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Spacious 4 Bedroom Town House with Great Views



Updated: 27-Nov-2016
Beautiful Townhouse - close to be beach, marina and water sports facilities

'Seahaven' is a beautiful town house, of contemporary design, originally conceived and built as competitor accommodation for the 2012 Summer Olympics (the Danish team in our case). This 4 double bedroom, 2 bathroom townhouse is light and spacious, sleeping 8 with 2 additional travel cots for babies. It is decorated and equipped to the highest standards, with open plan living extending from kitchen, through dining and living area, opening to a well proportioned and secure south facing garden. There is garden seating and a large BBQ; perfect for al fresco dining. Nestled between Chesil Beach, Portland Castle and world class sailing and water sports facilities.

'Seahaven' is perfectly located for exploring Dorset and Devon, with its stunning 'Jurassic coast' and beautiful countryside. Cafes, pubs, marina and fabulous beaches are just minutes away on foot.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Mike and Julia live in Farnham, Surrey and just love the Dorset seaside. We're both professionals, but try to escape to Portland as often as possible, where we can relax and enjoy the fabulous Dorset coastline and countryside

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Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you very much for a wonderful stay in your home, with all the facilities and features we could wish for. We could not have asked for anything more. We enjoyed BBQ's in the yard, the weather was great -warm and sunny- all aiding in a relaxing holiday.

Some of us stayed here as part of the Olympic team in 2012 so nice to return, plus enjoy great sailing on the bay.
Jun 2015
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8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


Fabulous home from home in a peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

This property was the perfect base for our family holiday in the local area. Beaches within walking distance and Weymouth Beach a short 10minute drive away was beautiful and sandy for our 2 year old. Also 20 mins from Abbotsbury and it's attractions.

The house was well equipped with the essentials and all the home comforts you could hope for. The décor and facilities of an exceptional standard. We were particularly impressed with the provision of so many of the bulky items you need when travelling with a toddler - travel cot, change mat, high chair and booster and plastic bowls, plates and cutlery. The property's location was on a quiet estate with views up over Portland and out of one bedroom you could see the sea!

The owners were incredibly helpful at offering tips and advice on local amenities.

All in all a lovely relaxing family break with extended family and one we hope to repeat next year as we all enjoyed it so much.

Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing Week

  • 5 of 5

Well where do I begin, this house is beautiful and had everything we needed & more. It literally was a home from home experience and had a very welcoming feel to it. Its location is perfect for exploring Portland as there is so much to see and we were very lucky with the weather. We would defiantly like to return as there is still so much we didn't get to see and Seahaven is the perfect base. Thank You for letting us stay in your lovely house.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Return Visitors

  • 5 of 5

A year on since our last visit, we have returned for a short break at this lovely townhouse so I guess that says it all! As before, property was spotless and very comfortable. Weather was mixed but still more places to see and visit than we had time for. A great 'getaway from it all' location!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a family stay

  • 4 of 5

A lovely, clean, modern and large family home. The owners ensure that there is everything you need for a perfect family stay. The property is located just over the causeway on the island of Portland with easy access to Weymouth and the Jurassic coast. I should imagine that it would be lovely in the summertime with it being in a relatively peaceful location, yet close to the beaches and coastline. Although the property does not have dedicated parking, it is possible to park within the estate in communal parking areas although finding a space can sometimes be a bit difficult. On one occasion, when every space was taken up, we had to park in a nearby car park and walk back to the house although this was not too much of a problem. We would thoroughly recommend the property to our friends and family and are already planning a return visit. Many thanks for a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's great to know that so many people think of Seahaven as a home from home, which is so important, especially at Christmas time. Seahaven is snuggled into a small and exclusive private development and very occasionally, parking for families with multiple cars can be slightly limited, which is why we’re so fortunate to have an area to the front of the property for loading and unloading, as well as plenty of free and unlimited on street parking surrounding the development, and in addition a couple of long stay car parks all within a 2/3 minute walk.
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Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a long weekend with small children and cannot rate the property and its location highly enough! It's an absolutely lovely 3 storey house situated in a quiet court yard about a 2 minute walk to the beach and harbour. The house is beautifully presented and the owners have thought of everything and were most helpful with anything we asked. Perfect for adults who want a civilised holiday or for those with children as there is a lovely secure garden and everything is within walking distance. We will definitely be visiting again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Molly, We're so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay at Seahaven. We really do our best to give families everything they need for an easy, relaxing holiday. The garden is secure and flat for children and you have the benefit of many things to see and do so close to the house. Victory Park, just across the road has great views and a childrens play area. The Marina is also a joy to visit and I hope you found the lovely sandy beach next to the castle. Come back soon Mike and Julia
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  • 5 of 5

Seahaven is a very comfortable and stylish home from home only a stones throw from the sea and the stunning Chesil Beach. We booked Seahaven for a short break to coincide with my wife's birthday in March and the place is fantastic to say the least.

There were 4 adults in our group and all of the bedrooms and bathrooms on the upper floors were very comfortable and clean. The ground floor of the property is an open plan dining and sitting area. It is very well appointed with modern fixtures and fittings as well as being spotless throughout. For those who need it there is a fast WiFi connection too!

We enjoyed the location because, whatever your interests, it offers everything to meet your needs. We enjoyed great walks and breathtaking views along the 'Jurassic Coast' during our stay. The resort of Weymouth for shops and restaurants was also a must and only a short bus or car drive away. Nearer to the accommodation, there are some lovely walks with views across Weymouth bay together with small shops and a couple of local pubs nearby.

Overall we had a brilliant time at Seahaven. It is certainly a location offering great value and where we would love to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is great to know you enjoyed your stay so much. It certainly is a perfect hub for exploring the coast and wider Dorset. We love just being at the house as well, with its space and lovely enclosed garden. So handy also for Chesil beach, particularly if you like fishing or just taking in the breathtaking view. We do hope you will come again. Mike and Julia
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From the Owner

We happened upon Seahaven when visiting friends in Portland and fell in love with it's contemporary design and spacious open plan living. It has a wonderful south facing garden which is fully enclosed and gives a good level of privacy and security. The fact that is is so close to the beach and local marina sealed it for us...and we finally got the keys to our brand spanking new house in October 2013

Activity and Interests


Spectacular Chesil beach is 5 minutes away on foot. A small sandy beach, very popular with local families, can be found next to the Castle facing the inner harbour, which is at most a 10 minute walk. A few yards further on can be found a beautiful marina, with shops and restaurants.

Portland Bill, with its famous lighthouse and Bird watching station is about a 10 minute drive. Ever popular Weymouth and is 15 minutes away by car.

Fortuneswell is a ten minute walk away up a steep hill (not for the faint hearted) and has pubs, cafes, a newsagent, pharmacy, well equipped Co-op store and several fishing and antiques shops. Deeper into Portland is Easton, which is about a 5 minutes drive, where more shops and facilities can be found, together with a newly built and good sized Tesco store.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter - Low
4 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas Break
23 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
New Year - Low
6 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring - Half Term
10 Feb 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
14 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
5 May 2017 - 18 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer - Low
19 May 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer - Peak
7 Jul 2017 - 7 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
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Changeover day is normally Friday, with departures no later than 10am.
Arrivals are from 4pm.

Notes on prices:
Rental prices include bed linen, towels and all utility bills

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From the Owner

Seashaven is very spacious and modern in design, offering four genuinely double bedrooms over two floors. It sits in a lovely quiet square with sea views out towards Weymouth and beyond

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 113 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Downstairs cloakroom, toilet and washbasin
  • En-suite shower room to bedroom 1, with WC, basin, and storage. Family bathroom between bedrooms 3 & 4, with bath/shower, WC & basin. Ground floor cloakroom, WC and basin.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, Large wardrobe, chest of drawers, chair and TV/DVD
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Day bed extends to double/2 side by side singles
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, Large wardrobe, chest of drawers and bookcase
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, 2 x 3" single beds, wardrobe, and chest of drawers
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 4 Double/ twin bedrooms (Sleeps 8) Bedroom 1, King size bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers,chair, TV/DVD, leading to en-suite shower room (double) and toilet. Bedroom 2, Single day bed extends double/ 2 side by side singles, Bedroom 3, King size bed, wardrobe & chest of drawers, Bedroom 4, Two Single beds (3'), wardrobe & chest of drawers


  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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