Gable Cottage Access Statement


Gable Cottage, 93 East Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5EE


  1. This statement should be read in conjunction with our website and/or hard copy brochure which gives general information about the area and detailed information about the cottage.
  2. Room sizes are overall and approximate.




Car:                 Postcode for sat nav. BH20 5EE

Arrive via A351, the main road from Wareham to Swanage.


Bus:                 Bus service approx hourly between Wareham and Swanage.

Bus stops in East Street at East Street Cemetery (both ways) and at

entrance to Halves Cottages (Swanage to Wareham only).


Train:              Mainline station at Wareham.

Bus sometimes connects

Taxis usually at station.


Taxi:               Valley Taxis 01929-480507 or 480655

Mikes Taxis  01929-553091




Car parking.  Space for 2 cars on gravel in front of house.

Minimum distance from car to front door approx 18ft (5.5m)


Key.                Keysafe: Code number as notified

Keysafe located: right of door.  Approx shoulder height



The front door opens onto a porch which has ample hanging space for coats. The porch then opens into the hall which has space for a pushchair.

Outside Light.  Yes. Switch inside to the right hand side.

Steps.  None

Door Sill. 4½ ins (12cms)

Door size. 6ft 6ins (2m) x 3ft (92cm)

Hall. 5ft (1.52m) x 4ft 6ins (1.37m)



The sitting room opens from the hall and has windows to 3 aspects. There are double

doors opening to the patio

Size 15ft 3ins (4.66m) x 11ft (3.35m)

Door 6ft 3ins (1.9m) x 2ft 6ins (76m)

Door Sill. none

Door to garden



The open plan kitchen and dining room open from the hall. There are windows to the east and west. The stable door opens to the patio. This room includes the washer/dryer

Size 11ft 7in (4.54m) x 9ft (2.75m)

Door 6ft 2ins (1.9m) x 2ft 6ins (76cms)

Door Sill None

                        Stable door to garden



The downstairs shower room opens from the hall. There is a cupboard containing the hoover, mop, ironing board, high chair, & small step ladder


Size 7ft 9ins (2.37m) x 4ft 10ins (1.5m)

Door 6ft 3ins (1.9m) x 2ft 2ins (67cms)

Door Sill None



The stairs have a handrail for lower part on the left and on the right on the upper part

12 steps. Rise 8ins (20cms)

Steps 4, 5, 6 turn through 90% otherwise straight.



There is a landing at the top of the stairs


BEDROOM 1 – Twin Room.

This bedroom has windows to 3 sides, a wood floor with 2 rugs

Size 14ft 10ins(4.52m) x 11ft (3.37m)

Door 6ft 3ins (1.9m) x 2ft 6ins (76cms)

Door Sill None

Twin beds each 3ft (92cms) x 6ft 3ins (1.9m)


BEDROOM 2 – Double Room

This bedroom looks over the Purbeck Hills and is carpeted

Size 12ft 9ins(3.91m) x 8ft 9ins (2.67m)

Door 6ft 3ins (1.9m) x 2ft 6ins (76cms)

Door Sill none

King Size bed 5ft (1.52m) x 6ft 6ins (1.98m)


BEDROOM 3 – Bunk Room

Castle visible from the window of this bunk bedded room which is carpeted

Size 9ft 6ins (2.89m) x 5ft 7ins (1.82m)

Door 6ft 3ins (1.9m) x 2ft 6ins (76cms)

Door Sill none

                        Full size bunk beds 3ft (92cms) x 6ft 3ins (1.9m)




Shower over bath

Size 7ft (2.13m) x 5ft 7ins (1.7m)

Door 6ft 3ins (1.9m) x 2ft 6ins (76cms)

Door Sill none




The garden is enclosed. Grass and paved patio area with planted borders. There are 3 lawned areas; one in the front and 2 in the back. There are 2 patio areas, one catching the morning sun and the other the evening sun. There is a gate from the back garden to the front garden.


Access from Kitchen:

There are 2 steps down from the kitchen to the east facing patio and a further 3 steps down to the grass.

Stable door 6ft 3ins (1.9m) x 2ft 6ins (76cms)

Sill 1.5ins (4cms)

2 steps down to patio (4ins/10cms and 7ins/18cms)

3 further steps down to grass (4ins/10cms; 8ins/20cms; 3ins/8cms)


Access from Sitting Room:

There are 2 steps down from the patio doors to the patio and another 2 steps down to the grass.

Double patio doors, each 6ft 3ins (1.9m) x 2ft (61cms)

Sill 2ins (5cms)

2 steps down to patio (5ins/12cms; 4ins/10cms)

2 further steps down to grass (6ins/15cms;3ins/8cms)



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