Holiday home New Barn is a single-storey cottage in a lawned courtyard setting, a mile from Winterborne Stickland and four miles from Blandford Forum. The cottage has a king-size double with en-suite shower, and a twin with en-suite bathroom. The open plan living area has a kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburner. Outside is ample off road parking, a private patio area, shared lawn and shared games room with pool table, table football and air hockey. New Barn is close to local walks, pretty villages and bustling market towns, as well as for exploring the Jurassic Coast and the rest of this lovely area.
Area Winterborne Stickland is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering good walks and superb views. Take a visit to the market town of Dorchester, home of Thomas Hardy. Within an easy drive lies the Jurassic Coast with sandy beaches at Weymouth and Swanage and cliff top walks along the South West Coastal Path.
Region Explore the fossils and stunning beaches of Dorset's Jurassic Coast, visit historic Sherborne and Shaftesbury, or enjoy the footpaths, country lanes and thatched-roof pubs Dorset offers.
Amenities Electric heating with woodburning stove. Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games. Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent. Further fuel can be purchased from owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair. Ample off road parking. Covered bike storage. Enclosed, private garden with lawned area, patio and picnic bench. Shared front lawned area. Shared games room with pool table, table football and air hockey. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 5 miles, pub 1 mile. Note: Dogs to be kept on a lead whilst on the premises due to nearby livestock. Please note: The communal games room may be unavailable for your stay due to the current situation.
Clean, well equipped property, all on one level.. This property was perfect!
Mrs Purdy, September 2020
We loved the cottage and particularly appreciated how clean it was under the current Covid situation.. It was well equipped and the small enclosed lawn on the front of each property meant it was very dog and children safe. The layout of the six cottages enables each cottage to have plenty of windows facing the central lawn without sacrificing privacy. We have already booked two of the cottages for Christmas. A couple of small telephone queries prior to our stay were answered very swiftly by the cheerful manager Leanne. My only grumble would be that our mixed age party all felt that the beds although good quality, were very hard.
Mrs Beasley, September 2020
This place was lovely and quiet and very clean.. The only downsides were the amount of flies (we put fly tapes up and still there were so many of them) and the gurgling of the water pipe in the bath; this did disturb my sleep one night.
Mrs Forey, August 2020
- The closure of the advertised Games Room
- The huge amount of flies that prevented the door being left open.. We had to regularly use the fly papers, which stick to everything, and fly spray!
- No seat cushions or other chairs to sit on outside in the lovely sun.
- The bathroom sink hot tap being out of order for 5 of our days and a lack of communication about its repair.
- Not much storage space or even a cupboard for Hoover etc.
- Towels for showering too small
- Very clean with nice bathrooms and kitchen.
- Nice quiet rural location.
Mrs Rose, July 2020
Very pleasant barn situated in a beautiful barn complex very relaxing weekend thank you TeamSykes
The property was rather tired and a very muddled mishmash mash of cooking equipment, too many of one sort of utensils and none at all of another which you could have done with.. It needs a rethink . The shower heads and pressure was none adjustable, it was far to high and was quite uncomfortable to use . It also needs a rethink. Other than that not too bad.
Well thought out holiday cottage complex in beautiful Dorset village location..
Excellent accommodation perfect location all the comforts of home, thoroughly enjoyed our stay..
Lovely little cottage with everything you need, the enclosed garden was a must for us as have two small dogs.. Inside the cottage it was very clean and very well equipped. Very good area to check out to Dorset. Highly recommended.
Mrs Boye Dias
A fantastic little cottage that suited our needs.. A great location to get to anywhere around Dorset, particularly the coast and beaches. A lovely local pub, The Crown, which serves great food and has friendly, welcoming staff. A few nice little outdoor walks in the local area. No convenience shops nearby. A short 10-15 minutes drive to the local Tesco. Stock up on supplies on the way to the cottage. Highly recommend this cottage.
We spent our first Christmas with just two of us and the dogs at new barn (we have been together over 30years) and we had a great time.. Great location you can start your walks from just across the road. Well thought out design to ensure comfort all round. Great facilities would recommend any body thinking of going to Dorset to chose this location as it is easy to visit many great places from this base
Great facilities, warm comfortable, nice fenced garden which was super so our two dog's could have an area to play and explore without bothering anyone else.. The games was a plus and I now know I am not very good at Air Hockey. There are lots of places to visit that are not too far away plus the village pub was friendly and made you at home "The Crown" is only 1mile away and worth a visit.
Was everything and more.. The CAKE.milk,tea coffee and sugar appreciated. All information in folder. Washing machine dishwasher a bonus. We can't wait to return only down side was living so far away and all the road works.
Every little detail had been covered in our property to make our stay comfortable and thoroughly enjoyable..
Had a great and relaxing holiday.. Lots of places to take my dog for a walk. Cottage had everything we needed and good quality too. I would definitely go back again.
Fabulous development of holiday cottages in perfect quiet setting.. Beautifully furnished and equipped. Spotlessly clean.
Property was first class.. Attention to detail, cake, milk, coffee, tea and the little extras were spot on.
This was a lovely cottage in a great location. Everything about the accommodation was first class. It made it very easy to have a really good time,
The accommodation was excellent. Excellent value for money. Great for dogs. Fantastic enclosed gardens that were well kept. Situated in a lovely, quiet area; ideal for visiting the whole of Dorset.
We are about to book again for a return visit. This accommodation is highly recommended.
Great property. Every detail thought of, I will definitely recommend to family and friends.
The general high standard of the accommodation makes for a very pleasant stay.
Lovely little barn for our small family of 4. Everything was finished to a high standard, clean and cosy. The whole set up of all the cottages was lovely and everything we needed and wanted to see and do wasn't more than 40 mins away. Fab first holiday as a family of 4.
When you arrive and open the door to the property you know it feels like home. Our first use of these properties and they are magnificent. Will be returning next year for two weeks.
The accommodation was excellent throughout. We have extensive experience in renting holiday cottages throughout the UK and Europe, and this unit was at the top!
Not only was the accommodation excellent but the whole setting was ideal for a family get together. We all appreciated the planning that had been put into your cottages so that both adult and child alike were catered for. Thank you.
The Barn is in a lovely, quiet location and just 1.5 miles away from the local pub. Everything you need is provided in this home from home. Had lovely gardens, with a green area in the middle of the barns. We had a lovely holiday with friends and plan to book for next year shortly.
We liked how clean everything was, including the gardens and surrounding areas. The 5 stars are a true reflection on the cottage and we would recommend this to anyone. We also liked how safe the garden was for our dogs. This is also a very quiet area, great for anyone wanting to relax.
We had a great time. Everything was first class. We will be back.
A very good cottage and the little extras given made this break. In a good area for walking your dog and the beaches are close. The local village had a very good pub that offered a variety of dishes on their pub menu. The games room within the cottage complex was excellent - the cottage would suit any family.
spent 4 days with friends in this new and well appointed property very comfortable and everything you need for a break good games room, everything had been thought of the standard of the property was excellent and well thought out. good instructions as to local amenities would definitely return
The property was well placed for visits to a wide range of interesting places, set in beautiful country.
Property was finished to a very high standard and in a perfect location for exploring Dorset. The property water is supplied from a private natural spring - better quality water from the tap than most premium mineral water you buy in a glass bottle. Where else can you have a shower in pure spring water. We will be back for sure. You will not be disappointed with this property.
This was an ideal base for exploring the county of Dorset. The whole complex was finished to a high standard with New Barn being no exception..
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