Wootton Farmhouse

Plumpton, Sussex
  • 8+1
  • 4
  • Pet Friendly

Elegant self catering Sussex farmhouse, beautifully located at the foot of the South Downs with spectacular views and within walking distance of a renowned local pub/restaurant. A perfect base to explore the countryside and coastline of Sussex.

  • Beautiful Victorian farmhouse with large conservatory/garden room
  • Cosy sitting room with log burner
  • In the heart of the Sussex countryside and at the foot of the South Downs

About Wootton Farmhouse

A charming double-fronted Sussex farmhouse in rural East Chiltington close to Lewes, surrounded by stunning Sussex countryside. Offering spacious family or group accommodation and tastefully finished with an eclectic mix of traditional furnishings. There are comfortable sofas, cosy fires and an inviting farmhouse kitchen.

As you pull up on the sweeping gravel driveway and open the front door, you feel the immediate warmth of this attractive property. The light and airy rooms are comfortable and spacious, with 4 well-proportioned bedrooms (1 with an ensuite shower room), a family bathroom on the first floor and a downstairs shower room with WC. The cellar has been converted to a games room with sofa, smart TV and table football!

A particular feature to mention is the beautiful conservatory leading off the elegant dining room. The perfect place to enjoy a family dinner then relax with a glass of wine or two whilst admiring the views.

Ideal for a special occasion or short break celebration, this self-catering holiday cottage has a lovely home from home feel with plenty of facilities and utilities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Also of note are the pretty gardens - with a number of fruit trees and established planting, and a small lake to explore just beyond. The fabulous location makes it a great base to visit the wonderful Sussex coastline and countryside.


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What makes this area
So special...

Nearby Lewes is steeped in history and is a wonderful town to discover. If you are staying in November, don't miss out on the famous Lewes Bonfire Night! For opera lovers, Glyndebourne is close by, and Plumpton Racecourse is within a couple of miles.

The cosmopolitan city of Brighton is a 20 minute drive with an eclectic mix of numerous independent shops and boutiques, trendy bars and restaurants, not forgetting the famous pier with traditional fun fair rides. For families, both the Bluebell Steam Railway and Drusillas Park are within 30 minutes and offer a really special day out for all.

For keen cyclists, Ditchling Beacon is close by which is a key stage of the London to Brighton cycle ride - why not take the challenge? The Beacon and surrounding South Downs National Park is the perfect area for walkers to stretch their legs and enjoy the stunning panoramic views from the top ridge. The Jolly Sportsman pub is just half a mile from the farmhouse, and the Half Moon Inn 2 miles away.

Property details

Sleeps 8+1 in 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (of which 1 is en-suite)
King: 1 Double: 2 Twin: 1 Single daybed (in master): 1 (suitable for a child only)
Parking - Driveway - space for 4 cars
Garden area - open

Ground Floor

Dining room: table and chairs seating 9, open fire, French doors leading to Conservatory

Conservatory: Sofas and armchairs for 8-10, coffee table, French doors to garden

Sitting room: Sofas for 4-6, log burner, TV

Kitchen: Aga, electric oven & hobs, dishwasher, fridge, breakfast table and 4 chairs, French doors to garden

Utility/boot room: washing machine, tumble dryer, large fridge/freezer, shower room, WC, washbasin

Cellar Games Room: Stairs from the kitchen lead down to the cellar games room with Smart TV, sofa and table football

First Floor

Master Bedroom (sleeps 2+1): King Size bed, washbasin, built in wardrobe, dressing table, bedside tables and lamps, day bed

Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2): Double bed, built in wardrobe, bedside tables and lamps, en-suite shower room with basin & WC

Bedroom 3 (sleeps 2): Twin single beds, built in wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables and lamps

Bedroom 4 (sleeps 2): Double bed, built in wardrobe, dressing table, bedside tables and lamps,

Shared bathroom: Roll-top double-end bath with hand held shower attachment, washbasin, WC, heated towel rail


Open lawned garden with 2 sets of chairs and tables, 1 being of refectory style with seating for 10, charcoal BBQ



Central Heating

What you need to know

Wootton Farmhouse can accommodate a maximum of 8 adults plus a child on a day bed

1 travel cot (please bring own bedding) and 1 highchair available

2 dogs are permitted

There is a lake adjacent to the grounds, please ensure children are supervised at all times

This property does not accept hens or stags

Wedding guests are welcome and the farm also has the facility to host marquee weddings - please enquire if interested

Please note that the farm also hosts a limited number of weddings near to the property, and very occasionally there may be music and noise at the weekend - please check with us before booking if you have any concerns. All receptions finish by 11pm.


Central Heating

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