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“Amazing farmhouse!”

Review of Colmer Farmhouse

Colmer Farmhouse
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Very good
30 reviews
Colmer Farmhouse
DINING ROOM
dinning room
Passage way from kitchen to lounge
Bedroom
Bedroom
Kitchen window
Half ot the kitchen
the other half of the kitchen
lounge
the entrance
The Marshwood Vale
The Marshwood Vale
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Farmhouse -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Lyme Regis, Dorset, England

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Very good - based on 30 reviews
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Kate G
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing farmhouse!”
Reviewed 1 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Only stayed one night and we were so happy with the place. The pictures really don't do it justice, its so big with the kitchen and dining area like an open plan when first step in. The garden was lovely as well and what more could you want when you look out the window in the morning and see lots of horses.

Will definately be staying longer next time so we can explore some of the local villages. Stephens email responses were fast and gave me all the information I needed, felt very welcome there. Thank you for such an amazing stay at your farmhouse!

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Management Response
2 May 2016
Kate I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, you and your friends are more than welcome back any time. Thank you.
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Claire C
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
Reviewed 22 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We wanted to get out the city for the night; wasn't sure what to expect but we were pleasantly surprised! The owner met us and showed us around, really friendly and helpful.

The house itself is very large, as some of the other reviews stated, the photos do not do the house justice. the kitchen is a lovely warm farmhouse kitchen with an Aga, the Aga was great to cook on and was easy to use. The kitchen is well equipped, pots, pans, dishes, baking trays, etc. The living room is very big and the log burner made it really cosy, lots of seating. The original floors are a treasure, beautiful, you will need slippers.

The bedrooms are very large too, as we only stayed one night we were asked to provide our own linen and towels, which was not a problem at all.

The children loved the horses in the field behind and the horses in the stable yard in front, the house is close to the lovely beaches along the Jurassic coastline.

We will be booking again in the very near future!

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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People with pets
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Management Response
22 Feb 2016
So glad you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for the comments. We would welcome you back at any time.
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JohnOwens...
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Probably better in the Summer”
Reviewed 17 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

The home is at the end of a long drive and tucked down in a valley. It is a semi-detached house with extensive horse stables across a bricked courtyard. The house is a good experience of living in a traditional style farm house. Note, however, that it has not modernised on the inside. There is a farmhouse kitchen with brick floor and Aga range. When we visited - in Feb - the house was cold other than the sitting room. There is no wifi or cell phone coverage. The house was generally clean but it had the feeling that people had not been in there for a while - cobwebs and some mold around some of the windows. We were shown through the house upon arrival by a helpful and friendly owner who had made a fire in the woodburner which sits in the inglenook. We requested the place for a single evening which the owners quite nicely accommodated. However, we were asked to pay a £25 charge for bed linens and towels and I was surprised to find them just stacked on the beds. The point of booking them ahead was to not have to mess around with putting them on after a long day and for £25 pounds extra I expected that to be done. The closest pub is a 20 minute walk away (partially on a busy road). It had a great selection of beers and the curry night was worth going to. Again, very very basic but with a nice atmosphere and full of locals. If you want an economy place to stay for a week or more with group of 5 or 6 a short drive away from Lyme Regis and Charmouth and it is during the warmer/drier times of the year, this place might be worth a look - particularly if you are interested in looking at horses. If you are looking for a shorter stay at a different time of the year - I'd recommend a B&B which are plentiful in and around the coastal towns nearby.

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Liked best: Woodburner, sitting room
Liked least: Needed a better clean - put the sheets on the bed
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
18 Feb 2016
I'm sorry you did not find the house to your liking most people do, the comments and pictures show we have original flooring in the house, and by other reviews I would assume you would realize that horses are in the yard. We put clean linen on top of the beds as we do not assume sleeping arrangements.
We offer the house as old, but with the wood burner lit which it was and oil fired heaters around you should find it warm. if you would like square walls and central heating with carpets then we are not for you.
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56default
Southampton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing”
Reviewed 5 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

What an amazing place. The photos and description here do not do this place justice, it's incredible. Quirky, cosy and spacious, Colmer Farmhouse ticked all our boxes and more. We wanted somewhere a bit different to spend New Year that was out the way but close to the coast. The inglenook, the Aga, the horses; so many features that make it unique. Our 2 girls loved it, even asking if we could leave the beach early to go and play in the house (although admittedly it was raining!). The owners were really helpful and showed the kids the foals which was certainly the holiday highlight for them.

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: A couple more pans would be useful but I'm nitpicking here.
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Management Response
6 Jan 2016
Hi ,
many thanks for your comments, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, welcome back any time
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Passport5...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful farmhouse. Highly recommended.”
Reviewed 6 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

The photographs really do not pay justice to this beautiful place.

We had a fantastic weekend and look forward to returning soon.

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