Dunshay Cottage

Located in Langton Matravers, Dorset

Perfectly placed in the picturesque Purbecks, this charming cottage has a bright and airy ambience, a peaceful rural setting and is ideally located for visiting Corfe Castle, Swanage Bay and beyond.

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: No


Set in a rural location on the outskirts of Harmans Cross, this bright and airy semi-detached cottage is ideally situated for lovers of the beach and outdoor pursuits. Take a trip to the seaside town of Swanage, where you will find a great selection of pubs, shops and cafes as well as traditional amusements lining the sandy beach. With easy access to the Jurassic Coast, there is never a shortage of things to do here. There are many walking and cycling routes leading from the cottage and winding through the stunning scenery this area is known for. For families, a visit to the Tank Museum and Monkey World is a must, or why not explore the picture-postcard village of Corfe Castle.

A driveway and steps lead you to the main entrance and into the cottage. When you step inside, there is a bright and airy kitchen/diner straight ahead with steps up into a useful utility room with a dishwasher and washing machine, the perfect spot for leaving behind muddy boots. The galley style kitchen is well-equipped with an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. Opposite, there is space for all the family to dine together around the table. Steps lead up into the lounge, where you can cosy up after a long walk and watch a film on the TV/DVD. A useful ground floor separate WC can be found in the hall as well as the stairs leading to the first floor. Here you will find a stylish twin bedroom with an en-suite shower and WC. Just next door are steps leading down into a bright and airy double bedroom. Completing the first floor, the contemporary bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower and WC is the perfect place for a long soak and can be found just across the landing. A further flight of stairs leads up to the second floor, into the converted attic space, where there is a cosy single bedroom set into the eaves with restricted head height. A further twin bedroom and a bathroom with bath and WC, both with restricted head height, complete the second floor.

Heading outside from the kitchen you will find an enclosed lawn wrapping around the property on two sides with space to relax. Immediately beside the property, it offers the perfect spot for al fresco dining. To the front of the property is off-road parking for four cars.


  • Bright and airy cottage with great access to some of Dorset’s most famous landmarks
  • Take a visit to nearby Corfe Castle and explore the historic village and castle ruins
  • A choice of beaches within easy reach, ideal for both bathing and fossil hunting
  • Relax and unwind in the garden and admire the beautiful views surrounding the property
  • Spend a day exploring the seaside town of Swanage or visit Monkey World
  • Close to many walking and cycling routes weaving through spectacular countryside
  • 4 bedrooms 1 double, 2 twins and 1 single
  • 2 bathrooms and 1 en suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Utility room with washing machine and dishwasher
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off-road parking for 3 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Beach 3 miles, pub 2 miles and shop within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge


Close to coast
Cot Available
Family friendly
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Washing machine



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Area Details

Langton Matravers

Langton Matravers is a village located between Swanage and Corfe Castle. The village has a village shop and post office. The village also has two pubs which offer traditional home-cooked food. Visit the local museum and discover the history of the quarries in the village. There are many footpaths in Langton Matravers, making it a great place for walking. The most popular trail is along the South West Coast Path to take in the sights of The Dancing Ledge. This is a natural formation of rock ledge, which at times makes the water seem as if it is dancing. Visit Keates Quarry and discover the many limestone dinosaur footprints. For a great family day out visit the Putlake Adventure Farm and let the kids explore while you relax with a coffee.

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