Mill Cottage

Located in Wareham, Dorset

Pretty cottage sleeping four guests, located within the walls of the Saxon town of Wareham: a picturesque town with its quay, independent shops, and a good range of restaurants and cafes.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


This property enjoys a fantastic location within the Saxon walls of the quayside town of Wareham. Everything that the town has to offer is just a short walk from the property, including a range of unusual independent shops, a weekly market, and a sports centre. The town quay is a fantastic place to visit, whether you want to sit in the pub and watch the boats go by or take a boat trip along the River Frome down to Poole Harbour. The area is well known for its stunning coastline, and guests to this property have a great choice of sandy beaches on the Bournemouth side of Poole Harbour, or the fossil-rich beaches and dramatic seascapes of the Jurassic Coast.

This property is a fine example of a period cottage, and retains many period features, giving it a cosy and atmospheric feel. The lounge is a great example of this, with its beamed ceiling and inglenook fireplace which houses a warming wood burner. However, guests do not need to forego modern creature comforts, and there is a TV/DVD, and iPod in the room which can all be enjoyed from the comfortable sofas. The country-style kitchen/diner has underfloor heating, so there is no need to get cold toes in the morning and is home to a dining table seating four. The kitchen area itself is well-equipped and offers a Range oven, hob, fridge with ice compartment, whilst the microwave, freezer, and washer/dryer can be found in the separate utility room. Steep, cottage-style stairs lead from the lounge to the first-floor accommodation where there are two bedrooms. Both of these are king-size rooms, each with plenty of storage space and a dressing table. The main bathroom is also located on the first floor and offers a bath with handheld shower and WC, whilst there is also a ground floor shower room with shower and WC.

Outside, the property benefits from an enclosed patio garden that has garden furniture and a BBQ, making it a lovely spot to unwind with a drink at the end of a busy day of sightseeing. There is parking for one small car which is accessed via a narrow entrance, whilst there is also roadside parking available locally for larger cars.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.


  • Quaint cottage sleeping four
  • Period property with some attractive, well-maintained features
  • Pretty, enclosed garden with a seating area
  • Located in the Saxon walled town of Wareham in South Dorset Short walk to the town’s Quay on the River Frome
  • Just five miles to Shipstal beach on Poole Harbour and a short drive to the Jurassic Coast
  • 2 king-size bedrooms
  • Bathroom with bath with shower attachment and WC Shower room with shower and WC downstairs
  • TV/DVD and iPod dock Wi-Fi included
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Kitchen: oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, and washer/dryer
  • Electric and heating included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Parking for 1 small car, plus additional roadside parking locally
  • Pubs and shops within walking distance and beach 5 miles


Cot Available
Family friendly
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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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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