighton and there are taxis as well as hourly buses from the town.