Densford Cottage is a terraced cottage situated in the picturesque conservation village of Amberley, which is regarded as one of the most beautiful villages in England. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the foot of the South Downs, it lies within the newly created South Downs National Park.
The village has wonderful views of the Amberley Wildbrooks nature reserve, a Site of Special Scientific Interest on the flood plain of the River Arun, where cattle graze amongst the migrating birds. Amberley has many historic buildings and thatched cottages and is just a three minute walk to the 900 year old church which adjoins the 11th century Amberley Castle, now a renowned hotel set in stunning grounds with superb dining (booking is advised). The village also has a tearoom (seasonal), a pottery and local shop with a post office.There are two local pubs within a three minute drive.
This holiday cottage at a glance
Sleeps four guests, please note, the property is more suited to two adults and two children. Two bedrooms (a pull out truckle bed can be found in the single bedroom), one en-suite shower room and one bathroom. Wood burning stove. Fully enclosed rear garden with patio. There is a pond in the garden which is unfenced and there is also a drop behind the wall at the end of the garden, please ensure that children are supervised at all times. Guests with mobility difficulties and toddlers, please be aware of steep stairs. Sorry, no pets. WiFi. Minimum of a two night stay.
Electric hob and oven, microwave, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer. TV, DVD, CD player and iPod docking station. High chair and stairgate available on request. Barbecue and garden furniture.
Attractions and nearby amenities
Nearby is the Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre, a 36 acre open air site In addition explore one of the many historic homes and gardens such as Parham Park or Arundel Castle. In Arundel itself there are many antique shops, cafes and restaurants, a Wildlife and Wetland Centre and there are boat trips along the River Arun. The cathedral city of Chichester is also nearby and the Festival Theatre and Pallant Art Gallery are close to the centre. Goodwood, with its racecourse and motoring events, is also within easy access. The Blue Flag sandy beach at West Wittering is a 20 minute drive and offers wonderful views of Chichester harbour. There are good train services from London Victoria.
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