Located in Weymouth, Dorset
Smugglers Cottages is set close to the harbour in Weymouth, Dorset and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 3
- Pet Friendly: No
Smugglers Cottage is a contemporary three-storey property by the harbour in Weymouth, Dorset. the property has two bedrooms – a twin and a second-floor king-size double with en-suite – sleeping four guests. The property has a family bathroom with bath and shower over, a cloakroom, kitchen/diner, utility and a sitting room with gas fire. Outside there is permit parking for one car and a small courtyard garden. Smugglers Cottage is a wonderful base for a seaside getaway in Dorset.
Resting beside the harbour of Brewers Quay in Weymouth is Smugglers Cottage, a contemporary character property in the heart of the town, close to a range of amenities and a glorious sandy beach.
This three-storey property is ideal for a couple or small family looking for a stylish abode, close to a range of attractions and amenities, besides the picturesque Dorset coast. Step inside the property to discover a well-equipped kitchen/diner, with high-quality appliances to enable you to create delicious home-cooked meals for the group, to be enjoyed at the dining table, which rests below a skylight, allowing in lots of natural light. Retire to the sitting room for the evening and curl up on the sofa beside the gas fire as you choose a film to watch on the Smart TV, or head out into the courtyard garden with a glass of wine on a warm summer's evening, soaking up your peaceful surroundings.
When the evening draws to a close, head upstairs to discover a spacious twin bedroom boasting a large bay window and ample storage, served by the family bathroom suite with bath and shower over, while the second floor hosts the master king-size double, complete with quality linens and a plush duvet, along with a convenient en-suite shower room.
Head into Weymouth and explore your surroundings, with a host of shops for grabbing essentials, pubs and restaurants for dining out and scenic walks along the harbour - where you can view yachts and working fishing boats coming and going - all a stone's throw from the property. Visit the Tudor House, opposite the cottage, one of the few remaining original Tudor buildings, dating from the 17th century, while Hope Square, a bustling area filled with restaurants, bistros and a pub, is a short walk away.
The popular Weymouth Beach is about half a mile away, with long stretches of golden sand, ideal for strolls, sandcastle building and sunbathing, while the water is ideal for swimming or for watersports. Join the South West Coast Path and make your way towards the 'Isle' of Portland, which can be accessed via Chesil Beach, while further along the coast brings you to the West Dorset Heritage Coast, boasting an excellent selection of beaches, as well as Abbotsbury Swannery and Subtropical Gardens. Further afield, Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove can be reached within a 25-minute drive. With plenty to see and do right from your doorstep, make Smugglers Cottage the base for your next Dorset holiday.
- Gas central heating
- Neff electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, Smart TV and WiFi
- Fuel and power included in rent
- Bed linen and towels included in rent
- Car parking permit for nearby carpark
- Small courtyard
- Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed
- Shop and pub within 100 metres, the beach just over half a mile 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.