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Harbour Scene

West Bay, Dorset (Ref. 994249)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • 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
  • Mrs Lloyd

    “Would suggest, as advertised for families, a washing machine would be more useful than a dishwasher.”

The property

With views over the harbour, this comfortable and generous apartment located in the heart of West Bay, is the ideal setting from which to discover the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline of Dorset.

Harbour Scene is perfect families or a small group of friends who want to enjoy a holiday within walking distance of the beach and South West Coastal path.

Set all on one level this second-floor apartment welcomes you in through the generous hallway.

The delightful balcony, where you can sit and admire the stunning views over the harbour with a morning coffee of evening glass of wine, is accessed from the open plan sitting dining room.

The generous Kitchen has plenty of space for preparing wonderful meals and the bedrooms, with either a coastal view over the beach or a harbour view are bright and comfortable.

A leisurely stroll around West Bay, famous for it’s location and scenes in the TV series Broadchurch, will not disappoint you.

With the sights of a busy fishing harbour and the noise of the fishermen landing their daily catch, brought together with the delicious smells of fresh fish and chips by the sea you won’t want to travel far to enjoy a day out.

You will also discover numerous local restaurants, pubs and shops for all your daily needs.

There is lots to discover within easy driving distance; Charmouth, Lyme Regis and Exmouth off to the west, Burton Bradstock, Abbotsbury, The Isle of Portland and Weymouth to the East.

The Market town of Bridport is within a 2 mile walk, where you can explore the weekly vintage market and antiques.

Harbour View is perfectly positioned for all this area of the Jurassic Coast has to offer at any time of the year.


  • Second floor apartment with lift and stair access, to large landing area
  • From the landing there is one step up into the apartment
  • There are two bedrooms, one king-size double and one twin single bed
  • A bathroom with bath with shower over, basing and WC, kitchen and sitting dining room, TV, dining table and chairs, patio doors onto a balcony.
  • Electric heating, Electric Oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, Travel Cot and Highchair, TV
  • WIFI
  • Fuel and power inc.in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Allocated garage parking
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and Pub within 5-minute walk

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About the location


Bridport 1.5 miles; Lyme Regis 7 miles.

West Bay, fondly known as “The Gateway To The Dorset Jurassic Coast”, nestles beneath the glorious sandstone cliffs of Golden Cap, at the western end of the dramatic pebbly Chesil Beach. This is a wonderful seaside location, perfect for family holidays, offering scenic walks along the South West Coastal Path, as well as ample opportunities to try your hand at sea fishing, golf, fossil hunting, boating, or even try scuba diving. Only 1.5 miles away is the vibrant market town of Bridport, featured in the TV series, River Cottage. The area holds plenty of attractions to suit the whole family! Just a short drive takes you to the picturesque seaside resort of Lyme Regis, the lovely sub-tropical gardens and swannery at Abbotsbury, or the golden sands of Weymouth. This wonderful location makes an ideal base for a great family holiday.

PLEASE NOTE ON THE 25.6.19: Garage doors will be serviced at the property on this date so cars will need to be removed. Please contact Dream Cottages when making a booking so that alternative parking can be arranged for this day.

Note: max 4 adults.
Note: Garage maximum dimensions are; height with door open, 1.8m Width; 2.44m and Length; 4.85m, if your vehicle doesn’t fit in the garage you will need to park in the long stay car park (East Beach Car Park, West Bay) opposite the apartments. There is a daily charge for this, payable in the car park.

Note: As part of essential West Bay Coastal Defence works to improve flood defences there will be some disruption to the West Bay area as follows:
West Beach is expected to be open for 19th July 2019, although this is weather dependent.
East Beach fully re-opened on the 28th June 2019.
Work along the Esplanade will take place in early September after the summer break, with completion in October.

For more information please search Dorset Coast, West Bay Coastal Defence Improvements. Please contact us for more information.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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