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Wood Glen Cottage

(Ref. 920524)

Rushlake Green near Heathfield, Sussex Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a really lovely stay at Wood Glen cottage."

    It was clean, comfortable, well-equipped and quiet. The owners were on hand if we needed anything, without being intrusive. The conservatory was a great place to relax in after a day out in the gorgeous countryside. The mattress was on the soft side but we got used to it! Thank you.

    Reviewed by SharonOct 2023

  • "A sunscreen would be nice"

    Reviewed by LuciaSep 2023

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Glen Cottage and found it very comfortable."

    We loved the meadow and appreciated the shade from the apple trees. It was so peaceful and generated a real feeling of well being. Thank-you.

    Reviewed by JudithAug 2023

  • "Very relaxing love the garden quite Bed was very soft but worried at first but ..."

    Very relaxing love the garden quite Bed was very soft but worried at first but from first night fabulous sleeping Needs a good clean lots of spiders dead and cobwebs under dining table on windowsill in corners (not due to countryside (as I live in the countryside myself ) just needs things pulled out Fabulous shower very powerful lots of hot water again edge of bathtub wasn’t clean Sofa would be great if you could get a bigger sofa and quite low down not great for my partner been 6foot 4 Saying that I would stay again

    Reviewed by AlisonJul 2023

  • "Nice stay in a lovely cottage."

    Only minus was the mattress was far too soft for us.

    Reviewed by StephenJun 2023

  • "Relaxing garden"

    Reviewed by AnthonyJun 2023

  • "We had a very comfortable three night stay."

    We got a warm welcome and some basics were supplied so we could have a hot drink when we arrived. Such a lovely quiet spot. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by CarolineMay 2023

  • "We visited Wood Glen cottage in Oct/Nov, later than intended."

    . so I was wary that the weather could be chilly. But the photos and description were very promising and we were VERY cosy and comfortable. The cottage is smallish but so well laid out, and the SW facing conservatory delivers lovely sunsets, in fact a lovely place to relax in any weather. Nikki was a perfect host, very welcoming and informative. We both look forward to staying again asap.

    Reviewed by DominickOct 2022

  • "Lovely peaceful and cosy property!"

    Plenty of places to visit we had a great relaxed time.

    Reviewed by LoraineSep 2022

  • "A lovely, well equipped cottage for 2 in a peaceful location."

    We were lucky with the weather and the West facing private garden and barbeque were a real bonus.

    Reviewed by KevinJul 2022

  • "A lovely cottage for two, very nicely decorated, large garden with pond and outdoor seating."

    Very peaceful surroundings but at the same time close to lots of interesting places. We had a great stay! The only downside was the matrass on the bed which was very soft, too soft for us which meant we did not sleep as well as hoped for. The pub next door which is also used as a landmark in the directions is no longer in use so it might be better to update the instructions and text on website. Linda and René

    Reviewed by LindaJul 2022

  • "A beautiful location and comfortable cottage with everything we needed for an enjoyable holiday."

    Reviewed by JuliaOct 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in rural setting yet convenient to the coast and beautiful rural villages etc."

    Good facilities, welcoming and more than adequate in every way. The little wood burner was extremely effective. I was very happy

    Reviewed by RoseannaSep 2021

  • "The owners need to address the following: Milk and tea on arrival."

    Better signage to cottage at end of drive. Outside light not working. Flies in garden coming into the conservatory. Very hard towels in bathroom. Underfloor heating difficult to understand and control. I would have raised these issues with the owners on the day we left but no one was around to speak to.

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2021

  • "Lovely setting."

    Good location. But major problem with having no dustbin at the property. Apart from compositable vegetables there is no provision for the disposal of rubbish until the end of the visit when you should leave the bag from the very small pedal bin in the porch when you leave. So we were forced to take daily rubbish with us and look for car park bins. No instructions for some appliances which caused problems with unusual microwave. Poor lighting in conservatory and small soft bed.

    Reviewed by LindaSep 2021

  • "This cottage is beautifully furnished."

    The owner is a talented designer with a real flair for interior design which shows in the enormous attention to detail throughout the cottage. The location is perfect: very quiet, away from any main roads and with its own huge natural garden with a small pond and orchard and lots of outside seating which was great for eating out, as was the large attached conservatory which effectively doubles the size of the downstairs space. Perfect for a couple with a lovely bedroom and en suite bathroom. It’s also ideally located for exploring the Sussex Downs, the South Coast great destinations like Brighton and Rye, famous gardens like Sissinghurst and Great Dixter and numerous National Trust properties.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2021

  • "Cottage is very comfortable, lovely position."

    Owner very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by PatriciaJun 2021

  • "Really sweet, lovely and clean cosy cottage in great quiet location - ideally placed for both coast and countryside."

    The Three Cups Inn mentioned as being within walking distance of the property is very close by but is no longer open which might be disappointing for some. It is also not clear when travelling to the property from the north (from Heathfield) that the building was a pub if using this as a landmark.

    Reviewed by JulietSep 2020

  • "The little cottage was lovely, and was a rare place where it was actually even nicer than the pictures!"

    Beautiful garden, cosy little cottage, friendly host. It was a wonderful escape from London for us.

    Reviewed by RobbieAug 2020

  • "Beautiful wild English garden to enjoy,"

    Reviewed by RandeepAug 2020

  • "The cottage was exactly as described and quite delightful."

    It was so very peaceful and the garden was a delight.

    Reviewed by ColinJul 2020

  • "A lovely cottage,very quiet and had a lovely conservatory to eat in."

    I did not use the wood burning stove but wood is available on site to buy. Kitchen was just right,very good wifi and the bedroom is so cute! As it was winter I did not sit in the garden but imagine in summer it must be idyllic.Not far from Heathfield town for shops.I did not have a car so used taxis when I needed to get about. The owner greeted me and afterwards unless I needed to ask anything( I didn't) was left in peace and quiet. Pretty lights in the conservatory and nicely decorated interior.

    Reviewed by DianeDec 2018

  • "Really good location for our planned visits in the area."

    With underfloor heating the cottage was always warm and comfortable, all the facilities were there to fulfill our needs. The nearby pub (app.200 yards) was very good and served us well. Access to the nearby PO in Rushlake Green also was a plus point.

    Reviewed by BrianSep 2018

  • "Only had wifi part of the time, the place wasn’t overly clean, the owner went away for three days and we weren’t notified that she was going away, cars coming and going all the time."

    Wouldn’t stay there again.

    Reviewed by TraceyAug 2018

  • "We’ve just had the most wonderful holiday in the idyllic Glenwood Cottage."

    Everything was just perfect and Nikki made us feel very welcome. Lots of lovely touches throughout this very comfortable cottage and it is set in the most beautifully relaxing surroundings. A real home from home.

    Reviewed by LynnAug 2018

  • "It was an ideal base for exploring East Sussex, great accommodation, very relaxing sitting in the wild flower garden, especially in the shade when the temperature was in the 30s!"

    Reviewed by JosephineJul 2018

  • "No problems, the Location, facilities provided, quality of design and furnishings all as described in the publicity."

    We were made welcome and enjoyed an excellent stay, even the weather was perfect if perhaps too hot !!!!

    Reviewed by NormanJun 2018

  • "The cottage is an absolute delight."

    The fixtures, fittings and furnishings are of a high quality. The bathroom has an excellent shower and a heated towel rail, something which many cottages lack. The kitchen is adequate for 2 people and contains all the equipment you can imagine. The sitting room has comfortable seating and the conservatory is a joy to be in on a warm summers day. There are many places to visit nearby and a pub serving good food within easy walking distance. I recommend a visit to Wood Glen for a thoroughly enjoyable cottage break in tranquil countryside that cannot fail to be enjoyed

    Reviewed by Christopher MarshJun 2018

  • "The cottage is the perfect place for two : charming and comfortable with everything to feel at ease."

    The location is perfect. Nearest pub a must. We definitely enjoyed our week.

    Reviewed by ChristopheAug 2017

  • "Fabulous location to explore West Sussex."

    Cottage perfect for a couple looking for a 'get away from it all' break. Lovely walks from the cottage. Great pub only a two minute walk. Plenty to do, close drive to a number of attractions.

    Reviewed by DawnMar 2017

  • "This cottage was perfect for a quiet break in November."

    Although the weather was bitterly cold the cottage was very warm and welcoming, infact I was reluctant to go outside on some days. It's location suited me as it enabled me to see a lot of East Sussex and the beautiful woods surrounding the area were stunning in Autumn. I would definitely like to visit here again as I felt totally relaxed from the minute I arrived.

    Reviewed by SueNov 2016

  • "There were plenty of places to eat fairly close."

    Reviewed by MickSep 2016

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  • One double bedroom with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with sitting area and woodburner
  • Conservatory with dining area.
  • Electric central heating with underfloor heating on ground floor and woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Shared use of a quarter acre of flower meadow with pond and orchard
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 1 mile away
  • Note: Mobile reception can be limited
  • Note: Babes-in-arms only.

The property

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, 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.

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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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas