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Rural Mid Row 18th Century Barn Conversion In Stunning Setting

Bedrooms 2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Barn Conversion in Winfrith Newburgh, Wool, Near Wareham, Dorset, England - Peaceful Private Location With Lots Of Local Wildlife Within 4 Miles Of The Beach

Carters Barn is a beautiful mid terrace bright, spacious, barn conversion with original oak beam features, furnished to compliment the stunning rural countryside setting. In the heart of the Dorset countryside this cottage is ideally located to explore all the attractions in the stunning county of Dorset and the immediate surrounding Isle of Purbeck. Newly refurbished with an open plan ground floor, the property features a country kitchen with seating area opening out via a stable door to a spacious back garden. A bright spacious living area leads to a secluded front garden via French doors and a cosy lounge area with a feature fireplace adjoins the kitchen. There are two large bedrooms, one double one twin or super king. The main bedroom overlooks the stunning grounds with floor to ceiling windows. The upstairs bathroom features a bath and overhead shower. Adjacent to the property is a plant nursery and a wildlife pond with a small woodland. Wireless for emails and web browsing only. iPod dock. No landline telephone available. Central heating. Video tour available on request.

More Details

Zoe James
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018

About Zoe James

Passionate about wildlife, rock climbing, wildfowl and the purbecks.

Zoe James purchased this barn in 2014

Why Zoe James chose Winfrith Newburgh

Beautiful location.

Rural yet close to local towns and villages.

What makes this barn unique

Abundance of wildlife and close proximity to the Jurassic coast and all the adventures it offers including rock climbing.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Winfrith Newburgh in Winfrith Newburgh

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Upstairs bathroom serves both bedrooms and features bath/shower, sink and WC.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one with 1 double bed. Bedroom two has a choice of either 2 adult singles or 1 super king bed. Please state which you would prefer at time of booking.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Outside: Seating for 4 people in the enclosed rear garden. Large open front garden. Towels / Linen: Towels and linen are included and are changed weekly. Other: The lounge adjoining the kitchen consists of seating for 2/4 in front of feature fireplace (electric).


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Rural Mid Row 18th Century Barn Conversion In Stunning Setting
average rating of 4.8448277 based on 58 reviews

Excellent barn conversion in peaceful country setting

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 nights at Carters' Barn and can honestly say that it was one of the best properties we've ever rented. Tastefully decorated throughout, Zoe has thoughtfully provided every comfort - from chocolate bears, fluffy towels and shortbread biscuits to the Method cleaning products. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, that means a great deal to me. Im so pleased you enjoyed Carters Barn and I hope you come and stay again in the future. Zo x
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Excellent base for exploring the Jurassic Coast and gardens

  • 5 of 5

The property was excellent. We have stayed in many houses and cottages and this was right up there with the best. The house is spacious and very well equipped. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen had everything we needed and we enjoyed sitting in the lounge and watching the birds. The location was excellent for what we needed. It is not far from the main road but very quiet. It was a great base from which to explore the Dorset coast. We especially loved the walk from Lulworth Cove to White Noche. And it was also with easy driving distance of gardens that we wanted to visit and good places to eat. Many Thanks to Zoe who was very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Carters barn is clean and comfortable. It is spacious and well equipped and provided excellent holiday accommodation. The wildlife just outside the lounge window was amazing - we did not need a TV as there was such a variety of entertainment, so many birds, squirrels, rabbits, stoat and vole! The location is superb for getting to all the local tourist attractions - most of which have been mentioned in previous reviews - except for the Tank Museum - a 5 minute drive away and fantastic value for £14 - so much to see and do and all under cover so perfect for a rainy day. We also wanted to mention that we had concerns that the cottage was close to kennels, but we were not bothered by the sound of dogs barking during our stay. Thanks Zoe - we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely review Gill. It was a pleasure to accommodate you both and I look forward to seeing you again. Also thank you for being so understanding of the power cut etc! Zo x
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Lovely Homely Barn

  • 5 of 5

The barn is in a great location for exploring the local area. It is equipped with everything you may need, very comfortable and a lovely place to stay. We found 2 pubs within easy walking distance (about one mile). The owner is very accommodating and responds to messages very quickly. We didn't meet her but she made us feel very welcome. Unfortunately, we were snowed in and couldn't do all the things we had planned but as the barn is so lovely, it wasn't a hardship at all. Little touches like bird seed, DVDs, games and books add to the overall enjoyment. Thank you Zoe!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words and I am so pleased you had a relaxing break despite the snow! I look forward to welcoming you back to Carters Barn soon.
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Ideal cottage - very welcoming

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage and very welcoming. There were many advantages.

Downstairs..It had a covered porch area for muddy boots (perfect!). Open plan living area flowed well and felt really spacious. If you were sat in the kitchen you couldn't hear the TV ( a bonus if you are reading or your child is studying!). Kitchen was a good size and not cluttered. Plenty of cupboard space if doing your own cooking.

Upstairs.. The bedrooms were a good size. Plenty of cupboard space. Bathroom was clean and light.

It felt like a home from home and was very simply and tastefully decorated, so very relaxing.

The coastal area is easily accessible within 30 minutes. We enjoyed walking at Studland heath, Agglestone rock and Old Harry's rock. Lulworth and Durdle Door are even nearer.

For food shopping and cinema, Dorchester is approx. 20 minutes away.

So, the whole location (minimal driving after a long drive down) and set up was perfect for us.

A very enjoyable stay and hope to return again.

Thank you to Zoe for getting it just right.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you and your family back in the future. Zo x
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Lovely spacious Barn conversion

  • 4 of 5

Nice and quiet and away from it all.

Many pubs / restaurants within a few minutes drive.

Barn is fully furnished with everything you could want.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and I hope to welcome you back sometime in the future. Zo x
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Countryman Inn
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Wareham Golf Club
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
45 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Sailors Return, Chaldon
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Warmwell Ski Slope
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Lulworth Cove


4 miles (12 minutes drive) to Lulworth Cove.

15 miles (30 minutes drive) to Studland Beach and Nature Reserve.


Nearest train station Wool 1.3 miles

Use of car/taxi essential


4 miles from Lulworth cove & the Jurassic coast, Wareham 5 miles, Dorchester 9 miles. Studland beach & nature reserve 15 miles. Shop 0.5 miles; pub 0.75 miles

Further Details:

Nearby Attractions:

Monkey World, the Tank Museum, Winfrith Heath, Corfe Castle and Lulworth Castle. Many National Trust properties and RSPB reserves are within driving distance.

Nearby Towns:

Wareham, Wool, Dorchester, Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door.

Nearby Beaches:

Swanage, Sandbanks and Weymouth all feature beautiful sandy beaches and are within 30-45 minutes driving distance.

Great for rock climbing at Swanage or Portland.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Winfrith Newburgh, Purbeck

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring-Summer 2018
14 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer Half Term 2018
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Summer School Holidays 2018
28 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Autumn 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Autumn Half Term 2018
20 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Winter 2017
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas and New Year 2018/19
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter/Spring 2019
5 Jan 2019 - 15 Feb 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Spring Half Term 2019
16 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Spring 2019
23 Feb 2019 - 5 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Easter 2019
6 Apr 2019 - 20 Apr 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings are secured with a 25% deposit (non refundable), outstanding payments to be made within 14 days before arrival. Payments by bank transfer or credit/debit card.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday, Arrivals after 15:00pm, departures strictly by 10:00am please.

Notes on prices:
Weekly lets run from Saturday to Saturday, Short Breaks from 3 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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