Character Country Retreat with no contact check in/out, in historic 1066 country

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Overview of Character Country Retreat with no contact check in/out, in historic 1066 country

Entire homePrivate host

Character Country Retreat with no contact check in/out, in historic 1066 country

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Entire home

1 bedroom1 bathroomSleeps 2

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor space
Broad Oak, ENG

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGreat Dixter House and Gardens7 min drive
  • Popular LocationBodiam Castle13 min drive
  • Popular LocationChurch of St Thomas a Becket17 min drive
  • AirportLydd (LYX)38 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
    2 sofa beds
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Character Country Retreat with no contact check in/out, in historic 1066 country

Adults-only cottage in Rye
With no contact check in and check out and situated in the owners’ 2 acre grounds which includes an orchard that guests can enjoy on their own, this attractive beamed, spacious detached first floor studio property is perfect for a relaxing break. The property is accessed via its own external oak open tread stairs. We finally have fibre broadband with the Little Brook WiFi router connected directly to it. The owners are personally cleaning and disinfecting the property between guests. It is wonderfully finished with a newly refurbished balcony off the living area affording countryside views and conveniently set back from the A28. There are many country walks directly from the property, several fine pubs are within a 5 - 15 minute drive and beaches are around a 20 minute drive away.
Guest accommodation at this cottage offers DVD players and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Rye cottage provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Janet and Grant



Property amenities


  • Beach sunloungers


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Car required


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Spices
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Hairdryer


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Games
  • Video library
  • Books
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Garden


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Limited housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • Near the bay

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 2
  • Property does not allow children

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host (a party not acting within their trade, business or profession). EU consumer law relating to professional hosts will not apply to your booking. However, the Book with Confidence Guarantee and the cancellation policy set by the private host will cover your booking.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

A car is required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Character Country Retreat Historic 1066 Country Many Attractions

About this area


Located in Rye, this cottage is in a rural area. High Weald and St Helen's Wood reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Rye Farm World and Blue Reef Aquarium. East Hill Lift and West Hill Lift are also worth visiting. Waterskiing and windsurfing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking and horse riding nearby.

What's nearby

  • Great Dixter House and Gardens - 7 min drive
  • Bodiam Castle - 13 min drive
  • Church of St Thomas a Becket - 17 min drive
  • Battle Abbey and Battlefield - 18 min drive
  • Church of St Mary the Virgin - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Hastings Doleham Station - 8 min drive


  • The Plough at Cock Marling - 7 min drive
  • Wild Mushroom - 8 min drive
  • Horse and Cart - 9 min drive
  • Chequers Inn - 11 min drive
  • The Curlew - 11 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 130 out of 159 reviews
5 - Excellent 82%
Rating 4 - Good. 27 out of 159 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 159 reviews
3 - Okay 1%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 159 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 159 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%






Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Beautiful property set in idyllic surroundings.
A wonderful break in such lovely country surroundings, made even more special by our lovely and very helpful hosts. Even the lovely dogs were most welcoming. Looking forward to going back.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

4/5 Good

Almost Perfect
Almost perfect. Never actually had perfect anywhere, anyway. Lots of extra outdoor facility, gave it higher score.
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Great location
We really enjoyed our stay. Janet and Grant were lovely hosts. The location is perfect - close to the beach but in beautiful countryside. The place was clean and served us well. Loved having a washing machine and balcony in particular!
Stayed 12 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Charming Property
We had a very nice 2-week stay at this charming country property. The hosts were lovely and very timely with responses. Gorgeous garden. Kitchen was well stocked for a long stay and had just about everything we needed. Super comfy bed. We would definitely stay again.
Stayed 14 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Beautiful cottage and gardens
This was a wonderful place to stay in a beautiful environment. We always felt well taken care of and the cottage had everything we needed for our stay. It is close to foot paths and beautiful scenery. We highly recommend this place and found Grant and Janet so helpful and accommodating.
Stayed 4 nights in May 2022