On arrival at À côté cottage the front door opens to reveal the main room: the lounge part of it has a double sofa and 2 tub chairs, and the dining area sits 4. There is s great view of the garden. The single bedroom has very comfortable 90 x 190 cm bed, a dressing table and a wardrobe. In the main bedroom, the 135 x 190 cm bed has a firm memory foam mattress, there is a large wardrobe and a dresser with drawers. The roomy bathroom has a large shower with seat. The kitchen is fully equipped and has all necessary facilities and utensils.
Guests staying for 1 night only will be offered a complimentary French-style breakfast consisting of a freshly baked croissant, homemade bread roll, homemade marmalade and jam, honey and butter.
À côté is a superb small but beautifully appointed cottage where great attention has been paid to the details. The 2 bedrooms are roomy and very comfortable. The bedding is Egyptian cotton with a choice of pillows. The bathroom has a large shower (big enough for 2!), assorted Eco-friendly fluffy bamboo towels. The kitchen is fully equipped, with gas and electric rings, microwave, oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, and possibly every items you can think of..., including the kitchen sink! If anything is missing, guests are encouraged to leave suggestions.
What could be nicer than eating your lunch, sipping a glass of something on the terrace, or sitting at the dinning table looking at the garden?
All on 1 level, it is easily accessible and it is equally suited to the young and the not so nimble.
The cottage is protected by a smoke alarm and a carbon monoxide detector. There is also a fire blanket.
The beautiful garden is a great focal point and the bird life provides an entertaining spectacle while you relax on the terrace after a busy day spent enjoying the wonders of Dorset.
All this adds up to make his little gem just perfect for short breaks or weekly stays.
Whether you are a fossil hunter, a foodie, a film buff, a book worm or simply a walker you will find something to entertain you.
There is so much to see and do!
The town itself is very active with a couple of convenience stores, several independent privately owned shops, a great bakery, an amazing butcher, a fabulous green grocer, several restaurants/eateries, and 3 pubs which serve food.
If pampering is a must, there are 3 hairdressers, a beauty salon and a health boutique. And if you fall in love with the area, there are also 2 Estate agents.
Did you know that Beaminster was on the sea bed some 170 millions years ago? and that it was situated near the equator? Come for a visit and find out more...
Books, DVD, games
Free WiFi internet
Meet & greet service
Well lit path(s) to entrance
Wide entrance to property
Activities and Experiences
The cottage is on level ground, and although it is suitable for slightly disabled people, it is not suitable for wheelchair bound persons.
A full accessibility statement can be viewed on our website:
till 23:00 Early check-in available on request
Late check-out available on request
Infants and children welcome
Booking Terms and Conditions
Roadfrom London and the East (141.5 miles)
Take the M3 direction South West, then the A303 direction Exeter. Follow the road until the A356 turning towards Crewkerne and Dorchester. Go through Crewkerne and at the end of Misterton village , turn right on the A3066 to Bridport. Carry on the road, then through Beaminster town towards Bridport. After the last of the white railing on right hand side, take the 1st turning into the entrance to the cottage.