£69 / night
Price for guests, Nights

The Old Workshop – Home 5791126 Barn

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


The Old Workshop is a stylish two bedroom holiday cottage in the heart of the East Sussex countryside sleeping 4 people in 2 double bedrooms. The area is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty and commands fabulous views across open farmland of the Sussex Weald. There are many attractions and activities available in the vicinity. For walkers there are numerous paths through woods to explore and also the Cuckoo Trail which follows the route of the disused railway line between Heathfield and Polegate. Or you can simply relax in the peaceful surroundings and admire the view. Bliss!


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

Bed & bathroom

  • 4 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking


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 rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Jenny W.
Average reply time:
1 hour 13 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
29 Jun 2020
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French

This Barn has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 01 Feb 2015. Located in East Sussex, it has 49 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £436 to £911.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 29 Jun 2020.


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Guest reviews

49 reviews

Very Good

“Lovely stay”

Reviewed 26 Mar 2020

Thank you Jenny we had a fantastic stay last weekend. A much needed break. The accommodation was beautiful, thanks for the wine and biscuits, milk tea and coffee, very well equipped kitchen and facilities. I would definitely recommend and will hopefully visit again. 5⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐s

Owner's reply: Thanks Chrissie, I'm glad you could get away for a much needed break! Hope to see you again in the future. Take care, Jenny

“Wonderfully finished and maintained; hugely relaxing”

Reviewed 1 Nov 2019

This was our second visit to the Old Workshop and we had another wonderful, relaxing holiday. It is a beautifully finished building, with a wonderful, light spacious living and dining room and very ta… More

Owner's reply: Thanks so much Patrick. Hope to see you back at The Old Workshop again soon. Jenny

“Lovely quiet location”

Reviewed 9 Sep 2019

The Old Workshop is a really nice little place and the location is really nice and quiet. On arrival we were welcomed straight away and then we were left alone for the rest of our stay. My dad is in… More

Owner's reply: Thank you John for your lovely review. It's good to hear that The Old Workshop is accessible for wheelchair users. And thanks for letting us know about the tap dancing magpies! I'll look into finding a way to dissuade them. I hope they weren't too annoying. Jenny

“A truly perfect cottage”

Reviewed 27 May 2019

The Old Workshop is a truly perfect cottage with everything one could possibly need, in an oasis of tranquility. The cottage is very spacious and stylishly furnished, with good quality items and equip… More

Owner's reply: Thank you very much for your lovely review. It is a shame you couldn't have stayed longer. You'll have to make sure you come back again sometime soon. Jenny

“What a Gem!”

Reviewed 1 May 2019

We stayed at The Old Workshop in order to catch up with family locally. The cottage is simply gorgeous inside, really well equipped and in a really beautiful setting. Jenny was most accommodating and … More

Owner's reply: Thanks Karen. See you again soon! Jenny

“Amazing holiday in a great cottage”

Reviewed 13 Apr 2019

What a nice and well equiped cottage. We loved coming back to it after a day full of adventures. It had everything we needed for ourselves and our 2 toddlers. And what an amazing view and surroundings… More

Owner's reply: Hi René, Thank you for your lovely review. Hope we'll see you again sometime. Jenny

“Perfect stay with a small child”

Reviewed 27 Mar 2019

This was out 2nd stay, but the first with a small child. We were pleasantly surprised when we found a high chair waiting for the little one at the table. There are lots of fun things to do in the neig… More

Owner's reply: Thanks Esther. See you next time! Best wishes, Jenny

“Awesome house in beautiful location!”

Reviewed 28 Oct 2018

This is easily one of the nicest holiday rentals we have stayed in. It is really spacious and decorated and furnished to an extremely high standard. There are lovely views from the large doors and win… More

Owner's reply: I've only just seen your review! I'm so sorry to reply so late. Thank you very much for your review. Some lovely recommendations there. And I might be biased but I do think it's a great place too! Hope to have you back again soon. Many thanks, Jenny

“Superior accommodation in a peaceful rural setting”

Reviewed 20 Sep 2018

Just back from a great two-week holiday at The Old Workshop. It's in a properly rural location -- quiet and peaceful, with a lovely view across the East Sussex Weald. But it's within reach … More

Owner's reply: Thanks so much Vic. I hope we’ll get to see you both again in the future. Best wishes, Jenny.

“A lovely two weeks in The Old Workshop”

Reviewed 13 Aug 2018

The Old Workshop is everything as advertised. It's a lovely accommodation with a nice view from the terrace. There's a lot to see and visit nearby, for example Hastings, Battle, Bodiam Castl… More

Owner's reply: Thanks for a lovely review Wilco. Tell the kids the squirrels say hi! Jenny x

Review 1-10 of 49


How do I find more info about the property?

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Send Jenny (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Jenny (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Jenny the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

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Or send Jenny (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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You can also request a quote from Jenny (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Jenny (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Jenny (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Jenny (the owner) a message.

If Jenny (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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