Rural Country Appletree Cottage, Devon

Little Gem Packed Neatly Away, From £227

A fantastic little dog-friendly country cottage in an amazing rural setting

This little gem is packed neatly away in a small quiet village called Sixpenny Handley near the town of Shaftesbury. The cottage is dated back to 1866. 100% dog-friendly they are welcomed with open arms and not just put up with.

100% dog-friendly they are welcomed with open arms and not just put up with.

The Cottage is Semi-detached, has two bedrooms, a large living space which has recently been upgraded to a more of a modern fresh feel, thus mixing the new and the old. In and around the village, there is plenty of outside relaxing things to do, from cycling, walking, horse riding. Situated in such a beautiful rural setting it’s truly amazing, you can discover wildlife all around you.

The village of Sixpenny Handley has a population of just 1,233

Just a short drive away you will arrive at the historic town of Shaftesbury which was founded by the Saxons In the late 9th century. Shaftesbury is bursting with history and has some breath-taking views.

The historic town of Shaftesbury

Living Room/Area

  • Located on the ground floor
  • Furnished with a leather sofa, two armchairs, coffee table, flatscreen TV, DVD player and iPod docking station
  • Features a traditional, log burning stove fireplace

Cooking & Dining

  • Located on the ground floor
  • Features an electric oven, electric hob, grill, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, kettle and full-sized fridge with freezer
  • An iron, ironing board and washer dryer are available
Dining Room/Area
  • Located on the ground floor
  • Furnished with a dining table seating four
  • Direct access to the garden via the large glass doors that open up completely to provide an al fresco dining space


Master Bedroom
  • Located on the first floor
  • Furnished with a king-size bed, two bedside tables complete with lamps, chest of drawers and integrated wardrobe
Bedroom 2
  • Located on the first floor
  • Furnished with a single trundle bed, bedside table, lamp, chest of drawers and a row of four pegs for hanging garments


Family Bathroom
  • Located on the ground floor
  • Partially tiled with traditional features
  • Featuring a shower over bath, wash basin, cabinet, WC and underfloor heating


  • Secure garden with a patio area furnished with tables and chairs
  • Barbeque available for guest’s use


  • Off-street parking for one car

Price from £227

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