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The Hideaway-A Peaceful And private location, countryside views. 2 mins to beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

The Hideaway Chalet in Eype, Nr. Bridport, Dorset, England - Peaceful And Private Location With Countryside Views. Bridport Town 5 Mins Drive

The Hideaway is A lovely 2 bedroom lodge set in a peaceful location only 500 yards from the unspoilt beach. Private, quiet you can truly have a relaxing holiday. There is a small shop nearby open seasonally, where you can order newspapers, buy your daily milk, enjoy an ice cream and even have a cream tea. The main bedroom has a king size bed and an en suite shower, the second bedroom has 2 full sized single beds. There is a bathroom next to this. Open plan kitchen/living/diner which is spacious and comfortable. Large decking outside to sit and relax. Right on the Jurassic Coastline, ideal for walkers. Easy walking distance to hotel and pub serving food. Lovely walk over to West Bay. A real quiet and private getaway.


One of our reviews said the entrance was very narrow and put them off going out. The lane down to Eype is narrow but is wide enough for large vans i.e. Tesco, Waitrose vans, dustbin van, skip hire vans. The actual entrance to the Hideaway is up a fairly steep tarmac driveway only a few yards then you are in an open field. This entrance is also used for parking in the summer for the public and large cars can get up it. Please do not be put off by the review. If you have any concern or would like to know the actual width of the entrance please contact me. Thank you.

More Details

About Us

Jill Sharp
Ships Lights CottageEype, Eype
DT6 6AL Bridport
VAT Reg No

Jill Sharp
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018

About Jill Sharp

I live with my partner here in Eype and we have been fortunate to have Sealark our chalet which is right next to the beach on a small private site of only 13 chalets. We also have The Hideaway which is "hidden" in our back garden and has lovely countryside views, but still only a few hundred yards away from the beach. Being able to let others come and enjoy our chalet and the surrounding areas is a bonus for us. You can be assured that the property will be clean and fresh upon your arrival.If you are looking for peace and relaxation with wonderful views, then come and stay with us.

Why Jill Sharp chose Eype

Quiet, peaceful and secluded.

What makes this chalet unique

Peace and quiet with wonderful country side views, yet only 2 minutes from the beach. The Hideaway has a very large decking area and also a grassed area, plenty of room to sit and relax without any neighbours watching over you.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Eype in Symondsbury

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please note the initial £100 deposit at time of booking IS NOT REFUNDABLE.
  • We would prefer a direct bank transfer rather than credit card paid through OD
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with large shower, wc, sink. Shaving socket. Main bathroom with bath/shower over, wc, sink. Shaving socket.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - King Size bed, 2 wardrobes, drawers. En suite large shower. Bedroom 2 - 2 Full Sized Single beds, wardrobe, drawers.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: - very quiet and private One small well behaved dog may be accepted. Outside: Large decking area with table and chairs. Grass garden area. All quiet and private. There is small shed to store beach items. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen is provided, you just need your towels and tea towels. The property is cleaned at the end of your stay. Other: Cloaks cupboard, slatted shelving to store your towels, Room to put shoes away. Houses iron, ironing board and vacuum cleaner.


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The Hideaway-A Peaceful And private location, countryside views. 2 mins to beach
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 6 reviews

Fantastic Property in Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Hideaway with our two small Westies in the last week of June 2017

The bungalow is in a fantastic location in the small village of Eype with a 10 minute

walk to the New Inn pub which does great food and 10 minutes to the beach which was good for us with dogs allowed all year round.

The bungalow has everything you would need and is well looked after very comfortable and homely with a secure garden and veranda again good for the dogs or small children.

From Eype there are fantastic walks to West Bay and Seatown where you must visit the Anchor for great food and stunning views from the beer garden.

We had a fantastic week at the Hideaway and would highly recommend for a lovely bungalow in a quiet rural location but well located to explore Dorset and the Jurassic Coast.

Steve Quarrington - 13th July 2017

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Though I think the beach is less than 5 minutes away.
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A lovely little "Hideaway". Would be even better in the summer months.

  • 4 of 5

Just spent Christmas at the "Hideaway" and really enjoyed the stay in Eype. We did experience some terrible weather, but even that did not spoil our stay. The cottage was decorated with a Christmas tree and decorations and the welcome basket of food items and bottle of wine was a delight. Just a couple of suggestions for small improvements: the outside light needs to be a bit brighter and the sensor light did not come on: having a small dog with us and the weather being so wet it would have been useful to have a small entrance porch to thoroughly clean the dog before entering the lounge area. We had taken our own hose to clean the dog and towels to dry him off before entering However we managed ok. Thank you for a wonderful stay, we would certainly like to come back in the summer.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Peace and quiet and a short walk to the beach

  • 4 of 5

Lovely chalet tucked away behind another property. Very clean and tidy, comfortable beds. Well equipped. Just a shame the sea view is blocked by tall conifer trees.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect peaceful spot to unwind and enjoy the lovely walks and beach.

  • 4 of 5

The chalet was tucked away in a peace spot in Eype. Close to the beach, ideal for walking the coastal paths. Hold your breath whilst you squeeze through the entrance to the Hideaway, can be achieved with perfection after a couple of days! Well equipped chalet, clean, spacious and airy, lovely decking area to sit and soak up the last sunshine of the day. Meghan my dog was really happy and safe too. Lovely holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely peaceful hideaway!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a weeks stay at the hideaway over the Easter holidays. We found it very clean and organised and very peaceful. There were lots of walks on the doorstep and the beach just down the road.

I would mention that the access from the road is very steep with an awkward bend and norrow walls. My fully loaded MPV struggled to get through. This made us unsure about driving out and about because we didn't want to have to try it again. We thought access would have been better through the caravan park next door but the guy there was a bit reluctant to help. I also had no mobile signal (if this is something you rely on it may be worth knowing). I could get some signal at the top of the nearby hills. That said, it was actually quite nice to be cut off from the real world for a bit and have to walk everywhere. Keep a spare tea towel handy to wave in front of the smoke alarm when cooking or frying as it's located above the oven which seemed to set it off every time we opened it. Other than that a lovely and comfortable place to relax. We all had a great week. Our girls and dog enjoyed the beach and the sea and as it's only a few feet away it was lovely to be able to visit without any hassle.

Thanks for your hospitality and the wine from your vineyard, which was lovely with Easter dinner.

This truly is a hideaway!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved our week away

  • 4 of 5

This lovely cabin is tucked away behind cottages down a narrow, picturesque Lane which leads down to a beautiful pebble beach.

First impressions were that it was very clean and tastefully decorated. The main bedroom has an on suite which is handy and the second bedroom easily had enough room for a travel cot to be set up in between the beds.

Well appointed kitchen, though the number of cups was unnecessary and could have done with a bigger bread board and colander! Esp if you were cooking for 4! Also, a little more cupboard space for you to put your own food/items would be useful.

Great to have a few essentials left ready for us and the bottle of wine was a nice touch.

The decking was very popular with my toddler who was able to run about safely contained but the grass area was not really suitable for him due to the stinging nettles all the round the edge.

Useful leaflets for local attractions in the cottage and a selection of entertainment available. Wasger/drier and dishwasher very handy to have.

A couple of things that stopped it being 5 stars:

Despite being listed, the internet was unusable (when signal was available) due to it not being 'secure'. (3g was almost non existent in the area as well so be aware if you use it to look up things to do in the area and go prepared) This is something I look for when booking so it was a bit disappointing.

Instructions for recycling and rubbish were unclear and didn't seem to relate to what was in place bin wise.

Having to take a travel cot and high chair was a bit of a pain, especially as there seems to be room in the cabin for them to be stored. This would have been a real bonus to have there.

Communication from owner was swift and helpful with queries answered in a timely fashion.

The area is beautiful and perfect for visiting local attractions.

I can definitely recommend The Hideaway and despite some of the small issues, would still visit again!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The Hideaway is only a 2 minute walk away from the quiet and unspoilt beach. West Bay 2 miles,Charmouth 5 miles (serious fossil hunting), Lyme Regis 9 miles, Weymouth 18 miles.


Exeter Airport 35 miles, Bournemouth 50 miles. A car is recommended to fully appreciate the surrounding areas. The nearest buses are in Bridport, 2.5 miles away. Local taxis in Bridport.


Eype village is a short walk away with a hotel and pub. Bridport the local market town is 2.5 miles away (5 minutes drive). Markets held Wednesdays and Saturdays. Saturdays in Bridport are vibrant and well worth a visit. Usually lots of stalls to browse and enjoy. West Bay has a lovely harbour, lots of fish and chip huts, an amusement arcade and also boat rides. Several pubs serving a variety of food. You can even take a small boat out on the river.

Further Details:

Bridport has a leisure centre, less than a 5 minute drive. Morrisons Supermarket (also petrol station) again only a 5 minute drive. Local shops include restaurants, post office, banks, cafes, Boots, charity shops.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Eype, Dorset

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late winter
11 Feb 2018 - 17 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
18 Mar 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Easter period
25 Mar 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
8 Apr 2018 - 12 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Late Spring
13 May 2018 - 26 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Early summer
27 May 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
8 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Summer 2
15 Jul 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Late Summer
2 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
30 Sep 2018 - 20 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Autumn 2
21 Oct 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
4 Nov 2018 - 22 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
23 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Bookings can be made via telephone or email. £100 booking deposit with full balance to be paid 6 weeks before. There is a £100 refundable deposit to be paid at time of booking which is refunded after the property has been checked. Payments can be made by direct bank transfer or cheque. A completed booking form is required which can either be sent by post or emailed. The initial deposit is non refundable and the balance due 6 weeks before, this is also non refundable. Holiday insurance is advised.

We would prefer you to pay by direct transfer to our bank
Sunday is changeover day which gives you a free Saturday to enjoy the local market town of Bridport. Arrival time 2 pm, Departure time 10 am. Short breaks: minimum of 4 nights can be taken outside of the main season (Oct - Mar). Christmas flexible.

Notes on prices:
Christmas dates can be flexible, minimum 5 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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