Bloor Homes - Woodberry Copse, DT7
Woodberry Copse is a very special and individual development situated on the outskirts of Lyme Regis and tucked away in an idyllic woodland. Surrounded by mature trees providing a setting of tranquillity and calm, it's known by many as The Pearl of Dorset. Lyme Regis is a delightful coastal town full of history and character.
Easily accessible, and overlooking the crystal clear waters of Lyme Bay, Lyme Regis is part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage site and is surrounded by many areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town itself is extremely popular and is noted for its attractive period buildings. This exclusive and select development has been designed to protect the existing woodland setting and the homes at Woodberry Copse have been inspired by the Arts and Crafts style architecture that is so typical of this area.
The seaside is less than a mile away and those looking to enjoy a slower pace of life will love what this lovely seaside town has to offer. The River Cottage HQ and the River Cottage Canteen are in nearby Axminster and the town has a number of amazingly individual boutique shops. If you like to socialize there are many restaurants and bars to choose from, including some of the finest seafood eateries in the region. For lovers of the silver screen the traditional Scott Cinema has three screens showing the latest blockbusters.
The beaches and bustling harbor known as The Cobb are also a pleasure to experience and the panoramic views from its end allow you to take in the coast, from Charmouth past Stonebarrow and Golden Cap to West Bay and beyond to Chesil Beach.
The area boasts a host of regular events like the regatta that will keep you entertained throughout the year. Lyme Regis is the perfect seaside town that offers a standard of living and idyllic setting that is very hard to beat.
So if you are looking for a home near to the coast and want something out of the ordinary, a visit to this extraordinary development is a must.
With its breath-taking scenery and historic background, Lyme Regis is a hidden gem on the West Dorset coast that’s full of warmth, charm and character.
Featured in the Domesday Book and part of the Jurassic Coast, this unspoilt coastal town dates back to the 14th century yet still boasts all of the modern-day facilities that today’s families are looking for.
Take a stroll along the quaint streets and you’ll find a huge range of independent shops, restaurants and galleries, together with the national chains that you would expect. There are three banks, a post office, three dentists, two Medical Centres and a library. The town also has the honour of being probably the smallest in the country to boast its own cinema, theatre and museum.
As well as the River Lym, which meanders gently through the town to power the Town Mill water-wheel, Lyme Regis is home to The Cobb, the iconic harbour wall that was famously featured in the film, The French Lieutenant’s Woman.
Lyme Regis is a town where the traffic moves slowly, children can explore safely and families of all ages can take advantage of the many local attractions, events and activities that take place all year round.
As well as countless Festivals, there is mini-golf and table tennis available in the Langmore and Lister Gardens overlooking the sea, a fabulous aquarium where ‘Max the Mullet Whisperer’ will entertain young visitors, together with a fascinating collection of Jurassic marine fossils to discover at The Dinosaur Land Fossil Museum.
Fossil hunters will love exploring Black Ven or the Ammonite pavement on Monmouth Beach whilst walkers have the National Nature Reserve at the Undercliff on their doorstep – a seven mile stretch of woodland that forms part of the 650 mile South West Coastal Path.
Whatever the ages of your children, families moving to Woodberry Copse are well-catered for when it comes to nurseries, primary schools and secondary schools.
St Michael’s CE Primary School is situated in the heart of the town itself whilst the charmingly named Mrs Ethelston’s Primary is a few minutes drive away in Uplyme. Older children will receive a warm welcome at the popular Woodroffe School and this has a thriving Sixth Form, rated “Outstanding” by OFSTED.
School-leavers will find Exeter University less than an hour’s drive away and according to the Times Higher Education international rankings, this is in the top one per cent of universities in the world.
The town has an abundance of amenities, comprising of a varied mix of local produce alongside high street stores, restaurants and cafes. There are an abundance of individual boutiques and shops to choose from.
Lyme Regis is easily accessible by road, rail and air. Car ferries and catamaran services give good links with the continent.
Routes from the north: M5, A37, A3066, A30, A358, A35, & B3165.
Routes from the east: A30, A354, A338, A303, A31 & A35.
Routes from the west: A30, A35, & A3052.
Main services from Waterloo to Exeter stop at Axminster for Lyme Regis, with bus links from Axminster station.
Bristol, Exeter and Bournemouth airports.
Condor Catamaran Services to Weymouth from the Channel Islands and St. Malo. Wight Link Ferries between the mainland and the Isle of Wight. Car ferries from French ports to Plymouth, Poole, Portsmouth and Weymouth.
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Woodberry Copse is a daily open development, 10am - 5pm.
M5, Exit Junction 25 - Taunton /Yeovil, Somerset take the A358 direction Ilminster.
At roundabout take the forth exit A358 direction Chard. Continue along A358 towards Axminster. On reaching Axminster take second exit on to Millfield A358 at the roundabout take the first exit into Stoney Lane, B3261 turn left into Lyme Road B3261.
At A35 T junction turn left on to the A35 towards Lyme Regis. Continue along A35 until you reach the Charmouth roundabout take the forth exit to Lyme Regis A305. Continue along this road passing the Golf Club on your left and down the hill taking the third right turn signed, Colway Lane.
Woodberry Copse will the found on Colway Lane on the right hand side.