Open plan living space | Old Orchard Cottage, Goathill, near Sherborne
Exterior | Old Orchard Cottage, Goathill, near Sherborne
Goathill, near Sherborne

Old Orchard Cottage

  • Sleeps up to 5
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 0 pets allowed
Car parking on site
Pub within 1 mile


out of 5

Original features enhance this early 19th century lakeside cottage with views across the lake from the cottage garden.
Ground Floor:
Living/dining room: Freeview TV, DVD Player, Woodburner
Kitchen: Electric Oven, Electric Hob, Microwave, Fridge/Freezer, Dishwasher, Coffee Machine, Washer Dryer
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: Double (4ft 6in) Bed, TV
Bedroom 2: 2 x Single (3ft) Beds, Single (3ft) (On Request)
Bathroom: Bath With Shower Over, Toilet
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Cot and highchair. Garden with patio and garden furniture. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is an unfenced river and lake within the grounds.
Dating back to the turn of the 19th century, this charming lakeside holiday cottage adjoins the owners’ farmhouse and is set amidst 300 acres of picturesque working farmland and countryside. Well-equipped to Visit Englands ‘4 Star’ standard, it retains many original features such as exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace with bread oven. It also boasts a pretty cottage garden with lovely views across the lake, home to a variety of birds. Historic Sherborne, 4 miles, has two castles and interesting antique and book shops.
There are myriad attractions throughout Dorset from the bustling seaside town of Bournemouth to pretty villages with thatched cottages. Don’t miss a visit to Lulworth Cove with the famous Durdle Door natural archway shaped into the a rocky outcrop. Poole is also popular, having the largest natural harbour in Europe. Enjoy a variety of water sports, or a gentler approach to unspoilt woodland and coastal walks.
Gold Hill is also worth a visit made famous by the popular TV advertisement for Hovis bread. Today apart from its quaint ‘chocolate box’ appeal, it is also home to the annual cheese run where locals and visitors alike race up the incredibly steep hill carrying a cheese roll weighing around 8 pounds.
Sandbanks, a narrow spit of land just south-west of Poole is known not only for its award winning beach, but also home to some of the most expensive properties in the world where you may also see ‘local’ celebrities.
For a more rural adventure, the New Forest National Park is a special place to visit all year round where wild ponies roam freely.
Tennis, riding, golf and sailing locally. Shops and good pubs 1 mile.


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    Eco Stays


Cot Available
Customers' Choice
Eco Stays
Highchair Available
Open Fire or Woodburner
Open Plan
Parking - On Site
Pub Within 1 Mile
Washing Machine
Woodburning Stove
Working Farm


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • No pets allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please