SLEEPING 6 -20 IN COACH HOUSE AND HAYLOFT
SWIMMING POOL OPENS 8th MAY and closes on 25TH September
** HOUSE IS ANTI BACTERIA SPRAYED BETWEEN STAYS*
OPTIONAlL HIRE OF HOT TUB
Cottage sleeps 12+ 2 (sofa bed) if numbers are greater than this you can also book the hayloft which sleeps and additional 4 (above the games room) or just for additional space.
SWIMMING POOL OPENS 5th May 25th September. (shared ) but sole use 9am -1pm or 2pm -6pm on a fixed rota system .
The Coach House is located in the beautiful tree lined village of Burwash which is nestled in the High Weald area of East Sussex. Favoured with glorious views, the village is best known for its connection to Rudyard Kipling and his home "Batemans" now a national trust property which attracts many visitors. The village is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and was known for its many, many smuggling traditions. The village now boasts two pubs, grocery shop with post office and village butcher, two antique shops and a tea room. Easily accessible from London, our nearest station is just 3 miles away at Etchingham, which is a direct line into Charing Cross arriving within just 70 minutes.
The property dates back to 1852 and was originally the coaching house for the main house. . Used for the many horses owned by the squire of the main house. The property was sympathetically converted 17 years ago, retaining many of its original features, including its original stable boys fireplace, brick work, arches and coaching doors. The ancient grape vine attached to the exterior wall is over 100 years old and fruits in September, with an abundance of grapes.
The Coach House is approached down the long driveway with stunning views directly across the valley. Set in a lovely rural spot on the edge of the village, but within a 5/10 minute easy stroll into the village. The Coach House is light and airy and has been furnished with comfortable beds, cosy sofas and hopefully everything you will need for your stay, as unlike many holiday cottages we try to include most items you would expect in your own home. .
The accommodation consists of
GROUND FLOOR: kitchen with range cooker, tiled floor, tall fridge /freezer, additional separate fridge, dishwasher ,washing machine, microwave and coffee machine. Here you will find plentiful supply of cutlery, crockery , serving dishes, and cooking utensils, cafetières, jugs, pots, pans etc. There is a good selection of glasses, juice,slim Jim's , pint , and wine for the occasional glass of wine etc !!!!. For those who love to bake there are mixing bowls, scales, cake and bun tins. We also include a spice rack along with salt pepper and oil. An Initial supply of Cleaning products , dishwasher tablets and toilet tissue are supplied to get you started but you will need to supply additional stocks of these. Additionally here in the kitchen there is a comfortable seating area for chatting whilst cooking. There are steps from the kitchen leading into enclosed garden which overlooks the swimming pool.
The living room, is triple aspect and very light. This room has solid oak flooring and a great little woodburning stove ( great for winters evenings) . Here you will find a new smart flat screen television, separate DVD player and a library of films, books and family games to keep everybody entertained. A Radio/CD system is also available with new Bluetooth speakers. There are 3 x Four seater sofas which are British made and very comfortable and two stools. ( although even when we have 18 guests they have managed to squeeze in with cushions etc) There is of course the additional seating area off the kitchen., with two additional sofas .
The Dining Room which is situated next to the kitchen is flooded with light from French windows and again has oak flooring. Here you will find a Huge designer Glass and Oak Dining table and chairs which easily seats 16 . Here you will also find a Sofa which is perfect for when you need to take a break from eating . This converts to a bed if booked for addition guests.
There is a separate cloakroom next to the dining room.
Also on the ground floor you will find the three double bedrooms which are all spacious, light and airy. All have wooden flooring and french doors overlooking and leading outside to the enclosed garden. One of the bedrooms has an ensuite shower room (with grip bar in shower) and the other two share a ground floor family bathroom with a roll top bath. All our beds are made up for arrival with good quality bed linen , feather duvets, and a selection of feather amd hyper allergenic pillows. We also have on request a selection of hyper allergenic duvets. ( please make us aware at time of booking) shampoo and shower gels are provided.
UPPER FLOOR: At the top of the oak staircase are two further pretty bedrooms Each with three single beds. One of these bedrooms has an additional dressing area. There is a further family bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower ..
The private garden is accessed from the kitchen and ground floor bedrooms, and a path around the property.which is step free.
Outside you will find a great large rustic oak alfresco dining table with benches which can easily seat 20 people. Parasols , Sunloungers and a kettle bbq (please supply your own charcoal etc) are supplied during the summer season to coincide with the pool opening times.. The garden and dining table overlook the swimming pool which is open from 5th May through till 26th September . The pool is shared with the main house) but each house get sole use either in the morning 9am-1pm OR afternoon 2pm - 6pm of each full days stay on set rota, pleas ask for details. There is also the option of hiring the hot tub for your party. It is undercover with twinkly lights and reaches a lovely 40 degrees. During the colder months the hot tub is enclosed with sides . The hot tub is open all year round. . There is also a games room located in the garage which has a slate bed pool table and bar football, and a darts board, There is an equipped outdoor play area for children with swings , slide and monkey bar set, TP sand pit and a new trampoline with enclosure, there is also room for a game of footie. . Tennis courts are available in the village to hire.
The local area has much to offer, from the many National Trust properties to 4x4 action days and Its a Knockout at Amazon Events. Pampering days at Wadhurst, Burlesque dancing in Heathfield, Go Ape at Bedgebury Pinetum and Slap and Dash pottery painting . There are two great vineyards both within 10 miles of the cottage available for wine tasting and tours. Horse riding and golf are plenty to be found, including the East Sussex National course which is 25 minutes away. Murder Mystery days are also held at the Bluebell Railway and Herstmonceux castle. Local beauticians can offer massage, nails, facials etc at the cottage , call her on 07585225309 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You could also hire the private chefs , firstly (www.carolinethecook.co.uk) from £27 or Kendale Caterers for that special evening or just for somebody else to do the hard work !!, .
For that special occasion why not have a pamper session. Stacey can come to the house for all beauty treatments. Email email@example.com.
Il Or maybe a night out on the town with limousine or mini bus hire. Other guests had been quad biking, pottery making, bi plane flying, hired a buff waiter, spa treats, and river rafting, sailing, team building etc.
THE COACH HOUSE ITSELF CAN SLEEP 12 IN BEDS (+2 on a sofa bed, for additional guests only) , IF NUMBERS EXCEED THIS, YOU MAY ALSO BOOK THE CONVERTED BEAMED HAYLOFT APARTMENT WHICH IS SITUATED ABOVE THE GAMES ROOM. THIS CAN SLEEP AN ADDITIONAL 4 . The Hayloft consists of an open plan kitchenette/lounge with an excellent quality leather sofa bed, additional sofa, table and chairs . The kitchenette comes equipped with hob, convection cooker/microwave, fridge, kettle , toaster, crockery and toaster. ,There is a separate bedroom with A Laura Ashley bed and excellent mattress. Through here to the bathroom where there is a bath and a separate shower.
Please note that the lounge in the coach house has seating for 12, but there is an additional sofa area.) The dining table can comfortably seat 16. Please call for further details. Security deposit £200 payable.
Small and Medium sized dogs are welcome FROM £25.00 per pet per weekend (max 2) or 3 small dogs unfortunately we cannot accept puppies .
Heating is included during the winter months of 14th October through to the 31st March 9 hours daily during the hours of 7am - 11am and again from 4.30pm until 10.30pm .There is an additonal charge if heating is required outside of these dates/times. All bed linen, tea towels and bath mats are included, WE DO NOT HOWEVER SUPPLY TOWELS so please bring your own. , NO dancing /dance classes / yoga or exercise classes are allowed in the cottage due to limited space, however you may use the garden or hire the local village hall (5 min walk ) for a small fee.
The use of fireworks and Chinese lanterns are not allowed due to livestock nearby
*IT IS MY AIM FOR ALL MY GUESTS TO HAVE A FABULOUS WEEKEND. IF YOU NEED ANY IDEAS ETC PLEASE DONT HESITATE TO CALL ME.
SOME OF MY GUESTS COMMENTS ARE AS FOLLOWS
Sarah W. July 2018 15 hens. Just to say a huge thank you for having us all at your beautiful cottage, we had a wonderful weekend and the cake was a fabulous touch.
We are unable to cater for wedding deceptions or any groups with additional guests.
FANTASTIC COTTAGE, HAD A GREAT WEEKEND WITH THE 15 OF US. THANK YOU FOR THE CAKE.
WE HAVE TO MAKE UP AN EXCUSE TO COME BACK EACH YEAR !!
SO HOMELY, YOU MUST BE SO PROUD OF THE COTTAGE
BEST COTTAGE WE'VE STAYED IN
THIS IS OUR 6TH STAY IN THE COACH HOUSE, WE ADORE IT.