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Unique 17th Century Thatched Cottage

The Cottage has recently been rethatched
Very good
11 reviews
The Cottage has recently been rethatched
lower street with cottage on left , Royal Oak pub at the end of the street
The back of the cottage, patio, parking.  The grounds also have an old barn and garden to the rear.
Barbecue area on patio.
Comfortable lounge with log effect fire
Dining area with oak dining table.
Dining area from front entrance
Bedroom 1 , dressing area , old 17th C. stone wall exposed
second bedroom, King size bed , early 17th C. wall in Flemish brick and stone, original oak floor.
Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds all beds and mattresses in all the bedrooms are brand new .
The Royal Oak, a great pub, great beer. Serves food most evenings. Local skittle clubs meet there
Post office , 'Telegrams can be sent'
view from Hambledon Hill,  look carefully and u will see 2 Lancaster planes doing a fly past!
Hang gliding , Bell Hill near the village , spectacular views !
Cottage has a small wood at the end of the village with views to okeford hill
A local taxi service is available
view towards Okeford Hill of the cottage being thatched, earlier in the year.
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Okeford Fitzpaine, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England
Netherway Farmhouse is a 17th century thatched cottage, one of 25 listed buildings in the conservation area of Okeford Fitzpaine, one of Dorset’s most attractive villages exhibiting rural charm and relaxed pace.

Netherway is undergoing an exciting refurbishment. In keeping with its character, we are installing a new kitchen, exposing the original stonework with new appliances . We are re-instating the original pantry and creating a new utility with downstairs toilet. The lounge are will also be enlarged with more of the original features revealed.Upstairs we gain new bathroom with separate shower.
We are also installing a separate bedroom with ensuite in the third storey with separate door access, this will be available later.

We will update photos as the rooms are completed.
This has been a fascinating exercise for us and it has revea...
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About the Owner, David G
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 13 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2014
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 11 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL5373100
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Very good - based on 11 reviews
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Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
English first
French first
English first
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

What a beautiful cottage, everything you could ask for. All the beds were extremely comfortable, living room is vast with lots of seating, kitchen has everything you need. Will look to book again if we are in the area...

Reviewed 30 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

Marc A
1 review
Reviewed 31 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Well equipped cottage, ideally located within an hour of most places to visit. Great location with friendly village pub!

  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Twins
    2 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: $257 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Did you know that……..
*Poole (for Sandbanks, park, cinemas), Weymouth, Salisbury,Longleat and the New Forest are all less than 30 miles from the cottage.
*You can buy free range lamb, Dexter beef, also fresh oysters and mussels within walking distance from the cottage- cook a paella on the cottage patio paella cooker and barbeque!.
* Hambledon Hill, under 6 miles away is nearly twice the height of the White Cliffs of Dover. It contains half the varieties of butterflies in the UK.
*In 1645 an ancient force in the English Civil War called The Clubmen of Dorset gathered for battle on on the Hill.
*Bell Hill , under 3 miles away is a famous site for hang gliding, watch them soar!
* The Jurassic coastline is a World Heritage Site and easily reachable from the cottage.
* The walls of the far...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Nearest airport Bournemoth: 41.0 km
Railway: Gillingham - direct line to London Waterloo: 18.0 km
Ferry: Poole Ferry Terminal: 43.0 km
From London by car. Most secure route is M3, A303 towards Exeter. when on the M3 take turn off at A343 to Salisbury, follow the signs to Blandford. At Blandford follow signs to Warminster, then Sturminster Marshall , turning left over the river Stour. At Shillingstone turn left towards Okeford Fitzpaine.
From London by Train.
The the train from London Waterloo to Gillingham on the Southwest Trains Exeter route. Normally select the front 3 carriages (the rest of the train stops at Salisbury). Get off the train at Gillingham, then its an 18km taxi ride to the cottage.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 39.0 km.
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