Worth Matravers Studio
Located in Worth Matravers, Dorset
Light filled contemporary cottage, situated in the extension of a traditional Purbeck cottage, offering sleek and stylish accommodation for two guests, just a mile from Dorset s stunning Jurassic Coast.
- Sleeps: 2
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 2
The village of Worth Matravers on the Isle of Purbeck peninsula, offers the best of both worlds, surrounded by tranquil countryside and breathtaking secluded seascapes, and yet only a ten-minute drive from the popular seaside resort of Swanage. There are many miles of walks to be enjoyed directly from the cottage’s front door, including on the Priests Way which passes close by and takes walkers eastwards from the village to Swanage where visitors can jump aboard the steam trains on the Swanage Railway which run to Corfe Castle and back several times a day.
This contemporary extension to a traditional cottage has been lovingly finished to provide guests with a sleek and stylish retreat. In the main living space, an open plan lounge/kitchen/diner, a vaulted skylight, and large south facing windows flood the room with light, creating a beautiful space with a chic, modern feel. There is plenty of space to relax and unwind on the sofa and chairs, perhaps while enjoying a drink and a good book in front of the warming wood burner, or maybe cosying up and watching a film on the TV. A glass dining table sits in the window, allowing guests to enjoy the views over the surrounding countryside as they eat, well meals can be prepared in the kitchen which is equipped with an oven, hob, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. The microwave, washing machine, and a handy additional sink can be found in the separate utility room. The bedroom, meanwhile, is a restful king-size room, next to which the bathroom offers a bath, separate shower, and WC.
Large patio doors from the lounge area open out onto a gravelled seating area with a BBQ and garden furniture, beyond which a large lawned garden is a haven for wildlife where guests have been known to spot owls, badgers, and pheasants. There is parking for one or two cars outside the property.
- Stylish single-storey accommodation occupying a self-contained wing of a traditional cottage
- Ideal for enjoying a romantic couple’s break, a fantastic alternative to a hotel room
- Spacious gardens offering panoramic views across the surrounding countryside
- Located in the quiet Dorset village of Worth Matravers, within walking distance of the village pub and coastal paths
- Excellent base for keen walkers to enjoy many miles of country footpaths and coastal walks
- 1 king-size bedroom
- Bathroom with bath, shower, and WC
- Wood burner
- Wi-Fi included
- Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine
- Bed linen, heating, and electric included
- 2 dogs welcome (must be kept out of the bedroom and off the furniture)
- Parking for 1/ 2 cars
- Pub and beach within walking distance, beach 1
- 5 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.