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Railway Wagon

Marshwood, Bridport, near Hawkchurch, Dorset (Ref. 985453)

  • Railway Wagon - (Ref. 985453)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

This is a beautifully restored original railway wagon built in the 1920s, sitting in Marshwood.

The village is situated on the northern edge of the Marshwood Vale which leads to the gorgeous fishing town of Bridport and West-Bay.

Closer to home is Lyme Regis just 8.5 miles away and just 3 miles away from Hawkchurch, on the border of Devon Dorset and Somerset.

Set in the grounds of the owner's small holding, this accommodation is perfect for those looking for a rural retreat, with sheep, pigs, hens and ducks roaming the surrounding fields.

With excellent insulation and an electric woodburner-effect heater, even those cosy winter nights are catered for.

Set in the wonderful countryside of Dorset, on a smallholding, you will be delighted by the collection of wildlife roaming.

Railway Wagon, a fully ventilated 10 ton load Mink D Model, built between 1927 and 1931 and used on the Weymouth to London line, oozes nothing less than character.

If you are planning a family holiday, the pull-out bed and overhead single are perfect for children, so the whole family can feel right at home.

The neatly equipped kitchen lies close by, modern and well-appointed, with a small breakfast bar for four people.

You will look forward to enjoying a drink together after waking up or simply admiring the rural views of Pilsdon Pen.

Lastly a shower room completes the wagon, featuring a powerful shower and contemporary fittings.

Railway Wagon has an enclosed outside area with garden bench for outside dining to enjoy the spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

When the sun sets, make the most of the clear skies, with no light pollution and stargaze outside.

Visitors can enjoy many craft and antique shops, galleries and cafés, whilst the scenic coastal path promotes excellent walking opportunities and views of the Jurassic coast.

The gently shelving sands and sparkling waters of Lyme Bay is a haven in which to relax and unwind.

Where ever you decide, this retreat is within easy access of many areas around Dorset and Devon.

A one-of-a-kind wagon in a rural location.


All ground floor. One bedroom: 1 x double with pull-out single bed, and overhead single. Shower room with powerful shower, basin and WC. Open-plan kitchen with breakfast bar.


  • Electric fire
  • Electric microwave oven and gas hob, toaster, microwave, fridge, Fibre WiFi suitable for Netflix and streaming, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed lawn garden with furniture
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 0.7 miles, Shop 3 miles and supermarket 6 miles
  • Note: The additional single bed pulls out into sitting area
  • Note: Check in is from 4pm
  • Note: Due to the overhead single bed, this property sleeps a maximum of 3 adults and 1 child
  • Note: The owner can offer short break offers/deals, please contact the office for more information
  • Note: The owner can offer a welcome pack which will be discussed before arrival
  • This then gives the guest the option to purchase home produce at any time during their stay

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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.

Region Information

Note: Due to the overhead single bed, this property sleeps a maximum of 3 adults and 1 child.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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