A most interesting and stylish property once owned by a renowned Pre-Raphelite painter - Valentine Cameron Prinseps. Just yards from Pevensey Bay beach but with its own private, enclosed garden with electric gates. The Studio is a totally relaxing place to stay with a beautiful Boston Baby Grand piano for those of you who are muscians. For a winter time visit there is a huge Swedish woodburning stove in the open plan living space and a heat recovery ventilation system ensuring every room is never stuffy! Out and about you can visit Eastbourne a little further along the coast and inland to Battle Abbey and Herstmonceux Castle. Short breaks in winter season only and can only start on a Friday.
Shop: 0.5 mile Pub: 0.2 mile Coast: 50 yards
Entrance porch with bench, shoe storage and coat hooks
Open Plan Sitting Room/ Kitchen/Dining/Music Room: has engineered limed oak flooring throughout. Sitting Area: vaulted ceiling, two sofas, wall mounted Smart TV/DVD/Netflix and 12kw woodburning stove. Glazed doors to: small enclosed patio garden with Chiminea and garden furniture. Kitchen Area: - all Bosch appliances including a combination microwave oven with warming drawer, a main fan oven, a steam oven with warming drawer, an induction hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer,Nespresso coffee machine, boiling water tap, a TV hidden away in a cupboard and a breakfast bar with four stools. Dining/Music Area: - a long room with glazed doors direct to the main garden. With glass dining table, chairs and two sofas, baby grand piano.
Utility Room: off the Sitting Area provides a second fridge/freezer, a washing machine and tumble dryer
Bedroom 1: with twin beds, bedside cabinet and bamboo mini wardrobe
Shower Room: large double shower, heated towel rail, washbasin and w.c
Bedroom 2: with double bed, bedside cabinets, wardrobe, smart TV and glazed doors to main garden. En-Suite Bathroom: with shower over the bath, heated towel rail, washbasin and w.c
A few easy carpeted stairs lead from the Sitting Area to...
Mezzanine Study Area: with bookcase, desk, chair and telescope. Up one step to...
Bedroom 3: with 2'6" childs single bed, bedside table and a wall of mirrored wardrobes
Bedroom 4: is the Master Suite with double bed, bedside cabinets, chest of drawers, TV ...and a deep bath. Shower Room: with warm cork flooring, heated towel rail, washbasin and w.c
Heating: Heat recovery ventilation system via a heat exchanger, central heating, woodburning stove and a Sun Joy radiant heat panel in the kitchen.
Garden: There are two separate garden areas - one with chiminea and garden furniture off the Kitchen with the main garden to the other side with astroturf lawn, pebbles, pond (graduating to 2' deep in the centre) and seating area with teak table and chairs. Small children must be supervised in this part of the garden.
Parking: Ample parking on wide driveway behind electric gates.
Notes: Eco-friendly solar panels for electricity and rainwater harvesting for flushing loos! Deck chairs and windbreak for beach use - please bring your own beach towels. Maximum occupancy 6 adults and 1 child. £350 security deposit payable payable two weeks before the holiday. Short breaks by arrangement only.
Additional Information: Valentine Cameron Prinsep was born in Calcutta in 1838 on St Valentine's Day, was educated at Eton and in 1858 he worked with Rosetti in Oxford. He bought beachland and a house "Santa Claus" in Pevensey in 1879 - (the house is now called White Lodge) and he had a studio at the rear of the house - which has been extended to become this wonderful home. He and his wife bought many cottages in the area and also 90 acres of marshlands - eventually owning most of the marshland and beachland in Wallsend Pevensey Bay.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 7
- 4 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathroom
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Open fire / woodburner
- Travel cot
- Bed linen provided
- Bath towels included
- Equipped with a dishwasher
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Equipped with a tumble dryer
- Nearest shop: 0.4 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.2 miles away
|Band||Date Range||7 night price *|
|26th May 2017 - 30th June 2017||£1,151.00|
|30th June 2017 - 21st July 2017||£1,464.00|
|21st July 2017 - 25th August 2017||£1,565.00|
|25th August 2017 - 15th September 2017||£1,464.00|
|15th September 2017 - 29th September 2017||£1,151.00|
|29th September 2017 - 20th October 2017||£1,040.00|
|20th October 2017 - 27th October 2017||£1,151.00|
|27th October 2017 - 22nd December 2017||£944.00|
|22nd December 2017 - 6th January 2018||£1,565.00|
* Please note: guide prices are based on the current year's prices and do not include optional items such as pet fees.
Nice quiet beach,modern cottage with all modern conveniences,lovely location,loads of attractions within easy reach.Mrs S Bonser - 21st June 2016
A fine house, spotlessly clean.Mr T Hamilton - 17th April 2016
Everything has been excellent. Thank you.Mrs A Beckford - 3rd November 2015
A very well equipped property with some outstanding features, maintained to the highest standard.Mr J Beckett - 5th July 2015
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