Church Ope Studio
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Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2
4 star tranquil studio accommodation in Portland stone on the Jurassic coast path above the sea at Church Ope Cove Portland and the ancient ruins of Rufus castle on the Isle of Portland near Weymouth Dorset. Olympic Sailing venue 2.32 miles and a 5 minute drive away. Church Ope Studio is open all year. Wood burner. Wifi. Walkers Welcome and Pet Friendly Awards. Luxury wet room. Breakfast patio. Kitchenette. One light and airy room with sea view in winter and glimpsed through leafy trees in summer.
Own gated parking. Walking, climbing, fishing, sailing, bird watching, area of outstanding natural beauty and sites of archeological interest on your doorstep. 7 minute walk from nearest village of Easton with major amenities including supermarkets, butchers and post office and buses to Weymouth 6 miles away. Church Ope Studio is professionally steam cleaned in between each guest. Tariff inclusive linen and towels, heating and log burner fuel. 3 night breaks as well as stays by the week. Local treats on arrival. Your one small dog stays for free by arrangement. Book direct with owners.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|Nearest beach||Down the steps below the Studio 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||700 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bourmouth 40 km, Nearest railway: At Weymouth 8 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
Church Ope Studio is one light and airy Studio apartment with an en suite shower/ wet room. There is a kitchenette and dining area and a comfy leather sofa for 2, TV and ipod dock with radio. Local maps, books and dvds.
The floors are tiled throughout in continental style so please bring your slippers - and dog throws to cover the rug.
All linen, towels and fuel for wood burner included.
The Studio is gated for security for your dog and for your car.
The gate opens onto the start of the coastal path above the sea at Church Ope Cove Portland.
|Further details outdoors|
Church Ope Studio opens onto your own small patio area and gated drive for your car. The coast path runs from your gate.
In Summer the sea view is shaded by tress. In Winter the sea view from your door is clear.
Church Ope Studio is suitable for a couple or single person and for one smaller dog.
The West Country region
Church Ope Studio is on the Jurassic Coast path at Church Ope Isle of Portland, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The isle of Portland is a unique and fascinating place to visit. Situated at one end of the Great Chesil Bank, there are panoramic views from the the top of the island the whole way along the Fleet with it's oyster beds and fishing, nesting terns and migrating birds.
Portland, on the South coast of Dorset, is mid way between bustling Bournemouth which has all the shops a good club night life and traditional Bridport with it's street market, local shops and Arts Centre. The County Town of Dorchester is just a short drive away.
With its rolling countryside and mild climate, Dorset is a favourite location for holidaymakers. There are quiet villages and interesting local markets to explore as well as great walking, sailing, horse riding, both sea and river angling and a lot more outdoor, cultural, nature watching and arts activities.
Come to Portland and try your hand at stone carving, rock climbing, sailing, canoeing - all with beginners and advanced guides available. Come for rest, retreat and relaxation in one of the mildest and sunniest spots in the UK. You won't regret it!
The Olympic Sailing Academy 5 minutes drive or sail away. Swimming, Walking, Rock climbing on the doorstep. Historic and archeological sites near by.
Cliff path walking. Jurassic coast path is an area of outstanding natural beauty. Thomas Hardy country and home near by. 'Avices Cottage' of Hardy's last novel is next door. Thatched Portland museum. Bird reserves and countryside walks. Sailing, Kayaking, Wind surfing, golf, horse riding locally. Fishing for Sea Bass off shore and boats. National Trust houses. Annual sea food, Kite, Folk and Food festivals.
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20 May 2014
"Wonderful place to stay, couldn't be better."
The studio was everything I expected it to be from the website. Everything has been provided for your comfort. The hosts are very helpful but never intrusive.
The coastal path is right outside your gate, you can see the sea from your armchair. Lots of historical interest in the area.
The local people are very friendly, they like visitors.
One thing to note, the "all round the island" bus doesn't start running until July, so it's a tidy walk up to the local bus stop, but saying that they run every seven minutes, even on Sundays.
I'll definitely be going back again next year.
10 May 2014
I would like this little bolt-hole for myself. It is placed in a lovely spot in South Easton. The area is very attractive and tranquil. I would return here time and again for two or three nights a… More
7 May 2014
"A lovely studio in a great location"
As already stated The Church Ope studio is a lovely well presented place to stay, peace & quiet coupled with wonderful coast line just a few steps away. The Owners of the studio are lovely people and … More
25 Feb 2014
"A perfect getaway"
Found the Studio while on a walk in the autumn and thought it would suit for our 18th wedding anniversary. We were NOT disappointed! The studio is clean, cosy, comfortable and well equipped. With Rufu… More
23 Dec 2013
"A cosy haven and sanctuary on a very beautiful, rugged island."
It is hard to describe the care and thought that has gone into providing this lovely sanctuary for me... and indeed all travellers. This fully equipped studio has all i need to be totally at home. S… More
17 Nov 2013
Spent a wild, wet and windy long weekend here. After walking and exploring during the day coming home to this cosy, warm studio was blissful. Everything was just lovely. Go and stay here and have… More
8 Oct 2013
"A week to remember"
My dog and I spent a magical week in The Studio right on Church Ope Cove. The room was ideal for the pair of us (and my husband stayed a couple of nights too) with great facilities and a very comfort… More
28 Feb 2013
"This was one of those pivotal weekends"
We'd had a stressful horrible week at home and arrived in Portland, Church Ope Studio in the middle of the night. What an amazing place. We did so much, it was so quiet - you couldn't imagin… More
6 Dec 2012
"A ideal base from which to explore the island"
We had a great weekend at Church Ope Studio. It is cosy and very well equipped (the bed is remarquably confortable), the decoration simple but smart. The location is very pleasant indeed, with the cos… More
11 Nov 2012
"A Hidden Treasure"
We stayed at the studio for one week and found it to be a perfect base from which to explore the island. The location of the studio is perfect for the many walks that you can enjoy on Portland, and is just a short path away from the beautiful Church Ope Cove.
The studio itself was very comfortable, cosy and spotlessly clean. It had everything we needed and was a lovely place to relax after our days out. We were also able to take our little dog with us, which was wonderful, and he was very comfortable there too.
The owners are lovely and friendly, and it is nice to know that they are only next door if you need them.
This place really is a hidden treasure and we hope to visit again soon.
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