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7 Nights See prices

  • £520  to  £1050

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Short Breaks From

  • £75 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    1 Room

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Log Burner

About The Stables

King's Orchard is home to two welcoming self-catering retreats close to the Dorset coast. These stylish barn conversions have classic contemporary appeal just perfect for couples wanting to explore this beautiful part of the South West. Stylish throughout, both holiday homes are located opposite the main property and are an excellent choice for those with a passion for the great outdoors and wildlife with superb walking from the doorstep, including private access to a ten acre nature reserve just yards away. They are also excellent bases for exploring the many attractions of Dorset including the world famous Jurassic coastline, the Isle of Purbeck and the RSPB Nature Reserve at Arne (from where the BBC Springwatch 2023 is broadcast).

Ideally placed in Creech Bottom, a sleepy tranquil hamlet sitting at Purbeck's very heart, walkers will be in heaven with the Purbeck Way accessible from the front door. Lace up your walking boots and explore miles of stunning scenery with popular walks taking you to Corfe village with its majestic castle ruins (built in the 11th Century by William the Conqueror and just four miles away) and even Swanage (for the hardened walker at ten miles in distance!). You also have access onto the South West Coastal Path at Kimmeridge (a marine wildlife reserve six miles away), and an RSPB nature reserve at Arne for birdwatchers (just four miles).

Enjoy the tranquillity and a cream tea at the cafe in Worth Mattravers or take a nostalgic trip on the Swanage Steam Railway which can be boarded just three miles away at Norden. For those seeking the cry of the gull, head to the glorious beaches at Studland (ten miles by car) or world famous Lulworth Cove (closer still and five miles) where you will find a beautiful castle on Lulworth Estate and Durdle Door beyond.

Take a trip to enjoy the magic (and wildlife!) of Brownsea Island from Wareham Old Quay (two miles away) or visit Weymouth, Swanage and Poole harbour, all offering a wealth of attractions.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Stuart Farnell joined Independent Cottages in November 2020

Enquire online / Phone:

Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • WiFi

Location (Dorset)

The Stables sits on its own in the grounds of King's Orchard and offers guests a good degree of privacy and a stylish retreat for a relaxing break.

Accommodation is presented to a high standard of comfort and comprises:

  • A large, open plan living area with plenty of space to cook, relax and dine. Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers creates a lovely sense of space and adds to the charm of this welcoming living area which has comfy seating, wall-mounted flat screen television, WiFi internet access and also a DVD player.
  • Kitchen area with wooden worktops over stylish units, dishwasher, range-style cooker with extractor over, microwave, washing machine and fridge with freezer compartment. The dining area has a round table with four chairs opposite the kitchen area plus there is space to hang coats and store boots, and doors taking you outside.
  • Bedroom with king size double bed.
  • En-suite shower room with WC, wash basin and large walk in shower, underfloor heating and heated towel rail.

Outside: Guests have a private area to sit out when the sun shines with outdoor furniture and BBQ - a lovely place for a glass or wine or BBQ after a long day walking. Parking (off-road) available outside the cottage.

Additional information: Tea and coffee awaits your arrival.  Lots of thoughtful useful extras are provided but there are supermarkets in Wareham just two miles from King's Orchard. Bedlinen, towels (please bring beach towels), electricity and heating included in the price. Short breaks (three night minimum) available during the winter months.  Dog friendly - good natured dogs permitted by prior arrangement.

The Stables Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Fri, 3rd May 2024 - Thu, 23rd May 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 24th May 2024 - Thu, 6th Jun 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 7th Jun 2024 - Thu, 4th Jul 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 5th Jul 2024 - Thu, 5th Sep 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 6th Sep 2024 - Thu, 26th Sep 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 27th Sep 2024 - Thu, 3rd Oct 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 4th Oct 2024 - Thu, 19th Dec 2024
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £495 | 4 nights: £530 | 5 nights: £585 | 6 nights: £615
Additional Notes: Please enquire regarding other dates/periods.

7 Nights

3 Nights

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Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom (King)
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2 dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
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Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7884 188850 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Stuart Farnell
Member Since November 2020

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Email Contact Preferred. The Stables was clad in wood for local planing approval. It is however well insulated and heated so Winter is not a problem, it has a gas fired log burning stove...

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The Stables 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 19th May 2024

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