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Looking towards the spacious cottage from the large garden
Soak up the stunning coastal views from the property
Bright and welcoming lounge with views towards the sea
Catch up with family and friends beside the cosy wood burner
A door leads from the lounge to the balcony where you can enjoy the sea views
Step out to the balcony
Light and airy kitchen/dining room
Enjoy leisurely meals around the dining table
Cook up a storm in the kitchen
Master bedroom in the West Wing with balcony, sea views and en-suite shower room
En-suite Master bedroom in the West Wing
Enjoy the sea views from the balcony and bedroom
Twin bedroom with sea views in the West Wing
Bathroom in the West Wing
Stairs in the West Wing lead down to an en-suite double bedroom with doors leading to the terrrace
En-suite shower room
Open the doors from the bedroom to the terrace
Ideal spot for a morning coffee on the terrace
Light and airy twin room in the East Wing
Bunk bedroom in the East Wing
Bathroom in the East Wing
Separate cloakroom
View towards the cottage
Lots of outdoor space
Steps lead to the garden
Plenty of room for all the family in the garden
Stunning views across Charmouth and Lyme Bay beyond
Steps leading up to the main entrance
The rear entrance to the property
Looking towards the detached property and parking area
Walking distance to the beach in Charmouth
Beach huts on Charmouth beach
Take a walk along the beach or visit the Heritage Coast Centre
Take a stroll along the seafront promenade in nearby Lyme Regis
Visit the famous Cobb in Lyme Regis
1 / 41  Looking towards the spacious cottage from the large garden
2 / 41  Soak up the stunning coastal views from the property
3 / 41  Bright and welcoming lounge with views towards the sea
4 / 41  Catch up with family and friends beside the cosy wood burner
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7 / 41  A door leads from the lounge to the balcony where you can enjoy the sea views
8 / 41  Step out to the balcony
9 / 41  Light and airy kitchen/dining room
10 / 41  Enjoy leisurely meals around the dining table
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13 / 41  Cook up a storm in the kitchen
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15 / 41  Master bedroom in the West Wing with balcony, sea views and en-suite shower room
16 / 41  En-suite Master bedroom in the West Wing
17 / 41  Enjoy the sea views from the balcony and bedroom
18 / 41  Twin bedroom with sea views in the West Wing
19 / 41  Bathroom in the West Wing
20 / 41  Stairs in the West Wing lead down to an en-suite double bedroom with doors leading to the terrrace
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22 / 41  En-suite shower room
23 / 41  Open the doors from the bedroom to the terrace
24 / 41  Ideal spot for a morning coffee on the terrace
25 / 41  Light and airy twin room in the East Wing
26 / 41  Bunk bedroom in the East Wing
27 / 41  Bathroom in the East Wing
28 / 41  Separate cloakroom
29 / 41  View towards the cottage
30 / 41  Lots of outdoor space
31 / 41  Steps lead to the garden
32 / 41  Plenty of room for all the family in the garden
33 / 41  Stunning views across Charmouth and Lyme Bay beyond
34 / 41  Steps leading up to the main entrance
35 / 41  The rear entrance to the property
36 / 41  Looking towards the detached property and parking area
37 / 41  Walking distance to the beach in Charmouth
38 / 41  Beach huts on Charmouth beach
39 / 41  Take a walk along the beach or visit the Heritage Coast Centre
40 / 41  Take a stroll along the seafront promenade in nearby Lyme Regis
41 / 41  Visit the famous Cobb in Lyme Regis

Long Cottage - Charmouth

Charmouth, Dorset
QIT Clean, safe and legal scheme
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

  • Spacious property set in a tranquil spot with sea views and a large garden for all the family to enjoy
  • Nestled on the edge of a seaside village in the heart of the Jurassic Coast's fossil hunting country
  • Just a short walk to the beach and in an idyllic base for keen walkers, nature-lovers and fossil-hunters
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.

The picturesque village of Charmouth makes a wonderful base for exploring Dorset’s stunning Jurassic Coast. Charmouth Beach is just a mile away and is known as the best fossil-hunting beach in the county. Nearby is the historic town of Lyme Regis (4 miles), famous for its links to Jane Austen and Henry Fielding. The town has plenty of great independent shops, pubs and restaurants as well as landmarks including the Cobb Harbour. Other places to explore along the coast include West Bay (8 miles), Hive Beach (9.5 miles) and Golden Cap (3 miles). Going inland you can visit the pretty town of Bridport (6.5 miles), explore Coney’s Castle (4 miles) or climb Pilsdon Pen (6.5 miles).

The house features three wings of split-level accommodation. Steps lead up to the main hall where you can leave coats and boots. The bright and welcoming lounge is a lovely space for relaxing in, with plenty of seating, TV/DVD, a wood burner and sea views. The kitchen/diner offers a delightful dining area and the kitchen is equipped with an electric hob, double oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave. A useful utility room accommodates the washing machine and dryer. Three steps lead up to the East Wing where you will find two comfortable bedrooms: one twin and a bunk room. This wing has a bathroom with a shower over the bath and a WC. Exploring the West Wing, reached via two steps from the hall, you will find three further bedrooms. There is a double room with sea views, en-suite shower room with WC and a door out onto the balcony. There is also a twin room with sea views and a bathroom with a shower over the bath and a WC. A flight of stairs lead down to the final bedroom as well as a door to the parking area. Here you will find a further double with an en-suite shower room with WC. This bedroom opens out onto the terrace which has outdoor furniture.

Going outside you will find a charming terrace under the first-floor balcony where you can sit and enjoy a meal or an evening drink. A few steps lead up to the unenclosed garden which has a long sloping lawn with shrubs, flower and fruit trees. There is parking for up to 4 cars at the top of the steep drive.

 

  • 5 bedrooms – 2 twin rooms, 1 bunk bedroom, 2 en-suite double rooms (1 with 5’ bed)
  • 4 bathrooms - 2 bathrooms with shower over bath and WC, 2 en-suite shower rooms with WC
  • 1 ground-floor WC
  • Kitchen - electric hob, electric double oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer 
  • TV/DVD in lounge
  • Wood burner - logs included October - end of April
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Selection of books and games available
  • Hairdryer available
  • Garden with outdoor furniture
  • Off road parking for up to 4 cars at the top of the steep drive, tarmacked parking area is on a very gentle slope
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Lyme Regis 2 miles
  • Shop/pub 0.5 miles
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 17:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

Belinda Withey

This property is personally managed by Belinda.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 38 guest ratings

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Reviewed by A 29th July 2022

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Excellent location and had everything we needed for a great holiday. The deer in the garden was an added bonus.

Reviewed by Judith 15th July 2022

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We had a fabulous stay in this wonderful cottage. Fantastic location for the beach and a beautiful garden too. Very well equipped with everything you would need. Lovely welcome pack and follow up customer service made this a great holiday. We would definitely come again

Reviewed by Robin 8th July 2022

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A beautiful cottage, perfect for 2 small families plus us 2. Perfect weather helped us enjoy the area, especially fossil hunting on the beach and the George (ideal for children).

Reviewed by Michael 1st July 2022

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Reviewed by Richard 10th June 2022

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Reviewed by Elizabeth 3rd June 2022

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Lovely cottage with amazing views. Ample space for our group of 6 adults and 3 grandchildren. Some people with limited mobility may need to be aware of steep hill and steps to cottage.

Reviewed by Nick 27th May 2022

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This really is a fantastic house for a large family gathering. The views, the gorgeous garden, well equipped, an easy walk to the beach. Can't really fault it.

Reviewed by Helen 6th May 2022

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This cottage suited us perfectly. Three generations on a short break. Would highly recommend. Well equipped, clean, spacious accommodation in a great location with plenty of parking.

Reviewed by Glynis 15th April 2022

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Fabulous house for large gatherings, plenty of room for everyone ,very well equipped and felt very comfortable.Excellent location beautiful views to beach from house.

Reviewed by Erica 1st April 2022

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We absolutely loved this house and its location. Plenty of space and having the separate suite downstairs was really helpful for the grandparents. Having first booked this holiday over two years ago we had forgotten about the table tennis table. This was a very nice surprise and all three generations made good use of it! The house was spotlessly clRead moreean, very well equipped, and really comfortable. We loved the pleasant walk to a Charmouth .beach, and Lyme is just a very short drive away. Hide

Reviewed by Peter 4th March 2022

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The house was great; a perfect base for the area. We were attending the Grizzly running event that started in Seaton, so we had to leave fairly early on Sunday. We would have loved to stay longer. The house is very well appointed, with plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms to accommodate a large group comfortably. The sitting room and kitchen were perfeRead morect for entertaining. The log burner was very welcome on a chilly evening and after an earlier dip in the sea. Hide

Reviewed by Wendy 26th February 2022

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Enjoyed our stay here. Kitchen very well equipped and large lounge area for us all to gather. There are a couple of internal steps but my mother who has impaired mobility managed these ok. It was useful to have several bathrooms in the house too. The house is up a steep narrow lane but the beautiful views compensated for this. Enjoyed a lovely walkRead more to the Golden Cap and a visit to Lyme Regis was also a highlight. Hide

Reviewed by Lianne 19th February 2022

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Lovely comfortable house with a beautiful view of the sea at Charmouth. We stayed in February and loved using the log burner. Would love to return.

Reviewed by Diane 22nd December 2021

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We found Long Cottage very comfortable and ideal for our stay. We loved having the wood burning stove in the sitting room and the layout was ideal for our party of 7. The kitchen was extremely well equipped and their meticulous attention to the information regarding the house was excellent and extremely helpful. The location is great with beautifulRead more views of the bay and easy for walks. Our hosts went the extra mile in decorating the house for our Christmas week and made us feel most welcome. Hide

Reviewed by Linda 26th November 2021

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Lovely cottage, good layout for families with different aged children especially the room downstairs. Excellent kitchen diner. Excellent views, altogether a great place.

Reviewed by Helen 15th October 2021

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On arrival we all noticed how clean and spotless the cottage was. We loved the quirky layout and found it ideal for a group of 7. Plenty of space and bathrooms and we definitely enjoyed a few G&T's on the lovely balcony overlooking the sea. The kitchen area with the large table was ideal and we enjoyed cooking a few times. Kitchen was well stocked Read morewith plenty of equipment. We really enjoyed our stay and loved the location as we walked everywhere. Hide

Reviewed by Christine 24th September 2021

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An ideal setting for a family holiday. A beautiful, clean cottage with picturesque views of the sea and countryside. I loved waking up in the morning to watch the rabbits,squirrels,pheasants and deer eating the fallen apples in the garden. This is the perfect place for a family holiday and I would definitely book again. Newlands caravan park is witRead morehin walking distance and has a reasonable shop and facilities open to non residents including a small swimming pool which has to be prebooked. Hide

Reviewed by John 17th September 2021

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Reviewed by Patricia 3rd September 2021

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Very comfortable house with fantastic garden and outstanding views from many aspects. Within walking distance of a beach.

Reviewed by Jo 13th August 2021

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Loved Long Cottage. It was perfect for our holiday with three children under 5. The garden was lovely with fantastic views. Couldnt have been in a better location.

Reviewed by Simon 6th August 2021

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Thoroughly beautiful house and location. Stunning views and a great base for a family holiday. The garden was visited by deer, rabbits and pheasants and were well maintained. Situated minutes away from cliff walks and a beach for fossil hunting. Would definitely stay thee again. Simply amazing.

Reviewed by Pamela 30th July 2021

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Long Cottage is the ideal house for a party of 10 people. Our three families were very impressed with the facilities and loved the position overlooking the bays of Charmouth and Lyme Regis. We would love to return at some future date. The younger members of the family enjoyed The Tunnel tree top experience and also found that there were so many nicRead moree walks directly from the house. Hide

Reviewed by Will 23rd July 2021

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A really lovely and comfortable space. Its a beautiful cottage and it has has obviously had a lot of thought and time put into making it a great holiday home. We especially loved the kitchen, and the view from the living room. Have three under 5's we mostly prepared our own food and were pleased to find all the equipment we needed in the Kitchen.

Reviewed by Anthony 2nd July 2021

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Excellent holiday venue.

Reviewed by Sharon 25th June 2021

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We had a fabulous week in the cottage in June. Beautiful views to the sea and surrounding farmland. A very peaceful setting, with everything we needed within walking distance. We certainly plan to return in future.

Reviewed by Rina 11th June 2021

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The most perfect holiday home for our multi generational family. Very quiet location. Loads of bathrooms, big well-equipped kitchen, comfy sofas in living room. Beautiful garden overlooking the bay. Table tennis in the games room. Close to the National Trust car park for walks, but close enough to Charmouth to be able to walk to the shops and beachRead more. Fabulous. Hide

Reviewed by Ros 4th June 2021

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Reviewed by Iain 28th May 2021

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Excellent location and views. Great space for a large family holiday

Reviewed by alistair 21st May 2021

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A very comfortable cottage , well equipped . Lots of space and a nice garden with a sea view . Very good location , quiet but easy walk into Charmouth although a bit uphill on the way back . Car parking for 4 cars . Check in and out was easy and everything worked .Can recommend it most highly .

Reviewed by Linda 7th May 2021

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Very clean, nicely decorated & furnished and well equipped, this cottage is ideally suited to a large family group as the 5 bedrooms (1 king, 2 double, 1 twin, 1 bunk beds) are arranged so they are semi self-contained in three groups. Situated with views over Charmouth towards Lyme Regis with local coastal walks from the house. Plenty of excellent Read moreplaces to eat and interesting places to visit, but pebbly beaches only in the area. We had a wonderful week. Hide

Reviewed by Holly 12th April 2021

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Lovely very comfortable cottage. Fantastic location. Very well equipped for anyone who likes cooking! Very friendly and helpful owners.

Reviewed by Jacqueline 23rd October 2020

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Reviewed by Chris 12th October 2020

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Excellent location over looking Charmouth. Great that the cleaning schedule was pinned to the fridge, made us feel safe in these challenging times

Reviewed by Edward 2nd October 2020

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Spacious and ideal for our family plus partners. It rained each day but the games room was a life saver. We found plenty to do despite the weather. Fossil tour on Charmouth beach highly recommended

Reviewed by Angela 25th September 2020

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Long Cottage was an excellent choice for us for our stay in Charmouth. Theoretically, it sleeps 10 people but there were only two of us so we had plenty of space. The town centre was readily accessible on foot but, since the establishment is on the outskirts of the town, it was quiet and felt suitably isolated. The kitchen was well equipped. We werRead moree the first occupants to start to use the central heating after the warm summer and there were no problems in doing so. Hide

Reviewed by Alison 18th September 2020

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Clean, well equipped and very comfortable. A lovely cottage.

Reviewed by David 4th September 2020

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Lovely spacious cottage, very well equipped with plenty of living space for a big group. Great location with superb sea views within easy walking distance of the town, the beach and coastal footpaths. Plenty of outdoor garden space to enjoy as well.

Reviewed by June 14th August 2020

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Looking towards the spacious cottage from the large garden
Soak up the stunning coastal views from the property
Bright and welcoming lounge with views towards the sea
Catch up with family and friends beside the cosy wood burner
A door leads from the lounge to the balcony where you can enjoy the sea views
Step out to the balcony
Light and airy kitchen/dining room
Enjoy leisurely meals around the dining table
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