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Old Monmouth in Lyme Regis, Dorset

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sleeps 16
7 rooms

Old Monmouth description

Dating back to 1630 - when it was originally established as a coaching inn - Old Monmouth lies in the heart of the popular seaside resort of Lyme Regis and forms one of a row of properties, just 100 yards from the seafront. Full of character, it offers spacious holiday accommodation for 16 people - with seven bedrooms (five en-suite) and also has many period features, including beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplaces and pine wooden shutters.

Old Monmouth has endured a chequered history with Monmouth’s cavalry lodging there in 1685, being visited by Oscar Wilde in 1891 and used by the Americans as a HQ during the war. This unique property is an excellent holiday home to enjoy Lyme Regis with its famous Cobb, beach, shops and cafes, and also to explore the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site. There is superb scenery, coastal walking, golf and fishing on the doorstep, and within easy driving distance are Bridport, Charmouth, Beer, Seaton and Sidmouth. Weymouth, with its Deep Sea Adventure, Timewalk and many other attractions also makes for a good family visit. There are a host of National Trust properties to visit, as well as Forde Abbey and Gardens - whilst inland, the Yeovilton Air Museum, the Haynes Motor Museum, Sherborne Castle and much more provide alternative days out. Shops 200 yards, pubs and restaurant 100 yards.Large beamed living room with gas ‘coal-effect’ fire. Large beamed dining room with wooden floor. Well-equipped kitchen with gas range, breakfast area, wooden floor and side access to outside. Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. First floor: Four double bedrooms, all with en-suite shower room and toilet, one with additional twin beds (for +2). Twin bedroom with wooden shutters and wash basin. Bunk bedroom with double bed on bottom, single bed on top and wash basin. All bedrooms with TV (except bunk bedroom and upstairs twin bedroom). Bathroom with toilet. Separate toilet.
  • Gas ‘coal-effect’ fire inc
  • Elec, full gas CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • Cot
  • H/chair
  • Six TVs (Freeview)
  • DVD
  • Gas range inc
  • 8-ring hob and double oven inc
  • M/wave
  • W/machine
  • T/dryer
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • No garden
  • Public car park 400 yds (2 permits provided)
  • Ground floor facilities
  • No smoking


  • Cot Available
  • DVD player
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Shower
  • Television
  • Wifi
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Washing Machine
  • No Pets
  • Coastal Property
  • Heritage Collection
  • Close to Sea
  • Owner Services Region
  • Brand Migration

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