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The Gift House, a historic Seaman's Chaplaincy

First floor twin bedroom with sea view
Very good
3 reviews
First floor twin bedroom with sea view
1st floor landing with sea view
Cosy lounge with sea view
Cosy lounge with working fireplace
Ground floor : conservatory with a medium pet bed
1st floor : bedroom 1 : king bed
First floor twin bedroom with sea view
1st floor : family bathroom
2nd floor : bedroom 3 : king bed
2nd floor : bedroom 3 : king bed with sea view
2nd floor : bedroom 3 : king bed with crib, bring your own crib sheet if needed
2nd floor : bedroom 4 : twin beds
2nd floor : bedroom 4 : twin beds with sea view
sun set in the house
2nd floor : shower room
Historic plague by entrance
The Gift House, a historic Seaman's Chaplaincy
3mins walk to Chesil beach
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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Isle of Portland, Dorset, England
The house is a late Georgian stone house located in the middle of island village, facing the sea. All 4 double bedrooms, the lounge and dining room are having panoramic sea view. The house is fully equipped self catering and has everything you need for an unforgettable holiday.

The house has everything you need:
• 180° Panoramic Seaview
• Sunset view
• Overlooking Chesil Beach and Fleet Lagoon
• Plenty free street parking
• Fibre WiFi
• Located in the middle of island village
• 5 mins walk to beach, grocery shop, pubs and restaurant
• Hand picked activities from us

- 2 double bedrooms, 2 twin bedrooms.
- 10 seater dinning room facing the sea.
- Bedding and towels are included.
- Lounge with smart TV, fireplace and vinyl record player.
- Kitchen fully equipped with 2 ovens, microwave and dish washer.
- Utility room with was...
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About the Owner, Xian P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Apr 2017
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 3 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
The entire place is your own, no one else will enter the property during your stay.
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Very good - based on 3 reviews
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English first
Leicester, England
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2018 for a stay in December 2017

We stayed at the Gift House over Christmas / New Year and enjoyed staying, the accommodation was well equipped and generally well maintained. Our party consisted of two families totalling seven, and a small dog, and we found the accommodation well equipped and generally well maintained. The most positive aspect of the property would be the views, simply stunning, and...

Management response:

We had nice experience with James group, good communication too, looking forward to see them again.


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Jenna O
Rochester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

We stayed at The Gift House for 4 nights last week and loved the house so much! It has everything you could need and is really nicely decorated with lots of quirky additions. Great location and good for parking too. Ross and Xian were always really helpful when and quick to answer any questions! Will definitely go back.

Management response:

Jenna and her family have been fantastic guests. Good communication, responsive, and left the house in good shape - you are welcome back anytime!


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Stuart P...
1 review
Reviewed 3 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Beautiful house and great views from every room. Very clean and very well presented. Thoroughly recommend as a great base for a big group visiting Weymouth area.

Management response:

Stuart was very responsive and left my place in great shape. I highly recommend Stuart and his family group to other hosts.


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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
- Strictly pet(s) on ground floor only - Strictly use the fireplace in the lounge only - May not be suitable for infants or toddlers due to working fireplace and staircase. Renter...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    5 Twins
    2 Kings
    1 Crib
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GBP 190
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1 Nov 2017 -
22 Mar 2018
3 nights
GBP 175
23 Mar 2018 -
3 May 2018
3 nights
GBP 185
4 May 2018 -
24 May 2018
3 nights
GBP 195
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  • Damage Deposit: $360 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Portland is an explorer’s island; rock climbing, abseiling, diving, kayaking and walking for the sporty and museums, castles, lighthouses and sculptures for those looking to discover a bit of history and heritage…and all on a tiny island! For what to do on the island, visit our website.

Portland is thought of as an island although this isn’t wholly correct in the true sense of the word as it’s reached over a causeway from Chesil Beach. Just 4 miles long by a mile and a half wide at its broadest point, this plate of Jurassic limestone is tilted from north to south. This means that if you are on the elevated northern side of the island you are rewarded with stunning views across the Chesil, Portland Harbour & Weymouth.
Getting around
Local busses can get you to all the interesting places to visit. (1 way £2:50/ day ticket £4)
Car not needed
How to get there
-Mainline trains every 35mins from London Waterloo to Weymouth (3hours). -
From Weymouth station, bus no.1 takes you to Verne Common Road(20 mins)
-1mins walk from the bus stop to the house
- or from Weymouth station minicab for about £10.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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