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The Peacock Barn

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Burwash, Sussex
Grade 4 Star rating
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms1
Pets 2
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Description

This is an ideal holiday base for couples or a small family wanting to discover and explore Sussex and Kent.


Nestling in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Peacock Barn is a single-storey, detached, barn conversion. It has been thoughtfully converted to a high standard and enjoys far reaching rural views. A peaceful haven from the hustle and bustle of everyday life surrounded by 80 acres of working farmland with sheep, horses and of course, a resident peacock! The property is accessed from Burwash village via a half mile lane and maintained track, with a 15th-century pub at the village end of the lane, serving local ales and good food, which makes for an enjoyable walk. There are miles of walking opportunities directly from the farm. Burwash itself is steeped in history and was a notorious spot for smugglers and highwaymen in the 18th and 19th centuries. The pretty, weather-boarded high street is a conservation area, and Bateman’s mansion, a fine example of Jacobean architecture, is just outside the main village. It was once owned by Rudyard Kipling and is now open to the public (NT). Battle Abbey lies 9 miles to the south east, Bodiam Castle, (also NT) with its fairytale moat, is 8 miles to the east. Enjoy a trip on the Kent and East Sussex steam railway which runs from Bodiam to Tenterden, known as ’The Jewel in the Weald’, through 101/2 miles of beautiful Kent and Sussex countryside. Fishing, cycling and water sports can be enjoyed at Bewl Water, and the many award-winning local vineyards are an enjoyable day out. Camber Sands near Rye is a magnificent beach or discover the beaches at Hastings and Bexhill. Discover Bedgebury, not only offering the pinetum but also Go Ape too. The owner lives on site for your convenience and the parking is in the cottage grounds. Beach 15 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 1/2 mile.

Living/dining room with wood-burning stove, open to well-equipped kitchen, all with wooden floors. Double bedroom with 6ft zip & link bed (can be twin). Further double bedroom with 5ft bed. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter at cost
  • Electricity, full underfloor gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • 32" Freeview TV
  • DVD
  • iPod dock
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Enclosed shingle garden with terrace and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • 80-acre natural farmland with sheep and horses
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • Welcome pack
  • Pets welcome (working farm, sheep country)
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Ground Floor Facilities
    Ground Floor Facilities
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Highchair
    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
    WiFi
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Working Farm
    Working Farm
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle


Customer Comments

  • 10

    18/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 17/08/2018
    A really lovely two bed cottage in the grounds of a working farm. Stunning views. The cottage is well equipped with everything we needed for a week's stay. A car is needed to explore the area. Would definitely go back.


  • 10

    05/08/2018
    Confirmed guest, 03/08/2018
    We had a lovely week staying at The Peacock Barn with our 3 young children. The cottage is well placed for lots of day trips. Well equipped, clean, comfortable cottage with reliable wi-fi. Owners Nina and John were friendly, on hand and flexible - pre agreed being able to charge our hybrid plug in car (which we reimbursed). Provided proper cot which was comfortable for our 10 month old baby. Only comment would be that the instructions for getting to the cottage could mention that the track from the pub is about 0.25-0.5 mile long.


  • 10

    30/06/2018
    Confirmed guest, 29/06/2018
    We loved the peacock barn it was everything and more that we expected The views of the surrounding countryside were fantastic The barn was modern well equipped Nina and John made us very welcome Our two dogs Sasha and Mason loved the walks .


  • 9

    25/06/2018
    Confirmed guest, 22/06/2018
    Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday-very quiet and comfortable. Will be visiting again. Lovely having the peacock for company!


  • 10

    23/03/2018
    Confirmed guest, 16/03/2018
    Excellent barn conversion with first class facilities and very cosy and warm. Our dog loved it and was well contained in the large hard standing outside area. Lovely walk down the the track to the Rose & Crown where food wine and ale is also excellent. Nina and John very welcoming and always available if needed.


  • 10

    24/02/2018
    Confirmed guest, 19/02/2018
    The Peacock Barn is one of those places where you feel instantly at home. If I could buy, or rent this gem of a place I would! Wonderful location, with beautiful views. We loved the livestock, especially Bentley th Peacock. Nina and John are soooo nice and helpful, but non-intrusive! Don't hesitate to book here. You really can't go wrong! I'll be back at the earliest opportunity.


  • 10

    18/02/2018
    Confirmed guest, 12/02/2018
    Peacock Barn was exactly what we wanted. Warm, well equipped and enabled us to have exactly what we were looking for - a quiet weekend away.


  • 10

    16/12/2017
    Confirmed guest, 09/12/2017
    Beautiful barn conversion with fabulous views. Very comfortable and warm with great wood burning stove. Excellent escape from urban life. Owners were very friendly and welcoming. Holiday was lovely and peaceful. The nearby village of Burwash is very nice and the local Rose and Crown pub is excellent.


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