Located in West Lulworth, Dorset
Bricklesey Cottage is a stunning Grade II listed thatched cottage located in West Lulworth, Dorset and overlooking the impressive Hambury Tout Hill to the front.
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: No
This cottage is everything you imagine a traditional countryside cottage to look like with white stone walls, colourful window frames and thatched roof. It is conveniently located on the lane leading down to Lulworth Cove and it faces the impressive Hambury Tout Hill, a natural chalk hill with an interesting history. Lulworth Cove itself is ideal for explorers; whether you are seeking out Durdle Door or stunning Lulworth Castle, you re sure to find something to interest you. A little further afield is Wareham (8 miles away) with its museum, historic churches and Arne Nature Reserve.
The property is entered through the rear hall which is light and airy due to the impressive floor to ceiling windows. A fully equipped kitchen providing everything that an amateur chef could possibly need. There is an additional utility room housing the tumble drier. The beamed sitting room has an original Purbeck stone floor and feature chimney breast as well as comfortable and warm soft furnishings. The dining room is also beamed with Purbeck stone floor and benefits from a window seat where you can spend a tranquil couple of hours enjoying local views. There is a second sitting room in the property which boasts a floor to ceiling window and an oak floor. The three comfortable bedrooms are located upstairs. With feature beams and oak floors, they are stylish rooms, with one of the double bedrooms boasting its own en suite with slipper bath. There is an additional bathroom with shower for use by the remaining two bedrooms.
Facing Hambury Tout Hill, the property is situated directly on the lane. The small enclosed courtyard area extends to a steeply sloping lawn area with a terrace, lawn and pond accessed by gated steps, all of which take advantage of extensive far-reaching views of the hills.
- Grade II-listed thatched property a former fisherman’s cottage, with stacks of period features inside and outside a beautiful garden with terrace and pond
- Stunning countryside views and just a short walk to the beach at Lulworth Cove
- Great for walking with easy access to the Jurassic Coast and Southwest Coast Path
- 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin bedroom
- 1 en suite bathroom and 1 bathroom
- Oven and hob, fridge, microwave, washing machine, freezer, and dishwasher
- Drier in the utility room
- Electric flame effect fire
- Central heating
- Towels included (please bring own beach/pool towels)
- Off-road parking available for 1 car, additional car parking in Lulworth Cove pay and display car park opposite
- Wi-Fi broadband
- Local pub and shop 100 yards away
- No smoking
- Regret, no dogs
- Smart TV, iPlayer and Netflix
- Pond accessed via steps leading to the garden
Lulworth is a quaint village with many traditional cottages. The village is full of shops and restaurants. Lulworth Cove is a horse-shoe shaped cove. The cove formed 10,000 years ago by the power of river and sea and is a pebble beach and very sheltered. Visit the Heritage Centre and learn about the smugglers. Taste the delights of a traditional Dorset fudge and sweetshop. Relax in the tea garden and ice cream parlour in the lane leading down to the cove. From here you are within walking distance of Durdle Door. Or, visit Durdle Door by boat. Lulworth has 3 pubs, The Castle Inn, Man O War which is dog friendly, and the Lulworth Cove Inn. The pubs are very popular in the summer months, so it would be advisable to phone ahead. The shingle beach at Durdle Door can shelve in places but the beach has excellent water quality. You will also find the ever-popular Durdle Door Ice Cream Kiosk. East Lulworth is a short 5-minute drive away or travel west and discover Ringstead.
Camp Bestival takes place at Lulworth Castle in East Lulworth every year from the end of July for 3 days. With face painting, bouncy castles to medieval jousting, there is plenty to do and see. There are four main stages for the music acts which are jam-packed over three days. There are DJ sets, comedy, theatre and shows, attractions and activities and plenty of food. If you are looking for a festival that is for all the family and diverse then look no further. Lulworth Castle is set in the stunning grounds of the Lulworth Estate. The historic castle, restored by English Heritage after a devastating fire, is open all year round. In the grounds, there are woodland walks and a children's playground. After, why not relax with a picnic while the kids play.