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Martins Cottages - Baytree & Foxglove "linked" sleep 8. Close to Sea & Harbour

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

The cottages are 5 Star rated with Gold Award. Set in a 4 acre meadow in ONOB

Baytree and Foxglove are two identical amazing luxury Five Star Gold Award cottages. When they are "linked" by opening the INTERNAL double doors, they sleep 8 guests in

4 double bedrooms with 4 en suite bathrooms. There are 2 kitchens and 2 living rooms. Perfect for sharing. They were built in 2007 and were designed by a top architect. Each cottage has a large upstairs double bedroom with new 6' Hypnos bed. There is an adjoining bathroom with under floor heating. Baytree has a balcony overlooking the meadow. Downstairs there is a twin room with 3' beds with mattress toppers. There is an en suite shower room with loo and wash basin. Spacious living area. Well equipped kitchens. The cottages are cosy, warm and very comfortable. They have under floor heating throughout the downstairs. Radiators upstairs. Large glass double doors open onto a private sun terrace with views of the meadow beyond. The cottages are set in a four acre wildflower meadow well back from a quiet country lane in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is plenty of space for children to paly and run around. The cottages face south west and are full of sunshine. Plenty of private parking.


Owner
Gillie Farquhar-Thomson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Calendar last updated:
August 8, 2017

About Gillie Farquhar-Thomson

I grew up in Birdham and moved back with my husband Richard 30 years ago. Our three children had a marvellous time growing up in this beautiful part of the world. They took full advantage of the sailing and wind surfing facilities which are on our door step. They loved Chichester with its famous theatre, cathedral and excellent shops. We kept ponies in our three acre paddock followed by a small flock of sheep. We built the barn for hay storage and lambing. In 2007, with children and sheep all gone we decided to turn the barn into two luxurious holiday homes to sleep four in each unit, Baytree and Foxglove. When the sound proof double doors are open the cottages merge into one, making a wonderful holiday home for eight people.

Gillie Farquhar-Thomson purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Gillie Farquhar-Thomson chose West Sussex

Birdham is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Chichester Harbour is an eight minute stroll away along country lanes. We have two marinas and there are wonderful harbour side walks. We love the sea and sailing which we have done all our lives. Chichester dates back to Roman times and is the most beautifully preserved city. There are the ancient Roman walls surrounding the city, the cathedral, theatre, modern art gallery, fantastic shops and restaurants. Three miles to the north of Chichester is the South Downs National Park. We have it all!! including a most beautiful sandy beach at West Wittering which is three miles away.

What makes this cottage unique

The holiday cottages are set overlooking our four acre meadow. The meadow is surrounded by trees and for the use of our visitors. We are minutes from the Chichester Harbour. The cottages face south south west and are full of sunshine. The wild life is amazing. We have deer, foxes, rabbits, squirrels and a huge variety of birds which can be viewed from the living room.

Amenities

Birdham Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The two upstairs bathrooms have a bath, shower over bath, loo and wash basin.. Downstairs twin room has its own shower, loo and wash basin
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 king , 1 baby crib
  • New Hypnos King Size double beds new in 2016. Summer and winter duvets. Very comfortable single beds with mattress toppers.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The property has been designed by an architect and built to a very high standard. The fixtures and fittings are of the highest quality. Outside: Sun terraces with garden tables, chairs, sun shades and sun loungers. Use of the three acre meadow. Croquet, badminton and general ball games

Reviews

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Martins Cottages - Baytree & Foxglove "linked" sleep 8. Close to Sea & Harbour
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
portsmouth
5

beautiful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

lovely beautiful place to stay, comfortable, relaxing. highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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West Sussex
5

Wonderful, wonderful cottage

  • 5 of 5

It was a pleasure booking with Gillie from start to finish. Gorgeous hostess, beautiful & luxurious homely cottages. Decorated to an amazing standard. Fabulous gardens, room for the children to play. An area of outstanding beauty, peaceful, remote & secluded location but not far at all from the buzzing Chichester town.

Cannot recommend them & this cottage highly enough. A Gorgeous stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
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Samphire
"Family travellers and foodies"
Bosham Village
"Adventure travellers - harbour side walks and ferry from Itchenor to Bosham Hoe. Art and ..."
Chichester Festival Theatre
"Family Travellers Local Culture"
Fishbourne Roman Palace
"History Buffs Family Travellers Local Culture"
Chichester Cinema
Bracklesham Bay, Chichester, West Sussex PO20
Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Boat House, Chichester Marina
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Portsmouth
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Chichester Golf Centre
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Chichester
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
M27
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Boat House, Chichester Marina
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
West Wittering
Car: recommended

Three miles to West Wittering's amazing award winning sandy beach and National Trust protected sand dune area at the mouth of the Harbour.

A ten minute stroll along a quiet country lane to the Chichester Harbour, two Marinas and sailing activities. Sailing school at the Marina.

A ten minute walk to the new Boat House Café at the Marina.

The cottages are set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which is teeming with wildlife.

Amazing harbour side walks directly accessed from the cottages.

On the Salterns Way cycle route leading to the beach or to Chichester.

Three miles to historic Chichester, a former Roman city with museum, cathedral, Pallant House modern art gallery and wonderful shops.

Eight miles from the South Downs National Park.

Eight miles to Glorious Goodwood.

Three miles to Chichester's Festival Theatre.

12 miles to Arundel.

15 miles to Petworth.

Nine miles to the Weald and Downland Museum.

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Rates & Availability

Birdham Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 11
Jul 7 2017 - Sep 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$348
$2,127
 
 
Rate 12
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,334
 
 
Rate 13
Sep 15 2017 - Sep 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
$284
$1,998
 
 
rate 14
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
$271
$1,766
 
 
rate 15
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$361
$1,973
 
 
rate 16
Oct 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$251
$1,160
 
 
rate 17
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 4 2018
5 night minimum stay
$361
$2,153
 
 
rate 1
Jan 5 2018 - Feb 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
$258
$1,186
 
 
Rate 2
Feb 9 2018 - Feb 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
$297
$1,380
 
 
Rate 3
Feb 23 2018 - Mar 29 2018
4 night minimum stay
$264
$1,225
 
 
Rate 4
Mar 30 2018 - Apr 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,870
 
 
Rate 5
Apr 6 2018 - Apr 12 2018
4 night minimum stay
$374
$1,741
 
 
Rate 6
Apr 13 2018 - May 10 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,998
 
 
Rate 7
May 11 2018 - May 24 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,998
 
 
Rate 8
May 25 2018 - May 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,998
 
 
Rate 9
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,050
 
 
Rate 10
Jun 29 2018 - Jul 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,308
 
 
Rate 11
Jul 6 2018 - Sep 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,321
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$284
$1,160
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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BOOKING
At the time of booking, we will send you our Booking Form and ask for a deposit of 30% of the total cost. The balance will be due eight weeks before your arrival.

CANCELLATTION POLICY
Please look at our web site www.martinscottages.co.uk. Under Terms and Conditions our cancellation policy is set out
When your deposit and booking form have been received, we will send you our Welcome Notes and confirm your booking


Changeover Day:
Preferred change over day is Friday during the peak summer season.
Short Breaks minimum three nights
3 nights is 65% of the weekly rate
4 nights is 75% of the weekly rate
5 nights is 85% of the weekly rate
6 nights is 95% of the weekly rate

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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