Seafield – Worth
Located in Worth Matravers, Dorset
Set on one level, this beautiful, light and inviting property enjoys magnificent sea views across the valley, making it an idyllic holiday home for a family seeking a quiet retreat in the serene countryside.
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 3
- Pet Friendly: 2
Situated on a no-through lane that leads to the sea via a footpath, the cottage is wonderfully located. The tranquil coastal village of Worth Matravers enjoys a lovely spot in the heart of the Purbeck Hills. The stunning Dorset coast is just a mile away, with the coastal path leading along to Chapman’s Pool (1.5 miles), Winspit Quarry (0.5 miles) and Old Harry Rocks (7 miles). The popular seaside town of Swanage (4 miles) has a beautiful beach and a traditional promenade, or you could visit the ruins of Corfe Castle (4.5 miles) or the pretty village of Studland (6.5 miles). From Studland, you can catch a ferry to Poole or to Brownsea Island. Also nearby are Durlston Country Park (5.5 miles), Lulworth Cove (16 miles) and the Hartland Moor National Nature Reserve (6.5 miles).
On entering this fabulous detached property which is set on one level – apart from a few internal steps – you can leave coats and boots in the hall which leads through to the light and spacious lounge. With sea views, this is a lovely space to relax in and it boasts plenty of seating, a Smart TV/DVD and an open fire. The pretty dining room is an ideal space for enjoying a family meal and has feature stone walls and a picture window with beautiful views. The stylish and attractive kitchen is equipped with two ovens, dishwasher, two fridges, freezer, microwave and washing machine, and has granite worktops and a breakfast bar. A step leads down from the first lounge to the second lounge with a large bay window looking out over the garden, and an office space – ideal if you need to catch up with work – with feature stone walls. A couple of steps lead up from the office and into the hallway. Exploring the property further you will find three comfortable bedrooms. There’s a double room with a 5’ bed, TV, sea views, and a door out to the garden. This room also features an en-suite shower room (accessed via bead curtain rather than a door) with a shower and WC. You will also find a further double room with an en-suite shower room with WC (glazed door) and a twin bedroom. The bathroom is complete with a bath and WC.
Heading outside you can enjoy a meal, a BBQ or a morning coffee on the delightful patio which enjoys stunning views. The gently sloping garden has trees, flowers and shrubs, while the front garden features paved terraces on several levels, accessed via steps. A large meadow garden lies beyond, with wildflowers, mown paths, trees and breathtaking scenery. Ample parking is available in the gravelled parking area.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
- A beautiful single-level property with stunning views
- Perfect for a family looking for a tranquil holiday home
- Ideal for exploring the Purbeck Hills and discovering the breathtaking Dorset coastline
- 3 bedrooms 1 double with 5 bed and TV, 1 double, 1 twin
- 3 bathrooms 1 bathroom with bath and WC, 2 en suite shower rooms with WC
- Two ovens, dishwasher, microwave, two fridges, freezer, microwave, washing machine
- TV/DVD and Bose Bluetooth wireless speaker
- Open fire logs included October end of April
- Dining room
- Garden with furniture and charcoal BBQ
- Off-road parking for 3 cars
- 2 dogs welcome
- Central heating and electricity included
- Wi-Fi included
- Coast 1 mile
- Swanage 4 miles
- Shop 2 miles
- Pub 400 metres
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.