Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
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|
|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), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The cottage has a twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom that can also be used as a double. 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:
Cerne Abbas Giant
Evershot Tess's Cottage
Yeovilton Fleet Air Museum