The Farmhouse

Located in Lyme Regis, Dorset

This fantastic, detached 17th century farmhouse is set in a beautiful rural setting in Dorset, yet only a short drive to the coast, making it a perfect holiday retreat for all the family.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: No

Description

A private drive leads you to the house which is surrounded by large lawns on two sides, offering plenty of room for children to play and let off steam. This delightful farmhouse has been sympathetically renovated whilst keeping much of its original charm and character including flagstone floors and inglenook fireplaces. Situated on the border of Dorset and Devon, it is ideally situated just a few miles from the picturesque seaside town of Charmouth. You will have easy access to Jurassic Coast and can enjoy 250 miles or more of coastal and rural walks. The charming historic town of Lyme Regis is nearby, with its famous Cobb Harbour, bright boats, narrow streets, a selection of shops, inns, restaurants, cafes, and a glorious sandy beach which is perfect for children and adults alike. There are many other local attractions including Pecorama, Seaton Tramway, Crealy, Bicton Park, The Donkey Sanctuary, Burrows Farm Gardens, River Cottage HQ and many National Trust properties.

Heading inside this picturesque property, you will find the charming and welcoming lounge which is accessed via the flagstone hallway via two steps up and has a cosy wood burner, as well as a TV with DVD and a selection of books to browse, making a perfect area to relax with family and friends. From the hallway, two steps lead down to the charming traditional dining room, with a full-size dining table and a large inglenook fireplace with a large wood burner. The elegantly designed kitchen is well equipped with an integrated oven and hob, double wall mounted electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and a useful breakfast bar. Exploring further, you will also find a useful utility room with a sink, washing machine, tumble dryer and door leading outside to the garden and parking area. Also on the ground floor is a spacious twin bedroom with a seating area set within the original inglenook fireplace. A separate shower room with WC can be found just off the utility room and completes the ground floor. Going upstairs to the first floor you will find three further spacious bedrooms which have lovely views over the garden. Firstly, there is a Master double with a super king-size bed complete with an en suite shower room and WC, a pretty double room with a king-size bed and a further twin room. Also on the first floor is the bathroom which has a bath and WC. Please note that due to the property s age several rooms are accessed via steps.

Stepping outside, you will find yourself in the large enclosed garden with an extensive lawn and a patio with garden furniture, BBQ and climbing frame ideal for small children. Ample off-road parking is available.

Facilities

  • Charming 17th-century farmhouse hidden away in a rural setting, perfect for family get-togethers
  • Oozing tradition and charm, this property is surrounded by large lawns, ample room for children to play
  • Ideally located for enjoying the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and exploring the many local delights
  • 4 bedrooms: on the first floor 1 Master en suite double with super king-size bed, 1 double with king-size bed, 1 twin; on the ground floor 1 twin
  • 1 en suite shower room with WC and 1 bathroom with bath and WC on the first floor; 1 shower room with WC on the ground floor
  • Kitchen integrated oven and hob, double wall mounted electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility room with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Wood burner in the lounge and dining room generous supply of logs provided
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Please note due to the property s age some rooms are accessed via steps
  • Large enclosed garden with lawn and patio with garden furniture, BBQ and climbing frame for small children
  • Electric included
  • Wi-Fi (suitable for browsing and emails) included
  • A central heating surcharge of 30 per week applies October March inclusive
  • This property is free from pets
  • Beach 4 miles, shop and pub 1 mile

Features

BBQ
Close to coast
Cot Available
Dishwasher
Downstairs bathroom
Downstairs bedroom
Family friendly
Games Room
Garden
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Off road parking
Real Fire
TV
Washing machine
WiFi

Location

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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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