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Osmington near Preston, Dorset (Ref. 1060123)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Withington

    “Very well equipped house, really comfortable bedding, great level of supplies for a toddler which helped to keep entertained with new toys.”

    Great location.

    Great location.

    - Mrs Withington, July 2021

The property

Preston 1.5 miles.

Emmies is a magnificent period cottage resting in the tranquil village of Osmington near Preston.

Built in 1845, this semi-detached property has been lovingly renovated to a high standard whilst retaining its original cottage appeal, offering an excellent base for families eager to uncover Dorset’s hidden gems, children will also be delighted to find a plethora of books and toys to keep them entertained.

Discover the spacious kitchen/diner for preparing all your home-cooked meals, taking advantage of the generous AGA cooker and electric hob, whilst the extendable dining table offers a charming spot to enjoy family mealtimes.

From the kitchen/diner you can access the conservatory, perfect for a quiet read away from the group, or carry on through the French style patio doors to the enclosed courtyard, ideal for a morning coffee within peaceful surroundings.

Spend your evenings unwinding in the sitting room, with a large open fireplace for those chilly winter months, plus a wall-mounted TV to enjoy all your favourite TV shows.

Climb the impressive oak staircase to reach the first floor and take a pick from three charming bedrooms, including the master with king-size bed and two doubles, served by a traditionally styled bathroom with bath and separate walk-in shower unit.

Across the landing is a Juliet balcony which overlooks a lovely stone trough fish pond, providing a pleasant view to begin each morning.

Just a short stroll away from Emmies is a playground next to the village hall, from there you can also find a lovely farm shop (Craig’s dairy).

Just over a mile from the property rests Osmington Mills, home to a traditional pub called The Smugglers, where you can also enjoy cliff top walks and find coves to explore.

Take the short drive into Weymouth to enjoy numerous bars, restaurants, shops and activities, as well as the stunning three mile stretch of sandy beach, hosting a number of traditional seaside entertainment during the summer months, including donkey rides, fun fair and crazy golf.

If exploration takes you further afield then the fossil hunters land of Charmouth and Lyme Regis is well worth a day trip!

If you’re looking for a holiday to remember for that special occasion or just a family getaway from the daily routine, choose Emmies.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double with set of bunk beds, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, separate walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Conversatory
  • Gas central heating with underflooring heating and open fire
  • AGA cooker, electric hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV and WiFi
  • Children's toy box, multiple puzzles, games and books
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On road parking to the front of the property
  • Enclosed courtyard
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.4 miles, pub 0.3 miles

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About the location


Weymouth 1 mile.

Preston is a small seaside village offering a selection of shops and fine pubs, and is ideally located within one mile of the popular beach resort of Weymouth. With glorious golden beaches, excellent watersports facilities and a bustling harbour, Weymouth has something for everyone. Take a short drive to the rugged isle of Portland, linked to the mainland by Chesil Beach with its National Sailing Academy, part of the breathtaking World Heritage Coastline. Visit historic Dorchester, with its Roman roads, interesting museums and remains of its ancient fortress, Maiden Castle. Take a journey along the scenic coastal roads and call in at Abbotsburys, swannery and subtropical gardens, or discover Thomas Hardy's 'Casterbridge', just 7 miles away. With the attractions of Monkey World and the Jurassic Coast within easy reach, this is an excellent location for a fun packed holiday!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas