Star Farm Cottage

Hazelbury Bryan, Dorset, Countryside

Check-in Time: 15:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

The cottage is approached by its own private drive and has ample, safe parking.

Outside, the cottage has a large, private decked area and small orchard. Facing west, the deck looks out over the farm to the hills beyond and is a perfect spot to sit and enjoy the sunset with a glass of wine on a summer’s evening. A garden table and chairs and parasol are provided along with two recliners for those sunny days. A Weber barbeque and supply of charcoal are also available for use.

Downstairs Description

The holiday cottage benefits from a large open plan sitting/dining room with glazed French doors opening onto a generously sized private decked area with fantastic uninterrupted views over farmland.

The sitting room has been furnished with contemporary stylish furniture, oak flooring and has a flat screen HD television, DVD player, Sony HiFi (with iPod dock) and a wide selection of books and DVDs for your enjoyment if you simply want to sit and relax. The kitchen also includes a wine fridge, stocked with a selection of wine for your convenience. Simply settle up at the end of your stay for anything you have selected.

First Floor Description

The bedroom upstairs is luxurious yet maintains the character of the original barn with oak floors, calm décor and delightful rural views through the shuttered window. A wall mounted flat screen TV, iPod dock and soft bedside lighting finish the room.

The fully tiled bathroom is a particular luxury feature of the cottage enjoying a large walk in shower/wet room with underfloor heating. Large luxury towels are provided along with a range of quality toiletries.

Farm Experience: Star Farm is a small working farm, run by Anna and Roger. The farm has a flock of Poll Dorset sheep which graze the surrounding fields and can usually be seen from the cottage.
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Romantic Hideaway
Tourist Attractions:
  • Gold Hill Museum And Garden: The museum building was once a doss house, which provided accommodation for the drovers, jugglers and traders who came to Shaftesbury’s markets and fairs Visit website
  • Shaftesbury Abbey Museum And Garden: Which is set on the site of the foremost Benedictine nunnery in Saxon England founded by King Alfred in 888AD. This Abbey was to act as the catalyst for the prosperity of the town and surrounding area for over 650 years. Visit website
  • Stourhead : Stourhead Estate on the Wiltshire-Somerset border is the perfect day out for everyone. A breathtaking 18th century landscape garden with lakeside walks, grottoes and classical temples is only the beginning. Visit website
  • Kingston Lacy: Kingston Lacy is an elegant 17th century Italian inspired country mansion set in attractive formal gardens and extensive parkland. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • Halsey Arms: At Pulham is a family-friendly pub in the Dorset countryside, where both young and old will find something to smile about. The Halsey Arms offers quality food daily, served from 12am - 9:30pm. There is a homemade specials board found in the pub which is updated daily Visit website
  • The Saxon Inn : Which has a reputation for good food and customer care. Cosy log fires, a warm rustic atmosphere with a diverse range of traditional home cooked food using local produce from local suppliers wherever possible. The ever changing Specials Board with Fresh Fish dishes, seasonal delights or just some of the many favourites the pub offers. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • The Red Barn Village Store: In Hazelbury Bryan, offers all the essentials plus extra treats and interesting gifts and ingredients for your home. Visit website
  • Tesco: In Blandford Forum which is 11 miles away and will deliver to Star Farm Cottage. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Rushmore Golf Club: Which is an 18-hole golf course set high on the chalk of the Cranborne Chase, with the unusual distinction of having 9 holes in Dorset & 9 in Wiltshire. Set in the heart of the historic Rushmore Park, the course is a haven of peace, with only the abundant wildlife & spectacular views to distract from your game. Visit website
  • Famous Fishing : In Salisbury specialising in the the finest trout fly fishing and fly fishing tuition and single day passes are available. Visit website
  • Gorcombe : Who offer a wide range of activities from Quad Biking, Clay Shooting, Paint Balling and Archery, open 7 days a week with fully trained staff to help and guide you. Visit website