Harcombe House - Trinity

Harcombe Bottom, nr. Lyme Regis


Property Reference: DQM
  • Sleeps4
  • Pets0
  • Bedrooms2
  • Grade4 Star rating
Exterior Swimming pool Living room/dining room Kitchen Double bedroom Garden Tennis court

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Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.

 
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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
This property may offer special 6 night duration on 28th June. Call us for booking details
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Property Features

  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Games RoomGames Room
  • WifiWifi
  • Swimming PoolSwimming Pool
  • Car Parking AvailableCar Parking Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine

Property Description

"An ancient landscape of rolling downs, sheltered valleys
and Iron Age forts, immortalised in Hardy’s writings ..."

Enjoying a truly tranquil position in the village of Harcombe Bottom, close to the popular resort of Lyme Regis, Harcombe House offers a variety of accommodation to suit all tastes and requirements. The house started life as a Victorian gentleman’s residence, and was later used as a boarding house for the local public school. Surrounded by 9-acre grounds, comprising gardens brimming with rhododendrons, well-tended lawns and shady woodland, each property is furnished to a good standard and enjoys shared use of an indoor swimming pool, hard tennis court and games room and well-equipped children’s playroom – making this an attractive choice for families. With sandy beaches, a host of seaside attractions, and beautiful countryside peppered with picture-postcard villages, all on the doorstep, Harcombe House truly is an ideal holiday location for exploring the delights of Dorset.
Just 2 miles distant lies Lyme Regis, setting for the TV adaptation of John Fowles’ novel A French Lieutenant’s Woman. Here colourful fishing vessels and pleasure craft line the pretty harbour, and a host of outdoor activities, such as fishing, boating, sailing and windsurfing tuition, and golf can be enjoyed. Superb coastal walks can be taken along the World Heritage Coast, with its stretches of fossil beaches to explore, and magnificent views to admire from Golden Cap – the highest point on England’s south coast at 626-ft high.
Nearby, Hardy Country beckons visitors to discover the rolling green pastures and pretty thatched villages made famous in his novels, while for a great family day out, the Georgian seaside town of Weymouth is within easy reach, offering in addition to its harbour and sandy beaches, a host of all-weather attractions, as well as several RSPB sanctuaries. Also well worth a day trip is the county town of Dorchester (20 miles), alias Hardy’s Casterbridge; offering a bustling market square, and some excellent shops and restaurants, Dorchester is also a great base from which to explore the impressive Maiden Castle rising up from the plains. Exeter is within easy driving distance, its skyline dominated by the distinctive monument of St Peter’s Cathedral. Other important historical buildings in the city include the 14th-century Guildhall, several ancient churches and the restored Quayside with its Custom House dating back to 1681. Another town well worth a visit is Weymouth, with many attractions for all the family. The Sea Life Park gives the opportunity to get close to sharks and rays, the Deep Sea Adventure tells the sobering story of the Titanic disaster and The Timewalk contains an entertaining and educational walk-through exhibition of Weymouth’s maritime and brewing past.
Nearby Sidmouth boasts nearly 500 buildings listed as having special historic or architectural interest, and in August the town hosts what many consider to be the country’s best folk festival at the beginning of August. Folk and roots artists from around the world as well as dance and theatre companies take over various venues in the eight-day event. The fishing village of Beer lies huddled within a small sheltered cove between gleaming white headlands. Much of the village remains unchanged since the time when it was a smugglers’ eyrie. With numerous stately homes and gardens to visit locally, including Abbotsbury Swannery and Tropical Gardens, ancient forts perched upon hilltops affording far-reaching views and a host of seaside towns, including Seaton (with its tramway) stretching along the coastline, there is something for everyone to enjoy in this part of the country. Shops ¾ mile.

All on the ground floor. Beamed living/dining room with tiled floor and compact, modern fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Two beamed bedrooms, each with wooden floor; one double with 6ft bed, and one bunk. Shower room and toilet.

  • Video
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access

  • Electricity, full oil central heating and bed linen included
  • Towel hire
  • Cot (except DQP)
  • TV
  • Shared laundry room with coin-operated washing machine and tumble dryer (except DCCQ)
  • Fridge/freezer (except DQM & DQL)
  • Wi-fi
  • Shared payphone (games room)
  • Gardens of 9 acres with woodland and furniture
  • No smoking
  • NB: Shallow fenced pond in woodland

SUPERB INDOOR AND OUTDOOR FACILITIES (AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND)
* Indoor heated swimming pool (10m x 4.5m, max depth 1.35m) with shower and changing facilities (open everyday 10am–10pm)
* Sauna
* Hard tennis court
* Indoor games room with TV, video, table tennis, coin-operated pool table and seating area with wood-burning stove
* Children’s room with table football, small pool table, toys, books, games and videos

Customer Comments

Selected comment(s) from customers who have enjoyed staying at this property:
  1. We hired three cottages for a school reunion as it used to be the boys boarding house. We had a fantastic weekend reminiscing about the old days! All the cottages were nicely equipped and decorated. We will be booking again for the next reunion! Sept 2012.
  2. This property does have a fridge/freezer. It does not have a bath and the bathroom is a wet room - the shower was very good and I would recommend staying here. May 2012.
  3. Trinity was clean and comfortable and very child friendly. We had a lovely holiday despite a few days of rain. Our 3 year old loved ’our little house’ the swimming pool and the visiting cat! Sept 2011.
  4. Very pleasant location - but a hard walk up from Lyme Regis! Owner was helpful and welcoming. Sept 2011.
  5. Property was obviously set up to be wheelchair friendly, which although we didn’t need did mean we had a very roomy bungalow, with spacious bathroom / wetroom and the biggest double bed I’ve ever slept in, and I’m used to kingsize! May 2011.
  6. Spotless on arrival with beds ready made. Comfortable beds and furnishings. Extremely pleased. March 2011.
  7. Clean, spacious, had everything we needed for a short break, and so many things to do on site. Never a dull moment. Nov 2010.
  8. Very suitable for disabled with wet room, seat, and rails. Nov 2010.
  9. Totally accessible for me as a wheelchair user. Sept 2010.
  10. Very easy access for less mobile. Sept 2010.
  11. Beautiful location. Good size rooms very good facilities and well equipped kitchen. The owners were helpful yet did not interfer. July 2010.
  12. Well laid out, warm and clean. Feb 2010.
  13. Fantastic accommodation and excellent facilities (tennis, pool, playroom etc). May 2008.
  14. This place took our breath away! Had a fantastic week and made full use of all the amenities, and enjoyed long walks in the surrounding countryside. Feb 2009.
  15. The facilities at Harcombe House were excellent. May 2009.
  16. The property was in excellent condition and the amenities, especially for young children, were fabulous. The location was very convenient for exploring the Devon/ Dorset coast. July 2008.
  17. The property exceeded our expectations and the facilities were more than we had expected. It was ideal for the children to have a games room & we all used the pool, jacuzzi, sauna, tennis courts & trampoline. We went for walks in the woods behind the cottage and it was only 5 minutes to the beach in Lyme Regis. It was a children’s paradise of a holiday!! We would like to go back again. April 2008.
  18. Harcombe House accommodation was first class – the property exceeded our expectations. Excellent facilities and ideally placed to explore the beauties of Dorset and East Devon. Weather was exceptional during our stay. June 2006.
  19. Extremely family friendly property - facilities exceeded our expectations and the website’s description. There were toys for toddlers (including outside Wendy house) plus outside trampoline, all weather tennis court and area for playing football. Oh yes, and for older children / adults a hot tub and sauna! A great base for families with children of all ages. March 2007.
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    Low deposit only £25

    1. These terms and conditions should be read with the Booking Conditions and insurance information in our brochures or on our website. Especially note Sections 2, 4 and 7 of the Booking Conditions
    2. Offer applies only to bookings for 2014 which are booked before 13th April 2014.
    3. The low deposit payable under this offer is £25.
    4. Does not apply to properties that sleep 10 or more.
    5. The difference between the £25 low deposit and the usual deposit shown in our main brochure or website is payable with the balance payment, which we must receive no later than 8 weeks before your booking starts, or at the time of cancellation if you cancel your booking. This payment will include all applicable charges as detailed on your booking confirmation, including any insurance premiums and any Ferry costs. If payment is not received in full on time, we can treat your booking as cancelled by you for a non-refundable reason. If this happens, you will be responsible for cancellation charges (as shown in our main brochure or our website) including any deferred Booking Fee, Personal Travel Insurance and Ferry crossings that you have chosen to buy, all of which must be paid immediately..
    6. Not available with any other offer except offers featured in our main brochure.
    7. Depending on popularity and property availability, this offer may be extended or withdrawn.

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