Located in Abbotsbury, Dorset
Little Beach House is a holiday chalet in West Bexington, Dorset, sleeping 2 and pet friendly with Chesil Beach just 20 yards, a proper seaside holiday!
Little Beach House is located in the unspoilt West Bexington and is about as true to a seaside property as you can make it being just 20 yards from the sea. Set along the far end of Chesil Beach you can walk along its length to West Bay to the west and Portland to the east. The chalet has recently undergone a renovation to offer cosy, welcoming accommodation that now matches the uniqueness of the location. With uninterrupted sea views from the lounge, bedroom and south facing garden you will be spoilt with views whether inside or out. West Bexington, although tiny, has a hotel with restaurant and bar with a garden and outdoor seating - an excellent way to plan your next day out. Little Beach House accepts one well behaved dog.
The accommodation at Little Beach House comprises of an entrance hall with washer/dryer and coat hanging area leading to a cosy lounge with sofa, electric flame stove, coffee table and TV with DVD player. WiFi is enabled throughout Little Beach House. The kitchen has a table for 2 and is equipped with electric hob and oven, microwave, slow cooker and fridge with icebox. There is a double bedroom and a single but due to the size of lounge and kitchen it is best for a maximum of 2 adults. A shower room with shower cubicle, basin, toilet and heated towel rail rounds off the accommodation.
Outside is a grassed garden both front and back complete with wooden bench and folding chairs. There is private parking for two cars. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
There is evidence that Abbotsbury has been populated for the last 6,000 years. Today it is a bustling village in an enviable location with lots going on. The village itself is very pretty with many thatched cottages and early 15th century church of St Nicholas.Read more
Abbotsbury, although only a relatively small village, boasts no fewer than 8 studios and galleries. Regular exhibitions are held in an number of galleries by accomplished local artists working in a variety of mediums including handmade woods, carved stonework and contemporary award winning furniture. The village also has a fishing shop, grocers and bakers, butchers, antiques shopes and the famous Dorset Apple Cake shop.
Overlooking Abbotsbury is St Catherine's Chapel, a 14th century chapel built by monks as a place of pilgrimage and retreat. Set on a hill top it is well worth the walk to get to as it offers great views of the surrounding area, the sea and Abbotsbury village. Inside the chapel is well preserved and you instantly get a feel that this would have indeed been a good place for monks to come as a retreat.
Abbotsbury also has 3 of the most popular days out in Dorset, each appealing to a wide cross section of people and interests. The sub tropical gardens are open all year except over Christmas and was voted Garden of the Year in 2012 and has a 20 acre garden filled with rare and exotic plants from all over the world. Abbotsbury Swannery has appeared on the BBC's Springwatch and is a one of a kind. This is the only place in the world where you are able to walk through the heart of a colony of nesting Mute Swans. With over 600 swans, you can help hand feed at 12:00 and 4:00 daily from mid March to beginning of November. Finally, Abbotsbury Children's Farm will keep the under 11s entertained with a mix of goat feeding, guinea pig cuddling, pony riding and tractor racing. It is open 7 days a weel from mid March to Early September, and then weekends only until the end of October.
As to eating out, again you are spoilt for choice. There are a variety of pubs and tea rooms and the attractions all have a restaurant/cafe within their grounds.Read less
Exeter is 40 miles away
Bournemouth is 45 miles away
Bristol is 49 miles away