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Lynton House

Axminster, Devon (Ref. 1049580)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Positioned above an estate agents in a stunning Grade II listed building, set within the centre of Axminster, is Lynton House, a duplex apartment offering an exceptional self-catering experience in South Devon.

With unspoilt countryside enveloping the town and the sublime coastline resting within striking distance, this apartment is perfect for groups of families, couples and friends seeking an action-packed break.

At the end of each day, return to the open-plan living room, a social spot for you to enjoy the company of your group, where the characterful sash windows affords views across the market square and towards the church.

The sleek white kitchen units are topped by spacious work surfaces, with a quality range of appliances on hand and a perfectly positioned breakfast bar.

Regroup with your loved ones at the dining table, where you can look forward to tucking into a home-cooked dish or pop open a bottle of fizz to toast to a wonderful holiday, with the overlooking views to admire.

Afterwards, the plush seating arrangement invites you in to relax in front of the TV or to delve into a good book, making the perfect way to unwind after bracing the rolling countryside of Devon.

Climb the staircase to the second floor of the Grade II listed property to discover three bedrooms, the master suite offers a sumptuous double bed and views of the church to wake up to each morning, whilst bedroom two boasts another double bedroom with good wardrobe storage and the final bedroom has bunk beds and views across the countryside from the sash window, an ideal set up for groups of all party make ups.

From the doorstep of the cottage, marvel at Axminster’s wonderful charm and character, where the winding streets and alleyways plays host to a plethora of places to eat and drink, and there are a number of shops awaiting to be explored for picking up any essentials and gifts to take back home.

Better acquaint yourself with the market town as you enjoy a stroll along the River Axe to catch a glimpse of otters and kingfishers along the way or pay a visit to Axminster Heritage Museum, where you can delve into the town’s past.

Avid ramblers can lace up their walking boots and explore the nearby East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you can explore the magnitude of paths, taking in the stunning countryside and ancient woodlands or take two-wheels to explore the Buzzard Route cycle path to take in even more of the glorious scenery.

Nearby attractions to suit a family of all ages includes the National Trust owned, Loughwood Meeting House, one of the earliest surviving Baptist churches in the country, meeting animals from around the world at the Axe Valley Wildlife Park or if the weather isn’t on side enjoy a day at the Flamingo Pool indoor swimming pool.

Alternatively, head to the coastline to visit Lyme Regis, which sits on the Dorset coast and is great for fossil hunters or simply exploring the beaches and cliffs, or within the town itself, you will find a theatre and fossil museum.

Bring your loved ones to Lynton House to share a memorable South Devon getaway.


  • Duplex apartment
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x second-floor double with TV, 1 x second-floor double, 1 x second-floor bunk
  • Second-floor bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, 2 x TVs and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot, booster seat and bed guard available
  • Toys for young children
  • Parking in nearby public car park or roadside
  • Up to two well-behaved pets welcome with dog bowls provided
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles

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About the location


Lyme Regis 5 miles; Seaton 7.3 miles; Honiton 10 miles.

The unspoiled market town of Axminster lies on the edge of the East Devon and Dorset border and could be considered the gateway to the magnificent Jurassic Coast with seaside resorts of Lyme Regis and Seaton on its doorstep. Sitting at the heart of the Axe Valley in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the pretty town is home to the well-known River Cottage Canteen and Deli and hosts a thriving weekly market and summer festivals including The River Cottage Summer Fair and The Axe Valley Festival.

Region Information

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