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Barn Conversion With Idyllic Views And Opening Directly Onto Fields

Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Barn in Sturminster Newton, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England - Peaceful Location Near Historic Dorset Towns And Jurassic Coast

Unique group of historic old Barns stylishly converted to provide comfortable, spacious, self catering accommodation. Fully accessible. Huge Threshing Barn ideal for larger gatherings offering flexible additional space - uses have included family concerts, barn dancing, Christmas dining, children's playroom, exercise space.......................................................................................................................

Mrs Annie Coultas
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2017

About Mrs Annie Coultas


Mrs Annie Coultas purchased this barn in 2014

Why Mrs Annie Coultas chose Sturminster Newton



Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Sturminster Newton in Sturminster Newton

Property Type:
  • barn
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • 1 bath/shower room en suite to master bedroom 1 family shower room 1 en suite large wet room for sole use of ground floor bedroom (suitable for hoist and mobile shower chair) 1 shared en suite very large wetroom (takes hoist and mobile shower chair)
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 14 (6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 6 double bedrooms 2 x twin profiling bedded rooms (1 height variable + cot sides) 4 double/twin beds 2 additional put up beds and cot 3 ground floor bedrooms - 1 double/twin. 2 x twin electric profiling beds 3 1st floor bedrooms
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • pond
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Comfortable and stylish accommodation to suit everyone and with the less mobile in mind. A home from home. Fabulous views Wonderful wildlife Wifi throughout Induction loop available in some areas Wet rooms colour blocked for easy identification Wet rooms have light sensors Wide doors to enable wheelchair access Outside: 2 terraces with linking gates opening directly onto field. Garden furniture to seat 12 and 4 Barbeque set available Outside lighting Big skies and great open views to distant hills - Bulbarrow and the Dorset Gap Great for night sky for star spotting Utility Room: Accessible ground floor toilet/cloakroom with tumble dryer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Freshly laundered excellent quality cotton linen provided as well as towels, washing up towels, bath/shower mats for incoming guests. Linen is changed weekly Washing up liquid, w/m and d/w soap provided Maid service/additional linen avlble on request Other: Large Threshing Barn to be used as guests require - suitable for dining, children's play room, Barn dancing or family concerts!


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Barn Conversion With Idyllic Views And Opening Directly Onto Fields
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Beautiful, great space, great facilities.

  • 5 of 5

The barns were all lovely and clean, had everything we needed. Great space for a large group. Owner very helpful and accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do justice to the beauty of the place... Our big froups of friends had a great time... Chill and realaxed. We were lucky to be blessed with some sunny October days when we were there.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Kings Stag
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Kings Stag
Car: necessary


Jurassic Coast can be reached by car in 30 to 40 minutes


Car users essential

Train Stations at Sherborne, Templecombe and Gillingham - within 5 - 10 miles


Nearest village shop and Pub is 1 mile

Historic Abbey town of Sherborne 7 miles

Cerne Abbas Giant approx 7 miles

Pub/restaurants aplenty within 10 mile radius

N.T. Trust properties - Montacute, Kingston Lacy, Bockhampton, Clouds , Lytes Carey

RAF Yeovilton and Bovingdon Tank Museum - appx 15 miles

Monkey World - monkey rescue centre appx 15 miles

Medieval Swan Farm - appx 25 miles

Iron Age hill forts at Rawlsbury, Bulbarrow, Dorchester, Childe Okeford and many others within 15 miles

Further Details:

Good location for walking the Dorset Trailway, Wessex Ridgway, Coastal Path

Excellent for cycling


Sites of historic interest

Iron Age Hill Forts

Royal Castle ruins at Corfe and Sherborne Old Castle

Sherborne Abbey, Wimborne Minster (rare chained library) and Salisbury Cathedral

A wealth of gardens, private and public, open to the public

County Fairs and Festivals

Stock Gaylard Oak Fair over the August Bank Holiday

Sturminster Cheese Festival in September

Sherborne Castle Country Fair in June

Local towns - Sherborne, Sturminster Newton and Stalbridge

Wide range of supermarkets - Sainsbury, Tesco, Lidl, Co-op, Waitrose, Dikes + more

High Street Banks and Building Societies include, HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds, TSB, Nationwide, Santander

Starred Michelin restaurant in Dorchester - Sienna

Highly rated local restaurnts include Plumber Manor (Hazelbury Bryan), The Green (Sherborne), The Kings Arms (Charlton Horethorn),

The Fontmell

Popular local pub/restaurants include The Green Man, The Halsey Arms, The Trooper


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Sturminster Newton, Shaftesbury and North Dorset

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
November 2017
17 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
November 2017
24 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
December 2017
1 Dec 2017 - 7 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
December 2017
8 Dec 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
December 2017
15 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
New Year 2017/18
28 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

Booking Notes:
10% non refundable deposit to secure your booking and the balance in full 1 month prior to arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday
Short Breaks available in low and mid season - Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday.
Guests are requested to leave by 10am on the morning of departure
Guests are free to arrive after 5pm

Notes on prices:
Short breaks are 75% of the cost of 1 week
Short breaks run from Friday to Monday or Monday to Friday
7 night stays are discounted

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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