Self Catering in Dorset - Sherborne
Sleeps a maximum of: 4
Pricing From: £420.00
1 OF 4 LISTED BARN CONVERSIONS SITUATED IN A COURTYARD SETTING WITH COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS AND PRIVATE ENCLOSED PATIOS
Situated in the quaint village of Leigh amid glorious Dorset countryside, these 4 delightful barn conversions make an excellent holiday base to explore Dorset and South Somerset. Converted to a high standard and set in an L shape with a courtyard on one side and lovely country views over Thomas Hardy’s famous Blackmoor Vale on the other.
Steeped in history, Dorset's beautiful landscape of rolling chalk downland and hidden valleys affords wonderful walking.
The area offers a wealth of pretty villages, sandy beaches and a coastline which has World Heritage status. There are several golf courses nearby, horse riding and water activities can be enjoyed at Halstock Reservoir. The towns of Dorchester, Sherborne and Yeovil are easily accessible and there are many National Trust properties and gardens to visit including Montacute and Stourhead.
In addition to this there are many attractions including Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum, Haynes Motor Museum, Monkey World and Abbotsbury Swannery.
Farm activities: though set on the edge of an organic farm, but in a non-working part, the owner would be delighted to show guests around the farm, which is only a short walk away from the cottages. There is also a small flock of sheep and chickens in the cider orchard close by.
Games room: shared, with a snooker table, table football and darts. Outside: the grounds offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside as well as a lake which attract a wealth of wildlife and superb country walking on the doorstep. Cycle store.
Amenities: each property has parking for 2 cars close by. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and wi-fi included. Location: shop 0.
2 mile and pub 1 mile. Weymouth’s sandy beach within a 40 minute drive.
The accommodation offers TWO bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin.
Shower room: with WC. Lounge/kitchen/diner: with TV and DVD. Kitchen area: with cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Outside: small private courtyard with garden furniture. Amenities: 1 dog welcome.
Services / Facilities:
Complex, Enclosed Garden, Internet Access, Working Farm, Games / Play Facilities, Pub Within 1 Mile, Shop Within 1 Mile, Towels Included, Cot, Highchair
Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.
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Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Stockwood, St Edwold Church - 2 miles (Historic Church)
Minterne Magna, St Andrew's Church - 3.7 miles (Historic Church)
Minterne Gardens - 3.8 miles (Garden)
Sherborne Castle - 5.1 miles (Historic House)
Sherborne Abbey Church - 5.1 miles (Historic Church)
Cerne Abbas Giant - 5.2 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Sherborne Old Castle - 5.3 miles (Castle)
Cerne Abbey - 5.3 miles (Abbey)
St Augustine's Well, Cerne Abbas - 5.4 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Cerne Abbas, St Mary's Church - 5.4 miles (Historic Church)
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