Just 5 to 10 minutes stroll to Swanage's Blue Flag Award Winning Beach, Victorian Pier and Steam Railway, art galleries, restaurants, bars and pubs, we are letting our much loved home, over the summer holidays.
Five minutes walk from the front door will bring you to the Townsend Nature Reserve and Durlston National Park, renowned as an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, leading to the Jurassic Coast Cliff Walks, Durlston Castle and the Lighthouse.
We have 3 bedrooms, 2 bright double bedrooms (one with fabulous view of Swanage Bay and Purbeck Hills) both with vanity units and the smaller third with full sized bunk beds with view of Swanage Bay and the Purbeck Hills. There is an open plan large kitchen/diner/family room with double doors leading to balcony and further views of Swanage Bay and Purbeck Hills. Stairs leading down to covered seating area and barbeque.
Cosy adult’s lounge to relax in, when younger ones are sleeping, with 50 inch tv and adults’ dining area. In the large open plan kitchen/family room there is a Large 50 inch flat screen TV, Large Range Cooker and 5 ring hob and washing machine. Fully tiled bathroom with power shower over bath, basin and toilet. Separate Toilet and basin upstairs. Linens and Towels provided (for use on the premises only).
Off road parking, side gate leading to secure covered area for bicycles/ kayak/ canoe/ sailing/ hiking equipment etc.
A truly fabulously convenient location just a 10 minute walk from all the attractions and conveniences our stunning seaside town has to offer, whilst being away from the bustle of the town.
Available are various boat trips to Brownsea Island, Poole, around local shoreline I.e Old Harry Rocks, Fishing trips, both local mackerel fishing and further out to sea day hires etc. Various Diving Schools at the Pier.
Extremely good (so we are told) and picturesque Purbeck Golf Club which is open to the public, there are other golf clubs in the area also open to the public. For the lesser experienced golfers there is crazy golf for the kids in the town centre.
Area is extremely popular with mountain bikers, there is a really good bike shop literally round the corner, he is very involved in all local bike events, look him up, Charlie the Bikemonger. He also hires bikes out and has a workshop team to fix all levels of bike.
Local convenience shop only 2 minutes down the road open early until late 7 days a week.
Location! We are in the middle of Purbeck's Jurassic Coast, a listed area of Natural Outstanding Beauty. Everything on your doorstep from Townsend Nature Reserve (5 minutes up the hill) to Durlston Head where the magnificent lighthouse is situated, then you can either take the coastal path to Dancing Ledge and on to Worth Matravers where you will find the famous Square and Compass pub, this is a truly unspoiled traditional pub overlooking the sea, it is very rustic with a serving hatch, barrels of beer behind hatch, a wide cider menu, pasties on a paper plate only food available. There are no fruit machines, pool table, tv's, juke boxes - and cash only! It also has a Fossil Museum.
Another lovely place to visit is the Scott Arms at Kingston with its stunning garden views over Corfe Castle, they have a good food reputation and also often have an outside Jerk Shack food bar.
There is of course Corfe Castle itself, you can take the Swanage Steam Train to this.
Near by there are also Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove to visit.
If you turn left from the lighthouse towards Durlston Castle then it will take you back into Swanage via The Downs.
If you travel further towards Sandbanks through Studland there are miles of quiet unspoilt National Trust beaches.
You can also travel on to Sandbanks, Poole and Bournmouth via the Chain Ferry (cash only).
An absolutely fabulous place to have a meal or a glass of wine is Shell Bay Restaurant and Bar, next to the ferry - it offers amazing views (see photo).
Our home has great views over the Bay and of the Purbeck Hills and is close walking distance to Swanage, you won't necessarily need to take the car.
Our home is just off the High St so you don't get the late night noises of people 'strolling home'.
Two minutes down the road is our wonderful local pub (The Black Swan) which serves delicious food (although it is best to book as they get very busy). Also to be found is a very good Chinese take away just around the corner.
There are of course a choice of fish and chips shops.
There is also a lovely old stone church and Mill pond just down the hill.
Please note if there are any accidents there is a cottage hospital just literally around the corner, but it is not a 24 hr/ out of hours hospital.
We have our own ‘private annex’ which we use here and there but, this does not encroach on the privacy of our guests in any way. We have our own access etc plus bedroom/kitchen/shower room/ sitting room/balcony.