The Penthouse, 197 Ocean Views
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Ocean Views is a new luxury seafront development of apartments on the Isle of Portland in Dorset, situated on the Jurassic coast beside Chesil Beach, in a location guaranteed to inspire. The penthouse is a triplex apartment situated on the seventh floor and boasts fantastic 360 degree views from the glass-encased mezzanine living area.
The apartments have been finished to the highest standard with high quality flooring, wooden decked balconies and polished granite worktops exemplifying the kind of craftsmanship and quality materials that define Ocean Views. The development also boasts a state-of-the-art health and fitness centre complete with an indoor swimming pool, and is set in thoughtfully landscaped grounds. The property has also recently been awarded a 4 Star Gold award by Quality in Tourism.
Being home to some of the finest small boat sailing waters in northern Europe the Isle of Portland is an ideal setting for sailing, windsurfing and other outdoor activities. The Ocean Views development benefits from magnificent views over the official venue for the Olympic sailing events in 2012. Situated close by is the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy where the national sailing championships are frequently held throughout the year.
With easy access from London, the South East, the West Country, South Wales and the Midlands it’s easy to see why Weymouth and Portland has recently been voted a top three 'up and coming' area to live by the Sunday Times.
Please note: Ocean views is situated in an area of on going redevelopment, some of which can be seen from the apartment.
Internet access is available in the communal area by the pool. A local charge applies, payable on-site.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Chesil Beach 2.89 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Heathrow Airport 204.47 km, Nearest railway: Melcombe Regis railway station 8.21 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Microwave, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
The glass-encased sky loft living room on the mezzanine floor is the undoubted highlight of the property offering spectacular 360 degree views over Portland and out to sea over the 2012 sailing venue.
The main seating area is furnished with two plush cream sofas, a stylish tub-chair and a 32” LCD TV with integrated Freeview.
There are also two further seating areas each featuring two contemporary swivel chairs and a table, making it easy to find a quiet corner to relax and take in the awe-inspiring view.
The kitchen is situated on the ground floor and features stunning views out to sea, which can be enjoyed from the adjoining, furnished balcony.
The kitchen features contemporary hi-gloss units and integrated Neff appliances including an electric oven with integrated microwave, extractor, ceramic hob, fridge, freezer and washer/dryer.
There is a full range of utensils and accessories including a kettle and toaster.
There is also a circular glass-topped dining table with four matching leather chairs.
An iron, ironing board and vacuum cleaner are all housed in the utility cupboard.
Bedroom one with en-suite
Situated on the first floor.
Furnished with a king-size bed, two mirrored glass bedside tables complete with matching lamps, mirrored glass dressing table, large walk-in wardrobe and a wall mounted LCD TV with integrated Freeview and a DVD player.
The en-suite is fully tiled and comprises of a double shower, vanity unit complete with a stylish circular wash basin, heated towel rail and a wc.
Situated on the first floor.
Furnished with a double bed, two bedside tables complete with matching lamps and a wardrobe.
Benefits from far-reaching sea views which can be enjoyed from the adjoining, furnished balcony.
The fully tiled bathroom comprises of a bath with shower over, vanity unit complete with a stylish circular wash basin, heated towel rail and wc.
The en-suite to bedroom one is fully tiled and comprises of a double shower, vanity unit complete with a circular wash basin, heated towel rail and a wc.
|Further details outdoors|
Situated on the seventh floor with lift access.
Balcony with a table and seating for four.
Level access into the building.
Use of the on-site fitness suit featuring gym equipment, an indoor swimming pool (constant depth 1.4m), Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.
Close to Portland Castle, Chesil Beach and Portland Marina, the official 2012 Olympic sailing venue.
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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5 Jan 2014
"Stylish but could be better"
We stayed at 197OV for the New Year.The booking process was very easy and the directions good, although must get my Sat Nav maps updated as the new roads around Weymouth were not there. The views fro… More
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