Located in Charmouth, Dorset
The Smithy is a holiday cottage in Charmouth, Dorset, sleeping 4 set on a non-working farm with fabulous far-reaching rural views and lots of wildlife.
The Smithy is one of three holiday properties at Smiths Farm, a non-working farm accessed at the end of a private driveway. The farmland and woods are a haven for wildlife including deer, badgers, foxes and buzzards. Although you are in a countryside location, Lyme Regis and Charmouth are just a couple of miles away so you are never far from a sandy beach. It will be difficult to pull yourself away from the beautiful countryside though as you will be staying in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You are right on the border between Devon and Dorset with Somerset not too far away to the north so it makes for an excellent location to explore all three counties, some wonderful countryside, quaint villages and the World Heritage Jurassic Coast.
The accommodation at The Smithy comprises of an entrance hall with fitted kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and a range of utensils and accessories. The lounge/diner has a Freesat TV, DVD player, radio/CD and WiFi with French doors leading outside. Up to the first floor and the two bedrooms which are arranged as a double in one room while the other has bunk beds. The bathroom has shower over bath, basin and toilet. A cot and high chair can be made available upon request.
Outside you have a private patio area complete with furniture and a small area of lawn. You will also have access to the small adjacent paddock for games or barbecues. There is off road parking available for two cars. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
Lying at the mouth of the river Char and overlooking Lyme Bay stands Charmouth, hemmed in by the steep hills of Stonebarrow Hill to the east and to the west Black Venn. It is very picturesque and the National Trust controls significant portions of the scenic areas around the town. The area is noted for its fossils and is part of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. The area has a rich history dating back to the Iron Age and has had many royal visitors including Catherine of Aragon and King Charles II. There are a number of buildings in the village with listed status with many dating back to the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.Read more
Charmouth has two traditional pubs, The George and The Royal Oak as well as a number of cafes including The Old Bank Cafe, the Charmouth Fish Bar and Pizza Cafe and the Beach Cafe. Restaurants include the Fernhill Hotel, The White House Hotel, Hensleigh House Restaurant and Dining at Newlands.Read less
Exeter is 26 miles away
Bristol is 45 miles away
Bournemouth is 58 miles away