The Retreat Cottage for Couples
Private Hot Tub & Breakfast Basket
Ideal for short breaks
Award winning accommodation with Breakfast Basket. Private, secluded Hot Tub tucked away in your private garden. Perfect for relaxing short breaks or longer stays.
One of the closest accommodations to River Cottage & 5 minutes drive to Lyme Regis.
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Fully equipped, spacious, contemporary, peaceful, detached, private self-catering one bedroomed cottage, on one level with large patio area and some steps to the entrance. Overlooking your own private garden.
The Retreat's award winning accommodation is set in the grounds of Hedgehog Corner. Just 3 minutes drive to River Cottage HQ (with the cheapest taxi fare from any local accommodation). 5 minutes to Lyme Regis on UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coast.
The Retreat Hot Tub
Your own private large Hot Tub just for you, just steps from your bedroom door, secluded, with year round use - fun to use in any weather - the best time to use the spa can be during the colder months! Robes, Tub Towels and Slippers provided.
Multi function, 14 jets & LED lights which look fabulous at night.
Not overlooked at all and set in a private area of your own latern lit garden with views of a glade of trees, copse and fields.
French doors lead into the open plan kitchen with breakfast bar looking out onto the garden and patio, BBQ area and bistro table and chairs.
Fully equipped kitchen: Dualite kettle and toaster, Joseph Joseph utensils. Everything you need including built in dishwasher, microwave, oven, hob, fridge freezer and clothes washer drier.
Sitting Room with Feature Fire
Sitting room has a leather sofa with reclining seats, TV with selection of DVDs and a "real flame" feature fire with mood lighting. Thermostatically controlled instant panel heating throughout and cool fan for summer.
Perfect for those attending cookery classes at nearby River Cottage - return in the evening to relax and enjoy your own cookery results.
Bedroom and Shower Room
Double brass bed made up for your arrival - plenty of towels including bath sheets, TV, smart phone charging dock with clock, hair drier, iron & ironing board.
The bathroom has a large rainwater shower plus a hand held spray, underfloor heating, shaver point, sensor lit mirror and electric towel rail. We include dressing gowns, slippers, towels, loo rolls and toiletries.
A breakfast basket of goodies awaits you - Joy's own muesli and freshly baked home made loaf, Clipper teas, coffee, hot chocolate, local Miles Cafetiere Coffee, Moore's local biscuits, Hedgehog Corner preserves, John's farm fresh eggs, Four Elms Fruit Farm Apple Juice, Frobishers juice, cereals, Wolfys porridge pots, orange juice, Wyke Farm butter & Yarty Valley milk. Ample for the duration of your visit.
Take a visit to the Town Bakery in Lyme Regis or Millers Farm Shop nearby to stock up on tasty local supplies to enjoy al fresco on the patio.
Own safe parking bay, walking distance to Inn that serves food, bus stop and near Farm Shop. Hi-vis jackets and torch supplied for walk to The Hunters Lodge Inn or River Cottage - all details in menu.
Lots of Extras
We hope we have thought of everything to ensure you have a relaxing stay - you will find all linen towels provided, loo rolls, toiletries, dishwasher & laundry tabs, kitchen foil, kitchen roll, herbs and condiments.
The Retreat's reviews Trip Advisor under Lyme Regis Rentals.
The Retreat is across the garden from Acorns Apartment which can both be booked together.
Relax on a sunny afternoon, total privacy overlooking gardens and fields in comfortable garden chairs provided.
Cool box, ice blocks & blanket for picnics provided for days out.
You can watch your only neighbours, the rabbits, many species of birds (Nightjars have been heard) with deer in neighbouring fields and bees in the lavender and heather.
Arrivals & Parking
The Retreat is based at Hedgehog Corner EX13 5SU. Retreat Parking Bay is well signed in top car park.
Arrivals welcomed from 3pm - 9pm (later by prior arrangement) and departures 10.30am. Bring your Key Safe Box Code emailed prior to arrival. Your host Joy can usually be contacted at Reception.
Outdoor lighting in garden and sensor lit from personal car parking space which is well signed on the far left hand side of the main car park. Please note there are steps to entrance.
Each booking includes use of own Hot Tub & a Breakfast Basket. Minimum stay of 2 nights (some selected 1 nights shown on booking calendar).
Being so near River Cottage HQ "Terry the Taxi" & "M Cabs" offer the cheapest taxi fare of £15 return (*save New Year's Eve) Book now!
Walk to The Hunters Lodge Inn (01297 33286)
Please note if you wear FAKE TAN you may not use Hot Tub. Hot Tubs sanitisation levels checked daily/twice daily (we try to do this discreetly when you are out or early morning).
Gift Vouchers available - please ask. Regret no Pets. Wi Fi available at the main house 1 minutes walk. Complimentary use of our Electric Car Charger
Hedgehog Corner: Overall Winner of Guest Accommodation Devon Tourism 2013, UK Winner Green Tourism GoldStar and 2013 South West Winner Hospitality Taste of the West 2013.
(For those who booked before 2nd May 2015 who wish to use tub there is a small charge for use of Tub payable on arrival)