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Built to DVA Standards with Full Wheelchair Access, Pet Friendly, 50m to Coast.

Bedrooms 2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Chalet in Eype, Nr. Bridport, Dorset. 50m to the beach. Sleeps up to 6 + baby. Fully equipped for a great holiday

No 11 was newly constructed in 2005. It has 2 Beds (sleeping 4) plus a sofa bed and a travel cot for a baby and is fully accessible for Disabled use.

The beach is mere footsteps away. The village of Eype has a small shop, pub and a hotel.

The market town of Bridport is a 5 minute drive or easily reached on foot. The chalet is a perfect base for walking and enjoying the beautiful unspoilt beach of Eype.

The cliff path can take you to Dorset's highest point Gold Cap and further on to Lyme Regis for the hardier walkers. Chesil Beach, Abbotsbury and Weymouth are also close by to spend time exploring. The chalet is fully equipped for all your needs. A High chair, washing machine, WiFi, Microwave, Cooker,fridge,TV,DVD, Iron,Ipod docking station, radio, BBQ, garden chairs., fishing rod, boule game and other board games and cards. For couples staying the twin beds can be put together to make a superking bed which then we the sofa bed would allow 3 couples to stay.

More Details

Kim Harvey
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Kim Harvey

We bought No 11 in 2004 as a little asbestos shack. We demolished it and put up the building as it is today. It has been constructed using the most energy efficient means and a specification that lifeboat houses use to combat the elements. Its old shack had history dating back to the second world war when it used to be the tea place for the home guard whilst guarding the shores.

Kim Harvey purchased this chalet in 2004

Why Kim Harvey chose Eype

We came across the auction details in the local press. We came to look at the site and were so taken with the area we decided to buy. The plot we picked felt best served to fit in the type of building we wanted to erect. We have stayed here in all weathers and it is as idyllic in each season. There is always so much to explore without even having to get the car out.

What makes this chalet unique

Its position to the Jurassic Coast I would say is the best benefit. The beach is never crowded so you can always guarantee plenty of space. The views of the surrounding countryside as well is amazing especially if you are into wildlife.

Guestbook comments from the owner

When we reached the chalet we seemed to immediately relax. We will return.

We arrived in the dark so did not see the beautiful surroundings of the sea and cliffs till morning. It is an idyllic place. We have walked for miles and experienced some truly lovely sights and food. Will not hesitate to come back.
Jul 2013
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Eype Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please leave the chalet as you have found it. We have a short turn around time before other clients arrive. Please clean all crockery and cutlery.
  • Please keep noise and music to a minimum at night and always be respectful to the other park users.
  • Dog must be kept on a lead at all time in the communal part of the park. They are not allowed on the Sofa's or beds
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 bathroom with walk in shower, wc and sink with vanity unit and vanity mirror above. There is also a large heated towel rail. Door widths of shower and room are all wheelchair friendly.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedded room with chests of drawers and large wardrobes. Twin beds can be zipped to form a super king bed. This will accommodate tall people as no ends to this bed. There is a sofa bed which makes it possible to sleep 6 + baby in travel cot.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: The chalet has been built in a very energy efficient way and is very warm and cosy in winter. There is heating in all rooms as well as an electric focal fire in the living area. Ideal for that winter getaway. Outside: There is decking around both the front and side of the chalet. There is a picnic bench seating and also deckchairs to enjoy the sunshine and the views. There is a large grassed communual area in front of the chalet for ball games etc. Utility Room: Washer/dryer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels are provided and the chalet is cleaned thoroughly at each changeover day.


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Built to DVA Standards with Full Wheelchair Access, Pet Friendly, 50m to Coast.
average rating of 4.6585364 based on 42 reviews

Amazing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Fab location, number 11 was amazing, everything you need plus little luxuries! Will definitely return

  • Submitted: May 31, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Very close to the beach, lovely chalet with everything you will need.

  • 4 of 5

We didn’t get any problems with the shower as other people had mentioned.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Eype chalet

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay, right on th beach with lovely walks from your front door.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Charismatic Chalet

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved number 11. Everything you need is there. Beautifully decorated and furnished. We didn’t want to leave. Can’t wait to visit again. Fabulous location.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet, clean property perfect for walkers

  • 4 of 5

Modern , clean and prime location for walkers. Everything in good working order. I had to use the electric heaters as the weather was cold but it soon warmed up. Would love to return in the summer.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Great place for dog walks

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful holiday house, really enjoyed our stay, lovely views (our dog gives it five paw

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  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Eypes Mouth Country Hotel
Nearest Ferry
46 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Nearest Motorway
39 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Eypes Mouth Country Hotel
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: necessary


The beach is no more than 100yds walk from chalet. Eype beach is a shingle beach with lots of interesting things to find. Fossils if you are really lucky and lots of rock pools. Fishing is also good off of the beach. Dogs are welcome here all year round. There is also a beach at West Bay, Seatown and Charmouth.


Eype village is a short walk away, whereas Bridport the local Market Town is a 5 minute drive or can be walked in around 20 mins. There is a vibrant arty theme to Bridport which can be seen at the markets held on a Wednesday and Saturday in the town. There is a great Farm shop at Washingpool a 10 minute drive away. Downe House out door cafe can be found either by walking across the hills or a few minute drive away. Cakes and scones their speciality.

Further Details:

West Bay has a leisure centre and amusements as well as boat rides. You can also take a Boat trip to Lyme Regis for the day. Lyme Regis is well worth a visit as is Bere and Sidmouth.

This area is great for walkers and mountain bikers alike. You can go left to Portland, Chesil, Weymouth and to Poole beyond or go right to Lyme, Exeter and beyond. For Artists there is a wealth of amazing countryside and sea views to paint. For the Foodies there is seafood in abundance. Hive Beach at Burton Bradstock, Adam Hicks Restaurant in Lyme Regis and many more.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 25% is required at time of booking with the balance being due 8 weeks before the stay. If at the time of booking it is less than 8 weeks then payment in full would be required to secure the booking. Payments can be made either by BACS or Cheque.

Changeover Day:
The changeover day is Friday but this can be flexible out of season if short breaks or weekend stays are required.

Notes on prices:
Short Breaks and weekend stays can be accommodated. Please call for prices. 3 nights are our minimum length of stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.