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Distinctly different - there is nowhere else like Pekes - OAST HOUSE

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In the grounds of a Tudor (16th Century) Manor House - up a drive of 350 yards with unspoilt views of the Sussex countryside. Pekes offers a unique self- catering holiday. Peaceful yet close to London with exceptional freedom to use the facilities and the grounds: the exotic indoor heated swimming pool, sauna / jacuzzi,/ exercise room, lawn badminton and hard macadam style tennis court.

Pekes is in East Sussex with lots to see and do: East Sussex is a very interesting area to explore with masses to see and do. The county town of Lewes is nine miles away with its historic castle and interesting shops. The regency town of Brighton is eighteen miles away with its Pavilion, lanes and marina. The South Downs starting at Eastbourne, twelve miles away, stretch almost to Brighton. Chalk cliffs form famous landmarks along the coast. Beachy Head the most famous, followed by the Seven Sisters. The 'Long Man of Wilmington' carved on the side of the Downs is a well known landmark approximately ten miles away. For children there are theme parks including the well known Drusilla's Park approximately sixteen miles by road, just before you get to the famous village of Alfriston. Tourist maps and other information are provided, together with details of local services, shopping, pubs, restaurants and sports facilities.

There is nowhere else like Pekes: Up a drive of 350 yards with unspoilt views of the Sussex countryside, Pekes offers unique self-catering holidays. Peaceful yet close to London with exceptional freedom to use the facilities: exotic indoor heated swimming pool, sauna/jacuzzi, lawn badminton, hard Macadam style tennis court and extensive grouinds. Tudor Manor house for 16 to 20. Fabulous large oast house for seven to eleven. Three period cottage for four to six or eight and Edwardian wing of the Manor house sleeping four to five. Children and obedient dogs welcome. Tourist board grading four to five stars. Open all year.

The Available dates in July/August refer to the Manor House.The price per week is £2250

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Details for OAST HOUSE 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, 1 Bathroom, 2 half bathrooms

OAST HOUSE (with private Jacuzzi)

This is a “Fairy Tale” house with private jacuzzi, set in the extensive grounds of a Tudor Manor House. It consists of two large (17ft diameter) round towers, which were originally used for drying hops for beer making during the late 19th century. However, hop growing did not prosper in East Sussex as it did in Kent, and the buildings became used only as barns.

A large extra barn was added to store grain in the early 1900’s. When my grandfather bought the whole property in 1908 he decided that the oasts would make an ideal dower house for his widowed mother, and it was converted to a house in 1911. The two towers were divided in halves, providing two large circular upstairs bedrooms, and two large downstairs reception rooms. The added “barn area” now forms an attractive double bedroom upstairs, with bathroom and another small bedroom and separate w.c. Downstairs a really delightful kitchen.

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews

Ticked all our boxes. Mums weekend away.

  • 4 of 5

Mums weekend away! Total of 12 mums (aged 30ish) stayed at the Oast House October 2010. Wonderful time had by all and we are going to book again for next year. Grounds are wonderful and Hot Tub was such a bonus.

There is everything you could ever need to cook in the kitchen and ample space to all eat and relax in kitchen too. We felt the Dining room was a bit of a wasted space and would be better as a games room of some sort.

House was clean and comfortable and warm.

Very pleased with our choice.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Oast House, Pekes

  • 4 of 5

I chose the Oast House to be the venue for my best friends 4 day Hen weekend and I was not disappointed.

We enjoyed the log fires, the long country walks, the swimming pool, tennis courts and we definitely got the most out of the hot tub!

We had Tesco deliver a huge amount of shopping which the management of the house so kindly put away for us for the time we arrived. We got in an outside caterer for the Saturday night whom I can't recommend enough (mentioned on the Pekes website)

We had such a wonderful time, everything worked out so well and the bride to be had such a lovely time.

I know that everyone enjoyed themselves immensely and I know that everyone will be very eager to recommend the Pekes houses in the future.

Perfect for a girlie getaway (there were 12 of us) and such excellent value!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2010
  • Stayed: Jan 2010
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
M25 exit 6
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Car: recommended

Pekes is 12 miles from Eastbourne,18 miles from Brighton and 52 miles from Hyde Park Corner,London.Nearest stations Lewes 9 miles,Polegate 6 miles


Rates & Availability

Heathfield House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Weekend and mid-week breaks are available throughout most of the year excluding school holidays. £ 900 - £ 1310, Friday-Monday or Monday - Friday
The maximum does not apply to Christmas(December 22-December 28 2014) or New Year week(December 28-January 5 2015). £ 2400 for Christmas Week or New Year week 2014/2015
The first May Bank Holiday from May 2 2014 - May 5 costs £1500

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Heathfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom -
    Bathroom - toilet
    Bathroom - toilet
    Bathroom - shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • 1 double, 1 single, 1 family bedroom, 1 room with 3 beds, 2 cots
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf

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