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Quaker Cottage

  • Sherborne
  • Dorset
  • DT9 3QE


  • Family
  • Pet Friendly
  • Self Catering

At a Glance

  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / patio
  • Pub / shop < 1 mile

About this Holiday Cottage

The Cottage is a high quality, well-presented holiday home, formerly a Quaker Meeting House, in a quiet conservation area of Sherborne. This romantic property has a king-size double bedroom, and a further single with additional pull-out bad, making it ideal for couples or small families alike. There is a bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Downstairs is an attractive open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and a sitting area with a woodburner. Outside, there is a small graveled front sitting area, and parking can be found in the surrounding roads or local pay and display car parks. With the abbey and castles of Sherborne on the doorstep, and the beautiful Dorset countryside surrounding you, The Cottage makes an ideal base for a restful year-round break.


Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x single with additional pull-out bed. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, small utility, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Other Things to Note

Gas central heating with underfloor heating on ground floor and in bathroom and woodburning stove in sitting area. Gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, books/games/DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair on request. On-street parking on a first come, first served basis in adjacent road. Alternatively, pay and display car park within 100 yards. Small gravelled sitting out area to the front with garden furniture. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 5 mins walk, pub 1 min walk. Note: Narrow, twisting stairs.

Around and About

Set in the midst of stunning, unspoilt countryside, the picturesque buildings, ancient inns and quaint shops of the ancient town of Sherborne, line the banks of the River Yeo. This charming, rural settlement is probably best known for its beautiful abbey and two imposing castles - the newer of which dates back to 1594 and boasts incredible Tudor landscaped gardens. Sherborne is a great place for sightseeing, or simply having an afternoon stroll along the riverbank, though if you're looking for more activities, a short drive will take you the stunning Stourhead house and gardens. The wonderful Dorset heritage Coast is well worth a visit and just across the Somerset border is the fabulous Fleet Air Arm Museum, situated at Yeovilton. With its displays of historic aircraft – including the Concorde – this trip is interesting for aviation enthusiasts and fans of military history.

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.



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