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Byre Cottage,Pattletons.

from £70 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5

32 reviews

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Byre Holiday Cottage with new Garden Room April 2014

Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2 Home 247080

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Cottage / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The Byre at Pattletons is a one bedroom cottage situated in the heart of beautiful countryside, with views overlooking a natural pond and a traditional Oast House. We offer a peaceful retreat in 30 acres of natural beauty, including meadows and ancient woodland with walks and streams, and also a tennis court. In the Spring, the woods are filled with a sea of wood anemones, bluebells and snowdrops, and in the summer months wild orchids, foxgloves and honeysuckle.

The cottage contains a bedroom, which can either be a king or twin beds, overlooking the valley. The bathroom has a separate bath and shower with similarly stunning views. The open plan lounge and kitchen is well stocked for all your cooking needs, and has comfortable leather chairs and a leather sofa.The new Garden room allows you to relax in comfort and enjoy the glorious views. Upon arrival you will receive a welcome pack, including free range eggs from our chickens, local milk, bread, and produce from our garden.

The cottage also has a charming private garden with flowers, fruit bushes and herbs and garden furniture for you to enjoy the sunshine.

The cottage has a pack of comprehensive information about local attractions including: Bodiam castle; Batemans House; Lamb House; the glorious beaches at Camber, Winchelsea and Fairlight; steam trains at Tenterden and Hythe; Historic Rye; Battle Abbey; Winchelsea and Royal Military Canal. Bird watching opportunities at Rye Harbour and RSPB Dungeness. Famous gardens at Great Dixter, Sissinghurst, and Pashley Manor; Vineyards at Westfield and Sedlescombe; and the many good pubs and restaurants nearby. We also offer a folder of walks and maps; the Byre is located on 1066 country walk.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Pett/Fairlight 9 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Gatwick 78 km, Nearest railway: Doleham 1.6 km
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, Private tennis court
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Bed is zip&link-can be twin beds or King-size.

Further details outdoors

Private garden with flowers,fruit,herbs;table and chairs.Extensive grounds.

Further details

Deposit required on booking.

The East Sussex region

The South East is renown for its gardens and vineyards including Carr Taylor in Westfield where you can taste local wines.

There are long beaches,nature reserves, secluded countryside,places to picnic or country pubs to while away the afternoon.

Driving tours will include Oast houses,(used to dry hops for beer),windmills and ancient hill top towns such as Rye and Winchelsea with Medieval,Tudor and Georgian buildings.

1066 country has diverse arts and cultural events programmes throughout the year.The De La Warr pavilion recent exhibitions included Anthony Gormley and Andy Warhol.The new Jerwood Gallery has just opened in Hastings.


The Byre is located in the High Weald an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

There is an extensive network of walking trails including the 1066 walk which crosses behind the cottage.

The coastline offers wide variety- sandy beaches at Camber,Clifftop walks at Fairlight and the old fishing huts in Hastings -where you can also enjoy locally caught fish.

Bird watching is available at RSPB Rye Harbour and Dungeness.

The local pubsand restaurants offer good food and local ales.Battle Abbey,Bodiam, Sissinghurst ,Great Dixter and Pashley Gardens are all within easy driving distance.

The nearby historic Cinque ports of Hastings and Rye have museums,shops and restaurants.

Craft & vintage shops,farmers markets and local delicatessens all within 10 mile radius.

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25 Aug 2015


"Just what we wanted"

This was a very last minute booking. We were looking for time to relax, a chance to see some places that I visited many times as a child, for my wife to see part of the country she had not seen and to bring our dog. The communication was excellent. The location was ideal for what we wanted, very rural yet within easy access (you need a vehicle) of all the places we wanted to visit. The property is ideal for two people and dog(s) and whist it was great at this time of the year it looks like it would be really cosy in the winter. There is a substantial amount of acreage with woodland - great for a walk with the dog. Also the 1066 hiking trail runs close by the cottage. There is also a tennis court that is in very good condition - if you can find the time to use it. Paul and Julia are very friendly and helpful. They have an allotment on the property and grow all sorts of vegetables and fruits and we're happy for us to help ourselves. They also have two dogs and our dog had a great time with theirs. All in all we were very happy with all aspects of our stay and would thoroughly recommend this place to stay (with or without a dog).

14 Aug 2015


"5 Star Peace and Tranquility"

We have just returned from another very enjoyable and restful holiday at the Byre . You can be assured of a very warm welcome from the hosts Julia and Paul . They have a fantastic knowledge of the area and know all the best places to visit , the best walks ( not forgetting a walk in their private woods ) and the best places for a meal . We were recommended by Julia to visit Bluebells Café and Tearoom in Battle , the scones and cakes were to die for. They were that good we went back for seconds ( on another day ) . Julia also recommended The New Inns at Westfield where we had a very enjoyable evening meal . The Byre is a beautiful cottage located in a peaceful and tranquil area of outstanding beauty on the borders of East Sussex and Kent . The location is excellent for exploring all the wonderful gardens and places of interest in East Sussex and Kent . We have now visited The Byre 9 times and all visits have been excellent and have just booked again for 2 weeks in 2016. We would highly recommend The Byre to all our family and friends. Thank you Julia, Paul, Ghilly and Wellie for another wonderful holiday .

We look forward to your 10th visit in 2016 and we are sure there will be even more good pubs and cafes to try!We like the "job" of sampling them all!! Julia & Paul

4 Jul 2015


"Another Perfect Week Away in East Sussex"

Our 8th visit to 'the Byre' ALL have been excellent and we particularly enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and the well appointed property. It is very peaceful there and Paul and Julia are 'on hand' if needed and are always good company. Their two dogs, Ghilly and Welly are a delight and always come for a daily visit- they are very friendly. The woods are a joy to walk in (no badgers or owls this year) and places like Rye, Hastings and Battle are very close and easily visited. The village of Westfield has a super restaurant- 'the Wild Mushroom',a yummy butchers and deli -'Archers' and a newly refurbished pub ' the New Inn' with good food

We are delighted that you have already booked for 2016 and have extended your stay for 2 weeks, so you can enjoy all the local attractions and great places to eat! It is such a pleasure to welcome guests back each year. Hope you enjoy the rest of your Birthday celebrations! Until next year... With best wishes Julia Paul Ghilly & Wellie

7 Jun 2015


"A marvellous and relaxing location"

Julia and Paul were very welcoming, along with Ghilly and Welly. We had a very enjoyable stay, the cottage was equipted with everything you could possibly need. A walk through their lovely private woodland is a must.

It was lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay.We agree that our woods are rather special! We hope to welcome you again in the future. Julia Paul Ghilly & Wellie

30 May 2015



This is the second time we have stayed here , and once again we had a great time . Julia and Paul provided us with milk,bread,free range eggs,tea,and coffee (I am sorry if I have missed anything out).t The facilities in the cottage are second to none , and the situation down a quiet lane and a path leading to the cottage is the perfect prescription for a relaxing , sleep late stay. The local pubs provide fantastic eating opportunities not to be missed.

It was lovely to welcome you both again. We are pleased you enjoyed the food at the Red Lion and New Inn-we are lucky to have so many good pubs close by. We look forward to seeing you next year. Julia & Paul

24 May 2015


"Lovely cottage, good base to see the area."

Very clean and comfortable with everything we needed for our stay. Julia and Paul were helpful with advice on what to see etc without being obtrusive. Lots of information including booklets and maps provided. Quiet location within easy reach of all amenities. Our dogs loved it too particularly the walk in the woods. Highly recommend this cottage.

So pleased you enjoyed your stay and you certainly managed to include lots of walks and outings to wear out the dogs! Do hope to welcome you again in the future. Julia Paul Ghilly and Wellie

30 Aug 2014



The welcome was warm...the home grown fruit and vegetables delicious...the location peaceful but well placed for exploring...the byre charming and well equipped...Julia, Paul and Ghilly delightful hosts!

Hope we will see you again in the future..and you will be able to meet our new addition, Wellie, who is Ghilly's nephew-an 8 week old Border Terrier adorable and full of mischief!! Certainly wearing Ghilly out! Julia Paul Ghilly & Wellie

3 Aug 2014


"Another superb stay at The Byre"

This was our 8th stay at the Byre and we were as usual given a very warm welcome from Paul, Julia and of cause Ghilly. The Byre now has a fabulous addition of a Garden room which is a fantastic place to sit and relax surrounded by the beautiful countryside. The weather was fantastic and we visited Bexhill, Eastbourne, Battle,Dover and many other places. A week at the Byre is not enough to visit all the places you wish to see in this wonderful area. We definitely will be back next year for 2 weeks. Thank you Paul and Julia for your hospitality and for all the lovely produce from your garden. We would recommend the Byre and it's lovely hosts to all our friends and family for a relaxing and peaceful stay in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

So pleased that you will be staying for two weeks next year and that the dates are in our diary! Such a pleasure to welcome you back each year-just wish the years did not fly by so that a sign of age!!! Good that the later journey home worked well, especially at the Dartford tunnel. We await news of your granddaughter! Julia,Paul & Ghilly

25 Jul 2014


"Perfect place foe a peaceful break."

The accommodation is situated in an ideal location if you wanted to stay in a quiet area. It is ideal base to explore both Sussex and Kent and further a field if you so require. The owners (Paul & Julie) and their dog are the perfect host, they are there if you need them, otherwise you are left alone to enjoy your break.

Thanks for your review. Very pleased you enjoyed the peace and tranquility.Hope to welcome you back in the future. Julia Paul & ghilly

11 Jul 2014


"The Usual Wonderful Trip to 'the Byre'"

This was the 9th time we have stayed with Paul and Julia Masters at 'the Byre'. As usual we had a wonderful time. We love the cottage as it has everything we need and this time we had the benefit of the newly added Garden Room which we enjoyed using particularly as it got dark in the evening and we could relax with the surroundings. Paul and Julia are perfect hosts always ready for a chat (but they are sensitive to their guests need for privacy) and a mine of information about restaurants,pubs and sights to visit. The bed is extremely comfortable (can be made up as a King size or two singles) and we are always offered the choice of duvets or sheets and blankets (we hate duvets!). Having the use of a washing machine is great and the cooker, hob, microwave and fridge/freezer are all easy to use and very efficient. We love walking in the private woods but this time we saw neither owls or badgers. Lots of places of interest are close by. We look forward to our next visit and hopefully this will be for two weeks next time

Such a pleasure to welcome you both and you always leave the cottage immaculate-so a big thank you! Pleased you were able to enjoy the garden room! We do hope it will be 2 weeks next year..a week goes way too quickly! Julia Paul and ghilly

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