Enjoying a fantastic position in the heart of Dorset, this beautiful 15th-century converted granary offers fantastic rural views and makes a wonderful base for a family exploring this idyllic area.
Set on the outskirts of the tranquil village of Upwey, this beautiful 15th century converted granary offers fantastic rural views and makes a wonderful base for a family exploring this idyllic area. Situated midway between the popular market towns of Weymouth and Dorchester, the property is perfect for exploring Dorset’s breathtaking countryside and stunning beaches. This light and spacious holiday home also includes an additional garden house which makes a great playroom for children.
Retaining original features including exposed beams and stonework, the pleasant lounge is perfect for sitting back and enjoying a movie or reading a book in front of the wood burner which is set in a beamed inglenook fireplace. The kitchen/diner is fully equipped and makes an ideal space for sharing a family meal. There are also four cosy bedrooms, all with exposed wooden beams. The additional garden house comprises a light and spacious triple-aspect room with a vaulted ceiling, French doors, TV and plenty of seating. Outside, you can enjoy an al fresco meal, a BBQ or an evening drink on the raised terrace which overlooks the pretty garden.
With the bustling market town of Dorchester (5 miles north) and the popular seaside town of Weymouth (5 miles south) nearby, the charming village of Upwey makes a perfect base for exploring this picturesque part of Dorset. Among many nearby attractions are Maiden Castle (6 miles), the Nine Stones (6 miles), Littlebredy Walled Gardens (7 miles) and the Winterbourne Poor Lot Barrows (7.5 miles). You can also visit Thomas Hardy’s birthplace at Higher Bockhampton (8.5 miles) and his home at Max Gate (6 miles). The village of Abbotsbury (5.5 miles) is home to a swannery, subtropical gardens and a ruined abbey. Along Dorset’s stunning coast you can explore Chesil Beach (6 miles), the Isle of Portland (11 miles) and Lulworth Cove (16 miles).
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.