A homely, welcoming, cosy and comfortable one bedroom cottage down a quiet country lane, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in lovely West Sussex countryside. Near to highly rated pubs and restaurants. A great place to stay while you explore the best attractions in Sussex and Surrey.
A welcoming, cosy and comfortable cottage for two - a relaxing countryside retreat for two.
Lavender Cottage is situated next to our own home down a quiet country lane in the middle of the Sussex countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The cottage includes free parking for one vehicle - this being on the driveway to our home.
The cottage has its own private front court yard with table, chairs and parasol. This is a relaxing space to sit outside and listen to the birds singing in the woods on the other side of the lane. We can supply a barbecue on request.
Inside the cottage you will find an open plan living space with comfy sofa, chunky painted reclaimed wood furniture, soft lighting, TV, DVD player, DVD library, games console and video games, a selection of board games, books and magazines to help you unwind in the evening.
There is free Wifi at the property.
The dining table seats four, and the kitchen comes fully equipped with everything you will need during your stay. This includes an electric oven, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle, blender, crockery, utensils and cookware.
The bedroom has a comfy double bed with spring coil mattress and memory foam top, plus wardrobe and drawers for storing your items. The bedroom houses a DAB Radio with USB and bluetooth for you to play your own music.
The bedroom leads to the bathroom, which has a full bath and over head power shower, heated towel rail and storage space.
We will provide all bedding and towels, plus kitchen essentials (bin liners, dishwasher tabs, cleaning products etc). The cottage is equipped with a vacuum cleaner, iron and ironing board and clothes airer.
There is no washing machine in Lavender Cottage, however our washing machine is available to use at £5 per wash, and dryer at £5 per dry.
We will do our best to supply anything else that you might need during your stay.
Out and About
Brantridge Lane is a quiet lane in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in lovely West Sussex countryside. The cottage is surrounded by fields and woodland. A minutes' walk down the road takes you to the entrance of Brantridge Park, a former Royal home to one of Queen Victoria's daughters, and great granddaughters.
There are plenty of deer, pheasants and horses roaming nearby. You'll hear beautiful bird songs and may see buzzards flying overhead. The area is home to lots of wildlife.
Nearest shops - 5 mins drive
Nearest pubs/restaurants - 5 mins drive
We are close to some great National Trust properties, including Nymans Gardens, Wakehurst Place and Standen House. There are lots of other beautiful places to visit such as High Beeches Gardens and Borde Hill Gardens.
There are public footpaths to explore nearby; we provide routes.
The area is also good for cycling - bring your own bicycle(s).
There are small convenience shops in the nearby villages of Handcross and Balcombe. Sainsburys, Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets are approximately 20 minutes drive away.
Lavender Cottage is 35 minutes drive from Brighton, with its beaches, famous pier and excellent shopping and eating places. The historic town of Horsham is about 20 minutes drive from Lavender Cottage.
Less than 5 minutes walk down from Lavender Cottage is the Wings Museum.
It takes about 40 minutes to travel to London Victoria from Balcombe train station.
Lavender Cottage is easily accessible to the motorway and Gatwick Airport which is less than 30 minutes by car.
Lavender Cottage is situated down a quiet countryside lane with no pavements.
A car will be essential during your stay.
The nearest train station is at Balcombe which is on the main line from Brighton to London Victoria.
Lavender Cottage is 10 minutes drive from the motorway.
A Welcome Pack in the Cottage provides details of the local amenities, including shops, eateries and attractions. We also provide guided maps for walking routes, plus leaflets for some of the many nearby attractions.