Rye Centre holiday apartment to let with beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace and walking

1 The Boathouse Rye

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Riverside apartments on private quayside

Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2 Home 2735

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Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

RYE

These quality one bedroom split-level  apartments have their own access and entrance via mahogany decked steps and sun balcony.

The purpose built apartments, built on the riverbank, provide superb views of passing yachts and the marsh beyond.

The secluded location and the almost hypnotic effect of the tidal river as it ebbs and flows will swiftly put you into a relaxed frame of mind.

Adjacent short term moorings can be organised (subject to availability).

Parking is available at the rear.

The pleasures of Rye's cobbled streets are barely 5 minutes walk. Further afield you are within easy reach of Winchelsea, Battle, Bodiam, Canterbury, the Channel Tunnel and the Kent countryside.

The 'invitation only' golf links at nearby Camber are well known and the adjacent Sands are glorious at any time of the year. Golf courses can also be found at nearby St Leonard's and Seddlescombe. Other activities include sailing, windsurfing, fishing and an abundance of walks. The nature reserve at Rye Harbour boasts several hides.

Cycling is an excellent way of exploring Romney Marsh using the tangle of narrow lanes, where you can discover Norman churches and 15th Century smugglers pubs.

Key features

• Riverside apartment on private quayside (very private and quiet)

• Elevated mahogany decked balcony (south facing) to sit and relax (watch the passing boats and birdlife)

• 5 minutes walk to centre of Rye

• One bedroom with choice of double or twin beds

• Fully fitted and well-equipped kitchen

• Linen, heating & lighting are all inclusive (towels extra)

• Free Wifi

• iPod docking facility

• Non-smoking apartments

• Laundry facilities

• Allocated parking for one car

• Gas-fired central heating (well insulated warm apartments)

• No other self-catering establishment in Rye offers you all this

• Over 250 different guests have made repeat bookings, of which 63 have been 4 or more times , in total 828 repeat bookings!!! If you're the sort of person who hates returning to the same holiday location dare you risk that first visit ?

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Nearest beach Camber 2 km
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Lydd 15 km, Nearest railway: Rye
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Each apartment (5 available) has gas-fired central heating. All heating and lighting costs are included in the price.

The living room has comfortable seating, dining facilities and a compact fitted kitchen. A colour television is provided. The large picture windows look directly onto the river and marsh beyond to Rye harbour.

Comprehensive tourist information is maintained and a large scale map of the area is mounted on one wall to help you plan your expeditions.

The bedroom and bathroom are reached by descending 5 steps.

The bathroom includes a bath with shower attachment, washbasin, mirror with shaver point, W.C. and radiator.

The bedroom has either a King size double bed or twin 3 foot wide single beds, chest of drawers and wardrobe.

A cupboard houses the central heating boiler with shelves for towels and linen.

A double duvet is provided. Linen is included in the price.

    Double bedded room

    Twin bedded room

Towels are not included, but may be rented at a further £2.50/person/week.

Shared washing machine (between my 5 holiday apartments) and drying facilities are available in a separate utility room.

A garden table and chairs are provided.

The apartment is available for adults only. The proximity of the river makes it unsuitable for small children.

Further details outdoors

Mahogany decked sun balcony looking on to river.Outside seating/dining for 2.

The East Sussex region

Further afield you are within easy reach of Winchelsea, Battle, Bodiam, Canterbury, the Channel Tunnel and the Kent countryside.

The 'invitation only' golf links at nearby Camber are well known and the adjacent Sands are glorious at any time of the year. Golf courses can also be found at nearby St Leonard's and Seddlescombe. Other activities include sailing, windsurfing, fishing and an abundance of walks. The nature reserve at Rye Harbour boasts several hides.

Cycling is an excellent way of exploring Romney Marsh using the tangle of narrow lanes, where you can discover Norman churches and 15th Century smugglers pubs.

Rye Centre

Travelling westward across Romney Marsh, the distinctive outline of Rye can be seen in the distance. It rises above the level green pastures, stretching from the sea to the far hills which formed the shoreline before the marsh was drained.

Once surrounded by sea, this fortified hilltop town played an important role in the defence of the south coast of England. These days, the river no longer harbours warships and is home to the local fishing fleet.

Meandering for over one and a half miles from Rye to the coast, the river forms part of the picturesque scenery visible from several vantage points in and around the citadel of Rye.

St Mary's church tower (usually open to the public) offers the best viewpoint to show the terracotta roofs of the many timbered houses. These ancient buildings, cobbled streets and secret passages, once the haunt of smugglers and highwaymen, regularly attract film crews in search of historical settings for period productions.

Many authors, musicians, artists and celebrities have made Rye their home, a medieval haven periodically visited by Royalty. In 1573 the title "Rye Royale" was bestowed upon the town by Queen Elizabeth I after a three day stay.

The sheer concentration of living history packed into this vibrant market town makes it the ideal base for a holiday of discovery, or a relaxing short break. There are many comfortable, welcoming hotels and guest houses and plenty of charming inns and restaurants.

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Review 1-10 of 62

20 Nov 2015

5/5

"Fab Weekend"

Stayed in one of six one bed apartments last weekend and had a wonderful time. The apartment was spotlessly clean, well equipped, very comfortable and just perfect for two people. The location is very tranquil yet just a five-minute walk into Rye centre. Rye is lovely, with old cobbled streets and lots of tea shops, restaurants and old pubs. I would recommend this apartment for couples, young and old, or even a group of friends as there are six apartments available. Chris, the owner, was very prompt in answering our enquiry and even left us a bottle of bubbly as it was our anniversary. Our only disappointment was that we only stayed for two nights and not more!

26 Sep 2015

5/5

"an english seaside holiday"

our fifth stay at the boathouse, a cosy, comfortable, well appointed one bedroom flat on the on the river near Rye. Great for a relaxing, restorative stay -only a few minutes' walk from the town centre with all its hostelries , markets, antiquities and the like, near the sea at Camber and with a backdrop of the Kent and Sussex countryside, castles and gardens - good for walkers and twitchers alike .Full of character - on many days one may see the town Crier leading a bridal party down the old cobbled streets and the churchyard bathes in the spirits of Foyle and Mapp,s house, All this and a free bottle of bubbly to welcome one, A place to revisit and enjoy Kate Hyland. Prescot.

7 Sep 2015

4/5

"Great location"

Secluded location right on the river. Very tranquil. All facilities provided for and very clean throughout. Even a welcoming bottle of bubbly! Stayed over the bank holiday weekend for the jazz festival. Great.

6 Aug 2015

1/5

"A brilliant base to explore Rye and the surrounding area"

We found the apartment quiet and comfortable – it met our needs perfectly. We particularly enjoyed watching the birds on the river from the balcony. As well as gulls, ducks and terns, we saw an avocet, oystercatchers, redshanks and an egret! We had never visited Rye before and would definitely visit the town again – so much to see. If you like walking, we recommend the nature reserves at Dungeness and Rye Harbour. An excellent pub with food in Rye is the Ypres Castle Inn - well worth a visit

26 Jul 2015

5/5

"A lovely apartment in a lovely setting"

An ideal place for a get-away-from-it-all break. After arriving went for a walk around the delightful town of Rye then returned to watch a couple of avocets & a few oystercatchers approx 15 yards away; this set the tone for a relaxing week Lots of local walks around the town, Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Camber Castle, Winchelsea, etc. plus some good restaurants & great local food - had the best ever lobster from the fishery less than 100 yards away. Highly recommended - will definitely return

23 Jul 2015

4/5

"Weekend break"

Really nice appartment with great view , very close to town , Good facilties and the terrace is Great for breakfast and morning sunshine. Great location to explore the area from The town has lots of character with plenty of good shops cafes , restaurants and pubs ,

29 Jun 2015

5/5

"Comfortable, well located, accommodation for two in a quiet location in pretty Rye"

We really enjoyed our stay at The Boathouse. We appreciated the well equipped and comfortable accommodation, its quiet (but conveniently close to the town centre) location, and the ever changing (as the tide goes in and out) view through large windows and from the balcony.

29 Jun 2015

5/5

"It was a very peaceful and well equipped"

Loved looking onto the river which was never the same, going from high tide and a spectacular squall to mud banks and marooned boats. Easy reach of quaint old Rye on foot and with parking for a car if you needed to travel further afield

21 May 2015

5/5

"Great Place to Stay"

Very pleasant, tidy, clean well equipped property. Central to restaurants and shops. Would not hesitate to stay there again.

7 May 2015

4/5

"Superbly relaxing location"

Great apartment with everything you need for a 2 person relaxing stay. The Boathouse is in a beautiful and secluded spot on the quay but within an 5 minute walk of the pretty town centre of Rye with galleries, antique shops and some of the best restaurants you could ask for. Also nicely positioned as a base to visit the places of interest in Sussex and along this historic coastline.

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