Located in Upwey, Dorset

This wonderful semi-detached cottage in a courtyard location is situated close to Weymouth and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 1


Casterbridge is a quality semi-detached cottage, one of five on-site in a courtyard setting, on the edge of Upwey near Weymouth. This superb holiday home is set mostly on the ground floor and has two zip/link king-size doubles, a bathroom and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area, as well as a first floor king-size double with en-suite. Outside there’s off-road parking for two cars, a patio with furniture and shared use of a hillside garden with picnic benches. Casterbridge is an excellent base at whatever time of year that you wish to stay.

Property Details

Casterbridge is a new cottage located in the valley of the River Wey in the charming village of Upwey. Casterbridge is one of five new cottages in the North Manor Meadow development grouped around a shingled courtyard and are perfect for families or groups of friends. Upwey is a surprising village, feeling very rural, utterly charming but only 3.5 miles from Weymouth and its golden, sandy beach. Visit the Upwey Wishing well for some great food, all set in wonderful gardens with the river running through it. While there visit the gallery next door stock full of talented local artists and sculptors. The village itself is very picturesque with a good variety of modern and vintage buildings and there is even a garden centre to enjoy with a great range of plants, again in a lovely setting.

The accommodation at Casterbridge comprises of an open plan living area with well-equipped kitchen with electric oven with ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher. The sitting area has a smart TV with Freeview and WiFi is available throughout. The dining area has a table and chairs for six and great views looking out over the courtyard and the patio area. There are three bedrooms, a double with en-suite bath with shower over, basin and toilet and two king-size doubles that can also be arranged as twins if that would better suit your requirements. The bathroom has a bath with shower over, toilet and basin. A travel cot and high chair can be provided upon request.

Outside there is a private patio area complete with table and chairs as well as a shared hillside garden with picnic benches. There is off-road parking available for two cars and Casterbridge accepts one well-behaved dog. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 4 x Smart TVs with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Private patio with furniture, plus shared hillside garden with picnic benches
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Beach 3½ miles
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead whilst outside, and nearby kennels available to rent by arrangement with owner
  • Note: Sloping ceiling in first-floor bedroom


Cot Available
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Washing machine

North Manor Meadow Cottages



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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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