5 star self catering holiday cottage at Corfe Castle, Dorset

St Edmunds House

Corfe Castle Cottage Dorset

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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. Children of 4 years or over welcome. This Purbeck cottage at Corfe Castle sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms. St Edmunds House has availability and prices for self catering holidays in 2017.

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St Edmunds House - Corfe Castle Dorset
St Edmunds House - Corfe Castle Dorset
St Edmunds House - Corfe Castle Dorset
St Edmunds House - Corfe Castle Dorset
St Edmunds House - Corfe Castle Dorset
St Edmunds House - Corfe Castle Dorset
St Edmunds House - Corfe Castle Dorset
St Edmunds House - Corfe Castle Dorset
St Edmunds House - Corfe Castle Dorset

St Edmunds House, Corfe Castle, Dorset, BH20 5EQ

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Michael Smart - Oct 2017 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

A great cottage, we loved it; probably one of the best we have ever stayed in and there have been a lot. It is beautifully appointed and very comfortable. We loved the AGA! Cottage rating: 5 Stars

Victoria La Bouchardiere - Jun 2017 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

We couldn't have been happier with our stay at St Edmund's House. The property was spotless, stylish and had all the home comforts you could wish for. The garden was stunning, too. Our hosts were helpful and welcoming and I'd highly recommend this property to anyone. You won't be disappointed. Cottage rating: 5 Stars

Penny Kocher - Apr 2017 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Fabulous cottage, everything you could possibly need, real comfort, this was the second Island cottage we stayed in and we are going to another one in December as they are such good value. We have decided that this if the way to go for short breaks rather than Hotels. Cottage rating: 5 Stars

Martin Coggins - Apr 2017 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Cottage rating: 5 Stars

This beautiful stone cottage is situated in the heart of the picturesque and historic village of Corfe Castle. St Edmund’s is within a few minutes walk of the dramatic castle and the central square of the village with its charming church, local bakers, general stores, National Trust shop, public houses, restaurants and tea shops. This is a wonderful walking area and visitors can walk directly from the house to join a network of footpaths which extend westwards towards Kimmeridge and Lulworth or Eastwards to Studland. The renowned Jurassic coastline with its treasure trove of fossils and dramatic scenery is nearby. The small resort and sandy beach of Swanage is within a 10 minute drive and Studland beach with its miles of sandy beaches and unspoilt dunes is only 6 miles away. The steam railway which links Corfe Castle with Swanage is within a two minute walk.

St Edmund’s House is a substantial stone, Grade II listed, property which has been renovated with great care to retain the wonderful original features of beamed ceilings, flagstone floors and a particularly spectacular inglenook fireplace. The house has been furnished and equipped to a very high standard. On the ground floor there is a sitting room with a large sofa, armchairs, flat screen 3D television (two pairs of 3D glasses provided)/Freesat/Blu-ray DVD player and a wood burning stove; a beautiful panelled dining room with an oak table and chairs and inglenook fireplace; a light and attractive office style area, ideal for anyone who needs to work during their holiday, with desks, a printer, photocopier, phone, monitor and xbox; a lovely shower room with walk in shower, basin and WC; a superb open plan bespoke fitted kitchen with wooden units, granite worktops, double Belfast style sink, an AGA, combination microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator and wine cooler; a second sitting area with sofas, a wood burning stove, wall mounted television and door opening onto the terrace. (A washing machine, tumble dryer and large freezer are available in the pretty stone cottage in the garden). All the upper rooms have lovely cream carpets. Stairs lead up to a bathroom with bath, hand shower, basin and WC plus 4 particularly charming bedrooms which all enjoy lovely open garden views which extend to the nearby downs. There is a master bedroom with a king size bed and wall mounted television with Blu-ray player, basin and an integral bath built into a pretty window recess with views of the castle and nearby hills; a second king size double bedroom with basin; a very pretty smaller double bedroom and a lovely twin bedroom on the third floor. (A folding bed is also available to enable a child to sleep separately in one of the double bedrooms). Access to the twin room is via a short, fairly steep, winding staircase. There is a powerful telescope in this view which is ideal for enjoying views of the night skies. Central heating and electricity provided without extra charge. We regret it is not possible to have a fire in the inglenook fireplace. WiFi and a telephone for incoming and free national calls is available.

One of the wonderful features of the house is the beautiful large country garden at the rear of the property. This delightful garden is fenced and has a lovely protected terrace with garden furniture and a barbecue so that visitors can relax and enjoy meals in the sunshine; large lawns and colourful shrubberies; a pretty one room garden cottage with utility items, a small covered fish pond, views of the castle. Two gateways open from the garden onto open grassland area with a footpath crossing the common to give easy access to the countryside on the outskirts of the village and in the other direction giving easy access to the nearby village square. There are three public houses, two tea shops and an excellent restaurant within 3 or 4 minutes walk. Special permits are available for free parking for two cars within 50 metres of the cottage. Good bus service linking Corfe Castle with Swanage, Wareham and Poole within 3 minutes walk.

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St Edmunds House is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at St Edmunds House. St Edmunds House is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Friday to Friday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 16:00 and the normal departure time is 10:00. Short break weekend and midweek self catering holidays are available from 20th October 2017 to 26th October 2017, 27th October 2017 to 21st December 2017, 5th January 2018 to 8th February 2018, 16th February 2018 to 22nd March 2018 and 26th October 2018 to 20th December 2018.

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St Edmunds House has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at St Edmunds House are detailed below.

Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Extra Bed £0.00 per booking Towels (Bath & Hand Towel) £0.00 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 £250 per booking

St Edmunds House has short break self catering holiday availability on the Purbeck. These are the short break periods.

St Edmunds House Short Breaks 2017 20th October to 26th October Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks St Edmunds House Short Breaks 2017 27th October to 21st December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks St Edmunds House Short Breaks 2018 5th January to 8th February Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks St Edmunds House Short Breaks 2018 16th February to 22nd March Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks St Edmunds House Short Breaks 2018 26th October to 20th December Weekday & Weekend Short Breaks

Pricing and Booking Notes for St Edmunds House

Arrival Time 16:00 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 8 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3

St Edmunds House Special Offers and Discounts

£330 discount on weekly holidays at St Edmunds House between 20th October 2017 and 26th October 2017

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St Edmunds House Local Holiday Information Purbeck Dorset

Corfe Castle is a historic town at the heart of Purbeck. This pretty Dorset village is best know for the ruins of the 11th Century castle of Corfe Castle which sits above the village of the same name. The village has a good range of shops, cafes and restaurants and the surrounding countryside is well served with footpaths and cycle tracks.

View sights and sounds from Corfe Castle with our Corfe Castle Holiday Sights and Sounds Video

Eating and Drinking In and Around Seaview

The Greyhound Public House
Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset
The Greyhound Public House

The Greyhound Public House - A traditional village pub with a warm and friendly atmosphere and a good selection of pub food. The pub garden in which you can enjoy meals or a drink has beautiful views of the castle of Corfe Castle and is a popular place to rest and have lunch when walking the Purbeck hills.

Website:. www.greyhoundcorfe.co.uk
Corfe Castle Village Stores
Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset
Corfe Castle Village Stores

Corfe Castle Village Stores - Local village shop in Corfe Castle. An excellent local shop with good range of daily essentials and local food.

Website: corfecastlevillagestores.co.uk
Oliver's Cafe Bistro
Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset
Oliver's Cafe Bistro Corfe Castle

Oliver's Cafe Bistro, Corfe Castle - Corfe Castle coffee shop and bistro with lovely atmosphere.

Website: coffeeatolivers.com
The Sweet Shop Corfe Castle
Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset
The Sweet Shop Corfe Castle

The Sweet Shop Corfe Castle - A traditional sweet shop selling a wide range of sweets and confectionery from a stone built shop on the edge of the square in centre of Corfe Castle. This pretty little shop sells traditional sweets we remember from our childhood but we also a range of luxury chocolates. In order that no one misses out there is also has a range of sugar free sweets and biscuits as well as a diabetic Ice cream. The Sweet Shop is also one of the centres of village life in Corfe Castle where many people go to pick up their daily newspaper or a magazine.

Dragon Bakery
Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset
Corfe Castle Bakery

Corfe Castle Bakery - Local bakery with bread, pastries and warm food items ideal for picnic food when exploring Corfe Castle or for preparing lunch at your self catering cottage.

The Castle Inn Public House
Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset
The Castle Inn Public House

Castle Inn Corfe Castle - Local public house with local food and local beer.

Website: www.castleinncorfe.com

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To See and Do in and Around Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle - The impressive ruined castle at Corfe Castle is one of the most iconic structures in Purbeck and is open to the public throughout the year. The view from the castle as well as all the places to explore makes this a fun day out for the whole family or a good place to relax in the sun.

Swanage Steam RailwaySwanage Steam Railway - Corfe Castle is connected with the seaside town of Swanage by the Swanage Steam Railway. The railway is now a popular attraction in its own right but can also be used as an effient means of transport between Corfe Castle and Swanagee and can be incorporated in to a cicular walk along the Purbeck hills. www.swanagerailway.co.uk

Walk to Swanage - There is a lovely hill top pathway running from Corfe Castle to Swanage. The walk starts on Sandy Hill Ln (under the railway bridge) where you follow signposts to up the hill to a view of Corfe Castle. Simply follow the ridge all the way to Ulwell from where you can follow the pavement into Swanage. The return journey can be done on the Steam Railway or walk back to enjoy the views in the other direction.

View a list of Corfe Castle Cottages at www.cottagecorfecastle.co.uk.

Go Ape AdventuresIt'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 in Dorset

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/

St Edmunds House Local Public Transport Information:

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 St Edmunds House Public Transport Purbeck Dorset »

St Edmunds House Walking Holiday Information:

For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Purbeck Walking Holiday Information »

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Sea/Beach: No
Walking Trail: Yes
Public Transport: Yes
Food Shop: Yes
Cycle Route: No
Public House: Yes

St Edmunds House Guest Book Comments

Judith Williams - Jan 2017 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Beautifully maintained and presented cottage. It was a perfect location for our family Christmas. The village shop, just a short walk away, is excellent and the three pubs are very welcoming. Overall Rating: 5 Stars

Amanda Buckland - Jul 2016 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Wonderful accommodation, location and decor could not be faulted. A lovely 3 generation family break that met everyone's holiday wish list Overall Rating: 5 Stars

Jenny Blake - Aug 2015 5 Star Holiday Cottage Customer Rating

Perfect! Beautifully decorated. Such attention to detail made this stay very special. If you could bear to leave the cottage, the surrounding area is simply stunning.So many places to visit. Or,spend hours on the beach gazing at breathtaking views. Perfect too for gastronomes, wherever we ate it was exceptional. Enjoy! Overall Rating: 5 Stars

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St Edmunds House Access Statement and Disabled Access 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.

St Edmunds House Availability for Purbeck Holiday Weeks Dorset

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Purbeck Cottage to Rent 20th December to 27th December

St Edmunds House has 60 days available for Purbeck self catering holidays from the 19th October 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means St Edmunds House is 18.92% booked for this holiday period with 2.0 weeks confirmed so far.

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