Dawn Cottage

Located in Studland, Dorset

Located on a leafy lane leading to Studland Heath, this four-bedroom cottage for up to six guests has spectacular views and is within easy reach of a sandy beach.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


This beautiful cottage boasts a truly spectacular location benefitting from great views of the idyllic Studland Heath. The property is situated a short walk from South Beach – a truly unspoilt sandy stretch of coast. If stunning geographical features are of interest to you, visit Old Harry Rocks where you can see a series of giant chalk columns that rise out of the sea and some of which are tunnelled with caves.

On arrival, two steps lead to the porch of the accommodation which houses a hall where coats and boots can be stored. The jewel of the property is the light and airy sitting room with warming open fire and original wooden floorboards. The dining room benefits from double aspect windows and has a homely traditional feel. The kitchen is fully equipped with an oven and hob, fridge, microwave, washing machine, freezer, tumble dryer, dishwasher and access to the adjoining conservatory. For convenience, there is a downstairs WC. All of the four bedrooms are accessed via steep stairs up to the first floor and each is bright and airy with double aspect windows making the most of the stunning views. There is also a bathroom with a shower and WC, and a separate WC on the first floor.

Stepping outside to the front of the property there is a large gravel parking area, a multi-level paved area and lawn surrounded by a beautiful selection of flowers and foliage. A side path property leads to a wonderful back courtyard garden decorated with shrubs and access to the conservatory.

Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.


  • Spacious four-bedroom cottage in Dorset, enjoy a roaring open fire for cooler evenings and an outside terrace for warmer nights
  • Situated perfectly for countryside walking, located on a quiet lane leading to RSPB Studland Heath
  • Enjoy the stunning courtyard garden and conservatory or visit the National Trust sandy beach less than 1 mile away
  • 4 bedrooms 1 double, 1 twin, 2 singles
  • 1 bathroom shower room with WC, 1 WC
  • Oven and hob, fridge, microwave, washing machine, freezer, tumble dryer and dishwasher
  • Open fire (logs/coal included Oct-Apr / kindling and firelighters not included)
  • TV/DVD; additional TVs in the double and single bedroom
  • WiFi included
  • Garden with seating
  • Central heating
  • Regret no dogs
  • Pub and shop 0
  • 75 miles
  • Beach 0


Close to coast
Cot Available
Family friendly
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details


Studland is a small village close to Swanage and Wareham with great, sandy beaches. Owned by the National Trust, they have car parks attached and some offer watersports. Riding lessons on the beach are available from the local riding stables on some beaches. With 4 miles of golden, sandy beach, Studland Bay has 4 beaches.

The Beaches

Knoll Beach is a sandy beach backed by a wilderness of dunes. The beach has wide open spaces and has a designated area for a nudist beach. The beach can be popular for watersports and there is a shop on the beach. Middle Beach is another sandy beach, sheltered by low cliffs. Watersports are popular here with locals and visitors. Shell Bay is a sandy beach, popular with families, with dunes as a backdrop with lots for the children to explore. And finally, South Beach is a sheltered cove that gently shelves into the water. This sandy beach is popular with families as the water here is quite shallow. The beach is backed by steep hills and faces north so tends to get the most sun.


There are lots of trails around Studland and beyond. For instance, pick up the South West Coast Path from here. Explore the Studland to Swanage trail, or the walk to Old Harrys Rock. The chalky rocks which make up Old Harrys Rock are part of the 95 mile Jurassic Coast that stretches to Exeter and has spectacular views. In addition, there are specific trails through the woodland and Nature Reserve. You may be lucky enough here to spot deer, various species of wildlife and unusual wildflowers. There are a few cafes on the beaches to eat, a convenience store and a few pubs in the village. The Black Swan Inn and The Crows Nest Inn has gardens and the Crows Nest has a play area for the children. In conclusion, Studland is the perfect balance of peace and tranquillity, with the knowledge that larger busier towns are not far away.

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