Garden Cottage

Located in Colyton, Devon

A beautifully converted Victorian coach house with exposed walls and a wood burner provides a rural retreat ready to explore the beauty of the spectacular Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 1


Situated close to the village of Colyford, perfectly positioned mid-way between Lyme Regis and Sidmouth. The nearby town of Seaton is a 2-mile drive and offers a beautiful beach and an array of cafés, shops and pubs. Being only a short distance from the Jurassic Coast, there is no shortage of stunning scenery and wonderful walks available, take a trip to the attractive cobbled streets of Lyme Regis (7 miles), where you can ramble through the galleries and visit the historic Cobb. Other places to visit nearby include the village of Beer (4 miles) with its caves and sheltered bay.

On entering this once Victorian coach house, you’re welcomed with beautiful features including exposed stone walls, slate tile flooring and a warming wood burner. The open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner means you can enjoy each other’s company throughout your stay together. The kitchen is equipped with an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, coffee machine and microwave, perfect for cooking up some local ingredients. There is a dining table with chairs to enjoy your evening meal or early morning breakfast. A warming wood burner is situated in the centre of the wall to provide you with all the warmth required as you listen to the crackle whilst getting comfy on the sofa. Also downstairs is a cloakroom/WC. Moving upstairs you’re welcomed by the queen-size bedroom with a built-in wardrobe, traditional chest of drawers and wall-hung TV. There is an en-suite bathroom with a shower over the bath and a heated towel rail.

Outside there is a bistro table and chairs to enjoy an evening stargazing with your favourite glass of tipple. Additional seating can also be found close to the stream. Whilst staying here you can meet and greet the owners’ flock of friendly Grey Face Dartmoor Sheep and explore Holyford Woods right from the doorstep which offers an abundance of wildlife and country walks. There is allocated off-road parking for one car.


Close to coast
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
On a Farm
Pet Friendly
Real Fire


Area Details


Colyton is a historic town 3 miles from Seaton and 6 miles from Axminster. The town has a convenience store and 3 pubs, The Gerard Pub dates back to 1506 and was rumoured to have been visited by Laurence of Arabia! The pub has a rear garden is dog friendly and serves traditional home-cooked food. Visit Axe Valley Wildlife Park in Axminister. Visit the Meerkats, Zebras, Chipmunks and much more and then unwind with a coffee while the kids play.

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