Located in Abbotsbury, Dorset
Linden Lea is a holiday cottage in West Bexington, Dorset, sleeping 4 with great sea views that can be enjoyed from the eight seater hot tub
Linden Lea is located in the coastal village of West Bexington, a detached bungalow offering 5 star luxury. With far reaching sea views over Chesil Beach which can be enjoyed from the cottage, gardens or even the eight seater hot tub, an excellent place to finish your day and unwind with a glass of wine. Inside the property has been furnished with style in mind and equipped with everything you will need right down to the telescope in the lounge so you can scan the seascape. There is excellent fishing to be had from Chesil Beach and great walks along the South West Coast Path which is on your doorstep. There are many lovely villages to explore in this part of Dorset including Abbotsbury, Burton Bradstock and West Bay. A seasonal tea room is open opposite the property with a pub and restaurant just 5 minutes walk away.
The accommodation at Linden Lea comprises is all on the ground floor and comprises of a sitting room with Freeview TV, DVD player, Fatman iTube ValveDock, WiFi and a selection of DVDs. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric oven with ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and dining area with table and seating for four. The conservatory also has a table with seating for six which makes a great place to dine in the warmer months and there is a utility area with basin and toilet. Bedroom one is a king size double with a basin in the room itself. Bedroom two is a twin and the family bathroom has a bath with separate shower, hand basin and toilet.
Outside are front and rear gardens including a decked area with the hot tub. There is off road parking for three 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