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Bluebell Apartment

(Ref. 1105237)

Swanage, Dorset Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • bluebell (5)
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12 Customer Reviews

  • "Perfect! For both comfort and location."

    Couldn't fault it at all. Will definitely be back!

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Oct 2023

  • "What a little gem Bluebell Appartment is."

    It was really clean & comfortable everything we could have needed. Carolyn was a super host & answered any queries we had. We will definitely come again. It was very Central for all shops & Beach. A shame weather was not good for us

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0Sep 2023

  • "Bluebell apartment was a fantastic find and the best apartment that we have stayed in at Swanage!"

    It is extremely centrally located so that you can be at the beach or restaurant within a matter of a few minutes. Carolyn was the perfect host and on hand should we need her. The apartment itself is deceptively spacious and it was great to have a dining room. Having the bedrooms on a separate floor also added to the sense of space. The outdoor terrace was an absolute bonus and perfect for drying the towels and swimwear after a day on the beach. There is space outside to drop off and some free parking in Swanage but we took advantage of a week long parking pass at the long stay carpark and had factored that into the price of the holiday so that we didn't have to worry about locating space each day. Overall, we would thoroughly recommend both Bluebell apartment and Swanage as a perfect seaside escape and I am sure we will be back to both!

    Reviewed by Susie5.0Jul 2023

  • "Owners friendly, accommodation clean with ample clean equipment."

    Would certainly recommend both the premises and Sykes.

    Reviewed by Barbara4.7Jun 2023

  • "We had a brilliant week at Bluebell Apartment."

    Everything was spot on, I would have given top marks for everything except the kitchen cooking equipment was basic. I have left my comments for Carolyn and Glenn so they are aware. They are lovely people and were helpful and friendly. The glorious weather - a bonus.

    Reviewed by Jane4.7Jun 2023

  • "This accommodation is amazing!"

    Tons of space, beautifully finished, super comfortable and in the most incredible location - just a minute or two from the shops and the beach. Carolyn and Glenn are also great - very friendly and on hand if you need anything. Highly recommend, would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Sara5.0Jun 2023

  • "It was lovely very central for Swanage Very nice friendly owners."

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Mar 2023

  • "A two floor spotlessly clean and spacious apartment above a shop."

    Very well situated and just a short walk to the Swanage Steam Railway, bus station and beach. Owners very welcoming and helpful.

    Reviewed by William4.7Sep 2022

  • "Very comfortable accommodation."

    Lovely light rooms. Outside space also good. We knew the stairs were steep. No problem.

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2022

  • "Very nice accommodation, no issues whatsoever."

    Just one tip, if you want to eat out in Swanage on a Friday you need to book in advance !

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Bluebell Cottage."

    The apartment is very well equipped, and the outside terrace was a lovely sunny spot to enjoy an outside meal. The beds are very comfortable and the rooms are spacious. Being so central within Swanage was very useful, the shops and seafront are literally only a couple of minutes walk away. We would definitely recommend the apartment and would stay again.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Jun 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at the Bluebell apartment; the location is great, being so central in Swanage means everything is just a short walk."

    It is also a very good base for exploring Studland, the Jurassic Coast and Corfe Castle. The apartment itself is spacious, clean and comfortable and we would highly recommend it to anyone looking to stay in the centre of Swanage.

    Reviewed by John5.0May 2022

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Summary

  • Duplex apartment set over first and second floor
  • Two second-floor bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x bunk
  • Second-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, and basin
  • Second-floor cloakroom with WC
  • First-floor kitchen
  • First-floor dining room
  • First-floor sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On street parking subject to availability with main carpark nearby
  • Sizeable rear terrace with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking indoors (smoking area to the rear)
  • A flat walk will take you to shops, pubs and restaurants nearby, and the beach just 2 minutes away
  • Note: Property has stairgate and highchair available

The property

Perched in the bustling seaside resort of Swanage in Dorset, is this wonderful two-bedroom duplex apartment, Bluebell.

The property enjoys a fantastic location with easy access to the local amenities, beautiful beaches resting on the eastern side of Dorset’s renowned Jurassic Coast, Bluebell is a superb dwelling for couples or a family of four.

The private ground floor entrance leads up to the first floor where you will find a well-equipped kitchen where you can prepare meals for your loved ones and then enjoy the meal at the extendable table in the dining room which can seat six.

After dinner, why not then enjoy a bottle of wine out on the rear terrace and enjoy the last of the day’s rays?

As the evening cools gather in the sitting room for a family film night watching the Smart TV.

The second floor is where you can wash away the day with a soak in the bath or refreshing shower; for your convenience you will also find a separate cloakroom housing the WC.

Choose from two well-presented bedrooms, a double and a bunk, both with plenty of storage for your belongings.

Right on your doorstep you will find an excellent selection of eateries, whether it’s a sweet treat, fresh seafood, or a traditional pub lunch, there is something to suit every palette!

For a fun-filled day, head down to Swanage Beach, where you can sun bathe on the sands, paddle the shores, wander along the scenic Purbeck Heritage Coast path or enjoy an afternoon of delights at the Santa-Fe Fun Park.

Other attractions include the fantastic 19th-century Swanage Pier, the Swanage Amphitheatre and the popular Isle of Purbeck Golf Club.

Be sure to hop aboard the iconic Swanage Railway, where you can relax on a vintage steam train and soak up the exceptional views on offer for 6-miles.

Wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts will not want to miss the opportunity to visit the nearby Durlston Country Park and National Nature Reserve, where you can enjoy clifftop strolls, spotting the local wildlife, and a visitor centre housed within the Victorian Castle.

Visit the notable town of Corfe and see the famous Corfe castle, built in the 12th century for King Henry I. Make a stop at the historic town of Wareham, where you can delve into the local history at the Wareham Town Museum or dine at the fabulous selection of restaurants on offer.

Continue on to Poole, where you can sail out to the National Trust site of Brownsea Island or head to the famous Sandbanks Beach for further seaside fun!

Embark on your next adventure to the Jurassic Coast in style with a stay at Bluebell Apartment.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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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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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas