Set near the top of the hill, this pretty, 18th Century rendered cottage, is in a row of similar properties and has been refurbished to a high standard, retaining many original features. Some daytime local traffic noise to be expected. The enclosed rear garden has views over fields and is reached by 6 steps that lead to a series of terraces which are paved or gravelled and surrounded by shrubs, climbers and flowers. Beach access via a footpath is close by. Parking on village street.
Shops 600 yards; Pubs 300 yards.
Enter Dining Room with slate floor, window seat and iPod dock; WC; down two steps to beamed Sitting Room with log burner in inglenook and slate floor: up step to Kitchen with slate floor, dishwasher and door to garden.
Upstairs: 2 Bedrooms: a large double with 5ft bed and en suite shower bathroom plus a twin. Bathroom with bath.
Central heating plus log burner. No Telephone.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
Home to England's first World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast's outstanding geology represents 185 million years of Earth history. The whole 95 miles is open and spectacular, a walker's paradise to explore the sandy beaches, bays, coves and headlands, the changing geology determines and incredible variety of bird, plant and sea life.
Dorset has less rainfall than Devon or Cornwall and the summer swimming is excellent. The water is clean and the beaches varied: reefs and shale ledges for snorkelers, safe sandy beaches for children at Studland, Swanage and Weymouth plus great swathe of shingle that makes up the famous Chesil Bank.
Over half the county has been designated an Area of Outstanding Beauty and there are many places to visit from the famous Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door arch to fossil hunting at Charmouth and Lyme Regis, to viewing the Roman artefacts in Dorchester and climbing to the top of the majestic Maiden Castle.
The wide and varied activities on offer in the county include sailing, surfing, coasteering, rock climbing, horse riding and golf. The choice of beaches in Dorset also offer every thing from the 'Kiss Me Quick' resorts to the unspoilt, deserted remote bays and coves, most are dog friendly all year round.
The resort towns of Swanage, Weymouth and Lyme Regis offering great family entertainment plus many festivals and county shows including The Great Steam Fair, the Dorset County Show and Bestival at Lulworth Castle. Dorset has also attracted many famous chefs and fine dining can now be had at the Michelin star restaurant Sienna in Dorchester, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage or Mark Hix's Oyster & Fish House. Getting to Dorset is quick and easy. Whether by train or car getting here is easy and just 2.5 hours from London and the home counties.
Overlooking Lyme Bay, Charmouth, with it's ancient coastline of dramatic cliffs, is the gateway to the Jurassic Coast. The village has a friendly, traditional feel and the beach is ideal for families with a mix of sand and pebbles, safe swimming, fossils and occasionally good surf. Jane Austen and Catherine of Aragon were just two of Charmouth's many famous frequent visitors. Dorset Coastal Cottages can offer over 8 unique properties in this scenic village, only 10 minutes drive from popular Lyme Regis, though with plenty of activities, two pubs, restaurants and cafes you may find you don't want to leave!