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Blagdon Lower Barn is a beautiful converted holiday cottage tucked away from it all.

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage

Overview

About the property

Three double bedrooms, two en-suite shower rooms and a family bathroom.

The barn is located two miles from the Dorset villages of Martinstown and Portesham, four miles from Abbotsbury and six miles from the expanse of Chesil Beach.

Blagdon Lower Barn is totally secluded and is accessed via a 400m long drive from the road. An ideal location for an outdoor break in the Dorset countryside with a network of footpaths and bridleways, running from the farm, leading to a multitude of walks and expansive views of the coast - the Monument Weymouth, Portland and almost all of Chesil Beach can be seen, a view of some 25 miles.

This holiday cottage at a glance

Sleeps six guests.

Three bedrooms, two en-suite shower rooms and one family bathroom.

Wood-burning stove.

Large garden with south facing patio.

Ample onsite parking.

Two well-behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge per dog).

A kennel is provided outside so dogs can dry off from the muddy walks.

Minimum of a three night stay.

Additional features

Stunning, secluded location.

Deer and hares can be seen grazing in the garden and surrounding fields.

Granite work surfaces.

Underfloor Geo-thermal heating.

Two integrated electric ovens, microwave, American style fridge/freezer with integrated ice maker, dishwasher.

Washer/dryer.

TV/DVD in all rooms.

Travel cot, highchair and two stairgates are available on request.

Attractions and nearby amenities

Martinstown has a local village pub, The Brewer's Arms.

There are a number of historic houses, gardens and golf courses nearby

Some lovely beaches are within easy reach.

Dorchester is in close proximity (four miles) and has two railway stations and a range of shops, cafes, restaurants and supermarkets (including Waitrose) plus a sports centre.

More Details

Property Manager
Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Dorchester in Winterborne St. Martin

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • First floor:Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bathroom
    First floor: En-suite shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite shower room
    First floor: En-suite shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite shower room
  • Two en-suite shower rooms. Family bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • First floor: Double bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Double bedroom with 6' zip and link bed
    First floor: Double bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Double bedroom with 6' zip and link bed
    First floor: Double bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Double bedroom with 6' zip and link bed
  • Three double bedrooms each with 6' zip and link beds which can convert to 3' singles upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Notes:
Granite work surfaces. Underfloor Geo-thermal heating, wood burning stove. Two integrated electric ovens, microwave, American style fridge/freezer with integrated ice maker, dishwasher and washer/dryer. TV/DVD in all rooms. Travel cot, highchair and two stairgates are available on request.

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Location

Other Activities:

There are some wonderful cities, towns and villages throughout Dorset including:

The market town of Bridport.

The historic, port town of Lyme Regis with its famous Cobb Harbour wall dating from the 13th century.

The Isle of Portland.

The bustling town of Wareham.

The coastal town of Swanage.

The historic, market town of Sherborne.

Places to visit in Dorset include:

Jurassic Coast, Natural World Heritage Site covering 95 miles of stunning coastline in East Devon and Dorset.

Brownsea Island, one of the largest islands in Poole Harbour, with spectacular views across to the Purbeck Hills and an outdoor theatre.

Furleigh Estate, enjoy a day at this beautiful vineyard; Bridport, DT6 5JF. Tel: 01308 488991

Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower; Weymouth, DT4 7SX. Tel: 01305 761070

Oceanarium Bournemouth; Bournemouth, BH2 5AA. Tel: 01202 311993

Monkey World; Wareham, BH20 6HH. Tel: 01929 462537

Beaches line the Dorset coastline including:

Durdle Door, West Lulworth.

Lulworth Cove, West Lulworth.

Weymouth Beach, Weymouth.

Chesil Beach, Portland.

Cobb Beach, Lyme Regis.

Seatown Beach, Bridport.

Friars Cliff Beach, Christchurch.

There are a wealth of activities in Dorset including:

The South West Coast Path runs along the entire Jurassic Coastline, often with spectacular views.

Moonfleet Adventure Sailing; Swanage, BH19 2AW. Tel: 01929 289019

Play a round at Bridport & West Country Golf Club or further inland there is Sherborne Golf Club.

Enjoy a different mode of transport with Aerosaurus Balloons; Shaftesbury, SP7 8BS. Tel: 01404 823102

Charlie the Bikemonger; Swanage, BH19 2EQ. Tel: 01929 475833

Rosewall Coarse Fishing; Weymouth, DT3 6HA. Tel: 07831113294

Henley Hillbillies boast a wealth of outdoor pursuits such as quad biking, hovercrafting, archery and clay pigeon shooting.

There are an abundance of historic homes and gardens to visit in Dorset including:

Athelhampton House; Dorchester, DT2 7LG. Tel: 01305 848363

Highcliffe Castle; Highcliffe, BH23 4LE. Tel: 01425 278807

Kingston Lacy; Wimborne Minster, BH21 4EA.

Sherborne Abbey; Sherborne, DT9 3LQ. Tel: 01935 812452

Mapperton House and Gardens; Beaminster, DT8 3NR. Tel: 01308 862645

Corfe Castle; Wareham, BH20 5EZ. Tel: 01929 481294

Forde Abbey; Chard, TA20 4LU. Tel: 01460 221290

Some favourite restaurants to try in Dorset include:

Sienna Restaurant; Dorchester, DT1 1UP. Tel: 01305 250022

Crab House Cafe; Wyke Regis, DT4 9YU. Tel: 01305 788 867

The Riverside Restaurant; Bridport, DT6 4EZ. Tel: 01308 422 011

Hix Oyster and Fish House; Lyme Regis, DT7 3JP. Tel: 01297 446 910

The Dining Room; Weymouth, DT4 8PP. Tel: 01305 783008

Events within Dorset include:

February: Purbeck Literary Festival

April/May: Sherborne Abbey Festival

May: Christchurch Food & Wine Festival

July: Dorset Seafood Festival, Swanage Jazz Festival

August: Camp Bestival, Great Dorset Steam Fair, Melplash Show and Dorset County Show

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Notes

  • rental notes on extra

    Liz called to cancel owner booking for 20th - 28th Oct

    Liz has agreed to put a 20% discount on the dates to see if they go
  • Contractual booking deposit: 33.00% rent
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