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5.0 of 5 stars
7 reviews
On beach outside of  cottage
Garden from Conservatory
The Terrace
Conservatory with Single Beds
Lounge and Telly
Capacious Kitchen
Dining Area
Hallway to Bedroom
The Bedroom
Bedroom through the wardrobe mirror
Swanage Steam Railway
Steam Train at Corfe Castle
Walking to Corfe Castle
The Beach
Open rowing for all in Swanage Bay
Walking To Tyneham
Open Rowing for all
Swanage Gig Rowing Race
Old  Harry Rocks from Swanage Pier
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England
This ground-floor cottage offers 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 - mostly cliff and open countryside. It is best suited for walks, sightseeing excursions, 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... Read more
About the owner, Ian and Jane L
Languages spoken: German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2012
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 13 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL253077 by: Holiday Lettings
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 7 reviews
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Helen H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The property is clean and fully equipped with all you need for an enjoyable stay.The owners are really helpful and even left us some breakfast croissants which were much appreciated after our early start. The private enclosed courtyard garden is a lovely place to sit and relax after a day out, you wouldn't know you were in the centre of...


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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 24 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The location is central, just a minute's walk to the beach and convenient for all the town's amenities, including the steam railway, but is also in a very quiet location with no traffic noise or disturbance from other holiday-makers. The accommodation was spacious enough for us to be able to relax with two young children and the furnishing and fittings... more

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 16 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Very comfortable accommodation in this pretty, spaceous cottage with amazing amount of storage space. Everything provided that one could wish for and on arrival a waiting tea table complete with scones was a much-appreciated welcome. The location was wonderfully convenient and also quiet, despite its proximity to the High Street and beach. Swanage itself was a great place to enjoy... more

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  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Swingset
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
This ground-floor cottage has central heating and underfloor heating in the Conservatory.It also has an electric fire in the living room. It sleeps 2 in the bedroom (double bed) and 2 on single beds in the sun-lounge or on a sofabed in the lounge. The cottage is not fully wheelchair accessible but well suited to someone of limited mobility. It has a fully-equipped kitchen with fridge-freezer and washing machine, and dryer. We regret - no pets and no smoking .Linen and towels are provided .
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Payment by Cheque, Bank Transfer, in advance. non-refundable £100 deposit required. The balance of hiring charge is due be paid 2 WEEKS before your holiday commences without further reminder. Cheques payable to: Ian Lowson or -Bank transfer; to our Barclays Bank account. Order payable to: Ian Lowson a/c 50409243 using the Bank Sort Code 20-68-79
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Bournemouth International Airport: 45.0 km
Railway: Wareham: 15.0 km
Ferry: Poole: 12.0 km
BY AIR FROM ABROAD; Budget Airline - 'Ryanair' flies to Bournemouth, Dorset.
Alternatively from London, Heathrow Airport or London, Gatwick Airport by National Express bus to Bournemouth. By rail from London Waterloo Station to Bournemouth or Wareham, Dorset. Continue by bus to Swanage centre.Taxi or walk (4 minutes) from Bus and Rail Station to 12A Institute Rd. diagonally opposite Mowlem theatre.

BY CAR: After Wareham follow A351 to Swanage town centre. Turn R into Institute Road at Mowlem Theatre.
Park in Loading Zone outside Wimpey Restaurant. Contact owner at 12A Institute Rd., opposite, to unload luggage and obtain keys to holiday cottages in rear
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: 0.1 km.
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