Visitengland 4 stars
Pretty, delightful traditional stone and thatched Grade II listed character cottage, middle position of a small row of three, between the popular coastal towns of Sidmouth and Lyme Regis. Situated near the River Coly in the heart of the village of Colyford, on a holiday route linking East Devon to West Dorset.
Excellent PO/general stores/butcher, 2 inns, restaurants, local Nature Reserve, all a few minutes walk away.
Excellent riverside walk to Colyton on the doorstep. The famous tramway with a stop at Colyford runs along the stunning Axe Valley to Seaton in one direction and Colyton in the other.
The popular small seaside town of Seaton with superb beach, Esplanade, Harbour, shops, golf course and cliff top walks on this Jurassic Coast, a mile away.
The coastal town of Lyme Regis is an easy 15 minutes drive over the Devon border into Dorset, offering a wide variety of activities – fossil hunting, fishing trips and coastal walks including the Undercliff Nature Reserve to Seaton.
A 10-minute drive to the small coastal resorts of Beer and Branscombe.
Lyme Cottage, is one of the many holiday properties on www.milkberehols.com The Self Catering Specialists on the Jurassic Coast - Devon/Dorset.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Seaton, Beer, Lyme Regis 5 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter, Nearest railway: Axminster|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Further details indoors|
Full of charm and character. Cosy and bijoux. Newly renovated and furnished. Many period features with exposed beams and decorative wall panelling.
Entrance into Dining Hall. Four steps to Lounge with dining area and large feature stone inglenook fireplace, logs supplied, window seat.
Light and airy newly fitted Kitchen with small table and chairs, door and steps to large cottage style enclosed rear garden with patio areas, views to the river and bank.
Snug/Bedroom 3: Single, views to the garden.
Quirky cottage style stairs to:
Bedroom 1: Double, fitted wardrobe.
Bedroom 2: Twin, fitted wardrobe, views over garden.
Bathroom: Bath, shower cubicle, basin, WC.
Bed linen inclusive.
Towels for hire from Milkbere office @ £7 per set (one bath + one hand towel).
Electricity/gas/central heating inclusive.
Electric oven and hob.
Fridge with 4 * ice box.
Radio with CD player and ipod dock.
|Further details outdoors|
Allocated parking space for one medium car.
Rustic steps down to property through cottage style enclosed large rear garden, lawn, wild flower area and paved terraces with local flagstone, views to the river bank.
The cottage can also be accessed from the road through fully enclosed stone walled and gated front garden to the thatched entrance porch.
Care to be taken some low ceilings and doorways.
Care with young children in the terraced gardens.
The West Country, on the East Devon/West Dorset/Somerset border, an ideal holiday destination.
The World Heritage Site, ‘The Jurassic Coast’ with exciting beaches and coastal footpaths to discover, interesting traditional towns and villages to visit, beautiful countryside to explore, many historic and modern places to while away the sunny days.
Electric tramway runs along the Axe Valley to coast at Seaton, 3 miles away.
Nature Reserve and Holyford Woods.
Colyton, an old world small town steeped in history - dating back to Saxon times. More of a village with quaint shops, fine art galleries, antiques, local rural crafts, garden shop, inns and eateries. Church of outstanding architecture. Fine walks in superb countryside and by fields on the River Coly.
A horse drawn wagon takes visitors around the town. Electric tramway runs along the Axe Valley to coast at Seaton 3 miles away. En route is the interesting sister village of Colyford with Nature Reserve and Holyford Woods.