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Lamb's Knees by the Sea

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Master Bedroom
The Snug with Italian wood burning stove
Tall ship in Seaford Bay at sunset
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Lamb's Knees is a luxury Victorian seaside holiday home, built in 1863 and set within flint walled gardens with off-street parking. It is fabulously situated in the historic heart of Seaford only 4 minutes walk to the beach, 1 minute to local shops and restaurants and 10 minutes walk to the start of the South Downs National Park which encompasses the iconic Seven Sisters White Cliffs & Cuckmere Valley. The house is quirky, characterful and wonderfully spacious offering 3 Bedrooms, Playroom, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen & Snug. The 'Snug' is a fabulous room, with a wood burning stove, which opens into the kitchen ideal for chatting & relaxing with family & friends whilst keeping an eye on cooking dinner. With so much space available everyone can find their own little spot, perfect fo...Lamb's Knees is a luxury Victorian seaside holiday home, built in 1863 and set within flint walled gardens with off-street parking. It is fabulously situated in the historic heart of Seaford only 4 minutes walk to the beach, 1 minute to local shops and restaurants and 10 minutes walk to the start of the South Downs National Park which encompasses the iconic Seven Sisters White Cliffs & Cuckmere Valley. The house is quirky, characterful and wonderfully spacious offering 3 Bedrooms, Playroom, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen & Snug. The 'Snug' is a fabulous room, with a wood burning stove, which opens into the kitchen ideal for chatting & relaxing with family & friends whilst keeping an eye on cooking dinner. With so much space available everyone can find their own little spot, perfect for families travelling with grandparents or couples & friends holidaying together. Children absolutely love the 3rd floor dedicated Playroom filled with a treasure trove of toys & books and accessed via a 'secret' staircase. We are exceptionally well kitted out for Babies & Toddlers with all the essentials: wooden cots, bouncer chairs, playpens, monitors, highchair, stair gates, sterilizer, plastic plates & cutlery, potty, toddler toilet seat. If you fancy a romantic night out we can arrange a fabulous babysitter who is fully qualified & certified, to look after your little ones. (advance booking required). Style Neutral hues, with splashes of colour create a sense of calm and space. Quirky, yet homely, 18th & 19th century furniture in solid elm, oak & copper accentuate the history & curiosity of the house. Accommodation Details Three bedrooms (king-size, double, twin) & Family Bathroom & 2nd Toilet Room The Master bedroom offers a restful retreat featuring a Simon Horn king-size cherrywood 'Empire' bed with luxurious goose down duvet & crisp white linen, seating area with damson velvet cupid settee, dressing area with bespoke copper clothes rail & cheval mirror. The double bedroom is a particularly sunny, peaceful room with an antique French Empire inlaid mahogany double bed. The twin room is a delightfully cozy room, overlooking the flint walled garden, offering an adult sized White Company bunk bed complete with Hypnos mattresses. Family bathroom with bath & shower overhead & toilet. Second separate bathroom consists of a toilet & sink. Luxury Arran Aromatics Velvet Isle Hand Wash & Hand Soother are provided in the bathrooms. Living Space, five rooms (Lounge / Dining Room / Snug / Kitchen/ Play Room) & Flint Walled Garden Fabulously cozy 'Snug' with Italian wood burning stove and logs provided, opening onto a brand new oak kitchen fitted with modern appliances. A sophisticated Dining Room with antique oak table under a spectacular chandelier leads into a spacious lounge where you can play one of the many board games supplied or simply relax with your favourite film from our DVD collection. Fully enclosed South-facing flint walled garden provides a fabulous sun trap, cozily sheltered from the sea breeze, where you can hear the waves breaking on the shore. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Sorry no hen or stag parties. To reduce fire risk - no naked flames, candles, tea-lights permitted within house. To prevent damage to original Victorian flooring -no stiletto heels permitted inside house
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Laura M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2016
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Reviewed September 22, 2020

We visited as a family of four with a baby and toddler. It can be hard work going away with little ones but every last detail had been thought of in the cottage, to make our stay as easy and relaxing as possible. The cottage...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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holiday h, VR Owner at Lamb's Knees by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave such an amazing review for Lamb's Knees. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay and were able to make use of all the baby and toddler equipment supplied. We try to make Lamb's Knees safe (with all...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2020 via mobile

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Date of stay: September 2020
holiday h, VR Owner at Lamb's Knees by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2020

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Reviewed August 26, 2020

Very enjoyable stay at Lambs Knees. Lovely house in quiet area...everything clean and comfortable. A very generous welcome back is provided. The area around Seaford is beautiful and stunning cliff walks on the doorstep. Both Lewes and Eastbourne are towns well worth visiting and Arundel...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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holiday h, VR Owner at Lamb's Knees by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2020

Thank you so mauch for taking the time to leave such a lovely review for Lamb's Knees. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had lots of fun exploring the surrounding area. We are very lucky to have the...More

Reviewed January 19, 2020

We were looking for a family friendly house on the coast near to London. The house is of very high spec, spotless and warm with everything you need. Our boys loved the playroom upstairs and being so central meant everything you needed was a short...More

Date of stay: January 2020
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holiday h, VR Owner at Lamb's Knees by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review for Lamb's Knees. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that it got your New Year off to a great start. We're so pleased that your boys had lots of fun...More

Reviewed November 30, 2019

Fabulous house in the lovely old town and close to sea front..We were greeted by Laura the owner after a 6 hour drive from devon. We were overwhelmed by all the thought Laura had given us-tea/coffee,scones,clotted cream,bread,and even a bottle of wine in the fridge!...More

Date of stay: November 2019
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holiday h, VR Owner at Lamb's Knees by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a fabulous review for Lamb's Knees. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that after a 6 hour drive you were thrilled with your welcome pack which allowed you to immediately relax and get...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2019

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Date of stay: September 2019
holiday h, VR Owner at Lamb's Knees by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2020

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Reviewed July 8, 2019

We have just come back from a great weekend at lambs knees - Laura could not have been more welcoming. The house is so perfectly set up for kids and everything so well set up. Immaculately clean a real home from home. Great location for...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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holiday h, VR Owner at Lamb's Knees by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and found that the house had everything you needed for staying with young children. It was so nice to see how enthusiastic your...More

Reviewed June 1, 2019

We enjoyed a wonderful half term at Lamb's Knees. The playroom and DVDs were a godsend, especially on a rainy afternoon. Laura has thought of everything and the house is extremely well-equipped, which made travelling there by train even easier. Laura greeted us and showed...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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holiday h, VR Owner at Lamb's Knees by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review for Lamb's Knees. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and particularly delighted that you were able to have a stress free holiday whilst travelling with little ones. The Play Room...More

Reviewed May 21, 2019

A perfect family holiday home. Spotlessly clean, well-equipped and comfy beds. Wonderful welcome and great communication from Laura before and after our stay. The garden is a sun trap and the house is in a great location close to shops, cafes and the sea. Everything...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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holiday h, VR Owner at Lamb's Knees by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review for Lamb's Knees. We are delighted that you all enjoyed your stay and that the little ones had all that they needed. Your daughter looked so thrilled with the dolls and arranging them...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

Lamb's Knees is one of the very best holiday rental properties we have stayed in - and we have been to many, in the UK and abroad. The house is beautiful - very well designed and furnished and immaculately clean. Very well equipped too and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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holiday h, VR Owner at Lamb's Knees by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a fabulous review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and all the facilities that Lamb's Knees has to offer. Yes, there are so many lovely places to visit in the surrounding area....More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
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Access
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Watersports Nearby
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