Chesil Lookout (3446)
Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This Victorian house is on a one way street set above the High Street overlooking the Church with panoramic views over Chesil Cove to Clay Ope and Chesil Beach. Chesil Lookout is over three floors, retains many original features and has sea views from the front rooms. To the rear is a small courtyard garden enclosed by stone walls with pots and baskets. Parking for one car, additional parking on the village street.
Shop 100 yards; Pub 150 yards.
Seven steps lead up to Hall with space for boots and coats and original tiled floor; Sitting Room with bay window and sea views, log burner, Freesat TV, iPod dock and French doors to courtyard; Kitchen with dishwasher, drier, double oven and 5 ring hob, French doors to courtyard, oak worktop and floor.
Upstairs First Floor: 1 Bedroom: Twin (can be zipped together to make 6ft double). 2nd Sitting Room with bay window and sea views, feature Victorian style fireplace and oak floor. Shower bathroom; Bathroom: with bath and separate shower.
Second Floor: 2 Bedrooms: 5ft double with sea views and a twin.
Central heating and log burner. Hairdryer. Wireless broadband.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|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, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (40), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The West Country region
Home to England's first World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast's outstanding geology represents 185 million years of Earth history. The whole 95 miles is open and spectacular, a walker's paradise to explore the sandy beaches, bays, coves and headlands, the changing geology determines and incredible variety of bird, plant and sea life.
Dorset has less rainfall than Devon or Cornwall and the summer swimming is excellent. The water is clean and the beaches varied: reefs and shale ledges for snorkelers, safe sandy beaches for children at Studland, Swanage and Weymouth plus great swathe of shingle that makes up the famous Chesil Bank.
Over half the county has been designated an Area of Outstanding Beauty and there are many places to visit from the famous Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door arch to fossil hunting at Charmouth and Lyme Regis, to viewing the Roman artefacts in Dorchester and climbing to the top of the majestic Maiden Castle.
The wide and varied activities on offer in the county include sailing, surfing, coasteering, rock climbing, horse riding and golf. The choice of beaches in Dorset also offer every thing from the 'Kiss Me Quick' resorts to the unspoilt, deserted remote bays and coves, most are dog friendly all year round.
The resort towns of Swanage, Weymouth and Lyme Regis offering great family entertainment plus many festivals and county shows including The Great Steam Fair, the Dorset County Show and Bestival at Lulworth Castle. Dorset has also attracted many famous chefs and fine dining can now be had at the Michelin star restaurant Sienna in Dorchester, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage or Mark Hix's Oyster & Fish House. Getting to Dorset is quick and easy. Whether by train or car getting here is easy and just 2.5 hours from London and the home counties.
The intriguing streets of Fortuneswell are the gateway to the historical Isle of Portland. An old fishing community, the village lies on steeply sloping land with some of the best views in Dorset of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Portland Harbour is home to the National Sailing Academy and will be the venue for the 2012 Olympics sailing events. Be a part of the buzz with Dorset Seaside Holidays and explore all that Portland has to offer. Watch the surfers from Portland Bill or explore the famous Portland Cliffs yourself, their stunning natural features make them an attraction to divers, anglers, birdwatchers, walkers, climbers, geologists and photographers alike. The Cove House Inn offers a friendly, cosy atmosphere and freshly prepared food with locally caught fish and seafood a regular feature.
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30 May 2014
"Fabulous house - Portland is great for a family holiday"
This house is superb for a family holiday. The standard of the house is excellent it is exactly as it looks on the internet images if not better. The house was spotless, the kitchen well equipped and… More
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