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Updown Cottage, Shaftesbury, Dorset

Updown Cottage
12, Gold Hill

SP7 8HB | View map

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Featured in The Sunday Times 'Britain's Best Cottages'

A home for all seasons - in winter curl up in front of the wood burning stove surrounded by rich colours and fabrics,in summer relax in the garden taking in the glorious views over Blackmore Vale.

Five Star C16th Updown Cottage, situated on cobbled Gold (Hovis) Hill, is steeped in character and sleeps 6 in 4 beautifully furnished bedrooms, complemented by 3 bath/shower rooms.

Facilities include free Wifi, free local and national calls, baby grand piano, flat screen TVs, DVDs, Video, Hifis, Egyptian cotton linen, bathrobes, towels, grocery basket and toiletries, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, AGA Masterchef range cooker, logs, extensive library of videos, DVDs, CDs and sheet music.

Perfectly situated for exploring the south-western counties of Britain. Bath and Wells, Cheddar, Stonehenge, Durdle Door, the Jurassic Coast, Corfe Castle and numerous National Trust and heritage sites are within easy driving distance. Equally, the ancient town of Shaftesbury, set high up on a 700 foot spur of rock, holds many attractions from eating to shopping to visiting the ruined Abbey and Museum.

Ideal for guests attending weddings or the festivals at Larmer Tree Gardens, Sherborne and Salisbury. Only a short drive from Compton Abbas Airfield for those arriving in the area by light aircraft or microlight!


Nearest Train Station: Gillingham
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Months Open: All Year
Number of Units: 1
Unit Type: Cottage
Price Guide: Short Breaks from 450; Full Weeks from 695
Nearest Major Town: Gillingham
Distance: 4 miles
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