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Modern 3 bedroom holiday barn near Sherborne

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Sherborne, Dorset, England
Completed in 2007 one of three barns, The Shippens has been converted to give a modern relaxing environment retaining the character of the original structure. Accommodation includes a large spacious kitchen dinning space and a large separate lounge with large oak windows and French doors that open onto a courtyard garden. Upstairs are 3 characterful bedrooms with exposed beams and Velux windows. There is a modern family bathroom with a shower over the bath plus an ensuite off the main bedroom.

The Shippens is adjacent to Meadow View Barn which sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms, both properties can be booked together offering space for up to 12.

The living area is furnished in a contemporary style. The property has a well equipped fitted kitchen, the lounge benefits from a 40' 4K SMART TV , Blueray player and a Wii games console, including a...
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Listing #HL311178
About the Owner
Alison H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
Interaction with guests
We live some distance from the barn so may not be there to greet you, if this is the case the keys will be left in a keysafe. We provide information on local attractions. We are always available on the phone or by mail to assist.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in The Shippens for a week in October, and found it one of the best holiday homes we have stayed in. While from the outside the barn is traditional and in keeping with the picturesque village, inside it is warm and comfortable, and...More

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Companion446865, VR Owner at Modern 3 bedroom holiday barn near Sherborne, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback, its so great to hear you enjoyed your stay and that the effort we put in to the property is recognised. The local guide is a new addition so great to hear it is useful, we have lots...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Up to six of us stayed during the week, ages 6 - 66 and everyone loved the shippens. The children settled in immediately and it was difficult to prise them out to go on day trips. So much for them to do in the barn...More

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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Queens
    3 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$180 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Over Compton is a small village around 3 miles from Sherborne. The barn is off the main road with its own parking.
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How to get there
Railway: Yeovil Penn Mill: 2.0 km
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 37.0 km.
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