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Downclose PiggeriesNorth Perrott, Beaminster and surrounding villages

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A former Victorian Piggery, located just a quarter of a mile outside the lovely Hamstone village of North Perrott on the Somerset/Dorset borders, Downclose Piggeries has been sympathetically converted to provide light and airy accommodation for up to three guests with fabulous views over the surrounding countryside.

The property sits on Downclose Farm and guests are welcome to explore the farmland and beyond, into the magical bluebell woods.
Eggs are available from the free range hens, lamb and beef is also available from the farm's grass raised cows and sheep.


BarbecueCentral Heating Electric hob & ovenFreezerFridgeGarden furniture ParkingTelevisionWiFiNo DogsDishwasherDVD playerMicrowaveTelevision with FreeviewWashing Machine Within walking distance to pub Within walking distance to shop


Single storey accommodation with no steps, comprising:
Ground Floor:
Porch/entrance hall

Wth oak seating and storage for outdoor shoes/coats/wellies etc.
Modern and open-plan with electric hob and oven, larder fridge, full size freezer, dishwasher, and microwave.
Dining area
With table and seating for up to four guests.
Sitting room
With Freeview smart television, DVD player and wood burning stove, a stable door leads to the former pig sty outdoor seating area.
Double bedroom
With exposed beams and a 6’ super-king size bed.
Single bedroom
With a 3’ single bed.
Large shower room
With wash basin, WC and washing machine with utility cupboard.

Walled patio area with barbecue and garden furniture.
Parking for two vehicles.

Additional Information:
Children over 15 years are welcome.
Sorry, no pets.
There are no steps in the property.

Surrounding local area

North Perrott is a beautiful Hamstone village offering plenty of opportunities to walkers. There are lots of local footpaths leading to the wonderful surrounding countryside of both Somerset and Dorset. Downclose Piggeries is just next door to several footpaths which can take walkers either into the village of North Perrott or into Dorset which lies on the borders of Downclose Farm land.
The village has its own Farm Shop which sells a range of meat, dairy, cereal, fruit and veg - all sourced as locally as possible. To complement the shop, there is a seasonal fruit farm, garden centre and cafe serving light meals and snacks.
The Manor Arms pub and restaurant in the village is within walking distance and offers beers and both a bar and restaurant menu.
The White Horse pub and restaurant in the neighbouring village of Haselbury Plucknett (half a mile away from North Perrott) also offers local beers and has gained an excellent reputation for its original and delicious food.
The small market town of Crewkerne with its monthly farmers market has three supermarkets, a swimming pool and specialist shops.
The pretty Dorset town of Beaminster is 6 miles away with specialist/boutique shops and historic listed buildings.
The area is rich in National Trust properties.
London to Crewkerne, with its mainline railway station can be reached in approx 2.5 hours. Crewkerne to Downclose Piggeries is a 10 minute drive.
Downclose Piggeries lies just 14.2 miles and 35 minutes from West Bay on the famous Jurassic Coast via the A3066. West Bay was the location for the successful TV series 'Broadchurch'.
A little further along the coast is Burton Bradstock, 15.3 miles from North Perrott, where visitors can walk on the beach and then call in at the famous Hive Cafe.
Abbotsbury Swannery - 22 miles away is the worlds only managed colony of nesting mute swans, it is the only place where visitors can walk through the colony, see cygnets hatching and participate in feeding the swans.
Abbotsbury is also home to the famous sub-tropical gardens which hold a number of events throughout the year, including the Classic Car Show, The Abbotsbury Fair, Outdoor Theatre and the Enchanted Illuminated Gardens.
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Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.


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