Ammonite Cottage

Located in Fortuneswell, Dorset

Ammonite Cottage is a traditional Portland stone cottage situated on the Isle of Portland, near Weymouth and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Ammonite Cottage is traditional Portland stone cottage on the Isle of Portland, near to Weymouth in Dorset, benefits from two bedrooms and one bathroom and can sleep four people. The property also consists of a kitchen and a sitting room with dining area. The property also has a rear courtyard with furniture and also a terrace area with furniture. Located on the Isle of Portland Ammonite Cottage is the ideal base for a couple or small family wishing to explore the Jurassic Coast.

Property Details

A traditional Portland Cottage that has been beautifully refurbished to offer a bright comfortable cottage to enjoy on your Dorset Holiday. As you walk into the Portland Stoned Cottage, it is bright, welcoming feeling invites you to sit and relax by the coal effect fire. The kitchen is perfect for planning a tasty meal to be enjoyed at the dining table. The master bedroom bright and comfortable to sleep well after a day exploring. The twin room is perfect for the children to dream of the sea. Set just a few minutes' walk from Chesil Cove, the property is ideally located for you to explore all that the Isle of Portland has to offer, as well as being perfectly situated for you to venture further afield along the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline. To the west you'll find West Bay, Bridport and Charmouth and to the East, Weymouth, Durdle Door, Lulworth and Corfe Castle. Staying closer to Ammonite Cottage you can find lovely restaurants serving local seafood, amongst them, both Quiddles and The Cove House Inn, both of which are just a short walk away. If you want to enjoy spectacular views, follow the coastal path to the top of Portland where on a clear day you can gather views towards Exmouth and beyond. Sunsets viewed from Chesil beach or even the top of Portland are not to be missed.


  • Gas central heating, Fridge/Freezer, Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Wifi
  • CD and DVD Player
  • Fuel and power incin rent
  • Bed linen and towels incin rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Back yard and stone steps up to terrace area


Close to coast
Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Washing machine


Area Details


Fortuneswell covers quite a large area. From just below the top of the island with its amazing views along Chesil Beach to the bottom of the hill where it blends into Chiswell. As you descend from the Heights Hotel you will see the Olympic Rings sculpture to commemorate the 2012 Olympics. Portland hosted the sailing and windsurfing events. Further down you will see a statue by a local artist titled "The Spirit of Portland" with more great views along Chesil Beach. Fortuneswell has many shops including a Co-op, Boots and the Royal Manor Theatre.

The walking from Fortuneswell is good but do remember you are on a slope. Therefore, an easy walk one way will be harder on the way back! Walk to the High Angle Battery, an 18th-century gun emplacement. Tout Quarry Nature Reserve and Sculpture Park are opposite the Heights Hotel. Artists have been creating sculptures to leave around the park since 1983. Famous sculptures include the Falling Man by Sir Antony Gormley. Chesil Beach is easily accessible if you fancy a walk along the sea. There are several pubs, restaurants and takeaways all available within Fortuneswell. A short walk to Chiswell gives you many more options to eat out and all within walking distance.

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