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Little Innsacre

Shipton Gorge, Dorset
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Spacious detached barn conversion sleeping two alongside one dog
  • Set within the owner’s grounds within a peaceful valley boasting open countryside views
  • A truly idyllic location with access to seven acres of woodland to explore on your doorstep
  • Situated within the stunning Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Visit the Golden Cap of West Bay, the highest point on the Dorset Coast
  • Explore the attractions on offer in the popular seaside town of Lyme Regis
  • Pets stay for free for May & June 2019
Property code: DC097

Contemporary detached barn conversion offering a peaceful retreat within a picturesque countryside valley. Enjoy over seven acres of woodland whilst sitting within easy reach of the stunning coast.

Set within a peaceful location within the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you can make the most of seven acres of woodland and endless walking trails over the gentle countryside on your doorstep. Strike out on foot to explore your surroundings before taking refuge in the local pub located within 1 mile of the barn or venture 3.5 miles south to arrive at the stunning West Bay to feel the sand between your toes; this location offers a wonderful blend of countryside and coastline. Venture 12.5 miles along the coast to arrive in the charming town of Lyme Regis, home to an abundance of museums, independent shops, quaint eateries and welcoming pubs; a perfect choice for a day trip.

Set within the owner’s grounds, make your way up three steps into the one-level open-plan space. As you step inside the entrance door you will find a large double aspect communal space comprising of the kitchen, lounge and dining area. The comfortable lounge is bright and airy with colourful soft furnishings, a homely space to retreat to in the evening as you sink into the comfortable sofa in front of the TV. The spacious kitchen comes complete with everything you’ll need and more to enjoy home cooking before sitting down in the cosy dining area to appreciate intimate meals. The restful double bedroom is located at the opposite end of the barn and there is a shower room just off the kitchen. High to low sloping ceilings run the length of the building.

Outside you can enjoy a small unenclosed patio area boasting wonderful countryside views. Guests are welcome to explore the seven acres of woodland with paths across the owners’ grounds, so you won’t be short of walks to enjoy from your doorstep. Find a peaceful spot and throw down a picnic blanket so you can enjoy a bite to eat or lose yourself in a good book as you take in your unspoiled surroundings. There is ample off-road parking at this property.

 

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

  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 shower room
  • Hob, oven, fridge with ice-box, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Open patio area
  • 7 acres of woodland to explore
  • Heating included – electric panel radiators
  • Ample off-road parking
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Private water supply - guests will be provided with bottled drinking water
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Shop within 2 miles
  • This property does not accept children

This property is personally managed by Jennifer.

Guest comments

Reviewed by Mr C Chapple 17th April 2019

Very comfortable and well equipped. The cottage is close to the A35 (but traffic can't be heard) for easy access around Dorset, and the Sat Nav Postcode brings you right to the door.

Reviewed by Mr P Crockford 10th April 2019

The cottage has only very recently been completed from a barn conversion, and is in excellent decorative order with new appliances, comfortable furniture and furnishings, an array of kitchen equipment and a new (very powerful) shower. The location is set close to the owners home in an old farm yard and is a lovely quiet area, with quick access to tRead morehe A35 and the village road through Shipton Gorge to Burton Bradstock and West Bay. This made it an excellent place to relax and walk from, and being pet friendly we were able to bring our dog too. A small patio and seating area has been laid outside, if only the weather had allowed us to use it! A bridleway through the farmyard leads up to the ridge overlooking the local countryside, affording superb views out towards Golden Cap and Lyme Regis. The owner Lulu was very friendly and approachable, and we were grateful for her welcome. Hide

Reviewed by Mrs Douglas 31st March 2019

Thank you to Lulu & Patrick for the welcome (and delicious!) provisions left for our arrival. They have thought of and provided everything that visitors might need during their stay. Little Innsacre is perfectly located for enjoying the fantastic local areas and places such as West Bay, Eype, Hive beach, Burton Bradstock and Bridport are all withRead morein easy reach. We were lucky enough to enjoy the early spring 'heatwave' and just wish we could have stayed longer! Hide

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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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