Single story former barn
Peaceful location
Relax in the cosy lounge
Charming country styling
Open plan kitchen and living area
Living and dining area
Tranquil double bedroom
Enjoy a good night's sleep
Good use of the space
Take time for a soak
Wander down to the lake
Garden furniture on the patio
View towards the single storey former barn
Lovely village church
Close to Stourhead
1 / 17  Single story former barn
2 / 17  Peaceful location
3 / 17  Relax in the cosy lounge
4 / 17  Charming country styling
5 / 17  Open plan kitchen and living area
6 / 17  Kitchen
7 / 17  Kitchen
8 / 17  Living and dining area
9 / 17  Tranquil double bedroom
10 / 17  Enjoy a good night's sleep
11 / 17  Good use of the space
12 / 17  Take time for a soak
13 / 17  Wander down to the lake
14 / 17  Garden furniture on the patio
15 / 17  View towards the single storey former barn
16 / 17  Lovely village church
17 / 17  Close to Stourhead

Barn Cottage At East Hill

Shaftesbury (6mls N), Wiltshire
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Internet access
Working farm
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance


  • Peaceful, romantic retreat tucked away on the Wiltshire/Dorset and Somerset borders, an ideal base for touring
  • Perfect location for keen walkers with a network of country walks from the doorstep
  • Relax and unwind in this charming converted barn, wander through the meadows down to the lake
Property code: 52108

Characterful former milking parlour set in a tranquil, rural location. Surrounded by open countryside yet within easy reach of many popular attractions, it’s the ideal base for a relaxing break.

Make this former milking parlour your home on the Wiltshire, Dorset, and Somerset Borders, where peaceful countryside meets famously gorgeous towns like Shaftesbury and Bruton. The cottage is perfect for a couple and their furry friend to escape the rat race while, further afield, the humbling vista of Stonehenge provides the opportunity for a dog walk you’ll never forget.

This gorgeous 17th-century barn is overflowing with character features including quirky brickwork, scalloped roof tiles and verdant English planting, making it a dream-come-true country retreat. Inside, a pitched ceiling and original beams set a traditional tone in a stylishly dressed living and eating area. On the same level, your double bedroom provides a tranquil night’s sleep and has a neighbouring shower room. Plus, there’s a handy spare room that you can use as you wish — for storage, to pitch up a travel cot, or give your pup his own room.

Situated in a working sheep farm, you’ll have 50 acres of lush land to explore with your four-legged buddy. Venture out of the farm to discover the miles upon miles of country walks at your doorstep. Stop off at the romantic market town of Shaftesbury, 10 miles away, with its winding “Gold Hill” famous for the setting of the 1970s Hovis advert, as well as chocolate-box cottages and boutique shops. There are many once-in-a-lifetime tours to choose from in this Area of Natural Beauty, including the fields around Stonehenge (an 18-mile drive away), the rugged surround of 15th-century limestone tower Bruton Dovecote (13 miles west), and the National Trust estate of Stourhead (just 6 miles).

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

  • 1 bedroom – double
  • I spare room for travel cot
  • 1 bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Laundry room with washer/dryer available in the courtyard
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 4pm arrival
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach 30 miles, shop and pub 2 miles
  • Bike storage available
  • TV and DVD

This property is personally managed by Sue.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Angela 17th May 2019

We loved our time in this perfect cottage. So lucky to be there in May to see the unusual wild flowers, particularly round the lake and on road verges, including Ancient Woodland Indicator species. A beautiful unspoiled part of the country.

Reviewed by Ben 3rd May 2019

Fantastic location and very welcoming landlords. Would highly recommend a stay.

Reviewed by Derek 28th April 2019

Pretty location, very quiet.

Reviewed by Patrick 13th March 2019

My wife and I loved the property. Owners, just across the drive were lovely people and a fount of local knowledge. Wonderfully isolated. Unfortunately we chose a time with total cloud cover, but I imagine that with no street lighting, the view of the Stars would be wonderful. Drop in to the village hall, we did, and had a cracking evening.

Reviewed by Sally 6th October 2018

A lovely cosy, quiet cottage in a super location. Lots of walks across the fields from the front door and a beautiful view of sunsets from just down the lane.

Reviewed by David 26th September 2018

A great place!! Comfortable, well appointed, beautifully decorated, dog friendly cottage in a fantastically tranquil location. It was just what we needed for a few days break.

Reviewed by paul 10th September 2018

absolutely loved the place. If you want peace and quiet, this is ideal as it's in the middle of no where (so you need your own transport)! Perfect if you want to walk, cycle or just enjoy the solitude. Very central for days out (we easily did Jurassic Coast and Cheddar Gorge), before relaxing for the evening! Hope to visit again

Reviewed by David 6th September 2018

Very clean. Friendly owners. Need a car to access amenities

Reviewed by Mike 24th August 2018

Excellent cottage and location. We would gladly return here! Postcode took us directly to the (remote) location by SatNav.

Reviewed by David 17th August 2018

This lovely barn conversion, which has all mod cons yet retains its rustic feel, was ideal for a peaceful week in the lovely Wiltshire countryside. We had a friendly welcome from the owners, who had some helpful advice about local shopping etc. There is good walking directly from the door, and a number of unspoilt small towns and villages within a Read moreshort drive, as well as a great pub-with-meals in East Knoyle, the next village. Altogether we had an excellent week, and would like to return. Hide

Reviewed by Jane 29th July 2018

Lovely cottage for those seeking peace, quiet and country living. Clean, comfortable, and dog friendly.

Reviewed by Margaret 13th July 2018

Location excellent for a quiet holiday owners very welcoming and helpful even got us the right milk and tea coffee sugar ready for cup of tea. Everything worked really well wi fi a bit iffy but did work really well.

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Single story former barn
Peaceful location
Relax in the cosy lounge
Charming country styling
Open plan kitchen and living area
Living and dining area
Tranquil double bedroom
Enjoy a good night's sleep
Good use of the space
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