Mayfield holiday bungalow rental with internet access, walking, fireplace and disabled access

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Mayfield holiday bungalow rental with internet access, walking, fireplace and disabled access

From the owner

  • Bungalow
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies

Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking.  See Policies & House Rules
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

The Games Barn, rated a 3 - star home by the AA, is situated in an extremely quiet location on a 30 acre working farm in the heart of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in East Sussex . The farm has a small number of animals including cows, sheep, pigs , chickens and ducks and includes a stream with weir and ponds. The peaceful setting is ideal for those wanting to get away from it all in the middle of the countryside, but is just 2km from pubs, restaurants, shops etc. The excellent beaches of the south coast are all easily accessible and Ashdown Forest with its wonderful walks and cycle tracks is just 10 minutes away. The barn is also very suitable for family holidays with young children who can enjoy looking after the animals, collecting the eggs, feeding the pigs etc - all help gratefully received! Please note however that some areas of the farm are potentially unsafe for young unsupervised children.The flexible accommodation makes it ideal for family reunions and we are very happy to provide extra bedding so you can invite different friends to stay with you at different times (up to a maximum of 8 on any night). The barn has full mobility facilities including a wet room with sit down shower without a shower basin allowing full wheelchair access and hand rails etc for the toilet area and wash basin. There is level parking with a ramp up to the bungalow. The main doors (front and back) are double size patio doors which open fully. There is a slight threshold on these doors (approx 2 inches) but otherwise once in the barn everything is on one level with no steps. Please note the kitchen is a standard size and does not have low work tops for wheelchair users. However, we can provide a microwave oven, kettle etc at a low level on request. All power points in all rooms are approx 2 feet from the floor and the furniture is easily rearranged to accommodate specific special needs - please contact us for more information. There is ample secure parking space for cars for able bodied users in addition to the disabled space.Baby sitting and cleaning are available at an extra charge; please note whilst we will ensure the Barn is thoroughly cleaned prior to your arrival we do expect all guests to leave the Barn clean and tidy on departure. Farm produce can be bought including eggs , pork,bacon, ham, sausages, beef and lamb. We butcher all the meat on site and have a 5-star food hygiene rating from the local authority.A maximum of 2 pets are welcome provided they are well behaved and house trained. Please note that we will not allow more than 8 people, including babies and toddlers, to stay overnight for health and safety reasons and that all the single beds are 2 ft 6 in wide - they can be converted to king size doubles if preferred. In addition our cot is only suitable for babies less than 2 years old.There is wi-fi throughout the Barn but please note that Broadband speed in this area is slow!

Covid-19 restrictions

Please note that at present we have to make the following additional comments regarding any bookings .

- all bookings must conform to the Government guidelines regarding the pandemic including lockdown restrictions. At present this means we are closed until 12 April 2021and can only accept bookings for single household stays from then until 17 May 2021 at the earliest. From 17 May until 21 June 2021 we can only accept bookings for a maximum of 6 people from 2 households. Hopefully by 22 June we can accept all bookings for a maximum of 8 people as normal

- we will not be permitting any additional day visitors on site during your stay until full restrictions are eased by the Government hopefully in June 2021.

- we will insist on 2m distancing at all times in the farm area so feeding can be watched from a distance but not closely.

- we expect all guests to be covid free on arrival and not subject to any form of self isolation requirement

- we may ask to take your temperature before you enter the Barn and you , and all your group, will be asked to leave if you display any symptoms. No refund will be made under these circumstances.

- if, during your stay, you develop symptoms ,you must inform us, arrange a test immediately and advise us of the result. If, as a result, you choose to cut short your stay, we cannot offer any refund.

- we may have to cancel your holiday at very short notice if we have a covid outbreak. Subject to any restrictions imposed by TripAdvisor, we will agree to a full refund of our rental cost less commission.

- if you have to cancel your holiday prior to the start date because someone in the group has covid symptoms, you will need to access the TrpAdvisor site and cancel the holiday. If asked, we will agree to a full refund of our share of our rental costs less commission.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 3: King Bed
  • Bedroom 4: 2 Single Beds
  • Beds in other rooms:
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room


  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available


  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Adapted for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

We live just 50 yards from the Games Barn so are on hand whenever needed. However, the Barn is your home while you are here and we will always respect that. Most of the time we will be somewhere in the farm working and are always happy to stop for a chat if you wish but equally we understand that many guests prefer to remain independent and we will not intrude.



Cancellation policy

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

Full refund

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

Partial refund

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

No refund

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

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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 11:00
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).

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No smoking at this property

House rules

No parties.
A maximum of 8 people including babies can stay at the property - this is for health and safety reasons.
£150 damages deposit required on arrival - in cash. Returned in full on departure if no significant damage and Barn is clean and tidy
60 units of electricity per night included in rental - 15p per unit if use more than this on average over the length of the stay
A maximum of 2 pets can stay which are charged at £25 per pet per week/short stay

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About the owner

Fred And Madeleine F.
Average reply time:
1 hour 12 minutes

Calendar updated:
06 May 2021

Years listed:

Based in:
United Kingdom
Languages spoken: English
This Bungalow has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 26 Aug 2008. Located in East Sussex, it has 58 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £773 to £1002.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 06 May 2021.


Very Good
58 reviews
Very Good
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

Relaxing and everything we needed
Aug 2020

A big thank you to Fred and Madeleine for being the perfect hosts and ensuring the barn was safe but still welcoming and enjoyable. The barn is situated on a working farm with pigs, sheep, chickens an… More 

Reviewed 2 Aug 2020

Owner's reply:
Thanks for this lovely review and we are glad you had such a good time even with the additional covid restrictions we have had to implement. We hope to see you again too!
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Thank you!
Sep 2018

A wonderful restful holiday! Fred and Madeleine made us all so welcome on their delightful farm !Thank you again

Reviewed 20 Sep 2018

Owner's reply:
You were a pleasure to have here and we hope to see you regularly from now on!!
Stockport, United Kingdom

Perfect setting for any family wanting to get away and relax in the countryside
Aug 2018

We are a family of 4 with 2 late teenage children. We all really enjoyed our stay. Madeleine and Fred are so relaxed and easy going. Guests can be as involved with looking after the animals as desired… More 

Reviewed 14 Aug 2018

Owner's reply:
Thanks for this lovely review and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay so much. We would love to see you again but quite understand if you want to explore everywhere else instead!
Dawn B

Lovely people, beautiful surroundings, amazing animals
Jun 2018

The Games Barn is in a superbly peaceful location. Fred, Madeleine and Zac gave us such a warm and friendly welcome. The garden is a great size and dog friendly. Inside is just as well proportioned. T… More 

Reviewed 27 Jun 2018

Owner's reply:
Thanks so much for this. We are delighted that our facilities suited you so well and that No16 gave you so much enjoyment. We would love to see you all here again once your partner has fully recovered. Thanks again.
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Perfect place to relax and unwind
Mar 2018

My mum, sister, 3 year old nephew and myself stayed for the weekend and had a lovely time. Madeleine was so kind and patient with my nephew and made him feel very grown up and important getting him i… More 

Reviewed 18 Apr 2018

Owner's reply:
Thank you - we are so glad you all enjoyed yourselves. We try to ensure guests who wish to are able interact with the farm whenever it is possible so we are delighted it worked out so well for you. Greatly looking forward to seeing you all again soon - and you are one of only two groups of guests we can recall who have booked a repeat visit even before the holiday has finished - a great recommendation for us!
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How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Fred and madeleine (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Fred and madeleine (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 Fred and madeleine (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 Fred and madeleine the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Fred and madeleine (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

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

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Fred and madeleine (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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To book this holiday home you need to pay through the Holiday Lettings website. Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection. This means that in the unlikely event that you’re prevented or denied access to your holiday home when you check in, we’ll offer a full refund for the stay.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Fred and madeleine (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. Fred and madeleine (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 Fred and madeleine (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

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?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

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?

You’ll need to contact Fred and madeleine (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

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 Fred and madeleine (the owner) a message.

If Fred and madeleine (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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