Tudor Rose Cottage
Located in Langton Matravers, Dorset
This Elizabethan stone cottage enjoys an attractive position on the edge of Langton Matravers, just a short drive from Swanage. It offers the perfect escape for families or small groups.
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 2
With the sandy beach and traditional entertainments of the seaside resort of Swanage within a few minutes drive, this cottage is ideally located for enjoying both coast and countryside. The quaint Purbeck village of Langton Matravers has a public house for meals and local beers and ciders, which is an easy stroll from the cottage. The area is a haven for keen walkers and cyclists, with footpaths leading from the village to join the nearby coastal path, which leads to Swanage and the small coastal villages of Worth Matravers, Kimmeridge, and Lulworth. The area is also part of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, which boasts wonderful unspoilt panoramic coastal views. The steam railway is also close by.
This spacious cottage dates back to 1560 and still retains many original features, including charming beamed ceilings and a large inglenook fireplace. On the ground floor is a fitted kitchen with attractive units, equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine, as well as a cloakroom with WC. There’s a dining room with a beamed ceiling and a large oval table – a pleasant place for delicious dinners or big breakfasts. The large lounge is furnished with a sofa and armchairs, as well as a TV/DVD, all situated in front of a wood-burning stove which sits in the inglenook fireplace. Up the cottage style stairs, you’ll find three attractive bedrooms – two double rooms, one with a basic, plus a twin room. There’s also a newly refurbished shower room with WC.
On a raised area at the rear of the cottage is a lovely large garden with an extensive lawn. It lies adjacent to open fields and is a good place to relax or play. Garden furniture is provided so you can dine al fresco. There’s also parking for up to three cars available on the driveway.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
Please note there is a refundable £100 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.
- Charming Elizabethan cottage on the edge of Langton Matravers
- A short drive from Swanage’s sandy beach
- Wonderful walking and cycling area
- Explore the World Heritage Jurassic Coast
- Board the steam railway to nearby Corfe Castle
- Relax in front of the wood burner
- 3 bedrooms 2 double and 1 twin
- 1 shower room and 1 separate WC
- Electric cooker and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
- Woodburning stove in the lounge
- TV/DVD in lounge
- Travel cot and highchair available
- Central heating and electric included
- Off-road parking for 3 cars
- Pub and shop within walking distance, beach a short drive
Langton Matravers is a village located between Swanage and Corfe Castle. The village has a village shop and post office. The village also has two pubs which offer traditional home-cooked food. Visit the local museum and discover the history of the quarries in the village. There are many footpaths in Langton Matravers, making it a great place for walking. The most popular trail is along the South West Coast Path to take in the sights of The Dancing Ledge. This is a natural formation of rock ledge, which at times makes the water seem as if it is dancing. Visit Keates Quarry and discover the many limestone dinosaur footprints. For a great family day out visit the Putlake Adventure Farm and let the kids explore while you relax with a coffee.