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Little Barn - East Chaldon

East Chaldon, Dorset
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Idyllic countryside hideaway located between two rural hamlets in rolling fields
  • Beautiful light and airy barn conversion
  • Dog-friendly accommodation surrounded by plentiful countryside walks
  • Ideal for cosy winter nights in with the roaring log burner, or summer nights out on the terrace with a glass of wine
  • Close to local amenities with pub 0.5 miles away and shop 2 miles away
  • Lovely location within easy reach of Lulworth Cove (5 miles) and Dorchester (8 miles)
Property code: DC094

This farm building conversion is tastefully finished to maximise the views of the rolling countryside and to provide peace and tranquillity to enhance your stay.

This lovely converted farm building is one of four properties located between two rural villages in the Dorset countryside and is close to the coast. The views from the property are exceptional, and it boasts a quiet and idyllic location, but it is also conveniently located for access to local places of interest. A must-see tourist attraction is Lulworth Cove (5 miles away) which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous around the world for its unique geological landforms, white pebble beach and blue sea. A little further away is Dorchester (10 miles away) where there is a range of things to see and do. From a military museum to a teddy bear museum, a terracotta army museum to the cottage of Thomas Hardy, there’s something for all the family to enjoy.

On the ground floor of the property, there is a WC/cloakroom, a fully-equipped kitchen/dining room with all modern conveniences including an induction hob, double oven, fridge and dishwasher (washing machine are located in the property’s garage). The kitchen is bright and airy with a twist of country chic and modern style combined for the overall effect. The spacious and airy living room has floor-to-ceiling glazed aspect windows to one side with views of the countryside, a range of comfortable furniture, TV and Hi-Fi, cosy wood burner for colder evenings and a range of books for you to read. Upstairs, there is a double bedroom with exceptional views of the countryside with a full-width glazed aspect window to one side of the room. The second bedroom is a single with a 4ft bed. Both rooms have sloping ceilings. The bathroom is crisp and clean with a shower over the bath, basin and WC.

Outside, is a small unenclosed patio bordered with pretty plants in tubs. A garage is available for bike storage and there is parking for one car in the courtyard.


Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Maximum 3 people occupancy
  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 single with 4ft bed
  • 1 Bathroom - bath with shower over, WC and sink
  • Additional WC downstairs
  • Kitchen with induction hob, separate double oven, fridge and dishwasher. Washing machine located garage
  • Night storage heaters
  • Wood burner (logs included October - end of April; kindling and firelights not included)
  • TV, Hi-Fi and iPod dock in sitting room
  • Range of books available to read
  • Wi-Fi available
  • 1 car parking space in courtyard, 1 further car can be parked along the lane
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Un-enclosed patio with seating area
  • Local pub located 0.5 miles, and local shop 2 miles
  • Garage available for bike storage

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mrs S Parnham 11th November 2018

Very nice peaceful cottage. We maintained except the Currans downstairs and the front bedroom need replacing as a few at the ends were broken and could not close them properly but otherwise very nice.

Reviewed by Mrs S Hannay 11th November 2018

We loved the little barn. It was clean and everything we needed for our baby was provided. Thank you so much! We will be back.

Reviewed by Mr M Goodwin 30th September 2018

Very comfortable and welcoming, had all the facilities and utensils that you required. Very clean an tidy with helpful instructions on how to operate all items. Beautiful setting with lots of information on where to visit as well as emergency info. We could not fault Little Barn at all, it was absolutely fabulous. Lorraine the cleaner kept the BarnRead more in pristine condition throughout and contacted us via text to ensure everything was okay. Hide

Reviewed by Mr D Knight 31st August 2018

Fantastic cottage with everything provided. Very clean and welcoming.

Reviewed by Mrs C Benarous 31st August 2018

The cottage was absolutely perfect for us as a couple. We found that everything we needed in a home-from-home had thoughtfully been provided. The housekeeper left us a welcome gift and note, a lovely touch after a long journey, which was much appreciated.

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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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