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Venn Orchard

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North Chideock, near Bridport, Dorset
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms4
Bathrooms2
Pets 3
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Description

Enjoy idyllic walks in this lovely valley with Bridport and Lyme Regis nearby. For rainy days, this property has a games room!

Unspoilt valley / 2 miles from coast


Nestling in an unspoilt valley between Bridport and Lyme Regis, 1 mile north of the small village of Chideock and 2 miles from the stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coastline. Venn Orchard is in a superb scenic countryside setting and yet is ideal for exploring the best of west Dorset. Situated on a working farm for sheep and horses, this single-storey cottage is dog friendly and in a great location for dog walking. it also has use of a games room with table tennis, pool table and table football.
The tranquil setting is ideal for country walking and within easy driving of scenic coastal walking, fishing, boating, golf and fossil hunting. All along the coast are many little seaside resorts to enjoy. In particular Westbay, scene of the TV series ‘Broadchurch’, and not to be missed the picturesque Lyme Regis where you can walk along the famous Cob. There are many family attractions for days out, such as Donkey World at Sidmouth, Forde Abbey and Gardens for a historic treat, Pecorama at Beer, and Abbotsbury Swannery and Tropical Gardens. On your return, enjoy a barbecue in the idyllic setting of Venn Farm. Beach 2 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Nestling in an unspoilt valley between Bridport and Lyme Regis, 1 mile north of the small village of Chideock and 2 miles from the stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coastline. These 2 cottages, Venn Orchard, (ref W41166), and Cuckoo Cottage, (ref UKC423), are in a superb scenic countryside setting and yet ideal for exploring the best of west Dorset. Situated on a working farm for sheep and horses, both cottages are single storey while Cuckoo Cottage has an adjoining barn. They are dog friendly in a great location for dog walking, and also both have use of a games room with table tennis, pool table and table football.
The tranquil setting is ideal for country walking and within easy driving of scenic coastal walking, fishing, boating, golf and fossil hunting. All along the coast are many little seaside resorts to enjoy. In particular Westbay, scene of the TV series ‘Broadchurch’, and not to be missed the picturesque Lyme Regis where you can walk along the famous Cob. There are many family attractions for days out, such as Donkey World at Sidmouth, Forde Abbey and Gardens for a historic treat, Pecorama at Beer, and Abbotsbury Swannery and Tropical Gardens. On your return, enjoy a barbecue in the idyllic setting of Venn Farm. Beach 2 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
Properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 14 guests.

All on ground floor:
Living room: With wood burner, satellite TV, DVD player with a selection of DVDs, CD player and wooden floor.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, rayburn cooker, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and French doors to patio.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With double bed.
Bedroom 4: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over spa bath, and toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Cot and highchair. Welcome pack. Shared games room with table tennis, pool table, dart board and table football. Lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and portable barbecue. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Bungalow
    Bungalow
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Games Room
    Games Room
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Pets – no charge
    Pets – no charge
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
    Working Farm
  • Green Scheme
    Green Scheme
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Celebration Houses
    Celebration Houses


Customer Comments

  • 10

    19/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 17/08/2018
    Really lovely cottage, great owners, would recommend highly to friends..


  • 8

    13/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 10/08/2018
    The bungalow is excellent for those holidaying with dogs - it is secure and there is plenty of space for them to run around. Dave and Jane were very welcoming.


  • 8

    29/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 27/07/2018
    A lovely peaceful setting, not far from the beach. Very dog and family friendly. We had hours of fun in the games room. The cottage is Very well equipped our only slight complaints would be that the dish washer did not work well and the TV was quite small, it did have sky though!


  • 8

    21/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 20/07/2018
    A good venue for large groups. We were 5 adults and 3 children. Plenty of space although with 8 people sitting round the table there was little room to move in the kitchen. We had small niggles with the washing machine and dishwasher and one of the toilets was difficult to flush. This was at the beginning of the holiday and nothing to do with our use of it. However the owners were very friendly and the children loved letting the chickens out and collecting the eggs. There was a superb games barn with a skittles alley which everyone loved and a nice child friendly garden. We were in easy reach of several beaches, some better than others for children and energetic walks! Not far to the nearest supermarket or pubs. All in all we had a very good holiday, young and old alike!


  • 10

    24/06/2018
    Confirmed guest, 22/06/2018
    Amazing place fantastic setting owners very hospitable lovely people all made very welcome and the dogs would recommend for all ages young and old fabulous holiday crab fishing with nets is a must off Lyme Regis harbour great fun


  • 8

    27/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 25/05/2018
    Nice location,owners very friendly and helpful,lovely cottage, dogs love large secure garden. Lambs sheep and chickens,, gave us a lot of enjoyment with their antics.


  • 3

    19/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 18/05/2018
    The hosts are very friendly and very nice. The cottage is very tired and needs some TLC. The dishwasher didn’t work properly. All it needed was a good clean. The setting is wonderful, I am sorry to say that because it could be really good especially for a family with children.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; We were very disappointed to have received such a low score as in the 10 years we have been letting the property we have always been congratulated on the facilities and cleanliness. The cottage was totally refurbished and decorated last year after a flood. All I can say in our defence is that we are geared up for dogs who have scratched the leather sofas and wooden doors in places. We like to make dogs feel very welcome and often have three. If you haven't got dogs and it rains all week (as it did for the 4 ladies who gave us this score) I can understand how the furnishings maybe didn't meet their standards and we apologise for this. We will be upgrading the sofas in the near future and the dish washer does work, it maybe just needed topping up with salt?

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8.3 out of 10 – based on 13 reviews collected by Reevoo
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