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The Games Barn set in 30 acres of working farmland with fantastic views over open countryside
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45 reviews
The Games Barn set in 30 acres of working farmland with fantastic views over open countryside
Ramp access to the barn
Living room with woodburner
The stream which runs through the entire length of the farm
The decking area with views to open countryside
The dining area
The sitting room from the other end!
And another angle of the sitting room
The front of the property
The view from the bridge
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The kitchen
A single bedroom (can be twin or double too) with cot
A double bedroom
The other single bedroom (which can also be a twin or a double)
The other double bedroom
The disabled wet room
The disabled wet room showing the sit down shower with no basin
The main bathroom
The ramp up to the property
The farmer, his dog and his tractor
Our happy chickens - you can feed them bread and other bits if you like
One of our cows - they love people especially if they get fed some hay or a bit of apple
One of our litters of piglets. They eat anything (except meat) and love you throwing it to them
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Overview
Bungalow -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Mayfield, East Sussex, England
The Games Barn, rated a 3 - star home by the AA, is situated in an extremely quiet location on a 30 acre working farm in the heart of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in East Sussex . The farm has a small number of animals including cows, sheep, pigs , chickens and ducks and includes a stream with weir and ponds. The peaceful setting is ideal for those wanting to get away from it all in the middle of the countryside, but is just 2km from pubs, restaurants, shops etc. The excellent beaches of the south coast are all easily accessible and Ashdown Forest with its wonderful walks and cycle tracks is just 10 minutes away. The barn is also very suitable for family holidays with young children who can enjoy looking after the animals, collecting the eggs, feeding the pigs etc - all help gratefully received! Please note however t... Read more
About the Owner, fred and madeleine f
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Aug 2008
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 45 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL68462
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English first
Reviewed June 3, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

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Management response:

Thanks for this review. We are sorry you found a couple of the beds uncomfortable; it is very difficult to make beds suitable for everyone but we are glad you found a solution using blankets. As far as bedroom sizes are concerned, we do explain all room sizes, floor plans etc in our access statement on our website and find...

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MicheleHe...
Erding, Germany
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Reviewed November 22, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Had a wonderful stay at the Games Barn - - great farm stay. Our friends kids loved the whole experience - not your every weekend that you get to help feed the animals with Madeline and Fred! Also stocked up our freezer from the farm - that quality and flavour you just can't find in the supermarkets. 9 piglets born...

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Management response:

Thanks for this and for the advert for our meat! We think it is delicious but are a bit biased so it is good to have some independent feedback. Hope to see you again soon (maybe when your freezer empties!)

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Reviewed October 31, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

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Management response:

Thanks for this lovely review. We enjoy having such well behaved and interested children (and adults!) staying here so your stay was a pleasure for us. Thank you.

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
No parties. A maximum of 8 people including babies can stay at the property - this is for health and safety reasons. £150 damages deposit required on arrival - in cash. Returned...
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
$195
£150
$879
£675
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Jul 16, 2017 -
Sep 2, 2017
high season
7 nights --
$1,107
£850
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Sep 3, 2017 -
Oct 28, 2017
high/med season
3 nights
$228
£175
$912
£700
$3,386
£2,600
Oct 29, 2017 -
Dec 16, 2017
low season
3 nights
$143
£110
$716
£550
$2,604
£2,000
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Paypal charge: $13 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A security deposit of £150 cash will be required on arrival to fund any breakages, losses etc. Non returnable deposit of 25% of booking fee is required to secure booking. Balance payable 6 weeks in advance of start of booking. Supplement of £25 per pet per week/short stay is charged.
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About the neighborhood
Mayfield is a historic village in the heart of East Sussex. It holds 2 carnivals every year and has an excellent music festival every 2 years featuring many famous professional artists. It also has its own Rock festival every other year. The village is only 15km from Glyndebourne with its famous opera house. Other famous tourist attractions nearby include Ashdown Forest, Hastings, Tunbridge Wells, Lewes, the south coast including Eastbourne and Brighton. The Bluebell Railway is close by and there are a number of castles and country homes that can be visited. London, with all its attractions, is an hour away on the train. Many more details about things to do are on our website at www.thegamesbarn.co.uk
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Gatwick: 31.1 mi
Railway: Crowborough: 6.2 mi
Mayfield is about 10 miles south of Tunbridge Wells just off the A267. Gatwick is approx 45 minutes drive away, Heathrow about 90 minutes and Stansted about 2 hours. The main M25 orbital motorway is approx 30 minutes away. Ashford International Rail Terminal and the Channel Tunnel are 60 minutes away. We are registered with google maps so if you have a sat nav then simply ask for directions to The Games Barn. Alternatively, we have more detailed instructions on our website at www.thegamesbarn.co.uk
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.5 mi.
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