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Froglets Cottage, In Ancient Rye Citadel



Updated: 05-Oct-2016
A Lovely Romantic Cottage With Real Fire In Ancient Cinque Port Of Rye


Dating from the 18th Century, and situated in picturesque East Street in the centre of Rye, Froglets is a most charming Grade Two listed cottage.

Unusually spacious, it comfortably sleeps up to six people , and is one of the few three-bedroom cottages to be found in the Rye Citadel.

Offering the best of old world charm coupled with all modern amenities,

Froglet’s cosy sitting room even has a traditional brick fireplace providing guests with warming, real log fires ( an initial supply of logs and coal is provided in winter months ).

Full of delightful quality furnishings, comfortable beds and sofas, and numerous antiques, Froglets offers everything to ensure our guests enjoyment and comfort – TV’s, Video & DVD Player, CD Player, Radio and free WiFi access.

The spacious kitchen-breakfast room is fully fitted and equipped with

all contemporary utilities - oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, and an extensive range of cooking equipment and tableware. The antique pine table easily sits six people for breakfast.

Unlike many ancient cottages, the three bedrooms are located on the first floor, and are easily accessed by a traditional staircase. This gives the cottage the added advantage of making it safe and suitable for all age groups.

All of the bedrooms are charming and comfortably furnished with generous storage space. Two of them have double beds and TV, and the third bedroom offers a single bed which can be extended to a double if required.

Located on the first floor, the bright family bathroom features a full size bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, low level toilet and hand basin.

Converted from the old pantry, there is a small characterful study off the sitting room, with writing desk and shelves, games, cards and reading books for guests entertainment.

Leading to the back courtyard, is a spacious hallway offering plenty of space for storing beach and holidays items (Coats, shoes, boots etc .) There is also a book case with a good selection of books for keen readers.

At the rear of the cottage is a small walled courtyard area, with table and chairs – a perfect place to relax in good weather. (Also a useful space for drying clothes and other items.)

There is some limited parking outside the cottage.

Froglets is a perfect base for exploring Rye!

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 0 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My name is Michael Trevillion and I am a Brighton based photographer.

My wife Sharon first introduced me to Rye many years ago and it is just about our favourite place anywhere !

Speaks English

2 Reviews

based on 2 holidaymaker reviews


Cosy retreat in the centre of Rye

  • 5 of 5

Froglets Cottage is an extremely comfortable and cosy cottage. It is very clean, in an excellent location in the centre of beautiful Rye and has everything you need, including a bottle of wine very generously left for us on arrival! Communication with Michael was excellent and he recommended some great places to eat. 6 of us spent a wonderful long weekend at Froglets and were all extremely comfortable. We highly recommend it to anyone coming to Rye.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Family celebration

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our two daughters and partners, stayed in Froglets to celebrate my parents in-laws diamond wedding, the cottage was great, very clean, warm with comfortable beds and lots of towels and toiletries, well equipped kitchen with wine and fresh flowers to welcome us.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

My relationship with Froglets Cottage goes back 20 years to when my wife and I used to rent it from the previous owners for family holidays. We particularly loved staying there for Xmas ., Rye is the best place for winter holidays and sitting around the roaring fire at Froglets can not be beat on a chilly evening.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : The George at 50 Metres Nearest Train : rye at 500 Metres Nearest Restaurant : Many restaurants nearby Nearest Beach : camber sands at 2 Miles Car: not necessary


Camber Sands is about a mile and a half away, reached either by walking beside the River Rother or a short drive with plenty of parking nearby. The sands and dunes are famous and large enough never to feel busy. Winchelsea Beach is also about a mile and a half away, with pebbles and a large sandy beach when the tide is out.


Rye is about one and a half hours from London, easily reached via the A21. Ashford International Station is about 25 minutes away by car, Dover Ferry Port about an hour and a half by car.


Rye is ideally situated to visit Battle for the Abbey and famous 1066 battlefield, (16 miles) magical Bodiam Castle, rising out of its moat, Rudyard Kipling's Batemans, Great Dixter house and Gardens, Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, Chapel Down Vineyard, Sedlescombe Vineyard and Carr Taylor Vineyards.

Further Details:

Closer to home, there are numerous attractions on the doorstep, The Ypres Tower, now a museum and built in 1249, Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Rye Heritage Centre and Town Model, mysterious Romney Marsh and Dungeness, to name but a few.


Rental rates

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1 Nov 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

If a booking is cancelled within a month of the start date no refund will be given.

A deposit of 50 % is required to secure the booking.
The balance is required one month before start of vacation.

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Updated: 05-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Froglets is really friendly and cosy without being dark and cramped which a lot of the lovely old properties in Rye can be.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Historic


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • town


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower)
  • one bathroom with bath, w.c and hand basin.


  • Studio, Sleeps 6
  • 2 doubles and one single that can convert to a double.


  • Garden ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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