Wellhayes Barn is set in 15 acres of shared grounds with a lake, stream and woodland, located near Lyme Regis in West Dorset, a truly awesome holiday home.
The property is close to the lake which does so much to define this property and enhance the wildlife that surrounds it.
During the nesting season, the call of wild duck, along with the splashes they make when coming into land on the water, is a regular reminder of how close to nature you really are.
Wellhayes Barn has been converted to an exceptionally high standard into a two bedroom property with a contemporary interior which references the building’s previous function.
The property is entered via a heavy ledged and braced front door made from locally sourced timber which opens to reveal the open plan kitchen, dining and living space, complete with an oil fired AGA and views over the lake to the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty beyond.
The large master bedroom has its own wood burning stove and en-suite bathroom with free standing bath.
A complimentary welcome hamper awaits you on arrival.
This tranquil haven is just a few minutes’ drive from Lyme Regis and Bridport, yet is surrounded by nature: wild duck nest on the pond whilst heron and cormorant try their luck with the fish. Deer can occasionally be seen in the woods from the first floor window, whilst foxes and badgers, though a little more timid, are often encountered on walks.
Lovely quirky cottage/ cabin. Very private and if we had had good weather would have been blissful. Perfect peace and quiet listening only to the birds and the wind in the trees.Wood burner in bedroom was terrific! And the Aga was quite a welcome diversion.
Reviewed by AN
We had a very nice chilling week. James, our host was great and gave us a few tips of where to eat, visit and gave us the location of Millers Farm Shop which was excellent. We shopped there a lot over the week.
The dogs loved the lake.
Reviewed by J Lucas
Visit the market town of Lyme Regis. The town lies in Lyme Bay, on the English Channel coast at the Dorset–Devon border. It is nicknamed “The Pearl of Dorset.” The town is noted for the fossils found in the cliffs and beaches, which are part of the Heritage Coast, known as the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site.
There are numerous places to visit within the area Dinosaur Land Fossil Museum, Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium, and Lyme Regis Nature Museum to name a few.
Seaton Tram Railway operates several events throughout the year and is within easy distance.
The Hunters Lodge village pub is 20 minutes walk away.
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