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Able Cottage Bournemouth

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum 
Cottage
Escape the madness and get some space this summer in our beautiful cottage close the clifftop and 7 miles of sandy beaches in Bournemouth. Super fast wifi for guests wishing to work as well as relax.Able Cottage is a beautiful character property which has been fully renovated keeping original features with a contemporary twist. Stripped wooden floorboards, white walls, original doors and quarry tile floors. Two working open fireplaces, three double bedrooms, one with en-suite. fitted bathroom. Open plan gallery kitchen/ diner which leads out onto a south west facing garden which is decked and shingled. This property is child friendly and we have cots and highchairs available . Please note the two single beds are put up beds suitable for children under 12. There is no BBQ at this...Escape the madness and get some space this summer in our beautiful cottage close the clifftop and 7 miles of sandy beaches in Bournemouth. Super fast wifi for guests wishing to work as well as relax.Able Cottage is a beautiful character property which has been fully renovated keeping original features with a contemporary twist. Stripped wooden floorboards, white walls, original doors and quarry tile floors. Two working open fireplaces, three double bedrooms, one with en-suite. fitted bathroom. Open plan gallery kitchen/ diner which leads out onto a south west facing garden which is decked and shingled. This property is child friendly and we have cots and highchairs available . Please note the two single beds are put up beds suitable for children under 12. There is no BBQ at this property. The property is a stones throw from the centre of the town and 5 minutes walk to the beautiful sandy beaches. If you don't want to bring or hire a car you can still visit the beautiful surrounding areas of Bournemouth using the travel interchange which is a 5 minute walk in the opposite direction.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bedrooms
3 Doubles2 Singles
Bathrooms
1 Full bath1 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
Louise S
Hosting since April 2008
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 50%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsThe keys to the cottage will be in a lock box for your convenience for a self service check in. Why not order an internet shop to be delivered on your arrival, much easier and not so much luggage to bring! We can help you with suggestions for great trips during your stay with us and maybe some of our own hidden gems off the tourist route. Tell us the things that float your boat and we can give you some great suggestions of amazing places in our neck of the woods. why not think about hiring a beach hut ? we have contacts in all areas. Really happy to help with anything extra you need to have a relaxing and happy stay at Able cottage.

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Reviews (7)
MiickyK1994
MiickyK1994
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Just Perfect, loved it.
The location was perfect. Close to the convenient store (co-operative) and the town centre. The beach is literally 5/10 minutes away. The house itself was in great condition and really spacious, to be honest I don't have any complaints. We all had a wonderful weekend. We’ll visit again
Visited July 2018
Written 13 July 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Louise S
Louise S
So pleased you all had a wonderful stay and enjoyed the weather! Would love to see you again ........ Louise
Written 17 July 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Verity D
Verity D
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely and clean and good location.
We had a great time at the cottage and was a good location in terms of beach and shops. The cottage was very clean and the owner quickly sorted out the issue we had on the first day regarding lightbulbs so thank you. The only slight issue was the lamppost positioned right over the driveway, which made parking the car quite tricky. otherwise very much enjoyed our stay
Visited August 2017
Written 21 August 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

EmmaH2480
EmmaH2480
6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Great house - would stay again
We had a lovely week at Able Cottage. The house is lovely and spacious, nicely presented and very clean. Louise left us tea bags, coffee, milk and cake which was a nice touch after a long journey with children. There are some toys and DVDS at the house which was great for the kids and we all felt very comfortable. Bournemouth is a great place for all ages. Its quite a walk from the house down to the beach, especially for those who are not able to walk comfortably. Would recommend getting the bus (very regular) from Christchurch road which takes you into town. If you have children, be sure to visit Poultons Park and Monkey World. Thanks Louise!
Visited August 2015
Written 16 August 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Rebecca M
Rebecca M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Amazing holiday!
8 of us stayed at Able Cottage for a week in August! We all had a great holiday with amazing weather! The house is so spacious even though their was 8 of us! Location is perfect for the beach, town, asda & pubs etc! On arrival the house was spotless, had all the facilities you need, we even got a welcome basket of bits and peices. Rooms were really nice and spacious. Coming back next year! Thanks Louise :)
Visited August 2014
Written 17 August 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Helen L
Helen L
Northampton, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fabulous property in a superb location!
What a lovely property this is! We travelled with ourselves, our 1 year old, friends and their two year old. House had everything we all needed for a brilliant stay and plenty of room for two families. Louise couldn't have been more helpful in making sure we had everything we needed, including travel cot and high chair. Great location close to town centre and beach.
Visited September 2012 Travelled with family
Written 26 September 2012. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

yve0000
yve0000
Berlin, Germany1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
a relaxing home!
We (a family with 2 small children) have experienced an amazing and relaxing week in Bournemouth in this lovely, well-designed and spacious house. We really felt home and enjoyed staying at this lovely house very much. We appreciated very much the garden and the possibility to eat / sit outside, to have BBQ or just that the kids could run around and play outside in a safe environment while we could prepare food inside. The house is perfectly located between beach, bus lines and supermarket - everything is reachable in a walking distance, even with small children. Everything was simply perfect. This was our first visit to Bournemouth but I am sure it won’t be the last. Thank you so much for enabling such a nice vacation. Whenever we will be seeking a home in the area again, we will definitely think of you/rs…
Visited July 2012 Travelled with family
Written 20 August 2012. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

louise B
louise B
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
BEAUTIFUL
A group of us stayed in this property for 2 nights - we had a lovely time. The cottage is beautiful, location is great near to the beach and the town centre. On arrival the cottage was very clean and was stocked with everything we needed - we couldn't ask for more. Thank you for a lovely stay
Visited May 2012
Written 21 May 2012. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Bathroom and laundry
  • Iron
  • Washer
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Watersports
  • Cycling areas
Living spaces
  • Highchair
Outdoor amenities
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Private yard
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Tennis court
  • Hiking areas
Parking
  • Parking available
Kitchen and dining
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Location info
  • Kid friendly
  • Beachfront/Lakeside
  • City getaway

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Map
Getting there
Bournebouth Intl Airport
6.5 km

Eastleigh Airport
43.8 km
Restaurants
La Piccola Italia
5 min

Naked Coffee
6 min

Kori Korean Restaurant
5 min

Lynton Court Table Table
5 min
Attractions
Bournemouth Natural Science Society
2 minSpeciality Museums

Old Fire Station
5 minBars & Clubs

The Anvil
6 minBars & Clubs

The Lion's Head
5 minBars & Clubs
About the neighbourhood
Bournemouth has such a diverse choice of settings with so many attractions to choose from it is hard to know where to start.As parents ourselves we know how hard it is to keep the children entertained without burning a whole in your wallet so here are a few of our favourite attractions BEACHES5 minutes walk from the cottage is Bournemouth Beach and no one can resist a good old day at the beach. During the summer months there is a wide array of free activities for the children in the Kid Zone areas and in the pleasure gardens with numerous seafront attractions.We have access to some of the most beautiful beaches on the south coast and if you prefer somewhere a little quieter why no take the 5 minute ferry crossing from Sandbanks (Millionaires Row) to Studland Bay which belongs to the national Trust. MOORS VALLEY COUNTRY PARK 15 minute drive from the cottage on the A338 Moors Valley covers 750 acres in the Valley of the Moors River. At the heart of the park is the Visitor Centre, an 18th century timber barn, which houses Seasons Restaurant ,Just a few minutes walk from the Visitor Centre is the Adventure Play Area for older children and a special Castle and Sand Area for toddlers. From the play areas we cross the picnic area to the picturesque Moors Lake alongside which runs the narrow-gauge steam railway that will take you on a mile long journey through the park. POOLE PARK - 20 minute drive from the cottage Poole Park is one of only two Victorian Parks in the Borough of Poole, the park comprises of 109.5 acres of which 60 acres are water. So lots of boating fun, a train journey round the park, an ice skating ring, soft play centre, a great outside play park, loads of great trees to climb and lots of paths to cycle or roller skate on an ideal day out for families. In the centre of town we have a wonderful aquarium, wacky warehouse soft play area, pottery painting cafe, build a bear workshop, children's museum, cinemas to name a few We will leave you a folder full of ideas and places to visit For couples travelling without children, we have numerous National Trust sites nearby, beautiful walks in the New Forest and surrounding countryside. Compton Acres a historic garden built in 1929 to give a few examples, again numerous ideas for trips out will be in our welcome folder.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Our property is only a 5 minute journey from the central train station and interchange at Bournemouth.Also a 5 minute journey off the A338 so we are very easy to find!Guests travelling from outside the UK can fly into the nearest airport being Bournemouth International Airport , which would mean a 20 minute taxi ride to the property.If you are travelling internationally into one of the main London Airports you can get a train or coach direct to Bournemouth, visit the travel exchange in the arrival lounge for further advice. It is a one and a half hour journey by rail or coach.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Horse riding facilitiesTennis courtWatersports

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 2 pm Check out by 11 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed
Notes from owner
Bookings are a minimum of 7 days in school holidays. Check in is from 3pm and 7 pm. check out is at 10.30 am . 25% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your booking , the balance of Payment is due 8 weeks prior to the holiday. Refundable Damage Deposit of £200 is required with your booking this will be returned in full within a week of your departure assuming the property is left clean and tidy with no damages. We reserve the right to charge £10.00 per hour for cleaning if you do not leave the property in the condition of occupation. We understand that this is your holiday so if you dont wish to clean prior to your departure please arrange with us and we will charge accordingly. Full house clean £75.00 If you cancel your trip up to 8 weeks prior we are happy to refund your costs. If cancellations are received after this time and we are able to relet we will return your costs, less 25%. If we are unable to refill the accommodation we cannot refund - sorry we are trying to be as fair as possible! No refund will be made for non-arrivals. We recommend that all Guest takeout 'Holiday Insurance' in the event of cancellation / non-arrival or unforeseen circumstances. Linen if required is charged at £7.50 a set, please bring your own towels. Children are very welcome We have a strict 'NO SMOKING Policy'; we reserve the right to charge a week at High Season Rate to any person found to be smoking in the property or on site. We have a NO PET POLICY. The proprietor reserve the right to retake possession of the accommodation if any party behaves in a manner prejudicial to the well being of other guests without any refund. Guest are held responsible for any damage or loss during their stay. We are relieved of responsibility for loss or damage to any visitor's property or accident to any person whilst staying at any of our properties. Vehicles and their contents are left at vehicle owner's risk. The proprietor reserve the right to decline accommodation and are relieved from liability should circumstances beyond their control arise. The Accommodation is Hired to those names appearing on the Reservation Form only. On Departure Guest are asked to leave the Accommodation cleaned and tidy, (an extra charge for cleaning will be made) Guest are asked to sign the Guest Book noting any complaints, accidents, damage or broken items. PAYMENT OF THE DEPOSIT ASSUMES ACCEPTANCE OF THE CONDITION OF RESERVATIONWeekly bookings are from Saturday - Friday - departure saturday morning by 10am Our weekend rates are 3 days minimum charge Friday, Saturday and Sunday - whether you choose to stay the 3 days minimum is upto you We will use our discretion for school holidays, we prefer to rent weekly but are flexible do enquire if you want a shorter break Longer winter lets from October to March are available at a discount Sorry we are unable to take bookings where the group leader is under 21 years Single gender groups will have a higher security deposit of £500 which fully refundable with no damages Our payment terms are :- 25% of the cost secures your booking and should be made by cheque or internet banking, this is non refundable 8 weeks prior to your stay. Cancellations made in good time will be refunded if the property can be refilled Last minute bookings must be paid via internet banking or cash Refundable security deposit £200 couples/families or £500 single sex groups Final balance is due 60 days prior to holiday Lost keys will be charged at £20.00 We ask you to leave the property in the same pristine condition as when you arrived, please consider our next guests. Cleaning will be charged at £10.00 per hour and taken from your deposit if the property is not returned in the orignal condition. With respect to our Jewish patrons, please advise upon booking if you wish the cottage to be cleaned on your departure. Repeat bookings will receive a discount for this property and our properties in the Caribbean Small pets at our discretion - children welcomed! Cots, Highchairs, stairgates available

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Able Cottage Bournemouth is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

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