House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Old Stables is a semi-detached barn conversion, one of five in a courtyard setting, on the edge of the Dorset village of Charminster, near Dorchester. The cottage offers accommodation all on the ground floor level and can sleep six people in three bedrooms - one king-size double with en-suite bath, hand-held shower attachment, basin and WC, one king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC and one twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC. There is also a utility room with basin and WC. The open plan living accommodation includes a fitted kitchen with central island and breakfast bar, a dining area and a sitting area with flame-effect electric fire. Outside there is off road parking for two cars and an enclosed patio and decked area with furniture. With the amenities of Dorchester just 1.5 miles away and beaches approximately 7 miles away, The Old Stables makes a great base for discovering Dorset.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Wi-Fi available
Utilities Dishwasher, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2)
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details

Electric convector heaters with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer, dishwasher. Washing machine in utility. 50" wall-mounted plasma 3D TV with Freeview and surround sound system, Blu-ray DVD player, CD player/radio, WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 2 cars. South-facing enclosed patio and decked area with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 10 mins walk, pub 1 mile.

The Dorset region

Explore the fossils and stunning beaches of Dorset's Jurassic Coast, visit historic Sherborne and Shaftesbury, or enjoy the footpaths, country lanes and thatched-roof pubs Dorset offers.


The Dorset village of Charminster is located in the River Cerne's valley, surrounded by countryside, and is home to a shop and pub. Close by is the market town of Dorchester and approximately seven miles away are the lovely beaches of Weymouth, Portland's peninsula and Chesil Beach, part of the stunning World Heritage Coastline.