Property code: 76659
Set in an enviable location on the Isle of Purbeck in the rural Dorset hamlet of Acton, this characterful property makes an ideal base for family holidays exploring all that the coast and countryside has to offer
Enjoy peace and tranquillity in this charming characterful cottage set in the small village of Acton in the heart of the beautiful Isle of Purbeck. Comfortably sleeping eight guests over four bedrooms, it has extensive gardens with superb, unspoilt coastal views. With the glorious sands of Swanage and Studland Bay just a short drive away, and the Jurassic Coast to explore, it is perfect for a family or group of friends seeking a peaceful stay in beautiful Dorset.
This lovely mid-19th century cottage has been thoughtfully updated to create an extremely comfortable yet characterful property for a large family. The smart kitchen is well-equipped for cooking up some tasty meals for a big group, with a large range-style cooker and large American-style fridge freezer. The adjacent dining room with its traditional table and chairs is a wonderful space to sit and socialise over a meal. The cosy lounge with wood burner comfortably seats everyone with its two welcoming sofas, and the neighbouring snug is perfect as a TV room for younger guests or as a cosy space to sit and read the paper in peace. The four bedrooms are a delight, charmingly decorated in a simple cottage style, with traditional pine furniture and fresh neutral colours, and with wonderful views of the coast. With one en-suite, one shower room and one spacious bathroom, there are plenty of facilities for everyone. Outside, breathe in the glorious fresh sea air and take in the spectacular panoramic sea view. To the side of the property is a parking space for one car, with additional off-road parking for three more cars 100 metres away. The extensive lawn – perfect for younger guests with energy to burn off – is surrounded by a low stone wall and ensures a wonderful feeling of space. Enjoy some wonderful al fresco family meals and create happy memories for years to come.