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Millpond Cottage


Excellent 5/5 Score from 9 reviews

Millpond Cottage

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Millpond Cottage is a traditional Purbeck stone cottage dating back to the early 18th century. It is set beside the tranquil Millpond in the heart of Swanage. It offers delightful accommodation for up to 7 people. It is a five minute walk to the town centre and beach.

Millpond Cottage offers excellent accommodation over two floors, there are two reception rooms and a well equipped new kitchen diner which leads into the garden with views over the Millpond. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, two doubles with one ensuite and a twin room, all bedrooms have Millpond views. There is a family bathroom on this floor.

There is a modern comfortable sofa-bed in the second reception room if and extra bed is required. There is a second separate downstairs toilet.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Swanage 400 m
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bournemouth 25 km, Nearest railway: Wareham 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details

Welcome pack available on arrival.

The West Country region

Swanage boast some of the highest temperatures and longest hours of sunshine in the country.

The Jurassic coastline is the first natural World Heritage designated site in the United Kingdom with beautiful sandy beaches and wonderful wildlife.

The are many nearby attractions which include Durlston Country Park, Studland beach and nature reserve, The Blue Pool, Swanage Steam Railway, Bovington Tank Museum and Monkey World

Bournemouth. Poole and Dorchester are all within a half hour drive.


Swanage boasts a wealth of exciting events including the fantastic yearly Jazz festival. Then you can have some more fun at Carnival week, the fun and enjoyment is not finished yet because there is the amazing Blues festival that will take your breath away with the best Blues artists around.

Not very far away you can go and play some golf or even tennis if you prefer. Also you can enjoy water-sports, fishing and horse-riding.

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Review 1-9 of 9

30 Oct 2014


"A beautiful oasis in Dorset"

A quite lovely house set by the millpond and church. The house is large and very comfortably furnished, the garden is simply stunning, you could be forgiven if you thought you were in the middle of th… More

14 Aug 2014


"Lovely Cottage"

The service we received in booking this property was excellent our queries were answered quickly. We have family connections to Swanage and have visited many times and so we had seen the Millpond cott… More

11 Jun 2014


"Idyllic Setting"

The best accommodation we have stayed in at Swanage. A beautiful and peaceful setting but still has the convenience of a short walk to the shops and seafront. It was very comfortable and was perfect… More

27 Sep 2013


"Fabulous Cottage in a great location!"

Millpond Cottage is a lovely home to spend your holiday in swanage! The owner Alison has done wonders to make the cottage as homely as possible. Its location is perfect with a short 10 minute walk to … More

13 Aug 2013



After a wonderful, sunny week in Lyme Regis but with very disappointing accommodation, we were delighted to find that the 2nd week of our annual holiday was going to be spent in such a well kept cotta… More

16 Jul 2012


"Absolutely wonderful cottage"

Alison's cottage is wonderful home from home, lovely location,lovely feel about the cottage and the ducks in the garden the grandaughters and the rest of the family loved it all, I cant rate this cottage high enough, I have been holidaying in Swanage for the last 40 years with my children and grandchildren so to get the opportunity to stay at the cottage that I have many photos of with the ducks and children over the years was fabulous..Thank you for a very warm welcolme to your holiday cottage Alison !! x

4 Nov 2011



Excellent cottage in lovely pretty setting just 5 minutes walk from the town/beach. Really comfortable and a standard of fittings. Would highly recommend.… More

12 Sep 2011


"Beautiful cottage in an amazingly special location"

We visited Millpond Cottage with friends and had a wonderful time. It's a cozy but surprisingly spacious cottage, beautifully furnished (stylish - no chintz!) and in a perfect location. It'… More

27 Jul 2011


"Comfortable, central, wonderfully equipped"

Stayed as a group of 5 (2 x grandparents, 2 x parents, 1 one-year-old) in July 2011. Despite laughably bad weather (14 degrees, wind, rain) we had a great time. The location could not, literally, be m… More

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Alison L.

  • 3 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:26 Oct 2014

Based in Australia

Languages spoken
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