This quaint stone-built cottage with countryside views is located on the doorstep of RSPB Heathland, which is ideal for dog walkers and nature lovers alike.
This beautiful cottage is located in a stunning area of Dorset’s Jurassic Coast, and 3 miles away is Swanage, home to Old Harry’s Rock and Swanage Pier. For those interested in history, Corfe Castle, a National Trust property, was built by William the Conqueror and is a surviving fortification of the English Civil War located 6 miles away. The World Heritage Site Durlston Country Park and Castle are local too, only a 5-mile drive down the coast.
This picturesque semi-detached ivy-covered cottage is well placed in an area of heathland, is sea-facing and has beautiful views of the harbour at Poole. The property has a stone roof made from local Purbeck stone and has attractive leaded windows. The cottage dates from the 1920s and was designed by Herbert Collins, a renowned British residential architect who was involved with the Garden City Movement. From the front path of the property leading to heathland and a short walk to the beach; to the back garden overlooking farmland and the Purbeck Hills, you are surrounded by nature at every point.
Upon entering the property, the hall has a beautiful quarry tile floor and a storage area for coats. The sitting/dining area is light and airy benefitting from triple aspect leaded windows and double doors leading into the garden. The sitting area also boasts an inglenook style fireplace with an open fire, perfect for cosy evenings in; comfortable furniture and a selection of books and games for additional entertainment should the weather be typically British. The kitchen is well-equipped comprising of all modern amenities and a larder. Additionally, there is an outside WC. After climbing the stairs, you are treated to two bedrooms, one double and one triple with a cot and a compact bathroom with bath, WC and sink.
Outside the property, there is a small lawned area to the front of the property and a stone path leading to the cottage. At the rear, there is a semi-enclosed garden, mainly laid to lawn, which has stunning views of local farmland and the Purbeck Hills. There is also a lockable detached garage available for storing a boat or bikes, and there is parking available at the accommodation for two vehicles.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.