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Honeypot Cottage
Double bedroom
Relax with the warmth from an open fire
Dining area
Kitchen
Twin bedroom with ensuite
Bathroom
Garden
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Honeypot Cottage - Corfe Castle

Isle of Purbeck, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
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

  • This beautiful cottage is full of character and makes an ideal holiday retreat
  • Perfect for enjoying the glorious beaches of Studland and Swanage
  • Ideal for exploring the Purbeck Hills and the stunning Jurassic Coast
  • A wonderful holiday base for walkers, families, cyclists and nature-lovers
  • Visit Worborrow Bay, Kimmeridge and Brownsea Island
  • Take a trip back in time on the Swanage Steam Railway
Property code: IC064

Close to the heart of the picturesque village of Corfe Castle, this lovely 18th century Grade II listed stone cottage is a delightful base for guests exploring the Purbeck Hills or Jurassic Coast.

This Grade II listed stone cottage is situated in the picturesque village of Corfe Castle; a village nestled amongst the Purbeck Hills and renowned for its castle ruins, thatched cottages, teashops and public houses. Honeypot Cottage is within a five-minute stroll of the village square. This is a wonderful walking area and visitors can walk directly from the cottage across the common to join footpaths to the nearby downs and to the coastal path - two miles away. This dramatic area of coastline extending from Swanage to Weymouth is part of the Jurassic Coast; England's first natural World Heritage Site The four miles of sandy beach at Studland are within a 15-minute drive and the seaside resort of Swanage is within a ten-minute drive. Here, swimming, paddling, fishing, boating and diving can be enjoyed. Swanage and Corfe Castle are linked by a steam railway which offers a real step back in time.

Honeypot Cottage is one of a terrace of stone cottages dating back to 1780. It has recently been skilfully renovated to retain the original features of wooden beams, flagstone floors and attractive windows and doors. It has been furnished and equipped with great care to provide charming accommodation for four people in two bedrooms which is centrally heated and has secondary glazing at the front of the property. On the ground floor there is a sitting room with two comfortable sofas, an open fire, flat screen television with DVD player and Freeview, an elegant dining room with a circular table and chairs; a fitted kitchen equipped with an electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator. A washing machine and freezer are also provided. There is also a ground floor WC with basin.

Narrow cottage stairs lead up to a beautiful double bedroom and a family bathroom which is newly equipped with bath, walk in shower, basin and WC. A doorway opens from the landing to fairly steep stairs which lead up to a spacious attic twin bedroom which extends across the length of the cottage and has attractive downland views in the distance. This room has a small en-suite shower room with restricted head room, equipped with a walk in shower, basin and WC. A travel cot and high chair can be made available. Central heating and electricity are without extra charge. A telephone and WiFi internet access is available

The cottage has a small enclosed garden at the rear of the cottage, and a lovely sun room with garden furniture. It is paved and has a gravel area which accommodates the garden furniture so that meals can be enjoyed in the sunshine. A garden gate offers direct access via a small pathway on to the Corfe Castle Common. Here, children can play games and this provides an attractive rural route to walk to the village centre. There is a small adventure play area for children within a five-minute walk. The cottage is situated on the main road which links Wareham and Swanage. Unallocated Off road parking is available for one car in front of the cottage. A regular bus service is within a few minutes walk.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with bath, walk-in shower and WC
  • 1 en-suite shower room, with restricted head room, with walk-in shower and WC
  • 1 ground-floor WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge
  • Washing machine and freezer are also provided
  • Open fire, TV/DVD in lounge
  • Enclosed rear garden with sun room with garden furniture
  • Unallocated off-road parking available for 1 car
  • Security deposit - £100 per booking
  • Fairly steep stairs lead up to attic bedroom
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Bed linen included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 small to medium sized dog welcome
  • Telephone access available
  • Within walking distance of the centre of Corfe Castle, 6 miles from Swanage

Claire Tranter

This property is personally managed by Claire.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 33 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Colin 3rd October 2020

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Cottage is compact. It works well for two adults and a dog. It is very well placed, backing on to the Common for dog walking and an easy short walk down East Street to the centre. There are so many great walks within immediate reach. Parking right outside the front door is also very welcome. The back garden is nice to sit in on sunny afternoons. NoRead moreise from main road traffic was not intrusive. Cottage was clean on arrival and easy to keep clean. This was our second time here! Hide

Reviewed by Jennifer 26th September 2020

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Loved the cottage and the garden and summer house very convenient to village castle, walks and eating places and the heritage railway , village store had everything and the bakers even had Devon buns not easy to get hold of these days

Reviewed by Lara 19th September 2020

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Great location in Corfe and based near the common to walk our dog. Sweet, Cody cottage with a lovely open fire and well equipped.

Reviewed by Susan 12th September 2020

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Reviewed by ruth 15th August 2020

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Lovely cottage with nice views out to the rear. Stunning views of course of the castle as you step out the front door. Well equipped so any home cooking was easy. Restaurants very close by offering a wide selection of meals and lovely cafes and shops in the village itself. Very comfy beds and pretty area outside to sit and relax in the morning sun Read morein the summer. Lovely main bathroom with walk in shower and bath. Hide

Reviewed by Juliet 25th July 2020

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Perfect 2 weeks in this cosy but really well equipped cottage with buckets of character! Easy access to beautiful Studland beaches. Corfe common just outside back gate for a stroll and wander into the village to the famous sweetie shop! All overlooked by the romantic ruins of the castle itself. We found it ideal for our family and will be returningRead more next year!!!! Hide

Reviewed by David 18th July 2020

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Reviewed by David 7th March 2020

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Lovely cosy cottage with a real fire for the winter months, Corfe Castle has it all, with lovely walks Great pubs with good food. The added bonus for us was having the common at the back of the cottage for taking the dog for a walk. The bed was very comfortable and the shower and bath was very good. Small kitchen and dinning area but how long do yoRead moreu stay in and eat when on holiday but it is a cosy cottage with a nice out door space as well. Hide

Reviewed by Alan 7th February 2020

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Great homely atmosphere, would not be ideal for small kids but well situated with parking in front - not allocated but available

Reviewed by Matthew 31st January 2020

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Wonderful cottage in a perfect location. Well equipped and clean throughout. Parking available right outside the front of the property. Plenty of shops and pubs nearby. Would recommend to anyone and would definitely visit again.

Reviewed by Judy 28th December 2019

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Reviewed by Mark 26th October 2019

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A lovely cottage full of character 5 minutes walk from the centre of Corfe and the local sites and amenities. Stone flooring in the living and dining room with an open fire in the living room add to the authenticity. Both bedrooms are spacious and comfortable. Cottage location is a good base for exploring the sites around the Isle of Purbeck.

Reviewed by Anthony 19th October 2019

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Reviewed by Karen 7th September 2019

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A beautiful location. Cottage was exactly as described and was a pleasure to stay in. It had everything you could need. It was very comfortable and even on the odd rainy day if you didnt want to go out, there was enough to keep you occupied. Having parking outside the front door was an added bonus. This was our third trip and hopefully wont be our Read morelast. Hide

Reviewed by Joy 31st August 2019

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Reviewed by Charlotte 10th August 2019

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Lovely cottage with pretty garden with access onto the common behind which was great for dog walking. Sadly the main road which the cottage sits on is very busy with constant road noise

Reviewed by Jenny 22nd June 2019

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Reviewed by Karen 15th June 2019

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Delightful location, excellent amenities in Corfe Castle village. Pub opposite cottage, tasty meals. Parking directly outside. Within walking distance of steam railway and bus routes. Lots of places to explore. Beautiful beaches.

Reviewed by R 8th June 2019

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It was our second time at the cottage excellent for walks with the dog, convenient for days out by bus or train and being able to park close to the property was a bonus.

Reviewed by Lisa 20th May 2019

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The cottage is in a great location, it was clean and comfortable and we really enjoyed our stay there.

Reviewed by Colin 11th May 2019

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This cottage is really well located and was very accurately described. The instant access straight out of the back garden on to the Common was so convenient for dog walking and was also the most pleasant walk into the village. The cottage was well equipped and everything worked well. Parking right outside the door was greatly appreciated. For walkiRead moreng and for quick access to the coast - this is an ideal village to be based in, very good amenities without industrial scale tourism. Hide

Reviewed by Barbara 6th April 2019

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Honeypot cottage is a pretty and well maintained cottage in a ideal location. We really enjoyed our week there. It has a lovely little garden with a summerhouse. The village of Corfe Castle is very pretty with plenty of places to eat and a useful bakery. Of course don't forget the castle and railway to Swanage. I would definitely recommend this cotRead moretage. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 9th March 2019

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The cottage was all wed hoped for. Its location was our only problem as its on a very busy main road and we were constantly aware of traffic noise. The cottage is very cosy and well equipped and we loved the village itself. The owner provided everything we needed and its great for dog walks with the common behind.

Reviewed by Charlotte 23rd February 2019

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Lovely cottage. Very well equipped.

Reviewed by Lisa 16th February 2019

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Fantastic comfortable cottage with everything you would need. Only fault I could give it would be the main road it is on is very busy and noisy. Would like to pick the cottage up and move it to the quiet village behind. Parking could be an issue in the summer also, although we didnt have a problem it being February.

Reviewed by Tracey 8th February 2019

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Perfect stay for my birthday celebrations! Honeypot Cottage was so cosy and Anneka was quick to reply to any questions we had. Our little puppy felt very at home and loved her daily walks at nearby Studland Bay. We cant wait to come back!

Reviewed by Nick 4th February 2019

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Reviewed by Lorraine 1st February 2019

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The cottage was just perfect for a weekend escape. Great to find such a high standard and dog friendly. Booking process was easy and keysafe access was brilliant.Location is brilliant and close to the shops, pubs etc and to have the common just at the back was great for our dog. Plenty of cutlery/plates/cooking utensils and good range of cookware tRead moreoo (not usually the case). Spotlessly clean, and great to have milk (we'd forgotten ours) and some cake for an afternoon cuppa on arrival. Faultless. Hide

Reviewed by R 22nd December 2018

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An ideal centrally located cottage for exploring Corfe Castle and the surrounding countryside. The steam train to Swanage and Wareham was a lovely experience and meant the car could be left at the cottage. We will certainly be returning in the Summer.

Reviewed by Colin 7th December 2018

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Reviewed by Francine 30th November 2018

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A wonderful cottage in the heart of Corfe Castle, perfect for couples, small families and pets. Honeypot offers everything you need for your stay.

Reviewed by Martin 17th November 2018

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A charming, cosy and well appointed cottage in a picturesque and friendly village. In easy reach of both countryside and beaches. Good pubs and dog friendliness everywhere. A relaxing and confortable place to visit.

Reviewed by Paul 3rd November 2018

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Clean, tidy, well laid out, new white goods etc, no complaints. Except.... some indication of where bins were would help and when collection days are for general rubbish, glassware and recycled materials so each one could be put out the front.

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