This pretty Grade II-listed mid-row cottage is the ideal retreat for all the family. With a pub next door and a stunning garden, this is a true countryside getaway.
Located in the heart of the village of Church Knowle, this Grade II-listed cottage has rustic charm in abundance and sleeps up to eight guests. Enjoy views over the rolling Purbeck Hills from the large lawned garden or wander next door to the pub for a refreshing drink or delicious meal. You’re welcome to bring a dog, and with plenty of walks in the Hartland Moor National Nature Reserve and the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, both two-legged and four-legged creatures will be happy.
With period features throughout, including beamed ceilings, an inglenook fireplace and snuggly bedrooms in the eaves, this cottage has a cosy, welcoming feel. You can settle into the sofa and warm your toes by the wood burner on colder evenings, or relax in the conservatory on warmer days and enjoy the garden views. There is also a games room including a PS3 console and a reading area. You’ll find all four bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first and second floors, just mind your head in the eaves. The cottage has a lovely rear garden with a large area of lawn for the kids to play on while you relax on the terrace and enjoy views over the hills. Parking for 2 cars is on the village lane but please note this is not reserved parking.
The property’s location allows you to take full advantage of the local area including, the 11th-century Corfe Castle (1.5 miles) which provides a wealth of history and wonder. Families will love Dorset Adventure Park (2 miles) with its waterpark and mud trail. If you fancy staying close by the village playground is just 45m from the cottage. The coast at Kimmeridge Bay is 3.5 miles away, where you can spend all day snorkelling, swimming and rock-pooling or walk up to Clavell Tower and be rewarded with stunning views over the bay. Studland Beach is located just 5 miles away and is the main sandy beach in the area.