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Higher Farm Barn

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Milborne Wick
Grade 4 Star rating
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This property has everything you could wish for in a holiday home; garden with BBQ, piano, pool table and plenty to explore nearby!

This 17th-century converted barn adjacent to the owner’s home lies in the quaint hamlet of Milborne Wick on the Somerset/Dorset border, 3 miles north of the historic town of Sherborne. It stands detached in grounds of approximately 1 acre and offers spacious accommodation, ideal for large family groups to unwind, relax and enjoy the wealth of countryside and many other attractions to be found in Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire. Lovely country walks, village pubs, golf, horse racing at Wincanton and fishing are all nearby, and within easy driving distance there is a diversity of family attractions to visit, such as Longleat House and Safari Park, magnificent steam railways, the fascinating array of vintage motor cars at the Haynes Motor Museum, and Yeovilton Fleet Air Arm Museum with its aviation history, including Concorde. Spend days out exploring the history of Somerset in many historic houses such as Montacute, Barrington Court and Forde Abbey and Gardens, or take a scenic exhilarating walk to the top of the enchanting Glastonbury Tor. The Georgian City of Bath with its many splendid museums, Roman baths, abbey, shops and restaurants is well worth a visit, or in Dorset one can explore Cerne Abbas, with the renowned Cerne Giant, down to the market town of Dorchester, the bustling seaside town of Weymouth with its superb beach and port, and then on to the Chesil Beach and the famous stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast. It is truly a great location to suit a variety of holiday needs for all. Shops and pubs 1 mile.

Large galleried hall with floor-to-ceiling feature glass window. Large beamed living room with central wood-burning stove dividing room into further sitting room with games area with piano and pool/table tennis table. Spacious dining room. Beamed kitchen with slate floor. Utility. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 5ft bed and TV; one with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet, one with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Two twin bedrooms. Bunk bedroom with 2ft 6in beds (for +2 children). Family shower room with toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available at cost
  • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD (small library)
  • Stereo/CD
  • Double oven
  • Combi microwave/oven/grill
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Ample parking
  • No smoking

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  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Open FireOpen Fire
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • WifiWifi
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Luxury CollectionLuxury Collection
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • No Pets AllowedNo Pets Allowed
  • Green SchemeGreen Scheme
  • Car Parking - On SiteCar Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 21/11/2016
    Wonderful cottage and will book again. Well equipped and lovely decor.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 17/10/2016
    Absolutely lovely house. Masses of room for all of us, big bedrooms, wonderfully comfy beds and more than enough squishy chairs to curl up in. Milbourne Wick is a very pretty village.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 10/10/2016
    Loved it..we will return!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 03/10/2016
    A wonderful well loved Barn ,with lots of interesting nik naks.We felt really at home here and well relaxed after a great weekend .Thanks to you both

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 12/08/2016
    All had a lovely time and lots to do in the area.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 24/06/2016
    This is 2nd time we've stayed so that's an indication of how good it is. Went with 2 other families, all of us with toddlers. Gorgeous spacious house with indoor and outdoor games. Location good for days out. Great facilities although enquire shower could definitely do with more power. We'd stay again.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 22/02/2016
    The website doesn't do Higher Farm Barn justice. It is a lovely property that was ideal for our family get together/celebration - ages ranging from 19 months to 71years. 9 of us in total (3 under 9) and plenty of space for everyone. Our youngest member was delighted to find a table and chairs at her height for all the important activities she needed to do! The owners were very welcoming and helpful without being intrusive. Am hoping that not too many people discover this property for fear of it being booked the next time we want to go.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 19/02/2016
    Really enjoyed our stay and would definitely stay again as well as recommend. Showers are not the greatest but other than that, no faults.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 18/01/2016
    Brilliant stay with the whole family, 5 adults and 6 children plenty of room, great location very rural

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