Located in Fortuneswell, Dorset
This traditional terraced cottage is in Fortuneswell on the Isle of Portland in Dorset and can sleep 4 people in 2 bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 2
- Pet Friendly: 2
Unicorn is a traditional terraced cottage situated in Fortuneswell on the Isle of Portland in Dorset and is a short walk from Chesil Beach. The cottage can sleep 4 people in 1 king-size, 1 twin, as well as a family bathroom and ground floor shower room. The rest of the cottage is made up of a fitted kitchen, a dining room and a sitting room. To the rear of the cottage is off road parking for 1 car and a lawned garden. Unicorn ideally situated for exploring the Isle of Portland.
Unicorn is located within sight and sound of the acclaimed Chesil Beach, ideally situated on the Isle of Portland. A charming traditional style property, with glimpses of the sea which has been tastefully refurbished by the current owners. Admire the views up to the Olympic Rings on the top of Portland perfect for sitting with your morning coffee and contemplating the day. After a full day of exploring what Dorset has to offer, relax in the spacious and yet cosy sitting room in front of its electric wood burner. Departing the cottage, stroll through the lanes down to the beach where you can fish, beach comb or just enjoy the wonderful scenery. Enjoy the spectacular Sunsets from Chesil beach which are not to be missed. After viewing a glorious sunset then why not try Quiddles or The Cove House Inn or, recommended by previous guests and nestled next to the Chesil beach. Just a short walk away from Unicorn are pubs, shops and a supermarket and about a 15-minute walk away is The National Sailing Academy, making Unicorn a perfect base for water sports enthusiasts. To explore the Isle of Portland take the South West Coastal Path which takes you all around the exterior of the island. Visit the Portland Bill Lighthouse, taking in the rugged landscape and old quarries along the way. Weymouth is just a short car journey or bus ride away with it’s long and sandy beach, traditional beach entertainments and a vibrant town centre, you can be assured of an exciting holiday filled with adventures. The county town of Dorchester is only 14 miles away and if stunning coastal scenes are your desire then you have the Portland to West Bay road for incredible views and places to see. Unicorn is perfect for couples or friends who enjoy walking or sightseeing, or a small family.
- Gas central heating
- Dishwasher, Fridge/Freezer, Washing machine
- Coffee Machine with introductory pods
- Electric log burner
- DAB/Bluetooth/CD music system, Smart TV, WiFi
- Cot and highchair
- Fuel and Power inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc in rent
- Rear tiered garden with patio area and lawn
- Off-road parking for one car at the rear of the property
- Welcomes 2 well-behaved dogs
- Sorry, no smoking
Fortuneswell covers quite a large area. From just below the top of the island with its amazing views along Chesil Beach to the bottom of the hill where it blends into Chiswell. As you descend from the Heights Hotel you will see the Olympic Rings sculpture to commemorate the 2012 Olympics. Portland hosted the sailing and windsurfing events. Further down you will see a statue by a local artist titled "The Spirit of Portland" with more great views along Chesil Beach. Fortuneswell has many shops including a Co-op, Boots and the Royal Manor Theatre.
The walking from Fortuneswell is good but do remember you are on a slope. Therefore, an easy walk one way will be harder on the way back! Walk to the High Angle Battery, an 18th-century gun emplacement. Tout Quarry Nature Reserve and Sculpture Park are opposite the Heights Hotel. Artists have been creating sculptures to leave around the park since 1983. Famous sculptures include the Falling Man by Sir Antony Gormley. Chesil Beach is easily accessible if you fancy a walk along the sea. There are several pubs, restaurants and takeaways all available within Fortuneswell. A short walk to Chiswell gives you many more options to eat out and all within walking distance.