Located in Worth Matravers, Dorset
With magnificent views of the sea and the beautiful Purbeck Hills, this light and spacious property features a large garden and a superbly equipped games room, making it a perfect holiday home.
- Sleeps: 10
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 4
- Pet Friendly: 1
The beautiful coastal village of Worth Matravers – with its old stone cottages, duck pond, tea rooms and the 18th century Square and Compass pub – is the jewel in Purbeck’s crown. From the village, short walks down country paths lead to spectacular spots on the south coast. The closest town is Swanage (3.5 miles). With a sandy beach, Victorian pier, beach huts, quirky cafés, fish & chip shops and a thriving arts scene, it offers a unique blend of 1950s seaside charm and 21st-century modernity. Nearby you can visit Studland’s vast sandy beaches, the medieval ruin at Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and Brownsea Island.
A couple of steps lead up into the hall where you can leave coats and boots. You will find a large, light-filled open-plan kitchen/dining room, which is the heart of the house and a perfect space for enjoying a family meal. The kitchen is superbly equipped with a range oven, dishwasher and breakfast bar, and the dining area looks out onto the garden and the sea beyond. The washing machine and dryer are housed in a nearby utility room. There’s also a charming snug with an oak floor, TV and wood burner and a games room with table tennis, pool table, Nintendo console, drinks fridge and huge TV. All the rooms along the back of the house have patio doors to the garden. Six steps lead down to the lower ground floor where you will find two bedrooms: a double room and a twin room which can be made up as a super-king (please request this when you book). The twin room also has an en-suite shower room with WC and there is a separate bathroom with a bath, walk-in shower and WC. A curved staircase leads you to the first floor where there is a shower room and two more bedrooms: one double and one twin, both beamed and with reduced height in the eaves. A further six steps lead up to the second floor which features a bright, double-aspect lounge with a TV and a Juliet balcony with magnificent sea views. There is also a beamed double bedroom with an en-suite shower room with WC.
Stepping outside there’s a large garden with fantastic views. The garden is mostly lawn with a terrace split over two levels and is edged with flower beds and shrubs. There’s a swing slide set for children, a stone fire pit, a BBQ, croquet and a choice of other outdoor games. There is ample parking available.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
Please note there is a refundable £500 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.
- Stunning holiday home with panoramic sea views with pool table, ping pong, log burner, stone fire pit, BBQ, swing set, croquet
- Located in a picturesque village with Purbeck stone cottages and a duck pond, just a short walk from one of the country’s best-loved pubs
- Glorious coastal and country walks straight from the front door
- 5 bedrooms 1 double bedroom with 5 bed, 1 twin room which can be made up as a super-king on request, 2 further double rooms, 1 twin room
- 4 bathrooms 1 bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC, 1 shower room with WC, 2 en suite shower rooms with WC
- Very well equipped kitchen with range oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer
- Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
- Wood burner (logs included)
- TV and Juliet balcony in the lounge
- Games room with pool table, table tennis, Nintendo and huge TV
- Garden with large table, swing slide set, trampoline, fire pit, BBQ and games
- Travel cot, highchair and stairgate
- Off road parking for 5 cars
- 1 dog welcome (1 extra by arrangement)
- Wi-Fi included
- Central heating and electric included
- Shop 2 miles
- Pub 100 metres
- Coast 1 mile
- Swanage 4 miles
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.