3 (all year)
Greenwood Cottage has been designed specifically with couples in mind. Offers stylish holiday accommodation, this welcoming retreat is well situated for discovering the many attractions Dorset and within easy reach of the Jurassic Coast and popular seaside resorts like Lyme Regis.
A real home from home, this one-bedroom barn conversion has been carefully designed to provide a high degree of comfort, and is an excellent base for discovering this beautiful stretch of West Dorset coastline, as well as the counties many attractions.
Lace up your walking boots and spend your holiday days exploring the South West Coastal Path. Accessible within just a mile of Greenwood Cottage, there are miles of beautiful coastal walks with amazing sea views along the way. Take to the roads and explore the pretty seaside villages and towns that pepper this famous coastline. Lyme Regis is a popular choice with its gorgeous sandy beach, or head to the pretty coastal village of Charmouth. Seaton with its fishing harbour is also within easy reach, as is the pretty seaside village of Branscombe (from which you can walk over the headland to nearby Beer), Bridport, Abbotsbury with its swannery and beautiful tropical gardens and West Bay. Enjoy lazy days on one of the areas many unspoilt beaches which are famed for fossil hunting, or explore Thomas Hardy country and follow in the footsteps of this famous poet. Head inland to Axminster (home to the River Cottage HQ, canteen and deli) or the county town of Dorchester and browse the shops. The choices are endless!
The cottage sits in Morcombelake which has a village shop for forgotten provisions, art gallery and farm shop with cafe. A wider selection of shops can be found in Bridport which has a twice weekly market on a Wednesday and Saturday. The very place where the TV drama Broadchurch is filmed, Bridport's fantastic markets are a great place for stocking up on local produce.
With fabulous coastal and countryside walks on the doorstep, beautiful beaches close by, plenty of pubs and restaurants to enjoy a meal out, and an abundance of attractions for day trips out, Greenwood Cottage is a superb choice for a holiday whether you want to simply relax or get out and about exploring.
Chris Wood joined Independent Cottages in March 2017
Designed and furnished with holiday letting in mind, this new luxurious one bed self catering cottage is spacious and beautifully presented throughout.
Additional information: Central heating throughout keeps the cottage warm all year round and is included in the price along with electricity, bed linen and towels. A welcome tray is provided with everything for a cup of tea, coffee and biscuits (locally made) when you arrive, as well as a bottle of wine chilling in the fridge. High speed WiFi internet access. Unfortunately, no pets, children under twelve and no smoking. A coastal bus runs close to the cottage for those who would like to explore the coast without spending too much time in the car. Short breaks available - please enquire with the owner.
Outside: Guests have a lovely large garden with lawn and patio area with picnic bench for relaxing when the sun shines. Private off-road parking is available for one car.
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A minimum of 3 nights stay can be accommodated if there is last minute availability in peak season. Please contact me for details.