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Secluded 4 Bedroom Purbeck Property ideal for family gatherings. large gardens.

Overview

Property

Updated: 15-May-2017
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Pippins, a hidden gem near a beautiful river and walks, quiet private position.

*This property can also be found at pippinspurbeck.co.uk*

If you book this property direct with the owner, you will not be charged an additional service fee by Owners Direct. The service fee is hidden in the rate that you will be quoted for properties where the owner has opted for online booking through Owners Direct

DURING PEAK SEASONS OUR CHANGE OVER DAY FOR WEEKLY BREAKS IS FRIDAYS!

SHORT BREAKS ARE AVAILABLE OUT OF PEAK SEASON!

Fridays- Mondays & Mondays- Fridays

At a cost of 65% of the weekly charge.

DURING PEAK SEASONS: The change over day for weekly bookings is Fridays....out of season breaks, change over days are negotiable! :)

Pippins is a a secluded and versatile 4 bedroom house with 2 balconies overlooking it's lush gardens. The large fire place and numerous large comfortable sofas will provide a cosy and relaxing retreat in all seasons. Unlimited supply of wood for the burners in the winter make sure you will be warm and cosy! The location offers great opportunities for numerous outdoor activities with lots of walks on the doorstep, cycling and the lovely river walk into Wareham itself with numerous pubs and restaurants, boat trips and boat hire available at the quay!

Or you can just relax in the gardens in peace and quiet. Arne nature reserve, Poole Harbour and RSPB 5 minutes away. Plenty of parking for all your family and friends. Although charming upstairs because of the sloping ceilings for the taller amongst us there would be limited headroom. 2 sets of steps up to the property from the driveway, left hand side takes you up to the main garden, side access and front door with gently sloping steps.

The steps to the main front door and front garden are steeper and would not suit disabled or wheelchairs, without help.

Short distance for Arne Nature Reserve (RSPB), even closer to Stoborough Common and Hartland Moor for miles of walks. Whole area good for cycling and exploring the Purbecks.

Please contact us for any further information or quotes!

Any other questions please feel free to ask!

Thanks for looking! :)

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

William Hamilton
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 May, 2017

About William Hamilton

Bill & Annie

Why William Hamilton chose Purbeck

Perfect setting for family gatherings, reunions or two families sharing with plenty of space to spread out and around, inside and out.

Ideally positioned for peace and quiet if and when you want it, yet close enough to all the benefits of this beautiful area, it's wonderful coastline, villages and scenery!

What makes this house unique

Good central position and close to all places of interest.

Surrounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty, amazing blue flag beaches and hidden coves.

Commons, heathlands and hills for masses of walks and cycling!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Bill and Annie,



Thank you so much for letting us use your beautiful home. We enjoyed the space and made use of every nook and cranny! It was utterly perfect and it is an understatement to say that none of the party wanted to leave on Monday.



I look forward to coming back and hope that you haven't changed a thing!



Caitlin.
Jun 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Bill and Annie,



Thank you so much for letting us use your beautiful home. We enjoyed the space and made use of every nook and cranny! It was utterly perfect and it is an understatement to say that none of the party wanted to leave on Monday.



I look forward to coming back and hope that you haven't changed a thing!



Caitlin.
Jun 2016
  • 1 of 3

14 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

5

Pippins - an entirely suitable property and garden for a family holiday in the Isle of Purbeck.

  • 5 of 5

Pippins is a rather unusual property, having undergone conversion from a bungalow to a four bedroomed house within the original roof structure and with added dormers. Consequently the headroom on the first floor is restricted in places. Having said this, the house and its extensive and attractive garden provided very satisfactory accommodation for our family group of 8 persons (which comprised my two daughters, their partners and respective children - a boy of 6 years and girl of 4 years- my partner and myself) We enjoyed brilliant and warm weather (in the second week of April) which enabled us to make full use of the garden which was a magical playspace for the children. The privacy of the house and garden was an added attraction. The house is well equipped.

Situated in a quiet residential area, Pippins is within easy walking distance of Wareham along the banks of the River Frome. It is an ideal location for enjoying the many attractions in this very beautiful area of Dorset.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind review Adrian. We love Pippins and it's so nice to hear from people who have stayed, enjoyed the house, gardens and surrounding areas. There is so much to do on the doorstep and Purbeck is one of the jewels of our beautiful country! Thank you again for leaving Pippins so clean and tidy (welcome back any time) and we take this opportunity to wish you and yours all the best for the future. Kind Regards Bill & Annie
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5

A fantastic property - home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 5 with ages ranging from 29 - 64 and we all unanimously agreed about what a fantastic place this was. Everything was very very clean and all the necessary equipment to make sure we had a comfortable weekend had already been thought of. The bedrooms were all wonderful as were the bathrooms. We enjoyed such comfy sofas after long days of walking. The garden was fantastic and we even managed to enjoy a bbq! The highlight of the house is how well equipped the kitchen was and the fantastic big dining table that allowed us to gather and chat - such a lovely house and cannot wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for such a wonderful review Hiri and friends! We are so pleased that you all had such a good time and also very grateful as you left Pippins the cleanest we have ever seen it, You could be doing our housekeeper out of a job! Welcome back any time, feel sure there are probably a lot more walks you didn't have time for! All the best to you and yours. Bill & Annie
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

We all thouroughly enjoyed the stay at Pippins.

The house was perfect for all 8 of us and we were not left wanting for anything.We loved Wareham especially the 'Old Granary' restaurant.

The fireplace was a big hit with the family,and we all loved the seating areas.

Overall the house and area was perfect for our stay, and we would love to come back next year.

Thanks to Bill for being really helpful and always replaying to the numerous emails I sent!!

Richard O'Grady

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic House in Wareham

  • 5 of 5

Had a brilliant time celebrating my 50th in Bill's house just outside Wareham.

Pippins sits in a quiet lane and is a short walk to the river, and from there a 15 minute stroll away from Wareham.

The house is welcoming and spacious, with well equipped kitchen and and plenty of sofas to lounge on, and the house has both central heating and log fires for the winter.

The bedrooms are all good - the bed in the main bedroom is both massive and incredibly comfortable. The dogs loved the garden too.

Oh, and the house was clean - very clean for a house that has clearly been well used and well loved for many years.

Wareham itself is a great place to explore, with many pubs, coffee shops and restaurants - and an interesting history if you like that kind of thing. And 10 minutes drive to Corfe Castle and 20 minutes to Studland or Lulworth Cove for bracing walks on the coast.

All in all - a great break and I could not recommend Pippins highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ian, HUGE THANKS for your wonderful review and so glad that you had a wonderful Birthday celebration at Pippins. You obviously had pride of place and got the BIG bed :).......immensely comfortable!! We love it there as it's so close to everything you could want for a good break, there's something for everyone all close to hand. Would be only too pleased to see you again in the future. All the best to you and yours for the coming festive season. Bill & Annie
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5

Magical Autumn weekend

  • 5 of 5

What a special weekend with friends in this lovely house. We (4 adults 2 4 year olds a 2 year old and baby) arrived on the Friday evening and straight away this place felt magical with its lantern lit winding path surounded by trees. Place was clean, tidy and welcoming, everything right there to get the beautiful log burner going. Fought over the fabulous balconied bedroom, unpacked and then cracked open a lovely bottle of red beside the fire - bliss!

We had more friends arrive the next day with children and really enjoyed the garden with its wooded areas and lawns and then shared dinner on the massive country style dinning table.

I have nothing negative to say about thus place, I will definitely be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What can we say Leyla! We are so pleased you and your friends enjoyed your stay at Pippins and thank you so much for your kind words! You will be welcomed back anytime :)
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5

Great house and location

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely house, tastefully decorated and furnished whilst remaining cosy and relaxing. A great house for relaxing in a group of friends or family, Pippins is also in a perfect location for exploring the gorgeous Isle of Purbeck and beyond with plenty of footpaths from the door and quiet lanes for cycling, or just enjoying nature from the house and garden. Wareham is a lovely town with lots of independent shops and galleries, Corfe Castle has the magnificent castle ruin and lovely walks, and there is the seaside town of Swanage, the steam railway, Studland bay, sandy beaches galore. It's a landscape reminiscent of children's adventure stories, secret coves and little islands, perfect for picnics and beach walks and games all year round.

The house was clean with lovely cosy bedrooms and a well equipped kitchen and huge kitchen table for rowdy suppers, if that's your thing. A perfect place for a holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with family and friends and look forward to your return in the future. Kind Regards Bill & Annie
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Location

Corfe Castle

From the Owner

Perfect setting for family gatherings, reunions or two families sharing with plenty of space to spread out and around, inside and out. Ideally positioned for peace and quiet if and when you want it, yet close enough to all the benefits of this beautiful area, it's wonderful coastline, villages and scenery!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bournemouth at 17 Miles Nearest Barpub : Wareham Quay Inn at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Poole Quay at 11 Miles Nearest Golf : Wareham Golf Club at 2 Miles Nearest Train : Wareham National Rail at 2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Wareham Quay Inn at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Arne National Nature Reserve at 4 Miles

Wareham market town is just a short and scenic stroll along riverside for a good variety of shops, supermarkets, banks, pubs and restaurants. Boat hire and trips available from the quay (subject to tides).

Swanage 10 miles for steam railway and all you would expect from this unchanging Victorian seaside town, pier, fishing trips, boat hire, pleasure rides, diving, Durlston Country Park and the new Jurassic Heritage Centre.

Festivals throughout the year and the renown Swanage Carnival in the summer!

Coast/Beach:

Arne Nature Reserve - sandy beaches 3 miles away and overlooking Poole bay. RSPB.

Studland - miles of safe sandy beaches, sand dunes, beach cafes, chain ferry to Bournemouth & Poole.

Swanage - safe sandy beaches, Victorian seaside town.

Durdle-Door.

Distances:

Wareham 1 mile.

Corfe Castle 4 miles.

Swanage 10 miles.

Poole 10 miles.

Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door 10 miles.

Bournemouth 16 miles.

Bovington Tank Museum and Monkey World, 8 miles.

Norden park and ride for Swanage steam railway 4 miles.

Famous Corfe Castle-Lulworth cove and All within 10 miles!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
21 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£645
for 3 nights
From
£215
£1,000
 
 
Half term
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
Low season june/ july
2 Jun 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£705
for 3 nights
From
£235
£1,100
 
 
Peak season/ summer
21 Jul 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,850
for 7 nights
£1,850
 
 
Low Sept/Oct
8 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£705
for 3 nights
From
£235
£1,100
 
 
Oct half term
13 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
Autumn/winter Low Season
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£645
for 3 nights
From
£215
£1,000
 
 
Christmas/New year
22 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,900
for 7 nights
£1,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£645
for 3 nights
From
£215
£1,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Booking deposit of 20%. Balance of payment due no later than 4 weeks before booked date.
If booking less than 4 weeks before holiday date, payment in full please.
Part weeks are charged at 65% of the full week cost.
Pets incur an additional £20/ week plus security deposit of 20% no later than 7 days before holiday- fully refunded within 3 days of leaving if all is well.

Changeover Day:
Peak periods change over day is Friday
Off peak, midweek and weekends available with change overs on Mondays and Fridays.
Arrivals 5 pm.(17.00hrs) Departure. 12 noon

Notes on prices:
Short break price is 65% of full week price

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

From the Owner

Good central position and close to all places of interest. Surrounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty, amazing blue flag beaches and hidden coves. Commons, heathlands and hills for masses of walks and cycling!

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • river
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Ground floor family bathroom with separate shower. First floor shower room and wc.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1--super king size/ balcony overlooking side garden & hill views/ with Dressing room or cot room. Bedroom 2--(ground floor) Kingsize double bed/ balcony. side views over garden and woods, front view to driveway. Bedroom 3--(ground floor) double + bunk beds. side view to garden and woods. Bedroom 4-- upstairs twin beds..with children's chill area off, side view to woods and garden, chill area views above drive and trees.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Pets are welcome but please not in bedrooms or upstairs (bring their own favoured bed!). £20 / week / pet Outside: Front and side secluded gardens. BBQ, outdoor furniture, picnic benches. Games. Utility Room: Washing machine, drying area and separate tall fridge. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and the property is cleaned on change overs (you will however need to bring your own beach towels). Other: Dining room - seating for up to 10 people. French doors to garden. Docking station with digital radio Storage cupboards.

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