Oak Cottage

Located in Bere Regis, Dorset

Oak Cottage is located near the village of Bere Regis, close to Dorchester, and can sleep six people in three bedrooms and is pet-friendly with a hot tub.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Oak Cottage is a modern property situated near the village of Bere Regis, Dorset. Hosting three bedrooms; a ground floor king-size with en-suite, a first floor king-size, and a first-floor twin, and a first-floor shower room, this property can sleep up to six people. Inside you will also find a ground floor cloakroom, kitchen/diner, sitting room with wood burner and mini bar, along with a utility. To the outside is off-road parking, and an enclosed rear garden with gravel and lawn areas, furniture, barbecue and hot tub. Located in a lovely setting with an abundance of charm, Oak Cottage is a wonderful retreat in a memorable part of England.

Property Details

Oak Cottage is located in the hamlet of Shitterton within the village of Bere Regis, a very well-appointed barn conversion with vaulted, beamed ceilings, creating a modern retreat. Perfect for families or friends to come together, Oak Cottage provides tradition and charm, reflected through its quality furnishings and thoughtful décor. The garden is equally as good as the interior, fully enclosed with lawned area, a seating area featuring a large corner sofa and a hot tub to further relax in. The supplied barbecue is perfect for a summer evening followed by a dip in the hot tub to chat, relax and if looking up enjoy the galaxy without light pollution. If you can leave this luxurious base the explore the local historic market towns of Dorchester, Wareham and Wimborne to the stunning Jurassic Coast or the Blue Flag beaches of Poole and Bournemouth. Both a shop and the local pub are within a 10-minute walk of the front door and all of this can be enjoyed with the whole family as Oak Cottage will accept two well-behaved pets.

The accommodation at Oak Cottage comprises a sitting room with a log burner, (not so) mini bar (chargeable), comfy seating, Smart Freeview TV, CD/Radio Bluetooth player and WiFi-enabled throughout. The kitchen comes equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer with a table and chairs to seat six comfortably. There is a ground floor king-size double with an en-suite shower room perfect for those with limited mobility. Upstairs there are two further bedrooms arranged as a king-size double and a twin with the shower room having a shower, basin and toilet. A travel cot, baby bath and highchair can be made available upon request.

Outside is the spacious garden with a hot tub, lawn area, dining table and further seating area and a gas barbecue. There is also a covered bike storage area with a ground anchor. Off-road parking for two cars. Note: This property has a mini bar available which is chargeable to the owner, details of this will be left in the property. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.


  • Gas central heating with wood burner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, washing machine, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • Smart TV with Freeview, WiFi, CD Player/Radio with Bluetooth
  • Fuel, power and basket of logs and starter pack for fire included in rent (additional logs available to purchase from the owner)
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair and baby bath available on request
  • Fully stocked mini-bar (available at an additional charge*)
  • Covered bike storage area with a ground anchor
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed private rear garden with gravel and lawn areas, dining table and further seating area, gas barbecue and hot tub
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5-10 mins walk
  • Note: This property has a mini bar available which is chargeable to the owner, details of this will be left in the property
  • Please note that the person making the booking will be responsible for ensuring that guests do not supply alcohol from the mini bar to underage people during their stay or engage in drunk or disorderly behaviour which is a nuisance to neighbours


Cot Available
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Hot Tub
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details

Bere Regis

Bere Regis is a small, pretty village in Dorset. If peace and tranquillity are on the agenda, you have found it. Bere Regis was made famous by Thomas Hardy in his classic story ‘Tess of the d'Urbervilles". The village has a shop, post office and two pubs. It is very picturesque with thatched cottages and Bere Regis Church takes centre stage.

There are plenty of cycle and walking trails to discover, in fact, explore Wareham Forest by foot or bike, either way, the paths are smooth and easy. Dogs can join you on this adventure too. Staying around the village then both the Lawrence Ride and Purbeck Ride cycle routes pass through the nearby villages of Briantspuddle and Turnerspuddle and then skirt the southern edge of Bere Regis. The Jubilee Trail walking route passes through Bere Regis towards Moreton village.

The beautiful Athelhampton House is a short drive away on the edge of Puddletown village. Explore the Tudor house and extensive gardens, relax in the cafe for cream tea or dinner. Monkey World, in Wareham, is an all-year-round attraction. Although a very popular tourist attraction, Monkey World does serious work and helps governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild. There are over 230 primates at Monkey World of including the home of Europe's only Orang-utan creche. Visit the Tank Museum in Bovington, experience driving a tank or watch the amazing re-enactment of a battle, complete with explosions.

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