Water Cottage

Located in Lyme Regis

Water Cottage is an 18th-century cottage located in the Old Town area of Lyme Regis and sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


This delightful 18th-century cottage is situated in the Old Town location of Lyme Regis – an enviable position, just a 5 min level walk from the beach and shops. Full of character, tastefully furnished and decorated in light and airy colours with the added bonus of a beach hut on the seafront promenade too, just yards from the sandy beach, solely for the guests' use. All your buckets, spades, deck-chairs, inflatables etc can be left in the beach hut for the week – it is also a great refuge when the weather is not quite so kind and a great place to change if you are brave enough to have a dip in the sea!

Within a five minute walk, guests can meander down to Lyme Regis bustling seafront and promenade. Often referred to as the ‘Pearl of Dorset’, Lyme Regis is well known for its literary association with Jane Austen as well as its diverse geology which people from across the world flock to in the hunt for fossils. The historic old town retains an olde worlde charm with small streets filled with galleries, boutique shops and famed gastro restaurants and cafés. Its sheltered south-facing beaches are safe for children and water sports enthusiasts alike with great fishing and leisure boat opportunities available from the Cobb harbour. For those who would like a change of scene and a day away from the beach, the surrounding rolling countryside, which is an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, boasts walking and cycling in abundance or perhaps while away a few days exploring pretty East Devon fishing villages such as Beer and Branscombe or head to the market town of Axminster to sample Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage Canteen.


Well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge with icebox, electric oven and hob, microwave. The kitchen leads to the dining area with a large dining table and 6 chairs. Lovely light and airy lounge with french doors, comfortable sofas, Freeview Flatscreen TV and built in DVD. On the ground floor is a shower room, WC and washbasin. Stairs to the first floor and Bedroom 1 with a king-size bed. Bedroom 2 with twin 3ft beds. Large family bathroom with wash-hand basin, bath and shower attachment. There is also a separate WC. A further staircase leads up to bedroom 3. A lovely big room with views over the rooftops to the sea and cliffs, twin 3ft beds.

Please note that the property is approached up a slope and has 5 steps leading up to the property with a deep step leading to the kitchen/diner and downstairs shower room.


There is a patio area to the side and a small backyard is available for drying clothes.


There is a garage to the front of the property for parking one average size family car. Garage dimensions are 1.85m H, 2.12m W, 5m L. If there are further cars, we suggest the nearby carpark in Hill Road where weekly permits are available to purchase.


  • Included: A Beach hut in a fantastic location, just yards from the sandy beach. All bed linen and towels (please bring your own beach towels), WiFi, electricity.
  • Smoking: Not permitted.
  • Telephone: Mobile reception mixed.
  • Local facilities: Beach, shops and pubs: 5 minute level walk


Close to coast
Great View
Ground floor bathroom
Ground floor facilities
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Washing machine



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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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