Wheatsheaf Cottage is a pretty end terraced cottage nestled in the village of Askerswell in the Asker valley beneath the Iron Age hill fort of Eggardon Hill. The cottage is a conversion of a Grade II listed stone barn which also boasts a pretty and enclosed garden offering a peaceful rural location in the shadow of the 15th Century St Michael's Church Tower. The Spyway Inn, reputed to be an old smugglers haunt, is located in an elevated position within walking distance and offers a choice of local ales and home cooked food. The nearby market town of Bridport has a wealth of interesting shops selling local produce and antiques and both the Georgian town of Weymouth and the historic town of Lyme Regis with their sandy beaches are only a lazy drive away. The nearby Jurassic coastline offers a delight for fossil hunters and spectacular view points all along this special part of England, with the closest beaches being West Bay, with it's iconic golden cliffs, Burton Bradstock and West Bexington, all are under 30 minutes by car.
Accommodation: Lounge/diner. Kitchen. 1st floor: Bedroom 1, kingsize four poster bed. Bedroom 2, twin single beds. Bathroom with shower over bath, hand basin and toilet.
Services in addition to standard equipment: Gas central heating and electric coal effect fire. Cot, highchair and stairgate - please request these if necessary on booking. Fridge, washer/dryer, DVD player, Video player, music system. Garden to the side of the property with furniture. Linen and towel hire inclusive please state requirements when booking.
Note: Wheatsheaf opens onto the village road in Askerwell.
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