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Beautifully converted Grade II listed granary
Light and stylish open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with cosy wood burner
Original features retained including exposed stonework and wooden beams
Relax in the lounge area
Rustle up a meal in the kitchen area
Head upstairs to the spacious double bedroom with exposed beams
Charming double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and original A frame
Light and airy bedroom with an en-suite bathroom
En-suite shower room
Twin bedroom on the ground floor
Ground floor shower room
Looking towards the characterful property
1 / 12  Beautifully converted Grade II listed granary
2 / 12  Light and stylish open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with cosy wood burner
3 / 12  Original features retained including exposed stonework and wooden beams
4 / 12  Relax in the lounge area
5 / 12  Rustle up a meal in the kitchen area
6 / 12  Head upstairs to the spacious double bedroom with exposed beams
7 / 12  Charming double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and original A frame
8 / 12  Light and airy bedroom with an en-suite bathroom
9 / 12  En-suite shower room
10 / 12  Twin bedroom on the ground floor
11 / 12  Ground floor shower room
12 / 12  Looking towards the characterful property

Hyde Farmhouse Granary

Walditch, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Quirky
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Get away from it all at this characterful property set in a peaceful village, the perfect rural sanctuary
  • Surrounded by beautiful countryside with wonderful walks and running routes from the doorstep
  • Stroll to the local nature reserve, explore the network of footpaths and be in harmony with nature 
  • Just three miles to spectacular beaches and coastal footpaths on the stunning Jurassic Coast
Property code: DC081

This beautifully converted Grade II listed granary offers cosy accommodation for a family or a couple and is situated in a picturesque village just outside the thriving Dorset town of Bridport.

This property is a delightful Grade II listed granary that has been converted using environmentally-friendly materials in the quiet village of Walditch. The granary has plenty of character with a mixture of contemporary and traditional furnishings, and even features ancient external steps to the former hayloft at one end of the barn. Close to the pub and shops in Bridport (1 mile), this cottage is in an enviable location for those looking for a relaxing holiday.

Enter the property through the stable door and discover a bright and airy open-plan living space, with everything you need to cook up a storm in the contemporary-styled kitchen area. Sink into the comfy sofas in front of the wood burner among the exposed stone walls and wood beams for a peaceful evening after a long day. Walk through the living area into a spacious twin bedroom with original features and a shower room with WC just next door. Up the winding stairs, you’ll find a beautiful double bedroom that adds a boutique feel to your stay; wake up in soft, pretty decor and head to the large en-suite for a soothing bath or have a quick shower if you’re in a hurry to get out and explore the local area. Outside, there’s a courtyard that’s partially screened, making it ideal for an al fresco evening drink as the sun goes down.

Head down to West Bay (3 miles) for glorious sands and fossil hunting or go for a walk along the majestic sandstone cliffs. You could walk down to the end of the Jurassic Pier for views of the coast from South Devon to Portland. For a countryside walk, visit Colmer’s Hill (4 miles), where you’ll see plenty of wildlife along the footpath and ocean views from the top.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double and 1 twin
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 shower room with shower and WC on the ground floor; 1 en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge, washing machine, microwave, small freezer in under stairs cupboard
  • TV/DVD
  • Woodburner (logs included October - end of April)
  • Outdoor seating area
  • Off-road parking available for up to 3 cars
  • Regret no pets
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Central heating and electric
  • Underfloor heating
  • Beach 2 miles
  • Shops and pub 1 mile
  • Regret no children under the age of 5

Belinda Withey

This property is personally managed by Belinda.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 11 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rosemary 10th July 2020

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Friendly helpful hosts great location and lovely well appointed cottage. Would re-book of staying in area again

Reviewed by Sharon 15th March 2020

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Booked very last minute after Lanzarote cancelled due to coronavirus. Pretty cottage. A good escape, quiet, peaceful and a lovely area for walking. Comfortable beds. Walking distance to the nice town of Bridport. Friendly helpful owners. Gorgeous beaches nearby.

Reviewed by Joanne 13th September 2019

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This lovely cottage had everything you needed for a relaxing stay. It's in the perfect location for exploring the Jurassic Coast and beyond. The cottage had loads of information on the surrounding area and the comments left by previous guests were very useful. We will be recommending The Hyde Granary to friends and family.

Reviewed by Robert 6th September 2019

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Lovely cottage on the outskirts of Bridport.

Reviewed by Paul 1st September 2019

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Nothing was left wanting. A fabulous poperty in a wonderful setting.

Reviewed by Bobbie 16th August 2019

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Reviewed by Mrs Descat 9th November 2018

We had a very nice stay at the Hyde Farmhouse Granary. The cottage is lovely, well-decorated, functional for a family of 4 and the owners were charming.

Reviewed by Ms K Cox 19th October 2018

Really enjoyed our time in this beautiful cottage. Beautifully decorated, extremely comfortable, well equipped, spotlessly clean - perfect! Loved the peace, the countryside, the stunning coastline, the wood burning stove. Thank you!

Reviewed by Q Palmer 10th October 2018

Beautiful cottage, design and workmanship of conversion from granary outstanding.

Reviewed by Mrs M Woollison 31st August 2018

We found the cottage very comfortable, warm & well equipped. Log fire lovely on chilly March evenings. The owners were very pleasant & friendly but not intrusive.

Reviewed by Mr R Lewis 31st August 2018

A very attractive and well designed and decorated cottage. Very clean.

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Location

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Although it's just three hours from London and the South East, Dorset feels like a world away from the hubbub of the city. This gem of a county offers the very best of rural England: magnificent coastal scenery, vast sandy beaches, rolling hills, charming villages, country pubs, stately homes and medieval castles.

Take time to explore the dramatic and diverse coastline. Stretching 95 miles from East Devon to Poole, the Jurassic Coast has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status. Here, visitors can uncover Earth's fascinating history whilst enjoying unspoilt views over superb beaches, many of which welcome canine companions too. From the iconic rural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland, Dorset has it all.

Why not head to Lyme Regis, classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Like much of West Dorset, it has an old-world ambience and offers excellent fossil hunting opportunities. Or head east to discover the beauty of Lulworth and the vibrant seaside resort of Swanage.

Steeped in history and with a certain quintessential charm, Dorset's glorious countryside is peppered with small towns and villages which are well worth a visit. Many are graced with fine buildings, immortalised in the books of Thomas Hardy, a Dorset-born novelist and poet. For more energetic visitors, footpaths and cycleways reveal the county's hidden secrets with the coast always close at hand for those who love the water.

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