Chestnut Cottage is one of seven self catering cottages on our Dorset Farm which form Character farm Cottages. Chestnut Cottage is situated in the tiny hamlet of Rodden and is 4 star rated (Plus Gold Award) by Visit England Tourism. It is a large, spacious Cottage which accommodates up to 9 people so is ideal for family and group get-togethers. Chestnuts is situated by a tiny, quiet lane and has an enclosed garden with patio area and garden furniture to enjoy drinks and meals outside. The ground floor contains a large, well equipped kitchen with large farmhouse dining table which comfortably sits 9 people for sociable maels together. All the usual utensils plus many eatras are provided including a dishwasher and washing machine/dryer. The kitchen leads through to a sitting room area with plenty of comfortable seats to relax in front of the LCD TV/DVD and the log wood burner. There is also free wifi if you feel the need to keep in touch with the outside world! Also on the ground floor we have include a twin bedroom with ensuite wet room suitable for disabled access (M2 Disable Rating).
Upstairs you will find a further 4 bedrooms, the main bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower attachment. The other bedrooms share a bathroom at the end of the landing. All the beds can be made up as doubles or singles.
Our cottages are available for weekly holidays all year and for off-season short breaks (Oct-Mar). For short breaks we try to stick to a 3 night stay arriving on Fridays or a 4 night arriving Mondays. For weekly breaks we do try to stick to Friday to Friday. However we can be flexible and will always try to fulfill your requirements.
Chestnut Cottage is situated on our working dairy farm on the outskirts of the tiny hamlet of Rodden, a short distance away from the stunning Chesil Beach and Fleet Lagoon. The cottage is surrounded by open fields in which you are free to walk and join many public foot paths and indeed the Coastal Footpath runs very close to the cottage. 5 miles to the east is the seaside town of Weymouth which has a beautiful sandy beach and lovely safe and shallow water. 3 miles to the west is the village of Abbotsbury famous for its Swannery and Sub-tropical gardens. A little bit further on is the village of WestBay which was the location for the popular ITV series Broadchurch. Here you will find the stunning beach and cliffs which often formed the backdrop to the program. The market town of Dorchester is a 15 minute drive away and is worth a visit, particularly to Brewery Square wucih is a new developement featuring an Odeon Cinema and many eating places such as Nandos, Pizza Express, Cotes, Zizzis and Waggamamas. Dorset is a fantastic place to explore and there are many country houses and gardens to visit. Also Monkey World, the Tank Museum at Bovingdon, Go Ape, Brenscombe Outdoor Center with its exhilarating high ropes and numerous beaches should keep all busy.
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Cottage added 15th January 2018