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Rowena cottage is a one of a kind holiday property – complete with its own lighthouse and scenic vie

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Bedrooms 3
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Property type cottage

Overview

About the property

Rowena Cottage - sleeps five with two double bedrooms and a single.

In association with Trinity House, Rural Retreats is pleased to present Rowena Cottage at Anvil Point Lighthouse.

Rowena Cottage sleeps five guests and is one of two holiday cottages at the lighthouse, situated within the grounds of Durleston Country Park, approximately two miles up the hill from Swanage town centre, which offers a variety of shops, restaurants, pubs and other facilities.

This holiday cottage at a glance

Sleeps five guests.

Three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

WiFi.

A private side garden area with a shared garden area (both unenclosed) to the rear.

Parking within the lighthouse grounds.

One well behaved dog welcom (small additional charge).

The lighthouse does not have a fog signal.

Please note that the water in this cottage is not suitable for drinking either hot or cold. Bottled water will be provided for you during your holiday.

Minimum of a two night stay, prices quoted for two nights are only as a guide, please do contact the property manager for further details.

Additional features

Stunning, panoramic views.

Electric wood burner, electric double oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer.

TV, DVD and CD player.

Payphone.

Travel cot and highchair available on request.

Garden furniture.

Also on this site is Veronica Cottage, sleeping six guests.

Attractions and nearby amenities

There is easy access to the Dorset coastline, sandy beaches and other attractions.

Visit the National Trust's historic Corfe Castle.

Enjoy a day at the beautiful Lulworth Cove.

Explore Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour.

For a great day out for the whole family visit Studland beach.

Take a trip on the Swanage Railway for a different mode of travel.

More Details

Property Manager
Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

We come here nearly every year and it gets better every time. Thanks to the housekeepers, we've been coming since June 2003.
May 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Swanage in Purbeck District

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ground Floor: Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bathroom with shower over bath
    Ground floor: En-suite shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite shower room
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, En-suite shower room.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Ground floor: Double bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Double bedroom with a 5' bed
    Ground floor: Double bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Double bedroom with 6' zip and link bed
    Ground floor: Single bedroom - 1 Single Bed , Single bedroom with a 3' bed
  • Double bedroom with 5' bed Double bedroom with 6' zip and link bed which can convert to singles upon request, Single bedroom with 3' bed.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Notes:
Electric central heating, electric "wood burning stove effect" fire. Electric double oven; microwave; fridge/freezer; dishwasher; washing machine/dryer. TV and CD player. Payphone. WiFi*. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Garden furniture. *Please note that internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use.Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge.Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor Rural Retreats will be held responsible.

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Location

Other Activities:

There are some wonderful cities, towns and villages throughout Dorset including:

The market town of Bridport.

The historic, port town of Lyme Regis with its famous Cobb Harbour wall dating from the 13th century.

The Isle of Portland.

The bustling town of Wareham.

The coastal town of Swanage.

The historic, market town of Sherborne.

Places to visit in Dorset include:

Jurassic Coast, a “Natural” World Heritage Site covering 95 miles of stunning coastline in East Devon and Dorset.

Brownsea Island, one of the largest islands in Poole Harbour, with spectacular views across to the Purbeck Hills and an outdoor theatre.

Furleigh Estate, enjoy a day at this beautiful vineyard – Bridport, DT6 5JF. Tel: 01308 488991

Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower – Weymouth, DT4 7SX. Tel: 01305 761070

Oceanarium Bournemouth – Bournemouth, BH2 5AA. Tel: 01202 311993

Monkey World – Wareham, BH20 6HH. Tel: 01929 462537

Beaches line the Dorset coastline including:

Durdle Door, West Lulworth.

Lulworth Cove, West Lulworth.

Weymouth Beach, Weymouth.

Chesil Beach, Portland.

Cobb Beach, Lyme Regis.

Seatown Beach, Bridport.

Friars Cliff Beach, Christchurch.

There are a wealth of activities in Dorset including:

The South West Coast Path runs along the entire Jurassic Coastline, often with spectacular views.

Moonfleet Adventure Sailing – Swanage, BH19 2AW. Tel: 01929 289019

Play a round at Bridport & West Country Golf Club or further inland there is Sherborne Golf Club.

Enjoy a different mode of transport with Aerosaurus Balloons – Shaftesbury, SP7 8BS. Tel: 01404 823102

Charlie the Bikemonger – Swanage, BH19 2EQ. Tel: 01929 475833

Rosewall Coarse Fishing – Weymouth, DT3 6HA. Tel: 07831113294

Henley Hillbillies boast a wealth of outdoor pursuits such as quad biking, hovercrafting, archery and clay pigeon shooting.

There are an abundance of historic homes and gardens to visit in Dorset including:

Athelhampton House – Dorchester, DT2 7LG. Tel: 01305 848363

Highcliffe Castle – Highcliffe, BH23 4LE. Tel: 01425 278807

Kingston Lacy – Wimborne Minster, BH21 4EA.

Sherborne Abbey – Sherborne, DT9 3LQ. Tel: 01935 812452

Mapperton House and Gardens – Beaminster, DT8 3NR. Tel: 01308 862645

Corfe Castle – Wareham, BH20 5EZ. Tel: 01929 481294

Forde Abbey – Chard, TA20 4LU. Tel: 01460 221290

Some favourite restaurants to try in Dorset include:

Sienna Restaurant – Dorchester, DT1 1UP. Tel: 01305 250022

Crab House Café – Wyke Regis, DT4 9YU. Tel: 01305 788 867

The Riverside Restaurant – Bridport, DT6 4EZ. Tel: 01308 422 011

Hix Oyster and Fish House – Lyme Regis, DT7 3JP. Tel: 01297 446 910

The Dining Room – Weymouth, DT4 8PP. Tel: 01305 783008

Events within Dorset include:

February: Purbeck Literary Festival

April/May: Sherborne Abbey Festival

May: Christchurch Food & Wine Festival

July: Dorset Seafood Festival, Swanage Jazz Festival

August: Camp Bestival, Great Dorset Steam Fair, Melplash Show and Dorset County Show

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Notes

  • rental notes on extras

  • Contractual booking deposit: 33.00% rent
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