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Driftwood

Weymouth, Dorset (Ref. 994168)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map

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  • Mrs Redman

    “Cottage was in great location & bonus being carparking space.”

    Bed was really comfy & very good kitchen facilities....but thats where the good points stop. First impression of cottage was very disappointing. Holes in net curtains dosent give a good impression. On entry the smell of damp really hits you. Compact lounge which is no problem at all but the cleanliness was really disappointing. Tables really tacky to touch bannister was tacky and filthy. Lightswitches were filthy too. Behind tv was so dusty as were windowledges. Our dogs toy went under the ...

    Bed was really comfy & very good kitchen facilities....but thats where the good points stop. First impression of cottage was very disappointing. Holes in net curtains dosent give a good impression. On entry the smell of damp really hits you. Compact lounge which is no problem at all but the cleanliness was really disappointing. Tables really tacky to touch bannister was tacky and filthy. Lightswitches were filthy too. Behind tv was so dusty as were windowledges. Our dogs toy went under the couch & what was under there when we pulled it out was disgusting. Kitchen was really good & well equipped but really disappointed to find no milk in fridge or anything else apart from a few coffee pouches & a packet of shortbread that looked like they had been pulled out of the bin & virtually out of date!! The last person to review Driftwood thanked the owners for welcome pack including wine!! Dosent make sense to us! Bedroom was fine with very comfy bed. Bathroom was a nightmare. Tpilet too close to sink & to have a wash was very difficult. The bath was really dirty so that put us off immediately. Its a shame this cottage didnt come up to scratch for us as we were so looking forward to a relaxing week in a comfy place. Weymouth itself was great & the king balti Indian takeaway on corner is superb. We had a fab time in Weymouth but will not be returning to Driftwood.

    Dear Mrs Redman, We appreciate your feedback, warts and all, as autumn/winter are the months we give Driftwood it's big facelift for the following year. As you will see from our previous visitor's review (she is a very regular guest whom we welcome back with a bottle of wine, as with all our repeat visitors), following this year's new kitchen, a new bathroom is already planned for Spring (we are fully aware that the bath looks worn, rather than dirty). The cottage will be redecorated as required throughout and new nets of course. In an ideal world we would be improving the cottage constantly but, we're pleased to say, we have had a very busy year and it would not have been possible. We can't understand the 'damp smell' but will check further, of course. Regarding your comments on cleanliness, our housekeeper will be disappointed to hear them as she has very high standards and we get many compliments on her work. I have checked with her and she assures me that there were some milk 'pots' left with the welcome refreshments and dog treats. - Sykes owner relations

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The property

A Grade II listed cottage tucked away in a small terrace, traditionally built in 1835, and full of character and charm.

It is ideally situated, just a few moments' walk from Weymouth's golden sandy beach. Featuring a compact kitchen which has all the items you need for preparing meals, you are then able to relax in the sitting room.

The bathroom and master bedroom are situated on the first floor with the second bedroom on the second floor.

A short walk to the lively level esplanade where you can enjoy sitting in the seafront cafes and bars.

Guests with dogs, will find plenty of areas of Weymouth beach that welcome dogs all year round and there are many other dog friendly beaches locally.

Or why not stroll by the Marina to Weymouth harbour and take a boat trip exploring the Jurassic coast.

In the opposite direction you are moments away from the RSPB Radipole lake nature reserve and Swannery.

Further afield why not take a drive or the train and explore the historic market town of Dorchester.

Driftwood is great for a small family and makes an ideal base to explore Weymouth and beyond.

Summary

  • On the ground floor is kitchen, sitting room with dining area
  • First floor 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Steep stairs lead to second floor and 1 x twin bedroom.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for one car at front of house
  • One small well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk

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About the location

WEYMOUTH

Dorchester 7 miles; Bridport 17 miles.

The popular resort of Weymouth makes an outstanding year-round holiday destination, with a wide variety of attractions on offer, appealing to all tastes and ages. The glorious golden sandy beaches have excellent facilities for all kinds of watersports, whilst from the picturesque, bustling harbour you can take regular fishing trips. A short drive takes you to Portland Harbour, and the rugged “Isle” of Portland, linked to Weymouth by the dramatic Chesil Beach. Visit Dorchester, Thomas Hardy’s “Casterbridge”, only 7 miles away, or take a journey along the scenic coastal road and call in at Abbotsbury Swannery and Subtropical Gardens. Alternatively, just head down to West Bay - the views of the stunning Dorset Heritage Coastline are not to be missed!

Region Information

Note: Non-smokers only.
Note: If an all adult party please be advised this is a small property.
Note: Bedroom 2 may not be suitable for someone with limited mobility or children under 3 due to steep stairs.
Note: Property only suitable for 1 small dog.
Note: There is no rear garden at this property however there is a picnic table and bench at the front which takes full advantage of the sun.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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