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Chesil Views

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  • 12 Guests

  • 6 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "Unfortunately the property needs a good clean throughout, numerous cobwebs which have been there sometime, mouse droppings in the kitchen cupboard (photographic evidence), as well as the cupboards are musty."

    Towels smelt musty too. The top floor shower is not man enough for the house and needs a power shower, the shower arm keeps coming out of the support hole. Unfortunately there was little hot water, it only got warm and we had to boil the kettle for hot water in the sink. Overall we felt the property could do with updating, redecorating and a good clean throughout. The best part was the view.

    Thank you for your valuable feedback and we are glad you enjoyed the beautiful view from Chesil Views. Since your stay we have now had a deep clean of the whole house and the pest controller has confirmed there are no rodents present in the property. It is a shame you did not bring the lack of hot water to Dream Cottages attention during your stay as they could have organised a plumber to attend to investigate and fix this issue. We plan on refreshing the decoration now the season is coming to a close. We hope to welcome you back to Portland in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Deborah2.8Aug 2023

  • "We enjoyed our stay at Chesil View and the accommodation was good for our family of five adults, six children and a dog."

    Portland is a hidden treasure with lots of activities , walks and coves to explore.

    Reviewed by Iris4.1Aug 2023

  • "We had a really great holiday as a family at the house."

    Thank you very much!

    Reviewed by Jane4.1Aug 2022

  • "Really nice cottage - up to date decor and furnishings and a lovely space altogether, nice and cosy but still modern."

    However the accessibility of the house is not good - parking spaces are hard to come by and the streets to actually get to the property are tiny and on a VERY steep incline (please ensure your car engines and tyres are up to scratch!) This also means that the property is not very friendly for those who are disabled or those who have young children because it involves lots of walking up very steep inclines. Also the beach, in reality, is about a good 20 mins walk away, which is more than the 5/10 mins advertised on your website! When we checked in, the house was relatively clean but there were still some spots that were obviously missed, ie the bathroom floors were still a bit specky with bits of dirt, and dust. The shower on the third floor was nice but the temperature dial didn’t work and so the water was stuck at a PIPING HOT temperature, which meant we couldn’t really have a comfortable wash (and after long days at the beach you appreciate a good shower). Overall - a nice place to stay, just a few accessibility problems!

    Reviewed by Kieran3.4Aug 2022

  • "I stayed here with my family to celebrate my 50th birthday and it didn't disappoint Its a beautiful home - thank you for letting us stay in it!"

    it was beautifully furnished and tastefully decorated with everything we needed to cater for a large family celebration. The only thing I would perhaps say is that the smaller of the two sofas is really uncomfortable (looks very pretty though) Also, don't expect to park outside the property - unless you arrive during day time hours (mon-fri) This wasn't a major problem as we always managed to find a space further up the road, as long as you don't mind a walk - worth bearing in mind if you have lots of bags to unpack! The location was great with some lovely walks nearby - the mariner is lovely as is the beach and tout quarry park...Lots of hills though which will keep you fit! Thank you again

    Reviewed by Leonie4.4Feb 2022

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  • Set over three floors
  • Six bedrooms
  • First floor; 1 x double, 1 x twin and 1 x bunk bed room
  • Second floor; 2 x double and 1 x bunk bed room
  • First floor family bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Second floor shower room with walk in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking available at the front of the property on a first come first served basis
  • Rear courtyard garden
  • Front garden with lawn
  • One well behaved dog welcome which must be kept to the ground floor of the property, charge of £21 per pet per week
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.5 miles, beach 5/10 min walk

The property

Perched in the quaint village of Fortuneswell in Dorset, is this wonderful six-bedroom mid-terrace house, Chesil Views.

Enjoying a superb location along Dorset’s famous Jurassic Coast on the Isle of Portland and a spacious interior with contemporary furnishings, Chesil Views makes for a fabulous dwelling for a group or large family of 12 who are looking for their next adventure to Dorset.

Look forward to impressing your guests with your culinary skills in the well-equipped kitchen, which also hosts a handy dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer for keeping your space tidy!

Gather around the dining table for 12 to savour a delicious meal, as the wine is poured, and plans are made for the days ahead.

After a hearty meal, retire to the sitting room where you can snuggle up on the plush seating and select your favourite film from the TV.

Pour in the bubbles and indulge in a soothing soak in the bath with your favourite book, before preparing to catch your rest in one of six well-appointed bedrooms, three doubles, a twin and two bunk rooms, ensuring flexible sleeping arrangements for all parties.

Wake-up with a steaming hot cup of coffee, before enjoying a refreshing rinse in the shower and heading out for the day to explore.

Take your pick from the excellent selection of eateries on offer, including the welcoming pubs of Britannia Inn and The Cove House Inn for when you feel like dining out, or for those evenings where you don’t feel like venturing out, why not order in from Ocean Bay or Chesil Chippy to enjoy in the comfort of Chesil Views.

Head straight for the glorious sands of Chesil Beach, where you can paddle the shores, bathe on the sands or beachcombe the shores.

The budding historians in your party will delight at the surrounding attractions of the 16th-century Portland Castle which features a heritage garden and tearooms, the Castletown D-Day Centre & Museum and the fascinating remains of Rufus Castle.

Walking enthusiasts will be pleased at the close proximity of the South West Coast Path which offers some of the most breath-taking views in the area, as well as ensuring you don’t miss out on any of the attractions in the area.

For a fun-filled day out with loved ones, head over to Weymouth, where you can wander the bustling pier filled with attractions and food stalls, spend a couple of hours relaxing at the popular beach, meet the local marine life at the Sea Life Centre, bird watch at the RSPB Radipole Lake or challenge your party to a round of pirate miniature golf.

For a memorable getaway to Dorset, secure your stay at Chesil Views.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


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!

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
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  • Christmas