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Rural Mid Row 18th Century Barn Conversion In Stunning Setting

Bedrooms 2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Barn Conversion in Winfrith Newburgh, Wool, Near Wareham, Dorset, England - Peaceful Private Location With Lots Of Local Wildlife Within 4 Miles Of The Beach

Carters Barn is a beautiful mid terrace bright, spacious, barn conversion with original oak beam features, furnished to compliment the stunning rural countryside setting. In the heart of the Dorset countryside this cottage is ideally located to explore all the attractions in the stunning county of Dorset and the immediate surrounding Isle of Purbeck. Newly refurbished with an open plan ground floor, the property features a country kitchen with seating area opening out via a stable door to a spacious back garden. A bright spacious living area leads to a secluded front garden via French doors and a cosy lounge area with a feature fireplace adjoins the kitchen. There are two large bedrooms, one double one twin or super king. The main bedroom overlooks the stunning grounds with floor to ceiling windows. The upstairs bathroom features a bath and overhead shower. Adjacent to the property is a plant nursery and a wildlife pond with a small woodland. Wireless for emails and web browsing only. iPod dock. No landline telephone available. Central heating. Video tour available on request.

More Details

Zoe James
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Zoe James

Passionate about wildlife, rock climbing, wildfowl and the purbecks.

Zoe James purchased this barn in 2014

Why Zoe James chose Winfrith Newburgh

Beautiful location.

Rural yet close to local towns and villages.

What makes this barn unique

Abundance of wildlife and close proximity to the Jurassic coast and all the adventures it offers including rock climbing.


Winfrith Newburgh Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Upstairs bathroom serves both bedrooms and features bath/shower, sink and WC.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one with 1 double bed. Bedroom two has a choice of either 2 adult singles or 1 super king bed. Please state which you would prefer at time of booking.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Outside: Seating for 4 people in the enclosed rear garden. Large open front garden. Towels / Linen: Towels and linen are included and are changed weekly. Other: The lounge adjoining the kitchen consists of seating for 2/4 in front of feature fireplace (electric).


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Rural Mid Row 18th Century Barn Conversion In Stunning Setting
average rating of 4.839286 based on 56 reviews

Excellent barn conversion in peaceful country setting

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 nights at Carters' Barn and can honestly say that it was one of the best properties we've ever rented. Tastefully decorated throughout, Zoe has thoughtfully provided every comfort - from chocolate bears, fluffy towels and shortbread biscuits to the Method cleaning products. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, that means a great deal to me. Im so pleased you enjoyed Carters Barn and I hope you come and stay again in the future. Zo x
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Lovely Homely Barn

  • 5 of 5

The barn is in a great location for exploring the local area. It is equipped with everything you may need, very comfortable and a lovely place to stay. We found 2 pubs within easy walking distance (about one mile). The owner is very accommodating and responds to messages very quickly. We didn't meet her but she made us feel very welcome. Unfortunately, we were snowed in and couldn't do all the things we had planned but as the barn is so lovely, it wasn't a hardship at all. Little touches like bird seed, DVDs, games and books add to the overall enjoyment. Thank you Zoe!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words and I am so pleased you had a relaxing break despite the snow! I look forward to welcoming you back to Carters Barn soon.
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Ideal cottage - very welcoming

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage and very welcoming. There were many advantages.

Downstairs..It had a covered porch area for muddy boots (perfect!). Open plan living area flowed well and felt really spacious. If you were sat in the kitchen you couldn't hear the TV ( a bonus if you are reading or your child is studying!). Kitchen was a good size and not cluttered. Plenty of cupboard space if doing your own cooking.

Upstairs.. The bedrooms were a good size. Plenty of cupboard space. Bathroom was clean and light.

It felt like a home from home and was very simply and tastefully decorated, so very relaxing.

The coastal area is easily accessible within 30 minutes. We enjoyed walking at Studland heath, Agglestone rock and Old Harry's rock. Lulworth and Durdle Door are even nearer.

For food shopping and cinema, Dorchester is approx. 20 minutes away.

So, the whole location (minimal driving after a long drive down) and set up was perfect for us.

A very enjoyable stay and hope to return again.

Thank you to Zoe for getting it just right.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you and your family back in the future. Zo x
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Lovely spacious Barn conversion

  • 4 of 5

Nice and quiet and away from it all.

Many pubs / restaurants within a few minutes drive.

Barn is fully furnished with everything you could want.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and I hope to welcome you back sometime in the future. Zo x
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Great location and beautifully presented

  • 5 of 5

Excellent holiday, great accommodation , loved it...

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you :) Im so pleased you enjoyed your stay. I hope you come back again soon :) zo x
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  • 5 of 5

A lovely quite place to stay it's near to everything very clean and comfortable feels like home if anyone is thinking of staying here don't hesitate just book it you won't be disappointed Zoe was very helpful and there if you needed her we will be back

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Trevor, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Zo
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Countryman Inn
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Wareham Golf Club
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
45 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Sailors Return, Chaldon
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Warmwell Ski Slope
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Lulworth Cove


4 miles (12 minutes drive) to Lulworth Cove.

15 miles (30 minutes drive) to Studland Beach and Nature Reserve.


Nearest train station Wool 1.3 miles

Use of car/taxi essential


4 miles from Lulworth cove & the Jurassic coast, Wareham 5 miles, Dorchester 9 miles. Studland beach & nature reserve 15 miles. Shop 0.5 miles; pub 0.75 miles

Further Details:

Nearby Attractions:

Monkey World, the Tank Museum, Winfrith Heath, Corfe Castle and Lulworth Castle. Many National Trust properties and RSPB reserves are within driving distance.

Nearby Towns:

Wareham, Wool, Dorchester, Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door.

Nearby Beaches:

Swanage, Sandbanks and Weymouth all feature beautiful sandy beaches and are within 30-45 minutes driving distance.

Great for rock climbing at Swanage or Portland.




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings are secured with a 25% deposit (non refundable), outstanding payments to be made within 14 days before arrival. Payments by bank transfer or credit/debit card.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday, Arrivals after 15:00pm, departures strictly by 10:00am please.

Notes on prices:
Weekly lets run from Saturday to Saturday, Short Breaks from 3 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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