£240-£280 per night   /   Min Booking: 4-5 nights(vary)  /  Weekly discount 5%   /  Extra person £10 per night after 6guests /  Check-in 3pm Check-out 11am

The Gift House

a historic Seaman’s Chaplaincy.

Entire 3 storey house in Isle of Portland

The Gift House Portland is a historic Seaman’s Chaplaincy, 3 storey late Georgian stone house. All spacious bedrooms are facing the sea and perfect for sunset watching.

Having located in middle of island village, the house is 5 mins walk to pebble beach(part of Jurassic coast), a 17th century pub, restaurants, cafe, shops and post office.

Jurassic coaster walks, cycling, swimming , rock climbing, sea fishing, diving, kayak, sailing, paddling, windsurf, horse riding, and museum are all nearby.

WHY The Gift House?

We agreed there are plenty more better looking stone house, however for the sunset views you get inside the house – can’t beat that!

Ground Floor

・ Living room with panoramic sea view
・ 10 seater dinning room with panoramic sea view
・ Fully equipped kitchen
・ Fully equipped utility room
・ Conservatory aka pet room
・ Backyard with picnic benches
・ Toilet

First Floor

・King bedroom with panoramic sea view
・Twin bedroom with panoramic sea view
・Family bathroom

Second Floor

・ King bedroom with panoramic sea view
・ Twin bedroom with panoramic sea view
・ Shower room

Sleeping Arrangements

Bedroom 1  : 1 x King bed  +  Sea view  / first floor

Bedroom 2  : 2 x Single beds  +  Sea view  /  first floor (extra single folding bed)

Bedroom 3  : 1 x King bed  +  Sea view  /   2nd floor

Bedroom 4  : 2 x Single beds  + Sea view  /  2nd floor

Pet (only 1)

Please provide pet info and state that you agree with pet rules when book:
・ Pet to stay away from upstairs, lounge and bedroom due to soft cushions, rugs and carpets
・ We not charge for pet so please try your best minimise pet mess pet hairs, before check out

Do Don’t

・ No Party No Smoking
・ Use Fireplace in lounge only, and never leave fire without supervisor
・ Do not leave rubbish outside, seagulls will tear them apart.
・ Due to working fireplace and no safe gates, renter are to ensure safe supervision of all children.


・ Free street parking
・ Person no9 will be sleeping on a single folding bed in a twin bedroom
・ There is a park with tennis court opposite the house, perfect for a quick dog walk too
・ Contact us for discount on longer stay
・ Contact us for cleaning service during your stay
・ A bus stop is 1 minute walk from the house, get bus no.1 which connects the island to Weymouth train station. Or catch Jurassic Coaster bus on summer which run along Jurassic Coast

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The house has everything you need
Wifi  /  Indoor Fireplace  /  Smart TV  /   FREE street parking around house  /   Heating  /  Towels  /  Bedding  / Family board games   /  Vinyl records player

Wardrobe with hangers  /  Dressing table  /  Dryer  /  Blackout curtain

Fully equipped kitchen
Double oven  /  Hobs  / Dishwasher  /  Toaster  /  Microwave  /  Kettle  /  All necessary kitchen utensils & accessories

Fully equipped utility room
Washing machine  /   Tumble dryer  /  Iron  /  Fridge with freezer

Getting Around

From London
Mainline trains every 35mins from London Waterloo to Weymouth (3hours).

From Weymouth Train Station
-Bus no.1 from King Statue (Stop K4) takes you to Verne Common Road (20mins)
-1mins walk from the house, or go by minicab for about £10.

Local Busses no.1
Local busses can get you to all the interesting places to visit. (1 way £2:50/ day ticket £4)

Security Deposit & Cancellation

£300 Security Deposit

You won’t be charged unless we files a claim within 7 days of your checkout.


No refund, however please contact us for a difficult situation

Guest Access & Safety Features

The whole house is yours except some store rooms.

Guest self check in with lockbox, we will message you the password of the lockbox a day before your arrival.

Safety Features

Smoke detector and Carbon monoxide detector

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The Owner, Ross & Xian

Hi, we are Ross and Xian. Ross is an award winning architect and I am a designer (good combination huh). We think the house is absolutely beautiful and we hope you think the same too .)

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