The Old Forge dates back to approximately 1700. It is a building full of local history and was formally used as the local estate wheelwright and carriage builder.
We purchased the property in 1986 and have gradually renovated and restored the buildings to create a B&B with two self-caterng cottages
The Wheelwrights - Sleeps Two:
The Wheelwrights adjoins our 18th century Stone house in an attractive courtyard setting. Entrance from the porch leads into an open plan dining/sitting room with a wood burning stove.
The Double Bedroom leads onto a dressing room which in turn leads to the bathroom. All the accommodation is at ground floor level and provides an attractive pied-a-terre.
The Smithy - Sleeps Two:
The Smithy lies just across the yard from the main house and was the original Blacksmiths forge. It still retains many of the original features and blacksmiths artefacts and …
Wonderful self catering accommodation available throughout the year, Dorset Cottage holidays located in a private hidden valley in the heart of Dorset, ideal for self catering holidays in a farm cottage setting.
Granary : Sleeping 2 in a king size bed, with space for cot or Z bed. Ensuite facilities.
Old Sty : Sleeps 4. 1x double. 1 x twin, a very large shower, single storey. Suitable for the elderly.
Cakehouse : Sleeps 4. As above but with bath and fine views of the lake and valley.
The Stalls: Sleeps 4. 1 x king and 1x twin . Double storey. Interlinked to the tack room, if required.
The Tackroom: Sleeps 4. Similar to Stalls. Downstairs soundproofed connecting door if required.
The Old Stables: Sleeps 5 in beds. (Plus, two adult-sized bunks also available in the single room.) One double, one twin & one single/triple room. Always priced for 5 people. Please add £125 / b…
A character Victorian building offering views over Swanage bay and across to Ballard Down. Stafford Apt is a delightfully updated maisonette close to all that Swanage has to offer.
Just a short walk from the stone quay, Victorian Pier, beach and town centre. Stafford Apt provides an ideal location for a traditional family beach holiday, a centre for exploring the famous Jurassic Coastline, or simply a comfortable base for a relaxing weekend out of the main season. Redecorated throughout for the 2011/12 season and stylishly furnished.
Swanage boasts a wealth of traditional pubs, restaurants and charming cafes, and hosts many events including jazz, blues and folk festivals, carnival & regatta events throughout the year. New Year’s Eve is a must for the fancy dress wearer.
The ‘Blue Flag’ sandy beach is welcoming throughout the year, with Corfe Castle just a steam railway ride a…
'Casita del Mar', as its name suggests is a 'cottage by the sea', situated at the bottom of infamous hilly Mallams and has a four star 'enjoyEngland' grading. The property was built around 150 years ago and has recently been refurbished in a mix of contemporary and vintage style to suit all tastes and always with comfort a priority. There is a courtyard for alfresco dining in summer and wood burning stove in winter. Step outside the front door, look left and you will be greeted with stunning views of the sea. A five minute walk down the hill will bring you to the village of Chiswell, stunning rocky coves and the pebbles of Chesil beach. Have a drink outside the famous 'Cove Inn' and watch the sun go down or a short walk in the opposite direction and have a fish supper (fresh fish caught daily from local fishermen).
'Casita del mar' is full of charm, vintage touches everywhere mixed w…
Cannington Cottages 1 offers self catering accommodation in the village of Uplyme, Lyme Regis in Dorset. Cannington Cottages is a small, family run business in Uplyme, Dorset.
Cannington Cottage 1 is a newly converted barn with reverse accommodation so that the kitchen, dining and living areas on the first floor to take advantage of the wealth of exposed beams. There is a newly fitted pine kitchen, bathroom with Mira shower and full central heating. The three bedrooms are all furnished in pine with natural wood doors and wardrobes.
There are two double bedrooms and a twin bedroom in the holiday cottage which has been furnished to a high standard. The nearest shop, post office, pub, hotel and restaurant are situated within half a mile, in Uplyme village itself.
The holiday cottages are situated adjacent to Cannington Farm within view of the imposing Cannington Viaduct. The area i…
Rumpus Cottage is Grade II listed property that provides snug self catering accommodation at this seaside retreat. The self catering cottage is ideal for couples and is set back from the seaside town of Swanage which is on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset. The holiday cottage is three stories and is only a 10 minute walk from the sea. Our cottage also contains some of its original features such as the beamed ceilings and sash windows.
The self catering cottage can sleep up to 3 people and 1 baby in a single and double bedroom. Downstairs there is an open plan living/dining area which is equipped with underfloor heating. There is a small fitted kitchen which has a cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, toaster, kettle and washing machine. Outside there is a sweet courtyard that has pretty flowers and seating area.
This holiday cottage is ideally located in a quiet spot yet within walking …
The Black House offers self catering accommodation situated on Hengistbury Head near Bournemouth in Dorset, the self catering is at the nearest point on the head to Mudeford Quay.
Staying in this smugglers house is a pleasure indeed. While the outside has been completely reinstated to it's original facade, the inside has been reinvented to embrace modern living, while keeping the old world charm and atmosphere of this historic building. Look for ships masts among the roof beams.
We have four self catering apartments to choose from:
Reef Knot sleeps 4-6 people with 1 double bed, 2 single beds and a fold away bed.
Boat Knot sleeps 4-6 people.
Fishermans Knot sleeps 6-8 people in 1 double bed, 2 single beds, 1 bunk bed and 1 fold away bed.
Slip Knot sleeps 4 people in 2 double beds.
Unlike staying in a Beach Hut each light and airy apartment has a modern equipped kitchen, co…
4 Lymbrook Cottages is a quaint holiday cottage in Lyme Regis that sleeps up to 4 people. Our holiday cottage is in the suburb of Jericho and only a 10 minute walk from the centre of town. The holiday cottage is in an ideal location for those who want a break in Dorset and to explore the stunning Jurassic Coastline.
Inside the holiday cottage is a cosy living room that has 2 sofas and a window seat. They provide comfortable seating areas to relax in and read a good book, newspaper or watch TV. A selection of books, games and DVD’s are available for you to use during your stay. Upstairs are the two bedrooms and family bathroom. They have lots of storage room and lovely views from the windows.
Outside is a secluded and walled garden that provides a safe place for children to play. Garden furniture is provided for those warmer days where you can sit back and relax with a cup of tea o…