Barn in Dorset

ID: S233990

  • Bedrooms 3
  • ・ Sleeps 6
  • ・ Pets 1

About this property

This property enjoys a quiet location in rural mid Dorset surrounded by beautiful countryside. The towns of Sherborne and Dorchester are both within easy reach of the property, both of which have plenty to offer day trippers, including Sherborne s two castles and imposing Abbey, and Dorchester s numerous unusual museums. Just thirty miles south of the property lies the sheltered horseshoe shaped bay of Lulworth Cove, and a short distance around the coast, the iconic Durdle Door. Or perhaps you would prefer the large sweeping beach at West Bay, recognisable to many as the location for the TV series Broadchurch. Guests enter this delightful barn conversion property directly into the spacious open plan lounge/diner with its two deep sofas which are gathered around the warming wood burner, Smart TV, and DVD. The dining area is set off to one side, beyond which an archway leads through to the kitchen which is well equipped with an oven, hob, microwave, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer. Also on the ground floor is a handy cloakroom with a WC. Stairs lead from the living space to the first floor accommodation where there are three bedrooms. The first of these is a double room which benefits from an en suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC, as well as doors which open onto a Juliette balcony. The second bedroom is a twin room, whilst the third has a single bed with an additional pull out bed. The bathroom, also located on the first floor, offers a shower over bath and WC. Outside, the property has a private patio with garden furniture, which makes a lovely quiet space to sit and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. Guests also have full use of the spacious shared grounds, which include two pretty lakes, and a children s play area with a slide and climbing frame. The fantastic indoor heated swimming pool, is open to all guests from 8.30am 8pm each day, although times may vary, as it is sometimes this booked for private use. (There is an up to date timetable provided onsite). Need to know: 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single with additional pull out bed. Bathroom with shower over bath, and WC. En suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC to the double room. Smart TV/DVD. Wood burner with first basket of logs provided (extra logs can be purchased onsite at 5 per basket. Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer. 1 dog welcome, dogs are politely requested to be kept under control on leads when out in the shared grounds. Shared indoor heated pool each cottage will have a designated 2 hour slot each day (varying times) for the pool, with sole use of the pool times will be displayed in the cottage on arrival. Pub and shop 0.5 miles, beach 30 miles.


Complex of properties, Open fire / wood burner, Internet access, Games / Play facilities, Pub within 1 mile, Shop within 1 mile, Family friendly, Indoor swimming pool, Parking on site / nearby, Swimming pool, Cottage, Yes

Nearby points of interest

  • Haynes International Motor Museum
  • Fleet Air Arm Museum
  • The Dinosaur Museum

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