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Pretty Rural Retreat With Views of the Stunning Surrounding Countryside



Updated: 12-Sep-2016
Cottage in Ashburnham, Nr. Battle, Sussex, England - A Peaceful Location in an Area Steeped in Interesting History With Plenty to Visit and See

Court Lodge Cottage enjoys an incredible location in the heart of stunning countryside. It is also situated in an area full of interesting places to see and visit including Historic Battle and Bexhill on Sea, only 6 miles away. The accommodation is to a very high standard. The ground floor has been opened up to create a spacious, light and practical layout where everyone can relax, whether that be in front of the open fire or around the dining table. The cottage is comfortable and snug. The sitting room has views across the meadow to woodland. Upstairs the bedrooms are extremely comfortable and attractively furnished and the family bathroom is fitted to a very high standard.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

This property is owned and much loved by our family and we hope you enjoy using it and holidaying here as much as we have over the last 3 generations.

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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


A cosy cottage in a quiet relaxing part of Sussex

  • 4 of 5

I stayed for the weekend here with my teenagers and found the property was beautifully finished and clean when we arrived. The owner was friendly and it was a good base to explore Sussex. Although the private garden is small there's a big grass area (like a village green) in front of the cottage where the children could play football, etc. Lovely place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage in idyllic location.

  • 5 of 5

Court Lodge Cottage surpassed our expectations ten-fold with it's stunning location and comfortable, stylish furnishings. Everything we could possibly wish for was provided and more!

It sits in the middle of the owners small estate and enjoys a lovely aspect over the fields and woodland, in which we enjoyed some wonderful walks with the children able to run around in complete safety.

Ashburnham is close to historic Battle, the stunning South Downs and beach where we had a swim followed by delicious fish and chips.

Sarah, Giles and their lovely family have created a real retreat and we can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Magic hideaway in deepest darkest Sussex

  • 5 of 5

What a brilliant find! I would recommend this to anyone looking for a cosy hideaway in the middle of nowhere. We stayed as a party of 3 - Dad, Mum and our 4-year-old Daughter. The cottage looked great, really well appointed, very clean, very comfortable beds and bed linen. All amenities, Kitchen & equipment, bath, shower were of a really high standard.

The hospitality of the owners was above and beyond the call of duty, very friendly people who made sure everything was good.

You'll need a car to get there and for shopping & exploring.

We did some exploring around the area by car but the cottage and its location is ideal for relaxing and unwinding. We spent a lot of time at the cottage, relaxing inside, sitting outside in the sun, exploring the woods opposite. We made the beautiful walk through quiet country lanes to the great local pub for dinner or drinks a couple of times, it was all exactly what we were looking for.

I couldn't fault the property or the owners on anything. This is an excellent place and I have fantastic memories of staying there.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests


The closet beaches are approximately a 15-20 minute drive.


Court Lodge Cottage is approximately and hour and a half drive from Gatwick airport and one hour from the tunnel. Use of a car would be almost essential at this property.


The nearest shop is 3.5 miles, the nearest pub 1 mile. Battle around 5 miles.


Rental rates


  • Booking Notes:
    A deposit of 50 % is taking at the time of booking and full payment 8 weeks before the arrival date.

    Changeover Day:
    Changeover day is a Friday but this may be flexible if there is no previous booking. Arrival time is after 3pm and check out by 10 am.

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Updated: 12-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

Court Lodge Cottage is a wonderful place to stay and enables you to take advantage of the surrounding countryside and walk amongst wonderful woodland that is all part of the extended farm. In May the woods are filled with bluebells, in June with foxgloves.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Television


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Downstairs cloakroom with W.C and basin. Upstairs bathroom with limestone flooring, quality shower over the bath, shower screen, heated towel rail, washbasin and W.C.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed, bedside tables, a chest of drawers and pretty hanging and shelving unit. Bedroom 2 has twin beds that can be joined to give a kingsize bed, a chest of drawers and bedside table. Bedroom 3 is perfect for a child or small adult


  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Outside: The garden is to the side of the cottage with shrubs and garden shed. There is a barbecue and garden furniture. The garden is surrounded on all sides by fields, it is possible to close the gate and make the garden completely enclosed and child safe, access is from the back door in the dinning area. Guests are able to walk freely over the surrounding farm land. There is parking for two cars on the driveway. A free supply of logs is provided. Utility Room: The washing machine and tumble dryer are housed in the airing cupboard on the first floor. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are included and are changed each week if your booking is for longer than one week.

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