Grade II Listed Building - Unique Venue
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- Minimum stay:4-7 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
West Lulworth house description
Accommodation: Entrance hall, cloakroom with hand basin and toilet. Large open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area, with parquet flooring, double height beamed ceiling and mezzanine gallery overlooking the area downstairs. Bedroom 1, super kingsize antique four poster bed, en suite shower, hand basin and toilet. Stairs from living area down to, bedroom 2, twin single beds, rear door to steps up to garden area, ensuite shower, hand basin and toilet, utility room (also off this bedroom). Spiral staircase from living area up to: Mezzanine lounge and study area offering fantastic views of Chesil Beach, Portland Harbour and Lyme Bay. Bedroom 3, double bed, ensuite shower, hand basin and toilet. Family shower room, with hand basin and toilet. Narrow stairs to 2nd floor: Bedroom 4, (attic room), double bed with double aspect conservation windows.
This property was converted from the old Portland Magistrates Court in 2009/2010. It has been very tastefully designed and has a wonderful outlook over Lyme Bay from the front and Portland Harbour from the side aspect.
It is a high end property with antique furnishings, including a king size four poster bed in the master bedroom.
It is within easy walking distance to Chesil Beach and the Olympic Sailing Venue, Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy.
The property enjoys outstanding views from the upstairs mezzanine lounge and will not disappoint.
The property accommodates 8 visitors in four bedrooms. The lounge, kitchen and dining room are all accommodated in what was originally the magistrates courtroom, providing an ‘open plan style’. With its pitch pine flooring and panelling it certainly has a ‘wow’ factor when one walks through the door. A wrought iron spiral staircase leads to the first floor, with stairway to the upper bedroom. From the kitchen a stairway leads down to the basement where there is a further bedroom with twin beds and this room has the benefit of a second kitchen attached to it. All bedrooms have access to their own bathroom and three are ensuite.
As a grade II listed building, certain features remain from the old days, including the dock which has been converted into a bar in the dining area of the room (inclusive of bar fridge). The 17 ft magistrates table was retained and now takes pride of place along the walkway to the upper lounge/study. There is even a Bell Tower on the top of the property. One cannot fail to be impressed by the grandness of this property.
Large TV with Sky Plus and ability to use internet are all plus factors for this quite remarkable and unique property.
- Vacation Rental
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Low Allergen Environment
- Not Suitable For Children
- Not Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
- The main bedroom is situated downstairs and was once the Magistrates Chambers. It comprises a beautiful King size four-poster bed, and has an ensuite bathroom. Second bedroom is situated on the first floor and overlooks Portland Harbour and the Olympic Sailing venue. It has a small dressing area and an ensuite bathroom. The third bedroom is on the second floor, in the roof space, it has conservation windows and the bathroom for this bedroom is on the first floor. A character room. The fourth bedroom is situated in the basement, it has an ensuite shower room and next door is a second kitchen/utility room. Handy for a cup of coffee in the morning....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Please note there are no baths in the property, only showers.
- Books - Fiction / Non-Fiction
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Sports & Activities
- Botanical Garden
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
local services and businesses
- Medical Services
- Laundrette - Serviced
- Near The Sea
sports and adventure activities
- Pier Fishing
- Bay Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Dining Area
- Filtered Water
- Ceiling Fans
- Linens Provided
- Toilet Paper
- Parking On Street
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Security System
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Mini Refrigerator
- Cooking Utensils
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
ReviewsWrite a review
Perfect in every way
Perfect in every way
What a wonderful find! We stayed at the house as a family group and would not fault the property in anyway. Traveling with my grandmother who is in her 90's the ground floor bedroom was perfect. the open plan living space was ideal for our group as we all had ample of space but were able to remain together in the house without being separated by walls. the view of the sea from the Gallery lounge and the outdoor terrace were beautiful. We were well informed that we had to take our own towels and the property was excellently equipped. We had guests for Sunday lunch and didn’t struggle with utensils, crockery or glasses for all twelve of us around the stunning dining table. the conversion from the original court house to a house has been completed with such care and thought from the lighting to the sound system and some amazing antiques. the modern kitchen fits perfectly in the traditional surroundings and the secret door to the bedroom is fantastic. We had no need to contact the caretaker during our stay but full contact details were available. The owner was very helpful prior to arrival and speedy in all correspondence. We would happily The Court House to anyone looking for the ideal property for a group get together. We hope to return again.
- Guest Nadine L.
- Date of stay 11/09/12
- Review Submitted 11/13/12
Owner response: It is lovely to receive such a positive review. Of course, we are delighted our guests were so thrilled with their stay. Thank you.
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Nov 1 - Nov 1, 2013
7 night min stay
Nov 2 - Dec 20, 2013
4 night min stay
Dec 21 - Jan 11, 2014
7 night min stay
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View from second bedroom window
Fourth basement bedroom
Ensuite to second bedroom
Basement second kitchen/laundry
Entrance and cloakroom