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The Stone Barn - Kimmeridge

Kimmeridge, Dorset
Sleeps 12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • An attractive and stylish barn conversion
  • Set in a delightfully rural location
  • Perfect for exploring the Jurassic Coast of Dorset
  • Explore Lulworth Cove, Kimmeridge Bay and Durdle Door
  • Visit Swanage, Wareham, Studland and Corfe Castle
  • Relax in the spacious games room
Property code: DC187

Enjoying a secluded location just a mile from Kimmeridge Bay, this beautiful L-shaped barn has been lovingly converted to provide spacious and stylish accommodation for a great family holiday.

This beautiful L-shaped barn has been thoughtfully converted to provide spacious and stylish accommodation for a group or an extended family and is set in a rural location just a mile from Kimmeridge Bay. This is a fantastic holiday home, with plenty of space, a games room, minstrel gallery and a grand piano. The property is ideal for exploring the Jurassic Coast, basking in the Dorset countryside, or for visiting delightful towns and villages including Swanage, Wareham and West Lulworth.

Entering this fantastic property you will find a charming lounge which is a perfect space for relaxing in. The stylish kitchen/diner is fully equipped and is ideal for enjoying a family meal. The fabulous games room has an impressive vaulted ceiling, table tennis, wood burner, a piano and a dining area. There are five comfortable bedrooms and a minstrel gallery with a TV/VCR and seating area. Stepping outside you can relax in the extensive unenclosed grounds which have stunning rural views. The terrace is surrounded by a low stone wall, with rough lawns and a tiny brook

Kimmeridge Bay is known for its natural limestone ledges, marine wildlife and rock pools, and is an excellent base for water-based activities including diving, snorkelling and surfing. Further along the Jurassic Coast, you can explore Lulworth Cove (8.5 miles), Chapman’s Pool (10 miles) and Durdle Door (9 miles). Heading north you can visit the delightful town of Wareham (8 miles), or you could head east to the Victorian seaside town of Swanage (10 miles). Among the many attractions inland are Corfe Castle (4.5 miles), Lulworth Castle (6 miles) and the nature reserves of Hartland Moor (7 miles), Studland and Godlingston Heath (11 miles) and Durlston Country Park (11.5 miles). From the village of Studland (10 miles), you can catch a ferry to Poole or Brownsea Island.

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

Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 5 bedrooms – 2 double rooms with 5’ beds, 2 twin rooms, 1 room with 2 single beds and a bunk bed
  • 5 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with bath, shower and WC, 1 shower room with WC, 2 en-suite bathrooms with bath and WC, 1 WC
  • Range oven, microwave, washing machine, dryer, fridge, freezer, dishwasher
  • TV/DVD - Please note there is no TV reception at the property. TV for DVD/VCR use only.
  • Hi-Fi, iPod dock
  • Wood burner - logs included October - end of April
  • Games room with table tennis, piano, wood burner, TV/VCR
  • Extensive unenclosed grounds
  • Terrace with seating
  • Portable BBQ
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Wi-Fi included (email and web browsing only)
  • Central heating and electric
  • Shop 4.5 miles
  • Beach/ledges 1 mile
  • Licensed cafe 150 metre
  • Corfe Castle 4 miles

This property is personally managed by Chris.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 13 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Dawn 9th August 2019

Lovely Stone Barn in a great location. Plenty of equipment and the Grandchildren enjoyed the toys and games. The garden had a beautiful view of the sea. Good village location

Reviewed by G 26th July 2019

Great location and would recommend other than remarks regarding beams and shower facilities!

Reviewed by M 19th July 2019

Lovely converted barn, lots of space for wet or dry days. Comfortable and well equipped, without being `fussy' at all.

Reviewed by Mr I Franklin 17th April 2019

Great location and facilities for a large family holiday with ages from 3 months to 60+. Good walking right out of the door.

Reviewed by Mrs J Craig 1st November 2018

Very well equipped in all aspects

Reviewed by Mrs L Edwards 3rd October 2018

Beautiful place and location and suited all our needs for a family base. We really loved it.

Reviewed by Mr B Mulqueen 31st August 2018

Absolutely perfect for what we wanted, both in the location and the fantastic s recreational space of the games barn. We cooked all of our food in the well stocked kitchen.

Reviewed by Mrs L Hamilton-Welsh 31st August 2018

Beautiful barn - fab place and environment. Loved the big kitchen, games room and lounge. All good. Highly recommended

Reviewed by Ms A Parkes Bowen 31st August 2018

A lovely big stone barn with a view of the sea. This just feels such a comfortable and sociable house, especially the open plan kitchen/dining/living room. Our group has been their 3 times now we like it so much. Refreshing to stay in a house that isn't too pristine yet is well equipped and welcoming.

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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.

Although it's just three hours from London and the South East, Dorset feels like a world away from the hubbub of the city. This gem of a county offers the very best of rural England: magnificent coastal scenery, vast sandy beaches, rolling hills, charming villages, country pubs, stately homes and medieval castles.

Take time to explore the dramatic and diverse coastline. Stretching 95 miles from East Devon to Poole, the Jurassic Coast has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status. Here, visitors can uncover Earth's fascinating history whilst enjoying unspoilt views over superb beaches, many of which welcome canine companions too. From the iconic rural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland, Dorset has it all.

Why not head to Lyme Regis, classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Like much of West Dorset, it has an old-world ambience and offers excellent fossil hunting opportunities. Or head east to discover the beauty of Lulworth and the vibrant seaside resort of Swanage.

Steeped in history and with a certain quintessential charm, Dorset's glorious countryside is peppered with small towns and villages which are well worth a visit. Many are graced with fine buildings, immortalised in the books of Thomas Hardy, a Dorset-born novelist and poet. For more energetic visitors, footpaths and cycleways reveal the county's hidden secrets with the coast always close at hand for those who love the water.

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