Barn Owls Cottage, a semi-detached cottage converted from an 18th Century stone barn, has retained much of its original character with inset fossils and huge oak beams. The kitchen is very well-equipped and the spacious sitting/dining-room has plenty of space for all the family. French windows lead to the terraced patio and fully enclosed mature garden with lovely views. It is just a 10 minute stroll to a great local village pub.
Cloakroom with WC and wash-basin
Step to Sitting/Dining-room with TV, DVD player and wood-burner
Step to Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
Bedroom 1 with double bed (5') and en suite Bathroom with bath, hand shower attachment, WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 2 with twin beds
Bedroom 3 with twin beds
Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin
Access to shared Laundry-room with washing machine and tumble-drier
Take care around the farmyard (please supervise children at all times).
- Dogs welcome (2 dogs over 1 year only)
- 2 cots, 2 high chairs and stair-gate
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 2 cars
- No smoking
- Pub .75 miles
- Garden furniture and barbecue
- Full oil-fired CH
- Logs for wood-burner
Part of West Hembury Farm
Sleeps 8 + 3 cots in 2 properties
West Hembury Farm is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty; a walker's paradise. Just four miles from the bustling market town of Bridport, and a short drive to the World Heritage Jurassic Coast and West Bay, where some of Broadchurch was filmed. From the farm you can gaze across the va...Read More
Barn Owls Cottage is converted from an 18th Century stone barn and has a fully enclosed mature garden.
The open plan sitting room/dining room has three sofas and an upright comfy chair to choose from.
The spacious well-equipped kitchen has all that you need to prepare a feast.
Eggardon Hill, an Iron Age hill fort overlooks West Hembury Farm; the views from the top are spectacular.
The sitting/dining room is a very sociable space with a cosy woodburner, where all the family can be together.
The sitting/dining-room has a wonderful refectory table that seats eight.
A view of the kitchen from the sitting/dining- room, please mind the step.
From the entrance hall, with the kitchen ahead and cloakroom to the left. Please mind the small step.
The master bedroom has a generous 5ft bed with gorgeous linens and an en suite bathroom.
The spacious en suite bathroom has a hand held shower.
This twin room looks out over the garden to the rear of the cottage.
This twin room looks out over the farmyard; the whole upstairs is flooded with light.
Lovely linens and cushions make you feel immediately at home.
The spacious family bathroom has a shower over the bath.
Care and attention to detail make Barn Owls Cottage feel like a home from home.
Barn Owls Cottage from the farmyard, nestled between the two other cottages that were originally one very long stone barn.
The sign that greets you at your journey's end.
These electric gates at the entrance to the farm are activated by driving onto a magnetic circuit under the concrete which reacts upon a car driving onto it. The gates will close automatically after
Much of the character of the original barn remains.
Across the lane the pond has a variety of visitors from summer dragonfly to the Owners' Gotland sheep.
The Owner's Gotland sheep and hungry twin lambs.
This little lamb was born just two hours before the photograph was taken.
These delightful Gotland lambs were born on the farm in April 2017.
The village pub, The Spyway Inn is a short walk from West Hembury Farm.
The garden at the Spyway Inn Askerswell, has a great south-facing garden.
The cottage has a wonderful collection of novels and games to entertain.There are also outside toys that children can use.
Lovely decoration shared in the cottage that children will remember long after their holiday is over.
The French doors from the sitting/dining-room lead out onto the sheltered patio.
The south-facing patio is an ideal spot for breakfast.
Barn Owls Cottage sits between Badgers Cottage to the right and another cottage on the left.
Weymouth's sandy beach is a 30 minute drive and has a traditional Punch and Judy Show during the summer months.
The Isle of Purbeck with Corfe Castle at its gateway is about a forty minute drive from the farm.
Lulworth Cove gets very busy during the summer months but take a walk along the Jurassic coast to Durdle Door, an iconic landmark.
West Bay further along the Jurassic Coast may look familiar if you watched the Broadchurch series.
Meander around West Bay, still a thriving fishing port; choose something tempting for supper from the traditional fish shop.
If you love seafood, visit the Hive Beach cafe at Burton Bradstock. Fabulous local fish dishes are served, or if you prefer there are always delicious home-made cakes on offer.
Drive the Jurassic Coast road between Bridport and Weymouth for spectacular views in both directions.
Chesil beach, taken from the Isle of Portland looking back along the Jurassic Coast towards Lyme Regis in the far distance.