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Alpen Rose Cottage

Easton Portland, Dorset (Ref. 993918)

5.0

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Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Reviews

  • "Thanks for a great week, your house was lovely which made our stay even better."

    The walled garden is great, the downstairs loo is not mentioned in the details, and was a great addition facility.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. We were so pleased to hear you enjoyed staying at Alpen Rose Cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by RebeccaMay 2022

  • "Beautiful cottage really enjoyed our stay here."

    Reviewed by NicolaMay 2022

  • "Great holiday cottage with everything we could need for a very comfortable stay."

    Great location and very well equipped cottage. Would love to return one day. The kids absolutely loved it too.

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We try to make the cottage feel like home from home and your feedback reflects that. We’d love for you to stay again in the future. All the Best Sue and Dave Property Owner

    Reviewed by TessaApr 2022

  • "Great cottage, with everything and more you need for a great stay, parking at the back was a bit tight for our medium size car, so we parked after the first day outside the middle garage opposite, although during the day you could park outside the cottage when people are at work."

    So all in all a lovely week in a lovely cottage. The very local fish and chip shop and Chinese takeaway are great, but we went to miss Piggies Pantry to get some cakes, and for 2 doughnuts and a small sausage roll, came to £6 ! And the Lobster Pot down on the Bill charges £9 for 2 coffees and a small beer taken outside, so just be wary, otherwise a great cottage and area to stay in.

    Reviewed by DougOct 2021

  • "This is one of the best appointed cottages we've ever stayed in."

    Comfy beds and everything in first class condition. The courtyard garden is very pretty . There's lots to do on Portland and the cottage is in a village minutes, 10 minutes walk to the South west coastal.path, a short drive to Chesil beach and 20 minutes ( approx) from Weymouth. We had a great 6 days stay. Thank you.

    Reviewed by DianaJun 2021

  • "Alpen Rose was every bit as nice as the pictures shown, homely, clean, welcoming and comfortable."

    Everything you could want was catered for. There is a lovely little walled garden you come through to enter the back of the house. The cottage is in a perfect location to explore Portland, which itself was a revelation to us, not having been there before. The view from the top of the isle over Chesil Beach at sunset was simply breathtaking, quite literally! We were lucky enough to get quite a bit of sunshine despite bad weather reports and the view over Chesil Beach in the sunshine was magical too. The cottage is only about 7 or 8 minutes away from the Portland Bill lighthouse and though we knew we wouldn't yet be allowed to climb it because of Covid, we decided to visit the spot anyway. We sat on massive rocks watching (and listening) to huge white crested breakers crashing onto the rocks below. We never expected that, and the experience was mesmerising. Because we stayed the week before lockdown was due to ease on May 17th no indoor hospitality or museums etc. were open, however there seemed to be no shortage of cafes. little shops and restaurants to visit on Portland from the 17th. There is a supermarket just 5 minutes drive from the cottage where you can stock up on supplies, and a wonderful little fish and chip shop just 3 minutes walk away which I can highly recommend. The beach at Weymouth was stunning, and we loved walking the length of it, with the tide coming in and beautiful white waves lapping the beach from an aquamarine sea. We feel very fortunate to have found Alpen Rose on Portland and cannot wait to go back again.

    Reviewed by ElaineMay 2021

  • "The house was lovely and had everything you need."

    I did find the Windows tricky but it wasn't a big problem and some of the duvets were a bit heavy. These are small problems that did not in any way take away from the fact that the house was really, really nice. There are also lovely neighbours. Thankyou very much. ps you should mention that you DO have Sky tv and also a downstairs WC that wasn't mentioned.

    Reviewed by EJul 2019

  • "Fantastic place to stay and would definitely re book"

    Reviewed by MarkMay 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, a real home from home."

    Lovely friendly place. We would definitely go back there & would highly recommend. Stayed May 2016

    Miss Mandy SawyerJun 2016

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Summary

  • Ground floor: Separate porch for boots, fishing rods and coats
  • Large sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen, door to large walled patio area with rear gate to car park
  • First floor: Bathroom with bath, separate shower, hand basin and WC
  • 1x king-size double
  • 1x twin single beds
  • 1x one single bed.
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven, gas hob, microwave, Washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Wifi
  • Cot
  • Fuel and power inc.in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc.in rent
  • Patio garden with furniture
  • Private parking for 1 car only to the rear plus further on-street parking

The property

A restored traditional fisherman's cottage situated on the Isle of Portland.

Upon entering the porch, leads you to the large sitting room, where you can put your feet up and feel at home after a day of sightseeing.

The well-equipped spacious kitchen, where you can rustle up a tasty filling meal to be enjoyed at the dining room table where you can all discuss the adventures of the day.

Heading up to the first floor there is the spacious bathroom.

Master Bedroom offering a king-size double bed, bedroom two twin singles ideal for siblings and then onto bedroom 3 a cosy single room. The property is large and spacious perfect for families or a group of friends for a break away.

Easton Square is only a short walk away with convenience shops and pubs.

Close by Church Ope Cove is an ideal place for children, there are plenty of rock pools where little sea creatures hide away!

History states this little cove was once used as base for pirates smuggling!

The 'Bill' at the tip of the Island is a favourite local beauty spot, where a visit to The Lighthouse Visitors Centre is worth taking.

Choice of dinner at The Lobster Pot for a tasty portion of Fish and Chips or for a more pub food spot is The Pulpit Inn.

The gateway to the Jurassic Coast is only a five-minute drive away.

Weymouth's golden sands lie approximately seven miles from Alpen Rose and a regular bus service offers an alternative to the car if desired.

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About the location

Easton Portland

Situated on Dorset's spectacular Jurassic Coast, now a World Heritage Site, the bustling village of Easton can be found at the top of the rugged Isle of Portland Peninsula, joined to the mainland by Chesil Beach, a pebbled shoreline, which stretches 18 miles towards West Bay. Easton, the second largest village on Portland, boasts a good variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. Portland’s vivid coastline boasts numerous scenic walking opportunities and is also well known as a birdwatcher’s paradise, plus with chance to try climbing, along with the array of watersport activities available, this super holiday destination is one not to be missed!

Region Information

Note: Welcomes 2 small pets.
Note: guests need to bring their own cot linen.