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The Old Dairy

Whitchurch Canonicorum near Charmouth, Dorset (Ref. 1142875)

Lyme Bay Holidays rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single-storey
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Private rear garden with paddock, lawn and patio with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.7 miles, pub 2.1 miles, River Char 0.1 miles
  • Note: Logs not supplied for the woodburning stove
  • Note: The garden is not enclosed
  • Note: No child facilities provided
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out at 10am

The property

The Old Dairy is a delightful bungalow located in the village of Whitchurch Canonicorum, close to the Dorset Coast. Full of rustic charm, this cottage is located in a peaceful rural setting with delightful countryside views and expansive garden, so is perfect for families and their 4-legged friends looking to enjoy all that this picturesque county has to offer. The cottage has charm and character in abundance, with the living area having a vaulted ceiling exposing the traditional beams and enjoying views over the garden to the countryside beyond. Cosy and inviting, the lounge is the perfect spot to sit back and relax with the stylish wood burner a real feature of this room and a welcomed addition during the colder months. The farmhouse style kitchen and dining area adjoin the lounge and makes this a sociable space for the family to gather together. All on one level, the three bedrooms offer the same charm, with a spacious king-size room, a double and a single bedroom all enjoying views over the wrap around garden and fields beyond. Set amidst rolling fields, the garden is a real delight with a large patio seating area offering the ideal spot to sit and enjoy this most tranquil of settings. The spacious paddock has a small orchard area adjoining the patio with a further area of lawn at the rear of the cottage. At the front, the gravel drive with a 5 bar gate, leads from the lane to the two parking spaces. The village of Whitchurch Canonicorum is a pretty village with a mix of traditional thatched cottages and farm buildings with a church at its heart and a friendly pub, The Five Bells, serving food and local beverages at the other end of the village. The coastal location of Charmouth is located 3 miles away and is popular with beach goers and fossil hunters alike and home to the acclaimed Charmouth Coast Heritage Centre. The market town of Bridport offers visitors a great choice of fascinating attractions, many of which celebrate the heritage and art influences in the town. In the heart of the town, Bucky Doo Square is home to the bustling Saturday market with stalls and producers visiting from around the local area to sell unique gifts, as well as delicious food and drink. Nearby West Bay is a charming fishing village and harbour situated on one of the most dramatic stretches of the Jurassic Coast. With delightful beaches and a wonderful selection of places to eat that surround the harbour, West Bay is a popular destination for holidaymakers and day trippers alike. Other popular days out include Lyme Regis, often referred to as the Pearl of Dorset with its sandy beaches, iconic Cobb Harbour and fascinating history. For a true rural idyl located close to the coast and visitor attractions, The Old Dairy is a wonderful choice. ALL ON ONE LEVEL (threshold step to access) Open-plan kitchen, dining and living room with vaulted ceiling and beams, log burning stove and far reaching countryside views Bed 1: king-size bed Bed 2: double bed Bed 3: single bed Bathroom: bath with shower over, heated towel rail wash basin and w.c. OUTSIDE Large garden with lawns, paddock and mature hedging and trees Patio seating area GENERAL INFORMATION Off road parking for 2 cars Utilities included Linen and towels included Logs not supplied A maximum of two dogs are accepted. FACILITIES TV/Wifi Electric oven and hob Fridge Freezer Microwave Dishwasher Washer/dryer Central heating Log burner

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Lyme Regis 2.5 miles; Axminster 5.5 miles; Bridport 6.5 miles.

Charmouth is an unspoilt seaside village, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with a fantastic beach, world renowned for its fossils on the famous Jurassic Coast. Explore the South West Coastal path with beautiful countryside and coastal views. Lots of great walks around Golden Cap, Langdon Hill and Stonebarrow Hill. Lyme Regis has breath taking scenery, beautiful gardens and cobb wall around the harbour. Plenty to do and see with the beach, fishing, sailing, shops, restaurants, pubs, tearooms, museums, theatre and a fossil hunter's paradise.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas