The Old Post Office Cottage
Located in Wareham, Dorset
This detached traditional cottage is in the village of Creech near to Wareham in Dorset and can sleep 8 people in 4 bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 8
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: No
The Old Post Office is a detached traditional cottage situated in the village of Creech near to the town of Wareham in Dorset boasting original features and is tucked away in a quiet location. The cottage can sleep 8 people in 1 king-size double, 1 double, 1 twin singles 1 child single and has a bathroom and a shower room. The rest of the cottage is made up of a kitchen/diner and a sitting room with a woodburning stove and reading room. To the outside of the cottage is off road parking for 4 cars and a lawned garden with patio furniture. The Old Post Office Cottage is a charming retreat for large families or friends close to Jurassic coast at Kimmeridge.
The Old Post Office Cottage is a detached cottage surrounded by garden about 2 miles outside of Wareham in the glorious Dorset countryside. The property is tucked away and gives you the feeling of peace so you know you are on holiday from the moment you arrive. So many options of what to do or see from this location. Wareham is just a couple of miles away, known as the 'Gateway To The Purbecks' and dating back to Saxon times, hire a boat from the quayside or visit the market. Take in some stunning countryside and wildlife at the same time at RSPB Arne or take a trip through history at Corfe Castle. Have a day relaxing on the beach at Studland or Swanage or use it as a base and explore on the Swanage Steam Railway. Visit Kimmeridge Bay and go on a fossil hunt and visit the Etches Collection Museum at the same time. Visit some coastal landmarks, Old Harry Rocks, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are all a short drive away.
The accommodation at The Old Post Office Cottage comprises of a sitting room with wood burner, TV, DVD player and WiFi-enabled throughout. There is also a reading room with doors to the patio which gives you more options for relaxation. The kitchen has an electric AGA with double oven and 2 hot plates, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and a host of accessories and utensils as well as a dining area with large table and plenty of seating. A bathroom with bath, basin and toilet rounds off the ground floor. Upstairs is a king-size double bedroom, a double, a twin and a single children's bedroom. There is a shower room with shower, basin and toilet. A stairgate, cot and highchair can be provided upon request.
Outside is a wonderful garden that surrounds the property and has a patio area complete with furniture. There is off-street parking for up to four cars. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
- Gas central heating
- Open fire in the lounge
- Electric AGA and standard double oven and 2 hot plates
- Washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, fridge/freezer
- DVD, TV, WiFi
- High Chair
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Off-street allocated parking for up to 4 cars
- The first basket of logs included during autumn/winter
- Sorry, no pets
- Sorry, no smoking
Wareham is a very pretty, riverside town. It is one of the few remaining Saxon towns. Explore Wareham Walls to learn the towns 2000 year history. Discover stories of the Viking war, the civil war stories and the gruesome executions. Visit the Museum and learn all about the local history and the connection with Lawerence of Arabia.
There are a variety of supermarkets, shops, cafes, pubs with gardens and restaurants to choose from as well as a weekly farmers market. The towns quay plays a vital part in the village and it is here that you can pick up a trip on a traditional paddle steamer down the river. Relax with your picnic by the river or explore the many bike trails that are catered to all ages and abilities. If you fancy fossil hunting then visit Kimmeridge Bay or relax on a sandy beach in Studland or Swanage.
Monkey world near Wareham is well worth a visit. Meet the rescued lemurs, orangutans and many more. After all this walking, there is a vast, lawned, adventure play area for the children to run and explore while the adults sit and relax with a coffee.