The Old Forge
An immaculately-presented terraced cottage superbly located in the heart of the historic town of Rye in Sussex. Formerly a working forge, this Rye cottage boasts hayloft doors anda period exterior, along with a spacious, contemporary interior. The three attractive bedrooms at this Rye cottage all have their own theme with one double offering an en-suite shower room, French doors and a Juliet balcony, whilst the super king-size double has character windows and the cosy third double has views of the courtyard. This cottage in Rye has a light and airy open plan living area, which provides a comfy seating area, a dining area, modern kitchen and a secluded snug with French doors that lead out onto the rear enclosed courtyard. All in all, this Sussex cottage is just the place to relax, chat and plan, while enjoying the company of others. Just a four minute walk from this Sussex cottage is Rye's High Street; this picturesque town with its cobbled streets and medieval buildings was once the haunt of smugglers and highwaymen and has been a popular resort for visitors since Elizabethan times, plus from Rye railway station you can be in London in just over an hour. Fishing trips can be enjoyed from the harbour and on Thursdays the town buzzes with its famous market, where you can buy everything from homemade bread to freshly-grown vegetables. However you can't go home without enjoying a Sussex cream tea as you watch the world go by, whilst planning your return trip to this lovely Rye cottage.
Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double (linked beds, can be twin on request), 1 x double with Juliet balcony and en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double (limited space at sides of bed). Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Snug.
Gas central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview and USB port, DVD. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Parking permit provided for 1 car in designated space in car park 2 mins walk away, loading and unloading at rear of cottage. Enclosed courtyard with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk. Note: Front door opens directly onto pavement. Note: No children under 5 years.
Note: No children under 5 years.
At a glance
- Garden / Patio
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
About the location
Camber 5 miles; Hastings 12 miles; Battle 16 miles.
Rye is a 13th century cinque port in East Sussex, host to the River Rother, Romney Marshes and a history dating back before the Norman Conquest. A cobbled street town offering an excellent array of unusual shops, antique emporiums, galleries selling local artist paintings and pottery, Rye also has a delightful range of tea rooms, restaurants, pubs and historic inns. There is also a weekly general market on Thursdays, and a Farmersí market every Wednesday morning. Walkers and birdwatchers can enjoy a footpath leading across the marshes to Camber Castle built by Henry VIII. Local attractions include miniature or full size steam train rides, local vineyards, stately homes, castles, gardens and beaches, including the beautiful nearby Camber Sands. Artists and photographers will especially enjoy the scenery; big skies, winding roads, and picturesque villages with ancient inns and tea shops. A truly relaxing and wonderful holiday destination.