Located in Lyme Regis, Dorset
Ammonite House is a holiday cottage in Lyme Regis, Dorset, sleeping 6 set in the historic Rousden Estate set in 350 acres of landscaped parkland
Ammonite House is part of the historic Rousdon Estate, just 3 miles from Lyme Regis. The estate dates from the 1870's and is built around a mansion with cottages and converted farm buildings making up a small community. Ammonite House has been a recent build to a high specification with furnishings to match to give you everything you need to enjoy a seaside holiday. With Lyme Regis only 3 miles away you are very close to not only the golden sandy beach but a large variety of restaurants, cafes, pubs, tea rooms and shops. A great area for fossil hunting you can join a guided tour or perhaps skip that and go straight to the museum to marvel at other people's finds.
The accommodation at Ammonite House comprises of an entrance hall leading to a large open plan kitchen/dining room equipped with a gas range cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dining table and seating for six and dishwasher while a utility room houses a washer/dryer. The lounge has a TV with DVD player and French windows to the garden and an additional separate lounge with a TV. The ground floor is rounded of with a cloakroom with basin and toilet. Up the stairs to the first floor where you will three bedrooms. Bedroom one is a kingsize double with an en suite shower room with basin and toilet. Bedroom two is a twin while bedroom three is a single with an additional single tuck bed. The bathroom has a bath, shower cubicle, basin and toilet.
Outside is an enclosed, walled garden with lawn and patio complete with furniture. There is off road parking available for three cars. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
Lyme Regis, nicknamed 'The Pearl of Dorset' is the most westerly town in Dorset and lies on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. The town is famed for its fossils which can be found on its beaches and cliffs. The famous harbour wall known as 'The Cobb' featued in the film and novel of The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles as well as Jane Austen's Persuasion.Read more
Lyme Regis has quite a history and is mentioned in the Doomsday Book. These days, areas of interest include the Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium which displays local fish and marine life from the Jurassic Coast. The Town Mill dates back to 1340 and is fully restored to working order and still produces flour which can be purchased from its shop. Lyme Regis Museum houses a large collection of local memorabilia, historical items and exhibits explaining the local geological and palaeontological treasures. Set into the pavement, outside the museum, is an ornate example of Coade stone work, in the form of ammonites. The Dinosaurland Fossil Museum is also located in Lyme Regis in the former church where Mary Anning, famous fossil collector, dealer, and paleontologist was christened.
A huge choice of restaurants and places to eat awaits visitors to Lyme Regis. With food from all over the world, as well as restaurants serving locally sourced, seasonal produce, there really is something for everyone. There are restaurants, bars and bistros offering traditional English, Thai, Italian, Indian and Asian cuisine; seafood and tapas; and much more.Read less
Exeter is 22 miles away
Bristol is 49 miles away
Bournemouth is 62 miles away