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Middle Barn - Dorchester

Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
3 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A pretty barn conversion set in an idyllic village
  • Perfect for exploring the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Just a few miles from the stunning Jurassic Coast
  • Ideal for visiting Dorchester, Wareham and Weymouth
  • This is a great base for keen walkers and nature lovers
  • Discover Ringstead Bay, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door
Property code: DC108

Set in a tranquil Dorset village, this delightful and spacious barn conversion offers cosy and inviting accommodation for a family seeking to enjoy the countryside and coastline of the Lulworth area.

Winfrith Newburgh is a traditional village which is ideally situated for discovering the Jurassic Coast and for enjoying the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Along the coast you can explore Lulworth Cove (4 miles), Osmington Mills (7.5 miles) and Ringstead Bay (8 miles). Coastal landmarks nearby include the natural arch at Durdle Door (3 miles) and the remains of Jordan Hill Roman Temple (10 miles). You can also head to the famous Lulworth Castle (6 miles) and the ruins of Corfe Castle (12.5 miles). There are several popular coastal towns to visit including Wareham (9 miles), Weymouth (11 miles) and Swanage (17.5 miles). Heading inland you can visit the market town of Dorchester (9.5 miles).

Stepping into this delightful barn conversion you will find yourself in the light and spacious open-plan dual aspect lounge/diner. This is a lovely space for relaxing in, with Smart TV, plenty of seating, an open fire and a Bluetooth sound system with Hi-Fi and iPod dock. There’s also a charming dining area where you can sit and enjoy a family meal together. Moving into the kitchen you will find it fully equipped with a hob, double oven, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine and a table which is perfect for breakfasts or snacks. There is also a ground-floor WC and a hall for storing coats and boots. Going upstairs you will find three cosy bedrooms: one double room, a twin and a smaller twin room. There’s also a bathroom complete with a bath, separate shower and WC.

Heading outside, you can relax in the large back garden which has outdoor furniture and a BBQ, as well as terraces, lawn and shrubs. Off-road parking is available for one car in front of the garage which is lockable and can be used for storing boats and bikes.

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

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin, 1 small twin room
  • 1 bathroom with bath, shower and WC
  • 1 ground-floor WC
  • Hob, double oven, dishwasher, coffee machine, microwave, washing machine, fridge, freezer
  • Smart TV/DVD, Bluetooth sound system, iPod dock, Hi-Fi
  • Open fire - logs included October - end of April
  • Garden with outdoor furniture and BBQ
  • Off-road parking for 1 car, further roadside parking available
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Electric included
  • Central heating
  • Storage for boats/bikes
  • Shop 0.5 miles and pub 1 mile

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mrs C Dodgson 30th August 2018

The cottage was great. Well fitted out - kitchen/bathroom/furnishings all modern and good condition. It felt like someone had really thought about what we might need during their stay - a stack of DVDs, board games, books, kitchen equipment etc. The garden was a good size and enclosed which was great for our dog.

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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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