Boxwood Retreat

Beckley, Sussex (Ref. 985389)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

This contemporary retreat is on the edge of Beckley Village, brought to life by enticing woodland, with a wonderful lawned garden and two fabulous decked areas to choose from.

Perfect for families or friends to visit, Boxwood Retreat is a lovely haven to base your holiday, well-insulated to warm those cooler winter months, with the addition of a woodburner, whilst bringing a light, airy feel in the summer.

Follow the pretty footpath round to the cottage and you can enter the property at several points, surrounded by mature oak, chestnut and pine trees with a vast array of flora and fauna.

The house comprises of a spacious open-plan living/kitchen/dining space with breakfast bar, and a utility room on the upper level which opens up to two generous outdoor dining terraces.

Social evenings can begin inside, before continuing the fun outdoors, perhaps catching a glowing sunset as the night draws in.

One double bedroom and two twin bed rooms, accommodating up to six people, are located on the lower ground floor, together with two large fully tiled family size bathrooms, one en-suite to the main double bedroom, this can also be locked from the bedroom to form a second family room.

Relax inside to admire the artwork gracing the walls, or wander outside for some quality time together, perhaps lighting the barbecue, as you uncover the one-of-a-kind location in its entirety.

The area is alive with popular places to visit; the medieval town of Rye boasts historic houses, cobbled streets with tea rooms and antiques shops, battlements and boats, and perched at the top of the hill looking down on all below, is Rye Castle, built in 1249.

At the end of a busy day, Flatropers Woods will call you back with its leaves rustling on the trees allowing you to relax and unwind in the comfort of nature.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 2 x twin rooms. Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC. Cloakroom with basin and WC. Open-plan sitting, kitchen and dining area with woodburner and breakfast bar.

Amenities

  • Eco central heating with woodburning stove
  • Underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Lawned garden, terrace areas, furniture and BBQ
  • Two well behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile away
  • Note: The house is highly insulated and utilises a low energy Air Source Heat Pump to provide hot water and under-floor heating throughout
  • Note: Access to the property for the last 100 meters is via an ‘Ancient Highway’ which is an unmade road
  • Note: Several steps outdoors and also indoors between the upper level, and lower ground floor
  • Note: Check in is 4pm and check out is 11am

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About the location

BECKLEY

Rye 6.5 miles; Camber Sands 10 miles; Hastings 11.5 miles.

The village of Beckley, dating back to the 1700s, sits in the Sussex countryside, and has enjoyed a varied past, including heavy involvement with ironworks and forestry. Beckley remains a quintessential English village with local shops, churches and a village hall staging events throughout the year, with race nights, craft fairs and even an amateur theatre group all taking their turn. Popular for its beautiful woodland and their numerous walks, the River Rother also runs close by and is great for a summer stroll or a picnic on the riverbank. The surrounding area is alive with popular places to visit; the medieval town of Rye boasts historic houses, cobbled streets with tea rooms and antiques shops, battlements and boats, and perched at the top of the hill looking down on all below, Rye Castle, built in 1249. A short drive from Rye and you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d arrived on foreign shores; Camber Sands, with its wonderful sand dunes, has been the location for many films sets, due to its beautiful golden beach and shallow sea waters. Tenterden has a steam railway complete with restored station, waiting rooms and cafe, where you can board a train and journey back in time. But, at the end of a busy day Beckley Woods will call you back with its leaves rustling on the trees allowing you to relax and unwind with just the sound of birdsong on the breeze.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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