The Boat House
Located in Weymouth, Dorset
The Boat House rests in Weymouth's harbourside and can sleep 10 people in five bedrooms and is pet-friendly.
- Sleeps: 10
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 4
- Pet Friendly: 1
The Boat House is a large property resting within Weymouth. It comes with five bedrooms, comprising of a second-floor king-size with TV and en-suite shower, basin and WC, a second-floor double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, a twin bedroom, a double and a ground-floor double bedroom, together sleeping up to 10 people. There is also a shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC and a ground-floor bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC. Completing the interior is a kitchen/diner and a first-floor sitting room. Outside, there is off-road parking for one car and a rear garden courtyard. The Boat House is a wonderful base for exploring the delights of Dorset.
Refurbished throughout, this delightful Grade II listed harbourside house is a real gem! Sitting right on the harbourside in Weymouth’s historic harbour, it offers contemporary accommodation for all the family and incredible harbour views.
On the ground floor, you will find a fully-equipped kitchen with a great breakfast bar, perfect for keeping the designated chef of the group company as they whip up a delicious meal. The dining room enjoys harbourside views and is an ideal place for everyone to come together and plan your holiday activities. Six steps lead you up to the enclosed rear garden which has a large patio and a raised seating area, the perfect spot for enjoying a relaxing drink in the evening sun. Also on the ground floor is a cosy double bedroom tucked quietly away at the back of the house and a large bright family bathroom with feature slipper style bath and separate shower.
On the first floor, the large living room enjoys elevated sea and harbour views, perfect for watching the ships go by. The spacious twin bedroom, ideal for younger guests, and at the rear of the house is another double bedroom this time with a lovely Juliette balcony with views over the garden.
On the second floor, you will find the large master bedroom with breath-taking harbour views and beyond, equipped with a large flat-screen TV and shower room en-suite you won’t want to leave! The final bedroom is another double with en-suite shower room and again benefits from being situated at the back of the house.
With its harbourside location, you can park up the car and enjoy all the Weymouth has to offer on foot. All the amenities you might desire are within easy walking distance and the beach is a little rowboat ferry ride away, this departs 0.2 miles from the front door making a trip to the beach easy! This charming home is perfect for all the family to come and enjoy a seaside holiday.
- Central heating
- Gas Range cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, WiFi
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Parking for one car
- Secure rear garden courtyard
- One small dog welcome
- No smoking
- Pub and shop within 100 metres
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.