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The Coachman's House,

Weymouth, Weymouth & Portland, Dorset
Sleeps 4 Bedrooms 2 Changeover day Saturday Shortbreaks
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  • Beach Beach
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  • Coachman's House is around 1/2 mile from Weymouth's sandy beach
  • A charming cottage updated with a pale palette
  • Pet friendly and welcoming up to three dogs
  • Enjoy a sunny evening in the patio garden
  • Enjoy staying in this stylish and comfortable cottage

This delightful cottage is a real hidden gem, located around 1/2 a mile from Weymouth's glorious sandy beach.  Steeped in history, it was once as a toll collection point, and has recently been carefully renovated, retaining lots of beautiful original features blended elegantly with modern comforts. With a private walled garden that catches the sun, a modern kitchen, spacious dining room, and cosy garden facing lounge, this cottage is sure to steal your heart.  Only a brisk 10-minute walk to the sea front and town, it's ideally placed for enjoying Weymouth's Georgian seafront, restaurants, cafes and bars. If you feel like exploring further afield, Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove are a short 20-minute journey, and you are ideally located for access to Monkey world and The Tank museum.   After an exciting day out retreat to The Coachman's House and relax in this quiet historical oasis.

Accommodation: Kitchen/Diner. Lounge. Stairs to first floor.  Bedroom 1, double bed.  Bedroom 2, twin single beds.  Bathroom with P-shaped bath and shower over, hand basin and toilet.

Additional services: WiFi. Smart TV with Netflix, Gas central heating. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Fridge. Freezer. Stairgate. On road parking only subject to availability.  Private walled garden with seating.  Welcomes 3 pets. Bed linen and towels inclusive.

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About the Location

Weymouth sits perfectly on the stunningly beautiful Jurassic coastline. Located on the Southern tip of Dorset, this traditional seaside town is one of the most visited and popular areas on the south coast.

With a beautiful, blue flag, sandy beach, sitting against the back drop of an elegant Georgian esplanade, this seaside wonder is a firm favourite for families. As indeed it once was for King George III, who famously used to holiday here.

For a perfectly nostalgic English seaside holiday, you can ask for no more. A golden, sandy beach, named one of the best in Britain, shallow waters which are perfect for paddling, Punch and Judy shows, donkey rides, carousels on the promenade, all accompanied by traditional chippies and quaint tea rooms.

Head down to Weymouth’s Old Harbour, a fine Georgian harbour and one of the prettiest in Europe. Simply soak up the bustling atmosphere of harbour life; sit on the harbour wall with some fish and chips and watch the large catamarans, traditional fishing boats and luxury yachts. Or why not enjoy an adrenaline fuelled ride around the bay with the Weymouth Bay Rib Charters. How about a nice family fishing trip? Many of the fishing boats at the harbour offer fishing trips for absolute beginners and accomplished anglers. Weymouth is fantastic for fishing with plenty of wrecks and reefs to explore.

Try a Jurassic Safari where you can sample Dorset’s secret beauty, off the beaten track. You will be taken along unspoilt country lanes, ancient byways and deep river crossings, whilst catching sight of beautiful wildlife.

Fossil hunting on Chesil beach is a joy with the children. They can run up and down the steep shingle climb, whilst you picnic on the beach.

Sandworld is definitely worth a visit; the sand art won’t fail to impress and there is a fantastic sandpit for the children to play in.

Visit the magnificent Nothe Fort and explore the tunnels and passageways that were once filled with soldiers and canons. See where all the gun powder was stored and walk up to the top level where the canons were fired at the approaching enemy.

If a leisurely stroll through beautiful gardens is more your thing, why not try the award winning Greenhill Gardens, which sit right on the seafront. Bennetts Water Gardens is also a lovely choice, replete with a vast array of water lilies and a Claude Monet style Japanese bridge. A very romantic setting for a picnic!

For a fun packed day out with the kids, head to the Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower, an underground sea world with attractions, rides and over 1,000 incredible creatures. Venture up in a viewing capsule on the The Jurassic Skyline for an incredible panoramic view across the Jurassic Coastline and Dorset countryside.

Children will love Fantasy Island. There are lots of rides, many traditional ones ideal for younger children, tea pots and flying elephants to name but a few! Penny arcades, slot machines and a fab coffee bar.

Weymouth is a fantastic town with plenty to do for everyone!

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