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Langham Cottage

Portland, Dorset (Ref. 994321)

4.7

Excellent

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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31 Customer Reviews

  • "Everything about the cottage was as we would have wished."

    It was very clean (the bathroom and kitchen were sparkling!) and comfortable. Even though the weather was very chilly, we were snug and had everything we needed. It was perfectly situated for the sea view and glorious sunsets. We've stayed in many, many cottages over the years and this one was among the best.

    Reviewed by SallyNov 2021

  • "Our 4th stay."

    Love it here. Always new things to explore. Can’t beat looking down Chesil Beach from front bedroom. A real home away from home.

    Reviewed by SueOct 2021

  • "Parking could be an issue at times but apart from that no other problems and the welcoming pack was a nice touch would definitely recommend."

    Reviewed by DenisOct 2021

  • "Langham cottage is lovely and clean and of good proportion."

    It has many features including a roll top bath. Plenty of space and fantastic views across Chesil beach. Parking can be tricky as explained in the particulars and sometimes requires tight manoeuvres but we always had a space to park. Only basic consumables are provided including toilet roll, washing up liquid and hand wash, plus basic tea/coffee sachets/uht milk, so you’ll need to provide everything else or get supplies in when you arrive. Overall a lovely quiet place which we thoroughly enjoyed our downtime. I didn’t want to leave!

    Reviewed by DeniseAug 2021

  • "Lovely house that worked well for us whilst visiting Portland."

    . Nice and local to the beach, shop and pub which were all within walking distance. Parking as mentioned before hand was not easy this was not a problem for us although we had a truck which we got down to unload and load up by the house we would never get park out side even when there was spaces available , as it was very busy the car parks recommended were always full so ended up having to park down but the big roundabout which for us was ok as don’t mind walking and had a trolley but for anyone looking for close parking would not suit. The view out the bedroom window is beautiful and lovely to wake up to. For our boys the joy of watching the military aircraft flying round and landing near which could be seen from the bedroom windows by was a high light of their holiday.

    Reviewed by AimeeAug 2021

  • "Lovely lovely house and amazing location with a view never to be beaten."

    Only issue we had was the parking exp late at night but nothing that can be done about that. Certainly won’t stop us considering a return visit. Loved it

    Reviewed by NatashaJul 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage in a stunning location."

    It was also very homely and had everything you could need.

    Reviewed by NicolaJul 2021

  • "Fabulous cottage in a great location."

    The standard of the cottage was great - so comfortable and with everything you need catered for. Ideal location so close to the beach and easy travelling distance of so many great places to visit. Parking is a bit of a challenge at the property but there are a number of parking options close by. A fabulous holiday - would highly recommend the property.

    Reviewed by TomJun 2021

  • "Beautiful views and exploring was fab."

    Reviewed by LisaJun 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage, with fantastic views."

    Clean, with all your home comforts. Thanks Sue and Andy for a lovely stay

    Reviewed by DebbieMay 2021

  • "Very well equipped cottage."

    Fabulous view over Chesil Beach. Very comfortable and warm. 5 minutes to the shingle beach ( 10 minutes back up the steps) Fabulous cottage, and we had a lovely time. The more mature amongst us might need to be aware the stairs in the property are quite steep.

    Reviewed by AngelaApr 2021

  • "Our 3rd stay in this cosy cottage."

    Always clean and welcoming. We had a great week weather wise. View from bedroom window is amazing. Could sit there all day and look down Chesil Beach! We will be back again.

    Reviewed by SueOct 2020

  • "We were enormously impressed with the lovely cottage on Portland."

    It was spacious, very comfortable and the views of chesil beach were spectacular! The beds, furnishings and all equipment are of a very good standard and we are delighted to recommend this cottage to others. Lynne & Richard

    Reviewed by RichardAug 2020

  • "Great little cottage in a super location, just a few minutes walk to Chesil Beach and local shops."

    Reviewed by PatAug 2020

  • "We loved the cottage."

    Everything we could possibly need was provided, and it was absolutely spotless when we arrived, far exceeding our expectations. The welcome bottle of Prosecco was a lovely touch too.

    Reviewed by HelenAug 2020

  • "Second visit to this charming cottage."

    Everything there you need. Owners have done an zmaxing job in making it so homely and comfortable. Great views of Chesil Beach. So relaxing.

    Reviewed by SueMar 2020

  • "A lovely cosy cottage ideal for a relaxing break with fabulous sea views."

    A real home from home, lovingly furnished by the owners with everything you need. Couldn't have asked for anything more. Great location with a variety of walks. We managed to park outside the property and actually didn't use the car the whole time we were there. We will be back!

    Reviewed by SueOct 2019

  • "Very nice cottage well equipped very comfortable and in a nice quiet area."

    parking can be a bit of a pain.but you are not to far away if you can,t park outside and its worth it for the peace and quiet.

    Reviewed by StephenAug 2019

  • "Fabulous cottage, stunning views ."

    Home from home .myself and my children absolutely loved staying there .

    Reviewed by SamanthaAug 2019

  • "Fantastic little cottage, brilliant location for everything I."

    E pub, shop and fish and chips. Clean, comfortable, fantastic views we will be definitely going back again.

    Reviewed by BlaineAug 2019

  • "The property is a real home from home lots to see and do ."

    My husband especially liked the D Day Museum in Castletown and Bovington Tank Museum . I myself loved Monkey World . The only downside to the property is the lack of parking space outside the house . It can be a bit of a nightmare trying to find a space in the car parks.

    Reviewed by JoanneJul 2019

  • "Fabulous setting, lovely views over Chesil Beach, well equipped accommodation, ..."

    Fabulous setting, lovely views over Chesil Beach, well equipped accommodation, clear details and useful information in cottage folder Made for an excellent holiday all round One slight quibble recommended Quiddles cafe was overpriced, one piece of fish without potatoes or veg/salad priced at £15, Cove House Inn much better

    Reviewed by OJun 2019

  • "The cottage was excellent, well looked after and in a lovely place."

    The smaller group who look after them, Dream Cottages, and the owners, do a good job in providing good information and thinking about what visitors need. However, I am totally fed up with being bombarded with emails by Sykes, most of which are repetitive, have lots of information I don't want, and are trying to sell me something else. This has put me off using your agency again.

    Reviewed by Christine MaryJun 2019

  • "Great cottage, lovely and peaceful."

    Reviewed by LauraMay 2019

  • "Thank you very much."

    Enjoyed our stay here and exploring more of Portland - stayed October 2018

    Mr Patricia HuntNov 2018

  • "It's been a lovely week."

    Great cottage in very peaceful surroundings. Loads to do on the doorstep - stayed September 2018

    Ms Janet SmithNov 2018

  • "A great week, superb location - comfortable house with stunning views - thank you - Stayed August 2018"

    Mrs Helen HoweNov 2018

  • "Great cottage."

    Everything we needed was there. Perfect for shops, Beach & local pubs/restaurants. View from cottage was outstanding, glorious sunsets. Stayed May 2018

    Mr Graham MayesJun 2018

  • "What a delight to see the sea as we woke up!"

    Shame the weather was not too good, but we still walked around Portland in all weathers. The cottage is equipped with every comfort & we loved it! The parking was fine, & the neighbours very nice too! Everything was perfect & we would definitely book again! Stayed May 2018

    Mrs Judy TaitMay 2018

  • "We really enjoyed our week in Dorset Langham cottage was welcoming, warm, tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean."

    We had amazing views of the beach and convenient for exploring the area. Several good restaurants and pubs within walking distance . Thank you very much

    Mrs Jude NortonNov 2017

  • "Fantastic holiday home with great views along Chesil beach and out to sea."

    Lovingly renovated by owners, with well equipped kitchen and excellent family bathroom. We had a great week here in February half term, enjoying cosy nights in with the log burner on. The property is in a peaceful location, with good local amenities within easy walking distance including the fantastic Cove House Inn and Osprey Leisure Centre. Although parking outside of the property is not guaranteed there is plenty to be found within a short walking distance. There is lots to do on Portland itself. We particularly enjoyed the great view from the top of the hill by the Olympic Rings and climbing up Portland Bill lighthouse. Further afield we visited the Tank Museum at Bovington, Maiden Castle near Dorchester and hunted for fossils on Charmouth beach. We actually booked on to a guided fossil walk organised by the Charmouth Discovery centre which we can recommend. Langham Cottage would be a very good base for any one interested in water sports given it's proximity to Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy where there are facilities for sailing, power boating, kayaking, stand-up-paddle boarding and windsurfing. Stayed February 2017

    Mr James WebsterMar 2017

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The property

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 cut-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 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, beachcomb 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 abundance of shops and restaurants to choose from is 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.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Two rooms: Super king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility room
  • Sitting room with dining area and log burner
  • Second floor sitting room, accessed by narrow cottage stairs.
  • 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
  • Stairgate
  • 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.

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About the location

FORTUNESWELL

Weymouth 5 miles.

Situated on Dorset's spectacular Jurassic Coast, now a World Heritage Site, the village of Fortuneswell can be found on the rugged Isle of Portland peninsula, joined to the mainland via Chesil Beach, a pebble spit, which stretches 18 miles towards West Bay. Formerly a quarrying area, Fortuneswell boasts a good variety of shops, pubs and restaurants, along with an intriguing maze of streets that wind their way up a steep hill to offer stunning views of the Jurassic Coast and the rolling hills of Dorset beyond. The surrounding countryside is well known as a birdwatcher’s paradise, plus with great walking and climbing opportunities, an array of watersport activities, wonderful sandy beaches, and Weymouth just 5 miles away, this super holiday destination is not to be missed!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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