Apartments, Cottages & Holidays in Brighton.

The Piece Of Cheese

Hastings and St Leonards - Coastal Sussex

  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi unavailable
  • Garden/courtyard
£328 - £550 per week *


A delightful, quirky, three cornered cottage, hence the name 'The Piece of Cheese'. Built for a £5 bed in 1871 it is reputed to be the second smallest cottage in England and the only one of this shape. With many original period features this charming cottage makes a very interesting holiday home to stay in. Hastings Old Town has many unique shops, a range of pubs and restaurants for you to sample the locally caught fish. On the doorstep is The Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve has 345 hectares of ancient woodland, heathland and grassland together with 3 miles (5km) of dramatic cliffs and coastline.  Lying within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, most of the park has been designated a Special Area of Conservation, a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is a designated Local Nature Reserve.  Shop: 30 yards  Pub: 10 yards Coast: 50 yards

Ground Floor:
Open Plan Sitting Room/Kitchen:  with original wood flooring, rugs, pot bellied coal burning stove,  is heavily beamed,  two leather armchairs, antique two seater sofa, bench seat, occasional table, TV and glazed door to small courtyard garden with garden bench. A bookcase unit divides the Kitchen Area: from the sitting room which has a combination cooker including microwave, two separate hotplate rings, fridge with small freezer compartment and sink. Compact storage units house the crockery, cutlery and kitchen utensils and there is a small dining table and chairs for two

Steepish wooden stairs lead to...

First Floor:

Small landing with delightful window seat

Bedroom:  with yet more beams, with double bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe, three chairs 

En-Suite Shower Room  with washbasin and w.c, with heated towel rail

Heating: Coal burning pot bellied stove plus gas central heating.

Garden: Tiny enclosed courtyard garden with garden bench.
Parking: Visitors parking permit can be purchased from the owner or the tourist office on the seafront.

Notes: Adults only. 


  • Saturday changeover
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets allowed
  • WiFi unavailable
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Bed linen provided
  • Bath towels included
  • En suite bathroom
  • Nearest shop: 0.1 miles away
  • Nearest pub: 0.1 miles away
  • 0.5 miles from the coast


Date Range 7 night price * 3 night price *
28 Oct 17 - 23 Dec 17 £328 £246
23 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 18 £540 £405
6 Jan 18 - 24 Mar 18 £335 £251
24 Mar 18 - 14 Apr 18 £470 £353
14 Apr 18 - 26 May 18 £410 £308
26 May 18 - 30 Jun 18 £470 £353
30 Jun 18 - 21 Jul 18 £515 £386
21 Jul 18 - 25 Aug 18 £550 £413
25 Aug 18 - 15 Sep 18 £515 £386
15 Sep 18 - 29 Sep 18 £470 £353
29 Sep 18 - 20 Oct 18 £410 £308
20 Oct 18 - 27 Oct 18 £470 £353
27 Oct 18 - 22 Dec 18 £335 £251
22 Dec 18 - 6 Jan 19 £550 £413

* Please note: The prices displayed are guide prices and do not include optional items such as pet charges.


Quaint cottage loved it. Very helpful landlords. Great location. Loved all the ornaments.Mrs M Donnelly - 2nd October 2017
Were warmly welcomed by the owner. Small but functional. Excellent location in Old Town.Mr Alan Pfeiffer - 26th October 2015
Everything was as expected and would come back.Mr Stephan Butcher - 18th October 2015
Had the best time and the owners were very friendly and accommodating. I will certainly go back! A+++++Ms L from West Sussex - 24th June 2015


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