Located in Lyme Regis, Dorset
Water Cottage is a holiday cottage in Lyme Regis, Dorset, sleeping 6 and just a 5 minute walk to the beach with the added bonus of a beach hut on the seafront
Water Cottage is an 18th century cottage located in the Old Town of Lyme Regis and just a 5 minute walk to the beach, shops and restaurants. Uniquely, when staying at Water Cottage, you will also have access to a beach hut located on the seafront promenade and just yards from the sandy beach. So all your buckets and spades, deck chairs and inflatables can be kept in the beach hut for the week and it also allows you to change in complete privacy for those braving a dip in the sea. With so much to do and see in Lyme Regis you can park your car up in the provided garage for the week and just forget about it while you explore the beaches, museum, the harbour and Cobb, theatre and cinema, a large range of restaurants and cafes, walks along the South West Coast Path or enjoying beautiful views at Golden Cap on the National Trust land. For those wanting to explore further afield, East Devon is just a couple of miles away with quaint fishing villages such as Beer and Branscombe close by or explore more of Dorset, either in land with beautiful countryside lying in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (and they are not wrong!) or coastal towns and villages such as Bridport with its markets, West Bay (home of ITV's Broadchurch) or Abbotsbury.
The accommodation at Water Cottage comprises of a light and airy lounge with French doors leading outside, comfortable sofas, Freeview TV, DVD player with a selection of DVDs and WiFi. The well equipped kitchen has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, dishwasher and washer/dryer. The kitchen leads conveniently to the dining area where you will find a generously sized dining table and chairs to seat six. Rounding off the ground floor is a shower room with basin and toilet. Up to the first floor where there are two bedrooms, a king size double and a twin bedroom. There is a large family bathroom with bath with shower attachment and basin and a separate toilet. Up a further staircase to the second floor where bedroom three is a large twin bedroom with views to the sea and cliffs.
Outside is a patio area to the side suitable for drying clothes as well as a small backyard. There is a garage to the front of the property for one average sized family car with additional parking nearby at a carpark in Hill Road with weekly permits available to purchase. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
Lyme Regis, nicknamed 'The Pearl of Dorset' is the most westerly town in Dorset and lies on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. The town is famed for its fossils which can be found on its beaches and cliffs. The famous harbour wall known as 'The Cobb' featued in the film and novel of The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles as well as Jane Austen's Persuasion.Read more
Lyme Regis has quite a history and is mentioned in the Doomsday Book. These days, areas of interest include the Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium which displays local fish and marine life from the Jurassic Coast. The Town Mill dates back to 1340 and is fully restored to working order and still produces flour which can be purchased from its shop. Lyme Regis Museum houses a large collection of local memorabilia, historical items and exhibits explaining the local geological and palaeontological treasures. Set into the pavement, outside the museum, is an ornate example of Coade stone work, in the form of ammonites. The Dinosaurland Fossil Museum is also located in Lyme Regis in the former church where Mary Anning, famous fossil collector, dealer, and paleontologist was christened.
A huge choice of restaurants and places to eat awaits visitors to Lyme Regis. With food from all over the world, as well as restaurants serving locally sourced, seasonal produce, there really is something for everyone. There are restaurants, bars and bistros offering traditional English, Thai, Italian, Indian and Asian cuisine; seafood and tapas; and much more.Read less
Exeter is 26 miles away
Bristol is 47 miles away
Bournemouth is 59 miles away