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Rural Corfe Castle Cottage

A holiday cottage in Dorset, England

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This traditionally-built detached Purbeck stone cottage enjoys a stunning location close to a historic Dorset village and makes a great base for a large family or group exploring the Purbeck Hills.

Located at the end of a no-through lane and surrounded by rolling countryside, the cottage is within 1 mile of Corfe Castle. This historic village features a variety of independent shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs, and surrounds the thousand-year-old castle itself, which offers superb views across the Purbeck Hills. Also nearby, are the Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum (2 miles), the Blue Pool (4 miles) and Kilwood Nature Reserve (6 miles). Heading to the coast there are many beautiful beaches, quaint coves and delightful villages to discover, including Lulworth Cove (13 miles), Kimmeridge Bay (7 miles) and Winspit Quarry (6 miles). The vibrant seaside town of Swanage (5.5 miles) has a glorious sandy beach, and a traditional promenade and pier, or you could catch a ferry from Studland (6.5 miles) to explore the stunning Brownsea Island.

On entering this beautifully furnished and tastefully decorated holiday home, you will find yourself in the large entrance hall with plenty of space for coats and boots and is also the home to a piano. the bright and spacious lounge which has two seating areas, one by the cosy wood burner which is set in a beamed fireplace, the other by the TV/DVD which is by a feature fireplace. The lounge also retains original exposed beams and a floor which is partially wood and partly flagstone. Exploring further you will find the attractive orangery/dining room, which is a wonderful space for enjoying a family meal together, with a vaulted ceiling, oak floor, panoramic country views and French doors to the patio. The light and stylish kitchen is equipped with a range oven, fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and a useful breakfast table. An additional fridge can be found in the boot room. There’s a double bedroom on the ground floor, with a 6’ bed, and which can be made up as a twin room on prior request. There’s also a shower room with shower, WC and underfloor heating. The rear porch offers further storage for coats and muddy boots. The main staircase leads upstairs to four bedrooms. The first room is a double room with a feature Victorian fireplace and a 5’ double bed. This room also has an en-suite bathroom accessed via two steps, and which features a free-standing bath, separate shower and WC. There’s also a twin room and an additional double, as well as a bathroom with bath and WC. A second, private staircase leads up to a galleried double room with a futon bed, vaulted ceiling and reduced height in the eaves.

The house is surrounded by beautiful gardens, with large lawns, several patios and paths on three sides of the property. You can sit outside and enjoy a BBQ or a drink in the evening. One of the lawns takes up a third of an acre and features a dry-stone wall, fenced pond, an orchard and a woodland area with a Wendy house, swing and trampoline (use at own risk).


Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20 for up to 7 nights, £40 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20 for every week or part week thereafter.

Please note there is a refundable £500 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

Property Name: Rural Corfe Castle Cottage

Locality: Corfe Castle

County: Dorset

Country: England

Distance to Coast: approximately 3 miles

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  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • Star rating: 4
  • Downstairs bedroom
  • Downstairs bathroom
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Increased accessibility
  • Internet access
  • Games / Play facilities
  • Pub nearby
  • Shop nearby
  • Beach within easy reach
  • Green
  • Family friendly
  • Cottage
  • Towels included
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair available

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