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Luxury Victorian Holiday Cottage near Poole Quay

34 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Short breaks, children and dogs welcome! The cottage is a beautifully appointed, spacious early Victorian terraced property located within only a few minutes walk of Historic Poole Quay, Old Town, The Heritage Trail, Poole Park and Town Centre with the Dolphin indoor shopping complex. Extensively renovated and refurbished this stunning three double bedroomed cottage is luxuriously finished with the finest contemporary furnishings and fittings giving visitors the utmost in comfort and relaxation during their stay. All essentials are included for your stay - from kitchen cooking oils and condiments through to washing powder and Nespresso capsules, tea bags and sugar. The comfortable sitting room has a 37' flat screen LCD TV with Virgin cable including all Sky Sports, BT Sport, Sky Movie...Short breaks, children and dogs welcome! The cottage is a beautifully appointed, spacious early Victorian terraced property located within only a few minutes walk of Historic Poole Quay, Old Town, The Heritage Trail, Poole Park and Town Centre with the Dolphin indoor shopping complex. Extensively renovated and refurbished this stunning three double bedroomed cottage is luxuriously finished with the finest contemporary furnishings and fittings giving visitors the utmost in comfort and relaxation during their stay. All essentials are included for your stay - from kitchen cooking oils and condiments through to washing powder and Nespresso capsules, tea bags and sugar. The comfortable sitting room has a 37' flat screen LCD TV with Virgin cable including all Sky Sports, BT Sport, Sky Movies, Children's channels and the usual News and Lifestyle channels. There is an X-Box console with a selection of children's and adults games, and a Blu-Ray player with an extensive children's and adults DVD library. Children of all ages are particularly welcome at the Cottage. There are plenty of books, toys, games, DVD's, high chair, travel cot with bedding at (no additional charge) and stair gates. For no additional charge you can bring up to two dogs to stay. During the winter months, the charming Victorian open fireplace and a separate log burner in the open plan sitting area adds to the cosiness of the house. Kiln-dried logs, kindling and coal are provided. Fibre Wifi and a landline telephone are included with free evening and weekend calls (UK landlines, usual terms apply). For the warmer months, there is a Weber BBQ and outside seating in the patio garden. Deckchairs, sun umbrellas, picnic blankets, swimming towels, flasks, picnic boxes as well as a selection of beach toys are also available. Location The beauty of the property is the ease of access without the use of a car to the huge variety of attractions to suit all ages. From the Quayside to Poole Park and the historic Harbour, guests can walk, take a boat, open-top bus or train to the whole host of activities on offer. All walks from the house are on a level surface. Poole Old Town is also fast becoming known for its high standard of restaurants – particularly seafood, and guests won't be disappointed with the choice, all within a few minutes walk of the house. A holiday in Poole is one to suit all ages - from families with young children to guests wanting a relaxing break. Although only minutes from the Quay, Old Town and main attractions of Poole, the house is located on a quiet no-through road and unlike some of the Quay front accommodation isn't affected by late night noise from the pubs, bars and clubs. The internal accommodation is as follows: Kitchen The kitchen has a two fully integrated ovens as well as an integrated microwave, gas hob, dishwasher and Nespresso coffee machine with separate milk heater. There are extensive cooking utensils and appliances at your disposal including a food processor, bread maker, deep fat fryer and electric wok to suit the most discerning chef! Utility Area There is a separate utility area with washing machine (washing detergent provided) and separate Miele tumble dryer and downstairs WC. An iron and ironing board are also available. Bedrooms The three bedrooms all have king size beds with superior quality mattresses and beds are all made up with high quality Egyptian cotton linen with the finest duvets and luxury bedspreads. The two first floor bedrooms both have flat screen televisions with independent Premium Virgin cable TV including Sky Sports, BT Sport, Sky Movies, children's and news/lifestyle channels. One bedroom also has a Blu-Ray player. Two of the bedrooms have iPod docking stations, one with radio. A hairdryer is also available. Bathrooms There are two bathrooms, one-ensuite, and a separate downstairs WC. The main family bathroom has an separate oversized walk-in rain shower, bath, and underfloor heating. The en-suite bathroom has a bath with overhead shower, washbasin and WC and underfloor heating. Plenty of towels are provided. Please note the Cottage is strictly non-smoking. Dogs We welcome dogs to stay at the house at no extra cost and enjoy the wonderful walks from the house in the immediate area. A few minutes walk is the beautiful inner harbour walk. Poole is a very welcoming to dog owners with most pubs and cafes allowing dogs along the Quay and in the Old Town. Year round dog-friendly beaches are located at Branksome Beach and Sandbanks. From 1st October to 1st April dogs restrictions are lifted and can be exercised at along any stretch of beach in Poole. A large comfortable basket and dog bowls are available at the property. However we respectfully request that dogs owners do not allow pets on the sofas or upstairs. Please note that we only accept a maximum of two dogs per booking and we reserve the right to charge should additional cleaning be required. More
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About the Owner
Sarah B
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
Interaction with guests
Debbie is the local keyholder and lives in the street near the house. The property information pack has suggestions of where to visit but please do drop an email prior to your stay if you have any questions or would like any local advice or recommendations.
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

Great base for all activities in and around Poole. Cosy house which was well equiped with good quality items.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Leason2015
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely well equipped house, was large enough for 4 adults, two children and our three dogs. Property was very clean and tidy on arrival, nice touches such as towels etc provided. Only 5 minutes walk to quay, town centre and Baiter Park. Have booked again...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank iaincoll
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

We had a great time as a family, very well equipped house, extremely helpful local contact, easy to walk to town and the harbour. Sainsbury’s very close so easy to self cater. We would love to return.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Ruth D
Management response:Responded 19 August 2018

I'm delighted you had a great break in the cottage and enjoyed the convenience of walking to the quayside and shopping. Hope to welcome you back for another break soon.

Reviewed 18 April 2018

The cottage is superbly appointed, spotlessly clean and greatly situated, it's an easy walk to the Quay and a mere short drive to Sandbanks and the Studland Ferry. The cottage is well managed with the key holder close at hand for any difficulties, not that...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank jeremystretch
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Stayed for a few days recently, weather dreadful but didnt spoil the time we had in the cottage and visiting the area. Everything you could possibly need was available in the cottage and Debbie (apologies if this is wrong)the lady who showed us round had...More

Date of stay: March 2018
2  Thank joannieUk
Management response:Responded 13 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay - we're delighted you had a good time despite the terrible weather and enjoyed all the sightseeing in the local area. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
Historic Old Town Poole exploring the cobbled streets and buildings of interest Poole Museum - free entry Scaplens Court - historic building with beautiful secluded garden set in Victorian times RNLI Museum - free tours daily The Lighthouse Theatre - UK's largest Arts Centre outside of London. A great programme of West End Shows, Drama, Cinema screenings, Comedy, Children's shows and workshops, Classical and Pop concerts. 5 minutes walk from the house. www.lighthousepoole.co.uk Poole Park Local restaurants and historic pubs along Quayside. Lord Nelson Pub well known for local bands most nights of the week and Sundays from 3pm. Tower Park for Splashdown water park, bowling, amusements, cinema complex, huge indoor kids play and chain restaurants (Nando's, Pizza Express, KFC, Frankie an...
How to get there
Train to Poole from Waterloo in 2 hours Airlines to Bournemouth International, Southampton, Bristol and Exeter all within 1.5 hours. Bournemouth International 30-45 minutes.
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