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Island Village Cottage

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

House on Portland NR Weymouth - Perfect Family Holiday

Top to bottom is a newly refurbished character cottage in the small village of Easton. set over 3 floors, sleeping 6 in 3 spacious bedrooms, the top floor has twin memory foam beds and built in wardrobes but has very steep stairs not suitable for people with mobility problems. Second floor has two bedrooms front room has a double memory foam bed with built in wardrobes, back bedroom has twin memory foam beds.

On the ground floor there are two living areas with a tv in the front living room with 2 two seater leather sofas and in the back room there is a small sofa, music, board games, books and toys for the children, the sun room has the dining table that seats 6 which leads onto the garden, the garden is on 3 levels with just a small step between each level . the kitchen is newly fitted and modern and looks onto the sun room, the downstairs bathroom has a shower and a corner bath and a separate toilet

This cottage perfect for family holidays please contact me if you have a baby and would like us to put up our cot we think even the smallest members of the family should be comfy

More Details

Owner
Stacey noye
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 December, 2017

About Stacey noye

we have lives on Portland for over 40 years we love the island life, we love to holiday all over the world and put the little touches that we love from our own holidays into our cottage sometimes its the small things that make your holiday really special

Stacey noye purchased this cottage in 1995

Why Stacey noye chose Portland

we just fell in love with this cottage and everything you need is to hand in Easton , it took us 3 years of love and hard work to renovate the cottage to what it is today

What makes this cottage unique

All beaches around Portland are dog friendly and only a short drive away you can enjoy Weymouth beach with its golden sands,there is a lot of history around Portland and lots of places to explore, we are 10 mins away from the sailing academy, there are many thing to do in the area ask for info when booking

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Portland in Portland

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • bathroom has a corner bath/ shower and w/c
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: bedroom 1, master bedroom double bed bedroom 2, two single beds bedroom 3, 2 single beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: we allow dogs at a extra charge of £15 per dog no more than 2 dogs Outside: secluded patio garden with a seating area and a BBQ for making the most of the summer sun Utility Room: fridge freezer, washing machine Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: towels and linen are included in the price but a discount is available if you would like to bring your own cleaning is carried out on change overs but is by arrangement for long stays Other: dining room table that seats 6

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

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Island Village Cottage
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 29 reviews
5

Characterful, welcoming and wonderfully presented

  • 5 of 5

Central island location means everything is within walking distance - coastal walk to Portland Bill lighthouse turned up some lovely views there and on the way. Local shops had all we needed. Parking was easy. A charming, welcoming and versatile living space in excellent condition, beautifully presented and with loads of thoughtful touches adapted itself well for we 2 adults and 3 children (10-12 years old). A perfect short break.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Property: 'Top to Bottom', Reforn, Easton, Portland, Dorset.

  • 5 of 5

Clean, modern, well equipped, excellent state of decoration / maintenance. Centrally placed and although no dedicated parking, on-street parking always available within a few meters of the property (during both our stays at "Top to Bottom").

Portland is a fascinating place with plenty of places to visit (Portland Museum, Grove Prison Museum (unexpectedly interesting and informative), Portland Castle, D-Day Experience, Lighthouse, Bird Observatory, The Verne (and Jail House Cafe), Coastal path around Portland inc that part along the railways bed; Tout Quarry Sculpture Park, Decommissioned Church at end of reform - superb guides tell you a lot about the social history of Portland, Pressgang Riots, blind child buried facing east etc etc - fascinating stuff. No need to leave Portland during a week or more's stay.

Excellent natural history all around - entomology as well as ornithology and geology (doubtless botany too).

'Top to Bottom' well placed just off Easton Square. "Sugar Loaf" cafe opposite the property is excellent vale and provides a good choice of unpretentious home cooking and a warm welcome. Co-op store, "Martins" the newsagent/Post Office and "Boots" between them supply all holiday needs (the butcher's deli opposite has dressed crab fresh in every Wednesday). Some restaurants are on the pretentious side - "New Inn" for example - poor choice of beers, limited menu (only one choice if you are vegetarian!), arty-farty presentation of the food which never to my liking (I judge a meal by the quality of the ingredients, not the edible flowers in the garnish or blobs a pea-reduction smeared on the plate; I left thinking "hmm, another one of those places where I could have cooked a far better meal" My wife requested no salt on her chips, but her meal arrived without the salad! Table next to us - one of two persons was served wrong main course (there were only 9 customers at the time, getting 2 out of 9 wrong when not busy is not a good sign). "Pulpit Inn" Portland Bill, restaurant is very much "take it or leave it" probably because there is no passing trade. Meals OK but on the pricey side and service - as in many UK restaurants - rather slap-dash. "Quibbles Cafe" at Chesil Cove is excellent, good attentive service and value for money - their fresh crab sandwich is VERY well filled; cream tea very generous and they are licences now!

Portland is a wonderful place with friendly people. We'll be back.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Five stars

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and homely, specially the welcome pack and the flowers. All very good and the garden and furniture.Very well situated Cottage

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage, beautifully equipped and maintained

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Nice place to stay

  • 4 of 5

House was very clean , owners were very helpful, perfect place to getaway for few days.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Beautiful cottage - home away from home

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is decorated to a high standard and has everything you need for a comfortable stay. We had a fantastic time and will be highly recommending it to all our friends.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Location

Granby Fun Factory
"the fun factory is a great place to entertain the kids on a wet day or somewhere just to let..."
Fancy's Family Farm
"portlands family farm free attraction all they ask is a donation "
The Heights Hotel
"lunch or dinner with a view, over looking the Olympic rings "
Chesil Equestrian
"great for seeing the island "
Cycleccino
"great tours walking and riding and you couldn't get closer to our holiday house just 2 doors..."
Portland Castle
"some of Portland history a great place to visit "
Osprey Leisure Centre
"great for a family swim or a fitness visit "

Coast/Beach:

Portland is surrounded by small pebble beaches the nearest is about 15 mins walk away, the famous Chesil Beach is 10 minute bus ride away and the gorgeous sands of Weymouth beach are about 20 mins drive away or there is a regular bus which takes you right to the sea front

Travel:

A car is recommended for staying on Portland

Distances:

Weymouth is 20 mins drive away or there is a regular bus service that leaves every 10 to 15 minutes

Further Details:

sailing academy is 10 mins drive away, there is climbing and horse riding on the island, there is a large Tesco, banks and restaurants within walking distance

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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
 
winter
5 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£100
Fri,Sat
£400
 
 
xmas
19 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£264
for 4 nights
From
£100
Fri,Sat
£530
 
 
winter
8 Jan 2018 - 12 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£120
for 3 nights
From
£100
Fri,Sat
£400
 
 
spring half term
13 Feb 2018 - 25 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£150
for 3 nights
From
£100
Fri,Sat
£450
 
 
easter holidays
26 Mar 2018 - 10 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£640
for 7 nights
From
£100
Fri,Sat
£640
 
 
spring
11 Apr 2018 - 27 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£100
Fri,Sat
£550
 
 
summer
28 May 2018 - 22 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£100
Fri,Sat
£650
 
 
summer holidays
23 Jul 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Pet Fee £15

Booking Notes:
please contact us for payment schedule


Changeover Day:
Change over day is flexible
arrival after 3 pm
departure 10 am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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