The Bakehouse

Isle Of Purbeck, Dorset

At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 2
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Preferred changeover day Saturday
  • Minimum stay 2 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 2
  • Acorn rating 3 What's this?
  • Reference 003012

About The Bakehouse

A charming, rustic conversion, this holiday cottage has wonky beams and countryside views.

Step inside The Bakehouse to a beautifully renovated country cottage. Wonky beams, a log burner and a large upstairs bedroom with exposed timber cruck frames add to its rustic charm. Sitting in a former farmyard across from a 16th-century farmhouse, it boasts views over the reed beds and surrounding countryside. 

Wander down the gravel path that borders the cottage and take in the scene from Middlebere Farm Hide, the best point from which to observe the upper reaches of Middlebere Lake. Walks around here will lead you through a special landscape of old oak woodlands and vast expanses of open heathland abundant with wildlife. 

Just down the road from the cottage is the market town of Wareham. Enjoy its traditional pubs, shops selling local produce and, of course, it’s weekly markets. You’ll be just a 20 minutes’ drive to the golden dunes of Studland Beach. Hike up the headlands for panoramic views of Old Harry Rocks and the rest of the bay. 

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Features and facilities

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


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  • Ground floor

    Open plan beamed kitchen/dining/sitting room with inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove.

  • First floor

    One bedroom (1 double) and shower room.    

Notes for guests

Access: This access statement is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see those images in the main website page.

Heating: LPG heating included.

Parking: There is parking available at the entrance to the property.

Garden: There is a lawned area to the front of The Bakehouse, which is shared with The Farmhouse and North Cottage. The Bakehouse has its own table and chairs. 
Utilities: Washing machine and drying facilities shared by all three cottages. There is an ice box provided. 
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 4pm at this cottage.

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level such as Bird How which due to its stunning yet remote location doesn’t have a caretaker through to 5 Acorns at the highest level – such as Shute Barton.

Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

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  • Booked
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  • Changeover day