Big Oak View

Located in Charmouth, Dorset

Charming converted farm building located on the stunning Dorset coast. With plenty to see and do within walking distance, this is an excellent choice for large families.

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: No


Situated in the traditional Dorset seaside village of Charmouth, this gated holiday complex offers a selection of well thought out, purpose-built accommodation within these converted former farm buildings. With onsite leisure facilities for all ages, the property is also conveniently located just a short stroll from the village amenities and Charmouth beach. Also nearby is the wonderful town of Lyme Regis, with its fossil-rich beach and historic Cobb, a beautiful unspoilt seafront with sheltered south-facing beaches and traditional deckchairs that line the promenade in the summer. The Jurassic coastline has been designated as England’s first Natural World Heritage Site and spans nearly one hundred miles of the Dorset and East Devon coastline. There are many attractions in the area including the charming resorts of Beer, Branscombe, Crealy Adventure Park and numerous National Trust properties and gardens to name but a few.

Stepping inside the property, you can prepare meals in the spacious kitchen, which has been well-equipped with an integrated oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Once prepared, enjoy sociable meals together in the dining area, which features oak flooring and is open-plan to the lounge beyond. With French doors opening onto the patio, this room is light and bright with three comfortable sofas and a TV/DVD for cosy nights in. There are five bedrooms, firstly on the ground floor is a twin bedroom, which can be made up as a super-king-size bed on request. Also on the ground floor is a separate wet room style shower room with WC and a further separate WC. Heading upstairs to the first floor there are four more bedrooms, a king-size bedroom benefits from a TV and en-suite shower room, while a further king-size and two twin bedrooms share a bathroom with an overhead shower.

Outside, there is a private enclosed patio area with outdoor furniture for enjoying al fresco meals together. Guests are invited to enjoy the neighbouring holiday park which includes a shared, covered outdoor heated swimming pool (available during specific dates only and not available all year, please refer to the ‘need to know’ section for details), Char Valley Café which serves speciality teas and coffees and a shared outdoor children’s play area. For a reduced charge and available to adults, is the well-equipped Char Valley Health Club, including a gym, indoor pool, sauna and steam room.


  • Spacious and bright accommodation, ideal for families
  • Shared swimming pool and leisure facilities on site, please refer to 'need to know' for more details
  • Take a stroll to the beach or explore the nearby coastal footpaths
  • Set within a gated holiday complex in the traditional Dorset seaside village of Charmouth
  • An array of local shops and pubs a short walk from the property
  • Perfect for exploring the many beaches and walks the Jurassic coastline has to offer
  • 5 bedrooms on the ground floor, 1 twin with zip and link beds which can be made into a super king-size bed on request at time of booking; on the first floor, 1 en suite king-size, 1 king-size and 2 twin bedrooms
  • 1 en suite shower room with WC, 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC on the first floor; 1 wet room with WC and 1 separate WC on the ground floor
  • Kitchen electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher and washer/dryer
  • TV and DVD in the lounge, TV in the en suite king size bedroom
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi available for an additional charge payable onsite typical charges per week for 2 devices is 15
  • 00 and for 5 devices is 25
  • 00 (please note Wi-Fi speeds may vary, therefore this connection may be unsuitable for streaming movies and games etc
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  • Swimming pool use of the covered outdoor heated swimming pool is included for guests and is open for the following dates in 2021 : 3rd April 16th April, 1st 3rd May, 29th May 3rd September, 23rd 29th October
  • The pool is open 7 days a week in the main school summer holidays between 10am 5pm and closed for lunch
  • Health Club and Café opening times are: 9am 5pm Monday Friday (closed for lunch), 9am 1pm Sat and Sun
  • Due to the current situation with Covid 19 the shared facilities (swimming pool, Health Club, Cafe, children's play area) at this property will be unavailable during the remainder of 2020
  • Short breaks only available during off-peak weeks
  • A complex of 16 properties
  • Ample parking on site
  • Beach, shops and pubs all within walking distance
  • Guests can arrive between 4pm 8pm


Close to coast
Cot Available
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Family friendly
Games Room
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Swimming Pool
Washing machine



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Area Details


Charmouth is a beautiful, unspoiled seaside village near Lyme Regis. For families, it is a chance to unwind and enjoy the charm the village has to offer. The village has two traditional pubs, as well as cafes. There are a post office, convenience store and bakers. The village is very picturesque and the National Trust controls significant portions of the scenic areas around the town. The area, famed for its fossils on the sandy beach is part of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Join in with a guided fossil hunt or visit the fossil centre to learn more. The beach is famous for its sandy shore and gently shelving waters make it the ideal family beach

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