Groom's Cottage

Corfe Castle, Dorset
The exterior of Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The exterior of Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The exterior of Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The exterior of Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The exterior of Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The kitchen, dining and sitting room at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The kitchen, dining and sitting room at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The kitchen, dining and sitting room at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The kitchen, dining and sitting room at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The kitchen, dining and sitting room at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The double bedroom at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The double bedroom at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The double bedroom at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The bathroom at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The bathroom at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The bathroom at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Corfe Castle, Dorset
Swanage Railway, near Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Swanage Railway, near Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset
The exterior of Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The exterior of Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The exterior of Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The exterior of Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The exterior of Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The kitchen, dining and sitting room at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The kitchen, dining and sitting room at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The kitchen, dining and sitting room at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The kitchen, dining and sitting room at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The kitchen, dining and sitting room at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The double bedroom at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The double bedroom at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The double bedroom at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The bathroom at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The bathroom at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset The bathroom at Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset Corfe Castle, Dorset Swanage Railway, near Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset Swanage Railway, near Groom's Cottage, Corfe Castle, Dorset

At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 2
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Preferred changeover day Friday
  • Minimum stay 3 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 1
  • Acorn rating 2 What's this?
  • Reference 003048

About Groom's Cottage

In the shadow of Corfe Castle, this former groom’s cottage is a quirky retreat in a historic village.

Groom’s is a quirky little holiday cottage located in the historic village of Corfe Castle. Once the home of the groom to a now converted medieval merchant house, to which the holiday home is attached, Groom’s Cottage sits in the shadow of the castle, towering above. Inside, it’s a world away from its medieval beginnings with contemporary décor running throughout the cottage. 

Explore Corfe Castle, a relic of the English Civil War, before heading out into to the village with its independent shops, traditional pubs, tearooms and fascinating museum. 

Between April and October, don’t miss out on a trip on the Swanage Railway, which passes close to the cottage. The town of Swanage is a joy to visit all-year-round, even if you don’t arrive via steam train. For walks along the coast, loop onto the South West Coast Path and discover the golden sand dunes and chalk stacks of Studland Bay. 
 

Availability & book

Preferred changeover day
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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair available
  • Microwave not available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer not available
  • Dishwasher available
  • Washing machine not available
  • Tumble dryer not available
  • Telephone not available
  • Television available
  • DVD available
  • WiFi* available
  • Open fire / wood burner available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ not available

Accessibility

Not accessible

Layout

  • Ground floor

    Entrance to one room comprising kitchen/diner/lounge with a woodburner.

  • First floor

    Small landing, bathroom with shower over the bath, 1 small double bedroom.

Notes for guests

Access: If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the team on 0344 800 2070.

Heating: Electric heating included.

Parking: There is 1 car parking space at Boarmill Cottage, approximately 100m away.

Garden: Outside the front door, there is a small, unenclosed paved area for the cottage with a table and two chairs.

Please note: This is a small one-up, one-down cottage and consequently there are low doorways and beams throughout.

The central village location means that the cottage is about 35m from the road and there may be traffic noise.

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About the Acorn rating

To help find the best cottage for you, we have created our own quality rating system for our holiday cottages called the Acorn rating. Ranging from 1-5 Acorns, the rating gives you an indication of a property’s facilities, fixtures and fittings, with five being the highest quality level. The Acorn rating is not connected to any other industry rating system that may be used for holiday cottages and is only to be used as a guide that covers location, style of interior and the facilities you may be looking for. We do not set our cottage pricing based on the Acorn rating we have given a cottage as all our cottages are of an individual nature. Therefore, we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice. In addition, some of our cottages are curated to be sympathetic to their time period. This means that they might not have all of the aspects of modern living, but impress in so many other ways.

1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose and clean. Running water and a toilet are provided. There could be some limitations to heating and washing facilities – details of these will be stated clearly on the cottage's webpage. Bedding, linen and towels are supplied with a few exceptions, which are again clearly stated). Facilities for basic catering and living are provided. In general, a 1 Acorn cottage does not have WiFi.

2 Acorn: a mid-quality range of furniture and fittings. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high number of guests to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. Very few 2 Acorn cottages have WiFi and the kitchen white goods and washing facilities are basic. Bedding, linen and towels are supplied in all 2-5 Acorn cottages.

3 Acorn: a good, standard offer. Generally it is correctly proportioned for the number of guests but could have a few compromises, for example a small kitchen, or a lower bathroom to guest ratio. The variety of white goods available will be better than a 2 Acorn cottage.

4 Acorn: these cottages have more premium furniture, fittings and lighting. Additionally the ratio of bathrooms to guests is likely to be higher, and the bathrooms would be more likely to have separate and spacious showers instead of showers over baths.

5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. This is the highest offer available. It is well-equipped and has spacious facilities throughout the cottage or is set within an extraordinary location or building. The furniture is of a high standard, and has real comfort for modern living.

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