Church Cottage is a superbly presented four-bedroom semi-detached character cottage, nestling in the countryside, in the pretty village of Church Knowle, with its traditional, friendly village inn, historic church and within easy reach of some of the most beautiful scenery and historic sites the Jurrasic Coast has to offer.
This delightful property is reached via a sweeping driveway, and a Purbeck flagstone pathway, and it is set within fabulous large gardens.
On entering the front door, you will find yourself in a substantial, farmhouse style kitchen/dining room, with a feature Purbeck stone wall, and doors and windows over looking the gardens, providing ample light. There is a large dining table with benches and chairs, seating 8, and the kitchen is well equipped, with a double electric cooker, with integrated grill and halogen hob. There is an integrated fridge and dishwasher, a classic Belfast sink and plenty of workspace to whip up a family feast.
Continuing through the kitchen, you will find a cloakroom and utility area. In this large area is a fridge, freezer, microwave and washing machine. There is also a walk in shower, hand basin and WC and a door leading out to the beautiful rear garden. Adjacent to this cloakroom area is a delightful double bedroom, with beautiful views out to the rear garden. This unit is on the ground floor and provides a separate self-contained unit for parents or grandparents to have some space.
Leading off the kitchen is the superb sitting room, with comfortable seating and a stunning wood burner, providing a perfect room for relaxing after a busy day out discovering this wonderful location.
Heading up to the first floor from the sitting room, you will find three of the four charming bedrooms and the family bathroom. The pretty double bedroom has double aspect windows, offering beautiful views over the garden and to the picturesque hills beyond. There is a spacious twin bedroom, and a bunk bedroom with full size bunk beds. The family bathroom has a bath, with built in shower over the bath and a wash basin and WC.
The exceptional gardens provide ample space to peacefully sit and relax, whilst the children play hide and seek, on the large lawn area. There is a choice of table & chairs, to sit and enjoy some al fresco dining, providing the perfect place to spend a relaxing afternoon or evening.
Church Cottage is a splendid property, in a peaceful, idyllic setting, which provides a perfect holiday home for large families to relax and explore this idyllic destination. In the colder months, guests can enjoy unwinding in the sitting room in front of the warming wood burner, which makes Church Cottage a splendid property all year round.
The driveway leading to the parking area is narrow, please enquire for further information.
This is a wonderful walking area where you can walk directly from the house to a number of footpaths. It is a short walk to the Church, where there is an easily accessible footpath, either up to the Purbeck ridge, providing a stunning walk with sea views, or on to the lower ridge path. Both these footpaths provide wonderful walks to the picturesque village of Corfe Castle and take approximately 20 minutes. There are many other attractions close by, including Kimmeridge bay perfect to explore and spend time rock pooling, looking for fascinating creatures; Studland ideal for relaxing on the fantastic sandy beaches, and Swanage where you can enjoy a bite to eat, and amble around the shops and amusements.
Walks from Church Cottage:
Corfe Castle village 1.6 miles, Chapmans Pool 1.6 miles, The Blue Pool 2.2. miles, Grange Arch 3 miles, Kimmeridge bay 3.9 miles, Swyre Head 4.1 miles, Tyneham 4.4 miles, Dancing Ledge 6.7 miles, Swanage town centre/ steam railway station 7.3 miles, St Aldhelms Head 7.6 miles
Towns and villages and attractions from Church Cottage:
Corfe Castle 1.5 miles, Kimmeridge 4 miles, Wareham 6 miles, Studland 6.5 miles, Swanage 7 miles. Lulworth Cove 8.7 miles, Durdle Door 9.4 miles, Arne 6.8 miles
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We had a fantastic stay at Church Cottage, during the Easter period. The cottage is spacious and perfect for a large family, with its generous kitchen. The property was clean and tidy. My kids enjoyed the garden. The location is very good for getting around Studland and visiting coastal areas. Would definitely go back.
This was a beautiful stay for us over Christmas 2022. The house is gorgeous, cosy, warm, clean, peaceful and well decorated. We had a lovely time.
A stunning property with a beautiful garden and fields/views surrounding. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and Danielle helped us promptly with any queries we had.
Beautiful cottage in a wonderful location about 35-40 mins walk cross-country from Corfe Castle. Interior is immaculate, comfortable, warm, very well equipped, absolutely no complaints. The Christmas tree added a lovely touch for a December stay. The downstairs bedroom and facilities were also perfect for a grandparent. Recommended.
We had a perfect week at Church Cottage. The Cottage is excellently equipped. The bedrooms are bigger than on the photos and very cosy. The rooms on the ground level with the separate WC, the big bedroom and the door out to the garden are great. We had sunny weather at October !!! and enjoyed coffee in the lovely garden. A lot of little things make this Cottage perfect ! And the views out of all the windows are gorgeous !!! It was our second time we booked our holidays with Corfe &Purbeck Holidays and we will book again next year. The service is very friendly and uncomplicated and the Cottages are fantastic !!!
This is a great house- comfortable, well equipped, clean and in a great location. Gorgeous walks from the front door and lovely garden to relax in. Highly recommended.
Fab house in a great spot for the perfect family holiday. Everything was provided and we had a lovely week in this beautiful holiday home where we felt very welcome. The gardens are lovely, ideal for the kids to play and the door from the kitchen leads out to the patio which was great for the BBQ. Will definitely book again.
We only have positive things to say about the property and also Corfe and Purbeck holidays. Church Cottage seems to have been recently renovated and to a very high standard but the work is still in keeping with the cottage feel. The location is stunning and served as a fantastic base for our week and would highly recommend it to anyone. It was perfect for our week in Dorset.
We had a great stay at Church Cottage - excellent location, very clean, lovely gardens and very well equipped - thank you!
A lovely, peaceful cottage, really nicely decorated and with spectacular views in all directions. It had everything we needed including a really juicy selection of books and games and measuring scales in the kitchen! A great location with fabulous walks right behind the house and really close to Studland, Swanage and Corfe.
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