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The Garden Studio, a detached timber clad open plan barn type structure

43 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
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The Studio is set within the owners 5 acres of private woodland and is adjacent to a further 50 acres of woodland with many public footpaths and is located at the geographical centre of Sussex and is less than 1 hour from the M25, Brighton, Hastings, Eastbourne, Rye, Tunbridge Wells and also Gatwick Airport and Ebbsfleet Station, the Port of Dover is about 2 hours away. It is within reach of many National Trust properties including Bodiam Castle, Bateman's, Standen and Scotney Castle and is close to the newly created South Downs National Park and its heritage coastline. We have many superb restaurants and gastro pubs as well as traditional pubs and a local brewery at Lewes and a micro brewery at East Hoathly. Tea shops abound. The Studio provides a peaceful haven from noise and rush as evi...The Studio is set within the owners 5 acres of private woodland and is adjacent to a further 50 acres of woodland with many public footpaths and is located at the geographical centre of Sussex and is less than 1 hour from the M25, Brighton, Hastings, Eastbourne, Rye, Tunbridge Wells and also Gatwick Airport and Ebbsfleet Station, the Port of Dover is about 2 hours away. It is within reach of many National Trust properties including Bodiam Castle, Bateman's, Standen and Scotney Castle and is close to the newly created South Downs National Park and its heritage coastline. We have many superb restaurants and gastro pubs as well as traditional pubs and a local brewery at Lewes and a micro brewery at East Hoathly. Tea shops abound. The Studio provides a peaceful haven from noise and rush as evidenced by our guests comments; it provides a retreat where guests can be as energetic or as lazy as they please.More
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About the Owner
Joanna / Paul Bayne e
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
Interaction with guests
We always aim to meet and greet our guests and provide refreshments on arrival. We respect their privacy once they are here but the studio is provided with things to do, tourist information and maps.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing place to stay, Paul our host was very welcoming and the scones were a nice touch, lovely property well maintained and in a beautiful setting couldn't of asked for more. Will definitely come again.

Date of stay: September 2019
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Reviewed August 22, 2019

Paul has thought of everything and is a very welcoming and friendly host. It's a lovely place to stay in a handy location, with lots of beautiful countryside to walk in, and some very famous gardens nearby. The wonderful Sussex coast is also just a...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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paul b, VR Owner at The Garden Studio, a detached timber clad open plan barn type structure, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2019

Thanks for your kind words. We try to provide a comfortable quiet and peaceful home from home for guests to relax in here in beautiful East Sussex. Hope to see you again one day. Thanks again. Paul and Jo.

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Reviewed June 14, 2019

We arrived to be greeted by Paul, who gave us the lowdown on the facilities and revealed the waiting tea and scones. He also suitably fussed our dogs. We had a wonderful stay, visiting friends in the area, and celebrating our anniversary and one of...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Nikndavid
paul b, VR Owner at The Garden Studio, a detached timber clad open plan barn type structure, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2019

Thanks Nik and David and so glad that you enjoyed your stay here so much and we look forward to seeing you all at some stage in the future. Best wishes. Paul & Jo.

Reviewed April 24, 2019

The location was key for us to visit nearby family. We just didn't realise quite how beautiful the setting would be. The accommodation was dog friendly with breathtaking walks on our doorstep. Bluebells were in full bloom and were stunning. Photo opportunities a plenty. We...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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paul b, VR Owner at The Garden Studio, a detached timber clad open plan barn type structure, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2019

Thank you so much for this lovely review and we do hope to see you again one day! Best wishes from us all.

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Thank you for a wonderful short stay. We arrived to some homemade scones and tea which was very much appreciated! The property was lovely and there were some really nice touches, everything had been thought of. Fabulous hosts who made us feel at home and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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paul b, VR Owner at The Garden Studio, a detached timber clad open plan barn type structure, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thanks for your kind words Caroline and we hope that your dog(s) did well at the dog show! Glad that you enjoyed yourself whilst at the studio despite having to rush around somewhat and we look forward to a return visit. Best wishes. Paul and...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Stove
DVD Player
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Dryer
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Iron
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
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About the neighborhood
Heathfield is the geographical centre of East Sussex and is a small town with a market on Tuesdays and Saturdays. It has 2 large supermarkets and a range of small shops such as a butcher, greengrocer, delicatessen, book/art shop, pharmacists and a range of the usual take-aways, restaurants and cafes. Surrounding Heathfield is a network of footpaths and cycle tracks and within easy reach are award winning beaches (mostly pebbley), sporting facilities, golf courses, tennis clubs, swimming pools and outdoor activity centres. Dogs are well catered for with many dog-friendly pubs and restaurants.
How to get there
The Studio is located just off the A267 at Little london which is between Cross-In-Hand and Horam village. It is about 1 hours drive from both Gatwick Airport and Ebbsfleet International. The nearest station is Buxted which is 20 minutes drive away but this has a limited service into East Croydon and Victoria or London Bridge.
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