Riverhouse Lodge

Upwey, Dorset (Ref. 1017591)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Rating Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes Icon/Rating/Sykes

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • View on map

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • Mr Gardner

    “Riverhouse Lodge is spacious and conveniently located.”

    Parking is ample with a good garden space. The kitchen was large and well equipped and living room and bedrooms spacious. The seating in the living room was plentiful and comfortable. The owners were friendly and helpful. ...

    Parking is ample with a good garden space. The kitchen was large and well equipped and living room and bedrooms spacious. The seating in the living room was plentiful and comfortable. The owners were friendly and helpful. The only drawbacks were the lumpy beds and temperamental TV in the living room! Overall we had a lovely time in the pretty village of Upwey which is very handy for Weymouth and other local attractions. Booking with Sykes Cottages was excellent with them keeping us informed at all times.

    Thank you for your valuable feedback and glad you found the property spacious and well equipped. Unfortunately, at the time of your stay we did have some bad weather and electric storms which did affect the transmission of the modern digital TV. Both of the mattresses on the beds are new, one is a medium orthopaedic and one is a well-known medium mattress, most people staying at the lodge have had no issues. We are sorry that our beds were not to your individual satisfaction - Sykes owner relations

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The property

Weymouth 3.7 miles.

This fantastic recently refurbished lodge is situated in the traditional Dorset Village of Upwey.

Sitting at the foot of the Wey Valley's chalk hills and with the source of the River Wey running through the village, it’s a true Dorset delight perfect for small families or a group of friends.

With the layout being ground-floor and lower-ground-floor level, it’s a quirky wonder holding a lot of character.

This lodge house offers two double bedrooms with traditional wooden furnishings and en-suite shower rooms, both lovely rooms to rest in after a busy day of roaming the lands of Dorset.

The homely sitting room is an ideal spot to unwind with a glass of wine, cosy up in the corner sofa and indulge in all your favourite television programmes.

The farmhouse-style kitchen has everything you need to cook up some delicious meals, a spacious area with enough room to get the whole family involved in a pizza making night, as well as a lovely dining area with you can enjoy your feast and spend some quality time together.

If you don’t feel like cooking, the village boasts two pubs where you can find delicious family favourite meals amongst the lovely countryside settings.

For those warm summer evenings why not relax together in the Mediterranean-style gardens, beautifully landscaped with trees and winding pathways it offers a summer paradise where you can enjoy alfresco dining or soak in the sun.

The local area is a lovely spot to wander around; a traditional village boasting a wishing well and tea rooms that date back to the Victorian era that now have beautiful water gardens, as well as serving delicious afternoon tea.

Upwey is just a short drive to the seaside town of Weymouth, where you will find an award-winning golden sandy beach with shallow waters and a Georgian seafront.

To the east you can stumble across the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Lulworth Cove and the iconic landmark of Durdle Door, offering magnificent scenery and stunning sands, it’s the perfect place to dip your feet in the waters or go for a paddle.

The Isle of Portland and Chesil beach can be found to the West and offer incredible views in all directions, you’ll be spoilt for choice as to where to go next.

Riverhouse Lodge is a delightful property, perfect for exploring the magnificent region of Dorset and spending quality time with your loved ones.

Summary

  • Ground floor: 2 x double bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms, with shower, basin and WC
  • Sitting room
  • Lower ground floor - accessible by 3 steps: Open plan living space with kitchen, sitting area and dining area
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, stereo, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Mediterranean style garden with picnic area and table and chairs
  • Utility area to the rearof the property for washing and bins
  • Ample off-road parking and room to park a boat
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.8 miles, pub 0.7 miles

About the location

UPWEY

Dorchester 5 miles; Weymouth 4 miles.

The picturesque village of Upwey lies just four miles north of Weymouth, nestling beneath the Dorset Ridgeway, and takes its name from the shallow chalk stream, the River Wey, which bubbles up here from an underground spring. Upwey is well-known for its Wishing Well, where George III once sought the benefits of the natural spring water. It is now a delightful tea room, serving lunches and traditional cream teas. There are a number of footpaths leading directly from the village to miles of unspoilt countryside, and close by is the market town of Dorchester, Thomas Hardy’s ’Casterbridge’. An easy drive or bus ride takes you to the popular seaside resort of Weymouth offering visitors glorious golden sandy beaches, excellent watersports facilities and a bustling harbour. An attractive village location and an ideal place to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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