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Karin Engdahl

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english, swedish, norwegian
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Karin Engdahl

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Speaks: english, swedish, norwegian
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Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2014
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CHARACTER PORTLAND COTTAGE

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Portland Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Spacious living accommodation with 3 bedrooms, sleeps 5, Close to Chesil beach

A delightful Victorian cottage, on a quiet street in the village of Fortuneswell on the Isle of Portland, only 5 minutes walk from the famous Chesil Beach and part of Dorset's glorious Jurassic Coast.

The cottage is within walking distance to the National Sailing Academy and Olypympic Village.

Good pubs, restaurants and facilities only a few minutes walk away.

This former bakery has been lovingly renovated and furnished to a high standard to provide well equipped accommodation, spacious living room with a separate dining room next to the kitchen, all rooms have high ceilings, stripped pine floors. The living room has a cosy log fire and Freeview TV channels. Free Wi-Fi.

There is a sunny decked courtyard at rear of property, perfect for a relaxing evening drink or a BBQ.

General property information: There are 3 bedrooms, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin, heated towel rail & WC. A fully fitted kitchen dining room with large farmhouse table and seating for 6. The sitting room has a wood burning stove (fuel, power & starter pack for wood burner in rent). The TV has Freeview channels and free Wi-Fi

There is also full gas central heating.

There are a few internal steps in the property, so the property may not be suitable for people with difficulty walking or very young toddlers.

Nearby facilities: Chesil beach is only a few minutes walk away. Clean water for swimming and also exceptional fishing opportunities.

There are a number of good bars and excellent restaurants within walking distance. Lots of great walks and places to explore.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Karin Engdahl (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, swedish, norwegian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2014

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.8
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Character Portland Cottage
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
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Character Portland Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p863522
-+44 01305820088
Portland Weymouth & Portland
5

Perfect in everyway.

  • 5 of 5
The house is splendid. The welcome we received was lovely. Everything was perfectly appointed and we felt so much at home. The house has a great vibe and my children both summed up it up by saying the house is 'somewhere they could easily live'. Highly recommended and we are booked in again real soon. Thank You
  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Character Portland Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p863522
-+44 01305820088
Portland Weymouth & Portland
4

Home from home

  • 4 of 5
Rosa cottage was so comfortable it was like being home Loads of character. Clean and tidy and so much room. parking was an issue most nights but always found a space nearby . Also neighbours woke us early most mornings getting children up and ready for school Apart from that the cottage was a great base to go exploring and travelling around.Enjoyed nice bottle of wine in the evening a lovely gift from the owner,very much appreciated .We will definitely return.
  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Character Portland Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p863522
-+44 01305820088
Portland Weymouth & Portland
5

A beautiful home, a beautiful holiday cottage.

  • 5 of 5
Rosa Cottage was just perfect, it looked like a show home from an interior decor magazine but felt like a home to which we all relaxed in. Karin has gone to great lengths to equip the cottage with the essentials plus more. We were so fortunate with the weather so spent our week outside exploring all the interesting sites on Portland and beyond. We could have stayed another week as when we left there were still numerous things to see and do. We would definitely book again in the future. Thanks again.
  • Submitted: May 31, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of the holiday cottage. I am so pleased you enjoyed the cottage and your holiday. High praise indeed! We hope to see you again someday, and always give returning customers a good discount

Kind regards
Karin
business
Character Portland Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p863522
-+44 01305820088
Portland Weymouth & Portland
5

the cottage was everything I had hoped for,

  • 5 of 5
The cottage had all we wanted, it was well furnished,and ideally situated for our needs. It was warm,welcoming,with an excellent supply of hot water. The information folder was brilliant, it answered any question you could ask,and the owner was as helpful as anyone could wish for, I would certainly return.
  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mike

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Rosa Cottage. It is always nice to hear from holiday makers and it was a pleasure to meet you and your wife. I am glad you enjoyed your stay on Portland, and hope to see you back again sometime in the future.
Karin
business
Character Portland Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p863522
-+44 01305820088
Portland Weymouth & Portland
5

Brilliant last minute booking

  • 5 of 5
We had our original cottage cancelled on the Thursday morning. Managed to book Rosa Cottage for 3 nights that day and arrived Thursday evening.

We are a family with an 8 week old daughter. Great place, 3 bedrooms, lovely big living room and dinning room. Travel cot provided.

5 minutes to the beach, pub and shops. We had oddly great weather in October and ended up walking to the Boat That Rocks for a Coffee and spending time just chilling in th elocal area.

We were limited with places to eat out due to the little one so had fish and chips from the 'Codfather', Indian from Balti Village and cooked fajitas in the little kitchen (everything you'd need)

Blue Fish Cafe is well worth a visit for breakfast (£6, not cheap) but vry good quality food. Quiddles cafe on the beach also good for lunch.

For a pint with a good view, pop into the The Cove, beachside pub - Good ales on tap.

Overall a great stay and great value too - Many thanks Karin
  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Character Portland Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p863522
-+44 01305820088
Portland Weymouth & Portland
5

Stunning cottage, relaxing break!

  • 5 of 5
I had a wonderful (albeit short) break at Rosa Cottage. It was a last minute, spur-of-the-moment decision and I called the owner the day I was hoping to arrive... luckily it was available and she was very welcoming, meeting me at the front door and giving me a guided tour before leaving me to my own devices.

What an absolutely beautiful place - the photos don't do it justice at all! It's warm, colourful, and instantly feels like your own. Get the log burner stoked up (wood provided) in the evening and you don't want to leave. The main double bed (can't speak for the others) is wonderfully comfy and a struggle to get out of in the morning! An added bonus: as a classical guitarist, I wanted to get away somewhere inspirational: the high ceilings and stripped wooden floors give incredible acoustics with just the right amount of reverb - so can't recommend enough to musicians (although being terraced I'd suggest only acoustic instruments) looking for a quiet practice spot!

Not only will I be returning, I'm hoping to make it my own little regular seaside get-away.

Highly recommended, thanks Karin!
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Bournemouth
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Weymouth
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Weymouth
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Weymouth
Nearest Beach
0.02 Kilometres
Chesil beach

Situated on the Jurassic Coast, Portland is home to England's National Sailing Academy, the venue for the sailing events at the 2012 Olympics.

It boasts some of the best diving waters in Northern Europe, whilst the whole of this tiny island offers a haven for walkers, climbers, geologists and birdwatchers, together with a good choice of shops, pubs and eateries.

Chesil Beach just a few minutes walk away connects the island to the main land, whilst Weymouth, with its golden sandy beaches and colourful harbour is just 4 miles away. A perfect location for a varied holiday.

There are many excellent restaurants on the Isle of Portland and also a wide selection of pubs, many who have live bands and music in the evenings. Shops, pubs and restaurants are only a few minutes walk away.

The property is within walking distance of the National sailing Academy and the Olympic Village.

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Rates & Availability

From £56 Per night

Portland Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
low season
Nov 3 2014 - Dec 19 2014
2 night minimum stay
£75
£290
 
 
Xmas - New Year
Dec 27 2014 - Jan 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
£450
 
 
winter
Jan 4 2015 - Feb 13 2015
2 night minimum stay
£75
£310
 
 
half-term
Feb 14 2015 - Feb 21 2015
7 night minimum stay
£390
 
 
late winter
Feb 23 2015 - Mar 26 2015
2 night minimum stay
£75
£310
 
 
Easter
Mar 27 2015 - Apr 11 2015
7 night minimum stay
£510
 
 
Spring
Apr 12 2015 - May 22 2015
7 night minimum stay
£420
 
 
half term
May 23 2015 - May 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
£540
 
 
summer
May 31 2015 - Jun 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
£420
 
 
summer
Jul 1 2015 - Jul 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
£520
 
 
high season
Jul 19 2015 - Sep 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
£690
 
 
late summer
Sep 7 2015 - Sep 27 2015
7 night minimum stay
£550
 
 
Autumn
Oct 3 2015 - Oct 23 2015
7 night minimum stay
£390
 
 
half term
Oct 24 2015 - Oct 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
£420
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£60
£290
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee £0

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Portland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Spacious family bathroom with bath and shower above.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , Double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Single
  • There are 3 bedrooms, 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single. Family size bathroom with bath with shower over, basin, heated towel rail & WC.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A fully fitted kitchen dining room with large farmhouse table and seating for 6. The sitting room has a wood burning stove (fuel, power & starter pack for wood burner inc. in rent). The TV has Freeview channels. Free Wi-Fi. There is also full gas central heating. There are a few internal steps in the property, so the property may not be suitable for people with difficulty walking or very young toddlers.

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