Located in Weymouth, Dorset
Stanley House is a well-appointed, waterfront cottage Weymouth, Dorset and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 8
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: No
Stanley House is a charming, harbourside house located in the heart of Weymouth, with fabulous views from every window. It plays host to four bedrooms; a king-size double, a second floor king-size double with en-suite shower room and two third floor doubles, sleeping eight people altogether. The interior also comes with a bathroom, kitchen, utility, living/dining room and first-floor sitting room. To the outside is off-road parking for two cars and a small internal courtyard. Stanley House boasts an enviable location, ideal for those looking to explore a beautiful part of Dorset.
This historic, harbourside cottage occupies one of the most enviable positions in Weymouth, only a few doors from Weymouth Sailing Club and the Lifeboat Station. There are stunning harbour views from every window overlooking the glistening waters and moored boats, while the bedrooms offer glimpses over Weymouth Beach and beyond. With the rare addition of two parking spaces, this is a true hidden gem in a wonderful part of Dorset, ideal for families or groups of friends.
Through the front door, you will find yourself welcomed into the hallway with a beautiful stained glass door and rope bannisters climbing the stairs. The ground floor offers a large sitting/dining room, where you can unwind in front of the TV or simply admire the scenery through the window with a refreshing drink in hand, before gathering around the dining table for a freshly prepared meal. The antique petrol pump and boat lights make a great talking point as you tuck into your dinner. There are a well-equipped kitchen and utility room with everything you need for cooking up a storm, although be sure to enjoy local fish and chips on the harbourside at least once!
On the first floor, you will find a large family bathroom and another sitting room with spectacular, elevated views over the waterfront, as well as find the first of the bedrooms. Rise to the second floor to be introduced to the master bedroom, with more stunning vistas reaching over the rooftops to the beach and along the Jurassic Coast. You will also find a walk-in wardrobe area and a large en-suite shower room.
Finally, on the third floor are two more bedrooms both with doubles tucked away in the eaves of the house. After a long day exploring the local sights, choose to sit and enjoy the seaside sounds with a glass of your favourite tipple out in the small, private courtyard.
If you manage to stop gazing at the views and watching harbour life, then you are ideally located for exploring Weymouth on foot. Weymouth Beach is just a short rowboat ferry ride across the water, with the rowboat ferry being just paces from the front door. There are shops, bars and restaurants all within walking distance and of course many fish and chip shops. Pay a visit to the Nothe Fort and Gardens, which offer spectacular views over Weymouth and Portland with a fabulous history behind it shown in the many displays and exhibits dotted around the site. Stanley House is a remarkable holiday home in the heart of Weymouth, to be enjoyed the year-round.
- Gas central heating
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV, Sky TV, games console, Sky TV, WiFi
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Cot and highchair available
- Off-road parking for two vehicles only
- 2 separate parking bay measures 4
- 25m in length by 2
- 14m width
- Small internal courtyard
- Sorry, no pets and no smoking
- Shop and pub a short walk away
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.