Compass Point, Swanage in Swanage, Houses by Barratt Homes
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A range of 2 and 3 homes in Swanage, ideal for those looking to live closer to the coast. Compass Point is located at the eastern end of the Jurassic Coast, and World Heritage site. It is not all beaches and cliffs - browse the independent stores, or enjoy an afternoon on the famous Swanage steam train. There are also local schools and transport links to Bournemouth, Poole and Weymouth.


There's a wealth of local stores in Swanage with independent butchers, bakers, fishmongers and farm shops and well known supermarkets. There is always a local convenience store or campsite shop nearby, or try some of the locally produced food at the open air markets. Remember to look out for Dorset Food and Drink and Purbeck Produce logos, so you know that it's been locally grown.


Swanage is accessible by main road either through Wareham and its bypass or via the Sandbanks Ferry which provides a shorter route to Bournemouth. The main bus services are provided by Morebus. Number 40 runs between Swanage and Poole, number 30 between Swanage and Weymouth (summer time only), and the number 50 runs between Swanage and Bournemouth via the Sandbanks Ferry. Double-deck open top buses are used on the Poole and Bournemouth to Swanage routes in the summer months. Swanage has a restored heritage steam railway which operates for most of the year. Limited ferry services also run between Poole Quay and Swanage Pier. These are used by Swanage residents for shopping trips to Poole's large shopping centre, and also by tourists in Poole for day trips into Swanage. The nearest mainline railway station to Swanage is Wareham, with South Western Railway services westward to Dorchester South and Weymouth and eastwards towards Poole, Bournemouth, Southampton Central and London Waterloo. National Express Coaches operate a daily coach service from Swanage to London (One journey each way, to London in the morning, back in the evening).


Situated on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, and a gateway town for exploring the Jurassic Coast, Swanage is ideal for relaxing walks, cycling and family days out. With beautiful natural habitats on your doorstep and the close proximity of the town centre, there is plenty for everyone to enjoy. For the more adventurous take on rock climbing, abseiling, kayaking or many other water sports on offer. Swanage has become a popular destination for sporting events, including marathons, triathlons and walking challenges because of the dramatic scenery.


Purbeck Sports Centre is a large, family friendly, Sports Centre in Wareham, Isle of Purbeck. There are many ways to keep fit with swimming lessons, exercise classes, gym facilities and much more.


The Swanage School, rated Good with Ofsted, is a community secondary school for 11-16 year olds. Swanage primary school is also near to the development. A large private language school in the town, Harrow House, caters for foreign pupils. Adjacent to Harrow House is Purbeck View School, owned by Cambian Education. This school caters to the needs of autistic children and teenagers and provides boarding facilities.

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  • 2019 - BEST PUBLIC REALM - Silver award
  • 2017 - BEST PARTNERSHIP SCHEME - Silver award
  • 2016 - BEST LARGE HOUSEBUILDER - Bronze award
  • 2015 - BEST LARGE HOUSEBUILDER - Bronze award
  • 2014 - BEST PARTNERSHIP SCHEME - Bronze award

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Price Details:
£228,000 - £355,000
Swanage, Dorset BH19
Property Details:
2 - 3 bedroom properties

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