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Brewers Quay Harbour, Dorset (Ref. 998253)


Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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

Reviews & Ratings

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24 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely stay at Fenders (perfect weather helps of course!"

    ). Great location, good facilities and a wonderful walled garden for the pooch

    Reviewed by KeithJun 2022

  • "Great location, close to restaurants and harbour in a quiet street."

    Parking permit was useful a couple of times but we did get local street parking nearby most of the time. Instructions for access to cottage were perfect. We weren't very keen on the wet room arrangement downstairs but glad of the upstairs toilet. The cottage is lovely, with everything you need and the secluded garden an added bonus!

    Reviewed by JanJun 2022

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Conveniently situated. Well equipped. Nice garden.

    Reviewed by MandyMay 2022

  • "Loved the cottage."

    No parking outside was a bit of a problem. Inaccurate key safe number given on directions so couldn’t get in on first day. Had to phone the office. Good location. Easy access to all facilities. Variety of places to eat . Good dog friendly places.

    Reviewed by JeanApr 2022

  • "Lovely, cosy house with everything you could possibly need."

    Loved the two bathrooms!

    Reviewed by AlexandraFeb 2022

  • "A wonderfully located, comfortable and well equipped cottage."

    Thoroughly enjoyed my stay, a real home from home.

    Reviewed by LindsayNov 2021

  • "Excellent cottage - we loved it - so central to everything."

    Pity no off road parking, but the parking permit was excellent and just a few minutes away to walk anyway.

    Reviewed by ValerieJun 2021

  • "Fabulous location!"

    Short walk to anywhere. Near to the town and harbour on one side and the sea and Nothe Gardens the other! Excellent dog exercise park about 5 minutes away too with beautiful views! Cottage comes with a parking permit for some carparks although we mostly parked in the road the cottage was on. Very useful having 2 toilets (one upstairs, one down) and the wet room was great. Extremely comfortable cottage (mattress was excellent!) and is much larger than it appears from the outside. Beautiful cottage style garden was a bonus and a real suntrap! Would definitely recommend staying here and we hope to again!

    Reviewed by DawnJun 2021

  • "First impressions of cottages wasn't good but once inside was lovely clean and comfortable."

    We absolutely adore Weymouth but the cottages are getting really expensive.

    Reviewed by CarolJun 2021

  • "Lovely house with an amazing small garden, five minutes walk from the harbour."

    Reviewed by PeterApr 2021

  • "The house was very nice."

    Everything we needed was provided.The disappointing aspect was the garden.We understood it was a country garden before booking.It was very overgrown and lots of weeds on paths and patios and several dead plants.The garden furniture was very grubby.We were lucky that the weather was very good but we felt unable to use the garden.Dream Cottages contacted the owner and we were offered some compensation which was kind but we would much rather have been able to sit in the garden.I hope some improvement will be made to the garden so other clients can enjoy it.

    Reviewed by JennySep 2020

  • "We reported an issue with the back door and the fact that the bedroom window broke."

    This was all looked at promptly and the guy that came round to access the issues was really friendly and sorted the back door there and then,

    Reviewed by DeborahSep 2020

  • "For the time of the year it couldn’t have been better, parking not great outside cottage, apart from that we had a great stay this is a great location to venture out from."

    Many Thank Wendy

    Reviewed by WendyNov 2019

  • "It was a lovely fully equipped cottage, in and idea spot very close to Weymouth."

    The car park permit was really useful and the car park was close by. My dad can’t walk far so it was idea for him. Will visit again. Thanks

    Reviewed by JoanneOct 2019

  • "Everything in cottage was lovely very close to all amenities unfortunately ..."

    Everything in cottage was lovely very close to all amenities unfortunately weather could have been better but we still had great holiday my son loved going up to Portland bill one thing that was slightly amiss was lack of cupboard space to put groceries in as I like to do our own cooking but cooking facilities were brilliant would go back again and would also recommend to friends

    Reviewed by BredaOct 2019

  • "We had trouble with the shower temperature control, my wife phoned the office ..."

    We had trouble with the shower temperature control, my wife phoned the office and a maintenance man was with us within minutes, excellent service

    Reviewed by DeanSep 2019

  • "A great location so close to the harbour."

    The issue with the missing car parking permit was resolved quickly and efficiently.

    Reviewed by AinsleyAug 2019

  • "The cottage was spot on for what we needed, both as a comfortable place to stay and a excellent location."

    Reviewed by PaulAug 2019

  • "Cottage looked a lot bigger than it was on the video on your website."

    Kitchen very cramped only one person could be in at one time and for a family like us who do all our meals normally very uncomfortable. Location was spot on and the garden would have been nice if it were not so overgrown. Bushes needed a good trim, washing line couldn’t turn as got stuck in bush. No broom, did not want to use a large hoover every time. Having been with Dream Cottages for 10 yes plus most time at least twice a year, did not think this cottage was anywhere near as good as some we have had and definitely not worth the money we paid. Sorry.

    Jul 2019

  • "Had trouble with sewerage and drains and was rectified within 48hrs, which we were extremely grateful for."

    Thanks also goes to the young lad who dealt with the situation professionally .

    Reviewed by CraigJun 2019

  • "Beautiful little cottage."

    Well modernised,everything we needed.Garden a delight,and very well used.The agent was so helpful when we had a problem,our fault,but quickly dealt with and meant we had a perfect last night in Fenders.Weymouth was a great base,and Dorset just lovely.Thank you.

    Reviewed by MaryJun 2019

  • "Fenders is a lovely place to stay The garden is a joy."

    The cottage is well equipped with some particularly attractive features e.g. choice of pictures, lighting.The location is excellent if you wish to be close to the main events in Weymouth and yet it is in a quiet residential road.

    Reviewed by ValerieMay 2019

  • "Clean and well equipped cottage"

    Reviewed by KathMay 2019

  • "Great customer service from Dream Cottages when we had a couple of issues."

    Very quick to respond and had a follow up call to make sure everything was ok.

    Reviewed by KarenApr 2019

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  • Steps up to the front door and then into the sitting room, dining room, kitchen, ground floor wet room
  • First floor, Two Bedrooms: 1 x Double 1 x Twin single upstairs Cloakroom with WC and Basin.
  • Gas central heating, Gas hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, CD music system and Radio, TV, WIFI
  • Fuel and power inc.in rent
  • Bedlinen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Enclosed courtyard garden with patio furniture
  • Sorry no Smoking
  • Charge of £21 per pet per week
  • Shop, restaurants and Bars within a 5-minute walk
  • Harbour 5-minute walk
  • Note: Max 4 adults
  • There is roadside parking available in the local vicinity on a first come first served basis.

The property

Situated in a slightly elevated position behind the old harbour in Weymouth is this pretty terraced, traditional stone cottage, cosy yet contemporary and beaming with character. Tucked away in it's central Weymouth location, in walking distance to many alfresco restaurants, cafes and bars from which you can unwind and watch the boats go by in the harbour.

Through the front door and into the sitting room are a few stone steps, where you can relax in comfort after a busy day of Dorset adventures. The bright spacious dining room provides a comfortable place to enjoy meals. The courtyard garden is accessed via double doors, perfect to enjoy a nice a glass of wine in the evening summer sun. The bright, well equipped kitchen has all you need to prepare tasty meals for the evenings. A spacious wet room is downstairs. The comfortable master bedroom offers a double bed, with the second bedroom being a twin single room. An additional WC is upstairs. The beautiful, picturesque Newton's Cove beach and Nothe Gardens are just a short stroll away.

Offering delightful panoramic views of Portland Harbour.

The perfect spot for an afternoon walk or to enjoy a picnic.

The main beach and town in Weymouth is only a 5-10 minute walk away.

If you want to explore further afield, the World Heritage sites of Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are within a 30 minute drive to the East, the Isle of Portland a 15 minute drive and West Bay a 30 minute coastal road drive with stunning coastal views to the West. Fenders is in the perfect position as a base from which to explore much of Weymouth and the south West Coastal path on foot.

A fender is a floating bumper used when sailing to stop a boat banging onto something and causing damage.

An ideal holiday home for your family or small group of friends to holiday explore Weymouth and the surrounding Jurassic Coast.

Guests to supply own cot linen, if required.

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About the location


Dorchester 8.7 miles; West Lulworth 15.8 miles

Brewers Quay is the old Victorian brewery situated at the heart of the harbour, in Weymouth, Dorset. Much of the grade II listed complex and surrounding brewery buildings date from the late 1800 early 1900’s and many have stones inlaid commemorating their construction year. This area is now a popular destination with many restaurants, café and bars, creating a vibrant culture, where you can relax with a drink and watch the world go by. Tucked away down the harbourside streets, you will find original Tudor harbour buildings, estimated to have been built in 1600 and well worth a visit, with a very interesting history to share. You will also find the Weymouth Museum, with some incredible exhibitions, and the harbour is also home to the lifting bridge, where you can watch the luxury yachts head out to sea, and then walk over the bridge to the town's winding streets of boutique shops and the seafront esplanade and beach. There is more to this seaside town than meets the eye; Brewers Quay is a much-loved holiday destination in Weymouth!

Region Information

Note: Nearest pay and display council car park is Nothe Car Park DT4 8UD a 10 minute walk

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas