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2 Cottages On our 13 acre Small-holding With Countryside Views. 4* Enjoy England - Little Acorn



Updated: 17-Oct-2016
Holiday Homes in Herstmonceux, Nr. Eastbourne, Sussex, England - Quiet Location, Ideal Base For Discovering East Sussex

Two attached one bedroomed newly converted properties in a lovely quiet rural location. Perfect base for exploring East Sussex. Owl's nest opened July 2011 and Little Acorn opened April 2012. Cottages are within the grounds of our small-holding. Each cottage has an entrance porch, kitchen and lounge downstairs. Upstairs each has a double bedroom and bathroom. Private patios with views over the lake and countryside. Dogs are welcome but please mention on booking. (Please see notes for prices etc)

Details for holiday cottage Little Acorn, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

1 bedroom with full sized double bed, bedside tables with drawers, bedside lamps, wardrobe incorporating 3 drawers, TV/DVD. Use of a z-bed or travel cot. Toilet, basin, bath with shower over, mirror and shaver light. Cooker, hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, washing machine, dining table and chairs, iron and ironing board, kettle, toaster. Lounge with settee and TV/DVD with patio doors leading out onto patio. Entrance porch with space for shoes and coats. Oil fired central heating. Bed linen included for double bed. Towels included. WI-FI

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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About the Owner

I am married to my husband Glen and we have 2 children, Kimberley 18 and David 17.

At our home in East Sussex we have 2 holiday lets on a small holding where we have all sorts of animals including 3 dogs, 4 cats, 3 alpacas, 4 mini shetlands, 2 goats, 5 sheep, 2 kune kune pigs, chickens, geese and ducks.

We enjoy skiing

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Speaks English

3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely few days staying at Little Acorn. A very peaceful location with great views out across the fields. The cottage is really well equipped and the fresh eggs left for us by the owner were wonderful. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cosy and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a few days in the Sussex countryside after Christmas and Little Acorn was the perfect place to relax. The courtyard was great for our dog and the cottage had everything we needed to self-cater. It was in a really good location so we never had to drive too far to reach the sea. A lovely stay. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely quiet break

  • 5 of 5

Little Acorn was exactly as shown on web page. Clean & comfortable - became our home from home for the week. Beautiful quiet location ( apart from the cockerals!) and ideally situated for visiting coastal or inland attractions around East Sussex and beyond. Very friendly and helpful owners on site.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Gatwick at 37 Miles Car: necessary


30 minute drive to the beach at Eastbourne.


Gatwick airport - 37 miles

Heathrow airport - 75 miles

Channel Crossing - 54 miles


Eastbourne 13 miles, Hailsham 3 miles, Battle 10 miles, Brighton 24 miles.

Further Details:

There are a couple of small village shops in Herstmonceux with larger supermarkets Tesco and Waitrose in Hailsham. Most of the main High Street Banks can also be found in Hailsham. There are several Restaurants and Pubs nearby. Glyndebourne with its famous Festival Opera is just 20 minutes away.

A good range of leaflets and information are provided in both cottages.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
6 Jul 2016 - 6 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £10

Booking Notes:
25% deposit secures booking. Balance to be paid 4 weeks before arrival. Payments can be made by BACS, Paypal or cheque.
Deposit will be refunded if stay is cancelled at least one month before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day. Arrival after 3.00pm and depart by 11.00am although times can be flexible if possible.

10% deposit due on booking
Balance due 4 weeks before arrival date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 17-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Television


  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: There is an extra charge of £20 per week, £10 per short break for up to 2 dogs. Dogs are not to be left unattended in the Cottage and are to be cleaned up after. Z-bed available at £10 per night including bed linen per extra adult. No smoking in the property or use of naked flames. Free range eggs are usually available for purchase. Outside: Allocated parking space for each cottage. Private patio area securely fenced with garden furniture and gas BBQ. Guests are welcome to wander round the fields and pond. Dogs must be kept on leads due to the animals. Carp fishing is welcome

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