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Old farm house in village centre, close beach - sleeps 8-10

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Self-catering rental, close Worthing, Arundel, beach and south downs

Walnut Tree House is ideal for family get-togethers, celebrations, or as a base to explore the many varied attractions of West Sussex. Short breaks are available all year round. Its features include 3 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom & 3 bathrooms with travel cot available, open plan kitchen / dining room, two Inglenook fire places and an attractive garden with gardener.

Rustington is ideally situated at the foot of the South Downs, just half a mile from the sea making it a perfect base for exploring the delights of West Sussex. It has all the local amenities you would expect from a much larger village and within 1 mile, has 2 golf courses and a swimming and leisure centre. Shops and restaurants are all within walking distance and it is just 100 yards from the family friendly Lamb public house. Littlehampton is a 5 minute drive where you will find a thriving harbour and yacht marina and Worthing town centre is a 15 minute drive.

History: A beautiful and spacious Grade II listed semi-detached house in Old Rustington; Walnut Tree House is a comfortable home sleeping 8-10 with a small secluded garden, only two minutes walk from ‘The Lamb Inn’, three minutes from local shops and 500 yards from the beach. Walnut Tree House is ideal for family get-togethers, celebrations, or as a base to explore the many varied attractions of West Sussex.

Walnut Tree House is possibly the oldest property in Rustington dating from the 15th Century. Until the fifties it was a working farm but slowly the land was sold. Originally a medieval timber frame hall house. In Georgian times a new front door and portico added. The house was refaced in flint when 2 inglenook fireplaces were added.

In late Victorian times the bay windows were added and the leaded light windows. In about 1910 the house was renovated and 2 mill stones from the demolished Rustington Windmill were placed as fire hearths.

Accomodation: The accommodation is over 3 floors in the older part of this semi-detached house. Features of the property are low ceilings and beams throughout. It is a double fronted house with the Front Door to the entrance hall leading on the right to the kitchen and the Living Room on the left. A utility room and WC lead off at the rear.

The Farmhouse Kitchen has a 6 burner range, granite worktops, dishwasher, fridge & freezer. The Kitchen is open plan to the Dining Room with a large feature inglenook fireplace and a large Riley Mahogany Dining Table with seating for 8.

The Living Room at it’s largest 25’ x 12’, again has an Inglenook fireplace around which there is seating for eight on three settees. There is a television with free view channels. The study area off, has a desk and chair with facility for a computer link up.

From the Living Room are stairs to the first floor. The Master Bedroom is 25’ long and 10’ wide with a Bath / Shower room en suite. There is a king size bed, fireplace and cupboards for clothes storage. The second bedroom is a large double with dressing Bathroom en suite. Again there is built in clothes storage and a King size bed.

The stairs to the 2nd floor lead off the landing and the upper 2 bedrooms (1 double and 1 twin) share a shower room with toilet. Each bedroom has vaulted ceilings with low beams. Care must be taken not to bash your head so are ideal for children.

More Details

Owner
Val Capon
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
13 September, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Mr Capon,



We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your beautiful house. All of the services worked impeccably and the house was perfect for our large family.

The family has now dispersed but we have some wonderful memories and photographs to match.
Dec 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Rustington in Arun District

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , en suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , en suite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • With 2 en-suite bathrooms: one with shower enclosure and bath; one with corner bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , en-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , en-suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Cot is available
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

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Old farm house in village centre, close beach - sleeps 8-10
average rating of 4.1904764 based on 22 reviews
5

A wonderful and surprisingly spacious old house, perfect for our wedding reception

  • 5 of 5

Walnut Tree House was the ideal location for 10 of our guests from overseas to stay for the week around our wedding. It was very handy being so close to Rustington town centre and also just a five minute walk to the beach which everyone enjoyed immensely.

The accommodation was clean and well laid out and the garden a delight but unfortunately we only had one day of warm sunshine in which to enjoy it.

The wedding reception was a complete success with ample space for over 40 guests and buffet style cuisine situated on the large table in the dining room and the cake was displayed in the large entrance hall. With such character, it was easy to decorate the downstairs areas and make it look like a wedding reception and all commented on the welcoming ambience.

The guests staying in the house were very pleased with the comfortable accommodation.

We are planning on celebrating our first anniversary at Walnut Tree House next year, hopefully with the same crowd!

Thank you for a lovely stay and a wonderful venue in which to host our wedding reception.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lovely house with a welcoming atmosphere

  • 4 of 5

We loved the house and found it great for a stay with three generations. Three things mentioned in the particulars were not there, the BBQ, the hairdryer and Sky television. The first two were put right immediately but no Sky, which did not matter as we had good weather. Overall the maintenance needs looking at. We understood the owner has changed who does this.. Light bulbs were missing . There were no curtains in the dining room or sitting room- the latter were provided as we were using the sofa bed. My bedroom door would not close, the bathroom blind was faulty and the sink would not hold water. The master bedroom had no shower curtain but we found one in a drawer. The top floor shower was not draining properly. There were two leaks coming into the sitting room ceiling. The standard of maintenance was not one would expect with the rental that was paid but it is a lovely house.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely house full of character well equipped

  • 5 of 5

Lovely clean close to all amenities made our family get together special

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Walnut Tree House and your family wedding went well. We hope you have a chance to visit again in the future. It would be a real pleasure having you all to stay.
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5

Charming period house

  • 5 of 5

Lovely old property with lots of character. All the facilities were good and we had a great week.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking time to write a review. We are so pleased to hear you had a lovely stay at Walnut Tree House. It would be a pleasure having you all to stay again.
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5

Family reunion

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely old house - plenty of character uneven floors, wood beams all add to the amazing place this is. We seated 16 of us round the dining table to celebrate our family reunion and everyone commented what an ideal place to gather everyone together. Lovely large oven and cooking job - fridges and freezer everything you need. Amazing house and will certainly revisit.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased to hear your family reunion went well and you all enjoyed your time at Walnut Tree House. It was a pleasure having you all to stay and we hope you visit again soon.
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Lovely old house in need of a bit of tlc

  • 3 of 5

We had a great weekend and loved the house. The house does need a little care and attention. The dining room chairs need reupholstering and a few windows need the glass repairing. Waste bins in the bathrooms would have been useful.

We had a takeaway from the Lemongrass Thai restaurant ,which was delicious. We visited the Lamb inn Angmering for dinner the food was excellent, but the bar was very noisy. Breakfast at The East Beach Cafe Littlehampton is a must.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Gatwick airport
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Portsmouth
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Angmering Station
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
M27/M23
Car: not necessary

Rustington is a seaside village within easy reach of the historic town of Arundel where Arundel Castle is exceptional, together with its gardens and boating lake. Rustington has a beach but is close to the new South Downs National Park with walking, cycling and Hacking.

Chichester with its beautiful Chichester Cathedral, Chichester Festival Theatre, shops and harbour, are close by.

Worthing is 5 miles from Rustington with shopping, Worthing Pier and the annual World Bowls Championships. Littlehampton is our neighbour with the River Arun, Littlehampton Marina and the Thomas Heatherwick inspired east Beach Cafe.

Brighton is easy to reach with Brighton Pavilion, Brighton Pier and the famous Brighton Lanes for shopping.

Many people visit for Goodwood Racing, Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival meeting which are readily accessible. Fontwell Racecourse is 20 mins away.

Parham House and Petworth House are well worth visiting.

Near Chichester are the pretty villages of Bosham, Dell Quay, Itchenor together with the well known beaches of the Witterings and Selsey.

We are ideally situated for Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival weekends.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Rustington, Sussex

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
September 2
11 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
From
£280
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,400
 
 
Autumn 1/2 Term
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
£1,750
 
 
Autumn 2017
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
From
£233
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
 
Christmas & New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
January 2018
5 Jan 2018 - 8 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
From
£233
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
 
Feb Half Term 2018
9 Feb 2018 - 15 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,550
for 7 nights
£1,550
 
 
Winter end 2018
16 Feb 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£459
for 3 nights
From
£153
From
£280
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,450
 
 
Easter Holiday 2018
30 Mar 2018 - 12 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£525
for 3 nights
From
£175
From
£350
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,750
 
 
Spring 2018
13 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£459
for 3 nights
From
£153
From
£280
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,450
 
 
May bank holiday 2018
4 May 2018 - 6 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 3 nights
From
£350
 
 
May half term 2018
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
£1,750
 
 
June
1 Jun 2018 - 26 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£429
for 3 nights
From
£143
From
£327
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,550
 
 
Summer Holiday 2108
27 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,850
for 7 nights
£1,850
 
 
September 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£429
for 3 nights
From
£143
From
£327
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,550
 
 
Autumn half term 2018
19 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
£1,750
 
 
Autumn 2018
26 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
From
£233
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
 
Christmas 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
From
£290
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,550
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Weekly Rates are Friday to Friday only
Weekend Rates are Friday to Monday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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