House | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 11
The property is split over three floors with lounge, dining room and kitchen / breakfast room on the ground floor, with the bedrooms and bathrooms split over first and second floors.
The lounge is very nicely decorated and comfortably equipped with a two large leather sofas, an armchair and a leather pouffee which would be suitable for a child to sit on. It is full of period features ie. ceiling rose, cornices, fully working cast iron fireplace, and has a 32 inch LCD TV.
The dining room has a lovely dining table with 8 leather chairs, and has high ceilings, cast Iron fireplace, chandelier and is a lovely room to eat in. The dining room leads directly to the kitchen, which is navigated by going down two steps (with hand rail).
The kitchen is one of the best features of the property as it is 20 feet, with separate cooking and eating areas , and with a sofa at one end. The kitchen has a pine table which seats 8, and the kitchen is equipped with washer dryer, dishwasher and microwave etc. The double glazed doors from the kitchen open onto a courtyard garden which is equipped with bar-be-que, large table and chairs etc and is a real sun-trap.
There are two toy boxes in the kitchen, a high chair, and a baby bouncer that you can place your baby in (ie material bouncer on a Z metal frame). We also have a padded changing mat, travel cot and potty, so hopefully, this will reduce the amount of kids 'stuff' you need to bring!
Please note, the kitchen diner is accessed via the hall or the dining room, and is a further two steps down from the hall or dining room need to be navigated. Therefore, it is not suitable for disabled guests or guests not able to navigate these two stairs easily. There is no toilet on the ground floor.
First floor accommodation is as follows:
Master bedroom, with a separate dressing area housing triple wardrobe and a vanity unit (with sink) and full length mirror which is accessed from the master bedroom. The master bedroom has a King size iron bed and has sea views, and stripped pine floors. It is a lovely large, bright and airy room with lots of period features.
Bedroom 2 - Double bedroom with feature fireplace, with it's own en suite shower room with a shower cubicle with electric shower , toilet and sink.
Main family bathroom (newly refubished with Travertine stone floor tiles etc) with white suite encompassing toilet, sink and bath with hand held chrome shower attachment..
Second floor accommodation is as follows:
Bedroom 3 - Large bedroom with double bed, vanity unit (including sink), large feature fireplace.
Bedroom 4 - Small single with vanity unit (including sink).
Bedroom 5 - Double bedroom with feature fireplace and it's own en suite shower room with electric shower in a shower cubicle, sink and toilet.
Bedroom 6 - Single bedroom with vanity unit (including sink).
We provide a fold up single bed to accommodate an 11th person.
Please note, the property is not suitable for disabled people, or people who cannot get up stairs to get to the bathroom, as there is no downstairs toilet.
The property has double glazing and central heating and has newly fitted carpets in most of the bedrooms and stairs and landing. We have made a real effort for the house to feel homely and to make the best of the victorian features. We have spent a considerable amount of money furnishing the house with a good standard of furniture to make the house look it's best and so you enjoy your stay. If you have any queries regarding the standard of accommodation, or if you have any queries regarding the property, please contact the owner prior to booking the property.
Due to the size of the accommodation, it is great for large families or parties with large numbers due to the size of the accommodation. We have stayed in the house with 10 family and friends, and you can still have your own space and not feel cramped in any way.
Parking is on the road outside (there is no allocated parking space).
|Size||Sleeps up to 11, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Eastbourne 100 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 30 km, Nearest railway: Eastbourne 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
- The property is tastefully decorated in neutral colours.
- Lots of Victorian features - fireplaces, ceiling roses, cornices etc.
- All bathrooms / toilets have modern white suites.
- The kitchen / diner is one of the property's best features as it is a very sociable space.
- The kitchen includes a washing machine, dishwasher, range cooker, large fridge freezer, microwave, toaster etc.
- The double glazed doors in the kitchen open onto the garden.
- The property is ideal for either large famililies or groups of friends who wish to share a holiday home due to the size and layout of the property. Please note, there is no downstairs w.c.
The property is very good value for money considering the convenient location and size of property. We make every effort to keep the property at a good standard of accommodation, but due to the number of people staying over the summer period, please bear with us,if there are the odd marks on walls or door frames, as we do not have time to touch up paint between bookings.
|Further details outdoors||
The beach is literally a one minute walk to the end of the road. There is a local "shop" two minutes walk away for a "basic" shop, with any kind of food that you could think of at the end of the road ie Thai, Chinese, Pizza take-away, Indian Take-away, Great Fish and Chip Shop etc. - all two minutes walk. There is also a great pub called the Marine which is a two minute walk away, which services fantastic food (with very large portions, so not good if you are on a diet!!!).
The property has a fully enclosed private courtyard garden which is a real sun trap during the summer. The garden is attractively finished with patio slabs, and a garden table and chairs are provided, as well as a Bar-be-que.
The property is a five - ten walk from the main shopping centre, train station, and bars and restaurants. Parking is on the street directly outside the property, as there are not yellow lines on the road outside the house.
There is a large sports centre with 3 different swimming pools including a wave machine, adult only pool etc. only a five minute drive away. There is also a children's theme parks a 15 minute walk along the sea front Fort Fun has rides such as spinning tea pots, caroussel, run away train. Princess Park is opposite and has a lake, two play areas and a great paddling pool (free) which is great for hot days. Fort fun also has a play area for rainy days!..
The bandstand is only a ten minute walk along the seafront and has lot of different attractions, from Grease Tribute nights, to more traditional brass bands. See: www.visiteastbourne.com for details of which tribute bands are playing at the band stand and additional attractions / concerts information. Lots of attractions are nearby such as Knockhatch Adventure Park, Eastbourne Miniature Railway etc.
THE PROPERTY IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO RENT DURING THE SUMMER PERIODS IE. FROM END OF JUNE TO MID SEPTEMBER. - NO EXCEPTIONS, SO PLEASE DON'T ASK FOR DATES OUTSIDE THIS IE XMAS, EASTER ETC.
The South East England region
Eastbourne is on the South Downs which is a beautiful part of Sussex, close to Beachy Head with its lovely walks and wonderful views. Eastbourne is surrounded by countryside, but is also convenient with Brighton being only half an hours drive away. Brighton has excellent shopping and an excellent nightlight. There are a multitude of tourist attractions nearby including Wadhurst Llama Park, Lewes Wildfowl and motor museum, and Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway, Brighton Sea Life Centre and Hastings Castle.
A great place to visit for the kids is druscillas zoo in Alfriston, which is about 15 minutes from Eastbourne.
This was voted the best kids day out in sussex. and is absolutely fantastic, with loads to do for kids of all ages.
Web site: http://www.drusillas.co.uk
Eastbourne is a large town, with excellent shops, bars and restaurants. The town has a large beach and pier, and also two entertainment parks for the kids which are located on the sea front ; Treasure Island has a huge large pirate ship to climb over, and an outside swimming pool which is paddling height, but has a large sand area to play in and a huge picnic area for the adults to sit and read a magazine with a cafe for food or snacks. It also has mini golf and an indoor area with a soft play area and slot machines and other 'pier type' slot machine games. Fort fun is the other 'park' has fairground type rides, with a run away train, little motor bikes, spinning tea cups, carousel etc. and you can either pay for a day, or by individual rides. Eastbourne Miniature Railway is also great and really reasonable. You sit on a little train and it goes round the park, and it also has a great outside play area with loads of things to keep the kids amused, including a maze to get lost in!!!!
As mentioned in another area on our page, we can' forget Druscilla Zoo which is fab and only 15 minutes from Eastbourne. Check out their website: http://www.drusillas.co.uk
There is also a new marina for boat spotters, which also has a range of bars and restaurants. There is a large sports centre nearby, with swimming pool with wave machine. A large tennis tournament takes place in June, with Airborne flying show taking place Mid August - including performances by the world famous Red Devils.