Alpen Rose Cottage
Located in Easton, Dorset
- Sleeps: 5
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 2
A restored traditional fisherman’s cottage situated on the Isle of Portland.
A restored traditional fisherman's cottage situated on the Isle of Portland. Upon entering the porch, leads you to the large sitting room, where you can put your feet up and feel at home after a day of sightseeing. The well-equipped spacious kitchen, where you can rustle up a tasty filling meal to be enjoyed at the dining room table where you can all discuss the adventures of the day. Heading up to the first floor there is a spacious bathroom. Master Bedroom offering a king-size double bed, bedroom two twin singles ideal for siblings and then onto bedroom 3 a cosy single room. The property is large and spacious perfect for families or a group of friends for a break away. Easton Square is only a short walk away with convenience shops and pubs. Close by Church Ope Cove is an ideal place for children, there are plenty of rock pools where little sea creatures hideaway! History states this little cove was once used as a base for pirates smuggling! The 'Bill' at the tip of the Island is a favourite local beauty spot, where a visit to The Lighthouse Visitors Centre is worth taking. Choice of dinner at The Lobster Pot for a tasty portion of Fish and Chips or for a more pub food spot is The Pulpit Inn. The gateway to the Jurassic Coast is only a five-minute drive away. Weymouth's golden sands lie approximately seven miles from Alpen Rose and a regular bus service offers an alternative to the car if desired.
- Gas central heating
- Oven, gas hob, microwave, Washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
- Fuel and power incin rent
- Bed linen and towels incin rent
- Patio garden with furniture
- Private parking for 1 car only to the rear plus further on-street parking
Easton is the main village in the centre of the island. As such, it offers more facilities and options than some of the smaller outlying villages. There are several small independent retailers in Easton as well as some larger retailers such as Tesco. There are several options for eating out including several pubs. The Sugar Loaf Cafe serves wonderful home-cooked food, White Stones Cafe Gallery, where great food meets great art as well as Rays for some fish and chips. There is also a Chinese takeaway. Eason Square and Gardens has a children's play area with plenty of seating to appreciate the gardens. Quite a few events take place within the gardens over the year so do check if an event coincides with your visit.