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“Peaceful house in beautiful countryside.”
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Upwey, Weymouth, Dorset, England

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“Peaceful house in beautiful countryside.”
Reviewed 10 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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The Swallows is a two-bedroom semi-detached cottage in rural Dorset. It's only a 10-minute drive to the bustling seaside town of Weymouth, so best of both worlds.

The house is pretty, airy, comfortable in size and furnishings. The kitchen is very well kitted-out (decent knives, plenty of table settings, more saucepans than you could possibly need...). The living room is comfortable, with a decent range of channels on the TV, a DVD player, dozens of books and some periodicals and guidebooks. The ceilings are a little low, so watch your head. The bedrooms are a good size. Most important of all, though, is that the house was so immaculately clean, it might have been the first time it was let.

Aside from the house, there's a garden in which it was pleasant to sit out and eat or let the kids run around. There's off-road parking. There is access to an outbuilding where we could do laundry, play table-tennis and table football and use the internet.

In short, a home from home that contributed to a lovely holiday.

I have two warnings:

1. There is no mobile phone service in the area.

2. It is very hard to find, so get very explicit directions from the owners.

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Liked best: The absolute peace, not even distant traffic sounds.
Liked least: Trying to direct friends to the house without the benefit of a mobile phone
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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