Fossil Barn

Located in Chickerell, Dorset

Contemporary barn conversion in Chickerell, close to Weymouth. This property sleeps four people in two bedrooms.

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


Fossil Barn is a character barn conversion sitting within the grounds of a 17th century thatched manor. The barn has a contemporary hand-built oak and glass-fronted open plan living area including a fully fitted kitchen with dining and sitting area. There is also two light and airy bedrooms on the same level, 1 x king-size with en-suite shower and 1 x twin. The barn opens up onto the large enclosed lawn and patio and has off-road parking. This high specification barn conversion provides the ideal retreat for your holiday at any time of the year.

Property Details

Fossil Barn is a barn conversion with a centrepiece hand-built oak and glass-fronted living area. It benefits from a large, fully enclosed garden overlooked by the living room so is perfect for families with children. Fossil Barn sits within the grounds of the 17th century thatched Manor, one of the oldest properties in Chickerell.

The accommodation comprises of a Stone and Oak Barn with access via a stable door to the kitchen with dining area, equipped with fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and wine fridge. There are solid oak floors throughout and the large garden room/lounge is also made from oak. With double doors leading to the garden and an all-glass front, the room blends seamlessly in with the outside. On hot days throw open the doors to be one with the garden, or for those visiting in the winter, be warmed by the large expanse of glass. The room comes with a flatscreen television with Freeview, DVD player, free wireless broadband and iPod docking station. Bedroom one can be set up as either a twin or kingsize double depending upon your needs. Bedroom two is a kingsize double with en-suite shower, heated towel rail, hand basin and toilet. A family bathroom with bath with shower over, heated towel rail, hand basin and toilet rounds out the accommodation.

Outside is a secluded rear garden with extensive patio with feature lighting and lawn with garden furniture. A wooden children's play cottage can also be found a can table and chairs in two locations. Shared driveway with designated parking for 2 cars. Bed linen inclusive.


  • Gas central heating
  • Oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • A cot is available on request
  • Secluded rear garden, enclosed and gated, extensive patio with feature lighting and lawn with garden furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Please note the off-road parking space available is for 1 vehicle only
  • Additional street parking also available


Cot Available
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Washing machine



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Area Details


Chickerell is a large parish within West Dorset. Portesham, Abbotsbury, Weymouth and Portland are all within a short drive. Chickerell forms part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. Roman remains show the village has been a settlement in the area for many years. There are 2 pubs in Chickerell and a supermarket. The Lugger Inn and The Turks Head offer excellent home-cooked food and ales. Visit Bennetts Water Gardens, set in over 8 acres. These gardens are home to the National Plant Collection of water lilies. It includes a Monet style Japenese bridge, woodland walks and a museum. Chickerell is in an excellent position to explore the surrounding area. With so much on your doorstep in every direction, you will be hard pushed to discover everything in one visit.

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