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Carefree Cottage

Lulworth Cove, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Comfortable family home from home near Lulworth Cove
  • Space for four people and one lucky canine pal
  • Clean, crisp tones and nautical themes
  • Suntrap south-facing garden to relax in
  • Within in short driving distance of places of historical interest
  • Stone’s throw from natural beauty spots
Property code: DC028

A chance to unplug and recharge, this coastal haven is in the grounds of a Grade II-listed farm and is only 1 mile from the world-famous Lulworth Cove.

Ideally located for both ease and adventure, this delightful property has it all. Soak in views of Bindon Hill and walk for less than 1 mile before joining up with the South West Coast Path. Whether you are dipping your toes in the crystal-clear waters of Lulworth Cove or walking the 2.5 mile-long stretch of the Coast Path to Durdle Door, you are sure to fall in love with the magical scenery all around. To reward your efforts, there is village shop and village pub are under 0.5 miles away from the doorstep.

On arrival, take the two steps up to the porch into the property. Here, there is space for you to take off your boots whilst immediately ahead is the lounge/diner. Decorated in light, neutral tones, the lounge is both attractive and inviting, kitted out with comfortable furnishings just waiting to take the weight off your feet. In summer, enjoy the sun’s warm pools of light flooding through the windows and in winter, spice up the ambience by lighting the wood burner and gathering around for a movie. Connected to the lounge via a service window and accessible via the hallway, the property’s well-equipped kitchen is the next place to visit. From morning to night, your daily routine is made easy with the addition of lots of helpful appliances, including a dishwasher. Put together lovingly crafted meals for the family before eating together in the lounge’s dining area with table and chairs, or if it’s sunny outside, in the garden. Before heading upstairs, you will notice the downstairs WC from the hallway. Treading the stairs to the first floor, you will come across the cottage’s two light-filled bedrooms: a double and a twin. Staying true to the quirky character of the property, both of these rooms feature reduced head height nestled in the rafters and feature exposed beams. As well as the bedrooms, you will also find a walk-in wardrobe and family bathroom upstairs, the latter of which has a bath and separate shower.

To the front of the property, make use of the south-facing, garden with lawn area. To the rear, a second enclosed garden has two terraces (second accessed via seven steps) and outside seating. Light up the BBQ and chat away, enjoying the garden’s beautiful views of Bindon Hill.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin (both of which have reduced head height in the eaves)
  • 1 bathroom: bath, shower cubicle (with reduced head height in the eaves) and WC
  • Dishwasher, fridge, oven, microwave,
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Central heating
  • Woodburner (logs included October - end of April)
  • Books provided in hallway
  • Smart TV in lounge/diner
  • Wi-Fi included
  • iPod dock in kitchen
  • Enclosed rear garden
  • BBQ and outdoor seating
  • 1 dog welcome, further by arrangement
  • Allocated off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike and kayak storage by arrangement
  • Pub and shop less than 0.5 miles away Beach 1 mile
  • Children aged over 3 years welcome

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mrs Z Walker 28th March 2019

Location was slightly further away from Lulworth Cove than I thought but otherwise perfect

Reviewed by Mrs J Waterhouse 27th January 2019

Lovely warm, cosy, comfortable cottage. Ideally located a short walk from all that Lulworth has to offer.

Reviewed by Mr T Shea 7th November 2018

The cottage was very clean and was in a fantastic location. Upon arrival we were left a beautiful Dorset cake and a bottle of wine plus my cat was left some treats! The owner was in contact to see if were comfortable and if we needed anything.

Reviewed by Mrs K Barkway 31st August 2018

Beautiful in every way. Fresh with everything you could wish for.

Reviewed by Mr C Bundy 31st August 2018

The cottage was perfect. Clean, well presented, cosy and warm. The extra touches and complimentary items were much appreciated. Cottage is well located for the area. Appreciated that the cottage is recently furnished and we hope visitors appreciate and respect it.

Reviewed by Mrs C Leech 31st August 2018

The cottage was the cleanest and best equipped one we have ever stayed in. Everything was of excellent quality - from kitchen equipment to furniture to bed linen to the sort of clothes hangers (and the number of them!). The attention to detail was astonishing.

Reviewed by Miss J Hardwick 31st August 2018

It was fantastic! Brilliant location and the cottage itself was gorgeous. It was very tastefully furnished throughout, had wonderful views of the hills, and a lovely dog friendly garden. The owner had been very kind and thoughtful and left welcoming goodies for canines and humans! We dudnt want to go home and would love to stay there again!

Reviewed by Mr R Jemmett 31st August 2018

Very well appointed, beds very comfortable with new sheets etc, kitchen stocked with plenty of basic cleaning materials and good quality china etc

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Location

Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Dorset, a location of enduring popularity is a small rural gem of a county encompassing all of the best parts of rural England: rolling green hills, woodland and hedgerows abundant with flora and fauna running down to the sea yet situated just 3 hours from London and the South East.

The whole coastline from Exmouth to Poole has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Known as the Jurassic Coast, it is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status and offers unspoilt views with dramatic cliff-top walks alongside beautiful, safe, sandy beaches which often welcome your four-legged friends too. From the dramatic natural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland; Dorset has it all.

This South West county is also a treasure trove of secrets waiting to be discovered. Having grown out of the landscape out of the centuries, many of Dorset’s small rural towns expose history at every turn to inform and delight guests, whilst for the more energetic, footpaths and cycle-ways open up to reveal Dorset’s hidden secrets and the coast is always close at hand for those who love the water.

Why not head to Lyme Regis – classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, much like most of West Dorset to uncover an old-world ambience and excellent fossil hunting or discover the drama of Lulworth with the iconic Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove.

Dorset’s towns and villages ooze quintessential charm and are graced by fine buildings which have often been immortalised in Thomas Hardy’s books, including Dorchester – his birthplace. Wherever you choose to stay, you are never far from the fascinating Jurassic Coast and World Heritage Coastal Path.

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