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Chaffinch Cottage Apartment

  • Lea Hill Country Cottages
  • Membury
  • Axminster
  • Devon
  • EX13 7AQ


  • Close to Shops
  • Cot and Highchair
  • Countryside Views
  • DVD Player
  • Family
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • Ground Floor Room/s
  • Group Holidays
  • Historic Romantic
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Other Accommodation On-site
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pet Friendly
  • Rural Location
  • Self Catering
  • TV
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Walks from your door
  • Dog exercise field

About this Ground Floor Apartment

Thatched ground floor Chaffinch Apartment at Lea Hill Cottages is one of six beautifully appointed properties in Membury near Axminster.  Set within 8 acres of shared gardens and grounds, with a stunning rural backdrop, Chaffinch has its own private terrace and garden area.  Dogs are welcome with facilities including an exercise field and a choice of wonderful walks direct from your door.  A wealth of coast and country things to do surround Lea Hill.  We're just minutes from bustling Axminster, home to River Cottage, and a short drive from the Devon and Dorset Jurassic Coast. 

Living Space

  • Chaffinch was formerly our old thatched barn and retains many character original features.
  • Ground floor apartment for two with fabulous views of the gardens and valley from the lounge.
  • The lounge is beautifully furnished with comfortable seating, a TV and DVD player.
  • A modern kitchen is well equipped with a dishwasher, a fridge and freezer, a microwave and cooker.

Bedroom / Bathroom

  • The en-suite bedroom is accessed from the kitchen.
  • Zip and link beds can be either a twin or a king-size double as preferred.
  • The generously sized bathroom has a bath with a shower over.


A pretty terrace area with seating is to the front and a small private garden is to the rear.  Guests also have shared access to 8 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens.  Ample parking is onsite. 


  • A travel cot and highchair can be made available on request.
  • WiFi internet access is available.
  • Essentials including towels, tea towels, bed linen, cleaning materials and toiletries are provided.
  • We include all electric/ electric spot heaters and central heating in the booking price.
  • Onsite shared resource room with local guides, a washing machine, dryer and a freezer.
  • Eight acres of stunning shared grounds and gardens with a BBQ and a Summerhouse.

Dog Friendly

No need to leave Rover behind - here at Lea Hill all properties are dog friendly and we have a great range of dog friendly facilities including:-

  • Footpaths direct from your door.
  • An exercise field.
  • Dog towels, bowls and grooming tools.
  • Dog friendly beaches on the Jurassic Coast are only minutes away.


Changeover day for weekly bookings is usually a Friday.  Arrival is after 3pm and departure by 10am. 

Around and About

Pretty Membury village is just a short stroll away, and is one of the few remaining English villages to celebrate Oak Apple Day.  Take a tour of Membury Castle and surrounding iron age hill forts or explore the wide network of footpaths and bridleways surrounding Lea Hill.

We're just a short drive from Lyme Regis and the Devon/Dorset Jurassic Coast.  Axminster, home to the famous River Cottage Canteen and a range of independent shops, inns, restaurants and a heritage centre is mere minutes away. 

Coast and country areas surrounding us including the Axmouth Estuary, the Somerset Levels, the Vale of Taunton and the Blackdown Hills AONB are all rich in wildlife and meccas for birdwatchers.  There's so much to do locally - we've detailed great things to do within a 10 mile radius in our 'Really Local Log Book'.

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