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Stylish Barn close to the beach, Camber, Nr Rye



Updated: 12-Aug-2016
2 double, 1 twin, 2 bathrooms, sleeps six people

The Barn (www.camberholidaycottages.co.uk) is perfectly tucked away at the end of a lane, surrounded by fields yet within minutes of walking distance to the beautiful sandy beach of Camber Sands. It is stylish equipped with large cathedral ceiling open plan living on the ground floor along with one double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and one twin bedroom and family bathroom, the super king bedroom is on the mezzanine floor. Flat screen TV with Freeview and DVD, Docking station and digital radio, new Wi-Fi, excellent mobile reception. Stylish and eclectic mix (not all IKEA!). Perfect for family beach holidays and relaxing escapes, close to the historic town of Rye offering a plethora of exciting new shops and restaurants. A Derek Jaman inspired pebble garden, large lawn and deck area with BBQ make it a perfect place to watch the amazing sunsets. A retreat in all weathers, the log burner provides cosy warmth in the winter months and cool in summer.

Local Information: Located by the sea, The Barn is within walking distance of the stunning beach of Camber Sands, yet secluded enough to not be surrounded by the masses, as it is set down a farm lane by the famous Rye Golf Club,. The Barn is an ideal property to explore from - whether you are into castles (Bodiam, Battle, Leeds, Dover) or gardens (Great Dixter, Sissinghurst, Derek Jarman's surreal garden at Dungeness). Mooching around the cobbled streets of Rye enjoying all the independent shops and restaurants, or walking the coastal path to Hastings or exploring the wilds of Romney Marsh.

If its sport - try your hand at sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, canoeing, tennis or hire bikes to get around. Hastings Old Town is a thriving scene complete with fish and chips on the shore and the new Jerwood Art Gallery set directly on the beach!

The Barn is two hours from central London offering easy escapes at all times of year, and now linked up to the high speed train from Ashford.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

About the Owner

Georgina & Richard live in the farmhouse and converted the Barn in 2000 - just as their second child was born, in wild and windy weather. Our golden retriever demands his daily walk through the dunes and races to the waves - a perfect place to live!

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From the Owner

Richard's parents bought Camber Farmhouse in 1952 as a holiday home! They lived in London (with six children!) and Camber offered the perfect escape (plus being close to the Rye Lawn Tennis Club!). Richard having started his own family in Portobello Road decided to move out to the country, at the same time his parents were deciding to sell the farmhouse as they were getting older and not visiting so often - and we decided to buy it and start life by the sea! It is an amazing place and easy to get back to London for the odd bit of culture!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Gatwick at 60 Miles Nearest Ferry : Dover at 40 Miles Nearest Train : Rye, East Sussex or Ashford International at 3 Miles Nearest Motorway : M25 / M20 at 20 Miles Nearest Beach : at 200 Metres Car: recommended

The Barn is minutes from the glorious beach of Camber Sands (longer with toddlers!) and a short drive from the historic town of Rye. Ideally located, being under two hours from London, it is easy to get to - even quicker by the fast train from St Pancras to Ashford International - 38 minutes! We are within easy reach of the Channel Tunnel. The area is steeped in history from the battles of 1066, with Bodiam Castle and Battle Abbey to the delights of the cobbled streets of Rye, now a designer destination with shops and restaurants. Water sports for the active - Sailing, kite surfing, swimming, water skiing. Cycling, riding and tennis all close by. See our website for links to all activities and attractions.


Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Rates quoted are for the hire of the property, bed linen and towels, not beach towels, pets incur extra charge, and with owners permission extra children can stay on blow up mattress (bedding not provided) for an additional charge.
In high season changeover day is on a FRIDAY.
High Season Weekly rate £1250, Mid Season weekly rate £890 Low season weekly rate £750 short stays outside high season

30% of the rate is required on booking, the balance is then due eight weeks prior to arrival. If within the eight weeks, the full amount would be due.

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Updated: 12-Aug-2016
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Property Type

  • barn


  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...


  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Beautifully renovated in Feb 2014 - with proper shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Stunning new large shower room
  • Stylish new bath / showers painted in Farrow and Ball paints with proper showers.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • New mattresses all made up with Egyptian cotton with large white bath sheets (beach towels not provided).


  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs


  • Self-catering


  • The barn has access to a tired tennis court! (balls and rackets not provided), and is close to the beach for long walks and lazy days. The log burner has ample logs and the kitchen is well stocked. There is a host of information in the black book for restaurants and nearby shops and attractions.

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