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Oxenlears - The Linhay

Lyme Regis (5mls NW), Devon
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
5
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / wood burner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing on site / nearby
Family friendly
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty a peaceful countryside retreat for a truly relaxing holiday
  • Close to local beaches and attractions for all ages
  • A private decked area where you can soak up the views over a BBQ
Property code: OXENL

From the property, you’ll be within easy reach of the popular beaches at Lyme Regis, Charmouth and Beer. There are many attractions within half an hour's drive including Abbotsbury, Crealy, Bicton Park, the cathedral city of Exeter and numerous National Trust properties. It is also an idyllic spot from which to walk and spot birds within the Axe estuary’s nature reserve. The village of Kilmington is a 15-minute walk and boasts two local pubs serving food and a farm shop selling local produce. There is also an excellent homemade Indian takeaway service in the village. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's acclaimed River Cottage restaurant can be found in nearby Axminster as well as a weekly market and variety of shops and being the ideal accommodation location for The Grizzly Run, Bridport Literary Festival in November, Sidmouth Jazz & Blues Festival in May, Sidmouth Folk Festival in Aug and the Lyme Regis Life Boat week in July.

This single-storey barn conversion is found at the end of a long, private, unmade drive shared with the owner's neighbouring property. It has it's own access and sits within a peaceful countryside setting. As you enter the property, you will be greeted with the delightful open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The kitchen is complete with electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. The great thing about this layout is that as you cook in the kitchen, you can still join in with activities and conversations taking place in the lounge area. The rest of the room offers a dining table, comfortable sofas, TV, Bluetooth music system and a wood burner with the first basket of logs included, more logs are available to purchase on site. On sunny days, you can open the patio doors from the lounge and let the fresh air in whilst admiring the view. At the other end of the property are the bedrooms; a king-size bedroom which has zip-and-link beds that can be made up as 2 singles upon request - this bedroom also has an en-suite shower room with shower over bath and WC. There is also a further king-size bedroom, a twin bedroom and a shower room with WC. Shower stool and grab rail available upon request.

Outside you can enjoy the uninterrupted countryside views from the private decked area. On sunny evenings, fire up the BBQ and relax on the garden seating with a glass of wine.

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 zip-and-link king size (which can be made into a twin upon request), 1 king size and 1 twin
  • 2 bathrooms - 1 en-suite with shower over bath (to the zip-and-link king size bedroom) and 1 shower room with wet room style shower and WC
  • Shower stool and grab rail available upon request
  • Electric oven, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine
  • Smart TV, Bluetooth music system, Netflix
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included, more available to purchase on site)
  • Private decked area, enclosed garden via a removable fence, BBQ and seating
  • Fresh free range eggs available to purchase on site
  • Beach 6 miles, pub and shop 1 mile
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Please note the property is accessed via an unmade and uneven track
  • Increased accessibility - Please ensure you refer to our FAQ's
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £250 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £30. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Charlotte Johnson-King

This property has been let with us for over 10 years and is managed by Charlotte.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 32 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Amanda, 5th July 2024

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A lovely home with beautiful views. Very good for my father who has limited mobility and uses a walking frame. Had all the facilities to make a comfortable stay. Great location to reach seaside resorts.

Reviewed by Melanie, 21st June 2024

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The view was amazing and it was an absolute joy just to sit and look out. The house was well equipped and felt lived-in rather than a show home which made being there very relaxing.

Reviewed by Matthew, 31st May 2024

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We really enjoyed our stay at the Linhay. It was in a lovely, peaceful location with nice views of the surrounding countryside. The house itself was clean and well-equipped, with everything we needed in the kitchen. The rooms were light and spacious. Greta and Stewart were both very welcoming and helpful hosts.

Reviewed by Barbara, 10th May 2024

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The Linhay proved a perfect location for a reunion. We could could cook, relax, talk and laugh in the large sitting/dining/cooking area and sit outside in the sunshine together. two of us went to the Seaton Park Run and we particularly enjoyed walking from Beer to Branscombe.

Reviewed by Penny, 19th April 2024

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The property was all that we wished for - clean, spacious and well equipped. It is almost completely surrounded by countryside and provides a restful base. It's a perfect choice if you want a quiet, get away from it all break but close enough to the coast, etc for days out.

Reviewed by Pia, 23rd March 2024

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We stayed in Linhay in March 2024. We, a family of 5, had a great week there. The house is located in a small village, the coast and many sights can be reached quickly and easily by car. The house is lovingly furnished and offers a lot of space. Everything is in perfect order. The kitchen is very well equipped. The owners Greta and Stewart are veryRead more friendly and helpful. We highly recommend a holiday in the Linhay. Hide

Reviewed by Judith, 8th September 2023

Reviewed by Rosanna, 11th August 2023

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Lovely holiday! Very clean cottage in a beautiful, scenic location! Would highly recommend!!

Reviewed by Marilyn, 21st July 2023

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We enjoyed a lovely holiday in the cottage. It has the most amazing views of the countryside appreciated from the decking where we enjoyed eating breakfast and evening meals when the weather permitted. It was very comfortable for our family of 7, parents grandparents and 2 toddlers and a baby. The toddlers enjoyed feeding the hens and counting the Read moretrain carriages. Loved the beaches and the fun parks. Highly recommend. Hide

Reviewed by Peter, 7th July 2023

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A lovely clean barn conversion with great views.

Reviewed by Carol, 30th June 2023

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Beautiful property, stunning views and well located for exploring East Devon. Clean and comfortable, bright and well equipped. Excellent layout for anyone with mobility issues and/or using a wheelchair. Thoroughly enjoyed staying at The Linhay.

Reviewed by Karen, 23rd June 2023

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Beautiful house in very peaceful location within easy reach of local attractions by car

Reviewed by Louise, 9th June 2023

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A fantastic property and location. Very well equipped and tastefully furnished. Secluded and quiet. Handy for lots of good places. Would recommend and as it is one level it ideal. Very helpful and responsive hosts.

Reviewed by Maxine, 2nd June 2023

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Lovely homely cottage with a real holiday feel, this was our second stay and we would definitely look forward to staying there again.

Reviewed by Rachel, 26th May 2023

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Lovely peaceful cottage with uninterrupted views over beautiful countryside. So much to do on the doorstep. Well equipped and everything in good condition.

Reviewed by Hayley, 6th May 2023

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We had a lovely two weeks. We found it very relaxing just to be able to sit in the peace and quiet. Though down a bit of a bumpy road it was worth it for the tranquility. In a great spot for either Dorset or Devon. Greta and Stewart responded quickly with any questions and were very welcoming. It was very clean, equipped well and spacious. We are lRead moreooking forward to returning at some point. Hide

Reviewed by Alison, 14th April 2023

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Great cottage. Well equipped. Nicely furnished and suitable for elderly person with limited mobility.

Reviewed by Tony, 31st March 2023

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Reviewed by Vikki, 17th March 2023

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Reviewed by Amanda, 17th February 2023

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Reviewed by brenda, 29th December 2022

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Lovely cottage. Very friendly owners on-site. Loved the sheep and chickens on the doorstep. Good location. Good for walking and relaxing stay.

Reviewed by Andrea, 28th October 2022

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Superb holiday home! Fantastic views, glorious setting and well appointed for all the family's needs. We didn't want to leave! Perfectly placed for visiting the whole area. Comfy beds, spotlessly clean and cosy. Highly recommend!

Reviewed by Matthew, 21st October 2022

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This cottage is fantastic, the cleanest we have ever stayed in. It is well equipped and in a great location to explore the south coast. The cottage has a large out door area, perfect for kids. Ours loved feeding the chickens and the cattle which came over most mornings! The welcome pack was a lovely touch when we arrived.

Reviewed by Jane, 10th October 2022

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We had a lovely stay at the Linhay. The barn was so cosy, comfortable & well equipped. We were staying with a relative with mobility issues & the accommodation & the mobility aids provided worked very well. There is plenty to do and see nearby or you can just relax and enjoy the stunning views & peace & quiet at the cottage. Thank you for providingRead more such a lovely holiday home, we hope to return. Hide

Reviewed by Nick, 19th September 2022

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Lovely equipped cottage with good amenities. Very clean. Bit out of the way so a car is needed to enjoy the nearby coastal resorts unless of course your plan is to simply relax, read a book and enjoy walking around the countryside

Reviewed by Tony, 9th September 2022

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This is a great location as a base for any holiday in the region, the coast is only 15 minutes away and if you want to travel further then Exeter is only 40-45mins away. The cottage itself is very well equipped for family and extended family with access to cot & high chair. As we had our 6 month granddaughter with us we took advantage of the well eRead morequipped kitchen for the evening and while it was a little cold is September for a BBQ there is facilities and a nice outside area you can use Hide

Reviewed by Sarah, 2nd September 2022

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Lovely, well appointed holiday home with some really lovely decorative/ luxury touches, set in gorgeous surroundings - even with the British weather it made for a happy holiday.

Reviewed by Malcolm, 19th August 2022

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Reviewed by Marion, 12th August 2022

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Clean well equipped - beautiful views - comments about cleaning, stripping beds, replacing pots from dishwasher etc. not necessary - this should be included in price especially when arrival time 4.30 and departure time 10am.

Reviewed by Hannah, 5th August 2022

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A practical cottage, set in the total peace & quiet of village life, but tucked away, with THE most stunning views from the patio doors! Endless hours sat taking in the scenery & watching the wildlife from the deckingthe view made it for us! Amazing!

Reviewed by Maxine, 29th July 2022

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Reviewed by elaine, 8th July 2022

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Lovely cottage, immaculately clean and equipped. Location was great, very peaceful and views to die for. Walkable to 2 country pubs and a hotel. Car needed.

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1/3 Deposit

Take advantage of our deposit scheme when booking 9 weeks or more in advance.