Fisherman’s Cottage

Located in Worth Matravers, Dorset

A spacious family home ideal for groups, this cottage rewards guests with fantastic views and the chance to unplug and unwind surrounded by Dorset goodness.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Found in the village of Worth Matravers, you can enjoy easy access to country routes and coastal walks. Perched on the cliffs, take in views of endless seas and tread footsteps high above the water. Only 1 mile away, Keats Quarry dinosaur trackway is an absolute must for all generations. Exhibiting amazing dinosaur footprints preserved in limestone, the footprints are 140 million years old and give an insight into how the area got its name the Jurassic Coast. For town activities and a trip to the beach, drive the 4 miles to Swanage and make the most of the plethora of things to see and do.

A sunlit cottage emphasising light and tranquillity, there is an immediate sense of ease. To start your holiday, head down the property s outside steps and open the door. For tired travellers, the lounge will be an irresistible proposition. Kitted out with a plush sofa and two armchairs, the room s ambience is enhanced with the addition of a wood burner. Open the patio doors in summer to let the sunshine flood in or curl up in winter as the wood burner casts a rosy glow. For extra entertainment, a TV is provided so you can catch up on your favourite show or watch a film. A lovely space to gather throughout the day, the kitchen/diner overlooks the garden and offers the perfect balance of space and cosiness. Equipped with an oven, electric hob, dishwasher and more, you can prepare delicious repasts to tuck into around the family-sized dining table. Also, downstairs is a utility room with separate WC, washing machine and tumble drier. Up the steep staircase, the cottage s three bedrooms can be found. All decorated with neutral, relaxing tones, the bedrooms include a double, a 5ft double and a bunk with two singles. An ideal room for children, the bunk room has reduced head height at one end. Also featuring reduced head height in the eaves upstairs has an attractive family bathroom. Here, a bath, shower, WC and heated towel rail add a sense of luxury to your routine.

For lazy, summer afternoons there is no better place than the garden. A south-facing space with lots of lawn and a seating area, the unenclosed garden enjoys glimpses of the sea and is surrounded by pretty vegetation. For parking, the property has a raised gravel parking space at the front with steps leading down to the front door.


  • Attractive Purbeck stone cottage with bright and airy tones throughout and a large garden with sea glimpses
  • Ideally situated near the Jurassic Coast for fantastic family adventures and walks
  • Excellent location in a popular village
  • 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 5ft double, 1 bunk (suitable for children)
  • Oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, toaster, kettle, dishwasher
  • 1 bathroom: bath, shower, WC
  • Wood burner logs included October end of April
  • Wi-Fi is available
  • TV
  • Utility room with washing machine, tumble drier and WC
  • Regret no pets
  • Unenclosed garden with seating
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Property accessed via 7 external steps
  • Shop within 2 miles, pub within 200 yards
  • Please note that short breaks are not accepted during peak weeks


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



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Area Details

Worth Matravers

Worth Matravers is a very small, quaint and very pretty village near Swanage. It is set around a big duck pond and surrounded by limestone cottages and farmhouses. If you are looking for a peaceful setting for your stay then this is it. The village has a community feel to it. Here you will find the original village shop, a post office and a pub serving home-cooked food and local ale. Discover the tearooms and soak up the local atmosphere. The village is near to the limestone cliffs that form part of the South West Coast Path and the Jurassic Coast. In fact, there are many coastal paths that will lead to the rocky, but unspoilt beaches. These are Winspit, Seacombe and Chapmans Pool. All are suitable for paddling and as a result, is a very popular destination for ramblers.

The villages of Langton Matravers and Harmans Cross are a short walk away. While the seaside town of Swanage is a little further in the car. Putlake Adventure farm is in Langton Matravers. This combines the best of the weather forecast. For instance, soft play for the rainy days and meeting the animals on the working farm on a sunny day. Keates Quarry is part of the National Trusts oldest sites. This shows at least 100 footprints made by dinosaurs 140 million years ago. Visit the ruins of Corfe Castle, owned by the National Trust. Or for the adventurous type, then Dorset Adventure Park is definitely for you. Try out the Wet and Wild assault course on water or the muddy trail. Adventurous adults and children can have a fun-filled day with the backdrop of Corfe Castle.

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