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Avery Cottage

Charmouth, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A cosy and welcoming holiday home ideal for a couple or small family
  • Close to the historic town of Lyme Regis
  • Perfect for exploring Dorset’s Jurassic Coast
  • Go fossil hunting on Charmouth Beach
  • Enjoy wonderful coastal and rural walks
  • Visit Forde Abbey and Lambert’s and Coney’s Castle
Property code: DC010

Enjoying a delightful position in the pretty seaside village of Charmouth, this lovely cottage makes a tranquil and relaxing base for a family or a couple exploring the beautiful Lyme Regis area.

Situated in a delightful part of the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the picturesque seaside village of Charmouth is an idyllic getaway on the Jurassic Coast. There are miles of wonderful coastal and rural walks to enjoy, including the Monarch’s Way and Liberty Trail, or you could try a spot of fossil hunting on Charmouth’s stunning beach. Just a couple of miles away is the historic town of Lyme Regis, famous for its associations with Jane Austen and Henry Fielding, and home of the 13th-century Cobb Harbour. The town has plenty of great pubs, restaurants, cafes and independent shops as well as a theatre, cinema and a popular sandy beach with a promenade offering fantastic views across Lyme Bay.

Retaining original features including exposed ceiling beams, slate flooring and a wood burner set in an inglenook fireplace, the cosy and inviting lounge makes an ideal space for relaxing in. You can also snuggle up and watch a movie on the TV/DVD. A couple of steps lead up to the delightful dining room which is perfect for sharing a great family meal and which also features a window seat and iPod dock. One step leads up to an attractively designed galley kitchen fully equipped with an oven, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave. There is also a ground-floor WC. Heading upstairs there are two comfortable bedrooms: one double room with an en-suite shower room with WC, and a twin room. You will also find a bathroom complete with bath and WC.

The kitchen door leads you out into the garden, which can be reached via six steps. Backing onto open fields, this charming enclosed garden features a series of paved and gravelled terraces surrounded by shrubs, climbers and flowers. Complete with garden furniture, this is a lovely space to sit out and unwind in at the end of the day.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with bath and WC
  • 1 en-suite shower room with WC
  • 1 WC
  • TV/DVD
  • Woodburner (logs included October - end of April)
  • iPod dock
  • Dishwasher, oven, fridge, microwave, washing machine and freezer
  • Enclosed rear garden with furniture, please note the garden is reached via 6 steps
  • Roadside parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no dogs
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Please note daytime traffic noise is to be expected
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Shops 600 metres
  • Pubs 300 metre
  • Children over the age of 5 years old welcome

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Miss C Gardiner 28th December 2018

The cottage was clean, tidy, cosy and well equipped.

Reviewed by Kelly J 31st August 2018

Beautifully restored cottage - all mod cons - 2 bath rooms - good wifi and decent sized TV.

Reviewed by Mrs K Wintle 31st August 2018

Beautifully presented, spotless and very comfortable. Well equipped kitchen. Perfect base for exploring the area.

Reviewed by Mr P Adams 31st August 2018

Very clean and tidy and a beautiful cottage.

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Location

Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

Dorset, a location of enduring popularity is a small rural gem of a county encompassing all of the best parts of rural England: rolling green hills, woodland and hedgerows abundant with flora and fauna running down to the sea yet situated just 3 hours from London and the South East.

The whole coastline from Exmouth to Poole has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Known as the Jurassic Coast, it is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status and offers unspoilt views with dramatic cliff-top walks alongside beautiful, safe, sandy beaches which often welcome your four-legged friends too. From the dramatic natural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland; Dorset has it all.

This South West county is also a treasure trove of secrets waiting to be discovered. Having grown out of the landscape out of the centuries, many of Dorset’s small rural towns expose history at every turn to inform and delight guests, whilst for the more energetic, footpaths and cycle-ways open up to reveal Dorset’s hidden secrets and the coast is always close at hand for those who love the water.

Why not head to Lyme Regis – classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, much like most of West Dorset to uncover an old-world ambience and excellent fossil hunting or discover the drama of Lulworth with the iconic Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove.

Dorset’s towns and villages ooze quintessential charm and are graced by fine buildings which have often been immortalised in Thomas Hardy’s books, including Dorchester – his birthplace. Wherever you choose to stay, you are never far from the fascinating Jurassic Coast and World Heritage Coastal Path.

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