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Modern House With Sea Views on Portland, Weymouth, Dorset, England

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House in Portland, Dorset, England - Coastal Location, 5 Minutes Walk To The Beach

A beautiful detached, contemporary, spacious townhouse set on Dorset's Isle of Portland. No 41 sits secluded in the corner of an award-winning, eco friendly development, originally built for the International Sailing Teams at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Its a perfect location to explore the hidden gem of Portland, and for exploring Dorset and Devon, with the stunning 'Jurassic Coast' and beautiful countryside. The house has lovely views of the Olympic sailing venue and Chesil beach. With short walks to cafes, pubs - perfect for long sunday lunches. A great place to exhaust children young and old.

Sally Budden
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Sally Budden

Hi - We hope you enjoy our holiday home as much as we do, its a great location and perfect for our sailing enthusiastic son.

We are a family of 4, based in Cheshire and have decided to let the property out when we are not escaping here for a nice weekend break or for either training or a sailing event.

The Olympic development is tastefully and perfectly located.- With great open plan living and all the mod cons required for day to day living.

Sally Budden purchased this house in 2014


Portland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
  • Ensuite shower room to Bedroom 1, with Jack/Jill door to top landing. WC, washbasin and double shower. Bathroom 2 with WC, washbasin and bath/shower. Downstairs WC & Washbasin
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 ( 4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with Kingsize bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers Bedroom 2 with Twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers Bedroom 3 with Kingsize bed, triple wardrobe, chest of drawers Bedroom 4 with Twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: No smoking allowed anywhere in the property. Well behaved pets are allowed. (Please advise when booking ) We have a high chair and travel cot available. Please bring own linen for cot. Free unlimited wi-fi (password provided on arrival) Changeover day is Friday Nespresso Coffee machine with a large range of complimentary coffee Outside: To the rear of the property is a private and secure south west facing enclosed garden with good sized patio, lawned area and planted borders. Cadac Gas BBQ, outside light. To the front is a communal playing field with communal gardens with seating and lawned areas in the main square. Gated parking Area and parking space is available and other parking in designated communal areas (details on arrival) Utility Room: Rotary washing line, Airer, Ironing board & Iron, Electric fan heater to dry wet sailing kit. High Chair and Travel cot available Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is cleaned when guests depart on changeover day with linen, bath & hand towels provided. Beach towels are not provided. Other: Gated parking area with additional on road parking space, with access to the garden, Outdoor shed. Balcony with Sea views from Bedroom No 2


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Modern House With Sea Views on Portland, Weymouth, Dorset, England
average rating of 4.9 based on 30 reviews

Very clean and spacious house.

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful warm spacious house with great attention to detail. Perfect for families and dogs!

The area surrounding the property was rather run down with many shops empty. The house has a very high fence on one side separating it from a scrap yard but noise was not too excessive!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Fantastic house!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying here. We were a party of 6 adults, 3 toddlers and a baby and we couldnt ask for a more well appointed house.

All the furniture is high quality and the house is immaculate. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Lovely clean well equipped house

  • 5 of 5

Good size family accommodation

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Clean, modern, spacious

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time staying at this house in Portland. The weather helped a lot to make it such a lovely holiday, but the house was definitely all we could ask for. There is everything you could possibly need here. The rooms are big, and the open-plan living space works very well. The Nespresso coffee machine with pods is a nice touch. We have one at home so it made us feel at home. Thank you so much Sally.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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great property, good base to explore the region from!

  • 5 of 5

The house is amazing! Spacious, well equipped, lovely beds. We were two families with four children (ages 5,5,3,1) and it was perfect.

I will say that it's not a cottage in a little picturesque village, so don't go expecting that - but we found a nice, clean space to come back to after a day out and about was ideal.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Wonderful holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in Portland. The property is modern, bright and very spacious. The views overlooking the bay are fantastic, and the house is well located near to the beach and cliff walk.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Special interest holidays:

Having been built to house the International sailing teams for the 2012 Olympics, No 41 is on the doorstep of world class watersport facilities, from sailing to windsurfing. A great base for squad training or if you are attending sailing events at WPNSA.

Sitting on the Jurassic coast, the house is also the perfect base for both dramatic and leisurely trekking or cycling.


Spectacular Chesil beach is 3 minutes away on foot miles of steep, smooth pebbles. Great fun for watching the waves crash on the shore or throwing stones into the sea. For the more sedate, a walkway runs across the back of the beach for an easy promenade. A cafe also provides a superb bird spotting. A 10 minute drive to a huge sandy beach at Weymouth where the water is very safe for swimming. Often donkeys & fairground rides on the beach but large enough to find a quiet spot too!


45 miles to Bournemouth International Airport (1hr 15 mins drive)

64 miles to Exeter (1hr 34 min drive)

77 miles to Bristol airport (2hr 10 min drive)

126 miles to Heathrow airport (2hr 40 min drive)

Ferries and trains to Weymouth 10 minute drive away. Regular bus services between Weymouth & Portland.

Car useful but is not essential. Cafes and some shops walking distance, with excellent bus services.


Portland Bill - (2 miles) - with its famous lighthouse and bird watching station is about a 10 minute drive.

Olympic sailing centre - (under 1 mile) - sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, cafe/restaurant.

Short walk to Osprey leisure centre

Ever popular Weymouth: (4 Miles) is 10 minutes away by car - beach, restaurants, old harbour, sea life centre, major high-street shops, cinema

Dorchester: 15 miles (antique shopping)

Further Details:

Fortuneswell is a ten minute walk away up a steep hill (not for the faint hearted) and has pubs, cafes, Takeaways, a post office & newsagent, pharmacy, well equipped Co-op store and several fishing shops. Deeper into Portland is Easton, which is about a 5 minutes drive, where more shops and facilities can be found, together with a newly built and good sized Tesco store. Tesco's home delivery also available.


Rates & Availability

Portland House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Autumn 1
Sep 8 2017 - Oct 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Autumn 2
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Autumn 3
Oct 20 2017 - Nov 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter 1
Nov 10 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
christmas/new year
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 4 2018
5 night minimum stay
Winter 2
Jan 5 2018 - Feb 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
Half Term
Feb 9 2018 - Mar 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
Spring 1
Mar 2 2018 - Mar 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
Easter Holiday
Mar 23 2018 - Apr 19 2018
7 night minimum stay
Spring 2
Apr 20 2018 - May 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
Half Term
May 25 2018 - Jun 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
Summer 1
Jun 8 2018 - Jun 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2
Jun 29 2018 - Sep 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25.75
Damage Deposit $193.1

Booking Notes:
For bookings made less than 6 weeks in advance the full amount will be required to secure the booking.We will consider long weekends/short breaks (3 days min) and you are welcome to enquire

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is friday, with departures no later than 10am. Arrivals after 3pm

Notes on prices:
Rental prices include bedlinen, Towels, utility bills complimentary Coffee, Tea and Nespresso Coffee machine with a large range of capsules - Unlimited Wifi

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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