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Fleet View House

Weymouth, Dorset (Ref. 1079399)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Costello

    “The property has been modernised to a high standard.”

    It was a bonus to have a lovely view from the lounge & balcony of the sea & the wonderful sunsets. I think if there was an extra bed in the single room it would easily accommodate 6 people. There was no mention that there was no toilet in the biggest bathroom, however there were 2 other toilets on separate floors. ...

    It was a bonus to have a lovely view from the lounge & balcony of the sea & the wonderful sunsets. I think if there was an extra bed in the single room it would easily accommodate 6 people. There was no mention that there was no toilet in the biggest bathroom, however there were 2 other toilets on separate floors. The master bedroom could have done with a mirror above the chest of drawers as this was the area I used as a dressing table. A couple of hooks on the bathroom door would have been handy as there was nowhere to put clothes, dressing gowns etc. We all enjoyed the house & we had a great holiday.

    - Mrs Costello, August 2021

    Many thanks Mrs Costello for your valuable and productive feedback which have since been actioned. I am so pleased you enjoyed your holiday and would like to welcome you back at some point in the future. Owner relations

The property

Resting on a picturesque, peaceful part of Weymouth, taking in amazing elevated views of the Fleet Nature Reserve, is this fabulous split level detached holiday home, Fleet View House.

Boasting delightful views of The Fleet Lagoon, Chesil Beach, Lyme Bay and surrounding countryside from the front of the property and sought-after balcony, this property is ideal for a family holiday at any time of the year.

As you arrive at the property, an off-road parking space greets you, there is free road parking too.

Step into the split-level dwelling and on the ground floor is a double bedroom with sea views, tv/dvd, cloakroom and coat cupboard greet you.

Make your way up 7 stairs to the first floor open plan kitchen with breakfast bar and dining area leading to the garden.

Here you can rustle up delicious meals for your family, using the well-equipped facilities and dine as a family at the dining table.

Alternatively, open the patio doors and relax in the patio area overlooking the established garden, taking your meals alfresco and dine on the plush corner suite with a good glass of wine as the sun goes down.

On this floor is the bright and airy bunk bedroom with a small collection of toys and childrens books ideal for younger families or friends sharing.

A separate shower room offering a bath with a shower over the bath is where you can enjoy a long and relaxing soak or a fresh morning shower.

Head up the next 6 stairs to the Lounge, kick off your shoes and relax in front of the Smart TV for an hour after a long day of walking on the South West Coast Path in this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Open the Lounge patio doors and enjoy the stunning sea and far-reaching countryside views from the balcony.

From here you may experience the everchanging magical colours of the sea and amazing evening sunsets.

The Master double bedroom with sea views is also on this floor as well as a separate bathroom.

If you fancy a break from cooking, the town centre is a short drive away with an array of restaurants by the harbour to watch the boats or sea front including Sea Beats, which offers a casual atmosphere, or Crab House Cafe, known for its tasty fresh seafood.

Alternatively, Alf's Fish & Chips is a walk away whereas, The Fat Badger Restaurant takes in views of the Fleet and Chesil Beach.

Nearby there is The Marquis of Granby or in Portland, there is also The Boat That Rocks, Cove House Inn or Quiddles.

Walkers are a short distance away from the South West Coast Path of Dorset's AONB.

This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a must for exploring more of the Jurassic Coast with The Fleet Lagoon and Chesil Beach.

To the West driving along the Coast Road B3157 to Abbotsbury, Burton Bradstock, Golden Cap, Bridport, Charmouth and Lyme Regis.

To the East is Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove, Wareham and the Purbeck region.

The grand and historic ruins of Sandsfoot Castle are within easy reach and rest on top of a magnificent view point.

A short walk from Weymouth harbour will take you to the picture-perfect Nothe Gardens and fascinating architecture of the Nothe Fort, making for an interesting day out for all, before stopping at the Weymouth Museum to immerse yourself into the local history.

Local beaches are at Smallmouth Cove, Castle Cove or Weymouth Bay.

Be sure to visit the quirky rugged Isle of Portland, home to the towering Portland Castle and delightful Little Beach, which makes for a peaceful day out for the whole family.

Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy offer taster sessions and equipment hire so you could try sailing, stand-up paddle boarding, powerboating or kayaking.

The island offers horse riding, amazing walks, the Portland Museum, D-Day Museum and Portland Bill lighthouse stopping for a bite to eat at The Lobster Pot.

A small family run farm, Fancys Farm, allows you feed the wallabies, goats and pigs and to walk the alpaca's - to many children's delight!

Venturing further afield, take a trip with the children to the Dorset Teddy Bear Museum before continuing to the impressive Kingston Maurward Animal Park, to get up-close and personal with a number of cute farm animals.

Coastal gems Lulworth Cove and West Bay also make for a lovely family day out whilst Charmouth Beach and Lyme Regis are the perfect spots to get involved in some fossil hunting along the shoreline.

If you are a member of Historic Houses there are many houses and gardens to visit - Mapperton House, Athelhampton House, Sherborne Castle, Lulworth Castle, Forde Abbey, Wolfeton House, Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens, Highcliffe Castle to name a few.

For the Natural Trust there are Kingston Lacy, Hardys Cottage, Max Gate, Clouds Hill, Portland House and Montacute House etc.

Take a boat trip to remember from the harbour to go fishing, find dolphins, admire the view, jet ski or white-water speed boat!

Play golf at Wessex Golfing range close by, hire a bike or venture out on the open-top Jurassic Coast bus.

Fleet View House is a superb base for a memorable holiday to the stunning Dorset coast.

Summary

  • Split-level
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x second-floor double, 1 x bunk, 1 x ground-floor double
  • Ground-floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • First-floor bathroom with bath, shower over and heated towel rail
  • Second-floor bathroom with bath, handheld shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • First-floor kitchen/diner
  • Second-floor sitting room with balcony
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, blender
  • Smart TV, dvd player, 2nd tv, Wi-fi, radio
  • Gas, electric & water inc. in rent
  • Bed linen & towels inc. in rent
  • Hairdryer
  • Off-road parking for 1 car, free roadside parking
  • Garden with lawn, patio with furniture & terrace
  • Garage available for storage only
  • Highchair, travel cot, stairgate & step stool
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry no smoking or candles
  • Fleet Lagoon, Chesil Beach & Lyme Bay views from front South West Coast Path close by
  • Buckets, spades & windbreaker provided
  • Information leaflets & guidebooks
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: check-in is from 5pm, check-out by 10am

About the location

WEYMOUTH

Dorchester 7 miles; Bridport 17 miles.

The popular resort of Weymouth makes an outstanding year-round holiday destination, with a wide variety of attractions on offer, appealing to all tastes and ages. The glorious golden sandy beaches have excellent facilities for all kinds of watersports, whilst from the picturesque, bustling harbour you can take regular fishing trips. A short drive takes you to Portland Harbour, and the rugged “Isle” of Portland, linked to Weymouth by the dramatic Chesil Beach. Visit Dorchester, Thomas Hardy’s “Casterbridge”, only 7 miles away, or take a journey along the scenic coastal road and call in at Abbotsbury Swannery and Subtropical Gardens. Alternatively, just head down to West Bay - the views of the stunning Dorset Heritage Coastline are not to be missed!

Please note that the grassed garden area is steep and can be accessed by steps.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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