Acorns Apartment for Couples
With Breakfast Basket
Ideal for short breaks - see the film here >
From £90 per night for two includes a "Breakfast Basket" full of local & home made goodies.
One of the closest recommended accommodations just 1.6 miles to River Cottage HQ and less than 5 minutes drive to the Jurassic Coast at Lyme Regis. Ideal for peaceful and relaxing short breaks for adults only.
Ground floor luxury 5 roomed apartment with wi fi: ensuite bedroom, bathroom with slipper bath and rainfall shower, sitting room, fully equipped designer kitchen with patio, large conservatory leading onto a private terrace, garden, own entrance and private parking.
Read Acorns reviews on Trip Advisor.
Perfect for uninterrupted privacy and peace, romantic breaks, honeymoons, anniversaries, mini moons, or just relaxing in peaceful and spacious surroundings overlooking a copse with bluebells in spring time, gardens, oak & beech trees.
The Breakfast Basket included with ample for your stay gives ideal flexibility, especially for those attending cookery courses at nearby River Cottage.
The bedroom with double brass bed, real oak flooring, TV & fitted wardrobes, ceiling Velux window with remote control opening, auto rain sensor and blackout blind.
A luxury bathroom with a large rainfall shower, slipper bath, heated towel rails and window looking out to copse and fields. Bubble bath, toiletries,dressing gowns, slippers and towels provided.
Sitting Room with Feature Fire
Relax in the spacious sitting room with large three seater leather sofa with reclining seats. Windows looking out over trees and gardens. Large digital 32" DVD TV with film selection and books.
French doors (shown screened with curtains for evening ambience) lead in to your own private conservatory.
A quiet place to relax with no intrusive noise from others.
Feature fire with remote control.
Fully equipped Kitchen Diner
The designer kitchen with generous seating area has it's own patio. Fully equipped with Silestone worktops & table with kitchen TV. Quality Siemans' appliances: oven, hob, dishwasher, clothes washer drier, built in microwave, fridge freezer and Quooker instant hot water tap. Useful items provided such as tea towels, dishwasher & laundry tabs, kitchen roll, kitchen foil, herbs, condiments as well as your Breakfast Basket.
Large (heated) Conservatory with Terrace
French doors open into a large private conservatory (18' x 12') with another comfortable 3 seater sofa, breakfast table & chairs and occasional chairs and table.
Centrally heated plus electric wall heaters, with sun blinds, colonial ceiling fan overlooking its own private terrace, gardens, trees and fields.
A breakfast basket of goodies awaits you - Joy's own muesli and freshly baked home made loaf, farmhouse butter, Clipper refreshments, local Lyme Bay ground Coffee, Moore's local biscuits, Hedgehog Corner preserves, farm fresh eggs, Four Elms Fruit Farm Apple Juice, selection of cereals, porridge pots, orange juice & Yarty Valley milk. Ample for the duration of your visit
One of Joy's home made loaves from a variety of flours - either wholemeal, multi seed, sunflour seed, apple & cinnamon, white or cobber freshly baked for your arrival.
Visit Miller's Farm shop nearby with a huge choice of local foods and provisions.
Private Terrace, Patio and Gardens
The kitchen leads out to one a pretty patio for al fresco breakfasts overlooking lavender and summer mint.
Bistro table and chairs on the kitchen patio.
There is a large private terrace at the rear of the Conservatory with 2 comfortable sun chairs, a table and 4 chairs. Acorns Apartment is a short walk across the garden from The Retreat Cottage - both can be booked together.
Exclusively for adults.
Usually a minimum stay of 2 nights (with some 1 nights available at selected times which are shown on booking calendar). Regret no pets. Read our guests' reviews on Trip Advisor.
Gift Vouchers Available to tie in with River Cottage - please ask us.
A local pub, The Hunters Lodge and a bus stop are within walking distance. The pub serves meals (high viz jackets and torch provided). 3 minutes drive or 1.6 miles walk from River Cottage HQ - being so close we have the most reasonable taxi fare for any local accommodation to the HQ - with "Terry the Taxi" £15 return (*save New Year's Eve), see menu for number.
Lots of Extras included
All linen, towels, loo rolls, toiletries, hairdrier, dressing gowns, slippers, alarm clock radio, iron & board, washing up liquid, condiments, laundry & dishwasher tablets and other useful items for a short or long stay are included. Each booking includes a Breakfast Basket with ample supplies for the duration of your visit.
A cool bag, picnic blanket and ice blocks for days at the beach or days out exploring the area are also provided.
Arrivals & Parking
Arrivals welcomed from 4pm - 8pm (later by prior arrangement) and Departures 10.30am please.
Ample well lit parking - choice of either your own space well signed and reserved for you at the very front of the main house or if you have a LARGE VEHICLE 4x4 use large main car park at the top of the drive. Also free use of our electric car charging point and a personal welcome at Reception from your host Joy, a true local and font of information.