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Superior accomodation quiet location set over 3 floors with views across Swanage Bay.
Lounge with Balconette giving views across Swanage Bay.
Modern Kitchen and Dining area.

Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
5 guests
7 nights minimum 
Rental Home
Seaside Holiday Cottage with stunning views across Swanage Bay. The house is set over 3 floors. Entering the property on the ground floor is a entrance hall and a twin bedroom with additional pull out bed, Double Wardrobe with drawers. Bathroom with W/C, bath and shower. Utility room with washing machine. On the second floor is a modern open plan lounge with cosy flame effect gas fire and flat screen T.V. Fully equiped kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, electric cooker, gas hob and fridge. The dining area seats 5 people. Double doors open onto the juliette balconette with stunning sea views across Swanage Bay. The master suite on the third floor also has superb sea views and a double bed with built in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom. The en-suite has a W/C, bath and seperate sh...Seaside Holiday Cottage with stunning views across Swanage Bay. The house is set over 3 floors. Entering the property on the ground floor is a entrance hall and a twin bedroom with additional pull out bed, Double Wardrobe with drawers. Bathroom with W/C, bath and shower. Utility room with washing machine. On the second floor is a modern open plan lounge with cosy flame effect gas fire and flat screen T.V. Fully equiped kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, electric cooker, gas hob and fridge. The dining area seats 5 people. Double doors open onto the juliette balconette with stunning sea views across Swanage Bay. The master suite on the third floor also has superb sea views and a double bed with built in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom. The en-suite has a W/C, bath and seperate shower. The house is heated by gas central heating. The property is set within attractive private grounds with parking for 2 vehicles.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bathrooms
1 Full bath1 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
D A
Hosting since April 2012
Languages spoken: German, English, French
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Reviews (4)
Fearless42069394163
Fearless42069394163
1 contribution
Lovely location.
Swanage was as lovely as ever. Locaon of property was very convenient for the town and Durlston country park.
Visited August 2021
Written August 15, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

MrsBenn2017
MrsBenn2017
Purley, United Kingdom1 contribution
Abhorrent lack of communication!
The house is set in a beautiful location, but the property itself is very basic with no WiFi and very few TV channels. We paid an additional premium for bed linen during our two week stay, this was not refreshed during our visit and a waterproof mattress protector was not provided - when you advertise yourself as "child friendly" and clearly have children staying, this would be prudent - regardless, we took our own waterproof protector with us. Our son had an accident on the last evening of our stay, we removed the wet sheets and were disgusted by the state of the mattress underneath the cotton mattress protector, it had clearly been soiled on many an occasion prior to our visit as there were many visible dried stains present. We disinfected the mattress and left the wet sheets for housekeeping to deal with as we were departing that morning. The first that we were aware of any problem was when our £300 security deposit had been cashed with no explanation from the owners. We had to email to ask what the issue was and were told, rather rudely, that the issue was with a "foul smelling and badly stained mattress" and that if steam cleaning did not remove the stains then the mattress would have to be replaced at our cost. We immediately pointed out that the mattress was clearly stained prior to our visit (photographic evidence sent from the owner to us at our request backed this up), we stated that we would contribute to the cost of the steam cleaning (despite the old stains) but we were not prepared to replace the mattress. The communication with the owner was never forthcoming and it was always at our chasing before we were given an update on the status of the cleaning, despite assurances from the owner that she would keep us informed. We were eventually refunded a portion of our security deposit after the cleaning of the mattress - again, without any prior communication - but no receipt was sent so we don't actually know if we paid for the full cost of the steam cleaning or indeed more! The communication from the owner was highly unprofessional and at times nothing short of rude! The whole saga put a real dampener on what was otherwise a lovely family holiday.
Visited August 2017
Written September 21, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Sightsee732449
Sightsee732449
We are shocked and dismayed at the review left by this guest. This certainly was not the situation that occurred and has been misrepresented in the most untruthful way. We would like to confirm the property is a well presented substantially equipped and of a superior quality for the rental charge. The linen packages include towels and bedding for the required for the quantity of guests during their stay which is of a high quality. A change around of linen during a 2 week stay is available on request and offered during the booking procedure. The incident which occurred during the stay of the above guests has been grossly misrepresented. And reviews and feedback left at the property in the Guest Book confirm this. Communication with the Property owner is always dealt with within a few hours and they are always willing to accommodate any queries that arise.
Written September 22, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Soozieflooze
Soozieflooze
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom23 contributions
Really comfortable house, great location, fantastic views.
4, The Downs was a great centre for a week's holiday. The house was well furnished and extremely comfortable. There was plenty of living space for 4 people, but 5 around the dining table may have been a bit of a squeeze. The views from the lounge and Master bedroom were amazing! The location was perfect as it was a very short walk to the beach, the pier, restaurants, crabbing, arcades and just about everything you want to do at a British seaside holiday. My only complaint was with the television, which was faulty before we arrived, was not repaired prior to or during our stay.
Visited August 2014
Written August 22, 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

BabsCC
BabsCC
Maidenhead, United Kingdom1 contribution
Perfect location
Our second visit to The Downs. House is central for everything so no need for a car. It is comfortable and cosy and well equiped with lovely views over the Bay and just across the road from the Downs with a lovely coastal walk up to Durlston Country Park. Only about 300 yards to the sea front. Thoroughly recommended..
Visited September 2013 Traveled as a couple
Written September 24, 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
  • Balcony
  • Central heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Ocean views
  • Parking available
  • Cable television
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Television
  • Washer
  • Waterfront views
  • Fishing spots available
  • Golf course (within 15 min walk)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Tennis court
  • Watersports
  • Beachfront/Lakeside
  • Cycling areas
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area

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About the neighborhood
Superior holiday house situated in the seaside town of Swanage, Dorset. This costal accomodation is located 200 yards from the beautiful Blue flag beach and Swanage seaside town. The area is surrounded by the Purbeck hills and provides a perfect base for rural and coastal walks. The house is set adjacent to the Downs with a footpath to the Lighthouse and all along the cliff tops. Experience a ride on the Steam railway which is located in Swanage itself. Durlston Country Park is a 20 minute walk from the property, where the area is a prime location for bird watching and wildlife spotting. Here the cliff walk is perfect for viewing the magnificient Jurrasic coastline, the visitors centre provides and study centre perfect for all ages to gain knowledge of the surrounding area and its flora and fauna. There is a delightful restaurant offering a variety of dishes, light bites, tea, coffee, and cakes etc. well worth a visit. For a more leisurely time a 3 minute walk from the property and you can be on the beautiful golden sands of Swanage or a short distance on is Swanage boat yard where you can see local fisherman coming and going with their daily catch. Swanage is a perfect location and a great base to explore the South coast from. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Services and Shops: Medical Service ATM Fitness Center Grocery stores Hospital Laundry -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sports and Adventure: Mountaineering Hiking Skating Jet-skiing Deep Sea Fishing Equestrian Events Golf Surf Water-skiing Mountain biking Diving Baden Tennis Sailing Cycling Fishing Snorkeling Surf fishing Water Tubing Pier fishing
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Nearest Airport : Bournemouth Airport at 15 Miles Nearest Ferry : Poole at 10 Miles Nearest Train : Wareham at 8 Miles Nearest Motorway : M27, Ringwood junction at 30 Miles Nearest Beach : Swanage at 300 Metres Nearest Golf : Purbeck golf course at 3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Gee Whites at 310 Metres Car: not necessary Situated in the seaside town of swanage in dorset is this superior holiday house. The coastal location is 200 yards from the blue flag beach and town centre. The area is surrounded by the Purbeck hills and provides a perfect base for rural and coastal walks. The house is set next to the Downs with a footpath to the lighthouse and all along the cliff. Experience a ride on the steam railway which is in the town itself. Also there is the Durlston country park a 15 minute walk away. Close by is Corfe Castle and the RSPB Arne nature reserve. Brittany ferries to Poole harbour daily. Mainline railway to Wareham station, Dorset approx 10 miles by taxi. Flights to Bournemouth Airport, 15 miles by taxi. Take the M3 to the M27 to Ringwood. Then to Poole, through Wareham to Swanage. Proceed through Swanage town centre towards the Pier then take a right turn up Seymer Road and 4 The Downs can be found on the right hand side at the top of the hill. Map data ©2012 Google - Terms of Use 1 km 2000 ft Nearest Airport : Bournemouth Airport at 15 Miles Nearest Ferry : Poole at 10 Miles Nearest Train : Wareham at 8 Miles Nearest Motorway : M27, Ringwood junction at 30 Miles Nearest Beach : Swanage at 300 Metres Nearest Golf : Purbeck golf course at 3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Gee Whites at 310 Metres Car: not necessary Situated in the seaside town of swanage in dorset is this superior holiday house. The coastal location is 200 yards from the blue flag beach and town centre. The area is surrounded by the Purbeck hills and provides a perfect base for rural and coastal walks. The house is set next to the Downs with a footpath to the lighthouse and all along the cliff. Experience a ride on the steam railway which is in the town itself. Also there is the Durlston country park a 15 minute walk away. Close by is Corfe Castle and the RSPB Arne nature reserve. This house is set in close proximity to Weymouth which is the town hosting the 2012 olympic games water sports. Map data ©2012 Google - Terms of Use 1 km 2000 ft Nearest Airport : Bournemouth Airport at 15 Miles Nearest Ferry : Poole at 10 Miles Nearest Train : Wareham at 8 Miles Nearest Motorway : M27, Ringwood junction at 30 Miles Nearest Beach : Swanage at 300 Metres Nearest Golf : Purbeck golf course at 3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Gee Whites at 310 Metres Car: not necessary Situated in the seaside town of swanage in dorset is this superior holiday house. The coastal location is 200 yards from the blue flag beach and town centre. The area is surrounded by the Purbeck hills and provides a perfect base for rural and coastal walks. The house is set next to the Downs with a footpath to the lighthouse and all along the cliff. Experience a ride on the steam railway which is in the town itself. Also there is the Durlston country park a 15 minute walk away. Close by is Corfe Castle and the RSPB Arne nature reserve. This house is set in close proximity to Weymouth which is the town hosting the 2012 olympic games water sports. Map data ©2012 Google - Terms of Use 1 km 2000 ft
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 15 min walk)Horse riding facilitiesTennis courtWatersports

Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

*Booking fee is excluded from refund amount


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Frequently Asked Questions about 4 The Downs,

4 The Downs, is able to accommodate up to 5 guests. See all property details.

4 The Downs, has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

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4 The Downs, UPDATED 2023: 2 Bedroom House Rental in Swanage with Ocean Views and Central Heating - Tripadvisor