The Cottage

Swanage, Dorset

  • 3 Star
  • Holidaying in the Isle of Purbeck is made easy in this delightful, characterful cottage, with two bedrooms and private parking space

You can book this property from:

  • £453 per week
  • £65 per night
  • 3 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • Bunk beds to sleep 2


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly
  • Travel cot


  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Shop 0.1 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm

  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 charming, grade II listed Purbeck Stone cottage located in the heart of Swanage offers a cosy holiday cottage to enjoy all year round. With the benefit of a private parking space as well as a sunny south facing garden at the rear, the property offers everything you need for a comfortable stay in the Isle of Purbeck all year round. The central location of the cottage is convenient for visiting the town and beach as well as many local attractions including the historic Jurassic Coastline and Corfe Castle. 

Make the most of the long summer evenings in the landscaped south facing garden with outside seating, perfect for a spot of alfresco dining! Alternatively, you can cosy up on a winter's night in front of the wood burning stove in the characterful and homely living room - with sofa seating, wooden floors and beams overhead. Through to the kitchen, which is well equipped and functional, with dining table and seating. Both bedrooms and the family bathroom are located on the first floor. 

Swanage is a traditional seaside town its Victorian pier, sandy beaches and access to the coastal path - it makes a great base to explore the local area as well as other parts of Dorset. Close by you will find the historic village of Corfe Castle, hop on the steam train from Swanage to Corfe Castle, take the ferry over to Studland or take a trip to Monkey World. With lots of walking to pick from and the beach to explore Swanage has something for everyone.

Living Room: Comfortable easy sofa seating and armchair, wooden floors, character features and beams, wood burning stove, flat screen TV and DVD player. 

Kitchen / Dining Room: Well equipped kitchen with feature Purbeck stone wall and parquet flooring. Fridge / freezer, washing machine, integrated dishwasher, fan oven, electric hob, digital radio. Dining table and chairs. 

Ground floor cloakroom: Wash hand basin, W.C. and tumble dryer. 

2 Bedrooms: 1) double bed 2) bunk beds. 

Family Bathroom: Bath with shower over, WC and hand basin.

Garden: Sunny south facing paved courtyard garden on 2 levels.

Line and Towels Provided: please bring your own beach towels.

WiFi: Included.

Fuel: Gas central heating, wood burning stove.

Parking: One allocated parking space for a small - medium size car. 

Pets: One dog welcome!



Access Statement

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Access Statement

Steps down to back door, garden is on different levels. Narrow staircase and narrow bathroom.