Lyme Cottage, Colyford

4star Visit england rating

Pretty, delightful traditional stone and thatched Grade II listed character cottage, situated near the River Coly.

Sleeps: 5

Bedrooms: 3

Pets: Pets allowed

Weeks from: £470 PW

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Pretty, delightful traditional stone and thatched Grade II listed, character cottage, middle position of a small row of three between the popular coastal towns of Sidmouth and Lyme Regis.  Situated near the River Coly in the heart of the village of Colyford on a holiday route linking East Devon to West Dorset.


Completely renovated and refurbished to an excellent standard. Full of charm and character. Cosy and bijoux. Many period features with exposed beams, decorative wall panelling and striking parquet flooring.

Entrance into Dining hall.

Four steps to Lounge with dining area and large feature stone inglenook fireplace, (logs supplied in winter), window seat.

Light and airy fitted Kitchen with table and chairs, door to rear garden.

Snug/Bedroom 3: Single, views to the garden.

Quirky cottage style staircase.


Bedroom 1: Double, fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom 2: Twin, fitted wardrobe, views over garden.

Bath/Shower room: Bath, shower cubicle, basin, WC.


  • Bed linen inclusive.
  • Towels, please bring your own or hire £12 per set (one bath + one hand towel).
  • Electricity/gas/central heating inclusive.
  • Electric oven and hob.
  • Microwave.
  • Dishwasher.
  • Fridge with 4* ice box.
  • Washing machine.
  • Iron and ironing board.
  • Drying rack
  • Washing line.
  • Hairdryer.
  • TV. DVD.
  • Radio with CD player and ipod dock.
  • Free wi-fi.

Outdoor Facilities:

Parking: Allocated parking space for one medium car at rear of property.

Gardens: Rustic steps lead down from the parking space to the property through enclosed large rear garden, lawn, wild flower area and paved terraces with local flagstone, views to the river bank. Whilst Lyme cottage does not have formal gardens, its ample grounds lie to the rear. From the kitchen door, three levels of old stone terracing catch the sun and provide ideal places for alfresco dining with garden furniture or sunbathing. Further set of steps then lead up to two large grassy areas, amidst trees, perfect for games, as well as a small decked area looking across toward the River Coly.

The cottage can also be accessed from the road through a fully enclosed stone walled and gated front garden to the thatched entranced porch.

Additional Information:

Saturday changeover. Arrival from: 2pm. Departure by 10am. Pets welcome, a fixed charge of £25 pw or part week per pet. Non smokers only.

Care to be taken some low ceilings and doorways. Care with young children in the terraced gardens.

Access information available on request.

Short Breaks: These are available between October and March excluding school and Bank Holidays.

Location and Area:

Excellent PO/general stores/butcher, 2 inns, restaurants, local Nature Reserve, all a few minutes walk away in the village.

Excellent riverside walk to Colyton on the doorstep. The famous tramway with a stop at Colyford runs along the stunning Axe Valley to Seaton in one direction and Colyton in the other.

The popular small seaside town of Seaton with superb beach, Esplanade, Harbour, shops, two supermarkets, cafes, restaurants, golf course and cliff top walks on this Jurassic Coast, a mile away. The coastal town of Lyme Regis is an easy 15-minute drive over the Devon border into Dorset, offering a wide variety of activities – fossil hunting, fishing trips and coastal walks including the Undercliff Nature Reserve to Seaton.

A 10-minute drive to the small coastal resorts of Beer and Branscombe.


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27th Apr - 23th May 2019
Low Season
£470 pw
W/c 24th/25th May 2019
May Half Term
£635 pw
1st Jun 2019
£550 pw
8th Jun - 19th Jul 2019
£635 pw
20th Jul - 23rd Aug 2019
Summer Holiday
£850 pw
24th Aug 2019
August Bank Holiday
£750 pw
31st Aug 2019
£635 pw
21st Sep 2019
£550 pw
28th Sep - 18th Oct 2019
Low Season
£470 pw
19th Oct - 1st Nov 2019
October Half Term
£550 pw
2nd Nov - 20th Dec 2019
Low Season
£470 pw
21st Dec 19 - 3rd Jan 2020
Christmas/New Year
£750 pw
We had a very nice stay in this lovely cottage with it’s wonderful garden! August 2018
Lovely cottage and gardens which provided a great location to do all that we wanted to do in the area. August 2018
A very comfortable cottage with secluded garden, which was great for the dog. Look forward to coming back. May 2018


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Deposit – 25% of total cost of holiday.
Balance – Due 6 weeks before the start of the holiday.
Bookings made less than six weeks in advance of your holiday full payment is required.

On receipt of the final payment we will forward the full property address, contact details, directions and key details.