The Beach House

Located in Swanage, Dorset

The Beach House is a three-storey house in Swanage, Dorset and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


The Beach House is a three-storey cottage resting in Swanage in Dorset. Hosting four bedrooms; a super-king-size with a double day bed, a super-king-size, and two second-floor king-size, along with two bathrooms, this property can sleep up to eight guests. There is a kitchen/diner, sitting room with games area. To the outside, there is an enclosed garden with lawned area, patio and seating, while roadside parking is available. The Beach House is a gorgeous property with direct access to the fantastic Swanage Bay.

Property Details

Pack your swimsuit and prepare for an exciting seaside holiday at The Beach House, a beautiful Dorset property with amazing sea views and access to the thriving Swanage bay seafront, perfect for a family beach trip.

Find your way up several steps to this grand abode, where you can peel off your wet gear and store your muddy bikes away before entering the dramatic doorway into a spacious hallway with high ceilings, original character flooring and a dramatic staircase. Spend an evening in the attractive lounge space, getting lost in a captivating film as the surround sound fills the room, snuggling up on the sofa with all your loved ones as your enjoy the downtime, or choose to set up a fun games night on the snooker table, found through a quirky archway, this is a great place to host evening drinks on the weekend. All meals can be cooked and enjoyed in the stylish kitchen/diner, mixing traditional stone walls with contemporary fixtures, this room is equipped with everything you'll need for a self-catered stay, including a handy dishwasher and washing machine.

Head up the exceptional staircase to the first floor, finding two glorious super-king-size bedrooms, one with its own TV and double day bed looking out to amazing views of the sea, and both rooms gaining full access to a luxury bathroom where you can soak in the deep freestanding bathtub, or freshen up in the large walk-in shower. The second floor hosts two more bedrooms, both king-size with chic décor matching with the rest of the property, and their own bathroom, with the entire floor displaying character through sloped ceilings and unreal views.

After a long day, order a takeaway to enjoy outside on the patio dining, the best way to relax and take in these incredible surroundings. Grab a paddleboard and leave through the garden, where several steep steps lead you directly over to the beach where you can spend a morning waking up in the cool water, or stroll over in the evening and enjoy a late-night drink at one of the beach huts or bars.

The beach itself is a glorious sandy haven where you can book deck chairs, day beds, kayaks and pedal boats before grabbing a delicious ice cream on the promenade, where a leisurely walk along introduces you to an array of seaside amusements and arcades, alternatively, you can explore the history of Swanage at the local museum or see the Victorian Pier and maritime museum. When you're finished with relaxing and want to do something exciting, grab your walking boots and head on to the South West Coast Path, boasting breath-taking landscapes and famous attractions such as the Wellington Clock Tower, the Prince Albert Gardens, masses of the seaside from Peveril Point, or The Great Globe sculpture before taking a trip on the Swanage Steam Railway to Corfe Castle ruins. Other days can be spent meandering through parts of the striking Jurassic Coast, a must-see location with access to heaps of ancient history at The Etches Collection Museum of Jurassic Marine Life. The Beach House is a dream location for a family holiday like no other!


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, snooker table, surround sound system, TV, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot are available
  • Roadside parking
  • Enclosed garden with lawned area, patio and seating area, with paddleboards included for guest use
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop just over ½ a mile, pub and beach 150 metres
  • Note: Some building works be taking place from Monday to Thursday during working hours from March 2021


Close to coast
Cot Available
Great View
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Washing machine



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Area Details


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.


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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