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Island Village Cottage



Updated: 29-Nov-2016
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 so I can give you a quote as our prices are not coming out the way we want them thank you

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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

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20 Reviews

based on 20 holidaymaker reviews


Nice cosy holiday home with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

A cosy house with pretty much everything you need for a holiday! Very clean and tidy, with modern and looks almost as new kitchen and bathroom. Knowing we are coming with a toddler, highchair and kids toys (the amount of toy vehicles were amazing!) were made available, as well as stair gates which comes in handy esp with those rather steep stairs. Very thoughtful homely touches – welcome gift, cleaning equipment (mindfully stored in a childproof cupboard), and the basic teas, coffees, sugar, salt and pepper all available. Parking on the street isn’t a problem throughout our stay, children’s playground, a Co-Op and a very big Tesco nearby comes in very handy for stocking up supplies. We had nice weather during our stay so we made use of the BBQ and met the neighbours on both side who were all very friendly and helpful, telling us where to go around Portland and Weymouth. Perhaps the thing for suggestion is to change the bulky dining set as with just the 2 adults with a highchair set up, there’s hardly any room left in the dining area, so I think if you have 4 or even 6 people in the house, it would be a bit cramp. Beds are on the soft side to our likings (personal preference obviously!), although our toddler had very good night sleep during the stay with the help of almost blackout curtains and comfy beddings.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house, very comfortable stay.

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully refurbished little terraced house with comfortable furnishings. Conveniently situated near Easton Park and all local village amenities. Neat garden with table, chairs and BBQ. Frequent bus service to Weymouth passes the door. Bike hire shop and cafe 2 doors down the street. Other cafes, takeaways and pubs nearby in village. Good dog walks locally amongst the old stone quarry workings. Friendly neighbourhood, Methodist church at street corner has frequent coffee mornings.

Only possible disadvantage, steep stairs especially to 2nd floor may be unsuitable for the elderly.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Owners were easily contacted and very helpful when booking , cottage was clean and special touches welcomed , lovely and well equipped , felt like home from home . Will definitely highly recommend and hope to return very soon

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely house, delightfully quirky but modernised in a really good style.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We found the house very clean, comfortable and well stocked with everything you need. There is an enclosed garden for the dogs and the house is well placed for a local play area, shops and pubs. The owners are very thoughtful and leave little gifts to make you and your dogs feel welcome. Parking is on the street but we didn't have any problem finding a parking spot close to the house. Portland is a lovely place to visit and there are many walks to enjoy. I would recommend a visit to the Jailhouse cafe which has fabulous views and excellent food, very reasonably priced.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Clean and well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

3 day stay at this property in a nice part of Portland. The property had everything to make it feel like home. The owners kindly left some goodies for the adults, the kids and even our puppy on our arrival. Very comfortable and convenient for shops. A nice little park across the road. Would recommend to a friend, and would consider again a return stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

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

Activity and Interests


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


A car is recommended for staying on Portland


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


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2 Nov 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
19 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
8 Jan 2017 - 12 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
spring half term
13 Feb 2017 - 25 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
easter holidays
26 Mar 2017 - 10 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
11 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
summer half term
28 May 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
summer holidays
22 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

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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From the Owner

All beachesaround 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

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Family


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


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


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


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


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

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


  • 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


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • bathroom has a corner bath/ shower and w/c


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • 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


  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles


  • Self-catering


  • 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

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