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Tallet Barn West

Sturminster Newton (2mls SE), Dorset
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / wood burner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Tennis Court
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
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At a glance

  • Sink into the private hot tub and admire far reaching views
  • Ideally located for walks through the countryside and wild swimming in the River Stour
  • Book a slot to play tennis or badminton on the  indoor court or unwind beside the wood burner
Property code: 88266

Enjoy far-reaching countryside views, while relaxing in the private hot tub or for a more active break take advantage of the many nearby walks or on-site indoor tennis court with a break in this converted former barn.

Occupying a stunning rural location overlooking Blackmore Vale, this stylish holiday let boasts a private hot tub, tranquil country views, a warm and welcoming interior, and use of an all-weather indoor tennis court. Located on an organic farm around half a mile from Okeford Fitzpaine, this two-bedroom property makes an ideal base for couples, families and friends, and can be combined with the neighbouring property for larger groups.

Clad in timber with far-reaching country views, this two-bedroom property is accessed via an unmade road that can be a little bumpy in places. The ground floor is the hub of the property, a spacious, open-plan room with long windows and patio doors to make the most of the surrounding views. Prepare meals in the chic corner kitchen, then gather around the dining table or outdoor picnic table to dine together while discussing your plans for the next day. Recline in the comfortable sofa next to the warming wood burner, or unwind after a country walk in the private hot tub on your outdoor terrace. With sloping ceilings adding charm and character, the two bedrooms (one king and one twin) offer restful places for a refreshing night’s sleep. In addition to your private terrace, there’s an open field for play and an all-weather tennis court. Horse owners can also request use of a stable and paddock.

With numerous trails from your front door, this location is a haven for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. Walk nearby Blackmore Vale, stroll part of the Wessex Ridgeway, or visit the remains of an Iron Age fort at Hambledon Hill and neighbouring Hod Hill (5 miles), from where there are far-reaching views across three counties. The region offers several pretty towns to explore too, including the market town of Sturminster Newton (3 miles), home to a working water mill, and the pretty Georgian town of Blandford Mill (7 miles), where you can visit a local museum and sample a tipple in the brewery.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size and 1 twin
  • 1 shower room with WC and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Smart TV available in the lounge
  • Hot tub - available all year round
  • Open terrace with dividing privacy fence, hot tub, picnic bench, charcoal BBQ (in the summer months) and large shared open field
  • Allocated off road parking available for 2 cars
  • Adjacent private all-weather sports barn suitable for tennis, badminton or volleyball (rackets and balls provided). Slots are available on request with the owner, 24 hours in advance. Please note if you wish to use these facilities there is an additional charge payable direct to the owner.
  • Stabling for one horse and use of a paddock available on request
  • Shop and pub half a mile
  • Part of a complex of 2 properties, for larger groups, this property can be booked together with the neighbouring barn, accommodating eight guests with an interlinking door
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Sarah Jadali

This property is personally managed by Sarah.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Laura 27th December 2023

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Lovely barn, with excellent views and good facilities.

Reviewed by Simon 21st October 2023

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Cottage is lovely. It is in a beautiful location for exploring. A couple of niggles but overall it's a great base to explore from.

Reviewed by Claire 15th September 2023

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Reviewed by Helen 21st August 2023

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Absolutely beautiful barn conversion in a beautiful setting. Peaceful and quiet. We had an amazing week at Tallet Barn West, and look forward to staying again soon.

Reviewed by Lynn 11th August 2023

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We really enjoyed our stay and using the tennis facilities. Property is somewhat remote which is good and peaceful but does mean driving a few miles to shops etc. would recommend for a quiet hideaway or family holiday with space to play and walk Thank you for your hospitality

Reviewed by Clare 4th August 2023

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A hidden gem the view every morning was spectacular! Lovely clean and tidy accommodation. Will definitely stay here again.

Reviewed by David 8th November 2022

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We booked this for 3 nights mid week break and the accommodation was really lovely. Not really cold outside for being November but couldn't resist putting the log stove on and watching a real fire. Hot Tub was also lovely to use. Everything was clean and had everything need to enjoy our stay - the bread/milk/butter/cake and biscuits was also reallyRead more appreciated on arrival after driving up from Cornwall. Very peaceful area. Thank you Simon and Lisa. Hide

Reviewed by Ian 24th October 2022

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A little gem of a place, we had a vert y relaxing stay, bed very comfortable, shower and the facilties great. The view overvthe fields was good. Nice to have the welcome items on artival. We will be back.

Reviewed by Simon 30th September 2022

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Lovely comfortable unit, quality fit-out/furnishings with log fire, hot tub and access to indoor tennis and badminton courts (note: 9-5 weekdays only). Nice location with lovely views across the hillside. A good place to relax/chill (although there is an adjoining unit, this was unoccupied the week we were there).

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