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The Barn at Champernhayes

England: South West: Dorset: Wootton Fitzpaine

Awarded 5 stars by Visit Britain - their highest grade.

Situated on the gentle slope of a West Dorset hillside, with southerly views to the sea at Charmouth. Just over the hill lies the charming historic port of Lyme Regis.

A stunning 16th Century thatched Barn conversion. First floor sitting room with A-frame beams, log burner and spectacular views to the sea at Charmouth. Modern well equiped kitchen with four oven Aga and breakfast area. Adjoining dining hall, 2 double and 1 twin bedroom, all en-suite. Downstairs: double and twin bedrooms with shared bathroom. 2 extra single beds available, at 1/10 of the rental price per bed.

Garden / Grounds:
Large south facing private garden and patio area with glorious views across the Dorset countryside. There is a patio area with hardwood garden furniture and a gas barbecue.

Views, wildlife and local environment:
Stunning view of many square miles of countryside, stretching to the sea at Charmouth, 2 miles away. Excellent walks are literally right on your doorstep, where you can stroll along the spectacular cliffs the unspoilt Dorset/East Devon coastline Many British birds and wild animals are common sights, and the Swannery at Abbotsbury is within easy reach.

Site Details

This is a 16th Cent thatched Barn.
There are 6 units on this site.
Leisure facilities are shared by all holidaymakers.

Sleeping arrangements (this unit only)

Sleeps: 13 (12 adults and children, 1 baby)
Bedrooms: 5 (0 single, 3 double, 2 twin or bunk beds)
Includes 3 ensuites
Cots: Included
Electric blankets provided: No
Bed Linen provided: Yes, Included
Cot linen provided: No
Towels provided: Yes, Inc. (No beach towels)


Baths: 4
Showers over baths: 0
Cubicle showers: 0
Jacuzzies: 0
Toilets: 4

Kitchen & Utility

Fridge-freezer: Yes
Freezer: No
Microwave: Yes
Aga: Yes
Gas hob rings: None
Electric hob rings: None
Dishwasher: Yes
Washer/dryer: Yes
Tumble dryer: No


TVs: 1
Freeview / Satellite / Digital / Cable: No
Video (VCR): Yes
DVD player: Yes
HiFi or similar unit: No
Free phone in house: No
Pay phone in house: No
Phonebox: No
Central heating: Radiators
Open fires/stoves etc.: 1
Storage heating: No
Other heating: No
High chairs: Yes, Included
Baby sitting available: No
Welcome pack: Yes, Included
Local caretaker: On Site
Parking at site: Yes
Nearest parking: 10 metres
Fuel provided: Yes, Initial Supply Included
Gas: Yes, Included
Electricity: Yes, Included
Patio: There is a private patio area in the garden
Garden furniture: Hardwood furniture is provided
BBQ: Yes

Availability and Tariff

Please view the booking terms and then book or enquire
from the availability and tariff chart


Allow dogs: By arrangement
Allow other small pets: No
Allow children: Yes
Allow babies: Yes
Allow smoking: No
Suitable for disabled: No

Special features

Architecture: Thatched 15th Century
Indoor pool: Yes
Cook available: Yes, Local outside caterers


Distance to coast: 2 miles
Distance to beach: 2 miles
Distance to lakes: 15 miles
Distance to golf: 2 miles
Distance to sailing: 2 miles
Distance to pub: 2 miles
Distance to restaurant: 2 miles
Distance to takeaway: 2 miles
Distance to shops: 2 miles
Nearest town / village etc.: Charmouth, Axminster, & Lyme Regis all within:, 5 miles
National park: The New Forest

Tourist attractions:
Jurassic Coast - World Heritage site, 2 miles, visit website
Forde Abbey, no distance at all, visit website
South West Coastal Path, 2 miles, visit website
Abbotsbury Swannery, 10 miles, visit website
U.K. LLamas, Beaminster., 10 miles, visit website

How to Get There

Route planner: The AA route planner
Map of location: Google map
Property postcode: DT6 6DF
Nearest railway station: Axminster, 5 miles
Nearest bus / coach station: Charmouth, 2 miles
Nearest airport: Bournemouth, 42 miles
Nearest ferry terminal: Weymouth, 22 miles

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Property owner: Mr T Dutton
Owners phone (daytime): 01297 560853
Owners phone (evening): 01297 560853
Owners address: Champernhayes, Wootton Fitzpaine, Nr. Lyme Regis, Dorset
Owners postcode: DT6 6DF
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Change-over day: Saturday
Season: All Year
Arrival time: 3 p.m.
Departure time: 10 a.m.
We accept credit card payments

Property Reference Number: 148     Details updated: 24th December, 2007

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