Ocean View

Located in Swanage, Dorset

This stylish villa-style property is the ideal base for a family to park up and enjoy Swanage on foot. Enjoy views over Swanage Bay as well as easy access to Durlston Country Park and many amenities.

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 1

Description

The traditional coastal town of Swanage draws many visitors for good reason. There is a popular sandy beach and a great selection of shops, cafes, restaurants and amusements to try. Backed by rolling hills this location offers the best of both countryside and coast, with many walking routes weaving through the verdant landscape. Nearby attractions include Durlston Country Park, Studland and Corfe Castle, which is home to castle ruins cared for by the National Trust and accessible by steam train from Swanage station. The South West Coast Path is within easy reach, or head further inland to Monkey World and the Tank Museum for a fun-filled day out.

This terraced reverse layout property sits in a tranquil spot elevated to the east of the town centre. A private entrance door leads into an inner hallway with a utility area, with a washer/dryer and a separate WC. A flight of stairs leads from here to the first floor where you can find the two bedrooms. The first is a pretty double with an en-suite bathroom, with shower over bath and WC. Just opposite is a triple room, with a single bed and bunk beds. This bedroom has an en-suite shower room with WC. A further winding set of stairs leads to the second floor and the living accommodation. There is a spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner with wonderful sea views across the rooftops opposite. The kitchen is well-equipped with a gas hob and electric oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. There is space to dine and a comfortable lounge area with a TV.

A balcony with seating for two leads directly from the lounge area and has sea views. The property has use of a shared garden with flower beds, lawn, benches and lovely views of the bay, which can be found a short stroll from the property. Beneath the property are two covered off-road parking spaces.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Facilities

  • Enviable position on Peveril Point with views over Swanage Bay
  • Town centre amenities, the beach, Durlston Country Park are within walking distance
  • Mediterranean style complex with shared gardens and a light and bright ambience
  • 2 bedrooms 1 double and 1 triple room with bunk beds and 1 single bed
  • 2 bathrooms 1 en suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 en suite shower room and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility area with washer/dryer
  • TV available in the lounge
  • Private balcony and use of a shared garden
  • 2 off road parking spaces
  • Beach, pubs and shops within walking distance

Features

Close to coast
Dishwasher
Garden
Great View
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

Location

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Area Details

Swanage

Swanage is a large, pretty, coastal town on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset. The town has an array of shops, cafes and restaurants and is a great base for exploring what Swanage and the surrounding areas have to offer. Enjoy the charm and the atmosphere of the town, join in with regatta in the summer months. For those walking enthusiasts, enjoy amazing views along this stretch of the South West Coast Path. The chalky cliffs of Old Harry's Rock are spectacular and are well worth your time to visit. The rocks mark the most eastern point of the Jurassic Coast. Visit Durleston Country Park and Nature Reserve and explore the 320 acres of stunning countryside. Discover the vast species of wildlife and marvel at the spectacular views. There are plenty of water sports to try out here and great waters to try them out in.

Beaches

Swanage beach is 4 miles of golden, sandy beach. Sheltered waters, and lifeguards patrolling the beach in the summer months, makes it very popular with families. This beach holds the prestigious Blue flag award for beach cleanliness. Why not hire out a traditional beach hut for the duration of your stay, this will save you carrying your beach luggage everywhere. Pedalos can be hired on the beach as can deckchairs, although dogs are not allowed on this beach from May to September. Pier Beach is a tiny sand and shingle beach near the traditional pier, perfect for sitting and watching the world go by. The clear waters make it great for snorkelling or angling. Dogs are allowed on this beach all year.

Swanage Railway

Swanage Railway is a fantastic and exciting way to see the Isle of Purbeck in style. This heritage railway has a steam and diesel train running the five and a half miles from Norden. It takes in Corfe Castle and Swanage with picnic tables at most stations for you to make the most of the day. Take a day trip to Corfe Castle, explore the castle and then make the return journey back. At Christmas, join the Swanage railway for a magical Christmas adventure for not only the children to enjoy but the adults too.

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