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Wren Cottage Tolpuddle

Wren Cottage was newly furnished in 2011 and offers modern country living in a fabulous elevated position with countryside views.

The pretty little village of Tolpuddle, some six miles east of Dorchester sits in the Piddle Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and this delightful detached cottage forms part of an historic village amongst picturesque thatched cottages. Tolpuddle is famous for The Martyrs, six farm labourers arrested in 1834 for trade union activity and sentenced to transportation to Australia. Thousands of people protested and, after three years, the men returned to England with free pardons and were treated as heroes.

The village boasts a lovely C12 church, the Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum, the Martyrs Inn, a Village Hall and Orchard Meadow, a new public open space with play equipment, seating, wildlife habitat and space to relax.
You can enjoy delightful walks using the wealth of footpaths and bridleways nearby and can take a walk along the River Piddle to the C15 Athelhampton House and Gardens, with its Restaurant/tea room.

• The Martyrs Inn: 100 yards; Athelhampton House 1.5 miles;
• Shop with family butcher: 2.3 miles;
• Dorchester: 7 miles; Jurassic Coast: 11.5 miles.

• Sitting room with electric cast iron stove, Flat screen TV with freeview and DVD, Broadband and Wifi, I pod docking station, selection of DVDs, books, jigsaws and games
• Well equipped kitchen (oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine with drier, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee maker) with dining area
• Cloakroom
• Master bedroom with king size bed and wonderful views.
• Second bedroom with two 3’ beds and wonderful views.
• Bathroom with shower over
• New large shower room
• Fully enclosed rear garden
• Garden furniture and barbecue
• All bed linen and towels included
• Central Heating throughout
• Double glazed throughout
• Parking for 2 cars adjacent to the cottage
• No smoking please
• Adult dogs are welcome by arrangement at £15 per dog per week

In nearby Puddletown you will find a well stocked village shop with family run butchers. The County town of Dorchester and Thomas Hardy’s Cottage are within 6 miles and Lulworth Cove, Chesil Beach and the Jurassic coastline are within easy reach as is Milton Abbey, Monkey World, and the Tank Museum.

Contact Details

Address: Crown Gardens
Telephone 01243785378

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This page was last updated: 11 August 2011

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