Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms; children welcome
Purbeck House is a beautiful, Grade II listed, stone property, dating back to the 1700’s with a large garden and views of the lovely Purbeck hills. It stands close to the centre of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle - almost at the very heart of the wonderful Isle of Purbeck with its rolling hills and sandy beaches.
New Cottage; Sleeps 9 + 1 in 5 bedrooms
The Cart House is very attractively situated on the 3000 acre Trigon Estate. It is one of three cottages in a small peaceful hamlet in a delightful rural area with walks directly from the house. Two golf courses and the RSPB site at Arne within 5 minutes drive. Sandy beach of the small resort of Swanage is within 10 miles. This property has, as its name suggests, been converted from the original cart house for the Trigon estate and it dates back to 1850. It is built with an attractive combination of brick and wood with lovely large windows. The Cart House has delightful gardens of almost an acre.
New House; Sleeping 8 in 4 double bedrooms (with 2 extra beds available). Children welcome.
Superb house in the lovely Isle of Purbeck village of Langton Matravers with glimpses of the sea at Swanage from the upper rooms. Wonderful walking and cycling area. Public house, church and village shop within a few minutes walk. The beautiful Jurassic Coastline and sea at Dancing Ledge is a 30 minute walk away and the small resort of Swanage, with its lovely sandy beach, is within a 5 minute drive. The house has been furnished and equipped to an exceptionally high standard and provides wonderful accommodation in 4 double bedrooms with en-suite bath/shower rooms (plus two extra beds for children to sleep separately); 2 dressing rooms, a spacious open plan sitting room with wood burning stove and bi-fold doors opening onto a secluded terrace with garden furniture; a lovely dining area; a beautifully equipped kitchen, separate utility room; snug with large sofa and television with Sky. Delightful garden with large lawn. Situated in quiet lane with parking for 2 cars.
New Cottage; Sleeping 8 in 3 double bedrooms and 1 twin (plus extra bed available). Children 4+ and babies under 1 year welcome.
Beautiful stone, Grade II, listed cottage with delightful gardens, within a two minute walk of the lovely ancient square of Corfe Castle and the majestic castle. The village is renowned for its excellent restaurants, tea shops, old fashioned public houses, superb local bakers and general stores. Corfe Castle is in the heart of the isle of Purbeck with wonderful walks to the Jurassic coastline and along the beautiful downs. The sandy beach of the small resort of Swanage is within a 10 minute drive. Alternatively the steam train, which runs from Corfe Castle to Swanage, offers a delightful way to travel. Also nearby are the wonderful miles of sandy beaches and dunes at Studland.
Sleeps 8/9 in 4 bedrooms. Children welcome
Charming detached stone cottage situated in the picturesque village of Worth Matravers - a coastal village in the heart of the wonderful rolling hills of Purbeck. The cottage is beautifully furnished and equipped. It has a large garden with panoramic views of the sea and surrounding countryside.
Sleeps 8 + 1 in 4 bedrooms
Traditional Purbeck holiday cottage in the picturesque village of Worth Matravers. This spacious, charming detached cottage is a few moments walk from the heart of Worth Matravers and its delightful village green and duck pond. Worth Cottage has 4 lovely bedrooms, a large fitted kitchen and a charming sitting room with wood burning stove. Beautiful gardens of almost an acre. The sandy beach at Swanage is a 10 minute drive away and the cottage is only a 15 minute walk from the sea at Winspit. This beautiful area is part of the Jurassic Coast and is a wonderful walking and cycling area.
Sleeps 6 + 1 child in 4 bedrooms
This delightful traditional stone cottage stands in a peaceful lane within a few minutes walk of both wonderful open countryside and the historic castle and central square of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle. The attractive square is a lovely spot with a number of small shops - these include a National Trust gift shop, a local bakers for wonderful breads, cakes and lunchtime rolls, a traditional sweet shop; a general stores offering a wide range of local produce plus public houses, and a number of tea shops and restaurants.
Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms; children 5+ welcome
Swift Cottage is attractively situated in a quiet lane of the small village of Langton Matravers amidst the beautiful countryside of the Isle of Purbeck. It is only a mile from the coast and is in a wonderful walking/cycling area with footpaths and bridleways leading from close to the cottage to the coastal path and nearby downs with wonderful coastal views. Only five minutes drive from the sandy beaches of the small resort of Swanage. Bird watching at nearby RSPB site at Arne. Good public house for meals and village shop within 5 minutes walk.
Sleeps 8/9 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
The Bakery Cottage is a lovely stone property which stands in the centre of the charming village of Langton Matravers amidst beautiful Purbeck countryside and within a few minutes drive of the sandy beach of the small resort of Swanage. The village is fortunate to have a shop and two public houses.
This charming stone cottage is attractively situated in Acton with open views from all of the main rooms. Acton is a small rural hamlet of traditional stone cottages amidst the beautiful Purbeck hills – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is a wonderful walking and cycling area. Visitors can walk directly from the cottage and join footpaths to the coastal village of Worth Matravers and the coastal path. The cottage is near Dancing Ledge and St Aldhelm’s Head - a wonderful dramatic area of rocky coastline between Swanage and Chapmans Pool. This is part of the renowned Jurassic Coast and is known for its fossils and the amazing range of bird life and wild flowers. Puffins, gulls, seals and dolphins can be seen particularly as you walk towards Swanage. The village of Langton Matravers is within a 15 minute walk and here there are two public houses, a village shop and beautiful church. The small seaside resort of swanage is just a 5 minute drive away. Here there are a range of restaurants, public houses and small shops. Fishing can be enjoyed and water sports are available plus diving. The sandy beach is good for paddling and swimming with Punch and Judy shows often on the beach in summer. The steam railway links Swanage with Corfe Castle - a picturesque village with thatched stone cottages and the dramatic ruins of an ancient castle.
Marblers is a lovely detached stone cottage which dates back to 1867. It has been furnished and equipped with care to provide attractive accommodation which is centally heated and double glazed. Care has been taken to retain the stone fireplaces and attractive cottage doors and it has been renovated using traditional materials. It has lovely stone windows sills and attractive Purbeck stone tiled floors in the open plan living areas combined with rugs and fitted carpets in the bedrooms. It has a spacious fitted kitchen with wooden units and a Purbeck stone worktop. It is equipped with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, Belfast sink, dishwasher and refrigerator with icebox. French doors can be opened from here onto a sunny terrace where meals can be enjoyed. (A washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer and Belfast sink are in a separate utility room). There is a pleasant dining area which will seat eight and this is particularly attractive in colder weather with a wood burning stove. Here there is also a large sofa by a window so visitors can relax. There are additional sofas in a sitting room area with a fireplace and a rustic coal/wood burner, a flat screen television/Freeview/DVD player. A door opens from the sitting room to reveal a staircase to the first floor bedrooms. These are attractive light and spacious bedrooms – one pretty double room and a second charming double room with a king size bed and lovely en-suite shower room with a walk in shower, basin, shaver point and WC. There is also a well equipped family bathroom with a bath, overhead shower, basin and WC. A door opens from the first floor landing to reveal a staircase to two interlinked attic bedrooms which provide an attractive and exciting den for children. The beds here are full size but due to the low ceilings, particularly in the second of the attic bedrooms are most suitable for children. A travel cot/high chair can be provided. Central heating and electricity without extra charge. WiFi internet available
Marblers has a lovely walled and gated garden at the rear of the cottage with a stone terrace, garden furniture and a barbecue. There is also an area of lawn where visitors can relax and games can be played. The garden is on two levels with a small number of steps leading up from the back door. A further small walled garden is at the front of the cottage and there is a grassed area just beyond the quiet lane in front of the cottage where cars can be parked. (This gravel track is only used for access to the cottages beyond Marblers). Public house and village shop within 15 minutes walk. Regular bus service within 10 minutes walk.
Marblers Cottage is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at Marblers Cottage. Marblers Cottage is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Friday to Friday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:30 and the normal departure time is 10:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from 6th January 2017 to 30th March 2017 and 27th October 2017 to 14th December 2017.
For details on access to Marblers Cottage for those with impaired mobility or disabilities please read the cottage access statement in the tab below.
Marblers Cottage - Acton Dorset
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|Marblers Cottage Prices Per Week|
|24 March - 30 March 2017 - £385||31 March - 20 April 2017 - £789||21 April - 27 April 2017 - £399|
|28 April - 04 May 2017 - £469||05 May - 11 May 2017 - £525||12 May - 18 May 2017 - £541|
|19 May - 25 May 2017 - £581||26 May - 01 June 2017 - £1225||02 June - 15 June 2017 - £665|
|16 June - 22 June 2017 - £692||23 June - 29 June 2017 - £749||30 June - 06 July 2017 - £876|
|07 July - 13 July 2017 - £1039||14 July - 20 July 2017 - £1139||21 July - 24 August 2017 - £1515|
|25 August - 31 August 2017 - £1475||01 September - 07 September 2017 - £695||08 September - 14 September 2017 - £645|
|15 September - 21 September 2017 - £579||22 September - 28 September 2017 - £445||29 September - 19 October 2017 - £389|
|20 October - 26 October 2017 - £803||27 October - 14 December 2017 - £375||21 December - 04 January 2018 - £955|
Marblers Cottage has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at Marblers Cottage are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.29 per week Extra Bed £0.00 per booking Pets (No. of) £29.99 per week Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £4.29 per person per week WiFi Internet Free WiFi Internet Heating & Electricity Free of chargeBed Linen Free of chargeBooking Deposit 25% (min £249.00)of cottage rental Security Bond Refundable Deposit £100 per booking
Marblers Cottage has short break self catering holiday availability on the Purbeck. These are the short break periods.Marblers Cottage Short Breaks 2017 6th January to 30th March Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks Marblers Cottage Short Breaks 2017 27th October to 14th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks
Pricing and Booking Notes for Marblers CottageArrival Time 15:30 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 8 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2
The village of Acton in Dorset is a historic hamlet located between Swanage and Worth Matravers and is mostly comprised of small stone cottages. The location places you at the heart of Purbeck and within walking distance of some of the most interesting sites.
Acton is only a few hundred yards from the Priests Way that links Swanage with Worth Matravers and this well marked trail makes a pleasant walk to the celebrated Square and Compass public house at Worth Matravers where a true Dorset atmosphere and frequent folk music events can be enjoyed through out the year. A pasty and a pint in the sun is a great way to enjoy a sunny lunch time at 'The Square'.
Acton is affords excellent access to the numerous coastal sites along this part of Purbeck such as Winspit and Dancing Ledge as well as the very attractive coastal path. It is also possible to follow the coastal path to Kimmeridge to the West or past Swanage and on to Studland in the East.
The closest shop to Acton is in Langton Matravers which is only a short walk away. The village store keeps a good range of essential and Langton Matravers also has two public houses and the Ship Inn does lunches and dinners.
It's for anyone who likes to live life adventurously - you don’t have to be a seasoned explorer to enjoy a Go Ape experience! Go Ape offers up to three hours of tree top fun. It’s a great way to get outdoors and have some fun. The Moors Valley GoApe Country Park is within a 40min drive of Purbeck and is a great day out for the whole family. goape.co.uk
The Isle of Purbeck is a peninsular of land located in the South of Dorset and is famous for its sandy beaches, beautiful countryside and the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site. The sea surrounds Purbeck on three sides and nowhere is for from the coast. Apart from the small town of Swanage, the Isle of Purbeck is made up of small rural hamlets and traditional villages.
The North side of Purbeck is dominated by a wooded and heathland nature reserve and where it meets the water of Poole Harbour it attracts a great deal of bird life. The East coast of Purbeck is known for the two long sandy beaches at Studland and Swanage but also for the limestone pillars at Old Harry's Rocks. Along the South Coast is the start of the Jurassic Coast which is characterised by impressive coastal formations like Dancing Ledge and Durdle Door but also for quiet coves and peaceful beaches for swimming.
Much of Purbeck has been declared an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the vast majority of Purbeck remains in the hands of nature. This is ideal for walkers and cyclists who are free to explore large areas of countryside and take in a number of wondrous locations.
The Isle of Purbeck has a number of events which take place throughout the year. To find out more about local events go to our Purbeck Events pages.
Walking, Nature & Wild Life Links:
Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Details of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and ways to enjoy them with walking and cycling information as well as some great places to see. - www.dorsetaonb.org.uk
Purbeck Marine Wildlife Reserve - Find out more about the efforts to conserve the marine wildlife, where you might find some sea horses and how you can also get involved with fun projects. - www.dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk
Purbeck Coast Walks - A walking route along the Purbeck Coast with links to other walks nearby - www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walks/walks/walk_a/2579/
Where to Ride Purbeck - Cycle routes and information for Purbeck - www.britishcycling.org.uk/
Marblers Cottage at Acton is within a short walk of the Jurassic Coast and next to hill top coastal path between Swanage and Worth Matravers called the Priests Way. Local Jurassic Coast attractions include Dancing Ledge which can be reached via a footpath running past the cottage. Marblers Cottage is also within a pleasant walk of Winspit Bay which is easily reached via the coastal path or via the village of Worth Matravers from where it is signposted.
Bus and train travel is an excellent way to see Purbeck and can be very useful when walking or exploring the peninsula. For all your local public transport information as well as taxis visit Marblers Cottage Public Transport Purbeck Dorset »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Purbeck Walking Holiday Information »
Two small/medium sized dogs are welcome and the back garden is fenced. A puppy is also welcome if passed the chewing stage, house trained and sleeps in a crate at night. Pets are not permitted upstairs, on the furniture or in the bedrooms. We ask owners not to allow their dogs to foul the garden. A dog can be left at the property in the utility room while visitors are out if it is not noisy or destructive. Dogs with incontinence problems are not permitted without specific agreement. Please ensure that your pet's treatment for the prevention of fleas is up to date.
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The access statement is designed to help our guests with disabilities to choose a suitable self catering holiday cottage and check that the accommodation matches specific requirements. If you have any questions about disabled access in any of our holiday cottages please call us on 01929 481555.
Our self-catering cottage is a detached property built in 1873 with access at the front and rear of the property. The cottage is a no smoking environment. We have tried to provide as much information as possible in this statement, if you have any queries please do call. We look forward to welcoming you.
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
Main Entrance & Reception
Public Areas - General (Internal)
Attic room 1 (2nd floor)
Attic room 2 (2nd floor)
Bathroom & WC
First Floor en-suite
First Floor Bathroom
Grounds and Gardens
Contact Telephone and Email Address
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