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Farm House, Converted Farm Buildings, Tree Houses & Shepherd Huts - Fair Oak Farm - Your Country Estate (sleeps 30-36)

Bedrooms 9
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights



Fair Oak Farm - Your Country Estate (sleeps 30-36)

Nestled in a 12 acre country estate, the Grade II listed farmhouse, beautifully converted farm buildings, eco-lodge tree houses and Shepherd's Huts are surrounded by breathtaking Sussex countryside. This superb and spacious complex of holiday accommodation is approached along a sweeping gravel drive through immaculate landscaped gardens. Ample parking available.

Farmhouse: Large country kitchen and 3 reception rooms. 5 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms including master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, dressing area and en-suite.

Converted farm buildings: 3 bed, 3 bath Barn & Cow Shed with spacious barn for living/dining/kitchen, 1 bed Stable Cottage with own living room/kitchen, 1 bed Grain Store with own living room/kitchen/dining.

Eco-Lodge Tree Houses: Two lodges in an ancient tree line, each sleeping 2 guests with kitchen and wet room. Sheltered balcony with uninterrupted valley views.

Shepherd's Huts: Two luxury poacher's huts with double bed, kitchen and bathroom.

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About the property

Fair Oak Farm - Your Country Estate

Sleeps 2-36. Nestled in the estate’s 12 acres & surrounded by breathtaking east Sussex countryside, the c1600 farmhouse, converted grade II listed farm buildings, eco-lodge tree houses and shepherd's huts all provide the perfect rural escape for couples, families or large groups. The farmhouse has a country kitchen, reception rooms and 5 bedrooms. The converted farm buildings include the barn & cow shed, grain store and stable cottage which surround a private courtyard. Three eco-lodge tree houses have stunning uninterrupted valley views and two Shepherd's Huts nestle in the orchard. The main barn is a large open plan space where larger groups can gather cook, dine and relax.

For further information about our self-catering holiday accommodation please contact us.

The following accommodation is available individually or as a whole:

Farmhouse: sleeps 10-12 + cots. Five bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms, cloakroom and hallway, large country kitchen.

Barn & Cow Shed: sleeps 6 + cots. Spacious barn with vaulted living/dining, kitchen, twin bedroom, & bathroom. Two suites, each with double bed & en-suite bathroom, courtyard.

Stable Cottage: sleeps 2-4 + cot. Living room/kitchen, double bedroom, bathroom, courtyard.

Grain Store: sleeps 2-4 + cot. Living/dining room, roundel kitchen, double bedroom, bathroom, private garden & courtyard.

Eco-Lodge Tree Houses: each sleep 2. Two eco-lodges in an ancient tree line with stunning views from a decked, sheltered balcony. Wet room, kitchen.

Shepherd's Huts and Hay Barn, each sleep 2. Double bed, kitchen, log burner, seating, fully equipped kitchen and shower room.

Local Services: Stunning countryside surrounds the farm,

Stonegate train station is 2 miles away (1hr to London),

Medieval town of Mayfield with local shops is 2 miles away,

Nearby historic shopping town of Tunbridge Wells is 6 miles away,

Coastal towns a short drive away,

Walks and cycle routes,

A range of local restaurants and pubs with excellent food,

Local farm shops selling fresh organic meat, fish, fruit & veg,

Local vineyards and orchards with English wines and ciders,

Local cafes and tea shops,

Plenty of fishing lakes close by,

Water sports at nearby Bewl Water,

Several golf courses a short distance away,

Horse riding stables within close proximity,

Lama park at nearby Ashdown Forest.


Wireless broadband

Cycle hire,

DVD library,

Courtyards and gardens,


Fully equipped kitchens (washing machine, dishwasher, oven & microwave),

Digital TV with VHS/DVD/CD player,

OS map and walking & cycle route maps,

Guest guide,

Wine tasting events,

Chef hire and catering services,


On-Site Activities: Outdoor activities such as falconry and cycle hire are available on site.

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Property Manager
Ian & Penny Ledger
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, danish, norwegian, polish
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Calendar last updated:
September 28, 2017

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We offer weekly, weekend and 2 or 4 night mid-week rates. Change over days are Mon, Wed & Fri.
These rates cannot be presented on this website. Please e-mail us for a quote and/or a copy of our Price List.
Rates are seasonal. Low season rates shown.
Unless otherwise arranged payments are in full at the time of booking.
£20 per stay per dog plus extra £50 security deposit.
Cot £20 per week, High chair £10 per week.
£10 per additional guest using sofa beds.
Weekly rates are for 4-7 nights, Fri-Fri or Mon-Mon.
Weekend Short Breaks are for up to 3 nights Fri-Mon.
Mid Week Mini Breaks are for 2 nights Mon-Wed or Wed Fri.
Mid Week Short Breaks are for 4 nights Mon-Fri.


Mayfield and Five Ashes Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 34
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 30 people
  • 13 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Farmhouse 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Farmhouse 2 - toilet , tub
    Farmhouse 3 - toilet , tub
    Farmhouse Cloakroom - toilet
    Barn Bath - toilet , tub
    Cow Shed Bath 1 - toilet , tub
    Cow Shed Bath 2 - toilet , tub
    Grain Store Bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Stable Bath - toilet , tub
    Tree House Wet Room 1 - toilet , shower
    Tree House Wet Room 2 - toilet , shower
    Shepherd's Hut Shower 2 - toilet , shower
    Poacher's Hut Shower 1 - toilet , shower
    Hay Barn Shower - toilet , shower
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 34
  • Farmhouse - 1 king , 2 queen , 2 double , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 10-12 guests
    Grain Store - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 2-4
    Stable - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 2-4
    Cow Shed - 2 queen , 1 baby crib , Sleeps 4
    Barn - 2 twin/ single , Sleeps 2
    Eco-Lodge East - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Sleeps 2
    Eco-Lodge West - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Sleeps 2
    Poacher's Hut East - 1 double , Sleeps 2
    Poacher's Hut West - 1 double , 1 baby crib , Sleeps 2
    Hay Barn - 1 queen , Sleeps 2
  • Have the estate to yourself, sleeping 28 guests in beds and a further 6 guests on sofa beds.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor activities available on site (falconry & cycle hire). Private chef and tendered bar service available. Private courtyard and gardens. OS map and walking & cycle route maps. Guest guide. Photographer available.


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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
London Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
2 pubs in Mayfield
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
M25 Junction 9
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The surrounding countryside is superb with small hilltop villages and rolling meadows, great for horse riding, walking and cycling. There are many stunning bridle paths, public footpaths and cycle routes nearby. Our OS map reference is TQ 622 262. The popular Cuckoo Trail and Bewl Water are not far from the farm. His and hers mountain bikes are available for hire. Within a mile from the farm you will also find a superb trout fishery, set up by Roger Daltry over 25 years ago. Also close by are plenty of golf courses and fishing locations. Nearby Bewl Water offers sailing, canoeing, climbing, power boating and lots more for all the family. Other nearby activities or places to visit include ballooning, paragliding, rock climbing, paint ball, motor sports, dry ski slopes, motor sports, heritage gardens, enchanted forests, steam trains and the ''best small zoo in the UK', Drusillas Park. The farm is only 2.5 miles from Mayfield, a large village with beautiful high street & shops.

Other Activities: Archery, falconry, fishing, wine tasting, rock climbing, water sports at Bewl Water, Go Ape at Bedgebury


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