The Barn

Margaret Marsh, nr. Shaftesbury

Property Reference: DAAU
  • Sleeps4
  • Pets 1
  • Bedrooms2
  • Grade0 Star rating
Exterior Living room Kitchen/diner Double bedroom Twin bedroom Garden

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Availability & Price

Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.

Available start days
Unavailable days

2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
Looking to leave tonight, or arrive on a different day?
Call us on 0345 268 0760.

Property Features

  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • StairgateStairgate
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • WifiWifi
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Property Description

In the heart of the Blackmore Vale, this detached converted barn for 4 is well presented and equipped, with a very large lawned garden. It is ideally suited for exploring central Dorset, located between Shaftesbury and Sturminster Newton. Many family attractions can be found within easy driving distance, such as Stourhead House and Gardens, Yeovilton Air Museum and Longleat Safari Park, or for days out the south coast resorts of Weymouth (30 miles) and Poole (22 miles). Within easy driving distance of Sherborne, Salisbury and Wimborne. Shop 5 miles, pub 2 miles.

Large beamed living room with wood-burning stove, part-vaulted ceiling, wooden floor and French doors. Large beamed dining room with kitchen area and tiled floor. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available at cost
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large lawned garden with terrace and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Pet free of charge
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: Pond in owner’s grounds

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. A lovely cottage in a very quiet location. The cream tea on arrival was much appreciated! Very friendly and helpful owners. A very comfortable place to stay, so it wasn’t a problem when the weather was bad! June 2012.
  2. The cottage and its surroundings were beautiful. Location was excellent for visiting attraction e.g Longleat safari park and various others. Will be going back again for sure. May 2012.
  3. We found this a lovely little place to stay and relax. Only a 5 minute drive from the nearest shops/supermarkets but stunning views wherever you looked. Nice huge garden which the dog loved. The log burner was a real comfort too. If the weather looks like its going to be wet make sure to take wellies (we endured some pretty bad flooding!!!!!). April 2012.
  4. Lovely cottage in quiet setting with plenty of places to visit nearby. The welcome cakes were much appreciated on arrival. The wifi however was only available in the kitchen and not reliable. April 2012.
  5. The barn far surpassed our expectations. . It was by far the most well equipped holiday cottage that we have stayed in. The owners were a delight, really respected our privacy. Perfect place for trips around Dorset and Wiltshire as well as Somerset and Devon. Ideal place for a peaceful holiday with plenty to do in surrounding areas. Oct 2011.
  6. Wonderful Dorset cream tea awaiting our arrival, complete with flowers together with apples picked from the orchard in the enclosed cottage garden. Very quiet and relaxing with all the comforts of home. Friendly and welcoming owners. Sept 2011.
  7. We had a very relaxing and restful break. The accommodation was very cosy and had a homely feel. It was set in beautiful countryside and farmland, and was very peaceful. The garden was great and we spent a great deal of time outdoors. The welcome was lovely and we all enjoyed the teatime treats when we arrived. Aug 2011.
  8. Excellent welcome and a pleasant stay. Loved the garden. Very quiet and relaxing for the entire family. June 2011.
  9. Very comfortable nice reception [cream tea with cream and jam and the kitchen table already laid.] Very quiet and peaceful. June 2011.
  10. The barn was idyllic - spacious, quiet and cosy. April 2011.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
    6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure.
    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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