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“The cottage had everything we needed with quality...”

Review of Belview Cottage

Belview Cottage - a hidden gem in the heart of the Blackmore Vale
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Belview Cottage - a hidden gem in the heart of the Blackmore Vale
Spacious lounge with HD TV and wood-burner effect electric fire Light and spacious dining area
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29 reviews
Belview Cottage - a hidden gem in the heart of the Blackmore Vale
Spacious lounge with HD TV and wood-burner effect electric fire
Light and spacious dining area
Well equipped kitchen with high spec appliances
Twin bedroom with views over grassy fields
Double bedroom with views towards distant hills
Spacious bathroom with separate shower cubicle and bath
Fully enclosed garden with table and chairs
Sunset view from the twin room
Misty morning view
Beautiful countryside right next to the cottage
Sturminster Newton, the friendly local market town
Medieval Pack Horse Bridge a short walk from the cottage
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England

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Gillian W
Colchester
2 reviews
“The cottage had everything we needed with quality products used throughout.”
Reviewed 30 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

The cottage is well thought out and comfortable and has eveything you could want during your stay. It is very clean and felt like home from the 1st day. The tiny village is very quiet and I think more horses went by than cars!

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Liked best: Clean and good quality
Liked least: Getting under the sloping roof to get around the bed.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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Valerie G
Crowborough
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9 reviews
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“Quite Simply The Best Holiday Cottage You Will Stay In - A Beautiful Place”
Reviewed 27 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Belview is a superb detached holiday cottage situated in a peaceful country lane in a quiet corner of North Dorset. It is set within Gillian & Bryan's lovely enclosed grounds. It also has its own enclosed private garden and patio to the side of the property. It is only about an hour's drive away from the lovely Purbeck coastline and its many attractions such as Corfe Castle, Swanage Steam Railway, Durdle Door, Blue Pool, Poole, etc and in the other direction several lovely National Trust properties including Stourhead, so it is easily accessible to many of the popular attractions within about a 20-40 mile radius.
The cottage itself is spotlessly clean and beautifully presented. We have visited 3 times now and I cannot recommend it highly enough, it is absolutely immaculate. The standard of cleanliness and attention to detail is second to none. We have stayed in many holiday cottages and It is very rare to find such a consistently beautifully presented holiday cottage,so much so, that you almost feel that you are the first people to use it every time! I personally think that makes this place very special indeed. The fixtures and fittings and range of kitchen equipment/items are of such high quality as well. You won't need to pack all the usual paraphernalia that you normally have to take with you when staying in this cottage. The Saxon Inn at Child Okeford is very friendly with good food too and is about 7 miles away from the cottage.

It goes without saying that I would absolutely recommend this beautiful place to all my family and friends, knowing that like us they would come away feeling relaxed and having had a chance to recharge their batteries in this unspoilt part of Dorset, whilst staying in luxurious surroundings.

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Liked best: The shower is lovely, and the general quality/cleanliness of the place
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Karen B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Best equipped & most comfortable cottage we have ever stayed in”
Reviewed 14 May 2013 for a stay in April 2013

We have stayed in many cottages and this one far exceeded our expectations. Spotlessly clean and all fixtures, fittings and utensils of good quality making self catering away from home a delight, rather than the usual chore when you find blunt knives and worn out pots! This extended throughout the whole cottage with comfortable furniture, a lovely shower and towel heater and soft, thick towels. The views were lovely across open fields and the cottage quiet and peaceful. We used it as a base and travelled out each day, with plenty of places to visit in the surrounding area.

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Liked best: Comfort & cleanliness
Liked least: Inability to move easily around the beds due to angled ceilings of roof.
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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AnneJ650
Scarborough, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic clean and comfortable accommodation”
Reviewed 5 April 2013 for a stay in March 2013

Accommodation is one of the best that we have stayed in, both in the UK and abroad in terms of cleanliness and overall comfort. The amenities were really good - it exceeded customer expectations. It certainly is a hidden gem and we have already recommended Belview Cottage to family and friends. Location is lovely and quiet. It is very easy to get to other activities in the surrounding area and further afield to the coast is reachable with an easy drive.

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Liked best: Space and light within a very clean cottage
Liked least: Matress
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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EmmaCHarr...
San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
“Belview Cottage was a great place for me to visit with family over Christmas”
Reviewed 13 February 2013 for a stay in December 2012

Staying in rented accommodation over Christmas could have been a bit difficult, but Brian & Gillian had added some lovely touches to make it seem like a home away from home for the holidays. The cottage was really well equipped, from top to bottom; so even Christmas dinner was effortless! The downstairs living space was great, especially when bringing together family and a dog. And for me, it was in a great location, close to extended family and friends. I really couldn't have got anywhere better.

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Liked best: That the owners had thought of lots of little extras, to make your stay comfortable.
Liked least: I really can't think of anything that I didn't like; everything was great. Maybe the sloping roof in the bedroom; but really, that's nothing, and it's clearly stated on the website.
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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