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Herston Rise


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Swanage, Dorset
Grade 3 Star rating
Pets 2
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A cosy woodburner makes this Grade II listed cottage a great place to stay at any time of the year.

Set on the edge of the popular seaside town of Swanage, this Grade II listed, terraced holiday cottage is traditionally furnished and has the bonus of a wood burner, making it a great place to stay whatever the time of year. Discover the beach 1 mile from the property, where you will also find shops, pubs and restaurants. An excellent base from which to explore the area, and visitors can enjoy the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline and Purbeck Hills. Monkey World, Swanage Steam Railway, Durlston Country Park and Tank Museum make for good family days out. Beach 1 mile. Shop 250 yards, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

Ground Floor.
Open plan living space
: With tiled floor.
Living area: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and iPod dock.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge and washing machine.
First Floor.
Bedroom 1
: With double bed and wooden floor.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and wooden floor.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and low head room.

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for wood burner included. Travel cot. Small enclosed garden with garden furniture. On road parking. No smoking.

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  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/07/2018
    This was our sixth year at the cottage and , as always, we had a happy week there. Parking is not always easy but we usually manage to find a space. In the light of it being a dog friendly cottage and the current publicity of the danger of adder bites, may I suggest that some Veterinary Practice numbers are included in the Cottage Information Book? We did a little research and found that the nearest was Lynwood Practice 01929 422213 on the Ulwell Rd about a 5 minute drive from the cottage and they also have a larger practice in Wareham. The only other thing I think prospective visitors need to know is that the stairs are very steep. we are now in our 70's/80's and this year, particularly, we found them hard.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such positive comments and a pleasure to welcome you back. We are in the process at the moment of updating our Welcome Pack and have noted your thoughts on the extra information for our guests. We are so glad you had an enjoyable stay at the cottage and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 27/04/2018
    We had such s brilliant stay here. Just on the edge of Swanage, it’s perfect for exploring the town and surrounding Dorset.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for such positive comments. We are so glad you had a lovely stay at Herston Rise. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 23/03/2018
    We had a lovely relaxing week in this delightful cottage. The only negative being that the shower and bath is not easily accessible for someone with limited mobility. We had extremely cold weather during our stay, a couple of problems with the heating were sorted out quickly and ensured we stayed cosy and warm. The beds were oh so comfortable, we slept like logs! Thank you cottage owners!

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you so much for your comments and we are so glad you had a comfortable stay at Herston Rise. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again in the future.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 28/12/2017
    Cottage was a great base for us over Christmas. Light airy rooms and comfortable. Shame we encountered a problem with heating and the kettle not working on arrival but owner had sorted it within 4 hours. Only recommendations is a fixing for plastic blind/window cords & slip proof bath mat.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; So glad you had a lovely Christmas at Herston Rise, thank you for your comments.

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