Honeypot Cottage

Located in Preston, Dorset

This thatched cottage rests in Preston in Dorset and can sleep four people in three bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


Honeypot Cottage is a thatched property resting within the village of Preston. It comes with three bedrooms, comprising of a double bedroom and two single bedrooms, together sleeping up to four people and served by a bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC and a ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Completing the interior is a kitchen, a utility, a dining room and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. Outside, there is an enclosed rear garden and a roadside parking on a first-come-first-served basis. Honeypot Cottage is a superb base for exploring the delights of Dorset.

Property Details

Dating back to 1740 is this traditional, thatched cottage resting within the seaside village of Preston in Dorset. This spacious accommodation is ideal for a family seeking to explore the delights of this corner of England and is within striking distance of the resort of Weymouth.

Entering through the front door you will find a heap of period charm, with an inglenook fireplace in the sitting room, equipped with a woodburning stove and beams. From here, you will find a dining room, where you will be delighted by the spacious area, perfect to gather and enjoy a delicious meal as you plan your holiday together. Step into the contemporary kitchen, where the Range cooker takes centre stage and allows you to cater delicious home-cooked food for you and your loved ones. Climbing the stairs, you will find three well-presented bedrooms, comprising of one double and two single bedrooms, all individual in design where you can relax and unwind.

Finally, step outside into the enclosed garden where you can relax in the summer sun on the patio with a refreshing drink in-hand.

Weymouth Beach and town centre are a short drive away, as well as the traditional village of Sutton Poyntz with its historic duck pond and renowned village pub. For a taste of history, be sure to view the chalk horse carved into the hillside. Weymouth offers everything for your shopping needs as well as a lively café and restaurant scene. Delight in a stroll along the seafront with ice cream or watch the boats sail past in the harbour whilst enjoying local fish and chips. Honeypot Cottage would suit a family looking to escape to the Jurassic Coast.


  • Gas central heating and electric woodburning stove
  • Gas Range cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • TV, DVD player, music system, WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • First set of logs only
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Parking is roadside on a first-come-first-served basis
  • Enclosed garden to the rear with patio, chairs and table
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
  • Pub and shop within 100 metres


Ground floor bathroom
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details


Preston is a small coastal village on the edge of Weymouth and close to Sutton Poyntz and Osmington. The village has 2 mini supermarkets, a fish and chip shop and its very own nature reserve. Preston has one Pub, The Spice Ship. The area is best known for Bowleaze Cove. This is a sand and shingle beach that is popular with families in the summer. In addition, the beach also has a slipway for launching small craft. There are many rock pools to explore at low tide and the area is popular for fishing. The cove also provides excellent views over Weymouth and is also home to the Riviera Hotel. Bowleaze Cove, painted by John Constable on his honeymoon, now hangs in the National Gallery. Overcombe Corner is a popular spot for windsurfers. This particular area gets some nice swells when the wind is in the right direction. For the children, Bowleaze has Weymouths biggest fun park Fantasy Island. The park has fun rides, amusements and soft play. In conclusion, this can often be a fantastic half or full day to amuse children or similarly, burn off their excess energy.

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