Rushlake Green 1 mile.
This beautiful detached cottage sits in the grounds of the owner’s home, in the heart of the Sussex countryside just a mile from Rushlake Green and four miles from Heathfield.
The cottage is in a perfect romantic spot from which to explore the beauty of this part of the country and the ideal place to relax and unwind in luxurious surroundings.
Decorated to the highest standard, the cottage offers a well-equipped kitchen and sitting area with a woodburner where, on chilly evenings, you can settle down with a bottle of wine and a DVD, before going upstairs to snuggle down and drift off to sleep ready for another day of long country walks.
On warm summer mornings, the conservatory with its dining area is an ideal place to enjoy your croissant and coffee as you plan your day ahead.
There is also an enclosed garden with patio and furniture where you can enjoy dining alfresco or a have a refreshing drink.
There is also shared use of a quarter of an acre of flower meadow with a pond and an orchard.
Situated along a quiet lane, and only a few minutes’ walk to a country pub serving excellent food, this lovely cottage is surrounded by woodland and meadows overlooking a traditionally made "straw bale barn" that serves as an artist's studio used by the owner, who lives next door.
For those guests who enjoy walks and cycle rides, then the South Downs National Park offers over 600 square miles of woodland and heathland to venture over.
Or if you are charmed by quaint tea rooms and browsing around antique shops, the market towns of Lewes and Alfiston are only short drives away and just the places to spend a day.
Heathfield also has a mixture of small shops and country pubs with restaurants.
This lovely cottage, tucked away in rural Sussex, is a perfect choice whether you are looking for a romantic weekend or an adventure packed holiday.
About the location
Heathfield 4 miles; Tunbridge Wells 15 miles; Lewes 17 miles; Eastbourne 13 miles; Brighton 26 miles.
Surrounded by Sussex countryside and nestled within the glorious High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the small village of Rushlake Green is ideally situated for walking, cycling and birdwatching. The village has a friendly local shop and several pubs nearby serving delicious food, all within easy driving distance. Nearby, the small market town of Heathfield offers a selection of shops and eateries, and is home to an annual agricultural show in May, and a French/English market day in August. Visit Battle Abbey, the site of the Battle of Hastings in 1066, or the castles at Bodiam, Pevensey and Sissinghurst, with its beautiful garden maintained by the National Trust. Explore Ashdown Forest, walk the South Downs, or visit the many National Trust properties and gardens close by providing fabulous days out. Nearby, discover Bateman’s, Rudyard Kipling’s former home, Charleston, and the Glyndebourne Opera House. Browse for antiques in Lewes, or venture to the coast at Brighton and see the Royal Pavillion, or visit Eastbourne, Hastings and Rye. With so much to see and do in the surrounding area, Rushlake Green is a wonderful, peaceful base for a country break.
Note: Babes-in-arms only.