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2 perfect semi-detached cottages. "Linked" sleep 8. Cose to sea/harbour in ANOB - Martins Cottages "linked" sleep 8 in 4 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Martins Cottages "linked" sleep 8 in 4 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms

Martins Cottages are a pair of semi-detached identical cottages know as Baytree and Foxglove. They can "linked" by opening double doors. When the doors are open the 2 cottages merge into one spacious home sleeping up to 8. Upstairs there are 2 double bedrooms with 6' beds and adjoining bathrooms. Downstairs there are 2 twin rooms with en suite showers, loo and wash basin. Baytree double bedroom has a large balcony. Two spacious living areas. 2 well appointed kitchens. Limestone floors with under floor heating. Glass doors open onto the sun terraces. Views over the meadow with trees beyond.


About the property

2 perfect adjoining cottages

Baytree and Foxglove are two amazing luxury Five Star Gold Award cottages. Each cottages sleeps 4. They can be easily "linked" by opening double sound proof internal doors to sleep 8. They were built in 2007 and were designed by a top architect. Each cottage has a large upstairs double bedroom with new 6' Hypnos bed. There is an adjoining bathroom with under floor heating. Baytree has a balcony overlooking the meadow. Downstairs there is a twin room with 3' beds with mattress toppers. There is an en suite shower room with loo and wash basin. Spacious living area. Well equipped kitchen. The cottages are cosy, warm and very comfortable. They have under floor heating throughout the downstairs. Radiators upstairs. Large glass double doors open onto a private sun terrace with views of the meadow beyond. The cottages are set in a four acre meadow well back from a quiet country lane in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is plenty of space for children to paly and run around. The cottages face south west and are full of sunshine. Plenty of private parking.


Owner
Gillie Farquhar-Thomson
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2017

About Gillie Farquhar-Thomson

I grew up in Birdham and moved back with my husband Richard 30 years ago. Our three children had a marvellous time growing up in this beautiful part of the world. They took full advantage of the sailing and wind surfing facilities which are on our door step. They loved Chichester with its famous theatre, cathedral and excellent shops. We kept ponies in our three acre paddock followed by a small flock of sheep. We built the barn for hay storage and lambing. In 2007, with children and sheep all gone we decided to turn the barn into two luxurious holiday homes to sleep four in each unit, Baytree and Foxglove. When the sound proof double doors are open the cottages merge into one, making a wonderful holiday home for eight people.

Gillie Farquhar-Thomson purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Gillie Farquhar-Thomson chose West Sussex

Birdham is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Chichester Harbour is an eight minute stroll away along country lanes. We have two marinas and there are wonderful harbour side walks. We love the sea and sailing which we have done all our lives. Chichester dates back to Roman times and is the most beautifully preserved city. There are the ancient Roman walls surrounding the city, the cathedral, theatre, modern art gallery, fantastic shops and restaurants. Three miles to the north of Chichester is the South Downs National Park. We have it all!! including a most beautiful sandy beach at West Wittering which is three miles away.

What makes this cottage unique

The holiday cottages are set overlooking our four acre meadow. The meadow is surrounded by trees and for the use of our visitors. We are minutes from the Chichester Harbour. The cottages face south south west and are full of sunshine. The wild life is amazing. We have deer, foxes, rabbits, squirrels and a huge variety of birds which can be viewed from the living room.

Available Rentals

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Notes

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BOOKING
At the time of booking, we will send you our Booking Form and ask for a deposit of 30% of the total cost. The balance will be due eight weeks before your arrival.

CANCELLATTION POLICY
Please look at our web site www.martinscottages.co.uk. Under Terms and Conditions our cancellation policy is set out
When your deposit and booking form have been received, we will send you our Welcome Notes and confirm your booking


Changeover Day:
Preferred change over day is Friday during the peak summer season.
Short Breaks minimum three nights
3 nights is 65% of the weekly rate
4 nights is 75% of the weekly rate
5 nights is 85% of the weekly rate
6 nights is 95% of the weekly rate


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Martins Cottages "linked" sleep 8 in 4 bedrooms with 4 bathroomsin Birdham in Chichester District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The two upstairs bathrooms have a bath, shower over bath, loo and wash basin.. Downstairs twin room has its own shower, loo and wash basin
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • New Hypnos King Size double beds new in 2016. Summer and winter duvets. Very comfortable single beds with mattress toppers.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The property has been designed by an architect and built to a very high standard. The fixtures and fittings are of the highest quality. Outside: Sun terraces with garden tables, chairs, sun shades and sun loungers. Use of the three acre meadow. Croquet, badminton and general ball games

Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

Martins Cottages "linked" sleep 8 in 4 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
portsmouth
5

beautiful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

lovely beautiful place to stay, comfortable, relaxing. highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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West Sussex
5

Wonderful, wonderful cottage

  • 5 of 5

It was a pleasure booking with Gillie from start to finish. Gorgeous hostess, beautiful & luxurious homely cottages. Decorated to an amazing standard. Fabulous gardens, room for the children to play. An area of outstanding beauty, peaceful, remote & secluded location but not far at all from the buzzing Chichester town.

Cannot recommend them & this cottage highly enough. A Gorgeous stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Samphire
"Family travellers and foodies"
Bosham Village
"Adventure travellers - harbour side walks and ferry from Itchenor to Bosham Hoe. Art and ..."
Chichester Festival Theatre
"Family Travellers Local Culture"
Fishbourne Roman Palace
"History Buffs Family Travellers Local Culture"
Chichester Cinema
Bracklesham Bay, Chichester, West Sussex PO20
Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Boat House, Chichester Marina
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Portsmouth
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Chichester Golf Centre
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Chichester
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
M27
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Boat House, Chichester Marina
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
West Wittering
Car: recommended

Three miles to West Wittering's amazing award winning sandy beach and National Trust protected sand dune area at the mouth of the Harbour.

A ten minute stroll along a quiet country lane to the Chichester Harbour, two Marinas and sailing activities. Sailing school at the Marina.

A ten minute walk to the new Boat House Café at the Marina.

The cottages are set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which is teeming with wildlife.

Amazing harbour side walks directly accessed from the cottages.

On the Salterns Way cycle route leading to the beach or to Chichester.

Three miles to historic Chichester, a former Roman city with museum, cathedral, Pallant House modern art gallery and wonderful shops.

Eight miles from the South Downs National Park.

Eight miles to Glorious Goodwood.

Three miles to Chichester's Festival Theatre.

12 miles to Arundel.

15 miles to Petworth.

Nine miles to the Weald and Downland Museum.

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