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DOVECOTE BARN & 16TH CENTURY DOVECOTE AT MOAT FARM

Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

DOVECOTE BARN AT MOAT FARM DORMSTON WR7 4JX.

SELF CONTAINED BARN CONVERSION SLEEPS 5 WITH 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS (1 x KING DOUBLE 1 X TWIN ZIP LINK FOR 2 x SINGLES OR 1 X KING + FURTHER SINGLE). FAMILY BATHROOM. FULLY FITTED KITCHEN. DINING AREA. SITTING ROOM. SKY TV THROUGH 3 x FLAT-SCREENS. WIFI.

WITH OUTSIDE TERRACE AND GARDEN AREA IN FRONT OF THE DOVECOTE COMPLETE WITH GARDEN FURNITURE AND BBQ FACILITIES. ALSO THE FREEDOM TO ROAM THROUGHOUT MOAT FARM's EXTENSIVE PASTURES.

Dormston is a delightful hamlet set in the heart of the gently rolling Worcestershire countryside not far from the border with Warwickshire and laying between the Cathedral City of Worcester and Shakespeare's Stratford on Avon. The nearby village of Inkberrow is said to be the inspiration for Ambridge in the long running radio classic “The Archers”, along with its pub also “”The Bull”, and where “Archers” memorabilia photos adorn the walls and show Moat Farm with cast members outside being used as a backdrop to depict Brookfield Farm.

Dovecote Barn is a recently converted dwelling finished to a very high standard and beautifully situated in the 13 acres of pasture and gardens surrounding Moat Farm a remarkable grade 2* listed moated farmhouse dating from the 16th century and of considerable architectural and historic interest. The barn is blessed with delightful aspects overlooking the farmhouse and next to a 16th century Dovecote. The barn is equipped to a very high level with good quality beds and bedding, a full complement of crockery, utensils and appliances, and quality entertainment systems.

Dormston is a very convenient springboard for many of the attractions the Heart of England has to offer. To the South are the picture book villages and handsome towns of the Cotswold's with gems such as Broadway and Chipping Camden not much more than 30 minutes away. To the South West and also just over 30 minutes away is the famous Georgian spa town of Cheltenham with its many restaurants, and fine shopping and its wonderful race course. To the west and 20 minutes away is the famous city of Worcester with its celebrated cathedral on the banks of the River Severn. Beyond Worcester are the majestic Malvern Hills and the town of Malvern famous for its water and fine views. Further west the hop fields of the Teme Valley, and to the North West, the gastronomic centre that is Ludlow with its choice of Michelin starred Restaurants. Around 30 miles to the north, is the UK's second city Birmingham, with its Symphony Hall, fine shopping, wealth of restaurants, home of the Balti, and its many canals, the NEC and many other attractions. To the North West are the historic town of Warwick with its majestic Castle, and another fins spa town in Leamington. Finally to the west and around 25 minutes away is Stratford on Avon with its many attractions and of course the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Dovecote Barn is the ideal base for enthusiastic walkers (surrounded by a dense network of footpaths); families who want to explore the countryside and the many nearby day visit attractions, and is an ideal base for visitors to the NEC at Birmingham, The Royal Shakespeare Theatre at Stratford, of the world class Horse racing at Cheltenham.

In the immediate vicinity are a number of fine pubs offering everything from simple snacks to gastro dining. Newspapers, and groceries are less than 1 mile away in a convenience store, and for the keen cook, gastronomic supplies are available from the award winning Hillers Farm Shop around 10 minutes drive away.

DOVECOTE BARN IS NEWLY AVAILABLE AS HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION AND THE RENTAL RATES ARE A SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER . BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT AND SECURE OUTSTANDING VALUE

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Birmingham 40 km, Nearest railway: Worcester 12 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

Dormston

Dormston is a small peaceful hamlet in the heart of rolling countryside not far from the Worcestershire and Warwickshire border. The property lies around 1 mile north of the A422 which runs between Stratford & Worcester. Dovecote Barn is situated in the ground of Moat Farm, a listed grade 2* house of considerable historic interest, and its surrounding Moat is a scheduled National Monument.

The area has a number of thriving, prettty villages with good access to convenience stores and village and country pubs. Walkers will enjoy the wealth of local footpaths and bridleways over unspoiled countryside. The wider area provides a wealth of day trip opportunities, and the following towns and attractions are all within easy reach. The Cotswolds - Broadway and Chipping Camden, Evesham and the Vale of Evesham, Pershore and its Abbey, Breedon Hill with many walks, Cheltenham for restuarants, shopping, sightseeing and horse racing. Malver and the Malvern Hills for walking and views. Worcester for its magnificent Cathedral and the river severn, the beautiful teme Valley, Gastronomy in Ludlow. Birmingham for the canals, balti cuisine the NEC and other attractions. Warwich for its Castle, Leamington spa, and Stratford On Avon for the River avon, river trips and the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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7 Aug 2014

5/5

"Great location, friendly owners and lovely cottage- Perfect!"

We booked a last minute break to Dovecote Cottage which was excellent value for money. There were 4 of us and my 2 year old son. The outside space and surrounding land were great for my son to run around and play. There was plenty of space to sit out and enjoy the sunshine! the area is very peaceful and a great base to explore the local area. We enjoyed trips to West Midlands safari park, worcester, stratford upon avon and a few others. The owners are so welcoming and very informative about the local area and places to go. The cottage is very well equipped with everything you could need, we especially liked the little cool box provided for the many picnics we went on! Overall I would highly recommend this place and would definitely return

4 Aug 2014

5/5

"It is beautiful and peaceful"

I stayed at Dovecote Barn with my wife and teenage daughter during a very hot week in July. We absolutely loved it. The owners were lovely and were happy to chat without ever being an imposition. The … More

20 Jul 2014

5/5

"gorgeous cottage, relaxing and clean"

Great place to stay with friends, had everything we needed and the location is superb. The dogs loved exploring the area and I would highly recommend the cottage to others with dogs; there is room in… More

16 Jul 2014

5/5

"Beautiful house in equally beautiful surroundings"

We spent a long weekend relaxing at Dovecote Barn in Dormston and had a wonderful time. Peter and Jude were welcoming and friendly, providing lots of useful information. We enjoyed stocking up from th… More

10 Jul 2014

5/5

"Idyllic location & perfect hosts"

We cannot recommend this lovely barn conversion highly enough. Just got home from 3 nights in this beautiful location. Our hosts were very friendly and could not help us enough. Homely and spotless and very well equipped. Perfect location for the Cotswolds especially if you have dogs as our 2 bearded collies were made welcome. The thing that really made our visit was the view of the Moat Farm house, absolutely stunning.

29 Jun 2014

5/5

"Everything you could wish for a stay in the countryside!"

We Absolutely cannot fault Dovecote barn. We were greeting warmly upon arrival and shown around. The barn is stunning, very clean and comfortable. Everything had been thought off. A large selection of… More

28 Jun 2014

5/5

"Warm, friendly welcome to a first class property"

This is a beautifully converted barn conversion in an idyllic setting. The barn had everything we needed and more and Judy and Peter made us feel very welcome and that we only needed to ask for anything. The location is superb for exploring the beautiful Worcestershire countryside and Worcester itself as well as Stratford and beyond. We had a wonderful stay and would recommend Dovecote Barn to anyone.

14 Jun 2014

5/5

"Lovely cottage and highly recommended!"

We had a lovely stay at the newly refurbished Dovecote Barn with a beautiful view at the medieval house.
The warm welcome and the well equipped, cozy and clean cottage made us feel at home immediately.
Peaceful surroundings and nice walks were relaxing.
Dovecote Barn is wonderfully located. The beautiful country side of the Cotswolds and many interesting cities like Leamington Spa, Stratford-upon-Avon and Cheltenham are within easy reach.
The owners were very kind and helpful to make our stay into a wonderful holiday.
We loved being here and would very much like to come back.

Leida and Jelly from the Netherlands.

5 Jun 2014

5/5

"Wonderful character barn in very peaceful location"

Considering I only booked this cottage the night before arrival, we could not have wished for more. The cottage was beyond all expectations. All home comforts had been considered. It was furnished and… More

Thanks so much. You were our first ever visitor, and meantime we have added in even more facilities, and made the barn even more comfortable. We do hope you come and visit us again.

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