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Modern House With Sea Views on Portland, Weymouth, Dorset, England



Updated: 20-Nov-2016
House in Portland, Dorset, England - Coastal Location, 5 Minutes Walk To The Beach

A beautiful detached, contemporary, spacious townhouse set on Dorset's Isle of Portland. No 41 sits secluded in the corner of an award-winning, eco friendly development, originally built for the International Sailing Teams at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Its a perfect location to explore the hidden gem of Portland, and for exploring Dorset and Devon, with the stunning 'Jurassic Coast' and beautiful countryside. The house has lovely views of the Olympic sailing venue and Chesil beach. With short walks to cafes, pubs - perfect for long sunday lunches. A great place to exhaust children young and old.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hi - We hope you enjoy our holiday home as much as we do, its a great location and perfect for our sailing enthusiastic son.

We are a family of 4, based in Cheshire and have decided to let the property out when we are not escaping here for a nice weekend break or for either training or a sailing event.

The Olympic development is tastefully and perfectly located.- With great open plan living and all the mod cons required for day to day living.

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20 Reviews

based on 20 holidaymaker reviews


Great location, nice walks, Portland Bill light house is a good day, chippy near by was very good

  • 5 of 5

we all have a very good time and would go back for another week

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was excellent, the rooms are very comfortable, clean and some of the bedrooms even have a sea view.

everything was perfect, we needed nothing more to make our stay enjoyable and stress free, I would recommend this house to anyone.

Maureen and gang

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Clean, spacious and homely

  • 4 of 5

Had a fantastic stay, the house was perfect for our party of 8 plus two infants and two dogs.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely accommodation, plenty of room very nice owners

  • 5 of 5

Lovely accommodation, plenty of room for 3 adults, four children and the dog. Portland is a lovely place and a good base to get to the other attractions in Dorset, or to just chill out at the house. Access to an enclosed playing field right in front of the house for kids and dog to let off steam safely. Accommodation had everything we could possibly need so a real home from home, we were even able to order our groceries for delivery which was a bonus. I hate food shopping while on holiday lol. Will book again if we return to Portland.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Family said best holiday ever!

  • 5 of 5

Great house (very clean), loads of space, comfy beds, everything you could want for.

Excellent base to explore Portland and Weymouth. Something for everyone.

We were a group age 5 - 70 and we all found something we liked.

Sandy beach (with donkeys and Punch & Judy) museums, forts and water sports in Portland. Chessil beach is on your doorstep and another great place to see..

We went carnival week and watched the red arrows and fireworks from the balcony -)

Out and about everyday enjoying ourselves, but we all looked forward to returning back to this lovely house.

Thank you for such lovely memories.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Seven ladies of a certain age stayed here for a walking weekend in June - it was perfect.

The house is very large, with bedrooms and bathrooms on first and second floors , so even with seven of us sharing it never felt crowded.

Downstairs is very spacious, and the house is extremely clean and well equipped. We found everything possible we could need for our entirely self-catered weekend.

The location was perfect for our needs - we walked around Portland Bill directly from the house, and returned with magnificent views of Chesil beach.

Very quick and friendly communication with the owners at all times, would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Having been built to house the International sailing teams for the 2012 Olympics, No 41 is on the doorstep of world class watersport facilities, from sailing to windsurfing. A great base for squad training or if you are attending sailing events at WPNSA.

Sitting on the Jurassic coast, the house is also the perfect base for both dramatic and leisurely trekking or cycling.


Spectacular Chesil beach is 3 minutes away on foot miles of steep, smooth pebbles. Great fun for watching the waves crash on the shore or throwing stones into the sea. For the more sedate, a walkway runs across the back of the beach for an easy promenade. A cafe also provides a superb bird spotting. A 10 minute drive to a huge sandy beach at Weymouth where the water is very safe for swimming. Often donkeys & fairground rides on the beach but large enough to find a quiet spot too!


45 miles to Bournemouth International Airport (1hr 15 mins drive)

64 miles to Exeter (1hr 34 min drive)

77 miles to Bristol airport (2hr 10 min drive)

126 miles to Heathrow airport (2hr 40 min drive)

Ferries and trains to Weymouth 10 minute drive away. Regular bus services between Weymouth & Portland.

Car useful but is not essential. Cafes and some shops walking distance, with excellent bus services.


Portland Bill - (2 miles) - with its famous lighthouse and bird watching station is about a 10 minute drive.

Olympic sailing centre - (under 1 mile) - sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, cafe/restaurant.

Short walk to Osprey leisure centre

Ever popular Weymouth: (4 Miles) is 10 minutes away by car - beach, restaurants, old harbour, sea life centre, major high-street shops, cinema

Dorchester: 15 miles (antique shopping)

Further Details:

Fortuneswell is a ten minute walk away up a steep hill (not for the faint hearted) and has pubs, cafes, Takeaways, a post office & newsagent, pharmacy, well equipped Co-op store and several fishing 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. Tesco's home delivery also available.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter 1
11 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
christmas/new year
16 Dec 2016 - 12 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2
13 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Half Term
10 Feb 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 1
24 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Easter Holidays
31 Mar 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2
21 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Summer
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 1
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2
30 Jun 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:
A 20% deposit is required to secure your booking, with the full balance due 6 weeks (42 days) in advance of your holiday. For bookings made less than 6 weeks in advance the full amount will be required to secure the booking.We will consider long weekends/short breaks (3 days min) and you are welcome to enquire

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is friday, with departures no later than 10am. Arrivals after 3pm

Notes on prices:
Rental prices include bedlinen, Towels, utility bills complimentary Coffee, Tea and Nespresso Coffee machine with a large range of capsules - Unlimited Wifi

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 20-Nov-2016
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Property Type

  • house


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • waterfront


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite shower room to Bedroom 1, with Jack/Jill door to top landing. WC, washbasin and double shower. Bathroom 2 with WC, washbasin and bath/shower. Downstairs WC & Washbasin


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 ( 4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with Kingsize bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers Bedroom 2 with Twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers Bedroom 3 with Kingsize bed, triple wardrobe, chest of drawers Bedroom 4 with Twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers


  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: No smoking allowed anywhere in the property. Well behaved pets are allowed. (Please advise when booking ) We have a high chair and travel cot available. Please bring own linen for cot. Free unlimited wi-fi (password provided on arrival) Changeover day is Friday Nespresso Coffee machine with a large range of complimentary coffee Outside: To the rear of the property is a private and secure south west facing enclosed garden with good sized patio, lawned area and planted borders. Cadac Gas BBQ, outside light. To the front is a communal playing field with communal gardens with seating and lawned areas in the main square. Gated parking Area and parking space is available and other parking in designated communal areas (details on arrival) Utility Room: Rotary washing line, Airer, Ironing board & Iron, Electric fan heater to dry wet sailing kit. High Chair and Travel cot available Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is cleaned when guests depart on changeover day with linen, bath & hand towels provided. Beach towels are not provided. Other: Gated parking area with additional on road parking space, with access to the garden, Outdoor shed. Balcony with Sea views from Bedroom No 2

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