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Mill Cottage

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome

Mill Cottage is a stunning property located on a Sussex "Twitten" within the heart of the Steyning Conservation area. Its origin as a tannery workers cottage makes it a unique location for corporate or holiday lets of a week or more.

It has been refurbished to a high standard in its own contemporary and distinctive style yet retaining the cottage character and offers easy access the to the town centre and within an easy bus ride to the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Brighton. Just a few minutes walk from the property, and you are within the footpath network of the South Downs national park.

Mill cottage is a one-bedroomed cottage oozing with charm and perfectly designed for corporate lets and holidays of a week or longer. In addition to the gorgeous interiors and Free wifi the cottage boasts a private patio garden suitable for those long summer evenings . A fully serviced rate is also available for corporate lets. The cottage is suitable for two guests for long stays and pets are welcome.

Choose Mill cottage and you'll enjoy the sort of comfort that you would expect from a boutique hotel with the flexibility that self-catering offers.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Shoreham-by-Sea 10 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 20 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Gatwick 40 km, Nearest railway: Shoreham-by-Sea 10 km
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Secure parking

The South East England region

Located on the southern coast of England, looking across the English Channel towards the rest of Europe, West Sussex has played a key part in the history, defence and trade of England and the United Kingdom.

From the time of the Romans, to the Saxons, Vikings and Normans, Sussex has been in the frontline of England's relations with Europe.

West Sussex has many historic buildings and places of interest.

Highlights include the beautiful city of Chichester - which dates back to before Roman times - Arundel, Petworth, Midhurst and Horsham.

West Sussex is also a great base from which to explore many of the other world famous attractions in South East England, including the stylish city of Brighton and Hove - one of the coolest places around.

There are good mainline rail services to London - one of the world's great vibrant cities - which means you can be in the heart of one of the world's leading tourist destinations in a little over an hour.

Other famous places near to West Sussex include the historic naval port of Portsmouth, home of HMS Victory, Windsor Castle, home of the Queen of England, The New Forest, The Isle of Wight and many other historic, popular and beautiful places to enjoy.


Steyning is one the the prettiest Sussex towns. It has more or less everything - a fine high street, historic buildings, good shops and lovely countryside nearby.

Steyning has retained a lot of its charm because its economic development was literally left high and dry by the silting up of the River Adur. Steyning had been a trading powerhouse in the early middle ages, acting as a river port for the downland wool trade.

Mother Nature had other ideas however and the river Adur silted up leaving Steyning up a creek, so to speak. The Black Death and competition from other ports didn't help either. But the loss of the medieval folk of Steyning is our gain today.

Steyning is pretty well preserved. There are still plenty of old buildings in Steyning including Tudor style half timbered houses and some smart Georgian town houses too.

Typical Tudor style buildings in Steyning The Steyning bypass has also been a godsend, because unlike some other small towns and villages in Sussex, like Billingshurst for example, the High Street is now spared the constant drone of through traffic. It's still busy enough to have some life though and there are plenty of cars and people coming and going.

Steyning is one of the few places where there seem to be more independent retailers than high street chains. While you might not find many things that can't be bought elsewhere, shopping in Steyning is easy paced and enjoyable as a consequence of this variety of old-fashioned and more modern small shops.

There are loads of independent Sussex retailers in Stening Nearly every West Sussex town now has some sort of art festival or another and Steyning is no exception - in fact we here at West reckon the Steyning Festival has one of the best small arts festivals around.

Steyning Museum in Church Street is pretty good and worth a visit. The interior of the St Andrew's Church is also interesting with Norman carvings and other treasures on show.

Nearby attractions include the gorgeous village of Bramber, with its ruined castle and St Mary's House and Gardens and the river. The South Downs Way passes just to the south of Steyning at Botolphs, climbing towards some wonderful countryside around the Steyning Bowl.

Steyning is a Saxon town and its history dates back to at least the 8th century. The story goes that Steyning was founded by St Cuthman who, for some reason or another, was wheeling his mother around the countryside in a cart when some peasants laughed when the cart broke (and fair enough you might think). In the true spirit of Christianity St Cuthman summoned a great storm which spoilt the hay which the peasants were harvesting. Somehow this episode endeared the place to St Cuthman so much that he decided to settle down and build a church at Steyning. And the rest, as they say, is history ...................

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8 Sep 2014


"Fantastic High End Cottage"

Really enjoyed our stay and the bathroom is fantastic. The location is great for access to the great outdoors, and its a really cozy cottage which is imaculately presented and so clean. We will be back.

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