In the heart of Hawkchurch, 200 yards from the village inn, is this detached single-storey cottage well converted from an artist’s studio.
Smart and stylish, it is a pretty cottage for small families or couples to explore East Devon.
French windows lead you from the patio into your bright and airy open plan living space with seating area with big white leather sofa and multi-fuel burner, dining area and fitted kitchen.
Head up a few steps to the bedrooms and smart bathroom with romantic roll top bath.
The sunny patio has outdoor furniture beside your lovely lawn with small unfenced wildlife pond.
There’s another little lawn to the side where you can stretch out on the loungers.
The owner raises goats and poultry in the adjoining paddock and eggs and organic veg may be available in season.
This is a great location for touring Devon and Dorset beyond this pretty village.
The Jurassic Coast is fun for fossil hunting at Lyme Regis, Axminster is home to the River Cottage and Forde Abbey House and Gardens are splendid.
Puffin Cottage is a dear little base for enjoying the lovely landscape and soaking up the peace.
One level. Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x double with 4’ bed which can convert to two single bunks. Bathroom with roll top bath, hand shower, separate shower, WC, basin. Open plan living space with seating area with multi-fuel burner, dining area and kitchen.
About the location
Axminster 4 miles; Lyme Regis 6.9 miles.
Hawkchurch is a village in Devon, England, 3 miles north east of Axminster on the border of Devon and Dorset, and about 6 miles south of Somerset. It is 4 miles north of the tourist and fishing village of Lyme Regis. Hawkchurch has a village shop which is run as a community venture. The village pub, The Old Inn, is a traditional coaching house and a hostelry which has been on the site since 1543. Nearby Axminster, which is one of Devon’s prettiest smaller towns, and has many attractions, including plenty of privately owned shops, a weekly market and excellent old inns, with one dating back 100 years with its own resident ghost! The seaside town of Lyme Regis has much to offer visitors with many craft and antique shops, galleries and cafes. The scenic coastal path offers excellent walking opportunities and spectacular views of the stunning Jurassic coast, whilst the gently shelving sands and sparkling waters of Lyme Bay provide the perfect place in which to relax and unwind. Where ever you decide, Hawkchurch is an ideal place to enjoy with easy access to many areas around Dorset and Devon at any time of the year.
Note: Access to one side of 4ft bed only. Pond is unfenced.