Northgate has a listed Georgian Facade, but modern sized rooms behind. There are three steep steps up to the front door, Northgate is the brick house.
The master bedroom has a super-comfy 5ft bed and TV, perfect for breakfast in bed.
The comfy sitting room is the perfect place to relax after a busy day exploring.
The pretty courtyard garden is very sheltered, three steps lead up to the private parking area.
The modern kitchen/diner, plenty of space to cook up a feast.
Historic Wareham Quay, hosts a Saturday market, and during the summer months, live bands perform.
The master bedroom has its own en suite.
En suite for the master bedroom.
The master bedroom is at the back of the house.
The double bedroom with a comfy 4ft 6 bed, looks out onto the high street.
The family bathroom, perfect for a soak at the end of the day. A fitted shower has recently been installed over the bath, not featured in this photo.
The single room looks onto the high street.
The dining area of the kitchen looks out onto the pretty high street.
Plenty of work space in the kitchen if you are feeling hungry and creative.
The pretty market town of Wareham, Northgate is in the foreground with the green front door and hanging basket.
The spacious sitting room has a gas flame effect fire for cooler evenings.
The sitting room opens onto the sheltered courtyard, which leads out to the private parking area for Northgate.
The beginning of the Jurassic Coast; Old Harry Rocks with Studland bay in the foreground.
A ten minute walk from Northgate brings you to the town quay, where you can watch the world go by.
Boat and kayak hire on the river Frome, just ten minutes walk from Northgate.
Visit Kimmeridge, a fabulous part of the Jurassic Coat, great for fossil hunting.
The Etches collection at the Museum of Jurassic Marine Life, Kimmeridge, displays a fabulous collection of fossils collected locally by Steve Etches.
Monkey World is just 6 miles from Wareham, a great day out for all the family.
The pretty village of Corfe is dominated by the iconic remains of CorfeCastle.
Studland beach and bay are very safe for swimming and kayaking, cafes with cake and ice cream make for a perfect day at the seaside,
Studland peninsula, fabulous for walking and mountain biking, with views across to Bournemouth bay.
Travel through military history at Bovington Tank Museum, just 7 miles from Northgate.
East Dorset's CAMRA pub of the year for 2016 is 100 yards form Northgate.
Sandbanks car and passenger ferry takes you across the mouth of Poole Harbour, the largest natural harbour in Europe, from Poole to the Purbeck, a very busy waterway.
Swanage bay has a safe sandy beach, just inviting you to build a sandcastle or two.
West Bay, more of the stunning Jurassic coastline.
Chesil Beach is a spectacular shingle structure, viewed here leading from the Isle of Portland west towards Burton Bradstock.
St Martin's on the Walls church is opposite Northgate.



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October 2018

Very comfortable for a family with children, well furnished throughout with a very good range of appliances. Well located for exploring the Purbeck area.

September 2018

Northgate is well located within easy reach of all the many amenities Wareham has to offer. The cottage itself is a period property - extremely well cared for and appointed with all modern comforts. It is tastefully decorated, comfortable and spacious. It is within walking distance of the railway station (5-10 minutes) - ideal if you haven't brought your car and the bus services are pretty regular too! Close to all the shops, supermarkets, eating places etc and extremely handy for doing the Wareham Wall Walk! History is literally across the road at St Martin's on the Wall, an Anglo-Saxon church - an absolute must if you love your history, don't miss it! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Northgate to my family and friends.

April 2018

Very well equipped cottage in a perfect location for exploring the Jurassic Coast area and Dorset countryside.

April 2018

Well furnished, clean, comfortable cottage with private parking in a fantastic central location. Highly recommended.

March 2018

The facilities at North gate were superb, all needs catered for and beyond. If we needed it, it was there. I would definitely stay here again. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Don't bother to bring a guide book as the collection at North gate is extensive. Best kitted out kitchen in any holiday let we have been to, really comfortable bed. Great location with parking.

February 2018

Lovely welcome from the owner, extremely helpful and accommodating.

September 2017

Enjoyable stay at Northgate, the owners were very friendly, a nice touch having a tv in the bedroom.

September 2017

A warm welcome, spotlessly clean, comfortable and centrally located; we couldn't have asked for more.

June 2017

It exceeded our expectations, it is the nicest property we have ever stayed in.

March 2017

Ideal cottage in a perfect location for exploring this delightful corner of Dorset.

October 2016

Had a very comfortable stay. Our stay was short but enjoyable and we would definately return. Many thanks.

August 2016

The cottage is on the main road in Wareham and this has traffic on it from 5.30am to 11.00pm. This is disruptive of sleep in the two front bedrooms. There is secondary glazing to one bedroom but it is insufficient to block out the road noise. There are two parking spaces but you will only be able to use them and open your doors if the cars are very small - not a Golf or a Citreon Picasso (not overly large cars).

Reply from Classic Cottages

Thanks for taking the time to review Northgate. The town is popular and it's possible that you may have seen increased traffic during your stay due to the bank holiday, and there being more visitors wanting to explore this lovely area and coastline. The property is Grade II Listed, and so it is only possible to have secondary glazing to the front of the house, but we are sorry if you were disturbed. We appreciate your comments about the parking - we found that the spaces are suitable for most cars, but the Owner will be able to advise on alternatives if you're having trouble. Tanya, Customer Support

UPDATE May 2017 Acoustic glass has recently been installed in both front bedrooms.

May 2016

Fantastic location and very welcoming owner. The property is extremely comfortable and very well equipped, however the road noise at the front of the property does detract from a five star rating.

Reply from Classic Cottages

We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Northgate, and found the location suited you well. The town position does mean that there will be some passing traffic, especially when people are heading off to work, but there is double-glazing to help reduce this. Tanya, Customer Support

UPDATE May 2017 Acoustic glass has recently been installed in both front bedrooms.

April 2016

Fabulous location, beautifully decorated, a real touch of luxury. I'd highly recommend staying here.

April 2016

Excellently decorated and well equipped clean cottage. Good base for touring the area. Plenty of local restaurants Some road noise up to 10:30pm (main bedroom and lounge not affected) Good enjoyable stay

Reply from Classic Cottages

Thanks for taking the time to review Northgate - we're delighted that you found it such a great base and made the most of the local eateries. The cottage is located within the town, so there will be some hustle and bustle as a trade off for the great position, but we hope you had a wonderful stay nevertheless. Tanya, Customer Support

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