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Farm House, Converted Farm Buildings, Tree Houses & Shepherd Huts - Farmhouse (sleeps 10-12)

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights



Farmhouse (sleeps 10-12)

Grade II Listed c1600 farmhouse, well refurbished to a high standard. Five double bedrooms, three bathrooms (one luxury en-suite with dressing area), approached through an electric five bar gate and along a sweeping gravel driveway, through immaculate landscaped gardens, private rear courtyard and gardens, in a 12 acre estate surrounding by breathtaking Sussex countryside.

The property is elegantly decorated throughout with high quality furniture and fittings. There is oil central heating throughout. Folding bed, cots and high chairs available.

The accommodation sleeps up to 12 people with one on the sofa bed for which extra linen can be provided. Used in conjunction with the Shepherd's Huts and Tree House this is ideal for groups of any number between 10 and 28. Or hire the whole estate to sleep up to 38 guests.

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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
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017


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

Available Rentals

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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.
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 Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Large power shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Cloakroom - toilet
  • The main bathroom has a separate, large shower cubicle. All baths have an integrated hand held shower. All have WC and washbasin.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    Reception / Sofa bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Exposed timbers throughout. Wonderfully refurbished to a very high standard. The master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling and dressing area leading to en-suite.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • 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 (archery & falconry). Private chef available. Cycle hire. Wine list. Wireless broadband hot spot. DVD library. Private courtyard and gardens. Barbecue. Fully equipped kitchens (washing machine, dishwasher, oven & microwave), Digital TV with VHS/DVD/CD player. OS map and walking & cycle route maps. Board games. Guest guide. Photographer available.


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