Henley House is a large four bedroomed detached property offering comfortable accommodation for up to 8 people which has been newly renovated to a high standard. There are two double beds and four single beds one of which is an integral 'trundle' or 'truckle' bed . There are two lounges with televisions in both and a further television in the kitchen/dining area.
There is parking for two cars on the drive plus access to additional off road parking immediately adjacent to the house.
The property is particularly well positioned in a quiet cul-de sac on a headland above Weymouth Old Harbour offering views of Weymouth Bay and Portland. To the rear of the property is a cliff top park area with direct access to the South West Coastal Path. A short walk provides access to Nothe Fort, Museum and Gardens. Rock pools can be found at Newton's Cove adjacent to the Gardens.
Brewers Quay and Weymouth's vibrant historical harbour are within a 10 minute walk offering a wide range of restaurants, bars, tea-rooms, craft shops and fishing trips. High speed Ferries offering trips to Jersey, Guernsey and Normandy operate from the Harbour.
Weymouth's main shopping centre, Georgian sea-front and famous sandy, shallow beaches which are ideal for children are within a short walking distance, as is the quieter and less well known sandy beach and ruined Tudor Castle at Sandsfoot.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (4), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
Venturing further afield the property provides access to Chesil Beach, the Jurassic coast and the historical market towns of Bridport and Dorchester. The area offers a great deal in terms of family entertainment with access to Weymouth Sea World, the famous Swannery and Sub Tropical gardens at Abbotsbury, Monkey World and Bovington Tank museum. The National Sailing Academy is a short drive across the causeway to Portland with its famous lighthouse.
The large Weymouth beach and Georgian sea-front is approximately a 15 minute walk from the property. The beach has a wide expanse of soft, clean sand with shallow water ideal for children of all ages. There is a range of beach entertainment.
There are alternative local beaches near to the property at Sandsfoot which is also approximately 15 minute walk away towards Portland.
There is easy access to Portland and the Jurassic coast.
The area is ideal for all types of water sports including sailing, wind and kite surfing which can be organised through local companies.
The south Dorset Coast offers opportunities for all types of walking and cycling activities. The Rodwell Trail running from the centre of Weymouth towards Portland is easily accessible from the property.
For days out the distances and approximate driving times are given
• Dorchester – 8 miles / 15 – 20 minutes
• Abbotsbury - 9 miles / 15 - 20 minutes
• Bridport – 21 miles / 35 – 40 minutes
• Lyme Regis – 32 miles / 50 – 60 minutes.
Weymouth is served by a mainline station. A regular bus services runs along the length of the Jurassic coast which is very popular with visitors.
There are also high speed Ferry services from Weymouth Harbour to the Channel Islands and Normandy.