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Albury HouseCharmouth, Lyme Regis and surrounding villages

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Albury House is a thatched 17th century spacious, stylish and comfortable family home in the centre of Charmouth, ideal all the year round for family get together or two families. There are two reception rooms, one with a wood burning stove, a four oven AGA plus a separate electric oven and hob. All the good sized bedrooms are light and airy. There is a conservatory with a utility area leading onto the garden.

The shops and beach are a short walk away and perfect for rock-pooling, fossil hunting and exploring the Jurassic Coast. Guests are well catered for with a new improved Sky service installed, Fibre Broadband as well as Sky Sports HD and Sky Cinema HD Xbox 360, games books, DVD’s and children’s toys.

Outside there is a lovely enclosed, large garden with a good sized sunny terrace (wooden table and chairs for 10 and barbecue), a football net and trampoline plus plenty of parking to the rear of the property, a real bonus in Charmouth.

Please note this property has a capacity of 10 (+3 sleeping on sofa/truckle beds). These can be added during the booking process (£40 per person).


AGABarbecueCentral Heating Coffee Machine Family board games FreezerFridgeFull Sky package incl Sport and Movie Channels Garden furniture Gas hob & Electric ovenHigh ChairMusic systemParkingSmall selection of books, games and DVDsTelevisionTravel CotWiFiNo DogsBed LinenBlu-Ray DVD playerDishwasherDVD playerLog Burner / Open FireMicrowaveTowelsTumble Dryer Washing Machine Within walking distance to beach Within walking distance to pub Within walking distance to shop


Ground Floor:
Entrance into the hallway which opens out into the sitting room.
Sitting room
With its warm contemporary feel, has two large sofas and a charming love seat in front of the wood burning stove. The large LCD television has Sky and a Blu-Ray player.
With its two plump armchairs to sink into whilst whiling an afternoon away reading.
Television room
With a sofa in front of a large LCD television with Sky, Blu-Ray player and an Xbox 360 with multiple controllers and games. A selection of books, Blu-Rays and DVD's, games and children’s toys are available. Please note that the fireplace in this room is ornamental.
With an ancient grape vine. There is a table at one end with seating for five. At the other end, there a utility area with Belfast sink, washing machine and tumble dryer. Access into the garden makes this a perfect spot to leave your flip flops, buckets and spades after a day at the beach.
Dining kitchen
With a four-oven AGA, separate electric oven and gas hob, large fridge and freezer, dishwasher, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine and Marley sound system. The table extends to seat ten comfortably.
Please note there is a step between the country kitchen end with the farmhouse table and AGA and the working area of the kitchen which includes worktop space and the electric oven and gas hob. At the end of this room, there is a spiral staircase which leads up to the first floor snug area (see below).
Provides a quiet room away from it all with a desk and chair. This room is where the WiFi is set up, so perfect for anyone studying or needing to be in touch with the office.
With wash basin and WC.

First Floor:
Master bedroom
With a super-king size bed.
En-suite shower room
With a shower, wash basin, heated towel rail and WC.
Bedroom two
With full size bunk beds and a truckle bed available which can be put in this room (at an additional cost*).
En-suite shower room
With a shower, wash basin, heated towel rail and WC.
Bedroom three
With a king-size bed.
En-suite shower room
With a shower, wash basin, heated towel rail and WC.
Bedroom four
With a double bed.
Bedroom five
With two single beds and a truckle bed available which can be put in this room (at an additional cost*).
This room has a cloakroom with a wash basin and wc but please note there is no shower.
Family bathroom
With roll top bath, separate double shower, wash basin, heated towel rail and WC. Please note that the family bathroom can be accessed through two doors – one from the hallway, the other from the snug area.
Snug Area
Which looks out over the garden and has a day bed with truckle which can also be used as a single bed (at an additional cost*). The spiral staircase from this room leads down to the end of the kitchen.

Outside, there is a patio area with a table and seating for ten (additional seating for six can be found at the top of the garden), Weber charcoal barbecue and an outdoor table tennis table.
A bonus for the children, the large lawn has a football goal and trampoline, whilst the adults can relax on the two sun loungers.
Off street parking is available for up to 4 cars.

Additional Information:
A welcome basket of logs is provided.
A high chair and travel cot can be provided upon request.
*Additional beds are available at £40 each
Please be aware there is a £200.00 security deposit at this property.
Sorry, no pets.

Surrounding local area

This luxury home away from home enjoys a prominent position on the main road through Charmouth, a charming seaside village offering a choice of pubs, gift boutiques, a well-stocked local shop and bakery.
A stunning setting along the Jurassic coast, families can enjoy fossil hunting and rock pooling, whilst the more energetic can take advantage of this fabulous walking region, all within a short stroll of Albury House.
The popular but unspoilt town of Lyme Regis is just a ten minute drive away, where you will find a sandy beach, eateries, fishing trips, art and music festivals and its iconic cobb and harbour. Make sure you visit the Town Mill Bakery, it’s a firm favourite.
West Dorset is a fabulous location for foodies: with Mark Hix’s Oyster and Fish House in Lyme Regis; the highly acclaimed Hive Beach Café in Burton Bradstock and its equally fabulous sister café, The Watch House in West Bay; as well as Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s River Cottage Canteen and Deli in nearby Axminster along with the River Cottage HQ just outside Axminster. You could book yourselves onto one of the popular cookery courses at River Cottage HQ, we’ve heard fabulous things about them.
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Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.


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