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Honeypot Cottage - Weymouth

Weymouth, Dorset
QIT Clean, safe and legal scheme
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Thatched
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Quaint stone and cob cottage, a peaceful retreat with the convenience of a pub and shop under half a mile away
  • Perfectly situated to discover the beautiful Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site
  • Ideal location for cyclists and walkers to enjoy Dorset's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Property code: DC078

A charming little retreat for two sitting within the pretty coastal village of Preston, well-appointed to discover Weymouth and the picturesque Jurassic Coast with all its attractions.

Originally part of a farmhouse, this ancient stone and cob cottage is shielded by trees as it sits back from the main road leading into Weymouth, offering a peaceful location to be enjoyed. Head out on foot to visit the local pubs and independent village shops or follow the main road taking you to Weymouth, located just 3.5 miles away. Weymouth is home to a whole host of incredible attractions; you could easily spend your days in the picturesque seaside town. From the cliffside ruins of Sandsfoot Castle to the stunning Greenhill Gardens and the tranquil nature preserve of RSPB Radipole Lake, the options are truly endless. After a day of exploration, retreat to one of the many eateries or welcoming pubs.

Step inside the stable door into a hallway offering space for coats and boots after a day of discovering the great outdoors. Make your way into the kitchen area, a traditional farmhouse space that is compact yet well-equipped with all the amenities you’ll need throughout your seaside break. After you’ve cooked up a hearty meal, head to the homely open-plan lounge and dining area to relax before firing up the wood burner and curling up on the sofa for an evening in front of the Smart TV. When the day is done, head up the open tread stairs to the eaves of the cottage where you will find a welcoming double bedroom and bathroom complete with bath and shower overhead, perfect for long hot soaks after a day along the coast. Please note, there is reduced head height under the eaves in the bedroom.

Outside, make your way down a few steps from the parking area to enjoy the sloping garden complete with pretty lawn and shrubs. Enjoy a spot of al fresco dining in the gravelled seating area or start your day with a morning coffee as you enjoy the peace and quiet of village life. There’s an outbuilding which houses a freezer and washing machine, in addition to generous off-road parking for one car.

 

  • 1 double bedroom (with reduced head height)
  • 1 bathroom with bath and overhead shower
  • Hob, oven, fridge, microwave, dishwasher
  • Outbuilding: washing machine, freezer
  • Outside seating area and garden
  • Central heating
  • Wood burner - logs included October - end of April
  • Off-road parking
  • Smart TV
  • Wi-Fi included (email and web browsing only)
  • Regret no pets
  • Shop and pub within half a mile

Chris Franklin

This property is personally managed by Chris.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 26 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Frederick 9th October 2021

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Reviewed by Stephen 2nd October 2021

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FANTASTIC VERY WELL EQUIPED GREAT HOLIDAY.

Reviewed by Peter 25th September 2021

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Reviewed by Keith 7th August 2021

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Reviewed by Julie 31st July 2021

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Honeypot Cottage is in a great location for exploring everything that Dorset has to offer. The cottage is clean and comfortable and a real home from home. Wed definitely return.

Reviewed by Darren 3rd July 2021

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Very quaint cottage, set back off the main road, you dont hear traffic noise inside the cottage though if you sit in the garden you fo hear it. Well equipped kitchen, nice comfy furniture. Approx 40 min stroll to centre of weymouth. Pubs, shops, chippy all close by within walking distance. A good base for a holiday.

Reviewed by David 19th June 2021

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Gradient of Drive needs to be levelled with main drive.

Reviewed by Alan 29th May 2021

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Reviewed by KAREN 15th May 2021

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Handy as a base for visiting local attractions. shops and a few pubs and shops within walking distance . Nice garden.

Reviewed by Laura 20th April 2021

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Well equipped cottage in great location. Plenty of local walks and activities nearby.

Reviewed by Ian 14th April 2021

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Wonderful base for exploring the local area. Cosy cottage, just perfect for our 3 night stay as we walked the Jurassic coast east and west of lulworth cove. Shops, pubs and chippy all in walking distance made for a great break in Dorset

Reviewed by Chris 23rd December 2020

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Well equipped cottage and ideal for walks around the Jurassic coast. Good location. Would recommend this cottage. Chris and Steve, Southampton.

Reviewed by Stuart 31st October 2020

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Few hundred yards to local shops Pub and a chippy. Nice walk to seafront 1 mile.

Reviewed by RICHARD 24th October 2020

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A cosy cottage with a good location, nice touch with the fresh milk and cake. We would return.

Reviewed by Theresa 17th October 2020

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We had a really fantastic week staying in Honeypot Cottage. The cottage is gorgeous, really cosy and welcoming and very well kept. It had everything we could possibly need for our week's stay and would happily have stayed longer. We would absolutely recommend both the cottage and the area to anyone looking for a quiet, relaxing holiday.

Reviewed by Justine 2nd October 2020

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Honeypot Cottage was delightful, well equipped and cosy. A convenient location for exploring this part of Dorset & set back from the road so passing traffic couldnt be heard

Reviewed by Anthony 20th September 2020

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The actual cottage was comfortable but we could have done without all the plastic plants in pots on windowsills. Was out of keeping with character of cottage.

Reviewed by Jan 12th September 2020

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Reviewed by Louise 5th September 2020

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We had a lovely time in Honeypot Cottage. This was planned to be a final getaway before having our baby in June, but due to lockdown it ended up being our first little holiday with our 11 week old! The cottage is very cute and had everything we needed. We cooked dinner there every night and we loved using the wood burner in the chillier evenings. CRead moreomfy bed, good shower. Lots of things to visit nearby, lots of nice local walks and short drive to Durdle Door. Hide

Reviewed by dave 8th August 2020

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Reviewed by John 1st August 2020

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On arrival, we were very pleased with the privacy of the house. When we looked on google maps, we did wonder if it might be a bit noisy as the road was close by. But it was a lovely quiet position. The hose was very charming, very clean and welcoming. We found it comfortable and very well equipped. The welcome pack was much appreciated. The positioRead moren is great for touring the area, as you do not have to go into Weymouth to get onto the major roads. Hide

Reviewed by Nicholas 25th July 2020

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A beautiful little cottage. Everything clean and comfortable.

Reviewed by David 28th February 2020

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The Honeypot cottage is a lovely, cosy and quaint little cottage. It suited us perfectly with lots of charm. Although we only stayed for a long weekend it seemed to have all the equipment and facilities you would want and was very comfortable. The WiFi was the best we've had in a cottage. The owner/contact was very helpful and totally respected ourRead more privacy. The welcome pack was much appreciated and a lovely touch. Hide

Reviewed by Richard 19th February 2020

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A nice cottage set back from the road with small gardens to the front and rear. Well equipped kitchen with TV and DVD player in the living room. Ground floor bathroom with overhead shower. No en suite. Ceramic tiles on the ground floor should keep it cool in the summer but can be cold in the winter. I had no trouble reversing into the drive but froRead morem reading the visitors book others did, maybe with a large car. Hide

Reviewed by Patricia 7th November 2019

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Reviewed by Jason 26th October 2019

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Location

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