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Studland, Dorset
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A substantial and beautifully furnished holiday property
  • Ideally situated in the charming village of Studland
  • A perfect getaway for a large family or group of friends
  • Within easy reach of Swanage, Poole and Bournemouth
  • Perfect for exploring several breathtaking local nature reserves
  • Discover the glorious Purbeck Hills
Property code: DC030

Set in the pretty Dorset village of Studland, this spacious and welcoming property makes a fantastic holiday home for a large family or a group seeking a retreat close to both coast and countryside.

The cottage is set within half a mile of the glorious sandy National Trust beach of Studland Bay which can be reached by footpath or road. The picturesque coastal village of Studland is a perfect base for exploring the Purbeck area, with the vast Studland and Godlingston Heath just a mile away. This is a fantastic area for nature-lovers with Hartland Moor (7 miles) and RSPB Stoborough Heath (8 miles) nearby. You can explore the ruins of Corfe Castle (5.5 miles) or visit the popular Victorian seaside town of Swanage (3.5 miles) with its long sandy beach, traditional promenade, pier and steam railway. You can also catch the Sandbanks Ferry for a shortcut to Poole and Bournemouth or to explore the dramatic and atmospheric Brownsea Island.

On entering this pretty holiday home, which is accessed via two steps, you will find a charming and spacious lounge. This light and tastefully furnished room is perfect for relaxing in, with comfortable seating, TV/DVD, a wood burner and shuttered bay windows. Exploring further, the spacious open-plan kitchen/diner has an additional seating area and a large dining area perfect for enjoying a family meal. The kitchen features a double oven, induction hob, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer, dishwasher and a breakfast bar. This area also offers a TV, iPod dock, a window seat and bi-fold doors into the garden. A handy utility room houses the washing machine and dryer and has plenty of space for coats and boots. Exploring further you will find a children’s playroom with TV and a choice of books, games and toys. There is also a ground-floor shower wet room with WC. Going upstairs you will find five cosy bedrooms. There are four double bedrooms, two of which can be made up as twin rooms on request. One of the double rooms has its own dressing room and an en-suite shower room with WC and reduced head height in the eaves. There is also a bunk bedroom which is perfect for children. Also upstairs, is the large family bathroom, complete with a bath, separate shower, WC and reduced head height in the eaves. Please note, one of the double bedrooms and the bathroom have low sloping ceilings.

Stepping outside you will find a gravelled parking area and a boules court to the front of the property. The attractive back garden has an artificial lawn, paved paths, flower beds and a couple of seating areas – one with sea glimpses – for you to relax in and enjoy the gas BBQ. The back gate leads out onto a National Trust footpath. There is ample parking available.

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

Please note there is a refundable £500 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 5 bedrooms – 2 doubles, 2 double rooms with 6’ beds which can be made up as twins on request, 1 children’s bunk room
  • 3 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC, 1 wet room with shower and WC, 1 en-suite shower room with WC
  • Double oven, microwave, induction hob, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer
  • TV/DVD, iPod dock
  • Wood burner - logs included October - end of April
  • Children’s playroom with TV
  • Garden with artificial lawn, BBQ and patio with seating
  • Off-road parking for up to 4 cars
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Underfloor heating, electric panel heaters
  • Parking for up to 5 cars
  • Shop 100 metres
  • Pub 600 metres
  • Sandy beach 0.5 miles
  • Swanage 3 miles

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr I Tromans 18th April 2019

A superb, very well appointed light and airy house. Just right for our purposes.

Reviewed by Mrs L Reece 2nd January 2019

it was beautiful, so spacious, plenty of room for all my family.very well equipped, everything we needed.The only thing we felt was that it was a bit chill downstairs. Upstairs the heaters in the bedroom could be controlled, but the underfloor heating downstairs in such a big space was not very effective.

Reviewed by Mrs J Le-Gall 31st August 2018

This was a beautiful home for all the family. All the Grandchildren enjoyed the garden and toys. We all loved the walks. There was everything we needed and the house looked beautiful with the Christmas tree and decorations.

Reviewed by Mrs C Villiers-Stuart 31st August 2018

Beautiful dcor, lovely space for a family party

Reviewed by Mrs J Stanbridge 31st August 2018

Lovely house plenty of room for the 10 of us

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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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