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The Granary


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Piddlehinton, near Dorchester, Dorset
Grade 4 Star rating
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A charming stone barn conversion suitable for all seasons and ideal for a family holiday or couples sharing. Multiple attractions for adults and children nearby.

Situated on the owners’ working farm, on the edge of the Piddle Valley, just north of the county town of Dorchester, this spacious, well-equipped holiday barn conversion with a large garden, is an excellent location to enjoy Dorset and all it has to offer. There is excellent walking from the doorstep, village pubs to wine and dine in at Piddlehinton and Piddletrenthide, and many family attractions within easy driving. Weymouth with its award winning sandy beach, Sealife Aquarium, perhaps a day trip to France or the Channel Islands, and water activities are a must, or the children will love Monkey World and the Bovington Tank Museum. Perhaps explore along the famous Chesil Beach taking in the swans at Abbotsbury Swannery, or calling in along the famous scenic World Heritage Jurassic Coast at places such as Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove, Portland, West Bay and on to the pretty character seaside resort of Lyme Regis. Nearer home, visit Dorchester, with its character shops, history and places of interest such as Tutankhamun Museum, Teddy Bear Museum and Terracotta Warriors Museum all to be enjoyed. With a football table, table tennis and plenty to see and do there is certainly plenty for families to have a memorable holiday. Beach 10 miles. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living room with tiled floor. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. Separate toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 2 double (5ft), one with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin, 1 bunk. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. 32" Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. iPod dock. Electric hob. Double electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Ample parking. No smoking. Couples and family bookings only.

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  • Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Stairgate
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
    Working Farm
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 10/08/2018
    Clean, comfortable and as described. All the equipment was in good working order. We appreciated the welcome tray , along with the wine, cakes soaps etc. The accommodation was spacious and the beds were comfortable. We loved the peaceful, quiet countryside but it was a pity there were no views The owner was on hand if required and was very obliging. Walking via a foot path to the Thimble Inn for my son and daughter- in- law was not a problem. The Granary was perfect for a three generation holiday with ages ranging from 13 months to 77.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 20/04/2018
    Spacious and quiet location and accommodation.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/04/2018
    Absolutely loved our holidays at the granary. Beautiful house, spotlessly clean, well kitted out and a lovely welcome basket. In the middle of no where (which we loved, great walks) but an easy drive to Dorchester or Weymouth for the beach. I hope we get to visit again.

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9.1 out of 10 – based on 12 reviews collected by Reevoo
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