A charming Grade II listed period cottage with dark wood beams inside and decorating the outside. The cottage is tucked away in a secret corner off the ancient Church Square. Built around 1400 with later additions in the 18th century. Rye was once surrounded by sea, this fortified hilltop town played an important role in the defence of the south coast of England. These days, the river no longer harbours warships and is home to the local fishing fleet. Rye hosts a 'Scallop Festival' in February each year. There are many good pubs and restaurants within Rye to sample the locally caught fish. Shop: 100 yards Pub: 100 yards Coast: 3 miles
Kitchen with electric oven/hob, microwave and fridge with small freezer box with small fold down table and chairs for three
Sitting Room seating for three on a sofa and chair, large working fireplace and TV/DVD/CD with wonderful wooden floor
Shower Room . is found through a tiny wooden door from the sitting room and has heated towel rail, washbasin (filled using showerhead!) and w.c
Steep, uneven cottage stairs leading from bedroom 1 leading to...
Bedroom 1 contains a double bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe and Lloyd-loom chair
Up more very steep, uneven cottage stairs to...
Bedroom 2 with a 4' bed and lovely views through the dormer window. Please note access to this room is through bedroom 1
Heating: Electric plug-in radiators and working fireplace.
Parking: Unloading permitted in main Square. Parking permit for use in neighbouring streets. Normal charges apply in car parks.
Also Provided: Both bedrooms have white Egyptian cotton bed linen with a choice of either synthetic or feather and down duvets and pillows. Initial supply of logs.
Notes: As the stairs are steep, this cottage is not recommended for the elderly or for small children. Some doorways and beams are low so have restricted headroom.Access to second bedroom is via stairs that lead from first bedroom.
- Sleeps 3
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- WiFi unavailable
- Bed linen provided
- Open fire / woodburner
- Bath towels included
- Nearest shop: 0.1 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.1 miles away
- 2 miles from the coast
Perfect location for Rye. Very well equipped clean & cosy cottage. There were only 2 of us but may have been a bit of a squeeze for 3. Parking difficult but bought a week ticket for station car-park which was only 10 minutes walk away.Mr Philip Manktelow - 15th May 2018
Have always enjoyed staying at Hucksteps.Claudia Hitchcock - 3rd January 2018
Lovely house in a great location - and we always found a nearby parking space.Mr Derek Janes - 13th September 2016
We absolutely loved our stay and would recommend the property to anyone.Miss K Main - 2nd July 2016
Good opportunity to stay in a listed building - Excellent central location. Good for leaving the car at home as close to the railway.Dr A Fox - 19th February 2016
Lovely little cottage tucked in the Old Town of Rye. Excellent character and lovely fire!Miss L Hartridge - 8th February 2016
A beautiful little cottage in a picturesque peaceful location. The stairs are really steep so unsuitable for the very young or old. This is a very cosy base.Mrs J Scott - 9th December 2015
A charming cottage (albeit one with low door lintels and steep stairs) in a wonderful position.Mr David White - 15th August 2015
A lovely little cosy cottage with beautful surroundings.Mr and Mrs B., Crawley - 28th October 2007
Just as lovely as we remembered - a very comfortable and relaxing stay, thank you.Valerie - 19th October 2007
A lovely cosy cottage! Rye is a wonderful town - we enjoyed it! Thank you.Mrs S., Germany - 12th October 2007
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