4 Saxon Maybank in Bradford Abbas, Dorset

What to Expect

A beautifully converted barn with its own private hot tub, garden and stunning views out over the surrounding countryside, 4 Saxon Maybank in Bradford Abbas is perfect for couples or for a family holiday in the company of your favourite four-legged friends.

Situated on an elegant country estate, the cottage is ideally located for walking in the local area or for a visit to Sherborne and Yeovil as well as the seaside at Weymouth.

At A Glance

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About 4 Saxon Maybank

From the superb master bedroom with en-suite bathroom to the second bedroom with twin beds and the house bathroom, 4 Saxon Maybank in Bradford Abbas offers a luxury place to spend some time as a couple or with family.

The cottage’s decked seating area boasts fabulous views across the countryside which you can also choose to enjoy from the hot tub or even the living room with its patio doors which look out across the garden.

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Things To Do in Bradford Abbas

Tucked away in green valleys and wooded hills, Sherborne is less than 15 minutes from 4 Saxon Maybank by car. A pretty, traditional Dorset town, it has timber framed buildings and is rich in history and culture. Sherborne Abbey is worth a visit and holds regular classical music concerts against a stunning backdrop.

Founded in AD 705, the abbey has developed from a Saxon church before becoming the home to a monastic community and finally to its current role as a beautiful parish church.

Sherborne is a popular destination for food-lovers. Choose from a wide variety of restaurants, cafés and head to the town’s farmers’ market for locally grown produce which is as fresh as it gets.

Stock up on goodies to prepare a hearty meal back at the cottage. Head to the Haynes International Motor Museum to see classic Bentleys and Rolls Royces from the 1950s and 1960s on display alongside super-fast cars such as a Jaguar XJ220.

If you prefer travelling by air, the Fleet Air Arm Museum in nearby Yeovilton is home to the first British Concorde. Step on board and experience air travel like never before, without even taking off!

The pretty Somerset town of Yeovil is a short drive from the cottage. The inspiration for Ivell in Wessex, Thomas Hardy’s novel, the town is also famous for its leather industry which thrived in the 19th century, producing gloves, which also earnt the town’s football club its nickname of the Glovers.

Yeovil means the ‘town on the river’ which is perfect for walks with your canine friend taking in the fresh air and waterfront views. It is also an excellent place to indulge in some retail therapy and is where the locals head to for leisure activities, be it shopping, cafés or restaurants.

The town has some fabulous cafés serving up gourmet hamburgers, milkshakes and traditional English breakfasts as well as slabs of delicious home-baked cakes.

Our Thoughts

4 Saxon Maybank is a stunning place to stay with beautiful countryside views and walks in the local area, perfect for you and your loved ones to spend some quality time together. The cottage’s welcoming living area is simply delightful for relaxing with a good book or turn down the lights on a clear night and cuddle up on the sofa, looking out of the room’s patio doors to see which stars you can see. The cottage’s modern dining/kitchen area is perfect for cooking up a feast with food bought at a local market before dining together as a family.

Visit Yeovil or Sherborne to learn about local history in pretty Dorset and Somerset towns or take a drive to the beach at Weymouth. Weymouth’s magnificent Georgian seafront and arc of golden sand are a fantastic place to spend the day building sandcastles and eating icecreams
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4 Saxon Maybank
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Our Rating

Comfort and Equipment 91%
Location 92%
Cleanliness 86%
Value for money 88%

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