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Chisel Barn Whites Ground in Blandford Forum, Dorset

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sleeps 6
3 rooms
2 bathrooms

Chisel Barn Whites Ground 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, light and airy properties that, if rented together, will accommodate ten people. Both properties are single storey, with a large, double height kitchen and living space.

Chisel Barn Whites Ground is furnished to a high standard throughout and offers spacious and stylish accommodation. The property retains many original features including exposed beams and limestone flooring. The property is set in stunning countryside and offers 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, 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 3902 6565 to discuss your requirements.

For larger groups Chisel Barn Whites Ground can be booked together with Chisel Barn Foxditch to accommodate groups of up to ten.

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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. A high chair is available. Food packs can be ordered from Goldhill Organic Farm Shop.

Dining Room/Area

The dining area features a table seating six.

Living Room/Area

Situated on the ground floor. Spacious open plan living, kitchen and dining area with limestone flooring, exposed beams, underfloor heating 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. Wi-Fi internet access is available.

Master Bedroom

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. A travel cot is available. En suite to bedroom one features a shower, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and mirror.

Bedroom 2

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

Bedroom 3

Situated on the ground floor. Furnished with twin beds, chest of drawers, mirror and two bedside cabinets complete with lamps.

Family Bathroom

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

En suite to bedroom one features a shower, 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.


Courtyard parking for two cars.


  • Views out over fields etc
  • Can be booked with adjoining property to accommodate an additional 4 guests.
  • Dogs welcome, stabling available for horses, terrace and lawns, within easy walking distance of Child Okeford.
  • Character features including exposed beams and limestone flooring.
  • Fabulous walking country over the Hambledon Hill National Nature Reserve and in the River Stour valley.
  • A stylish, 3 bedroom barn conversion, sleeps 6.

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