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Seaview Cottage - Worth Matravers,

Isle of Purbeck, Dorset
VB Awards - GoldVisit Britain rating: 4 stars
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels for hire
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Enchanting stone cottage with open views across fields to the sea
  • Situated in delightful Worth Matravers with nearby walking and cycling trails
  • Decorated with charm, maintaining a wonderfully bright and airy feel
  • Large and secluded south-facing garden with shrubs and trees
  • Area well-known for its dramatic landscape and abundant wildlife
  • Part of the renowned Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site
Property code: IC118

A charming stone cottage with a lovely view across fields to the sea from its tranquil garden, situated in the delightful Purbeck village of Worth Matravers – a wonderful walking and cycling area.

A Purbeck stone, semi-detached cottage attractively situated in the lovely village of Worth Matravers, just a short walk to the sea at Winspit. This area of coastline is part of the renowned World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast. Footpaths and trails lead from nearby the cottage and connect with the coastal path and various bridleways across the Downs. Walk into Worth Matravers centre where you’ll find a pretty village green with duck pond, tea shop serving food, and the Square and Compass public house, renowned for its local ciders and wonderful views. The picturesque historic village of Corfe Castle is a short drive away, as is the small seaside resort of Swanage. The latter offers a gently sloping sandy beach, ideal for swimming and paddling. Guests can also enjoy ‘Punch and Judy’ shows, a stroll along the Victorian pier, boat trips, fishing, diving and a ride on the steam train.

Entering the cottage on the ground floor, there is a delightful kitchen with electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine. A lovely dining area with patio doors opens onto the terrace with views across the garden to the sea. The large open-plan living area with glass doors along one entire wall creates a wonderful sense of space and outdoor living, with the outdoor terrace feeling like part of the room. Comfortably furnished with cosy seating, TV/DVD and wood burner, providing a lovely central focus for the room in cold weather. On the ground floor is a tiled wet room with underfloor heating, shower and WC, as well as a charming single bedroom. The stairs lead up to three charming bedrooms – a master bedroom with king-size bed, wardrobe and attractive Victorian feature fireplace; a smaller double room with king-size bed; and a twin bedroom. There’s a bathroom with bath and separate built-in shower, plus a separate cloakroom with WC.

Outside, there is a stunning south-facing garden, which benefits from the sun for most of the day. Guests can relax on the terrace whilst enjoying spectacular views of the glorious countryside and watching the small boats as they pass by in the distance. There is a lawn surrounded by attractive shrubberies and pretty rock gardens. This garden is gated and fenced with outdoor furniture provided. At the front of the cottage there is another lawn with off-road parking for two cars.

Please note there is a refundable £200 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 4 bedrooms - 2 king-size, 1 twin, 1 single
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 wet room with shower and a WC, 1 bathroom with bath and built-in shower, 1 WC
  • Electric cooker and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine
  • Wood burner
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen included
  • Towels can be provided at an additional charge
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Short walk to local pub
  • TV/DVD in living area

This property joined our collection in the last 12 months and is managed by Claire.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Ian Parker, November 2017

Friendly welcome on our arrival. Thanks for the cake! Loved the garden and outlook. Ideally placed to visit the many places of interest in the area. Spoilt for choice of beaches. Good family base.

Reviewed by Jackie Burton, September 2017

Lovely cottage in a perfect location to explore the area. Stunning views from the garden. A comfortable and welcoming cottage with lots of thoughtful extras.

Reviewed by Virginia Johnson, May 2017

Lovely cottage -clean, well equipped, log burner and large kitchen with wonderful views of the sea. The garden was also lovely with big table and chairs on decking, ideal for entertaining. Good size dining area close to the kitchen.

Reviewed by Rosemary Miller, April 2017

Fabulous family break. A wonderful cottage in a beautiful location. What more could you want !

Reviewed by Becky Stevenson, April 2017

Amazing cottage in a superb location. We had the best week away. Directions were spot on.

Reviewed by Chris Wright, April 2017

Seaview cottage is a very comfortable well equipped place to spend a holiday so close to the sea. Good quality fittings and kitchen ware made this a lovely place in which to spend time. Views wonderful!

Reviewed by Iris Bateson, March 2017

Very warm and comfortable house with amazing views.

Reviewed by Jeremy Ward, November 2016

A marvellous location with a lovely sea view and garden. This is an unbeatable place for enjoying Purbeck's best coastal walks with the Square & Compass, star of the South's character pubs, just down the road. Extremely well-equipped and a great base for a holiday in the area.

Reviewed by Steven Williams, April 2016

Roomy and very well appointed. Ideally situated for both walking and exploring the local towns, where foodie options continue to improve. Recommended.

Reviewed by Colin O'Brien, October 2015

Celebrated Colin's 60th but more importantly Wales Beat England at home in their World Cup during our stay !!

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1/3 Deposit

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