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:
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 countrycottagesonline.com since 2015
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Nearest Train Station or Airport: Dorchester/Weymouth
Recommended Places to Visit: Portland,Weymouth, Bridport
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Local pubs and restaurants in town.
Local Sports: All above available in weymouth
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.