Located in Upwey, Dorset
Snooks Cottage is an Upwey holiday cotage near Weymouth, Dorset, sleeping 4 and accepting pets it oozes thatched charm.
Snooks Cottage is a wonderful Grade II listed, 18th century, thatched cottage, nestling opposite the village church in the picturesque Dorset village of Upwey. Full of charm this cottage has an inglenook fireplace and a woodburning stove, exposed stone walls, beams, wooden and flagstone floors. Wander down the little lane to Upwey’s famous Wishing Well to treat yourself to a delicious cream tea then walk it off along the Wey Valley trail which offers super walks across this lush green countryside.
The accommodation at Snooks Cottage consists of a kitchen/breakfast room equipped with a Rangemaster cooker with 5-ring gas hob, 2 electric ovens and plate warmer, microwave, 2 x fridges, washing machine, dishwasher and tumble dryer in garage. There is a dining room with table and seating for four and sitting room with woodburning stove nestling in an inglenook fireplace, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games. There is also a second cosy sitting room that seats just two. There is a ground floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and toilet.
Upstairs are two bedrooms, both arranged as doubles.
Outside is a well-tended steep terraced garden which provides a sunny, social space on the top level from where you have a lovely view towards the church. One well-behaved dog welcome. Off road parking available. Note: This property is unsuitable the infirm or children under 5 years of age due to the steepness of the garden and the cottage stairs.
Formerly a village in its own right, Upwey is now a suburb of Weymouth, approximately 4 miles north of the town centre. The village has several notable buldings including a 13th century church and a Manor house.Read more
To the north of the village lie the chalk ridge of the South Dorset Downs. At the foot of these lies the River Wey which then flows through the village. The source, known as the Upwey Wishing Well has been a tourist attraction from Victorian times, and remains so to this day with a tea room on the site and beautiful water gardens.
Upwey is very picturesque with the Old Mill on the banks of the river and with the beautiful countryside surrounding the village you could easily forget that Weymouth is just 4 miles away. There is no need to travel to Weymouth for a bite to eat either as The Old Ship Inn and The Riverhouse Inn do an admiral job.Read less
Bournemouth is 35 miles away
Exeter is 50 miles away
Bristol is 51 miles away