Fossil Barn

Located in Chickerell, Dorset Rating:

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Sleeps: 4

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 2

Pets: No

Fossil Barn is a 4 star gold awarded two bedroomed holiday cottage in Chickerell, Dorset, with large enclosed garden and oak and glass lounge.

Prices and Booking

Prices from £475 per week

Change over day: Saturday

You can check availability and book this property by calling 01244 746188 or by using the button below:



Fossil Barn is a barn conversion with a centrepiece hand built oak and glass fronted living area. It benefits from a large, fully enclosed garden overlooked by the living room so is perfect for families with children. Fossil Barn sits within the grounds of the 17th century thatched Manor, one of the oldest properties in Chickerell.

The accommodation comprises of a Stone and Oak Barn with access via stable door to kitchen with dining area, equipped with fridge, freezer, diswasher, washing machine and wine fridge. There are solid oak floors throughout and the large garden room/lounge is also made from oak. With double doors leading to the garden and an all glass front the room blends seamlessly in with the outside. On hot days throw open the doors to be one with the garden, or for those visiting in the winter, be warmed by the large expanse of glass. The room comes with flatscreen television with Freeview, DVD player, free wireless broadband and iPod docking station. Bedroom one can be set up as either a twin or kingsize double depending upon your needs. Bedroom two is a kingsize double with en-suite shower, heated towel rail, hand basin and toilet. A family bathroom with bath with shower over, heated towel rail, hand basin and toilet rounds out the accommodation.

Outside is a secluded rear garden with extensive patio with feature lighting and lawn with garden furniture. A wooden childrens's play cottage can also be found a can table and chairs in two locations. Shared driveway with designated parking for 2 cars. Bed linen inclusive.


  • No pets allowed at Fossil Barn
  • Fossil Barn has a large enclose garden with plenty of seating and a childs play cottage
  • WiFi is enabled throughout Fossil Barn
  • Dishwasher available so you can enjoy more of your holiday
  • A cot can be provided
  • Shared driveway with designated parking for 2 cars
  • Fossil Barn is a no smoking property
  • Short breaks are available throughout the year
  • Fossil Barn has a washing machine
  • A television, DVD player and CD player are available for you to use
  • Linen included

Area details


Chickerell is a parish within West Dorset and although rapid growth in the past 20 years has seen it become a town, the heart of the community is still very much that of a village. To the west is the Fleet lagoon, to the north-west is Portesham, to the east Weymouth, and to the south, Portland. This area forms part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

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Roman remains have been found at Chickerell indicating that there has been settlement in the area for many years. Chickerell is in an excellent postion to explore the surrounding area and with so much on your doorstep in every direction you will be hard pushed to discover all the area has to offer in just one visit.

For eating out there are two pubs in Chickerell which both offer excellent food. However, due to its location you have the pick of hundreds of options all within a 10 to 15 minute car journey.

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Prices and Booking

Prices from £475 per week

Change over day: Saturday

You can check availability and book this property by calling 01244 746188 or by using the button below:



Nearest Airports

Bournemouth is 37 miles away

Exeter is 49 miles away

Bristol is 54 miles away

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