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Long Cottage - Charmouth

Charmouth, Dorset
Sleeps 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • An attractive holiday home set in a tranquil village
  • Perfect for exploring the Jurassic Coast
  • Just a mile from the stunning beach at Charmouth
  • Ideal for visiting Lyme Regis
  • An idyllic base for keen walkers, nature-lovers and fossil-hunters
  • Within easy reach of Golden Cap and Pilsdon Pen
Property code: DC100

This light and spacious 18th century detached property offers fantastic views towards Lyme Bay and makes a fantastic holiday home for a family looking to explore the Charmouth and Lyme Regis area of Dorset.

This light and spacious 18th-century property features breathtaking views over Lyme Bay and is set in a tranquil spot, just a mile from the stunning beach at Charmouth. A bright, cosy and welcoming holiday home, the cottage is just 4 miles from the historic coastal town of Lyme Regis and is ideal for a family looking to explore the Jurassic Coast. This is a perfect base for nature-lovers, walkers and fossil-hunters.

Set mostly on one level, this bright and tasteful property features a fresh and inviting lounge which makes a perfect space for sitting back with a good book or a movie, or warming yourself by the wood burner. The spacious kitchen/diner is ideal for sharing a fantastic family meal. In the East Wing, you will find a twin bedroom and a bunk bedroom, while the West Wing offers a twin room and a double room with a door leading out onto the balcony. Stairs lead down to a double bedroom which opens onto a terrace and has an en-suite shower room. Heading outside you can unwind on the charming patio, which nestles under the first-floor balcony. A few steps lead up to the unenclosed garden with its long sloping lawn with shrubs, flower and fruit trees.

The pretty village of Charmouth is just a mile from the best fossil-hunting beach in the county and is perfect for exploring the Jurassic Coast, with West Bay (8 miles), Hive Beach (9.5 miles) and Golden Cap (3 miles) all within easy reach. Nearby Lyme Regis (4 miles) is renowned for its links to both Jane Austen and Henry Fielding. The town has plenty of delightful independent shops, pubs and restaurants as well as landmarks including Cobb Harbour. Heading inland you can visit the bustling town of Bridport (6.5 miles), explore Coney’s Castle (4 miles) or climb Pilsdon Pen (6.5 miles).

Please note there is a refundable £150 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • 5 bedrooms – 2 twin rooms, 1 bunk bedroom, 2 double rooms (1 with 5’ bed)
  • 4 bathrooms - 1 bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 bathroom with bath, shower and WC, 2 en-suite shower rooms with WC
  • 1 ground-floor WC with dryer
  • Double oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • TV/DVD
  • Wood burner - logs included October - end of April
  • Regret no dogs
  • Wi-Fi included (email and web browsing only)
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Garden with outdoor furniture
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Lyme Regis 2 miles
  • Shop/pub 0.5 miles

This property is personally managed by Belinda.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 7 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sally 28th June 2019

The house was in an amazing location with a simply gorgeous view. There was ten of us on total and we all had enough room, all the bedrooms were nice and there was even bunk beds for the grandchildren. We had a lovely weekend would definitely recommend this house

Reviewed by A 14th June 2019

Cottage was very spacious and comfortable for our family group, with a well equipped kitchen and large dining table. The location was lovely with views to the sea from the lounge and a bedroom. Nice back garden with plenty of room for sitting and play. Could walk to Charmouth beach and the town and there was parking for several cars at the cottage.

Reviewed by C.L. 31st May 2019

We al, felt that enough use/ enablement of the garden,which was lovely,was not easily facsilitated. Realise that this is totally due to the fact that the house is built on a hill. But we had elderly people who found actually getting outside was rather difficult! Sorry,but it t was. Such a shame "

Reviewed by Mr D Bellamy 7th March 2019

Lovely Cottage.

Reviewed by Mrs E Bradshaw 31st August 2018

A very comfortable and well equipped cottage for large groups. Very good sized kitchen and lovely views.

Reviewed by Prof D Hardiman 10th August 2018

Old cottage with a well-designed extension.

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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.

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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