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“Great house, location, shame about the weather!”
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lounge with open fireplace ,TV, dvd, games large sunny kitchen diner,seating 10, doors to garden
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49 reviews
lounge with open fireplace ,TV, dvd, games
large sunny kitchen diner,seating 10, doors to garden
master bed with ensuite shower
masterbed ensuite shower room
twin room on first floor
family bathroom on first floor with bath and shower over
spacious first floor landing leading to top floor
front twin bed top floor with ensuite shower room
top floor ensuite with large shower
top floor back bedroom with sink
Enclosed south facing terrace garden with modern rattan furniture
off street parking for 2 cars,essential in Swanage!
sandy beach just 2 minutes walk!
View of swanage beach in direction of Old Harry's Rock
just down the steps is the Cabin beach bar, just a minute away!
other access to beach down slope
walk from house on SW coast path,views of Swanage Bay
shady seat in garden
Window seat in kitchen
walk from house up Ballard Coast on south west coast path
walk from Durlston Castle,Swanage to Dancing Ledge
SW coast path from Kimmeridge to Tyneham
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Townhouse -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England

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Duncbod
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great house, location, shame about the weather!”
Reviewed 31 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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We stayed as a family with a mixtures or couples and ages.

Located 10 mins from town although it does take longer because it's such a nice walk a long the sea front we took our time.

There a couple of pubs restaurants and shop nearby about 5 mins walk which are good.

The house is spacious light welcoming and very homely. The kitchen is a great size and good to get everyone round the table at the start and end of the day to eat and enjoy a drink.

The living room is cosy especially with the fire lit.

The owner was very friendly and helpful, booking was a breeze and any question or request was dealt with quickly and in a friendly polite manner.

All in all great house, location and owner thoroughly recommend it.

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Jenny9876...
1 review
“Perfect weekend”
Reviewed 24 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015

We have just returned from a fantastic long weekend away with friends and young kids. The house was ideal as it is a few mins from the beach and a short (buggy friendly) walk along the seafront to the amenities in Swanage. The house is bright, spacious, clean and well equipped. The beach is quite spectacular and the town has a lovely atmosphere with a lovely little fun fair, playground, lots of cafés and places to get ice cream. There's also lots to do in the surrounding area.

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Welwyn_9
Welwyn Garden City
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A welcoming house for all seasons”
Reviewed 9 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Having previously enjoyed a summer visit, I have to say that The White House worked just as well in the winter. We watched the rugby in the cosy sitting room with a real log fire burning, enjoyed a great meal in the spacious, well equipped kitchen and because it is so conveniently located we could go out as a group but also had the flexibility for some to meet up later and do their own thing. Since I first stayed, there have been improvements including a new kitchen, and double glazing this time. I like the original art work and personal touches that make The White House feel like a warm and welcoming home. The White House more than lives up to its description on the site. The bed was comfy, I slept like a log and returned much refreshed.

Travelling group: Friends
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288claire...
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Didn't want to go home!!!”
Reviewed 2 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Currently sitting in the lovely kitchen at the White House having a final coffee before leaving. Had a fantastic stay, house is beautifully decorated with everything you need for a comfortable stay. 6 friends stayed and there was plenty of space - lovely large bedrooms, 3 bathrooms so no queuing :-) Will definitely be booking again!!!

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CJ6EK
UK
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Wonderful House - Perfect Break”
Reviewed 10 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Really lovely home. Everything you could need. We had fantastic weather which meant we could enjoy lovely secluded garden and local paths down to the beach. All the rooms large and comfortable. Lots of room for family to spread out and fantastic kitchen for meals, chats and games (supplied!). Would strongly recommend. Excellent location too. Only used car a couple of times as short walk into town and easy access to steam train (for Corfe), open-top busses to Bournemouth (it was warm) and lots to do locally. A great stay all round.

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Liked best: Lovely bright airy house. Really comfortable family home.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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