Location Icon Sherborne, Dorset
From £147 per night

Myrtle Cottage

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Sleeps 6
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3 Bedrooms
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3 Bathrooms
A homely cottage set in the pretty village of Buckland Newton near Sherborne that’s perfect for families and friends who wish to relax and unwind in cosy surroundings and explore new walking routes from the doorstep.
Myrtle Cottage is one of four cosy cottages set within mature and extensive grounds in the Dorset countryside. Enjoy a comfortable living space with a wood-burning stove, three elegant bedrooms and access to the estate’s facilities, including a swimming pool and play area. Should you wish to venture out, you are perfectly placed to discover the historic streets of Dorchester, the market town of Sherborne, the spectacular Jurassic Coast and so much more.

If you love the sound of this place but need more bedrooms, the cottage can be booked with Honeysuckle Cottage, Lilac Cottage and Foxglove Cottage via our Guest Services team.

Why we love this

  • Complete with a private garden and BBQ for alfresco dining
  • Access to a shared outdoor heated swimming pool and children’s play area
  • Perfect base to explore Dorchester, Sherborne and Milton Abbas

Key Features

Heated outdoor pool Heated outdoor pool
Garden Garden
Wood burner Wood burner
Parking Parking
Pub within walking distance Pub within walking distance
Shop within walking distance Shop within walking distance
Private parking Private parking
Ground floor shower room Ground floor shower room
BBQ - charcoal BBQ - charcoal
Children welcome Children welcome
Extensive gardens Extensive gardens
Modern kitchen Modern kitchen
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Why Book with Us

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Our properties are handpicked and inspected in person before listing, and we regularly review them for quality control and your peace of mind.

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We only work with the best owners, so in the rare event you find one of our properties listed elsewhere for less, we’ll refund you the difference. *

Exceptional Service

Our award-winning Guest Services team will not only help you find your dream holiday but will support you through every step of your stay.

As you step through the vibrant cottage door, you’ll be greeted by a cosy and characterful lounge with plush sofas, a cosy wood-burning stove with a basket of logs, and a Smart TV. It’s the ideal place to relax after a day of exploring, before sitting down for an evening meal at the six-seater dining table.

Meanwhile, the kitchen features everything you will need to self-cater with ease. You will have access to an electric oven and hob, a dishwasher, washing machine, a fridge/freezer and a Nespresso coffee machine. Adjacent to the kitchen is a small shower room and WC.

Venture up the steep Dorset winder staircase to the second floor where you will find three elegantly designed bedrooms. There’s a master bedroom (can be made into a twin upon request) with an en-suite shower room, plus two further bedrooms one double and one twin. Family bathroom with a double ended bath with shower attachment.

Outside, you will have access to a private patio area, garden furniture and a BBQ, perfect for alfresco dining in the sunshine or a tipple under the stars. Further explore the beautiful communal gardens at your leisure.

All guests of the cottages have access to a large outdoor heated swimming pool (open between May – September) and a children’s play area with garden games. Home-grown fruit and vegetables are available seasonally and the owner offers a delicious selection of home-made cakes to make your stay extra special.

The owners will greet you on arrival and show you into the property.

We plant a tree for every booking we make to help offset some of the carbon emissions generated by our stays.

Check-in: from 16:00
Check-out: by 10:00

Deposit: Bookings are subject to a non-refundable deposit of 30% of the booking value plus applicable booking fees with the balance payable 60 days before the date of travel.

Accidental Damage Deposit: To maintain the highest standards in our properties, guests will need to pay a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £250 prior to their stay. An advance payment as detailed in the booking summary can be made to waive this requirement.

  • No smoking/vaping
  • Please keep noise to a minimum
  • No pets allowed
  • Children of all ages are welcome

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Stay your way with our bespoke travel service. Our Guest Services team are available to tailor-make your holiday matching you with the perfect property and provide personalised recommendations on anything from local restaurants to unforgettable experiences.

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The neighbourhood

The cottage is set in the pretty rural village of Buckland Newton offering a wonderful family-run pub, and well-stocked village store nestled between the beautiful towns of Dorchester and Sherborne. Rich in history, this wonderful place offers the opportunity to visit the Roman Town House and Amphitheatre, a selection of boutique shops and a range of excellent restaurants.

Meanwhile, other attractions that make a great day trip include Minterne House and Gardens which feature beautiful gardens in the style of Capability Brown, while the lovely village of Cerne Abbas is worth a visit to see the giant chalk figure carved into the hills. There are also National Trust properties, including Montacute House, Lytes Cary Manor and Stourhead House and Gardens, to visit.
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