Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This Cosy Central Eastbourne cottage welcomes its guests all times of the year.
Eastbourne is a busy and interesting town with lots to see and do during all seasons.
'Stable cottage' has recently been fully renovated to a very high standard including a brand-new kitchen, brand-new bathroom, new floors and decor and new bedroom furniture. Its name derives historically from the days when it was once part of a the stable block for the horses who pulled the small Victorian and Edwardian black carriages, aka cabs.
Internally the cottage is about 600 sq feet [ 200sq metres ] and has 2 spacious bedrooms [ one with a double bed, the other with twin beds - all with thick new quality sprung mattresses ] and a spacious lounge approx 5.2m x 4.2 m [ 16 ft x 14 ft ] featuring double casement doors leading out onto its own private sun trap patio garden approx 5m x 2m [ 15ft x 8ft ] which has been stocked with fresh pot plants, lighting, and seating for 4.
Located in an ideal central position in Wharf Road just 3 mins walk from the Railway Station , and only 5 mins walk to the Town Centre ,with the Seafront and historic old pier about 15/20 mins , so most of Eastbourne can be explored on foot.
Beachy Head is about 45 min walk, with the Seven Sisters , and Birling Cap just beyond.
Opposite the Station a road leads to an interesting area known as ' Little Chelsea' where cafes, art galleries, antique shops and old book shops can be explored.The Towner Art Gallery is also a must if you like Art, and/or Modern Architecture. Its also has a fabulous cafe on its top floor offering interesting townscape views.
For those wishing to explore Sussex or Kent, Eastbourne is a perfect location.
Ideal for children because there is always much to entertain - including some sandy beaches nearby.
By train, the historic town of Lewes is only 20 mins , Brighton 40 mins, Bexhill just 10 mins. Hastings can also be reached by a direct train in about 20 minutes, and London about 1.30 hours. Gatwick Airport is only about 1 hour by a direct train.
For those with cars, Access to towns and countryside is usually quicker. Brighton Town Centre is about 20 miles along the A259 and only 45 minutes assuming you avoid the rush hour.
'Stable cottage' has a small garage - ideal for a micro-car , or a very small hatchback vehicle. Parking larger cars is not a problem - there is ample free roadside parking around the corner - less than a 5 minute walk.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Eastbourne 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 68 km, Nearest railway: Eastbourne 100 m|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The South East England region
Eastbourne , Sussex , is often thought to be in a perefct position for exploring the coastline, and Sussex and Kent Countryside , its Villages and its historic Towns.
For overseas visitors, there is a car-ferry port at NEWHAVEN [ Transmanche Ferries ] , and at Dover.
Gatwick Airport has a direct train service to Eastbourne which takes less than 1 hour.
By car,Gatwick to Eastbourne is only 48 miles and about 1 hour , assuming you avoid the rush-hour period.
Eastbourne is a historic fashionable Town often said to achieve the highest Sunshine levels within the UK. Also a large busy town, its still possible to explore most of it on-foot. Having said that, car drivers can find easy parking , unlike cities such as Brighton or London.
What is striking about Eastbourne is just how unspoilt it is and how intact its buildings are.
The seafront is full of greenery and palm-trees - these survive because the cliffs of Beachy Head rise up towards the East and offer a great deal of Sea and Wind protection.
Many films compananies are using Eastbourne for locations because it is so unspoilt. Some films include the new Brighton Rock, PaulRaymond, Quadrophenia, Angus thongs and perfect snogging , Little Britain, Miss Marple, Eastenders, Christmas at the Riviera, etc.
The town centre is rammed full of all types of shops , cafes and restaurants - cafes are often very cheap compared with, say, Brighton and certainly just as good.
It also has a theatre thats always putting on great shows and musicals.
During the summer season a live orchestra plays popular classical music on the seafront, followed by a firework display - this once a week.
The Air show in August is also very popular.