This characterful petite thatched chocolate box cottage is located in the village of Osmington, parts of property date from the 16th Century.
Stepping into the sitting room on arrival you will be met by a feature fire place and ceiling beams displaying the charming characteristics of the cottage. Leading out to the garden is the kitchen and diner, which is ideal for preparing meals to be enjoyed alfresco on the patio on a summer’s day. On the ground floor is bedroom one and a shower room, on the upper floor is another bedroom with an en-suite.
Nestled in the attractive village of Osmington; a tranquil village populated with stone and thatched cottages, this elegant little property is an ideal location for country walks and horse riding. Osmington has lots of history, with people living there for over 2000 years (not in one go!). The village name comes from the Old English personal name, Ösmund, with ‘ington’, a farm.
Osmington Mills is the local coastal point and a short car journey offers visits to the beaches at Lulworth, Ringstead and Weymouth. A brisk walk up the country lane will take you to the Smugglers Inn, perfect for a light refreshment or a good pub meal. A walk in the opposite direction will take you to the open countryside where you will not etched into the chalk downs is the famous 'White Horse' with King George III riding back towards London. Local folklore has it that he was not very happy that it shows him leaving Weymouth as this was his favoured seaside resort. Sutton Poyntz is nearby and a wonderful place to visit. The best and quickest way to walk to the village of Sutton Poyntz, is to walk to the back of Osmington Village and across 5 fields direct to the village of Sutton Poyntz. You can go the long way around The White Horse and over the ridge. Sutton Poyntz has a lovely duck pond and the Springhead Pub serves fantastic meals.
Honeybun Cottage is the perfect location to base yourselves to explore the wonders of Dorset.
Gas central heating. Electric oven and hob. Washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge, DVD player, CD Player, Wifi. Hairdryer. Fuel and Power inc.in rent. Bed linen and towels inc.in rent. Car parking in the lane. Sorry no smoking. Up to two small well behaved dogs are welcome, charge of £21 per pet per week.
Ground floor: Lounge. Kitchen/diner. 1x twin 2ft 6" beds. Small Shower room with hand basin and WC. First floor: 1x kingsize double, second flat screen TV and en-suite bathroom and WC. Garden with lawn and patio
Osmington village, is situated on the Jurassic coastline of Dorset, just 6 miles from Weymouth wher you will find an glorious beach and historic harbour and just 11 miles from Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door. Home to the famous Chalk hillside carving of George III on horseback, cut into the hillside to commemorate the Royal visits to Weymouth, this landmark can be seen from miles away. It is also the place that John Constable spent his honeymoon in 1816 and where he completed his painting of Weymouth Bay that now hangs in the National Gallery. The South West Coastal path runs through Osmington Mills, a tiny hamlet on the edge of Osmington. Here many walkers start their coast path walks at the Smugglers inn, where reputedly there are historic connections to smuggling. Be sure to visit to find out all the stories. A short drive will see you reach a local convenience store at Preston. Weymouth offers a larger variety of shopping, eating and entertainment choices.