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Coombe Barn

Askerswell, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Sky TV
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful accommodation set in a converted stone barn
  • On-site coarse fishing ponds
  • Private enclosed courtyard with BBQ for outside dining
  • Situated on a working farm, perfect for walks
  • Close to local amenities: Pub 0.5 miles; Shop 4 miles
  • Located 5 miles from Bridport, home to West Bay working fishing harbour
Property code: DC039

This accommodation is perfect for appreciating nature and spectacular views whilst enjoying the benefits of al fresco dining. Set in the beautiful village of Askerswell this barn conversion is simply stunning.

This converted stone barn is located 0.5 miles from the village of Askerswell and is accessed via a private drive. Due to the location of the property being on an incline, the views are spectacular of the rolling fields and holidaymakers staying in this accommodation have access to well-stocked coarse fishing ponds on-site and the surrounding countryside with some stunning walks. Located 5 miles from the property is the town of Bridport, home to West Bay working fishing harbour. Stroll around the harbour and witness the colourful fishing boats and daily work of the fishermen or relax in one of the many cafes and watch the world go by. Palmer’s Brewery is also located in Bridport, and here you can have a guided tour around a working brewery, try some samples and purchase the finished product from the on-site shop.

Upon entering the property through the hall/utility room, you will notice a convenient downstairs WC; moving through to the well-equipped kitchen which comprises of a cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher – all the home comforts you could possibly need for preparing meals. The lounge/diner has stunning beams on the ceiling and a pretty feature fireplace. Home comforts continue into this room where you will find a SkyTV, Hi-Fi and iPod dock for all your entertainment needs. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms, one a twin and the other a double with views of Eggardon. Finally, the bathroom is well-appointed with bath and overhead shower, basin and WC. The house is fully central-heated, ideal for all weathers and there is wireless broadband available too.

Outside the property, there is a private sheltered courtyard with seating area and BBQ, ideal for outdoor cooking and dining. This benefits from stunning views of the local countryside. There is ample parking available.

Please note, this accommodation adjoins another holiday property which can be booked together. If required, there is also a further self-contained flat sleeping two in the owner’s modern farmhouse adjacent. In total, the two barns plus the flat can accommodate up to 12 people plus two cots.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin
  • Up to 4 people occupancy
  • Bathroom comprises of a bath with shower over, WC and sink
  • Additional downstairs WC
  • Kitchen with cooker, fridge, microwave, washing machine, freezer and dishwasher
  • Central heating
  • SkyTV, iPod dock and Hi-Fi in living room
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Private courtyard with BBQ and seating area
  • Ample off road parking
  • Regret no dogs
  • Can be booked in conjunction with adjoining property and adjacent flat to accommodate up to 12 people and two cots
  • Local pub located 0.5 miles, and shop 4 miles

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr J Hayes 4th April 2019

This is a spacious cottage with a very large living room. It is very comfortable and warm. (We went in March). In such a peaceful and stunningly beautiful location.

Reviewed by Mrs E Aulman 28th March 2019

Very comfortable and well equipped with plenty of parking space.

Reviewed by Mr I Evans 8th November 2018

Peace, comfort, wonderful scenery within walking distance of an excellent pub. Dorset is a beautiful county, spotlessly clean with the best of everything: wonderful beaches, quiet country walks and drives, great towns and friendly people and this perfect cottage is ideal as a base (a good fishing lake included). Be back next summer

Reviewed by Mr I Turner 1st November 2018

More spacious than we had expected and very comfortable. Extremely clean and situated in a quiet, beautiful spot.

Reviewed by Mr P Tomlinson 16th August 2018

Coombe Barn cottage was everything we was hoping for, it was perfect in every way, immaculately presented, spotlessly clean, the location and views are amazing.

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Location

Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Dorset, a location of enduring popularity is a small rural gem of a county encompassing all of the best parts of rural England: rolling green hills, woodland and hedgerows abundant with flora and fauna running down to the sea yet situated just 3 hours from London and the South East.

The whole coastline from Exmouth to Poole has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Known as the Jurassic Coast, it is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status and offers unspoilt views with dramatic cliff-top walks alongside beautiful, safe, sandy beaches which often welcome your four-legged friends too. From the dramatic natural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland; Dorset has it all.

This South West county is also a treasure trove of secrets waiting to be discovered. Having grown out of the landscape out of the centuries, many of Dorset’s small rural towns expose history at every turn to inform and delight guests, whilst for the more energetic, footpaths and cycle-ways open up to reveal Dorset’s hidden secrets and the coast is always close at hand for those who love the water.

Why not head to Lyme Regis – classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, much like most of West Dorset to uncover an old-world ambience and excellent fossil hunting or discover the drama of Lulworth with the iconic Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove.

Dorset’s towns and villages ooze quintessential charm and are graced by fine buildings which have often been immortalised in Thomas Hardy’s books, including Dorchester – his birthplace. Wherever you choose to stay, you are never far from the fascinating Jurassic Coast and World Heritage Coastal Path.

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