Wissett Cottage is the quintessential, traditional Dorset stone cottage. Steeped in period character such as exposed stonework, ancient timbers and a partly thatched roof, this 300 year old cottage provides a cosy and welcoming 'home away from home' that combines rustic charm with comfortable furnishings and modern day conveniences.
On the ground floor of Wissett Cottage you will find a bright, spacious living room equipped with woodburner, tv (freesat) and blu-ray player. With comfortable sofas seating up to 8 people, there is plenty of room to relax after the day's activities and logs for your first fire will be provided during the winter months. Meanwhile the stunning dining room, with its double height ceiling and original (ornamental) inglenook fireplace, boasts a large refectory table seating up to eight people. The kitchen is fully equipped for all of your culinary needs; appliances include electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, microwave,fridge/freezer and washing machine.
Upstairs you will find a modern bathroom (bath with pressurised shower attachment, basin, toilet), separate WC and two homely bedrooms (Bed 1 - king-sized double, tv; Bed 2 - standard double and 3ft single) from which you can glimpse views of the nearby Purbeck Hills. All bed linen is provided and you will find the beds made up, ready for you on arrival.
Lying within an 'arrow's flight' of the historic ruins of Corfe Castle, Wissett Cottage is conveniently situated close to all village amenities such as the convenience store, post office, bakery and excellent local pubs.
Wissett Cottage is a 17th Century grade II listed stone cottage conveniently situated near the centre of Corfe Castle village. The main approaches to the cottage are on the A351 via Wareham (where there is a mainline railway station) or across the Sandbanks Ferry from Poole or Bournemouth via Swanage. Ferries run three times an hour each way and the crossing takes about 5 mins. Ferry information may be obtained from the Bournemouth Swanage Motor Road & Ferry Co. Both Swanage and Wareham are each 5 miles away. Wareham has links to the national rail network, including a direct service to London. Both Swanage and Wareham can be reached via the number 40 bus, which runs hourly and is linked to the railway timetable. The cottage is close to the bus stops.