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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Barley Close is a warm and cosy cottage with an open fire with an ample supply of logs. A wonderful location in a peaceful Conservation Village with an historic water splash.The cottage is close to Melbury Park which has a large historic mansion and a deer park with many footpaths and bridleways ideal for walking and bird watching. The garden is pretty, safe and secure for children with garden furniture and Barbeque. In addition there is a 1 acre paddock for outside games. Ample off road parking for 2 vehicles

The village has a pub, church and childrens play area within walking distance.

The coast at Weymouth is 35 minutes by car or by train from Yetminster station which is a 10 mins drive away away. There are lots of attractions close by Sherborne and its castle a 15 minute drive, Bridport and its market 3Omins away and the historic village of Evershot with its links to Thomas Hardy 5mins drive away.

In addition there are numerous National Trust properties within a short driving distance.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Weymouth 32 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 9 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bournemouth, Nearest railway: Yetminster 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (3), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The cottage has a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom Large kitchen diner and light airy lounge with comfortable seating. In addition a well stocked book collection DVD's and tourist information. Downstairs family bathroom .

The pretty garden surrounds the house with views to the Church.

Nearest village shop is 5 mins by car at Yetminster and larger supermarkets at Yeovil open 24 hours 10 mins drive away. The county town of Dorchester with its museums and independant shops 15 mins away

Cinema and a dry ski slope at Yeovil and theatre. Golf Clubs and Sailing nearby.

The West Country region

A beautiful area of rolling countryside wooded valleys and wonderful views, grassland farms and picture postcard villages.

The area is the principal setting for Thomas Hardy's novels Tess's Cottage in Evershot is within a short drive or it can be accessed through the Melbury Estate through the village


There is so much to do and see in the area! Here is a list of attractions to see:

Sherborne Castle

Minterne Magna

Cerne Abbas Giant

Melbury House

Evershot Tess's Cottage

Yeovilton Fleet Air Museum

Monkey World

Abbotsbury Swannery

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18 Aug 2013



a wonderfool big buitiful house. decorated with a lovely taste. has everithing a family needs. the garden is buitiful. we loved it… More

10 Aug 2013


"we stayed here for a wonderful 4 days"

extremely well kept cottage having beaytiful view in a very pretty and quiet village.the cottage has all that is needed and it very pleasant!
we are happy to be the first to provide this excellent feedback and are sorry we had to leave!

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:25 Jul 2014

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