Dairy Cottages – Ploughman’s Row Number 1
Located in Wimborne, Dorset
Converted in 2021, this stylish former barn sits within an Italian style piazza and boasts original roof trusses, views, contemporary furnishings and easy access to the New Forest National Park.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 2
Set within the hamlet of Wigbeth, this attractive barn conversion forms part of a private courtyard of 4 cottages and is in the ideal base for taking in the local attractions, including Wimborne Minster, Badbury Rings, Moors Valley Country Park and the New Forest National Park, which are all within easy reach. Its convenient position near both the borders of Dorset and Hampshire, as well as the scenic Cranborne Chase, gives the ideal backdrop for all manner of outdoor pursuits. Amenities can be found in the market towns of Wimborne or Ringwood or head to the beautiful beaches of Poole and Bournemouth, which are 11.5 miles and 11 miles away respectively.
The property is accessed through a shared courtyard garden to the front. The private entrance opens into the single-storey property and a striking open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with island and vaulted ceiling with beams. The kitchen has everything you will need to cook up a storm with an electric oven and hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave. The lounge area is opposite and is equipped with a Smart TV. Just next door is a stylish king-size bedroom with an en-suite shower open to the room and a separate WC. A second king-size zip and link bedroom completes the accommodation and has an en-suite shower room with shower and WC.
Bifold doors open onto the courtyard-style garden immediately outside of the kitchen area. This inviting space has furniture and is fully enclosed. There is a shared paddock ideal for picnics or dog walking. An off-road parking space for one car is available across the courtyard to the front of the property.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
- Single-storey, 18th-century barn conversion with contemporary decor and open-plan space
- Enjoy views of Horton Tower at sunset from the private courtyard garden
- Ideally placed for touring Dorset and Hampshire with good road links nearby
- 2 bedrooms 1 king-size and 1 king-size zip and link
- 2 en suite shower rooms with shower and WC
- Electric oven and hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave
- Smart TV in the lounge
- Travel cot and highchair available
- Enclosed courtyard style garden and use of shared paddock
- Off-road parking for 1 car
- 2 dogs welcome
- Shop 3 miles and pub 1 mile
Wimborne Minster, more often called Wimborne, is a market town near Poole and Bournemouth. The square is a hive of activity with a variety of shops and cafes. Browse down the side streets for the more traditional shops, or visit a farm shop and cafe outside of the town. The town has a large and well-established market that runs on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There are three pubs to choose from offering home-cooked traditional food.
The most famous attraction is Wimborne Model Village. Built over fifty years ago and 1/10th scale model that amazes its visitors from all over the world with its quality and realism. They also have an award-winning sensory garden, giant chess set, putting lawn, model railway gift shop and tea room. Every June the town hosts the Wimborne Minster Folk Festival which dates back to 1980. Regarded worldwide, the annual event of traditional folk dance and songs sees one of the largest gatherings. Dance teams and musicians from the South of England take part and this event usually attracts large crowds.