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Heathland Cottage

Studland, Dorset
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A light and welcoming holiday home in a pretty quiet Dorset village, perfect for enjoying the beautiful Studland Bay
  • Dine alfresco on the rear patio and enjoy the garden
  • This is a fantastic base for nature lovers and keen walkers and an ideal base for exploring the Purbeck Hills
Property code: DC072

Within half a mile of the National Trust’s long sandy beach at Studland Bay, this delightful and relaxing property offers a family an ideal base for exploring the spectacular Dorset countryside.

This bright and inviting cottage makes a lovely holiday home for a family seeking a quiet place to stay in a pretty Dorset village close to the coast. Just half a mile from the beautiful sandy beach of Studland Bay, this lovely property is ideally situated for nature lovers exploring Studland and Godlingston Heath National Nature Reserve. This is a wonderful base for discovering the Purbeck Hills, with the Jurassic Coast within easy reach, or you can catch a ferry to visit Brownsea Island or the popular town of Poole.

Stepping into this bright detached property, which is accessed via an unmade track, you will find a light and welcoming lounge where you can relax and catch up with a book, listen to some music on the iPod dock or watch a movie. Exploring further, there’s a charming dining room where you can share a favourite meal which you can prepare in the stylishly designed and fully equipped kitchen. There are three comfortable and cosy bedrooms on the first floor – a double, a twin and a bunk bedroom perfect for children. Heading outside, you can relax in the pretty back garden which features a sloping lawn, trees, shrubs and a furnished patio perfect for enjoying a morning coffee, an al fresco meal or a glass of wine in the evening.

The nearby town of Swanage (4 miles) offers a fantastic range of great places to eat and drink and is famous for its sandy beach, Victorian promenade and pier. Local landmarks include Ballard Down (2 miles), Old Harry Rocks, Agglestone Rock and Dragons’ Teeth (all 0.5 miles). Nature lovers and keen walkers can explore Hartland Moor (7.5 miles) and RSPB Stoborough Heath (8.5 miles). Heading inland you can visit Corfe Castle (5.5 miles), Dorset Adventure Park (5 miles) or The Blue Pool (8 miles).

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin, 1 children’s bunk bedroom with 2’3 x 5’6 beds
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • 1 ground-floor WC
  • Oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, Blu-ray DVD, iPod dock, Bluetooth sound system
  • Dining room
  • Garden with outdoor furniture
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Regret, no dogs
  • No telephone
  • Wi-Fi included (email and web browsing only)
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Swanage 3 miles
  • Shop 50 metres
  • Pub 600 metres

This property is personally managed by Chris.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 6 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Tony 30th August 2019

I love this cottage that's why we have booked for 2020 already. It is a modern building with an old cottage feel. Plenty of room and good equipment and dcor. Ample parking. Bankes Arms a few minutes away, great food and plenty of it. Fabulous beaches in easy reach, all NT so cafes and toilets abound. And the local village shop across the way and buRead mores stop outside to easy to get to Swanage. Plenty of great food pubs in area. Hide

Reviewed by Mr T Ellis 21st September 2018

Liked that it was bright, well equipped, everything worked, modern TV, parking easy. Very clean.

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