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3 bedroom cottage set down a private lane in the Stopham estate

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Fittleworth, Near Pulborough, West Sussex, England - Incredibly peaceful location. Cottage set in 3/4 acre of gardens. Parking for 6 cars

This characterful cottage is set down a private lane in the beautiful Stopham estate which has been in the same family since the Norman conquest.The cottage sits in its own 3/4 acre of mature, manicured gardens and has direct access to all the public footpaths of the estate. The cottage has recently been refurbished with a brand new kitchen, bathroom and wet room whilst retaining all of its character. It has central heating throughout as well as a log fire in the living room for colder evenings. One of the 3 bedrooms is downstairs with its own wet room, making it ideal for those with less mobility.

There is parking for 6 cars and in the garden there is patio furniture as well as seating underneath the huge rhododendron bush, a large trampoline, orchard and barbecue.

It is ideally located to visit the local area. Situated 10 minutes from Petworth, 20 minutes from Arundel Castle, 25 minutes from Goodwood and 1/2 hour from West Wittering and Bosham .

The cottage has Sky TV, fibre optic broadband ,a printer and even an exercise bike!

More Details

Owner
Jeremy Hirsch
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2017

About Jeremy Hirsch

My wife grew up in the area. We now live in London but the whole family has enjoyed many years in Sussex.

Why Jeremy Hirsch chose West Sussex

The area, but even more the private lane, is very special.

Just to walk out of the front door into the countryside never loses its appeal for us.

We love going into Petworth, either to enjoy the range of shops or have coffee and homemade chocolates in the Coco Cafe or brunch in the Hungry Guest!

The walks are amazing ..from Chanctonbury Ring or simply from our cottage door to the medieval Stopham Church

What makes this cottage unique

Being 5 minutes drive from Pulborough whilst situated in the quietest and prettiest location is a perfect combination.

Also to have a garden of that size, coupled with the fact that there are no houses opposite gives one a sense of being in the middle of nowhere.

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Feb 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Fittleworth in Chichester District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Upstairs bathroom between bed 1 & 2: newly fitted shower, bath, wc, sink and heated towel rail Bathroom 2 downstairs: wet room with shower, sink, wc, heated towel rail and underfloor heating Bathroom 3 downstairs: wc and sink
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: sleeps 6 plus room for cot in study Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 : super king size bed, sloping ceilings with views over the garden Bedroom 2 : 2 single beds with views over the garden Bedroom 3 : double bed, dressing table with views over the garden
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Very happy to accept children. There is a highchair provided and for the older children a very large rectangular trampoline as well as croquet. In the living room are plenty of boardgames Outside: There is a 3/4 acre garden surrounding the cottage. It is not overlooked at all and has no houses on the other side of the lane opposite ...just fields and woodland. There is patio furniture on the paving accessed from the conservatory in a pretty sheltered spot. There is also seating beneath the huge rhododendron bush. At the far end of the garden is an orchard with a very large rectangular trampoline. The drive is spacious and can park 6 cars Utility Room: Second large kitchen with fridge, washing machine, tumbledryer, microwave and exercise bike. Stable door to the garden Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: We provide you with all bed linen, towels, hand towels and tea towels. Please bring your own beach towels, please don't take bath towels to the beach Other: Study- with writing desk, books and printer . Dining room with big welsh dresser, dining table, chairs . Can seat up to 8 people Conservatory with seating, table . Boot rack and logs for fire ... a lovely room to look out at the garden

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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3 bedroom cottage set down a private lane in the Stopham estate
average rating of 4.8285713 based on 36 reviews
5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

The cottage had everything we needed and much more, super stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful house to stay for a long weekend or longer

  • 5 of 5

Roomy 3 bedroom detached house in quiet country lane which we used as a base, for 6 of us, including 2 children 5 and 9 yr old., to visit, Chichester, a local bird sanctuary, Arundel Castle, Littlehampton for a beach day, the remains of a local Roman villa and lovely walks in the woods opposite, good pubs, the White Hart and the Swan Inn, but delightful place to stay and relax for a few days. One hour's drive from our home in Wimbledon and good trains from Victoria.

Sainsbury's delivered when we arrived so we didn't have to do any shopping! Great kitchen with all appliances, large dining room, study and conservatory, meant we could spread out.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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36251 Bad Hersfeld, Germany
5

3 wonderful weeks

  • 5 of 5

Ein wundervolles, liebevoll eingerichtetes Cottage in traumhafter Umgebung - optimal ausgestattet und sehr gepflegt. Lange Spaziergänge starten direkt vor der Haustür, viele Ausflugsziele im direkten Umfeld (besonders Petworth, Parham, Chichester, Winchester, Arundel und vieles mehr). Schöner, großer Garten, auch für Hundebesitzer sehr gut geeignet. Absolut empfehlenswert.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Like home from home!

  • 4 of 5

Just what we were looking for, somewhere with a secure garden for our dogs - we could let them out and know they were not going to escape!!! The house was very comfortable, plenty of room and well equipped. The bedrooms were a good size with lovely towels and bed linen. The location was perfect and the house itself in a lovely setting. Would totally recommend this property especially if you have small children and dogs.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Great value well equipped cottage

  • 4 of 5

Very well equipped cottage with large garden. Great value

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Truro, Cornwall
5

Excellent - lovely quiet location - close to so many interesting places - great garden for kids

  • 5 of 5

Initially met up with 2 sons and their families for a family wedding over the long weekend - then we stayed on for a week's holiday; so much to do in West Sussex that we only scratched the surface. Arundel Castle so much better than expected and Parham House a real delight. Gardens at both locations were magnificent. Such a good location for exploring this area - even though we stayed over bank holiday weekend traffic not a problem as long as main towns avoided. Good food wherever we stopped especially Swan and So India.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
31 Miles
Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Swan
Nearest Ferry
33 Miles
portsmouth
Nearest Golf
5.5 Miles
West Chiltington
Nearest Train
2 Miles
pulborough
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
m25
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
pulborough
Nearest Beach
21 Miles
west wittering
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

The cottage is perfect for walkers being set in The South Downs National Park .. Chanctonbury Ring, Cissbury Ring, Seven Sisters and Beachy Head are some of the lovely walks .

For bird watchers The Pulborough Nature Reserve is 10 minutes away .

In the area there is angling, canoeing, hot air ballooning, horse riding, mountain biking and of course swimming and sailing on the south coast 30 minutes away.

Coast/Beach:

The south coast is 30 minutes away.West Wittering is the most child friendly beach with great sand and ample parking

Also historic Bosham well worth a visit as well as Climping Beach

Travel:

London :50 minutes by train direct to Pulborough or 1 1/2 hours by car

Gatwick airport : 55 minutes (car)

Southampton Airport : 70 minutes

Heathrow Airport : 75 minutes

Portsmouth Ferry Port: 55 minutes

Southampton Ferry Port : 75 minutes

..To really enjoy the area and all its attractions, it is good to have a car. If not there are good taxi services from Pulborough

Distances:

Pulborough (village shops and RSPB Bird reserve): 5 minutes .

Parham House (historic Elizabethan manor house and gardens) : 12 minutes

Petworth House (National Trust House and 700 acre deer park designed by Capability Brown):10 minutes .

Fishers Farm (family attraction with farm and adventure playgrounds): 20 minutes

Arundel Castle (built in the 11th century) : 20 minutes .

Goodwood Race course and motor circuit : 25 minutes

Chichester : 30 minutes

Brighton : 50 minutes

Further Details:

There are 2 large supermarkets in Pulborough as well as a bank and various shops

Petworth has many antique shops , a museum as well as restaurants and pubs. The nearest pub to the house is the 600 year old Swan Inn (4 minutes drive) which has a lovely restaurant and rooms to let. Other local pubs of note : The Black Horse in Byworth , The Badgers Inn in Petworth

Other local attractions include :

Weald and Downland Open Air Museum :30 minutes

The South Downs Light Railway

Bignor Roman Villa

Amberley Working Museum

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Fittleworth, Sussex

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
rate
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£553
for 3 nights
£1,290
 
 
rate
30 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat
£890
 
 
rate
15 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£467
for 3 nights
£1,090
 
 
rate
28 Oct 2017 - 8 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat
£940
 
 
rate
9 Dec 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
From
£200
£990
 
 
rate
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£921
for 5 nights
£1,290
 
 
rate
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat
£740
 
 
rate
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£450
for 3 nights
From
£150
£940
 
 
rate
24 Feb 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat
£840
 
 
easter
31 Mar 2018 - 20 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£553
for 3 nights
£1,290
 
 
rate
21 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat
£1,090
 
 
summer
26 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£639
for 3 nights
£1,490
 
 
rate
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£534
for 3 nights
From
£200
Fri,Sat
£1,290
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
From
£200
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
25% deposit on booking
Balance payable 6 weeks before start of holiday
250 refundable security is retained until a few days after departure. This covers any breakages, missing items, damage or extra cleaning if required


Changeover Day:
Usually Friday for short stay (Friday - Sunday) or Saturday for weekly rentals.
Nightly rates are available
Arrival time : 4pm
Departure time : 10.00
Please leave cottage as you found it

Notes on prices:
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