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The Cowshed

Herstmonceux - Rural Sussex

Converted property which is perfect for families and has wheelchair access in a rural country setting
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathroom
  • WiFi available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£446 - £756 per week *


This property is simply perfect for families of all ages and has been designed with great flair and attention to detail.  There is a third bedroom accessed via bedroom 2 which makes it idea as a family room, for children to share or for a carer. There are exposed beams in the spacious open plan sitting room and under floor heating throughout to chase the chills away.  Wheelchair accessibility has been given great thought - access from the car to the house being completely flat and one bedroom having an en-suite wet room. The Cowshed is located on the owners' farm within walking distance of the pub at Bodle Street Green and is in the most wonderfully quiet location with a pond right outside your front door, fenced for safety - home to the many resident ducks! The property is ideally located for entertaining the children at the Herstmonceux Science Centre or Drusillas Park and not far from Bedgebury Pinetum with it's "Go Ape" tree top walk and for the grown ups, Batemans, Pashley Manor Gardens and Battle Abbey are all close by.  The seaside is only seven miles away at Pevensey Bay and you can enjoy the many trails and rural walks right from your doorstep.
Shop: 2 miles  Pub: 250 yards  Coast: 7 miles

Ground Floor Entrance into Open Plan Sitting Room/Dining Area/Kitchen with exposed beams, wood flooring and under floor heating

Sitting Room has a comfy sofa with two  Parker Knoll armchairs, coffee table, wall mounted TV/DVD and radio and doors to garden
Dining Area has a table and seating for six is available
Kitchen Area is modern and has an electric hob and double oven, extractor fan, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher and microwave
Bedroom 1 is carpeted and has a king-size bed, bedside cabinets, built-in wardrobe and chair. Next door in hallway there is a
Wet Room fully tiled with shower, chair, washbasin, towel rail, w.c with drop down arm
Bedroom 2 is carpeted and has twin beds, bedside cabinet, built-in wardrobe, chest of drawers, chair and
En-Suite Wet Room which is fully tiled, wheelchair friendly with chair under shower, washbasin, towel rail and w.c 

Garden: Paved area in front of property with outside seating.
Heating: Central heating with under floor heating throughout.
Parking: In front of property, with space for two cars - flat surface from parking to property for disabled access.
Notes:  The Dairy Cottage SX665 is 60 metres distance away from The Cowshed and can be booked together to sleep 8.  There is a 10% discount for booking both properties together. Unlimited Wi-Fi is provided at £5 per week


  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathroom
  • WiFi available
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Bath towels included
  • En suite bathroom
  • Equipped with a dishwasher
  • Equipped with a washing machine
  • Equipped with a tumble dryer
  • On one level
  • Nearest shop: 3 miles away
  • Nearest pub: 0.5 miles away
  • 9 miles from the coast



Very high standard & we loved the ducks!Mrs Corinna Tickner - 24th September 2018
A beautifully-renovated property in lovely surroundings and very well.situated for sightseeing and visits to the beachMs Louise Foster - 18th August 2018
Both bathrooms were very well adapted for use by a disabled person and worked well for my 93 year old mother. The property is located in the middle of very pretty countryside and close to the coast so we enjoyed our stay.Mrs Janis Croom - 19th July 2018
Absolutely first class!Mr M Emms - 18th July 2018
Beautiful location with incredibly friendly local pub!Mr Andy Brierley - 30th May 2018
Lovely accommodation in rural Sussex. Friendly hosts and made to feel welcome. The Cowshed was very clean and fit us perfectly”Juliet Tainui-Hernandez - 7th May 2018
We really enjoyed the very rural and peaceful location,, very quiet lanes, little passing traffic, very pretty farm and countryside. The location was perfect for visiting the coast and exploring rural Sussex too. The cottage completely lived up to our hopes in terms of being mobility friendly - worked very well for my elderly father who has both visual impairment and poor mobility. We could all relax! Would love to return!Ms Jane Nichols - 5th August 2016
We highly recommend this cottage for its comfort & cleanliness friendliness of the owners & easy access to surrounding attractions plus all transactions with Kent & Sussex cottages made the whole holiday a great success.Mr D Fox - 17th June 2016
Peaceful and well equipped property thoughtfully suitable for those of us with mobility problems but just as comfortable for those without.Mrs S King - 6th June 2016
A lovely, peaceful place which we want to come back to. We found Cowshed spotlessly clean, and very thoughtfully arranged for disabled visitors (I've been in a wheelchair so I know). We especially enjoyed the stunning views and the excellent food at the very friendly White Horse Inn. Thank you too for the lovely welcome - a fully laid tea tray with milk in the fridge and biscuits , and pretty flowers.Tony & Hilary, Cambridge - 5th March 2016
A lovely quiet setting, the accommodation has been furnished to a very high standard and has everything there that you would wish for.Ms Lesley Davies - 21st September 2015
We enjoyed our stay in this comfortable cottage surrounded by many interesting places to visit. We would definitely recommend the Cowshed Cottage to friends, particularly those walks in these nice surroundings.Gotte Family, Belgium - 5th August 2015
A wonderful holiday in this thoughtfully equipped cottage. Definitely one of the best - if not THE BEST - we have stayed in. Thank you ( love the ducks!).Sheila, James & Linda. Maidstone - 17th June 2015
Lovely cottage and very wheelchair friendly. Sitting by the duck pond, under the stars, in the silence of the country-side will be an enduring memory.Sarah & Brian - 11th June 2015
Cowshed Cottage is a very nice place. We have had a great holiday and we enjoyed every day here. South England is for us the most beautiful country.Gunther Family, Stuttgart, Germany - 17th March 2015
What a lovely holiday cottage, it rates one of the best. We've has a great week exploring.Graham Derbyshire - 8th February 2015


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