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Harbourside Cottage(Ref: HARBO)

Weymouth, Weymouth & Portland, Dorset
Sleeps 5 Bedrooms 3 Changeover day Saturday Shortbreaks 1
81 % Rating
At a Glance
  • Beach Beach
  • pub/Shop Pub/Shop
  • Linen Included Linen Included
  • Cot Cot
  • Kids Kids
  • Cottages with WiFi Wifi
  • Sea View Sea View
  • parking Parking
  • Guests Guests
  • Non-smoking Non smoking
  • Harbourside location with panoramic harbour views.
  • Modern high quality accommodation.
  • Easy walk to beach and town.
  • Variety of restaurants, pubs and cafes nearby.
  • Parking permit included.

Located in a splendid position on the harbourside in Weymouth, this wonderful cottage has great views of daily life on the harbour, from the fishing boats leaving to the stylish yachts arriving. With Weymouth town centre and the beach just a few minutes' walk away, everything you need is a short stroll from the cottage. Weymouth beach with an expanse of golden sand and shallow water is one of the best beaches along the South Coast. It is home to a number of traditional attractions such as Punch & Judy shows, and donkey rides. Venturing further there are a host of attractions in South Dorset worth visiting, from SeaLife to exploring the fossil filled Jurassic coastline. The cottage has been lovingly restored and updated and the interior is presented in a palette of neutrals coordinated with different accent colours. The finish of the kitchen includes a granite work surface and range style cooker, whilst the family bathroom includes a freestanding bath and separate shower. Two of the bedrooms have ensuite facilities and there is also a small rear courtyard which is perfect for enjoying breakfast in. Harbourside Cottage is an excellently positioned cottage renovated to an extremely high standard which is sure to enhance your holiday experience.

Accommodation: Hall. Dining room. Kitchen. Lobby area with door to courtyard. Family bathroom with free standing bath, separate shower, hand basin, toilet. Utility area. First floor: Lounge. Bedroom 1, 4ft bed, ensuite shower room with shower, hand basin, toilet. Second floor: Bedroom 2, twin single beds. Bedroom 3, double bed, ensuite shower, hand basin, toilet. 

Services in addition to standard equipment: Wifi, Fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, DVD player, small courtyard with patio furniture, gas central heating, underfloor heating on ground floor, feature fireplaces in dining room, lounge and bedroom 3 (not in use). Linen and towel hire inclusive, please state requirements when booking. Strictly No smoking. Parking permit for local public car park inclusive. Due to owners extreme pet allergy this is a strict no pets property.

Mrs J Goddard
We loved the property, especially the location right on the harbour. The house was beautifully decorated and fitted, the kitchen was particularly well equipped, the beds were all very comfy, and it was all very clean and uncluttered - stayed August 2016

Mrs C Nicholls
Brilliant property, brilliant location - stayed June 2016

Miss A Jamieson
The second year of staying at this cottage which is very well equipped, very clean and in an excellent location. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Stayed June 2016

About the Location

Weymouth sits perfectly on the stunningly beautiful Jurassic coastline. Located on the Southern tip of Dorset, this traditional seaside town is one of the most visited and popular areas on the south coast.

With a beautiful, blue flag, sandy beach, sitting against the back drop of an elegant Georgian esplanade, this seaside wonder is a firm favourite for families. As indeed it once was for King George III, who famously used to holiday here.

For a perfectly nostalgic English seaside holiday, you can ask for no more. A golden, sandy beach, named one of the best in Britain, shallow waters which are perfect for paddling, Punch and Judy shows, donkey rides, carousels on the promenade, all accompanied by traditional chippies and quaint tea rooms.

Head down to Weymouth’s Old Harbour, a fine Georgian harbour and one of the prettiest in Europe. Simply soak up the bustling atmosphere of harbour life; sit on the harbour wall with some fish and chips and watch the large catamarans, traditional fishing boats and luxury yachts. Or why not enjoy an adrenaline fuelled ride around the bay with the Weymouth Bay Rib Charters. How about a nice family fishing trip? Many of the fishing boats at the harbour offer fishing trips for absolute beginners and accomplished anglers. Weymouth is fantastic for fishing with plenty of wrecks and reefs to explore.

Try a Jurassic Safari where you can sample Dorset’s secret beauty, off the beaten track. You will be taken along unspoilt country lanes, ancient byways and deep river crossings, whilst catching sight of beautiful wildlife.

Fossil hunting on Chesil beach is a joy with the children. They can run up and down the steep shingle climb, whilst you picnic on the beach.

Sandworld is definitely worth a visit; the sand art won’t fail to impress and there is a fantastic sandpit for the children to play in.

Visit the magnificent Nothe Fort and explore the tunnels and passageways that were once filled with soldiers and canons. See where all the gun powder was stored and walk up to the top level where the canons were fired at the approaching enemy.

If a leisurely stroll through beautiful gardens is more your thing, why not try the award winning Greenhill Gardens, which sit right on the seafront. Bennetts Water Gardens is also a lovely choice, replete with a vast array of water lilies and a Claude Monet style Japanese bridge. A very romantic setting for a picnic!

For a fun packed day out with the kids, head to the Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower, an underground sea world with attractions, rides and over 1,000 incredible creatures. Venture up in a viewing capsule on the The Jurassic Skyline for an incredible panoramic view across the Jurassic Coastline and Dorset countryside.

Children will love Fantasy Island. There are lots of rides, many traditional ones ideal for younger children, tea pots and flying elephants to name but a few! Penny arcades, slot machines and a fab coffee bar.

Weymouth is a fantastic town with plenty to do for everyone!

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