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Cottage: HCOWBAR
Shaftesbury (9mls SW) Dorset

Cottage: HCOWBAR, Shaftesbury, Dorset
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Sleeps a maximum of: 6

Pricing From: £580.00 - 1275.00

DELIGHTFUL SPACIOUS BARN CONVERSION WITHIN A TRANQUIL LOCATION SLEEPING 6+2 This charming Grade II listed converted barn is set within a tranquil spot and reached down a long private drive shared only with the owner's property. Benefitting from stunning garden views and many of the original features the property has been sympathetically renovated and finished throughout.Nestled in a rural setting outside the vibrant town of Sturminster Newton and within walking distance of its wealth of shops and pubs yet far enough away to enjoy the peace and tranquillity.

Situated within the heart of Thomas Hardy country and offering some of the finest walks and stunning scenery within Dorset right from your doorstep. A short drive leads you to some of the must visit locations that Dorset has to offer from Gold Hill in Shaftesbury made famous by the Hovis advert Sherborne that is often described as the prettiest town in Dorset with its castle containing a fine collection of art furniture and porcelain plus many more visitor attractions in the area. 25 minutes leads you to the sandy beaches of Poole and the rest of the picturesque Dorset coastline.

Or simply relax within the garden and take in the peace and quiet of this hidden gem.This spacious property offers THREE bedrooms: 1 master double (family room) with sofa bed 1 further double with en-suite shower room and WC and 1 twin. Bathroom: located on the first floor with bath separate shower and WC.

Further WC located on the ground floor. Lounge: enjoys an inglenook fireplace with woodburner (logs and coal provided) flatscreen TV/DVD and iPod dock. Dining area: with views over the garden and pond.

Kitchen/breakfast room: is reached down some steps from the ground floor and offers integrated oven and hob fridge/freezer microwave and dishwasher. Utility room: with washing machine. Outside: enclosed rear garden with paved terrace lawn garden furniture and BBQ.

Guests are also welcome to explore the owner's well maintained 10 acres of orchard woodland meadowland and pond area with tributary stream where children must be accompanied. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen electric towels central heating and wi-fi included.

Regret no smoking within the property. 1 well-behaved dog welcome. Location: beach 20 miles shops and pubs within 1 mile.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly

Services / Facilities:

Enclosed garden / patio | Open fire / woodburner | Internet access | Pub nearby | Shop nearby | Towels included | Travel cot available | Highchair available

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Fiddleford Manor - 1.3 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Stock Gaylard House - 3.6 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Stock Gaylard, St Barnabas Church - 3.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Milton Abbey - 6.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Blandford Forum, St Peter & St Paul Church - 7.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden - 8.1 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Shaftesbury, St Peter's Church - 8.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Gold Hill Museum - 8.1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Pimperne Long Barrow - 8.5 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

Winterborne Whitechurch, St Mary's Church - 8.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Nearest Alternative Cottages

Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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