Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Cedar Cottage is a mid terrace cottage in what was originally a Dorset stone barn. Set in the midst of quiet farmland the cottage has a small south facing private patio, bordered by a large communal gardens edged by a small stream, with magnificent views. It is a 15 minute walk through fields to the coastal path and the beach at Seatown with the Anchor Pub, with Golden Cap to the right.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Seatown 1.2 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bournemouth 95 km, Nearest railway: Axminster 17 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The cottage is simply but carefully furnished and has 2 bedrooms, the larger at the back of the cottage , with wonderful views. The master bedroom has a king size bed, the other has a single and two stacking beds which can be kept as a single, or made into two singles or a double, accommodating three people in total.
The lounge /diner has an open plan kitchen, fully equipped with electric oven, microwave oven, fridge /freezer,. washing machine, and dishwasher. Dishes, pans and cooking utensils are plentiful for those who choose to cook the delicious local produce, including fish, organic vegetables and cheeses bought from the maklet in Bridport or from the plentiful local farm shops.
There is a colour TV, video, DVD and CD player and radio, and a good supply of books, games and puzzles for wet days!.
Heating is from storage heaters plus electric wall mounted heaters and an electric(stove) fire.
There is 1 designated parking space for 1 car.
The West Country region
If you're after clear air, sweeping cliff walks, breathtaking views, traditional villages and vibrant market towns brimming with restaurants and shops to explore, Dorset is for you!
Dorset's 25 mile coastline forms part of the Jurassic Coast, a stunning stretch of 200 million-year-old shoreline that has been designated a Natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO due to its outstanding geological make-up. The beaches around Lyme Regis, Charmouth and Seatown are a magnet for fossil hunters. At Charmouth you will find a Heritage Coast Centre where you can join an organised fossil hunt.
West Dorset is renowned for its good food and is home to Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's River Cottage and Canteen at Axminster, Mark Hix's Oyster and Fish House at Lyme Regis, Mat Follas's Wild Garlic Restaurant at Beaminster, Hive Beach Cafe at Burton Bradstock and the Riverside Fish Restaurant at West Bay, all within a half hours drive from Cedar Cotttage.
West Dorset offers many attractions all year round, hosting a Jazz Festival in Lyme Regis during May, Dorset Art weeks during May and June, and Carnival Week in Lyme Regis during Augsut. Places worth visiting further afield include Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens, Corfe Castle, Monkey World and the beach at Weymouth.
The charming countryside Dorset has to offer has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and it's easy to see why - take some time to discover this beautiful county at your own pace.
Situated in one of the most picturesque valleys in this part of the county, and spelled as Chideock in the Doomsday Book, Chideock is only a stone's throw from Bridport (and West Bay) to the east and Charmouth to the west, both of which are outstanding holiday destinations in their own right. Chideock has it's own holiday access to the Jurassic Coast via Seatown, and is just two miles from the famous Golden Cap, the highest point on the south coast which has breathtaking views. Chideock had two pubs, the George and the Clock.
The vibrant market town of Bridport is two miles away and has much to offer in entertainment with the Electric Palace Cinema staging live music, comedy and theatre plus films, the Arts Centre with regular exhibitons, live music, host to the Curzon cinema and other events, plus the recently opened Lyric Theatre.
Bridport has a market every Saturday and Wednesday, a Country Market every Saturday and a Farmer's Market on the second Saturday of every month selling a variety of organic and local produce.
The Vintage Quarter is also expanding, situated within the Old Rope Yards of St Michael's it has artist studios, vintage shops and an antiques centre, open Tuesdays, Wednesday and Saturdays.
Bridport still has independent shops including Bridport Records and Leakers, the Bakers, as well as Waitrose and Morrisons, galleries, a museum, a libray and a good variety of restaurants and cafes.
In August Bridport holds a Carnival and in June is hosts a Food Festival and in November a Literary Festival.
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11 Jul 2013
"Great cottage in a great location"
We were looking for a reasonably priced holiday near the sea, and we certainly found it. The cottage itself was comfortable, clean, and well-equipped. We were very happy that there was loads of stor… More
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