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Period Cottage in the Heart of Swanage - Rumpus Cottage

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

Rumpus Cottage, Swanage, Dorset, England - Located Close To All Amenities, Within Walking Distance to Town And Beach

Rumpus has been awarded a 4 star Visit England Badge scoring 100% for cleanliness. A lovely seaside retreat venue Rumpus Cottage is for anyone who needs time for self-reflection, time with their loves ones or time with their family. This quaint 3 storey cottage is nostalgically refurbished in decorative antique style to capture bygone age. The cottage is located on a quiet unmade no through road.The cottage is made of Purbeck stone with a traditional tiled roof. Original beamed ceilings throughout with huge romantic appeal, small and perfectly formed. The cottage has a honed Purbeck flagstone floor throughout the downstairs with underfloor heating so she is very snug in the winter as well as cool in the summer. Original sash windows and a huge old Purbeck stone fireplace which has been limed to preserve its authenticity. The fireplace is fitted with a crockery cupboard. This cottage has been refurbished, the bathroom and kitchen have been updated (both downstairs) and the use of Farrow and Ball paints throughout. Furnished with antiques. The cottage has a small outside courtyard which accessible from the kitchen stable door. The courtyard is furnished with vintage style beer festival furniture and perennials. There is a local shop and lovely old Black Swann Inn a few minutes walk away. The town and beach are very close and minutes from the cottage.


Owner
Caroline Young
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
November 3, 2017

About Caroline Young

I spent many years as a child taking holidays in Swanage and have fond memories of swimming in the sea and exploring the Jurassic coastline. Visits to Tilly Whim Caves and the Globe at Durleston were a favourite and a must every holiday.

Swanage is a great place to escape and relax.

I enjoy spending time walking along the seafront and exploring new places in an around Swanage.

Why Caroline Young chose Swanage

This period cottage with unique charm and original features especially the beams in the master bedroom sold the property to me.

The cottage is a listed building dating back to the Georgian period and retains many original features.

It is situated in the oldest part of Swanage within walking distance to local amenities, the town centre and seafront.

What makes this cottage unique

This is a charming period cottage retaining the original character in a quiet cul de sac in a great location.

Amenities

Swanage Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The refurbished bathroom is situated on the ground floor, comprises of a bath with overhead shower and glass shower screen, low level WC and sink. To warm the towels their is a stainless steel towel rail.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Kingsize bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 3 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with king sized bed, bedroom 2 with single bed. The bedrooms retain the period character of the cottage with original oak beams which have been sympathetically restored.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The cottage is situated in a quiet unadopted road with roadside parking outside. Incoming calls available on the telephone. Outside: Small private courtyard accessible from the kitchen with outdoor table and chairs seating up to 3 people. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedding and towels included.

Reviews

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Period Cottage in the Heart of Swanage - Rumpus Cottage
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5

A quirky quaint quintessential getaway

  • 5 of 5

Compact and bijou cottage within a meandering walk to the beach and all amenities. Once parked, no need for the car again.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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4

Lovely property with everything you need

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely weekend. The cottage was a nice distance from the town centre, about 10 minute walk. Very comfortable to stay and had everything we needed for our stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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4

Lovely cottage in a very convenient location.

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time in Swanage, cottage was lovely, very comfortable beds, close to town and beach.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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4

very small, however, it was very clean and tidy, well stocked with welcome treats, very homely.

  • 4 of 5

A short weekend stay, perfect location for centre of Swanage and railway. Impressed with how much had been packed into such a small cottage. Ideally suited for walking the Purbeck hills.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Lovely cottage in a great location

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is very cute and perfect for a couple for a short break away.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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A cosy, clean cottage

  • 4 of 5

Myself and my family have just spent a wonderful Christmas at Rumpus cottage, it was everything we hoped it would be. The cottage is full of character and there is plenty of space as the property is over three floors. We were lucky enough to get a parking space directly outside the cottage and we did not need to use our car for the entire duration of our stay, due to the excellent location. The cottage was warm, clean and is well equipped. The beds are really comfy too, which is rare within holiday lets. The owner was very friendly from making the initial enquiry about staying and also after our break had come to an end. We had a lovely evening meal at the Black Swan Inn and took the steam train to Corfe Castle. I would really recommend this cottage as an all year round place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
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Map

Coast/Beach:

A short walk less than 10 minutes from the beach and shops.

Award winning 2 mile sandy beach with safe bathing.

Travel:

Nearest airport Bournemouth

Distances:

Durleston 1 mile

Corfe Castle 5 miles

Studland Bay 5 miles

Bournemouth 8 miles

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $134.32

Our arrival and departure days are Saturday during the main summer season
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Changeover is flexible out of season.
Main summer months changeover day Friday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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