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Heatherview - Swanage

Studland, Dorset
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
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 charming family holiday home set in a pretty village
  • This is an ideal base for exploring the Purbeck area
  • Visit Durlston Country Park and RSPB Stoborough Heath
  • Explore the Hartland Moor and Studland and Godlingston Heath Nature Reserves
  • Perfect for visiting the vibrant coastal town of Swanage
  • Take a ferry to Brownsea Island
Property code: DC071

Facing an expanse of National Trust heathland, this attractive detached 1920s holiday home offers delightful accommodation for keen walkers and nature lovers looking to explore this idyllic area.

Ideally situated in the picturesque Dorset village of Studland, this attractive property makes a wonderful base for exploring the Purbeck Hills. The cottage faces the National Trust’s Studland and Godlingston Heath, which offers great opportunities for walkers and cyclists. The beautiful sandy beach of Studland Bay is just a mile away, with local landmarks including Dragon’s Teeth nearby. Nature-lovers can also explore Hartland Moor Nature Reserve (7 miles), RSPB Stoborough Heath (8 miles) and Durlston Country Park (5 miles). Nearby Swanage (5 miles) is known for its beautiful beach, traditional promenade and pier, and you can catch a steam train to the village of Corfe Castle (5.5 miles). From Studland, you can catch a ferry to Poole or Brownsea Island.

Stepping into this delightful property, you will pass through a hall which is ideal for leaving coats and boots, and into a pretty lounge. This light and tastefully furnished room is ideal for sitting back in front of the open fire and watching a movie in the evening. The lounge also offers a picture window with heath and sea glimpses. Moving into the kitchen/diner, there’s a cheerful dining area perfect for enjoying a family meal. The stylish kitchen is fully equipped with a Rayburn (available between October and April), a conventional oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine and a Bluetooth sound system. Exploring the ground floor further, you can relax in the charming and light-filled conservatory which looks out over the garden. There is also a ground-floor WC. Heading upstairs you will find three cosy bedrooms, all with views over the open heath and with sea glimpses. The double bedroom has a feature fireplace, and there are two twin rooms, one with a feature fireplace. You will also find a bathroom complete with a shower over the bath and a WC.

Stepping outside, there are charming gated lawn gardens both to the front and back of the property, with Purbeck stone paths. A terrace in the back garden features outdoor furniture and a pergola. The back garden also features children’s play equipment including a slide (use at own risk).

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 double, 2 twin rooms
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • 1 ground-floor WC
  • Oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine (please note the Rayburn is ornamental)
  • TV/DVD
  • Open fire - logs included October - end of April
  • Bluetooth sound system
  • Conservatory/garden room
  • Gardens with outdoor furniture and children’s play equipment for children aged 10 and under
  • Parking in lay-by opposite
  • Regret, no dogs
  • Cot/highchair
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Beach 0.75 miles
  • Shop and pub 0.75 mile
  • Swanage 3 miles

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr R Hounsome 31st August 2018

all Good. Clean modern. Good garden

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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.

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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