Mount Pleasant House
Townhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This family holiday home has been modernised while keeping the character of the house. It has many facilities to enhance a happy, comfortable stay with something for everyone. The ground floor has all the facilities needed for the older less mobile members of the family without the need to go upstairs. The lounge has a comfortable reclinning leather suite where you can relax or just watch the clear screen & sound of the 3D TV. There are books, dvds & cds supplied. The ground floor bedroom is spacious and quiet The shower room/toilet has grab rails & non slip flooring.
The bedrooms upstairs are bright, spacious & either look towards the sea or the ridge around Hastings. The log cabin in the garden has snooker/pool table with table football and magnetic darts.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hastings 1.6 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick Airport 88 km, Nearest railway: Ore 300 m|
|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||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
We have solar water heating to take advantage of the sun with backup from gas for provision of both hot water & heating. When there is a party of 8 there is no rushing for showers as there are 2 shower rooms and a shower over the bath in the bathroom with a seperate toilet upstairs. The house is very versitile & everyone can join together or do there own thing. You can choose how much you do or how little. We find it is a great place for families to meet together, when they live in different parts of the country. Pets are not left out, as they are members of the family too.
The owners live next door and are on hand to help with any problems or give advice. We have a welcome folder with information to answer the most commonly asked questions. There are handbooks for the National Trust & English Heritage as well as literature featuring other attractions, to give you ideas on where to go if you haven't decided already. The owners grow different fruits & vegetables & visitors to the house can share the produce of the season.
|Further details outdoors|
Although Mount Pleasant House is situated on a main road, little traffic noise can be heard in the garden and people are amazed that they can sit peacefully & either relax or use the games room which has proved to be very popular. The astroturf lawn is easy to keep clean for visitors who bring pets with them.
We are lucky to have many green spaces in the surrounding area. There are St Helens Woods about 10 mins walk to the back of the house. On the way, you can stop at "The BOS" playing field, which is an enclosed space where dogs can run free & includes a fenced off play area for children with swings & climbing frames.
The East & West Hills overlook Hastings Old Town, which has proved popular with visitors & now features "The Gerwood Art Gallery".
The West Hill is nearer the house & has the newly renovated Smugglers Caves. The ruins of Hastings Castle is also close by, which you can see from the front bedroom.
There is a security deposit of £150.00 payable on arrival & will be returned a week later subject to the property being left in good order.
The South East England region
Hastings has a micro climate. It is generally drier than towns up & down the coast. Visitor have the benefit of a seaside resort with ready access to the countryside & panoramic views.
Hastings is a town and borough in the county of East Sussex on the south coast of England. The town is located 24 mi east of the county town of Lewes and 53 mi south east of London,
Hastings has so many attractions in & around the area. The next event is, The Hastings Beer Festival with "Keen" playing but I think tickets are sold out for that evening but there are other acts on other days. The Olympic torch is staying in Hastings over night on the 17th July. On the 22nd July, the Red Arrows are flying over but for a full list of events please check out our website. Many of the pubs have live music to suit different tastes. Hastings is steeped in history with many famous writers & artists getting inspiration from the area. Catherine Cookson made her home here for many years. Rudyard Kipling lived at Bateman's in Burwash just about 15 miles north.
In August we have the Old Town Week and there is a whole fun filled week ending with Fireworks in the Castle Ruins. The Old Town Carnival travels up the old High street & back down All Saints street, in which many of the houses date back to 17-18 centuries.
On the 14th October it is Hastings Day and on the Satuday nearest, there is a procession and big bonfire held on the beach. It culminates in an amazing display of fireworks.
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17 Jun 2014
"Superb - stay here and feel like one of the family!"
We visited Hastings for a very special 90th Birthday party and had a superb time here.Mount Pleasant House was chosen based upon reviews and recommendations and we most certainly weren't disappoi… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We enjoyed having you stay in the house. We loved having a dog to let out after loosing our one in January. Hearing laughter from next door is always a joy.
5 Nov 2013
"Home from Home"
One of if not the best Holiday rental properties we have stayed in over the last five years. I chose this house because it had something for everybody in our party and we were not disappointed. The neigbours otherwise known as the owners were very helpful and the gifts from the garden and kitchen were great. They even thought about the dog with water down on arrival and some treats.
We try to find something for everyone in bad weather as well as good. Holidays don't have to be spoilt by the weather.
1 Nov 2013
"Great house, equipped with everything you would need for a relaxing break"
House was just as described. Easy to find with adequate off-Street parking. Property is located only ten minutes walk to nearest major supermarket. Our children loved the summer house with all of the games in.
TV, DVD, etc. in the lounge were excellent, lots of films for the whole family to watch in the evenings.
Kitchen facilities were outstanding, everything you need.
Bedrooms were spacious, light and comfortable with lots of storage space. Three bathrooms was a blessing.
The owners were excellent, even took our washing in when the weather took a turn for the worst.
Fresh fruit, tomatoes, homemade jam and rhubarb wine was on the kitchen table for us when we arrived, such a lovely gesture.
House was also kid and dog friendly.
Thank you for a wonderful review & leaving the house in such good order. Hope to see you again in the future
17 Aug 2013
"An enjoyable family holiday"
We booked this house to spend a week with our children, their partners and our 4 grandchildren. The property was spacious and it was great to have 3 toilets and 2 showers as well as a bath. There was … More
Thank you for your good review & telling others about the local activities that you enjoyed.
16 Aug 2013
"Just great! Even better than expected."
We were an extended family with four adults and 5 children plus a dog. They welcomed as many as four dogs! Sheila was a great host and we only had to mention something and it arrived. Gazebo, deck cha… More
Thank you for writing such a good review & leaving the house so clean & tidy.
10 May 2013
"Lovely big house, everything you need, home from home!"
Was greeted when we got there by the owners who couldn't do enough to help and had left fresh homemade scones for us. Lovely location and very well equipped house with everything you need. No arg… More
Thank you for taking the time to send your review. It is much appreciated & we hope to see you once the twins are older.
14 Apr 2013
"Fantastic very well equipped property"
Really lovely property and so well equipped. Children loved the Wii and the games room. The house is very large and full of character and everything feels/looks very modern and good quality. The welcome we received from Sheila was lovely and the scones were delicious!
Plenty to do in the area and overall we had a really good week
5 Apr 2013
"Best Place To Stay In Hastings"
We stayed at mount pleasant house with 4 adults, 4 kids and 4 dogs. It was unbelievable. Our Ferry was late on aour arrival day and the owners waited for us and were so gentle, gave us a warm welcome with fresh scones and jam; that´s when our holiday began!
everything was so easy staying in this house, where everybody had something to do which was interesting for her/him. The owners love dogs, the garden is simply perfect! We stayed for 2 weeks, towels and linen provided and given new. I can´t count all the good things, this house and their owners are lovely, we will come back soon. all the best to you and your family, sheila!
We enjoyed having you stay. The time went so quickly but we hope the weather is better for your next stay.
24 Feb 2013
"We had a great stay and were very pleased with the house."
We found the house well equipped, spacious and comfortable. We were made most welcome and the owners were helpful and thoughtful, which made a big difference. The accommodation was great for the child… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a review & thank you for writing such nice things about the house.
4 Jan 2013
"A lovely place to spend New Year"
We had a great time, such a lovely comfy home. well equipped kitchen with more than enough gadgets. The games room was a success with the children, they loved the magnetic darts. Local Chinese and kebab shop we're good too.
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