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Country House With Private Pool And Garden



Updated: 01-Mar-2016
House in Crowborough, Sussex, England - Secluded Location But Near A Town With Great Amenities

This pretty country house has a large south facing terrace which over looks the pool and grounds providing an excellent area of relaxing and entertaining. Set on the edge of the Ashdown Forest which offers 6,500 acres of open heathland and woodland wonderful for scenic walks and horse riding and provides stunning landscapes. 10 minutes from the Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells and 3 minutes from Crowborough town.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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The house is beautiful, pristine and comfortable in every way. The gardens are stunning. Lots to do every day. Will be back
Jun 2015
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews



  • 5 of 5

The most beautiful house with stunning gardens. The house was immaculate and beautifully furnished. The owners had prepared a superb manual of things to do in the vicinity. I can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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An outstanding property !!!

  • 5 of 5

An outstanding property with all you could possibly need for a perfect break. The house was very clean with elegant furnishings and a luxurious finish. Our hosts were very warm and hospitable providing us with all the local information. Fortunatly, the weather was good so we were able to make use of the clean and well maintainded pool. A very relaxing stay with secluded grounds. I would very much recommend this property and will definetly be revisiting!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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First Class in all aspects

  • 5 of 5

Have just returned home today from a fantastic relaxing break at Seymour House, the only regret that we have from our stay was that it wasn't long enough to fully enjoy this stunning property and surrounding areas.

From point of arrival the owners Alex and Nik could not have been more accommodating to us and nothing was too much trouble, every conceivable effort had been made to ensure our stay was an enjoyable one and the attention to detail around this gorgeous property just added all the finishing touches necessary to make it a true 5 star residence.

Shampoos and conditioners are provided in the bathrooms, Egyptian cotton bedding in all bedrooms. The kitchen is extremely well stocked and following a nightmare journey to the property from London Alex even made sure that we had a few ice cold beers in the fridge on arrival as well.

There is plenty of outdoor seating on the patio overlooking the pool which we took advantage of as the weather was kind to us unlike the previous reviewer. We even braved a brief dip into the pool as well, which did provide a nice backdrop as the sun was setting. A brand new charcoal barbecue was provided and seeing as the weather was kind decided to cook al fresco on one of our evening there which was perfect.

All in all I can unreservedly recommend this stunning property to those wishing to have a break and enjoy a beautiful part of the UK, this is a real gem and we will be returning in the not too distant future for sure.

We were a group of 4 couples but this property would equally suit a large family break with children.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A little gem

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week at Seymour House and would like to thank Alex and Nic, the owners, for a fab week away in their lovely home. Nothing was too much trouble for them and they went out of their way to make our stay really enjoyable. This included a lot of lovely touches including shampoo and conditioner, shower gel and bubble bath in the bathrooms and soaps, Fresh flowers, lots of towels in all the bedrooms and bathrooms, everything you would need left in the kitchen cupboards including spices, salts, flour, sugar etc and dishwasher tablets and soap powder, so you really don't need to bring anything.....they have thought of everything. The house is stunning set off a private road and is secure with double gates as you enter the property. The beds had good quality Egyptian white sheets a quilt covers. There was load of storage for all your clothes including coat hangers. The garden was absolutely beautiful with azaleas flowering. Unfortunately the weather wasn't as good as we hoped so only used the pool to have a cool down once. Alex and Nic supplied us with a brand new barbecue but again it wasn't really barbecue weather, but was really nice of them. There is also lots of cushions for all the array of outside furniture. We took our springer with us and she has absolutely enjoyed herself with a local walk and the Asdown Forest just a mile away. Crowborough has a load of lovely take away restaurants from a lovely Indian called the Rose of Bengall which was delicious, a couple of Chinese, fish and chips and kebab.....so something for everyone. We visited twice, as it was so nice, a lovely pub with excellent food in Hurstwood which is about 3 miles away but definitely worth a visit. Don't hesitate go ahead and book this lovely house you definitely won't regret it we had a fabulous week and would have stayed a month if we didn't have to work!!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests


Brighton 30 minute drive.

Rye and Camber Sands 50 minute drive


Gatwick Airport - 30 minutes drive.

Heathrow Airport - 1 hour drive

Port of Dover - 1hr 30 mins drive

Channel Tunnel is 1hr and 15 mins drive.

London is 50 mins by train.


Crowborough town centre is 1 mile away

Tunbridge Wells is 7 miles away

Lewes is 20 miles away

Brighton is 25 miles away

Further Details:

Crowborough town centre offers a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities providing the usual day to day needs including several supermarkets, banks/building societies and a popular leisure centre, and tennis club. There is ample free parking. The beautiful Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells, just 10 minutes away provides a wider range of shops, boutiques and restaurants. Horse riding on the Ashdown Forest and places of historical interest include Penshurst Place & Gardens, Chiddingstone Castle, Edenbridge. Hever Castle & Gardens, Scotney Castle, Chartwell, home of Churchill, Michelham Priory, Royal Pavillion, Brighton. Standen, East Grinstead, Bodium Castle, Robertsbridge, Batemans, home of Rudyard Kipling, Ightham Mote, and Knole in Sevenoaks, to name a few.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Sep 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas & New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Please contact the owners by telephone or email to check availability.
Bookings are secured with a 30% deposit of the full rental cost and the remaining balance is due 8 weeks before your stay. After this stage monies are not refundable. If you book a holiday rental less than 8 weeks before the start of the holiday the full rental will be due at the time of booking.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is normally changeover day but this can be flexible, depending on other bookings. Check out is by 11.00am, on the day of departure, Check in is 4pm onwards.

Payment is bank by direct bank transfer one month before the stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 01-Mar-2016
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Property Type

  • house


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


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


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to Master bedroom Family bathroom


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with super king size bed Bedroom 2 with king size bed Bedroom 3 with double bed Bedroom 4 with twin beds


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles


  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available


  • Outside: 2 patios, one to the front of the property and one at the back. The main patio at the front over looks the pool and garden. There is outdoor furniture, soft seating and also a long table with can seat 8 people. There is a BBQ. Utility Room: Washing machine and tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cotton sheets and towels are included and down duvets and pillows provided. These are changed once a week, and the property is cleaned once a week. Other: Sitting room with television

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