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Louise Wardlaw

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Thatch Cottage Just Outside of London.Indoor Pool. Sleeps 8

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Betchworth House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Lynchets is in a small village called Betchworth, which is about 25 miles from central London. It is set on a hill with extensive views over southern England.

There are many fantastic golf courses within easy reach, and the local town of Dorking is known for its collection of antique shops.

There are plenty of walks and hikes right from the bottom of the driveway, and Lynchets sits on the path of the original “Pilgrims Way”.

Keywords: Rural



Fabulous Views!

Once Owned by artist John Piper

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Louise Wardlaw (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Louise Wardlaw

Born and raised in the area, moved to California 20 years ago. Bought this home for its views and to be close to my family when visiting UK.

Louise Wardlaw purchased this house in 2010

Why Louise Wardlaw chose Mole Valley

Bought this home for its views and to be close to my family when visiting UK.

What makes this house unique

Hiking, Country Pubs, Entertaining and the Artist Studio.

indoor swimming pool, neighbors tennis court, golf courses nearby and Betchworth train station a short walk away


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)
Thatch Cottage Just Outside of London.Indoor Pool. Sleeps 8
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

So close to London but you feel like you're in the middle of the countryside

  • 5 of 5

The house is lovely. Very well maintained. We stayed here as two families and the children loved the "bunk room". The absolute star of the house is the pool. Children and adults alike couldn't be kept out of it! We'd definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay, thanks for the response, Louise
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  • 5 of 5

Me and my fiancée had a wonderful time over there!Everything is absolutely amazing!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review
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Wonderful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous long weekend away with all the family (party of 12, 6 children & 6 adults) the cottage was spotless and everyone really enjoyed the pool. The owner was very helpful and responded quickly to any queries we had. A real home from home. :)!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review, we loved having you all to stay
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Lovely holiday home, pictures do not do it justice

  • 5 of 5

Firstly I wanted to say, the pictures do not do this place justice. I stayed here for a long weekend with my family and we had the best time ever. I thought that going in the winter we wouldnt enjoy the pool but boy was I wrong, the pool house was warm, the water was warm and in the evening when its dark outside, the pool lights come on and its gorgeous. The house is huge with enough bathrooms to go around. The surrounding scenery is out of this world, idyllic, even the kids appreciated it. You will definitely not be disappointed if you came here. The owner is a lovely lady and helped us at every twist and turn that came upon us. I do not have one bad word to say about this place. Enjoy it :)

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious Cottage in the Countryside

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cottage. We were a party of 6 adults and two babies/toddlers. The cottage was very spacious and well stocked with all requirements, particularly the kitchen. It was very warm and cosy and the bedrooms were a good size. We had a couple of small problems which weren't too difficult to sort out. A minor gripe is that we could have done with a few more towels. The babies loved the pool which was warm enough for them despite it being December. I am sure this cottage and setting would be a delight in the summer months when full use could be made of the poolside decking.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our second stay here - still fabulous!!

  • 5 of 5

We recently rented Lynchets for a second time for family birthday celebrations combined with New Year. This place really is such a great house for a family get together!

Between us we have 4 little one's aged between 1 - 8 years old and they spent ALL their time in the lovely warm pool. We really didn't need to go anywhere but we did venture into Reigate (10 mins in car) to the Christmas ice rink and fun was had by all!

The house is really spacious with fab bathrooms so everyone gets their own space but the kitchen/diner is a great place to all congregate when you want to - as is the poolhouse!

Very well equipped, both in the house and the poolhouse. Always spotlessly clean every time we've been there.

The owner is fantastic at communicating so be assured if you do have any questions beforehand...and Jonathan is just a phone call way whilst you're there.

It's in a great location - remote enough to feel very private (and be a noisy family!) yet really near to home so quick journey time - which is important with little ones in the car! we all live North London/Hertfordshire borders and all drove it in about an hour.

Dorking is a lovely little town nearby to spend an afternoon or a day in too - quaint cobbled streets, good shops, cafes and restaurants.

I've already recommended this to several of my friends who are looking for a spacious place for get togethers this year.

You really will have a great time!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
London Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Dolphin Pub, Betchwoth
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Walton Heath
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Reigate town
Car: recommended

Amazing Hiking right on Old Pilgrims Way, the property was once owned by the artist John Piper and his studio is still located behind the house with views for miles; The house faces southward and on a clear day you can see the ocean from the studio.


Rates & Availability

Betchworth House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,053

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Betchworth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Broadband Access
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , pool house
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , top floor
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single
    Loft - 4 twin/ single , matreses on the carpeted floor
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single , pool house
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (9)
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Train Next to PGA Golfcourse Panoramic views Indoor Swimming Pool

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