West Lane Cottage, Dorchester
Holiday Cottage: 3958 Dorset

Cottage's own web site
Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, West Lane Cottage lies in the Piddle Valley, in an unspoilt village amongst picturesque thatched cottages. Piddlehinton boasts a lovely church, the welcoming Thimble Inn and Millennium Green with children's play area and picnic tables.

This charming cottage is well equipped and furnished to make your stay as comfortable as possible. On the ground floor there is a porch leading to a sitting room with large character fireplace and electric 'woodburner', two double leather sofas, a storage coffee table and storage cabinet. There is a television (with SKY), video player and DVD player with a supply of films.

This room leads to both the kitchen/dining room and to a second reception room which may be used for quiet reading or as a games room. This second room has a double sofa bed, a coffee table, a bookcase with a range of books (fiction, local history and walks) and a chest of drawers with a selection of over 20 games for you to enjoy. There is a video and DVD player.

Both reception rooms lead to a newly fitted kitchen with dining area. Here you will find an oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, fridge and freezer and all the kitchen equipment you need for a self catering holiday. There are plenty of cupboards, generous worktops and even a range of cookery books. There is a coat rack and space below to keep your wellies! A dining table and four chairs is at one end of this room adjacent to French doors leading to the garden.

There is a downstairs cloakroom.

The back garden has been laid with a mix of decking and hard landscaping. A table and chairs are supplied with a parasol to enable to you to relax and admire the view of the village church. Outside lights are fitted to use on a summer evening. A lockable gate from the garden leads you straight to the nearest of a network of bridle and footpaths in the village.

On the first floor of the cottage, the master bedroom has a double bed with Sealy pillow top sprung mattress, 2 bedside cabinets with dimmable bedside lights, a chest of drawers and built in wardrobe with hanging space and shelves. The windows offer a view of The Old Rectory. There is an en-suite shower room with electric shower, mirror and shaving point.

A second bedroom has twin beds with sprung mattresses, a bedside cabinet and a built in wardrobe with hanging space and shelf. An iron and ironing board is supplied. There is a bathroom opposite the second bedroom.

The drive alongside the property has room for two cars.

  • Set in Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with lovely walks.
  • A real home from home in modern but characterful cottage.

Your Stay

To book this Holiday Cottage, or find out more, please contact them directly by

 or by  

Kitchen/Dining Room
Kitchen/Dining Room
Double Bedroom
Double Bedroom
Twin Bedroom
Twin Bedroom

Sleeps:   4
Bedrooms:   2
Cot Available:   No
Disabled Facilities: No.

Linen Provided: Yes.
All bed linen and towels provided
Pets Allowed: Yes.
Adult dogs by arrangement - please ask!
Central Heating: Yes.
Fuel type: Oil
Open Fire: No.

Smoking Allowed: No.

Outdoor Facilities: No.
Enclosed rear garden with decking, garden table and chairs, parasol, sun loungers, barbecue. The property adjoins West Lane bridleway which leads to country walks and two inns both easily accessible. The Millennium Green is about 200 yards away with play area, climbing equipment, swing, willow walk and picnic tables.
Local Services: Inns 400 yards and 3/4 mile
Shop and Post Office 1 3/4 miles
Dorchester 5 miles
Jurassic Coast 12 1/2 miles

Piddlehinton lies about 5 miles to the North of Dorchester and is best approached from the A35 from which it is clearly signposted. When you reach the village, turn off the High Street into Rectory Road (you will see the Church and the Village Hall on the corner). The cottage is on the right hand side.
Show map...
Nearby Attractions on AboutBritain.com

Pricing and Opening Times
Seasons Open: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter.

April - June 2009: £365.00 - £470.00 per week.
July - September 2009: £365.00 - £575.00 per week.
October - December 2009: £250.00 - £500.00 per week.

Please telephone or e mail for exact details of price and availability, or have a look at our website.

Open all Year Friday to Friday.
Short Breaks available off season or at short notice - please enquire.

Awards and Accolades
Guest Book Comments:

If you have any general questions about the Holiday Cottages on our site, then please check out our

If you have questions about this Holiday Cottage in particular please contact them via the means below.
Your Stay

To book this Holiday Cottage, or find out more, please contact them directly by

 or by