Arne Cottage

Located in Wareham, Dorset

Gather your nearest and dearest for a holiday to remember in this stunning cottage. With five bedrooms, a large kitchen and wonderful outside terrace it can accommodate up to ten guests.

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


If your group is keen to explore during your stay, you won’t be left wanting. The cottage is surrounded by beautiful woodland and is just a short distance from the RSPB nature reserve at Arne, popularised by the BBC s Autumnwatch and Winterwatch programmes and perfect for bird enthusiasts. A variety of walks are marked towards the coast at Shipstal Point. Arne has a Saxon church while the local town of Wareham has a good range of pubs, restaurants and shops. There s also the opportunity to take a boat trip around Poole Harbour. The pretty village of Corfe Castle, with its eponymous castle ruins, is just a short drive away.

Your base for exploring is a beautiful five-bedroom cottage that dates back to 1863. It s a charming, expansive, semi-detached property offering comfortable accommodation for up to ten guests. The front door opens into a welcoming hallway that leads to the focal point of the property: a newly equipped open plan kitchen and dining area. It s a wonderfully bright and airy spot with glass bi-fold doors along one entire wall, opening onto the outside terrace. The kitchen itself has a generous workspace and comes with two microwaves, two electric ovens with hob, fridge/freezer with ice compartment, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. And when its time to break bread, you will find that the dining table accommodates ten comfortably. On the ground floor, there is a large lounge with sofa seating for your entire party. Enjoy a board game or two from the wide selection or simply sit back and watch a film on the Smart TV. The ground floor features two bedrooms, a double and a twin, overlooking the garden. The hallway leads to a shower room with WC and further along, there is a cloakroom with an additional WC. Upstairs there are three bedrooms, a triple room with built in wardrobes, a double bedroom with TV/DVD and a single room. There is also a bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC.

Outside there’s a pretty, fenced garden with a large rough lawn and small trees. The terrace that adjoins the kitchen has a charcoal BBQ and outdoor furniture that s perfect if your group fancies dining al fresco. There’s off-road parking available for up to three cars on the paved driveway.


  • Attractive and light cottage with five bedrooms, sleeps ten
  • Sunroof floods the open plan kitchen and dining area with natural light
  • Large lounge with comfortable sofas for your entire party
  • Bi-fold doors open onto a large terrace and garden with garden furniture
  • Just a short drive from the Jurassic Coast for beautiful long walks
  • Surrounded by woodland, close to the RSPB nature reserve and local beaches
  • 5 bedrooms 2 doubles, 1 triple, 1 twin and 1 single
  • 1 bathroom, 1 shower room and 1 separate WC
  • 2 microwaves, 2 electric ovens and hob, fridge/freezer with ice compartment, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 medium-sized dog welcome
  • Amenities a short drive away
  • Smart TV/DVD in lounge and TV/DVD in the double bedroom
  • A short drive from the Saxon town of Wareham and the charming village of Corfe Castle


Close to coast
Cot Available
Family friendly
Ground floor bath
Ground floor bed
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Washing machine


Area Details


Wareham is a very pretty, riverside town. It is one of the few remaining Saxon towns. Explore Wareham Walls to learn the towns 2000 year history. Discover stories of the Viking war, the civil war stories and the gruesome executions. Visit the Museum and learn all about the local history and the connection with Lawerence of Arabia.

There are a variety of supermarkets, shops, cafes, pubs with gardens and restaurants to choose from as well as a weekly farmers market. The towns quay plays a vital part in the village and it is here that you can pick up a trip on a traditional paddle steamer down the river. Relax with your picnic by the river or explore the many bike trails that are catered to all ages and abilities. If you fancy fossil hunting then visit Kimmeridge Bay or relax on a sandy beach in Studland or Swanage.

Monkey world near Wareham is well worth a visit. Meet the rescued lemurs, orangutans and many more. After all this walking, there is a vast, lawned, adventure play area for the children to run and explore while the adults sit and relax with a coffee.

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