Stable cottage - Portesham, Dorset, England

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Key Cottage Information

£325 - £450 weekly price range
Sleeps  1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms 
1 bathroom(s)
pets welcome
Pet Friendly (2 dogs welcome)
short breaks
Short breaks offered (min. 3 days)
Rating: Not assessed
Accessibility information: sorry this property has no disabled accessible features.
Number of units of accommodation: 1
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£325 per week
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About Stable cottage

Escape for a rural retreat break to this lovely working farm in the Dorset countryside, just a short distance from the coast. With sea views from the farm, this is a great place to relax and enjoy a taste of country living. Sleeping two, Stable Cottage is ideal for a couple and is very pet-friendly.

The cottage consists of:

  • Entrance Hall.
  • Spacious living room/kitchen with south facing french windows onto small private garden with table and chairs.
  • Wooden beams, sofa bed,TV,dvd, cooker, fridge,dishwasher, washing machine.
  • Bedroom with super king size bed.
  • Bathroom, WC, basin, bath with shower.
  • Central heating throughout.


Wth 250 acres of grassland Portesham Farm is situated up a private track well off the road about 2/3rds of a mile from the village of Portesham which has a pub. The owners live in the farmhouse and there is a neighbouring cottage to Stable Cottage where the people have well behaved dogs.

The track is a bridleway and continues for one mile to Hardy's Monument at 750ft  where it joins the South Coast Path. From here there are footpaths and bridleways in all directons. For days out, the Jurassic Coast is within easy reach, as are many lovely villages and coastal towns including Portland and Abbotsbury. Weymouth with its golden sandy beach is just 7 miles away. Lyme Regis with its pretty harbour, sandy beach, aquarium and museum is around 20 miles away.

One or two dogs are welcome (a charge of £20 per dog per week applies).

Weekly bookings run Friday to Friday.

There is stabling and grazing  for horses which are also welcome.


This owner/agency has featured on since 2015

Special Facilities

Special Features

Exposed wooden beams Exposed wooden beams

Entertainment Facilities


Leisure Facilities

Sorry this property does not have any onsite leisure facilities

Property Facilities

Kitchen & Dining

Washing machine Washing machine
Dining table Dining table seats 4


Bed linen provided Bed linen provided


Bath Bath
Shower Shower
Towels provided Towels provided
Power shower Power shower

Other facilities


Central heating Central heating

Garden and Outdoors

Enclosed garden Enclosed garden
Patio Patio
Parking Parking

Family-Friendly Facilities

Adults only Sorry adults only

Dog-Friendly Facilities

Dogs welcome Dogs welcome - up to 2 dogs

Setting and Local Information

Views Views: Countryside views
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Dorchester/Weymouth
Secluded Secluded
Near the beach Near the beach
Pub(s) nearby Pub(s) nearby
Good area for walking Good area for walking
Golf course nearby Golf course nearby

More About this Property

Type: Barn Conversion Barn Conversion.
Types of Bookings welcome: Couples Couples
third on booking with the rest two weeks before.

Property Location


Portesham is a small village 2 miles from Abbotsbury and the sea. The county town of Dorchester is 7 miles to the NE. Weymouth is 7 miles SE, and Bridport is 12 miles West.

Local Attractions

Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens. Tank Museum Monkey world

Recommended Places to Visit: Portland,Weymouth, Bridport

Annual Events:

Recommended Places to Eat Out: Local pubs and restaurants in town.

Local Sports: All above available in weymouth

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