Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Our baby friendly bolthole is minutes from the beach and dunes of Camber Sands, The Rock is an attractive brick and weather board holiday cottage for easy, chilled out family holidays by the sea, where everyone's needs have been thought of even the family pet! There's so much baby gear and toys that planning and packing up is a piece of cake too. For starters, there are inflatables, body boards, snorkelling gear, a kite, deck chairs, windbreak, picnic set, bucket and spade all ready and waiting so the beach is beckoning!
The interiors are simple, contemporary and uncluttered, which means fewer hazards and breakables within reach of elastic-armed toddlers! The house is also spacious, comfortable and really well equipped for parents and youngsters alike. The high spec home entertainment in the sitting room includes a wall mounted flat screen Freeview TV, DVD Player, CD player, two IPod docks, Nintendo Wii and WiiFit with a variety of games. As if that's not enough to keep all ages happy whatever the weather, The Rock has a treasure trove of books, jigsaws, building blocks, cars, soft toys, play food and toy appliances, Lego, My Little Pony, Peppa Pig house and figures, My Little Talking computer, dolls stroller, board games, U-rated kids DVDs and bath toys.
In the modern, open plan kitchen dining room, there's another flatscreen TV/DVD player so grown-ups can watch something other than Cbeebies and enjoy wine and nibbles at the stylish dining table. A bottle of wine is included in the welcome pack, along with other essentials plus the kitchen has some handy gadgets for laid back holiday living, like the drinks fridge, smoothie maker, hand blender, sandwich toaster and picnic set. From the kitchen/dining room, patio doors lead into an enclosed decked garden with a large wooden dining table, bench seating, bbq and planters which have concealed lights to create the right mood on warm summers evenings.
On the first floor, The Rock has a master double bedroom with ensuite shower and wc, a second double bedroom, a cheery twin room that's been designed with children in mind and the house bathroom. The bright, clean and simple theme flows throughout, finished with tasteful pictures, smart linen, fluffy towels and robes.
The Rock sleeps 6 people or a maximum of 8, plus babies in cots (1 travel cot provided), with two double bedrooms, one twin bedroom and a double air bed. The master double bedroom has an ensuite with shower, basin and wc. There is also a house bathroom upstairs and a separate wc downstairs.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|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||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Sleeps 8 people
5 min walk to beach
5 miles from Rye
Modern contemporary furnishing
South facing landscaped garden
Top quality double air bed ( electric inflating ) available for additional guests.
Private parking to the side of the house
Molton Brown soaps
large open plan kitchen/Dining room
Wi-Fi – Wireless Broadband
Flat screen TV to living room and kitchen
DVD Player with a selection of films
Nintendo Wii and Wiifit
Large selection of toys and games for all ages
Garden table & chairs
Ipod docking station
2 adult and 1 teenager bikes (please provide your own safety helmets),plus a Little Tikes ride on car and child's scooter
beach chairs, beach tent and windbreak, games, kites, inflatables, body boards and snorkeling gear
The South East England region
1066 country, the corner of East Sussex where a monumental battle famously reshaped the nation, boasts a classically beautiful English landscape infused with an epic sense of history.
A landscape of moated castles, steam railways, picturesque seaside towns and steep-cobbled streets, this is 1066 country. Scenes overlayed through the passing centuries that today survive in composite to create the archetypal image of England. An England which, hundreds of years ago, had its fate decided here in this beautiful coastal pocket of East Sussex, where an Norman invasion force successfully landed on these shores and won a famous victory, forging a new nation and forever changed the course of this countries history.
In 1066 Country you’re surrounded by countryside and coastal reaches so abundant with the historical evidence of the past thousand years, it’s impossible to imagine how this country may have evolved had Harold Godwinson, later to become Harold II, the last Anglo-Saxon king, won the battle of Hastings on the 14 October 1066, a date since etched into the national consciousness. As it was, the day and the crown belonged to William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy.
Thankfully 1066 country today, ringing with the history of events born from perceived betrayals and false promises, never disappoints its guests. 1066 country offers its visitors a countless array of famous historical sites and crumbling fairytale ruins of ancient castles. Immaculate country houses set in magnificent gardens are scattered across a backdrop of rolling fields dotted with sheep and woodlands intersected with steep-banked lanes that weave their way through tiny hamlets and charming villages. To the south lies the region’s coast, encompassing the towns of Bexhill, Hastings and England’s prettiest town, Rye, cradled to the west by the chalky bolster of the South Downs. This is soon to become a national park and bracing walks along gorse-lined ridges provide sweeping sea views to rival those of the raptors riding lazy circles in the thermals above.
The Rock is just a short walk from Camber Sands. This wide, sandy beach is over several miles long and is the perfect spot in which to breathe in the exhilarating sea air.
The Rock offers easy access to the beach, ideal for flying kites, making sand castles and spending relaxing family time. This wide open space is popular with windsurfers, bathers and horse riders and there is a network of footpaths and cycle routes criss-crossing the nearby wildlife reservation. When you can’t be outside, there’s an indoor pool at Rye and sports centres at New Romney, Hastings and Tenterden.
The village and dunes were once the haunt of smugglers, whose ill-gotten gains accounted for the prosperity of neighbouring Rye.
Historic beauty on your doorstep
Nearby Rye has a rich and colourful history. Its cobbled streets, enchanting church and beautifully preserved buildings are proof of the towns’ importance as a medieval Cinque Port.
Rye played an important part in the defence of the realm. Local fortifications like Camber Castle are now popular tourist attractions. Perched on a hill overlooking the marshes, Rye is the perfect place to explore, shop and eat out. Its charming ancient streets are filled with a great selection of independent retailers, restaurants, pubs and a weekly market.
With the blend of tradition and culture in Rye and the beauty and tranquillity of Camber Sands, The Rock is ideally positioned to enjoy the very best this unique corner of East Sussex has to offer.