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48 Polecat Cottages

(Ref. 1120767)

Firle, Sussex Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi


1 Customer Review

  • "Absolutely loved staying here loved the style of the home especially the furniture such a relaxing atmosphere the log burner was awesome."

    Very helpful hosts easy to set up the home fir our stay lovely clean bedding and towels like home from home and leaving little gifts for us. Parking was a bit awkward loading and unloading especially if late back no space left … very dark to walk down the lane on your own.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Apr 2023


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin with basin
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power, and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking
  • Front garden with bench, enclosed rear garden with lawn
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: The stairs are quite steep and unsuitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: There are low ceilings throughout the property

The property

Resting in the rural village of Firle in East Sussex is 48 Polecat Cottages, a Grade II listed, 18th-century dwelling.

Enjoying countryside views, positioned within South Downs National Park, whilst adorning beamed ceilings, homely living spaces, and a pet-friendly garden, the cottage welcomes four guests, ideal for both friends and families.

Park up on the roadside before stepping into the sitting room, bordered with original beams, a woodburning stove, plush seating, and TV, where you can unwind after a day of adventure.

Head to the kitchen/diner to fulfil your self-catering needs, fully-equipped with an electric oven, dishwasher, and a washing machine in the utility area.

Gather around the dining table to savour your mealtimes, before venturing outdoors for some fresh air with your four-legged friend.

As the night unfolds, locate two well-presented bedrooms, including a double and a twin, before refreshing in the ground-floor bathroom come morning.

Awaken to this delightful abode, before exploring your surroundings, including Lewes Castle & Museum, Malling Down Nature Reserve, Southerham Farm, and Firle Beacon, all recommended to add to your itinerary.

By car, reach Drusillas Park zoo, stop off at Arlington Reservoir for a scenic hike, or enjoy the pretty grounds at Arlington Bluebell Walk & Farm Trail, dotted with blooms and wildlife.

Finish your trip by visiting Brighton and its bustling seaside, where you can discover Brighton Palace Pier, Royal Pavilion theatre, SEA LIFE Brighton, Brighton Marina Amusements, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, and much more!

Experience all of this at 48 Polecat Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Lewes 4.9 miles; Berwick 5.4 miles; Brighton 12.4 miles.

Firle is a rural village in East Sussex, resting between Berwick and Lewes within the South Downs National Park. Home to a convenience store, post office, a farm shop, a cricket club, the Ram Inn pub and the Burning Sky Brewery, there’s a host of amenities to serve the local area. For attractions, nearby you’ll find Firle Beacon Nature Reserve and Arlington Reservoir, perfect for those who enjoy hiking and being at one with nature, whilst a wealth of alternative activities rests further afield, including Drusillas Park zoo, Lewes Castle & Museum, and Seaford Museum of Local History towards the coastline, whilst Brighton seafront is a car journey away, peppered with amusements. Enjoy a day at the seaside at Brighton Palace Pier, visit SEA LIFE Brighton, and explore the Upside Down House, before finishing off your day with a bag of chips upon Brighton Beach.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas