A large double room on the top floor of a lively family house. The double bed is comfortable, there is a desk, free WiFi and access to a balcony that has views of Brighton and the sea in the distance.
You can see this room on the top floor, the one with the white railings. The room is very spacious and has sloping ceilings.
You will have use of a modern, well fitted bathroom on the first floor that has a bath and a shower. Our family won't use this bathroom but occasionally you may have to share it with other guests as we have two other rooms that we let out sometimes.
We are a friendly couple who enjoy visitors. We will be able to help you during your stay by providing local information.
Our house is in central Brighton. The 5B bus stops just down the road every 10 minutes, it is a 15 minute ride to the sea. The walk into town is lovely through Preston Park and takes 30-35 minutes. This is a residential area but over the road is a small food shop which is open from 8am to 8pm everyday. Down the road there is a pharmacy, florist, pizza take away, off license, fish and chip shop, family run cafe and delicatessen. Just up the road at Fiveways there is another fish & chip shop, a post office, sweet shop, a well stocked fruit and veg shop and a few restaurants. There are several good pubs within easy walking distance and just around the corner on Lowther Road there is a lovely cafe with delicious home made cakes called Lark on Lowther.
Brighton is famous for The Pier - fun rides and excitement day and night, The Pavilion and its amazing architecture and well known across the world for its artistic and free thinking community, buzzing night life, great restaurants, magical winding Lanes and quirky North Laine shops.You will never be bored in Brighton, there is always something to do here, but when you come back to the house you will relish its tranquility!
Now for the boring but important bit! Parking!!! Please bear in mind that parking in Brighton is tight and the Green council do not encourage cars. The road this house is on became part of a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) at the end of September 2014. It is the very north boundary of the newly extended area J CPZ. This means there are more spaces available with voucher parking directly outside - but please note, all the roads north of Preston Drove are not included in the CPZ, so you are likely to be able to find free parking literally just around the corner (our house is a corner house and so is half in the CPZ and half out). If you want to park right outside we can offer you a visitors parking permit which will entitle you to roadside parking outside at a cost of £5 per car per day - but we are keen to use as few vouchers as possible, as they are limited to a certain amount per household. To understand the situation better please search our postcode BN1 6LE - all roads north of Preston Drove ARE NOT CONTROLLED and the parking is free, although spaces at night are limited. The controlled hours are between 9am and 8pm every day, outside of this parking is free. On the other side of the road there is a pay and display bay which almost always has spaces at a rate of 4 hours for £3. So, if you coming for the weekend, you can park here in the afternoon and over night more cheaply than using a voucher. All of this will become much clearer when you arrive and see the situation. We will leave the vouchers out for you to use if you need them, so there is no need to book them in advance – just leave £5 for each voucher that you use – but do bear in mind that once you get here you will probably find a free space anyway!
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