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England, Dorset, Shaftesbury, Dorset - Property ref. 298

Updown Cottage on Gold Hill
Updown Cottage on Gold Hill

Featured in Sunday Times Britain's 20 Best Cottages 5* Gold Award Chic luxury C16th boutique cottage on Hovis Hill Spectacular views over miles of glorious English countryside. Baby grand piano. Perfect for anyone looking for peace & inspiration.

Updown Cottage on Gold Hill
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Aqua bedroom
Aqua bedroom
Music room with views to Blackmore Vale
Music room with views to Blackmore Vale
Aqua bedroom   Music room with views to Blackmore Vale
Misty view to Blackmore Vale
Misty view to Blackmore Vale
Kitchen & welcome basket of breakfast goodies
Kitchen & welcome basket of breakfast goodies
Misty view to Blackmore Vale   Kitchen & welcome basket of breakfast goodies
Property overview
Property type : Cottage
Number of bedrooms : 4
Property sleeps : 6
Number of bathrooms : 3
Nearest airport : Bournemouth, Exeter, Heathrow
Air conditioned : No
WiFi : Yes
Swimming pool : No
Detailed Property Information
Detailed description : The cottage is situated on one of the most photographed streets in Britain with a hillside garden that offers views that you may never want to leave. Shaftesbury in Dorset is perfectly situated for exploring the entire south-west of Britain. Every luxury included in the price: baby grand piano, White Company Egyptian cotton bedlinen, bathrobes & towels, basket of logs and woodburning stove, free Wifi and national landline calls, high quality audio visual equipment, massive library of films, dining facilities for 12, personal chef to the some of the world's most prestigious families available to hire, welcome breakfast basket, welcome toiletries...........
General description : The cottage is equipped with every luxury enabling you to leave home with simply your clothes. The emphasis is on relaxation, indulgence and leaving the cares of every day life behind.
Kitchen area : Furnished with every item required for the creation of gourmet meals by guests or our recommended chef. Facilities include: Aga Masterchef Range Cooker, dishwasher, microwave, Nespresso machine, food processor, fridge freezer, Dualit appliances
Living area : 2 sitting rooms - 1 with baby grand & a sofa looks out to views. Other with 400 year old beams, inglenook + woodburning stove - basket of logs included, 2 sofas, 2 antique writing desks, high quality TV, DVD, video, CD. Looks out to Gold Hill.
Dining area : Panoramic views from French windows & doors to garden. Antique sideboard & refectory table seating 12. All crockery & glassware for 12. Also door leading to small utility room with washing machine, separte tumble drier, butlers sink, iron and board.
Bathroom(s) : Ground floor slate lined wet room with shower, loo, basin. 1st floor slate and antique oak boarded bathroom with bath, loo and basin. 2nd floor en suite slate lined shower room - shower, loo, basin. Towels, robes & White Co. toiletries provided.
Bedroom(s) : 1st floor - 1 dbl - king bed, antiques, window seat to Gold Hill. 2 sgl bedrooms with antique sleigh beds, 1 with views over Blackmore Vale, 1 with window seat to Gold Hill 2nd floor - dbl ensuite bedroom with contemporary oak king bed, TV, DVD View
Outside : Beautiful hillside garden stocked with unusual shrubs and flowers. Stunning views. Wooden dining furniture, gravel paths leading to secret seating arbors, Giant Jenga.
Other information : All rooms are furnished with designer fabrics, piles of cushions & throws, White Company Egyptian cotton bedlinens.
Resort description : Shaftesbury is on a National Express coach route. The nearest train station is at Gillingham (4 miles away) There are good taxi companies in Shaftesbury for transfers. Shaftesbury has a wealth of small independent shops, excellent restaurants and pubs, a wonderful deli stocking fabulous local food, galleries, an arts centre, swimming pool, tennis courts and golf within 15 minutes' drive. Compton Abbas airfield is only 10 minutes' drive for those wishing to arrive by light aircraft or microlight or to take lessons during their stay. The Jurassic coast, Stonehenge, Salisbury and its Cathedral, Sherborne and its Abbey, Bath, the whole of Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire, Hampshire and even Devon are within easy reach. The area has some beautiful wedding venues for which Updown Cottage has often been used as a base: Larmer Tree Gardens, Wardour Castle, Chettle House, etc.
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Accepted currencies : Pounds sterling
Pricing notes : Week bookings from 695 to 1295 depending on season. 3 night weekends or 4 night week day bookings available year round.
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Changeover information : Friday / Monday
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Contact name : Simon & Jane Colston
Contact number : +44 7710 307202
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