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Lea Farm Cottages - The Shearing Shed

Rye Foreign, near Rye, Sussex
Grade 4 Star rating
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Enjoy a cosy woodburner and an enclosed garden, this single-storey barn conversion is ideal for year-round holidays.

Explore the East Sussex and Kent countryside

Envelop yourself in nature and enjoy the glorious views of the apple orchards and the serenity of grazing sheep. These holiday properties (refs 19653, 26361 and 30991) nestle in the heart of the Tillingham Valley on a 200-acre working, family run traditional sheep and fruit farm. Close to the ancient Cinque Port town of Rye with its cobbled streets, tea rooms and art galleries and ideally based for exploring the East Sussex and Kent countryside. A walker’s paradise - enjoy the farm’s extensive footpath network, see the lambs and apple blossom in the Spring or venture to Camber Castle, Bodiam Castle and Battle Abbey, just a short drive away. If gardens are your passion, then Pashley Manor, Great Dixter and Bedgebury Pinetum are all worth visiting. Fishing, private beauty treatments and local health centre/swimming pool day passes are available by arrangement. Golf, horse riding and sailing close by. Beaches at Winchelsea, 3 miles and golden undulating sand dunes at Camber, 6 miles. Rye railway station provides access to London 13/4 hours. Shop and pub 2 miles, restaurant 1 mile. NB: Properties 19653, 26361 and 30991 can be booked together to accommodate larger parties.

All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (fuel available locally). Electric heaters included (£5 per night November-March). Three Freeview TVs. DVDs. Electric cooker. Dishwasher. Parking (2 cars). Welcome pack. NB: Two fenced ponds, 10 yards.

All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Washing machine. Microwave. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed garden with terrace and furniture. 200 acres of farmland. Barbecue. No smoking.

Show amenities 


  • Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Romantic Getaways
    Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Decorated at Christmas
    Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
    Working Farm
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • All En-suite
    All En-suite
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 16/11/2018
    Lovely place to stay, with amazing views of the countryside. We visited Hastings, battle and some National trust properties. The double bed was really comfortable and we had everything we needed.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 19/10/2018
    The Shearing Shed was perfect, the owner was a lovely lady, we couldn't of asked for a better place to stay, immaculate

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 12/10/2018
    Beautiful accommodation in stunning location.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 01/10/2018
    A wonderful location and a beautifully maintained property. Really felt welcomed and being so close to some lovely locations was an added bonus.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2018
    Loved it all. Great for walking and many places to visit. Highlight was a lovely family meal in The Horse and Cart in Peasmarsh.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 14/09/2018
    Enjoyable holiday break.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 20/07/2018
    We had four great days at the Shearing Shed. The home was extremely clean, modern and cosy. We loved coming "home" every evening!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 28/05/2018
    What a lovely little cottage - so pretty and well equipped and in great condition. My one comment would be that the curtains are thin so we woke up at 5am (as my did my kids) every morning. Make sure you pack an eye mask! However I would definitely stay here again - so lovely. Thank you Penny

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your review. In the twin bedroom, the curtains are A-lined, due to the size of the window, (more lining would be too bulky). The other bedroom has interlined curtains.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 27/04/2018
    The Shearing Shed is a brilliant place to stay - cosy and comfortable with fabulous views of the farmland and hills beyond. It was fun to be there during lambing season and we were welcomed into the shed to see the newest of the lambs! The cottage has everything you need for a comfortable holiday and it is beautifully clean and well maintained.

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9.7 out of 10 – based on 21 reviews collected by Reevoo
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