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Woodpeckers Cottage - One bedroom luxurious and Contemporary rural retreat

Bedrooms 1
Space 581 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Luxurious one bedroom rural, light and spacious cottage

Woodpeckers is a contemporary boutique style detached cottage with a spacious, light, open plan living area, luxurious bathroom and a beautiful bedroom. You’ll find handmade British soft furnishings with decorations in Farrow and Ball colours and granite worktops to the well-fitted kitchen. The comfy sitting area has a Smart TV with free view, DVD player and WiFi. There is central heating throughout.

The accommodation is designed to an exceptionally high standard in a rural, tranquil setting. Fresh flowers and a welcome basket of basic supplies greet you upon arrival together with a complimentary bottle of wine.

The entrance door leads from a porch into an open plan sitting/dining room featuring a contemporary wood burning stove made up with logs ready to light, ensuring you are cosy throughout your stay during cooler days!

The fully equipped, open plan kitchen leads off the dining area, it has a Neff electric oven, induction hob, Bosch microwave, fridge with ice box and dishwasher. The utility cupboard has a washer/dryer, iron and ironing board.

The bedroom features a luxurious king size bed with quality linen. This leads to a large en suite bathroom with walk in shower having two-shower head options, large double-ended bath and plenty of storage within the hand made vanity unit, a heated towel rail with Egyptian cotton towels and welcome toiletries.

Woodpeckers enjoys its own landscaped courtyard garden with outdoor furniture and gas BBQ (during the warmer weather).

There are country walks from the door onto a bridleway and the nearby Ashdown Forest (2,396 hectares). This cottage is in the gardens of an old coach house, which once formed part of a larger estate; therefore it has the benefit of a shared private tennis court and small fitness room. Guests are welcome to use these at their own risk. For further information please contact the owner direct.

Whilst we love dogs, we do not have pets to stay. Nor do we have smoking anywhere within the cottage.

There is a detached two bedroom cottage close by, ideal for family groups and friends wanting independent accommodation. See Deerkeepers Cottage.

More Details

Angie Ward
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Angie Ward

I was bought up on a farm so enjoy all aspects of rural life. I originally had a career in London, but when I was expecting our first child wanted to move back to the countryside to give the family the space and freedom of rural life. I also enjoy hacking around the Forest on my dear old horse, Fred!

Angie Ward purchased this cottage in 2016

Why Angie Ward chose West Hoathly

The nearby Ashdown Forest abounds with wildlife and yet it is still very accessible to towns such as Brighton, Tunbridge Wells and nearby Three Bridges station for a fast train journey to London! The more leisurely travellers could take a train from East Grinstead to London or better still a steam train to Sheffield Park!

What makes this cottage unique

On a clear day there are views of the South Downs from the property and upon exiting the drive you will see the North Downs. The 6000 acres of Ashdown Forest is stunning, there are so many lovely walks, bird watching hides, areas for cycling. There are also many gorgeous historical gardens and National Trust houses within easy reach.


West Hoathly Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 581 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please refrain from playing music very loudly
  • Please dispose of all rubbish in the landfill and recycle bins provided in bin store
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom en suite - toilet , tub , shower
  • Luxurious spacious bathroom with very large thermostatic shower with a choice of shower heads, one being a drencher. Large marble topped vanity. Large double ended bath. w.c.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Spacious bedroom with fitted wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables and hair dryer
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Woodpeckers Cottage - One bedroom luxurious and Contemporary rural retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Most attractive and comfortable cottage for 2 ever - will certainly return.

  • 5 of 5

Suited us admirably when visiting family and friends in the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting such a wonderful review. I am delighted you enjoyed the cottage and very much look forward to your return visit.
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Great spot so close to forest walks. Woodpeckers was just right and wood burner was brilliant!

  • 5 of 5

Great to be so close to forest walks. So much to explore, we couldn’t fit into our short stay. Lots of muddy, hilly tracks to trudge through and different woods and landscapes. Really lovely. Woodpeckers was a great base and so clean and well thought out, with every facility you could want! Very grateful for the wellies Angie lent us!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. We have certainly needed wellies this winter and can't wait for some warm Spring days!
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Lovely cottage & beautiful surrounding area. Would definitely return!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay in this cottage. Lovely facilities, amazing log burner & thoughtful welcome hamper. The surrounding area is beautiful & I look forward to staying again....maybe in the summer to try out the BBQ!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review and delighted you enjoyed your stay. I look forward to seeing you both again in the warmer weather!
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Ideal accomodation for 2

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at woodpeckers. The cottage is well laid out with modern equipment in excellent condition. It was clean and well maintained with a comfortable bed. It is very quiet yet within 20 minutes by car of East Grinstead. In general we were impressed and would stay again

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for submitting a lovely review. I am pleased you enjoyed the cottage and I look forward to seeing you again.
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Modern Cosy Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at Woodpeckers Cottage. Clean, modern and a lovely fireplace to boot! Excellent customer service from Angie. Would recommend and we'll definitely be back again!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review and I am so pleased you had a relaxing and well deserved break. Would be lovely to see you both again.
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Definitely will return!

  • 5 of 5

Woodpeckers Cottage is one of the most serene places to stay. It is definitely home away from home. Angie's hospitality far exceeded my expectation and my stay was most pleasurable.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a kind warm review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay at Woodpeckers and look forward to welcoming you again sometime in the future.
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Nearest Airport
22 Kilometres
London Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
West Hoathly
Nearest Ferry
145 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Forest Row
Nearest Train
11 Kilometres
East Grinstead
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
West Hoathly
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $138.49

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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