Manor Farm Barn
Located in Bere Regis, Dorset
Manor Farm Barn is a well-presented barn conversion in the village of Dewlish and can sleep 15 people in eight bedrooms with a swimming pool and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 15
- Bedrooms: 8
- Bathrooms: 8
- Pet Friendly: 3
Manor Farm Barn is a beautiful barn conversion situated in the Dorset village of Dewlish. It boasts eight bedrooms; two doubles with en-suite bathrooms, a double with en-suite shower room, two twin with en-suite shower rooms, a twin with en-suite bathroom, a single with en-suite shower room and finally a ground floor twin with en-suite bathroom, sleeping 15 in total. The interior also includes a kitchen, dining room and sitting room as well as a shared games room in an external building. Outside you also have a heated pool, ample off-road parking and an enclosed garden with seating areas, BBQ and furniture. Manor Farm Farm offers the perfect escape in a countryside location.
Manor Farm Barn 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 Churn House.
The accommodation at Manor Farm Barn comprises of an entrance hall with cloakroom and a large central hall with a vaulted, beamed ceiling, flagstone floor and minstrel gallery. This leads to a spacious living room with a cosy wood-burning stove, arrow-slit windows, flagstone floor and patio doors leading to your patio. For your entertainment, there is a TV, DVD player and stereo/CD player. Two steps take you to the dining room with a wooden floor and French doors leading to a further patio area. The farmhouse style kitchen has a breakfast area, flagstone floor and French doors leading to yet another patio area, hand made French-style units and equipped with a combined fuel range, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. A twin bedroom with a zip and link bed and en-suite bathroom with basin and toilet rounds off the ground floor.
Up to the first floor where there are three double bedrooms, one with a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with toilet and basin and two with an en-suite shower room with basin and toilet. There are two twin bedrooms, one with zip and link beds again giving you the option for a double and each has an en-suite bathroom with toilet and basin. A single bedroom with an en-suite shower room, basin and toilet rounds off the first floor.
The second floor has a twin bedroom with an en-suite shower room with a basin and toilet. A cot and highchair can be provided upon request.
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.
- Seven first floor bedrooms: 2 x double with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC, 1 x single with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor twin with en-suite bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
- Dining room
- Sitting room
- Games room in external building
- Oil central heating with woodburning stove
- Range cooker with gas hob, microwave, 2 x fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, stereo/CD player, 2 x TVs
- Fuel, power and starter pack for fire/stove included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Cot and highchair available
- Ample off-road parking
- Enclosed garden, seating areas, BBQ and outdoor furniture
- Shared heated outdoor pool (open 15 April - 15 October), games room with table tennis, pool table and table football
- Three well-behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop just under 2 miles, pub 350 metres
- 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.