Elm Cottage

Located in Colyford
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2


New Property Listing for 2020

Elm Cottage is a charming and newly restored property, well equipped and full of character.  The restoration has been undertaken in such a way to retain many of the original features including an open fireplace with wood burner, exposed stone, timber and brickwork.  Set in the heart of the popular and picturesque village of Colyford,a perfect base for exploring the area.  There is an excellent Post Office stores and Butchers, superb cafe and bike shop and two good pubs just a short walking distance from the cottage along with further shops nearby in Seaton & Colyton. 

The whole of the Jurassic Coast (including Seaton, Beer and Sidmouth), now a World Heritage site, is within easy reach and the lovely West Dorset seaside town of Lyme Regis is only about 15 minutes away by car.  The popular Seaton Tramway, running along the Axe estuary, stops nearby offering a relaxing way to discover the local area.  For those that enjoy a culinary treat, celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage shop and restaurant is a short drive away in the East Devon market town of Axminster.  Walkers will be spoilt for choice with many wonderful inland footpaths nearby as well as the stunning South West Coast Path running along this section of the Jurassic Coast.


Entrance door
Kitchen Diner with electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, slimline dishwasher and dining table.
Lounge with sofa and armchair, 40inch Smart TV.
Ground floor bathroom with shower over bath, wash hand basin and W.C.
Bedroom 1 with 4ft 6inch double bed
En-suite shower, W.C. and washbasin.
Bedroom 2 with single 3ft bed.


Outside there is a small patio garden which is fully enclosed, with a table and seating for guests.


Private parking for one vehicle behind the cottage.


  • Included: Bed linen, towels, (guests must provide their own beach towels), Wi-Fi, electricity and heating. First basket of logs supplied. Travel cot and high chair available on request when booking, (Please bring your own cot linen).
  • Pets: Two well behaved dogs welcome in public areas of property only (not bedrooms). Pet Charge: £30.00 per pet per week.
  • Telephone: Mobile reception very good - 4G with some networks.
  • Local Facilities: Shops and pubs: 200m. Beach: Seaton 3 miles. Lyme Regis 7 miles
  • Other: No smoking/vaping inside property.
  • Electric cars: This property allows access to an outside electric point for electric car charging. Guests are asked to bring their own adapters.


Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine



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Area Details


Colyford is a small but picturesque village near the towns of Seaton and Axminster. It has a shop, cafe, post office and a pub offering home-cooked food and local ales. The peace and tranquillity of the village make this a great base to stay, whilst exploring the nearby bustling towns. Visit one of the West Country's best-loved tourist attractions, Pecorama. Set in 9 acres of stunning scenery, explore the many gardens and adventure playgrounds. Take a train ride on the Beer Heights light railway and see the model railway displays. After all this exploring, relax on the hillside with a picnic from the railway cafe. Visit Beer Quarry Caves, take a tour and learn about the ghost. Enjoy a day out at East Devon's hidden gem, Axe Valley Wildlife Park, you may even be lucky enough to spot the Arctic Fox. There are playgrounds for children to explore and areas to eat or picnic and soak up the atmosphere. Explore the cobbled streets of Seaton. Walk along the shingle beach and explore the boardwalks of Seatons own Nature Reserves at Seaton Wetlands.

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