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Secluded character cottage in the very heart of Bridport

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

In the middle of BRIDPORT TOWN

This compact charming town cottage is tucked away in a quiet lane, in the heart of Bridport town. It is no more than a few minutes walk from bakers, butchers, greengrocers, restaurants, shops and pubs. There are street markets twice a week and car parks are close by. This period cottage is in the heart of Bridport which has a rich industrial heritage of net and ropemaking and only 1.5 miles from the beach at West Bay. It is furnished to an attractive and very comfortable standard and is light, bright and full of character. It is ideal to use as a relaxing 'hideaway' or a base for a walking or beach holiday as there are many places of interest along the famous 'Jurrassic coast' and Chesil Beach. Explore the beautiful dorset countryside and enjoy the good locally produced food.

See details in rental notes. This compact town cottage comprises: stable door to beamed kitchen/diner with oven, hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washer/dryer. On the ground floor an attractive wrought iron spiral staircase which is steep and narrow, so not ideal for those with mobility difficulties, opens out onto the first floor Bed/Sitting room. This double aspect, bright sunny room has a sitting area and a double bed, TV/DVD/CD. Off this is a large bathroom with w.c. washbasin, bath with shower over.Tall people may find the height of the showerhead a bit restrictive. A range of wardrobe and shelved cupboards and dressing table.

As this cottage is in the middle of town it has NO outside space. However,Bucky Doo Square is a short walk away with its cafe atmosphere. (Small cafes operate here selling many types of coffees and tempting cakes and savories).

Surrounding the square there is a Butchers,Wine bar with Wi-Fi,Pub,Greengrocers, Healthfood shop,Hardware shop and Bookshops. Bicycle hire is also available in West Road., Long stay car parking is a 5 minute walk away and cost £2.80 a day

More Details

Mrs Helen Gascoigne
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017


Bridport Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Towels provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Duvet bed linen provided.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
New born baby only, under 6 months, allowed. Baby bath available on request. Short walk to cafes, restaurants, shops, library, bike hire and pubs


4.8/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Secluded character cottage in the very heart of Bridport
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Such a lovely cosy hideaway. We had a really great time.

  • 4 of 5

A really comfortable, character-filled property. The bed was comfortable, the property was really well equipped and located. There isn't any free parking but nearby car parks do the job. The town is lovely and the beach at nearby West Bay is beautiful too. For a much needed couple of nights away this was perfect and we would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Excellent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

I want to echo everything the previous reviewer has said. This is a very comfortable property for two people. The kitchen is extremely well-equipped, making it very easy to prepare meals. The bedroom has two large comfortable armchairs, and the excellent large bathroom off the bedroom has a large dressing space with cupboards etc. which gives a spacious feel to the upstairs. The welcome pack of food and jams was much appreciated. The location is very central-Bridport has a large supermarket and many small shops and eating places. Transport connections are very good-there was no need for a car, and we could walk down to West Bay and the coast path. Altogether a great, thoughtfully and well-maintained place to stay. We had a very relaxing week exploring Dorset.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire


  • 5 of 5

Have just had a peaceful, relaxing week in this perfectly situated cottage. Everything you need is provided including welcome pack on arrival, milk bread etc. Clean and well-maintained. Easy access to town centre, where there are many eating places to suit all. Also the cottage is situated superbly for visiting the various places of interest in the surrounding areas. Would just like to add that the listing description and picture gallery for this property do not do it justice. There is an amazing bathroom/dressing area and the kitchen is equipped to a very high standard. And not forgetting the very bright and airy lounge/bedroom. Excellent value for money!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
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5 1

short holiday

  • 5 of 5

Excellent cottage 1st class accomodation, ideal situation.

Everything you could possibly need.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2007
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
West Bay
Car: not necessary

Market twice a week. Monthly farmers market , Bridport Museum. Fossil museum at Charmouth. Fishing & sailing from West Bay harbour. Swannery at Abbotsbury, Local Potteries. Exhibitions and events at Bridport Arts Centre. many festivals and outdoor events during the Summer. Lovely local beaches and places to eat.


Rates & Availability

Bridport Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Spring
Apr 21 2017 - May 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late Spring
May 12 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring Bank Holiday
May 26 2017 - Jun 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early June
Jun 16 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Summer
Jul 14 2017 - Jul 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jul 28 2017 - Aug 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late August
Aug 18 2017 - Aug 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 25 2017 - Sep 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Base $0
Pet Fee $51.56

CALENDAR - Rental period end dates inclusive
All power, heating and linen as provided.
Heating via GCH in winter- electric heater in summer.
Weekly bookings changeover day Friday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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