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Higher Farm Barn

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Milborne Wick, Dorset
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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  • Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Open Fire
    Open Fire
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Satellite TV
    Satellite TV
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/10/2017
    Amazing place.Exceeded our expectations. 9 of us stayed ranging in age from 2yrs to 60yrs.Perfect for family gatherings.Will definitely go back.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 01/09/2017
    Second time we have been there and everyone loves it! There was 9 of us 4 adults and 5 children. Beautiful spacious house, stunning garden and lovely owners only thing I would love them to add is a dryer as washing and drying clothes for that amount of people took a while but couldn't fault anything definitely 10/10.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 25/08/2017
    Very warm welcome from the cottage owner and great house for a large family get together.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 11/08/2017
    Had a great time the barn was clean and well equipped. Great location to explore different places. We would defiantly stay again.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 10/07/2017
    Absolutely outstanding. Came down to celebrate my 30th and couldn't of asked to stay in a better place. Clean, tidy, spacious and great entertainment provided. Would defiantly visit again.

  • 6

    Confirmed guest, 26/05/2017
    Good location, very nice cottage, however:- The owners were very petty when we asked to have the heating on 24/7 and then control it by thermostat. They didn't appear to want to keep the heating on overnight. Also the heating was out of action for two nights and we requested supplementary heating, but they kept saying it was a warm cottage and you will be fine. It was only after I reminded them that we had paid nearly £1200 for the weeks accommodation and insisted they provided us with a form of supplementary heating that they reluctantly supplied two oil filled radiators. I would not stay there again for the reasons stated above.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 06/03/2017
    a very comfortable and well equipped holiday home, nothing was to much trouble, it suited our whole family from a 6 week old to an 84 year old thank you very much.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 28/12/2016
    This beautiful Barn made our Christmas. From the moment we arrived and were warmly welcomed by the owners ( who could not have been more helpful), to the moment we left our stay was truly wonderful. The barn had been decorated for Christmas and a lovely welcome pack of goodies was waiting for us. For a family get together the barn was great. All the downstairs rooms are a really good size, allowing everyone to spread out and relax, with a lovely well equipped kitchen and spacious dining room. All the bedrooms are really roomy with the 2 master bedrooms exceptional. if your looking for a large family break, I cannot recommend Higher farm Barn highly enough.

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