Punch and Judy Cottage

Swanage, Dorset

  • 3 Star
  • This traditional Purbeck stone cottage is perfect for families looking to explore the Purbecks! It is close to town and local attractions.

You can book this property from:

  • £495 per week
  • £71 per night
  • 3 Star


Beds & bedrooms

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


  • Dishwasher


  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly


  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Balcony
  • On-street parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 1 mile
  • Pub 0.2 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Special Features

  • Welcome pack
  • Countryside views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling


  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Preferred changeover day: Friday
  • Steep wooden staircases with handrails
  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • 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.


This traditional quarrymans cottage is a perfect place for a family get away, located in central Swanage close to the town and beach it offers plenty to see and do right on your doorstep. Made from purbeck stone, the cottage shows off its rich history through exposed beams and stone work throughout, its unusual name originates from the previous owner of the property who was part of the famous Punch and Judy show team!

Set over three floors, this two bedroom cottage offers everything that you need and more. On arriving at the property you are greeted by an inviting and homely living room, with flame effect fire and flat screen TV. This leads onto the open plan kitchen and dining room, a sociable room for rustling up a meal. At the rear of the house is the bathroom, with separate walk in shower and stunning roll top bath - a real taste of luxury!

Climb the wooden staircase to the first floor where you will find another cosy living room, with stunning by-folding doors that open out onto a south facing decking that overlooks the garden, it is the perfect space for a spot of alfresco dining! Follow the path down the garden to find 2 more sheltered seating areas, with both a table and chairs for enjoying a meal or relaxed rattan style sofa seating for a summers evening.  

Both bedrooms are a fantastic size, the master bedroom is on the first floor, with a king size bed and lovely views over Swanage. On the third floor is the attic room with a beautiful high ceiling, two single beds, TV and WII console for keeping the little ones entertained.  

Bedrooms: 1) King size bed, wooden flooring and original beams, storage.  2) twin beds, wooden flooring, TV, WII console and games, DAB digital radio.

Bathroom: 1) on the ground floor, fabulous roll-top freestanding bath as main feature of the bathroom, also a separate walk in shower cubicle, W.C, wash hand basin. 

Kitchen / Dining room: Functional kitchen, with large freestanding range cooker, gas hob, dishwasher, docking station and radio. Dining area with seating for 4 people. 

Ground floor living room: A cosy room with exposed Purbeck stone walls, comfortable seating for 4 people, flame effect fire, TV, DVD, books and games.

First floor living room: Bright and airy, huge by-folding doors which open out onto south facing decking which overlooks the garden. Comfortable seating for 4 people and another TV. 

Outside: Garden can be accessed from the first floor living room, immediately onto a decked area with balustrades. A decked pathway leads you down the garden to another seating area. Outside dining table and rattan style sofas and coffee table. Please note that the summer house is private. 

Parking: Parking can be found on the road close to property.

Wifi: Not included.

Linen & towels provided: Please bring your own beach towels.

Fuel: Gas.

Pets: Pets are welcome. 

Please note: Staircases are wooden and steep, with handrails. The property is not suitable for children under the age of 5. 



Access Statement

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Access Statement

Bathroom on the ground floor, W.C, bath and shower. Steep wooden stairs with handrails.