Located in Bere Regis, Dorset
Shepherd's Hut is a detached barn conversion cottage located on the outskirts of the village of Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, and can sleep six people in three bedrooms and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 2
Shepherd’s Hut is a stone-built barn conversion cottage located on a working farm, just outside the village of Winterborne Whitechurch near Milborne St Andrew in Dorset. The cottage has two twin bedrooms and one king-size double (with an en-suite) as well as a family bathroom, which makes it suitable for six people. The cottage also has a first-floor, open-plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. To the outside of the cottage are ample off-road parking and a lawned garden with outdoor furniture. Close to the Jurassic Coast and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Shepherd’s Hut is a wonderful cottage in a beautiful part of the country.
Shepherd's Hut is located just 1 mile from the small village of Winterborne Whitechurch on a working dairy farm in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This period barn, made from brick and flint, has been skilfully converted to an exceptionally high standard as reflected in Visit England's 5 star rating. With a wood-burning stove in the lounge, this makes for an excellent holiday destination all year round.
The accommodation at Shepherd's Hut is topsy turvy and comprises of an open plan living area on the first floor with vaulted, beamed ceilings and the wood burner as well as a Freeview TV, DVD player and a selection of books, games and DVDs. There is a dining area with a table and chairs and great views out to the countryside. The kitchen comes well equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. The three bedrooms are on the ground floor and are a king-size double with an en-suite of shower, basin and toilet and two twin bedrooms. There is a bathroom on the ground floor with a bath, separate shower, basin and toilet. A travel cot and highchair can be made available upon request.
Outside there is a lawned garden and patio complete with furniture. Shepherd's Hut accepts up to two well-behaved dogs and there is off road parking for up to four cars. The closest shop is 2 miles away with the closest pub just over a mile away. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
- Electric wall heaters with woodburning stove in the sitting area
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, plasma TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
- Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc in rent
- Additional fuel for woodburning stove available to purchase from the owner
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Travel cot and highchair available on request
- Ample off road parking
- Lawned garden and patio to rear with furniture
- Two well-behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop 2 miles, a pub just under 1 mile
- Note: This is a working farm; dogs to be kept on leads at all times
Bere Regis is a small, pretty village in Dorset. If peace and tranquillity are on the agenda, you have found it. Bere Regis was made famous by Thomas Hardy in his classic story ‘Tess of the d'Urbervilles". The village has a shop, post office and two pubs. It is very picturesque with thatched cottages and Bere Regis Church takes centre stage.
There are plenty of cycle and walking trails to discover, in fact, explore Wareham Forest by foot or bike, either way, the paths are smooth and easy. Dogs can join you on this adventure too. Staying around the village then both the Lawrence Ride and Purbeck Ride cycle routes pass through the nearby villages of Briantspuddle and Turnerspuddle and then skirt the southern edge of Bere Regis. The Jubilee Trail walking route passes through Bere Regis towards Moreton village.
The beautiful Athelhampton House is a short drive away on the edge of Puddletown village. Explore the Tudor house and extensive gardens, relax in the cafe for cream tea or dinner. Monkey World, in Wareham, is an all-year-round attraction. Although a very popular tourist attraction, Monkey World does serious work and helps governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild. There are over 230 primates at Monkey World of including the home of Europe's only Orang-utan creche. Visit the Tank Museum in Bovington, experience driving a tank or watch the amazing re-enactment of a battle, complete with explosions.