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Beautiful 2 Bedroom Cottage in rural Steyning. Near shops, pubs & restaurants!

Overview

Property

Updated: 08-Dec-2016
1850's Cottage at the foot of the South Downs & 10 miles from Brighton.

Delightful Rosebud Cottage offers traditional yet stylish accommodation which has been refurbished to a high standard. In an ideal location within a few minutes walk of cafes, pubs and independently run local shops as well as country footpaths.

The cottage itself is unusually light and bright with a cosy living room where you'll find a TV, DVD player & digital radio. Next door is the well equipped separate kitchen with an oven and hob, microwave, fridge, separate freezer and dishwasher.

Upstairs there are two charming bedrooms with plenty of storage space. The main double bedroom has an original Victorian fireplace and hand painted bedside cabinets, whilst the second spacious single bedroom has the nicest view outside. There is a travel cot available.

The cottage garden is a delight. You will always find plants in flower! You can sit out in the front garden and say 'hello' to the neighbours or relax in the garden behind the house where you will able able to hear the mill stream nearby.

The bathroom has a shower, toilet, wash basin, and shaver point. There is also a washing machine and tumble drier. As the bathroom is on the ground floor it may not be suitable for people with mobility problems although the staircase has a hand rail.

Children are welcome but the stairs are fairly steep - typical of a cottage built in the mid 1800s. Children also need to be supervised outside. The garden is fenced but there is a steep bank behind the fence leading down to the stream.

There is unrestricted parking in the street where the cottage is located.

Short stays are possible - 3 days cost 75% of weekly rate. 4 days 80%; 5 days 85% Just e-mail me for a quote.

Find out more at http://www.steyningcottages.co.uk

More Details
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I love letting out my cottage and do all I can to ensure guests have an enjoyable time. I take great pride in my cottage garden which is full of flowering plants - an ideal place to relax outside ..

I was born and grew in West Sussex not far from my cottage. I spent most of my working life teaching in adult education. Now my main job is running my cottage which I really enjoy.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"A lovely warm comfortable cottage. We spent most of our time with our

family, but it was always good to get back and relax. We would recommend Rosebud to anyone."

G & M Cliffe U.K. 19 Feb 2014



"Love the cottage Jenny. warm, comfortable, beautifully decorated and well equipped. Steyning is such a nice town, full of history.Took a fascinating look around the museum. Main thing is we had a relaxing time here. Thank you.

J & E Scott.U.K. 2 Jan 14



The cottage was perfect. We have been to the UK on 11 previous trips and have stayed in numerous cottages before, but none better than Rosebud Cottage.

B & B Ker, Canada. May 13
May 2013
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13 Reviews

4.9
based on 13 holidaymaker reviews

5

Perfect place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Rosebud Cottage is perfect, it is light, airy and warm and has everything you could possibly need in a home from home. The bed was particularly comfortable and we slept very well and every was spotlessly clean.

Little touches like milk and a welcome cake made our stay memorable and we will definitely stay there again.

Rosebud Cottage is the perfect place to stay when visiting this part of the UK, there is so much to do here and many tea shops and good pubs. In particular The Star serves (2 minutes walk) serves fantastic food and the landlady is very friendly allowing us to park in the pub car park..

Overall a great stay in a beautiful cottage in a great market town.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely comments. I do hope you will be able to stay again.
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5

A delightful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Rosebud Cottage is very well appointed and comfortable and we had a lovely holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your visit and do hope that you will be able to stay another time in the future.
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5

Great cottage, lovely location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cottage and great location. Had a really lovely week. The cottage is spotless and brilliantly well equipped! We had lots of great days out and spent lots of time in Steyning too. Will definitely come again. Highly recommend this holiday cottage, it has a lovely feel to it!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such positive comments about the cottage. I am delighted to hear that you had a lovely time and do hope you stay again soon..
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5

Well placed lovely character comfy cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is well placed within a picturesque village. Very comfortable and decorated to a high standard throughout - home from home.

New bathroom and lovely garden to sit in. The bedrooms are comfortable and clean. Only 20 minutes from the beach and within easy reach of London via the train. Steyning has lovely local shops that provide everything you need. There was a tea tray and cake waiting for us on arrival which was much appreciated. Couldn't get parked outside the house but were able to park in the local pub car park all week only 2 minutes away. Would definately recommend a stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely comments about my cottage. I'm so glad you liked it. I do hope you will be able to stay again in the future.
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perfect holiday home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, clean, little cottage. A home from home, everything that you need to live comfortably for a week or more.

Ideal for a base for seeing the sights around West Sussex. Lots of good information left for us to peruse at our leisure on what to do in the area. Steyning itself is one of the loveliest villages in England and well worth the visit.

The cottage is metres away from a bakery, and a local pub where you can park, which is about 30 metres away. Then all the shops including a well stocked Co-op supermarket, restaurants and tea rooms our within an easy walking distance.

I would not hesitate in recommending this cottage to anyone. However, the bathroom is downstairs and is not so good for elderly people who have to get up in the night to use the facilities, but that is the only downside. Other than that we loved it. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments about my cottage and Steyning. So pleased you had an enjoyable time & were able to make use of the guidebooks.
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5

Cosy and convenient

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for two weeks for the birth of our grandson. The cottage is just as described and more, very comfortable, very clean, nice and warm and contains everything you need even for a long stay. Parking can be difficult but we always managed to find a parking space not too far away. Steyning is a lovely town, loved the book shop and cafes. Want to return for another visit soon. Thank you for the cake too Jenny and for letting us extend our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely comments about my cottage. I am very pleased that you enjoyed staying there and that you loved the Steyning book shop and cafes. Sorry you found the parking a bit difficult however there is unlimited parking for my guests at the pub across the street. I do hope you will return and stay again in the future.
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Location

St. Mary's House & Gardens

From the Owner

The location could not have been better. Near the village centre with great shops, pubs, marvellous cafes and restaurants yet a short distance from country footpaths. The cottage itself was just what I wanted - light & bright with plenty of character. It also had a second bedroom & and a separate kitchen. I saw the potential for creating a lovely garden. Its position at the end of the terrace meant more space & more privacy too.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Gatwick Airport at 25 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Star Inn at 0.1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Newhaven Harbour at 26 Miles Nearest Golf : Singing Hills Golf Club at 9 Miles Nearest Train : Shoreham by Sea Station at 6 Miles Nearest Motorway : M23 at 15 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Sussex Produce Company at 0.1 Miles Nearest Beach : Shoreham Beach at 7 Miles Car: recommended

Steyning is a great base for exploring the beautiful county of Sussex. It is at the foot of the South Downs National Park with a fantastic network of footpaths. The long distance South Downs Way is less than a mile away. Consider walking the 'Seven Sisters' along chalk cliffs by the sea.

Steyning is a brilliant location if you love history and architecture. Make sure you visit the excellent Steyning Museum and admire the medieval buildings as you walk around the village. Medieval St Mary's House is open to the public in nearby Bramber. Call in at the Norman Church in Steyning and visit the ruins of Bramber Castle - also Norman. Don't miss the tiny downland Saxon churches in nearby St Botolphs and Coombes.

Steyning is also a great base for garden lovers. Make sure you go to Highdown Gardens - open all year with free admission. I recommend the Sussex Prairie Gardens near Henfield, open from June. Parham House Gardens are lovely and the gardens at Arundel Castle and very special.

If you are interested in wildlife head for Woodsmill Nature Reserve, Pulborough Wild Brooks and the Wetland Centre in Arundel.

It is 11 km (8 miles) to the nearest beach on the Sussex coast at Shoreham by-Sea. You can drive there in about 15 minutes, catch the local bus or cycle along a bridleway!

Vibrant Brighton is within easy access by car or public transport. Make sure you see the wonderful Brighton Pavilion ...

Other popular places include the town of Arundel, Lewes and Chichester. Catch the bus to Chichester on Wednesdays from Steyning!

There are shops, pubs, restaurants and banks within a few minutes walk from the cottage. The Co-op is open until 9 or 10 every evening and the 'Sussex Produce Company' has won awards for its produce and serves high quality excellent food in its restaurant. Meals are also available in three local pubs and other restaurants / cafes. There are some great tea shops too!

The Steyning Leisure Centre -with a swimming pool- is a 10 minute walk from the cottage. You can book classes there online.

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Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Nov-Dec 16
1 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
£395
 
 
Pre Xmas
16 Dec 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£372
for 3 nights
From
£124
£495
 
 
New Year
29 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£560
 
 
Jan - Feb 2017
5 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
£395
 
 
Feb Half Term 2017
11 Feb 2017 - 18 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£319
for 3 nights
From
£106
£425
 
 
Feb - Apr 2017
19 Feb 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£304
for 3 nights
From
£101
£405
 
 
Easter 17
8 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£515
for 7 nights
£515
 
 
Apr - May 17
23 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£371
for 3 nights
From
£124
£495
 
 
May Bank Holiday 17
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£484
for 3 nights
From
£161
£645
 
 
June 17
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£140
£560
 
 
July 17
1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£484
for 3 nights
From
£161
£645
 
 
High Season
29 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£522
for 3 nights
From
£174
£685
 
 
Sept 17
9 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£423
for 3 nights
From
£141
£565
 
 
Sept - Oct 17
23 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£480
 
 
Oct Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£387
for 3 nights
From
£129
£515
 
 
Low Season
29 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
£395
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
£395
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

3 and 4 night stays are possible. 3 nights are 75% of the weekly price, 4 nights 80%
If you are not paying through the Owners Direct site I prefer payment by bank transfer but you can also pay by cheque.
For payment from outside the UK I can send an invoice through PayPal. There will be a small charge toward's PayPal's fees.



Changeover Day:
Flexible apart from Christmas.

Arrival time is from 4 p.m. Departure time is by 10 a.m.

Notes on prices:
Any 2 nights 65% of weekly rate; 3 nights 75%; 4 nights 80%; 5 nights 85%; 6 nights 90%.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The cottage has plenty of character and is such a cosy and relaxing place to stay. Guests comment on how well equipped it is - and often on the quality of the mattresses too! The garden is an added bonus - a lovely place to sit outside in the summer listening to the millstream close by! It is in an ideal location for anyone who likes walking - you are so close to a network of country footpaths - yet within a few minutes walk from pubs, cafes, restaurants and independently run local shops. Steyning is a lovely small rural community - a great base for exploring Sussex. You are only 5 miles from the coast & within easy reach of Brighton.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

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

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, There is a wash basin. storage cupboards and a shaver point
  • The bathroom is on the ground floor. It has just been refitted with a shower, wash basin and toilet. There is a shaver point, heated towel rail and a storage cupboard. There is a cupboard with a washing machine and tumble drier. As the bedrooms are on the first floor this may not be suitable for anyone with mobility issues. However there is a handrail on the stairs and a plug in nightlight.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot, Enjoy the hand painted cabinets & Victorian fireplace!
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed, Spacious single with excellent storage. Travel cot available
  • Guests love the decor in the bedrooms and in particular adore my mattresses! The main bedroom has lovely hand painted cabinets and a tiny original Victorian fireplace. The second bedroom has the best views from the windows! A travel cot is available if needed.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Guests frequently comment on how well equipped the cottage is. There's a great digital radio which also has an i-pod dock! If you are a walker you will find laminated local walking maps and a walking pole. There are a couple of umbrellas - just in case of inclement weather!

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