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6 Arcade Terrace Cottage – Home 271745 Apartment

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

6 Arcade Terrace Cottage – Home 271745

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 5 reviews

  • Apartment
  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Apartment / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

This first-floor cottage offers a real experience of England and a typical English seaside holiday in a famous area of natural beauty, preserved by the National Trust, also known as the Jurassic coast of Dorset - consisting mostly of cliff and open countryside. It is best suited for walks, sightseeing excursions, literary associations, safe bathing on sandy beaches, golfing, rock climbing, fishing, scuba diving and other water sports. But Swanage and its surroundings are also rich in history from Celtic hill forts, Saxon walls, Norman castles to World War II installations. This was also the home of the famous English poet and novelist, Thomas Hardy, and the villages and towns, the hills and heathlands are rich in associations with his writings..The cottage is available in the summer months on a weekly basis, Saturday to Saturday. A chief attraction is its location in the very heart of Swanage right on top of the beach, public transport, shops, pubs and restaurants, so you can can

This first-floor cottage offers a real experience of England and a typical English seaside holiday in a famous area of natural beauty, preserved by the National Trust, also known as the Jurassic coast of Dorset - consisting mostly of cliff and open countryside. It is best suited for walks, sightseeing excursions, literary associations, safe bathing on sandy beaches, golfing, rock climbing, fishing, scuba diving and other water sports. But Swanage and its surroundings are also rich in history from Celtic hill forts, Saxon walls, Norman castles to World War II installations. This was also the home of the famous English poet and novelist, Thomas Hardy, and the villages and towns, the hills and heathlands are rich in associations with his writings..The cottage is available in the summer months on a weekly basis, Saturday to Saturday. A chief attraction is its location in the very heart of Swanage right on top of the beach, public transport, shops, pubs and restaurants, so you can can easily do without a car, though private parking is available. Please note that in the apartment the ensuite bathroom has a shower but no bathtub.

Further details outdoors

Located on the first floor, the cottage is cosy and centrally located and yet quiet. A Juliet balcony offers a view of the garden below and roofscape beyond. A swingset is located in the entrance patio.

Location description from owner

The Isle of Purbeck region

Climate is temperate. Best months for visits, birds, flowers, are June through September.Stone architecture is characteristic. Purbeck has a long tradition of stone-quarrying for house and roof construction. Our cottages are clad in local Purbeck stone and our garden was a "stone yard" - storage place for stone-shipping near the dock - in the 19c.Most famous monument nearby is the splendid ruin of Corfe Castle dating from Anglo-saxon times. Wareham has Saxon walls. Maiden Castle and Flower Barrow are fine Iron-age Forts once occupied by numerous Celtic farmers and townsfolk.Purbeck area is generally considered of outstanding natural beauty. Much of it is National Trust land donated by the feudal Bankes family, who survived Cromwell's assault and destruction of their castle at Corfe and ruled a huge demesne of farm and heathland.Hardy's birthplace cottage is well worth a visit at Lower Bockhampton near Dorchester (Casterbridge in his novels). Hardy calls Swanage 'Knollsea' in his novels, and lived here briefly when he first got married.Many picturesque villages: Langton Matravers, Worth Matravers, Acton, Studland, Kimmeridge and Lulworth are within easy reach by bus or on foot. most of them have fine churches and interesting graveyards. The"Square and Compasss" pub at nearby village of Worth Matravers is the most historic in Dorset and has a stone-carving fair, theatricals and a fossil museum for visitors.

Swanage Bay

Durlston Castle - Jurassic Coast exhibition.Durlston Country Park - ecological and geological exhibits.Swanage Steam Railway - excursions to Harmon's Cross and Corfe,the.Lighthouse and Tilly Whim quarry.Casino and Funworld Amusement Arcade.Boat excursions, Fishing, Horse riding, Scuba diving, Rock climbing, golf, tennis, etc.Swanage Carnival and Regatta and numerous other events such as fetes, fireworks and music festivals in July, August and September

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Beds in other rooms: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swing set
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:14:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
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House rules

The apartment is not suited to gatherings of more than 5 or 6 people, so while family gatherings are acceptable and dining guests welcome - parties or larger gatherings are not allowed.

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About the owner

Ian and Jane L
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
12 Sep 2016
Years listed:
3
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian


This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 27 Nov 2012. Located in Swanage, it has 5 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £500.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 12 Sep 2016.

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