Located in Fortuneswell, Dorset
This traditional terraced cottage is in the village of Fortuneswell , Portland, Dorset and can sleep 4 people in 2 bedrooms.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 1
Langahm Cottage is a traditional terraced cottage situated in Fortuneswell, Portland, Dorset and benefits from beautiful sea views. The cottage can sleep 4 people in 1 Super King size double (can be two singles) and 1 x double as well as a family bathroom. The rest of the cottage is made up of a fitted kitchen and a dining/sitting room with a woodburning stove. To the outside of the cottage is on road parking on a first come first served basis and a courtyard garden to the rear with garden furniture. Langham Cottage is great for a family who want to enjoy sea views, walks and exploring the Dorset Coast.
Located on the Isle of Portland and just a few moments from the acclaimed Chesil Beach, is the traditional style terraces house Langham Cottage with magnificent views out to sea. It is positioned close to the end of Albert Villas, which is a quiet cul-de-sac, located on a hill which is steep at its junction with the main road. This charming cottage is perfect for couples or a small family looking for a seaside retreat, sleeping up to four guests. Having a sunny kitchen with a dining area to enjoy your breakfast with the sun peeking out the window. The sitting room is perfect to enjoy a family dinner at home. Whilst relaxing you can enjoy sitting by the log burner on the ground floor or admire superb stunning views on the second-floor sofa with a glass of wine. Heading out of the cottage, walk through the lanes down a slope to the beach, where you may choose to fish, beach comb or just enjoy the fantastic scenery. Visiting in the early evening is a must to try and catch the sunset, as they are often spectacular when viewed from Chesil Beach whilst enjoying the sound of the waves crashing to the shore. Recommended by previous guests for dining are The Cove House Inn and Quiddles, which is nestled next to Chesil Beach. A supermarket, pub and shops are only a short walk away. The National Sailing Academy is around a 15-minute walk away, making Langham a perfect base for water sports enthusiasts. Wanting to explore the Isle of Portland further, then take the South West Coastal Path which leads you all around the exterior of the island taking in the old quarries, rugged landscape and the famous Portland Bill Lighthouse. Welcoming guests with a long and sandy beach, traditional beach entertainments and a vibrant town centre with an abundance of shops and restaurants to choose from in the nearby town of Weymouth, which is just a short bus or car journey away. For those who want a truly memorable self-catering holiday, with fantastic, panoramic sea views and having a beach only moments away then Langham Cottage is the ideal place.
- Gas central heating and log burner, electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
- Fuel, power and first basket of logs inc in rent
- Bed linen and towels inc in rent
- Cot, high chair available
- Parking is available on-street on a first come first served basis
- Additional parking is available within a 5 minute walk within the surrounding area
- Patio garden with furniture
- One well-behaved dog welcome
- Sorry, no smoking
- Pub and shop 5 min
- Beach 5 min
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.