Corncockles Cottage, Axminster

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Most charming cottage, semi-detached, situated in a pretty select quaint development, Weycroft, on the site of a former mill alongside the River Axe, on the edge of the popular market town of Axminster, near Lyme Regis.

Sleeps: 6

Bedrooms: 3

Pets: No pets allowed


Weeks from: £545 PW

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Most charming cottage, semi-detached, situated in a pretty select, quaint development, Weycroft, on the site of a former mill alongside the River Axe on the edge of the popular market town of Axminster, near Lyme Regis.


Attractively furnished with care and attention.

Ground floor with flagstone floors.

Hall. Lounge with impressive stone fireplace with French log burner, dining/games table and chairs for 4 persons, French doors lead to enclosed patio area with table and chairs, chiminea. Well-fitted and equipped spacious Kitchen/diner with dining table and chairs for 6 persons. Cloakroom: WC, basin, heated towel rail, washer/dryer.

Stairs from Hall to First floor:

Large Bedroom 1: King, with dual aspect, beamed ceiling, TV, DVD, dressing room, en-suite Bathroom: Corner Jacuzzi Bath, over-bath shower, basin, WC, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2: Twin.

Bedroom 3: Bunk beds, adult size.

Family Bathroom: Corner Bath, over-bath shower, basin, WC, heated towel rail.


  • Bed linen and towels inclusive.
  • Electricity/gas/central heating inclusive.
  • Electric oven and hob.
  • Microwave.
  • Fridge/freezer.
  • Dishwasher.
  • Washer/dryer.
  • Cafetiere.
  • Hair dryers x 2.
  • Free standing portable floor fan.
  • Iron and ironing board.
  • Drying rack.
  • Travel cot.
  • High chair.
  • Stair-gate.
  • Step stools x 2.
  • Children’s games.
  • Chiminea.
  • BBQ.
  • Telephone for incoming and emergency calls.
  • TVs x 2. DVDs x 2.
  • Radio accessed from the TV and played through the CD receiver.
  • Free wi-fi.

Outdoor Facilities:

Enclosed patio leading from the lounge French doors. To access Corncockles Cottage lawn garden area with stream, (care with young children), picnic table and green shed, walk around the gravelled communal private road, right next to the parking area, a couple of minute’s walk.

Parking for 2 large cars on large hard standing area by garden area and stream, sign on the large tree ‘Corncockles parking’, a 2-minute walk away.

Additional information:

Friday changeover. Arrival from 3pm. Departure by 10am.  Regret no pets. No smoking inside Corncockles Cottage. Logs can be purchased from local farmer close-by. Care to be taken with young children – stream by garden.  Access information available on request.

Short breaks available out of season, excluding school holidays.

Location and Area:

Corncockles is situated on the edge of the popular market town of Axminster, near Lyme Regis. The town centre is just a 5-minute drive with the famous Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstalls ‘River Cottage Canteen and Deli’. Browse the individual interesting specialist shops, weekly street market and indoor Flamingo swimming pool. Just over a 5-minute drive to Park Farm River Cottage HQ, where cookery courses and evening events are held.

Excellent holiday situation, only a 10-minute drive to the charming seaside town of Lyme Regis, with famous Cobb, local shops, restaurants (fish a specialty) cinema and all amenities. Relax in Lyme’s beautifully landscaped Langmoor Gardens with outstanding views of Lyme Bay. Nearby you can visit the working town mill and sample delicious delights from the bakery then work it off on a climb up Golden Cap, the highest point of the Jurassic Coast.

Steeped in history, Lyme Regis is known as ‘The Pearl of Dorset’ set on the Jurassic Coast and offers a variety of activities – fossil hunting, fishing trips, a cliff top golf course, coastal walks along the Undercliff Nature Reserve to Seaton then in the opposite direction to Charmouth with a Heritage Coast Centre.

A 15-minute drive to the coastal town of Seaton with Seaton Jurassic Centre and the pretty fishing village of Beer, all with outstanding cliff top walks along the South West Coast path, also many riverside walks along the nearby Axe Valley.

An excellent base to explore Dorset, Devon and Somerset. Offering country lifestyle holidays near the coast. Many walks on your doorsteps.

THINGS TO DO IN AXMINSTER: Axe Valley Wildlife Park. River Cottage. Millers Farm Shop. The Lyme Bay Winery. Loughwood Meeting House. Trinity Hill Local Nature Reserve. Axminster Heritage Centre. Axminster Museum.



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4th Jan - 4th Apr 2019
Low Season
£545 pw
5th Apr - 25th Apr 2019
Easter Holidays
£635 pw
26th Apr - 23rd May 2019
Low Season
£545 pw
24th May 2019
May Half Term
£785 pw
31st May 2019
£635 pw
7th Jun - 18th Jul 2019
£735 pw
19th Jul - 22nd Aug 2019
Summer Holidays
£995 pw
23rd Aug 2019
£895 pw
30th Aug - 19th Sep 2019
£735 pw
20th Sep 2019
£635 pw
27th Sep - 17th Oct 2019
Low Season
£545 pw
18th Oct - 31st Oct 2019
October Half Term
£635 pw
1st Nov - 19th Dec 2019
Low Season
£545 pw
20th Dec 19 - 2nd Jan 2020
Christmas/New Year
£995 pw
We had a lovely week in your beautiful cottage. We love the lounge and the large master bedroom! We were perfectly situated to visit family in Chard and the beach at Lyme Regis. August 2018
Very beautiful cottage! Cosy and very well equipped. We would absolutely recommend it to others. July/August 2018
Everything was great, very clean and in excellent condition. Great location of the holiday home with good connections to Axminster, Lyme Regis and Seatown. Also, one is uncomplicated and fast on the highway and Expressway. June 2018
We have enjoyed staying in your elegantly furnished, well equipped and comfortable home. We enjoyed visits to Lyme Regis and Charmouth for fossil hunting, Dorchester and the museum, Bridport, Burton Bradstock, Abbotsbury and last but not least, the tram ride from Seaton to Colyton. We had a delicious Easter day lunch at River Cottage. April 2018
Excellent rental. We stayed there in the very wet Easter of 2018. Family of four, two kids ages 8 and 4 and two Grandparents. Ample space for 6. The cottage was warm and cosy and incredibly well equipped, including board games and tablets for dishwasher. Great base to explore the Jurassic Coast, good links to Exeter and Devon. Would return and would highly recommend cottage for all ages but remembering one bedroom has bunk beds. Jacuzzi bath a bonus. Thank you. March 2018


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Deposit – 25% of total cost of holiday.
Balance – Due 6 weeks before the start of the holiday.
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