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Vitality Cottage

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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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Lovely quiet cottage situated in an elevated position on the old Roman Road out of Weymouth leading to Dorchester. Some views leading to Weymouth are accessible from the outdoor elevated sun terrace. The Ridge way is no longer a through road and apart from the 16th century public house 40 meters across the road it is a most peaceful retreat. The property benefits from only being 20 years old however there are many features which give it an original feel from perhaps 200 years ago. These include oak beams, wooden floors, worn flag stones, open fireplace etc. It contains 4 bedrooms arranged over 3 floors, one being an en-suite loft room with restricted headroom. This can be arranged as a double or twin. There are a further 2 double bedrooms on the first floor one containing a king sized...Lovely quiet cottage situated in an elevated position on the old Roman Road out of Weymouth leading to Dorchester. Some views leading to Weymouth are accessible from the outdoor elevated sun terrace. The Ridge way is no longer a through road and apart from the 16th century public house 40 meters across the road it is a most peaceful retreat. The property benefits from only being 20 years old however there are many features which give it an original feel from perhaps 200 years ago. These include oak beams, wooden floors, worn flag stones, open fireplace etc. It contains 4 bedrooms arranged over 3 floors, one being an en-suite loft room with restricted headroom. This can be arranged as a double or twin. There are a further 2 double bedrooms on the first floor one containing a king sized double, and a slightly smaller third bedroom containing a standard size double bed. The property can facilitate up to 8 when at full capacity. A main bathroom on this floor has a shower / bath arrangement. Downstairs there is a comprehensive kitchen, lounge/diner, entrance lobby and further WC. All areas are well finished and furnished. The kitchen is fully fitted with concealed appliances. Integrated washing machine, dishwasher, fridge and freezer are available. A 5 ring glass hob and electric fan assisted oven are included with a further combination microwave oven set at head height complimenting the cooking facilities. Everything is available for 6 to 8 people to enjoy this little hideaway. Warm weather will allow Al Fresco dining in the rear garden area where 8 or more can easily be accommodated for meals and use of the supplied BBQ. Parking for 2 cars on the driveway is available. Visitors becoming avid patrons of the local Pub (The Old Ship Inn) over the road will be welcomed to use their free car park. Further on street parking is available for car owners with good handbrakes!!!!. Our village isn't called 'Upwey' without reason. Some outdoor secure storage areas are available for bicycles and sporting equipment with 2 mountain bikes often being available for use. The surrounding areas allow some beautiful walks and cycling into the Dorset countryside. Weymouth town centre is 4 miles away and contains a beautiful harbour, beach and sea front. Dorchester our famous Roman county town is also 4 miles away in the opposite direction. Both towns are have good public transport (rail and bus) links from Upwey. With some good weather to enjoy the outdoor areas 'Vitality Cottage' is a most relaxing gem set in a quiet Dorset village. For winter bookings the property has the advantage of modern warm and damp free construction, double glazing, central heating throughout and a traditional open fire (gas) in the living room which all bodes well for cosy days and nights reading or in front of the flat-screen TV's (3 in total) and state of the art entertainment and computer system in the lounge Whatever the season our village has plenty of hospitality to offer on its doorstep or more widely in the local towns and countryside. *Please note that the stairs to the loft are quite steep and are offset paddle stairs which might not be suitable for the elderly or very young children unless accompanied.More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Central Heating
Fax
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Beautiful, well equipped cottage in a perfect location. This is our second year at Vitality cottage. Perfect for our family with elderly grandparents and young children. The location is perfect for day trips in the area, walking in the beautiful Dorset countryside and trips to...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Suzanne Y
SteveVitali, VR Owner at Vitality Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Suzanne, Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you have enjoyed your second stay with us. If we can be of any assistance in the future please don't hesitate to contact us. Best Regards Steve & Ella

Reviewed 2 October 2016

Lovely clean and tidy cottage central for all our needs, truly a home from home. Owners always very polite and couldn't do enough to make the holiday hassle free. A lovely relaxing break which is just what the family needed.

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank monareview
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Date of stay: July 2016
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

Just catered for our five adults, two teenagers, a child and a baby. Good quality furnishing and fittings. Nice kitchen, five burner hob, plenty of dishes, plates and cutlery, also dishwasher and washing machine. Pretty garden with BBQ and furniture. Parking for two cars. Several...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank Ken P
Reviewed 21 September 2014

we stayed 5 days and it was the best weekend ever! spacious house, all bedrooms with lovely furniture and such a good taste in every detail. spotless clean. owner very polite and friendly. definitely is a place where we will book another week soon. You...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank ValeriaR1679
About the Owner
Stephen V
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
Availability
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About the neighbourhood
The property is located in the picturesque Conservation Area village of Upwey . It was a favourite venue for Thomas Hardy the writer and offers quiet walks from various bridleways into stunning Dorset scenery. Many dedicated paths and cycle ways can be accessed directly from the property. There are two good pubs locally with one almost on the door step offering fine food and ales. The Upwey Wishing Well tea rooms, a short 10 minute walk away and set in pretty and tranquil gardens offer home made meals, cakes and Dorset cream teas all year round. Weymouth's golden sandy beach, shopping centre, gourmet restaurants and colourful historic harbour are a mere 10 minute car or bus ride away. The award winning sandy beach and town centre has all the traditional seaside attractions in and aro...
How to get there
Guests arriving by transport other than car can email the property owner whom will endevour to collect them from the local train station (Upwey or Weymouth)or bus terminal in Weymouth. Alternatively, a taxi can be booked with the local company Weyline on +44 1305 777777. Upwey lies some 4 miles from Weymouth town center.
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