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Charming Grade II Listed Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Cottage by the South Downs, Storrington, Pulborough, West Sussex, England - Rural Location, Ideally Situated For Walking Or Cycling On The South Downs

Greenhurst Cottage is a recently refurbished two bedroom Grade II listed property full of character, providing comfortable self catering accommodation. Located between the villages of Thakeham and Storrington in West Sussex, it is an ideal base for exploring the South Downs, or the nearby visitor attractions. We welcome walkers and cyclists as well as those that just want somewhere peaceful to relax.

Caroline Beckett
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German
Calendar last updated:
31 January, 2017

About Caroline Beckett

We couldn't believe our luck when we finally moved into Greenhurst early in 2013. The house and cottage had been empty for several years, and we spent our first year working to restore the cottage to its former glory. As a family, we have spent the past ten years staying in various holiday cottages around Britain, and have been very lucky with the places we have stayed. We have been determined to present the cottage to a standard that we would be delighted to stay in ourselves.

Caroline Beckett purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Caroline Beckett chose West Sussex

We fell in love with this area of Sussex 15 years ago, when we moved here from Kent. The house and cottage came as a package, and were irresistible, packed with character and charm.

The location is a ideal for us, offering the peace and quiet we wanted from a rural location, but with all the amenities we need to make life easy nearby.

What makes this cottage unique

With beautiful surrounding countryside providing a peaceful retreat, we enjoy walking over the nearby fields to the pub for Sunday lunch, or cycling up the Downs.

The garden was previously opened to the public by the previous owners, and contains a wide variety of unusual plants that keep us busy through the year (though to be honest, mum's been here most weekends working on the garden for us!).


5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)


Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend at Greenhurst cottage. We stayed two nights on our way to the New Forest near Southampton. Very clean and equipped with all the necessary appliances. Comfortable beds and a nice kitchen. Beautiful garden where the kids can also play if wanted. Very good area for walking and outdoor activities. Shops nearby. The homemade cake on arrival was a great treat after a long trip from Holland. Travellers from Europe: don't forget your conversion power plugs because your battery charger will not fit in the standard UK sockets. Plugs can be obtained at Sainsbury's for 2 pounds each.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Peaceful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We (2 couples, parents and married daughter) stayed at greenhurst for just under a week to visit family in the area and attend a family wedding. We were so delighted to have found Greenhurst, it was very relaxing (we hadn't expected to feel relaxed on this trip), peaceful and charming. The garden is magnificent and on a sunny day the perfect place to have a cuppa. The owners were very welcoming and helpful. Fresh cake on our arrival (which by the way was one of the best Victoria Sponges we've ever had) and fresh flowers were very nice touches. Beds were very comfortable and there was plenty of space to hang clothes and leave suitcases. Highly recommended cottage to explore the local countryside or to just get away and chill out! WiFi was speedy, and everything worked well. I'm sure we will look to book again the next time we visit! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Gabby. It was lovely to meet you and your family and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you to Greenhurst again in the future. Best Wishes
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Lovely Peaceful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time staying in Greenhurst Cottage this April. The cottage itself is very cute, it appears to be quite small but in fact there was plenty of space for 4 of us (2 adults and 2 teenagers aged 16 and 14). It had a very well equipt kitchen and there was loads of room for our belongings in the bedrooms. The whole place was beautifully clean and I must say that the beds were really comfortable!

The setting was in a peaceful location, surrounded by green fields and I was told there were plenty of walks if you so wanted. The location was brilliant for us as we wanted to visit Brighton and Arundel Castle, which were only a short drive away.

The Owners lived directly opposite, and they were a great family, very helpful without being intrusive and Caroline had even baked us a cake on our arrival.

We would definitely re-visit this cottage and recommend it to our family and friends.

Thank you Caroline and Matt! (not forgetting James and Emily!!)

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We enjoyed meeting you and hope we can welcome you to Greenhurst Cottage again. With Best Wishes Matthew, Caroline, James & Emily
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early season
31 Mar 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
26 May 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Peak season
14 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Late season
4 Sep 2017 - 2 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
3 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

Changeover Day:
We are flexible with start dates. The cottage will be available from 1500 on arrival, and we ask guests to depart by 1030 on their final day.

Notes on prices:
Stays of two or more nights are available. A deposit of 50% is required at the time of booking, with the balance due 28 days before the start date of your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Storrington in Sussex

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom is on the ground floor, and contains a wc, sink and shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The cottage has two bedrooms, one double and one twin. There is room for a cot in either bedroom upon request. The double bedroom is on the ground floor, while the twin is on the first floor.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Outside: The cottage is set within the grounds of the owners property, and guests are welcome to make use of the shared 1/2 acre garden. The cottage has its own barbecue and access to a shared clothes line. The garden does contain a large pond, so parents will need to supervise toddlers at all times. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed lined are included, and a washing machine, iron and ironing board are available should you wish to use them. The property is cleaned regularly and kept to a high standard.

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