Stone Barn

Located in Worth Matravers, Dorset

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.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 1


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 an 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.


  • A cosy and romantic hideaway for two in the Dorset countryside
  • Situated in the grounds of a large Purbeck stone house
  • Lovely secluded garden with wonderful countryside and sea views
  • A stone’s throw from the renowned Priests Way with fantastic walks and cycle routes
  • 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
  • A short stroll from The Square and Compass pub and a charming tearoom overlooking the pond
  • TV/DVD


Close to coast
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Great View
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly



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Area Details

Worth Matravers

Worth Matravers is a very small, quaint and very pretty village near Swanage. It is set around a big duck pond and surrounded by limestone cottages and farmhouses. If you are looking for a peaceful setting for your stay then this is it. The village has a community feel to it. Here you will find the original village shop, a post office and a pub serving home-cooked food and local ale. Discover the tearooms and soak up the local atmosphere. The village is near to the limestone cliffs that form part of the South West Coast Path and the Jurassic Coast. In fact, there are many coastal paths that will lead to the rocky, but unspoilt beaches. These are Winspit, Seacombe and Chapmans Pool. All are suitable for paddling and as a result, is a very popular destination for ramblers.

The villages of Langton Matravers and Harmans Cross are a short walk away. While the seaside town of Swanage is a little further in the car. Putlake Adventure farm is in Langton Matravers. This combines the best of the weather forecast. For instance, soft play for the rainy days and meeting the animals on the working farm on a sunny day. Keates Quarry is part of the National Trusts oldest sites. This shows at least 100 footprints made by dinosaurs 140 million years ago. Visit the ruins of Corfe Castle, owned by the National Trust. Or for the adventurous type, then Dorset Adventure Park is definitely for you. Try out the Wet and Wild assault course on water or the muddy trail. Adventurous adults and children can have a fun-filled day with the backdrop of Corfe Castle.

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