House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Oak Croft is a lovely 3-storey semi-detached country cottage with beautiful panoramic views. The views extend over the Pevensey Levels to the coast from Eastbourne to Norman's Bay in the south and are framed by the South Downs to the west.
The area is perfect for picturesque walks, country pubs, pleasant cycle rides, birdwatching and experiencing lots of natural wildlife, horse riding can also be arranged. There is ample off-road parking and additional camping facilities if required.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Pevensey Bay 15 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: London Gatwick 58 km, Nearest railway: Polegate 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
On the ground floor, there is the large lounge/diner complete with colour TV/DVD player, radio/CD player and a wood burner (for those cold British nights). There is also a large kitchen complete with a variety of appliances (dishwasher, microwave, electric oven, hob, fridge). The ground floor also has a WC and a utility room which houses a sink and washing machine.
The first floor has 2 double-bedded rooms with excellent views and modern bathroom with a shower over bath, WC, basin and shaver point.
The top floor has 1 double-bedded room and 1 room containing 2 adult-sized bunk beds and wardrobes, ideal for children. There is also a modern bathroom linking these two rooms in which there is a double shower, basin, shaver point and WC.
|Further details outdoors||
There is a large pretty garden, laid to lawn and flower beds and a large, well-stocked, naturalised pond brimming with fish and natural plants.
The summerhouse at the end of the garden provides a lovely setting for summer gatherings around the barbecue. The garden room overlooks the garden with double patio doors, and is ideal for when the weather is less than perfect for being outside! It has tables and chairs for up to 16 people and a fridge/freezer. In addition there is a secluded first-floor sun deck.
Smokers are welcome but may not smoke inside the house. The garden room and summer house may be used for smoking. Please note that the property/area is not suitable for loud late-night partes as it is semi-detached and there are neighbours to consider.
The South East England region
Sussex is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex. Sussex combines the unique beauty of the English Home Counties and a new vibrant cosmopolitan mix of cultures. Its climate is known as being consistently warmer than any other part of England, nearby Eastbourne notably receives more hours of sunshine than any other part of England. Whether you want the liveliness of Brighton's chic shopping lanes and its notorious nightlife or quiet walks in the charming villages of the South Downs and Pevensey Levels - Sussex has it all.
Oak Croft's nearest town is the market town of Hailsham (3 miles). Hailsham has many amenities including a leisure centre, ten-pin bowling, cinema and variety of interesting restaurants. The Seaside Resort of Eastbourne is 12 miles away offering a beach and many more attractions. Nearby lies Hastings battleground of the famous 1066 invasion, an interesting museum accompanies a walk-through guide of what 11th century war was like. The exciting city of Brighton is 18 miles away; world renown for shopping and nightlife. Pevensey Levels is an area of outstanding natural beauty and a designated area of special scientific interest - terrific for long country walks. A short drive away are the South Downs also an area of natural beauty, stretching from Winchester to Eastbourne and extremely popular with walkers, horse riders and hang-gliders.
Other places of interest in the area include: The charming historic towns of Lewes (14 miles), Battle (10) and Rye (25). There are many pretty downland villages all a short drive away. Hertsmonceux Castle and Science Centre are 3 miles away and Glyndebourne Opera (9), Druisilla's Adventure Park and Zoo (8) are also close. The Seven Sisters Country Park is well worth a visit. Knockhatch dry-ski slope and adventure park (3) is great fun for all. For those who like the buzz of speedway and banger racing, Arlington Stadium is also only 3 miles