Steamer Point Lodge
Located in Christchurch, Dorset
Steamer Point Lodge is a most unusual, former warden’s residence nestling within the attractive woodland of Steamer Point Nature Reserve.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 2
Steamer Point Lodge is a detached cottage in the Steamer Point Nature Reserve on the Christchurch coastline. The cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms which are a king-size double and a twin room. There is also a bathroom, a well-equipped modern kitchen with a dining area and a sitting room. Outside is off road parking for two cars and an enclosed lawned garden with a patio and furniture which enjoys fantastic views out of over the clifftop. A highchair is available. Steamer Point Lodge really is a very special coastal holiday destination to enjoy at any time of the year.
Steamer Point Lodge is a former warden's residence located within the woods of Steamer Point Nature Reserve. It stands on the cliff above Friars Cliff and Highcliffe beaches and has wonderful views from the garden that stretch all the way to the Isle of Wight. A great property for couples and families alike, the large south-facing garden is a great place to unwind. Stroll through the nature reserve to Highcliffe Castle as a free family pass will be waiting for you on arrival. Alternatively, head through the gate and down the steps to the shingle and sand beach which is dog friendly. Local shops and pubs are just 1 mile away.
The accommodation at Steamer Point Lodge is all on the ground floor and comprises of a sitting room with TV with Freeview, DVD player, Wi-Fi and a selection of books and games. The kitchen/diner is equipped with a ceramic hob and electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher as well as a range of accessories and utensils. The dining area has a table with seating for four. There are two bedrooms arranged as a double and a twin. The bathroom has a bath with a shower over, basin and toilet.
Outside is a large, enclosed garden with a patio complete with garden furniture. Steamer Point Lodge accepts two well-behaved dogs. There is off-road parking for two cars. Please note that due to the property's location, fires and BBQs are not permitted and dogs must be kept on a lead in the nature reserve. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
- Oil central heating
- Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, slimline dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Highchair available, Off-road parking for 2 cars
- Enclosed lawned garden with a patio and furniture
- Two well-behaved dogs welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Shop and pub 1 mile
- Beach 3 mins walk
- Note: Due to the property's location, fires and BBQs are not permitted
- Note: The property is situated near the clifftop and although fenced, children and pets need to be supervised
- Note: No stag/hen or similar
Christchurch lies between the beautiful New Forest National Park and Bournemouth. Visit the area for the beaches which extend for four miles and are beautiful golden sand. The nearby villages of Highcliffe and Mudeford offer fantastic opportunities for crab fishing. Highcliffe Beach and Friars Cliffe are safe for swimming. The town has an array of shops in the pedestrianized Saxon square as well as a weekly market. Christchurch has a variety of cafes and pubs around the Quay, relax and soak up the tranquil atmosphere. Christchurch plays host to the Food and Wine Festival in May and has over 100 stalls. Join the atmosphere of the Music Festival on the first weekend of July. Catch the Annual Regatta held on the second week of August which ends with a superb fireworks display.
Activities and Attraction
Take a boat to the vast Nature reserve of Brownsea Island owned by the National Trust. Try Watermans Adventure Park catering for different age groups. Or, for family fun then Christchurch Quay and Splash Park cater for all ages. Adventure Wonderland is a great park catering to younger children. We have visited several times and it always goes down well and we stay until closing! Christchurch and Highcliffe Castle are a must for history lovers with Highcliffe Castle having a cafe to relax in after your tour.