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THE RETREAT, private Hot Tub, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr River Cottage & Lyme Regis

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
Minimum stay varies
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* The Retreat Cottage, detached, quiet, private setting * Quality furnishings, brass bed, sleeps 2 adults, * PRIVATE HOT TUB with multi mood lighting for your use only * 2019 'Safe Clean and Legal' accreditation from Quality in Tourism * Refreshments on arrival * 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 * Close to Hix Restaurant in Lyme Regis * On The World Heritage Jurassic Coast * Walking distance to local pub & bus stop * Complimentary fast Wi Fi, SMART 43' TV/DVD OUTSIDE * Own Private Hot Tub with interior mood lighting * Set at constant 38c perfect in any weather * Large Cantilever 2.7m x 2.7m umbrella for hot tub for rain or shine * Enclosed private garden & ...* The Retreat Cottage, detached, quiet, private setting * Quality furnishings, brass bed, sleeps 2 adults, * PRIVATE HOT TUB with multi mood lighting for your use only * 2019 'Safe Clean and Legal' accreditation from Quality in Tourism * Refreshments on arrival * 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 * Close to Hix Restaurant in Lyme Regis * On The World Heritage Jurassic Coast * Walking distance to local pub & bus stop * Complimentary fast Wi Fi, SMART 43' TV/DVD OUTSIDE * Own Private Hot Tub with interior mood lighting * Set at constant 38c perfect in any weather * Large Cantilever 2.7m x 2.7m umbrella for 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 * Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty INSIDE *1 bedroom fully equipped ground floor garden cottage * Every appliance & convenience thought of for you SITTING ROOM - OPEN PLAN TO KITCHEN/DINER * 43' SMART DVD/TV, DVDs, Roberts Radio * Cards, board games, books, maps * Leather recliner sofa, flame effect wall fire * Snuggle blanket, cool fan KITCHEN DINER * Every appliance & fully equipped with all utensils * Dish washer,washer drier, microwave, cooker, fridge freezer * 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 with padded stools BEDROOM * King size brass bed, TV, alarm clock radio * All linen, 2 robes, slippers, towels * Hot Tub towels, slippers, torch * Iron & board, laundry basket, clothes horse, * Hair drier, tong pad, * 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 * Multi Award Winning USEFUL INFORMATION * Hot tubs are great to use at any time of year, set at 38c * See our similar property Acorns Garden Apartment on this listing * Guest 10% discount pass at property for River Cottage Canteen * Guest 10% discount pass at property for Hix Fish House * Delivery from local curry & pizza restaurants available * Delivery of flowers and champagne from licenced florist available * Delivery of gourmet crab hampers & champagne available * Delivery of online shopping for after your arrival available * Spare swim wear available if you forget yours * All relative H&S, Fire Safety, Hot Tub HSE criteria, Food 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 20 years standing with numerous professional hospitality Awards. Book with me with confidence. Milk, tea & biscuits on arrival. Regret no pets or children *please note any food & drink in photographs is purely for advertorial purposesMore
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About the Owner
Joy R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2010
Interaction with guests
The property key safe box code for access and directions which you must bring with you prior to arrival are made available to you on this site prior to arrival. I am Joy your host: invariably present to meet, greet and show you the property and how the Hot Tub works and share my wealth of local information with you. Milk, tea & biscuits on arrival. Please note: Please remove any fake tan or spray tan before arrival as it spoils the water and stains the Hot Tub. I am available 24/7 and always at the end of my mobile. Regret no pets. Adult only. *please note if reading historic reviews there is no longer a breakfast basket - which is reflected in the reduced tariff for new bookings made since 1st May 2018.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This really was the perfect getaway. Great location, only 5 minute drive to Lyme Regis beach and only a short walk (few mins) to a pub with a garden. The cottage is lovely, and Joy really did think of every minor detail incl. flip flops...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank KerLouBet
Go58989838981, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private Hot Tub, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr River Cottage & Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

And I can't wait for you both to return! I'm glad the useful labels on appliances helped as I once stayed in Venice and never managed to get the cooker to work all week!!! Thank you for leaving the property so tidy and being such...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our couple of nights away, felt like a real holiday even though we were less than an hour from home. We’d recommend The Retreat to everyone, thank you!

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank V-Jaye B
Go58989838981, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private Hot Tub, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr River Cottage & Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

And thank you for your lovely lines! They say a change of scenery is as good as a rest! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. See you again one day! Joy

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed three nights. Every thing thought of in lodge. superb hot tub. Wonderfully relaxing holiday. Will return.

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank andrea h
Go58989838981, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private Hot Tub, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr River Cottage & Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. Delighted you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for staying, leaving the property tidy and I hope you visit again! Joy

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights at the retreat mid June. Warm and friendly welcome from Joy on arrival who explained all we needed to know about the cottage, kitchen facilities, how to work the hot tub etc. Everywhere was spotless and the furnishings and decoration were fab....More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank emilykmills
Go58989838981, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private Hot Tub, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr River Cottage & Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm delighted our guests enjoyed their stay and found the huge, really huge cantilever parasol useful when it showered. Thank you for your kind words, leaving the property tidy and I hope you visit again! Joy

Reviewed 15 April 2019

Lovely retreat for two in an excellent location, less than 10 minutes from delightful Lyme Regis. The Retreat has everything you need and more - the attention to detail is fabulous. We particularly enjoyed the amazing hot tub, what a luxury! It was especially welcome...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank pembertonshereford
Go58989838981, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private Hot Tub, WiFi, SHORT BREAKS, Nr River Cottage & Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2019

Delighted your special anniversary celebration went so well. Thank you for your kind words. Joy

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Hot Tub
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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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. The area is a foodies paradise with Mark Hix's Fish House also in Lyme Regis and just 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 a...
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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