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Fossil Barn

Weymouth, Dorset (Ref. 994207)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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28 Customer Review(s)

  • Wykes

    “Lovely property,great hosts.”

    Central location in village.

    Central location in village. Very easy to go out and visit all the sites,great base to discover Dorset.

    - Wykes, May 2021

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The property

Located within the grounds of the Owners 17th century thatched Manor, one of the oldest and prettiest properties in Chickerell, Weymouth, this assiduously designed and high specification character barn conversion is bound to be a favourite.

The centrepiece of Fossil Barn is the hand built oak and glass fronted living area with solid oak flooring throughout.

With a generous fully enclosed garden to admire from the impressive lounge, you can leave open the large glazed Oak doors on a summers day to let the outside in or close them and snuggle up on a winters day.

Complementing the living area is a generous modern kitchen which feels like the heart of the property with its oak floors and warm tones of the wooden worktops.

Adding to the sense of luxury and convenience are the bath/shower rooms, effectively one for each of the two bedrooms.

A handcrafted stained glass fossil design window in the main bedroom echoes the attention to detail that this property enjoys.

A tranquil coastal village within a mile of the Fleet, the largest natural inlet of sea water in England.

The village has shops, two public houses, a restaurant, chemist and post office.

The Turks Head, just a few minutes' walk from Fossil Barn is well renowned locally as it provides good portions of home cooked food which can be enjoyed both inside and in the pub garden.

Just outside the town boundary of Weymouth, a Georgian seaside resort which you can dip into easily if you would like a day on the award winning blue flag sandy beach or a stroll along the pretty harbour in addition to exploring the World Heritage Jurassic coast hunting for fossils.

A warm Dorset welcome awaits you when you arrive at Fossil Barn, fresh and delicious Dorset apple cake (the apples are picked from the garden) to accompany the welcome tea and coffee, a perfect way to settle you into your holiday.


  • Entering this one floor property via low rise steps to the kitchen
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower room, basin and WC
  • 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available on request
  • Secluded rear garden, enclosed and gated, extensive patio with feature lighting and lawn with garden furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Please note the off road parking space available is for 1 vehicle only
  • Additional street parking also available.

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About the location


Dorchester 7 miles; Bridport 17 miles.

The popular resort of Weymouth makes an outstanding year-round holiday destination, with a wide variety of attractions on offer, appealing to all tastes and ages. The glorious golden sandy beaches have excellent facilities for all kinds of watersports, whilst from the picturesque, bustling harbour you can take regular fishing trips. A short drive takes you to Portland Harbour, and the rugged “Isle” of Portland, linked to Weymouth by the dramatic Chesil Beach. Visit Dorchester, Thomas Hardy’s “Casterbridge”, only 7 miles away, or take a journey along the scenic coastal road and call in at Abbotsbury Swannery and Subtropical Gardens. Alternatively, just head down to West Bay - the views of the stunning Dorset Heritage Coastline are not to be missed!

Region Information


This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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