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INDOOR HEATED POOL, Sauna, Gym, Lakes, Games Room, Play Area, Sleeps 4. BYRE.

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Welcome to The Victorian Barn Collection. A Fabulous Collection of self-catering Barn Conversions, Cottages & Lodges in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s Dorset, set in peaceful rural surroundings and located on a 65 acre estate. Perfect for Short Breaks, Celebrations & Holidays and with superb onsite leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, gym, sauna, hot tubs, games room & fishing lakes. There is also Super-fast WiFi throughout the complex. The Byre is a contemporary, ground floor, attached, barn conversion within The Victorian Barn and sleeps 4 guests. The Byre benefits from two ensuite bedrooms. One double bedroom with en-suite shower room and one twin bedroom with en-suite shower room. Both bedrooms have wall mounted flat screen televisions. Your beds will be made ...Welcome to The Victorian Barn Collection. A Fabulous Collection of self-catering Barn Conversions, Cottages & Lodges in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s Dorset, set in peaceful rural surroundings and located on a 65 acre estate. Perfect for Short Breaks, Celebrations & Holidays and with superb onsite leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, gym, sauna, hot tubs, games room & fishing lakes. There is also Super-fast WiFi throughout the complex. The Byre is a contemporary, ground floor, attached, barn conversion within The Victorian Barn and sleeps 4 guests. The Byre benefits from two ensuite bedrooms. One double bedroom with en-suite shower room and one twin bedroom with en-suite shower room. Both bedrooms have wall mounted flat screen televisions. Your beds will be made up for your arrival with crisp white linen and towels. The family area is open plan with lounge, kitchen and dining space. The lounge has ceiling lights and soft wall lights. There are leather suites and a coffee table with a 42” wall mounted flat screen television with free view. The kitchen is a fully fitted kitchen with electric double oven cooker, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator with freezer compartment, toaster and kettle. There are plenty of pots and pans, crockery, glasses and cutlery. In the kitchen area there is a farmhouse style dining table which can accommodate 4 with comfortable leather chairs. Unlimited Complimentary Super-fast WiFi. OPENING HOURS FOR POOL/GYM/SAUNA IN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS: Monday - Saturday 8 am – 8 pm daily Sunday 10 am – 6 pm There are no private lessons in school holidays. OPENING HOURS FOR POOL/GYM/SAUNA TERM TIMES: Monday 8.00 am - 4.00 pm Tuesday 8.00 am - 4.00 pm (closed 10 am – 12 mid-day for lessons) Wednesday 8.00 am - 8.00 pm (closed 10.00 am – 11.30 am & 4 pm – 5 pm for lessons) Thursday 8.00 am - 8.00 pm (closed 9.30 am – 1.00 pm & 4 pm – 5.30 pm for lessons) Friday 8.00 am - 8.00 pm (closed 9.30 am – 11 am for lessons) Saturday 10.00 am- 6.00 pm (Varies) Sunday 10.00 am - 6.00 pm (Varies) For Bank Holidays the opening hours of pool/gym/sauna may vary. The games room is open 8 am - 8 pm daily. The fishing lakes are open from dawn until dusk. The hot tubs are available 8 am - 11 pm daily. The pool is open to the public for restricted hours. The hot tubs are emptied, cleaned and refilled after every stay so they may not be at the required temperature when you first arrive. The hot tubs will not available to use on your departure day. The Victorian Barn is in a rural location so a car is essential. The coast is only 30 minutes drive. All the major grocery stores will deliver to The Victorian Barn. On arrival we provide tea/coffee/sugar/milk and biscuits, a starter pack of dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, tea towels, dishcloth and toilet rolls. Included in your stay is electricity, heating, Super-fast Wi-Fi, use of our onsite facilities including indoor swimming pool, sauna, gym, hot tub, children's play area, games room (coin operated machines) & three coarse fishing. Cots & Highchairs are available to hire. There is a washroom with washing machine and tumble dryer available onsite (pay on use) Please bring your own cot bedding and swimming towels. More
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About the Owner
Penny C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2011
Interaction with guests
We are available to show our guests into their accommodation between 4 pm and 6 pm. After 6 pm we can make alternative arrangements for collection of the key. We request arrivals no later than 8 pm so as not to disturb other guests. The reception is only manned for check in (4 pm - 6 pm) and for check out (8 am - 10 am) therefore for General Queries & Maintenance please email us or send a text .(Please allow us time to respond) For Emergencies please call our landline or mobile.
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Reviewed August 3, 2015

Pros: A friendly welcome, very clean, neat and tidy apartment and complex. Comfy bed, all utilities. For our stay, we were almost alone on the complex so unable to comment on noise levels if other guests present. Good wifi signal.Nice small pool, gym and Sauna....More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Martin B
Reviewed July 21, 2015

We selected the property as central to a number of Golf courses. A car is essential. Clean comfortable and the pool/sauna was excellent (as was the greeting/customer service). No complaints. Cons... No phone signal inside the property (maybe a plus for some!). And to be...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Jeannie2207
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Reviewed April 12, 2013

We arrived to a spotlessly clean apartment and a welcome tray with hot cross buns, which the family enjoyed very much. We swam every day in the pool and took advantage of the gym and sauna. The view from the apartment was lovely with Bulbarrow...More

Date of stay: April 2013
Thank fiboll
Management response:Responded May 2, 2013

Thank you for your kind review we look forward to welcoming you for Easter 2014. Kind regards from the team at The Victorian Barn.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Highchair
Towels Provided
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Trampoline
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Cooker
Sauna
Private Fishing Lake/River
Fishing Nearby
Gym
Hot Tub
Game Room
Pool Table
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Patio
Shared Indoor Pool
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Does this vacation rental have a steam room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Local Towns in relation to the Victorian Barn are Sturminster Newton (Brown Tourist Signs from A357) and Blandford Forum. We are fourteen miles northeast of Dorchester and twelve miles south east of Sherborne (the nearest rail link) We are fourteen miles south of Gillingham (rail link) and eighteen miles from A303. We are twenty miles north of Weymouth (nearby beaches) All distances are approximate
Getting around
Ample onsite free parking. Sorry no buses. We are four miles south of Sturminster Newton (Brown Tourist Signs from A357) We are eight miles west of Blandford Forum We are fourteen miles northeast of Dorchester We are twelve miles south east of Sherborne (the nearest rail link) We are fourteen miles south of Gillingham (rail link) and eighteen miles from A303 We are twenty miles north of Weymouth (nearby beaches) * All distances are approximate
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