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Ross House

(Ref. 1105951)

Lyme Regis, Dorset Show on map

4.3

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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11 Customer Reviews

  • "It's all about the stunning views."

    It has taken me 6 years to get back to Ross House for a second stay and it was worth the wait. Its just as good as I remembered. The location is the best in town.

    Reviewed by Heather4.4Dec 2023

  • "Once again we had a lovely stay."

    We have stayed at Ross House on many occasions over the years and we find it to be comfortable and appreciate all that the owner has done to make it so. Of course, it is the tranquil view and beautiful setting which we love - it has made Lyme a most happy place for our family over the years and so we are immensely grateful to the owner for making their property available and for giving us so much joy.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Aug 2023

  • "Ross house is situated in a great location and the house was much bigger than expected."

    Previous reviews mentioned poor cleanliness and dated decoration but on arrive it exceeded our expectations and suited our need perfectly. I would highly recommend this Ross house and would definitely stay there in the future.

    Reviewed by David4.4Aug 2023

  • "A beautiful holiday property that was well equipped and ideally located near the beach and charming shops."

    As with so many popular resorts, car parking (especially unloading/loading luggage) was a pain.

    Reviewed by Robert4.7Jul 2023

  • "The property is in a great location and has an amazing sea view from all windows."

    From a cleanliness perspective the property could definitely benefit from some TLC. It’s quirky and has great features but just general decor and finishing touches let it down. Also, the TV didn’t work either upstairs in the living room or kitchen. It turned on but no terrestrial channels available. Also would have been nice to have some sun loungers or better chairs outside to relax on. As it was very hot, but we couldn’t enjoy the outside space to its fullest. Good, property but needs some love for the price you’re paying.

    Reviewed by PH & CP2.8May 2023

  • "Amazing location and lovely homely accommodation with a warm welcome from the owners."

    We would live to go back!

    Reviewed by Anna4.7Apr 2023

  • "A fantastic house and a generous welcome pack thank you."

    A few things would make the property pretty much perfect 1. Cleaning very large amounts of seagull poo off windows… we appreciate its an ongoing problem but it spectacularly ruined the view last week!! 2. Providing sacks for linen so that we could do as asked with it at the end of our stay. 3. Provide more purple recycling bags and make sure all 3 sets of recycling instructions say the same thing. 4. Fix the thermostat. 5. Do something about 5amp socket in sitting room which, if one had a crawling baby, would be a risk. Hope these are helpful suggestions!

    Reviewed by Julia4.7Feb 2023

  • "Wonderful stay in this comfortable house with beautiful coastal views from every window."

    An issue with the twin beds was resolved swiftly and efficiently - we can't praise the Sykes team and the maintenance people enough. Would highly recommend Ross House. We hope to be back.

    Reviewed by Karen4.4Dec 2022

  • "Had a great stay at Ross House, it is in a perfect location with wonderful views over the sea."

    The house was well equipped and a lovely place for a pre-Christmas get together with family.

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Nov 2022

  • "The broken springs on the twin beds make it uncomfortable to sleep in and my back sore."

    These two beds need replacing.

    Reviewed by David4.4Sep 2022

  • "These are our observations which we hope you find helpful: No high chair or stair gate even though paperwork suggested there would be."

    No attempt to weed garden, sweep back patio, sweep front path or clean outside windowsills. Hazards like ladders and umbrella stands left out in garden - so not child-friendly. Sun umbrella was not big enough and it was broken. Full-length mirror in master bedroom just propped up could have created a dangerous accident for our 2 yr old. Raw plug and hook have come away from wall in master bedroom so curtain can’t be held back - we reported this several years ago, House smelt a little stale. Chair arms in kitchen were sticky and some drawers etc. Didn’t get the impression that a good ‘Covid’ clean had been carried out. Bleach hadn’t been used in the toilets and the hot water tap in downstairs toilet was dirty. There is still an issue with the bath plug. The two single bed mattresses probably need replacing as they have become very soft and very squeaky. Although we do love the position of Ross House and very much appreciated the bag of goodies and pint of milk, we were disappointed that the house didn’t feel as fresh and holiday-ready as we expected it to.

    Reviewed by Margaret2.8Jul 2022

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This property is part of the Lyme Bay Holidays collection.
Lyme Bay Holidays are a large, friendly, local agency established for over 40 years. Specialising in the area surrounding Lyme Regis on the Dorset and Devon border, they cover much of the World Heritage Coast as well as some stunning countryside and attractive market towns and villages.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be made super-king-size on request), 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility room
  • First-floor sitting room
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and grill, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, hairdryer
  • TV, DVD player, DAB radio, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot on request
  • Public car park a short walk from property, subject to availability and payable on site
  • Terrace, patio furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.1 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: Car parking payable at location and subject to availability

The property

Boasting outstanding views over to the sea and Jurassic coastline beyond, is this attractive cottage, Ross House which is located in the centre of Lyme Regis in Dorset.

A wonderful holiday destination for families or couples travelling together, the accommodation is well-presented and offers guests the best of both worlds; traditional features married with all the mod cons any discerning traveller would expect.

The elevated position of the first-floor sitting room means that the views from here are simply breath-taking with a seating area positioned around the picture windows to showcase those captivating views, making this the perfect spot for gathering together, enjoying quality time and really getting into the holiday spirit.

The bright and spacious kitchen is a great space for preparing healthy fayre for the whole family with an elegant dining area and an attractive patio door leading outside helping to create an appealing space for socialising and entertaining.

You can imagine spending many happy hours here cooking, eating, drinking, dining, laughing and soaking up the enchanting views.

If the sun is shining, then step outside onto the delightful terrace where you can sit awhile and breath in the fresh Dorset air and enjoy some family time alfresco.

When night comes, take your pick from any of the three bedrooms, a king-size, a twin or a double; all are stylishly presented and offer guests an inviting space in which to relax and sleep.

Wake up in the morning and hop in the shower or bath, grab a tea or coffee out on the terrace and plan the day of adventures ahead.

Lyme Regis is within an easy walk of Ross House confirming its perfect location for holidays and here you will find a great variety of shops, bars, museums, restaurants and cafes, as well as Cobb Harbour and Causeway, for which the town is well known.

Take a walk along the 630 mile long South West Coastal Path or immerse yourself in some history with a visit to one of many stately homes in the region including Forde Abbey and Gardens, Athelhampton House and Gardens, Lulworth Castle and Mapperton House and Gardens.

Beaches well worth visiting range from Charmouth, Chesil and West Bay to Weymouth, Branscombe and Seaton.

Ross House offers guests a relaxing and enjoyable stay.

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About the location

LYME REGIS

Charmouth 3 miles; Axminster 6 miles; Bridport 10 miles; Sidmouth 16 miles.

The delightful seaside town of Lyme Regis has much to offer its visitors, boasting a maze of narrow streets filled with craft and antique shops, galleries and cafes. Take a stroll along the world-famous Cobb causeway overlooking the ancient harbour, where fishing trips can be enjoyed, or try your hand at fossil hunting in the area. 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. A holiday destination to savour!

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Note: Car parking payable at location and subject to availability

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas