A newly-refurbished, one bed self-catering cottage - ideal for two - lovely rural retreat location but only one mile from Lyme Regis town and the Jurassic coast. Little Roost is at one end of historic, former coaching house, The Roost, situated on an idyllic country road very near the River Lym. Private parking and roof terrace garden. Great any time of year for a relaxing break or cosy autumn/winter escape (gas CH) , offering best of both country and coastal walks.
LIttle Roost is on the East Devon / Dorset borders in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Local village pub and shop are 10 minutes walk via woodland footpath Five minutes by car to Lyme town and the sea or 20 min lovely country walk along the river Lym leading down to the fossil beach, friendly cafes, gourmet restaurants and the famous Cobb. Great for walkers, country and nature lovers, with easy access to the coast.
Downstairs: kitchen / living room - fully equipped modern kitchen & dishwasher etc, tables, sofa, chairs, TV with selection of DVDs.
Upstairs: one double bedroom with luxury linen and towels provided (please bring your own beach towels). En suite bathroom with walk in waterfall shower.
Welcome starter provisions: Six fresh farm eggs, bread, tea, coffee, milk, Dorset biscuits and fresh flowers.
Private parking in car port adjoining the cottage. Full WIFI available
Nearest train station Axminster (Exeter - London Waterloo SW trains). Taxi (12 mins) or bus from Axminster station.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lyme Bay one mile (5 mins in car or 15 min walk) 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter - 45 mins away, Nearest railway: Axminster - on Exeter to London Waterloo Line SW|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
We are on the Dorset/ East Devon borders one mile from Lyme Regis town and the beach in a quiet, country lane, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Little Roost is just off the East Devon walkway which runs between Lyme Regis following the River Lym through to Uplyme village. A rural paradise for nature lovers and walkers. Easy access to Jurassic coastal walks with nearby Charmouth, Golden Cap and numerous scenic, unspoilt beaches along the Dorset/ Devon coastline.
Lyme Regis is full of unique, independent gift shops and specialist food and drink retailers. There's a cinema, theatre, brewery and a variety of pubs and cafe-restaurants to suit all tastes. A thriving local music and arts community provides numerous events throughout the year along with frequent art exhibitions and small galleries.
Lyme Fossil museum is a magnet for both adults and children and there are several local shops selling genuine fossils, gem stones and crystals. A guided tour of the fossil beaches is available - visit Lyme Tourist Office for details .
Nearby Honiton and Bridport are famous for their antique shops and markets with prices to suit all tastes.
All along the Jurassic coast are beautiful, uncomercialised beaches. Lyme itself offers both a partially sandy beach and ancient fossil pavement walk .
Exeter, with its ancient walls, pretty quayside and historic cathedral is around 45 minutes drive away, providing all the standard large store shopping with John Lewis and other major department stores.