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Wissett Cottage

Wissett Cottage - Character features abound inside and out with chocolate box charm.
5.0 of 5 stars
21 reviews
Wissett Cottage - Character features abound inside and out with chocolate box charm.
Wissett Cottage - Character features abound inside and out with chocolate box charm.
Dining room with refectory table seating up to 8 people.
Master bedroom. Comfortable king-sized bed with good quality bed linen provided.
Wissett Cottage - Character features abound inside and out with chocolate box charm.
Living room - alternative view.
Cosy nights in front of the wood burner. Some logs for your first fire are provided.
The dining room - another corner in which to relax
The sunny, south-facing aspect to the cottage edged with country garden plants and flowers.
Relax in the pretty courtyard garden.
Cottage front - showing the thatched 'wing' extending to the rear.
The garage and drive provide parking for 2 cars
View over Worbarrow Tout from Flowers Barrow on the SW Coastal path - stunning walking country!
There's always a peaceful spot to be found on one of the area's fine, sandy beaches.
Climbing out of the village , the castle is a focal point in the scenery for miles around.
Beautiful views from Corfe Common.
A lovely play park to help entertain our younger guests is to be found within 1 minute's walk.
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Wissett Cottage is the quintessential, traditional Dorset stone cottage. Steeped in period character such as exposed stonework, ancient timbers and a partly thatched roof, this 300 year old cottage provides a cosy and welcoming 'home away from home' that combines rustic charm with comfortable furnishings and modern day conveniences.

Lying within an 'arrow's flight' of the historic ruins of Corfe Castle, Wissett Cottage is conveniently situated close to all village amenities such as the convenience store, post office, bakery and excellent local pubs. A short, 5 minute stroll will take you to Corfe Castle station from where you can board one of the vintage steam trains operating on the famous Swanage Steam Railway. The village nestles in the heart of the magnificent Isle of Purbeck and lies close to many areas of outsta...
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About the owner, Kate H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 23 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 21 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL357764 by: Holiday Lettings
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David V
Bath, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 17 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

The cottage is delightful. The lounge is very comfortable with games, books and DVDs to use. The dining area is spacious and again comfortable. The kitchen is modern with all the appliances one needs during a stay. The courtyard garden is small and totally private and gets the sun. The bedrooms are cosy and very comfortable and the bathroom is... more

Sandi P
Greater Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 21 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We had a wonderful holiday at Wissett Cottage. The owners gave us a warm welcome with everything at our fingertips - maps, suggested walks, books and tips on stunning places to explore. The cottage has a great layout with a spacious cozy lounge room and separate dining room all loaded with charm and warmth. The courtyard is a wonderful private... more

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 17 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

This is a beautiful , comfortable and spacious thatched cottage , very well equipped , light and airy in the centre of Corfe Castle . The kingsize double bed is more comfortable than our bed at home ! Good wi-fi, TV and DVD player . One of the best holiday rentals we've stayed in. more

  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
26 Sep 2015 -
23 Oct 2015
2015 Autumn
7 nights -- --
24 Oct 2015 -
30 Oct 2015
2015 Autumn Half Term
7 nights -- --
31 Oct 2015 -
18 Dec 2015
2015 Late Autumn/Winter
7 nights -- --
19 Dec 2015 -
3 Jan 2016
2015 - 2016 Christmas/New Year
5 nights
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  • Bedding for additional sofa bed in livin: £15 / stay - Fee
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Car not needed
How to get there
Railway: Wareham: 8.0 km
Ferry: Poole: 20.0 km
Wissett Cottage is a 17th Century grade II listed stone cottage conveniently situated near the centre of Corfe Castle village. The main approaches to the cottage are on the A351 via Wareham (where there is a mainline railway station) or across the Sandbanks Ferry from Poole or Bournemouth via Swanage. Ferries run three times an hour each way and the crossing takes about 5 mins. Ferry information may be obtained from the Bournemouth Swanage Motor Road & Ferry Co. Both Swanage and Wareham are each 5 miles away. Wareham has links to the national rail network, including a direct service to London. Both Swanage and Wareham can be reached via the number 40 bus, which runs hourly and is linked to the railway timetable. The cottage is close to the bus stops.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 8.0 km.
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