A luxuriously appointed and spacious apartment located in the heart of the Cinque Port. This property lies in an enviable position, being located in a quiet part of the town overlooking the harbour, yet within walking distance to all Rye has to offer. With train journeys from London being just over an hour, and Rye railway station being under 10 minutes' walk from the apartment, it is an ideal base for exploring the area.
This holiday at a glance
Sleeps two guests.
One shower room.
Sorry, no pets.
On-street parking. (Charges apply)
Minimum stay of two nights.
Exposed period feature brickwork as well as old beams.
Fitted electric oven with separate electric hob, microwave.
Combined fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Washing machine and heated airer.
Two televisions, one in the master bedroom and one in the sitting room.
Attractions and nearby amenities
Delight in a delicious meal at the Michelin starred restaurant, The Curlew in Bodiam, a 30 minute drive away.
An excellent base from which to explore the many National Trust properties in the area, stroll round the beautiful Scotney Castle, Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Bodiam Castle or Batemans. Alternatively visit the lovely and charming Pashley Manor Gardens, Hush Heath or Chapel Down Vineyards.
For the sports enthusiasts, play a round of golf at Dale Hill Golf Club which also benefits from a leisure club with gym and indoor pool.
Enjoy a day out at Bedgebury Forest, home to the National Pinetum, extensive cycling trails or for those with a head for heights, there is the action packed Go Ape.
Catch the train from Folkestone (30 minutes) and take the Eurostar for a day trip to France.
Slightly further afield you will discover the spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells (1 hour) which hosts a wealth of shops, pubs and restaurants or Camber Sands and the Cinq Ports town of Rye (within walking distance).
Boasting being one of the best preserved medieval coastal towns in England and the home to the enchanting cobbled Mermaid Street, the impressive Norman church of St Mary’s with its fine views to Rye Harbour Nature Reserve and the beautiful hilltop town of Winchelsea with its maze of medieval wine cellars, Rye has a rich selection of specialist and antique shops, wonderful bars and pubs as well as a thriving fishing fleet supplying the many acclaimed restaurants - all of which are a few minutes’ walk from the apartment.
Camber Sands (a short drive or bus ride away) has 7 miles of Blue Flag award winning soft sandy beach and the only sand dune system in East Sussex - a valuable habitat for many different animals and plants.
Rye has always been a magnet for writers and artists and a wealth of art and photography galleries thrive in the town.
The Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, spanning 1149 acres, attracts many visitors and bird watchers from all over the world and is a haven for wildlife and over 90 species of birds.
A multitude of footpaths, cycle routes and wonderful walks weave their way throughout the area.
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