Charming private studio in the heart of the historic town of Winchelsea, East Sussex. Sleeps two – luxury double bed with ensuite bathroom. Private garden & patio, full kitchen, dinning facilities & lounge.

The Gazebo is the closest self catered accommodation to Winchelsea’s beautiful town centre.
A recent outbuilding conversion – restored to the highest standard. Beamed ceilings – ambient lighting – perfect for a secret getaway or family vacation.

Sleeps two…

When you book with us you have access to a private garden which backs onto the Gazebo. Perfect for sunny nights with an evening meal or chilled bottle of wine.

The area is extremely beautiful and very historic. The heart of Winchelsea is the 13th century church. The town is known as being the smallest in the country, with panoramic views in all directions. When you book with us you should expect a quiet and tranquil stay whilst being in the centre of a Town. Winchelsea also has a lovely pub & local shop.

Rye is five minutes away, with shops – restaurants and pubs.

Winchelsea train station is around a 15 minute walk down the hill…

Buses also stop regularly in the town centre – one minute from the property.

Parking is ample on the street outside.

Taxis are also available to take you to Winchelsea from either Winchelsea, Rye or Hastings stations.
Guest access
When you book with us you will have access to all areas of the Gazebo & to the garden/patio, which backs onto the Gazebo. Perfect for sunny nights with an evening meal or chilled bottle of wine.
Other things to note
Bed linen & Towels provided

Please note this is a Non Pet friendly and Non Smoking property.

The House in Hastings sits majestically on one of the town’s most historic streets, Croft Road on West Hill. Whether a group of friends, couples or several families, the House in Hastings is a stunning Regency home that’s simply made for unwinding. Your very own home-tel, every detail is taken care with Ren toiletries in all the bathrooms, 400 thread count sheets, an integrated music system, smart TV, walk-in drench showers and roll-top baths. Not to mention the most spectacular views in the town.

Just five minutes from the beach, and with triple bay windows, the House in Hastings spans five floors, sleeps ten guests in five bedrooms with sea view, with four bathrooms and two further cloakrooms.

The current owners have spent two years restoring this home to its former glory. There are working fireplaces, spectacular vintage chandeliers and ample entertaining spaces with a sitting room, cinema room and dining room easily seating 10 plus additional outdoor dining space on The Terrace for a further 12.

The double reception room with sea views features a pair of custom made velvet sofas, a working Georgian marble fire place and a spectacular 1940s brass chandelier. A 20th-century vintage chrome shelving unit (home to a collection of vintage French Dome du Marriage) finishes off the room.

Connected to the Sitting Room, The Screening Room boasts an enormous, emerald green velvet Knoll sofa flanked by a pair of fine antique Georgian wing back chairs facing the working marble fireplace. A HD TV projector, drop-down screen and surround sound create a cinematic atmosphere for you to enjoy your favourite movie or TV show from Apple TV and Netflix. (NB: guests must have their own account to use these facilities). Music too can be synchronised between the two living rooms, with integrated speakers and a Sonos sound system.

The focal point of the kitchen is an exquisite 18th-century oak refectory table. The kitchen comes fully equipped with an array of utensils and culinary gadgets, catering to every cook’s desires. Prepare meals for any event effortlessly using the 1.2m Smeg range cooker, complete with twin ovens, a grill, a pizza stone, six gas burners, and a griddle. A comprehensive collection of cooking tools and cutlery is stored in stainless steel drawers beneath the spacious antique butler’s sink, nestled within a Carrara marble countertop.

Within the dresser, you’ll find a selection of classic Volcanic Le Creuset cookware, encompassing saucepans and casseroles, accompanied by various serving dishes and platters. Complementing these are vintage crockery pieces from Poole Pottery and Wedgwood, alongside an entire monogrammed dinner service branded with the ‘House in Hastings’ insignia. For added convenience, the sizeable antique glass-fronted dresser houses a Kenwood food processor and blender, while a Fisher Paykel twin-drawer dishwasher simplifies the management of group dining.

Connected to the main kitchen, the Scullery boasts a preparation area, a butler’s sink, and an expansive floor-to-ceiling storage space for pantry essentials.

The cloakroom on the 1st floor is large enough to store boots and coats after a long beach walk.

Facing the front terrace, which offers vistas of Hastings Old Town and the sea beyond, the impressive dining room features an exquisite 1970s French brass and glass chandelier. The centerpiece is a round red dining table accompanied by coordinating chairs, generously accommodating up to 10 people. Atop the table sits a sizable glass lazy Susan, perfect for accommodating large gatherings. During colder months, a Charnwood stove that burns logs provides warmth and comfort to guests.

Enhancing the room’s character, a vintage shelving unit proudly displays the House’s assortment of model boats and ships, adding a distinctive touch to the ambiance.

The magnificent Admiral Suite takes up the entire second floor with a superior super king size custom-made sleigh bed dressed with faux mink throws 400 thread count grey Egyptian cotton sheets. Wake up, open the curtains and watch the sun rise over the sea. A pair of vintage armchairs set in the huge bay window offer arguably the best views out over the English Channel whilst statement design features include a stunning French 1940’s chandelier, bespoke rug and working fireplace. The large en suite is made for long pampering sessions with its chaise longue and roll-top bath. Alternatively, feel invigorated after using the walk-in drench shower.

The third floor is home to The Captain’s Room, a west-facing ensuite twin or double room. Watch the light dance over the sea while luxuriating in the large roll-top bath set in the bay window, before heading into the super-king sized bed (can be split to make a twin). The mirror ball shower room sits adjacent to this room.

A king size double bedroom illuminated by 20th-century chandelier lighting provides a fairy tale view of a unique living wall trailing with fern and ivy. The mirror ball shower room sits adjacent to this room.

The Cabin Room sits at the top of the house with a super king-sized bed that can be split to make a pair of twins. The room is fully panelled whilst stunning features include a 1940’s dressing console complete with brass band chair and a nautical needlepoint collection. The adjacent large bath and shower room includes a vintage roll-top bath and walk-in drench shower.

Sandunes House is situated in Camber Sands, just a stones throw away from the fabulous sandy beach. The house has a homely feel and is the perfect place for a relaxing break by the seaside. The house is light and airy with a balcony out front and a garden with a patio and BBQ at the back for alfresco dining on warm nights. Alternatively, you can relax in the lounge with a comfy sofa and armchairs to watch TV after a day at the beach. There is also a toy box, board games, Nintendo Wii and DVDs for children of all ages.

Ground floor:
Kitchen with kettle, Nespresso coffee machine, oven, microwave, slow cooker, dishwasher and TV
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.
Washroom with WC.
Downstairs shower room

First floor:
1 king size master bedroom with en suite (shower and WC)
Living room area with sofa bed and large sofa and french doors opening out to balcony. Large smart TV with DVD, freeview & Amazon prime. Toy box and board games.

Second floor:
1 king size bed (or it can be split into two single beds if required) and a single bed.
1 twin bedroom with two single beds (with the option of one additional pull out bed).
Family bathroom with a bath, handheld shower and toilet.
Please note that this floor has restricted height access in parts of the bedrooms and in the bathroom.

General
Electric heating
Highchair and Travel cot available
Iron and Ironing board available.
Bed linen and towels included
Free Wi-Fi
Free parking on premises
Terrace with outdoor seating and BBQ Garage to store beach items. Hose provided. Buckets, spades, beach games and windbreaker provided.
Shop 0.3 miles and pub 0.1 miles.

All bookings at this property from 1st January 2022 will include a complimentary bottle of House Wine or Champagne at The Grapevine Champagne & Jazz Bar in Rye.

You will enjoy access to the full holiday home with no shared access

Camber Sands is a small beach village boasting 7 miles of sand and sea. Its a perfect UK destination not only for summer, but also a windy winter beach break is just as enjoyable.

Rye is only a short 5 minute drive away and has a wealth of shops, restaurants, tearooms, not forgetting the huge amount of history that is also hidden amongst the town. With cobbled streets and old beamed houses surrounding the church it offers a lovely day out for adventure and good food.

Hastings is only 30 minutes drive and has a very lively fishing part of the town, along with the old town which is like stepping back in time. The seafront offers fun for all ages with crazy golf, arcades and lots of delicious food stops.

The local bus stops are on the main road which goes through the village. One way will take you along the coast to Rye, Hastings and Eastbourne. The other way will take you into Kent to Lydd and New Romney (home of the steam railway).

The nearest train station is Rye, with direct connections to Ashford International and Hastings.

The local taxi services are based in Rye.

Important Information

*Linens and towels will be provided for all guests listed on the booking – so please ensure the guest details are correct on your booking.

*Quest Cottages are a local agent who look after privately owned properties for their owners. You will be sent checking in and property details 1-2 weeks prior to your arrival via email, so please ensure you check your messages and emails.

*Internet access details will be supplied within the property.

* 1 parking space will be available

Please Note: Electric vehicle charging is NOT permitted on this property due to regulations and potential liability.
If you have an electric vehicle you need to charge please locate the closest public charging station before your arrival.

This delightful two bedroom coach house is set in the heart of Rye, East Sussex and is conveniently located within a few minutes walk from a wealth of shops, pubs and restaurants as well as old cobbled streets and historic landmarks.

The ground floor of the property benefits from a light and homely dining and living space with 2 comfortable sofas which can also be beds, a dining table with chairs, ideal for cosy nights in. Meanwhile, the well equipped, bright kitchen has a breakfast bar with 2 stools perfect for sociable cooking and eating if preferred.

Upstairs the bedrooms are both spacious and come with plenty of storage. The master double benefits from an en-suite bathroom with toilet, shower and basin. The 2nd room is a twin room with 2 single beds. The family bathroom provides a full size bath with an over-head shower, toilet and basin. The living area boasts a double sofa bed, which means this property comfortably sleeps 6.

The garden comes with outside furniture ideal for relaxing and eating alfresco.

Two bedrooms: 1 Double, 1 Twin + Sofabed
Family bathroom with bath/over-shower, toilet + basin
En-suite bathroom with shower, toilet + basin
Kitchen with bar stools
Dining/Sitting room
Central heating
Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine
Fuel and power inc. in rent
Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
Parking under the property for 1 small car
Rear garden with furniture
Free Wifi
1 small pet friendly (£25 additional surcharge see house rules)
Nearest Supermarket 1 minute walk
Nearest Pub 1 minute walk

Parking is provided for 1 small car, located under the property. There are also 2 fee paying car parks located a short walk away.

All bookings at this property will include membership at The Grapevine Champagne & Jazz Bar in Rye to use for the duration of your stay.

You will enjoy access to the full holiday home with no shared access

RYE

Camber 5 miles; Hastings 12 miles; Battle 16 miles.

Rye is a 13th century cinque port in East Sussex, host to the River Rother, Romney Marshes and a history dating back before the Norman Conquest. A cobbled town offering an excellent array of unusual shops, antique emporiums, galleries selling local artist paintings and pottery, Rye also has a delightful range of tea rooms, restaurants, pubs and historic inns. There is also a weekly general market on Thursdays, as well as a farmers’ market every Wednesday morning. The town played host to BBC film crews for nine weeks in the summer of 2014, while filming of the TV series Mapp and Lucia took place, which has now been made into a DVD. All coastal scenes were filmed in nearby Camber Sands and bits of filming also took place in Hastings and the Tenterden Town railway station. Walkers and birdwatchers can enjoy a footpath leading across the marshes to Camber Castle built by Henry VIII. Local attractions include miniature or full-size steam train rides, local vineyards, stately homes, castles, gardens and beaches, including the beautiful nearby Camber Sands. Artists and photographers will especially enjoy the scenery; big skies, winding roads, and picturesque villages with ancient inns and tea shops. A truly relaxing and wonderful holiday destination.

Please Note: Electric vehicle charging is NOT permitted on this property due to regulations and potential liability.
If you have an electric vehicle you need to charge please locate the closest public charging station before your arrival.