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Pretty traditional cottage minutes from the sea
Cosy lounge area
The traditional sash window lets the light spill into the room
Quirky features throughout including exposed brickwork
Kitchen with dining area
Compact dining area
Double bedroom
Breakfast in bed
Single bedroom
Bathroom
Bathroom with separate shower enclosure
1 / 11  Pretty traditional cottage minutes from the sea
2 / 11  Cosy lounge area
3 / 11  The traditional sash window lets the light spill into the room
4 / 11  Quirky features throughout including exposed brickwork
5 / 11  Kitchen with dining area
6 / 11  Compact dining area
7 / 11  Double bedroom
8 / 11  Breakfast in bed
9 / 11  Single bedroom
10 / 11  Bathroom
11 / 11  Bathroom with separate shower enclosure

The Sail Loft - Eastbourne

Eastbourne, Sussex
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Early 19c fishermen’s cottage with tiny enclosed courtyard
  • Located just seconds from the seafront and beach
  • Central location in Eastbourne, just a few minutes’ walk from the town centre shops
Property code: EHC20

Traditional fishermen’s cottage, located just moments from the seafront in the seaside town of Eastbourne.

Fall in love with this traditional fisherman's cottage, situated across the road from the seafront in the coastal town of Eastbourne. Beautifully renovated to a high standard, you are still reminded of the cottage's seafaring history at every turn. With incredible sea views, it is just right for a couple or small family.

Inside this charming three-storey cottage, the lounge has an authentic traditional feel, thanks to the whitewashed walls and low ceilings. History has left its stamp here, enhanced by original features such as exposed brickwork. The soft, pastel hues of the kitchen/diner perfectly contrast with wooden work surfaces to create a cosy, warm feel. Up a set of cottage-style stairs is the first of two bedrooms, a double with a wrought-iron bedstead and a floral vibe. And up another set of cottage-style stairs is the single room in the eaves, with a low ceiling and reduced head-height. Outside, there is an enclosed courtyard for al fresco dining, plus a patio to the side of the cottage with views to the sea.

Situated in the heart of the traditional seaside resort of Eastbourne, the cottage is just across the road from the town's wide shingle beach. Go back in time, at the restored traditional Victorian pier, with its jazz club, tearooms, and fish and chip restaurant, and visit Redoubt, a seafront fort built during the Napoleonic wars. There is a good range of both high street and independent shops in the town, with a wide choice of pubs, restaurants, and cafes. You'll also find a fantastic outdoor sports centre, which offers tuition in stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing, and even raft making. Just 5.5 miles away, discover magnificent Beachy Head and the surrounding South Downs for spectacular views and windswept walks to blow away those cobwebs.

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

  • 2 bedrooms: 1 double and 1 single
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, and WC
  • TV/DVD
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Kitchen - oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and washing machine
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Electric and central heating included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Roadside parking, subject to availability
  • Pubs, shops, and beach within walking distance
  • Please note that the street outside this property is covered by CCTV for security purposes

Jackie Hammond

This property is personally managed by Jackie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 13 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Alan 12th September 2020

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This is a lovely & Snug cottage right on the sea front . You can hear the waves as you lay in bed to sleep. Very well equipped with everything you could need . Local shops and pubs well within walking distance .

Reviewed by Margaret 5th September 2020

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Very quirky cottage set in a perfect location to explore Eastbourne. Has all mod cons and the bathroom is heavenly! Beds very comfortable, beautiful loft room for one person and second double bedroom on first floor. Spacious kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer. Be warned there are six commercial waste bins in the alley besidRead moree the cottage which are sometimes overflowing. Hide

Reviewed by Lucy 29th August 2020

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Lovely, cosy, romantic and quaint cottage right on the seafront yet still lovely and quiet. Lovely welcome from owner and lots of details and information about the area shared to make our trip better. Only grumble is the parking but the owner has said that this is in the process of being sorted by a car parking space being made for the cottage. A rRead moreeal home from home and very well equipped. The roll top bath was amazing! We will definitely return here and have recommended to our friends. Hide

Reviewed by Stephen 22nd August 2020

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A lovely cottage, wonderfully situated two minutes from the beach and also close to walk into town. Comfortable and well-equipped and a great place to stay.

Reviewed by Dennis 14th September 2019

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Reviewed by Richard 10th August 2019

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A great little cottage that has been renovated to a high standard. It is located perfectly fit access to the beach and the pier.

Reviewed by Barbara 21st July 2019

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Reviewed by David 29th June 2019

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If you like quaint and small this is the cottage for you. Excellent Kitchen and an amazing Bathroom. The location is fantastic if you want to be amongst the hustle and bustle. The down sides are The bins outside the front of the cottage are a collection point for everyone's rubbish. The stairs in the cottage are very narrow and the lounge is exceptRead moreionally small. Hide

Reviewed by Diane 27th May 2019

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Pretty, well equipped small cottage, comfortable beds. Fantastic bathroom. No dining area, fold out table squeezed between toilet and back door. Front door opens to narrow alley, opposite overflowing commercial waste bins, climbing over garbage to get in and out. Street parking, busy, parking at times several streets away.

Reviewed by Konrad 4th May 2019

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Whilst this was well situated for the sea front /pier and for shops this was spoilt by the four industrial waste bins which were frequently being sorted through by the homeless.

Reviewed by Andres 20th April 2019

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Its a beautiful cottage, my kids and myself loved it , I definitely recommended. Easy access to the Pier and shops.

Reviewed by Jennifer 8th April 2019

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Lovely cottage, great location.

Reviewed by Maureen 21st March 2019

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Cottage was lovely, very small living room but its the size it is, the rest of the accommodation was a good size and lovely bathroom. I would go back due to its splendid location in the town.

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