The Cart House

Located in Wareham, Dorset

Handsome barn conversion property offering spacious accommodation for up to ten guests, enjoying a peaceful location surrounded by attractive countryside on the owner s Dorset farm.

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: 3


This property is located in the Dorset countryside, surrounded by rolling fields and tranquil countryside, making it ideal for those who want to get away from all the stresses of daily life and enjoy leisurely country walks. Six miles east of the farm, the RSPB nature reserve at Arne is a quiet and relaxing place to spend an afternoon admiring the views out to Poole Harbour. To the south, the impressive ruins of historic Corfe Castle can be reached within a ten-minute drive of the property, whilst other local attractions include Monkey World, Bovington Tank Museum, and the beach at iconic Lulworth Cove, all of which are a short drive away.

On arrival at this thoughtfully-converted former-barn, guests are able to easily relax and unwind after their journey in the welcoming lounge, a delightful room with a beamed ceiling, large dual-aspect windows, a choice of inviting sofas and chairs, cosy wood burner, and TV/DVD. Moving through to the spacious kitchen/diner, guests will be greeted by a bright and light space, where a large oak dining table comfortably seats ten and kitchen units are well-equipped offering an electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine. A double bedroom on the ground floor is a restful space with patio doors opening directly onto the cottage’s enclosed garden, next to which there is a bathroom with a shower-over-bath and WC. A wooden staircase leads from the lounge up to a galleried landing, off from which doors lead through to three bedrooms. The first of these is a king-size room with large windows and plenty of space to store clothes, whilst there is also a generously sized twin room and a peaceful single. A shower room with shower and WC can also be found on the first floor.

Outside the property, across the garden, an attractive annexe is where guests will find the fifth bedroom, which is a delightful double bedroom suite offering an en-suite shower room with a shower and WC. The cottage’s private garden occupies just under one acre of land and is mainly set to lawn, with a small terraced seating area with garden furniture and a BBQ just outside the patio doors at the rear of the property. Parking can be found on the driveway at the front of the property, where there is space for up to four cars.

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

Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.


  • Delightfully spacious barn conversion property located alongside two other holiday cottages on the owners’ farm
  • Situated in a tranquil rural location in a small hamlet surrounded by open countryside
  • One bedroom is situated in an annexe suite, offering private accommodation for two guests
  • Large gardens with almost one acre of lawns, providing plenty of space to relax and play
  • Located two miles outside the market town of Wareham with its shops, pubs, and cafes
  • 5 bedrooms 1 king-size, 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single and 1 double in the annexe (Sleeps 9 +1)
  • 1 bathroom, 1 shower room and en suite shower room in the annexe
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and electric heating included
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 3 dogs by arrangement (must be kept out of the bedrooms)
  • Beach 6 miles and pub and shop 2 miles
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • The cottage has its own private water supply
  • £150 security deposit required prior to arrival
  • Sleeps 9 +1 (additional single bed available on request for an additional charge)


Cot Available
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Rural Location
Washing machine



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Wareham is a very pretty, riverside town. It is one of the few remaining Saxon towns. Explore Wareham Walls to learn the towns 2000 year history. Discover stories of the Viking war, the civil war stories and the gruesome executions. Visit the Museum and learn all about the local history and the connection with Lawerence of Arabia.

There are a variety of supermarkets, shops, cafes, pubs with gardens and restaurants to choose from as well as a weekly farmers market. The towns quay plays a vital part in the village and it is here that you can pick up a trip on a traditional paddle steamer down the river. Relax with your picnic by the river or explore the many bike trails that are catered to all ages and abilities. If you fancy fossil hunting then visit Kimmeridge Bay or relax on a sandy beach in Studland or Swanage.

Monkey world near Wareham is well worth a visit. Meet the rescued lemurs, orangutans and many more. After all this walking, there is a vast, lawned, adventure play area for the children to run and explore while the adults sit and relax with a coffee.

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