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Midlands Barn

Chideock, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Spacious and stylish Dorset converted farm building in peaceful rural setting
  • Beautifully finished inside with an open-plan layout and tasteful furnishings
  • Sunny seating area outside for al fresco drinks
  • A short drive from the coast at Seatown
  • 4 miles from popular West Bay with its shops, eateries, beach and entertainment
  • Miles of wonderful walks along the Jurassic Coast
Property code: DC110

Lovingly converted with close attention to detail, this idyllic farm building is perfect for family getaways or special celebrations with friends.

Located on the quiet lane that leads to the coast at Seatown, this property is less than a mile from this privately-owned shingle beach. Popular among fossil collectors, fishermen and families alike, Seatown is perfect for a long walk along the beach before breakfast. A short drive will bring you to the bustling town of Bridport, home to an array of independent shops, cafes and restaurants, perfect for stocking up on supplies. No trip to this part of Dorset is complete without a visit to the Broadchurch-famous West Bay, which is also known as the golden gateway to the stunning Dorset Jurassic Coast.

Three steps lead up to a stable door that opens into the stunning double aspect lounge/diner. With a tiled floor, stylish spotlights and fresh neutral decor, this is a charming room for dining and relaxing. In one corner, a cosy lounge area is furnished with comfortable leather sofas, a coffee table, TV and stocked bookshelf, with a pine farmhouse dining table at the other. A bespoke kitchen beyond features a tiled floor, stylish units, range oven, fridge and dishwasher. Also on this floor is a modern shower room with tiled floor. Upstairs are two bedrooms, one double with exposed beam and elegant wrought-iron bed and one twin with a charming slanted ceiling and pretty cottage window.

Outside there is a sunny private patio with rattan furniture for enjoying tasty al fresco meals in the warmer months. There is off-road parking for one car to the side of the property.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 twin, both with reduced height in the eaves
  • 1 ground-floor shower room
  • Range oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave 
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Central heating included
  • Patio with garden furniture
  • Off-road parking space for 1 large or 2 small cars
  • Regret no pets
  • Regret no smoking
  • Coast 1 mile, shops and pubs 3 miles
  • Children over the age of 5 years old welcome

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr J Lister 19th April 2019

Lovely cottage in the quiet village of Chideock within walking distance of the beach, with 3 pubs, a convenience store and farm shop within a mile radius. The cottage was very well presented with everything you would need to a comfortable stay. A welcome pack was provided including treats and fizz. Simon was a very friendly and welcoming owner, whoRead more I am sure would go out of his way to resolve any issue you might have (although we had a perfect stay so didn't need to call upon him) We would happily book to stay in the cottage again Hide

Reviewed by Mr N Roberts 8th November 2018

Great location - a short walk to Seatown beach and the Anchor Inn and the South Coast Path. The cottage is spacious, well-appointed, very comfortable and recently refurbished.

Reviewed by Mr N Roberts 27th September 2018

Excellent location: just a ten minute walk from Seatown beach; and close to the A35 for easy access to other locations in Dorset and East Devon. The cottage is light, spacious, well-appointed, comfortable. The recent refurbishment has made the cottage an excellent place to stay.

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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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