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Corfe Castle, Dorset
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
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 spacious holiday home for a family or group of friends
  • Perfect for exploring the Purbeck Hills
  • Just a mile from Corfe Castle
  • Within easy reach of Studland and Swanage
  • Explore Dorset’s famous Jurassic Coast
  • Relax in the extensive and beautiful garden
Property code: DC061

This traditionally-built detached Purbeck stone cottage enjoys a stunning location close to a historic Dorset village and makes a great base for a large family or group exploring the Purbeck Hills.

Set in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this cottage lies in a stunning location, well away from busy roads at the end of a no through lane. Breath-taking panoramic views of the surrounding rolling countryside can be enjoyed from the extensive garden where you may hear the distant toot of a steam train. The cottage is within walking distance of the historic village of Corfe Castle, Purbeck Way and coast path with stunning sea views and extensive opportunities for walking and cycling. This spacious and comfortable accommodation is ideal for larger family groups or friends and provides a great base for exploring the Jurassic Coast.

You enter this beautifully furnished and tastefully decorated home in a large entrance hall with an upright piano and plenty of storage for boots and coats. A beamed sitting room with traditional flagstone floor offers a cosy wood burner set within a large fireplace. The heart of this home is the triple aspect Orangery with vaulted ceiling, oak floor and French doors to the patio where the panoramic countryside views can be fully appreciated. The dining table provides enough space to enjoy a meal all together; the well-equipped triple aspect kitchen also provides a breakfast table. There is a ground floor bedroom with French doors to its own patio and a shower room alongside with WC and underfloor heating. Four additional bedrooms and two further bathrooms including an en-suite with free standing bath and separate shower can be found on the first floor. The rear porch provides further storage for coats and boots. The garden extends to two thirds of an acre, much of which is laid to lawn. To the front of the property, the garden has lawn and borders with shrubs and flowers. The large rear garden has patios and paved paths that surround the house on 3 sides with flower beds, climbers and BBQ. There is also a fenced pond, orchard and woodland area with Wendy House, swing and trampoline (use at own risk). There is ample parking.

Surrounding a thousand-year-old castle, the historic village of Corfe Castle offers a host of independent shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs. Dorset’s coast is famous for its miles of beautiful beaches and charming coastal villages. The popular Victorian seaside town of Swanage (5.5 miles) has a glorious sandy beach and a traditional pier, or you could visit renowned Studland Bay (6.5 miles) where you can also catch a ferry to explore the stunning Brownsea Island. Lulworth Cove (13 miles), Kimmeridge Bay (7 miles) and Winspit (6 miles) are all within easy reach. Nearby places of interest include the Blue Pool (4 miles), the historic deserted village of Tyneham (7 miles) and the nature reserves of the RSPB at Arne (7 miles) or Durlston Country Park (6 miles).

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 – 1 twin bedroom on ground floor which can be made up as a 6’ double room (must be requested at the time of booking),1 double room with 5’ bed, 1 double room, 1 twin room and 1 double room with futon bed,
  • 3 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with bath and WC, 1 shower room with WC, 1 en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC
  • Range oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, microwave, washing machine
  • TV/DVD
  • Piano
  • Wood burner - logs included October - end of April Orangery/dining room
  • Boot room with additional fridge
  • Garden with outdoor furniture, BBQ and play equipment including trampoline, swing and wendy house (guests use at own risk)
  • Off-road parking for up to 4 cars
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Shops and pub 1 mile, Coast 4 miles, Corfe Castle 1 mile

This property is personally managed by Chris.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 8 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Carolyn 9th August 2019

We LOVED this house. Walking over the hill to corfe, playing badminton in the garden , eating the ripe plums , sitting in the sunny sun room , enjoying the kitchen .

Reviewed by J 5th July 2019

All of us loved the cottage and its facilities. We were fortunate to have good weather and the cottage made a great base for our holiday to Dorset. The rural setting was lovely and the bedrooms well appointed.

Reviewed by Mrs B A Owens 19th April 2019

Perfect accommodation for a three generation family holiday, spacious, comfortable, heaps of character but with every modern convenience. We have an annual holiday together and this was the most well equipped kitchen for a large family group we have ever experienced. The garden was wonderful for both the energetic and those of us who appreciate theRead more pleasure of an established but natural garden. Hide

Reviewed by Mr J Williams 6th November 2018

Delightful house and garden. Accommodated party of ten very comfortably

Reviewed by Mr N Beal 27th September 2018

Very spacious and well equipped. Lovely garden.

Reviewed by Mr D Mathews 31st August 2018

A beautiful property situated at the end of a quiet country lane but within easy reach of the many amenities of Corfe Castle. The cottage was very well appointed with large gardens and the many ground floor rooms including a lovely conservatory where with lots of seating around a large refectory style table we enjoyed all our meals. The bedrooms prRead moreovided excellent facilities for 3 large families, beds, mattresses and bedding were all of top quality and shower facilities were also very good. A wonderful holiday cottage facility. Hide

Reviewed by Prof S Dorling 31st August 2018

It was brilliant to have an enclosed garden which our dog could safely roam around in.

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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.

Although it's just three hours from London and the South East, Dorset feels like a world away from the hubbub of the city. This gem of a county offers the very best of rural England: magnificent coastal scenery, vast sandy beaches, rolling hills, charming villages, country pubs, stately homes and medieval castles.

Take time to explore the dramatic and diverse coastline. Stretching 95 miles from East Devon to Poole, the Jurassic Coast has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status. Here, visitors can uncover Earth's fascinating history whilst enjoying unspoilt views over superb beaches, many of which welcome canine companions too. From the iconic rural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland, Dorset has it all.

Why not head to Lyme Regis, classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Like much of West Dorset, it has an old-world ambience and offers excellent fossil hunting opportunities. Or head east to discover the beauty of Lulworth and the vibrant seaside resort of Swanage.

Steeped in history and with a certain quintessential charm, Dorset's glorious countryside is peppered with small towns and villages which are well worth a visit. Many are graced with fine buildings, immortalised in the books of Thomas Hardy, a Dorset-born novelist and poet. For more energetic visitors, footpaths and cycleways reveal the county's hidden secrets with the coast always close at hand for those who love the water.

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