Handsome barn conversion property offering spacious accommodation for up to ten guests, enjoying a peaceful location surrounded by attractive countryside on the owner’s Dorset farm.
The Cart House is situated on the 3000 acre Trigon Estate. It is one of three cottages in a peaceful rural hamlet with walks directly from the house. The Saxon town of Wareham is within two miles - here there are shops, public houses, restaurants and a river where rowing, fishing and boat trips can be enjoyed. On the outskirts of Wareham there are two golf courses, and within five minutes drive Arne; an RSPB protected site - a wonderful spot for bird watching and viewing deer beside this idyllic part of Poole Harbour. The picturesque village of Corfe Castle with its ancient castle and picturesque stone cottages is within seven miles, and the sandy beach of Swanage is within ten miles.
This property has, as its name suggests, been converted from the original cart house for the Trigon estate and it dates back to 1850. It is built with an attractive combination of brick and wood with lovely large windows. It has a light and airy feel with tiled and wooden floors downstairs and fitted carpets upstairs. On the ground floor there is a large sitting room with a stone fireplace, wood burning stove, comfortable sofas, television with DVD player and FreeSat; a spacious open plan fitted kitchen equipped with an electric oven, gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer and washing machine; a pleasant dining area with a long oak table beside a floor to ceiling window which comfortably accommodates ten people; a double bedroom with French doors opening into the garden, plus a family bathroom equipped with bath, overhead shower, basin and WC.
A wooden staircase leads up from the living room to three further bedrooms; a double bedroom with a king-size bed, a twin room and a single room, plus a shower room with built in shower, basin and WC. A further first floor double bedroom in situated in a brick built annex within only a few paces across the garden from the main house. Here, there is a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room with WC and basin. The annex is heated by efficient electric wall heaters. In the main house the ground floor is heated with thermostatically controllable electric radiators. Upstairs there are wall mounted electric radiators and additional radiators heated by the wood burning stove. A wooden cot, high chair and folding bed can be provided if required. Telephone available. WiFi available at no extra charge, but please note that due to the rural location of the property the internet can be slightly intermittent.
The Cart House has beautiful gardens of almost an acre. It is open plan at the front of the house and there is a secluded garden at the rear, with a small terrace and large areas of lawn which are surrounded by bushes and trees. Garden furniture, a parasol and a barbecue are provided so that visitors can enjoy meals in the sunshine. Three to four cars can be parked in the drive. Bus service and trains to London and Weymouth are available from Wareham.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.