Activity & Leisure
2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri
4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.
Eagles Nest at Greyfriars, is a first storey wing of a Grade II listed stone mansion, dating from 1819, overlooking a 13th century ruined abbey, which is designated a Site of Special Historical Interest.With a plethora of original features, including stone mullion windows, ornate plaster coving, original fireplace with a wood burner, private terrace and garden with a wood-fired hot tub, stunning views over the estate parkland and the sea, the property is a fabulous base for exploring the High Weald Area of Natural Beauty, via the many footpaths, by bike or on foot.In the living room, you will find a carved stone fireplace, whilst the luxurious bedrooms have 5000 pocket sprung cashmere and wool mattresses along with 800 thread count linens. For your comfort, the underfloor heating can be controlled with individual room thermostats. The wood burner in the living room comes with an initial basket of logs, with any further logs available on request at a charge. There will also be a welcome pack of local produce provided.After an alfresco breakfast on the terrace, wander five minutes up the road to explore Winchelsea’s cellar tours, 13th century church with stunning stained glass windows, farm shop, pub, and our neighbour, Charles Palmer’s vineyard wine tours. The private garden is a stunning spot to enjoy a glass of wine or spend the evening relaxing in the wood-fired hot tub, or to cook dinner on the BBQ. 2 miles away is the Cinque Port of Rye, spend the day exploring the boutique shops, many restaurants, bars and castle. The Harbour and nature reserve are well worth a visit. Winchelsea beach is a local well-kept secret, and the sand dunes of Camber sands are a 15-minute drive, and both are dog friendly. Within 45 minutes-drive are Sissinghurst Garden, Leeds Castle, Drusillas Park, and the stunning Romney Marsh.For families, on request, a drop side cot bed, or travel cot, highchair, steriliser and stairgate, are available. There is a children’s playground a 5-minute walk away, and the private garden is secure.With private parking and accessed through a courtyard, the accommodation is reached via fifteen steps to a terrace running the whole length of the property. There is a step into each room from the terrace. The accommodation is not suitable for those with mobility issues, or who have difficulty with stairs.Pub and shop within ¼ mile.Eagles Nest can be booked with Herons Wood (UK33357) (on the ground floor) to accommodate up to 8 adults.
15 steps to entrance.All on the first floor.Living room: With wood burner, 45" Smart TV and doors leading to terrace.Kitchen/dining room: With NEFF electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine, washing machine and doors to terrace.Bedroom 1: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request), 42" Smart TV and en-suite with Japanese soaking tub, overhead shower, toilet, heated towel rail and doors to terrace.Bedroom 2: With 4ft twin beds, 42" Smart TV and door to terrace.Shower room: With walk-in shower, toilet and heated towel rail.
Gas underfloor heating, electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate on request. Welcome pack. Enclosed private garden with wood-fired hot tub for 4 (private), garden furniture and barbecue. Private roof terrace with outdoor furniture (accessed from all rooms). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.
English Country Cottages is the trading name of Awaze Vacation Rentals Ltd.
Registered Office: Sunway House, Raglan Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 2LW.
Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration Number: 00965389.
VAT Registered Number: GB 598 22 99 77