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Excellent 5/5 Score from 7 reviews

Little Gem - Lovely Sea views

from £53 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5 Score from 7 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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View from 'Little Gem' overlooking Olympic sailing venue in Portland Harbour.

Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

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Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Little Gem - uninterruptable front line sea views positioned only 30 meters from sea and overlooking Portland Harbour the 2012 Olympic venue, and the remains of Sandsfoot castle. Off road dedicated parking within property boundary. Quite and tranquil location and only a 2 min walk to private sandy beaches and a 15 min walk to the historic Weymouth harbour and shopping centres. Access to the old railway line trail known as the 'Rodwell trail' is a stones throw away.

Spacious accommodation for a relaxing self catering holiday, finished and furnished to a high standard with solid oak floors and doors throughout. Its prime location provides an excellent base for sun worshipers, bathers, boaters, divers, walkers, fishers, bird watchers or general sightseers just wanting to watch the boating world go by!

ACCOMMODATION

• LIVING AREA - sofa, TV, DVD player, Playstation.

• DINING AREA - table and chairs.

• KITCHEN - built-in cooker with electric oven, hob and extractor fan, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine.

• LARGE BEDROOM - New (2014) Vi Spring 1560 Pocket Sprung bed with soft fabric headboard. Quality pine wardrobe, chest of drawers and two bedside cabinets.

• BATHROOM - Large modern shower enclosure with thermostatic valve, washbasin, WC and heated towel rail.

• OUTSIDE FRONT- private parking for one car.

• OUTSIDE REAR - wooden Gazebo with seating, decking area with table and chairs, outside shower, covered pergola area with BBQ.

FACILITIES

• All beds are made up for your arrival, linen and towels provided.

• Rental fee includes gas, central heating and electricity.

• BT WIFI with FON zone available (Free WIFI access if you are a BT Broadband user).

• Local bus stops a 5-7 min walk.

• Local bars and restaurants are a 5 min walk.

• Convenience stores, pharmacies, and award winning take-aways are within a 5 - 10 min walk.

• Sandsfoot Castle Gardens Cafe is a stones throw away, serving freshly made snacks.

• Excellent for Bathers, Boaters, Divers, Walkers, Cyclists, Fishers, Bird watchers or general sightseers.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Sandsfoot Cove 400 m
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bournemouth International 60 km, Nearest railway: Weymouth 1.2 km
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture King Beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking

About this location

The Dorset region

Home to fantastic Jurassic coastline and white sandy shores, private beaches, coastal walks, one of Europes best sailing locations, fishing, attractions, museums - Weymouth has something for everyone. Little Gem overlooks the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy - home to various sailing championships held throughout the year.

Restaurants and bars align the harbour streets and are plentyfull, offering varying cuisine and experiences. Some of the countries finest fish restaurants are found in and around Weymouth.

The Weymouth and Portland areas are steeped in history, Roman Galleys to Spanish Galleons the harbour and Island have seen more than their fair share of naval history and Royal patronage. While Henry VIII contented himself building forts to stave off foreign invasion, George III made Weymouth his summer holiday residence, attracting many wealthy ladies and gentlemen to the fashionable seaside town, and influencing its architecture leaving many magnificent buildings, statues and landmarks.

Rodwell

Dorset's beautiful and dramatic scenery has long made the county a favourite with writers, poets and film crews. Jurassic cliffs plunge alongside picturesque harbour towns and coastal resorts, providing an impressive backdrop for the many popular Dorset holiday destinations.

Sandsfoot castle that you can see from 'Little Gem' was primarily built as a decoy in 1539 by Henry VIII, another castle built during the same period, mirrors Sandsfoot and lies at sea level to the opposite side of the bay on Portland. Portland castle is not easily visible from the sea and its intention was to provide a surprise attack on the Spanish fleet during invasion. It is believed that neither castle came under attack, and never actually got to use their weapons.

Tours of Thomas Hardy's Dorset are operated from Weymouth. Sea Life Centre and a new rotating viewing tower found in town centre, Abbotsbury Swannery, Monkey World, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are just a short drive away. Weymouth Carnival takes place in mid August.

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7 Sep 2014

5/5

"Highly Recommended"

This lovely apartment is the perfect base for exploring the area or just relaxing and enjoying the wonderful view. The photographs don't really do it justice. It has been very carefully thought… More

Thank you for your kind review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at 'Little Gem' and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

2 Sep 2014

5/5

"Tolle Wohnung mit Blick aufs Meer und schönem Garten"

Sehr schöne, geschmackvoll eingerichtete Wohnung im Erdgeschoss eines Doppelhauses mit einem tollen Blick aufs Meer vom Wohnraum und der Terasse.Die Fotos geben eine wirkliche Darstellung der Wohnung… More

Thank you for your kind words and positive feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

24 Apr 2014

5/5

"Little Gem lived upto it's name."

We spent a week at Little Gem and enjoyed every moment of it. Every detail of the property was thoroughly thought out and to relax on the patio with a drink in hand and soaking up the views was amazin… More

5 Apr 2014

5/5

"Photographs do not do justice to the whole experience!"

We booked a late break for a change of scene after my husband's heart surgery. What a find! It was everything we could have wished for. Peace,quiet, wonderful views and comfortable accommodation… More

25 Jun 2013

5/5

"Lovely"

Enjoyed a weeks stay in this lovely comfortable modernised property which is suitable for couples only.Views wonderful & a beautiful garden to sit out in when the weather good.Situated away from town … More

22 Mar 2013

5/5

"Fabulous"

Clean and perfectly kitted out. Great property, great location, great views. If you want to walk a bit, this is for you. Not in the town centre, but a lovely coastal walk gets you there in 30 minutes and worth every minute. If you decide to visit one of the many bars, a £4 taxi fare will deliver you home again - definitely worth it. Can't wait to get back there!

A direct walk into the town centre will take you 20 minutes.

11 Mar 2013

5/5

"A most convenient comfortable well appointed holiday apartment"

We so enjoyed our stay in the Little Gem looking out across Weymouth bay towards the Isle of Portland.The kitchen and bedroom are well set out and comfortable and we were pleased with the heating syst… More

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