Located in Bere Regis, Dorset
Churn House is a converted barn in the Dorset village of Dewlish and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 8
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 2
Churn House is a wonderfully presented barn conversion lying amidst the sweeping countryside of Dorset, in the village of Dewlish. All on the ground floor, it plays host to four bedrooms, two super king-size doubles (zip/link can be twins on request) and two doubles, sleeping eight guests altogether. There is also a bathroom, shower room, kitchen/diner and sitting room with electric coal-effect fire. Outside is ample off-road parking, a private patio with furniture, a shared enclosed courtyard with barbecue as well as a shared heated outdoor pool, games room with table tennis, pool table and table football on-site. Churn House offers something for everyone in a charming part of the country.
Churn House is situated in Dewlish and surrounded by gently rolling hills beside a 500-acre dairy and arable farm. The village pub is just 150 yards away and Dorchester with its museums, restaurants and cafes just a short drive. Weymouth with its sandy beach is about a 25-minute drive but from here the whole of the Jurassic Coast is accessible. This is one of two holiday properties on the site and they can be booked together to house a total of 23 guests - see Manor Farm Barn.
The accommodation at Churn House is all on the ground floor and comprises of an entrance hall leading to a spacious living room with part brick and flint walls, TV, DVD player and stereo/CD player. The large kitchen/diner is well equipped with an oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. There are four bedrooms arranged as two doubles and two twins. There is a bathroom with shower cubicle, basin and toilet and a shower room with basin and toilet. A cot and high chair can be provided upon request. There is a shared games room on site with table football, pool table, table tennis, children's toys, two toilets and a kitchen.
Outside there is a shared, enclosed courtyard as well as a private patio complete with furniture and barbecue. The shared outdoor, heated swimming pool operates from the 15th of April until the 15th of October and is 15ft x 30ft with a depth of 3ft to 5ft. There is ample parking and your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
- All ground floor
- Four bedrooms: 2 x super king-size double (zip/link can be twins on request), 2 x double
- Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC, shower room with shower, basin and WC
- Sitting room with electric coal-effect fire
- Oil central heating with electric coal-effect fire
- Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, 2 x TVs, Stereo/CD, WiFi
- Fuel, power and starter pack for fire/stove included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Travel cot and highchair available
- Ample off-road parking
- Private patio with furniture shared enclosed courtyard with barbecue
- Shared heated outdoor pool (open 15 April - 15 October), games room with table tennis, pool table and table football
- Two well-behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop just under 2 miles, pub 350 metres
- Note: This property has a security deposit of £150
- Note: By prior arrangement, catering can also be provided and the games room can be converted into a conference room
Bere Regis is a small, pretty village in Dorset. If peace and tranquillity are on the agenda, you have found it. Bere Regis was made famous by Thomas Hardy in his classic story ‘Tess of the d'Urbervilles". The village has a shop, post office and two pubs. It is very picturesque with thatched cottages and Bere Regis Church takes centre stage.
There are plenty of cycle and walking trails to discover, in fact, explore Wareham Forest by foot or bike, either way, the paths are smooth and easy. Dogs can join you on this adventure too. Staying around the village then both the Lawrence Ride and Purbeck Ride cycle routes pass through the nearby villages of Briantspuddle and Turnerspuddle and then skirt the southern edge of Bere Regis. The Jubilee Trail walking route passes through Bere Regis towards Moreton village.
The beautiful Athelhampton House is a short drive away on the edge of Puddletown village. Explore the Tudor house and extensive gardens, relax in the cafe for cream tea or dinner. Monkey World, in Wareham, is an all-year-round attraction. Although a very popular tourist attraction, Monkey World does serious work and helps governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild. There are over 230 primates at Monkey World of including the home of Europe's only Orang-utan creche. Visit the Tank Museum in Bovington, experience driving a tank or watch the amazing re-enactment of a battle, complete with explosions.