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Sto-away Barn

Stoborough, Dorset
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
3 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Increased accessibility
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

  • Single-level cottage packed with home comforts
  • Set in tranquil surroundings accessed via a quiet country lane
  • BBQ in style on your private decked patio
  • An abundance of scenic walks available on the doorstep
  • Less than 4 miles away from historic landmarks such as Corfe Castle
  • An excellent vantage point for exploring the Jurassic Coast
Property code: DC157

Surrounded by historic landmarks, rolling countryside and excellent links to the coast, this converted barn is the perfect retreat for families seeking a holiday with a difference.

Located just 1 mile from the historic Saxon town of Wareham, this cosy accommodation is the perfect base for exploring the Purbeck region of beautiful Dorset. With exciting places to visit steeped in history from castles to chocolate-box villages, you’ll be able to explore to your heart’s content. Keen walkers will adore the variety of scenic trails on offer, with the Hartland Moor Nature Reserve on your doorstep.

Stepping inside this charming single-level property you’ll be greeted with a tiled entrance hall, complete with a handy space to store coats and muddy boots. To your right is the heart of the home; a spacious and light-filled living area featuring an impressive kitchen, dining area and comfortable lounge. Decorated with refreshing neutral tones, contemporary furniture and rustic wooden flooring, it’s a wonderful space for families to gather and spend quality time together. Sizzle up some bacon for leisurely breakfasts at the table, retreating to the lounge to plan the day’s itinerary, or step outside to enjoy a fresh pot of coffee on the patio. Along the hallway you’ll discover the bathroom and three bedrooms, each one finished in a soothing country-cottage style with soft linen and a TV. The master double bedroom has an en-suite shower room, ideal for an invigorating shower after a busy day.

To the front of the property is an attractive gravel area dotted with pretty shrubs and flowerpots, providing ample parking for two cars. To the rear, there is a decked area with garden furniture and a BBQ for al fresco dining.

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

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 doubles, 1 twin zip-and-link (can be converted into a 6ft double on request), and 1 single with additional single stored underneath
  • 1 bathroom and 1 en-suite shower room
  • Oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • Central heating provided
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • WiFi included
  • 2 dogs welcome by arrangement
  • Cot/high chair (cot bedding and towels for babies are not supplied)
  • Garden with seating
  • Pub and shop less than 0.5 miles away
  • TV/DVD in lounge with Freesat, TV in each bedroom
  • A damage deposit of £150 will be required for this property
  • Please note if you book for 2, 3 or 4 weeks, you will receive a change of linen and towels on the normal changeover day
  • Starter pack of supplies including dishwasher tablets, washing-up liquid, a bin liner and milk when available
  • Additional parking available for jet ski/boat and trailer by prior arrangement
  • 2 boatyards/slipways within a mile

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr I.K Bull 12th September 2018

Lovely cottage and meticulously clean and well presented. Outside areas need attention especially outside kitchen window the shrubs need pruning back. Gate latch requires repair.

Reviewed by Mrs J Hodgkins 31st August 2018

This property was ideal for the two of us with our three young grandchildren. It was safe and the layout suited us perfectly.

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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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