Carters Barn Farm is set in an ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ our rolling countryside boasts spectacular views, nestled on the edge of the Piddle Valley. The Granary and Teals Den are our delightful holiday cottages, positioned along a private lane with an abundance of trees, hedges, fields of crops and wildlife.
The area is fantastic for walkers, cycling, bird watching, and horse riding. There is fabulous Fly Fishing, and great sea fishing nearby. There are plenty of other water based activities, including, sailing, canoeing, paddle boarding, with fabulous facilities at the Weymouth Sailing Centre (designed for the Olympics) and many more, all within easy access.
You can choose between our two beautifully restored cottages:
The Granary –
The Granary is a four bedroomed barn conversion, which has been lovingly restored to provide luxurious, home from home accommodation which can accommodate up to eight people.
It is the perfect venue for Family Holidays, Shooting parties, Horse Riding Groups, Walking and Cycling. There is an enclosed private garden with patio area, which is ideal for barbecues and an area of lawn where children can play safely.
All the rooms are of a large size, the stunning lounge has a working Wood burner, for those chilly evenings, plenty of comfortable sofas and armchairs to relax of an evening. Our Kitchen/Diner is large and easily accommodates eight people, with the breakfast bar providing extra seating for two. A large American style fridge/freezer, Double oven and halogen hob. A grand Master bedroom with an impressive ceasar size bed, TV, ensuite and plenty of cupboard space. A twin room with two single beds and TV. A further kingsize bedroom with TV and plenty of cupboard space, lastly a cosy bedroom with bunkbeds.
We also provide a games room, separate to the main house, which has, a Football Table, and a Table Tennis Table, Only for The Granary guests use. There is certainly plenty to do that will add to your overall enjoyment. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate dogs in this property, our property below however, does accommodate dogs at our discretion.
Teals Den has one double bedroom, a spacious open plan kitchen/diner/lounge, which has the benefit of a sofa bed, allowing the property to accommodate a further two guests. There is a utility room with a dog’s bedroom. Dogs are welcome to ‘Teals Den’, at our discretion. This is a cosy retreat, which would be perfect for a romantic weekend, or a honeymoon! Or just, as a holiday venue.
You are more than welcome to book both properties at the same time, should you wish to book a larger party.
Both cottages provide all the comforts of home, ensuring you will have all you will need to make your holiday a truly relaxing experience, for families, couples and friends seeking the peace and tranquillity of the Dorset countryside.
There are a choice of excellent Pubs and Inns for wining and dining in the local villages of Piddlehinton, Piddletrenthide, Buckland Newton, Plush and Cerne Abbas. Some of which are within easy walking distance of the accommodation.
Our holiday cottages are part of our private working farm. Please be aware, at times you may hear some noise associated with the work that is being carried out on the farm.
We can also offer accommodation for horses, (at an extra cost), should you wish to have a riding holiday in the area. Our Equine facilities are top class, we have a large outdoor Ménage, stables (American Barn Style), and superb grazing. There is no immediate road work from the farm, you are straight onto miles of Bridle paths, whereby you can explore the beautiful Dorset countryside! Please do not hesitate to contact me for further information.
Whatever the size of your party and whichever holiday cottage you may choose, we are confident you will have a memorable holiday in beautiful rural Dorset.