Santa Cruz

Located in West Lulworth, Dorset

Santa Cruz is a beautiful modern cottage located in the heart of picturesque West Lulworth and boasts a tranquil outdoor dining space and access to coastal walks.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


This property is located in the attractive village of Lulworth Cove, on a side lane set back just off the main high street. The village is home to a myriad of spectacular coastal walks from where you can view Durdle Door, the famous rock arch of the Dorset coastline. Wareham is only an 8 mile drive from the property, and you can visit a selection of farm shops, restaurants and bars. Corfe Castle is also a short drive away (12 miles) and well worth a visit.

The cottage is a detached modern property and is accessed up three initial steps into the lounge/diner. This area is spacious and light with comfortable furniture and has a cosy fireplace with a wood burner, ideal for those cooler evenings snuggled up reading a book or watching a film. From here you can enter the kitchen which is fully equipped and has a handy breakfast bar for in kitchen dining or social gatherings. There is a downstairs bathroom with both bath and separate shower and there is access to the outside space via the utility room. Upstairs, there are two good sized bedrooms, both with reduced ceiling height being located in the eaves of the property. Both bedrooms have spectacular views benefitting from a double window aspect in each room. There is also a shower room upstairs for convenience.

On the outside of the cottage, the front is beautifully decorated with window boxes and a variety of plants and flower pots. In the rear, there is a screened courtyard garden which houses a BBQ and seating area and is surrounded by plants of all descriptions to blend in with the countryside. There is also parking for three cars.


  • Beautiful detached modern cottage, located in the heart of Lulworth Cove, a popular little village
  • Bring the dogs and let them enjoy the rolling countryside too as ideally situated for access to coastal path walks
  • Screened courtyard garden with BBQ for outdoor cooking and dining
  • Maximum 4 people occupancy
  • 2 bedrooms 1 double, 1 twin
  • Reduced height in eaves in bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms 1 family bathroom: bath and separate shower, WC, sink (downstairs) and 1 shower room: shower, WC and sink (upstairs)
  • 3 steps up into the property
  • Kitchen with cooker, fridge, microwave, washing machine, freezer and dishwasher
  • Electric panel heaters
  • Wood burner (logs included Oct-Apr; kindling and firelighters not included)
  • TV with DVD
  • Courtyard with seating
  • Parking for 3 cars
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Local pub located 200 yards
  • Seasonal shop 100 yards
  • No smoking
  • Wi-Fi included


Close to coast
Cot Available
Downstairs bathroom
Family friendly
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details

West Lulworth

Lulworth is a quaint village with many traditional cottages. The village is full of shops and restaurants. Lulworth Cove is a horse-shoe shaped cove. The cove formed 10,000 years ago by the power of river and sea and is a pebble beach and very sheltered. Visit the Heritage Centre and learn about the smugglers.  Taste the delights of a traditional Dorset fudge and sweetshop. Relax in the tea garden and ice cream parlour in the lane leading down to the cove. From here you are within walking distance of Durdle Door. Or, visit Durdle Door by boat. Lulworth has 3 pubs, The Castle Inn, Man O War which is dog friendly, and the Lulworth Cove Inn. The pubs are very popular in the summer months, so it would be advisable to phone ahead. The shingle beach at Durdle Door can shelve in places but the beach has excellent water quality. You will also find the ever-popular Durdle Door Ice Cream Kiosk. East Lulworth is a short 5-minute drive away or travel west and discover Ringstead.

Camp Bestival

Camp Bestival takes place at Lulworth Castle in East Lulworth every year from the end of July for 3 days. With face painting, bouncy castles to medieval jousting, there is plenty to do and see. There are four main stages for the music acts which are jam-packed over three days. There are DJ sets, comedy, theatre and shows, attractions and activities and plenty of food. If you are looking for a festival that is for all the family and diverse then look no further. Lulworth Castle is set in the stunning grounds of the Lulworth Estate. The historic castle, restored by English Heritage after a devastating fire, is open all year round. In the grounds, there are woodland walks and a children's playground. After, why not relax with a picnic while the kids play.

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