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Badgers - Salwayash

Salwayash, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
11 more

At a glance

  • Perfect for visiting Beaminster, Bridport and Lyme Regis
  • An attractive, stylish and cosy holiday home
  • An ideal base for keen walkers, nature-lovers and families
  • Just a few miles from the stunning Jurassic Coast
  • Explore Dorset, Devon and the Blackdown Hills
  • Visit the beaches of West Bay, Burton Bradstock and Charmouth
Property code: DC011

This is a cosy and comfortable barn conversion perfect for a couple or a small family looking for a tranquil and restful spot in the heart of the glorious Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Set between Beaminster (7 miles) to the north and Bridport (2.5 miles) to the south, the charming village of Salwayash makes a delightful, secluded base for a family exploring both the Dorset and East Devon Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the Blackdown Hills also within easy reach (20 miles). Heading south you can reach the Jurassic Coast, with West Bay just five miles away. Going east along the coast you will reach Charmouth (9 miles) and the pretty town of Lyme Regis (12 miles), with Burton Bradstock (6 miles) to the west and Eype (5 miles) to the south. Heading inland you can visit Forde Abbey (11 miles), Eggardon Hill (8.5 miles) and Kingston Russell Stone Circle (14 miles).

This lovely property is situated in a former farmyard with five other converted barns nearby. On entering the cottage by the stable door, a hall leads you through and up a step to a light, spacious and welcoming open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. This stylish room features exposed ceiling beams, double-glazed patio doors and ceramic flooring. The lounge is an ideal space for relaxation, with comfortable seating perfect for snuggling up and watching a movie on the TV/DVD. You will find a charming dining area where you can enjoy a family meal, and the kitchen is fully equipped with an oven, microwave, washing machine and a fridge with an ice compartment. A few steps lead down to the first bedroom which is a cosy double room. You will also find a bathroom on the ground floor complete with a shower over the bath and a WC. There’s a small twin bedroom with restricted height and which can be reached both via the internal staircase and by external steps leading to an old grain door.

Stepping outside you can relax on the rear terrace which has a small lawn and delightful views over a tree-studded wild valley, which is an ideal habitat for birds and butterflies. Off-road parking is available for two cars.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC
  • Fridge with ice compartment, oven, washing machine, microwave
  • TV/DVD
  • Garden with outdoor furniture
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Regret no dogs
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Electric included
  • Night storage heaters and panel radiators
  • Shop 1.5 miles
  • Pub 400m
  • Coast 4 miles

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr A Moss 24th August 2018

Lovely cottage, clean and tidy, This was our second stay


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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