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The Old Mill HouseSwanage, Swanage and surrounding villages

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Tucked away in the heart of Swanage, this unique 16th century, Grade II listed old mill house has its very own original watermill and duck pond. The secret garden is delightful with trickling waterfalls, bundles of colour in spring and a private terrace with seating for eight. A perfect hideaway for al fresco dining.

Having been lovingly restored to create a welcoming home, characterful features are in abundance with original flagstone floors, oak beams and exposed stonework all adding to the unique ambiance. With the Jurassic coast and all the amenities Swanage has to offer within a few minutes’ walk, this stunning property is a great base for families and friends alike.


BarbecueCentral Heating FreezerFridgeGarden furniture Gas hob & Electric ovenHigh ChairParkingSmall selection of books, games and DVDsTelevisionTravel CotWiFiDog-friendly Bed LinenDishwasherDVD playerLog Burner / Open FireMicrowaveTelevision with FreeviewTowelsTumble Dryer Washing Machine Within walking distance to beach Within walking distance to pub Within walking distance to shop


Ground Floor:
Sitting room
With an inglenook fireplace with an open fire, LCD television with Freeview and DVD player. A complementary basket of logs is provided.
Dining room
This is a stunning space with views out onto the old mill wheel, exposed walls and original beams and a dining table with seating for eight.
With an electric oven, separate microwave/convection oven, gas hob, dishwasher, wine cooler, fridge and freezer. A farmhouse-style breakfast bar seats six.
Utility room
Includes a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Cloakroom with wc.

First Floor:
With large LCD Freeview television. This comfortable room a large selection of books and DVD's.
Bedroom two
With a 5' king-size bed and a wall-mounted Freeview television.
Bedroom three
With a 4'6 double bed.
Family bathroom
With a bath and over-head shower, wash basin and wc.

Second Floor:
Master bedroom
With a 5' king-size bed and LCD television with Freeview. The large en-suite bathroom has a roll top bath, wash basin and wc.
Bedroom four
Is a beautiful beamed room with two single beds.

Delightful well-stocked secret walled garden with another garden complete with a pond to the front and waterfall fed by a natural spring, there is another large pond to the front of the house. (Please note that due to the water features in the garden, it is advised that children are supervised). The sound of gently gurgling water is truly relaxing where old English flora and exotic palms sit happily together to create a truly enchanting secret space only moments away from the main town. There is also a separate sitting area complete with a barbecue and seating together with a sun terrace and loungers, with the garden to the front and back enjoying sun all day.
A short stroll to the beach with a gastro pub at the end of the road and the steam railway is just moments away; there is certainly no need to get the car out as you can walk everywhere with ease.
Off street parking is available for two cars.

Additional Information:
A travel cot and high chair available on request.
One small well behaved dog considered (small additional charge).
Please be aware there is a £200.00 security deposit at this property.

Surrounding local area

Located in the heart of Swanage, The Old Mill House is less than a five minute walk from the stunning Jurassic coast. The coastal walk, in one direction to Durlston Country Park and Studland Bay in the other, is a great way to blow those cobwebs away.
Traditional pubs and restaurants serving local seasonal produce and the sandy beach at Swanage Bay can all be found within walking distance.
Why not hop on the steam railway to Corfe and visit the fairytale ruins of Corfe Castle; visit Tyneham, the village evacuated during World War II; or wonder at the natural phenomenon of Durdle Door.

Guest reviews

A group of 6 of us stayed and we found the cottage to be comfortable, well furnished with a homely feel.
The garden was superb but unfortunately the weather did not allow us to take advantage of time outside in the garden . It was located close to the town centre and we enjoyed our steam train to Cofe Castle.

The Childerhouse Party , October 2018
1 of 6

We all had an amazing holiday at this beautiful house with wonderful gardens. We enjoyed being able to walk to the beach and not have to get the car out. We will definitely recommend to family and friends!

The C family - Isleworth, August 2017
2 of 6

Our first visit to this lovely house! Swanage beach was wonderful. It was so nice to be able to walk to the high street, sea front and steam train! Wonderful food available at the local pub too. A great week for all the family.

The L family - Chigwell, July 2017
3 of 6

Our 4th visit to The Old Mill House has been another super stay! The house and gardens look beautiful.

The P family, July 2017
4 of 6

We had a marvellous week, a real piece of perfect! The gardens are amazing, the boys loved the fish and ducks! We loved the sound of birdsong, church bells and running water. The house is fantastic and we would not hesitate to return.

The I & S families, July 2017
5 of 6

What a lovely garden and beautiful house! We fell privileged to have shared your house and gardens.

The C family - London, May 2017
6 of 6
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Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.


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