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Bear's Cottage

Bear’s Cottage is a superbly presented detached barn conversion located in the quiet rural village of Yetminister near Sherborne. Full of character and Grade II listed, Bear’s cottage is set in the heart of the village. Beautifully furnished throughout, providing spacious, contemporary accommodation over two floors, the cottage is ideal for friends or families who want to spend time together in glorious Dorset surroundings. This delightful holiday home is set over two floors. Upstairs is the master suite with a super king-size, zip/link bed, served by an open accessed en-suite with a bath, hand-held shower, ‘Jack and Jill’ basins and a WC. Coming through the front door downstairs you enter into the main lounge, dining and kitchen area. This is a fabulous double floor height, light and airy space, flanked on both sides by walls of glass and around the feature clearview woodburning stove there are two sofas. There is also a dining table that comfortably seats six and a spacious and well-equipped kitchen. Heading towards the stairs gives you access to the ground floor shower room and two downstairs bedrooms, all of which have wooden flooring throughout. Bear’s Cottage is accessed via a decking and garden area from the parking places at the end of the drive. Here you will find an outside seating area and small cottage garden as well as a log store and dog washing area. Yestminister village was built almost entirely of honey coloured limestone, timeless and idyllic, with a pub and shop five minutes' walk away. The ancient town of Sherborne lies on the delightful banks of the River Yeo set amidst glorious unspoilt countryside and boasts many picturesque buildings, ancient Inns and quaint shops. Probably best known for its beautiful abbey and two stunning castles, boasting superbly landscaped gardens. Sherborne makes an ideal place for a day of sightseeing or a quiet afternoon stroll. A short drive will take you to the stunning house and gardens at Stourhead and the sublime Dorset Heritage Coast, whilst just across the border in Somerset is the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton, offering stunning displays of historic aircraft, including Concorde. A fantastic location for all the family. A lovely contemporary cottage, in an ideal location to explore some of the best of the West Country.

Mostly ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x first floor super king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, two basins and WC, 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.

Amenities for Rental

Oil-fired central heating with woodburning stove Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books and games Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Off road parking for 2 cars Raised decked garden with furniture. 1 well behaved dog welcome for a £25.00 weekly supplement Sorry, no smoking Shop and pub 5 mins walk.

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Rooms 3 · Sleeps 6

In association with Passpawt

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Can Leave Dog Unattended


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