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Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Pets
0
The Cottage Ref: PKKH

Less than an hour from London by train or car, in the South Downs National Park, this detached 18th-century former barn is set in the owner’s grounds, in the heart of this quintessentially English village with pub, green and cricket pitch. An ideal weekend get-away for families or groups of friends, it has a one-acre private garden with croquet lawn, mature specimen plants including a 300-year old cedar tree and an outside terrace with table and chairs for 10 - an ideal spot to enjoy al-fresco dining - as well as a detached games room with pool table, table tennis and table football. Inside, along with wonderful original features including exposed stone walls, flagstone and brick floors and beams, there is a wood-burning stove, an Aga and an oak dining table, whilst the bedrooms have Victorian bedsteads and deep mattresses. The 16th-century Red Lion pub, 400 yards away on the village green, is the starting point for numerous walks, cycle, bridle trails and a launch site for hot-air balloon flights. Black Down, the highest point in the National Park, with its pine and heather covered slopes is immediately accessible on foot. Within a 15-minute drive is Petworth with its antique shops, beautiful stately home, Capability Brown gardens and open-air concerts, and charming Midhurst, famous for polo at Cowdray Park. Goodwood is 20 minutes away with its motor and horse racing, as well as numerous other National Trust houses and gardens. Chichester and West Wittering with its award-winning sandy beach are half an hour away. Shops 600 yards, pub 400 yards.

Open plan living/dining room with wood-burning stove, and well-equipped kitchen area with Aga (for cooking) and flagstone floor. Utility. Double bedroom. Twin bedroom with 3ft 6in beds. Wet room and toilet. First floor: Large landing with double bed. Double bedroom with 5ft sleigh bed and en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. Twin bedroom with 3ft 6in beds. Family bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet.

  • Wood-burning stove - fuel included
  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Junior beds available on request (alternative sleeping only)
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Sky+ TV (sports, movies, box office)
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • Aga included
  • Microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Large lawned garden with furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 5 cars)
  • Games room with Bonzini table football, pool table and table tennis
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities
  • Friday to Friday

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£1066-£3028
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Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5
Pets
0
Regents House Ref: PGGG

Beautifully presented throughout, this splendid Grade II listed Regency town house offers wonderful views to historical Arundel Castle, which is only 50 yards away. Located in the heart of this quaint town, it is only a 2-minute walk from plentiful antique shops, pubs, restaurants, cathedral and lido, and near the Wildfowl and Wetlands for birdwatching. In keeping with the Regency era, the furnishings cleverly complement the period style, and are carefully co-ordinated and styled to enhance features such as the ornamental fire surrounds and large windows. The holiday accommodation is spacious, set over four floors, and with families in mind, there is a games room on the lower ground floor. Arundel is recognised for its castle and variety of historic buildings in a small area. Out of around 500 buildings in the conservation area, many are listed. The beautiful castle is referred to in the Domesday Book in 1086, and has been occupied by the Dukes of Norfolk and their families for over 850 years. The Victorian Catholic Cathedral was designed by Joseph Hansom, who also designed the Hansom cab.
Climping Beach is only a 5-minute drive, or slightly further, Worthing, Elmer or Littlehampton. Bustling Brighton is within 20 minutes’ drive, within the ornate Royal Pavilion, The Lanes for interesting artefacts, plentiful theatres, art galleries, extensive shopping, the marina with harbourside dining, and many amusements for all ages along the beach. Visit Chichester, with its beautiful ornate cathedral, theatre, pedestrianised shopping, tea rooms, harbour tours, Goodwood or Fontwell racing. Also within easy reach is the picturesque harbour village of Bosham with antiques, emporium and waterside cafe, or naval Portsmouth with Spinnaker Tower, designer shopping and waterside dining. In addition, various National Trust homes and gardens, excellent walking along the South Downs, golf, sailing, surfing, riding, and cycling can all be enjoyed nearby. Shops 50 yards.

Spacious living room with open fire. Dining room with ornamental fire surround. Large, well-equipped kitchen with gas Range (for cooking). Lower ground floor: Games room. Study. Utility. First floor: Three double bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet, one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Second floor: Two double bedrooms, one with 5ft bed, each with additional single bed (for +1).

  • Open fire - fuel included
  • Electricity, gas, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • High chair
  • Two Freeview TVs
  • Two DVDs (small library)
  • CD (small library)
  • Playstation 2
  • Range
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Enclosed patio garden with furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Roadside parking
  • Games room
  • Table football
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday
  • NB: 10 steps up to garden

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£1467-£3467
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1

This attractive 18th-century end terraced cottage with its own secluded, enclosed garden, is superbly situated in a quiet residential lane overlooking the village church approximately 3 miles from the centre of Brighton with many seaside attractions, including the opulent Royal Pavilion, Prince Regents former abode, Brighton Marina, Brighton Racecourse, saunter along the lanes for antiques, memorabilia and bookshops, theatres and art galleries. Simply relax and enjoy the spectacular views offered by the South Downs or visit the Sea Life Centre, Lewes Castle or Arundel with its magnificent cathedral and castle. A fantastic holiday escape. Drusilla’s Zoo Park at Alfriston, 16 miles. Eastbourne, 20 miles. Shop and pub ¼ mile.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. Steep stairs to first floor: 1 twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Steep stairs to second floor: 1 double bedroom.

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. travel cot on request. Freeview TV. Video. DVD. CD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Enclosed garden and furniture (5 yards).

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£242-£917
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0
Newmans Cottage Ref: 25650

This 18th century cottage at the end of a row is located along a country lane on the outskirts of Selborne. It has been refurbished to provide well presented and cosy accommodation overlooking rolling countryside. There are numerous local footpaths leading to plenty of scenic walks. Only a 5 minute walk to the high street which has two pubs with restaurants, post office/shop and famous Gilbert White’s House, Garden and Museum. Jane Austen’s 17th century house and Chawton House and estate are within 5 miles. Also within easy driving distance are numerous attractions in Portsmouth, Winchester and Chichester. Shop, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. Bathroom with shower over bath. Separate toilet. Steep, narrow stairs to first floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (6ft, can be twin) with en-suite toilet, 1 single.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. Freesat TV. DVD. Video. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area. Barbecue. On road parking. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Drop in patio.

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£0-£0
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Stelling Ref: E3935

Only 5 minutes’ walk from Emsworth Marina and harbour, this very comfortable cottage is sure to appeal to sailing enthusiasts, artists, nature lovers and walkers alike. One of a pair, it is set in a quiet cul de sac and lies close to pubs and shops in Emsworth, a pretty village located at the top of Chichester Harbour, 8 miles from the cathedral and Festival Theatre. Lovely sandy beaches at The Witterings, 9 miles. Shops and pubs 0.25 miles.

Ground floor: Living room/dining area. Kitchen with breakfast area. 1 twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Sloping ceilings throughout.

Gas living flame fire in living room inc. Gas CH, elec and bed linen inc. T/cot. H/chair. 32" Freeview TV. DVD. M/wave. Washer/dryer. D/washer. F/freezer. Wi-fi. Garden with decked area and furniture. Parking (1 car). No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Covered pond in garden.

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£326-£861
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
0

These two beautifully presented properties, set in the South Downs National Park, have been tastefully converted from a south-facing barn, and command views of open countryside and the surrounding arable farmland. Furnished and equipped to a high standard, they each enjoy their own furnished garden. An excellent base for touring, they are close to the old docks of Portsmouth, Chichester and Hayling Island. The cathedral city of Winchester and Petersfield are also easily accessible. Good walks abound in this scenic area, particularly on Butser Hill (3 miles) and the South Down Trail at Petersfield. Sailing 10 miles. Golf 6 miles. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

Living room with wood-burning stove in small inglenook and vaulted ceiling. Spacious dining room. Farmhouse-style kitchen. All with terracotta-style tiled floors. Cloakroom with toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower cubicle and toilet. Both bedrooms have rugs on wooden floors.

  • Electricity £30per week
  • Full oil central heating £20per week
  • Dishwasher
  • Parking
  • Unsuitable for children under 12 yrs
  • Couples and family bookings only

  • Wood-burning stove – logs available locally
  • Bed linen included
  • Freeview TV
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Small garden with patio and furniture
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday

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£332-£1349
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1

This thoughtfully converted holiday cottage adjoining the owners’ home, is conveniently located on the edge of the village where smugglers once stored their contraband, and dates back in parts to 1480. With the South Downs Way on the doorstep, the area offers walks across the gallops, and became known as the South Downs National Park in 2012. An ideal touring base for Friston Forest, Beachy Head, Herstmonceaux Castle and Brighton. The Charleston Festival, Glyndebourne, International Tennis Championships and air show at Eastbourne (5 miles). Shop 3 miles, pub 50 yards.

Open-plan living room with wood-burning stove, step down to dining area and kitchen area. Oak floors and low beams throughout. One step up to bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with brass bed and sloping ceiling. Twin bedroom with zip and link beds.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • TV
  • DVD (small library)
  • Radio/CD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer (in barn)
  • Small lawned garden area with furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Use of owner’s garden by arrangement
  • Roadside parking
  • No smoking
  • Friday to Friday

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£340-£865
Shortlist
Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
11
Bedrooms
6
Pets
0
Drakes Bottom Ref: DYM

In a wonderful location where far reaching views can be savoured over rolling countryside, this spacious, detached family home offers a perfect holiday base for discovering this scenic part of Hampshire. The large stylishly furnished living room has French doors to the large garden and orchard where plenty of ball sports can be played, plus there is a separate dining area and conservatory. There is a smaller attached property next door where the caretaker resides, and where horses roam in fields and paddocks. Hambledon is the home of English cricket, and is set within the heart of the beautiful Meon Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and where the River Meon meanders through the valley, and miles of walks can be enjoyed. West Meon is a short drive, where there is a popular pub/restaurant, and where Thomas Lord now rests, founder of Lords cricket. Slightly further, East Meon with more pubs and quaint church. Within easy reach are the glorious South Downs, Portsmouth with Nelsons Victory, The Mary Rose, waterside dining, extensive designer shopping, and ferry trips to the Isle of Wight, plus Winchester Cathedral, Southampton with its extensive maritime history, the vast heathland walks/riding in The New Forest, historic Chichester with cathedral and festival theatre, beaches at the Witterings or Hayling Island, the Watercress steam train, Jane Austen’s house, Gilbert White’s house, Birdworld and Marwell Zoo. London is about an hour by train from nearby Petersfield. Shops 1 mile, pub ½ mile.

Spacious living room with wood-burning stove and patio doors. Dining room. Well-equipped kitchen/breakfast room. Utility. Conservatory. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Single bedroom (for +1 child) with en-suite shower room and toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, one with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with corner bath, shower attachment, shower cubicle and toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Open-tread stairs to second floor: Twin bedroom.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Electricity, full LPG central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Satellite TV
  • Video
  • DVD
  • Stereo/CD
  • Double oven
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Telephone-outgoing calls (honesty box)
  • Large patio to rear with furniture; kitchen garden with patio, decked area and furniture
  • 1-acre paddock
  • Barbecue
  • Ample parking
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities

WAS
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£1143-£2795
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1

In the delightful Friston Forest village of Westdean, these carefully converted Grade II listed barns with exposed beams date back to 1597 and are double award winning (award for excellent conversion of a 16thC listed ox barn). Now a Christmas tree and apple juice farm it was once owned by Alfred the Great. Free archaeology and history tour available for guests. Recent excavations revealed that the site had Neolithic occupation circa 2700BC, and an Elizabethan terrace and Jacobean banqueting house, the centre of a wider holding mentioned in Domesday Book which stretched from the River Cuckmere to Jevington. There are also ruins of an Elizabethan manor house, restored 14th century dovecote and ox farmyard of the 18th and 19th century. Quebec Barn (ref 26956) was used as local headquarters by Canadian forces in WW ll. Walking plus cycle trails (hire centre, ½ mile). Seven Sisters Country Park, 1 mile, and a secluded beach 1½ miles. Enjoy wildlife in the South Downs National Park. Horse riding stables, 5 miles at the old smuggling village of Alfriston. Visit Brighton and the historical ’Lanes’, Eastbourne and stroll along the Victorian pier, Drusillas Zoo, Beachy Head and Glyndebourne (opera in the grounds during the summer) within 5 miles. Pevensey Castle, Battle and 1066 country within 10 miles. Shops 4 miles, pubs 11/2 miles. Properties (refs 19748, 19749 and 26956) can be booked together for larger parties.

6 steps from road to entrance. All on one level: Living/dining room with double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping) and wooden floor. Kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included) and green technology. Sitting-out area.

All properties: Underfloor gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Satellite TV. DVD. CD. Gas hob. Electricity oven. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi. Shared use of owners grounds. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: Access to Monks Granary Barn (ref 19748) is via the terrace of Old Manor House Pig Barn (ref 19749).

WAS
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£254-£843
Shortlist
Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2
Highlands Ref: 29941

This delightful apartment has been furnished to a very good standard. Highlands forms the ground floor of an attractive historic property, with period features such as high ceiling, cornices and ornamental fire surrounds, combined with all contemporary conveniences and appliances. The tastefully styled rooms are very spacious with a light and airy feel and the large living area has a door leading out to a lawned enclosed garden, an ideal spot for al fresco dining or an aperitif in the warmer weather! Seaford is a lively seaside resort within the South Downs National Park, and the pebble beach is flanked by super cliff-top walks, with far-reaching views. There is also golf in the area. A short drive from the popular coastal resort of Eastbourne to the east with international tennis and a Victorian promenade, as well as various seaside attractions, restaurants and cafés, and Brighton to the west with its marina and the cosmopolitan city centre, with numerous bars, live music, eateries, theatres, art galleries and antique shops. Enjoy shopping along The Lanes, saunter along the pier or visit the opulent Royal Pavilion. Newhaven, with its fort and ferries to Dieppe, is also within an easy drive or why not take a ferry over to the French markets for the day. Also nearby, discover historic Lewes with its castle and Anne of Cleves House, Bluebell Steam Railway, Filching Manor Motor Museum, Severn Sisters Country Park, Drusillas Zoo, Beachy Head and Glyndebourne (opera in the grounds during the summer). For horse enthusiasts, there is Hickstead, Brighton and Plumpton. Other places to visit include many NT homes and gardens. Beach ¼ mile. Shop, pub and restaurant 500 yards.

6 steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Utility room. 2 double (5ft) bedrooms, one with 2 additional singles. Bathroom with shower over bath (no toilet). Two separate toilets.

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Three Freeview TVs. DVDs. iPod dock. Gas/electric range-style. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed lawned garden and furniture. On road parking. Welcome pack. Pets free of charge. No smoking.

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£281-£1001
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2

In a convenient location, within 10 minutes’ drive of historic Arundel and popular Worthing beach, this semi-detached period cottage dates back to the 18th century, and provides spacious, comfortable holiday accommodation with plenty of period features such as original low beams and a wonderful huge inglenook fire in the living room. As well as three spacious bedrooms on the first floor, there is a second living room with sofa bed for alternative sleeping. Set back from the main road in a courtyard setting, with the local pub almost opposite which serves food. In addition, there are a parade of shops, a park and church, all within 100 yards. Nearby Arundel is renowned not only for its historic castle, but its cathedral, church and Wild fowl and Wetlands Park. There are many antique and books shops, plus eateries and inns. Worthing town centre is also close by; it is a popular seaside resort, with a pier, esplanade, plenty of shops, restaurants and pubs, as well as a lido and theatre. Why not visit one of the many NT homes and gardens within the area, including West Dean Gardens, Goodwood House, Petworth House and Gardens, to name but a few. The beautiful city of Chichester, with cathedral, harbour boat tours, leisure facilities, Roman villa and Festival Theatre is within easy driving distance, as are Goodwood, the South Downs National Park and Brighton with its various entertainments, including The Royal Pavilion. The picturesque sailing village of Bosham and (slightly further) Portsmouth, with its maritime history, famous Spinnaker Tower landmark, designer shopping and day trips to the Isle of Wight, are within easy reach. For the outdoor enthusiast, scenic walks, watersports, sailing, fishing, birdwatching, cycle routes, riding and golf are all nearby. Shop and restaurants 100 yards, pub 50 yards.

Ground floor: Living/dining room with beams. Second living room with sofa bed (for alternative sleeping). Kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, one with en-suite bathroom with corner bath, shower cubicle and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Open fire in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Two digital TVs. DVD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Small enclosed courtyard. Parking (2 cars). Pets free of charge. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

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£410-£1466
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Grade 4 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Hurstlands Ref: PHHZ

Renovated throughout to a very high specification, this refurbished, detached holiday barn conversion has wonderful features such as full bi-fold doors from the living room to the garden with an open outlook to the rear. Set back from the road leading to the prestigious Hurstpierpoint College, it overlooks the South Downs (with National Park status) and is handy for the quaint village with olde worlde charm. Shop, pub and restaurant close by. Vibrant Brighton with art galleries, Royal Pavilion, The Lanes and seaside attractions is a 15-minute drive. Also Hickstead, South of England Showground, Wakehurst Place, Lindfield and Bookers Vineyard (tours available). Plenty of scenic countryside walks from the property. Shops and pub 1½ miles.

Living/dining room with wood-burning stove and bi-fold doors to garden. Kitchen. Utility room. Two double bedrooms, one with en-suite toilet. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. First floor: Sitting room. Double bedroom. Bathroom.

  • Wood-burning stove - fuel included
  • Electricity, full gas underfloor central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Two Freeview TVs
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Broadband connection
  • Large enclosed garden with furniture
  • Barbecue
  • No smoking
  • Ground floor facilities
  • Friday to Friday

WAS
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£446-£1299
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