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Melpies

Burwash, Sussex
Sleeps 16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 4
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 3
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Hen parties
Swimming pool
Towels for hire
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Large holiday house in secluded rural location, ideal for family celebrations
  • Use of solar heated swimming pool (May-end Sept) and hot tub (by arrangement with owner), perfect for summer stays  
  • Games room and large gardens with outdoor play area for all the family to enjoy
Property code: MELPI

This converted coach house and hayloft, set in a secluded rural location, is the perfect choice for those celebrating special occasions with loved ones as it comes with plenty of space and entertainment facilities, with the added luxury of use of the swimming pool and games room.

This rural property is located in the village of Burwash, and is perfect for exploring the countryside around East Sussex, and venturing further afield to the south coast. A short walk away is Batemans, the former residence of Rudyard Kipling which is now owned by The National Trust. This Jacobean house is a lovely place to visit, whether you are interested in history, literature, horticulture or wildlife. The village of Burwash itself has two pubs, a butchers, a village shop and a popular tearoom. The towns of Hastings, Bexhill-on-Sea and Royal Tunbridge Wells are each within a 30 minute drive of the property.

A long drive leads to this converted coach house. On entering the house, you will find yourself in the cosy kitchen, which has an Aga-style oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There is also a seating area in the kitchen by the fire. Steps from here lead to the enclosed garden and on the other side is the dining room with its impressive table seating 16 guests. The lounge is lovely and light and has three large sofas with seating for 12, and additional stools, TV and DVD player and a woodburner. Three of the house’s bedrooms are located along the corridor from the lounge, each of which have patio doors allowing access to the garden. One of the rooms has a king-size bed and en-suite shower room. The other two both have double beds and share the main bathroom, which has a gorgeous roll-top bath. Stairs lead to further bedrooms on the first floor, both of which have three single beds and share a bathroom with sumptuous roll-top bath and separate shower. In a separate hayloft building there is more accommodation, with its own open-plan living area, including a small kitchen with fridge, hob and microwave. There is also a double bedroom and bathroom, and there is an additional sleeping space available on the sofa bed in the living area. Below this accommodation is a games room in an open bay garage with pool table, dartboard and table football.

Outside there is an enclosed garden with rustic-style al fresco dining area and an outdoor swimming pool, open May-end of September, which is shared with the main house on a rota. There is also a hot tub available for private hire, which must be booked in advance direct with the owner. Children will enjoy the play area with swings, monkey bars, trampoline and football goals. There is parking available for six cars.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

Please note there is a refundable £250 security deposit for this property payable closer to the start of your holiday.

  • Six bedrooms – one king-size, three doubles and two triples
  • Three bathrooms, and one en-suite shower room
  • Towels not included but available to hire for £80.00 per party
  • Range oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
  • Solar heated swimming pool available between 5th May & 25th September (shared with main house on rota system with sole use for 4 hours per day of a full days stay)
  • Hot tub available for private hire and must be booked in advance direct with the owner (hire charge payable direct to owner £125 for weekend hire, £200 week hire)
  • Please bring your own towels to be used for the swimming pool and hot tub
  • Outside play area for children plus games room in an open bay garage
  • Woodburner – first basket of logs included
  • Off-road parking for six cars
  • Regret no smoking
  • Pub and shops within walking distance
  • BBQ and garden furniture (BBQ charcoal not included)
  • Private chef available
  • Prices include heating from 7am to 10pm daily from the beginning of October to the end of March.
  • During the Summer months (April-September) prices do not include heating, for which there would be an additional charge if required.
  • If you are planning to charge an electric vehicle during your stay please obtain permission beforehand and be aware that a charge will apply 

 

 

 

Jackie Hammond

This property is personally managed by Jackie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 6 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Kate 19th November 2021

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A lovely cottage in a beautiful location, with everything you need inside. Thank you for a great stay.

Reviewed by David 1st October 2021

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This property served us very well for an early Autumn family celebration with plenty of room. The well equipped kitchen was a bonus. Everyone had a good time.

Reviewed by Ann 30th July 2021

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Reviewed by Christine 23rd July 2021

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Reviewed by Bridget 21st May 2021

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Reviewed by Sherrie 10th July 2020

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Stunning location and very nice and friendly pubs and shops Both pubs do very good food The bear inn is very modern and welcoming The rose and crown is more traditional

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