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Cottage with seaviews In village

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine

Overview

About the property

Character Cottage in Fortuneswell, Portland, Dorset, England - Generally quiet location with some traffic noise in mornings and evenings. Beach, Pubs And Shops

Kearney cottage is a 10 minute walk to the beach, 3 min to local shops, cafe, supermarket, and pubs. 10 minutes walk to restaurants

The property is clean, comfortable and relaxing with sofa, armchairs, TV with Freeview, DVD and radio, free WIFI, sunny gardens with church as neigbour, hill views.

Plenty of drying space for surfers, sailors and divers. On-street parking and car parks nearby. There is a small modern, well-equipped kitchen.

Beds are made up ready for your arrival, if you require, but there is a reduction for those wishing to bring own linen. All you will have to do is unpack and enjoy yourselves. Just step outside the front door or into the back court area and you are ready to relax and have a cup of tea!!

Kearney cottage makes a perfect base for year round holidays on this wonderful part of the of Dorset Coastline. Set up from the road, and having a front seating area, this fisherman's cottage has sea views from all floors. It is simply furnished but comfortable and fully equipped. There is a rear patio and glass summer house with sun most of the day in summer. Portland is ideal for sailors, birdwatchers fishermen, divers and walkers. Weymouth, nearby is a typical English seaside resort with a safe sandy beach.

There is a regular and very frequent bus service to the centre of Weymouth, every ten minutes. From there buses run west along the coast as far as Exeter and east as far as Poole. (Very handy for those with bus passes!)

There is a launderette nearby with useful drying machines.

More Details

Owner
Wendy Flanagan
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2017

About Wendy Flanagan

The cottage is owned by Dennis and Wendy.

Wendy Flanagan purchased this cottage in 2013

What makes this cottage unique

We stay in the cottage regularly and will continue to do so. We particularly enjoy the activities on Portland, and its character. Also the surounding ares in Dorset are beautiful and very interesting. Corfe castle, Lyme Regis, Dochester, and many others. the walking pssibilities seem endless

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Portland in Portland

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Large bathroom tiled floor with Bath having screen and shower over. Hand basin. WC. heated towel rail. NB. There is a second WC outside in the utility room There is a hairdryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: First floor double bed with sea views. Second floor another double bed, room with sea views and also a bedroom with single bed. Velux window.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The property was built in about 1850,and is next to the church. it is built up above the road and has 11 steps up from the pavement. The property has been modernised and is well insulated and well heated. To the rear there is a court area, again having 7 steps up to the raised patio area. There is a glass summer house which has comfortable chairs and Table, power and lighting also there are table, chairs and sun umbrella for the patio. In the house, the stairs are narrow though not overly steep. Care should be taken to supervise young children playing near the steps or stairs. NB. Kearney Cottage is a no smoking property. Sorry, No pets. Outside: The outside court area at the back is bounded on one side by the church and its stained glass window. It is a small area but has enough room for 5 to sit comfortably and has patio furniture. The glass summer house is ideal for cool spring and autumn days to sit in and have a good read. the wifi works here as well! Utility Room: The utility room has a tiled floor and has a washing machine, and a WC. and handbasin with hot and cold water. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels are provided, and are included in the price. For those who prefer to bring their own there is a price reduction. The property will be cleaned before your arrival. NB Please bring your own beach towels.

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Cottage with seaviews In village
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Simply Lovely

  • 5 of 5

This house is so well thought out with lovely little touches to help make your holiday perfect.

We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and loved exploring the Isle- we walked absolutely everywhere and left so much fitter!

The beach is great and such a short walk away.

Absolutely the best holiday and would thoroughly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage. Prime location. Would reccomend

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from a week stay in Kearney Cottage and myself (26) and my mother (55) had a fantastic time. The cottage, situated on Portland, is a lovely part of the country that we have never visited before.

The cottage itself was fantastic, very clean and tidy, plenty of space and storage and all the essentials you would need for a self catering holiday. The bedrooms were comfy and the views fantastic. Although we did not use it, the summer house is a bonus and would be a lovely place to spend a relaxing evening. We also liked having a washing machine as after a rainy day walking around our clothes needed a bit of a clean.

The cottage is on a busy one way road (I think the main route onto the isle) but parking was not a problem and once inside no noise could be herd. A Co-Op is literally 2 minutes walk away stocking everything you need. We also enjoyed a take away meal from the local Chip Shop (also a 2 minute walk).

As for the local area itself, I defy you not to find something to suit everyone's interests. we spent an entire day on Portland exploring and could have seen and done more. We also traveled to Weymouth, West Bay and Lulworth, all very convenient to reach by car. I know a regular bus runs from Portland to Weymouth too for those without a car. And if you have kids (or are a big kid at heart) a trip to Monkey World is a must.

I can't recommend this cottage enough if you are wanting to visit this part of the country and the area's close by. We are already thinking of re-booking again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Bournemouth
Nearest Barpub
0.03 Kilometres
New Star
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Poole
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Weymouth
Nearest Motorway
80 Kilometres
M27
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Weymouth

Coast/Beach:

The famous Chesil beach is 10 minutes walk away and then stretches for miles. The sandy beaches of Weymouth are 4 miles away and can be reached by bus in about twenty minutes or 10 minutes by car.

The sheltered harbour of Portland is a twenty minute walk with sailing, windsurfing and also a leisure centre with swimming pool.

Travel:

The nearest airport is Bournemouth 44 miles, Bristol is 76 miles. There are train connections to Weymouth from London Waterloo and Southampton airport. 68 miles

Distances:

Nearest large supermarket (Tesco) 2 miles

Weymouth 4 miles, Dorchester 14 miles, Poole 38 miles

Further Details:

There are several good restaurants pubs and cafes within a two mile radius. Local supermarket 2 mins. newsagent/post office 1 min.

Leisure centre 10 minutes.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Portland, Weymouth and Portland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 9
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£71
for 1 night
£500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
A reservation fee of £100 is required. The balance, plus a refundable damage deposit of £100 to be sent four weeks before arrival.


Changeover Day:
Normal change over day is Friday.
Arrival time, after 4.00pm.
Departure time, 10.00am.

Notes on prices:
For bookings less than one week, or longer than two weeks contact us!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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