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Georgian townhouse sleeps 11+; Visit England rated 4*: 100 yards from Beac

People12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Separate WC's1
Space 2,368 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Fantastic home for extended families with excellent facilities.

Seaside House is a large holiday home, situated in the heart of Weymouth and within a stone’s throw of Weymouth’s fabulous beach and esplanade.

This elegant Grade II listed Georgian townhouse extends over 4 floors and provides generous accommodation for up to 12 - ideal for 2 families or large groups.

The house has 6 bedrooms in total which sleep 11 people + infants in cot. Four of the bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms. In addition there is a further family bathroom and family shower room. There is also a daybed available for guest use where a 12th person (adult or teenager) can sleep on the ground floor, within a multifunctional room. In addition there is a cotbed and 2 travel cots available.

As well as a generous first floor living room, there is a well appointed kitchen leading into the dining room. There is also a ground floor play room/2nd sitting room. French doors lead out from this room and the kitchen into the sunny rear courtyard where there is further seating to enjoy!

Key Features

Sleeps up to 11 + cots + daybed (= 12th )

6 Bedrooms (4 with ensuite showers)

Additional bathroom and shower room

Family friendly

Very close to the beach

Free WIFI / broadband access

Off road car space

2 on street parking permits

Walking distance to all amenities

The house has been furnished to a high standard and is large and spacious, able to sleep up to 11 people in 6 bedrooms. It is designed to appeal to:

Large family groups or extended families

2 families sharing

Groups of friends wanting a spacious house to share

It is not suitable for stag/hen weekends or for groups under the age of 25.

Practicalities

Please note that the property is laid out over 4 floors with the sitting room on the 1st floor. There is however a full shower room on the ground floor and the ground floor family room can be used as a bedroom where necessary.

There are 2 steps up to both the front door and the rear French doors into the kitchen

The house is well equipped for children of all ages and there is both a full cot and two travel cots to use during your stay. In addition, there are 2 highchairs, booster seats and toys suitable for toddlers, which means that you don’t need to completely fill the car with babies’ or children’s bits and pieces!

For older children, there are games and puzzles as well as a separate ground floor family room equipped with large flat screen TV, video and Wii. The room is tucked away at the rear of the house and has its own access into the outside courtyard

Living Space

Main Living room - This high ceilinged sitting room is at the front of the house, on the first floor. It is a bright and spacious room with bay window to the front. It is furnished with comfortable sofas and chairs providing a relaxing place to unwind.

The room also has the benefit of a 40 inch flat screen TV, BluRay DVD player, and hifi system with Ipod dock.

Play Room - There is also a separate play room on the ground floor which comes equipped with 32 inch flat screen TV, wii and sofa. There is also a table football. The room also can be used as a single bedroom with an adjoining shower room.

Kitchen & Dining

For many, one of the main hearts of a house is the kitchen. This is certainly so at Seaside House, with the spacious modern kitchen providing the hub between the outside courtyard and the equally spacious dining room accessed direct from the kitchen. The kitchen is well equipped and includes:

8 burner gas range cooker with 2 electric ovens & separate grill

Coffee maker and espresso machine

Food processor, toaster and kettle

Microwave oven

Large American style fridge freezer and separate drinks chiiler compartment

There is also a plentiful supply of pots pans utensils bowls etc to ensure that you really can cook almost anything during your stay.

Outside there is an outdoor table and chairs to ensure that you can make the most of warm and balmy days on the coast.

Adjoining the kitchen and accessed via interconnecting double doors is the dining room. This room has a large modern ash table which seats 12 people comfortably. There is also sufficient crockery cutlery serving dishes and glasses to accommodate even the largest groups

Kids & Equipment

With 3 children of our own, we know how stressful holidays can become if the children’s requirements are not met. We also know how difficult it can be to travel with everything needed, particularly for toddlers and babies.

That’s why we have tried to include a variety of things to make your stay easy. As well as the well equipped family room, you will also find (if you need them):

Full dropside cot and bedding (by request)

2 X Travel cots

2 X High chairs

Child booster seat

Toddler chair

Travel information

Road

Distance from...

Dorchester: 8 miles

Poole: 25 miles

Bournemouth: 30 miles

Southampton 65 miles

Exeter: 60 miles

Weymouth Relief Road is a £87.4m project that will reduce congestion between Weymouth and Dorchester. The project is due to be completed by 2012, and includes a new Park and Ride facility.

Rail

Twice hourly direct service from London Waterloo (2hr40) with South West Trains

One direct service every 2 hours from Bristol Temple Meads (2hr45) with First Great Western

More regular services from stations closer to Weymouth.

Call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50

Ferries

High speed Condor ferries from Guernsey, Jersey and St Malo via the Channel Islands

Cross channel ferries from Poole

Air

Weymouth's closest airports are Bournemouth (39 miles), Exeter (58 miles), Southampton (63 miles) and Bristol (77 miles)

Walking

Weymouth and Portland has numerous footpaths and walking routes that allow the area to be enjoyed on foot. Furthermore, Dorset County Council and the Olympic Delivery Authority are funding several 'ride and stride' routes allowing residents and visitors even easier access by either cycling or walking.

More Details

Owner
Jacqui & Nick Barwood
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2017

Why Jacqui & Nick Barwood chose Weymouth and Portland

We loved this property because we have a passion for older buildings. We took it on when it was part renovated and we took over the renovations and removed a few walls to put the house back to its original room sizes.

The house is well located as it is very close to the beach and only a 5-10 minute walk into town and up to the harbour.

What makes this house unique

Stay at Seaside House and the car can be parked for the entire week!

Proximity to the beach

Plenty of bathrooms - queuing for s shower is not part of the planned activities!

Fabulously large dining table enabling great social meals

A separate TV room for the kids!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

A wonderfull period for us.

I hope came back to Weymouth next year in augost for my holiday.

Thank you very much.
Aug 2012
  • 1 of 5

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Weymouth in West Dorset District

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , ensuite to bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , ensuite to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , ensuite to bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , ensuite to bedroom 4
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , family bathroom with roll top bath
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , cloakrom to bedrooms 5 and 6
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , ground floor shower room adjoining family/games room
  • As well as the ensuite bathrooms (see bedrooms descriptions for further details), the house has the benefit of a family bathroom and shower room: Family Bathroom - primarily for the use of bedrooms 5 and 6, this spacious room is furnished with roll top bath, sink and toilet and is accessible by all guests, if needed. The bath is ideal for bathing toddlers and babies. We provide a special bath seat for babies up to 6 months. Ground Floor shower/cloak room - For use by all guests, this room provides a generous shower as well as toilet and wash-hand basin and is easily accessed from outside, the family/kids room and kitchen areas.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , comprises a full size day bed in ground floor family/games r
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , includes a full size roll out truckle
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • Bedrooms & ensuites Bedroom 1 - this first floor room is furnished with a double bed and has its own ensuite shower room. The room is equipped with hair dryer, built in wardrobe and storage space, as well as an occasional chair. Bedroom 2 - this first floor room is furnished with double bed. Again, it has its own ensuite shower room. The room is equipped with hair dryer and small wardrobe and storage space, as well as 2 soft chairs in which to sit and relax. Bedrooms 3 & 4 - these second floor rooms are each furnished with either a king or double bed and have their own ensuite shower rooms. The rooms are equipped with hair dryer and built in wardrobe and storage space, as well as an occasional chair. Bedroom 5 - this third floor room is furnished with a single bed. There is also a cot in this room. The room interconnects with bedroom 6. Bedroom 6 - third floor room is furnished with bed and a full size truckle. A small single wardrobe. Also an en-suite toilet and handbasin.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden ...
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Whilst the sitting room is on the first floor, there is a ground floor bedroom and adjoining shower room with easy access from the dining room (complete with small sofa) and kitchen. There is a small step into the property from the front and access to the kitchen via 2 small steps at the rear, with easy access from the adjoining street. For specific enquiries, please contact us and we will do our best to respond honestly and promptly.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

Georgian townhouse sleeps 11+; Visit England rated 4*: 100 yards from Beac
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 31 reviews
5

Great house with lots to see and do all close by

  • 5 of 5

House clean and tidy , lovely rooms for all and the best size dining table that we all could sit down together , so close to a beautiful beach and lots for family's to do

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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5

Lovely spacious house. Great for a group getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Clean and well equipped. Great location.

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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A house with room to breathe

  • 5 of 5

The house is lovely and exceeded expectations. If you have tiny people a pressure stairgate is handy on the landing of the top rooms. It was the only thing we needed extra to take, everything else was thought about and was already there. Couldn't fault anything (washing machine opening was tricky-door locked) but this has been passed on to the owners.

Close to the beach, shop close by for basics.

Perfect for a mixture of ages, we did take our own table protection with us so we didn't have to worry but there were plenty of placemats available if you do not. We did due to having four children under four!

Be warned though the table is huge.... its lovely.

Thank you

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Ten out of ten

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, very well equipped and great location near all the best of Weymouth. We were a family group of 10 adults aged 19-80 celebrating a family birthday. The house was perfect - the owners had thought of everything in terms of comfort and equipment. Couldn't have asked for more. Have recommended to friends and hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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A warm and welcoming home from home

  • 5 of 5

Seaside House is a great place for extended families to stay, with plenty of room for everyone. The kitchen was really well equipped and laid out, for large group cooking. The dining room was conveniently and convivially situated through double doors, with a huge table that sat all three generations comfortably. We all appreciated having our own en suite, with plenty of hot water for all.

The sitting room was classy and cosy at the same time, and soooo relaxing. The children loved the top floor and made it their own. The proximity to the beach and promenade was brilliant. Everything was great, apart from the weather, and I'm sure if it were in their power, Jackie and Nick would have sorted that, as well as they have sorted Seaside House into an excellent holiday home. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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very well appointed

  • 5 of 5

very enjoyable stay -good communications with owners

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
63 Miles
Southampton
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Weymouth
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
0.3 Miles
Weymouth
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Weymouth
Car: not necessary

Weymouth is a charming Georgian town with a sheltered bay and large sandy beach, making ideal for families with children. The town also boasts a famous harbour complete with fishing boats, yachts and lifting bridge.

Our Grade II listed Georgian town house is located less than 100m from Weymouth's famous and elegant Esplanade,from which you can easily access the wonderful beach and enjoy the spectacular coastal views. The Esplanade stretches several miles from Preston Beach to the east through to the river and fishing harbour to the west

A short stroll the other side of the river is Northe Forte and the Brewers Quay area, the redeveloped Victorian brewery (currently closed for refurbishment) set within the historic Hope Square, alive with cafes, bars and bistros.

Other activities in Weymouth include:

RSPB centre

Sea Kayaking

Swimming

Tennis

Sealife Centre

Crazy Golf

The sea off Dorset’s coast and specifically around Weymouth Bay is a world class sailing destination with the sailing waters being credited by the Royal Yachting Association as the best in Northern Europe.

The UK's world-class sailing waters of Weymouth & Portland are some of the most beautiful and safe waters in the UK. The superb facilities at Weymouth & Portland are acclaimed world-wide and with the successful UK Olympic bid, Portland Harbour hosted the watersports and there is a new multi-million pound National Sailing Academy which has hosted many national and international watersport events along with the Olympic Sailing Trials and the Olympics themselves!

Kitesurfing, Powerkiting and Windsurfing in Dorset

Feel that sense of freedom flying across the waves on a small board with windsurfing, or get a rush throwing tricks kitesurfing!

Kite surfing is a cross between wakeboarding, snowboarding, surfing, windsurfing and powerkiting and there’s nothing to compare when it comes to pure adrenaline sport! It offers the kite surfer complete three dimensional freedom as with no other land or water based sport.

Portland's sheltered harbour provides a safe environment with excellent facilities for a wide variety of watersports including kitesurfing and windsurfing. Windsurfing is also safe on the eastern side at West Bay and Lyme Regis..

Diving in Dorset

Escape dry land and discover the tranquility of an underwater universe! You can join regular, organised dive trips in Dorset, led by expert professionals who know all the best sites along Dorset's magnificent Jurassic Coast.

Boat Trips in Dorset

Sit back and enjoy the spectacular Dorset coast from the water or if you fancy something a bit more exhilarating have a blast around the open sea on a RIB charter!

Weymouth beach provides separate designated approach channels for water skiing, windsurfing and personal watercraft, keeping bathers and craft safely apart.

Kayaking around Weymouth and Portland, Dorset

Kayaking is fun!!! Some of the safest waters in the UK are at hand for novice and experienced sea kayaking and canoeing. There are plenty of bays and coves to explore with a variety of conditions from a gentle paddle along the coast to white water waves

Canoeists and Kayakers can enjoy the wonderful scenery of Dorset's designated World Heritage Coastline and what better way to explore it than from the sea. Novices can practice their skills in the safe arms of Portland Harbour, protected from the elements and tidal flows. Find tranquility with a gentle paddle along the fleet from Ferrybridge although we recommend that you consult a tide table as it can get very shallow at low tide.

With a strong easterly wind the bay of Weymouth, Overcombe Corner and Bowleaze Cove can produce a good swell for the more extreme kayakers wishing to challenge the elements with a spot of surfing.

Easily accessible safe launching facilities, canoe clubs and hire services available. During the planning of your trip please make yourself aware of all the local hazards to canoeists including tidal streams and currents. Always check the weather forecast. For your safety please inform the Coastguard, relative or friend when you embark on a canoeing or kayaking trip and give an estimated time of return.

For those with young children then the beach is always a hive of activities with very traditional fairground rides on the beach and even donkey rides.

There are regular beach activities and competitions taking place including sand sculpting ones.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Weymouth, Dorset

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early Summer
2 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£660
for 3 nights
From
£220
£1,100
 
 
Summer
7 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£720
for 3 nights
From
£240
£1,450
 
 
Height of summer
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,700
for 7 nights
£1,700
 
 
Late Summer
1 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£450
for 2 nights
From
£225
From
£350
Fri,Sat
£1,035
 
 
Early Autumn
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£450
for 2 nights
From
£225
From
£290
Fri,Sat
£935
 
 
October Half term
20 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,005
for 7 nights
£1,005
 
 
Late Autumn
3 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£450
for 2 nights
From
£225
From
£285
Fri,Sat
£840
 
 
Christmas & New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 4 nights
From
£375
£1,650
 
 
Early Spring 2016
3 Jan 2018 - 15 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
From
£260
Fri,Sat
£885
 
 
Feb Half term
16 Feb 2018 - 22 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,005
for 7 nights
From
£275
Fri,Sat
£1,005
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£600
for 2 nights
From
£300
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Staying midweek? Buy 3 nights and the 4th will be free! Email to request.
We request a 25% deposit to confirm a booking and the balance 8 weeks prior to the stay.
Charges include full bed linen, electricity and heating and use of 2 parking permits. Bath towels are included. Guests must bring their own beach towels.
Our house is designed for families and responsible groups of adults only.
We do not accept hen, stag or other kind of drinking party style weekends.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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