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Shige & DianaTakezoe

Member since: 2008
Speaks English

Comfortable self-catering cottages in superb countryside - Foxglove

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Bridport - Hell Barn cottages

Holiday cottage in Dorset near the sea

This is a small, quiet holiday cottage complex, on the outskirts of the village of Chideock, set in a hollow by Winniford Stream and surrounded by rolling farmland. A mile inland off the main road, it is quiet and peaceful but also a convenient spot from which to explore the Jurassic Coast, including the nearby town of Lyme Regis and other places of interest in Dorset, Devon and Somerset. The nearest beach is two miles away, with several other beaches within easy reach by car. There are many miles of delightful footpaths to explore, including the fine coastal path with its breathtaking views. The spacious and comfortable cottages are located in middle of countryside. There is a large, attractive garden, which is great for relaxing or playing in at any time of day. The garden also houses a games room, which is equipped for all ages from toddler to adult. Japanese food is our speciality. Video is available on www.youtube.com / type in 'hellbarncottages' temporarily.

Details for holiday cottage Foxglove, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Foxglove cottage is a comfortable and spacious unit in a converted stone barn at Hell Barn Cottages, in North Chideock, Dorset. It has two upstairs bedrooms, one with double bed and one with twin beds, sleeping 4 plus a cot. Downstairs there is a lounge/dining room with terrestrial television, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a bathroom with toilet, basin, bath and shower. The cottage is clean and simply but comfortably furnished, to the Tourist Board's 3 star standards. Heating is included in the rental. 32' TV with Free-Sat and DVD players are at each cottages.

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Shige & DianaTakezoe (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks English


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Our holiday at Hell Barn Cottages

  • 5 of 5

We loved our recent stay at Hell Barn cottages. It's in the perfect location and the accommodation, garden and play room are brilliant. We loved returning to our cottage after our days on the beaches. Diana and Shige's Japanese meals are so good we booked twice! Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Very attractive cottages

  • 5 of 5

I can recommend Hell Barn Cottages without reservation. The cottages are extremely well-equipped – eg. a stairgate and a torch – things you wouldn’t normally find in a rented cottage. They are spotless and Diane and Shige even provide a starter pack of provisions.

The gardens are beautiful with furniture for sitting out and play equipment for the children. There is even an indoor games room. It seems to me that they have thought of everything.

Our spaniel was made very welcome too. Diane and Shige are the perfect hosts – helpful and accommodating but unobtrusive too.

As for the area – a week is not long enough to do all the things available in the area. We went for our second visit at the beginning of June, and we will certainly return again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Absolutely spotless

  • 5 of 5

Great accommodation and great hosts. We will definitely return as the place was clean, tidy and absolutely beautiful. We also tried the Japanese food that was amazing. We strongly recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
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Excellent self-catering in great location

  • 5 of 5

Excellent. We booked the studio for one week, and really enjoyed it. Plus points are....quiet rural location, comfortable beds and seats, well supplied kitchen, modern design, good bathroom, very large garden with stream and lots of grass, walk straight out into great countryside, near Bridport and Lyme, excellent hosts. Minus points are....nothing worth mentioning. Make sure you check out the village museum in the Catholic church.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you for leaving a kind review, we are very pleased to hear that you have a nice time here. Regards. Shige & Diana
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Great base to explore wonderful Dorset

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stay at Hell Farm regularly - we love it.

The location is great - the cottages are clean, cosy and well equipped.

Great value for money and a very warm welcome - try it!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

We visited in October 2014 for term break as a family of 5; kids are 4 and 9 years old and a dog who was with us because his owners went overseas so we took care of him for the week. The cottage, at the end of a cul-de-sac, provides plenty of parking for cars. The cottage grounds are gated and perfectly safe for both kids and dogs. They have a lovely grassy separate area for the kids to run around and a well-equipped hall with table tennis and various indoor sport activities. The beach is very close - we used both bikes (10 minutes) and car to get there. The welcome was warm but not pushy with milk, bread and butter waiting. The cottages have fully equipped kitchen including fridge, washing machine with drier, pot and pans, plates, knives, chopping boards, cups and glasses, utensils etc. Everything we found was clean and tidy. Even though the place is dog friendly there were no traces of any untoward smell or pet hair inside. Really, everything was perfect, we will definitely be returning shortly! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Exeter airport
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Car: necessary

Our cottages are situated in the middle of peaceful, rolling countryside, but are only a mile off the main road. There is a good choice of beaches and miles of coastal walks to explore. The local villages have traditional pubs with good food. The nearby town of Bridport has a lively market twice a week and plenty of shops and cafe/restaurants. There are many interesting places to visit: including Abbotsbury, Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Weymouth and Dorchester. Alternatively you can just relax in our attractive garden and enjoy the peace and quiet.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Bridport, Lyme Regis and West Dorset

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
9 Jul 2016 - 2 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Quiet Summer
3 Sep 2016 - 9 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Autumn
10 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Xmas + New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Bedding, towels and electricity are included. Japanese food a speciality, let us know if you are interested in. Regaring pet, we accepst well behaved pet, but we ask the owner to bring their bedding and not allow them to use sofas or bedrooms.
There is a sofa bed in this cottage, if you want it, we charge extra £30 for usage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bridport in West Country

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 12 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming

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