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Pipewell Cottage

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Winchelsea, Sussex
Grade 3 Star rating
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1
Pets0

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Description

Period weather boarded cottage, with swimming pool, home to writers Thackeray and Conrad, Rye has 13th century church.

Shared swimming pool (May-Sept)

A period weather boarded cottage offering far reaching views across the marshes to the Citadel at Rye and shared use of the owners above ground swimming pool. Situated snug in its hilltop setting amongst tile-hung cottages and award winning tea shops. Seven centuries ago, the new town was founded by Edward I to take the place of an older town of the same name which had been lost to the sea in a series of storms and now lies beneath the waters of Rye Bay. It became a bustling cinque port town and the centre of the wine trade with France with a smuggling history and hidden wine cellars beneath the broad streets, and it is the smallest town in the country to have its own mayor. Visit the museum and the 13th century church. Home to the writers Thackeray and Conrad, the actress Ellen Terry, and Millais was inspired to paint his famous portrait ’The Blind Girl’ with Winchelsea in the background. Winchelsea is situated where the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty meets Romney Marsh. There is an unspoilt shingle beach within a mile – take your shrimping net and binoculars to observe the many birds that frequent the area at low tide or explore the sands and rolling dunes at Camber, 7 miles. Rye, Hastings and Battle are all a short drive away. Shop, pub and restaurant 500 yards.

Ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed/dining room/kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Open tread stairs (open to one side) to first floor: 1 double bedroom. Steep, narrow stairs to second floor: 1 twin bedroom.

Gas central heating, gas and electricity included (£25per week November-March, £12per short break). Bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. DVD and small library. CD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Washing machine and tumble dryer (in external utility room). Small enclosed tiered garden with terrace and furniture. Barbecue. On road parking. Shared swimming pool (24 x 12ft; depth 4ft) available May-September. No smoking.

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Romantic Collection
    Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan

Customer Comments

  • 10

    06/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2017
    Beautiful cosy cute and quiet.


  • 10

    30/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 23/09/2017
    Quaint well equipped little cottage in a lovely village - good bus service to Hastings and Dover - comfortable bed - ideal for my husband and myself - parking on the road outside the cottage - recommend The Lodge for eating out.


  • 9

    03/09/2017
    Confirmed guest, 26/08/2017
    The up sides are many...the downside sides were, for me with a disabled wife, parking, we needed to park a street away, and front entrance access, there is no pavement to the front door, only a sloped lawn.


  • 9

    25/08/2017
    Confirmed guest, 12/08/2017
    It all was just what we hoped for. We called it our Hobbit House! We enjoyed the lovely view you get from the master bedroom. When we woke up, I would pull the curtains, make us some tea and read a book while enjoying the view of the countryside glowing in the morning sun. The cottage is situated in old Winchelsea and we found it very peaceful that it is a normal village (with loads of beautiful English gardens) and not packed with tourists. The cottage itself has a lovely garden (with an apple tree, that's a plus as we love apple trees) and the garden was bigger as we expected as when you cross the road at the front there is another large piece of garden, that's where the swimming pool is and enough sun to dry your washing and kids playing around.


  • 8

    05/08/2017
    Confirmed guest, 29/07/2017
    Had a lovely time perfict base for exploring kids loved the pool downside the sofa bed was to uncomfortable and the sheet wasnt clean and although the instruction pack was great it needs updating as the shop isnt a shop and there is no location for the pool took 2 days to workout its location on the upside without wifi the family enjoyed playing the board games


  • 10

    24/06/2017
    Confirmed guest, 19/06/2017
    Lovely quaint cottage with lovely view, and swimming pool was a real bonus.


  • 8

    11/03/2017
    Confirmed guest, 05/03/2017
    Lovely cottage, nice village, clean & well maintained. My only (slight) complaint, is that sofa left a lot to be desired! Come with plenty of food, the local shops are a bit thin.


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