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The Old Workshop At Downshay Farm

Corfe Castle (2mls SE), Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4
star
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A beautifully renovated cart shed made of Purbeck stone
  • Located on a working farm, in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck
  • Nestled between Corfe Castle and Swanage, within walking distance to Swanage Steam Railway and children's play park
Property code: 82828

This beautifully converted farm building is ideally located in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck, within easy access to local amenities and the coast, whilst also being surrounded by pretty countryside.

This characterful Purbeck stone cottage is situated on the owners working farm, located within easy access of Swanage and all the delights on offer, from the beautiful beach to the wonderful selection of cafes, shops and restaurants. With a busy campsite also located on the farm it offers that bustling holiday vibe during the school holidays. Also within striking distance is the historic village of Corfe Castle, there is more to this village than just the castle, it offers a unique range of independent shops, teahouses and restaurants; it makes an ideal family get away.

Upon entering this beautifully renovated cottage, you are welcomed into a cosy lounge complete with a TV and DVD player which is an ideal place to sit and relax in after a day out exploring the local area, step into the open-plan kitchen dining room, the kitchen comes complete with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave washing machine and dishwasher, the dining table is large enough to sit the whole group. The first-floor benefits underfloor heating. Head up the stairs to the first floor where you will find both bedrooms, the main bedroom with a double bed featuring sloping ceilings, with the second bedroom offering bunk beds. The bathroom with shower over bath and WC completes this level.

A pretty garden to include a patio and outdoor furniture sits at the rear of the cottage, with wonderful views of the countryside and working farm. Parking for up to 2 cars available within the gated area at the rear of the garden.

  • Sleeps 3 + 1
  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 bunk (suitable for 1 adult or 2 children)
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave washing machine and dishwasher
  • TV with ROKU box converting to Smart TV and DVD player in lounge
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • WIFI included
  • Lawned garden with Patio Parking for up to 2 cars
  • Beach 4 miles, pub 3 miles and shop within walking distance
  • The farm has its own organic bio-digester systems and is not on mains sewage
  • Arrival: 15:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Claire Tranter

This property joined our collection in 2021 and is managed by Claire.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 12 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sue, 11th March 2022

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Reviewed by Stephen, 19th February 2022

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Excellent venue. Super clean, well equipped, great location and lovely people. Coming back!

Reviewed by Helen, 19th November 2021

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Lovely, comfortable cottage in a great location to explore the Purbecks and a short drive to Swanage. Spotlessly clean with tasteful decor and all the modern comforts you need for a good break. Would highly recommend to couples and families with young children who are suited to bunk beds.

Reviewed by Monica, 9th October 2021

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Reviewed by Daniel, 4th October 2021

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A very quiet location with proximity to coast and town. Peaceful and cosy.

Reviewed by Christine, 27th September 2021

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We were very happy with The Old Workshop. It was clean, comfortable & well equipped. The location was good for reaching a variety of tourist attractions. We enjoyed the quiet there at the end of September. The owners were approachable & very helpful with anything we required.

Reviewed by susan, 17th September 2021

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A very comfortable and well furnished cottage in beautiful surroundings. Well situated for exploring Dorset.

Reviewed by Barry, 3rd September 2021

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A delightful well equipped cottage with open skies on a working and well managed family farm.

Reviewed by ANDREW, 27th August 2021

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A lovely clean cottage in a quiet location. Very helpful and welcoming owner.

Reviewed by Michelle, 16th July 2021

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We had a great time staying at this beautifully converted cottage! The kitchen is very well equipped and we spent lots of family time cooking and chatting there. We loved cooking everyday and having dinner al fresco in the garden! The BBQ in the garden was a bonus! Everything was so well thought-through. The cottage was very clean throughout and soRead morecial distancing was also good.. Justine and her husband are very friendly and helpful hosts, a very welcoming pair Thank you for a lovely stay Hide

Reviewed by Chris, 11th June 2021

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Reviewed by Lucy, 4th June 2021

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Very clean property. Made to feel welcome by owners. Lots of complimentary items provided on arrival . Would recommend

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