Castleview Cottage

Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset

Traditional stone cottage, dating from the 18th century, offering attractive accommodation for six guests, situated in the small village of Kingston, offering views to Corfe Castle.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


This mid-terrace cottage, which has recently been refurbished enjoys a pleasant rural location just two miles south of Corfe Castle on the Isle of Purbeck peninsula. The castle itself is one of the area’s most popular attractions, and is over one thousand years old, making it a fascinating place for a day trip. To the east of the property, meanwhile, just a short drive away, the seaside town of Swanage offers an impressive four miles of sandy beaches, ideal for sunbathing, paddling, and swimming, and even offers the chance to hire canoes and pedaloes, as well as traditional beach huts and boat trips. Some twelve miles west of the property, Lulworth Cove and the iconic arch of Durdle Door, provide a wonderful backdrop for enjoying coastal walks, whilst the village of Lulworth is home to numerous eateries, making it a pleasurable place to spend an afternoon.

This traditional cottage sits in the middle of an attractive terrace and offers thoughtfully presented accommodation for up to six guests. On arrival, guests will be able to see for themselves just how much care and attention have been put into creating a sympathetically updated holiday cottage, with a wealth of period features. For example, in the lounge, a large inglenook fireplace and exposed wooden beams provide an attractive place to sit back and relax on the sofas, whilst enjoying a favourite programme or film on the TV/DVD. A warming wood burner can be lit in the cooler months of the year lending the room a wonderfully cosy glow, whilst there is also a wood-fired bread oven. On entering the cottage you are in the spacious dining room that offers the ideal space to enjoy family meals, moving through to the kitchen, guests will find a well-equipped space offering everything they will need to make themselves at home including an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher, whilst there is also a washer/dryer. The first of the cottage’s three bedrooms, a twin room, can also be found on the ground floor. Taking the stairs to the first floor, guests will find the remaining two bedrooms, the first of which is the impressive master bedroom. This room offers a king-size bed, as well as a contemporary-style en-suite shower room with a shower and WC. The third bedroom is a restful twin room, close to which the main bathroom offers a shower over bath and WC.

To the rear of the property, there is a spacious, enclosed garden which consists of a raised patio seating area for which there is garden furniture provided, and offers far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside. Steps lead down from this area to the expansive lawn, which offers plenty of space to relax and play, as well as being home to a pretty summerhouse. There is dedicated parking for one car. This property has access to an electric charging point.

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.


  • Delightful period cottage sleeping six guests
  • Thoughtfully updated and maintained to provide comfortable accommodation with attractive period features
  • Large enclosed garden, offering a patio seating area, a summerhouse, and large lawns where family games can be played
  • Far-reaching views of the surrounding countryside and nearby Corfe Castle
  • Situated in the hilltop village of Kingston in rural Dorset, just five miles from Swanage and its sandy beaches
  • Excellent location on the Isle of Purbeck, ideal for exploring the stunning Jurassic Coast
  • 3 bedrooms 1 king-size and 2 twin bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom and 1 en suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • BBQ and outdoor games
  • Beach 4 miles, shops 2 miles and pub within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge


Close to coast
Cot Available
Family friendly
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



0 Based on 0 reviews

Area Details

Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle is a small, picturesque village nestled in the Isle of Purbeck. The ruins of Corfe Castle provide the backdrop to the village and is very popular with visitors. Walking around the village there local craft shops to explore and plenty of tea rooms with homemade scones and cakes. Enid Blyton holidayed here often and some of the areas appear fondly in her books. Enid explored the ruins in 1814 and it's believed she arrived by steam train on the Swanage Railway. Corfe Castle became her inspiration for Errin Castle in the Famous Five book. Take one of the many trails in Corfe itself, download a treasure map and away you go on your own adventure.

Corfe Castle

Built in 1086 but destroyed in 1646, some of the ruined stone appear in the buildings in the village. The ruins are owned by The National Trust and are full of history and fascinating facts. During the day, history comes alive with expert talks and demonstrations. In the evening, with the castle lit up, outdoor performances will wow you. If you want to see what the castle would have looked like in its heyday, then visit the Model Village which depicts life as it was in 1086. Sat in beautiful magical gardens, experience what life was like.

If you want to stay in a village that not only is peaceful, but steeped in history, then look no further. In addition, is the knowledge that the busier towns of Swanage and Wareham are nearby.


Sign In