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Bay View

Swanage, Dorset (Ref. 1119934)

4.0

Dream Cottages rating

  • 9 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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7 Customer Review(s)

  • Patrick

    “We all enjoyed our stay at Bay View, very comfortable and in a great location, lovely views, convenient to the town and its beaches.”

    We found things generally clean and tidy but we do think the property would benefit from a deep clean, as we found a fair amount of cobwebs in many of the rooms and there was almost an infestation level of moths! Also it would be helpful if there were labels on the various bins, indicating what each should contain to avoid mixing recyclables. Overall, an excellent property which we would happily return to or recommend to others!

    We found things generally clean and tidy but we do think the property would benefit from a deep clean, as we found a fair amount of cobwebs in many of the rooms and there was almost an infestation level of moths! Also it would be helpful if there were labels on the various bins, indicating what each should contain to avoid mixing recyclables. Overall, an excellent property which we would happily return to or recommend to others!

    - Patrick, May 2024

Summary

  • Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 2 x doubles, 1 x single, 1 x family room with double and single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • 2 x shower rooms with walk-in showers, basins, heated towel rails and WCs
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility/games room
  • Sitting room
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, American-style fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi, a selection of books, radio/CD player, table football, table tennis table
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Rear garden with decking, patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.2 miles, beach 0.8 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out at 10am

The property

Bay View is a welcoming holiday home located in the elevated area of Swanage, Dorset.

This home is a fantastic choice for a big family get-together or a getaway with friends due to its gorgeous views from the lovely garden and an interior filled with home amenities.

When you get to the cottage, park up at the roadside before entering to start your break.

With a convenient dishwasher to assist with clean-up, a well-equipped kitchen/diner provides everything you need to cook up a family dinner to enjoy at the dining table for 10.

After dinner, challenge your friends to a game of table football in the handy utility room, then unwind in the sitting room to catch up on your favourite shows.

A king-size bed and two double beds are suitable for the couples in the group, while a family room is best for those travelling with young children and a single bed is perfect for a youngster or even a grandparent.

Take advantage of the garden area as well; the decking is a great place to have your morning coffee while taking in the view, and the lower patio is a great place for the kids to play.

When it's time to explore, make sure to walk along the pier and Purbeck Heritage Coast before arriving at Peveril Point.

Visit Studland, which is well-known for its Nature Reserve and the Old Harry Rocks, to continue your exploration.

You can travel a little farther still to the town of Bournemouth, which offers dining and shopping alternatives as well as an Oceanarium and pier for those group members who enjoy seeing marine life.

For an unforgettable getaway, bring your friends and family to Bay View.

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About the location

SWANAGE

Wareham 9.7 miles; Poole 20 miles.

The small, family-friendly seaside resort of Swanage is situated at the eastern end of Dorset’s famous Jurassic Coast, on the celebrated Isle of Purbeck and is probably best known for its wonderful, gently shelving golden sands. The little town offers visitors plenty of shops, good pubs and restaurants, some of which specialise in locally caught seafood, and is also well known for its annual jazz festival, which takes place each July. The attractive, Victorian wooden pier offers a great place for a stroll or try fishing, and often used a departure point for divers, it’s a wonderful place to watch the world pass by. The historic Swanage Railway has its terminus in the town and regular nostalgic steam engine trips take tourists for a picturesque 6-mile journey, chugging through lovely countryside to stop just beyond the romantic ruin of Corfe Castle. Nearby Durlston Country Park offers a lovely day out with spectacular coastal walks, dolphin spotting and wildlife watching, together with comfortable viewing points and a well-stocked cafe for a treat after all the fresh air. Take the short drive to Studland, which has one of the finest beaches in the country, surrounded by heathland, together with the regular chain ferry, which crosses the mouth of Poole Harbour to Sandbanks. This truly is a delightful holiday destination at any time of the year.

Parking: Unrestricted on-street parking (available on a first come first served basis). On your arrival, if there’s no convenient parking place, pull up on the pavement opposite to unload (keeping an eye on tour vehicle as to not cause an obstruction) and then look for a space further along Priest’s Road or on surrounding roads.

Please note that due to the balcony at the property, children must be supervised at all times.
Garden – Children should be supervised at all times. Uneven steps to lower orchard garden. Please take care.
Please note the bedrooms are arranged on the first and top floor, with an additional
bedroom and shower room on the garden level at the back of the house.
Please note that the gas fire is not in use.
Dining room fireplace is for decoration only.
Tumble dryer not in use.
The bed in the single bedroom is a small single - 2ft 6.
No stair gate or travel cot available.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas