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Perfect for short breaks.

Explorer House

Poole, Dorset (Ref. 21632)


  • Sleeps 6 people

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 1 bathroom

  • Pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Reviews

    Mrs Mathews

    “The dishwasher smelt was dirty so I didn't use it Toaster needed emptying.”

    decking was depressing needed some pots with plants in . TV in double bedroom could only play dvds. Oven/cooker temperamental. Well situated but I wouldn't use again.

    decking was depressing needed some pots with plants in . TV in double bedroom could only play dvds. Oven/cooker temperamental. Well situated but I wouldn't use again.

The property

A semi-detached house situated within a residential no through road on the edge of the coastal town of Poole, adjacent to the edge of the popular seaside resort of Bournemouth.

Comfortably furnished throughout, this Poole cottage suits a family or group of friends seeking a convenient holiday base from which to explore the Dorset coastal region.

This cottage in Poole offers a light and airy interior with a spacious kitchen and dining area at the rear providing your group with a good-sized social space, together with a separate sitting room, plus on the first floor at your Dorset holiday home are three bedrooms and a bathroom.

The patio doors at this Poole cottage open out onto a large, enclosed decked patio, a sheltered place to take refreshments whilst you decide on your plans for the day.

You'll be spoilt for choice as to what to visit whilst staying at this Poole cottage, as locally you can enjoy all the leisure activities at Poole's Tower Park, including tenpin bowling, Splashdown Waterpark and a great choice of restaurants, and from Poole's harbour you can take a boat trip to Brownsea Island.

Bournemouth offers golden sands, theatres and a shopping centre, and the Blue Flag beaches of Sandbanks are a short drive away.

Should you wish to travel further afield from your cottage in Poole then a visit to the New Forest National Park or Dorset's magnificent Jurassic Coast towards Weymouth or Swanage will not disappoint.

This Poole holiday cottage provides visitors with a convenient year-round touring base.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, 1 x twin with basin, 1 x adult bunks
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar and dining area
  • Sitting room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs (one with Virgin Media, one with Freeview), DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed decked garden with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk, pub 8 mins walk

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About the location


Sandbanks 5 miles; Bournemouth 5.3 miles.

The town of Poole is dominated by one of the world's biggest natural harbours, which features five pine clad islands and regular boat trips. The largest of these islands is Brownsea Island, where Baden Powell began the Scout Movement. To the west is the 'Isle of Purbeck', which offers visitors scenic countryside, dotted with quaint villages and stunning seascapes, plus Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and Corfe Castle are well worth a visit. The local beaches at Sandbanks provide excellent facilities for all kinds of watersports. Alternatively, visit the neighbouring family friendly seaside resort of Bournemouth and within driving distance is the fascinating New Forest National Park. An excellent holiday destination at any time of the year.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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