Sea Shell Cottage - 976
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Sea Shell Cottage offers spacious accommodation in the heart of the highly desirable Brewers Quay area of Weymouth.
The cottage has recently been refurbished to an exceptional standard, achieving a finish which offers all the conveniences of modern living whilst retaining the original character of the property. Outside there is a suntrap courtyard area, with furniture, offering the ideal environment for dining al fresco on a warm summers evening.
Once the site of a Victorian Brewery, the cobbled streets and paved courtyards beside the old harbour, known as Brewers Quay, have been transformed into a cosmopolitan shopping village.
The area is home to a selection of shops housing arts & craft items, speciality food stores and gift shops. Here you will also find a range of attractions including Weymouth Museum and Timewalk, a fascinating journey through Weymouth’s colourful history.
Brewers Quay is also home to a fine range of eateries, from cakes and pastries at the Courtyard Restaurant, to traditional pub food and ales at the Excise House Pub, there really are gastronomic options to suit all tastes and appetites.
The Esplanade is within a few minutes’ walk and offers a picture postcard seaside setting with the golden sands of Weymouth Beach flanked by shops selling traditional beach fayre such as ice creams, fish and chips and buckets and spades.
Nearby, the shallow waters of Weymouth Bay provide fantastic conditions for kite surfing, wind surfing and sailing, and will play host to a series of major sailing events in the run up to the 2012 Olympics.
But there is so much more in the area for those who prefer to keep their feet on dry land. From crazy golf to go karts, the area is home to a fantastic range of attractions sure to entertain the whole family.
For those in search of culture, Portland Castle is nearby and is considered to be one of King Henry VII’s finest coastal forts. Literary fans should head to ‘Hardy’s Cottage’, the former home of Thomas Hardy, which has remained largely unchanged from the time Thomas lived there and is where he wrote ‘Greenwood Tree’ and ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’.
Additional services available (subject to availability):
* Dog walking
* Dog sitting
* CRB-checked babysitting service
For those celebrating special occasions, or to simply treat the one you love, the following extras can be arranged (subject to availability):
* Balloons and celebratory decorations
Please note: During school holidays this property is only available for a Saturday changeover.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Weymouth Beach 1.77 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bournemouth International Airport 61.32 km, Nearest railway: Weymouth Railway Station 1.45 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Microwave, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 1|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
* Furnished with a sofa bed, matching sofa and antique style wooden chest.
* Features a 28" LCD TV, DVD player and stereo system.
* Wooden dining table with 6 matching chairs.
* Wi-Fi internet access is available.
* Kitchen comprises of an electric oven, gas hob and washing machine.
* Full utensils and accessories including a microwave, kettle and toaster.
* Master bedroom characterised with an ornamental fireplace.
* Furnished with a double bed, bedside cabinets, matching lamps and wicker chair.
* Furnished with a double bed and bedside unit.
* Furnished with two single beds, bedside cabinets and matching lamps.
There is also an occasional sofa bed in the living area to accommodate two additional guests.
* Furnished with a bath featuring an overhead shower, wash basin, wc, wall mounted cabinet and mirror.
|Further details outdoors|
* Outside seating area furnished with a wicker topped table and matching chairs.
* Parking permit.
* Within 29 steps of the sea.
* Centrally located in Brewers Quay; home to a fine selection of shops, restaurants and attractions.
* Close to the town centre.
* Within a short walk of several coves and beaches.
The West Country region
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. Blue Chip Holidays can offer Dorset holiday cottages in many of the county’s towns, each of which has a slightly different experience to offer than the next.
* Poole has one of the world’s largest natural harbours
* Portland Castle was built in 1539 by Henry VIII to defend Weymouth
* Tours of Thomas Hardy’s Dorset are operated throughout the county
Weymouth town and Portland island are steeped in history. From 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.
Blessed with beaches that range from the pebble rich 18 mile Chesil Beach tombolo, to Weymouth Beach’s sandy shores, Weymouth and Portland have a great choice of places to visit and enjoy in both the hot summer months and the wild winter weeks. Add this to miles of stunning Jurassic coastline, a great range of family friendly attractions and a good choice of museums, and you have a surprisingly rich range of activities to keep you busy during your stay in the area.
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3 May 2014
"property description imaginative"
Property description is imaginative and misleading. Advertised as sleeps 6 plus 2 on a sofa bed, however there is only one small bathroom and the kitchen was so tiny it was impossible for 2 people to … More
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