House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Recently offered for let for the first time, “Driftwood” is a charming, end of terrace, two-bedroom house in the pretty town of Seaford on the Sussex coast. Located directly on the esplanade with unspoilt views overlooking Seaford bay, it is decorated in fresh, neutral shades and furnished with simple, yet comfortable New England style furniture. It features a courtyard-style beach garden which links to a large decked terrace, perfect for enjoying a cocktail at sunset or for al-fresco dining. A large garage at the back of the house allows for safe storage of bikes or surfing equipment.
The interior of the house is comfortable and cosy, with bare-wood floors and white walls which frame the stunning view. The open-plan reception room includes an area for relaxing or watching a movie on the 39inch flatscreen Smart TV equipped with complimentary Netflix and BT Sport. The house has free WiFI for those who like to stay in touch.
There is a round-farmhouse style dining table for four and a fully-equipped kitchen with washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, micro-wave and breakfast bar.
Upstairs on the second floor are two bright and airy double bedrooms. The “ shabby chic style” master bedroom boasts a spectacular ocean view and is furnished with a king-size bed and double wardrobe. The second bedroom overlooks the town and features two twin beds and ample storage. Crisp white linen and nautical stripes create a chic, contemporary look.
There is a family bathroom with WC, basin and bath which is fitted with a shower mixer and overhead shower. Linen and towels are provided and gas central heating is fitted throughout.
Sleeps up to 4 ( a collapsible guest bed is available for a 5th guest)
Pets welcome with prior arrangement.
“Driftwood” is in an excellent location, being only a 10 minute walk to the centre of Seaford town with its diverse range of shops and restaurants, including the excellent “Trawlers” for fantastic fish and chips. “ Olivers” a small family run restaurant offers a more discerning choice of menu and there is also a good selection of tea shops for cream tea lovers.
Seaford is surrounded by stunning scenery, villages and countryside and is very popular with hikers. Nearby is the famous Seven Sisters, whose seven cliffs form part of the Seven Sisters County Park at Cuckmere Haven and which starts at the end of the beach, just a few hundred metres from the property.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Opposite 1 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||250 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 69 km, Nearest railway: Seaford 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The South East England region
Sussex is in the south east of England stretching along the English Channel from Rye in the east to Chichester in the west with many fine blue flag beaches in between.
A major part of Sussex is covered by the chalk downland of the new South Downs National Park, which offers many pleasant walks and country pubs to discover.
The area has an abundance of history and culture with many outstanding places of interest including many castles, historic sites, family friendly activities, museums, working farms and theatres.
Inland the county market town of Lewes is well worth a visit with its imposing Norman castle and historic buildings. Also of historical interest is the cathedral city of Chichester.
Along the coast to the West is Brighton regarded as one of Europe's most cosmopolitan cities, whilst to the East can be found the popular seaside resort of Eastbourne.
The port town of Newhaven offers a gateway to Europe with its regular ferry crossing to Dieppe in France.
Sussex enjoys a climate well above the average for Britain, which makes it ideal to visit at anytime throughout the year.
Located in an Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty, on the beach front of Seaford town, in East Sussex, 'Driftwood' provides the perfect setting for exploring The South Downs National Park.
The home itself sits at the edge of The Seven Sisters Country Park, making it a perfect setting for outdoor activities including hiking, walking and mountain biking.
There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy water sports including sailing, windsurfing and snorkeling all along the coast as far as Brighton Marina.
There are also several excellent golf courses nearby, two of which are actually in Seaford itself.
The towns of Brighton, Lewes and Eastbourne are within easy reach and are great for shopping and packed with museums, art galleries and other attractions such as the Royal Pavilion, the Palace Pier, Lewes Norman Castle and of course the historic site of The Battle of Hastings in 1066.
For those more energetic there are is a leisure centre with swimming pool and gym, and less than 100 metres from the property is "the salts" recreation ground which offers an impressive playground, tennis, pitch and putt, as well as a very popular cafe.
Seaford is a friendly and welcoming small seaside resort on the sunshine coast of Sussex and offers some of the most beautiful downland coastal areas you will find.
The cliffs rise from the town up to Seaford Head offering fabulous cliff top walks towards Cuckmere Haven and the Seven Sisters, one of the most recognisable views in England.
The town enjoys a healthy variety of high street and independent shops and a plethora of pubs and restaurants offering almost every cuisine.
For golf lovers, only a walk away, the course at Seaford Head is both challenging and stunning in its setting.
The Seven Sisters Country Park and visitor centre at Cuckmere is a must for any visit. It comprises 280 hectares of chalk cliffs, the meandering river valley of the River Cuckmere and chalk grassland for visitors to enjoy. It is popular for a number of outdoor activities including birdwatching, cycling and canoeing.
Two miles inland from Seaford is the beautiful historic village of Alfriston in the heart of the Downs. Making an excellent day out for families with young children, Drusillas Zoo Park the country's largest small zoo is just two miles north of the village. Newhaven Fort, which is a fascinating Victorian Naval Fortress, is just three miles to the west of Seaford.