New Purbeck Cottage November 2017

There are a number of new self catering holiday cottage available this month. New cottages in Purbeck are added all the time and here is a selection of some of the latest. All are available for holiday in 2018 and are located in rural and seaside locations in Southern Dorset and the Jurassic Coast.

Hill View Cottage – Langton Matravers

Hill View Cottage Langton Matravers Dorset
Hill View Cottage Langton Matravers Dorset

This new Purbeck cottage is a stone built rural property nestling in the Purbeck Hills and located within a short walk of the Jurassic Coast and short drive form Swanage Beach. Hill View Cottage has rural views and is well located for walking and cycling in Purbeck.

Local attractions Near Hill View Cottage

The principle attraction at Hill View Cottage is undoubtedly the views but within a short walk it is also possible to enjoy the very heart of the Jurassic Coast. The dramatic coastal landscape is punctuated by bays, coves and caves, all of which are packed with things to explore and interesting local history. Wildlife along the coast includes endangered shrews, birds of prey, the rare horse shoe bats. Dolphins can occasionally be spotted swimming off the coast.

Inside Hill View Cottage

Exposed thick stone walls, flagstone floors and traditional Dorset architecture are combined with simple lines, clear spaces and comfortable furnishing. Hill View combines the look of the stone cottage with the functionality and comfort of a modern home. There 3 bedrooms and the cottage is able to accommodate up to 5 people.

Find out more at Hill View Cottage Langton Matravers Dorset

Vine Cottage Studland Dorset


Vine Cottage is a traditional thatched self catering holiday cottage by the coast in Studland Dorset. It is only a short walk from the cottage to the sandy beach at Studland. By following the seafront you can also visit the nature reserve and visit the bird hides to observe migratory birds. Inland there is a beautiful area of heathland with walks across the North of Purbeck and over to Arne.

Local Attractions around Vine Cottage

Besides the beautiful natural sites of the beach and nature reserve there are a number of historical sites around Vine Cottage. On the coast there is a World War II Observation Bunker and in the heart of the village their is a beautiful stone church.

Vine Cottage is located near to the coastal path which means there is a beautiful walk from the cottage to Swanage via the dramatic site of Old Harry’s Rock. This rock formation is a series of stacks and arches extending into the sea. It is one of the most famous sites on the Jurassic Coast and can be reached with 20mins on foot.

Local food and drink is supplied by a number of local pubs and restaurants. Studland has been earning a reputation as a gourmet destination largely due to the arrival of the Pig on the Beach

Inside Vine Cottage

Vine Cottage has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 6 people. There is double bedroom with exposed beams and two twin bedrooms. For more information about Vine Cottage visit Vine Cottage Studland Dorset

The Coach House Leeson

Coach House Leeson Langton Matravers Dorset
Coach House Leeson Langton Matravers Dorset

This Dorset self catering holiday cottage is a new rental property in the Purbecks. The Coach House Leeson is a traditional stone built cottage in the peaceful village of Langton and is within a short walk of the Jurassic coast or a short drive / bus journey from the seaside resort town of Swanage.

Around The Coach House Leeson

The village of Langton Matravers has e good local shop and local public house. There is a historic church at the heart of the village and a footpath runs directly to Dancing Ledge on the Jurassic Coast. Footpaths also lead to Swanage or to the neighbouring village of Worth Matravers where there is, what is commonly believed to be, the best pub in Dorset.

Inside The Coach House Leeson

This new Purbeck cottage has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 people. There are 3 double bedrooms and one twin bedroom. The property has been decorated in a smart modern style but retains original features. There are exposed beams and a beautiful fireplace. For more information visit Coach House Leeson Dorset

First Look at Cherry Tree Cottage Dorset

Cherry Tree Cottage Corfe Castle

Cherry Tree Cottage at Corfe Castle in Dorset is a new Purbeck self catering holiday home available for holiday in 2018. This stone built Dorset cottage is located in a rural part of the Isle of Purbeck and within a short walk of Corfe Castle.

Cherry Tree Cottage Dorset Location

The countryside of Purbeck is famous for the rolling hills, spectacular views and beautiful footpaths. It is an ideal area for walking, cycling or exploring the historic buildings and monuments which are scattered throughout the area.

Purbeck is traversed by a Swanage Steam Railway which connects Corfe Castle with Swanage. Guests at Cherry Tree Cottage are able to do a circular walk which includes a section of train travel.

From Cherry Tree Cottage it is only a short drive to the beach at Swanage where there is a long stretch of gently sloping sand. Alternatively, Studland beach is a 10 minute drive away and here one can also enjoy the peace and tranquility of the nature reserve which runs behind the beach.

The village of Corfe Castle has the impressive ruin of Corfe Castle as well as a good supply of shops, pubs and restaurants. There is a regular bus service to the village centre or a pleasant foot path gets you into the village within 20min.

Inside Cherry Tree Cottage

This 1 bedroom cottage is suitable for a couple or someone looking for a peaceful retreat in the country. The interior has been decorated for style and comfort with a spacious sitting room and a comfortable double bedroom.

A dining room / breakfast area adjoins the front room and from here you can enjoy beautiful views of the Purbeck views while eating.

Find Out More About Cherry Tree Cottage

For all the latest information about Cherry Tree and to view interior photos, read a full description as well as see live availability, prices and online booking visit Cherry Tree Cottage Corfe Castle Dorset

First Look at Riverside Cottage Isle of Wight

Riverside Cottage Newport Isle of Wight

Riverside Cottage is the newest Isle of Wight cottage in the Island Cottage Holidays family. This cottage was selected for its unique location, by the Cowes Estuary, and original interior, which preserves many period features.

Riverside Cottage Location

This historic cottage is located by the estuary which connects Newport with Cowes. This attractive water habitat is home to many species of birds and is popular with bird watchers. A cycle path and footpath follow the river and make it easy to walk into Cowes for dinner or to breath the sea air. – Cowes to Newport Cycle Track

Newport is at the heart of the Island and therefore is only a short drive from any beach or bay on the Island. The East coast of the Isle of Wight is especially easy to reach with a regular bus service and a direct cycle path along the old railway line.

The centre of Newport can be reached on foot within 10 minutes and here you will find an excellent range of shops, cafes and restaurants. The historic town has an impressive town hall and church. Around the church there is a beautiful courtyard with cafes opening onto it. This is a fantastic place to relax with a coffee or have breakfast.

Inside Riverside Cottage

This beautiful cottage has a traditional interior which preserve original features. However, it is not at the expense of comfort. Riverside Cottage sleeps six people in 3 bedrooms. There is a double, a triple bedroom and a single bedroom.

Find Out More About Riverside Cottage

To view the latest information about Riverside as well as find live availability, prices and online booking visit Riverside Cottage Newport Isle of Wight

Chine Side Updated Photos 2017

Chine Side Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight

There are new photos showing Chine Side cottage in Shanklin Isle of Wight. These 2017 photos show some of the changes and updates to this self catering holiday rental near the sea on the East coast of the Isle of Wight.

Chine Side 2017 Photos

View all the photos here: Chine Side Cottage Photos

Chine Side 2017 Updates

Chine Side is a very popular holiday cottage and its especially suitable for large families who need the space to bring generations together. This 4 bedroom cottage can sleep up to 8 people. There is a large kitchen and comfortable sitting room, a large balcony and a beautiful garden. This luxurious 5 Star self catering holiday rental is a true delight and every year there are updates designed to make your holiday even more enjoyable.

In 2017 there were extensive changes to the kitchen, a number of the bathrooms and the garden as well as new additions in the bedrooms and dining room. Chine Side has been quick to implement guest suggestions and guest satisfaction their ultimate goal.

2018 Holidays at Chine Side

Chine Side is accepting bookings for holidays in 2018 and there will be new photos at the beginning of the holiday season showing improvements made over the winter. Subscribe to this blog to see the new photos first. If there is anything you would like us to photograph at Chine Side Cottage please leave us a comment in the section below.

Learn more about Chine Side Isle of Wight

To see all the new photos as well as read a detailed description and view prices, availability and short breaks visit Chine Side Shanklin Isle of Wight

First Look at Rubstone Cottage Isle of Wight

Rubstone Cottage Isle of Wight

Rubstone Cottage is an attractive Shanklin self catering cottage located near the sea in Shanklin Old Town, the historic part of Shanklin comprising numerous small boutique shops, thatched cottages, and thatched public houses. Shanklin Old Town has a beautiful gardens which one can walk through enroute to the sandy beach.

This idyllic location also affords access to the coastal path and a number of footpaths and cycle routes heading inland via the nature reserve.

Ventnor and this can be reached via the coastal path or by a regular bus service. This stretch of the coastal path includes a visit to Devils Chimney

There is a large open parkland space near to Rubstone which is ideal for family games, picnics and simply sitting in the sun. A small duck pond is at one end and a friendly group of ducks to feed.

The nearest Public House is The Crab and there is a thatched tea rooms next door.

Inside Rubstone Cottage Isle of Wight

Rubstone is a two bedroom cottage sleeping 4 people. There is a double and a twin bedroom as well as a family dining room and relaxing front room. The cottage is in a central but secluded location away from the more bustling end of town.

This cottage is centrally heated but also has a number of separate heaters making it ideal for winter and autumn breaks on the Isle of Wight.

For more information, as well as prices, availability and a full description visit Rubstone Self Catering Cottage Shanklin Isle of Wight

New Bembridge Cottage Larkspur House Isle of Wight

We are pleased to introduce Larkspur House, a new self catering holiday cottage in Bembridge on the East of The Isle of Wight. This coastal town is surrounded by beach and the nearby resorts of St Helens, Seaview and Shanklin are within walking distance via the coastal path.

Lurkspur is a 4 bedroom holiday cottage and available for self catering holidays from now. The beautifully decorated cottage has only just been released so there is still availability for school holidays on the Isle of Wight.

For more information, including prices, availability and much more visit Larkspur Bembridge Isle of Wight

New Photos of Rosemary Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight

There are new photos of Rosemary Cottage at Godshill on the East of the Isle of Wight showing the bedrooms and living room.

Rosemary Cottage is located within a short walk of the centre of Godshill and is on the grounds of a beautiful farm surrounded by countryside. This lovely location gives excellent access to walking trails, footpaths and cycle routes with lead to some of the principle attractions on the Island. A footpath to Ventnor and Shanklin are located close to the cottage.

For more information visit Rosemary Cottage Godshill Isle of Wight

Apse Manor Forge Pond and Garden 2017

There is a new photo of Apse Manor Forge showing the front courtyard, the hanging baskets and the fish pond. Apse Manor Forge also has a beautiful garden to the rear of the cottage with lawns and beds of lavender but this front courtyard is the view we see when we first arrive at the cottage as part of a holiday on the Isle of Wight.

The grounds and gardens of Apse Manor Forge Cottage are lovingly tended to and are a beautiful place to relax as part of a self catering holiday on the East of the Isle of Wight. Although the cottage is within a short walk or cycle ride of the beach at Shanklin, this rural location is peaceful and calming and seems miles away from the bustle of normal life.

For more photographs, including photographs of the gardens and surrounding areas visit Apse Manor Forge Self Catering Isle of Wight

Outside Photo of Westview 2017

Westview Cottage in Shorwell Isle of Wight has a new outside photo showing its location at the heart of the village. Shorwell is a lovely rural and peaceful location with a small post office and a village pub. Westview is also within a short distance of the coastal bays and beaches along the South West of the Isle of Wight.

The neighbouring village to Shorwell is the larger Brighstone where there are a choice of places to eat and an excellent village shop.

For more new photos as well as a full description, prices, availability and much more visit Westview Cottage Isle of Wight

Barn Whitwell Cottage Available for 2017

The Barn Whitwell is now available for holidays in 2017. This cottage has only recently released dates for the summer holidays and the rest of the year and therefore there is still some availability for busy holiday dates.

This period cottage is located in the village of Whitwell and within a short drive or pleasant walk of Ventnor. The cottage is also within walking distance of Godshill where there are shops and a choice of pubs.

The village of Whitwell is in an excellent walking and cycling area as well as having excellent access to the coast on both the South East and South West of the Island. In the village there is an excellent public house, numerous traditional thatched cottages and a historic church.

For more information visit The Barn Whitwell Isle of Wight