Nestling close to the heart of the lovely seaside resort of Swanage this charming and spacious Grade II listed stone cottage retains many original features and is a cosy and comfy holiday home.
This lovely Grade II listed stone cottage stands close to the centre of the seaside resort of Swanage and is less than a five-minute walk from the beach. Here, the golden sand gently slopes into the water making it ideal for paddling and swimming. Swanage has a pleasant centre with a variety of shops, restaurants, cafes and public houses. It offers traditional amusements such as Punch and Judy, pedaloes, crazy golf and a Victorian pier which is ideal for fishing, plus a diving school and boat hire. The steam railway at Swanage provides a memorable way of travelling to the nearby historic village of Corfe Castle. The cottage is also in a lovely location for ease of access to coastal walks. The path eastwards takes you across Ballard Down into Studland. The westward route takes you through Durleston, renowned for it flora, fauna and birdlife and on to the small Purbeck villages of Worth Matravers, Kimmeridge and Lulworth. There are panoramic views to be enjoyed on these walks.
Inglenook Cottage is a charming stone property in a small terrace which dates back over 300 years. It stands in a picturesque location in the old High Street. Many original features have been retained including an inglenook fireplace, ancient wooden beams, and beautiful wooden and Purbeck stone flooring. The accommodation is on three floors and has been furnished and equipped with care. It is centrally heated and provides attractive and comfortable accommodation for five adults and one child in three bedrooms.
The cottage has an impressive Georgian front door and a spacious sitting room with an impressive inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. The room is furnished with a comfortable sofa and chairs, a flat screen television with Freeview and DVD player. A fairly narrow staircase leads up from the sitting room to two attractive bedrooms; one double and one single room. A few steps down from the sitting room leads to a double bedroom with a television and DVD player, and a modern shower room with a built in shower, basin and WC. The stairs descend a little further to an open plan, bespoke fitted kitchen with hand made wooden units, oak worktops, attractive Purbeck stone flooring, electric cooker and gas hob, microwave, refrigerator with small freezer section, dishwasher and washing machine. There is also an attractive dining area where meals can be enjoyed.
As the rear of the house is at a lower level, there is direct access from the kitchen into the large garden of the property. Central heating and electricity are at no extra charge. A folding bed, travel cot and high chair can be provided if required. Inglenook Cottage has a large garden which is fully enclosed. There is a pleasant patio area with garden furniture so that visitors can relax in the sunshine, plus an attractive lawn with shrubs. Another garden gate opens from the garden on to a path which leads directly to the front door. (This path may occasionally be used by a neighbour). Cars can be parked for restricted periods immediately outside of the cottage if space permits, and otherwise plenty of parking is available within a three minute 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.