"Peacefully nestled within acres of parkland on a private country estate in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty this charming and picturesque cottage offers a true countryside retreat.\nFrom the moment you pull into the gravel driveway you are greeted by the charm of this beautiful cottage with its exterior being nothing short of a picture you would find on a postcard. Step through the wooden cottage door bordered by pretty climbing roses into the immaculately presented interior which perfectly blends modern cottage living with character and charm. From the oak beamed ceilings to the cosy open inglenook fireplaces reclaimed floorboards and hand picked antique furnishings. Unwind in one of two sitting areas relax in front of the impressive open fireplace with a good book or relax in the larger of the two and take in the views through the double set of french doors across the beautifully manicured gardens. Breakfast can be prepared in the attractively finished marble topped kitchen with the dining table carefully placed looking out through the bi-folding doors to the decked terrace and gardens beyond.\nCleverly divided into two wings with each staircase leading up to two delightful bedrooms each with their own style and character this cottage is ideal for two families looking to holiday together as well as a family groups of friends or couples looking for added privacy. The Marlpits exquisitely designed bathrooms are sure to impress with a regal roll top bath the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploring.\nBeautifully manicured gardens planted with colourful flowers and mature trees offer an idyllic spot to fully enjoy the peace of this enviably countryside location with only the sound of the sheep in the field beyond being heard. Warm summer evenings can be spent on the patio sipping on a glass of wine with friends or enjoying memorable family meals al fresco.\nIf you can bare to draw yourself away from this truly beautiful cottage then the historic streets of the hilltop town of Rye lie just a 10 minute drive away lined with a tempting choice of independent shops art galleries restaurants and tea rooms. For those who would rather explore on foot what better location than in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with countryside walks on your doorstep and a choice of local country pubs within 2 miles."
The Marlpits: Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. King 2 Double 1 Twin 1. Parking - Driveway with parking for 4 cars. Garden area - Open
Front sitting room with seating for 4, smart TV with Sky TV (full package), and open inglenook fireplace
Rear sitting room with seating for 8 and 2 sets of french doors leading to the garden
Kitchen with gas range oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and coffee machine
Utility room with washing machine
Cloakroom with WC, basin
Master Bedroom (sleeps 2), Kingsize bed, bedside tables, built in wardrobe and chest of drawers
Bedroom 2 (sleeps 2), Kingsize bed, bedside tables and freestanding wardrobe
Bedroom 3 (sleeps 2), Double bed, bedside tables, built in wardrobe, chest of drawers and two armchairs
Bedroom 4 (sleeps 2), Twin beds
Bathroom with Shower, WC, washbasin
Bathroom with roll top bath, shower, WC, washbasin
Large manicured open gardens, decked and patio terrace with dining table and chairs for 8 and BBQ. Bike store. Private parking for 4 cars.
What you need to know
1 cot and 1 highchair available upon request. Guests are advised to bring their own cot linen
Pets are not permitted at The Marlpits
Parking restrictions - Private driveway for 4 cars
This property does not accept hens, stags or weddings. Please note that The Marlpits is suited more to family groups, and will not accept groups of adults under 25. Up to 8 guests may be considered, but the 7th and 8th guest must be over the age of 50.
Properties in England - Current government guidance states that in England, outdoor restaurants and takeaway options, as well as swimming pools are permitted to open in Step 2 (expected to be 12 April – 16 May 2021), subject to social distancing rules. Indoor entertainment and areas of hospitality will not be permitted to open until Step 3 (expected to be 17 May – 20 June 2021).
Wales: The latest Welsh government guidance states that outdoor attractions and outdoor hospitality, including at cafes, pubs and restaurants can reopen on Monday 26 April 2021. Gyms, leisure facilities and fitness facilities can reopen on 3 May 2021.
Scotland: The latest Scottish government guidance states that gyms and swimming pools can reopen for individual exercise on 26 April 2021. On the same day, outdoor hospitality (which can serve alcohol and stay open until 10pm) and indoor hospitality (without alcohol and closing at 8pm) can reopen.
Government guidance and legislation on COVID 19 changes frequently. Before you travel, you need to ensure you have checked and understood the relevant legislation and guidance that is applicable to you and the make up of your party.