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Beautifully appointed small cottage adjoining grade 2 listed Handlye Farmhouse

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Handlye Farmhouse and Annexe
Robins Rest.
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
7 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Very attractive newly converted annexe to listed 400 year old Sussex farmhouse on the outskirts of Barcombe village, just 4. Miles from the county town of Lewes, The accommodation comprises of a double bedroom with its own tv,,kitchen diner and showeroom wc on the ground floor,with staircase to lounge above .The lounge has tv and a Laura Ashley day bed which will comfortably sleep a third person up to six feet in height. ,glazed door to oak balcony with fantastic far reaching views to Glyndebourne.,and open fields surrounded by woodland..The property is just 15 mins walk from the village centre which has a post office and stores,together with a fine public house ,,The Royal Oak,which has just been refurbished. offering good pub food,and fine Harvey's ale.The Rainbow pub is also within wal...Very attractive newly converted annexe to listed 400 year old Sussex farmhouse on the outskirts of Barcombe village, just 4. Miles from the county town of Lewes, The accommodation comprises of a double bedroom with its own tv,,kitchen diner and showeroom wc on the ground floor,with staircase to lounge above .The lounge has tv and a Laura Ashley day bed which will comfortably sleep a third person up to six feet in height. ,glazed door to oak balcony with fantastic far reaching views to Glyndebourne.,and open fields surrounded by woodland..The property is just 15 mins walk from the village centre which has a post office and stores,together with a fine public house ,,The Royal Oak,which has just been refurbished. offering good pub food,and fine Harvey's ale.The Rainbow pub is also within walking distance and has a restaurant and carvery.Barcombe Mills and the Anchor pub with its boating is just a 5min drive .The city of Brighton with all its attractions is 25 mins drive, Goodwood motor racing circuit about 50 mins by car..please note that we have many birds including peacocks,ducks,geese,chickens,doves etc,and although very friendly,sometimes will perch on the balcony and say hello.,because of this we very much regret no pets. All bed linen and towels are provided and free fresh eggs when availableMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Robin B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2016
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Reviewed September 28, 2020

We enjoyed an excellent week's holiday in 'Robin's Nest'. The accommodation is ideal for a two person break. It is very clean, cosy and comfortable. The sitting room is on the first floor which gives nice views of the countryside, from the front window, and...More

Date of stay: September 2020
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Robin B, VR Owner at Beautifully appointed small cottage adjoining grade 2 listed Handlye Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2020

Lovely to meet you guys. So glad Monty the Macaw didn't disappoint,.come and visit real soon. Best wishes Robin and Chris x

Reviewed August 15, 2020

We booked at short notice and wow, what a find! A comfortable property in beautiful countryside, yet just ten minutes drive from the historic town of Lewes. Excellent quality accommodation with a well equipped kitchen and spacious lounge overlooking the host's huge garden. Great location...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Robin B, VR Owner at Beautifully appointed small cottage adjoining grade 2 listed Handlye Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2020

Hi Pete, thanks so much for your review. Chris and I are so pleased you had such a great time. Glad you enjoyed the Harvey's bitter.at the local. Monty the macaw is in great voice swearing like trooper. Hope to see you soon. Kind regards...More

Reviewed August 11, 2020

Wonderful location as a base to visit lovely Sussex countryside or the coast. National Trust properties a short drive away and Lewes is an attractive town with interesting small streets and the castle to visit when not closed due to Covid 19! The Bluebell Railway...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Robin B, VR Owner at Beautifully appointed small cottage adjoining grade 2 listed Handlye Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2020

It was great to meet you guys after the dreadful lockdown of late.,and above all to see folk enjoying themselves once more. Keep safe and hope to see you again real soon. Best wishes Robin and Chris x

Reviewed July 10, 2019

Fantastic cottage, just what I needed for my recent visit to Lewis. The cottage was very well equipped, lovely and clean and I cannot wait to return. Robin and Chris were lovely hosts, thanks again for such an enjoyable stay in your beautiful cottage.

Date of stay: June 2019
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Robin B, VR Owner at Beautifully appointed small cottage adjoining grade 2 listed Handlye Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2019

Wonderful having you stay,so good to meet you and delighted you enjoyed yourselves so much. Come back real soon. Kind regards Robin and Christine.

Reviewed June 13, 2019

I would love to bring my family here. Robin and Christine are delightful and when we left it was like we had known them for years. what you wake up to. Beautiful garden, with peahen and peacock, chicken, doves, cats and Monty the parrot. Lewes...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Robin B, VR Owner at Beautifully appointed small cottage adjoining grade 2 listed Handlye Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2019

It was so good having you guys to stay. So glad you enjoyed yourselves. Don't leave it to long to visit again. Robin and Christine x

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Reviewed April 26, 2019

Could not quite believe all the 5 star reviews, but this cottage has it all. Well laid out with everything 2 or 3 people could need for a lovely stay. Great location with easy reach of the coast and numerous tourist attractions. The animals were...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Robin B, VR Owner at Beautifully appointed small cottage adjoining grade 2 listed Handlye Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2019

Thanks so much for your lovely review. Chris and I loved having you stay. Delighted you had such a great time here in deepest Sussex. Hope to see you guys again. Kind Regards Robin

Reviewed April 26, 2019

In much need of a spring break so we booked a week back in the lovely cottage Robins Rest from the 13-20th April ... We had two wonderful weeks here last summer . Robin and Christine made us very welcome again and thank you both...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Robin and Christine have done a great job with this cottage and were brilliant hosts which made it an excellent base for our week in Sussex. Going up to the lounge in the morning to find peacocks sitting on the deck rails looking in through...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Robin B, VR Owner at Beautifully appointed small cottage adjoining grade 2 listed Handlye Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2019

Hi Guys, How lovely to hear from you,and thanks so much for your review.We are so very pleased you had such a great time here in Sussex and very much look forward to your return. Kind regards Robin and Christine

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Date of stay: September 2018
Robin B, VR Owner at Beautifully appointed small cottage adjoining grade 2 listed Handlye Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

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Reviewed September 3, 2018

I booked Robins Rest in September 2017 not really knowing what to expect but we were Just thrilled with the cottage and the beautiful garden and such a very warm welcome from Robin and Christine .Thank you both so much for making us feel so...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Robin B, VR Owner at Beautifully appointed small cottage adjoining grade 2 listed Handlye Farmhouse, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hi Janet and Brian, thanks so very much for your welcome comments. Christine and I are so pleased you both had such a great time.The chicks are doing well and missing you already! Love to see you again. Robin and Chris. X

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Central Heating
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
We also have a lovely newly converted 200year old Bullpen which is situated just 40 metres from the cottage. This property will sleep a further two to three guests.and has its own parking for one car.
Getting around
Although there is a local bus service that passes the Farm. A car is recommended.
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Beautifully appointed small cottage adjoining grade 2 listed Handlye Farmhouse is able to accommodate up to 3 guests. See all property details.

Beautifully appointed small cottage adjoining grade 2 listed Handlye Farmhouse has one bathroom available. See all property details.

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