Leap House

Located in Wareham, Dorset

Leap House is a lovely semi-detached cottage in the market town of Wareham, Dorset and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Leap House is a lovely semi-detached cottage situated in the market town of Wareham just nine miles from Poole in Dorset. The cottage can sleep five people in one king-size double bedroom, one twin room and one single together with a family bathroom. Also in the cottage is a kitchen and sitting room with dining area and wood burner. Outside is off road parking for one car and a private rear patio with furniture and a front enclosed garden. Leap House is a lovely cottage to use as a base for exploring this beautiful part of the country.

Property Details

Tucked away in one of the little back streets in the conservation area of the attractive Dorset waterside town of Wareham is this tastefully-furnished and very well-presented, semi-detached cottage.

This lovely cottage is just a short stroll from the quayside and all the amenities on offer in this pretty market town are ideal for a relaxing break. Inside this delightful cottage, there is a well-equipped kitchen, where you can try out your culinary skills, served up in the bright dining area of the sitting room. There is also a wood burner in this room, a great place to snuggle up on a cooler evening watching your favourite film! Upstairs there are three comfortable bedrooms, offering calming decor which will soothe you to restful sleep, together with a family bathroom.

Outside you can sit on the enclosed and private raised patio and enjoy a coffee while you plan your day’s adventures. On sunny days take a short stroll down to the quayside, a lovely place to watch the boats or take a boat trip further afield. Alternatively, simply just relax and enjoy refreshments, and on summer evenings there are regular events taking place with bands and fireworks to entertain you. Within easy reach, you can explore the lovely unspoilt Arne peninsula, an RSPB Reserve, where wild deer freely roam.

Why not enjoy a historical experience at Corfe Castle, where cream teas abound, and you can take a nostalgic steam engine ride to the family-friendly seaside resort of Swanage, not to be missed? Further afield, take a leisurely drive through the Purbeck Hills and marvel at the stunning Jurassic Coast, with Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and Kimmeridge Bay all easily accessible. This is a real gem of a holiday cottage, situated in one of Dorset’s finest historical towns.


  • Three bedrooms
  • 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area and wood burner
  • Gas central heating with wood burner
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge with icebox, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for wood burner included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Local parking also available near the property
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Private rear raised patio with furniture and lighting
  • Front enclosed lawned garden and rear garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: There are 6 steps up, and down from the raised patio and parking area, which may be unsuitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note - If you have an electric car, you may charge it at £5 per charge per car - this money will be deducted from the good housekeeping bond - please inform the owner if you need to charge your car


Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Real Fire



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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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