Located in Fortuneswell, Dorset
Will's Retreat, Portland, is a stone built quarrman's cottage that has been sympathetically renovated to a high standard and now sleeps 6
Will's Retreat is a traditional quarryman's cottage built aound 1825. Situated just a five minute walk from Chesil Cove at the eastern end of Chesil Beach, the stone cottage have been extensively refurbished with modern facilities but maintain many original features. Will's Retreat provides a very comfortable base from which to explore Portland and the adjacent Jurassic coast.Read more
The ground consists of a lounge/diner which contains a 32" television with Freeview, DVD and CD player as well as a radio for you to use. There is a comfy sofa and armchairs, an extendable dining table and six chairs, a wood burner and an open fire. WiFi is enabled throughout Will's Retreat. The kitchen has extensive granite work surfaces, Miele appliances including washer/dryer, elctric hob and microwave. The kitchen also benefits from a dishwasher. There is a seperate fridge and freezer and even an ironing board and iron is provided.
On this floor is also a shower room with shower, WC and sink. The bathroom is also completely tiled.
Up the first floor to the double bedroom with plenty of storage space. The family bathroom has a large enclosed shower, bath, WC and sink and is also fully tiled.
The second floor takes you to the second double which also has an additional single bed and the twin bedroom.
Outside there is a front garden for parking for three cars and a rear yard with patio furniture and a barbeque as well as wall mounted line for drying washing or from your trip to the seaside. Baby equipment of a travel cot and high chair is available, linen and towels are provided as standard and welcome pack of flowers, fresh fruit, bacon, egg, sausages, milk, bread and fresh orange juice is provided for you.Read less
Fortuneswell covers quite a large area, really from the Heights Hotel at 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 you will see a statue by artist and sculptor Joanna Szuwalska title "The Spirit of Portland". Fortuneswell has many shops and along High Street you will be able to find "Isle of Portland Statues" for sale, all hand made.Read more
Once again the walking from Fortuneswell is good but do remember you are on a slope so even if the walking is easy on the way down remember the walk back! Chesil Beach is easily accessable from Fortuneswell, but turning up the hill gives you many different options for some interesting walks to the top of the island.
There are several pubs, restaurants and takeaways all available within Fortuneswell so you should find something to suit both your taste and pocket and all within walking distance.Read less
Bournemouth is 36 miles away
Exeter is 53 miles away
Bristol is 59 miles away