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THE RETREAT, private HOT TUB, rural oasis, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr sea Lyme Regis

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Retreat with own private cedar, mood lighting, Hot Tub
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The Cobb and Harbour at nearby Lyme Regis
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
1 night minimum
Cottage
Trip Advisors Travellers Choice Reopening 1st April 2021 subject to Government instructions. If you live in Tiers 3,4,& 5 due to Covid Government restrictions you may not travel here. * WE HAVE THE 'RELAXED' TRIP ADVISOR CANCELLATION POLICY * Cancel up to 2 weeks before arrival for a full refund less Trip Advisor fees. * This is a quiet site for relaxation. Adults only, no pets. * The Retreat Cottage, detached, own hot tub, garden. * Award Winning, quality furnishings, brass bed, sleeps 2 adults, * PRIVATE OWN HOT TUB with pagoda roof, mood lighting. * Visit England Covid Cleaning Accreditation 'Good to Go' * Safe Clean and Legal’ inspected Accreditation from Quality in Tourism * 5* Environmental Health Inspected Council rating (includes Hot Tubs) * BS EN 1276 standard sanitisers used ...Trip Advisors Travellers Choice Reopening 1st April 2021 subject to Government instructions. If you live in Tiers 3,4,& 5 due to Covid Government restrictions you may not travel here. * WE HAVE THE 'RELAXED' TRIP ADVISOR CANCELLATION POLICY * Cancel up to 2 weeks before arrival for a full refund less Trip Advisor fees. * This is a quiet site for relaxation. Adults only, no pets. * The Retreat Cottage, detached, own hot tub, garden. * Award Winning, quality furnishings, brass bed, sleeps 2 adults, * PRIVATE OWN HOT TUB with pagoda roof, mood lighting. * Visit England Covid Cleaning Accreditation 'Good to Go' * Safe Clean and Legal’ inspected Accreditation from Quality in Tourism * 5* Environmental Health Inspected Council rating (includes Hot Tubs) * BS EN 1276 standard sanitisers used by cleaners prior to arrival * EV Type 2 Car Charger * Refreshments on arrival, bed made, all linen, towels provided * Short Breaks year round * Ideal for romantic breaks, mini moons & honeymoons * Close to sea at Lyme Regis - 5 mins drive * Close to River Cottage HQ Cookery & Events * On The World Heritage Jurassic Coast * Walking distance to local pub & bus stop * Complimentary fast Wi Fi, SMART 43' TV/DVD * In Trip Advisor’s TOP TEN Holiday Rentals in Dorset 2021 OUTSIDE * Own Private Hot Tub with interior mood lighting * Set at constant 38c perfect in any weather * Pagoda roof shelter over hot tub for rain or shine * Enclosed private garden & terrace * Garden furniture, summer loungers, sensor lighting * Ample well lit safe private parking * Electric car charger type 2 * Use of our 2 acres of organic natural meadow for walking/picnics. * Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty INSIDE *1 bedroom fully equipped ground floor garden cottage * Many appliances & conveniences, recently redecorated throughout SITTING ROOM - OPEN PLAN TO KITCHEN/DINER * 43' SMART DVD/TV, DVDs, Roberts Radio * Cards, board games * Leather recliner sofa, flame effect wall fire * Snuggle blankets, cool fan KITCHEN DINER * Every appliance & fully equipped with all utensils * Dish washer, washer drier, microwave, cooker, fridge freezer * Wine cooler - fits 21 bottles * Coffee machine with pod selection * Useful items i.e. loo rolls, kitchen roll, foil, herbs, cooking & olive oil * Eco washing up liquid, dish washer tabs & laundry liquid * Picnic cool box, ice blocks, blanket, picnic utensils * Breakfast bar BEDROOM * King size brass bed * All linen, 2 robes, slippers, towels * Hot Tub towels, slippers, torch * Iron & board, laundry basket, clothes horse, * Hair drier, tong pad, TV * Torch & High Viz jacket for walk to pub * Umbrella, spare blanket & sheet, cool air fan BATHROOM * Rainfall shower * Electric towel rail, underfloor bathroom heating * Eco Toiletries, towels, 2 loo rolls YOUR HOST * Joy, a true local & font of local knowledge available 24/7 * Award Winning USEFUL INFORMATION * CONSIDER HOLIDAY INSURANCE * Hot tubs are great to use at any time of year, ready for use set at 38c * Acorns Apart with Hot Tub also listed on Trip Advisor * Delivery of online shopping for after your arrival, let us know. * Spare swim wear available if you forget yours * All relative H&S, Fire Safety, Hot Tub HSE criteria, EH Hygiene Certificate, PAT Tested Electrical safety adhered to. * Fire extinguishers, blanket, smoke, heat, carbon monoxide alarms * Correct Insurance in place for guests' peace of mind * I am a professional business of some 21 years standing with numerous professional hospitality Awards. Book with me with confidence. Milk, tea & biscuits on arrival. Regret no pets or children Directions and Key information will be in your Trip Advisor Account Portal after you have made your booking. CONSIDER HOLIDAY INSURANCE See our other property listed here on Trip Advisor - Acorns Garden Apartment with own hot tub. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Please FAKE SPRAY TAN users may not use hot tub Please remove make up & lotions before using Hot Tub. Please respect Hot Tub hours are from 8am - 11pm. Please read the Hot Tub safe use information at property. Please only the two adults named on booking form may use facilities. ARRIVALS welcomed 3pm - 9pm. Departure by 10am. Please leave tidy with washing up done and put away. Regret cannot offer earlier arrives due to Hot Tub & deep cleaning.
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Reviewed 1 November 2020

We really loved our stay at Hedgehog Retreat and found it the perfect location for exploring Lyme Regis and the surrounding area. The cottage was spotlessly clean and really well equipped with everything you could need. It was actually bigger than we thought from the...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank Chassa12
Questfor, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private HOT TUB, rural oasis, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr sea Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2020

I’m delighted our guests enjoyed their visit and the hot tub at The Retreat. Such warm words are very much appreciated as we go into a second lockdown that has affected those of us in hospitality so much. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 October 2020

Great place with everything you could ever need, facilities amazing including a lovely shower and very comfy bed. Hot tub to relax in after a day of exploring the Jurassic coast. Couldn’t have wished for a better host. Would definitely visit again.

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Sue T
Questfor, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private HOT TUB, rural oasis, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr sea Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2020

Thank you indeed for such lovely lines and for taking the time to write a review. I’m so glad you were comfortable here. Thank you for staying! Joy

Reviewed 28 September 2020

Me and my partner stayed at The Retreat with hot tub at Hedgehog corner and I can’t give enough praise to how beautiful, well kept and clean it was. Bed was comfortable and large, everything is provided, so much more than I’ve had anywhere else....More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank X467MHnatalieb
Questfor, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private HOT TUB, rural oasis, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr sea Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

Wow! Thank you so much for such lovely lines. I’m thrilled you found everything clean and you appreciate the Covid measures I have in place. Yes, the local farm shop Millers, just a mile up the road, has a fantastic range of locally sourced and...More

Reviewed 14 September 2020

This was our 3rd visit to the Retreat and every bit as enjoyable as our first. The standard and quality of the furnishings is very high and the place was spotlessly clean as always. Like another reviewer said, the pillows and duvet are so so...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank daveandjulia007
Questfor, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private HOT TUB, rural oasis, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr sea Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2020

Wow, thank you for such a fabulous review! I’m delighted you appreciated the sanitisers provided in this time of Covid. I look forward to another visit from you! A pleasure to have you stay. Joy

Reviewed 22 August 2020 via mobile

Stayed at the retreat which was immaculate. Hot tub was a great extra which we made full use of. This may sound odd but the duvet and the pillows were the most snuggly I’ve ever slept in. So nice when on one morning it was...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Lindsey0501
Questfor, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private HOT TUB, rural oasis, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr sea Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and found the pillows comfy. Thank you for your kind words it was a pleasure to have you visit. Joy

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Reviewed 14 August 2020

I have just spent a week in "The Retreat" with my husband and it has been a delightful experience. Although it is so close to Lyme Regis and other beautiful places along the West Dorset coastline, once you turn into the driveway and let yourself...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Questfor, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private HOT TUB, rural oasis, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr sea Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2020

How extremely kind of you to not only be charming guests and leave the property so tidy on departure but to leave such lovely lines. I’m particularly pleased that you appreciated our Covid safety measures and felt safe during your stay. Many thanks indeed and...More

Reviewed 5 August 2020

We had a relaxing few days in the lovely Hedgehog Corner Retreat. Quiet secluded cottage and private garden with a great hot tub, where we relaxed every evening with a glass or two of fizz! Thanks to Joy and Gareth for making us feel very...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank MikeE1629
Questfor, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private HOT TUB, rural oasis, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr sea Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2020

Delighted our guests enjoyed their visit. It was a pleasure to have you stay and I’m so glad you had a relaxing peaceful break. We appreciate it when guests leave the property tidy, thank you. Joy

Reviewed 1 August 2020

Yet again another great stay. We love being at this lovely little retreat. Set in its own walled garden so very private and pretty. If you are lucky you will see all different animals wandering around. It has a private car parking space. Hot tub...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank lucky999
Questfor, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private HOT TUB, rural oasis, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr sea Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2020

Delighted to welcome our guests for a return visit! It’s been fantastic the number of return visitors this summer to our spot here on The World Heritage Jurassic Coast near the sea at Lyme Regis. Hope to see your friendly faces again! *future guests may...More

Reviewed 28 July 2020

We had a lovely 3 night stay at Joy's place. Very clean, brilliant location and Joy provided us with everything we needed before our trip and during. Very well equipped holiday home. Well worth a stay if you're looking for a quiet weekend to unwind....More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank 247shaun
Questfor, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private HOT TUB, rural oasis, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr sea Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2020

Delighted our guests enjoyed their stay. The Retreat’s own private hot tub use is as advertised from 8am till 11pm. This is a quiet relaxing location as our guests enjoyed and not suitable for partying. The Retreat is a detached cottage set in its own...More

Reviewed 21 July 2020

Returned again for a 3 night stay And everything was as fabulous as ever. Extremely clean accommodation, with plenty of sanitising equipment, It felt very safe. The kitchen is fully equipped and you arrive to milk, bubbly and chocolates plus lots of little extras. The...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank vickygurney
Questfor, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private HOT TUB, rural oasis, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr sea Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2020

How fantastic to read such a fabulous review on welcoming some of our first guests back again after lockdown. Being return visitors on a second visit it is especially nice for me to welcome you back. I’m glad our returning guests enjoyed the private detached...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
On our doorstep is the sea side town of Lyme Regis is famous for fossil hunting. Experts take out fossil hunting walks from Lyme Regis and nearby Charmouth. Pretty beach huts on the historic Monmouth Beach at Lyme and an area of sandy beach by the historic Cobb. You can while away the hours in the old town of Lyme with its Mill and enchanting back streets full of fascinating shops including the Micro Brewery a to the art Galleries. Lyme Regis is the perfect place for a family holiday. 3 minutes drive away and TV chef Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's River Cottage for meals and events is just 3 minutes drive. At nearby Burton Bradstock a glorious beach with well known The Hive Beach Cafe.Lots to see and do for children several nearby seaside towns, the Dinosaur Museum, Beer Caves, Peco...
Getting around
Walking: Maps with walking information for the Jurassic Coast and South West Coastal Path and information on local area provided at property Bus: The Jurassic Coaster the X51 & X53: from local train station at Axminster, stops at end of our road at the local pub. 3 minutes to walk to local bus stop with buses twice an hour to local seaside resort of Lyme Regis (10 mins on bus). Car: Local town maps of Lyme Regis & Axminster at the property detailing car parks. Train station 5 minutes driive to Axminster links to city of Exeter (40 minutes on train) London 2.45 hours away. Bus at station, Book taxi: Terry’s Taxi Uplyme, Matt’s Cabs Lyme Regis, Axminster Taxis. Planes: Exeter Airport is 45 minutes drive.
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