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A warm welcome awaits
Settle down for afternoon tea
Rear view of Nightjar Cottage
The garden games room
Relax in the back garden
Gather in the lounge for a cupper and a movie
Plan the day ahead with breakfast
Kitchen opening up to the patio
Tuck up in the king size double bedroom
Soak in the bath or take a shower in the family bathroom
Separate WC
A good night sleep for sure in the Super-King-size-bed
Which can be made up as a twin room on request
View of the heath and beyond
Patio perfect for a BBQ and alfresco dining
Games for all the family
Comfortable chairs to enjoy the board games
Time for a cup of tea on the decking
Garden shed to store your bicycles or kayaks
1 / 20  A warm welcome awaits
2 / 20  Settle down for afternoon tea
3 / 20  Rear view of Nightjar Cottage
4 / 20  The garden games room
5 / 20  Relax in the back garden
6 / 20  Gather in the lounge for a cupper and a movie
7 / 20  Plan the day ahead with breakfast
8 / 20  Kitchen opening up to the patio
9 / 20  Tuck up in the king size double bedroom
10 / 20  Soak in the bath or take a shower in the family bathroom
11 / 20  Separate WC
12 / 20  A good night sleep for sure in the Super-King-size-bed
13 / 20  Which can be made up as a twin room on request
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15 / 20  View of the heath and beyond
16 / 20  Patio perfect for a BBQ and alfresco dining
17 / 20  Games for all the family
18 / 20  Comfortable chairs to enjoy the board games
19 / 20  Time for a cup of tea on the decking
20 / 20  Garden shed to store your bicycles or kayaks

Nightjar Cottage

Furzebrook, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Saturday changeover day until 1st November 2021 and Friday changeover day thereafter
  • A stylish, light and attractive holiday home situated in the heart of the Purbeck Hills
  • A perfect base for keen walkers, nature lovers and birdwatchers right on your doorstep, overlooking heathland you can relax in the large garden with its own games cabin
  • Within easy reach of Wareham, Swanage, Studland Bay, Poole and RSPB Arne Nature Reserve and Studland Bay

 

Property code: DC118

Surrounded by the beautiful RSPB Stoborough Heath nature reserve, this attractive cottage enjoys a central location for a family looking to explore the Purbeck Hills, Corfe Castle and Lulworth Cove.

This stunning cottage is situated in the village of Furzebrook, surrounded by an ancient RSPB heathland reserve. Wander out onto the footpath at the end of the garden which links to the Purbeck Way and you can witness some fantastic nature including various species of bird and plant. The local shop is 0.5 miles from the property and the village pub just a 1.5-mile drive away.

Entering the large light open-plan lounge/diner/kitchen, you will immediately see that this property has been designed and furnished with the family in mind. The different areas of the room are well-defined, with patio doors leading to the rear garden. The decor is a mix of contemporary and traditional and makes the property feel very homely. On the first floor there’s a king-size bedroom with a family bathroom and separate WC, and on the second floor, you will find a further super king-size bedroom (which can be made up as twin upon request) with stunning views of the surrounding heathland. There is a small front paved area outside the cottage and parking for 2 cars with steps leading down to the property, but the real gem is hidden at the back of the cottage. The stunning large rear garden has a suntrap patio with a BBQ for outside cooking, sun loungers on the lawn for soaking up the Dorset sun and a games room/summer house with table football, pool table and comfortable seating. Views from the garden are of the spectacular surrounding heathland. There is convenient storage for bikes/kayaks in the garden shed.

Further afield, you can visit the stunning Arne Nature Reserve (4 miles) and spend hours just wandering through the idyllic woodlands. There are plenty of marked trails to follow, spotting deer and wildlife along the way and opening out to the unspoilt beach at Arne Peninsular a diverse bird & wildlife haven. Also worth a visit are the iconic ruins of Corfe Castle (3 miles), built by William the Conqueror. In the historic village catch the steam train from Corfe Station to the seaside town of Swanage.

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

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size room, 1 super king-size room which can be made up as a twin room on request
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 separate WC
  • Double oven, hob, washing machine, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, DVD, Bluetooth speaker
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Games room with table football, pool table
  • Garden with patio, BBQ and outdoor furniture
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Shop 0.5 miles
  • Beach 4 miles
  • Saturday changeover day until 1st November 2021 & Friday changeover day thereafter

Chris Franklin

This property is personally managed by Chris.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 33 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lois 9th October 2021

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Reviewed by R 2nd October 2021

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This was our second visit to Nightjar Cottage and hopefully it won't be our last! The location is absolutely wonderful with walks out onto the heathland from the rear garden. There are so many lovely places to visit within just a few miles; Corfe Castle, Swanage and Studland just to name a few. The house itself is so comfortable and well appointed Read moreand the very generous welcome pack was much appreciated. We loved seeing the deer who came to the bottom of the garden most evenings. Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Lesley 25th September 2021

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Reviewed by NICHOLAS 11th September 2021

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We had a lovely week at Nightjar Cottage - it was immaculately presented, spotless and had everything we needed, all the furnishings, appliances and facilities all felt new and fresh. The large garden was ideal for our dog to run around in and the games room a real bonus. The property backs directly on to the heath which was great for a local strolRead morel without going near a road and deer would come up to the back gate most evenings. Great location too in the heart of beautiful Purbeck. Hide

Reviewed by Sally 4th September 2021

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Amazing is the best word to describe Nightjar cottage. Beautifully presented, finished to a high standard, well equipped, absolutely spotless, lovely finishing touches like the welcome pack and flowers and its in a great location.....we couldnt have asked for more. Abi and Mike ensured we had everything we needed. Lots of attractions are close by aRead morend some can be reached easily by bike, walking or public transport and you also have amazing heathland on your doorstep. Hide

Reviewed by Rosemary 28th August 2021

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Lovely cottage. Light, airy and clean. Fab location too. Very many beautiful and interesting places nearby. Thoroughly enjoyed the week. Thank you

Reviewed by Karen 21st August 2021

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We really enjoyed our stay. This is a beautiful property finished to a high standard. There were lots of thoughtful touches and great facilities. There really isnt anything else we could have asked for. The big private garden and gaming cabin were a big plus for us as it allowed for relaxation time. Plus we had bonus deer spotting Its in a great loRead morecation for visits to Corfe Castle, the fossil museum and nearby coast for fossil spotting, plus sandy beaches and Lulworth Cove. Hide

Reviewed by Juliet 14th August 2021

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The cottage, garden and location were beautiful and everything was so clean and comfortable. Having your own games room in the garden is a real bonus and the garden itself gives you such a feeling of space, There is so much to explore in the local area and the local pub, The Halfway Inn, does a great Sunday roast as promised! We had a really lovelyRead more holiday and wouldnt hesitate to recommend Nightjar Cottage as a place to stay. Hide

Reviewed by Claire 7th August 2021

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We could not fault the accommodation. The cottage was spotless. Our teenagers loved the games room. Extra luxury touches were really lovely. Owners went above and beyond. We regularly stay at holiday rentals and Nightjar is definitely one of the best. Would thoroughly recommend staying here.

Reviewed by Lisa 17th July 2021

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The accommodation was of a high standard, we really enjoyed our stay and will be recommending it to others. We hope to return next year.

Reviewed by J 10th July 2021

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Wonderful quiet setting but close to local amenities, Nightjar is a quaint cottage overlooking the Studland, the hosts and very hospitable, we couldnt have asked for anymore 10/10.

Reviewed by S 12th June 2021

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A great place everything you could want, the garden is amazing and the owners are really helpful & thoughtful

Reviewed by Steven 5th June 2021

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A beautiful cottage - modern, clean and well presented. Equipped with all the items you would wish for making for a very comfortable stay. A large spacious and enclosed rear garden with easy access to walks. Would recommend without hesitation.

Reviewed by Olivia 25th May 2021

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Our second stay at Nightjar Cottage and it is just a perfect stay for us. The attention to detail and cottage is lovely and we will be returning again in the future!

Reviewed by Barbara 1st May 2021

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Reviewed by Rachel 26th April 2021

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Reviewed by Lois 31st October 2020

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Our second visit and plan to return! A lovely cottage, spotlessly clean, comfortable and well equipped. The large garden leads directly on to heathland and there are numerous places to visit in this delightful area of Dorset. Yes, definitely!

Reviewed by Julie 17th October 2020

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A beautifully decorated & furnished cottage to a very high standard, well equipped and set in a very picturesque and ideal location for exploring the local attractions.

Reviewed by Marian 10th October 2020

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Nightjar Cottage is wonderful home from home, comfortable, well equipped, well maintained and very clean. Perfectly located for getting out into the Dorset countryside. Abi & Mike were helpful and easy to communicate with.

Reviewed by Shirley 28th September 2020

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Reviewed by Nicholas 12th September 2020

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The location is superb it is on a relatively quite road and to the back is stunning heathland with deer that walk past every evening,so if you like walking it is perfect for you.The Cottage is of a very high standard and the owners go out of their way to make sure it is suitable for you. The garden is lovely as well as big! The summer house/games rRead moreoom is super handy. As you can probably tell we were more than happy with our stay there. The local village is only a 5 minute drive away. Hide

Reviewed by Sharran 5th September 2020

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Great location has everything you need fabulously decorated to a high standard. Peaceful setting, fantastic games room. Expect to see deer at the bottom. Of the garden from time to time.

Reviewed by Jayne 15th August 2020

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Nightjar Cottage is the perfect holiday cottage. Its spacious and beautifully presented. Everything you could need for a great holiday is there - particularly the garden. Abi and Mike were so welcoming and helpful.

Reviewed by Katie 1st August 2020

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Reviewed by Alison 4th July 2020

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Lovely cottage in a great location for exploring the Isle of Purbeck. Clean and well equipped and very comfortable. The garden is perfect for relaxing and there are lovely walks across the heath on your doorstep.

Reviewed by Kim 6th March 2020

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Nightjar Cottage is an excellent property in a lovely location. Everything you could need for your stay and a lovely welcome pack to make you feel at home. Definitely recommend it.

Reviewed by Lesley 2nd January 2020

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The cottage was amazing. Just perfect. Great communication from the owners, spotlessly cleaned, very well equipped, warm, comfortable and a great location. Large fenced garden for the dogs and a lovely play room. I cannot recommend this property enough.

Reviewed by Alisa 28th December 2019

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This cottage was beautifully decorated and fitted out. They thought of everything to make our stay as easy and enjoyable as possible, from a wonderful welcome hamper to even towels being available for our dog! The cottage is in a fantastic location and has a sizeable enclosed garden at the rear with access to miles of heathland. There are the beautRead moreiful beaches of Studland Bay and Lulworth Cove within 10-15 mins drive away and the ruins of Corfe Castle are literally on the doorstep. Hide

Reviewed by Peter 21st December 2019

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Good well equipped and clean cottage in quiet rural area although all the amenities are within a 15min drive

Reviewed by Carol 4th December 2019

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We had a wonderful stay at Nightjar Cottage, immaculately clean and comfortable. Our 2 dogs loved the garden and the treats. Well situated for exploring Dorset. A definite thumbs up. Thank you so much.

Reviewed by Lois 2nd November 2019

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The owners have put so much thought into the cottage. It is comfortable, well equipped and spotlessly clean with a large light and airy open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area. many extras are supplied such as a generous welcome pack. It has a garden and games room. The location is ideal for exploring this delightful area of Dorset, towns, countrysideRead more and coast. A gem. Thank you Abi and Mike. Hide

Reviewed by Ian 26th October 2019

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Beautiful cottage, very well equipped and with nice furniture and accessories felt like a treat as good as home if not better. Perfect location for lots of dos walks - would love to go back.

Reviewed by heidi 19th October 2019

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A warm welcome awaits
Settle down for afternoon tea
Rear view of Nightjar Cottage
The garden games room
Relax in the back garden
Gather in the lounge for a cupper and a movie
Plan the day ahead with breakfast
Kitchen opening up to the patio
Tuck up in the king size double bedroom
Soak in the bath or take a shower in the family bathroom
Separate WC
Show 8 moreA good night sleep for sure in the Super-King-size-bed

Location

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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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