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Manor Farm Barn

Dewlish, Dorset (Ref. 1003646)

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  • Sleeps 15

  • Bedrooms 8

  • Bathrooms 8

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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31 Customer Review(s)

  • Sharon

    “Beautiful house in a very friendly village.”

    Great size house for big family get together. Could have been a bit cleaner but this did not affect our stay. Many thanks x

    - Sharon, June 2022

The property

Manor Farm Barn is a charming conversion, which can be found nestled in the idyllic village of Dewlish.

Set within the Dorset AONB, this delightful accommodation gives you the opportunity to explore some fabulous walking country right from the doorstep.

Dating back to the 18th century, it is full of character, from the exposed brickwork and beamed ceilings to the flagstone floors and farmhouse-style furnishings for a cosy feel.

Bring your whole family and your friends to share a memorable occasion together in a beautiful area of the country.

With eight spacious bedrooms, each with a handy en-suite, you are spoilt for choice with sleeping arrangements, even hosting a ground floor bedroom, ideal for those slightly less able on their feet.

The spacious lounge offers a place to relax and unwind with your loved ones, on return from an adventure along the Jurassic Coast.

Get cosy by the fire with a mug of something hot and pick from your favourite shows on TV.

The designated chef will truly be in their element in the kitchen, with its superb range cooker taking centre stage among integrated wooden units and all the appliances you could possibly need.

Dine together in the large dining room and soak up your surroundings as you catch up on old times and discuss plans for the rest of your holiday.

You might want to step outside in the courtyard on a warm summer's day and enjoy a glass of chilled wine in a quiet corner or you can head over to the shared heated pool for a rejuvenating swim.

The games room provides an evening of fun with all the family, with its pool table, table tennis and table football to choose from.

Walk down to the village pub and enjoy a relaxed pub or some home-cooked food amidst a friendly atmosphere.

You are right on the doorstep of Thomas Hardy countryside here at Manor Farm Barn, with his cottage and monument within driving distance.

Dorchester is also easily reached by car, hosting an array of amenities and Weymouth has plenty of beaches for hours of fun.

This is a wonderful opportunity to get the whole family together in a stunning location.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1003641, together they can sleep 23 people.


  • 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
  • Kitchen
  • 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 TV’s
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire/stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. 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 1.8 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: By prior arrangement, catering can also be provided and the games room can be converted into a conference room

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

About the location


Dorchester 7 miles; Blandford Forum 7 miles.

The idyllic small Dorset village of Dewlish nestles in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, west of the Purbeck Hills, beside the chalk streamed Devil’s Brook, a tributary of the quaintly named River Piddle. Surrounded by chalk downland, rich in agriculture and beloved by Thomas Hardy, Dewlish offers visitors a tranquil rural Dorset village holiday base. There are numerous well-marked footpaths extending out across this unspoilt countryside, and after enjoying a scenic stroll you can reward yourself with refreshment at the friendly local pub. A short drive takes you to the county market town of Dorchester, where you are spoilt for choice when it comes to a bit of retail therapy offering an array of interesting outlets from small independent shops to the usual high street retailers, together with a wide selection of different types of eateries, catering for all budgets. Take in excursions to the Dorset Jurassic Coast, picturesque Milton Abbas, or Tolpuddle, the home of the trade union movement, Athelhampton House or Monkey World and the Bovington Tank Museum, all an easy drive.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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