Pretty cottage in a lovely location
Enjoy the beautiful south facing sun terrace
Lounge area
Time for tea
Living and dining area
Kitchen and dining room
Restful double bedroom decorated with care
Pretty twin bedroom
Relax with a good book
Take a relaxing bath
Garden furniture on the patio
Enjoy walking the dog across the fields
Wander through the bluebell woods
....and down to the lake
1 / 15  Pretty cottage in a lovely location
2 / 15  Enjoy the beautiful south facing sun terrace
3 / 15  Lounge area
4 / 15  Time for tea
5 / 15  Living and dining area
6 / 15  Kitchen and dining room
7 / 15  Restful double bedroom decorated with care
8 / 15  Pretty twin bedroom
9 / 15  Relax with a good book
10 / 15  Take a relaxing bath
11 / 15  Garden furniture on the patio
12 / 15  Enjoy walking the dog across the fields
13 / 15  Wander through the bluebell woods
14 / 15  ....and down to the lake
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Rose Cottage At East Hill

Shaftesbury (6mls N), Wiltshire
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Working farm
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A perfect rural sanctuary tucked away on the Wiltshire/Somerset & Dorset borders
  • An ideal base for keen walkers and cyclists with a network of country walks and the Wiltshire cycleway nearby
  • Set in a tranquil, rural position on a farm  within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Property code: 52105

Stylish single storey barn with spacious rooms and stone floors, set in a quiet, peaceful, rural location. Ideally placed for touring, with Longleat Safari Park, Stourhead and Stonehenge within easy reach

Staying in this quintessential English barn, surrounded by roam-able fields and footpaths, will make you and your beloved doggies feel like you’ve really come home. Your spacious single-storey barn is ideal for a family with two little ones (or grown-up children). From this cosy base, you can explore the working farm around you as well as the nearby Wiltshire Cycleway and the picturesque towns of Shaftesbury, Mere, and Bruton.

The barn opens to a bright kitchen, dining and sitting area, where light decor and cosy furnishings provide the perfect atmosphere to relax after a long walk, plus a TV and DVD player so the kids can wind down with a movie. Along the hall, two bedrooms — one double, one twin — are sweetly decked out in country colours and special touches. Outside, a terrace, bedecked with climbing roses, is a sun trap. The surrounding fields are yours to wander with your sweet pet, and there are even bluebell woods that bloom in spring for an extra dose of magic.

If that wasn’t scenery enough for you, the farm is situated on the stunning Dorset, Wiltshire, and Somerset borders, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where country walks abound. Take your pup for an awe-inspiring ramble in the fields around Stonehenge, which is an 18-mile drive through forested countryside. For a bit of culture, take a trip to the famously English town of Shaftesbury (famous for being the setting of the Hovis advert), 10 miles away. And the National Trust property of Stourhead (just 6 miles away) with gorgeous neo-classical gardens even has special doggy routes and opening hours for exploring pups.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave
  • Laundry room with washer/dryer available in the courtyard
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Arrival time 4pm
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach 30 miles, shop and pub 2 miles
  • TV and DVD
  • Bike storage available

This property is personally managed by Sue.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 11 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Gemma 30th December 2019

Our stay at Rose cottage was delightful. We were met by our host who provided us with wine and snacks as a welcome gift and showed us around the cottage. Its the perfect location to get away from the daily grind with lots of attractions nearby. Thoroughly recommend it.

Reviewed by Esther 13th September 2019

We visited Rose Cottage with our 2 dogs. The owners let us use their fields to walk our dogs. There is even a pond where our dogs could swim. We were made very welcome by the owners. The cottage is nice and quiet. In the area are very nice places to see and to visit. Beds very comfortable.

Reviewed by Robert 23rd August 2019

Having said the above we had a great time the owners were very friendly and the cottage and location were beautiful. I loved being out late at night looking at the stars and watching the bats flying around the cottage.

Reviewed by Lesley 16th April 2019

We were given a very warm welcome by Janet and Jeffrey.The cottage was very clean with some nice extra touches like kitchen roll and milk in the fridge .We were only there for 2 nights so didnt need to buy anything as all essentials were provided .I would like to make particular mention of how comfortable the beds were .I have travelled a lot and tRead morehey were by far the most comfortable beds we have ever slept in .A great place for complete peace ,with some lovely country walks .We will be back . Hide

Reviewed by Elisabeth 21st December 2018

It was beautiful, warm & comfortable, better equiped than most places we've stayed & we enjoyed the quiet. We got out & investigated the surrounding areas despite it being Christmas. We were cosy & have no complaints. Its a country cottage in the countryside so it was as described & had no hidden nasties only good surprises in extras we hadn't expeRead morected like the little bits we have at home - kitchen roll and few extra everyday utensils etc. Our ideal get away & we look forward to booking again. Hide

Reviewed by Richard 14th September 2018

Great cottage in idyllic location away from the hustle and bustle.

Reviewed by Joanna 24th August 2018

The cottage was lovely and clean with everything you could need. Comfy furniture and spacious lounge/diner. Location wise was very well placed for Stourhead and Longleat and an hours drive from Bristol.

Reviewed by Susan 3rd August 2018

Small but well thought out and comfortable. Good location in the middle of lots to do but driving essential to get anywhere.

Reviewed by Andrew 13th July 2018

Had a wonderful holiday. Location of cottage was very central to many places. Longleat Safari Park was only a few roads away. Beds very comfortable. Everything we needed for our stay was provided. No complaints at all.

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Pretty cottage in a lovely location
Enjoy the beautiful south facing sun terrace
Lounge area
Time for tea
Living and dining area
Kitchen and dining room
Restful double bedroom decorated with care
Pretty twin bedroom
Relax with a good book
Take a relaxing bath
Garden furniture on the patio
Show 3 moreEnjoy walking the dog across the fields


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