Sixpenny Cottage

Located in Upwey, Dorset

This beautiful stone-built cottage is in the village of Upwey near to Weymouth in Dorset and can sleep 2 people in 1 bedroom.

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


Sixpenny Cottage is a beautiful semi-built cottage situated in the village of Upwey near to the town of Weymouth in Dorset and benefits from spacious and charmingly furnished accommodation. The cottage can sleep 2 people in 1 twin single bedroom (6ft wide double) as well as a shower room. The rest of the cottage is made up of a fitted kitchen, a dining/sitting room. To the outside of the cottage is off road parking for 2 cars and a lawned garden with patio and garden furniture. Sixpenny Cottage is a wonderful getaway for couples looking to be in a quiet location surrounded by countryside.

Property Details

Sixpenny Cottage, built on the site of an old shepherds cottage where a Treasure Trove of sixpence pieces was discovered in the fireplace and hence the name, lies in the picturesque village of Upwey. The cottage is spacious and charmingly furnished with its own patio and access to the lovely gardens and pond of Waddon Lodge. The tea rooms and two pubs are all within walking distance.

The accommodation at Sixpenny Cottage comprises of a hallway, kitchen equipped with fridge with freezer compartment, washer/dryer and French doors leading to the garden. There is a downstairs cloakroom with hand basin and toilet. The large lounge/diner is equipped with a basic Sky TV package, DVD and CD player and also has doors leading out to the garden. Upstairs the bedroom can be made as a twin or a double of 6ft in width with great views over the garden and woodland beyond. The shower room has a toilet and hand basin.

Outside there is a patio as well as access to lawned areas and the pond. There is private parking for 2 cars.


  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Fridge
  • Washer/dryer
  • DVD and CD players
  • Basic sky TV package
  • Wifi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Travel cot available
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Sorry, no pets


Cot Available
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Washing machine



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Area Details


Upwey is a very picturesque village. With the beautiful countryside surrounding the village, you could easily forget that Weymouth is so close. The Upwey Wishing Well has been a tourist attraction from Victorian times. It remains so to this day with a tea room serving home-made cakes and home-cooked food. Surrounded by ornamental gardens and the river, and of course, the well itself.

Upwey has 2 pubs in the village The Old Ship Inn and The Royal Standard, who brew their own ales. Island Garden Nurseries is a must for keen gardeners, full of plants and friendly advice. Take a seat on the bench by the stream and breathe in the fresh country air.

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