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Rye holiday cottage letting with beach/lake nearby, golf and walking and log fire

Undercliff Cottage

from £75 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 4.5/5

20 reviews

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 201589

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Undercliff cottage is ideally situated in the centre of the beautiful town of Rye, opposite Strand Quay and a few hundred yards from the famous Mermaid Street. The whole town is accessible by foot and there are numerous pubs, restaurants, shops and historical buildings right on your doorstep. The stunning beach and dunes at Camber Sands are just a few minutes drive from the cottage. There is also plenty to see and do in the surrounding areas of Kent and Sussex.

Beautifully furnished and surprisingly spacious, with a kitchen/diner, lounge and 3 bedrooms, the cottage is ideal for families or couples sharing. The pretty secluded cliff side garden with outdoor eating area is perfect for alfresco dining whilst the wood burning stove in the lounge makes for lovely cosy nights in.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Nearest beach Camber Sands 6.5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Gatwick Airport 102 km, Nearest railway: Rye 500 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Built in the 1820's, the cottage retains much of its period charm along with the necessities of modern living. The accommodation is on 2 levels and is entered via the side gate and courtyard and through a stable door into the kitchen/dining area. The beautiful fully fitted Farrow and Ball painted kitchen is fully equipped with hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, washer dryer, fridge and all the pans/crockery you will need for self catering. This charming room also has a table and chairs for cosy family meals.

The lounge has a wood burning stove and feature beams, television/DVD, a comfortable vintage ercol sofa and leather club chairs. Go up the open staircase and you will find the 2 good size bedrooms with comfortable double beds and ample storage and 1 smaller bedroom with 5'9 bunk beds.

The cottage benefits from gas central heating. All linen and towels are provided. A travel cot and high chair are provided.

Further details outdoors

Private and secluded cliff side courtyard garden with pergola, barbeque and outside dining table and chairs. Perfect for alfresco dining.

You can unload your car directly outside and park free on the road opposite the cottage overnight. There are many 24 hour car parks within a few minutes walk to leave your car at other times. A parking permit enabling you to park free of charge in a nearby council car park is included as part of your stay.

The East Sussex region

Rye is a great location for exploring the beautiful counties of Sussex and Kent. There are amazing walks on the South Downs - with great views. Both counties have many charming and quaint villages to explore. There are also many lovely beaches for sunbathing or winter walks. If its towns and shopping you are after, you are spoilt for choice with the cosmopolitan city Brighton or picturesque town of Lewes. With many great country pubs and fine restaurants to try you will never be bored or hungry! Historic Hastings is only 10 miles away - with many attractions such as museums, the castle and galleries. There is also a great deal of fabulous family entertainment associated with a traditional sea-side holiday, including an aquarium, fun fairs and a smugglers theme park.

The surrounding area is well known for its vineyards, galleries, shops and zoos. There is something for every-one from the very young to the older holiday maker!


Rye is a truly beautiful and unique medieval seaside town with many cobbled streets and areas of historical interest, as well as many great and individual shops and a vast selection of lovely pubs and restaurants. You can't beat Rye for a perfect afternoon cream tea in a stunning location. There are a great selection of quirky vintage and retro antique shops - perfect for picking up a bargain to take home!

Throughout the year there are many different and varied festivals that take place in Rye. February sees the annual scallop festival. In the spring Rye hosts an amazing International Jazz festival. In the summer there is the Rye Maritime festival and in September Rye hosts it's annual Arts festival . Any-one for the Wild Boar festival in October?! The famous bonfire extravaganza takes place in November, followed by two weekends of traditional and magical Christmas festivities in December.

Rye harbour is great for both boat and nature lovers, why not take a stroll around the Nature Reserve which is full of wildlife for you to enjoy.

The area surrounding Rye is a great place for walking, sailing, cycling, horse riding and golf . The beautiful village of Winchelsea is definitely worth a visit and nearby is Romney Marsh, favoured by artists for it's light and skies is great for long walks and bird-watching. Of course there are also many great country pubs to provide a well deserved break!

Camber Sands is an amazing beach with unspoilt views of golden sand and sea that seem to stretch for miles. Children and adults alike will enjoy exploring the wonderful sand dunes! Our children and their friends have spent many happy hours playing hide and seek and making dens in the incredible sand dunes. No wonder Camber is famous for its miles of award winning sandy beaches. It is truly the perfect place for a relaxing and traditional family holiday.

Rye is an ideal base for beach and country walks, great shopping, fine food and dining. It has something for ever-one as can be as relaxing or as action packed as you want to make it!

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21 Oct 2013


"A lovely cozy cottage ......."

A lovely cozy cottage with everything you could want. A real home away from home in a fantastic location. A short walk to the Mermaid, even closer to Simply Italian and numerous cafes where we enjoyed morning coffee and cakes. The main high street was minutes away so you were never too far from anything. The owner Dani was easily contactable, friendly and very helpful - thank you Dani, we had a wonderful stay at your charming cottage!

16 Oct 2013


"What a lovely place! Better than expected"

Dani, our host, is great and easy to deal with. The cottage is really cosy. Great rooms with a tasteful and cute interior. Super clean and tidy with all amenities provided. We hope to book again :)

10 Oct 2013


"Wonderful cottage"

Undercliff Cottage was everything we had hoped for and more. Immaculately clean and tidy and very well appointed with an excellent kitchen. We ate in quite a lot and it was great to have a proper kitchen and oven. Our only slight niggle was the absence of a wi fi connection. Rye is the most idyllic and picturesque of towns and to be located literally only two minutes from the lower end of Mermaid Street couldn't have bettered. We will definitely be returning to Undercliff Cottage

5 Oct 2013


"A lovely cottage that is very close to Restaurants and Bars"

"I spent a perfect weekend with my sister in this lovely cottage which was very comfortable, clean and everything you could wish for for a self catering holiday/break. We ate out for all meals as there are cafes, bars and restaurants right on your doorstep. The owners provide a parking permit which is very useful and a nice touch. I loved it so much I have booked to stay here again and cannot wait!"

2 Oct 2013


"Cute Charming Cottage"

After spending 2 weeks in France and a long train ride from Lyon, it was great to spend some quiet time in Rye, and at Dani's house. It was ideal for the two of us. Large up-to-date kitchen, cozy living room, spacious bathroom, and a comfortable bed. I also have to mention how accommodating Dani was in regards to our tight schedule, we certainly appreciated it!

2 Oct 2013


"Lovely cottage. Comfortable and clean."

It's really a lovely cottage! It was very comfortable and clean. The location is perfect, just a short walk to Mermaid Street and all the cobblestone streets. Dani was very helpful, as we needed information about where to park our cars (you'll get a permit for one car). It was really convenient that there was a high chair available.

18 Sep 2012


"Well equipped, cosy cottage."

The cottage was well equipped and provided everything we needed for our stay. The location is excellent and is very close to all the shops, pubs, cafes etc in Rye. The cottage was very clean and decorated to a high standard. We also found the beds very comfortable too.

22 May 2012


"Girly weekend away"

4 friends away for the weekend. Great cottage, very cosy with all you need. Close to town centre with excellent pub and restaurant seconds away. Fab little garden with decking and table and chairs, a real sun trap. Spent the saturday night in, all the mod cons. Will definately recommend.

3 May 2012


"Cosy cottage with all mod cons; good location close to all amenities."

My family (two adults, two teenagers) enjoyed a short break at Undercliff Cottage. This cosy cottage has recently been refurbished in a tasteful ‘shabby chic’ style, with all mod cons for a ‘home from home’ stay. There’s no on-site parking so visitors with mobility problems should consider this, but the owners have kindly provided a parking permit for use at a public car park close by. The cottage location was excellent – very close to all Rye has to offer including shops and eateries. Rye is a lovely small town with many interesting shops and places to eat, and if you take the time, lots of history to uncover too. Restaurants we particularly liked were Simply Italian – a minute’s walk or thereabouts from the cottage and Webbe’s at The Fish Café in Tower Street. Rye is well placed for exploring the Sussex coast – and a short drive to Camber Sands (bring your wellies off season!).

2 May 2012


"Lovely cottage!"

The cottage is delightful with lots of lovely little touches and everything that you might need. Owners are very friendly and available for any questions. Location is perfect for pottering around Rye and our boys loved going to Camber sands which is only a 10 minute drive away. Would thoroughly recommend a stay here, we can't wait to go back!

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      Calendar last updated:03 Oct 2015

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