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The Quarterdeck

The Quarterdeck, self catering Swanage, Dorset
31 reviews
The Quarterdeck, self catering Swanage, Dorset
Kitchen showing windows with views over Swanage
Sunny balcony with bay views
Dining table seats 8 (or 10 with extension)
Dining Area open to kitchen and breakfast bar
Comfortable living space for 10
Views from the living room
Modern designs soothing colours
Cosy double bedroom
Large master bedroom
Sofa in games TV room
Games Room converted to 4th bedroom
Computer and wifi internet access
Pool table in games room
Are we coming next year as well?
Welcome pack of food and drink on arrival
Outdoor dining for 10 on the patio
Weber outdoor gas grill
Swanage Beach, sandy seaside, child friendly
Dancing Ledge on Jurassic Coast
Bay views from the balcony
Durlston country park walks nearby
Swyre Head one the best viewpoints in the area, overlooks to Olympic sailing site
Durdle door
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England
A short stroll from Swanage Beach, this bright, spacious, seaside house offers views over Swanage bay. Spacious living, bright rooms and a large balcony make our house a dream for extended families. The location is quietly residential yet the beach, shops and pubs are all nearby. <BR><BR>The interior is decorated in a modern simple style, with open living spaces, a contemporary kitchen and a separate games room. 3 double bedrooms, plus a twin bed room with bunks for the kids and 3 bathrooms make for comfortable family living.<BR><BR>The Quarterdeck holiday cottage is located just four minutes' walk from the beach, but is also a short walk to Swanage restaurants, shops and pubs. The Dorset holiday house is in a quiet and peaceful location with impressive views of Swanage, the bay and surrounding hills.<BR&... Read more
About the Owner, Chris R
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Oct 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 31 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL130078
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English first
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago for a stay in June 2017

Lovely, spacious light rooms, ideal location as it is 10 minutes walk to the quieter end of Swanage beach (but with a convenient ice-cream kiosk) and about the same to the steam railway station and shops. We were three generations and had a wonderful holiday without needing the car. The instructions received by phone when we couldn't assemble the travel...

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Delighted to hear you had a wonderful holiday. Thank you for your kind words.


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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago for a stay in May 2017

The Quarterdeck has everything you need to make for a relaxing holiday. We were lucky enough to have beautiful weather so that we could use the bbq and garden furniture whilst the kids played in the child-friendly garden. It is located in a nice area with an easy stroll down to the beach. Comfortable beds and spotlessly clean - home...

Management response:

Great to hear you had a great holiday and thank you for sharing your experiences. Let us know if you want to come back sometime.


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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in April 2017

Fairly and accurately described by the owners. A very sociable home, comfortable and well-equipped. Comprehensive facilities. Great location for access to town and beach and for good distant views. Excellent balcony large enough to seat the whole family - grandparents, children and grandchildren. A stand-out bonus was the very well compiled set of "how things work" notes. The refreshing absence...

Management response:

Thank you and delighted you had a good holiday. I appreciated your remark about don't notices, we have really tried to avoid those.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pool Table
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Spacious bright and modern interior<BR>Games room where the children can entertain themselves.<BR><BR>The house is not impossible for wheelchair users but there are issues. Please discuss. However it is possible for people with restricted mobility to live entirely on the first floor during their stay. (Please note the first floor becomes the ground floor at the back) See detailed access statement on owners website. www.purbeckholidays.co.uk
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Jul 21, 2017 -
Aug 24, 2017
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Aug 25, 2017 -
Aug 31, 2017
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3 nights
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Sep 14, 2017
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3 nights
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About the neighborhood
The Swanage steam railway to Corfe Castle and visits to Monkey World at Wool sem to be very popular with our guests. We like the stunning coastal scenery, the sandy family beaches and especially the remote and wild beaches at Chapmans Pool, Worbarrow Bay and Durdle Door.<BR><BR>Studland Bay and Old Harry Rocks provide the most magnificent sandy beach on the South Coast. with scenery views, space and sand dunes.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bournemouth: 12.4 mi
Railway: Wareham: 9.3 mi
Ferry: Poole: 6.2 mi
By car - Travel through Bournemouth and Poole and cross over on the Sandbanks chain ferry or<BR>Travel to Wareham and approach on the A351.<BR>Walrond Rd is off Northbrook Avenue<BR><BR>By Train to Wareham and then a bus links directly to Swanage (10 miles)<BR><BR>Nearest airports are Bournemouth International and Southampton<BR><BR>Nearest Ferry ports are Poole and Portsmouth
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 mi.
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