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Chalet Bungalow Sleeps 8 In A Quiet Residential Road In North Swanage.

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Chalet in Swanage, Dorset, England - Purbeck Countryside, Jurassic Coast And Beaches Close By

Knollsea is a modern chalet bungalow sleeping 8 in a quiet residential road in north Swanage. Well behaved children are welcome, sorry we don't take pets. Beaches, pubs and restaurants within a 10-15 minute walk away. Purbeck countryside and Jurassic coast to explore. Water sports for the family in season. Beautiful Studland beaches 10 minute car drive away. Bus stop nearby for Studland, Sandbanks and Bournemouth. Take a trip on the steam railway to Corfe Castle or you can walk or cycle there along the Purbeck Way. Swanage has restaurants, pubs, interesting shops and art galleries, a Victorian pier and stone quay with an open air fish bar in season. There is Durlston country park and castle. Swanage is a family orientated resort with something for all the family.

Helen Scullion
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

About Helen Scullion

We moved to Swanage and set up a successful B+B which means all rooms have a tv and three of the rooms are ensuite. We did this for about 3 years and have now found that self catering gives us more time to enjoy beautiful Dorset.

Helen Scullion purchased this bungalow in 2008

Why Helen Scullion chose Swanage

We love Swanage for it's quaintness and that it has retained it's charm and is not too commercialized. We both visited Swanage as children and have great fun with our family now when they come to visit us, kayaking,mountain biking,hiking,beach hut parties,barbecues on the beach(enjoyed by the 96 year old) and picnicking with or away from the crowds.We love the countryside,coastal walks,beaches,wildlife,pubs! and restaurants.Swanage is popular with all members of our family.

What makes this bungalow unique

We like the 20 minute walk to town in all weathers all year round and also being close to the footpath to Ballard Down,Studland,Old Harry Rocks and Corfe Castle.Knollsea is our home and we enjoy the family visiting because the bungalow having ensuites in three of the rooms and tv's in all bedrooms we can get a away from each other if need be! you can also escape to the summerhouse it can be a den or a retreat.Parking is relaxed here as well with driveway parking for 4 cars and the road is usually quiet.We like living on a quiet residential road.


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

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
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  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • town
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1 En-suite with separate walk in shower. Bedroom 2 En-suite with shower. Bedroom 3 En-suite with shower. Ground floor bathroom,bath with overhead shower. Ground floor wc.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, grnd floor, access to patio. Bedroom 2 with double bed, grnd floor, front of bungalow. Bedroom 3 with 2 twin 6'X3' beds, upstairs.(size 11' x 10') Bedroom 4 with 2 twin 6'x3' beds, upstairs.(size 9'5" X 9'3"). Rooms have lcd
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The Twin ensuite upstairs room has single zip and link beds which can be put together as a double kingsize bed,please let us know if required upon booking. Please call or e-mail for further info. Short breaks 3/4 days also available contact owner by e-mail or phone for availability. Outside: Medium size enclosed back garden with lawn, large patio accessible from dining room and bedroom 1. Summerhouse, garden tables, chairs, seating for 8 with 2 parasols. Workshop in back garden can be used for storing bikes or as a drying room for wet gear etc. Please ask the owners for a key if you require this. Utility Room: Large fridge, Large upright freezer, washing machine, airer, iron and ironing board, sink. Cleaning / Towels / Linen: No towels provided. All bedlinen included, bath mats, 4 tea towels and dish cloths. The property is cleaned between lettings and all linen changed weekly. Other: Dining room with seating for 8 with French doors leading onto patio.


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Chalet Bungalow Sleeps 8 In A Quiet Residential Road In North Swanage.
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Bierton aylesbury

Excellent villa style house. Very well appointed everything you need.nice people

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much.very well kept a nice area. Near to beaches and town.Helen and Richard. very helpful ray

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
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Beautiful family home, lots of room and extremely well equipped, absolutely loved our stay away.

  • 5 of 5

We had a very comfortable stay, home from home. All the needs of a holiday home here, would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We had a a very enjoyable family gathering at Knollsea over Easter. The house is amazingly well equipped. The owners have thought of everything guests might possibly need. Thank you for the welcome Easter bunnies and eggs placed on our beds. There are en suites and a family bathroom and so much space with comfortable furniture. The garden and patio are a delight although the wintry weather meant we only ate out in the garden a few times. We found the nearby corner shop very useful. We appreciated the short walk to the beach and coastal path. We recommend this accommodation, which suited us perfectly.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent Holiday Home in a Great Location

  • 5 of 5

A lovely property, spacious and clean with great facilities. It was great to have a bathroom for each bedroom, no queuing for the shower! Every need was catered for inside and out. A great patio area where we sat to enjoy breakfast in the sunshine every day.

My only complaint would be on the day of departure when the owners turned up at 9.15am , check out time is 10am so we felt very much under pressure to leave immediately. Otherwise we really enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend to others and hope to return again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and the house worked for you all. We normally arrive about 9am on departure day to empty the bins and take the rubbish to the dump. The bins are in the passageway which doesn't usually effect the guests as it is screened off by gates. If we have time we cut the grass so we don't disturb guests during the week. We are sorry you felt under pressure to leave before 10am. On our arrival Helen did ask one of the gentlemen in your party if it was ok to do the bins and cut the grass and he said he was happy for us to do this. Thank you for pointing this out and we will make it clear to other guests that they are under no pressure to leave before 10am.
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A delightful holiday rental

  • 5 of 5

A lovely, large chalet type bungalow, spotlessly clean throughout with every self catering requirement met. With three of the 4 bedrooms enjoying "en suite" facilities we were spoilt for bathroom choices and with all the bedrooms having its own tv, everybody's choice was available! Particularly enjoyed the long table area in the lounge - all 7 of us could eat together without pressure; particularly nice with the patio doors opened onto the garden. Barbecues on the patio on 4 evenings - outside furniture enabled outside meals and the summer house and garden area is secure and safe for our 6 year old and twin 3 year old grand daughters! Located some 10/15 minutes away from Swanage beach - the car never left its more than adequate parking area! What was particularly impressive was the personal welcome we received from the owner upon our arrival.

A great weeks holiday - we are booked again for next year.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice clean property with plenty of space

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the property over the Early May Bank Holiday in 2016. The house was very clean and well maintained.

We took the "twins" option for bedroom 3 giving us 2x twins, 2x doubles and the lounge looked to have a sofa bed providing extra space. There's off street parking for atleast 3 cars.

Bedroom 1 (double) was access friendly with a nice wet room and a sink that can be raised and lowered, so if anyone has mobility issues there's step free access to the ground floor. The "Garden and summer house" picture does not do the back enough justice. There's a nice lawn for relaxing or letting children be themselves. Each room had a TV so no fighting over who's watching which channel either.

There's plenty of fridge / freezer space for families on a longer stay as well as an oven, combi microwave and gas hob.

  • Review Submitted: 03-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Special interest holidays:

Stone craving

Mountain biking


Coastal path walking






10-15 minute walk away to Swanage beaches, 10 minute drive to Studland beaches or 30 minute walk over Ballard Down to Studland. 12 mile drive to Lulworth Cove, 30 mile drive to Weymouth.


Wareham (main line station) 10 miles.


Studland 3 miles

Corfe Castle 5 miles

Wareham 10 miles

Bournemouth via Studland ferry 10 miles

Lulworth 12 miles

Monkey World 15 miles

Bovington Tank Museum 15 miles

Poole via Sandbanks ferry 10 miles

Dorchester 20 miles

Brownsea Island 4 miles

Sandbanks ferry 4 miles

Arne Nature Reserve 12 miles

Further Details:

Corner shop a few minutes walk away, 2 supermarkets in town, post office, banks, library.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Please check dates and price for your chosen week and contact us to confirm a booking by telephone or email. We will then send you a booking form to fill in and return with a 25% deposit to secure booking. The balance is required 8 weeks before holiday commences. If you need to cancel your holiday and have given us 60 days notice or more we will refund the total amount. If you are unable to give 60 days notice or more we will try and re let your holiday. If successful we will refund the total amount, if we are unable to re let then none of the money paid to us can be refunded. Cancellation insurance is recommended. There is also a £200 damages deposit which is payable with the balance payment and is refunded after a successful inspection of the property at the end of your stay.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday, arrival time is 4pm and departure time is 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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