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Cottage full of character and charm situated centrally in Wareham.



Updated: 08-Aug-2016
Cottage in Wareham, Dorset, England - Quiet, Central Position

2 bedroom cottage situated in the heart of Wareham, the gateway to the Purbecks and ideally located for walking, cycling and exploring the surrounding beautiful countryside. As we are close to the station and there is a good bus service a car is not an essential to enjoy the area. There are excellent amenities all a stones throw from the door yet the tranquility of open fields and river walks within a 5 minute walk.!

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet

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About the Owner

Local resident with a passion for the outdoors.

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Speaks English

4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


Return visit

  • 5 of 5

Second time staying in this lovely cottage for us. Weather was great. Owners so helpful & local facilities are brilliant. We love Wareham & will be back again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Milton Keynes

Great stay had by all ...

  • 4 of 5

Loved this house, very comfy, home from home, so convenient for town amenities with a Sainsbury's on your door step and good Co-op in town too. Great pubs for food and entertainment. Know the area well but had never ventured into Wareham and we thoroughly enjoyed it for being so central for all major routes to so many places, yet rural too. Loads to do even in walking distance. Good bus services. Owners very helpful, amenable and attentive when needed. House and kitchen well equipped, most cooking items available, great produce available from local area too. Great Wi-Fi for our family needs, phone signal sketchy downstairs but no problems upstairs. Great shower, lovely rustic feel to property. Peaceful and homely. Will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wareham Week

  • 5 of 5

We had a super stay in this cottage. It was far more spacious than I thought being open plan downstairs. This was good for self catering as whoever was cooking was still included and could talk to the others. Owner was very helpful. We enjoyed being in the town so we could pop out to the shops, or go and feed the ducks, or walk the walls in the evening. Hope to book next year. Thank you to Rachel

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in this old & creaky cottage for a week in August. The weather was typically British & a little unpredictable but it did not stop us enjoying Wareham, Studland, Corfe Castle & Weymouth during our week. The cottage is comfortable & well equipped. The owners live next door & are very welcoming & provided us with great tips for places to eat & see. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, loved the cottage & will be booking again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Love the area.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

As a cycling base the daily destination options are plentiful...

Corfe castle - 20 minutes ride

Studland - a fabulous quiet on and off road ride.

challenging road cycle to Durdle Door.


20 minute drive to Studland

15 Minutes drive to Lulworth

2 minute walk to Wareham River


Public transport links are excellent - a car is not a necessity.

Wareham train station - 15 minute walk

Good local bus links


Swanage railway, Monkey World, Corfe castle and Lulworth approx 15 minute drive.

Further Details:

Wareham has a good selection of hostelries, restaurants and 2 supermarkets.

In the summer holidays there is entertainment on the Quay every Wednesday and fabulous fireworks at Swanage and Poole every week.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
15 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings are secured with 25% (non refundable) deposit, full payment to be made 6 weeks before arrival. Payments by cheque or bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. Departures by 11.00, arrivals after 14.00

Notes on prices:
From £450 per week. Minimum stay 7 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 08-Aug-2016
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From the Owner

Central to town, all the convenience of being in the historic market town of Wareham and yet a 2 minute walk into open countryside. The owners will greet you on arrival and share their knowledge of the local area. Being at the Gateway to the Isle of Purbeck you have several different beaches close to hand, each offering something different; Kimmeridge bay for exploring and rock pooling/snorkelling, Studland beaches for surfing and relaxing, Bramble Bay for windsurfing/kayaking and Swanage beach for the whole seaside experience! Golf 15 mins drive to Studland and 5 mins to Wareham golf courses. This house is an ideal base for cyclists and hikers ( secure storage available for bikes)

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Wood Stove


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Dining Area


  • Stereo
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • town


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • bathroom with wc and bath/shower over


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: bedroom 1 with double king size bed bedroom 2 with twin beds


  • Golf ...


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: A small passageway is at the rear of the property housing ideal for storing bikes. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen included - cleaned once a week

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