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Front of property with driveway for several cars.

Bungalow | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Tara Mist is a pretty holiday house in the desired location of Ovingdean, near to the beach and just a few minutes by bus or taxi to Brighton town centre. It is also within easy reach of Brighton Marina and beach. The house boasts stunning country views from its south facing terrace. The rear of the house has a beautifully maintained garden. It has a large patio area and a large lawned garden, ideal for sunbathing, barbecuing and outdoor games. Take a walk to the beach and from there you can follow the sea path along to the Marina with its great restaurants and bars alongside the yachts. Walk next to the waves in the other direction and you get to the historic smugglers' village of Rottingdean, which has some great pubs and quaint independent shops. There are numerous supermarkets within easy reach.

The house comprises two bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is also a blocked off area will a double sofa bed to offer further sleeping options. The family bathroom comprises of two showers and a bath. The living areas of the house is open-plan with a large well equipped kitchen, relaxing living area and a large dining table, wonderful for entertaining. It's perfectly designed for small to medium groups with plenty of seating areas throughout. Open the patio doors on to the terrace and relax, enjoy the beautiful views any time of day. Both outside spaces a well equipped with plenty of furniture, sun umbrella, basketball hoop and a gas BBQ. The bedrooms are equipped with TV’s and hairdryers. The master bedroom is at the rear of the property with patio doors leading out to the garden.

The living area has a flat-screen TV with HD Freesat and a stereo with IPOD dock. The driveway can comfortably accommodate several cars.

The kitchen is well equipped with a large fridge freezer and dishwasher, everything needed for a perfect getaway.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Ovingdean 500 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: London Gatwick 45 km, Nearest railway: Brighton 5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (5), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details

Not suitable for Stag or Hen parties.

The South East England region

Brighton is the liveliest, most cosmopolitan resort in the UK situated on the south coast and with a splendid backdrop of the downs hills. The architecture is largely in a grand regency style and the centrepiece of town is the famous Brighton pavilion with its exotic, royal history.

Dotted around the region are old Sussex villages with their quintessential English pubs, stately homes such as Glyndebourne famous for its summer concerts and castles such as Arundel and Lewes.

There are numerous days out to be had from Brighton such as by train to London, by ferry over to France, up to Legoland, Thorpe Park or Drusillas for the children or for some antique shop browsing in Lewes.

Brighton and Hove

Tara Mist is in a relaxing village yet only minutes into Brighton town centre. Brighton is a fascinating town which is extremely fashionable yet also quirky at the same time. The Lanes area is made up of cobbled streets with tiny 'tardis style' shops selling just about anything you can think of. The restaurant and cafe scene is on a par with London and culture just oozes from every theatre and gallery. At the same time, Brighton is a beach resort with people swimming and sunbathing and it also has the largest Marina in the UK.

You can walk down to the Marina from Tara Mist along the coastal path and find plenty going on. There are great places to eat out next to the yachts, shopping, nightclubs, a casino, bowling, cinema and frequent organised events such as power-boat racing, comedy week etc.

As Tara Mist is right on the seaside edge of the Downs, there are fabulous walks in all directions. It's a great combination - the liveliness of Brighton very close by but with a real feeling of tranquillity at the house.

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26 Jul 2014


"Fabulous house and location"

every thing you could want or need location great house wonderful had a lovely time with all our family and one year old grandaughter minutes from beach would recommend stay in this lovely house and g… More

4 May 2014


"Well situated house which catered perfectly for our family of five"

We wanted a property that could accommodate a family of five , have a child friendly back garden, be centrally located to Brighton and have off street parking. Tara Mist certainly ticked all of these… More

26 Jul 2013


"lovely house, great garden. perfect stay"

We had a great stay at this house. Stayed for a weekend with friends. Bit out of Brighton but sharing taxi into the centre was easy and not too expensive. Garden was great, had barbeque and sun lounge… More

3 Jun 2013


"Peaceful and well equipped home from home"

I was extremely pleased with our stay at Tara Mist, so much so that I would definitely stay again.As you arrive at the property you are met with the keys and shown around.The first thing that strikes … More

15 Apr 2013


"Beautiful house, perfect for the girls!"

We stayed at Tara Mist for one night as a friend was running the Brighton marathon. Katherine was great at staying in touch in the run-up to our stay, and everything was perfect upon our arrival - bre… More

5 Sep 2012


"A welcome haven after a day in Brighton!"

We really enjoyed our stay here. The children loved the garden,and my husband and I really enjoyed sitting out on the front balcony. Very quiet area,nice walks nearby and Brighton is only 5-10minutes in the car.

28 Jun 2012


"FANTASTIC Location and Excellent Property. Home From Home!"

My Husband and I stayed here for just under a week with our two dogs and the only thing we could whinge about was the weather-obviously not the Owners fault! There is a gentle slope to the front porch… More

20 May 2012



The owner was extremely accomodating and understanding as had to arrange and attend a funeral nearby and needed a comfortable place to stay for three weeks and we made the arrangements with her immedi… More

9 May 2012


"Great house with seaviews amongst the countryside"

my wife and 3 young kids stayed here and thought the house was great! clean, neat and all the modern amenities, backyard big enough to kick a ball around and games shed plus with a view of the nearby sea and still nestled amongst the rolling hills made it a great location.
5 min walk to the beach, corner shop up the road and massive array of shops, bars, restaurants, cinema and HUGE supermarket at the nearby marina (5 min drive).
Still close enough to enjoy the benefits of Brighton but far enough to be enjoy the tranquil suroundings and occasional neigh/bah from the horses/sheep across the hill.

would easily take 6-8 quests with off street parking in a quiet street and would recommend this to anyone!!

2 May 2012


"Great location and booking process"

We went away for a friends weekend and everything was really easy to book. Katherine was quick in response and everything was as instructed. Deposit was also returned quickly.
The property is very nice and good size for a group. Good kitchen, all mod cons (ipod dock, wifi etc) and a great terrace. All that was missing was the sun!

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