Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms; Children welcome
This lovely Elizabethan stone cottage enjoys an attractive position just on the edge of the charming purbeck village of Langton Matravers and within a few minutes drive of the seaside resort of Swanage with its wonderful sandy beach and traditional entertainments. Langton Matravers still retains its village shop/post office and has two good public houses for meals plus local beers and ciders within 5 minutes walk.
Sleeps 2 + 1 plus a baby under 18 months in 1 bedroom
Cherry Tree Cottage is situated just outside the picturesque village of Corfe Castle, in a wonderful walking and cycling area, and within a short drive of the beaches at Swanage and Studland. With views across the Purbeck Hills and accessible via foot to many of the pretty Purbeck villages, Cherry Tree Cottage is an ideal retreat for a couple or small party looking for a country getaway. The property is all on one level and has been furnished with great care, providing spacious accommodation in a very attractive setting.
Sleeps 6 in 4 bedrooms; Children welcome
Central Villa is attractively situated in a small lane in the centre of the lovely seaside town of Swanage. The sea is less than a 2 minute walk away. Swanage is renowned for its sandy beach and beautiful bay set amidst wonderful Purbeck countryside. This is part of the Jurassic coast and is a fantastic walking area. The coastal path, which is only 2 minutes walk away, leads westwards to the pretty Dorset villages of Langton & Worth Matravers, Kimmeridge and Lulworth.
New Cottage; Sleeps 5 in 3 bedrooms plus a baby
This delightful stone cottage stands in a quiet lane close to the centre of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle. The dramatic ruins of the castle provide a wonderful backdrop to the village and marvellous open views can be enjoyed from the hill on which it stands. This is a superb walking and cycling area - the village is surrounded by beautiful countryside and the rolling Purbeck hills.
New Cottage; Sleeps 5 plus a baby in 3 bedrooms;
Priory Farm Cottage is a 'chocolate box' traditional thatched cottage surrounded by beautiful countryside and within a 10 minute drive of the sea at Lulworth. Here swimming, fishing trips, rib riides and the 'fossil forrest' can be enjoyed. There are also wonderful walks with the coast path extending westwards to Weymouth and eastwards to Studland. The cottage is furnished and equipped to a high standard. There is a 'king size' master bedroom, a smaller double bedroom and a charming single room. Outside there is a lovely fenced garden with large lawns and a patio area for enjoying meals plus a play area for children.
New Cottage; Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms
This pretty stone cottage is beautifully situated, in a quiet lane, in the picturesque conservation village of Corfe Castle, nestled amongst the rolling hills of the Isle of Purbeck – An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are lovely views from the cottage garden of the dramatic ruins of the castle which stands majestically above the village. The delightful village square is within 10 minutes walk.
New Cottage; Sleeps 5 + 1 in 3 bedrooms
Willow Cottage is attractively situated in Langton Matravers - a small village amidst the beautiful Purbeck Hills. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area with easy access to the World Heritage coastline. Footpaths lead almost directly from the cottage to the coast near Dancing Ledge. Visitors also have direct access across National Trust fields to nearby woodland and can follow footpaths along the valley to the pretty village of Corfe Castle.
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
This lovely stone cottage stands in a quiet lane within a 3 minute walk of the central square of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle. Corfe is renowned for its dramatic and majestic castle which is protected by the National Trust. The wonderful sandy beach of Studland is within a 15 minute drive. Here there is a two mile stretch of sand where swimming, paddling and boating can be enjoyed. The more lively small resort of Swanage is also within a 15 minute drive where there is also a long sandy beach.
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.
This lovely stone cottage enjoys wonderful views across open countryside to the Purbeck Hills. From the master bedroom and garden these views also extend to the picturesque village of Corfe Castle - the upper levels of the ancient castle can be seen rising above the valley. It is a pleasant walk across the common to Corfe Castle where there are tea shops, a restaurant, good public houses for meals and a steam railway service to Swanage. This is a delightful walking area with nearby footpaths leading to the downs and joining paths and tracks to Kingston and the coastal villages of Worth Matravers and Kimmeridge. This area of coastline is part of the renowned Jurassic Coast. The sandy beach of the small resort of Swanage is within a 10 minute drive and the 4 mile stretch of sandy beach at Studland, an area protected by the National trust, can be reached in less than 20 minutes.
The Chapel is a ‘Linked detached’ stone cottage situated in a small hamlet on the outskirts of Kingston in 'An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. It has been sensitively and skillfully converted from a 19th century chapel to provide very attractive accommodation for 4 people in two bedrooms. It has been furnished and equipped with care. On the ground floor there is a spacious sitting room with a large bay window that acts like a picture frame for the beautiful view across the garden to the downs. The sitting room is comfortably furnished with a sofa, arm chairs, flat screen television/Blue-ray player/hi-fi. The stone fire place and wood burning stove provide a lovely central focus for the room. There is a spacious open plan fitted kitchen equipped with hand made wooden units; an electric cooker and hob, microwave, slimline dishwasher, fridge freezer and washing machine plus a dining area beside the window. Stairs lead up from the sitting room to two delightful bedrooms – a pretty double room and a large twin/king size double room (zip and link facility). This delightful room has a charming window that looks across a pretty balustrade to the open countryside. The ancient ruins of the castle keep can also be glimpsed from a side window. There is a well equipped bathroom with a bath, overhead electric shower, basin and w.c.. The ceiling heights downstairs are high. Upstairs they are lower and in keeping with a traditional cottage. Travel cot/high chair can be provided. Central heating and electricity at no extra charge. WiFi internet is now provided without extra charge. The wifi is generally of a good speed but it is a rural location and the wifi can be intermittent on occasions.
The Chapel has a charming fenced garden at the rear of the cottage with a lawn, attractive shrubbery and area of decking. Garden furniture and a stone barbecue are provided so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine. Covered porch for wet boots and coats. Parking space available for two cars in the front drive. The Chapel is on the road linking Corfe Castle with the hill top villages of Worth Matravers and Langton Matravers. Regular bus service to Swanage, Corfe Castle, Wareham and Poole within a few minutes walk. Public house, which is good for meals, with a 2 minute drive, or a walk across fields. General stores – 1 mile. Nearby places to visit include Swanage Steam Railway, Monkey World and The Tank Museum. Also enjoy bird watching at Arne and boating on the river at Wareham.
The Chapel is a non smoking cottage. WiFi Internet is provided free of charge at The Chapel. The Chapel is available for weekly self catering holiday bookings from Saturday to Saturday. The normal arrival time at this holiday cottage is 15:00 and the normal departure time is 10:00.
For details on access to The Chapel for those with impaired mobility or disabilities please read the cottage access statement in the tab below.
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|The Chapel Prices Per Week|
|22 July - 25 August 2017 - £1024||26 August - 01 September 2017 - £914||02 September - 08 September 2017 - £660|
|09 September - 15 September 2017 - £654||16 September - 22 September 2017 - £644||23 September - 29 September 2017 - £530|
The Chapel has live availability and prices. Click on the start date to begin you booking. Booking information and options and extras available at The Chapel are detailed below.Booking Fee £19.75 per booking Cot & High Chair £13.29 per week 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 £125.00)of cottage rental Security Bond Refundable Deposit £100 per booking
Pricing and Booking Notes for The ChapelArrival Time 15:00 Departure Time 10:00 Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1
Kingston is an attractive rual village overlooking Corfe Castle from the Purbeck hills. This lovely little village has rows of stone built cottages, an attractive church and a good public house. The views from Kingston over the surroundning countryside and down to Corfe Castle make it a popular place to stay in Purbeck.
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 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 coastal pathway running from Kingston to Swanage. The walk goes past Chapmans Pool, Hill Bottom and then can be taken along the coast line or the Priests Way from Worth Matravers.
Scott Arms Public House - A good village pub selling food and local beer all with a view from Kingston down to Corfe Castle.
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. www.greyhoundcorfe.co.uk
Clealls Village Shop - The newly reimagined grocery shop in Corfe Castle was made famous by Mary Queen of Shops (BBC TV) and now offers an great range of local food as well as daily essentials. Clealls now also have a little coffee shop with a wide range of local tourist information. You can pop in for a coffee and see what is happening locally. For more information visit the Clealls website http://clealls.co.uk/.
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/
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 The Chapel Public Transport Purbeck Dorset »
For walking information on Purbeck Dorset visit Purbeck Walking Holiday Information »
Two dogs are welcome and the garden is fenced. A puppy under one year may be accepted as long as it is past the chewing stage, fully housetrained and crated at night. Pets are not permitted upstairs, on the furniture or in the bedrooms. Pets may be left in the kitchen for short periods whilst visitors are out if they are not likely to be noisy or destructive. We also ask owners not to allow their pets to foul the garden. 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. Cats accepted by agreement.
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The Chapel is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, on the outskirts of Kingston village. The property is laid out over two floors; on the ground floor is the living room and kitchen and on the first floor are two bedrooms and a bathroom.
The cottage is situated on Kingston Hill, approximately 3/4 mile from Corfe Castle and 1I 4 mile from Kingston village. The Chapel is the first building on the right- next to Chapel Cottage. Drive through the entrance, immediately after a telegraph pole and onto the gravel parking area which provides parking for two cars. There is further parking in the lay-by on the road in front of the cottage.
From the drive there are three stone steps (or a ramp for pushchairs etc) leading up to the cottage. The entrance is through the door marked "The Chapel" between the cottage and the garage. This leads you into a covered porch with a purbeck stone floor. There are 2 further steps up to the door of the cottage which lead directly into the living room.
The Chapel has an oak wooden floor downstairs. The stairs and upstairs are carpeted.
There is a 4 ring halogen hob with a low level oven beneath. A freestanding fridge/freezer with a microwave on top. Stone Belfast sink, slim line dish-washer and washing machine.
A large room with a step up at one end leading into a bay seating area, from here is a French door leading to the patio area and garden. To go upstairs you need to go up three steps and through a door, this will take you to the landing at the bottom of the stairs. From here there is also another exit leading into the covered passageway between the two cottages and then out into the garden.
This is the larger of the two bedrooms and has a super king size bed (6ftx 6ft3) which can be unzipped to provide two single 3ft beds. There is a sloping ceiling, however most of room is full height.
Has a brass double bed and large built-in wardrobe.
3 piece white suite with shower over bath
This can be accessed in 3 different ways, two of which have already been mentioned. The third is from the porch entrance to the Chapel. If you go through the French door you will step onto a gravel path. To the right of the path is a decking area with picnic table. Straight ahead are 3 stone steps which lead up to the another paved area and then onto the lawn.
The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a raised bed along one side of the stone wall. It is enclosed by fencing however a small dog might be able to fit under the gate or fencing.
Walking on the road down the hill approximately 30 yards on the left there is a stile to climb over which leads to a footpath across a field. At the corner of the field there is another stile - left takes you up the hill to Kingston Village and right takes you onto Corfe Common. These footpaths lead to wonderful walks including along the Jurassic Coast.
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The cottage description, photos and cottage details for The Chapel Kingston, Dorset were updated on 07/07/2017 22:39:52
The Chapel has 0 days available for Purbeck self catering holidays from the 27th July 2017 to 31st December 2017. That means The Chapel is 100.00% booked for this holiday period with 22.6 weeks confirmed so far.