Romantic hideaway
Seating area with sea views
Bright kitchen
Comfy king-size bed
Lounge with View of garden
Inside view looking towards the garden
Hideaway and relax
Cosy cottage
Sit outside and taken in the fresh air
Shower room
1 / 10  Romantic hideaway
2 / 10  Seating area with sea views
3 / 10  Bright kitchen
4 / 10  Comfy king-size bed
5 / 10  Lounge with View of garden
6 / 10  Inside view looking towards the garden
7 / 10  Hideaway and relax
8 / 10  Cosy cottage
9 / 10  Sit outside and taken in the fresh air
10 / 10  Shower room

Stone Barn,

Isle of Purbeck, Dorset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Cosy and romantic hideaway for two in the Dorset countryside
  • Situated in the grounds of a large Purbeck stone house
  • Located on the outskirts of the charming village of Worth Matravers in the Isle of Purbeck
  • Lovely secluded garden with wonderful countryside and sea views
  • A stone’s throw from the renowned Priests Way with fantastic walks and cycle routes
  • A short stroll from The Square and Compass pub and a charming tearoom overlooking the pond
Property code: IC131

Nestled in the grounds of a large house on the outskirts of Worth Matravers, this charming cottage offers a peaceful hideaway in the stunning Dorset countryside.

Set within the grounds of a Purbeck stone house, this property enjoys plenty of peace and privacy with spectacular rural and sea views. Located on the edge of the village of Worth Matravers, the local pub and tearoom are just a short stroll away. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are spectacular walking and cycling routes within a stone’s throw from the property, taking in the World Heritage status Jurassic Coast.

Inside, this small but cosy cottage has been carefully decorated to highlight exposed stone walls and allow plenty of natural light with a sociable open-plan layout. The kitchen area boasts a fridge with ice compartment, microwave, electric oven and hob and dishwasher. Once the meal is prepared, dine at the table beside French doors that open onto the garden and provide stunning views across the fields to the sea. When the sun goes down, relax together in the comfortable seating while making the most of the TV/DVD. A wide archway separates the living and sleeping area, which includes a king-size bed and has been decorated in neutral tones. There is an en-suite shower room with a WC. 

A small number of stone steps lead from the dining area to the delightful enclosed south-facing garden. Laid to lawn with mature plants and trees dotting the perimeter, there is an outdoor table and chairs plus loungers and a BBQ to make the most of the sunshine and wonderful views. One car can be parked just outside the cottage.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • 1 shower room with a WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and dishwasher
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 small dog welcome   
  • Short walk to the local pub, tearoom and restaurant
  • TV/DVD

This property joined our collection in 2018 and is managed by Claire.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 20 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Julie, 1st February 2020

Lovely, well equipped though compact cottage in a beautiful location. The beds comfy and its well equipped. It would be great for a quick week away, it is small but ideal for two. We will definitely use again.

Reviewed by Louise, 3rd January 2020

We had a lovely day with amazing views. Enjoyed a cider at the local pub everyone was very welcoming and helpful.Would definitely recommend and will be going back ourselves again

Reviewed by Richard, 15th November 2019

Great little retreat in the most amazing setting! Absolutely spotless and a really comfortable bed - slept well. Well appointed and warm (we were there in November when the weather was 'cold'). Safe for the dog with an enclosed back garden. Only comment was the TV - not the best (a bit small and mounted too high up for comfortable viewing). Still aRead more great cottage - enjoy. Hide

Reviewed by Marilyn, 18th October 2019

Very well maintained and very cosy. Good location for local attractions and beaches

Reviewed by Peter, 4th October 2019

The barn is small, with cooking eating and sleeping in one room. Excluding the fridge, very little food storage space and only a small freezer section. We took fishing tackle and cameras, and the space became cluttered with no place to put empty suitcases. If one is eating out and only using it as a base then the accommodation is fine. There is no Read moreissue with the property or equipment,furnishings which are first class, and Mel and Rob are great, but it is feels overpriced for what is provided. Hide

Reviewed by Angela, 30th August 2019

This is a beautiful little cottage in one of the most beautiful parts of England. We could not fault it. If you love walking then this place is ideal. As well easy access to one of the best pubs in England the Square and Compass is an added bonus. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Phil, 19th August 2019

A quiet and well appointed cottage with brilliant view of the sea

Reviewed by Stefan, 2nd August 2019

The Storn Barn Cottage has an indescribable charm and is very cozy and beautifully decorated. It has an excellent indoor and outdoor area. It is the ideal starting point to make wonderfull coastal walks and to visit all the sights of the jurassic coast.

Reviewed by Mark, 10th May 2019

Beautiful cottage and fab garden in a stunning location. Wildlife and livestock abound. Hardly got in the car all week - beauty in all directions on foot (Swanage, St Aldhelms, Kingston, Kimmeridge). Square & Compass is a jewel.

Reviewed by Brian, 3rd May 2019

Superb little holiday hideaway. Compact but marvellously laid out little cottage. Lovely large windows look out onto big enclosed garden area and lovely sea-view. Birdlife and wildlife make relaxing entertainment. Just as the birds, rabbits, squirrels etc retire for the evening the owls and bats come out to continue the show. Short walk into lovelyRead more village with interesting pub and charming tea-rooms. Also an array of great short (or long) walks right from the cottage or village. Loved it all. Hide

Reviewed by Cherry, 26th April 2019

Excellent location for peace, quiet and total privacy. Owner made himself known on first day and then left me totally in peace. VERY comfy bed... some mornings it was quite hard to get up!

Reviewed by Lynne, 25th March 2019

We stayed with our German Shepherd for 5 nights in Stone Barn, a lovely property which is well-equipped and very comfortable with a lovely private fully-enclosed garden and wonderful countryside and sea views. The location is idyllic and beautiful coastal walks are accessed from outside the front door, and there are many lovely places of interest wRead moreithin a short drive of this charming property. Thank you for a lovely sunny holiday! Hide

Reviewed by Alan, 28th February 2019

The location was awesome for the costal path and the Priests Way. Parking was very tight and we had a van which was awkward. The cottage was very small and more than a few days would probably be a struggle. The pub - Square and Compass - was excellent with real ales and ciders and only a 5 minute walk away.

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