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Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 Score from 33 reviews


Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden



An attractive cottage full of character,situated in the oldest part of Swanage,just 5 mins fromthe town centre, beach and Steam Raltway. The house is newly rufurbished and is decorated to a high standard, It has a cosy lounge,dining room both with coal gas fires.Separate kitchen with door leading to enclosed sunny garden.Upstairs there is bathroom/wc, double bedroom, twin bedroom,and bedroom wth built in bunk beds.

Steep staircase top floor (behind lockable door!) chill out love disappearing up here to escape and hang out.Has Sea views.

Separate WC.

Swanage is an old fashioned seaside town with a Blue flag safe sandy beaches. A good mix of interesting shops and Galleries. Plenty of cafes,pubs and restuarants to choose from. A steam railway to Corfe Castle runs from the centre of the town.Take the footpaths from house to Dulston Castle and Country Park. National Nature Reserve at the end of the road. Local attractions include Studland Bay and other National Trust Beaches. Brownsea Island, Monkey World,The Tank Museum,The Blue Pool,Fossiling and rock pooling at Kimmeridge, Exploring the fabulous Jurassic Coast. Lulworth Cove and castle,Durdle Door, the Lost village of Tyneham.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Swanage 500 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 50 m
Nearest travel links 500 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Further details indoors

Additional separate WC on top floor. Sunny patio has dining table and loungers. Ipod docking stations in Lounge and dining room.

The West Country region

Start off that holiday feeling by catching the chain driven ferry from Sandbanks to Studland a short drive will be you to the traditional seaside town of Swanage.

Swanage is the gateway to the World Heritage site and is the perfect base for exploring the beautiful Isle of Purbeck and Jurassic coast.You can take a boat to Poole, Bournmouth,Isle of Wight or Brownsea Island from the renovated pier, or maybre a fishing trip.


Swanage is host to several annual festivals including the blues Festival in March,Jazz Festival in July,Purbeck Walking week in May, The Carnival and Regatta in July/August, September Folk Festival


Swanage runs a regular bus service (open top weather permitting) to Studand, Poole and Wareham,Corfe.

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Review 1-10 of 33

4 Jul 2014


"You couldn't find a better Swanage holiday cottage to stay in"

It was clear to me when organising my trip to Swanage that the owner Alison was helpful and cheerful to deal with. But it was only when I stayed in the cottage that I realised how clever she was too. … More

24 Jun 2014


"Ideal cottage for a young family, close to everything and really clean and comfortable."

We had a delightful stay here. The cottage is in an ideal location, close enough to walk to everything you need to in Swanage, but far enough away to avoid any bustle at the busiest times. The photos… More

16 Jun 2014



Lovely property in a great location. Perfect for town and the beach but still quiet. Garden is a nice little sun trap. Lots of nice personal little touches. We all had a lovely time and will be recomm… More

11 May 2014


"Great place to stay for a weekend or longer"

I recently stayed at the cottage for a long weekend with a group of friends. We had a fantastic weekend and were really impressed with the presentation of the cottage. It was spacious and immaculate with lots of nice extras; a welcome package, plenty of games, DVDs and more. Would love to stay again!

11 May 2014


"Home from home"

This was our second stay at the cottage and we had a lovely time. Alison is very helpful on the phone and there were no issues during our stay. This cottage is really great for those with children, yo… More

7 Apr 2014


"A charming stay"

The property itself is well appointed and thoughtfully furnished throughout, as the photos and reviews elsewhere demonstrate. We found it to be very comfortable, with a real element of style - excellent value. We had no problem parking either right outside or just opposite the cottage, albeit we stayed just before the school holiday.

The owner was very welcoming and could not have been more helpful, achieving the ideal balance between being well organised and available if needed whilst creating a relaxing place to stay.

The cottage is well positioned for Swanage and as a base for the wider area.

We could not recommend the overall experience more highly.

Thank you!

4 Apr 2014


"Idillic 5 star cottage in a perfect location"

We stayed in the cottage for 2 nights with our teenage kids and mother in law . The cottage has been renovated and maintained to the highest standard with high quality fixture and fittings , it was homely , spacious , well equipped in a great location to walk to the beach, shops and restaurants . We had a lovely relaxing break and will definitely return , thanks Alison

22 Mar 2014


"Fabulous Seaside Cottage"

Fabulous seaside cottage in Swanage. It is beautifully furnished and manages to feel both cosy and luxurious at the same time. It has everything a family of group of friends could need for a short bre… More

18 Feb 2014


"Fantastic Weekend"

Spent a lovely long weekend in your beautiful cottage. It is decorated to a very high standard with such attention to detail, we all really loved it. The location is perfect for restaurants, walks and beach front. We ate at the Canteen - very friendly staff and excellent food. We had Sunday lunch at the pub next door which was also really good. I would definitely recommend this
holiday cottage in Swanage.

3 Jan 2014


"Comfortable, cosy cottage with everything you need provided."

We stayed in Holiday Cottage Swanage for the week over Christmas and had a lovely time. The cottage is extremely comfortable and very well furnished in tasteful decor. I had no problems cooking and serving a Christmas meal for 5 and a Boxing Day meal for 9! All the utensils, cooking equipment and crockery were provided.
The cottage is an easy walk into the town and to the beach.
Swanage is beautiful at all times of year - the wind and storms over Christmas simply made our favourtie walks over Durlston and over Ballard Down even more dramatic and exciting.

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