Lilliput is a detached holiday cottage in the Dorset village of Shipton Gorge. About two miles from the stunning world heritage coastline and nestling in the beautiful rolling hills of the Bride Valley, Shipton Gorge benefits from a good local pub; The New Inn is managed and run by the local community, serving food and local ales. Lovely walks may be enjoyed from the front door of Lilliput through splendid countryside to the coastal path or over the hills. From the front of the cottage take time to relax in the garden enjoying the aroma of the many plants and flowers or sit in the secluded back garden with its patio area. Inside, the cottage there is a spacious lounge and separate kitchen and dining area. With a bedroom and shower room downstairs, Lilliput may be particularly suitable for guests who prefer ground floor accommodation (once you have accessed via the steps or slope down to the property). Leaving the cottage, a short drive away in Burton Bradstock, a shop, several good pubs and the popular Hive Beach can be found. Another mile or so away is the town of Bridport which provides all shopping needs as well as a good weekly market. There are many local attractions including the world famous cobb in Lyme Regis and Abbotsbury with its sub-tropical gardens and Swannery. All this makes Lilliput the perfect getaway at any time of the year.
Accommodation: Kitchen. Dining Room with patio doors to garden. Lounge. Downstairs shower room with hand basin and toilet. Bedroom 1, twin single beds or zip and link kingsize double bed. Stairs to first floor, Bedroom 2, double bed. Bedroom 3, double bed. Bathroom with bath (shorter than standard), hand basin and toilet.
Additional services: Wifi. Freezer. Flat screen TVs in lounge and bedrooms 1 and 2. Gas central heating. Garage 2.4m x 4.8m, plus parking for a small car in front of garage, accessed a short way along an unmade, unlit road. Bed linen and towels included.
Pets: Please note that whilst the owners' of Lilliput welcomes two well behaved pets, they are not to be left unattended in the property at any time. The nearby eating places such as The New Inn, The Anchor and Hive Beach Cafe are all dog friendly.
This property is not suitable for children under five or those with limited mobility due to the stepped/sloped access to the property (24 steps) from the parking area (please see steps from parking area to property - photo no. 18)
Well equipped by Mrs Brown on March 10th 2018
Wonderful well equipped cottage enjoyed our short stay very much hope to return sometime.
Lovely property by Mr I Madeley on August 5th 2017
Lovely property, very quiet setting, and clean.
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Cottage added 16th April 2018