Osprey View

Located in Fortuneswell, Dorset

Osprey View rests in Fortuneswell and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


This terraced house has an open-plan living space with a kitchen, a dining area for four guests, and a sitting area with a TV with Freeview. Amenities include an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, and dishwasher. The bedrooms consist of a double and a twin, along with a bathroom and cloakroom. Outside, there is a rear enclosed garden with furniture and designated parking for one car. Within 0.4 miles, there is a shop, and within 0.1, a pub and beach. Please note that pets and smoking are not permitted. WiFi, fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included. A highchair and travel cot are available on request. Explore Dorset’s breathtaking coast with your loved ones at Osprey View.

Property Details

Osprey View is a welcoming, terraced house close to Chesil Beach in Fortuneswell, Dorset. The property was occupied by the French Olympic Sailing Team during the London 2012 Olympics and now welcomes families and friends to holiday by the sea in a sought-after location.

Settled on the Isle of Portland, the property is close to the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, whilst providing designated parking for one car, an enclosed garden, and with the beach and local amenities just a stone's throw away. You'll be welcomed by an open-plan living space with a well-equipped kitchen for home cooking, a dining table for four, and a sitting area with a cushioned sofa to sink into and watch TV. To the rear, the enclosed garden has outdoor seating to dine alfresco and relax in the evening sun before heading to bed. There are two bedrooms, a double and a twin, both with high vaulted ceilings, and served by the family bathroom.

The village of Fortuneswell has a selection of eateries to choose from, such as The Cove House Inn seafood pub, the Britannia Inn, and Quiddles Cafe. Elsewhere on the Isle of Portland, you'll find a host of historic sites to discover; Portland Castle, the Olympic Rings Stone Sculpture, and Portland Museum are all within reach. The great outdoors is also on your doorstep with the iconic Chesil Beach, an 18-mile shingle barrier popular with walkers and wildlife watchers, with Chesil Beach Visitor Centre where you can book boat trips.

For more family-friendly days out, be sure to visit the bustling seaside town of Weymouth where you can swim and sunbathe on Weymouth Beach, meet a variety of sea creatures at SEA LIFE Centre Weymouth, and wander the cliff-side ruins of Sandsfoot Castle.

The Dorset AONB is a haven for walkers with the best of coast and country.

All this and more awaits with a stay at Osprey View.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel and power are included in the rent
  • Bed linen and towels are included in the rent
  • A highchair and travel cot are available on request
  • Designated parking for 1 car
  • Rear enclosed garden with lawn, patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop just under ½ a mile, pub and beach 150 metres


Close to coast
Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
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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