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Charming stone cottage
Fantastic garden with an impressive amount of space to play and relax
Sliding doors from lounge leading out to the large garden
The beautiful kitchen/diner with views out to the garden
Light and airy lounge
Perfect to sit and relax after a long day exploring
Modern inviting kitchen perfect for preparing a family feast
Perfect for getting together at the end of the day to discuss your adventures
Bright and spacious double bedroom
Plenty of storage for your clothes
Unwind in stylish family bathroom
Calm and airy double bedroom complemented by the natural light
Charming childrens bunk room
South facing views towards the Dorset coast
Driveway with off road parking for 2 cars
1 / 17  Charming stone cottage
2 / 17  Fantastic garden with an impressive amount of space to play and relax
3 / 17  Sliding doors from lounge leading out to the large garden
4 / 17  The beautiful kitchen/diner with views out to the garden
5 / 17  Light and airy lounge
6 / 17  Perfect to sit and relax after a long day exploring
7 / 17  Modern inviting kitchen perfect for preparing a family feast
8 / 17  Perfect for getting together at the end of the day to discuss your adventures
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10 / 17  Bright and spacious double bedroom
11 / 17  Plenty of storage for your clothes
12 / 17  Unwind in stylish family bathroom
13 / 17  Calm and airy double bedroom complemented by the natural light
14 / 17  Charming childrens bunk room
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16 / 17  South facing views towards the Dorset coast
17 / 17  Driveway with off road parking for 2 cars

Fisherman's Cottage- Worth

Worth Matravers, Dorset
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Attractive Purbeck stone cottage with bright and airy tones throughout and a large garden with sea glimpses
  • Ideally situated near the Jurassic Coast for a fantastic family adventures and walks
  • Excellent location in popular village
Property code: DC054

A spacious family home ideal for groups, this cottage rewards guests with fantastic views and the chance to unplug and unwind surrounded by Dorset goodness.

The village of Worth Matravers is 1 mile from the coast and just west of Swanage (4 miles). It is a quintessentially, pretty Dorset village with a populated duckpond. Towards the centre is this detached, bright and family-friendly cottage with a big, sunny garden and glimpses of the sea.

Park on the gravelled, two-car driveway, then enter the property down seven steps to a paved area, with shrubs and a low dry stone wall. Go through the front door and into the hallway, hang up your coats, plonk your shoes, and explore! Kids can either run straight upstairs for a glimpse of the sea, or the bright and welcoming ground floor surrounds you on either side. The double-aspect lounge lies to your right, with comfy sofas facing a wood burner and a Smart TV, great for evening cosy-ups. French doors open onto a partly-enclosed, pretty garden with a secluded seating area. The double-aspect kitchen/diner also has French doors to the garden, plus another door that leads to the side of the cottage. Eat a hearty breakfast and plan your days around the large family-sized table, while the children chose a book to read or play happily in the garden. Under the stairs is a WC and utility area, whilst upstairs there are three lovely bedrooms. Two are doubles, with sea glimpses, and the third has fun, chunky bunk beds. Mind your heads on the low eaves, kids! The family bathroom has a separate bath and a walk-in shower, perfect for small people’s bath time, and big people’s relaxation.

The local pub is 200 yards from the cottage, and the nearest shop is just 2 miles away. With coastal walks on the doorstep and the Dorset Adventure Park only 4 miles away, this lovely cottage creates a fun family holiday.

  • 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 king size, 1 bunk (suitable for children up to 14yr)
  • Oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge-freezer, toaster, kettle, dishwasher
  • 1 bathroom: bath, shower, WC
  • Wood burner - logs included October - end of April
  • Wi-Fi available
  • TV
  • Utility room with washing machine, tumble drier and WC
  • Unenclosed garden with seating
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Property accessed via 7 external steps
  • Shop within 2 miles, pub within 200 yards
  • There is a phone at the property for incoming and 999 calls as there is no mobile coverage in the village
  • Please note that short breaks are not accepted during peak weeks  
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Nicky Rice

This property is personally managed by Nicky.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Pamela 31st May 2024

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A beautiful cottage in a superb location. The setting is a delight, particularly for those seeking peace, or walkers. Well equipped and comfortable, with a gorgeous garden to enjoy. The local pub is great, quirky and individual. There is a local bus to Swanage which is a great asset.

Reviewed by Joy 19th April 2024

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Our third stay at this lovely cottage in an idyllic location. Communication with owners is excellent.

Reviewed by Rebecca 22nd March 2024

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Cosy, warm, dry, cottage with plenty of hot water and comfy beds. Enough parking for our car, easy to find even in the dark. Very thoughtfully equipped for a familys needs. Sea views and pretty decor. Plenty of space and a lovely garden. Cross the lane to a little playground (in nearby Langton theres a bigger one). We enjoyed the short walk to see Read morethe dino footprints. Well located for fossil hunting trips, walks at Studland and Corfe Castle. Best selfcatering weve ever found! Hide

Reviewed by Catherine 12th January 2024

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One of the best properties we have ever stayed in. Cosy, clean, comfortable, well equipped, great location, off road parking, peaceful. It really felt like home and we will definitely return. The view of the sea, and the quiet sheltered garden meant that we were able to sit outside in the sunshine even when it was bitterly cold elsewhere. Highly reRead morecommend a stay here. Hide

Reviewed by Pamela 15th December 2023

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Beautiful stone cottage in a lovely village, with a great, quirky pub ! Comfortable and clean, with good parking on the front. So very peaceful. Have already booked for summer next year, when hopefully the weather will be kinder to allow us to take advantage of the lovely walks and scenery in the area. Swanage is a lovely unspoilt small seaside towRead moren, well worth a visit. The Dorset countryside is sublime. Hide

Reviewed by Anna 8th December 2023

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Great location, spotlessly clean, really comfortable, very well equipped, will definitely stay here again.

Reviewed by Matthew 13th October 2023

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Lovely cottage and garden in great location. Very comfortable with lovely furnishings. Clean, modern and cosy. We'd definitely want to return.

Reviewed by Katrina 6th October 2023

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Wonderful cottage in my favourite village. It felt more like a home than holiday rental. Beautifully decorated and very well equipped with everything that you could possibly need. A lovely garden and a view of the sea from the upstairs windows, with sunrises to die for. Laura and Chris really helpful.

Reviewed by Claire 25th September 2023

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Lovely holiday in Fishermen's cottage, which had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. Local pub well worth a visit, and easy access to walks and places to visit.

Reviewed by Steven 22nd September 2023

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Reviewed by John 1st September 2023

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We had a delightful stay at this well equipped cottage. We particularly valued the very pretty garden in view of the record temperatures for early September and the distant sea views.

Reviewed by Marcus 25th August 2023

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Reviewed by Penny 28th July 2023

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Reviewed by Helga 21st July 2023

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Excellent

Reviewed by Julia 7th July 2023

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Really lovely, well equipped, cottage in beautiful Worth Matravers. We would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed by Karen 30th June 2023

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A beautifully presented cottage in a picturesque location. The cottage is ideally placed for walking, visiting the coastal areas of Swanage and Studland whilst being near to inland villages such as Corfe and the small town of Wareham. The well known local pub is a couple of minutes walk away but distant enough to avoid parked cars etc and is an absRead moreolute gem. Fisherman's Cottage is well equipped, tastefully furnished and has a lovely garden with glimpses of the sea. Highly recommended! Hide

Reviewed by Pete 9th June 2023

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Reviewed by David 19th May 2023

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Well maintained garden.Everthing just fine

Reviewed by Ian 12th May 2023

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The cottage is in a superb position with regard to the village pub, the local walks and its proximity to Swanage, Studland Bay, Wareham etc. It is spacious, comfortable and clean with a lovely garden and from the upstairs bedrooms a view of the sea.

Reviewed by Paul 5th May 2023

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The cottage, as ever, was brilliant. Worth Matravers is a superb place for a walking/get-away-from-it-all holiday. It lacks amenities for kids, but there is stuff to do close by. And, of course, it has probably the best pub in Britain (The Square and Compass} literally on the doorstep.

Reviewed by Joy 21st April 2023

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Our second visit to this immaculately clean and comfortable cottage. We appreciated the owners prompt response in supplying kindling for the fire. A lovely area to explore.

Reviewed by Ruth 31st March 2023

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This is a lovely cottage in a beautiful location. We really enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Ann 18th March 2023

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This house is bright, beautifully decorated and equipment all worked well. Village is quiet and close to the coastal walks. We would have liked to be able to control the heating as it was quite a cold spell.

Reviewed by Rob 10th February 2023

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Excellent comfortable cottage, great location. All very clean well heated by radiators and wood burner. Friendly good communication with the owner. Lovely south facing garden. Parking for 2 small/medium cars. Fantastic coastal or inland walks from the door.

Reviewed by Claire 22nd December 2022

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Excellent and well appointed accommodation in a very pretty cottage. Will definitely rent it again!

Reviewed by Patricia 11th November 2022

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Well presented cottage in a good location for walking and touring Dorset. Stylish decor with local artwork on the walls. Comfy beds and good quality linen. Excellent bathroom. Large sunny garden. Off road parking a bonus. Helpful owner. Web site did not mention the large fridge freezer. Would use this cottage again.

Reviewed by Debbie 7th October 2022

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Beautiful cottage in an amazing location. We had a great time exploring the Isle of Purbeck.

Reviewed by Marian 16th September 2022

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lovely location and very comfortable home .

Reviewed by Martin 9th September 2022

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Good holiday in good location

Reviewed by Deborah 22nd July 2022

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We have enjoyed several visits to Fishermans Cottage and its always been very well cleaned before we arrive, and it is very comfortable. It is extremely well situated, both for walks down to the sea and visits to Swanage, Corfe, Wareham and the beach at Studland.

Reviewed by David 1st July 2022

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Reviewed by Nicholas 3rd June 2022

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Fishermans Cottage is truly exceptional! Detached, quietly positioned in a beautiful village with the pub only a few minutes walk away and a very handy playground across the road. Property layout has been thoughtfully designed, finished to a very high standard and well equipped (dishwasher, tumble dryer etc.). Private good sized garden and the all Read moreimportant car parking and very good mobile phone reception and wi-fi. Cafe in the village. Easy drive to Swanage etc. and walks from the front door. Hide

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Charming stone cottage
Fantastic garden with an impressive amount of space to play and relax
Sliding doors from lounge leading out to the large garden
The beautiful kitchen/diner with views out to the garden
Light and airy lounge
Perfect to sit and relax after a long day exploring
Modern inviting kitchen perfect for preparing a family feast
Perfect for getting together at the end of the day to discuss your adventures
Bright and spacious double bedroom
Plenty of storage for your clothes
Show 5 moreUnwind in stylish family bathroom

Location

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