Cove Cottage Hideaway

Located in Chiswell, Dorset

This superb cottage rests in Chiswell, Portland, Dorset and can sleep two people in one bedroom.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No
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Cove Cottage Hideaway is a charming beachfront dwelling resting in Chiswell on the Isle of Portland in Dorset. There is one double bedroom in the property, sleeping two guests, served by a bathroom. The cottage also houses a kitchen, living/dining room and a sunroom. Outside is a garden with ample seating and roadside parking can be found nearby. Cove Cottage Hideaway is the ultimate romantic retreat for a couple looking to explore this scenic area of Dorset.

Property Details

Cove Cottage Hideaway is a charming and delightful cottage in a secluded and tucked away location on the Isle of Portland. The property is a short stroll away from the beach with many pubs and places to eat conveniently located for you to enjoy the stunning sea views whilst you tuck into your lunch. For water sport enthusiasts, The National Sailing Academy is nearby and offers diving and windsurfing facilities and at the top of the island is Portland Bill with its iconic red and white striped lighthouse. The view from here is simply stunning and the dramatic cliffs offer rock climbing pursuits as well as coastal walks for the less adventurous. Portland has a unique geology and position which makes it home to an extraordinarily rich variety of birds, animals and plant life to discover and Portland Museum houses a range of artefacts and information telling the story of Portland’s maritime history.

Entering into the property, the cottage is well presented throughout and is a blend of character features and contemporary furnishings. The living/dining room is an open plan space allowing you to catch up on your favourite T shows or enjoy a meal together at the dinner table. The Sun Room is a gorgeous place for you to settle down with a good book or simply unwind after a busy day exploring the Jurassic Coast. The kitchen is well equipped for all you need to cook up a storm and the bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC is a tranquil space to freshen up in at the end of your day. The bright and airy bedroom has a double bed to guarantee a restful night’s sleep.

Head outside into the garden and choose from ample seating areas; kick back in the hammock with a glass of wine or start your day off with your morning cup of tea or coffee at the bistro table.

Weymouth is a 15-minute drive away and is a traditional seaside town with a lively atmosphere. There is a frequent bus service, with stops close to the property, travelling on and off of the island throughout the day. Weymouth’s award-winning sandy beach is backed with an attractive Georgian esplanade which is lined with tourist shops, cafes and bars. However you decide to spend your holiday here in Dorset, Cove Cottage Hideaway is a wonderful base for a couples retreat at any time of the year.


  • Gas central heating
  • Gas hob, electric oven, fridge, freezer, washing machine
  • TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Off-road parking nearby; the council-owned parking area has space for approximately 20 cars which is free to park in for as long as you like (on a first-come-first-served basis)
  • There is alternative roadside parking nearby
  • Garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 300 metres
  • Beach 150 metres
  • Please note the property is unsuitable for children under 12 years old


Close to coast
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Rural Location
Washing machine



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Area Details


Chiswell was once the biggest settlement on Portland but with its close proximity to the sea, the hurricane of 1824 changed that. These days the sea defences protect Chiswell and its charm. Chesil Beach is right on your doorstep, so walks or any activity to do with the sea is very close to hand. The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Centre is also a short walk away. Look out for the beautiful walled community garden near Great Ope for a very tranquil 10 or 15 minutes. Visit the Chesil Beach Visitor Centre, a 15-minute walk away or roughly 2 minutes by car. Learn all about Chesil Beach and the varied wildlife that live there. Attached to the Centre is the Taste Cafe that serves food all through the day. For going out for a drink or something to eat and you are in for a treat. The 18th century Cove House Inn sits alongside Chesil Beach and is an excellent place to watch the sun go down. Further round Chesil Cove sits Quiddles Cafe. There is also an Indian restaurant/takeaway if you fancy something a little more exotic. The wonderful Chesil Chippie has locally caught fish and the Portland Pizza Company has take out wood-fired pizzas.

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