This lovely single-storey timber lodge with its Monet inspired garden is an ideal location for a romantic getaway or for those who love natural history.
Chalet Monet sits within in its own secluded garden in a countryside setting in the grounds of the owner’s home, adjacent to an orchard and a Conservation Area, in the village of Bothenhampton, one mile from Bridport.
The area is rich in wildlife and there are numerous walking trails nearby, along with a pub in easy walking distance.
The lodge itself accepts pets and off road parking is provided.
You enter this holiday home via a private gateway, cross the garden by a paved path, and then ascend a few steps onto a decked patio with outdoor furniture, which is a great place to sit and admire the garden while enjoying a cool drink in the evening sunlight.
Entering the accommodation through the glazed double door you will find an open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and a cosy sitting area.
To the right of the living area is a double bedroom, which is light and airy and has a modern en-suite shower room.
The garden is a haven for plant lovers and includes roses, peonies, irises, many climbing plants and water lilies in two unfenced ponds.
Also tucked away in a secret corner of the garden is a love-seat.
One mile away the market town of Bridport which has many restaurants and pubs offering offer meals, as well as shops selling locally-farmed produce.
The town is famous for its history of making ropes and nets for British shipping.
The ‘port’ of Bridport is now a harbour known as West Bay.
Although surrounded nowadays by many amusements and eating establishments, it remains a working harbour where fish and scallops are landed and from where cruises can be taken.
The spectacular Jurassic Coast, which extends for some fifty miles from Exeter in the west to Portland Bill in the east, encompasses Lyme Bay and includes the famous Chesil Beach.
The rolling countryside of West Dorset, made famous by Thomas Hardy, has been the setting for many films and for the TV series Broadchurch.
There are many other interesting places to visit nearby including the villages of Abbotsbury, Burton Bradstock and Lyme Regis.
Chalet Monet is a charming romantic base from which to explore all that Dorset has to offer.