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Russett Cottage - Corfe Castle

Isle of Purbeck, Dorset
Visit England Gold AwardVisit England rating: 4 stars
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
VE 4 star Gold
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels for hire
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Grade II Listed stone cottage situated in a quiet, peaceful lane in Corfe Castle
  • Nestled amongst rolling hills in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Attractive accommodation with charming features
  • Delightful secluded garden with a Purbeck stone paved terrace and views of Corfe Castle
  • Close to lovely Purbeck with shops, public houses, tea shops and restaurant
  • Wonderful walking and cycling offering panoramic views of the unspoilt coastline
Property code: IC108

This charming Grade II listed stone cottage in the picturesque conservation village of Corfe Castle provides a tranquil setting for enjoying this stunning region and exploring the Jurassic Coastline.

This pretty stone cottage is situated in a peaceful 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 mesmerising views from the cottage garden of the dramatic ruins of the castle which stands majestically above the village. The picturesque village square is within ten minutes walk and here, there are a variety of small shops, public houses, tea shops, a great restaurant, plus the steam railway which links Corfe Castle with Swanage. Open countryside is within a one-minute walk of the cottage. This is a wonderful walking and cycling area with footpaths and bridleways leading across unspoilt countryside to attractive stone villages, and to the coastal path from where there are panoramic views of the miles of dramatic coastline which forms part of the Jurassic Coastline in this area. The seaside resort of Swanage is within a ten-minute drive. Here there is a sandy beach where swimming, boating, fishing and diving can be enjoyed.

Russett Cottage is a Grade II listed cottage and provides spacious accommodation for six people in three bedrooms. It has been furnished and equipped with care and is centrally heated. There is a striking hallway with a beautiful, old cottage door and flagstone floor; a large open-plan kitchen with fitted units and a breakfast bar, plus television and an AGA with a double oven and hot plates, a gas hob, refrigerator and combination microwave (during very hot weather the AGA can be turned off and the gas hob and a combination microwave with grill, plus a barbecue can be used for cooking); a utility room with Belfast sink, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer; a separate sitting room with French doors opening into the garden, two comfortable sofas, an arm chair, flat screen Smart TV with Freeview and a DVD player, and a big open fire - a lovely place to relax in cooler weather; a separate dining room which extends into a conservatory-style area with a wood burning stove, sofa and a further set of French doors opening onto a terrace; a cloakroom with a WC and basin.

Upstairs there are three attractive bedrooms; a twin room with a basin; a double room with a king-size bed and views over the garden; a spacious master bedroom with garden views, a king-size bed and television, plus an en-suite shower room with a built in shower, basin and WC. There is also a separate family bathroom with a bath, overhead shower, basin and WC. Central heating and electricity are provided at no extra charge. A wooden cot and high chair can be provided. Free BT Infinity WiFi Internet is available.

The cottage has a secluded garden with a Purbeck stone paved terrace adjacent to the cottage. Here garden furniture and a barbecue are provided so that meals can enjoyed in the sunshine. Six gentle steps lead up to a large lawn with attractive shrubberies and views of the castle providing a wonderful place for visitors to relax in peaceful surroundings. There is parking for two/three cars in the drive. A regular bus service to Swanage, Wareham and Poole is within ten minutes walk. Golf can be played at courses in Studland and Wareham; bird watching at the RSPB site at Arne; boating on the river at Wareham.

Russett Cottage has decorations and a Christmas Tree for the festive season. It is possible to combine the rental of Russett Cottage with the adjoining Daisy Cottage. This will accommodate an additional three to four people. There is ample dining space in Russett Cottage to accommodate ten people.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

Please note there is a refundable £250 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 3 bedrooms - 1 king-size, 1 double, 1 twin
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 en-suite shower room, 1 bathroom
  • 2 door gas AGA, gas hob, microwave, refrigerator, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen included
  • Towels at an additional charge
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • One small dog welcome, large dog by arrangement (must be kept downstairs)
  • Shop, pub and restaurant a short walk away
  • Smart TV/DVD in lounge

This property is personally managed by Claire.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Maggie Cashman May 2018

This cottage has the bonus of a beautiful and private garden. The cottage is spacious and well equipped. Good location on the edge of Corfe Castle.

Reviewed by Elaine Chamings October 2017

We loved this house! Very nicely appointed, lovely comfortable bed and a perfect situation for walking straight from the door. Great to be able to walk into the village to eat or for groceries.

Reviewed by Stephanie Giblin September 2017

Fabulous cottage in a great location. Loads of room for 6 people & garden great for the children to play in . Kitchen has everything you need if self catering. Will return

Reviewed by Louise Lee August 2017

A marvellous and well-equipped cottage which is well placed for exploring all the delights of Corfe and the castle. The cottage was clean and welcoming, and so peaceful! We will definitely return.

Reviewed by Abbie Holmes August 2017

Beautiful cottage with all home comforts and fabulous garden in peaceful location. We hope to return one day soon.

Reviewed by Peter Whalley July 2017

We have been visiting Corfe Castle for the past 20 years and this was our 3rd year in Russett Cottage. The cottage is set in a stunning location with great walks on the doorstep. Will definitely be back next year.

Reviewed by Jane Briggs May 2017

A delightful, spacious and very comfortable cottage in a quiet location yet only 10 minutes walk to the centre of Corfe village. Lovely garden in which to relax.

Reviewed by Richard Hathaway December 2016

This site seems to be down more than it is up. My site monitoring tells me it goes down several times a day and for up to 4 hours.

Reviewed by Michael Auker July 2016

Fantastic cottage & garden in a fantastic village location surrounded by fantastic scenery. What more could you ask for. I will be back for sure.

Reviewed by Mike Hopkins July 2016

We had a most wonderful time at Russett Cottage, ideal location, excellent facilities, thought the place was first class, and I am sure we are in for a repeat booking.

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Daisy Cottage - Corfe Castle

Daisy Cottage - Corfe Castle

Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2

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