Bright and airy open plan living space with the bi-folding doors allowing you to bring the outside indoors
Relax on the comfy sofas in front of the fire after a long day exploring
Alfresco dining
Modern and bright breakfast bar ideal for enjoying a morning coffee
Spacious living room
BBQ Area
Beautiful spacious kitchen, perfect for preparing a family meal
Gather round for dinner
Chill in the additional seating off the open plan kitchen before dinner
Relax and read a book on the beautiful windowseat
Perfect for leaving muddy boots or sandy shoes after a day of adventures
Play room
Let's play
Stylish double bedroom
Rest your head here for a brilliant night sleep
Gorgeous Twin room which can be made up as a double on request
Comfortable double that can also be made up as twin on request
Bright bunk room ideal for children
Delightful double bedroom with en-suite
Beautiful finishing touches for your home away from home
Luxurious Shower room with WC
Beautiful large family bathroom
En-suite shower room with WC and dressing room
Beautiful large family bathroom
Beautiful glimpses of the Dorset coast
Peaceful sunny trap
Cosy modern woodburner
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2 / 30  Bright and airy open plan living space with the bi-folding doors allowing you to bring the outside indoors
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4 / 30  Relax on the comfy sofas in front of the fire after a long day exploring
5 / 30  Alfresco dining
6 / 30  Modern and bright breakfast bar ideal for enjoying a morning coffee
7 / 30  Spacious living room
8 / 30  BBQ Area
9 / 30  Beautiful spacious kitchen, perfect for preparing a family meal
10 / 30  Gather round for dinner
11 / 30  Chill in the additional seating off the open plan kitchen before dinner
12 / 30  Relax and read a book on the beautiful windowseat
13 / 30  Perfect for leaving muddy boots or sandy shoes after a day of adventures
14 / 30  Play room
15 / 30  Let's play
16 / 30  Stylish double bedroom
17 / 30  Rest your head here for a brilliant night sleep
18 / 30  Gorgeous Twin room which can be made up as a double on request
19 / 30  Comfortable double that can also be made up as twin on request
20 / 30  Bright bunk room ideal for children
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22 / 30  Delightful double bedroom with en-suite
23 / 30  Beautiful finishing touches for your home away from home
24 / 30  Luxurious Shower room with WC
25 / 30  Beautiful large family bathroom
26 / 30  En-suite shower room with WC and dressing room
27 / 30  Beautiful large family bathroom
28 / 30  Beautiful glimpses of the Dorset coast
29 / 30  Peaceful sunny trap
30 / 30  Cosy modern woodburner

Chalross

Studland, Dorset
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
5
star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing on site / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A substantial and beautifully furnished holiday property, a perfect getaway for a large family or group of friends
  • Ideally situated in the charming village of Studland, within easy reach of Swanage, Poole and Bournemouth. 
  • Perfect for walking and exploring several breathtaking local nature reserves, discover the glorious Purbeck Hills via rear lane.
Property code: DC030

Set in the pretty Dorset village of Studland, this spacious and welcoming property makes a fantastic holiday home for a large family or a group seeking a retreat close to both coast and countryside.

The cottage is set within half a mile of the glorious sandy National Trust beach of Studland Bay which can be reached by footpath or road. The picturesque coastal village of Studland is a perfect base for exploring the Purbeck area, with the vast Studland and Godlingston Heath just a mile away. This is a fantastic area for nature-lovers with Hartland Moor (7 miles) and RSPB Stoborough Heath (8 miles) nearby. You can explore the ruins of Corfe Castle (5.5 miles) or visit the popular Victorian seaside town of Swanage (3.5 miles) with its long sandy beach, traditional promenade, pier and steam railway. You can also catch the Sandbanks Ferry for a shortcut to Poole and Bournemouth or to explore the dramatic and atmospheric Brownsea Island.

On entering this pretty holiday home, which is accessed via two steps, you will find a charming and spacious lounge. This light and tastefully furnished room is perfect for relaxing in, with comfortable seating, TV/DVD, a wood burner and shuttered bay windows. Exploring further, the spacious open-plan kitchen/diner has an additional seating area and a large dining area perfect for enjoying a family meal. The kitchen features a double oven, induction hob, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer, dishwasher and a breakfast bar. This area also offers a TV, iPod dock, a window seat and bi-fold doors into the garden. A handy utility room houses the washing machine and dryer and has plenty of space for coats and boots. Exploring further you will find a children’s playroom with TV and a choice of books, games and toys. There is also a ground-floor shower wet room with WC. Going upstairs you will find five cosy bedrooms. There are four double bedrooms, two of which can be made up as twin rooms on request. One of the double rooms has its own dressing room and an en-suite shower room with WC and reduced head height in the eaves. There is also a bunk bedroom which is perfect for children. Also upstairs, is the large family bathroom, complete with a bath, separate shower, WC and reduced head height in the eaves. Please note, one of the double bedrooms and the bathroom have low sloping ceilings.

Stepping outside you will find a gravelled parking area and a boules court to the front of the property. The attractive back garden has an artificial lawn, paved paths, flower beds and a couple of seating areas – one with sea glimpses – for you to relax in and enjoy the gas BBQ. The back gate leads out onto a National Trust footpath. There is ample parking available.

 

  • 5 bedrooms – 2 doubles, 2 double rooms with 6’ beds which can be made up as twins on request, 1 children’s bunk room
  • 3 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC, 1 wet room with shower and WC, 1 en-suite shower room with WC
  • Double oven, microwave, induction hob, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer
  • TV/DVD, iPod dock
  • Wood burner - logs included October - end of April
  • Children’s playroom with TV
  • Garden with artificial lawn, BBQ and patio with seating
  • Off-road parking for up to 4 cars
  • Dogs are not permitted upstairs
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Underfloor heating, electric panel heater
  • Shop 100 metres
  • Pub 600 metres
  • Sandy beach 0.5 miles
  • Swanage 3 miles
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £500 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £50. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Nicky Rice

This property joined our collection in 2019 and is managed by Nicky.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Gillian, 1st March 2024

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A spacious, very comfortable house in a superb location. Ideal for a family and within walking distance to the beautiful coastline. The house itself feels welcoming and homely. Although guests will feel sad to leave they will also know that the next family or small group etc will enjoy their own unique stay at Chalcross.

Reviewed by Catherine, 23rd February 2024

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We were a party of 6 celebrating a 60th birthday weekend. The property was everything we hoped for and more, well equipped, spotlessly clean, warm and spacious. The location is perfect for all the village amenities, beach and The Pig. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will not hesitate to visit again. The property is a credit to its owners.

Reviewed by Christine, 15th December 2023

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We rented this beautiful house for a special family celebration weekend. The house itself was lovely; beautifully equipped and decorated. The location is superb; only a few minutes walk from the beautiful Studland beach and an amazing pub serving great food. Cannot fault it! The whole experience was perfect. Thank you.

Reviewed by Steven, 17th November 2023

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There were 6 adults and 2 dogs staying and I have to say that Chalcross did feel by and large home from home. The location for walks is perfect. It does not take long to get to the beach or the hills. We also visited Durdle Door, Durlston Country Park, Old Harry Rocks, Corfe Castle, Swanage and Wareham. All super near for days out. As we had dogs, Read morewe can recommend the Shell Bay Restaurant by the ferry crossing. The food has always been superb off you like sea food especially. A Great Place! Hide

Reviewed by Sally, 10th November 2023

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Reviewed by Lisa, 3rd November 2023

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Reviewed by Wendy, 29th September 2023

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Beautiful house in a stunning location. Close to beaches, a pub and a superb restaurant. The house itself was perfect for a family or a group of friends.

Reviewed by Sophie, 25th August 2023

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We love this house and have booked to come back next year already!

Reviewed by Wendy, 18th August 2023

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Lovely house , great location and perfect for a multi generational holiday...the play room is a real asset. Of course good weather helps !!

Reviewed by Roger, 11th August 2023

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The Studland area is amazing with fabulous beaches and great countryside all on your doorstep. On the holiday home itself -overall a nice place Positives - very conveniently located walking distance to beach, village shop and pubs - large well appointed - great kitchen dining space - kids playroom is nice touch - very good BBQ Negatives - intrusiveRead more noisy road - gets very hot - difficult to sleep with windows open because of noise - small back garden with artificial grass Hide

Reviewed by Malcolm, 4th August 2023

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Reviewed by Nick, 7th July 2023

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Reviewed by Graham, 30th June 2023

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A wonderful family holiday in a lovely house close to the beaches, corner shop, public house and restaurant and open deck bus service. Perfect.

Reviewed by Donna, 23rd June 2023

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Lovely clean, spacious accommodation. Quite a fast road and no pavement in parts down to village to be aware of. Great that bus stops are practically outside though. Very peaceful and lovely garden. We were a multi-generational party and it suited us all very well. Would definitely book again.

Reviewed by Jonathan, 2nd June 2023

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Loved the house, the garden and a short distance from the beach, though with little people we took the car to get to Knoll beach. Best BBQ equipment I've met in a holiday house, beds comfortable, house clean and felt spacious for 10 people, well equiped kitchen, well maintained garden, showers very good, kids liked playroom. The bus between BournmoRead moreuth and Swange stopped just outside, so we took the open top bus whenever we went into Swanage. Hide

Reviewed by Gillian, 7th April 2023

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What a gem! Chalross is the most beautiful property in the most perfect location! Spotlessly clean and incredibly well equipped of the highest quality! The playroom was loved by the grandchildren and the owner thoughtfully left operating instructions for all the equipment and appliances around the house. 3 beautiful beaches are within walking distaRead morence and a bus stop a minute away offering a 10 minute bus journey to Swanage! I cannot rate this holiday home more highly! Well definitely return!! Hide

Reviewed by Susan, 31st March 2023

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Very comfortable spacious house, ideal for families with children, play room is great!

Reviewed by Mark, 17th March 2023

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What a fabulous place for a holiday A fantastic house in a top location We really enjoyed the coastline and so many options for hiking as well as the beach - the new cafe at middle beach is excellent We had a family reunion and the property was perfect - great open plan living in a really well equipped house

Reviewed by Joanna, 17th February 2023

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Lovely warm well-equipped house, efficient cosy log burner, fun playroom. Great location.

Reviewed by David, 22nd December 2022

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Reviewed by Sally, 2nd December 2022

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Reviewed by Thomas, 14th October 2022

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A spacious and well laid out home. Very child friendly and comfortable. A great location with easy access to the beach, local cafes, pubs and a well stocked village shop. Beautiful countryside around and lots to do locally. We had a wonderful stay, thank you.

Reviewed by Stephen, 7th October 2022

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Reviewed by Jane, 16th September 2022

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Reviewed by Sophie, 26th August 2022

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We loved Chalross and already rebooking for next year! High quality finish, pretty much everything you need for a large family. Beds comfy, spotlessly clean! Great layout.

Reviewed by Nick, 19th August 2022

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Stunning property, stunning location! We had a fantastic week.

Reviewed by Jacquie, 24th June 2022

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Chalross was perfect for a family holiday, plenty of room, nicely but practically decorated and the equipment was of good quality. Space for everyone to be together and quiet corners too. The play room was very popular as was the tranquil garden with a super barbecue. Great location with a corner shop, three beaches, a pub and The Pig on the Beach Read morewithin walking distance. Buses to Swanage and beyond nearby. Hide

Reviewed by Jane, 10th June 2022

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Lovely spacious place, with lots of imaginative touches We had a really excellent time The playroom was a delight for Otto, aged 2!

Reviewed by Maria, 3rd June 2022

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Reviewed by Shula, 13th May 2022

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We liked the open plan living accommodation , the large windows letting all in the sunlight, together with the more private rooms for people who wanted to watch the TV or play a game. We also loved the location of the house ,beautiful walks in all directions from our own front door as well as several beaches within say walking distance. We would goRead more there again Hide

Reviewed by Catherine, 22nd April 2022

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Lovely house, clean, comfortable and well equipped. Great location.

Reviewed by Janice, 8th April 2022

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A wonderfully spacious house with good accommodation for a large group. Excellent location within walking distance of the local shop, pub and beach with cafe. A lovely little playground just around the corner too. Could do with an upgrade on some of the mattresses, but otherwise perfect.

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Bright and airy open plan living space with the bi-folding doors allowing you to bring the outside indoors
Relax on the comfy sofas in front of the fire after a long day exploring
Alfresco dining
Modern and bright breakfast bar ideal for enjoying a morning coffee
Spacious living room
BBQ Area
Beautiful spacious kitchen, perfect for preparing a family meal
Gather round for dinner
Chill in the additional seating off the open plan kitchen before dinner
Show 18 moreRelax and read a book on the beautiful windowseat

Location

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1/3 Deposit

Take advantage of our deposit scheme when booking 9 weeks or more in advance.