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Patio area
Lounge area
Lounge/dining area
Kitchen/dining area
En-suite double bedroom
En-suite bathroom with shower over
1 of 3 properties
A selection of the Owners private collection of horse drawn vehicles
1 / 8  Patio area
2 / 8  Lounge area
3 / 8  Lounge/dining area
4 / 8  Kitchen/dining area
5 / 8  En-suite double bedroom
6 / 8  En-suite bathroom with shower over
7 / 8  1 of 3 properties
8 / 8  A selection of the Owners private collection of horse drawn vehicles

Bowden Farm Cobble Cottage

Shaftesbury (5.5mls W), Dorset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Barn conversion property sleeping 2
  • Idyllic romantic retreat
  • Private enclosed patio garden with seating area
  • Rural location on the owners' land
  • Interesting collection of horse-drawn vehicles on site
  • Situated five miles from the historic town of Shaftesbury in North Dorset
Property code: COBCO

One of three barn conversion properties situated in a rural location on the owners, 13 acres of land, just a short drive from the picturesque town of Shaftesbury in North Dorset.

This property is located A few miles from the attractive town of Shaftesbury in North Dorset, just a short distance from the county’s border with Somerset. Shaftesbury is a lovely town which will be recognisable to many due to its role in the nostalgic Hovis adverts. Just outside the town is Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty once a royal hunting ground, it now offers miles of enjoyable walks in the picturesque landscape. For a change of scene, to the north of the property, is the town of Bruton, which has a world-class art gallery, chic bistros, and fashionable bars: not quite what you’d expect from a small Somerset town. Other great days out within easy reach of the property include the town of Glastonbury with its Chalice Well Gardens and atmospheric ruined abbey, Longleat Safari Park, and the Fleet Air Arm Museum. This property makes a fantastic location for a relaxing couple’s break.

On arrival, guests will find the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner: a light-filled space with doors opening out onto the patio garden. The cosy lounge area has two comfortable sofas, a TV, and DVD, making it a great spot to unwind after a busy day of sightseeing. The kitchen area, which is next to the dining area, occupies its own corner of the room and offers an oven, hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, and washer/dryer. Upstairs, there is one king-size bedroom which benefits from an en-suite bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC.

Outside, the property has an enclosed patio garden with garden furniture, which makes a pleasant place to enjoy alfresco drinks and meals whilst enjoying the peaceful surroundings. Guests may also enjoy a walk around the land, where the owners keep their interesting collection of horse-drawn vehicles. There is ample parking close to the property.

  • En-suite bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC
  • TV/DVD Wi-Fi included
  • Kitchen: oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, and washer/dryer
  • Electric, and heating included
  • Regret no pets
  • Shops 3 miles, pub 1.5 miles, beach 35 miles
  • Arrival: 14:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Lauren Horwood

This property is personally managed by Lauren.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 37 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Garry 30th July 2022

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Cottage was great

Reviewed by Paul 16th July 2022

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Reviewed by Linda 18th June 2022

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This was a beautiful little cottage and our third time back. Says it all. Clean and tidy. Relaxing with friendly owners. Another fantastic stay. Thank you so much for everything.

Reviewed by Peter 13th June 2022

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Reviewed by Cherry 10th June 2022

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Reviewed by Sharon 1st June 2022

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Perfect stay, spotlessly clean it was home from home. Thoroughly enjoyed our break, totally relaxing. Thank you.

Reviewed by Peter 14th May 2022

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Reviewed by David 30th April 2022

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Reviewed by Ken 23rd April 2022

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Reviewed by Alastair 23rd October 2021

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Reviewed by Samantha 16th October 2021

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A clean, functional base in a lovely rural setting, good spot for exploring Somerset to the North and rest of Dorset to the South. Very nice pubs within 10 minute drive. Owner responded promptly and very friendly.

Reviewed by Julie 9th October 2021

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The Cottage was very cosy and comfortable. Plenty of hot water and kitchen well equipped. A lovely location and very quiet.

Reviewed by Andrew 4th October 2021

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Good layout no problems.

Reviewed by Helen 27th September 2021

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Reviewed by William 18th September 2021

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We were very happy with our week's stay at 'Cobble'; it met all of our needs and more. We would say that it's an ideal place for a quiet week away from 'the maddening crowds'!

Reviewed by Barrie 4th September 2021

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Reviewed by Susan 28th August 2021

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Lovely and comfortable with all you need for a rest

Reviewed by Andrew 21st August 2021

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Reviewed by Mervyn 14th August 2021

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Reviewed by Diana 24th July 2021

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Reviewed by Rodney 17th July 2021

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Quiet location but very handy to get to a variety of attractions. Helpful and friendly hosts.

Reviewed by Graham 26th June 2021

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Reviewed by Simon 19th June 2021

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Excellent location,well equipped and clean, the owners where very friendly and helpful. Lovely area to explore.

Reviewed by Antony 22nd May 2021

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A beautiful well looked after cottage in rural setting. Quite remote so have to drive a few miles to facilities. The nearest pub/restaurant seems to have not reopened, and looks like it is not going to. The next nearest has reopened but on limited hours. But the cottage is ideal for a very quiet relaxing break.

Reviewed by Mark 8th May 2021

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A delightful cottage for two people in a lovely part of the country. The rooms are a good size with comfortable furnishings. A great variety of birdlife to enjoy as well. We had a lovely time.

Reviewed by Ethan 1st May 2021

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Me and My girlfriend absolutely loved the cottage. We stayed for a week and had no problems whatsoever. The surrounding area is beautiful and full of things to do, even during covid times. Would definitely recommend to others and will hopefully be coming back again!

Reviewed by Richard 24th April 2021

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A very well designed and comfortable cottage for two in lovely rural surroundings.

Reviewed by Joanne 17th April 2021

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Beautiful cottage, spotlessly clean, very comfortable and great views. Thoroughly recommend it. We had a lovely relaxing holiday. Thank you.

Reviewed by Christine 24th October 2020

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Lovely cottage for two. Well equipped, comfortable and modern. Good wifi. Helpful owners.

Reviewed by Ian 17th October 2020

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Reviewed by Kitty 10th October 2020

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The cottage is a lovely and calming place with a charming feel to it. Having towels, soft bed and space helped me and boyfriend relax and have quiet time. It really helped not having any loud noises, to sit outside enjoying the scenery and the sound of the birds. Having a box with lots of leaflets in the longe made making decisions easier as to wheRead morere we would like to go. I hope COVID 19 eases up to make it possible to come again and even for longer stays. Hide

Reviewed by Michael 3rd October 2020

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The cottage was perfect, plenty of room, clean, warm and all that you would require for a good break away the peace and quiet of the English countryside.

Reviewed by Jacqueline 26th September 2020

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Very nice place to stay, clean and bright. Good location to explore surrounding area. Weather very good for this time of year. Bed comfortable (a must!)

Reviewed by Derek 19th September 2020

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Reviewed by Maurice 5th September 2020

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Reviewed by Veronica 29th August 2020

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Comfortable cottage with a private patio. Friendly owners. Peaceful location.

Reviewed by Michael 8th August 2020

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Location

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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