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The Old School Cottage

  • Tincleton
  • Dorchester
  • Dorset
  • DT2 8QR
no star
Self Rated


  • Family
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Self Catering

At a Glance

  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
  • Garden / patio
  • Dishwasher

About this Holiday Cottage

The Old School Cottage is a wonderful, attached barn conversion, within the grounds of the owner's home and set in the rural Dorset hamlet of Tincleton and can sleep four people. The cottage has two eaves bedrooms, a double with an en-suite basin and WC and a twin bedroom, a ground floor bathroom, a fitted kitchen, a sitting room with dining area, a woodburner and stairs to the bedrooms. Outside there is off road parking for one car, lockable bike storage and a shared lawned garden and patio with furniture. The Old School Cottage is a lovely base for your holiday in Dorset.


Two eaves bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite basin and WC, 1 x twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area, woodburner and stairs to bedrooms.

Other Things to Note

Electric underfloor heating on ground floor with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 1 car. Lockable bike storage. Shared enclosed, lawned garden and patio with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2.5 miles. Note: There is restricted head height in the twin bedroom due to sloping ceiling. Note: The double eaves bedroom is open to the staircase, ensure care is taken and children are supervised at all times. Note: Intermittent mobile signal. Note: The owner has a golden retriever. Note: Owner can stock freezer with meals from the Cook shop in Dorchester prior to guests' arrival, by prior arrangement and at extra cost. Note: There is an art gallery and framing studio on-site, please contact the owner for further details.

Around and About

Tincleton is a tiny hamlet in Dorset, nestled in a beautiful rural setting within the valley of the River Frome. The hamlet is just five miles east of the county town of Dorchester which has many shops and attractions to discover. The area has many wonderful and picturesque walks to offer visitors and the countryside is rich in wildlife, with the River Frome being designated an Area of Special Scientific Interest. Also very popular with those who visit Dorset is the stunning Dorset Jurassic Coast, with the coastal path offering spectacular views and beautiful sandy beaches nearby.

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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