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Beautifully decorated to give a bright seaside feel.



Updated: 20-Nov-2016
House in Weymouth, Dorset, England - Stunning Views Over The Marina, A 3 Minute Stroll To The Old Harbour,10 Mins To The Shops + Beach

The house is beautifully decorated and furnished to a high standard with original wooden flooring throughout. Ground floor accommodation comprises an open plan sitting room/dining room with Sofas, Television (freeview) and Dvd player, cd player/radio and iPod docking station. There is a wide range of books and board games to suit all ages. The dining room has a large pine table and seating for 6 people. The fully fitted kitchen has a fridge freezer, cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and plenty of cutlery and crockery, including special sets for children. There is also a hand blender, toasted sandwich maker and hand held electric food mixer. There is a downstairs toilet. Outside there is a small rear garden and raised patio area with a bench, ideal for sitting outside on a summer’s evening.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 2 Separate Toilets
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We live in Leicestershire, UK with our 7 children and assorted pets.

We all love spending time in Marina Vista, we relax the moment we walk through the door.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just wanted to drop a line to say what a fantastic holiday we had last week and how much we enjoyed the house. The views were really outstanding and the location was perfect. We also very much appreciated the wine and general thought that had gone into the decor.

Thanks again for a wonderful holiday in Marina Vista, the fact that we have chosen to stay there for the last four years says it all! Looking forward to next year already!
Apr 2013
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6 Reviews

based on 6 holidaymaker reviews


Great find, lovely holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a great holiday. Easy, friendly booking with Helen. Delighted with the house, didn't want to come home! Spotlessly clean, well equipped, lovely decor and ideally located.

Have fallen in love with Weymouth and the house. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Lovely house, lovely weather, amazing place. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay the views are amazing within walking distance of everything, we had a good meal at The Ship on the harbour and fish and chips at the Seagull, the children loved the fairground next to the sandy beach. Our wifi decided to give up but after phoning the owner it was all sorted within a very short space of time. A very nice bottle of pinot awaited us as well as flowers and a welcome pack, loads of tea bags, coffee etc. I would have no hesitation in recommending this property.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely stay in Weymouth

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable house, great location and uninterrupted views overlooking the harbour, you can't go wrong!

You have all the facilities in walking distance about 5 mins to Asda 5 mins to harbour 10 mins to beach.

The house is lovely and spacious very well equipped kitchen, very clean and comfortable, even toys lots of toys for the little ones my 6 year old daughter was extremely happy with this! Lots of towels and clean bedding. The court yard to the back of the house was lovely to sit in very tranquil,

Owner Helen is very quick to respond to any queries and she very kindly packed up clothes I had forgotten thank you Helen!,

Will definitely book again


  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Our 2nd stay this year in this beautiful house.

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky enough to have discovered the house for a holiday earlier this year, and were eager to stay again. We fell in love with it as soon as we walked through the door. Beautiful decor and very welcoming. Lovely seaside touches throughout. Fantastic views over the marina. Had breakfast at the little table in the bay window every morning. Very well equipped kitchen, and lovely extras.

Helen, the owner was friendly and very helpful with all my questions! Fast responses every time.

We loved the fact we could park the car and walk to the harbour, beach and town.

Looking forward to holiday number 3 very soon.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great house, great location

  • 5 of 5

We felt right at home as soon as we walked through the door. The house is beautiful, spacious and very clean. The living/dining room is very large, plenty of room for a family. You get fantastic views from the bedroom windows and there's a beautiful little yard with lots of toys if you have kids with you.

The location couldn't be much better! You're just a short walk from the town, the beach and many many fantastic chip shops, restaurants and pubs.

Overall, a fantastic stay. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice house, spacious enough for 6

  • 4 of 5

Really nice location above the old harbour with direct view. Ideally located: 5 min walk to town and shopping area, 5 min to big supermarket. Close to beach and wonderful park above the sea, for a walk or jogging. All in all prima for even small children- enough toys in the house for rainy days- and various nice things to do in the surroundings. Heating is working perfectly, just like dishwasher and all other attributes. Small garden in the backyard, fully western oriented granting a wonderful afternoon sunbath on the wooden bench:)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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From the Owner

We have been to Weymouth every year since I can remember, staying in various cottages. It has always been a dream of ours to have our own house there. We were lucky enough to be able to do this in 2009, and have loved making the house bright and welcoming with hopefully, everything needed for a fabulous holiday. The house is perfectly located for a walk into town or the beach. As a family we enjoy spending time on the beach and running around Nothe Gardens, which are a short walk away. There is so much to see and do from Marina Vista, though sometimes we just stay in and soak up the view!

Activity and Interests


It is a 10 minute walk to Weymouth's wonderful sandy beach with all the traditional seaside attractions.

Chesil beach, a major part of the Jurassic Coast is 3 miles away.

There are several RSPB reserves very nearby.


The Isle of Portland - 5 miles

The ancient monastic village of Abbotsbury with a variety of attractions - 10 miles.

The market town of Dorchester - 9 miles

Lulworth Cove - 16 miles.

Monkey World - 16 miles

The Tank museum, Bovington - 16.5 miles

Tolpuddle - 19 miles

Maiden Castle -9 miles

Corfe Castle - 23.5 miles

Thomas Hardy's cottage - 12 miles

Further Details:

Weymouth has a thriving town centre with big name shops as well as individual clothing and craft stores and places selling seaside souvenirs.

There is a 24 hr supermarket 3 minutes walk from Marina Vista.

Throughout the town and around the harbour you can find a wide variety of public houses, ranging from cocktail bars and night clubs to quiet traditional inns. The Boot Inn, yards away from ‘Marina Vista’ is the oldest pub irn Weymouth and has been voted CAMRA Pub of the Year.

Weymouth also boasts a huge selection of places to eat, ranging from exclusive restaurants to popular chain companies and of course, plenty of delicious fish and chip shops!

At the other end of the town, Greenhill Gardens are alive with colourful flowers and are illuminated at night. Here you will also find a putting green, tennis and bowls. Nearby Lodmoor park is where you will find The Sea Life Centre, Pirate Adventure Golf (great fun!) and more children’s rides.


Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 5
3 Sep 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
New Year
27 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Rate 4
8 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £100 per week is required to confirm bookings. The balance is payable 28 days before the start of the holiday.

Changeover Day:
Bookings are from Saturday-Saturday
Arrival time is 3pm, we ask you to vacate Marina Vista by 10am on the last day of your holiday.

Notes on prices:
I aim to reply to enquiries with the hour, please check your spam box incase it goes there!

Occasionally due to special circumstances, unexpected cancellations we will have some weeks that we will be prepared to offer at a discounted price. Please contact us to see what is available! SPECIAL OFFER!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 20-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

We love the fact that everything is on our doorstep, we can walk to the beach, the town, the old harbour, restaurants and the cinema. We also enjoy walking and cycling along the Rodwell Trail to The Isle of Portland.

Property Type

  • house


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • town


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Toilet 2 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom has a basin, bath with shower over and a shaving point. There is a separate toilet. There is also a downstairs toilet.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) + cot (provided) Notes on bedrooms: The master bedroom has a king size bed and far reaching views across the Marina. There is a seating area in the bay window. The 2nd bedroom has two single beds. Wooden stairs lead up to the 2nd floor double bedroom, again with fabulous views.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Marina Vista is available for short breaks out of the main holiday season, please also see our offers for last minute deals. Gas and electricity are included in the price. Beds are made up in readiness for your arrival. Cleanliness and comfort are our priority, Marina Vista is completely non-smoking. Marina Vista is very close to the Rodwell Trail, as seen one the BBC Railway Walks series. Outside: Five steps lead to a patio with seating and a small table. The garden has a variety of cottage garden shrubs and is a tranquil place to sit and relax. Solar powered fairy lights make the evenings magical. There is a washing line with pegs Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and house towels are included in the cost of your holiday. End of stay cleaning is also included. For stays of over one week, cleaning and a change of bedding and towels can be arranged. Other: For guests staying with babies and younger children, there is a high chair, baby bath and cot provided, also a good selection of toys including Lego, and Sylvanians. We also have a windbreak, body boards and buckets and spades!

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