The Hayloft

Located in Bere Regis, Dorset

This charming property is ideally placed for a family holiday spent touring beautiful Dorset and beyond. It boasts excellent road links and original character features.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 1


This stylish former coach house is conveniently situated on the A31 which is the main access route to Ringwood to the northeast and Bere Regis heading west. Whichever direction you take, an abundance of the unspoilt countryside is never far away, making this an ideal property for those wishing to tour this unique county, with the stunning Jurassic Coast also within easy reach. Visit the market town of Blandford Forum or historic walled Wareham where you can find a good selection of amenities as well as pretty riverside walks. Village stores can be found in Lytchett Matravers and Sturminster Marshall and just next door is a popular pub.

A gated shared driveway gives access to this detached single-storey property, which sits beside the A31. Adjacent to the owners’ home, yet with privacy assured, an entrance door leads directly into the striking open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with TV. This light and bright room has a vaulted ceiling and is well designed to create comfortable areas for both relaxing and dining. To the left is a section of the original stalls, with the contemporary kitchen area tucked behind it. This well-equipped space has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and tumble dryer. Heading across the open-plan living space will take you to the bedrooms. The first is a cosy twin and the second an inviting double. The bedrooms share the bathroom, which has a bath and WC.

Heading outside via double doors from the lounge area you will find a generous lawn. There is a brick paved patio and off-road parking for two cars.


  • The perfect bolthole for touring the Jurassic Coast and the New Forest
  • This single level property blends original charm with contemporary comforts
  • The open-plan living space is a great space for a small family to unwind
  • 2 bedrooms 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • TV in the lounge
  • Lawn and patio area with furniture
  • Off road parking for 2 cars available
  • Shop 3 miles and pub within walking distance


Family friendly
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
Increased accessibility
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Washing machine



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Area Details

Bere Regis

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.

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