The property is able to accommodate three people in one double and one single room, making it better suited to a small family or a couple looking for a romantic getaway. This grade II listed mews cottage â one of six â can be found at the end of a private driveway in the heart of the picturesque village of Hindon. On the border between Dorset and Wiltshire, this cottage is situated in a conservation area and dates back 150 years. This sympathetically restored holiday-home accommodation comes with a wood-burning stove in the pretty sitting room in addition to a well-equipped fitted kitchen. The cottage is set in an Area of Outstandi...ng Natural Beauty and is within easy reach of Stourhead, Longleat, Shaftesbury, Stonehenge and Salisbury.
Amenities: Storage radiators with woodburning stove. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, digital TV, DVD player, DVDs, WiFi, library of books, maps and walking guides. All fuel and power and initial supply of logs for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. Small gravel and paved patio with garden furniture to front of cottage. One well-behaved dog welcome at £10 per week. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk.
Region: Explore the fossils and stunning beaches of Dorset's Jurassic Coast, visit historic Sherborne and Shaftesbury, or enjoy the footpaths, country lanes and thatched-roof pubs Dorset offers.
Town: The peaceful village of Hindon quietly sits on the border of Wiltshire and Dorset in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just six miles from the historic town of Shaftesbury. This charming village of quaint cottages is home to two former coaching inns renowned for their excellent menus and exceptional selection of real ales. Hindon also boasts a great local shop whilst the surrounding countryside and gently undulating chalk downlands provide a wealth of walking and cycling opportunities. The local area is full of other towns worth visiting too and these include picturesque Stourhead, historic Shaftesbury and Longleat. The ancient, mysterious site of Stonehenge is also within easy driving distance whilst the wonderful cathedral city of Salisbury makes a great destination for a day trip.
All prices are inclusive of the booking fee. Winter Short Breaks (WSB) are available at many properties in the "Winter" period - subject to availability. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. Off Season Breaks (OSB) are available at many properties in parts of the "Low" and "Mid" periods - subject to availability. The price for a 3 night break is either 75% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. OSBs can be booked within a calendar month of the start date of the holiday. "Last Minute Breaks" (LMB) are available at most properties throughout the "LOW", "MID", "HIGH", "PEAK", "XMAS" and "NEW YEAR" periods. The price for a 3 night break is either 65% of the normal weekly rental or, if it is higher, the quoted Winter Short Break price. Extra nights are charged pro rata of the weekly rental. LMBs can be booked within one week of the start date of the holiday.
Left on 08/08/2014 for a stay in August 2014 | Mrs U
Stayed for a week in June cosy but well equipped clean good for parking
my friend and I plus molly (Dog) had a lovely week. It was nice to be-able to walk to the village shop each morning to get a paper
Would you recommend this vacation rental to a friend?
Good location for touring and comfortable
Left on 01/21/2014 for a stay in September 2013 | Gill
Just the right place for seeing various parts of Wiltshire. This is a comfortable cottage with everything you need. It is situated in a quiet village with two pubs and a small shop selling basic needs. Longleat House and Safari Park are nearby. The only improvement possibly would be a dining table and chairs for 3 in the kitchen, and in the bathroom, somewhere to hang the showerhead over the bath whilst showering! But this didn't spoil our holiday at all and we would definitely go there again. It was clean and warm and that is important.
Richard & Betty
Sunbury on Thames
An enjoyable stay.
Left on 05/30/2013 for a stay in March 2013 | Richard & Betty
We enjoyed our week down in Hindon despite the very cold weather. The cottage soon warmed up to snugness with the very efficient log burner.The kitchen contained everything we needed and the bed was comfortable. The only thing we felt was needed was a telephone landline as mobile communication was hopeless.
Clam, peaceful setting central for places we wanted to visit
Left on 08/18/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | Tony&Paula
Lovely cottage set in peaceful surroundings. Great for a romantic break. Really central for Sotnehenge, Salisbury and Bath. Overall we would love to return in the future.
dans family's holiday
Left on 09/16/2010 for a stay in July 2010 | dans family's holiday
this is the first time we have been down to Dorset ,we were in the right place to stay as we were not very far from all the places we wanted to see and we saw loads we will certainly be back thanks .
Left on 07/14/2010 for a stay in May 2010 | Dawn
We had a delightful break in the cottage. Hindon is a very pretty village and the surrounding countryside has so much to offer. The only downside was that we only booked a short break! Wished it had been longer.
Left on 12/08/2009 for a stay in August 2009 | Mary
WE had a great week at Rose cottage. It was so cosy and very clean. The garden was so peaseful and we liked to sit and enjoy a glass of wine and watch the stars in the clear sky in the evening.. We will go back..
Enjoyable but limiting
Left on 12/08/2009 for a stay in July 2009 | nELSON
Small cottage with small rooms but nicely fitted out. LACK OF WINDOWS IN THE REAR, THE SKYLIGHTS HELPED but fresh air and light was a real miss. Biggest disappointment was no rear garden.
However it was a lovely village in a spot easy to find and easy to get to many fabulous areas and tourist towns and places of interest. I wouldn't book that cottage again though because of the reasons outlined above.
The caretaker lady was very helpful and charming.
A Lovely hidden Gem
Left on 12/08/2009 for a stay in November 2008 | Pantsbird
This lovely little cottage was our haven for a week in November, with its beatiful log burning fire and delightful decor we had a really cosy time.
Location is great for local pubs and great walks and National Trust properties in the area.
The cottage was clean and really well equipped, definatly worth a visit
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