Kowhai Cottage

Located in Lyme Regis
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: No


Kowhai Cottage, pronounced 'coe feye' in the Maori language of New Zealand, is a modern one bedroom property near Lyme Regis which boasts stunning countryside views across the famed Marshwood Vale, an area of outstanding natural beauty.  The fabulous rural setting can be appreciated from all aspects of this holiday home and particularly enjoyed from its bedroom, patio/deck and large garden.  The cleverly designed property has a spiral staircase which leads to a delightful bedroom with en-suite and balcony. And the open-plan living/dining room and fitted kitchen is complemented with french doors leading to seating outside.  Full central heating is included making this a wonderful year-round retreat from which to explore the area.

Please note: due to the spiral staircase this property may not be suitable for some guests and is not suitable for children under 7 years of age, including babes in arms.

Only a five-minute drive from the sea at Lyme Regis and positioned near the A35 on the Dorset/Devon border the whole of the Jurassic Coast, now a World Heritage site, is within easy reach.  For those that enjoy a culinary treat, the highly commended HIX restaurant is located in Lyme Regis and the celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage shop and restaurant are also only a short drive away in the East Devon market town of Axminster.  Walkers will be drawn to this wonderful location with its wealth of countryside, and with the Wessex Ridgeway Trail passing adjacent to the property this will also be an excellent base to explore the quiet laneways to Charmouth Woods and the Marshwood Vale, along with access to the beautiful South West Coastal footpath.  Those preferring to explore the area by car will find themselves well placed to easily access the many attractions of East Devon, West Dorset and South Somerset.


Entrance to separate fitted kitchen with built in oven and hob, microwave and fridge with icebox. Open plan living area with Sofa bed, dining table and TV. Hallway with cloakroom W.C. and handbasin, leading to french doors and access to patio and deck. A spiral stairway leading to double bedroom with 5ft Kingsize bed and en-suite shower room. French doors lead onto a balcony with bistro table and chairs.


Paved patio area, with seating and decked area. Mature landscaped garden with views.


Directly outside. Additional parking nearby


  • Included: Bed linen and towels, electricity, heating. Wi-Fi. Please bring your own beach towels.
  • Pets: Regret no pets.
  • Telephone: Mobile reception mixed.
  • Local facilities: Shop: 2 miles. Pub: 2 miles. Beach: Charmouth or Lyme Regis 2 miles.
  • Other: No smoking.


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Area Details

Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis, nicknamed 'The Pearl of Dorset' lies on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast and is near Charmouth and the Devon border. Lyme Regis is a historic seaside resort and fishing port and boasts breathtaking scenery, making it a resort for all seasons. The town is famous for its fossils, often found on its beaches and cliffs. In fact, it was in the cliffs that the famous Ichthyosaur was discovered by Mary Anning, the daughter of a local fossil collector. She went on to find a complete Plesiosaur and the well-preserved remains of a flying reptile. Book a fossil walks with local experts to ensure you are both safe and full of knowledge by the end. The famous harbour wall known as 'The Cobb' featured in the film and novel of The French Lieutenant's Woman.

Lyme Regis is a great place to eat out and has a wide variety covering the globe as well as price. From traditional fish and chips to Asian fusion, Indian, Italian, Spanish and British. For foodies try Robin Wylde and their amazing taste menus. The Whole Hog will have you feeling full with excellent roasts while Red Panda offers Asian as well as a traditional British menu. For a proper wood-fired pizza try Pocco Pizza.

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