St Edmunds House

Corfe Castle, Dorset, Country village

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

One of the wonderful features of the house is the beautiful large country garden at the rear of the property. This delightful garden is fenced and has a lovely protected terrace with garden furniture and a barbecue so that visitors can relax and enjoy meals in the sunshine; large lawns and colourful shrubberies; a pretty one room garden cottage with utility items, a small covered fish pond, views of the castle.

Downstairs Description

On the ground floor there is a sitting room with a large sofa, armchairs, flat screen 3D television (two pairs of 3D glasses provided)/Freesat/Blu-ray DVD player and a wood burning stove; a beautiful panelled dining room with an oak table and chairs and inglenook fireplace; a light and attractive office style area, ideal for anyone who needs to work during their holiday, with desks, a printer, photocopier, phone, monitor and xbox; a lovely shower room with walk in shower, basin and WC; a superb open plan bespoke fitted kitchen with wooden units, granite worktops, double Belfast style sink, an AGA, combination microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator and wine cooler; a second sitting area with sofas, a wood burning stove, wall mounted television and door opening onto the terrace. (A washing machine, tumble dryer and large freezer are available in the pretty stone cottage in the garden).

First Floor Description

Stairs lead up to a bathroom with bath, hand shower, basin and WC plus 4 particularly charming bedrooms which all enjoy lovely open garden views which extend to the nearby downs. There is a master bedroom with a king size bed and wall mounted television, basin and an integral bath built into a pretty window recess with views of the castle and nearby hills.

A second king size double bedroom with basin.. (A folding bed is also available to enable a child to sleep separately in one of the double bedrooms).

Second Floor Description

Access to the twin room is via a short, fairly steep, winding staircase.

Child Friendly
Group Getaways
Wi-Fi/Broadband
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Tourist Attractions:
  • Jurassic Coastline: With its rocks and fossils we can uncover detailed stories from Earth’s ancient past. Through its landslides, cliffs and beaches we can learn about the natural processes that formed the coast and continue to shape the world today. Visit website
  • Marine Nature Reserve: Extending along a beautiful stretch of Dorset's Jurassic Coast, with splendid views from grassy cliff tops and underwater nature trails for divers & snorkellers, this nationally important reserve is best accessed from Kimmeridge Bay. Visit website
  • Brownsea Island : Much of the island is open to the public and includes areas of woodland and heath with a wide variety of wildlife, together with cliff top views across Poole Harbour and the Isle of Purbeck. Visit website
  • Corfe Castle: The 11th century castellated ruin guarding the village of Corfe. 6 miles south-east of Wareham. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Greyhound Corfe: At the Greyhound we like to source all our produce from the local area and try to be sustainable as possible and together we will all succeed . Come and try our favour loud new menu designed by head chef Dumitru Fercal. Visit website
  • The Castle Inn: We pride ourselves on our hand built authentic Italian wood fired pizza oven in which we create freshly made to order stone baked pizzas. This is also the corner stone and inspiration of our chargrill menu accompanied by weekly specials and tapas. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Corfe Castle Village Stores: Http://corfecastlevillagestores.co.uk/ Visit website
  • Sainsbury's: Online ordering and delivery. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Studland Sea School : Our hire centre is at the beautifully restored Yarmouth Station, on the Yarmouth to Freshwater cycle way. Visit website
  • Isle Of Purbeck Golf Club: The Dene Course is a 9 hole course ideal for golfers of all abilities. Beginners are welcome and the dress code is more relaxed than on the Purbeck Course. It has views over Poole and the 9th hole overlooks a wonderful valley with Swanage nesting at the bottom. Visit website
  • Ventnor Golf Club: Ventnor Golf Club is the oldest club on the Isle of Wight and was founded in 1892. The course is in a very pleasant downland and cliff top setting, with probably the best views on the Island. providing panoramic vistas over the surrounding country side, to the mainland and English Channel. Visit website
  • Studland Riding Stables: There aren't many places in the UK where you can experience rides and views like this! Our exhilarating famous beach ride on Studland Beach is just one of the memorable rides we offer at Studland Riding Stables. Visit website