In beautiful Devon countryside, near Lyme Regis (4 miles away) sleeping 10, set in a private garden, with orchard, meadow and with parking for plenty of cars. The Stone House with its own private entrance and driveway and is set in the magnificent countryside of East Devon. The grounds are private overlooking the rolling Devon countryside and fairly close to the sea.
The main house sleeps eight comfortably, with a separate Annexe accommodating an additional two guests, giving a total of ten guests in four double rooms and one twin. (Twin room in the main house). The Stone House has all modern comforts, with beautiful traditional oak floors, traditional furnishings and stone fireplaces.
The house has very good accommodation and outstanding views. Most downstairs rooms have French windows with easy access to the walled rose garden, lawns and wild flower meadow and orchard. The dining room and drawing room open out onto terraces and lawns, perfect for outside dining. The master bedroom with its own bathroom and w.c has a 17th Century four poster bed, with views from all windows.
The Ground Floor has a stone floored entrance which leads to the left into the main house; straight ahead to a terraced area; and to the right into the separate (and if needed self contained) Annexe, which can be closed off, as it has its own private external entrance. The Main Kitchen has all modern appliances including 2 Miele dishwashers and a large breakfast dining table. The main kitchen leads into a utility room with a washing machine, drier and separate w.c and hand basin. There is a study or TV room with plenty of books and large windows. The Dining Room has a large period dining table and chairs, French doors lead out onto a terrace. The Drawing Room is bright with views and French doors on both sides. There is a large open fireplace and ample seating on three large sofas. In the hall the sweeping oak staircase leads to the 1st floor.
The Annexe has its own private entrance and small walled terrace and can also access downstairs to the main house if opened up, via the main hall.
The Annexe is completely self-contained with its own open plan kitchen, dining and sitting room. A private staircase leads to the upstairs double bedroom and private bathroom with bath, loo and basin.
The Stone House is minutes away from Axmouth village and the harbour. Axmouth forms part of the Jurassic Coast, the village has a beautiful church, thatched cottages and two village pubs serving food. Axmouth is on the Axe Estuary with bird watching, a golf course and the harbour nearby.
1) Lyme Regis: this beautiful town with its shops, restaurants (including Hix) + famous cobb was the setting of The French Lieutenants Woman, by John Fowles, who lived in the town. There are beaches here and at Charmouth. From Lyme sea fishing and boats are possible.
2) Axminster: this quiet market town has various shops and the railway station. It is about nine miles away.
3) Seaton: the famous Seaton Tramway goes to Colyford and Seaton it has a long open beach, various shops and supermarkets. About ten minutes away by car or a mile’s walk.
A maximum of two dogs are accepted.
Stairgates will not fit the wide staircase at this property.
ALLERGIES: This property has sofas with feather cushions and feather bedding. Please consider this when booking.
Large entrance hall with flagstone flooring leading to:
Kitchen: large fitted kitchen with Miele appliances, breakfast dining table & adjoining utility/laundry room and cloakroom w.c
TV room/library: with views over the garden
Dining room: imposing dining room with period dining table and chairs, stone fireplace and enjoying views to both the front and rear gardens and countryside beyond.
Large sitting room: bright and sunny with triple aspect windows and French doors leading to walled rose garden. Beautifully furnished with period furniture and antiques
Hallway: cloakroom and feature oak staircase leading to:
Bed 1: Master bedroom with a walk in dressing room and its own bathroom with large shower, bath, basin & w.c. The Master bedroom has views looking out onto both sides of the property, south into the gardens and to the Devon countryside to the north.
Bed 2: Double bedroom with views over the garden
Bed 3: Small twin bedroom with views over the garden
Bed 4: Double bedroom features a large sleigh bed, looking out over the private drive and countryside beyond
Family bathroom: with bath, shower cubicle, basin & w.c and views over the countryside
ANNEXE - 3 steps down to hallway leading to adjoining annexe, the hallway, shower room and entrance doorway has restricted headroom as built into eaves, there is is also access on the ground floor. The annexe also has its own stairs:
Bathroom: bath, basin & W.C.
Small shower room: shower built into eaves, wash basin and W.C.
Bed 5: restricted headroom as built into the eaves. Double bed with feature windows and countryside views
Stairs down to:
Ground floor, separate lounge with kitchenette and door leading back to entrance foyer
Beautiful and well maintained walled rose garden with extensive lawn areas leading to wild flower meadow. Large patio areas enjoying far reaching countryside views with seating and table & chairs for alfresco dining.
Private parking for up to 6 cars
Welcome basket including fresh fruit, flowers and a bottle of English Champagne
Logs and kindling not supplied
Linen & towels included - beds made up
Not supplied, please bring if required; highchair, travel cot
4 x TV's
Bluetooth stereo provided in the sitting room
2 x electric ovens and hob
3 x dishwashers
Wine chiller cabinet
Hairdryers in bedrooms
About the location
Colyford: 1.6 miles; Branscombe: 4.1 miles; Exmouth: 21.1 miles
Seaton is a seaside town in East Devon on the south coast. It faces onto Lyme Bay, to the west of the mouth of the River Axe with red cliffs to one side and white cliffs on the other. Axmouth and Beer are nearby. A sea wall provides access to the mostly shingle beach stretching for about a mile, and a small harbour. Seaton is on the stretch of Devon coastline, known as the Jurassic Coast, a designated World Heritage Site, and the town offers a good range of shops, friendly cafes, restaurants and pubs.
Note: Logs are not included for the fires. Note: Standard stairgates will not fit the wide staircase at this property so please bear this in mind when booking. Note: There are internal steps and bedroom 5 has restricted headroom so please bear this in mind when booking