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Sea views over 100 miles: Moonfleet peeping through gorse

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

An idyllic stroll from the cottage on a footpath through fields brings you to the Fleet Nature Reserve, which looks out over Chesil beach. A haven for walkers, nature lovers and bird watchers, the coast path follows the Lagoon towards Weymouth to the east and Abbotsbury to the west. At 10 minutes drive from the Portland sailing academy, Moonfleet is a secluded haven yet convenient Sailing Base

The cottage has 3 bedrooms (6-foot double can be split into twin bed ,1 double, 1 twin), lounge, dining room, kitchen, sunroom, bathroom, 2 wcs, childrens reduced height playroom, utility room and cloak/boot room. It is 3 star visit-britain graded. The Beach/Coast Path is 200 yards, and Weymouth 3 miles. It is 10 minutes from sailing academy. Children are welcome, but dogs not permitted, and no smoking.

Central heating and logburner (logs provided October - April), Washing Machine, Fridge/Freezer, microwave, electric oven, gas stove, bedlinen & towels provided (highchair, travelcot, safetygate available on request, childs play equipment used at own risk), Ample parking, Shop/Pub/playground 200 yards (Seasonal), No Telephone.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Fleet 300 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 60 km, Nearest railway: Weymouth 5 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 Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, Safe
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Climbing frame
Access Parking
Further details outdoors

Garden is sloping with steps leading up to property

The West Country region

Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, this cottage has views over Lyme bay and 100 miles of coastline.

With wonderful walking on the doorstep, birding, wild flowers wildlife, fishing, fossil hunting, cycling. Children are also well catered for with playgrounds in Abbotsbury & Chickerell, and a childrens farm, swannery and sub tropical gardens at Abbotsbury.

Ideally placed to explore Dorset's Jurassic Coast - England’s first and only Natural World Heritage Site.


Excellent eating out locally, and local Dorset produce - including freshly caught fish, meat and vegetables. A huge variety of things to see and do - in Dorset and East Devon - within easy reach, including lovely seaside walks along the Fleet Lagoon and the Dorset coast.

VisitBritain - Three Star approved accommodation.

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Review 1-6 of 6

24 Apr 2014


"Come and look at the views"

A very comfortable home from home. The views and walks around the area were great. We were 6 adults, a toddler and 5 month old twins with room for us all.
Our grandson particularly loved the playroom.!
Many thanks

13 Sep 2013


"Wonderful holiday, ideal place stay in the area"

We had a lovely week away in this well situated property. The house was very clean and tidy with all amenities to hand. The house is in a lovely area with plenty of places to visit without having to travel far. My grandson particularly enjoyed the upstairs play room. The garden was lovely and we was able to enjoy a bbq. We would recommend the Elm tree pub which is 10minutes away for lovely meals out. We had a lovely week with lovely weather we would most defiantly recommend it to any family and would stay again.

9 Jun 2013


"Superb views and location"

We've just had a fabulous week at Moonfleet Cottage.We stayed there with my parents and our 8 month old son. The cottage is located along a private road that leads to a campsite and is on the end… More

25 Sep 2012


"Well equipped cottage in a great location with wonderful views"

We stayed at Moonfleet for a long weekend. Our group comprised two families - a total of four adults and two toddlers. The cottage is in a fantastic location with spectacular views and lovely walks fr… More

22 Sep 2012


"Peaceful well equipped comfortable cottage"

We found the location very peaceful with great views. The cottage was well equipped and very comfortable, unfortunately we had a problem with the tv which Tania sorted out the very next day with a brand new tv. We had a wonderful holiday here, seeing the badgers in the garden next door every night. This was a great base to explore the area from like monkey world, Portland Bill, Bournemouth and the Jurassic coast. We can highly recommend The Marquis of Granby for excellent food and value, its a must and only a ten minute drive away.

13 May 2012


"Wonderful seaside cottage in Dorset"

Stayed at moonfleet cottage and had great time exploring local walks in fleet and surrounding area. Ideal for couples and families. Can't wait to go back next year. Couldn't ask for better location and views were amazing. Cottage well equipped with everything we needed and would thoroughly recommend staying there.

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Calendar last updated:04 Sep 2014

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