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Looking towards the front of the cottage
Relax in the cosy lounge area by the open fire
Open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area
Kitchen/dining area with door leading to the enclosed rear garden
Plenty of room to dine
Prepare your favourite meals in the well equipped kitchen
Bright and airy Master double bedroom
Bedroom detail
Master double bedroom with far reaching views
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Shower room
Property details
View from the decked area to the far reaching countryside
Looking towards the property from the rear garden
Enjoy the countryside views
Eype beach within a 10 minute stroll
Nearby Eype beach
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2 / 18  Relax in the cosy lounge area by the open fire
3 / 18  Open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area
4 / 18  Kitchen/dining area with door leading to the enclosed rear garden
5 / 18  Plenty of room to dine
6 / 18  Prepare your favourite meals in the well equipped kitchen
7 / 18  Bright and airy Master double bedroom
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14 / 18  View from the decked area to the far reaching countryside
15 / 18  Looking towards the property from the rear garden
16 / 18  Enjoy the countryside views
17 / 18  Eype beach within a 10 minute stroll
18 / 18  Nearby Eype beach

Eype Honeysuckle Cottage

Eype, Dorset
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Situated in a quiet, picturesque seaside village and just a 10 minute stroll to the secluded beach
  • Enjoy the far-reaching countryside views over the rolling hills from the pretty enclosed cottage garden  
  • Fantastic walks to explore on the nearby South West Coast Path which runs along the scenic Jurassic Coast
Property code: EYPEH

This beautifully renovated 300-year-old character cottage has been lovingly updated to offer modern amenities and a real home-from-home feel.

Enjoy fresh Dorset sea air from this charming cottage tucked away in the quiet, coastal village of Eype. Stroll down to the beach from this inviting home from home, which sleeps up to four guests. Relax on the secluded sands of Eype Beach, enjoy the glorious views out along the Jurassic Coast and watch the sun set over Lyme Bay. Return home to light the open fire or to recline in the hammock out in the enclosed garden.

Enjoy the warm embrace of this 300-year-old cottage from the moment you enter. Settle down on the comfortable seating in the lounge and bask in the heat of the crackling fire while you watch the Smart TV/DVD, which comes with Amazon Firestick, or listen to music on the Amazon Echo. Cook dinner in the kitchen/diner then eat together at the table. Make fresh coffee to enjoy in the lounge or out in the pretty garden. There is a utility room, with washer/dryer, out in the shed. Head upstairs to the first floor to find both your delightful bedrooms and the family shower room. Spill out into the beautiful garden as often as possible; BBQ your supper out here on balmy evenings or enjoy a chilled glass of wine and take in the views.

For a change of scene, drive almost 3 miles to West Bay: picnic, play on the sand, splash in the shallows and hunt for fossils. Book a boat trip from here to take you along the Jurassic Coast. Dog owners, who are welcome to bring two canine companions to this cottage, will enjoy the 5-mile walk from here along the South West Coast Path to Burton Bradstock. For shops and restaurants, the market town of Bridport, 2.5 miles from your base, is the perfect place to head.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms - 1 double and 1 twin
  • 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, integrated fridge with ice compartment, microwave, coffee machine and food mixer
  • A separate utility room located in an outside shed houses a washer/dryer and storage for bikes, boots, body boards and other sporting equipment
  • Welcome pack on arrival
  • Amazon Echo for music and local information
  • Smart TV with Amazon Firestick and DVD player
  • Open fire with first bag of coal provided
  • Enclosed garden with furniture, BBQ and a hammock to relax in
  • Electric and night storage heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Please note this 300 year old character cottage has low ceilings and doorways in areas and open tread cottage style stairs
  • Allocated parking for 1 car a 3-minute walk away from the cottage, it is possible to stop your car briefly outside the cottage to load/unload  
  • Beach, pub and hotel serving restaurant food, small shops available in season within walking distance, nearest supermarket in Bridport 1 mile

 

Belinda Withey

This property is personally managed by Belinda.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 20 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Anthony 31st October 2020

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Yes. Beautiful cottage. Perfect location. Looking forward to booking again.

Reviewed by Ian 24th October 2020

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Lovely, well equipped cottage in an excellent location

Reviewed by Rebecca 17th October 2020

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Reviewed by Paul 19th September 2020

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Very nice place great garden for the dog

Reviewed by Sue 12th September 2020

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A very clean and comfortable cottage with a very comfy bed. The dogs enjoyed the garden. A basket of goodies and an Alexa. The village of Eype is built on a hillside so you must be able to manage slopes.

Reviewed by Geoff 29th August 2020

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Reviewed by Beth 4th February 2020

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We had a fantastic time at Honeysuckle Cottage. It was a wonderful base for our holiday and had everything we needed plus more. The homemade bread and jam, fresh eggs and milk were a lovely additional welcome. The cottage is perfectly located to access the beach and coastal path. We would love to return and wouldnt hesitate to recommend it to frienRead moreds. Hide

Reviewed by Julie 23rd December 2019

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Great location. Pub close by which serves good pub grub. I picked this cottage for its closeness to the beach and because it was dog friendly. It was clean, comfortable and really well equipped with great character. There were numerous games in the cottage for fun social evenings. Lots of maps of the local walks as well as information on the local Read morearea. Would highly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Donna 26th October 2019

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Reviewed by Marian 31st August 2019

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This delightful cottage in a wonderful location, 10 mins walk to the beach, was perfect for my husband, me and our dog. The beach is dog friendly all year round as is the New Inn pub (2 mins walk).

Reviewed by Julie 10th August 2019

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A fully-equipped beautiful cottage in a beautiful location. Welcome pack, including home-made jam and bread was lovely! Other useful and lovely touches included lots of books, games, local information and a cupboard full of groceries, chocolate, wine etc that could be bought. Fully enclosed garden safe for children and pets. A real home from home. Read moreWouldn't hesitate to return or recommend. We had a wonderful time. Hide

Reviewed by Ian 3rd August 2019

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Reviewed by Emma 27th July 2019

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Good family base, for a traditional seaside holiday. Beautiful scenery, good local pubs and wonderful beaches right on the door step. Well appointed and well equipped cottage. Has everything you need for a good family holiday.

Reviewed by Alan 6th July 2019

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Super little cottage, superb view, close to local towns and road networks. two nice pubs and a tea room nearby. very clean and well supplied with everything you could want .

Reviewed by Christine 15th June 2019

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Not suitable for anyone who struggles with stairs or hills. But the place was really nice and the walks amazing. Although we were disappointed in the beach as we were told gravel and sand beach and it was large pebbles!!! Please update the descriptions online.

Reviewed by Maureen 13th April 2019

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Every thing was great apart from the fact that if we wanted to use the open fire then We were expected to buy wood and coal to do so !

Reviewed by Diane 16th March 2019

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A delightful cottage which has been updated with some lovely touches. Has all the home comforts you need, comfy beds and crisp clean bed linen.

Reviewed by Chris 9th March 2019

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It is a lovely, well equipped little cottage. It is a real home from home. The welcome package of bread, eggs, butter, milk, jam and small bottle of wine is a nice touch and very useful. It is small cottage and would not suit anyone with mobility difficulties. There are numerous walks direct from the cottage but it is a very hilly and in some placeRead mores very steep part of the world and a certain level of fitness is required to avail yourself of the walks. I have no hesitation in recommending it. Hide

Reviewed by Stan 25th February 2019

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A cosy cottage with lovely views from the garden. Very nice pub less than 100 metres away, and an hotel with food/drink a quarter of a mile the other way. Easy access to the beach and coast path. Very comfortable stay.

Reviewed by Brenda 7th December 2018

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Lovely cosy cottage in a beautiful location. Coastal path walks in each direction and pub selling good food just down the road, so no need of car. Welcome pack provided everything to get you started-perfect.

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Looking towards the front of the cottage
Relax in the cosy lounge area by the open fire
Open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area
Kitchen/dining area with door leading to the enclosed rear garden
Plenty of room to dine
Prepare your favourite meals in the well equipped kitchen
Bright and airy Master double bedroom
Bedroom detail
Master double bedroom with far reaching views
Twin bedroom
Twin bedroom
Show 6 moreShower room

Location

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Although it's just three hours from London and the South East, Dorset feels like a world away from the hubbub of the city. This gem of a county offers the very best of rural England: magnificent coastal scenery, vast sandy beaches, rolling hills, charming villages, country pubs, stately homes and medieval castles.

Take time to explore the dramatic and diverse coastline. Stretching 95 miles from East Devon to Poole, the Jurassic Coast has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is the only natural phenomenon in England to achieve this status. Here, visitors can uncover Earth's fascinating history whilst enjoying unspoilt views over superb beaches, many of which welcome canine companions too. From the iconic rural rock arch at Durdle Door to the endless sandy expanses of Studland, Dorset has it all.

Why not head to Lyme Regis, classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Like much of West Dorset, it has an old-world ambience and offers excellent fossil hunting opportunities. Or head east to discover the beauty of Lulworth and the vibrant seaside resort of Swanage.

Steeped in history and with a certain quintessential charm, Dorset's glorious countryside is peppered with small towns and villages which are well worth a visit. Many are graced with fine buildings, immortalised in the books of Thomas Hardy, a Dorset-born novelist and poet. For more energetic visitors, footpaths and cycleways reveal the county's hidden secrets with the coast always close at hand for those who love the water.

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