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Beautiful Apartment, centre of Lewes, South Downs, nr Brighton, one hr London - Gorgeous Apartment in the Centre of Vibrant Lewes

Bedrooms 1
Space 516 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights



Gorgeous Apartment in the Centre of Vibrant Lewes

Bargemasters is a ground floor apartment in a house built in 1784 for William Robinson, Bargemaster. It has a lovely airy, light filled bedroom with ensuite shower room, this has double doors leading out into a private courtyard where there is a table and chairs for outdoor dining. The kitchen diner is next door, it has a marble table and although the kitchen area is small, it has everything you need to prepare an evening meal. The cosy sitting room with white washed beams and wood burning stove has squishy sofas and a good quality sofa bed. It is an easy 2 minute walking distance into town, independent shops are just around the corner with antiques galore, excellent cafes/restaurants, farmers markets, our own brewery offering remarkable real ale, street theatre, independent cinemas, welcoming pubs, a castle and the remains of the largest medieval priory in Europe. Brighton is ten mins away and London one hour. Excellent public transport

About the property

Bargemasters House

The Bargemasters House was built in 1784 and retains much of its original character. The apartment is a typical Lewes property, cosy, compact and full of quirky detail. It is on the ground floor of the main house.

The front door leads into the charming sitting room complete with wood burner, comfy sofas. One of the sofas becomes a double bed. The kitchen is compact yet everything you need to self cater with a dining table for four.

The bedroom is next with a comfy double bed, plump pillows and cosy lighting. There is an ensuite shower room. Outside there is a small garden and sitting area. TV, Radio and lots of books make this a delightful and peaceful place to spend time, relax, sleep lots and then visit the town, there is always lots going on. Restaurants and good gastro pubs with real ale brewed in our town are on the doorstep, lots of antiques shops and little interesting shops to browse and we have amazing charity shops.

The railway station is seven minutes away and trains run into the centre of Brighton every ten minutes and into London every half hour. Public transport is excellent, buses run all along the South Coast and to delightful Georgian Tunbridge Wells.

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Lewes Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 516 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Lovely airy bedroom with ensuite shower room.
  • Lovely airy bedroom with ensuite shower room. Large double bed. Television and Radio. Plump duvets with cotton sheets and comfortable mattress. There is a wardrobe and chest of drawers. Double doors lead out onto the private pretty garden.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The apartment is ideal for two guests yet spacious enough for 4. We do make an additional charge of £20 per week per additional guest including children. And £10 per night per guest for nightly bookings.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful apartment in Lewes

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment. Artistically decorated. Very clean and comfortable. The hosts very friendly and helpful. And Lewes is such a lovely village. Couldnot have found a better place for our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyable short stay in lively town

  • 5 of 5

A very comfy flat close to Lewes town centre.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect place, perfect location, perfect host!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Belinda's appartment for 2 weeks, my husband and me, our twins almost 3 years old and our dog. The place is perfect size for a family, it has every single detail you can need for your stay. It is perfectly well located, just next to the center of the town but also to a great place to have lunch every day (The Snowdrop Inn). Belinda is the most helpful host I have ever met (and we travel a lot!). Lewes is very beautiful, parking in the apartment area is easy and there are amazing walks just around the apartment, as well as shops, activities for adults and children and parks. I would totally recommend to stay at Belinda's place to anyone, it is really one of the best apartments I have ever rented!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place, excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

This small apartment is clean, well presented and in an excellent location. The hosts were flexible and lovely, they also provide clear instructions. This was a perfect stay for my folks, who stayed over during the Christmas holiday, everything was easy, comfortable and simply lovely.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2015
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Very nice stay in Lewes

  • 5 of 5

The place is very nice, clean and close to a good pub !

I recommend it for a couple and 2 childrens.

Thank you Belinda.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
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Confort et proximité

  • 5 of 5

Très bel appartement de trois pièces, une jolie terrasse fait office de quatrième pièce. Les propriétaires sont charmants, accueillants et de bon conseil. L’appartement est situé en centre de la belle ville de Lewes à quelques pas de la rue piétonne, des attractions médiévales, des commerces et restaurants. Je recommande cet appartement propre, tranquille et bien équipé.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Belinda Chapman or Peter Murphy
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018


Nearest Airport
49 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
The Snowdrop
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Lewes Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Le Magasin
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Nestling in the heart of the South Downs National Park in this beautiful and lively town. Lovely places to eat right on the doorstep, quirky, independent shops and markets within a few steps, specialising in organic, local food. Classical concerts, Glyndebourne Opera House, rock and folk gigs, art galleries, Independent films, fascinating talks. Walk the Chalk Hills, chat to friendly locals in the many traditional pubs, sipping real ale from Lewes’ own brewery, Harveys. Local golf course within walking distance.The town is steeped in history from Virginia Woolf to Tom Paine to our Medieval Castle. Lewes is one of the original Transition Towns and our November Fire Celebration is world famous (youtube it) Swim in the outside public pool, spring fed, first in England. Take the train to the beaches and great shopping Laines of Brighton (10min) into the centre of London (1hr) a day trip to France. Visit Eastbourne, Charleston House/(Bloomsbury Set), Antique and Auctions. Eat, Play, Rest


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