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"This iconic cottage is simply one of the most charming houses in England" Phil Spencer: History of Britain in 100 Homes

The Cottage: Sitting Room

Updown Cottage Sitting Room

  • The sitting room’s main feature is the inglenook fireplace supported by a massive oak beam with a woodburning stove, basket of logs and obligatory toasting fork
  • There are 2 generous sofas for sitting with a book, film or simply firelight
  • The sitting room’s discreet technology includes a flatscreen TV with freeview HD, DVD / VHS player, CD & DAB radio with mp3 connection via your own cable
  • Wifi is supplied (also with cable connection in the sitting room)
  • The extensive film library of DVDs and videos is housed in an antique oak chest and books in an antique revolving set of library shelves
  • There is also a selection of CDs
  • Local information and maps can be found in an antique desk
  • There is a further antique writing desk with a leather cottage information folder
  • The sitting room windows look on to both the Blackmore Vale and Gold Hill with the C9th walls of Shaftesbury Abbey founded by King Alfred the Great for his daughter
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