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Unique retreat cottage (Free Parking/ Pet Friendly)

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
7 nights minimum 
Condo/Apartment
Unique retreat cottage forming part of the old grounds of a Victorian stately home. Our guests say this is a truly magical place which feels like you are in the countryside however you are only a 15 minute bus ride into busy central Brighton. Own entrance, large garden and free parking. Sleeps 2-4. Dogs up to 2 nights £20. One week £45. Inside has just been refurbished in a modern contemporary style. The bedroom has a stable door that opens out to the garden. The living room has a fully fitted kitchen, mezzanine and lounge/dining area. This room also has patio doors opening to the garden where you can enjoy alfresco dining or relax with a glass of wine in the summer. The cottage is set in the large secluded garden of our house which was the old gardeners cottage so anything you want to m...Unique retreat cottage forming part of the old grounds of a Victorian stately home. Our guests say this is a truly magical place which feels like you are in the countryside however you are only a 15 minute bus ride into busy central Brighton. Own entrance, large garden and free parking. Sleeps 2-4. Dogs up to 2 nights £20. One week £45. Inside has just been refurbished in a modern contemporary style. The bedroom has a stable door that opens out to the garden. The living room has a fully fitted kitchen, mezzanine and lounge/dining area. This room also has patio doors opening to the garden where you can enjoy alfresco dining or relax with a glass of wine in the summer. The cottage is set in the large secluded garden of our house which was the old gardeners cottage so anything you want to make your stay as memorable as possible we are here to help. You will be sleeping under the mistletoe of a wooded area with a group of ancient trees where you can have open fire Option to use either sofa bed in bed room or sofa bed in living room.
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlyNo smoking
Bedrooms
1 Full2 Sofas
Bathrooms
1 Shower

Meet the host
Mike W
Hosting since March 2014
Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Reviews (22)
Emma  R
Emma R
Dublin, Ireland7 contributions
Homely, quaint, quiet cottage
Location is actually ideal, about 30-40 minutes walk from Brighton but I am sure you could get a bus in a few minutes. 4 of us stayed here and it was fine, there is a steep ladder to climb so just to be mindful of any small kids/older folk. Such lovely finish of the cottage and the host went out of their way to make us feel welcome with tea, milk and chocolate bars left for us. Definitely recommend.
Visited August 2019
Written August 8, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Resie D
Resie D
1 contribution
Leuk huisje
Leuk huisje. Rustig en sfeervol! Zeer compleet en ook allerlei extra' s zoals thee koffie suiker zeep kortom zeer goed uitgerust dus!
Visited July 2019
Written July 25, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Sally M
Sally M
Bedford, United Kingdom23 contributions
Beautiful Cottage
I booked this very last minute and everything that we could have asked for was there. The accommodation was in the perfect location and close to the bus stop to catch a bus into the centre. I also took my dog with me and there was a local dog park that wasn’t far where you could let them off as the area was enclosed. The cottage was beautiful and well equipped and every little detail had been thought of, the hosts were very friendly. I would definitely return
Visited March 2019
Written March 25, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Tracy L
Tracy L
Andover, United Kingdom86 contributions
Beautiful/Quaint/lovely host/perfect
I only stayed for 1 night for a work appointment in this little wonderful garden cottage. I was comfortable/warm and very relaxed. So much so that I have booked a personal visit to stay one night with my dog Gem (£20 extra for your dog). it is near to parks and the enclosed garden is ideal. lovely little touches with the fresh ground coffee and croissants. Mike helped me in with my luggage (I never travel light!) The heating was already on for me and lovely throws on the sofa made it so cosy. what a delight.
Visited January 2019
Written January 30, 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

JCW67
JCW67
Norfolk, United Kingdom35 contributions
Great location
In a lovely, quiet residential area, but with easy access for the bus into the city if you don't fancy the walk. The cottage had everything we needed and we appreciated the fresh milk and croissants on arrival. Layout is well organised with plenty of space for the two of us plus our dog and we had a thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable week. Hosts Mike and Sonia were friendly yet unobtrusive and gave us great local recommendations.
Visited September 2018
Written September 28, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Ainsley B
Ainsley B
10 contributions
Holiday in August 2018
The cottage is in the grounds of the house, but you never feel overlooked in anyway and thus feel totally comfortable. We loved the picket fence around the cottage so our dog was in a secure and safe environment. It was quite tight inside for two adults and two children and no where to escape, but there were plenty of sleeping options with two double beds and a sofa bed and a futon. Quite a lot of the plates and mugs had chips in them and we felt the cottage was starting to look a bit tired and needed some time and work spent on it to bring it up to a better standard - this let the cottage down which is a real shame as it has huge potential. We loved only being 10 minutes from the railway station as it was so easy to get into Brighton, the parking was great and it’s also so close to the ring road so you can visit other places. The supermarket was only 10 minutes away which was great and Withdean Park was great for the dog. With a few changes it could be very good / excellent.
Visited August 2018
Written August 27, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

sarah m
sarah m
Florida9 contributions
Just lovely
If I owned a rental,it would be this! Super clean,quiet fully stocked. Nice garden and easy parking. And a supper waiting,eggs smoked salmon strawberries bread and crossiants. Couldn't ask for more,highest-scoring is well deserved!!
Visited July 2018
Written July 9, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

tracya727
tracya727
Bordon, United Kingdom12 contributions
Miss
This is a great little place to stay for a night out in Brighton, the train station is just a 10 minute walk from the cottage and it’s only 4 minutes on the train. Fabulous little touches like fresh croissants, tea, coffee milk etc. I would highly recommend.
Visited September 2017
Written October 2, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Nicky B
Nicky B
Miss
We stayed for a week at the cottage, it was really lovely and ideal for what we needed. Will definitely be returning
Visited September 2017
Written September 17, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

CSBATES2002
CSBATES2002
Claypole, United Kingdom22 contributions
Lovely Brighton hideaway
We stayed at this gorgeous little cottage last weekend - and after an extra long journey we arrived to a fridge with milk, croissants, prosecco and bread (with nutella, a big thumbs up from our daughter!). It was such a wonderful thought as it saved us going back out at 10pm to try and find breakfast. The cottage was clean and cosy and the perfect retreat to come back to after the hustle and bustle of Brighton. We enjoyed "The Lanes" and the pier itself and there are some great independent cafe's and shops to support. We will be returning in the future !
Visited July 2017
Written July 23, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Private yard
  • Terrace
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Entertainment
  • Television
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Internet access
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Parking
  • Parking available
Things to do
  • Cycling areas
Bathroom and laundry
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Location info
  • Beachfront/Lakeside
  • City getaway

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About the neighborhood
Situated just off the A23 with easy links to the A27, 20 minutes from historic Lewes Castle, Firle Place and Anne of Cleves house. Five minutes drive from the cottage is the famous Devils Dyke, with excellent views, pubs and golf courses. A stop less than 3 minutes walk away provides buses every ten minutes to take you into the city centre or out into the countryside. London is direct (via Gatwick airport) and is easily reached under an hour by train from Preston Park station, 10 minutes walk away. Blakers and Preston parks, within 15 minutes' walk, are delightful and spacious and all amenities are available close by including pubs, shops and restaurants.
Activities nearby
Golf course (within 30 mins drive)

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 PM Check out by 11 AM
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

*Booking fee is excluded from refund amount


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Frequently Asked Questions about Unique retreat cottage (Free Parking/ Pet Friendly)

Unique retreat cottage (Free Parking/ Pet Friendly) is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Unique retreat cottage (Free Parking/ Pet Friendly) has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Unique retreat cottage (Free Parking/ Pet Friendly) has one bedroom available. See all property details.

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