Riverhouse Lodge

Located in Upwey, Dorset

This tremendous cottage rests in Upwey, Dorset and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


Riverhouse Lodge is a brilliant property located in the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The cottage has two bedrooms both with en-suite shower rooms and is suitable to sleep up to four people. Inside you can find a kitchen with a lovely dining area, as well as a sitting room with a spacious corner sofa for everyone to relax on. The back garden features a Mediterranean styled garden where you can relax and enjoy the sunny weather. Riverhouse Lodge is a great property for a small family or two couples looking to explore to wonders of Dorset and its coast.

Property Details

This fantastic recently refurbished lodge is situated in the traditional Dorset Village of Upwey. Sitting at the foot of the Wey Valley's chalk hills and with the source of the River Wey running through the village, it’s a true Dorset delight perfect for small families or a group of friends.

With the layout being ground-floor and lower-ground-floor level, it’s a quirky wonder holding a lot of character. This lodge house offers two double bedrooms with traditional wooden furnishings and en-suite shower rooms, both lovely rooms to rest in after a busy day of roaming the lands of Dorset. The homely sitting room is an ideal spot to unwind with a glass of wine, cosy up in the corner sofa and indulge in all your favourite television programmes. The farmhouse-style kitchen has everything you need to cook up some delicious meals, a spacious area with enough room to get the whole family involved in a pizza making night, as well as a lovely dining area where you can enjoy your feast and spend some quality time together.

If you don’t feel like cooking, the village boasts two pubs where you can find delicious family favourite meals amongst the lovely countryside settings. For those warm summer evenings why not relax together in the Mediterranean-style gardens, beautifully landscaped with trees and winding pathways it offers a summer paradise where you can enjoy alfresco dining or soak in the sun.

The local area is a lovely spot to wander around; a traditional village boasting a wishing well and tea rooms that date back to the Victorian era that now has beautiful water gardens, as well as serving delicious afternoon tea. Upwey is just a short drive to the seaside town of Weymouth, where you will find an award-winning golden sandy beach with shallow waters and a Georgian seafront. To the east you can stumble across the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Lulworth Cove and the iconic landmark of Durdle Door, offering magnificent scenery and stunning sands, it’s the perfect place to dip your feet in the waters or go for a paddle. The Isle of Portland and Chesil beach can be found to the West and offer incredible views in all directions, you’ll be spoilt for choice as to where to go next. Riverhouse Lodge is a delightful property, perfect for exploring the magnificent region of Dorset and spending quality time with your loved ones.


  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, stereo, WiFi
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Mediterranean style garden with picnic area and table and chairs
  • Utility area to the rear of the property for washing and bins
  • Ample off-road parking and room to park a boat
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop under 2miles, pub under 1 mile


Cot Available
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
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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