£192 / night
Price for guests, Nights approx:

The Mount – Home 132331 House

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 9 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

The Mount – Home 132331

  • House
  • 6 bedrooms
  • sleeps 9
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


The Mount is a magnificent 500 year old Tudor house, reputed to have been built as Lord Guldeford's summer residence. The detached house is full of character with oak beams and lovely stone, tile and oak flooring, some uneven and sloping floors with some wonderful nooks and crannies to discover. The house is well appointed and comfortably furnished in keeping with its period. With the large enclosed garden and lovely views there's no need to leave.

East Guldeford is on the edge of Romney Marsh, Located just 1 mile from the Ancient town of Rye and 3 miles to Camber Sands. There is a wealth of good walks from the property and cycle routes. Just across the road there is a cycle path leading to Camber Sands and there are footpaths adjacent to the house.

There is a direct Marsh rail link from Rye to Ashford International (22 minutes) and the new fast link from Ashford International to St Pancras Kings Cross London (38 minutes).

Pub: 1 mile. Shop: 1 mile

Further details

A tour of the house and welcome pack is provided upon arrival.

The heating and Rayburn are turned off during the summer months.

Further details indoors

Ground Floor:
West Hall with long vaulted ceiling entance hall with coat hooks and bench, with additional fridge and freezer
Utility Area with sink and washing machine and a straight staircase lead to the Granary.
Lobby with small seating area and a pay phone, leading to
Shower Room with electric shower, washbasin and w.c.
Large Hall/Seating Area with sofa and armchairs, Freeview TV and access to the front lawn and enclosed garden
Sitting Room with beautiful wood panelling, woodburner, TV, DVD, Freeview, digital radio and views overlooking the large back garden and fenced off pond.
Sun Room (originally the Chapel) with tiled flooring and seating leading to the large patio down to the back lawn and garden.
Dining Room with large oak table and an inglenook fireplace with inset side seats
Kitchen with oil fired Rayburn, electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, Hi-fi and central kitchen table

Curving wooden stairs (fairly steep with grab handrails) lead to................

First Floor:
Bedroom 1 (The Guldeford Room) with an ornate double bed, ornamental coal burning stove and large walk-in wardrobe leading to
Bedroom 2 ( The Granary) with a single bed (3ft 6in x 6ft 6in) and staircase leading downstairs to the West Hall
Bedroom 3 (Wool Room) with twin beds
Bathroom 1 , separate shower cubicle, washbasin and w.c.
Bathroom 2 with a bath, washbasin and w.c.
Bedroom 4 ( East Room ) with an ornate double bed (please note there is a low doorway to this room)
Bedroom 5 (The Chapel ) with an ornate double bed (please note there is a low doorway to this room)
Bedroom 6 (The Moat ) with twin ornate French 3ft 6 inch beds, an ornamental coal burning stove and a walk in wardrobe

Heating: Oil fired central heating and logs are provided in winter months.

Further details outdoors

Garden: Accessed off the hall/lounge area is a pretty enclosed garden plus stone patio area and lawned garden to the side and rear of the house, all enclosed and fenced, overlooking the pond. Garden furniture, umbrella and barbecue are provided. Games room with table tennis, darts and children's toys also available.
Parking: Plenty of space for cars in the drive.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Single Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Bedroom 4: Double Bed
    Bedroom 5: Double Bed
  • 2 Family bathrooms, 1 Shower room


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Table tennis
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
No smoking at this property

About the owner

Bernie And Heather C.
Average reply time:
1 hour 57 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
13 Apr 2021
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This House has 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 9. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 08 Jul 2010. Located in Rye, it has 19 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1250 to £1750.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 13 Apr 2021.


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Guest reviews

19 reviews

Very Good

“Amazing house”

Reviewed 5 Aug 2019

Second time we have stayed and will return again. Amazing house and location with everything you need provided especially for young families

Owner's reply: I shall look forward to seeing you another year. Bernie

“Wonderful for family gathering”

Reviewed 13 Apr 2019

A wonderful house with plenty of features. A fantastic space to stay in when gathering the family together. I was really impressed with how well stocked it was both in the kitchen and with toys and ga… More

Owner's reply: So glad you enjoyed your holiday at The Mount and surrounding area. Bernie

“Wonderful, cosy yet large retreat”

Reviewed 31 Jan 2018

The Mount is a fantastic house oozing with character and charm. It has two large lounge areas, a sun room, a large kitchen with dining table and benches & a large dining room with 12-seater table and huge inglenook fireplace. It is also peppered with log burners upstairs & downstairs and has a feeling of warmth, character and cosiness! There are 6 bedrooms upstairs with one shower room & one bathroom. Downstairs is another shower room and a gallery-style vaulted entranceway, further adding to space and charm. The garden is large & very pretty with a BBQ area and outside games room with table tennis. It’s tranquil and picturesque with sheep in the field adjacent and a stream (fenced off) to the side. There were 7 adults staying and we felt like we all had our own space and never felt on top of one another. If you need to get out there’s Rye a few mins’ drive (20 min walk) away and lovely countryside surrounding the property. There’s also a lovely farm shop & cafe next door. Bernie (the owner) was easy to contact & replied promptly. Bernie clearly thinks of the needs of those staying and provided logs, towels, everyday items such as washing up liquid, salt, peppers, loads of kitchenware, cutlery and glasses. We also tucked in to some of her delicious homemade shortbread she made for us, which was better than i’ve ever made for sure. Thanks so much. We can’t wait to return!! :-)

Owner's reply: Many thanks David for your review, so glad you appreciated The Mount and will look forward to you returning. Bernie

“fab house, warm and well equipt spacious, grand .”

Reviewed 17 Sep 2017

Well situated to enjoy cycleing, walks and visiting historic towns. Hastings and Rye.Winchelsa . Near the sea at Camber .

“Memorable stay!”

Reviewed 31 Jul 2017

A perfect venue for a family celebration. Well equipped, comfortable and of course a great chance to stay in a Tudor house. Friendly, helpful owners. There's a convenient Farm Shop just next door… More

Owner's reply: Thank you, so glad you had a lovely time. Bernie

“Great family getaway”

Reviewed 17 Jul 2017

We would definitely recommend The Mount. A beautiful old building with lots of character. We had a fantastic stay with all the family. Everyone, inluding the teenagers, enjoyed it! We were a party of … More

Owner's reply: Many thanks Richard for your review and hope to see you again. Bernie

“Fabulous house”

Reviewed 20 Jun 2017

We had a wonderful weekend at The Mount for my mums 60th birthday, the house is fabulous, full of character and so spacious. The kids loved exploring all the rooms, playing in the wonderful gardens an… More

“Perfect for big family gatherings and celebrations”

Reviewed 28 Mar 2017

We have just got back from a three night stay at The Mount and I must say we had a great time. We were there with family to celebrate a 60th birthday and with 12 adults, a toddler and a baby we were … More

“Perfect but dont forget to DUCK!!”

Reviewed 24 Jul 2016

What a wonderful house 500 years old with low beams, and charming throughout, well stocked kitchen basics, a range type cooker made it very welcoming in the kitchen, in the morning, it had a warm cos… More

“The perfect house for a family Christmas.”

Reviewed 31 Dec 2015

We returned for our second Christmas week at the Mount - with a new addition to the extended family! Once again the house was perfect and so full of character. It's even cosier now as it has full… More

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