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  • Cottage 1, The Sussex Cottages

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    Price from: 100
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    Room facilities:Dining area, Dishwasher, DVD player, En-suite bathroom, Fire place, Flat Screen Satellite TV, Fully equipped kitchen, Ipod dock, Microwave oven, Refrigerator & freezer, Separate living room, WiFi

    Cottage 1 bedroom

    Cottage 1 twin room

    Cottage 1 kitchen

    Cottage 1 kitchen

    Cottage 1 living room

    Cottage 1 living room

    Cottage 1 bathroom

    This recently renovated attached cottage has a living room with a chimney corner and cosy wood-burning stove, as well as a fully-fitted kitchen and downstairs WC. On the first floor, guests will find a large bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and a king-sized bed, as well as a second bedroom with two twin beds perfect for children as well as adults. A cot can be placed in the cottage.

    Maximum Capacity: Up to 4 people plus 1 baby in a babycot.

  • Cottage 2, The Sussex Cottages

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    Room facilities:Dining area, Dishwasher, DVD player, En-suite bathroom, Fire place, Flat Screen TV, Fully equipped kitchen, Ipod dock, Microwave oven, Refrigerator & freezer, Separate living room, WiFi

    Cottage 2 wintergarden

    Cottage 2 living room

    Cottage 2 living room

    Cottage 2 outside view

    Cottage 2 bedroom

    Cottage 2 bathroom

    This cottage is slightly smaller, and also has a lounge with a chimney corner and wood-burning stove. It also has a large sunroom that can be used as a dining area, perfect for fun family meals. On the first floor, a large bedroom with a king-sized bed connects to the childrens’  adjoining suite with two twin-sized beds, perfect for younger children. A cot can also be placed in the cottage.

    Maximum Capacity: 2 adults and 2 children up to 12 years old plus a baby in a cot.

  • Shepherd's Hut, The Sussex Cottages

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    Room facilities:BBQ, En-suite bathroom, Flat Screen TV, Fully equipped kitchen, Heating, Kettle, Microwave oven, Oven & hob, Picnic areas, Stunning view, Towels, WiFi

    This is a charming handcrafted oak shepherds hut nestled in a private glade of the property’s gardens and woodlands. It features a kingsize bed, a flat screen TV, an ensuite shower room and WC. There is also a handmade kitchen area with integrated fridge/freezer, oven/microwave and hob, as well as a kettle and a toaster. Additionally, there is a 2 seater sofa and a cosy wood burner to keep guests warm on colder nights.  There is also an outside fire pit and BBQ.

    Maximum capacity: 2 adults

    Sheperd's Hut at the Sussex Cottages

    Sheperd's Hut at the Sussex Cottages

    Sheperd's Hut at the Sussex Cottages

General

The Sussex Cottages

is a beautifully renovated farmhouse with 2 attached cottages ideal for families.

Total capacity:

  • 2 attached cottages that sleep up to 4 guests each

Useful things to know:

  • Self-catered stay
  • Private garden space with outdoor furniture and BBQ
  • Heated swimming pool available in the summer (mid-May to mid-September)
  • Guests are welcome to help themselves to the herb garden and vegetable patch, eggs from the chickens, fruit trees, and other seasonal produce available on-site
  • Adjoining soundproof doors connect the cottages, which can be opened to accommodate larger parties
  • Cots, high chairs, and other baby equipment available (no charge)
  • The closest airport is London Gatwick (a 35-minute drive)
  • The closest town is Steyning (a 10-minute drive), where guests will find lots of interesting shops, tearooms, pubs and cafés
  • Hiring a car or driving is recommended
  • Guests staying at the cottages get discounts on dining at the farm’s bakehouse, and on all events and bread making workshops
  • Bookings run Friday to Friday for weeklong stays. The property also offers mid-week or weekend options for shorter stays.

Set in the bucolic hills of West Sussex, the Rustic West Sussex Cottages includes two connected cottages in a beautiful 16th century farmhouse. The property offers self-catered stays, though guests of the cottages also get a discount at the property’s bakehouse, which is open during high season and offers delicious fresh food sourced from the garden and local suppliers.

The hosts also organise bread making and chocolate making workshops throughout the year, which are great for bakers of all experience levels and children aged 12 years and up. Younger children will enjoy exploring the 5-acre property, playing in the sandpit, swimming in the heated pool, and collecting eggs from the farm’s chickens.

All guests staying at the cottages are welcome to help themselves to the herb and summer vegetable patch, as well as the fruit trees and other seasonal produce. Both of the cottages are recently renovated, with beautiful Inglenook fireplaces and cosy wood burning stoves.

The farmhouse is the perfect jumping-off point to explore West Sussex, with lots of charming towns, easy walking trails, and beautiful coastline nearby.

Check-in time

16:00

Check-out time

10:00

Minimum Stay

There is a minimum 7-night stay from 3rd July - 4th Sept 2020 , with booking weeks running Fri - Fri. For short breaks they offer 3 night weekend or 4 night mid week stays -Fri - Mon (3 nights) and Mon - Fri (4 nights).

Prices from

Prices start at £855/week. Please contact us for a detailed quote.

Prices include electricity, gas, supply and laundry of bed linen, towels and  t-towels. Please bring your own towels for swimming.

Deposits / Cancellations

The accommodation requires a 20% non-refundable deposit when confirming the booking.

The balance is due 8 weeks before arrival. In the event of a cancellation 8 weeks or less before the rental period, refunds of the amounts paid will only be made if the owner is able to re-let the property

A security deposit of £150 is required in the case of losses or damage to the property or its contents.

Pets

Pets are not allowed at the property.

Facilities

  • Fire place
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Petting animals
  • Restaurants close-by
  • Sandpit
  • Shops close-by
  • Vegetable garden
  • WiFi
  • Workshop
  • Workshop for families

Room 1

Cottage 1

This recently renovated attached cottage has a living room with a chimney corner and cosy wood-burning stove, as well as a fully-fitted kitchen and downstairs WC. On the first floor, guests will find a large bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and a king-sized bed, as well as a second bedroom with two twin beds perfect for children as well as adults. A cot can be placed in the cottage.

Maximum Capacity: Up to 4 people plus a baby in a cot.

The Sussex Gardens Brewhouse Bedroom with The Little Voyager

The Sussex Gardens Brewhouse Twin Room with The Little Voyager

The Sussex Gardens Brewhouse Kitchen with The Little Voyager

The Sussex Gardens Brewhouse Kitchen with The Little Voyager

The Sussex Gardens Brewhouse Living Room with The Little Voyager

The Sussex Gardens Brewhouse Living Room with The Little Voyager

The Sussex Gardens Brewhouse Bathroom with The Little Voyager

Room 2

Cottage 2

This cottage is slightly smaller, and also has a lounge with a chimney corner and wood-burning stove. It also has a large sunroom that can be used as a dining area, perfect for fun family meals. On the first floor, a large bedroom with a king-sized bed connects to the childrens'  adjoining suite with two twin-sized beds, perfect for younger children. A cot can also be placed in the cottage.

Maximum Capacity: 2 adults and 2 children up to 12 years old plus a baby in a cot.

The Sussex Gardens Milkhouse Winter Garden with The Little Voyager

The Sussex Gardens Milkhouse Living Room with The Little Voyager

The Sussex Gardens Milkhouse Lounge with The Little Voyager

The Sussex Gardens Milkhouse Kids Room with The Little Voyager

The Sussex Gardens Exterior with The Little Voyager

The Sussex Gardens Milkhouse Bedroom with The Little Voyager

The Sussex Gardens Milkhouse Bathroom with The Little Voyager

Room 3

Shepherd's Hut

This is a charming handcrafted oak shepherds hut nestled in a private glade of the property's gardens and woodlands. It features a kingsize bed, a flat screen TV, an ensuite shower room and WC. There is also a handmade kitchen area with integrated fridge/freezer, oven/microwave and hob, as well as a kettle and a toaster. Additionally, there is a 2 seater sofa and a cosy wood burner to keep guests warm on colder nights.  There is also an outside fire pit and BBQ.

Maximum capacity: 2 adults

Check in days are either Monday, Weds or Friday. There is a complimentary breakfast basket for guests staying in the Sheperd's Hut.

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sleeptime

  • Crib/travel cots
  • Blankets/sheets
  • Blackout curtains/blinds
  • Baby monitor

bathtime

  • Bathtub
  • Baby bath
  • Bath toys

feeding time

  • High chair
  • Blender
  • Baby cutlery & tableware
  • Kettle
  • Steriliser

play time

  • Indoor toys &books
  • Outdoor games&toys
  • Playground nearby
  • Outdoor swimming pool

pooh time

  • Potty

protection

  • Stair gates
  • Fireguards

other

  • Shopping possibilities close by
  • Doctor on call
  • Playground nearby
  • Cleaning service
  • Trusted babysitter available on request
  • Toddler step

Activities for kids

At the property

Outdoor fun

The Sussex Gardens Sandpit with The Little Voyager

Kids can enjoy lots of outdoor fun at the farmhouse, including feeding the chickens and collecting their eggs, swimming in the heated pool (May to September), and exploring the nearby woods. There’s also a swing set and sandpit for children to enjoy.

Family Pizza-making Workshops

For larger groups, your hosts can organize family pizza-making sessions during your stay, and the on-site bread making workshops are suitable for families with children 12 and over.

Further afield

Beach Day

The Sussex Gardens Beach with The Little Voyager

Some of Britain’s most beautiful south coast beaches are only a 10-minute drive away from the farmhouse, and the seaside city of Brighton and Hove is approximately 25 minutes away. Nearby Shoreham-by-Sea also has lots of water sports options like canoeing, paddle boarding, sailing, and kayaking.

Drusillas Park

This small zoo and activity park is a great spot for a family outing. Kids can watch zookeepers feed the red pandas and hundreds of other animals, explore the play areas, and go on some of the park’s many rides.

Fishers Adventure Farm Park

This adventure farm is a great outing for kids of all ages. Their indoor play area is perfect for rainy days, and their outdoor activities include a splash area, a tractor and trailer ride, a “toddler village” play area for younger guests, and of course seeing lots of farm animals.

Washbrook Family Farm

This family farm has lots of animals for kids to meet, as well as 2 acres of outdoor adventure area that includes a zip-wire, sandpit and trampolines. It also has a great indoor play area for toddlers and young children.

Lambing season at nearby farms

The Sussex Gardens Lambs with The Little Voyager

Many of the nearby farms welcome visitors during lambing season in April and May.

Pony riding

There is an equestrian centre nearby for kids to ride ponies and learn more about horses.

Activities for adults

At the property

Workshops

The Sussex Gardens Bread with The Little Voyager

The hosts offer a variety of bread making workshops throughout the year, from a basic introduction to bread making to a 2-day course in all things viennoiserie to special chocolate-making master classes. Guests staying at the farmhouse get a discount on all workshops.

Massages/Treatments

A certified massage therapist regularly visits the farmhouse to offer guests massages and treatments.

Further afield

Sports

The farmhouse is surrounded by peaceful rolling green hills that are perfect for hiking, cycling, and horseback riding.

Daytrip to Arundel

The Sussex Gardens Arundel Cathedral with The Little Voyager

The historic town of Arundel is roughly a 30-minute drive from the farmhouse. It has many restaurants, galleries, and antiques shops to visit, as well as the beautiful Arundel Castle.

The Area

The Sussex Cottages are located just outside the historic market town of Steyning, in West Sussex, and are on the edge of South Downs National Park. There are lots of trails and footpaths nearby for walkers to enjoy, and plenty of pubs, teahouses, and shops in Steyning, including the award-winning Sussex Produce Company. Every other year in May, the Steyning Festival brings live music, cultural activities and a variety of performances to town.

In addition to Steyning, the small villages of Henfield, Shoreham-by-Sea and Storrington are close by, perfect to spend a few hours exploring, and the beaches are only a 10-minute drive from the property. Nearby Petworth House and Park is a great place to visit in any weather, and displays the finest art collection in the care of the National Trust, including works by Titian, Bosch, Blake, and dozens more.