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The Barn

Sedgehill near Shaftesbury, Dorset (Ref. 26856)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “Nice barn conversion but the kitchen was a little tired with not enough cutlery and mugs unless you washed after using them for each meal.”

    Worth making clear that the lounge area is upstairs and therefore not where the dog was allowed - ours whined to be with us if we sat up there without him. He also struggled on the wooden floors in the main downstairs area. Lovely area and a central base to explore from.

    Worth making clear that the lounge area is upstairs and therefore not where the dog was allowed - ours whined to be with us if we sat up there without him. He also struggled on the wooden floors in the main downstairs area. Lovely area and a central base to explore from.

    - Dr Wilcox, October 2019

    Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay in The Barn. The kitchen is fully and well equipped but is in our next phase of updating the cupboards and worktop. There is plenty of cutlery (12 place settings) which is enough for 6 guests. There is a large dishwasher in the kitchen so no washing up of cutlery needed. It is expected that after each meal, the dishwasher would need to go on. We do hope you enjoyed the other new recent improvements made to the property, including the brand new bathroom ensuite to the furthest bedroom downstairs and the brand new wood burning stove in the sitting room. The pictures do clearly show the sitting room as on the mezzanine level upstairs and in the description it does clearly say First floor living area. You could have taken your dog upstairs to the living room. The bedrooms are all carpeted but the communal areas , including living rooms are all tiled or have wooden floors which makes them pet friendly which is both usual, practical. I do hope we see you again! Owner relations

The property

The Barn is a Victorian barn conversion situated in a peaceful location, 2.5 miles from the town of Shaftesbury.

This cottage sleeps six people in three bedrooms, consisting of one ground floor king-size double with en-suite bathroom and twin and a first floor twin with en-suite bathrooms.

The cottage also has a kitchen with breakfast table, dining area in the entrance hall and a first floor mezzanine sitting room.

Outside there is off road parking for two cars, a shared, front lawned area with furniture and barbecue, and a children's play area.

The Barn is a superb base for exploring the many attractions that can be found in the West Country.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor superking (which can be made into a twin, if requested when booking) with a new en-suite shower room, basin and WC and on the first floor, 1 x twin with en-suite bath, basin and WC
  • First floor living area,
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, Log burning stove, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Shared front lawned area with furniture and BBQ
  • Children's play area
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: Young children should be supervised in the mezzanine sitting room which overlooks the entrance hall
  • Note: Interconnecting door between this property and Ref
  • 906533 and the door will be locked if the properties are not booked together
  • Note: Pets must be kept on a lead at all times when in shared grounds
  • Please note: the changeover day will be Saturday until 1 November 2019 and then will change to a Friday

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About the location

SHAFTESBURY

Salisbury 21 miles; Bath 30 miles.

One of Dorset’s prettiest and most historic towns, Shaftesbury is perched on a spur of rolling green hills, and the views in all directions are without comparison. Lush green meadows, woodland glades and outstanding architecture are all within a short walk. One of the best vantage points is from Gold Hill (Ridley Scott's famous Hovis advert was filmed here) with its quaint, cobbled and very steep street. Visit the ruins of Shaftesbury Abbey (a place of great pilgrimage from the 11th century) or navigate the intricate and ancient lanes. Bath, Salisbury and Sherborne are all under an hour away, or drive through the stunning countryside of Blackmoor Vale down to the coast at Poole, Bournemouth and Weymouth. A beautiful area, that still carries the flavour of the very best of the English countryside.

Please note: the changeover day will be Saturday until 1 November 2019 and then will change to a Friday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
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