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8 guests4 bedrooms6 beds2 baths
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Magna Cottage is a 300-year-old self catering holiday rental nestling in a secluded valley at the end of a no-through-road on the Cranborne Chase, a mile from Ashmore in Dorset.

This holiday cottage, a detached thatched flint property, is in an ideal location for an outdoor break in Dorset, with plenty of walking opportunities. From the cottage there is direct access to forest walks and mountain bike trails and it is conveniently located for the Wessex Ridgeway walk. It is also is ideal for guests seeking a 'get away from it all' location.

This holiday cottage at a glance

Sleeps eight guests.
Four bedrooms, one shower room and one bathroom.
Inglenook fireplace with an open fire.
Large one acre lawned orchard garden, ideal for children.
Ample onsite parking.
Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge per dog).
WiFi.
Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

Thatched roof.
Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Freezer in adjoining shed.
Two TVs, DVD player,CD player.
Travel cot and highchair available on request.
Garden chairs and logs in adjoining shed.
Sorry, no barbecues due to thatch.

Attractions and nearby amenities

As the highest village in Dorset the views from the walks in the area are spectacular to the coast of the Isle of Wight.
The Fontmell pub is excellent and only a five minute drive from the cottage and the Beckford Arms is also very good and about 20 minutes away.
There are many others within a five-mile radius and in Shaftesbury, five miles to the north.
Other places to visit in this area of Dorset include Salisbury, Longleat, Stonehenge and Poole, all within a 45-minute drive.
There are glorious sandy beaches and sandbanks at the entrance to Poole Harbour.
Magna Cottage is a 300-year-old self catering holiday rental nestling in a secluded valley at the end of a no-through-road on the Cranborne Chase, a mile from Ashmore in Dorset.

This holiday cottage, a detached thatched flint property, is in an ideal location for an outdoor break in Dorset, with plenty of walking opportunities. From the cottage there is direct access to forest walks and mountain bike trails and it is conveniently located for the Wessex Ridgeway walk. It is also is ideal for guests seeking a 'get away from it all' location.

This holiday cottage at a glance

Sleeps eight guests.
Four bedrooms, one shower room and one bathroom.
Inglenook fireplace with an open fire.
Large one acre lawned orchard garden, ideal for children.
Ample onsite parking.
Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge per dog).
WiFi.
Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

Thatched roof.
Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Freezer in adjoining shed.
Two TVs, DVD player,CD player.
Travel cot and highchair available on request.
Garden chairs and logs in adjoining shed…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
2 single beds

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Indoor fireplace
Dryer
TV
Washer
Iron
Heating
Hair dryer

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Top places nearby

Larmer Tree Gardens
2.5 km
King John Inn
2.8 km
Compton Abbas Airfield
3.3 km
Win Green
4.2 km

The Museum Inn
4.4 km
The Fontmell
5.0 km
Gold Hill Museum
8.3 km
Royal Signals Museum
8.7 km

Hosted by Rural Retreats

Joined in September 2016
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Established in 1983, the Rural Retreats portfolio represents the cream of self-catering luxury holiday cottages throughout the UK and Ireland. With over 400 stylishly presented country houses and cottages to choose from, each carefully selected to meet our high standards of comfort, Rural Retreats makes it easy to find just the holiday home you are looking for.
Established in 1983, the Rural Retreats portfolio represents the cream of self-catering luxury holiday cottages throughout the UK and Ireland. With over 400 stylishly presented cou…
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House rules
Check-in: After 5:00 p.m.
Checkout: 9:00 a.m.
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
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Carbon monoxide alarm
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