Agent's HousePoole, Dorset
- Sleeps 6
- Bedrooms 3
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 4 What's this?
- Reference 003043
About Agent's HouseSitting on Brownsea Island, with stunning sea views and the chance to spot a red squirrel or two.
Agent’s House is situated in an incredible position on the unique Brownsea Island, just three metres from the water’s edge. With three bedrooms, a dining room and separate sitting room, it's perfect for families and friends looking for an island getaway. The cottage’s private garden overlooks the islands lagoon, a sanctuary to a vast number of birds, while the front of the house welcomes stunning sea views.
Leave your car behind and make the most of exploring the island on foot. Wander through woodland in search of red squirrels or take a lazy stroll along the beach.
Further afield, jump on a ferry and discover the delights of Sandbanks, one of the UK’s most exclusive addresses. The area has a wealth of fabulous cafes, bars and restaurants.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer not available
- Telephone not available
- Television not available
- DVD not available
- WiFi* not available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ available
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Entrance hall, dining room, sitting room with open fire and kitchen.
Three bedrooms (double with 5' bed, double with 6' bed which can also be a twin on request, twin room)bathroom with bath and separate shower.
Notes for guests
Access: The access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos please those images in the main website page.
Large groups: For larger groups, Agent’s House can be opened up on the ground floor with Custom House.
Heating: Electric central heating included.
Parking: There is parking for two cars on the quayside at Sandbanks.
Garden: There is an enclosed garden at the rear with a paved patio area and lawn.
Utilities: There is no tumble dryer at this cottage as advertised in the 2014 brochure. The washing machine is now located in the out house in the back garden.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.
Please note: Normal arrival time to the island is between 2.00pm and 4.30pm boats run from Sandbanks Jetty BH13 7QJ. If arriving later than this please contact the Property Office on 01202 707744 (by 1.30pm on the day of your arrival) to arrange a boat to the island and key collection.
During the summer season (Mar - Oct) boats also run from Poole Quay. If you wish to come to Brownsea Island from Poole Quay please call the Property Office to arrange boat passes at least 4 days in advance of your arrival.
We are sorry but no bicycles are allowed on the island.
There is an island evening boat service to Sandbanks, full boat booking details will be given to you on arrival. The boat service does not run on 25, 26 Dec and 01 Jan.
Offers: Free entry for cottage guests into the Dorset Wildlife Trust reserve on Brownsea Island.
National Trust holiday guests are able to make use of the Castle's Bar Lounge area during normal licencing hours and subject to availability. Please check with the hotel's Reception the day before you wish to visit. The Bar offers a wide range of drinks & wine and a food menu is normally available between 12.30 - 14.00 daily. All purchases must be paid for at the time of order by cash or debit/credit card.