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Manor Farm Barn - Wareham

East Stoke, Dorset
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
5 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A delightful barn conversion in the Dorset countryside
  • Perfect for a family seeking to explore the Lulworth area
  • Close to the Tank Museum and Monkey World
  • Just 4 miles from Wareham
  • A perfect base for nature lovers and keen walkers
  • Within easy reach of the Jurassic Coast
Property code: DC106

Just a few miles from Wareham, this beautiful mid-terrace barn conversion is situated opposite open fields and makes a lovely holiday home for a family looking to enjoy Dorset’s idyllic countryside.

The thriving and historic town of Wareham (4 miles) has a choice of independent shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy, or you can take a boat trip out into Poole Harbour. Those interested in wildlife can explore the nature reserves of Hartland Moor (6 miles) and Studland and Godlingston Heath (13 miles). There are plenty of delightful coastal towns and villages to relax in, including Poole (13 miles), Studland (12.5 miles) and Kimmeridge Bay (10 miles). The Jurassic Coast is within easy reach, with the natural arch at Durdle Door (7 miles) and the beautiful Lulworth Cove (6.5 miles) nearby. Inland attractions include the Tank Museum (3.5 miles), Monkey World (3 miles) and the magnificent Lulworth Castle (4.5 miles).

Two steps lead up into the hall which is a perfect space for leaving coats and boots. There are beamed ceilings throughout the ground floor. The lounge features plenty of seating and a Smart TV/DVD, making it an ideal space to relax in. There are also French doors leading to the terrace. Exploring further, you will find a light and spacious dining room where you can enjoy sharing a family meal. There’s also an additional lounge which is perfect for children, with a TV and table football. Moving into the light and attractive kitchen you will find it fully equipped with a breakfast bar, oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer as well as an iPod dock. The utility room houses the washing machine and there’s also a ground-floor WC. Going upstairs, you will find three large bedrooms. There’s a twin room and two double rooms, one with an en-suite shower room with WC, and one with internal glazed arches and full-height windows overlooking the garden and fields. You will also find a bathroom complete with a shower over the bath and a WC. Please note, the upstairs rooms have low eaves.

Heading outside, the front garden is gated and has a terrace, lawn, trees and shrubs. The back garden features a south-facing walled terrace with outdoor furniture and a gas BBQ. Ample off-road parking is available for two cars. There are farm buildings to the side of the property.

  • 3 bedrooms – 2 double rooms, 1 twin
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 en-suite shower room with WC
  • 1 ground-floor WC
  • Oven, fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and iPod dock
  • Smart TV/DVD
  • Wood burner - logs included October - end of April
  • Table football
  • Garden with outdoor furniture and BBQ
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Regret no dogs
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Shop 2 miles and pub 1 mile
  • Wareham 4 miles
  • Lulworth Cove 5 miles

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Dr A Qureshi 5th January 2019

The cottage was rated 5 star and we thought indeed it was a five star cottage with everything provided. The game room was a bonus and children had a lot of fun there. The only thing I would say is to have connectable DVD player to downstairs big TV to make use of the dvd collection in the cupboard.

Reviewed by Mr M Cottrell 6th November 2018

The property was in a great rural location ideal for exploring the area. The Barn was very well equipped with everything you would need and the property was of a high standard and well presented.

Reviewed by Mrs S Wood 31st August 2018

it was very clean and comfortable. The beds were very comfortable. The house was well equipped with a lovely garden. The location was lovely and peaceful and well located for for many beaches and attractions. I would highly recommend a stay in this cottage.

Reviewed by Miss V Rosser 31st August 2018

Very well equipped and spotlessly clean cottage in a wonderful location

Reviewed by Mr D Heslam 31st August 2018

In a wonderfully quiet and beautiful rural location. It was really well-equipped and looked after.

Reviewed by Mr L Carter 23rd August 2018

A large comfortable barn conversion, great for families of all ages.

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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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