Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset
Enjoy views of stunning Corfe Castle from the comfort of your gorgeous cottage, nestled in the picturesque village of Langton Matravers.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 1
If you enjoy the views of the idyllic countryside, then this is the ultimate property for you. Nestled at the bottom of a quiet lane, this cottage is surrounded by the Purbeck Hills with Swanage, the English Channel and the Isle of Wight to the East.
Walking into this traditional mid-terrace cottage, you’ll be struck by how homely and cosy this lovely property is. The sitting room has its own open fire in a stone fireplace, just think of the romantic nights in you can have reading books on a chilly night. You don’t even need to bring your own, as the sitting room is equipped with lots of books and board games to keep you entertained. Moving onto the dining room, you’ll find a large dining room ideal for enjoying homemade dinners. There’s even a piano if you fancy becoming the next Elton John. The kitchen is equipped with everything any food lover needs for creating their masterpieces, this includes a cooker, fridge, microwave and dishwasher. There’s a breakfast table here too, with outdoor views. Going upstairs, you’ll find two bedrooms. One with a 5ft double bed and the second with bunk beds, perfect for children. The bathroom has a WC, sink and a bath with an overhead shower.
Going outside, there is a sheltered garden at the rear. This is accessed via a common path, with a gate into the garden. The garden itself is south-facing, catching the best of the sun. Mainly lawn – perfect for laying a towel and topping up your tan – the garden is also full of flowers and shrubs, all enclosed by a dry-stone wall.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.
- Beautiful holiday home with spectacular views of Corfe Castle, hidden away at the bottom of a lane with an open fire for cosy nights in
- Perfect for walkers with a network of footpaths on the doorstep and just a short walk from the village
- South facing walled garden is ideal for sunbathing and enjoying the views
- 2 bedrooms 1 double room, 1 room with bunk beds (suitable for children)
- Oven, hob, microwave, fridge and dishwasher
- 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and WC
- Dining room with feature fireplace
- Open fire in stone fireplace logs included October end of April
- Central heating included
- Board games and books available
- Wi-Fi is available
- South facing sheltered garden to rear with seating
- 1 dog welcome by arrangement
- Off-road parking for 2 cars
- Distant views of Corfe Castle
- Shop and pub ½ mile away
Corfe Castle is a small, picturesque village nestled in the Isle of Purbeck. The ruins of Corfe Castle provide the backdrop to the village and is very popular with visitors. Walking around the village there local craft shops to explore and plenty of tea rooms with homemade scones and cakes. Enid Blyton holidayed here often and some of the areas appear fondly in her books. Enid explored the ruins in 1814 and it's believed she arrived by steam train on the Swanage Railway. Corfe Castle became her inspiration for Errin Castle in the Famous Five book. Take one of the many trails in Corfe itself, download a treasure map and away you go on your own adventure.
Built in 1086 but destroyed in 1646, some of the ruined stone appear in the buildings in the village. The ruins are owned by The National Trust and are full of history and fascinating facts. During the day, history comes alive with expert talks and demonstrations. In the evening, with the castle lit up, outdoor performances will wow you. If you want to see what the castle would have looked like in its heyday, then visit the Model Village which depicts life as it was in 1086. Sat in beautiful magical gardens, experience what life was like.
If you want to stay in a village that not only is peaceful, but steeped in history, then look no further. In addition, is the knowledge that the busier towns of Swanage and Wareham are nearby.