Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2
The Getaway is the perfect place to relax and unwind, offering modern, fully equipped accommodation, to suit self catering either indoors or al fresco. Alternatively, guests could visit The Cock Inn 100m away, www.cockpub.co.uk, a 16th century coaching inn. The Cock offers a menu which combines food for a special occasion with value for money. The Atmospheric Bar with its Inglenook Fireplace is friendly and welcoming.
Nearby Ringmer village offers two pubs within 10 minutes drive and an excellent, independent butcher, bakers, greengrocer and small supermarket.
The Getaway is surrounded by fields, with a footpath to picturesque Barcombe Mills passing the gate. Walkers are within a short drive of the South Downs National Park, the South Downs Way and the Ashdown Forest, making this a wonderful base for walking breaks.
Glyndebourne is 2.5km away, so a visit to the Opera could be combined with the historic town of Lewes, offering a Norman Castle, Priory and Anne of Cleeves's house.
With Brighton only 1/2 hours drive away, The Getaway is an ideal place to explore this cosmopolitan town whether for its Regency history or vibrant night life.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|Nearest beach||Brighton. Tidemills, Seaford 16 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: London Gatwick 50 km, Nearest railway: Lewes 4 km|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Recently converted, The getaway offers good quality furnishings and we endeavour to make it a 'home from home'.
|Further details outdoors|
The Getaway is a self contained wing of the main house, situated within a beautifully designed garden. Guests are welcome to explore the gardens and the front patio, under the pergola is exclusively for guest use.
The property is fully fenced, with a gate as the owners have a small, very friendly dog, with no road sense! Guests are welcome to bring their car inside the gate to unload and regular parking can be found in our off road car park.
Small Dogs considered.
The South East England region
The South East of England offers a wide variety of attractions in close proximity. The glorious countryside of the South Downs and the Weald are on your doorstep and London is only an hours train ride away.
Sussex offers picturesque villages, cosmopolitan towns, traditional seaside resorts, stately homes and beautiful gardens, all within 50km of Lewes.
The county town of Lewes, has historic connections with Simon de Montfort and the English Civil War. It has a medieval Castle and Priory and was the home of Anne of Cleeves, wife of Henry VIII.
Lewes has a good selection of interesting independent shops and restaurants. Especially worth a visit are Harveys Brewery shop with Brewery tour and Bills restaurant in the Cliffe High Street.
The Bonfire night celebrations on November 5th are world renowned. The fancy dress processions and Fireworks are a sight unrepeated in England.
Lewes Artwave festival is 27th August - 11th September 2011.
There is an independent Garage 500m away from the getaway where newspapers, wines and basic groceries can be purchased. Ringmer village has a small shopping centre near the village green or Waitrose and Tesco can be found in Lewes.
Ringmer has a swimming pool and there is a well equipped leisure centre in Lewes. Golf can be played on the Downs in Lewes or at East Sussex National course 10 minutes away.
Glyndebourne Opera, Firle Place and Charleston Manor, home of the Bloomsbury Set, are all within a short drive.