This single-storey cottage is exceptional high quality, with plenty of  private parking, a terrace and extensive gardens.
The sitting/dining-room has French windows out onto a lovely terrace for al fresco dining.
Looking along the length of the wide hallway with the kitchen off to the left and the sitting/dining-room straight ahead.
This is the second double bedroom. Very spacious with plenty of fitted wardrobe space and an en suite bathroom.
The stone terrace has beautifully planted borders and French windows from the living-area, lead straight out onto it. You can see the corner of the owner's home next door - The Coach House is on a higher level and tucked behind it.
The Coach House is approached along this private road across the Axe Valley. There are footpaths along the river banks for you to enjoy with your dog.
This is the little harbour at Seaton - your closest beach. There is a delightful cafe on the quayside and a wide pebbled bay.
There is a wonderful wood-burning stove for out-of-season breaks - this is the most welcoming of cottages whatever the time of year.
Another view of the sitting/dining-room.
The circular dining-table extends if you wish.
In the opposite direction, looking down towards the two spacious en suite bedrooms.
There is a high quality fitted kitchen.
The kitchen is well-equipped and offers plenty of space.
Throughout the cottage you get glimpses of the gardens.
This bedroom has the option for twin beds or a  'zip and link' super-king double bed.
Another view of this lovely spacious bedroom with the en suite shower-room.
Both bedrooms have TVs for that little bit of extra luxury.
This is the en suite shower-room, with a lovely walk-in shower.
Another view of the en suite shower-room.
Oh so pretty, bedroom 2.
The en suite bathroom is bright and cheerful.
This bathroom has so much space.
This is the creatively decorated cloakroom.
The quality inside this property is exceptional.
The Coach House is embraced with beautiful flower borders and has its own beautiful gardens, set within the grounds of a country house. There are a couple of steps down to the front door and then one up.
There are beautiful gardens in a set of terraces, with seating to choose from to enjoy this most peaceful setting.
Another view of the stunningly planted gardens for The Coach House. Stone steps lead from one level to another - a delight to explore.
Also very nearby is the fishing village of Beer - well worth a visit. It is like stepping back in time, with fishing boats drawn up on the beach.
This is the river Axe. You cross the river to reach the Coach House and there are footpaths all along the banks.
A wider view of the fishing village of Beer. Seaton is to the far right of the photo - at the head of the Axe Valley - and just a few miles from The Coach House. This is an excellent stretch of the South West Coast Path.
The World Heritage Jurassic Coast is just a five mile drive away, stretching through east Devon and over the border at Lyme Regis into Dorset. Seaton, the nearest beach, is in the distance.
Lyme Regis, such a wonderful iconic town, is a very short drive from The Coach House. Whatever the time of year this is a great place to visit.
Sidmouth is one of the many delightful coastal towns in east Devon. This pebbled beach has plenty of sand at low tide.

The Coach House

4376

5.4 miles NW of Lyme Regis / Sleeps 4 (no children under 16)

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The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

Welcome to this traditional pub where you and your dog will be made most welcome. Food is freshly cooked to order and homemade.

Nearest beach

Lyme Regis is graced with a number of lovely beaches. A mixture of sand and pebble beaches, Church Beach and Cobb Beach are the most central and are easily accessible from the town. Most are lifeguarded in the summer, although dog restrictions vary. Pick your favourite beach or hop from one to another, Lyme Regis' historic town and enchanting scenery are perfect for clearing the mind and lifting the spirits.

Nearest walk

From Trinity Hill Road the car park is on your left after about 1km. From there explore this beautiful reserve of lowland heath and views across the Axe Valley. See further details on the eastdevon.gov.uk website.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

September 2022

Nature Reserve.

We visited this place on a wet and windy day but still a beautiful place to walk. Good well kept tracks to walk along and good parking- and free! What’s not to like?

Nearest town

Rated 3 out of 5 stars

This Devon market town sits on a hill overlooking the River Axe. The town has a history of carpet making and gave its name to a type of carpet, still made here today, that is now manufactured all over the world. Today, the area is also known for being home to TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage Stores and Canteen.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars

January 2010

Small East Devon market town

Still the home of Axminster carpets produced with local wool. (There is a re-created weaver's garden in the Arts Cafe couryard where you may also see the old town police cells). The fine minster church holds free lunchtime concerts on market days in Summer. Buy your home made produce at the indoor market and lunch at River Cottage canteen in the square. Enjoy a range of speciality shops and a small museum.

Also nearby

A truly beautiful 10 acre garden with unusual plants and stunning views. You will also find a tearoom, gift shop and nursery here.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2022

A lovely walk.

This is a lovely place to visit whether you choose to pay and walk around the grounds, as we have done, or just have something to eat and browse the garden centre. The food is excellent and walks peaceful. We have never been without coming away with some plants for our garden.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2022

Burrow Farm Gardens

An unusual family designed garden in a stunning setting. The tea room served excellent food and was good value. Nursery had a good selection of well tended plants.
Staff were friendly and helpful making it a perfect place to visit


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

October 2020

Lovely garden

Pretty garden for an afternoon meander. Good tearoom and plant nursery.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2012

A gardeners paradise

A 10 acre garden which has been lovingly created by the family of an ex-dairy farmer. The garden has lots of interest, including the Millenium garden styled around a beautiful trickling stream and a large woodland garden including some of the biggest giant rhubarb we've ever seen. There is a great little tea room serving hard earned tea and cake after you've explored the gardens. There is a nursery selling plants reared at the gardens and other garden essentials. Everything we've bought from them has thrived, so they clearly take great care in what they produce. There is a large landscaping business run by their son attached to the gardens, with further stocks of shrubs and trees to explore.

A lovely story of community effort to raise the funds for a local swimming pool. An indoor activity for rainy days with the new inflatable monster island and slide, there is also a hydrotherapy pool.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

A traditional country pub offering a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Food is locally sourced and Sunday lunch is very popular. In summer, dine alfresco and enjoy the views from the raised terrace and beer garden.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

April 2023

Lunch

A fascinating pub tucked away in the countryside with the best food I have tasted in ages.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

October 2021

Amazing Sunday Roast

We came here for Sunday lunch which was the best roast I’ve had in a while! Great portion, good quality meat and a lovely selection of vegetables. Staff were really friendly from the start when we booked over the phone until it was sadly time to leave.

A dog friendly pub In the middle of no where but well worth the drive. Would highly recommend.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

October 2021

Amazing Sunday Roast

We came here for Sunday lunch which was the best roast I’ve had in a while! Great portion, good quality meat and a lovely selection of vegetables. Staff were really friendly from the start when we booked over the phone until it was sadly time to leave.

A dog friendly pub In the middle of no where but well worth the drive. Would highly recommend.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

November 2013

The Cotley Inn

Fabulous Sunday lunch, also good mid week menu. Food is locally sourced where possible, but this is very popular place to eat so best to book, for Sunday lunch you would definitely need to. Nice staff and atmosphere too.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Awash with history, Lyme Regis is an integral part of Dorset’s famous Jurassic Coast; guided fossil hunting tours are a popular way to discover the rich geological history of the area. Literary history is equally important to Lyme Regis; the unique harbour, known as ‘The Cobb’ was immortalised by John Fowles in his novel ‘The French Lieutenant’s Woman’ and Thomas Hardy set many of his novels in the area.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2022

Lyme Regis

Well worth a visit to one of our favourite places in Dorset. Lovely independent shops and always walk around the Cob. The high street is a must and plenty of parking.
If you take your dog visit the Pug and Puffin for many doggy things.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

August 2019

Lyme regis

10 mins away, £2 to park all day, AMAZING! Beautiful town, lovely shops great sea front, and not too busy, highly recommend.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2015

Great memories here! Would love to go back soon


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

August 2012

Excellent parking very difficult in good weather but park and ride regular and drops off in good position. Beach very crowded and deckchairs etc. in short supply.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

August 2012

This is a really brilliant bustling seaside town. The thing to be aware of before making the trip is that summertime parking is a challenge. We combat this by getting there early or late. Early means before about tenish, and you're guaranteed easy parking. A late visit for fish and chips on the beach watching the sun go down is brilliant too. The town has great shops to browse, and a huge range of pubs, restaurants and other eateries. There's always something going on, with Lifeboat week in late July being a particularly good event, with a Red Arrows fly by ending the week in style. There's a sandy section for the kids near the cob, but otherwise pebbly. Beach huts line the far end of the beach. You can walk to Charmouth from Lyme Regis and enjoy the amazing fossil hunting along the way.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

July 2012

Lyme Regis

Okay but not a lot to do there, we walked out on the Cobb which was a little disappointing and wandered around the town.We were going to eat in the Hix restaurant but after searching reviews we decided to give it a miss, the service seemed hit and miss and had some less than complimentary reviews about poor service, quality of food, service charges etc. Seems you might just be paying for a name here rather than service. We do not mind paying for quality food but will not dine at a place that charges and does not back up its costs.There is a cheese shop down one of the side streets (The Town Mill) that has a great variety of cheeses but beware you are not allowed to touch them (even the wrapped & priced ones) you have to stand there looking only and then ask for everything you want to buy!


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

January 2010

Dorset seaside town

A sandy beach - rare on this stretch of coast - and if not beach weather always something interesting to do and see. Fossil hunting, mackerel fishing and other boat trips, walking in the French Lieutenant's Woman's steps on the cobb, regular events like the jazz festival, town band performances , excellent range of eating places...


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

February 2009

Old fashioned sea-side charm

Lyme is the most beautiful place to visit, whether it is sunny or pouring down with rain. Last time we visited it was a damp cold day in October, but the town still shone. Ideal for families as you can choose from pebble or sandy bits of beach. The cobb is great for grandparents who wish to reminisce about the French Lieutenant's Woman. For those with twenty thousand pounds to spare, you might be able to snap up the odd beach hut! For mums and daughters and anyone else who likes pottering, the shops in the town are delightful with delis, independent bookstores, Joules and White Stuff clothing and quirky giftshops.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

July 2008

Fond memories.....

..... of camping in a field on school trips. Mini-bus trips in the rain to the beach then the rush to the fudge shop for the best flavours!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

A typical English village pub with black beams and brass ornaments on the wall. It serves locally brewed ales and reasonably priced food, including a good ol' roast on a Sunday. The front courtyard features a boules piste and Axe Valley views, and the beer garden out back is enclosed to keep the dogs and children contained.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

September 2023

Sunday Lunch

Great Sunday Lunch. Beef was perfect price fair friendly staff
Excellent value.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

October 2022

Great pub

Just a few minutes up the road, a really friendly pub and very good food

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