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).