Located in Weymouth, Dorset
- Sleeps: 6
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: No
A beautiful, fully renovated cottage just a short walk from the Brewers Quay and Newton’s Cove area of Weymouth. Firkin Cottage is perfect for a tranquil holiday set slightly apart from the bustle of the main town while still very close to the Old Harbour and Hope Square. The standard of finish inside this property is exceptional and attention to detail obvious. The beautiful enclosed cottage garden has a patio area complete with garden furniture, where you can enjoy the sun or eat al fresco at any time of the day.
Firkin is a beautiful, fully renovated cottage a stroll away from the Brewers Quay and Newton's Cove area of Weymouth. Perfect for a quiet holiday slightly away from the bustle of the main town although still very close to the Old Harbour, Hope Square with its alfresco dining and drinking options and the sea.
Inside the standard of finish is exceptional and attention to detail obvious. The property is situated on a pedestrianised lane, just a minute or so to the delightful Newton's Cove beach and promenade.
The accommodation comprises on the ground floor of a lounge/diner, with sofa, armchairs, flat-screen television and DVD player, large dining table and six chairs which then leads on to the well-equipped kitchen. The kitchen and utility area features a washing machine, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The ground floor also features a cloakroom with toilet and hand basin.
The first floor is reached via cottage style stairs where bedroom one is a double en suite with shower over bath, hand basin and toilet. Bedroom two is a single.
On the second floor, bedroom three is a double and bedroom four is a single. There is also a shower room with hand basin and toilet.
Outside there is a paved area with table and chairs. Linen hire is included in the price.
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- A cot is available
- Car parking permit included for a nearby Nothe public car park for one car
- Rear garden with furniture
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub 5 min
- Harbour 10 min
- Coastal walk 5min
Weymouth is a busy seaside town and lies on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Weymouth's golden sandy beach has received the Quality Coast Award. This is because of good quality water, well-developed facilities and beach supervision. There are plenty of supermarkets and a variety of shops. There is a wide choice of cafes and restaurants, offering a range of cuisines. As a result, you are spoilt for choice. Weymouth is famous for its fresh seafood. You can often see the local fishermen unloading their daily catch from the Harbour. It is from the harbour that you can pick up boat tours. These include a tour of the Jurassic coast and a water taxi from Weymouth to Portland.
Weymouth Attractions and Activities
Lodmoor Country Park is fantastic for the children and adults to explore and rest for a picnic. In addition, try your hand at crazy golf or let the children drive in the little go-kart track. Let the children loose in the Pirate Ship Play Park or the Green Gym. Slide down the wonky slide or walk the dog through the woodland paths. RSPB Nature Reserve is next to Lodmoore Park displaying details of all the Marsh birds in the area. Also, there is a cafe for refreshments after all the exploring. Sandworld is by the cycle path at Lodmoor park. Be amazed at the awesome sculptures made by local artists. You can let the children take turns to make their own sand sculpture. In addition, view smaller displays along the seafront. In conclusion, the attention to detail that goes into these will amaze you.
The Sea Life Centre is full of marine animals and much much more. The Centre is jam-packed full of fun rides and activities for the children. There are also rides galore along the seafront with arcades that stay open in the evenings. A little train will take you along the length of the seafront. Here you will find Donkey rides on the beach are available. Punch and Judy play on the seafront during the summer. A short walk away is the Nothe Fort which holds events for both adults and children. Weymouth is well known for the Red Arrows display which happens on Carnival Day. You can watch the action from the beach and see the fireworks from the bay. At night, colourful lasers light up the seafront and the promenade. The Pavillion theatre holds regular live shows.