Sea View Cottage

Acton, Dorset

  • 4 Star Gold
  • Breathtaking countryside and sea views

You can book this property from:

  • £913 per week
  • £130 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 4 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 3 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate


  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

How far to ...?

  • Pub 0.8 miles
  • Shop 2 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Sea or coastal views


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bath/shower room
  • Walk-in shower

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 7:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


Aptly named, Sea View Cottage is nestled at the end of an unmade track in the rural hamlet of Acton which is almost surrounded by National Trust land and a haven for walkers, just off the South West Coastal Path with many enjoyable walks available from the door. Built in the mid-1800s, all 4 bedrooms, the kitchen, living and dining room have breath taking countryside and sea views.

The large detached cottage is built in traditional Purbeck Stone from the local quarry and has been modernised whilst keeping every aspect of its charm and many original features.

Beautifully furnished throughout, the cottage is set over 3 floors. Downstairs comprises of a cosy living room with logburner with Purbeck Stone lintel, dining room with large table and space for 8 diners plus an additional log burner, step up into a modern and well equipped kitchen with breakfast bar. There’s also a hallway for boots with ceiling mounted drying rack, snug TV room, utility area and shower room with W.C. with partial underfloor heating.

Steep stairs lead to the first floor where there is a double bedroom, twin room and large, stylish family bathroom with both bath and separate shower. Enjoy some glorious sea and country views whilst brushing your teeth!

A second steep staircase to the top floor with king size bedroom with en-suite, and twin bedroom. Please note there is some reduced head height entering both the bedrooms.

Sea View Cottage has a large rural garden laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. A large table and chairs allow al fresco dining or simply a chance to relax and enjoy the stunning view! The low stone wall encloses the garden and draws the eye across the rolling fields and to the sea beyond. On a clear day the Isle of Wight and the Needles can be seen in the distance. Please be aware that there may be livestock grazing in fields nearby and dogs should be kept under control. There is no access to the field directly from the garden due to drop down from stone wall but plenty of walks can be quickly accessed straight from the door.

The cottage offers extensive views from all the rooms. If you’re staying in colder months fire up the log burner and if you’re lucky enjoy a spot of storm watching from the comfort of your armchair.

There’s something to suit everyone at Sea View Cottage, relax in the peace and quiet, go for a walk along the South West coast path and take in the stunning delights of the Jurassic coast including Dancing Ledge. It’s a 5 minute drive (or 15 minute walk across fields) to Langton Matravers where there is a village shop, Post Office and pub. Visit the famous Square and Compass pub in the nearby village of Worth Matravers and sample pasties, local ales and ciders or take a 10 minute drive to Swanage with its family friendly sandy beach and historic steam railway. A 10 minute drive in the opposite directions takes you to the historic ruins of Corfe Castle.

Please note there is a rural campsite nearby that operates during the summer months. This should not affect your stay however please be aware there is a small chance of occasional noise.

There’s no landline at the property but mobile phone signal is generally good.

4 Bedrooms one king size with en-suite, two twin bedrooms and one double

Bathroom spacious family bathroom with decorative fireplace and full suite including bath and separate shower cubicle with rainfall shower head. Heated towel rail and underfloor heating.

En-suite shower with basin, W.C. Heated towel rail and underfloor heating

Shower Room located downstairs just off the utility area, with shower, basin, W.C., heated towel rail and underfloor heating

Kitchen with wooden work top and breakfast bar with seating for 2, larder cupboard, electric range style oven with ceramic 5 burner hob including warming plate, grill and 2 ovens, large fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave and CD/radio with docking station

Lounge with wooden floors and comfortable seating, log burner set in Purbeck Stone fire place, large TV with DVD and basic Sky package

Dining room links the kitchen and lounge with a step up. Wooden floors, fire place with log burner, large table can accommodate up to 8 people comfortably.

Snug with 2 seater leather sofa, TV with basic Sky plus loads of games for all ages

Utility area with sink, washing machine, tumble dryer and electric towel rail

Garden enclosed with low stone wall, outdoor furniture and large lawn with mature pear tree and shrubs.

Fuel individually controlled electric radiators

WiFi available

Parking space for one car outside of cottage. Additional parking can be made available in the next lane upon request (please confirm number of spaces required)

Travel cot, stair gates and high chair available; please bring your own cot linen

Linen & Towels are provided; please bring your own beach towels

Pets Well-behaved dogs welcome downstairs only, please be aware of low stone wall and possible livestock grazing nearby



We have holidayed at Sea View via Wykes Cottages two years running and have thoroughly enjoyed both holidays. The booking process, information provided and the property are all of a high standard and we would definitely book again. We've visited Swanage for many years and will continue to.

Helen R,

This is a wonderful cottage with a good sized enclosed garden and fantastic views. It is very well equipped including dog bowls and towels. The owners were friendly and helpful. We couldn't have asked for more!”

Previous Customer,

The owners had left us a welcome pack full of wonderful treats which was a lovely surprise. There were also dog bowls and towels available in case we forgot our own! We were very impressed with everything. I would strongly recommend the property and the local area - wonderful property - well equipped and comfortable, in a beautiful setting, and with lots of variety of things to do.

Sarah W,

A wonderful cottage in the perfect setting. Very well equipped and we especially appreciated the welcome treats and the dog bowls and towels. The owners were very friendly, welcoming, and helpful. Thank you!

Past Customer,

Sea View is in a fantastic location with far reaching views to the coast and beyond - we could see the Isle of Wight on several occasions. With great walking from the door and a lovely garden you hardly need to venture away. We were lucky to have perfect weather too. Sea View was the perfect house for a special family occasion. The welcome basket of goodies was well received by everyone too!

Mrs Sue G,