Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
California Meadows, Swanage, Dorset, sleeps 10-12 in 4 bedrooms.
Sleeps 2 to 12 in the Barn and Shepherd's Hut:
California Barn sleeps 10 in 3 bedrooms
Shepherd's Hut sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom
The Barn, previously used to shelter the quarry ponies of the local stone industry, was converted to holiday accommodation in 2004. Glamping and camping is available on the same site for larger groups. The venue has a weddings license and can accommodate wedding receptions and festival weddings for 200.
California Barn is ideal as a large comfortable self catering property for family events and holidays in a beautiful location. The property also provides opportunities for other uses such as groups participating in specific activities and for corporate use. Activity holidays previously held on site include art holidays, therapy groups, religious and meditative observation, historical and wildlife research, yoga and physical well-being, music, literary and performance activities.
The mid 19th century Barn provides accommodation for 10 people (plus cots and additional foldouts and sofa beds if required). The large open plan ground floor includes a fully fitted contemporary kitchen (cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer), dining and lounge areas (digital TV, DVD, CD/radio). Also on the ground floor is a twin bedroom and shower room useful for those with limited mobility. Two further bedrooms sleeping 4 each and a bathroom lie on the first floor. Both bedrooms are large enough to accommodate guest beds.
The Barn is comfortably furnished throughout with many original works of art. Underfloor heating, a wood burning stove and double glazing make it perfectly suited to use during cooler months.
The Shepherd's Hut sleeps a further 2 or 3. The on site campsite can accommodate 50 including a yurt sleeping 2-5.
The cultural, historical and ecological heritage of the Purbeck area is ideal to discover and be inspired by.
The property is ideal for group accommodation, weddings and activities on site or organised elsewhere in the Swanage area i.e. various festivals; Steam Railway events; Durlston Country Park and National Trust workshops and conservation volunteers; diving, walking and wildlife groups.
Reductions for late availability or considerable under occupancy. During school holidays and high season there are minimum booking periods of between 3 and 7 nights. Contact owner for details. Fees do not include linen or towels which can provided at extra cost. Duvets and pillows provided.