Situated on the edge of a popular nature reserve, this spacious property is full of character and makes a lovely holiday home for a family or group keen to explore the countryside near Poole Harbour.
Situated on the edge of RSPB Arne, this charming getaway is full of character and makes a wonderful holiday home for a large family or a group of friends. This is a perfect base for nature-lovers and keen walkers looking to explore a part of Dorset which is abundant with wildlife and stunning landscapes. With Poole Harbour nearby, this lovely hideaway is also within easy reach of Swanage, Wareham and the Purbeck Hills.
This quirky and welcoming property, which incorporates a former pottery studio, features two delightful lounges: the first is perfect for enjoying a movie, while the characterful second lounge has been imaginatively decorated, and features a TV, iPod dock and a wood burner set in a brick fireplace. A gallery runs above this room. There’s also a stylish open-plan kitchen/diner which is perfect for preparing and sharing a celebratory meal. The property has five bedrooms: a twin room and a bunk room on the ground floor, with two triple rooms and a double room upstairs. The garden features a substantial lawn to the front, with a gravelled seating area to the rear.
The cottage is just a few metres from RSPB Arne, a beautiful nature reserve with ancient oak woodlands which is home to all six of the UK’s native reptile species, as well as numerous species of bird including spoonbills, nightjars and Dartford warblers. RSPB Stoborough Heath (4 miles), Hartland Moor National Nature Reserve (3 miles) and Durlston Country Park (12 miles) are within easy reach. The nearby town of Wareham (4 miles) has a range of places to eat and drink, as does the Victorian seaside town of Swanage (11.5 miles). From the pretty village of Studland (10.5 miles), you can catch a ferry to Poole or to Brownsea Island. Other local attractions include Corfe Castle (5.5 miles) and Lulworth Cove (12 miles).
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.