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Little Bucksteep Oast

Ref: esu3541
Dallington, High Weald AONB, Sussex
Single Property

Contact: Fiona Vestentoft

East Sussex TN21 9NX

Changeover: Flexible
Open: April to September

Short breaks available
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Number of properties: 1
Maximum group number: 7

Pets not allowed
Children Welcome
No smoking
Easy access
Internet Access
Open Fire
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Single holiday let sleeping up to 7 guests

Beautiful old 3 bedroom cottage to rent in East Sussex, with exceptionally generous use of private swimming pool and tennis court. A gem of a self catering holiday cottage and rated 4* with Gold Accolade, by Visit England. The Oast house has many period features including old beams, wooden panelling, leaded windows, old stone walls and a wood burning stove, and is furnished with lovely old furniture. The Oast is set in the beautiful gardens of an old Queen Anne manor house, in the middle of the country with the gorgeous sound of bird song.

Pampering Health and Beauty weekends and short breaks are also available, with Lotte Berk ballet barre exercise classes, massage and beauty treatments. These weekends/ breaks can be catered for additional luxury and spoiling.

The top bedroom in the Oast roundel has a beautiful super king size 4 poster bed, the ground floor roundel is a double bedroom with a double bed, and there is a 3rd bedroom with 3 single beds, as well as a cot for infants.

This part of Sussex has many attractions including historic towns like Battle, Rye, Bodiam Castle, a host of lovely unspoilt local villages and beautiful National Trust houses and gardens. Glyndebourne is 30 minutes away, and for those who love the beach, this is under an hour. London is 1 hr and 15 minutes by train, Gatwick airport is an hour away. Dallington is midway between Battle and Heathfield, and set in truly rural countryside.
- Disabled facilities
- Beautiful views
- Unspoilt countryside
- Picturesque village
- Swimming pool & tennis court, including 2 tennis rackets and tennis balls for guests use
- Pampering Health and Beauty weekends to include exercise classes, beauty & massage treatments
- Village pubs
- Close to the sea
- Wifi & Internet
- Outside table, 8 chairs, sun umbrella

This luxury self catering holiday cottage in Sussex has been furnished to a very high standard. The sitting room with oak beams and a wood burning stove has 2 beige sofas, as well as cream and beige arm chairs and lovely antique furniture with lots of antique lamps & occasional tables, which make it a warm and cosy room. It also has a French door leading out onto one of the Oast’s private gardens, where you can sit outside with your breakfast coffee, or sit on the grass and read a book before playing a set of tennis or taking a leisurely swim. This room also has Sky TV and DVD, in addition to the kitchen, so adults can sit here and watch TV separately from the children next door, if they so choose.

The kitchen dining room in this Susssex holiday cottage is large, light, sunny and very spacious and also boasts a seating area with a sofa and 2 armchairs with TV and DVD. This large sunny room has stunning exposed oak beamed ceilings, with well placed spot lights and large glass doors leading onto the terrace and 2nd private garden, which is equipped for outside entertaining with a table and chairs, large sun umbrella as well as a barbeque. The dining room has a large antique pine table which seats 8, a lovely old oak dresser and plenty of dining chairs, together with a traditional oak Windsor chair.
The kitchen is very well equipped with china, cutlery and all things for cooking at home.

There is a small utility area next to the kitchen with a washing machine, drying rails and a storage cupboard where the central heating boiler is stored.
Opposite this is a shower room with WC which has recently been refurbished.

Adjacent to this is the entrance hall with plenty of storage for coats and boots, as well as tennis racquets etc. The owners have kindly supplied 2 tennis racquets for guests use as well as some tennis balls.

On the ground floor of the roundel is a large double bedroom with a double bed and brass headboard, and lovely old furniture, including a large chest of drawers, drop leaf table and an elegant desk with bookcase on top. Windows look out over the garden. There is hanging space next to the bedroom in the understairs cupboard.

Taking the oak panelled exposed rock staircase upstairs, you come to the master bedroom in the top of the roundel with the vast 4 poster bed, covered with a gorgeous throw and lovely linen, for pure romance and fairy tale living this is a dream come true.

There is one further bedroom upstairs which is a large and beautiful room with a high beamed ceiling and little chandelier.
There are 2 elegant single beds with white iron headboards and one child’s bed (just a few inches smaller than a single). The linen on the childs bed is white with beautiful embroidered fairies for the little princess in your life, or blue and boyish for the prince. The 2 single beds are covered in luxury white linen with lovely yellow throws. There is a chest of draws and lots of hanging room.

The family bathroom upstairs has recently been refurbished and has a bath with a handheld shower attachment. A charming window looks over the oast garden towards the old orchard.

The holiday cottage is supplied with 2 TVs, Sky, 2 DVDs, Wifi & internet, a mobile phone in case of emergencies, radio, some DVDs and games, and an iphone docking station

Guests in this Sussex holiday cottage have 2 garages and plenty of parking for their own use, and an attractive stroll through the gardens looking over the field where the sun sets, leads to the picturesque luxury self catering holiday cottage set in its own private grounds.

There are 2 gardens for guests use, the larger of which has a lovely outside table and chairs plus umbrella, as well as a gas fired Outback BBQ, and a smaller coal BBQ. The pool area also has a bench table for outside eating eating, as well as 6 sun loungers


This self catering Sussex holiday cottage is located on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Dallington, set well back down a long private drive.
This part of Sussex boasts many treats for holiday makers
- marvellous walks in the beautiful countryside
- beautiful views for painters
- wonderful bird life
- tranquility for writers or people enjoying a break from the city
- lovely National Trust properties including Batemans in Burwash – the home of Rudyard Kipling, Sissinghurst, Great Dixter, Pashley Manor, Merriments, Sheffield Park Garden, Michelham Priory and many more
- Opera at Glyndebourne (30 minutes drive)
- Charming old pubs within a short drive
- Charming local villages
- Charleston House, home of the Bloomsbury set
- Castles such as Bodiam, Herstmonceaux, Pevensey
- A day up in London is easily done on the train in just over an hour
- Lewes with its antique shops and beautiful Georgian architecture


Dallington is an houror two from the ferry and channel ports of
- Newhaven (approx 1 hour)
- Dover (approx 1.5 hours)
- Portsmouth
- Southampton
- Folkestone
Close to Channel tunnel and Eurostar stations at
- Folkestone (approx 1.5 hours)
- Ashford International (approx 1 hour)
- London Waterloo
- Ebsfleet

Price information

From £1100 per week rising to £1300 in high season

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