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Shepherd's Hut, Winterborne whitechurch

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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This detached barn conversion cottage is located near to village of Winterborne Whitechurch in Dorset and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.Shepherd's Hut is a stone built barn conversion cottage located on a working farm, just outside the village of Winterborne Whitechurch in Dorset. The cottage has two twin bedrooms and one double (with an ensuite) as well as a family bathroom, which makes it suitable for six people. The cottage also has a first floor, open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. To the outside of the cottage is ample off road parking and a lawned garden with outdoor furniture. Close to the Jurassic Coast and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Shepherd's Hut is a wonderful cottage in a beautiful p...This detached barn conversion cottage is located near to village of Winterborne Whitechurch in Dorset and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.Shepherd's Hut is a stone built barn conversion cottage located on a working farm, just outside the village of Winterborne Whitechurch in Dorset. The cottage has two twin bedrooms and one double (with an ensuite) as well as a family bathroom, which makes it suitable for six people. The cottage also has a first floor, open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. To the outside of the cottage is ample off road parking and a lawned garden with outdoor furniture. Close to the Jurassic Coast and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Shepherd's Hut is a wonderful cottage in a beautiful part of the country. Amenities: Electric wall heaters with woodburning stove in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, plasma TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent. Additional fuel for woodburning stove available to purchase from the owner. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Ample off road parking. Lawned garden and patio to rear with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 1.3 miles. Note: This is a working farm - dogs to be kept on leads at all times. August 3rd-August 9th is available for a price of £1407 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. Town: Winterborne Whitechurch, 5 miles from Blandford Forum, is one of eight Dorset villages in this area, which take their name from the seasonal stream which runs from springs high up on the chalk downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, offering glorious walks and superb views. Visitors can enjoy the village pub's cask ales whilst absorbing the picturesque village atmosphere. Within 3 miles is the charming village of Milton Abbas, with its neat, whitewashed thatched cottages, and splendid Benedictine Abbey, a sight not to be missed. Take a visit to the bustling market town of Dorchester, only 12 miles away, home of renowned Thomas Hardy; his birthplace at Bockhampton is also well worth exploring! Within an easy drive lies the stunning Jurassic Coast, with glorious sandy beaches at Weymouth and Swanage, dramatic Chesil Beach and Lulworth Cove and wonderful cliff top walks along the South West Coastal Path. This is a perfect location for relaxing and enjoying the delights Dorset has to offer.More
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Languages spoken:English
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Listed Since:October 2009
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Stayed here a few years ago with my dad and step mother as well as my brother, and I have to say we were all speechless at the view from the big window. It was cozy and had a lovely stay

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank bethany2107
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We travelled as a group of 4 adults and 2 young children (plus dog). Shepherds Hut is a beautiful conversion and the pictures dont do it justice. We have stayed at other similar properties in the past and this is definately up there with the...More

Date of stay: October 2016
1  Thank Carolyn M
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Reviewed 12 May 2015

This place is okay but I wouldn't say it lives up to the 'luxury' description. The leaking flush water into the en-suite toilet bowl together with the absence of any way of drying towels there was annoying. The cold water supply in this same en-suite...More

Date of stay: May 2015
1  Thank theartist2015
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Location and property are both stunning. By choosing a property within 30 minutes of home, I was able to have it all for my 40th. Weekend/afternoon gathering with family and close friends, kids had post half-term holiday to enjoy (plenty of DVDs and board games...More

Date of stay: November 2014
Thank Ruth F
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Very well presented converted barn on a working farm. Lovely and clean and everything you need. Great base for exploring Dorset and the surrounding areas. Very dog friendly with lots of nice farmland walks. Property has the living section upstairs and bedrooms / bathroom on...More

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank markrD3499KY
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
TV
Suitable For Children Under 5
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