Waites Barn Guesthouse

Fairlight, Sussex
  • 6+1
  • 3
  • Pet Friendly

This artistic retreat is ideally located in the mesmerising village of Fairlight, near to Winchelsea, Hastings and Rye.

  • Three en suite rooms with communal kitchenette
  • Photography studio available to hire
  • Perfect to explore 1066 country, artistic Rye and historic Hastings

About Waites Barn Guesthouse

The Waites Barn Guesthouse provides friendly en-suite bedroom accommodation for those looking to explore the 1066 area. Enjoy the three charming rooms, with the bonus of a well-equipped kitchenette accessed separately. You can choose whether to use this comfortable accommodation as a base, to embrace a communal get together or to organise friends and family for an event. Decorated with delightful themes from the owner's long career travelling the world as a photographer, the indulgent rooms in this pretty area of the Sussex coast are comfortable and calming. Gather together for a BBQ in the summer months in the courtyard or simply head out to explore!

Within the complex there is a photography studio perfect to hire just across from the accommodation if you need space to let your creative juices flow. Perfect for a photography project, artistic assignment or a room to hold small meetings or events such as business talks, yoga or even bridge! Great for a small club who are looking for accommodation and a meeting room, the flexibility on use is a huge benefit and simply talk to one of our booking staff members if you would like more information.

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What makes this area
So special...

Only 3 miles away is the vibrant seaside town of Hastings, you will find all the shops you need in old Hastings with narrow streets called the twittens, packed with cafes, quirky shops and restaurants where you can enjoy a morning coffee in the sun or browse the interesting stores.

Property details

Waites Barn Guesthouse: Sleeps 6+1 in 3 bedrooms with 3 bathrooms

Ground Floor

Twin room (sleeps 2) with desktop fridge and tea making facilities, cupboard with shelving, smart TV,  sofa seating 2 (sleeps 1 child up to 6 years), hanging hooks and shoe storage and en-suite shower room 

Double room (sleeps 2) with desktop fridge and tea making facilities, cupboard with shelving, smart TV, hanging hooks and shoe storage and en-suite shower room

First Floor

King size room (sleeps 2) with desktop fridge and tea making facilities, cupboard with shelving, smart TV, hanging hooks and shoe storage and en-suite bathroom


Accessed externally;

Kitchenette with washing machine, fridge, dishwasher, microwave and utensils, please note there is no hob and only a small table top oven unit. 

A communal lounge area can be booked subject to availability.  The lounge area comprises of a sofa, large beanbag, smart TV, dining area with seating for 6 and is subject to a surcharge.

Shared courtyard with picnic bench and BBQ .

There is also a lending library situated in the kitchenette and we respectfully request that if you take a book you replace it with another.



What you need to know

The kitchenette is accessed separately from the bedrooms

Should you wish for the communal lounge to be available during your stay, please advise the booking team.  This is subject to a cleaning fee of £40.=

BBQ coal and utensils will be provided in the summer season

The photography studio can be hired at a half day rate of £85 and a full day rate of £150

If you wish to book individual rooms please see Avedon Studio, Beaton Studio and Capa Studio

Dogs are not permitted in Avedon Studio and should be walked on a lead whilst in the grounds

Cot and highchair are available on request

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