Cove Castle, Dorset (Ref. 994352)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • 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

Reviews & Ratings

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* Based on a combined average customer score over the last 3 months

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26 Customer Review(s)

  • “The Lookout is ideally suited in both location to the town centre and coastal path heading to Chesil Beach and lower part of Portland.”

    We return each year as the property provides the quietness away from the town centre and for the fabulous views of Portland harbor and the park.

    We return each year as the property provides the quietness away from the town centre and for the fabulous views of Portland harbor and the park.

    - Mrs Stibbs, July 2019

The property

Overlooking Portland Harbour, Weymouth Bay, Sandsfoot castle ruins and Green Flag awarded Sandsfoot Gardens, Lookout is ideally placed to ensure you make the most of the views on your Dorset holiday.

This modern Spanish style house has all you need to relax on holiday with friends or with a small family.

Lookout is set over a ground floor, and two upper floors.

It can accommodate up to four guests in two bedrooms, both situated on the second floor with sea views. Step out to the balcony from the sitting room and enjoy views directly to Sandsfoot castle and gardens or spend some time in the patio garden which is equipped with a wooden table and bench to rest your feet. The Jurassic Coastal path is just moments from the house and gives you access to some of the most breath-taking walks.

A short drive away is the National Sailing Academy, the Isle of Portland, Weymouth town, beach and seaside attractions.

A pub and convenience store are within easy walking distance and there is a cafe at Sandsfoot Castle just across the road.

If you want to explore further afield, Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door and Corfe Castle are a short drive to the East, with Chesil Beach, Burton Bradstock, West Bay and Bridport to the West.

All offer unique views and insights in to the gorgeous Jurassic coastline.

In summer take a ride with a double-decked Jurassic coaster bus which will take you through the most iconic places in Dorset from Poole to Axminster in Devon. One of our favourite things about a stay at Lookout is the 'almost secret' sandy beach at the end of the road.

With shallow waters and views over Portland Harbour it's the perfect place to spend the day with the children and dogs playing together.

A fine Weymouth holiday home perfect for couples or a small family.


  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x second floor double, 1 x second floor twin single
  • Second floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • First floor kitchen
  • Ground floor utility room
  • First floor sitting room with dining area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV, BT Sport, FreeSat, DVD/CD, WiFi, selection of books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Carport off road parking for two cars
  • Fully enclosed rear patio garden with furniture
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 min.

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About the location


Castle Cove is a firm favourite with locals, sitting along side the Rodwell trail area, Castle Cove Beach is usually uncrowded, and offers safe bathing from it’s gently sloping shoreline. There are two main beach areas, Castle Cove, new steps to the beach opened early in 2019, and Sandsfoot beach, both with soft golden sand and the vibe of the best kept secret. Sandsfoot castle is just two minutes’ walk from the beach where you will find castle ruins, pretty award-winning gardens and a small café, offering snacks, drinks and ice-creams. Accessed off Old Castle Road in Weymouth, this area is a real treat for those who want to be away from the buzz and bright lights of the traditional Weymouth Seafront, and yet close enough to venture there when they choose. When you are on the beach you could be forgiven for thinking you are miles from town, and yet you are only a 15-20 minute walk from the old Harbour and access to Weymouth town centre. If you want to know where the locals would recommend you spend your beach days, then Castle Cove and Sandsfoot beaches are it.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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