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Fisherman's Cottage

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Take a trip back in time to Worthing in the 1800s.

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.09 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

A superbly presented and well modernised fisherman's cottage built in 1850. This town centre property is tucked away in a quiet conservation area Cul-de-Sac, just west of the main pedestrian shopping area of the town centre and a few yards from the sea front. Worthing mainline railway station is approximately ½ mile to the north.

This is a charming stable doored cottage which is deceptively spacious. It features an open plan ground floor lounge and dining room, fully modernised and well equipped kitchen, large stylish bathroom and 2 good sized bedrooms. There is a log burner in the lounge and cast iron radiators in all rooms. We have furnished the cottage to give it a 'shabby' chic coastal theme.

The master bedroom has a great vintage king sized brass bed, bought in New York from the Brooklyn Brass Bed Company and it has a new divan and memory foam mattress on it. Ample storage is provided by way of a wardrobe/ armoire and chest of drawers and we have tried to keep a feeling of age by buying these from Brighton's antique shops.

The second smaller sized bedroom, which, to maximise space, we have put a new Laura Ashley day bed in which has a second bed below . This can easily be pulled out to accommodate two people sleeping in the room.

There is also a luxury Travel cot available to use if you have a baby in the family.

The lounge area has 2 sofas plus a footstool and arm chair and there is also a tdining area with a table with seating for 4 people -ideal for entertaining. The main lounge area has a 22 inch tv/dvd, virgin satellite system and there is also wireless Wi-Fi installed. There is a good selection of games, magazines, books, dvds and even a doll's house/shop for children to play with.

The modern well equipped kitchen has an electric fan range oven with a gas hob, grill, microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer and washing machine. We have ensured that there are ample good quality cooking and dining utensils for you to use should you wish to dine in.

The outside area can be used for off street parking or, if you prefer, close the gates and sit outside with a cup of tea or glass of wine!

Fisherman's Cottage is within one minute of the many excellent local restaurants, bars and shops. Stroll to the seafront in under 2 minutes (less than100 meters).The train station is 10 minutes walk away and trains to London and Gatwick run every 30 minutes and journey time to Gatwick is 40 mins . 1 hour and 20 mins to Central London (Victoria Station) - frequent trains also run to Brighton and Portsmouth.

Arrival on your first day is from 3pm and departure is by 10am. This is to allow adequate time for cleaning for incoming guests.

By Request On street parking vouchers are available but due to the central location a car is not necessary unless you want to travel further afield. Also, cleaning is available during your stay if you request it at standard rates for the area.

Breakages and Damage:

Please report any breakages or damage to the owners should they occur during your stay. Any broken or damaged items should be replaced or paid for as appropriate before departure. We do require a refundable security deposit, payable on booking.


Dogs are welcome at our cottage. In order that all visitors' stays are pleasureable, we would ask dog owners to observe the following rules:

1. Dogs must be under strict control at all times while on the property. You should not assume that ithe courtyard is 'escape-proof' for


2. Any fouling must be cleared up without delay.

3. The owner must bring the dog's bed or basket for it to sleep in.

4. Dogs may not be left alone in the property.

5. Dogs may not lie on beds or chairs, and hair must be cleared up before your departure

Guide dogs are very welcome but please call us first to give us all the relevant information so that we can leave out a special treat for this hardworking member of the family!

Please note that this is a 'no smoking' accommodation. There is a table in the courtyard with an ashtray. We will provide an umbrella for shelter and we respectfully ask that smoking is refined to that area only.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Worthing 90 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 90 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Gatwick Airport 45 km, Nearest railway: Worthing 320 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The West Sussex region

The South East England / Sussex region

Everything is on your doorstep whether you are looking for a relaxing break or keen to experience all that Worthing and West Sussex has to offer with its lively seaside town, picturesque location or arts and heritage.

The South Downs National Park can easily be accessed from Worthing and covers an area of 627 square miles, 2/3 of which is in Sussex.

From Beachy Head near Eastbourne in the East to Harting Down in the West, the South Downs includes some of the most varied English landscapes in the country, including open chalk grassland, ancient forests and lush river valleys perfect to explore on foot or by bike and has something for everyone.

From gentle routes to more challenging trails you're never far away from breath taking scenery in West Sussex.

The Worthing area

Worthing is a great spot to stay as you can get to many attractions easily. London is assessable in under 11/2 hours by rail, coach or car. Other places that are easy to visit are Brighton, Arundel and Chichester.

Worthing and the surrounding area's offer lots of activities for children including adventure farms, Bluebell Railway, Drucilla's, Peppa Pig World and Fishers Farm are all within easy travelling distance.

There are also miles of open unspoilt beaches to run around on, go rock pooling or sit and just to eat some great local fish and chips. Dogs are allowed on the beach all year round from Splash Point away from town.

Worthing is situated in the heart of the beautiful county of West Sussex, which has a wide variety of landscapes, from the coastal plains with its beaches, to the South Downs and The Weald with their forests and miles of country walks. You'll find a world of beautiful Sussex countryside, castles, country houses, parks, the beautiful South Downs, forts and gardens are all just moments away

Take a step back in time at fascinating historic houses, castles and windmills, gardens, family fun, wonderful wildlife and charming Sussex villages, there's plenty for everyone within easy reach.

Combine the beach and open countryside for a break with a difference. The popular, dog friendly 'Bluebird' seafront cafe is a great place to spend a few leisurely hours.

The magic of Sussex is that you will never be far from the sea and the rugged coastline, with dramatic white cliffs drop to secluded rocky bays, shingle beaches and swathes of golden sand.

Why not explore the countryside by taking a walk on the South Downs, through beautiful bluebell woods and ancient royal forests, or be inspired by exotic plantings and old-fashioned roses in the glorious garden of the Sussex Weald

Ativities near Worthing


Tennis in town

Horse Riding

Golf in Worthing and Littlehampton


Racecourses at Goodwood, Fontwell and Brighton

Great for:

Walking holidays

Rural / countryside retreats

Beach or lakeside relaxation

Good nightlife

Cycling holidays


Worthing is the largest town in West Sussex, and a thriving shopping, dining, entertainment and business centre. A delight for visitors and residents who benefit from its fabulous location nestled between an award winning beach and coast and the glorious South Downs National Park. Being conveniently located on a major road and rail network makes getting here really simple too.

Worthing offers a wide choice of activities that will suit young and old, making every day and night a memorable one. Three theatres and two cinemas ensure there are always a wide variety of shows, films and concerts to see. Discover our local history by exploring the award winning Museum & Art Gallery with its superb costume & toy collections and delightful sculpture garden. Worthing actively encourages artists and you can visit working artists in their beach hut studios by the Coast café. Many diverse artists open their homes for 3 weekends in July. Visitors and locals delight in glimpsing the lives and work of the towns thriving art loving community. Dates for the Worthing Art Trail 2013 are June 22nd and 23rd, 29th and 30th and 6th and 7th July. Most work is for sale.

Choose from a huge number of restaurants serving cuisine from all around the globe or enjoy the café culture with a selection of cafes and bars where you can sit and watch the world go by. You can Shop in the convenient town centre, much of which is pedestrianized, and plays host to a mix of both high street names and individual retailers. The five miles of palm tree lined promenade, with its splendid art deco pier, offers fabulous views out to sea whilst Brooklands Park, with its boating lake, miniature railway, go-karting and golf is great fun for the whole family.

Enjoy a leisurely stroll in one of the beautiful parks and gardens that have won much acclaim across the country with a Green Flag awarded to Highdown Gardens.

Beach House Park is famous as the home to the National Bowls Championships, organised annually by Bowls England. In 2013 the dates for the championships are:- 10th – 25th Aug

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17 Apr 2015


"Superb cottage in a fantastic location"

Fisherman's Cottage is a super property situated just a stone throw's away from the beach at Worthing, the shops in the main street and access to other beachside locations. The cottage was clean, comfortable, relaxing and had everything you could possibly need. It was home from home. So nice to have more than four plates, mugs bowls etc!! - the kitchen is very well catered for. The bathroom was a dream and the beds very comfortable. So handy to have the space at the rear of the property for parking - the streets around can be very busy. Anna and Carole very kindly brought a parking permit with them on our arrival so again, no worries. A super welcome pack of goodies and essentials was provided, including milk - so the kettle could go on as soon as we arrived - lovely. Would certainly recommend a stay at Fisherman's Cottage. Excellent quality and we would definitely stay there again.

Fabulous guests in every way. We look forward to welcoming them back.

27 Jan 2015



From the moment we arrived we felt right at home. Not only does the cottage have everything you'd wish for in a holiday home it is also beautifully decorated and the bathroom decor is modern yet elegant. The only downside is that you'll never want to leave fishermans cottage!

Super guests in every respect and we look forward to welcoming them again.

16 Nov 2014


"Comfortable, cosy cottage in a great location"

Fishermans Cottage was a lovely surprise. A warm welcome from the owner. Welcome pack was a very nice touch - even a fresh pineapple! The kitchen was very well equipped although we dined out most evenings at the great choice of restaurants within walking distance in the town. In fact we didn't use the car at all. The lounge has very comfy sofas and a cosy woodburner. The main bedroom is lovely and it was great to have a large bathroom with separate shower. Would definitely like to stay again.

Lovely guests in every way. Our cottage was left spotless and they were so appreciative of the amenities and welcome basket.

24 Sep 2014


"We will be back, our stay at the cottage was everything we wanted it to be."

Anna And Carole helped our stay get off to a great start by graciously offering to pick us up from the train station. The cottage isn't far but our arrival had been delayed and we were new to the area so this little touch was much appreciated. When we got to the cottage it was even better than we expected- downstairs living area much bigger than I thought it would be, all rooms very well decorated, homely, comfortable, and with everything you would ever need. There was a lovely welcome basket of goodies for our first breakfast- my daughter loved the coissants and fresh figs, and after a long journey it was good to have milk at hand for a cup of tea. We had the cottage for 4 days as we were attending a family wedding which was held on the Pier. - The cottage was very central for this and the many other amenities you want when you are visiting. We couldn't have picked a better location for our visit - we wanted a 'home from home' and that is exactly what we got. Thank you Anna and Carole- we will be back!

One of the joys of running a holiday cottage is meeting lovely new guests. Super people and lovely guests.

14 Apr 2014


"a cosy and comfortable cottage in a very central position."

We were very impressed both with the cottage itself and by the welcome we received on our arrival. Although we had previously lived in Worthing for many years we had know idea that these charming old cottages were there. We really enjoyed our time at fishermen's cottage and would certainly stay there again.

It was great to meet such charming guests, who we hope to welcome again in the future.

27 Feb 2014


"Perfect retreat"

This is a gorgeous cottage, spacious yet cosy, period yet with all mod cons. From the luscious, deep pile carpet to the very impressive brass bedstead it is furnished with care and taste. The new kitchen had everything we could wish for, including a beautiful, large oven. The slate bathroom is simply stunning. It is incredibly close to the sea and the town centre, everything is on your doorstep. It is in a quiet no through road so no traffic. All in all it was one of the best places I have ever stayed and the owners are lovely, warm, considerate people.

Thank you so much for your review. You were perfect guests and we hope you will stay again in the future.

2 Sep 2013


"Stunning fisherman's cottage with all the trimmings"

Beautiful cottage in a great location just behind the seafront. Everything was laid out perfectly and the owners couldn't have been more helpful or welcoming. Beautiful (and really comfortable) bed in the main bedroom and great bathroom and perfectly equipped and arranged kitchen. 10/10

Guests who treat your cottage with the care that they would give their own home are a blessing. These are guests that we would always welcome back as they were enthusiastic and respectful. Many thanks for staying with us.

18 Jul 2013


"Fantastic, traditional Fishermans Cottage with modern day appliances!"

We had a Excellent relaxing time at the beautiful cottage. Very close to all amenities including local traditional pubs, shops, seafront and beach. We would recommend the cottage, its perfect for couples and families. We are looking forward to staying again in the near future..

It was a pleasure to welcome these guests to the cottage. Hope to welcome them again soon!

25 Jun 2013


"Stylish and Comfortable"

Anna and Carole were perfect landladies. Everything had been left immaculately clean and the house was pretty with all modern conveniences. The rooms were comfortable and the house is close to the beach and the town centre. I was working in Worthing and was happy to return to Fisherman's cottage every evening. A great home from home.

"Come back soon" is all we can say! The house was left in a perfect condition when our guests departed and we will definitely look forward to welcoming them back again any time.

22 Mar 2013


"best place we've stayed in"

the two owners were extremely helpful and friendly they even left us a welcome hamper of bread butter and milk witch was really welcome and saved us havng to go to the shop after a really long journey the cottage was fully equip t and very comfortable we would definitely recomend it and will be staying there again

Smashing guests and we really look forward to welcoming them again.

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      Calendar last updated:27 Jul 2015

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