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Stunning views from the veranda towards Bodiam Castle
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Goldings Lodge

Bodiam, Sussex
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Glamping
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Quiet setting in the grounds of a working farm, with views across to Bodiam Castle
  • Decked area with cosy chiminea for chillier evenings in the garden
  • Close to many local footpaths, ideal for keen walkers
Property code: 74237

This lovingly refurbished lodge is situated in a stunning countryside setting, perfect for celebrating a special occasion with a loved one or a romantic getaway for two.

Located in the heart of the East Sussex countryside with outstanding rural views, this property is also within easy reach of the local pub. The lodge enjoys a beautiful and timeless view across to historic Bodiam Castle, which is managed by the National Trust and is well worth a visit. Hop on the nearby Kent and East Sussex railway and take a visit to the market town of Tenterden with its tree lined high street, and wide range of independent shops, restaurants and cafes. For keen walkers, there are ample local footpaths surrounding the property which are perfect to explore the surrounding areas and enjoy unspoilt views. 5 minutes stroll within the grounds of Quarry Farm, there is also a café and farm shop, "The Hub" offering Wi-Fi, water sports, a beauty salon and many other facilities.

From the veranda, enter through the patio doors into this delightful lodge into an open-plan lounge/ kitchen /diner, with large bay window with far reaching views. The cosy lounge features a comfy sofa, perfect for cosying up in front of the TV/DVD and watching a good film. The kitchen is contemporary and well-equipped with a gas oven and hob, microwave, and fridge, and has a breakfast bar and stools. Walk through to the romantic bedroom where there is a double bed and beyond this you will find the uniquely finished shower room with a large walk-in shower, twin basins and WC. The bespoke fittings throughout are made from oak salvaged from the woodland around the farm from the 1987 storm.

Outside, the covered veranda is the perfect spot to relax whilst enjoying a glass of bubbly, before dining alfresco on the patio table and chairs. A bench to the side of the lodge next to the chiminea offers views of the sunset - a perfect end to a perfect day. There is ample off-road parking next to the property.

Please note that there is no longer a hot tub at the property

  • 1 bedroom – double
  • 1 en-suite shower, twin basins and WC
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave and fridge - please note the fridge is very small with limited storage
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer available in a separate shared laundry room
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Café/farm shop on-site "The Hub" offering Wi-Fi (at The Hub only not inside the property), water sports, a beauty salon and many other facilities
  • Pub, shop and cafe within walking distance
  • TV/DVD in lounge area, DAB radio in the kitchen
  • 2 well behaved dogs welcome (April-October only)
  • Regret no pets November-March
  • Regret no children. Babes in arms welcome, please be aware there is limited space in the bedroom for a travel cot
  • Please note the hot tub has been removed and is no longer available
  • Arrival: 15:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Jackie Hammond

This property is personally managed by Jackie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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Reviewed by John 21st September 2023

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A great few days away at Goldings lodge. Visited St. Leonards-On-Sea. A great place for a day out. Not too commercialised. Loved The Goats Ledge beach bar. Goldings is very dog friendly. Will be back.

Reviewed by Kathy 15th September 2023

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Reviewed by David 8th September 2023

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A lovely place to relax in the beautiful Sussex Country. We were blessed with a sunny week and warm evenings, which we spent sitting on the spacious, covered veranda in the secluded garden. The cabin was spacious for two people ,clean and well furnished. There is a lovely spacious bathroom with a powerful walk in shower. The Castle pub is a short wRead morealk away and the Hub for breakfast and lunches. A good location for accesing the local area. Hide

Reviewed by Marion 1st September 2023

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This is a quirky lodging set in a very pretty garden. Its extremely peaceful and the deck is a lovely place on a summers evening. Dogs would love it as much as their owners I think. The Hub sells tasty cakes, wish we could have tried their pizza and cocktail Friday evening. Walkable distance to Bodiam Castle and the local pub.

Reviewed by David 17th August 2023

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The Lodge was idyllic, in terms of location, privacy and comfort and is undoubtably the nicest place I've ever stayed. The interior decor is superb with gorgeous curtains and woodwork and the large decked area made you feel you were in another country with the overflowing floral wall basket. There was lots to see and do in the area with a steam raiRead morelway and Bodium Castle on your doorstep along with a host of other English Heritage and National Trust sites and the coast nearby. Hide

Reviewed by Richard 12th August 2023

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Reviewed by Kathy 13th June 2023

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The Goldings Lodge surpassed our expectations. The bathroom is massive. The bed comfortable. The kitchen lounge area had lots of space. The fridge big enough to hold 2ltr bottle of milk. We only had salad in ours as,we only went for a short stay. No local food shop for supplies in walking distance that we chanced on but The Hub a short walk from thRead moree let has gorgeous meals. Alot of personal touches inside too.. The outside seating is generous and comfortable. The beer fridge a bonus. Recommend Hide

Reviewed by Mary Ann 7th October 2022

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Lovely restful stay!

Reviewed by Tileena 9th September 2022

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5 star cottage lovely decking area to sit out on of an evening comfortable interior perfectly adequate for two people. Crowning glory is the hot tub. Location is perfect for a peaceful holiday. Also castle and steam railway within walking distance. Just about perfect for lovers of that kind of thing

Reviewed by Madaline 26th August 2022

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Beautiful, peaceful, chilled great place to stay for relaxing and recuperating

Reviewed by Barry 19th August 2022

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We had a lovely peaceful break here. We enjoyed it so much we have booked again for next year. Nice walks, lovely local pubs, 25 minute drive to the coast. The lodge is very private and not overlooked at all. Great place to stay for us and our dog.

Reviewed by Lee 29th July 2022

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Absolutely beautiful location very friendly staff and very ralaxing just what we needed thankyou to all

Reviewed by Graham 15th July 2022

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Simply creative and exquisite. Disabled access with ease. Clean and fresh. Beautiful secluded private garden to while away your peaceful time with a good book and a bottle of good wine. If you are nature lover of beautiful scenery and a rural idle this is the place for you. And don't forget the hot tub secretly hidden on the huge covered verandah. Read moreTotally recommended more stars than you can count on you hands. Wonderful. Bedding, towels dressing gowns included would recommend over and over again Hide

Reviewed by Michael 8th July 2022

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We had an absolute lovely week. Tranquil setting with amazing views. The hot tub was the icing on the cake. Good location for visiting local attractions. Lovely walks. The hub was great to pick upRead more a tasty pizza. The only little thing really is a bigger fridge in the lodge woukd of been great. Although we were aware at the time of booking it was small. Thanks to John and his team for an amazing week. I've already passed information on to friends.
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Reviewed by Helen 1st July 2022

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Fabulous quirky, romantic lodge. The garden/outside space/decking and the hot tub are what makes this property but the inside is equally well thought out and well equipped, with a fabulous bathroom. Great location for exploring with a castle, pub, steam train and kayaking within a 5-10 minute walk across the fields Great on side cafe serving fab brRead moreeakfasts The owner ( and his dogs) are all really friendly and helpfyl Hide

Reviewed by Ian 3rd June 2022

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Spent 4 nights at this property, whilst its in a nice location and very quiet. Place was in need of some TLC. Welcome pack poir 2 packets of crisps 4 t bags and 2 coffee sachets, hardly a welcome pack we must have missed out since other reviews stated they had a lovely welcome pack. No toiletries provided so bring your own shower gel, shampoo etc. Read moreOwner didnt give impression as welcoming, asked for a hairdryer he stated didnt like giving them as they used 2kw of electricity! Fridge pathetic Hide

Reviewed by Kath 20th May 2022

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Reviewed by Tom 14th May 2022

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We had the most relaxing, enjoyable stay at Golding Lodge. The lodge itself has everything you could possibly need, with the added bonus of a sheltered decking area with hot tub and private garden. The location is idyllic, with a view of the castle which is a short walk away. This is a great place to stay for dog owners and really is dog friendly -Read more we even arrived to a little welcome pack for the dog, complete with throw, towel, bags and treats, great touch! We will definitely be returning! Hide

Reviewed by Julie 29th April 2022

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Awesome property - perfect for relaxing and taking in nature and the countryside. Attention to detail exceptional with a window in the trees to view Bodiam Castle and a seat on the patio to watch the sunset. Beautiful, peaceful surroundings made us reluctant to go out....will definitely be returning some time.

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A large en-suite shower room
A beautifully hand-carved wash stand for two
His and hers wash basins
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