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View towards stunning cottage
King size bedroom
Double bedroom
Spacious open plan kitchen/diner
Comfy lounge to relax
Cosy snug overlooking the garden
Open plan diner/kitchen
first floor single room
Sunny rear garden
Perfect for alfresco dining
Cosy downstairs single bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Shower room
Views across the garden
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2 / 14  King size bedroom
3 / 14  Double bedroom
4 / 14  Spacious open plan kitchen/diner
5 / 14  Comfy lounge to relax
6 / 14  Cosy snug overlooking the garden
7 / 14  Open plan diner/kitchen
8 / 14  first floor single room
9 / 14  Sunny rear garden
10 / 14  Perfect for alfresco dining
11 / 14  Cosy downstairs single bedroom
12 / 14  Downstairs bathroom
13 / 14  Shower room
14 / 14  Views across the garden

Wyncott Cottage - Corfe Castle

Isle of Purbeck, Dorset
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Family friendly
Towels for hire
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Spacious Grade II listed stone cottage with south-west facing garden with terraced patio and lawn
  • Tastefully updated period cottage with attractive original features
  • Plenty of space to relax with a lounge, spacious kitchen/diner, and sunny conservatory
  • Located in the picturesque Dorset village of Corfe Castle
  • Situated within walking distance of the castle, shops, tearooms, and pubs
Property code: IC177

Attractive Grade II listed stone cottage offering sensitively updated period-style accommodation for up to seven guests, situated in the pretty village of Corfe Castle, just a few miles from the Dorset coast.

This property enjoys a fantastic location at the end of a quiet lane in the picturesque village of Corfe Castle known for its impressive Civil War era castle. This thousand-year old monument makes an interesting day to spend a day, wandering the walls and enjoying the varied programme of events which take place throughout the year. Besides from the castle, the village is also home to the Swanage Railway, allowing visitors to catch a heritage steam train and enjoy a leisurely trip through the countryside to the nearby seaside town of Swanage with its sandy beach.

This Grade II listed cottage offers attractive accommodation which has been updated with care and attention to create a relaxing holiday cottage. The lounge on the ground floor has a beamed ceiling, a stone fireplace with a warming wood burner, a pretty window seat, and a TV/DVD. A second lounge area can be found in the cottage’s sunny conservatory, from which patio doors open onto the garden. The kitchen/diner is a spacious light-filled room, which has a well-equipped kitchen area offering an oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. The dining area, at one end of the room is situated next to three steps which lead up to a door opening onto the garden, whilst there is a separate utility room which houses the washing machine. One of the property’s bedrooms, a restful single room with an additional pull-out bed (suitable for a child only), is also located on the ground floor, as is the bathroom with its shower-over-bath and WC. The remaining three bedrooms can be found at the top of steep cottage-style stairs on the first floor, where the landing is lit at night with motion sensor floor-level lighting. The first bedroom on this floor is the king-size master bedroom with its attractively beamed ceiling, whilst the second bedroom is a peaceful double room, with the third being a pretty single. A shower room with a rainfall shower and WC is also located on this floor. 

Patio doors from both the dining room and the conservatory open onto the garden which has an attractive stone patio close to the house, several steps from which lead up to a generously-sized lawn. There is garden furniture provided in the garden as well as a brick base which is suitable for disposable BBQs. Parking for two cars can be found to the front of the property.

Please note there is a refundable £200 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 4 bedrooms - 1 king-size, 1 double, 1 single and 1 ground-floor single with additional pull-out single bed (suitable for a child only) Sleeps 6+1
  • Ground-floor bathroom with shower-over-bath and WC, 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine
  • Bed linen, heating, and electric included
  • Towels available to hire
  • Regret no pets
  • £200 security deposit payable prior to arrival
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Pub and shop within walking distance, beach 5.5 miles

Claire Tranter

This property is personally managed by Claire.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 14 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Patricia 19th September 2020

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Wyncott Cottage in Corfe Castle is the perfect Dorset cottage in a perfect Dorset village: comfortable but unpretentious, excellent beds and bedding and nice enclosed garden. Ideally situated for exploring the area and within short walk of shops and pubs.As a bonus, an iconic ruined castle as a constant backdrop.

Reviewed by Gillian 29th August 2020

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Reviewed by Caroline 8th August 2020

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Reviewed by Lisa 12th October 2019

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The cottage was perfect for our stay. Its really well equipped and very comfortable. The main living room was fairly small but the kitchen has an ample-sized table for more seating. The beds were comfortable and the bedrooms a good size. Games compendium was well used. We ate at the Greyhound and Bankes Arms in the village. The Greyhound was slightRead morely better. Corfe is a perfect base to explore the wider area, which is absolutely beautiful. We would definitely return. Hide

Reviewed by Patricia 21st September 2019

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A very comfortable and relaxing cottage with all amenities and perfectly situated being quiet bup within half a mile of pubs, bakery and general stores. Nice enclosed garden with patio which we would have used if the weather had been better.

Reviewed by Angela 24th August 2019

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Wyncott Cottage is a beautiful old cottage in a wonderful location. We love Corfe Castle and have stayed before with our daughter and her family. The cottage was so well equipped there was nothing we couldn't find that we needed and the granddaughters loved the garden with fruit trees. The staircase is quirky as mentioned in another review but withRead more a stairgate olaced outside the single bedroom upstairs it kept the girls (3 and 1) perfectly safe. So much to see and do, enjoy. Hide

Reviewed by Carolyn 17th August 2019

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Extremely comfortable, well equipped cottage in idyllic location

Reviewed by Elizabeth 3rd August 2019

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Lovely cottage, plenty of space for the three of us. My 12 year old granddaughter adored her bedroom overlooking the garden. The living room is cosy, the kitchen light and airy, bedrooms spacious, and double beds comfy (didn't use single rooms). We enjoyed the large games compendium we found in the sun room. We would definitely stay here again. TheRead more unusual layout of the stairs could perhaps be a problem for elderly people or very young children. Hide

Reviewed by H 27th July 2019

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Gorgeous and well-equipped cottage in fantastic location. Easy 5 min walk to Corfe castle and all the attractions of Corfe - lovely eating places, model village, bakers, great village store. Sandy beaches about 20 min easy drive. All busy but still actually pleasant, with warm, calm sea great for swimming. Take inflatables! Steam train in Corfe is Read morea good way to get to Swanage. Nearest big supermarket is in Wareham so take a few more supplies than you would normally. Cottage has a lovely garden Hide

Reviewed by Chris 29th June 2019

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Lovely cottage in a lovely village.Very clean, spacious and extremely well equipped. Easy walk into Corfe Castle for papers and provisions. Nice patio to catch some fresh air for breakfast and dinner. We had a super time and hope to visit another time.

Reviewed by Janice 27th April 2019

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We filled this cottage to the max with 6 plus baby. Travel cot high quality with quality pillows and duvets on beds. Plenty of crockery. Great location for gentle stroll round village, playground area for children and runs across Corfe Common at end of the lane for the more energetic! Ideally placed for Studland, Swanage and Lulworth areas. Garden Read moreSouth facing, quiet and not overlooked. Parking for 2 cars tight but manageable. Hide

Reviewed by Elizabeth 20th April 2019

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This is a charming and very well equipped cottage, within easy walking distance of the centre of Corfe Castle village and the start of numerous gorgeous cross country walks. The cottage had everything we needed, a lovely garden, comfy beds and parking for two cars. At night, it was blissfully quiet.

Reviewed by Richard 21st March 2019

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Lovely cottage in a peaceful location with great access for walking. We put the car keys away for the weekend. Good pubs and bakery but advise to stock up on groceries before you arrive.

Reviewed by Susan 2nd March 2019

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Very comfortable, clean, well equipped, cottage. Being an old cottage the steps to three of the bedrooms are very steep. Bonus having two bathrooms. Easy walking distance into the village. Quiet road.

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View towards stunning cottage
King size bedroom
Double bedroom
Spacious open plan kitchen/diner
Comfy lounge to relax
Cosy snug overlooking the garden
Open plan diner/kitchen
first floor single room
Sunny rear garden
Perfect for alfresco dining
Cosy downstairs single bedroom
Show 2 moreDownstairs bathroom

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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