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Haydon Barn - Askerswell

Askerswell, Dorset
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Spacious barn conversion sleeping six people
  • Countryside location, perfect for explorers
  • Cosy interiors with plenty of character charm
  • Cute courtyard with BBQ for summer evenings
  • Stocked fishing pond on site
  • Only 5 miles from Bridport
Property code: DC067

A fantastic stone barn ideal for families or groups of friends, this property enjoys stunning countryside views and access to many beautiful walks in the Dorset countryside.

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this property rests in a peaceful location along a private road. Don your boots and take stock of the local area with a number of walks and trails nearby, offering lungfuls of fresh air with a backdrop of jaw-dropping scenery. For a stroll with a purpose, the local pub is less than 0.5 miles away and in easy walking distance for a bite to eat. Further afield you can drive to Bridport (4 miles) and Dorchester (11 miles) to check out the plethora of shops, restaurants and attractions.

Walk across the forecourt and open the door into the entrance hall. Here you can abandon boots and coats and make your way inside. Located on the ground floor, there are a number of great family spaces for both relaxing and socialising. A large room, the lounge/diner is home to comfy seating as well as a desk and a dining table. Turn on the TV to catch up on the morning news or choose a film for the whole family. A light and airy space, the lounge offers comfort throughout the day whether you are chatting away or taking a moment to curl up with your book. Accessed either via the lounge or the hallway, the kitchen is also on the ground floor. A homely space equipped with all manner of appliances and utensils, the kitchen comes furnished with an oven and electric hob, a fridge/freezer, a microwave, a dishwasher, a washing machine and more. Underneath the stairs, the ground floor bathroom includes a walk-in shower cubicle. Upstairs, three pretty bedrooms and another family bathroom await. Arranged as 1 double and 2 twins, the bedrooms provide a welcome retreat at the end of the day.

Outside, an enclosed courtyard is an ideal space for summer afternoons sizzling sausages on the BBQ. You can also explore the owners’ grounds too, which include stocked fish ponds. There is ample off-road parking.

  • 3 bedrooms 1 double, 2 twins
  • 2 bathrooms: 1 downstairs WC and walk-in shower, 1 upstairs with WC and bath
  • Oven and electric hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Regret no pets
  • Oil central heating
  • TV with subscription services, Hi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private courtyard with seating
  • BBQ
  • Off-road parking
  • Can be booked alongside adjoining barn and separate flat
  • Pub within 0.5 miles, shop within 4 miles

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Ms S Fuller 25th April 2019

Spacious, comfortable and very well equipped, this is a great family location.

Reviewed by Ms S Fuller 31st August 2018

Spaceous and comfortable.

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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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