Carefree Cottage

Located in West Lulworth, Dorset

Carefree Cottage offers the chance to unplug and recharge, this coastal haven is in the grounds of a Grade II listed farm and is only 1 mile from the world-famous Lulworth Cove.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Ideally located for both ease and adventure, this delightful property has it all. Soak in views of Bindon Hill and walk for less than 1 mile before joining up with the South West Coast Path. Whether you are dipping your toes in the crystal clear waters of Lulworth Cove or walking the 2.5 mile-long stretch of the Coast Path to Durdle Door, you are sure to fall in love with the magical scenery all around. To reward your efforts, there is a village shop and village pub are under 0.5 miles away from the doorstep.

On arrival, take the two steps up to the porch into the property. Here, there is space for you to take off your boots whilst immediately ahead is the lounge/diner. Decorated in light, neutral tones, the lounge is both attractive and inviting, kitted out with comfortable furnishings just waiting to take the weight off your feet. In summer, enjoy the sun s warm pools of light flooding through the windows and in winter, spice up the ambience by lighting the wood burner and gathering around for a movie. Connected to the lounge via a service window and accessible via the hallway, the property’s well-equipped kitchen is the next place to visit. From morning to night, your daily routine is made easy with the addition of lots of helpful appliances, including a dishwasher. Put together lovingly crafted meals for the family before eating together in the lounge s dining area with table and chairs, or if it’s sunny outside, in the garden. Before heading upstairs, you will notice the downstairs WC from the hallway. Treading the stairs to the first floor, you will come across the cottage’s two light-filled bedrooms: a king-size with basin and a twin. Staying true to the quirky character of the property, both of these rooms feature reduced head height nestled in the rafters and feature exposed beams. As well as the bedrooms, you will also find a walk in wardrobe and family bathroom upstairs, the latter of which has a bath and separate shower.

To the front of the property, make use of the south-facing, garden with lawn area. To the rear, a second enclosed garden has two terraces (second accessed via seven steps) and outside seating. Light up the BBQ and chat away, enjoying the garden s beautiful views of Bindon Hill.


  • Comfortable family home from home with clean, crisp tones and nautical themes near Lulworth Cove with space for four people and two lucky canine pals
  • South-facing enclosed garden perfect to relax in and enjoy the peace and quiet
  • A stone's throw from natural beauty spots and many coast and countryside walks
  • 2 bedrooms: 1 king-size, 1 twin (both of which have reduced head height in the eaves)
  • 1 bathroom: bath, shower cubicle (with reduced head height in the eaves) and WC, 1 separate WC on the ground floor
  • Dishwasher, fridge, freezer, oven, microwave, electric hob
  • Washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Central heating
  • Woodburner (first basket of logs included October end of April)
  • Books, DVDs provided in the hallway
  • Smart TV in lounge/diner
  • Wi-Fi included
  • iPod dock in the kitchen
  • Enclosed front and rear gardens
  • BBQ and outdoor seating
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Allocated off road parking for 2 cars
  • Bike and kayak storage by arrangement
  • Pub and shop less than 0
  • 5 miles away Beach 1 mile
  • Towels included but please bring beach towels


Close to coast
Family friendly
Great View
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details

West Lulworth

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

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.

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