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Tompot Cottage

Tompot Cottage, Portland, Dorset
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Pricing From: £630.00 - 735.00

A charming, cosy, Grade II listed, 350 year old Portland stone cottage in Chiswell, across the road from Chesil Cove on of the Isle of Portland. Dating from around 1650, Tompot Cottage has a wealth of character features whilst providing comfortable accommodation for six persons. Ideally located for water sports, cycling, walking and many other outdoor activities, the cottage is just across the road from Chesil Cove and it is a level walk to Portland Harbour and the WPNSA (National Sailing Academy) and the end of Cycle route 26.

There is a suntrap front garden and a small, fully enclosed rear courtyard, accessed through the cottage. On the ground floor is the living and dining area, with LCD TV/DVD and a well equipped kitchen to the rear,. On the first floor is a twin bedroom and a large bathroom with separate bath and shower cubicle and on the top floor is another twin bedroom and one double bedroom.

Please note, the layout of this listed building renders it unsuitable for infants and young children aged under 24 months and for those with limited mobility through permanent or temporary disablement, illness, accident or age. All rooms have fully controllable, electric heating. Domestic hot water is supplied by a timed, immersion heater whilst the shower has its own 'on-demand' supply at all times.

Gas, electricity, water and also all bed linen is included in the price (please not towels are not supplied). Mobile WiFi available ** (conditions apply, please see below). Parking is on-street outside the cottage and in the surrounding area.

There is also a small free car park opposite the cottage and 'Pay and Display' car parks within 5 to 10 minutes. Please note that smoking is not allowed in the cottage and pets are not permitted. In high season bookings are on a weekly basis from Friday to Friday.

Short breaks are available in mid and low season, subject to availability. Weymouth & Portland is an excellent base for exploring South Dorset's coast and countryside, being located in the heart of the Jurassic Coast. Historic Portland offers scenic coastal walks, hidden coves and stunning views, whilst the nearby town of Weymouth offers a lively nightlife, high street shops and a sweeping sandy beach and varied and exciting calendar of events throughout the year.

Weymouth Train station is about 5 miles away and from there the cottage can be reached by taxi or bus. There are frequent buses between Weymouth and Portland. The cottage is a short level ride from the end of National Cycle Route 26.

** WiFi is available, if required, through a MiFi router and is supplied with approx 1Gb data loaded. A cash deposit of 75 GBP will be required for the device, refundable on return of the router and SIM. Top up vouchers for more data can be purchased locally by the guest as needed.

Services / Facilities:

Location Type

Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
Fuel and Power Included
No Smoking

1 Double Bedroom
2 Twin Bedrooms

Washing Machine

Internet Access
Wireless Broadband

CD Player
DVD Player

Leisure Equipment
Patio Furniture

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Private garden
Terrace / patio

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Wind Surfing
Mountain Biking
Horse Riding
Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
Scuba Diving
Swimming (indoor pool)

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Portland area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Portland Castle - 0.6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Portland, St George's Church - 0.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Rufus Castle - 1.6 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Chesil Bank and the Fleet - 1.7 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Bennetts Water Gardens - 4.4 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Weymouth SEALIFE Adventure Park - 4.6 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Jordan Hill Roman Temple - 5.5 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Abbotsbury Swannery - 8.2 miles (Family Attraction) Heritage Rating

Whitcombe Church - 9.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Maiden Castle - 9.4 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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