from
£63 / night
Price for guests, Nights

The Escape – Home 341036 Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner

Description

The Escape is the perfect place to relax and unwind, offering modern, fully equipped accommodation with a cosy familiar feel.
At The Escape you can relax in front of the Log burner, cook a meal in a fully fitted kitchen or enjoy the hospitality of The Cock Inn 100m away. The Cock, a 16th century coaching inn, has an atmospheric bar, inglenook fireplace and lots of history. The menu is extensive and good value for money.
The Escape is surrounded by fields, with a footpath to picturesque Barcombe Mills passing the gate. Walkers are within a short drive of the South Downs National Park, the South Downs Way and the Ashdown Forest, making this a wonderful base for walking breaks.
Glyndebourne is 2.5km away, so a visit to the Opera could be combined with the historic town of Lewes, offering a Norman Castle, Priory and Anne of Cleves House.
With Brighton only 1/2 hours drive away, The Escape is an ideal place to explore this cosmopolitan town, whether for its Regency history or vibrant night life

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
  • 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

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

House rules

Dogs are welcome by arrangement. They must be at least a year old and not left unattended in the Escape. We ask that they are kept on the lead in the garden, as Cara our dog is quite frightened by some larger dogs. There is a gate in the garden opening directly onto fields, where you can exercise your dog.
SORRY ABSOLUTELY NO CATS
Please ensure all gates are shut at all times.
No Smoking Please.

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About the owner

Joy G.
Average reply time:
52 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
25 Feb 2020
Years listed:
8
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:
5

Languages spoken: English, French

This Cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 05 Mar 2013. Located in Lewes, it has 31 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £447 to £630.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 25 Feb 2020.

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Guest reviews

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“Excellent. Lived up to expectations”

Reviewed 23 Jul 2019

We were looking for somewhere self-catering and near to Glyndebourne for four days - Joy, her husband John and their wee dog Cara made us very welcome. Property was spotlessly clean and it was a plea… More

Owner's reply: So glad you enjoyed your stay. Our availability is always up to date so do please check it out when the Glyndebourne tickets go on sale. See you next year!

“An idyllic cottage .”

Reviewed 7 Jul 2019

A delightful four days in this very well equipped cottage. Our hosts Joy, John & their little four legged friend were most welcoming and Joy’s love of gardening can be observed in the beauty… More

Owner's reply: Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Cara is definitely in charge of customer relations, a role she takes to quite naturally!!

“Perfect Escape”

Reviewed 18 Jun 2019

Lovely holiday home for two. Very friendly and helpful hosts who enjoyed showing and sharing their beautiful garden with us. Good food at the pub next door. Lots of places of interest in the local … More

Owner's reply: So glad you enjoyed yourselves at The Escape. Thank you so much for the lovely review. Hope to see you again in the future.

“New Year Escape”

Reviewed 4 Jan 2019

We received a very warm welcome from Joy on our arrival with our little dog for a new year break. We were very comfortable at the Escape and nights were cosy with the log burner. There is a dog friendly pub just next door serving good food too. We had a very enjoyable stay and we would return.

Owner's reply: Thank you for the great review apologies for not responding sooner but its only just popped up for some reason.

“Perfecte ligging”

Reviewed 20 Sep 2018

Van 1 t/m 8 september zijn wij met onze twee Schotse Collies in “The Escape” geweest. Het was een prachtige cottage met alles erop en eraan. Fijne kamer met uitgebreide keuken, heerlijk be… More

Owner's reply: Zo blij dat je je verblijf bij The Escape leuk vond. Bedankt voor de mooie recensie!

“Relaxing stay”

Reviewed 1 Sep 2018

Clean and comfortable cottage great location to explore the countryside. Good food in local pub. We will visit again.

Owner's reply: Thank you for reviewing us. Hope to see you again soon.

“Lovely homely cottage in excellent location.”

Reviewed 4 Apr 2018

Lovely cottage a short drive from Lewes. Very warm welcome with freshly made scones and jam. The cottage is very well appointed and homely. The wood burning stove was a fantastic addition on a col… More

Owner's reply: So glad you had a good time in spite of the weather. Thanks for the lovely review. Hope to see you again sometime.

“Wonderful”

Reviewed 23 Nov 2017

A truly beautiful place to stay. Warm, welcoming and cosy place. Highly recommended to both friends young and old.

Owner's reply: Glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again sometime!

“Delightful cosy cottage near Lewes.”

Reviewed 13 Nov 2017

The Escape is a comfortable, homely, self-contained cottage with its own private garden with lovely views over open farmland. The cottage was warm, well equipped and spotlessly clean. The bathroom has… More

Owner's reply: Thanks for the lovely review. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.

“Very convenient location in a delightful setting”

Reviewed 15 Oct 2017

A perfect, comfortable cottage for a couple, with everything needed for a delightful break (whatever the weather). Friendly, helpful owners on site, excellent pub next door, and bus stop near by if yo… More

Owner's reply: Thanks for the great review. Glad you had a good time and enjoyed The Escape. ...and the pub!

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Joy (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 Joy (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 Joy (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 Joy 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 Joy (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 Joy (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 Joy (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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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 Joy (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. Joy (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 Joy (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 Joy (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 Joy (the owner) a message.

If Joy (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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