Located in Bridport, Dorset

This is a cosy and comfortable barn conversion is perfect for a couple or family looking for a rural idyll in the heart of the glorious Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Set between Beaminster (7 miles) to the north and Bridport (2.5 miles) to the south, the charming village of Salwayash makes a delightful, secluded base for a family exploring both the Dorset and East Devon Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the Blackdown Hills also within easy reach (20 miles). Heading south you can reach the Jurassic Coast, with West Bay just five miles away. Going east along the coast you will reach Charmouth (9 miles) and the pretty town of Lyme Regis (12 miles), with Burton Bradstock (6 miles) to the west and Eype (5 miles) to the south. Heading inland you can visit Forde Abbey (11 miles), Eggardon Hill (8.5 miles) and Kingston Russell Stone Circle (14 miles).

This lovely property is situated in a former farmyard with five other converted barns nearby. On entering the cottage by the stable door, a hall leads you through and up a step to a light, spacious and welcoming open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. This stylish room features exposed ceiling beams, double-glazed patio doors and ceramic flooring. The lounge is an ideal space for relaxation, with comfortable seating perfect for snuggling up and watching a movie on the TV/DVD. You will find a charming dining area where you can enjoy a family meal, and the kitchen is fully equipped with an oven, microwave, washing machine and a fridge with an ice compartment. A few steps lead down to the first bedroom which is a cosy double room. You will also find a bathroom on the ground floor complete with a shower over the bath and a WC. There’s a small twin bedroom with restricted height and which can be reached both via the internal staircase and by external steps leading to an old grain door.

Stepping outside you can relax in the rear enclosed garden, which has a patio area with seating, a small lawn and delightful views over a tree-studded wild valley, which is an ideal habitat for birds and butterflies. Off-road parking is available for two cars.


  • Escape to this tranquil, rural retreat set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • An ideal base for keen walkers, nature-lovers and families
  • Just a few miles from the stunning Jurassic Coast and South West Coast Path
  • 2 bedrooms 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, washing machine and microwave
  • TV/DVD
  • Selection of books, DVDs and jigsaws
  • A hairdryer is available
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  • Enclosed garden with outdoor furniture
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Regret no dogs
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Electric included
  • Night storage heaters and panel radiators
  • Shop 1½ miles
  • Pub 400m
  • Coast 4 miles


Close to coast
Cot Available
Family friendly
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Washing machine



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Area Details


Bridport is a small, busy market town on Dorset's Jurassic Coast. The town has quite a few independent shops, a supermarket, cafes and restaurants. There are also local markets here each week. Bridport has an arts centre, cinema, and museum. The museum includes an exhibition of the town's long history of rope-making amongst other exhibits. The town hosts the local food festival for a week at the end of June and ends with the Round Table Beer Festival. The town holds its annual carnival on the third Saturday in August. Visit Palmers Thatched Brewery to sample local beers and ale. Explore Mangerton Mill which is still a working water mill, visit the tea rooms attached and finish off with a country walk by the river.

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