Little Perhay

Located in Bridport

Little Perhay is located in Waytown, Dorset, and sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2


This pretty country cottage has recently been completely refurbished to provide a delightful holiday cottage in a peaceful rural setting.   Beamed ceilings, flagstone floors and a feature inglenook fireplace inset with a wood-burning stove (available from January 2016) add to the charm and character of this former farmworkers cottage.  A newly fitted and well-equipped kitchen includes a large picture window with lovely views over the surrounding fields. There are two double bedrooms upstairs, both with pleasant views. The larger of the two bedrooms includes access to a 3ft folding bed to allow some flexibility in terms of sleeping arrangements for up to four guests (please request when booking if required).  The attractive family shower room features an interesting Moroccan sink.  There is a sunny, mature garden at the front of the cottage, and guests are also welcome to use a field, just opposite the cottage, for picnics.  Occasionally the owners are able to offer fresh, seasonal produce from their garden to purchase.

Located along a farm track in the small West Dorset hamlet of Waytown, about 5 miles from the coastal fishing harbour of West Bay and just a 10 minute walk from the original River Cottage where Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall`s TV career was first launched. The cottage is set in a small terrace of four former farm cottages in exceptionally beautiful and peaceful countryside. On a clear night the lack of light pollution makes it the perfect spot for star-gazing. The hamlet has a traditional country pub (about a 5 minute walk by footpath from the cottage) and is a haven for walkers with a network of footpaths covering the surrounding countryside. It`s just a short drive to the sea and within easy reach of the West Dorset and East Devon coastline, famous for its Jurassic fossils.  There are many quiet villages to be discovered in the surrounding countryside and the bustling West Dorset market town of Bridport with its shops and cafes is just a short drive away.

Terraced cottage on two floors. Ground floor: Lounge with wall-mounted TV/DVD and wood burner. Kitchen /dining room with electric ceramic hob and double oven, microwave, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, and dining table.  Cloakroom with w.c. First floor: Shower room with large shower cubicle, feature washbasin and w.c. Bedroom 1 with double bed (and option of 3ft folding bed).  Bedroom 2 with double bed and built-in wardrobe. Outside: Sunny garden at the front with a picnic table and barbecue.  Access to field opposite for picnics.

Facilities and services
Bed linen and towels included. Central heating and first basket of logs for the wood burner included. Additional wood available from the owners at cost. Travel cot, highchair, stair gate and folding single bed available, please request when booking if required. Wifi access available.

Other information
Off-road parking for two cars. Storage for bicycles available on-site - request when booking if required. Shop: 3 miles. Pub: 500 yards. Beach: 4 miles  Two well-behaved dogs welcome. No smoking. Arrival 3.00pm - departure 10.00am. Arrival day for weekly bookings Friday.


Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details


Bridport is a small, busy market town on Dorset's Jurassic Coast. The town has quite a few independent shops, a supermarket, cafes and restaurants. There are also local markets here each week. Bridport has an arts centre, cinema, and museum. The museum includes an exhibition of the town's long history of rope-making amongst other exhibits. The town hosts the local food festival for a week at the end of June and ends with the Round Table Beer Festival. The town holds its annual carnival on the third Saturday in August. Visit Palmers Thatched Brewery to sample local beers and ale. Explore Mangerton Mill which is still a working water mill, visit the tea rooms attached and finish off with a country walk by the river.

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