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2 Curwens is on the left handside
Beautiful open plan lounge/diner with oak flooring
Lounge with woodburner perfect for those cooler evenings
Lounge/diner with oak flooring and exposed beams
Dining area perfect for family meals
Open-plan living area
Dining area
Well-equipped kitchen perfect for trying new recipes
King-size bedroom with dormer window and stunning countryside views
King-size bedroom with TV
Twin zip-and-link bedroom with TV
Bathroom on the first floor with bath, separate shower and WC
Unwind in the hot tub after a day exploring
Enjoy alfresco dining with a view
View across the front lawn and beyond
View from the property
Countryside location
View towards the property
Access the patio straight from the kitchen
View of complex towards Melbury Beacon
1 / 20  2 Curwens is on the left handside
2 / 20  Beautiful open plan lounge/diner with oak flooring
3 / 20  Lounge with woodburner perfect for those cooler evenings
4 / 20  Lounge/diner with oak flooring and exposed beams
5 / 20  Dining area perfect for family meals
6 / 20  Open-plan living area
7 / 20  Dining area
8 / 20  Well-equipped kitchen perfect for trying new recipes
9 / 20  King-size bedroom with dormer window and stunning countryside views
10 / 20  King-size bedroom with TV
11 / 20  Twin zip-and-link bedroom with TV
12 / 20  Bathroom on the first floor with bath, separate shower and WC
13 / 20  Unwind in the hot tub after a day exploring
14 / 20  Enjoy alfresco dining with a view
15 / 20  View across the front lawn and beyond
16 / 20  View from the property
17 / 20  Countryside location
18 / 20  View towards the property
19 / 20  Access the patio straight from the kitchen
20 / 20  View of complex towards Melbury Beacon

No 2 Curwens

Melbury Abbas, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Beautiful barn conversion offering traditional yet contemporary interiors
  • Relax in the wood fired hot tub
  • Within a 5 minute drive to shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs
  • Network of countryside walks from the property
  • Excellent holiday base to explore this pretty county whatever the season
  • Take a day trip to the seaside resorts of Poole, Bournemouth and Weymouth
Property code: 48804

Stylishly restored in 2017 this beautiful barn conversion is situated in the rural village of Melbury Abbas amid glorious Dorset countryside, boasting countryside views from the accommodation and gardens.

Situated in the heart of Dorset’s beautiful landscape of rolling hills and open farmland affording wonderful walking, there are a network of footpaths directly from the property. The area offers a wealth of pretty villages, sandy beaches and a coastline which has world heritage status. The pretty market town of Shaftesbury, which itself is home to Gold Hill, known to many as “Hovis Hill” as it was used in the 70’s television adverts for Hovis bread, is 5 minutes away. The popular seaside resorts of Poole, Bournemouth and Weymouth are worth a visit. Other attractions include Hayes Motor Museum, Longleat House and Safari Park, the beautiful gardens at Stourhead House, Salisbury Cathedral, Yeovilton Air Arm Museum and Monkey World.

Entering the property from the private terrace you are met by the charming galley kitchen, which leads to the beautiful open-plan lounge/diner with oak flooring and exposed beams. Here you can cosy up in front the wood burner and watch the Smart TV or your favourite DVD.The lounge/diner leads to the well-equipped galley kitchen with an electric oven and hob, Lavassa coffee machine, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and door to the private terrace. There is also a wet room with shower and WC, conveniently located on this floor too. Heading upstairs you will find two bedrooms, a king-size bedroom with dormer window, TV and a twin zip-and-link (which can be made into a super king-size on request) with TV. There is also an additional bunk bedroom with TV which can be prepared for a small extra cost at time of booking. These beautiful bedrooms all boast countryside views and character features including exposed stonework and beams. There is also a bathroom on this floor with a bath, separate shower and WC.

Venturing outside you will find a private terrace directly outside the kitchen door, perfect for outside dining with garden furniture and a BBQ and a wood fired hot tub. There are large shared gardens all enjoying the fabulous countryside views. Have fun in the shared open sided games barn with table tennis and table football. Ample off-road parking is available in the gravelled parking area.

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

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 king-size and 1 twin zip-and-link
  • Additional bunk bedroom available at £30 per stay
  • 1 bathroom and 1 wet room
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Lavassa coffee machine
  • Wood fired hot tub
  • Electric and underfloor/central heating included
  • Shared open sided games barn with table tennis and table football
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no smoking
  • 1 dog welcome. Dogs must be kept downstairs and a stairgate can be provided.
  • Shop and pub 2 miles
  • Arrival 3pm
  • Complex of 3 properties
  • Smart TV and DVD 
  • BBQ
  • 1 and 2 Curwens can be booked together to sleep 6, there is an interlinking internal door which on request can be opened to allow access to both properties. 

This property is personally managed by Claire.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.9
Overall equipment
4.7
Overall comfort
4.9
Overall location
4.7

Reviewed by Janice 15th September 2019

Excellent barn conversion, plenty of space and home comforts, clearly the owners have taken care to look after their guests. The chocolate cake was a very welcome surprise! Very comfy beds and beautiful view from the main bedroom. We also enjoyed sitting in the rear garden watching the wildlife. The wood fired hot tub was a lovely bonus, but took 3Read more-4 hours to get slightly warm. Hide

Reviewed by Chris 16th August 2019

The barn conversion was pretty much perfect in every respect. The beds comfortable, the kitchen fully equipped with utensils, pans, crockery etc, the whole barn immaculate and the owners extremely welcoming and helpful. We even got invited to the village fate! We've stayed at a lot of cottages and barn conversions over the years and this one rates Read moreas the best yet. Taxi ride into Shaftsbury was only 7 (Chart taxis 07554 054037) and Dominos were delivering to the door in about 20 minutes! Hide

Reviewed by Meike 2nd August 2019

We had a wonderful time at the Curwens. The house had everything we could have wished for. We especially enjoyed the woodfired hottub because it combined two of our favourite things. Making fire and relaxing in a hot bath. There is lots to see and do in the area. And the views from the cottage are lovely. We loved having breakfast outside and heariRead moreng the sheep and the cows in the field. The owners are very friendly and made us feel very welcome. We would love to stay again. Hide

Reviewed by Emma 19th July 2019

Hannah and Nigel were incredibly helpful, made what was a lovely cottage with amazing views even better. Cottage was everything Id hoped and more, the hot tub and games room excellent extras

Reviewed by Ed 28th June 2019

Hannah and Nigel are two very kind and helpfull people. The cottage is spacious, well equipped and is in a fantastic location, with beautiful views and it is very quiet. We have really enjoyed ourselves and heartily recommend it. An excellent place for us to explore the area from there. Bath, Lyme Regis, Salisbury and Weymouth are easy to reach.

Reviewed by Jane 1st June 2019

This was our second stay in this lovely property. The location was peaceful with stunning scenery. The property was superb - well equipped, beautifully furnished, beds extremely comfortable and plenty of large fluffy towels. The addition of the hot tub was a real treat, a perfect way to relax and enjoy the views with a G&T on a sunny evening. I feeRead morel sure this wont have been our last visit. Hide

Reviewed by Jane 10th May 2019

We very much enjoyed our week here and can highly recommend 2 Curwens. There are gorgeous views from the front and the rear, the sitting area is very comfortable, the mattresses too. The kitchen is well equipped and the owners are friendly and helpful. We would hardly have known there was anyone in the other two properties. It's so peaceful: what wRead moree mostly heard was birdsong! Hide

Reviewed by Janet 3rd May 2019

The property was well situated, extremely peaceful and it was quite central for days out in all directions. Very well equipped and extremely clean and comfortable.

Reviewed by Claire 9th March 2019

Such a lovely modern cottage in a great location to get out and about. We loved our week here (despite the 50 mile an hour winds of Storms Freya & Gareth!) and Hannah and Nigel are the perfect hosts. We're planning on returning one day during the summer to really appreciate the surroundings.

Reviewed by Wayne 22nd February 2019

The house is a wonderful location if piece and quiet is what you are looking for. We have been 4 times and feel relaxed from the moment we arrive and ate leaving. It has everything a couple or a family will need for a short or long stay.

Reviewed by Lisa 30th November 2018

fab stay as always. lovely and done to a high standard. looking forward to staying again. The owners really make you feel very welcome

Reviewed by Jane 8th November 2018

Very comfortable cottage, clean, well equipped and warm, the wood burner was very efficient. Owners introduced themselves and checked that we were happy with the cottage. Quiet spot with beautiful views.

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2 Curwens is on the left handside
Beautiful open plan lounge/diner with oak flooring
Lounge with woodburner perfect for those cooler evenings
Lounge/diner with oak flooring and exposed beams
Dining area perfect for family meals
Open-plan living area
Dining area
Well-equipped kitchen perfect for trying new recipes
King-size bedroom with dormer window and stunning countryside views
King-size bedroom with TV
Twin zip-and-link bedroom with TV
Show 8 moreBathroom on the first floor with bath, separate shower and WC

Location

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