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“Beautiful cottage and beautiful location”

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Eagles Nest
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Eagles Nest
Entrance Hall
Sitting Room
Sitting Room with inglenook fireplace and wood burner
Kitchen & Dining Area
Dining Area
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom with ensuite
Bathroom
Bedroom
Eagles Nest
Hot tub and patio area
Eagles Nest
Games Room
Well
Outside dining area with hot tub
Eagles Nest
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Bridport, Dorset, England

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Emily B
Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful cottage and beautiful location”
Reviewed 8 May 2014 for a stay in April 2014

The cottage itself was beautiful, modern kitchen and bathrooms but still loads of character. The hot tub was great, we used it everyday. Kids liked the trampoline in the garden and the dog loved the huge garden, and it being totally enclosed meant we could just leave him out there to run around. There was a lovely wood burner in the lounge, and a huge entrance hall, which we used for all our coats and wellies. Having a washing machine and tumble dryer in the cottage too was convenient. The water pressure was not great, so only one person could shower at a time, but when no one else was using the water the pressure was fine.

The location was amazing, felt secluded but within 10mins drive of Bridport and West Bay.

Symondsbury Kitchen in the middle of the estate was lovely, the food was really nice, good choice of specials, not too pricey and you could take the dog in with you.

We would definitely be going back to the estate.

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Liked best: The large enclosed garden
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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T0ny_UK
Chesham, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Perfect long weekend”
Reviewed 22 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

Stayed for a long weekend with two other couples. Eagles Nest is fabulous. Spotlessly clean, comfortable, generous welcome pack with coffee, bread, eggs, jam, apple juice etc. Really well equipped kitchen. Great log burner in the lounge with logs supplied (you can buy more from the Symondsbury Kitchen if the village if you need).
The hot tub was great and Ruth the housekeeper was really helpful when we needed to top it up on Saturday after Friday nights (over)exuberance!
Great location, close to Bridport & the coast. 20 mins walk to the village and pub.
Highly recommended.

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Liked best: Home from home - everything you needed was there.
Liked least: If broadband is important then the connection here will cause you issue. I recommend just turning off the phone and relaxing in the hot tub :)
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
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simon f
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lovely idillic cottage, surrounded by countryside”
Reviewed 17 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Had an excellent stay at Eagles Nest. All of the rooms are really nice. It was great to find a house that had 2 en-suites, and a family bathroom.
The cottage is exactly what comes to mind when you think of a cottage in the country, thatched roof etc. Yet it is light and airy inside, unlike some that can be a little dark and dingy. The hot tub and games room really push this cottage above the competition as there is always something to do if the weather isnt so good. The surrounding walks are great, plenty of places to explore without using the car. But a 10 minute drive brings you to Eype which is well worth a visit.
We stayed at Eagles Nest for a week, but easily could have stayed for 2. There is so much to see and do in the local area, but it is hard to drag yourself away from such a well equiped cottage.
We were all very sad to leave, and Eagles Nest is one of the few places that we will return to.

Particular plus points over other places we have stayed are:
No deposit to pay (so no chasing to get this paid back to you at the end)
Key code at door (you turn up and let yourself in - truly feels like arriving at your own house).
Best mattresses ever stayed on away from home.
Easy online booking system.
Hot Tub & games room

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Liked best: countryside location, beautiful cottage.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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3Duckling...
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful cottage in stunning secluded location.”
Reviewed 3 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

This cottage was the perfect property for a peaceful, relaxing holiday for our extended family. It is spacious and tastefully finished to a high specification. We had glorious weather, so appreciated the beautiful garden with unbroken views of the surrounding countryside. We enjoyed having BBQs and eating outdoors and our children (9,13 & 15 years old) were happy and entertained with the table tennis, outdoor games and the hot tub.
During out stay we visited several of the local beaches and liked the close proximity of the property to all the amenities we needed.
A wonderful holiday for us, our children and their Grandparents!

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Liked best: The seclusion, privacy and views.
Liked least: Not enough sandy beaches.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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Cathy W
Farnham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic weekend:-)”
Reviewed 10 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

We all had another fantastic weekend at 'Eagles Nest'. The weather was perfect, the cottage was stunning, so relaxing. A weekend filled with fun, relaxation and laughter. Ideal for our dog too as it is so safe:-) Thank you

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: need parasol in garden
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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