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4 Double Bedroom House With Parking For 2 Cars

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Comfortable large house in Swanage, Dorset, England - Walk To Beach And Town Centre In 5 Minutes

Large family home with ample room for 8/9 people. Renovated for holiday letting with all amenities needed for a wonderful seaside holiday - close to the town and beach and Swanage Steam Railway. 4 large double bedrooms and large reception area with dining seating for up to 10 and comfy TV leisure area. Conservatory for casual relaxation. Small outdoor area, at the front with picnic table and parking for 2 cars at the rear. PLEASE NOTE: We operate on a Friday to Friday basis especially in the peak season

www.capstoneholidayrental.co.uk

More Details

Owner
Kathy Farrell
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Kathy Farrell

Hi,

As sisters, both of us live elsewhere in England with our respective families but love to have a bolt hole in the place where we grew up.

We hope you like our property!

Kathy & Helen

Kathy Farrell purchased this house in 1970

Why Kathy Farrell chose Swanage

The house, Capstone, was first purchased by our mum in 1971 and at first we lived there while at school and returned regularly once we left the area. Now that ownership of the house has passed to ourselves we have made significant alterations to bring Capstone up to a standard for luxury holiday let. However we still love to visit Swanage and enjoy the comfort of Capstone.

What makes this house unique

Capstone is so convenient for the proximity to the town centre and beach, and not only that, for its 2 parking spaces that mean 2 families can enjoy using the house without worrying about parking.

Guestbook comments from the owner

An enjoyable return visit to Capstone - June 2016!



We thoroughly enjoyed our return visit to Capstone. The location must be one of the very best in Swanage, being near to the beach, shops, the wonderful steam railway and with parking for 2 x large vehicles. Capstone is an extremely well equipped, comfortably furnished spacious house, which is ideal for larger families or friends. Our family (age range from 67 years to 18 months) are very likely to return in 2017!



We would have no hesitation in giving Capstone the highest possible reference,

Thank you Kathy and Helen.
Jun 2016
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Map

Coast/Beach:

500m - 5 minutes walk maximum to the main Swanage beachfront with its award winning beach. 3.5 miles to Studland beach. Fantastic walking along the coast from Swanage in both directions - to Studland or to Durlston and the Jurassic Coast

Travel:

Swanage is served by National Express coaches daily and Bournemouth is accessible by bus too. You can park up and never touch your car just going to the beach but it's a wonderful area to explore using a car - many wonderful walks and areas to visit along the Jurassic coast. The Swanage Railway runs excursions past Corfe Castle so you can visit Corfe and walk back. Also the Railway does specials like Thomas the Tank engine, and on-board Dining events - check their website for details.

Distances:

Studland 5 miles. Corfe Castle 4 miles. Wareham 9 miles. Bournemouth via the Studland ferry 10 miles. Poole via Studland ferry 10 miles. Lulworth 12 miles. Monkey world 15 miles. Bovington Tank Museum 15 miles. Dorchester 20 miles.

Further Details:

Swanage has many good restaurants, two local supermarkets (short walking distance in town), theatre/cinema, several local banks with ATMs

Lots of excellent pubs in the area too - information left in the property for you.

Diving outfit on the pier in Swanage for scuba diving trips - Swanage Pier is a renowned diving site!

Many boat operators near Swanage Pier operate coastal sight seeing or fishing trips

For wildlife, Durlston Country Park is 1.5 miles from the house (possible to walk as well as drive there). RSPB Reserve Arne is 10 miles away outside Corfe Castle - wonderful for wildlife and great views of Poole Harbour.

Many great weekend festivals held in Swanage each year, from Jazz, Folk and Blues weekends to Comedy and Walking Festivals - check out local websites for information.

Amenities

Swanage House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Shower room 1 - shower
    Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower
    Toilet 1 - toilet , Ground floor
    Toilet 2 - toilet , First floor
  • Bedrooms 1, 2 & 3 have sink units Bathroom with bath and shower over Separate shower room 2 separate toilets
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Zip & Link single beds - configure as 2 singles or 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Zip & Link single beds - configure as 2 singles or 1 king
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/9 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - King sized bed Bedroom 2 - Zip & link twin/king sized beds - view across Purbeck Hills Bedroom 3 - Super king sized bed Bedroom 4 - Zip & link twin/king sized beds plus fold up small bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Outside: Small front garden overlooking the road with picnic table Rear area with parking for 2 cars. Washing line Although the garden facilities are small, with Swanage Beach minutes away, why would you want to stay in the garden?! Utility Room: Washing machine, small tumble drier Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Good quality Egyptian Cotton linen and towels provided. Property is cleaned once a week. No beach towels provided. Other: Conservatory with small bistro set (5 chairs) Quiet area on top landing with comfortable chair and library (books can be borrowed or exchanged)

Reviews

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4 Double Bedroom House With Parking For 2 Cars
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 46 reviews
5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent house in excellent location. Thoroughly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Superb location. Well equipped, charming house.

  • 5 of 5

Suited us down to the ground.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your lovely comments, Pat! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Kathy & Helen
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Everything about the property and location was brilliant.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Jenni. So pleased that Capstone worked for your party and that you have rebooked for next year. Kathy & Helen
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A good house

  • 5 of 5

Capstone is spacious, comfortably furnished, well equipped and in a good position. We really enjoyed staying there!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jan, Thanks for your review - we are so pleased you had a good stay at Capstone and found our home comfortable and welcoming. Kathy & Helen
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Good Time

  • 5 of 5

Had a good week with good accommodation - shame about the weather

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable, well-equipped & delightfully furnished/decorated.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, only minutes to anything. Just about everything you need is supplied. Particularly liked the different themes in the bedrooms. Excellent directions given for arrival. Both owner & local cleaning staff were very pleasant & helpful. Be aware that there are quite a lot of stairs - in particular, note that the upstairs toilet is on a mezzanine level so night visits will involve some stairs from all bedrooms not just the upper ones. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Pat, Thank you so much for your excellent review of Capstone. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your 2 week stay in Swanage. And thank you for your comments on the stairs, obviously with a 3 storey property there will be quite a lot of stairs but for anyone reading these reviews, there are 2-3 steps between the first floor bedrooms and the mezzanine with the toilet, with a small step up into the toilet. It's not something we point out unless someone asks about accessibility. Thanks again, Kathy & Helen
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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $132

Booking Notes:
If you are interested in booking the house or have any questions please email the owners through the Owners Direct web site. A completed booking form (provided by the owners) and 25% of the total cost is required to secure your booking with the balance due 8 weeks prior to your stay.

Changeover Day:
Friday in high season; Friday/Monday out of high season i.e. weekend/weekday breaks available - please contact owners for prices
Property must be vacated by 10am on day of departure. On arrival, property will be available from 3pm.

Notes on prices:
Please check the dates & price for your chosen week(s), and contact us to confirm a booking by telephone or email.
We require a non refundable deposit of 25% of the total holiday if booked prior to 8 weeks of the stay. The balance is due 8 weeks before the holiday. We also require a refundable £100 damage/deposit with the final balance. This is refunded 7 days after check out. Should the holiday be booked within 8 weeks then we would require the full amount to be paid at the time of the booking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.