The Old Post Office

Located in Charmouth

The Old Post office is a quaint thatched cottage located in Morcombelake, sleeping 8 in 4 bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: 1


This lovingly, restored quintessential country cottage is an excellent holiday property and just a short drive from the sea. Walkers will be drawn to this wonderful location with its wealth of countryside, whilst those preferring to explore the area will find themselves well placed for the many attractions of West Dorset and East Devon. Adventurous lanes and paths are immediately accessible from the cottage and the beautiful National Trust land at Golden Cap is within walking distance. Morcombelake has a very good farm shop, post office and stores, tea rooms, bakery and the village of Chideock, with two very good pubs is within easy reach by car.

The World Heritage Coast, known as the Jurassic Coast, offers opportunities for fossil hunting, walking, fishing and many other activities. The West Dorset market town of Bridport and its bustling harbour at West Bay are only a 10-minute drive away, as is the lovely seaside resort of Lyme Regis. The delightful seaside village of Charmouth, with its famous fossil beach, is also a short drive away.


Dining Room with large dining table and 8 chairs, Woodburner.
Living Room with two sofas, Smart TV, DVD and Woodburner.
Kitchen with electric hob and oven, dishwasher, tall fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, Nespresso Vertuo machine and tumble dryer. Rear door access to patio and garden.

Ground Floor
Bedroom 1: Double 4ft 6inch bed.
Bathroom 1: Ground floor Shower room with washbasin and WC.

First Floor:
Bedroom 2: Kingsize bed with Jack and Jill access to Family bathroom.
Bedroom 3: Zip link Super King/Twin bed (please request at time of booking).
Bedroom 4: Double 4ft 6inch bed.
Family bathroom: Large walk in shower, wash basin and WC.
Bathroom 2: Bath with mixer taps, washbasin and WC.


Gardens to the front and rear of property. The rear garden has a raised decked area with dining table and chairs for 8 guests, accessed by steps from the kitchen.


Private parking for 3 cars.


  • Included: All bed linen and towels, (please bring your own beach towels), WiFi, electricity, gas central heating. Cot and Highchair.
  • Telephone: Mobile reception fair to good depending upon network.
  • Pets: One small, well behaved small to medium sized dog welcome in public areas of property only (not bedrooms). Pet Charge: £30.00 per pet per week.
  • Local facilities: Felicity Farm Shop, Post Office stores, tea rooms and Moores Bakery less than 1 mile. Chideock stores 2 miles. Pubs: Five Bells Inn 1 mile. The George Inn and Clock House Pub 1.7 miles. Beaches: Seatown 2.5 miles, Charmouth 3.6 miles, Lyme Regis 6 miles.
  • Smoking/vaping: Not permitted inside property.


Cot Available
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor bedroom
Ground floor facilities
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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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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