5 Coastguard Cottage

Located in Fortuneswell, Dorset

5 Coastguard Cottage rests in Fortuneswell, sleeping two people in one bedroom.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


The living areas in the property consist of a kitchen/diner with oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dining seating for two people, a sitting room with TV and a conservatory with seating. There is a king-size bedroom and a shower room. Outside, there is a rear garden with a patio and seating, as well as roadside parking. Within 0.2 miles, you will find a shop and within 0.1 miles, a pub, and please note that this is a non-smoking property. Fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. Pets are not permitted. A free car park is a short walk away. This property does not accept children. A romantic escape awaits at 5 Coastguard Cottage. Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am.

Property Details

Tucked away in the coastal village of Fortuneswell in Dorset, is this lovely one-bedroom, terraced house, 5 Coastguard Cottage. Enjoying a fabulous position just a moment’s away from Chiswell Beach and the local amenities, 5 Coastguard Cottage is a wonderful romantic base for a couple seeking their next coastal retreat.

Look forward to rustling up a tasty feast in the contemporary kitchen, ready to enjoy at the intimate dining table for two. After dinner, head outside to the rear garden to relax with your favourite tipple and catch a glimpse of the sea views on offer. As the evening cools, retire to the sitting room where you can snuggle up with a good book or select a much-loved favourite from the TV. Climb the stairs up to the first floor, where you can freshen up after a day at the beach with a hot shower, before climbing into the sumptuous king size bed to catch your rest. In the morning, fuel up for the day ahead with a steaming cup of coffee ready to be enjoyed in the conservatory as you plan the day's adventures.

Set out for the day where you can treat your loved ones to a delicious home-cooked breakfast at The Flat Café, before packing up your beach gear and heading down to Chiswell, where you can bathe on the sands or paddle the shores. Within the bustling town, you will also find the popular New Star Inn, the Royal Portland Arms, a fish and chip shop and two well-stocked convenience stores.

Head over to nearby Castletown, where you can explore the fascinating 16th-century Portland Castle, watch the boats sail in and out of the Portland Marina and Boatyard or enjoy a leisurely stroll around the Tout Quarry Sculpture Park & Nature Reserve.

The renowned resort town of Weymouth is just a short drive away, here you will find the impressive ruins of Sandfoots Castle, the Rodwell Trail and the Victorian Nothe Fort and Gardens. Continue into the town where you can test out your swing at the Weymouth Golf Club, spot the local wildlife at the RSPB Radipole Lake, take in the delights of the Pleasure Pier and Weymouth Beach, along with the attractions of the sea life centre, Lorton Valley Nature Park and RSPB Lodmoor. From here embark on a scenic walk along the famed Jurassic Coast for views and scenery like no other.

Whisk your loved one away to 5 Coastguard Cottage.


  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV
  • Fuel and power are included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • Roadside parking is available at the front of the property on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Front patio garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 300 metres, pub 150 metres, beach just over ½ a mile
  • Note: A free car park is a short walk away
  • Note: This property does not accept children
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am


Close to coast
Great View
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Washing machine


Area Details


Fortuneswell covers quite a large area. From just below the top of the island with its amazing views along Chesil Beach to the bottom of the hill where it blends into Chiswell. As you descend from the Heights Hotel you will see the Olympic Rings sculpture to commemorate the 2012 Olympics. Portland hosted the sailing and windsurfing events. Further down you will see a statue by a local artist titled "The Spirit of Portland" with more great views along Chesil Beach. Fortuneswell has many shops including a Co-op, Boots and the Royal Manor Theatre.

The walking from Fortuneswell is good but do remember you are on a slope. Therefore, an easy walk one way will be harder on the way back! Walk to the High Angle Battery, an 18th-century gun emplacement. Tout Quarry Nature Reserve and Sculpture Park are opposite the Heights Hotel. Artists have been creating sculptures to leave around the park since 1983. Famous sculptures include the Falling Man by Sir Antony Gormley. Chesil Beach is easily accessible if you fancy a walk along the sea. There are several pubs, restaurants and takeaways all available within Fortuneswell. A short walk to Chiswell gives you many more options to eat out and all within walking distance.

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