Samphire

Located in Swanage, Dorset

Stylish Victorian house set in a very quiet position yet close to the centre of the seaside town of Swanage. With the Jurassic Coast and a whole host of amenities within easy reach, there is no shortage of things to do here.

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

Description

The traditional seaside resort of Swanage has much to offer, including a stunning bay with golden sandy beach, a great selection of shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs and a wide range of amusements to suit the whole family. Traditional Punch and Judy show, crazy golf and pedaloes can all be found near the wonderful Victorian pier, which is also a great spot for fishing. Those wishing to get active may wish to visit the local diving school or perhaps enjoy one of the many scenic coastal walks nearby. A steam railway line runs from Swanage to the picturesque village of Corfe Castle, a must-see for lovers of history or simply for a relaxing trip by traditional means.

This spacious Victorian semi-detached house is set within a quiet cul de sac and comes to us newly refurbished in 2018 and with many excellent reviews. Once inside you are met with a welcoming hallway. Cleverly combining character with contemporary style, the light and bright homely ambience of this property is sure to make you feel immediately at home. To your right is the lounge, which has beautiful original folding pine doors opening into the dining room as well as a wonderful bay window. The doors can be closed to create a more cosy feeling dining room and lounge. The lounge is the perfect space in which to relax after a day spent exploring as it has a Smart TV and a striking charming original feature fireplace. The dining room also has a feature fireplace and space for the whole family to dine together in comfort. Stepping down from the hallway you will find a contemporary kitchen/diner with a breakfast bar to seat six overlooking the garden. This well-equipped space has a range style electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. A separate WC can be found leading from here. Heading back through the hallway brings you to a flight of stairs leading to the first floor. A choice of inviting bedrooms awaits you, including a crisp spacious beautiful king-size bedroom with an original feature fireplace, bay window and en-suite shower and WC. Next is a double bedroom also with a feature fireplace and finally a pretty single bedroom with an additional single pull out bed (available on request). All bedrooms have wardrobes and lots of storage. There is also a family bathroom with a freestanding roll-top bath, overhead shower and WC. Completing the property is the separate shower room with shower and WC.

Venturing outside from the kitchen brings you to a fully enclosed south facing walled courtyard style garden with comfortable garden furniture and charcoal BBQ available, ideal for dining outdoors. You can catch sight of the historic steam trains heading on their way to Corfe Castle, whilst relaxing here with a glass of your choice. There is non-allocated roadside parking, subject to availability, plus further non-restricted parking available in neighbouring roads

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

Facilities

  • Admire the beautiful original features within this spacious Victorian house, set in an enviable quiet position on a no through road
  • Enjoy long walks through the scenic Purbeck hills or explore the South West Coast Path, close to Studland, Corfe Castle and Lulworth Cove
  • Relax and unwind in stylish surroundings, including a fully enclosed south facing courtyard garden
  • Appreciate the easy level walks with the beach only 650 metres away, shop 150 metres away, pub/restaurant 150 metres away and supermarket 500 metres away
  • 3 Bedrooms 1 king-size, 1 double and 1 single with additional single pull out bed (available on request)
  • 1 family bathroom with shower over bath, 1 en suite shower room, 1 shower room and 1 separate WC on the ground floor
  • Range style electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Roadside parking (subject to availability)
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome from 31st July 2021, regret no pets until then
  • Travel cot and highchair available (please request at the point of booking)
  • Beach 650 metres, supermarket 500 metres and shop and pub 150 metres
  • Smart TV available in the lounge
  • Enclosed, safe, south-facing courtyard garden with garden furniture, BBQ and palm trees
  • Family-sized cool box and a selection of toys and games available
  • Sleeps 5 1

Features

BBQ
Close to coast
Cot Available
Dishwasher
Family friendly
Garden
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
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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