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The Beach House

(Ref. 1057718)

Swanage, Dorset Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • house (6)
  • beach (5)
  • great (4)
  • garden (3)
  • amazing (3)
  • bed (3)

6 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved the house."

    The location is amazing with access directly on to the beach. The house is well furnished and the bathrooms are modern with great showers. The beds are comfortable. Everything is decked out in a neutral palette which worked well. The boys loved the pool table and the paddle board. The morning sun on the outdoor space was amazing, it was very calm and peaceful. We just wish we could have stayed longer. Thank you to the owner for being available and friendly. Having never been to Swanage before we would love to re-visit.

    Reviewed by Rachel3.8Aug 2023

  • "We had an amazing week in this beautiful house."

    Perfect location with great beach access and an easy walk in to town. The house is very spacious, clean and very well equipped. Beds are very comfy and showers are great. Loved the sea views from the garden. Great house for a family holiday. Thank you to the host who was very welcoming and helpful. Would highly recommend. 10/10.

    Reviewed by Amanda5.0Aug 2023

  • "This is a fantastic property."

    The back garden gate opens across a path and on to the beach. No roads to cross. We were carrying cups of tea down to the beach. There is a walk direct from the house along the beach and up on to the headland and to the Old Harry Rocks. Takes about an hour. The site list of facilities says 'Off road parking'. This is a mistake. There is no off road parking. There is free parking in the roads around, but at busy times spaces can be tricky to find.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7May 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay with our family and our friends at the Beach House."

    The location right on the beach was perfect and so convenient for the town too. The house is great and well equipped with everything you need. Des was a great host - he went out of his way to ensure we had everything we needed for our stay, he was very responsive and a pleasure to deal with. Altogether a lovely stay, would highly recommend!

    Reviewed by Lucy4.7Apr 2023

  • "I would be surprised if this house won’t be sold out every single day."

    The view from this house is amazing, the sunset at here is like Maldives. It is located at Swanage, which is very quiet and peaceful, not commercial, not like other town in Dorset. And the owner of this property is very kind and helpful, everything seems perfect, highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Xiaoming5.0Apr 2022

  • "We can’t give The Beach House enough praise."

    Beautiful house. Comfortable lounge and the Poole table great for families. Lovely bedrooms with the most glorious views. The garden overlooks the beach and access via steps such an advantage. Comfortable garden furniture including a barbecue and paddle board. There is nothing not to like. We were met by the owners who were delightful and welcoming. The best rental property we have had.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jul 2021

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Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size with double day bed, 1 x super-king-size, 2 x second-floor king-size
  • Bathroom with free standing bath, separate shower, double basin and WC
  • Second-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor WC with basin
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with games area
  • 1 oven of type: electric
  • Hobs, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Toaster
  • Kettle, Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, TV, Wi-Fi
  • included
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels
  • inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking right opposite property on a first-come, first-served basis but usually space for a few cars
  • Free parking also available up the hill with local council
  • 1 x Garden
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop within 0.6 miles
  • Pub within 0.1 miles
  • This property is not pet friendly, making it perfect for those with allergies or those who prefer a pet free property

The property

Pack your swimsuit and prepare for an exciting seaside holiday at The Beach House, a beautiful Dorset property with amazing sea views and access to the thriving Swanage bay seafront, perfect for a family beach trip.

Find your way up several steps to this grand abode, where you can peel off your wet gear and store your muddy bikes away before entering the dramatic doorway into a spacious hallway with high ceilings, original character flooring and a dramatic staircase.

Spend an evening in the attractive lounge space, getting lost in a captivating film as the surround sound fills the room, snuggling up on the sofa with all your loved ones as your enjoy the downtime, or choose to set up a fun games night on the snooker table, found through a quirky archway, this is a great place to host evening drinks on the weekend.

All meals can be cooked and enjoyed in the stylish kitchen/diner, mixing traditional stone walls with contemporary fixtures, this room is equipped with everything you'll need for a self-catered stay, including a handy dishwasher and washing machine.

Head up the exceptional staircase to the first floor, finding two glorious super-king-size bedrooms, one with its own TV and double day bed looking out to amazing views of the sea, and both rooms gaining full access to a luxury bathroom where you can soak in the deep freestanding bath tub, or freshen up in the large walk-in shower.

The second floor hosts two more bedrooms, both king-size with chic décor matching with the rest of the property, and their own bathroom, with the entire floor displaying character through sloped ceilings and unreal views.

After a long day, order a takeaway to enjoy outside on the patio dining, the best way to relax and take in these incredible surroundings.

Grab a paddleboard and leave through the garden, where several steep steps lead you directly over to the beach where you can spend a morning waking up in the cool water, or stroll over in the evening and enjoy a late night drink at one of the beach huts or bars.

The beach itself is a glorious sandy haven where you can book deck chairs, day beds, kayaks and pedal boats before grabbing a delicious ice cream on the promenade, where a leisurely walk along introduces you to an array of seaside amusements and arcades, alternatively, you can explore the history of Swanage at the local museum or see the Victorian Pier and maritime museum.

When you're finished with relaxing and want to do something exciting, grab your walking boots and head on to the South West Coast Path, boasting breath-taking landscapes and famous attractions such as the Wellington Clock Tower, the Prince Albert Gardens, masses of seaside from Peveril Point, or The Great Globe sculpture before taking a trip on the Swanage Steam Railway to Corfe Castle ruins.

Other days can be spent meandering through parts of the striking Jurassic Coast, a must-see location with access to heaps of ancient history at The Etches Collection Museum of Jurassic Marine Life.

The Beach House is a dream location for a family holiday like no other!

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location

SWANAGE

Wareham 9.7 miles; Poole 20 miles.

The small, family-friendly seaside resort of Swanage is situated at the eastern end of Dorset’s famous Jurassic Coast, on the celebrated Isle of Purbeck and is probably best known for its wonderful, gently shelving golden sands. The little town offers visitors plenty of shops, good pubs and restaurants, some of which specialise in locally caught seafood, and is also well known for its annual jazz festival, which takes place each July. The attractive, Victorian wooden pier offers a great place for a stroll or try fishing, and often used a departure point for divers, it’s a wonderful place to watch the world pass by. The historic Swanage Railway has its terminus in the town and regular nostalgic steam engine trips take tourists for a picturesque 6-mile journey, chugging through lovely countryside to stop just beyond the romantic ruin of Corfe Castle. Nearby Durlston Country Park offers a lovely day out with spectacular coastal walks, dolphin spotting and wildlife watching, together with comfortable viewing points and a well-stocked cafe for a treat after all the fresh air. Take the short drive to Studland, which has one of the finest beaches in the country, surrounded by heathland, together with the regular chain ferry, which crosses the mouth of Poole Harbour to Sandbanks. This truly is a delightful holiday destination at any time of the year.

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