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Old School

  • West Knighton
  • Dorchester
  • Dorset
  • DT2 8PE


  • Close to Shops
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Family
  • Ground Floor Room/s
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Open fire / Wood burner
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Rural Location
  • Self Catering
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Saturday changeover
  • Lulworth Cove 20 minute drive
  • Dorchester 15 minute drive
  • Period features
  • Parking for 2 cars

About this Holiday Cottage

The Old School is a charming Grade II Listed semi-detached house in the village of West Knighton near Dorchester.  Luxurious accommodation retains numerous original features including an exterior bell tower and clock, interior exposed arched timberwork,  thick solid walls, decorative stonework and leaded light windows.  A popular inn is within walking distance and the village is an ideal location for exploring Dorchester, Weymouth, the Purbecks and the Jurassic Coast.  Weymouth is a mere 7 miles away, and both Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are around 10 miles away.

Living Space

  • Double height entrance area ideal as a reading space.
  • Spacious yet cosy lounge with two large leather sofas, a modern woodburner stove, a flat screen TV and DVD player.
  • Modern fitted kitchen/ diner with a washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, freezer and dining table with seating for six.

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

  • Three bedrooms including 1 bedroom on the ground floor.
  • Bedroom 3 - ground floor twin with single beds and a cosy patio area to the rear.
  • Stairs up to the first floor and a Hall with a reading area.
  • Bedroom 1 - a Master king-size double bedroom.
  • Bedroom 2 - a twin with single beds and an ensuite shower with wash basin and wc.
  • Main bathroom with bath, separate shower, wash basin and wc.
  • Please note - some of the duvets and pillows are feather.


The cottage has off road parking for two cars.  A small courtyard area is also available.

Other Things to Note

  • WiFi internet access. 
  • Bed linen and towels are provided.
  • The property is heated by gas central heating.
  • One basket of logs is supplied for the woodburner in winter. 


Short breaks of two nights or more may be available and last minute breaks may be possible within seven days of arrival.

One well behaved dog is accepted by prior arrangement.

Around and About

Beautiful Lulworth Cove can be reached in around twenty minutes by car and the property is also fifteen minutes from the amenities of Dorchester. The village of West Knighton also has a popular pub - The New Inn, a parish church and village shop. The cottage is ideal for exploring The Purbecks - an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is only 7 miles from Weymouth.


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