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mithy Tue 29-Mar-16 23:17:27

I've got a hankering to move there, anyone know it well or got any tips?

I'm not expecting any replies really, it's quite a small place, but I love it.

Mumsywumsywoo Wed 30-Mar-16 03:09:38

I go every year! It's lovely but I have no tips, sorry. I love all the names of the cottages. Why charmouth?

mithy Wed 30-Mar-16 08:25:04

Whenever we pull into the village, usually out of season, it feels like coming home and an overwhelming feeling of "rightness" comes over me. I

We are both retired now and I can't work out if it would be ridiculous to sell up and move there, or the best idea ever.

Mumsywumsywoo Wed 30-Mar-16 08:29:05

I feel like that when I go there too and also about Lyme Regis just up the road. It's a lovely little area Charmouth, why not rent a place for the whole summer to see how you like it to try it out? I think it would become a problem if ever you couldn't drive though? However my mum and dad often used to jump on the buses and say how great they were down there.

mithy Wed 30-Mar-16 08:56:44

It's a special place Mumsy, you understand. I have thought about a long term let, but DH isn't keen, and not many come up, my little cat complicates matters.

The buses are great and we use them anyway. We're renting a place in Lower Sea lane later this year, I think we will decide then.

Meanwhile, back to daydreaming on Rightmove.

Mumsywumsywoo Wed 30-Mar-16 16:14:09

I know Lower Sea Lane - is it a white cottage by any chance? I've always fancied renting a beautiful little cottage called Sea View Cottage. I hope your dreams come true one day. The cat would love it too!

mithy Wed 30-Mar-16 18:09:40

No, not Sea View cottage, that's a bit expensive for two of us, it's called Jurassic Coast Beach House, The Hideaway, very cute inside.

We often stay at Seadown, in a caravan, so we're trying something different.

FiveGoMadInDorset Wed 30-Mar-16 18:19:46

You need to live there through a summer season to see if you still like it

mithy Wed 30-Mar-16 18:45:48

Five, yes, your right. We're the opposite of most people who need to try a place when it's out of season.

Mumsywumsywoo Wed 30-Mar-16 19:34:16

Seadown is a lovely caravan park. Can't fault it. Fish and chip van and then a pizza oven van! We always have beautiful weather when we go down there too. I love the place i really do.

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