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Rye House

Rye, Sussex (Ref. 938145)


(31 ratings)

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Dishwasher
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile

Reviews & Ratings

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31 Customer Reviews

  • "Our second time at this property which is perfectly located in the centre of Rye."

    Really well appointed, immaculately clean and very welcoming. Highly recommended. The newly re-decorated en suite is a delight.

    Reviewed by LesleyMay 2022

  • "We spent 6 nights at Rye House."

    The property was ideal for our break - it was clean, comfortable, warm and well equipped. The on-site parking was an added bonus. The propery's location was ideal for exploring and enjoying the lovely town of Rye and the surrounding area and villages.

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2022

  • "What can I say, after two years of waiting due to the pandemic we finally made it to Rye House and it was brilliant!"

    ! Perfectly located in Rye to explore the local area and equipped to a standard rarely seen in other lettings. A big thank you to Karen and Rachel.

    Reviewed by GaryFeb 2022

  • "We had a lovely cosy stay at Rye House."

    Everything was perfect. Thank you very much.

    Reviewed by DianeNov 2021

  • "Just a thought - getting from the 2nd floor bedroom to the bathroom in the night is tricky, a better banister would help."

    Possible to instal an en suite WC up there?? Otherwise absolutely brilliant.

    Reviewed by SusanOct 2021

  • "As described (but not always so!"

    ) right in the centre of Rye. Really well equipped accommodation, very comfortable.

    Reviewed by LesleyMay 2021

  • "For eating out book restaurants at least the day B4 to get the time that you want this is because of covid 19."

    Reviewed by LouiseOct 2020

  • "Rye House is a lovely and comfortable house, home from home."

    The twin room ideal for children. It is situated very close to the town, bars and restaurants. No back garden. But a lovely place to sit and enjoy the estuary and boats a few hundred meters away. Would love to go back to the house again.

    Reviewed by PatriciaSep 2020

  • "We had a lovely week at Rye Cottage, it is the perfect place to stay in Rye."

    The location is superb. Everything was clean and convenient, even with Covid restrictions meaning some home comforts could not be provided. We would book again.

    Reviewed by RebeccaSep 2020

  • "Rye House was very clean and tidy and ideally situated near the town centre for our short break where everything was accessible without the need to drive, the owner was very helpful and informative and the welcome pack on our arrival was much appreciated, Thank you."

    Reviewed by JeremySep 2020

  • "We had very good information from the owner about the house and the area, especially with the extra Covid restrictions."

    The house is very well located, 5 minutes walk from the supermarket and easy access to the old town. For our party of 5, it was well equipped and not too noisy. The parking space was a useful bonus. All in all thoroughly recommended.

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2020

  • "Lovely cottage and area."

    only downside is the noise at night if have windows open (people from pub and seagulls) but clean and comfortable.

    Reviewed by SarahJul 2020

  • "The place was well equipped."

    The owner had made the effort to decorate the place for Christmas and a very good welcome pack was provided reflecting the Christmas spirit. We would thoroughly recommend staying there.

    Reviewed by AlanDec 2019

  • "The house was lovely, very well equipped and warm."

    Great location so close to all that Rye has to offer. The host provided good information and left a welcome supply of milk, biscuits, wine and a welcome card. We would recommend this house etc to there’s - good for couples, friends and families.

    Reviewed by JoyOct 2019

  • "Back door step is very high."

    Mum could not manage it.

    Reviewed by MitziJul 2019

  • "We didn't have wifi for 5 days ."

    The problem was down to the internet provider not the owners, thay were as quick as they could to fix the problem and always informed me of the current situation. Need more information on that you need to take the bin out , didn't know I could open the windows in the loft/roof that needs explaining more. Everything else was beyond my expertation for the price of this fantastic house in the town of Rye.

    Reviewed by WillJul 2019

  • "We had a most comfortable stay at Rye House."

    Everything had been provided including some wine, milk and cookies. The property is scrupulously clean and perfectly situated to enjoy Rye on foot; we had a wonderful holiday and we would highly recommend it. The only things to be aware of is that it can be intermittently noisy if you like to have the windows open at nighttime.

    Reviewed by ImogenMay 2019

  • "Beautifully kept property very warm welcome and every comfort provided."

    Would highly recommend it.

    Reviewed by DoreenMay 2019

  • "The whole experience was brilliant."

    The booking was easy. The owner of the property e-mailed all instructions needed and supplied lots of information for us. The house was exactly as stated, also very clean and comfortable with a welcome present of biscuits and wine. We couldn't have asked for better.

    Reviewed by PennyApr 2019

  • "Very nice cottage, clean, comfortable, well equipped kitchen, bathrooms ok, nice bedrooms."

    We appreciated the little touches upon our arrival, as well as the opportunity to arrive earlier in the day. A big plus, considering the location really in town is the attached parking lot, large enough for a large family car. We were not at all bothered by the noise, given the proximity of the pub.   in short, I think we'll come back next year

    Reviewed by MyriamMar 2019

  • "What a wonderful welcome awaited us at Rye House when we arrived for our Christmas holiday."

    Not only was there a beautifully decorated Christmas tree, but a lovely welcome pack with all sorts of goodies. The house was so comfy, warm and welcoming, and far more spacious than we were expecting. The kitchen was the best equipped I have ever seen, but it was also all the thoughtful little details that made it such a lovely place to stay, like the miniature models on the light pulls. The high street of Rye is very close by, and is utterly charming to explore. Favourite memory is being by the church with bells ringing and lights twinkling as darkness fell on Christmas eve. We also enjoyed being able to go for lengthy walks on the beaches, despite the time of year - getting plenty of fresh air. There was lots more we could have done, so I would definitely go again to continue exploring the area further. A fabulous place to stay at this time of year, we were sorry to leave!

    Reviewed by SueDec 2018

  • "We could not fault the cottage."

    It was immaculate and suited our needs perfectly. The location is ideal for the centre of town and the off street parking was essential for the bonfire weekend.

    Reviewed by DianaNov 2018

  • "Great position in Rye."

    The house was spotless and the facilities were great. The only thing that we could find wrong which we were warned about was the Pub behind the house which was noisy on Friday and Saturday nights but only really affected the back bedroom. Otherwise perfect.

    Reviewed by CliveJul 2018

  • "The whole experience was great."

    Cottage easy to find, information given was excellent. Central location. The locals were very friendly especially in the Pipemakers Arms, the pub next door. Rye is a lovely friendly destination.

    Reviewed by DianeJul 2018

  • "We had a fabulous stay at Rye house & wish we'd stayed longer."

    Fantastic position in the centre of Rye. The pub next door,added to our experience because even though there was loud music & live band playing, it was our kind of music so we could sing along. We wouldn't hesitate in booking again,in fact we can't wait !!

    Reviewed by MarilynMay 2018

  • "The accommodation would have been perfect in every way but it was let down badly by the pub next door."

    Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights there was very loud music and people noise until the early hours. Saturday especially as there was live music until 1.00am but noise continued until 2.30am. The ensuite room was the quietest but the other two bedrooms suffered badly. A big shame as an otherwise perfect location and property.

    Reviewed by JoyNov 2017

  • "Clean, comfortable well-equipped house in a fantastic location."

    A real home-from-home. Owner was extremely helpful too. We'd definitely come back!

    Reviewed by AlisonJul 2017

  • "What a lovely house, perfect location for exploring Rye and the surrounding area."

    Perfect weather made our stay wonderful and relaxing. The owner ensured everything was in place to ensure a stress free holiday.

    Reviewed by JoyceJun 2017

  • "If there is self-catering in Heaven, this house will be there."

    Reviewed by Terence EApr 2017

  • "The house was perfect for our purposes: it accommodated six people from three generations without any strain (three toilets helped), was well-equipped, comfortable and clean."

    The location was within short walking distance of Rye's main attractions.

    Reviewed by KendrickFeb 2017

  • "Ould you like to tell us anything else about this holiday?"

    I was really impressed with the owners communication before arrival as well as the extra little touches provided, it really made our Christmas extra special and was above and beyond. The cleanliness of the property was way above expectations and overall we could not have been happier with the house as a whole

    Reviewed by HazelDec 2016

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  • Over three floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x second floor family room with 1 double and 1 folding single chair bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Front patio with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and river 2 mins walk, pub next door
  • Note: The pub hosts occasional music evenings and so some associated noise may be heard
  • Note: Sloping ceiling in second floor bedroom and first floor bathroom.

The property

This well-presented and superbly located end-terrace holiday home sits right in the heart of the historic town of Rye.

With three attractive bedrooms and two bathrooms this is the perfect choice for couples and families looking to stay in spacious and comfortable accommodation.

The light and airy sitting room offers ample...

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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 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, as well as a farmers’ market every Wednesday morning. The town played host to BBC film crews for nine weeks in the summer of 2014, while filming of the TV series Mapp and Lucia took place, which has now been made into a DVD. All coastal scenes were filmed in nearby Camber Sands and bits of filming also took place in Hastings and the Tenterden Town railway station. 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.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas