Marland House

Seaford near Brighton, South of England (Ref. 26202)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    11

  • Bedrooms

    5

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

A superb, detached Victorian villa located just a short walk from an abundance of restaurants and interesting shops close to the centre of Seaford, a popular Sussex coastal town. This impressive Seaford cottage has been lovingly renovated and furnished to a high standard, cleverly combining original features with contemporary convenience. The ground floor of this Seaford villa offers families and friends just the place to come together and enjoy fun and relaxation. Why not sit and listen to your choice of music from the extensive selection of CDs on offer while lazing in front of the open fire in the sitting room? Or if you are looking for somewhere more restful, then wander into the study and choose a book to read or write a postcard home. The formal dining room is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion with an open fire that gives a warm glow to the room. Just a step away and another world awaits; the well-equipped and stylish kitchen has everything that is required for modern day living and you can either sit at the breakfast bar or help prepare the meals at the centre island. Outside this cottage in Sussex, it doesn't have to be a hot day to enjoy the terrace! With a canopy over the alfresco dining area and lovely views over the rear garden, this is just the place to sit and relax while the others enjoy a game of table tennis or laze in the established garden. There is plenty to do just a few minutes' walk from this Seaford holiday home; golfers have the choice of two excellent courses within walking distance, you can spend the day sea fishing or just have a paddle in the sea. Whatever you do, the experiences will live long in the memory. Seaford has plenty to offer visitors, from quaint tea rooms to a traditional pub lunch. Take a walk up to Seaford Head which offers spectacular views over Seven Sisters with its white cliffs and rugged coastline, said to be one of the most photographed areas of Sussex. The county town of Lewes and the country house of Glyndebourne, are also nearby and both are well worth a visit on your Sussex holiday. From a hot summer's day to a crisp winter's evening, this stunning Seaford villa is the perfect choice for families and friends at any time of year.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Five bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower and basin, 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request), 1 x twin with additional child's single, 1 x second floor twin, 1 x second floor single with pull-out stacker bed. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Second floor bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. First floor basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast bar. Dining room (seats 8) with open fire. Sitting room (seats 8) with open fire. Study with open fire. Snug with dining table (seats 4).

Amenities

Gas central heating with open fires. Range cooker with two ovens and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 3 x TVs (two with Freeview, one for DVDs only), DVDs, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games, CDs and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fires inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Highchair. Off road parking for 3 cars. Enclosed, lawned garden with patio and raised terrace with furniture, BBQ and all-weather table tennis table and equipment. Two well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Beach 10 mins walk. Note: The entrance porch is accessed via 3 steps and there are 10 stone steps down to the garden from the terraces. Note: Max. 10 adults. Note: From Nov - Feb, owner will consider a Friday changeover, please contact Sykes Cottages for more details.

About the location

SEAFORD

Newhaven 3 miles; Brighton 11 miles; Lewes 10 miles; Eastbourne 10 miles.

Seaford is a Sussex coastal town situated at the foot of the South Downs National Park and is the perfect choice for a holiday at any time of year. This thriving town is full of quaint shops, traditional tea rooms, pubs, and restaurants. For those who enjoy outdoor pursuits, why not hop on your bike and cycle along the seafront, or book a fishing trip and see if you can catch your own lunch! Seaford has two excellent golf courses to choose from, with Seaford Head being the most challenging. Take a walk over Seven Sisters and onto Beachy Head, said to be one of the most photographed and painted parts of the Sussex Coastline, with rugged exposed footpaths and amazing chalk cliffs. Visit the Seaford Museum housed in a Martello Tower, with items on show from pre-historic times right up to the present day; there is even a Victorian school room and wartime kitchen to explore. Herstmonceux Castle is less than 30 minutes away, with regular events including Jousting Days and is home to the Observatory Science Centre. With excellent road and rail links to London and along the coast from Eastbourne to Brighton, Seaford offers the perfect place to stay while exploring Sussex and beyond.

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