Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The marshwood vale.
Colmer sits at the top of the Marshwood vale and from the top of the drive there are stunning views across to the sea of Lyme bay. There are long or short walks in the immediate area. From Colmer it is an easy stroll to the local pup for good food and beer. In this area there are ample places to eat and drink just a short drive away, you can dine on caribbean, or pop to the coast for fish and chips.
The area of Lyme Regis.
Lyme is an old fishing town full of character with plenty of things to do and see. Further along the coast you have the unspoilt fishing village of Beer . There is also the famous jurassic coastline which is only 10 minutes away, plenty to do wind, rain or shine.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lyme Regis 9 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 45 km, Nearest railway: Axminster 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8|
|Further details indoors|
Colmer Farmhouse is a 15th cetury house sleeping six in comfort
The farmhouse has many old features, oak beams, flagstone floors, inglenook fireplace with a bread oven. There is a kitchen with AGA, fridge, washing machine, microwave and dishwasher.There is a separate dining room next to the kitchen. The sitting room has an inglenook fire place, woodburning stove, television and ample sofas and easy chairs,etc.Upstairs there are three large bedrooms, two with double beds and one with two single beds.
The West Country region
Colmer Farmhouse is very near Lyme Regis an old fishing port where they filmed the French Lieutenants Women.The pretty fishing village of Beer is only a short drive away , with streams running down its side, many years ago it used to be home of a man called Rattenbury who used Beer as a smugglers haunt, There are lots of nice walks in the area whether that is coastal or inland. Also if you spend just over an hour in the car you could be in the middle of Dartmoor. So lots to do and see.
There are lots of places to visit in the immediate area. Forde Abbey is about 4miles away, it is a family run abbey with beautiful grounds, and the abbey its self is steeped in history. Henry the 8th abolished the monks in the abbey and you will find alot of the old houses in the area have what they call priest holes (Colmer has one) where the monks used to hide. Pilsdon hill, this is an iron age fort , is 3 to 4 miles away with the most stunning views over the Vale to the coast. Abbostbury with its swannery is also worth a trip. On wet days there is Pecorama in Beer also Beer caves. Not far away is Creley adventure park. Or just relax by the sea with a picnic.
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16 Jul 2014
"Peaceful, homely farmhouse, great location"
Loved this place. House is great, spacious and homely. Friendly and helpful owners. Great location to explore West Dorset and East Devon. Can't wait to go back. Oh and a great real ale pub down t… More
Many thanks for your review, we will get 2 new mattresses, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay.
12 Apr 2014
We drove through the gate down a long drive lined with beautiful daffodils, we parked up and had a warm welcome from Stephen and Brenda.The farm house stood on a cobbled stable yard with all the horse… More
9 Oct 2013
"Excellent large accommodation in a peaceful location"
Beautiful cottage with Large accommodation, the photos advertised doesn't do the size justice, in a peaceful location. Great for families and a group of friends with easy access to coastal spots.… More
1 May 2013
I can highly recommend Colmer Farmhouse.It is in a very quiet location, in rolling countryside, less than 30minutes drive from the coast.The house is amply spacious; furnishing is comfortable and the … More
22 Apr 2013
"Fantastic rural retreat, welcoming, homely stay away from home"
We have just returned from a weekend break at the Colmer Farmhouse and loved every moment of our stay.Brenda and Stephen were so welcoming and even had the wood burner fully fuelled and roaring when w… More
4 Apr 2013
A lovely period farm cottage, with stone floors and wood beams. Fire and Aga kept us cosy, although I was glad I took my slippers as advised!
Spacious bedrooms meant our large family were very comfortable.
Felt very welcome and an extra treat was being greeted by the horses each morning.
Will definitely return next year if not before!
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