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.
Sleeps 7 + 1 child in 4 bedrooms
Stone cottage with lovely open view across fields to the sea, situated in the delightful Purbeck village of Worth Matravers. Wonderful walking and cycling area. The cottage is within a ten to 15 minute walk of the coastal path and from here visitors can walk westwards to Chapman's Pool, Kimmeridge and Lulworth or eastwards to Swanage and Studland. Renowned public house for local ciders within 5 minutes walk. Also attractive tea shop/supper room overlooking the pretty village duck pond. The historic village of Corfe Castle is within a 5 minute drive as is the sandy beach of the small resort of Swanage.
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.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 + 2 in 3/4 bedrooms
Marblers Cottage in Acton is a new Purbeck holiday cottage just outside of Langton Matravers and within a short drive of the sandy beach at Swanage. This rural cottage is located a short walk from the famous Jurassic Coast and the dramatic bay called Dancing Ledge.
New Cottage Sleeps 6 + 1 in 3 bedrooms
Lovely fishermans cottage located in the old part of Swanage within a one minute walk of the sea. Swanage is a small resort with a sandy beach which is ideal for paddling, swimming and boating. The cottage has accommodation on 3 floors and there are views across the sea to the Isle of Wight from the top floor. The cottage has two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom plus a small courtyard garden and parking for one car.
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 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. Wonderful walks to the coast and downland
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 5 + 1 in 3 bedrooms (maximum of 4 adults)
Clematis Cottage is beautifully situated in the charming village of Worth Matravers amongst the lovely rolling Purbeck hills. This is conservation village in "An area of outstanding natural beauty" within a 20 minute walk of the sea. The village is renowned for its stone cottages, pretty duck pond, tea shop/bistro and traditional public house where local ciders can be enjoyed by open fires or whilst enjoying the wonderful sea views in summer.
Seafield stands in a superb hill top position and enjoys spectacular coastal views from all the main rooms in the property. The panoramic views extend across countryside to the nearby bay of Studland. Visitors can relax and enjoy an ever changing scene with flotillas of small sailing boats, fishing boats and larger ships. The golden sands of the peninsular extend into the distance and the beautiful harbour of Poole with its small islands, including Brownsea, can be seen, with glimpses of the coastline of Bournemouth in the distance. Seafield is one of a small group of individually designed houses occupying a wonderful position on the lower slopes of Ballard Down. This is ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ and most of the coastline is under the protection of the National Trust. Studland beach extends for over two miles and has golden sands gently sloping into the water, making it ideal for paddling, swimming and boating. Seafield is within ¾ mile of the beach which can easily be accessed along paths and lanes. There are also footpaths which can be followed directly from the property for wonderful walks on the downs leading to the picturesque village of Corfe Castle and the small seaside resort of Swanage. A shorter 15 minute walk leads to the cliff top from where the dramatic white chalk stacks of Old Harry can be clearly seen.
Seafield is a wonderful property occupying the entire ground floor of the owners’ magnificent detached house. It is completely self contained with its own private entrance. This peaceful property is centrally heated and has been furnished and equipped with care to provide very attractive and comfortable accommodation for six people. There are three spacious bedrooms, all of which enjoy wonderful sea views – one double, one twin and one bunk bedroom, all with fitted wardrobes; an open plan living room with large picture windows which frame the view of the coast furnished with comfortable sofas and chairs, television/DVD, with a French door opening into the garden; a lovely dining area by a window; a fully fitted kitchen equipped with electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer. There is also a beautifully equipped bathroom with a bath, hand shower, and basin and a similarly well equipped shower room with a built in shower, basin and W.C. In addition the property has a lovely large games rooms equipped with a small snooker table, table tennis, table football and a variety of board games. A folding bed and travel cot/high chair can be provided if required. A fold away king size bed is also available. Heating and electricity without extra charge.
At the front of Seafield there is an extensive lawned garden available for visitors use. This area is enclosed and there is garden furniture provided so that meals can be enjoyed outside. Parking for 2/3 cars. Steps from the drive lead to the entrance of the property. Visitors can take a pleasant 20 minute stroll directly into the village of Studland where there is a village shop, a public house for meals and also a small hotel with a restaurant which is good for cream teas. Within a 10 minute drive visitors can visit the small seaside resort of Swanage and the wonderful medieval castle of Corfe. A very enjoyable steam train ride can be taken from Corfe Castle to Swanage. Purbeck is a very beautiful area with rolling hills extending to the sea. It is an area full of wild life and the nearby areas of Brownsea, Arne and Durleston are renowned for bird watching. Golf, fishing and horse riding are all available locally and it is from the outer reaches of Studland that the South West Coastal Path commences on its 630 mile journey to Minehead. Studland is also at the start of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast.
Seafield is a non smoking cottage. Seafield is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 14:30 and the normal departure time is 10:00.
For details on access to Seafield for those with impaired mobility or disabilities please read the cottage access statement in the tab below.
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Studland is famous for its sandy beaches and nature reserve. Studland boasts both the opportunity of pleasant beach life and the possibility to spot a range of bird and animal. The bay of Studland lies protected from the coastal winds thanks to the monumental natural formations of Old Harry Rocks. Sandbanks and the nature reserve of Brownsea Island is only a short ferry trip away. The areas of heathland, known as Studland Heath and Godlingston Heath are listed as one of England's 31 most important natural reserves.
There is a particularly splendid coastal walk running between Swanage and Studland. By following a steep chalk ridge the walker can view the spectacular scenery from above, while getting a closer look at Old Harry Rocks and the bird life that roosts here.
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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/
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 Seafield Public Transport Purbeck Dorset »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Purbeck Walking Holiday Information »
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.
Seafield is a self-contained apartment on the ground floor of the owner’s home.
Access is via a small gate on the owner’s drive, with seventeen steps down to the front door therefore not suitable for the disabled. The access to the front door is a coded one.
There is car parking for 2-3 cars on a paved area next to the garage.
There are no steps in the apartment. The heating is by oil with fully adjustable radiators in every room.
The kitchen, dining room and lounge are open plan with a breathtaking view of the sea, Poole Harbour and the coastline. The flooring is carpet and oak parquet (and is approximately 31ft long x 16ft at its widest point). There is a folding 5 ft bed in a hidden cupboard which does not need making up every night.
The kitchen is equipped with fridge/freezer, microware, toaster, electric kettle, oven/hob, washing machine and dish-washer. In the lounge there is a T.V. with a D.V.D. player, a C.D. player and radio.
There are three bedrooms – one small bunk and two very adequate double bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with twin beds. These all have wonderful views.
There is a games room with table tennis and a small snooker table plus a small football table for small children. There are also games in the cupboard.
The spacious bathroom has a hand-held shower over the bath and there is a further shower room with a basin and WC.
Outside there is a garden with garden furniture and the same spectacular view.
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for Seafield Studland, Dorset were updated on 15/01/2016 16:15:39
Seafield has 217 days available for Purbeck self catering holidays from the 29th May 2017 to 31st December 2017.