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Seaside Holiday Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 250 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

Seaside holiday accommodation rated 5*

The property is set over 3 floors with stunning views across Swanage and the Bay.

Entering the property on the ground floor is a entrance hall, Utility room, Twin bedroom with additional pull out bed. Bathroom consisting of ;W/C, sink, bath and shower. Airing Cupboard with storage.

On the second floor is an open plan lounge and kitchen with dining area that seats 5 people. There's a flat screen TV in the lounge area as well as a cosy gas fire. Double doors open out onto the balconette with stunning views across Swanage Bay. Appliances in the kitchen include a microwave, dishwasher and electric cooker with gas hob.

The master suite on the third floor also has superb sea views. There is a Double bed, built in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom.The En-suite consists of W/C, sink, bath and seperate shower.

The house is fully furnished with contemporary oak furniture. Heated by Gas central heating and a cosy Gas fire. Set in private grounds this superb property is of a high standard.

There is parking for 2 vehicles within designated bays in the communal grounds at the front of the property.

The property is set adjacent to The Downs a beautiful area with cliff top walks, a lighthouse and amazing views across Swanage and the Bay.

A 5 minute walk from the property is Swanage Pier and Boat yard, an interesting place to watch local fisherman come in and out with their daily catch and here you can visit the recently rebuilt Life Boat Station and often get to chat with the local volunteer crew who are always very welcoming and willing to chat to you about their service and experiences as part of an active Life Boat crew.

Durlston Country Park is a 20 minute walk or a 5 minute drive from the property, The newly refurbished Visitors Centre here is an amazing area where you gain interesting information on local wild life, history of the wonderful Jurassic coastline, the flora and fauna, or a perfect spot for bird watching. The Cliff top walks allow you to indulge in the opportunity to enjoy the views of the wonderful Jurassic coastline, and you can also take a look at the magnificent Lighthouse . The Heritage Centre has a very nice Restaurant, offering a wide range of dishes, or just a place to stop for a Tea, Coffee and cake.

Alternatively a 3 minute walk from the property and you are on Swanage beach, where you can sit and relax and watch the world go by while the children enjoy their time playing on the sands, and swimming in the sea. Deck chairs are available to hire.

This property is the perfect location for an idylic coastal holiday.

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Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
11 May, 2017


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Master bedroom en-suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The ground floor bathroom has also has a heated towel rail and airing cupboard.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed
  • The master bedroom/Bedroom one has a solid oak double bed with two matching side tables and built in wardrobes. This bedroom also has an en-suite bathroom. There's also an infant's travel cot available. The second bedroom has two solid oak twin beds with an additional oak pull out bed. There's also a solid oak double wardrobe with both hanging space and drawers as well as a large wall mirror and solid oak side table. This bedroom is situated on the ground floor with it's own bathroom.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Garden ...
  • Veranda
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The flat screen Tv in the lounge has sky freeview. Linen is available with the let on request at additional charge. Rental rates vary during the year, please contact us for enquiries, prices and bookings.


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Seaside Holiday Cottage
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews

Great loacation, fabulous views!

  • 4 of 5

A really comfortable house with great views from the lounge and master bedroom. It is a very short walk from the pier, the beach, shops, amusements, restaurants etc and has parking for 2 cars outside. The house was very well equipped with all you could need (except for a clothes airer!). There was plenty of space for 4 people and the bedroom downstairs would easily be able to accommodate the pull out bed for a fifth person.

Our only criticism was with the television, which was faulty prior to our stay and had not been fixed. Despite requests, this was not sorted out during our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for your comments about your stay with us at The Downs, We are glad you enjoyed It.We would like to confirm that a new TV is on site although we would like to point out the TV was fault was a picture quality problem and was still watchable. A TV Engineer call-out was requested but unfortunately due to a busy schedule they were unable to attend within a 24hr period.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Bournemouth Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Gee Whites Fish Restaurant.
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Purbeck golf course
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
M27, Ringwood junction
Nearest Restaurant
310 Metres
Gee Whites
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Car: not necessary

Situated in the seaside town of Swanage, in Dorset is this superior holiday house. The coastal location is 250 yards from the blue flag beach and town centre. The area is surrounded by the Purbeck hills and provides a perfect base for rural and coastal walks. The house is set adjacent to the Downs with a footpath to the lighthouse and wonderful walks along the cliff top. Experience a ride on the steam railway which departs from Swanage Station in the town itself. Durlston Country Park and Heritage Centre is a 20minute walk away or a 5 minute drive,

Here you can enjoy a variety of delights, Cliff top walks provide beautiful views of the Jurassic Coastline, a perfect location for

Bird Spotting and also Dolphin watching if you a lucky enough,

View the wonderful Lighthouse which stands proud on the cliff edge. A whole day could be spent in the area, with the Heritage

Centre providing a wonderful setting to enjoy dining at its newly

opened Restaurant and Coffee shop. Close by is Corfe Castle and the RSPB Arne nature reserve. Studland Beach is a short

drive from Swanage itself, Studland has beautiful golden sands

and dunes to relax in or use for exploring the habitat and its treasures. The National Trust at Studland provide exciting

activities for all ages to enjoy, and there is National Trust Cafe

and Shop a the entrance to the sands.

The chain ferry offers you the opportunity to be on the shores

of Sandbanks within a 5minute trip. This wonderful area of

Golden Beachs, views of amazing frontline luxurious properties, Restuarants offering high quality cuisine, Boutique shopping and even the occassional celebrity spotting is a must whilst your

in the area.

Swanage is the perfect location to travel the South West Coast

of England.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Swanage, Dorset

No rental rates available - please contact the owner

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Seasonal prices vary, please enquire with exact dates for accurate price
Rates are subject to change until bookings are secured with a booking deposit.
Linen is available on request at an additional price, please state in your enquiry if you require linen hire.
A £300 refundable security deposit is required prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

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