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Little Gem - Lovely Sea views

View from 'Little Gem' overlooking Olympic sailing venue in Portland Harbour.
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31 reviews
View from 'Little Gem' overlooking Olympic sailing venue in Portland Harbour.
Interior view of Lounge/Dining area
Internal view of kitchen
View from kitchen sink
View of living area.
View from living area into dining area and outside.
View of Bedroom with Kingsize Vispring Bed
Another view of Bedroom
Alfresco lunch
View from balcony looking onto garden and sea view.
Another perspective from balcony
View of BBQ area.
Just relax
View from garden looking back up at Little Gem
Gazebo seating and eating area - A real sun trap late afternoon and early evening.
View from balcony straight out onto back garden.
View from Balcony on a misty day - A new different view every day..!
Sandsfoot Gardens & Castle ruins
View from 'Little Gem' overlooking Sandsfoot Castle.
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Weymouth, Dorset, England
Little Gem - uninterruptable front line sea views positioned only 30 meters from sea and overlooking Portland Harbour the 2012 Olympic venue, and the remains of Sandsfoot castle. Off road dedicated parking within property boundary. Quite and tranquil location and only a 2 min walk to private sandy beaches and a 15 min walk to the historic Weymouth harbour and shopping centres. Access to the old railway line trail known as the 'Rodwell trail' is a stones throw away.

Spacious accommodation for a relaxing self catering holiday, finished and furnished to a high standard with solid oak floors and doors throughout. Its prime location provides an excellent base for sun worshipers, bathers, boaters, divers, walkers, fishers, bird watchers or general sightseers just wanting to watch the boating world go by!

Free wifi available throughout...
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About the Owner, Jon and Linda -
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 31 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Guests are free to arrive and let themselves in at their leisure. We are more than happy to meet and greet if this is preferred and only when specifically requested as we are not always present at the property. The upstairs is used solely by the owners and usually weekends only. The garden is for the sole use of guests of Little Gem with occasion access from owners accessing the garden shed.
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Listing #HL307041
Reviews from our community
Excellent - based on 31 reviews
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Peter J
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 28 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Perfect holiday no wonder it is called little gem. Everything there to make a lovely holiday and the view was fabulous . Rodwell trail right on doorstep for great walks and not far to walk into Weymouth Would certainly recommend little gem ,a great place to stay Pete & Jane

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your recent stay at Little Gem and hope to welcome you back another time soon.


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Reviewed 24 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017

This was a really great place to stay. On arrival what stood out was the view from the back of the flat and garden across to the Isle of Portland. But the rest of the flat also impressed. The bedroom and lounge were both very comfortable, the kitchen and shower room were well equipped and clean, the wifi was great,...

Management response:

Thank you for your honest review, we are so pleased you found your stay comfortable and enjoyed the stunning views from the apartment. It’s rewarding to know you have already recommended the apartment to your friends and hope to welcome your return another time soon.


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Reviewed 11 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017
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Management response:

Thank you for your positive review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your experience minus the weather..! We have added some shower caps in the bathroom basket for those in need. Hope to welcome you back again soon.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Guests should be 21 or older and no parties are permitted at anytime without the prior consent of the owners.
    1 Shower
    2 Kings
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 1 377
R 1 463
14 Apr 2018 -
14 Sep 2018
7 nights -- --
R 11 101
15 Sep 2018 -
26 Oct 2018
7 nights -- --
R 9 724
27 Oct 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
3 nights
R 1 549
R 7 831
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 861 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
I'm afraid we only accept weekly bookings that commence on a Saturday due to the availability of cleaners etc. We can on the odd exception change this but only in non-peak periods and at least 4 weeks in advance.
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About the neighbourhood
Dorset's beautiful and dramatic scenery has long made the county a favourite with writers, poets and film crews. Jurassic cliffs plunge alongside picturesque harbour towns and coastal resorts, providing an impressive backdrop for the many popular Dorset holiday destinations.

Sandsfoot castle that you can see from 'Little Gem' was primarily built as a decoy in 1539 by Henry VIII, another castle built during the same period, mirrors Sandsfoot and lies at sea level to the opposite side of the bay on Portland. Portland castle is not easily visible from the sea and its intention was to provide a surprise attack on the Spanish fleet during invasion. It is believed that neither castle came under attack, and never actually got to use their weapons.

Tours of Thomas Hardy's Dorset...
Getting around
Local bus stop into town just 5 min walk located at top of Old Castle Road then 5 minutes into town centre. Also Jurassic coast bus goes from Poole to Exeter and stops in Weymouth every hour bus number X53. An excellent way to see the Jurassic coastline stopping off at most seaside resorts along the way.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Bournemouth International : 60.0 km
Railway: Weymouth: 1.2 km
Ferry: Weymouth: 1.0 km
Weymouth train station is approx 25 min walk or 5 min by taxi. Easily accessed via A35 main road from Dorchester. Bournemouth International airport 40 min drive. Local bus stops can be found at top of Old Castle Road approximately 5-7min walk from Little Gem.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.4 km.
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