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River Fronted Self Contained Annex With Panoramic Views in a peaceful location.

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Icklesham Chalet Rental Photos and Description

1 large bedroom with unobstructvei rural & river views.Perfect for walkers, cyclers, bird watchers & relaxing romantic getaw

The property is situated overlooking the 'River Brede' and the beautiful Sussex countryside with views across open farmland towards Rye & Udimore. We are a few hundred yards from the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, a large part of which is a site of special scientific interest & a special protected area. Camber Castle is 1 mile walking distance along a public right of way. The beach is a pleasant 20 minute walk along public footpaths. Nearby is the historic towns of Rye, Winchelsea, Battle and Hastings.

Short drive or bus journey to Rye station with services to Ashford, for fast trains to London or Eurostar. Walking distance to Co-op, Hairdressers, Post Office, Local Pubs, Farm Shop, Local Deli/Butchers and Bus Stops. Excellent locally caught fresh fish at Rye fish market. Farmers market every Thursday at Rye. Ideal for couples wanting a relaxing break. Unfortunately this property is not suitable for very young children due to close proximity to river bank unless they are very closely supervised.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Connie Johnston
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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About Connie Johnston

Clem & Connie are a recently retired couple having returned to England from a long residency aboard. We are an outgoing, hospitable & helpful couple who look forward to meeting new people.

Connie Johnston purchased this chalet in 2014

Why Connie Johnston chose Rother

We fell in love with the riverside location & widespread rural views towards Rye. The property is also located within a few hundred yards of Rye Nature Reserve of which a large part is a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) & a special protected area (SPA).

What makes this chalet unique

Tranquility. Riverside & countryside views. Easy access to the beach & local amenities. This popular coastal village of Winchelsea Beach has a relaxed & friendly atmosphere.

Guestbook comments from the owner

thank you for your warm welcome and efficient service. We have had a lovely time in your cosy and well equipped annex. A great base for exploring all the local area has to offer.
Apr 2016
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River Fronted Self Contained Annex With Panoramic Views in a peaceful location.
average rating of 4.625 based on 10 reviews

Very comfortable, lovely location

  • 5 of 5

Annex is extremely comfortable and well-equipped. Lovely location for walks and easy access to local amenities. Thank you Connie and Clem for being so welcoming. We had a lovely weekend - hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review and comments in the guest book. We are glad you both had a great time here. You are welcome back anytime. Connie and Clem.
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Relaxing by the river

  • 5 of 5

The property is very well presented with great outdoor space and has all the home comforts that you need. We were made to feel very welcome (appreciated the goodies on arrival). Lovely walk over the fields to Rye. Stunning views and a glorious sunset made each day a pleasure and we will be going back in the near future to enjoy this little gem by the river. The annex had all the home comforts which made the stay even more pleasurable topped off by Connie & Clem who were the perfect host from start to finish.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A really relaxed break

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 5 days and from the outset Connie and Clemm made us feel extremely welcome. The location was ideal for a quiet relaxing break plus an ideal centre for walking and exploring the local area. Additionally all required amenities are located close by.

The cottage had everything you needed and was clean comfortable and warm. It was ideal to be able to sit out by the river and enjoy the views and wildlife.

Connie and Clemm made sure we enjoyed our time there and were perfect hosts. We will recommend the cottage to family and friends

and will return. We thank Connie and Clemm for all their hospitallity.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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fun, relaxing & such a warm welcome

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with my 6yr old granddaughter. What lovely couple of people Connie & Clem are. Nothing was too much trouble for them. The welcome pack was appropriate to a child & the extras of cooking oil, salt, etc showed a real interest in supporting our stay. The wine was welcome too. The annexe provided a relaxing comfortable space for us to have privacy whilst knowing support was immediate if required. The views are excellent, the garden space interesting. The nik naks, ornaments & other items within the home intrigued us, as did the lights along the decking each evening. We had a lovely week which was only improved on by our hosts providing a single bed for my granddaughter on our first night. We slept more comfortably.

The annexed is within walking distance of the beach, brief travel to Camber & other beaches & Rye is also close.

The annexed was well equipped & could provide easily for 4/5 people. It wasn't just a base for us it was a lovely happy holiday home for us to have quality time together. We will return.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Peaceful location

  • 4 of 5

Connie and Clem were helpful and approachable hosts. The accommodation was clean and situated on a waterfront location which was very peaceful and picturesque. Would certainly recommend this

to others.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Quiet and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Spent a wonderful week here. The annexe is extremely comfortable, light and roomy, with stunning views from bedroom and living room across the fields to Rye. A lovely welcome of a bottle of wine and fruit. The position is ideal for walking: walks from the doorstep to Camber Castle, Winchelsea beach and Rye Harbour. Rye and Winchelsea only a few minutes by car for a change of scene or if the weather is wet, and further walks around Northiam and Great Dixter (fantastic gardens) easily reached. Good restaurants and pubs everywhere and the excellent butcher at The Ship is just down the road, though we didn't use the restaurant there. We use self-catering facilities a lot, and this was one of the best.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Special interest holidays:

Perfect for walkers, bird watchers, fishing, painting and cycling.


10 min walk from Winchelsea Beach (pebbled beach) or 15 min drive from Camber Sands.


45 min drive to Folkestone Shuttle.

30 min drive to Ashford International. train station for Eurostar and High Speed link to London Kings Cross St. Pancras.

1hr drive to Dover.

1hr 30min Drive to London Gatwick Airport.


Rye and Winchelsea within 2 miles. Battle and Hastings all within 12 mile radius.

Further Details:

Fantastic food and deli/butchers at The Ship 5 min walk.

All good takeaways, major banks and restaurants available at a 5 min drive in The Ancient town of Rye.


Rates & Availability

Icklesham Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 2
Sep 10 2016 - Dec 16 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
Rate 3
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
Rate 4
Jan 7 2017 - Mar 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
Rate 5
Mar 4 2017 - May 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please phone for availability and to make reservation. The booking will be held for 3 days.
A deposit of 25% is required. Balance payment due 3 weeks in advance or cash payment on arrival.
Loss of deposit if cancelled 2 weeks before arrival day.
A receipt of deposit and confirmation of balance payment will be sent.
Changeover Day:
Changeover days are Fridays. (flexible)
Check in at 4pm. (flexible)
Check out at 11am.
Notes on prices:
All prices are for 2 persons. More than 2 persons £50 extra per person per week.
Minimum 2 nights high season £200 - Low season £170 (based on 2 persons).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • River
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • Bath with shower attachment, wc, vanity unit and basin.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2- 4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Large bedroom with panoramic views of river and farmland. Double bed with plenty of storage. One small single bed in lounge and second small single bed can be arranged on request. Linen and towels included.
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes on accommodation: There is a non smoking policy in the property Due to abundant wildlife the property is unsuitable for dogs. Ample off-road parking in front of the annex. Good mobile phone and WiFi reception. Outside: Patio with decking overlooking the river. Outside table and chairs. Bike shed available. Sunny aspects with lovely sunsets. Utility Room: Toaster, kettle, cutlery, crockery, pots, pans, ironing board and iron. Towels and Linen are provided weekly. There is a washing machine available and the property will be cleaned and linen replaced on Fridays/change over day. Other: Outdoor table & chairs with sun umbrella.

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