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An attractive chalet-style bungalow located in the popular seaside resort of West Bay and just a short walk from the town centre is Thorncroft. This spacious accommodation is ideal for families seeking to discover the delights of the Jurassic coastline of Dorset and the surrounding countryside. Entering through the front door, you will find a well-equipped kitchen where you can create tasty meals which can be enjoyed in the dining room whilst you sit and plan your itinerary together. From here you will find a spacious and welcoming sitting room where you can gather and recap on the days’ events or catch up on your favourite TV shows before you head to bed. Concluding the ground floor is the well-presented double bedroom, whilst climbing the stairs will bring you to one double bedroom and one twin bedroom, where you can relax and unwind after your day on the beach or exploring the town. Head out into the garden through the sun room to the enclosed garden, where the large lawn allows children and dogs to play whilst you sit and enjoy a good book with a morning coffee or an evening glass of wine. Thorncroft is a short leisurely walk into the town of West Bay, famous for its location and scenes in the TV series Broadchurch, with the sights of a busy fishing harbour and delicious smells of fish and chips by the sea, you don’t need to travel far to enjoy a lovely day out. With numerous local restaurants, pubs and shops, there is lots to discover in this popular Dorset town. If you do wish to venture a little further, head for Charmouth, Lyme Regis or Exmouth off to the west, or Burton Bradstock, Abbotsbury, The Isle of Portland and Weymouth to the east. The market town of Bridport is within a 2 mile walk, where you can explore the weekly vintage market and antiques. Thorncroft is perfectly located for discovering all the beauty that the iconic Jurassic Coast has to offer.

Three bedrooms: Ground floor 1 x double, Upstairs 1 x double and 1 x twin. Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Upstairs bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Dining room. Sitting room. Sunroom

Amenities for Rental

Central heating Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV, WiFi Fuel and power inc. in rent Bed linen and towels inc. in rent Designated off-road parking for one car and a small garage Enclosed rear garden Two dogs welcome No smoking allowed Pub within 0.5 miles, shop within 0.3 miles

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Rooms 3 · Sleeps 6

In association with Passpawt

Listing Address

West Cliff Road
West Bay

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