4.8 miles E of Lyme Regis

The Beach House, Dorset

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Seaside-chic and in an enviable position, this lovely family homestay is a calming, gorgeous bolt-hole for those wanting to wake up to the sound of the pull of the waves over pebbles and the salty sea breeze drifting through the window. Ideally located in the sought-after hamlet of Seatown a few minutes' walk from The Anchor Inn, this is a delightful spot for a beachy holiday with Dorset's iconic landmark the Golden Cap and the breath-taking Jurassic coastline right on your doorstep.


Living

Taking inspiration from the sea, light blues and whites flow through this stunningly renovated barn, offering a spacious, calming and welcoming retreat. With reversed living to make the most of the views, the open plan living space with vaulted ceiling and gorgeous wooden flooring will delight, whilst the relaxed living area and floor to ceiling glass doors that fold back from a Juliet balcony of reinforced glass draw in the sights, sounds and scents of the sea are just perfect! We adore the tucked-away play area too, stacked with books, games and toys to keep little ones entertained.


Eating

Paired back and beautiful, cooking is a delight in this stunning kitchen! Set along one wall of the living space, the layout is chic and easy complementing the large farmhouse table that invites lazy breakfast get-togethers and laid-back evening dinners. Fully equipped with all the top mod cons as you would expect plus a super-cute Smeg fridge and the all-important Nespresso coffee machine, every meal will be a celebration in this house.

Alternatively, stroll along to The Anchor Inn where their award-winning menu awaits you. Settle in for a delicious meal washed down with a bottle of fantastic wine and great sea views, all just a few minutes' walk from the house.


Sleeping

Found on the ground floor, the bedrooms offer a blissful escape at the end of a busy day. With thick grey and white striped carpets leading from room to room, you'll find one tranquil double bedroom with double bed and gorgeous en suite with a superb shower, a tremendous twin bedroom and a lovely occasional room with single bed. All beds are swathed in gloriously sumptuous linens and bedding to ensure a blissful nights' sleep.


Bathing

The family bathroom has a fresh contemporary feel with a bath and hand-shower attachment, easy to use for a quick refresh after a stint on the beach ahead of a long soak at the end of the day. The en suite has a delicious separate shower and both rooms have towel rails to keep your towels nice and toasty. You will find cotton spa gowns and slippers with your towels to wander around in.


Larger parties

The Beach House is situated next to Seatown Farmhouse, making it a perfect option for groups of up to ten people - ideal for a group of friends or multi-generational holidays. Get in touch if you would like to book both properties.


Garden

There is a lovely garden outside for you to relax in, with a wooden deck leading to a small lawn. In addition, there's a summerhouse at the far end which boasts stunning views of the Golden Cap from the veranda - perfect for a peaceful coffee in the morning or sundowners at the end of the day.


Thatched roof

Due to the thatched roof The Beach House is a non-smoking property and smoking is not permitted in or within the boundary of the property. It is a condition of the owner's insurance that the barbecue provided remains on the paved area by the well and must not be sited under a gazebo or on timber decking. Further to this the lighting of any candles, bonfires, or the use of firepits or chimineas is not permitted. Thank you for your understanding.


Parking

You can park right next to The Beach House as there is off-road parking and a gated driveway for one car plus there is an additional private space opposite The Anchor Inn.


WiFi

The Beach House has WiFi so if you need to stay in touch with the outside world you can.


Dogs

One dog is welcome at The Beach House. We charge £35 per week or short break.


Child friendly

A travel cot, high chair and stairgate can be provided on request, please bring along your own bedding for the travel cot.


In the Area

Seatown is an exceptionally pretty location, nestled on the beautiful Jurassic coastline. With walks on your doorstep - such as up the impressive Golden Cap, and with the beach and The Anchor Inn just a few steps away, there's no need to get in the car if you don't want to. However, if you fancy exploring a little further, a trip to The Hive Beach Cafe at Burton Bradstock, River Cottage HQ on Trinity Hill just outside Lyme Regis and the Mark Hix Oyster & Fish House overlooking the harbour in Lyme Regis are a must!


This thatched beauty, just steps from the beach, is a light, airy escape perfect for families wanting a luxurious, beachy retreat.

At a glance

From £1,300 for a long weekend or mid week break.

Sleeps 4 + cot | 3 Bedrooms | Dogs welcome (1 only)

Key features

Baby on Board

Family friendly

Private Catering

Thatched

Thatched cottage

Travel cot and highchair

Coastal

Dog friendly

Sea views

Walking distance to a pub

Walking distance to the beach

Perfect For Couples

Parking

3 Hours From London

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Short breaks:

  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.

Payments:

  • A 13 deposit & £38 booking fee secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £35 per pet per week or short break
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We know how gorgeous our retreats are, but don’t just take our word for it – here’s what previous guests say about The Beach House, Dorset:

The location sells this property. It is a fantastic spot - beautiful beach walks and v. close to a great pub but you know this already.

Stunning property and location

Amazing space, really well appointed. Everything you needed was there, very impressed.

It had everything we needed & more, my favourite thing is the amazing location. It’s less than a minutes walk to the beach (you can see it from the window!) It was so lovely being able to take dinner down to the beach to watch the sunset, we’ve never been able to do that with the girls!

They’ve thought of everything for families – We didn’t need to pack half of the things we did! They provide baby monitors, highchair, cot, potties et. – They’ve even got a corner full of toys! There’s also lots of books, games, DVD’s & a Nintendo wii too.

The Location is just amazing too, it’s surrounded by the most amazing beaches and so much to do for families too.

Here’s some of the beaches we managed to explore – There are loads we didn’t get to see!

? SEATOWN BEACH IS WHERE THE COTTAGE IS (PEBBLE)

Recommend the The Anchor Inn – It’s right on the beach! The beach is on the South West Coastal path, really beautiful & peaceful. Gorgeous sunsets. £5 parking all day. Easy with the pushchair to reach.

? LYME REGIS BEACH (SAND ONE SIDE, PEBBLE THE OTHER)

Lovely flat promenade good for pushchairs, easy to park 2 minute walk away from the beach. Lovely harbour, shops, pubs, restaurants, arcade, gardens all within walking distance. Great for a day out!

? HIVE BEACH (SANDY PEBBLES)

Gorgeous cafe called the Hive Beach Cafe – We took our brekkie onto the beach! Easy to park & walk with the pushchair. National Trust parking.

? WEST BAY (PEBBLE)

Another flat promenade good for pushchairs, easy to park 2 minute walk away from the beach. Lovely harbour (pictured) shops, pubs, restaurants, arcade all within walking distance. The walk down to the beach was quite steep, so not great for a heavy pushchair like ours, but we carried it down! We ate a lovely meal at @cherriesicecreamparlour.

? BEER BEACH (PEBBLE)

A little further away from the cottage at 30 mins, but it’s right next to a little miniature railway we took Arla to called Pecorama. Lovely beach with lots of boats, you can hire one if you fancied! Quite big pebbles so not great with a pushchair, we carried it on.

We’ve had the most amazing week here, I’d highly recommend Boutique Retreats – The customer service is amazing from start to finish!

Lovely location and suited us brilliantly!

Amazing location, lovely garden, comfortable cottage, well-equipped. Great welcome hamper, thank you!

Great location and spotless cottage

Lovely cottage with a winter view of the sea from the lounge. Well equipped with a very comfortable interior. Great walks with the dog from the cottage including the beach during the winter months. The local pub only two minutes walk away was very handy for Sunday lunch.

A lovely cottage for a family holiday, a short walk to the beach to enjoy the stunning Jurassic coast or a beer at the Anchor Inn. No sea view but the French doors of the first floor open plan space open to let in the sound of the waves. Many thoughtful touches in the house that make it feel like a home away from home.

'Excellent location for both a walking and a beach holiday' - September 2020

'A lovely cottage for a family holiday, a short walk to the beach to enjoy the stunning Jurassic coast or a beer at the Anchor Inn. No sea view but the French doors of the first floor open plan space open to let in the sound of the waves. Many thoughtful touches in the house that make it feel like a home away from home' - August 2020

'Excellent location and really lovely decoration inside' - August 2020

'Property was lovely and well appointed. Loved it. Thanks for hamper and cooking basics as well as all the kids items. Very thoughtful.' - February 2020

'Beautiful property and great service.' - November 2019

'The house is in a great location, it worked for us as a family and the things we wanted to do. The beach is a great resource on the doorstep. The fairy lights in the bunk bed were appreciated. The selection of board games was good.' October 2019

'Fantastic property and location.' - July 2018

'Lovely home, tastefully decorated, filled with beautiful things in a stunning location. We were also spoilt with fantastic weather all week - blue skies every day. It felt like we were in the south of France. Loved the hamper and flowers which we found on arrival.' - July 2018

'We really loved our stay at The Beach House. The welcome basket was amazing and a lovely surprise on our arrival.' - April 2018

'This was beautiful - like a home from home. Very clean and tidy and a lovely welcome hamper. The children loved the toy corner, a great location and super comfy beds. We liked it all very much and nobody wanted to leave.' - April 2018

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