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Looking towards the entrance to the property, pond and gardens
Entrance to the property with countryside views beyond
View towards the rear of the property and patio
Lounge with French doors to patio area
Lounge
Lounge
View from the lounge
Kitchen/diner
Kitchen/diner
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Bathroom with power shower
Guests are welcome to use the owners' garden
Garden
Sit and relax by the pond
Countryside views from the property
Looking towards the property
Meet one of the neighbours in the adjacent field
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2 / 18  Entrance to the property with countryside views beyond
3 / 18  View towards the rear of the property and patio
4 / 18  Lounge with French doors to patio area
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12 / 18  Bathroom with power shower
13 / 18  Guests are welcome to use the owners' garden
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15 / 18  Sit and relax by the pond
16 / 18  Countryside views from the property
17 / 18  Looking towards the property
18 / 18  Meet one of the neighbours in the adjacent field

The Linnie Durweston

Blandford Forum (3mls NW), Dorset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Direct access to the jubilee trail
  • Ideally situated to explore the best of Dorset’s coast and countryside
  • A romantic countryside escape
  • A warm welcome awaits and seclusion is assured
Property code: 29291

A pretty property that has been lovingly furnished and sits within the owners beautiful gardens. It is a wonderful base from which to explore the stunning countryside and villages of Dorset.

This gorgeous property adjoins the owner’s home in an idyllic rural setting. You will be ideally situated just a short drive into the market town of Blandford Forum which offers a good selection of independent shops, a weekly market and regular farmers markets, tea rooms and restaurants. The world-renowned Jurassic Coast is also just a short drive away, and here you can discover the ever-impressive Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, and the award-winning sandy beaches of Bournemouth, Sandbanks, Weymouth and Studland. Other attractions in the area include Monkey World, The Tank Museum, Lulworth Castle, Corfe Castle, Abbotsbury Swannery, Longleat Safari Park, and a selection of National Trust properties and gardens, to name but a few.

Enter the property to find a beautifully furnished interior with everything you need for a relaxing holiday in Dorset. The lounge offers a bright and airy room with a TV, Blu-ray DVD, coal effect electric fire and views over the beautiful, surrounding countryside. French doors lead outside into the beautiful, well kept gardens, which you are free to explore. Head through to find the kitchen/diner equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and slim-line dishwasher. There is a washer/dryer located in the cupboard in the bathroom. The cosy double bedroom, also on the ground floor offers a TV for those lazy mornings or early nights. There is a bathroom with power shower over bath and WC.

Outside of the property, the owner’s beautiful garden offers lots for you to discover. You will have direct access to the south-facing patio area to the rear of the property with garden furniture and a BBQ but access is allowed into the extended lawn garden beyond this (please note that there is an unfenced pond in the garden). There is private off-road paring for two cars available. Regret no infants.

  • 1 double bedroom with TV
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • TV/DVD C
  • oal effect electric fire
  • Kitchen: electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and slim-line dishwasher
  • Washer/dryer located in bathroom cupboard
  • Please note there is an unfenced pond in the garden
  • Private off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Electric and central heating included Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no infants
  • Regret no pets
  • Secure storage available for bicycles
  • Beach 18.5 miles, pub and village shop within walking distanc

Claire Tranter

This property is personally managed by Claire.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 21 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Mark 24th October 2020

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The cottage is located in a lovely part of Durweston and is part of the main building. It has plenty of room for two people and is quite spacious. The owners have gone to great lengths to provide everything you need from both practical and entertainment aspects. There are plenty of local establishments to visit outside of Durweston with villages loRead morecated nearby as well as further afield. If you are into walking and exploring there are also plenty of dedicated trails around especially Trailway Hide

Reviewed by Anthony 16th October 2020

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The cottage is just the right holiday accommodation for a couple. The rural location is good for a choice of walks. The owners were welcoming and everything was up to date with the latest covid regulations

Reviewed by Claire 2nd October 2020

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Reviewed by Christine 25th September 2020

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Reviewed by Graham 18th September 2020

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The cottage was very nice and quiet, in a beautiful location. We had a very nice weeks holiday. Thanks to Erik & Jane.

Reviewed by Mike 28th August 2020

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The cottage is in a beautiful location situated in a quiet village with superb views across the surrounding fields. The cottage is comfortably furnished and well equipped for self catering. Adequate off road parking with beautiful and well maintained gardens and flower beds. The owners are superb and very welcoming, nothing is too much trouble and Read morethey have excellent knowledge of the surrounding area. There are information folders that provide details of local attractions. Hide

Reviewed by Mary 21st August 2020

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Owners are very friendly and accommodating. Cottage very peaceful with lovely outlook over fields from the sitting area. Ideal location for walking straight from house. The 1 mile walk to Stourpaine is a good way to discover your bearings and the pub serves a good lunch.

Reviewed by Robert Tristan 14th August 2020

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Had a great stay here. The property is well situated and close to many interesting places in Dorset. The cottage was very clean and comfortable. The garden is a highlight with a great view beyond. Our hosts were very kind and had great recommendations for local restaurants.

Reviewed by David 7th August 2020

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Reviewed by David 31st July 2020

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Reviewed by Stuart 31st January 2020

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Just had a fabulously relaxing week at The Linnie. Beautiful location and would recommend to anyone wanting a quiet chilled out, away from it all holiday. Stu and Deb Brighton

Reviewed by Jeanette 26th October 2019

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This is a lovely, cosy cottage with superb views up the valley. It is well equipped and has just the right amount of space for a couple. The hosts were very attentive to our needs and had supplied a wonderful tray of goodies- wine, beer, cake and sweets. There were also some nice touches such as towels, hand soap and hand cream which we had not encRead moreountered before in other cottages. Whilst the cottage is about 20 miles from the coast it is a great base to explore the beautiful countryside. Hide

Reviewed by Martin 4th October 2019

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delightful cottage with lovely views and very welcoming owners we had a fantastic stay

Reviewed by John 20th September 2019

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The cottage is located in a small traditional village and in a splendid location with grand views of the rolling hills. A delightful garden and very comfortable cottage to stay in.

Reviewed by Ann 6th September 2019

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It is a very nice cottage, with lovely views, a sort of cottage that we would buy ourselves. Dorset is a lovely part of the country. The owners were very nice and helpful. It was very clean with flowers from the garden. A lot NT properties you can visit.

Reviewed by Graham 23rd August 2019

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Clean, very comfortable bed (Important) good TV/radio. Location grand. View from patio overlooking fields & woodland. everything you need for self catering. However owner most helpful, in finding local information from supermarkets to good Pubs, where the food was reasonably priced and good value for money

Reviewed by Colin 31st May 2019

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Lovely cottage with great views across the countryside. Well equipped and friendly owners. Can thoroughly recommend.

Reviewed by Duncan 17th May 2019

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This cottage is ideal for a couple to enjoy and explore Dorset. The owners who live next door on the property are very friendly and helpful if need be. All home comforts provided. There is is an excellent gastropub only a short walk away, best to book at busy times. There is a super new fossil museum on the coast at Kimmeridge and a first class cafRead moree/restuarant opposite, both not to be missed. The nearby town of Blandford Forum offers offers many good shops and services. Hide

Reviewed by John 10th May 2019

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Reviewed by Kevin 8th March 2019

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Reviewed by Christopher 15th February 2019

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As first time visitors to Dorset this lovely well equipped cottage was an ideal base for touring. Hosts were friendly and enthusiastic with tips and recommendations which we found really useful

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Looking towards the entrance to the property, pond and gardens
Entrance to the property with countryside views beyond
View towards the rear of the property and patio
Lounge with French doors to patio area
Lounge
Lounge
View from the lounge
Kitchen/diner
Kitchen/diner
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Show 6 moreBathroom with power shower

Location

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