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Sailor's Abode

Weymouth, Dorset (Ref. 1072741)

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  • 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/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Penhaligan

    “Beautiful house in a great location, we hope to visit again.”

    One suggestion for improvement would be to provide recycling facilities at the property so guests can responsibly recycle their waste. We collected our recycling and bought it home with us to avoid glass, cans, paper etc.. going to landfill.

    One suggestion for improvement would be to provide recycling facilities at the property so guests can responsibly recycle their waste. We collected our recycling and bought it home with us to avoid glass, cans, paper etc.. going to landfill. Thanks

    - Mr Penhaligan, October 2021

    Thankyou for your feedback, we are pleased you loved the house and location. At present Dorset Council do not offer separate recycling for trade waste. We are hopeful this will change in the future. Property Owner

The property

On the doorstep of Weymouth’s attractive historic harbour sits Sailor’s Abode, a beautiful character filled cottage just moments from the water’s edge and close to local amenities.

Accommodating up to 8 guests, this superbly positioned property is ideal for a family or group of friends looking for a seaside sanctuary, with the choice of two beaches being reached within just a few minutes’ walk, allowing you to leave the car parked up for the duration of your stay and explore this delightful Dorset town on foot.

Stepping inside the property, be welcomed into the living dining room where you can settle down and plan your holiday itinerary, before carrying on conversations at the dining table and enjoying a tasty home cooked meal, prepared by the head chef of your party in the well equipped kitchen.

Climbing the stairs to the first floor, you will find a double bedroom, a bunk bed room housing two sets of bunk beds and a family bathroom with bath, overhead shower, basin and WC.

Heading up to the second floor, you will discover a further double bedroom compete with an en-suite shower room with walk in shower, basin and WC.

The courtyard garden is the perfect spot to sit with your morning cup of tea or coffee whilst soaking in the early morning sun and from here the spiral staircase leads you to to a fabulous terrace area where sun loungers await you inviting you to spend a relaxing afternoon.

Head over Weymouth’s iconic drawbridge and into the town centre to discover many shops and boutiques where you can while away the hours seeking that special souvenir to take back home, and the wonderful Georgian esplanade that runs the length of the golden sandy beach is lined with bars and restaurants where you can grab a bite to eat on the go or sit down and enjoy a gourmet evening meal, as the twinkling lights of the promenade light up the bay.

There are many things to see and do to keep the whole family entertained; from donkey rides on the sand, amusement arcades, fairground rides and water sport hire from one on the beach huts.

Weymouth Sea Life Centre is a day well spent where you can discover an amazing underwater world; explore the tunnels and passageways teeming with turtles, stringrays, sharks and otters, visit Penguin Island and meet the only Fairy Penguin colony in Europe, and let the children run of some energy at the Adventure playpark.

Sailor’s Abode is a perfect home away from home from which to explore all the wonders of the Jurassic Coast and have a wonderful and memorable staycation with your loved ones.


  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x second-floor double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double and 1 x double bunk room with two bunk beds
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Living/dining room
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Courtyard with table and chairs and a spiral staircase leading to terrace with sun loungers
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.1 mile
  • Beach 0.5 miles

About the location


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: There are steep spiral steps in the outside courtyard which lead up to the terrace - please ensure children are not left unattended whilst in the garden.
Note: Parking in a local council car park is available nearby subject to a fee.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season