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Chisel Barn in Blandford Forum, Dorset

873
  • £
  • $
per week
sleeps 10
5 rooms
4 bathrooms

Chisel Barn description

Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Chisel Barn is a new conversion designed and fitted to the highest standards. The barn consists of two self contained properties, Whites Ground and Foxditch. Both offer light and airy accommodation with a large double height kitchen and living space.

Chisel Barn Foxditch and Whites Ground are both furnished to the highest of standards and offer luxury accommodation. The properties have retained many original features including exposed beams and limestone flooring. The properties are set in stunning countryside and offer far reaching views from the furnished terrace.

The barns were the base for a large and successful dairy enterprise and remain part of a working farm, with the adjoining buildings still actively being used for stock.

The magnificent and commanding views look over the River Stour valley, the dairy pastures of the Blackmore Vale and the churches of Shillingstone and Child Okeford to the south and west, and the Iron Age forts of Hambledon Hill to the north and Hod Hill to the east. A short walk across the farm takes you through a wood and past a lake to the excellent amenities of Child Okeford, or up the steep slopes to the top of Hambledon Hill where, on a clear day, there are views for many miles. Hambledon Hill is a classic example of an Iron Age hill fort and is now a National Nature Reserve famous for its wild flowers.

This is just one of many and varied walks which also include the Trailway along the old Somerset and Dorset Railway (and the newly restored Shillingstone station) to Sturminster Newton and Blandford Forum.

For Guests who wish to bring their horses, Chisel Barn offers the ideal setting and facilities as detailed below:

Basic barn stabling and grazing is available at an additional charge of £10 a horse. Bedding available by arrangement. Guests would need to supply their own feed, water buckets and equipment. Use of a Cross Country Course (beginner to 3’3”) is available at Chisel Barn and forms part of the working farm. Usage is dependent on availability and farm usage, please discuss requirements at the time of booking..

If you are interested in bringing your horse to Chisel Barn please call the bookings team on 033 3920 6565 to discuss your requirements.

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Both properties are self contained and do not feature interconnecting doors.

If you require any of the items from the Baby Blue Chip Collection, you must notify us of this at the time of booking.

Kitchen/Utility

Whites Ground

Country style kitchen situated on the ground floor. Features an electric double oven, hob, grill, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and fridge freezer. Fully equipped with a range of utensils and accessories including a microwave, toaster and kettle. An iron, ironing board and vacuum cleaner are available.

Foxditch

Country style kitchen situated on the ground floor. Features an electric double oven, hob, grill, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and fridge freezer. Fully equipped with a range of utensils and accessories including a microwave, toaster and kettle. An iron, ironing board and vacuum cleaner are available. Food packs can be ordered from Goldhill Organic Farm Shop & can offer a home delivery service for freshly cooked meals. For further information please contact the bookings team on 0844 561 2001..

Dining Room/Area

Whites Ground

The dining area features a table seating six.

Foxditch

The dining area features a table seating four.

Living Room/Area

Whites Ground

Situated on the ground floor. Spacious open plan living, kitchen and dining area with limestone flooring, exposed beams and log burning stove. Furnished with a sofa and armchair seating six, coffee table and side tables. Features a 40” flatscreen TV complete with Freeview, DVD player and iPod docking station.

Foxditch

Situated on the ground floor. Light and airy open plan living, kichen and dining area complete with limestone flooring and exposed beams. Furnished with two sofas seating four, coffee table, side tables and log burning stove. Features a 40” flatscreen TV complete with Freeview and iPod docking station.

Master Bedroom

Whites Ground

Situated on the ground floor with countryside views. Furnished with a ‘zip and link’ bed that is arranged as a super king-size as standard. If you require the beds to be configured as a twin, please inform our bookings department. Wardrobe, chest of drawers and two bedside tables complete with lamps. Features a 20” flatscreen TV.

Bedroom 2

Whites Ground

Situated on the ground floor with exposed beams.. Furnished with a ‘zip and link’ bed that is arranged as twin beds as standard. If you require the beds to be configured as a super king-size, please inform our bookings department. Chest of drawers, mirror and two bedside cabinets complete with lamps..

Bedroom 3

Whites Ground

Situated on the ground floor.. Furnished with a super king-size bed, chest of drawers, mirror and two bedside cabinets complete with lamps..

 

Bedroom 4

Foxditch

Situated on the ground floor with exposed beams. Furnished with a ‘zip and link’ bed that is arranged as a super king-size as standard. If you require the beds to be configured as a twin, please inform our bookings department. Wardrobe, chest of drawers and two bedside tables complete with lamps. Features a 20” flatscreen TV.

Bedroom 5

Foxditch

Situated on the ground floor. Furnished with a ‘zip and link’ bed that is arranged as twin beds as standard. If you require the beds to be configured as a super king-size, please inform our bookings department. Chest of drawers, mirror and two bedside cabinets complete with lamps.

 

Family Bathroom

Whites Ground

Main family bathroom situated on the ground floor features a bath, walk-in shower cubicle, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail, shaver point and mirror.

 

Bathroom 2

Whites Ground

En suite to bedroom one features a shower, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and mirror
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Bathroom 3

Foxditch

En suite to bedroom one features a bath with shower over, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail, shaver point and mirror.

Bathroom 4

Foxditch

En suite to bedroom two features a walk-in shower cubicle, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and mirror.

Garden Description

Level access into the property. Landscaped lawn with terrace complete with table and chairs. Many country walks in the area with a wild flower garden walk down to a pond. Use of 65 acres of land. Stabling available for horses and the use of Cross Country course on request. (Guests would need to supply their own bedding, feed, water buckets and equipment). Tennis coaching available on request for children under 12 years of age during school holidays – charges apply.

Parking

Courtyard parking for four cars
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Amenities

  • Character features including exposed beams and limestone flooring.
  • Stunning countryside views from the furnished terrace and lawns.
  • Fabulous walking country over the Hambledon Hill National Nature Reserve and in the River Stour valley.
  • Dogs welcome, stabling available for horses, within easy walking distance of Child Okeford.
  • Two luxury barn conversions with 5 bedrooms, sleeping 10.

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