These unique cottages were built in the mid 1700's to house the preventive men, or customs men as they are known today. The Preventive men were garrisoned in this area to curtail the activities of the local smuggling gangs that plied their trade along this remote part of the Sussex coast. Seaview Cottage is the end of a terrace of three that have been extensively refurbished but have retained their character and charm.
Relax in the peace of this well maintained pretty cottage. It has a secluded rear garden with furniture for outside dining, barbecues etc. Situated on a quiet private road, yards from a clean shingle beach with sand at low tide.
The property has an attractive lounge / diner with TV and DVD. Fitted kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave, breakfast bar and stools. A small hallway to a fully tiled bathroom with over bath shower, basin and WC.
Stairs from the kitchen to one twin bedded room, one double room with uninterrupted sea view. Off road parking.
This 18th Century Customs Officers Cottage is 50 yards from the beach in the small fishing village of Normans Bay, where the Sussex smugglers plied their trade in the 1700's.
The cottage has uninterrupted sea views, off road parking and secluded rear garden. A shingle beach with sand at low water is ideal for swimming, fishing, wind surfing or just playing games.
At the heart of 1066 country with the historic towns of Hastings, Battle, Rye and Pevensey Castle within easy reach.
The 14th century Star Inn serves good food and beer and has a large children's play area is a 15 minutes stroll away. S.S.S.I. sights on the Pevensey marshes and the South Downs National Park with stunning views from Beachy Head are ideal for walking and bird watching.
Nearby Eastbourne, with its Victorian pier, 1930's bandstand and colourful carpet gardens.
En route is bustling Sovereign Harbour, a haven for the local fishing fleet and yachts has numerous water front restaurants and bar.
Other Activities: Sovereign Harbour with restaurants, bars, boat rides and cinemas
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