Located in Chickerell, Dorset
Fossil Barn is a 4 star gold awarded two bedroomed holiday cottage in Chickerell, Dorset, with large enclosed garden and oak and glass lounge.
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 stable door to kitchen with dining area, equipped with fridge, freezer, diswasher, 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 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 childrens'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.
Chickerell is a parish within West Dorset and although rapid growth in the past 20 years has seen it become a town, the heart of the community is still very much that of a village. To the west is the Fleet lagoon, to the north-west is Portesham, to the east Weymouth, and to the south, Portland. This area forms part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.Read more
Roman remains have been found at Chickerell indicating that there has been settlement in the area for many years. Chickerell is in an excellent postion to explore the surrounding area and with so much on your doorstep in every direction you will be hard pushed to discover all the area has to offer in just one visit.
For eating out there are two pubs in Chickerell which both offer excellent food. However, due to its location you have the pick of hundreds of options all within a 10 to 15 minute car journey.Read less
Bournemouth is 37 miles away
Exeter is 49 miles away
Bristol is 54 miles away