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Beautiful 2 Bedroom Cottage in rural Steyning 10 miles from Brighton

Overview

Property

Updated: 23-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

1850's cottage: Shops, pubs, cafes and country footpaths within 5 minute walk!

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

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Jennifer Wilkes
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017

About Jennifer Wilkes

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.

Jennifer Wilkes purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Jennifer Wilkes chose West Sussex

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.

What makes this cottage unique

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.

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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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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15 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

5

All boxes ticked!

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I decided to stop the world and get off for 3 days! We could not have chosen a better location to wind down and we were so lucky to have unusually hot weather. We did the historic walk of the town - I've never seen so many interesting, listed buildings, punctuated with cafes, shops and the colourful Sussex Produce Company. We also took a local walk through meadows, listening to the birds and watching the butterflies while we talked. We parked on a residential road in Shoreham and took the train to Brighton - just £4 return - and spent a very enjoyable day there, returning to Steyning to enjoy a gin and tonic in the garden of The Star Inn opposite the cottage. We visited Pulborough Brooks on the way to Steyning and Petworth House on the way home.

The cottage is charming, comfortable and we spent a lot of time in the pretty garden which gets the sun all day. It was spotlessly clean cottage and very well equipped.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review. I am very glad you were able to make the most of your stay and do so much locally... I hope you will be able to stay another time in the future.
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5

Lovely clean modernised property in a lovely village

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Rosebud Cottage, it has character but has been modernised thoughtfully. It was a lovely place to come back to of an evening after being out on the South Downs which are on the doorstep. Steyning is a charming village with shops, pubs and tea rooms and it is all on your doorstep.

Overall I would thoroughly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your great comments.. I do hope you will be able to stay again.
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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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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
 
Reduced by 15%
23 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£315
for 3 nights
From
£105
£420
 
 
Prices reduced by 15%
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£363
for 3 nights
From
£121
£484
 
 
Prices reduced by 15%
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£411
for 3 nights
From
£137
£548
 
 
High Season
22 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£519
for 3 nights
From
£173
£693
 
 
Sept 17
9 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£426
for 3 nights
From
£142
£567
 
 
Sept - Oct 17
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£336
for 3 nights
From
£112
£480
 
 
Oct Half Term
14 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£396
for 3 nights
From
£132
£567
 
 
Nov 17
29 Oct 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£294
for 3 nights
From
£98
£420
 
 
Best value!
25 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£279
for 3 nights
From
£93
£399
 
 
Xmas 17
18 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£616
for 7 nights
£616
 
 
New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£408
for 3 nights
From
£136
£581
 
 
Best Value!
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£279
for 3 nights
From
£93
£399
 
 
Feb Half Term
10 Feb 2018 - 24 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£309
for 3 nights
From
£103
£441
 
 
Best Value!
25 Feb 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
£399
 
 
Easter Holiday 18
24 Mar 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£372
for 3 nights
From
£124
£532
 
 
Apr - May 18
15 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£513
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£279
for 3 nights
From
£93
£399
 

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

  • 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

Floor Area

  • 51 m²

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

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...

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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