Elm Villa

Located in Wareham, Dorset

Elm Villa is an attractive Victorian cottage in Wareham, Dorset and can sleep six people in three bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Elm Villa is a fabulous Victorian cottage nestled in the town of Wareham, Dorset. Hosting three bedrooms including two doubles and a twin, served by a bathroom, this property can sleep six guests. The ground floor is home to a cloakroom/utility room, a kitchen, a dining room with a woodburning stove, a sitting room with an electric fire and a sunroom. Outside there is a side courtyard and a lawned area, as well as a designated parking space for one car. Elm Villa makes a fantastic base from which to explore Dorset.

Property Details

Situated in the traditional market town of Wareham, Elm Villa is a striking Victorian dwelling that has been beautifully renovated to a high standard. Retaining some of its period style features such high ceilings and wrought iron fireplaces that seamlessly blends with modern touches, this attractive abode offers a wonderful setting for a family escape to Dorset.

Tastefully furnished and decorated in neutral tones together creating a light and airy environment, as you’re welcomed into the sunroom via the attractive courtyard garden. Wander through to the stylish shaker-style kitchen boasting a plethora of handy appliances and utensils, covering all of your self-catering needs. An inviting dining room hosts seating for six and is complete with a striking woodburning stove, perfect for those cold winter evenings spent indulging in a fabulous family feast. Admire the views from the vast bay window that takes centre stage in the sitting room, styled with impressive wood floors and sophisticated fabrics, where you can relax and unwind with a lazy afternoon in front of the fire as you map out plans for the duration of your stay. A downstairs cloakroom completes the ground floor, whilst a sizable shower room rests peacefully on the first floor.

Choose to stay in one of the three spacious bedrooms including two doubles and a twin, each finished with pretty blue hues. Make the most of warm summer mornings delighting in a warm cup of coffee out in the garden, and losing yourself in a captivating chapter of your favourite book, before setting about your day.

Set in the luscious rolling countryside, this cottage is surrounded by unspoilt walking routes along the river and a wealth of attractions providing fun for the whole family Enjoy family days out at Athelhampton House, Monkey World or Farmers Palmers and Corfe Castle. Be spoilt for choice with a large selection of cafés, pubs, restaurants and tearooms to grab a bite to eat in, or take a lovingly prepared picnic to Studland and Godlingston Heath National Nature Reserve for a day by the coast. Wareham and the Isle of Purbeck are also home to some spectacular World Heritage Sites including Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door along with stunning sandy beaches at Studland and Swanage. However you choose to while away your days here in delightful Dorset, Elm Villa is the ideal base for family or friends to make some wonderful treasured memories.


  • Heating with woodburning stove and electric fire
  • Electric oven, with gas hob, microwave fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD Player and PlayStation, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Courtyard and further enclosed lawn area
  • Travel cot and highchair provided
  • Two small, well-behaved dogs welcome
  • One designated parking space in the car park
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub a short walk away


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



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Area Details


Wareham is a very pretty, riverside town. It is one of the few remaining Saxon towns. Explore Wareham Walls to learn the towns 2000 year history. Discover stories of the Viking war, the civil war stories and the gruesome executions. Visit the Museum and learn all about the local history and the connection with Lawerence of Arabia.

There are a variety of supermarkets, shops, cafes, pubs with gardens and restaurants to choose from as well as a weekly farmers market. The towns quay plays a vital part in the village and it is here that you can pick up a trip on a traditional paddle steamer down the river. Relax with your picnic by the river or explore the many bike trails that are catered to all ages and abilities. If you fancy fossil hunting then visit Kimmeridge Bay or relax on a sandy beach in Studland or Swanage.

Monkey world near Wareham is well worth a visit. Meet the rescued lemurs, orangutans and many more. After all this walking, there is a vast, lawned, adventure play area for the children to run and explore while the adults sit and relax with a coffee.

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