West Bexington Holiday Cottage, Dorset, South West England, England

Luke Cottage, Four-star Dorset Cottage on famous Chesil Beach


Description of holiday cottage in West Bexington, Dorset, South West England

The Old Coastguards Holiday Cottages are luxury self-catering holiday cottages right by the sea in Abbotsbury, West Dorset - ideally located on Dorset's Jurassic Coast, just 10 miles from Weymouth, Dorchester and Bridport in England's beautiful West Country.

Built in 1823, these charming cottages with seventeen miles of sea and the famous Chesil Beach at the end of the gardens, offer 90 miles of fantastic sweeping views of the Lyme Bay and the Dorset and East Devon coast.

Away from it all, but only 5 minutes from the picturesque village of Abbotsbury,- truly a jewel in the crown of West Dorset - a village to explore with it's thatched cottages dating from the 16th and 17th century, 15th century Tithe Barn, abbey remains, Children's Farm, famous Swannery and Sub-Tropical Gardens, welcoming pubs, galleries and tea-rooms, farm shop and general store.

With so much to do and see in the area, great walking through outstanding land and seascapes, and excellent local provisions and eating-out, a most enjoyable and memorable holiday may be expected for adults and children alike.

The three cottages are available for weekly all the year round holidays and out of season short breaks:

Luke has 2 bedrooms, with accommodation for up to 5 guests (4 adults and 1 child)

Each cottage provide comfortably furnished accomodation and is well equipped for your self-catering holiday with fridge/freezer, microwave, hot water, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, colour television, adjustable heating and an open fire. Bed linen and towels are provided. Cots with mattress (not bedding), high chairs and a commode are available on request.

A purpose-built Service Building provides a laundry room with washing machines, a tumble drier and a spin drier. There is storage for bicycles, fishing rods etc, a payphone for outgoing calls, a free broadband internet connection, and an outside shower room and toilet (for use by guests after a swim). There is ample parking. Dogs are welcome by arrangement.

Accommodation, Facilities and Services

Suitability: No Smoking, Pets Considered
General: Central heating, Telephone, Internet Access, Stairgate, Hairdryer
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
1 Double/s, 1 Twin/s
Sleeps 4 Adults + 1 Child. Double bedroom contains a childs bed
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom/s
1 Bath/s, 1 Shower/s, 1 Wash basin/s, 1 Toilets/s
Bath and in-bath shower
Lounge: TV, Books/Magazines
Dining Area: Seating for 4 people
Kitchen/Utility: Oven, Hob, Grill, Fridge, Freezer, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Washing machine, Tumble dryer, Ironing board, Iron
Washing machine and tumble dryer in separate Service Building
Outdoors: BBQ, Shared garden, Terrace, Patio table, Patio chairs, Sunshade
Access: Car essential, Off road parking, Stairs
Services: Linen provided, Towels provided


Price quoted in £ Sterling

Rates

Period Weekly Minimum Stay
November 14 - December 19 £495.002 Days
December 28 - January 2 £1,025.002 Days
January 2 - March 27 £495.00-
March 28 - April 4 £545.00-
April 4 - 18 £635.00-
April 18 - May 9 £545.00-
May 9 - 23 £575.00-
May 23 - 30 £745.00-
May 30 - July 4 £675.00-
July 4 - 11 £845.00-

Please Note: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Currency conversions are not guaranteed to be accurate.

Deposit/Booking Notes: A deposit of one third will confirm your booking.
Rental includes heating, electricity, linen, holiday cancellation insurance (commencing on receipt of your deposit) and VAT.
The balance is due four weeks prior to arrival.

Location of holiday rental in West Bexington, Dorset, South West England

Holiday Type: Beach, Rural, Historic/Sightseeing, Family
Local Activities: Swimming/Watersports, Walking, Golf, Fishing, Horse Riding, Cycling/Mountain Biking, Local Market


Location description

Famous for Thomas Hardy and being a World Heritage site, there is so much to do and see in the area that it almost defies description.
The South west coastal Path and the Chesil Beach are at the end of the cottage gardens so there is excellent walking from your door or in any land direction from the cottages. The historic village of Abbotsbury is a village to explore - with its ancient church, monastery ruins, Tithe Barn and Children's Farm, 600 year old Swannery, St. Catherine's Chapel and Sub-Tropical Gardens, tea rooms, pubs, gift shops and galleries. Weymouth and Portland, site for the 2012 Olympic Sailing events, the Historic County town of Dorchester and Bridport are all within 10 miles or so. There are activities and attractions galore such as Whitewater trips along the coast, Monkey World, The Tank Museum, historic houses within easy reach and everywhere places of interest, outstanding experiences and views to be had of the Jurassic Coast, England's only natural World Heritage site. Your hosts, Cheryl and John Varley, will be only too pleased to suggest places and activities to suit your taste.

Nearest Airport: Bournmouth
Exeter
Southampton
37miles
43miles
68miles
Nearest Railway Station: Weymouth 10miles
Nearest Ferry Port: Weymouth 10miles
Nearest Bus Station: Weymouth 10miles
Nearest Beach: Chesil Beach 0.04miles
Nearest Pub/Restaurant: Ilchester Arms 2.5miles

Directions

By car from London via M25, M3, M27, A31 & A35 to Dorchester. Across to Abbotsbury via Martinstown and Portesham. On B3157 soon after leaving Abbotsbury take left fork signposted to Beach and Sub-tropical Gardens. Go past Gardens, right to the beach, turn right along the beach track for 1.2miles.
By train to Dorchester South. Hire cars are available outside the station.
By bus. There is a regular X53 bus service between Exeter and Poole that stops in Abbotsbury.

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Owner Name: John Varley
Property Ref: 00322
Languages Spoken: English
Preferred Contact Method: Phone
Primary Telephone: +44 (0)1305 871335
Owner joined website: 9 September 2008
Property listed since: 10 October 2008
Link to owners website: www.oldcoastguards.com

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Luke Cottage

Type:

Cottage
Ref: 00322
Sleeps: 5 (2 bedrooms)
Board: Self Catering
Pets: Pets Considered
Smoking: No Smoking
Access: Car essential
Airport: Bournmouth (37miles)
Highlights: Four star comfort
17 miles of beach
Stunning sea views
Rates: from £495.00 pw
Changeover: Saturday

Holiday Type

  • Beach
  • Rural
  • Historic/Sightseeing
  • Family

Local Activities

  • Swimming/Watersports
  • Walking
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Horse Riding
  • Cycling/Mountain Biking
  • Local Market

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