Cliff Cottage

Lyme Regis, Dorset

Sleeps 1-4
£495 - £1195


**4 Star VisitEngland Grading: 83%**
Part of Lyme's historic landscape since the early 1800's, Cliff Cottage is one of the delightful pink cottages, set back off the seafront, in a perfect position overlooking the beautiful Bay and famous Cobb. Seconds away from the beach, the cottage also has easy access to the shops, galleries, cafés and pubs.

Cliff Cottage provides a comfortable and competitively priced base for visitors of all ages wishing to explore the World Heritage Coast, fossil hunt, paint, write, walk, cycle and tour out of season as well as those seeking a traditional British seaside holiday. Book a week or a short break and join in the fun of the Fossil Festival, Lyme Slime Festival, Guitars on the Beach or the Great Lyme Regis Pudding Race, officially declared one of the UK's 'most brilliant but bonkers' events! Perfect for romantic weekends, mid-week adventures and getting away from it all. You’ll want to come again.

The cottage and gardens are set into the hillside with steps leading from the upper level of Marine Parade up to the front door and steps in the front garden leading to the sun-terrace where visitors can wine and dine whilst enjoying the superb view of Lyme Bay. Garden furniture, an Outback BBQ and children’s beach toys are provided. The Rose Family have been sharing their treasured seaside ‘home from home’ with couples and families since 1994 so in 2019 will be celebrating 25 years of happy holidays. All bookings are dealt with personally by Sue Rose and every effort is made to make sure that everything in the cottage is right for you.

See the Cobb each morning without getting out of bed. Watch the world go by from the sun terrace. No hassle getting to the beach with children and everything but the kitchen sink - it’s less than a minute away. Even the garden walls smile at Cliff Cottage - you will see why if you book!

The Cottage

As you go through the front door you enter the living room, a bright, cosy room overlooking the front garden. It has a two seater sofa, two armchairs, a nest of tables, a bookcase, flat screen tv with Freeview and a DVD player. Paintings and photographs of Lyme decorate the walls. 2019 started with a refurbishment programme and most of the cottage has been redecorated with a new heating system installed.


The kitchen is well-equipped for visitors who prefer to dine at ‘home’ rather than in one of Lyme’s many excellent restaurants. The kitchen window overlooks the rose garden at the back of the cottage. It has a large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, toaster, gas hob and built in integrated electric oven/grill. Under cupboard lighting and dimmable ceiling lights can be as soft or as bright as required. There is a table with four dining chairs.

Utility Room

Coat hooks, washing machine, tumble drier, ironing board, iron and high chair are stored in this room just off the kitchen with the back door leading out to the rose garden where there is a washing line.


The original resurfaced roll top bath has a grab rail and electric shower. There is also a grab rail next to the toilet, a sink, shaving point, mirror, wall mounted thermostatically controlled heater, a heated towel rail and electric extractor fan.

Bedroom 1

This room’s great attraction is ‘the view’! With the shutters and windows open you can enjoy the sounds of the sea and look at the picturesque Cobb without moving from the double bed (4’6” antique pine) with drawers. Other furnishings include a pine dressing table with mirror and stool, a built in wardrobe, chair and a full length mirror.

Bedroom 2

Overlooking the rose garden, this room has two single 3’ beds with drawers, a pine dressing table with mirror and stool and a built in wardrobe with a selection of children’s toys. There are bookshelves with a selection of books for children and adults and two bedside lamps.


Duvets and pillows are supplied. Blankets are available for extra warmth. Mattress and pillow protectors are on all beds. Prices include the provision of bed linen and beds will be made up in advance. Please enquire at the time of booking.

Safety & Mobility Considerations

There are steps leading up to the property with handrails fitted and lighting that comes on automatically as you approach. Grab rails are fitted in the porch and bathroom to help those who have mobility concerns. Once in the property all rooms are on one level. A comprehensive Access Statement is available on request. Mains powered smoke and heat detectors are installed at the property and gas safety and PAT electrical tests are carried out annually.


A renewable energy heating system has been installed in January 2019 with radiators in the living room, kitchen and both bedrooms. The windows and doors are double-glazed throughout.


Gas, electricity and Wi-Fi are included in the weekly and short break rates.


The cottage is cleaned between lets but we ask visitors to leave our treasured cottage as they would wish to find it, in a clean and tidy condition.

Pets & Smoking

No pets are accepted in the cottage or its gardens.
Smoking: Conditions of hire state ‘No Smoking’ in the cottage or its gardens.


Open all year round including Christmas and New Year. Short Breaks anytime subject to availability apart from August. Prices start @ £100.00 per night for a minimum of 2 nights. Watch out for our Special Offers of 4 nights for price of 3. Payment: 30% deposit at the time of booking with the balance due one month before the holiday start date unless there is less than a month at the time of booking in which case the total is payable to secure the reservation.

2019: Bookings being taken now. Prices from £495 - £1,195. Availability can be found on this website or contact Sue: [email protected] Conditions of hire available on request.

Please note that Cliff Cottage and its gardens are strictly non-smoking and we do not accept pets.

Prices include gas, electricity, bed linen and Wifi. Towels are not routinely provided at the moment but can be supplied for use in the cottage only (i.e. not the beach) for an additional charge if required (£20/£25 depending on the number of visitors). Weekly bookings: Out of season there can be some flexibility on weekly start dates, so if it would suit you to take your week's holiday starting on a day other than Saturday, please call and we will see what we can do.


From £495 to £1195 per week depending on season. Prices per week, inclusive of gas, electricity and bed linen.
Fishing & golf nearby.

Please call 07533 408003 to discuss disabled access.

Visitors’ Book and thank you comments

"Thank you Sue and John for another lovely week in your gorgeous cottage - our 11th visit we think!...Can't wait to return to our favourite seaside cottage." April 2018
"Everything about the cottage is just perfect, thank you again, John and Sue, we are hooked." May 2018"
"Wonderful few days spent in the most beautiful cottage in the world - Thank you! We will be back." June 2018
" .. we loved every minute of the weekend and the cottage was perfect for us. What an absolute gem you have there!" October 2018.

For availability please look at the calendar below. For prices and availability please check our advert or email:[email protected] and Sue will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the Cliff Cottage.

Please note that map locations may be approximate.

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