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Safe Harbour

Brewers Quay harbour, Dorset (Ref. 994606)

4.6

Dream Cottages rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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45 Customer Review(s)

  • Richard

    “A number of small points .”

    Two sets of keys would have been useful , particularly if there is more than one couple staying Loo paper very cheap and thin Kitchen roll would have been useful as there were no napkins Didn’t see any drinks mats Would have liked to be able to separate out the various recycling elements , putting everything into one bin felt very anti environment Maybe have olive oil/ vegetable oil left in the house Hamper was lovely Very well stocked cutlery and crockery , overall it was ...

    Two sets of keys would have been useful , particularly if there is more than one couple staying Loo paper very cheap and thin Kitchen roll would have been useful as there were no napkins Didn’t see any drinks mats Would have liked to be able to separate out the various recycling elements , putting everything into one bin felt very anti environment Maybe have olive oil/ vegetable oil left in the house Hamper was lovely Very well stocked cutlery and crockery , overall it was lovely. Great location .

    - Richard, December 2023

    Thank you for the positive feedback about your stay at Safe Harbour over New Year. We will try to respond to suggestions that you have made but unfortunately some of these are outside of our control, for example the recycling issue, options about which are explained in our guest information folder. Property Owner

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double can be split into 2'6" beds which would be suitable for children with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x second floor zip and linked super king-size double can be made up as 3' twin single, 1 x second floor 2' 6" twin single suitable for children
  • Second floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area with feature gas fire and sitting area
  • Utility room in a separate annexe beyond the courtyard with shower, basin and WC
  • First floor sitting room with feature gas fire.
  • Gas central heating, electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD player, CD music system, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair available
  • Permit parking for one car in Zone L (subject to availability) until 20 Apr 2024 subject to council renewal
  • Small courtyard with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome, charge of £21 per pet per week Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 min
  • Beach 10 min.

The property

Safe Harbour is a beautifully renovated three storey house, rated 4 star gold in it's 2019 Independent Assessment, which stands proudly in prime position beside the Old Harbour in Weymouth - arguably the best location in Weymouth.

The property offers guests a luxurious stay in a contemporary atmosphere with a palette of colours reflecting the harbourside location.

The house is very well equipped providing a real 'home from home'.

There are wonderful panoramic views of Weymouth harbour, itself a popular tourist attraction, from the bay windows of the property.

The house is spacious, offering three bedrooms for up to six people, plus one well-behaved dog.

Safe Harbour dates from the 1820s, and has a narrow front door and staircase, which people with mobility difficulties need to be aware of.

On the ground floor, there is a large kitchen with dining area with additional cosy seating area, overlooking the harbour.

The first floor has a lounge with harbour views, plus one en-suite bedroom.

Two bedrooms and family bathroom are located on the second floor.

There is a small step leading into the property, also two steps from the kitchen leading into the courtyard.

Two more steps lead from the courtyard into a separate annexe with laundry room and shower room. On arrival and departure, vehicles can park directly outside the house to unload and load luggage.

Car parking on the harbourside is limited to one hour.

Blue badge parking is available on the harbourside and at several other locations in the town and local area.

As the lounge is on the first floor, the view from here is elevated.

As well as being excellent for spotting visiting yachts from all over the world, the harbour still has fishing boats going about their daily work.

There is always something of interest going on at the harbour.

Watching the town bridge open and close to let the yachts into the inner marina is fascinating for young and old alike.

Brewers Quay and Hope Square, just around the corner, offering cafes, restaurants and pubs.

Newton's Cove, ideal for rock pooling or walking a dog, is a two-minute walk away.

From there, the sweeping coastline leads to the very attractive Nothe Gardens, the old fort and back to the harbour.

At the Stone Pier there is a beautiful view of the beach and Esplanade.

Weymouth has an award-winning sandy beach, ideal for sand castles and bathing, with traditional seaside entertainment such as Punch and Judy, donkey rides and trampolines.

The surrounding waters are a haven for water sports including sailing, wind surfing, scuba diving as well as fishing from land and sea.

Crabbing from the harbourside is a popular pursuit whatever your age.

If you are looking for a luxurious holiday home in the best harbourside location in Weymouth, where the beach and town are also just a few minutes' walk away, then Safe Harbour may be the ideal choice.

Fayre In The Square end May
Wessex Folk Festival start Jun
Festivals will cause some inconvenience due to some road closures and parking restrictions. Should you require any further assistance or clarification on this please do not hesitate to contact us.

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About the location

BREWERS QUAY HARBOUR

Dorchester 8.7 miles; West Lulworth 15.8 miles

Brewers Quay is the old Victorian brewery situated at the heart of the harbour, in Weymouth, Dorset. Much of the grade II listed complex and surrounding brewery buildings date from the late 1800 early 1900’s and many have stones inlaid commemorating their construction year. This area is now a popular destination with many restaurants, café and bars, creating a vibrant culture, where you can relax with a drink and watch the world go by. Tucked away down the harbourside streets, you will find original Tudor harbour buildings, estimated to have been built in 1600 and well worth a visit, with a very interesting history to share. You will also find the Weymouth Museum, with some incredible exhibitions, and the harbour is also home to the lifting bridge, where you can watch the luxury yachts head out to sea, and then walk over the bridge to the town's winding streets of boutique shops and the seafront esplanade and beach. There is more to this seaside town than meets the eye; Brewers Quay is a much-loved holiday destination in Weymouth!

Note: max 6 people.
Note: one well-behaved dog is welcome but is not allowed in the bedrooms or on furniture.
Note: guests need to bring their own cot linen.
Note: Permit parking for one car in Zone L subject to availability until 20 Apr 2024 (subject to council renewal)
Note: Nearest pay and display parking is at DT4 8UD Nothe car park a few minutes walk.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas