View towards the property
Spacious living accomodation
Relax in the lounge area
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Shared games room
Views from the patio
View towards the complex
Dorset countryside
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Church Farm - Cider Press Cottage,

Sherborne (5mls SW), Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 2
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Listed barn conversion cottage sleeping four guests
  • One of four properties in this countryside courtyard
  • Private patio garden, perfect for alfresco dining
  • Quiet farmland location with attractive views over the surrounding countryside
  • Situated in the sleepy village of Leigh
  • Shared games room with table football, snooker table, and dartboard
Property code: CHURC

Listed barn conversion property located in a complex of four similar properties, enjoying a rural location in the village of Leigh in North Dorset, situated within thirty miles of the stunning Jurassic Coast.

This property is located in a rural part of North Dorset, just five miles from the historic town of Sherborne which boasts an imposing abbey and two castles. Sherborne Castle is a fantastically maintained family home with expansive landscaped gardens, which is open to the public from April through to the end of October, whilst Sherborne Old Castle is an atmospheric romantic ruin which is maintained by English Heritage, and was once home to Sir Walter Raleigh. Other places of interest in the area include the Haynes Motor Museum, the Fleet Air Arm Museum, and the many beaches of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, including the sweeping beach at West Bay, the location for TV’s fictional Broadchurch.

On arrival at this barn-conversion property, guests first come to the homely open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. In one corner of the room, the cosy lounge area has an L-shaped sofa from which guests can enjoy the TV/DVD. The dining table seats four, beyond which, the kitchen area is equipped with an oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer. Taking the stairs from the living area, will bring guests to the first-floor accommodation where there are two bedrooms. The first of these is a relaxing double room, whilst the second is a peaceful twin room. The shower room with its shower and WC is also located on the first floor.

Outside, the property benefits from an enclosed patio garden with garden furniture, which makes a perfect spot for alfresco drinks in the tranquil surroundings. Guests also have access to a shared games barn which offers a snooker table, darts, and table football, whilst the owners are also happy to show guests around their neighbouring organic farm. There is a secure bike shed which guests are welcome to make use of, and parking for two cars.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • 2 bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin
  • Shower room with shower and WC
  • TV/DVD Wi-Fi included
  • Kitchen: oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer
  • Bed linen, towels, electric, and central heating included
  • 2 dogs welcome by arrangement, at an additional charge (must be kept downstairs)
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Shared games room
  • parking for 2 cars
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 1 mile, beach 30 miles

This property joined our collection in 2014 and is managed by Claire.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Colin, 2nd June 2018

We found the cottage and it's location were perfect for a quiet break. A high standard of equipment in the cottage. A tranquil location very close to St Andrew's church. Pleasant views across the fields. A private enclosed patio with mature shrubs and garden furniture. An ideal base from which to explore Dorset. The owners were very welcoming and hRead moreelpful. We will definitely be making a return visit. Hide

Reviewed by Wilda, 29th May 2018

A beautiful tranquil location, with easy access to Dorsets sites. The children particularly enjoyed the facilities in the games room.

Reviewed by Hayley, 19th May 2018

Very friendly owner Chris - had lovely weather so really enjoyed the outside space with this cottage - watching the sunset with a glass of wine

Reviewed by Heather, 10th February 2018

We enjoyed a peaceful week with our dogs in Cider Press cottage, set in a beautiful location in Dorset. The owners were very welcoming and helpful during the week when we lost internet and I had to get some work done - problem was soon solved! I would certainly recommend the property and location to folks who enjoy peace, tranquillity and lovely waRead morelks. We also enjoyed a meal out at the Chetnole Inn which was super and some lovely days down on the coast at Charmouth and Abbotsbury. Hide

Reviewed by ROBIN, 23rd December 2017

It was wonderful to spend Christmas away at this lovely cottage and location, everything we needed was there, a fully equipped kitchen and comfortable lounge and dinning area. beautiful scenery all around makes this such a lovely place to stay, we will certainly love to come back!!

Reviewed by Jessica, 17th November 2017

It was super lovely. The only change I would like is to replace the wire fence so my chihuahua cant get out. Wouldnt benefit all but would be good. Will come back for sure as it was great. Thank you for a lovely, friendly time! X

Reviewed by Jason, 24th October 2017

Peaceful and picturesque location. Cottage very well equipped and well maintained. Ideally located to explore Dorset countryside, towns and coast. Excellent set up for couples and families.

Reviewed by Simon, 9th September 2017

Had a fantastic week , we took our two dogs and it was excellent for them as surrounded by fields . So would strongly recommend the cottage .

Reviewed by Antonia, 29th July 2017

We had a lovely time in Leigh and the cottage was situated in an idyllic countryside location

Reviewed by Christina, 1st July 2017

The cottage is lovely everything you need .It is lovely and peaceful and you can see some lovely sunsets .The village is a lovely little and friendly place we would really recommend it .we would love to go back there didn't want to come home .

Reviewed by Andrew, 17th June 2017

Very comfortable and well equipped cottage .the location was quiet looking out over farmland but only 10 minutes from sherbourne. We would definitely recommend this cottage.

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View towards the property
Spacious living accomodation
Relax in the lounge area
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Shared games room
Views from the patio
View towards the complex
Dorset countryside


Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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