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A historic Seaman’s Chaplaincy

The Gift House Portland was a Seaman’s Chaplaincy, 3 storey late Georgian stone house, now available as holiday house. The house is facing the sea and beach.

4 spacious bedrooms are facing the sea

Perfect for sunset watch

Located in middle of island village

5 mins walk to beach, pubs, shops, foods & coffee

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!


Lounge with panoramic sea view

Dinning room with panoramic sea view

Fully Equipped Kitchen & Utility Room & Toilet

Conservatory & Backyard


Super King Bedroom with panoramic sea view

Request cot bed if needed

Twin Bedroom with panoramic sea view

house with sea viewroom with view

Bathroom & Hallway


Super King Bedroom with sea view

Twin Bedroom with sea view

Shower Room


Baby Cot and High Chair

Request baby cot if needed
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Sleeping Arrangements

Bedroom 1  : 1 x Super King bed  (request baby cot if needed) / 1st floor

Bedroom 2  : 2 x Single beds  (extra single folding bed for person no.9) / 1st floor

Bedroom 3  : 1 x Super King bed / 2nd floor

Bedroom 4  : 2 x Single beds / 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
・ £15 fee for a dog

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
・ 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

Security Deposit

By accepting the terms & conditions when booking, you agreed to pay up to £300 for any major damage. 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

holiday house with sea views

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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