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GEORGIAN FARMHOUSE WITH HEATED SWIMMING POOL AND EXTENSIVE GROUNDS

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Sarah Cheeseman

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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GEORGIAN FARMHOUSE WITH HEATED SWIMMING POOL AND EXTENSIVE GROUNDS

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday farmhouse in Arun - Holme Street House

4 Bedrooms, sleeps 8-10, great for family breaks or a peaceful country retreat

Holme Street House is set in 10 acres of private land, over 2 acres of which are delightful tended gardens. There is an outdoor heated swimming pool (April - Sept approx) in its own walled area. The house is well equipped and beautifully furnished, having been our family home. The accommodation comprises farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room with AGA; spacious but cosy beamed dining room with table seating 10-12; tranquil sitting room with open fire & baby grand piano; family room with wood burning stove, double sofa bed, TV etc (Sky); downstairs cloakroom. Upstairs there are four large bedrooms with lovely views over the gardens, 2 with double beds, 2 with zip and link twin beds which can be joined to make super king beds. The main bedroom has an en suite bathroom with shower over the bath, and two further bedrooms have washbasins. There is a further family bathroom with power shower over the bath. Children are welcome - a good selection of books, toys & videos are provided.

Local Amenities: The house is about 1 mile from the village, with easy parking. Within the village there is an excellent greengrocer and two butchers - all of these stock locally grown/organic produce. There is a co-op which has all the basics, including fresh bread, a chemist and a post office. There is also a very good wine shop. The tea room sells lovely cakes, also light lunches. There are two good pubs - one at the end of the lane, a three minute walk from the house - the food here is excellent, summer and winter. There are also two supermarkets within a five minute drive from the house, and a fish and chip shop.

In Storrington, about five miles away, there are several very good restaurants.

General Notes: Due to the size of the property considerable maintenance of the grounds is needed, and the gardener will be onsite for approximately two or three days each week, sometimes split across the week depending on what work is needed. He is very discreet and will endeavour to keep out of your way if you are using a particular part of the garden. He also knows a great deal about the house and grounds, so is a useful source of information should you need anything. The pool is heated by air source heat pump, so is somewhat dependent on external air temperature.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Sarah Cheeseman

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Speaks English
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday farmhouse rental in Arun, United Kingdom

28 Reviews Write a Review
Georgian farmhouse with heated swimming pool and extensive grounds
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 28 reviews
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Georgian farmhouse with heated swimming pool and extensive grounds
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p57786
+44 07962177506
Arun West Sussex
HR GuestBook
5

Comments from Owner Guestbook

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2007
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2007
'the house is a real home and extremely comfortable to live in - we enjoyed everything!'
'Your wonderful house is so comfortable, warm and welcoming. It is stocked with everything one needs and more. The garden is a delight and the district is beautiful - lots of historic interesting towns nearby.'
'A great, big, well-equipped, child-friendly beautiful house with lots to do in and out! We loved cooking on a Aga and our children loved all the toys. Blackout blinds fantastic! Leaflets re local attractions very useful.'
'Far exceeded our expectations!' 'We have never been somewhere that relaxes so much - a wonderful place.'
Helpful votes: 6/7
business
Georgian farmhouse with heated swimming pool and extensive grounds
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p57786
+44 07962177506
Arun West Sussex
5

A beautiful home in a beautiful setting

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
What a lovely house! Holme Street House was, if anything, better than we were expecting. We came here for a bit of respite away from our busy lives, and it was perfect. Lovely surroundings - we did go for a great walk on the South Downs, but would have been just as happy staying at the house. The gardens are beautifully maintained and must be lovely in the summer, the house itself was warm and cosy, but spacious enough for the eight of us not to feel crowded. The house was clean and well looked after, and the owner was very helpful and answered all the questions we had before our stay. We would definitely recommend this property, and hope to come back one day.
Owner's Response: Thank you Tracey, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you back one day.
business
Georgian farmhouse with heated swimming pool and extensive grounds
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p57786
+44 07962177506
Arun West Sussex
5

Wonderful house, like living in a stately home!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
What a wonderful place to stay. We were surprised how homely the place felt. The log burner was a real treat, and we loved how cosy it was to have evenings round the fire. The house is well looked after, and more spacious than we'd thought from looking at the pictures. It was great to have so much help beforehand, answering questions etc, it really helped us enjoy our stay. I would certainly recommend the house, I'd be keen to stay again. It was like staying in a stately home thanks to all the old features of the house, but comfortable, so you could relax and feel at home. We enjoyed a trip to the RSPB reserve, just down the road, and had a great chinese takeaway from Pulborough, which is a beautiful village. Having the station so close was useful too. Thank you for helping us have a great time. I'd love to come back in the summer and make the most of the swimming pool!
Owner's Response: I'm so pleased you enjoyed your weekend at Holme Street House, and hope you are able to come back for a longer stay in the summer, when you can enjoy the gardens and lovely surroundings of this part of West Sussex at their best!
business
Georgian farmhouse with heated swimming pool and extensive grounds
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p57786
+44 07962177506
Arun West Sussex
Owner Submitted Review
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We loved our stay!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
It was like home from home with so many details thought of. It was beautiful looking out over the fields of sheep and the exquisite gardens. It felt like a real retreat and a well needed break! The kids loved playing outside in the garden and pool, and in the evenings it was great relaxing by the fire. The cake on arrival was a beautiful touch and delicious! We think you thought of everything!
business
Georgian farmhouse with heated swimming pool and extensive grounds
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p57786
+44 07962177506
Arun West Sussex
5

Lovely Weekend

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2012
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2012
Very helpful host, and a beautiful (and very well-equipped) house in pretty surroundings. The property was very well-maintained with four good-sized double bedrooms, and the two living rooms - both with fires - ensure that you're not tripping over each other!

As others have said, the pictures do not do the house justice.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Location

Nearest Airport
43 Kilometres
Gatwick Airport
Nearest Ferry
58 Kilometres
Portsmouth
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Pulborough
Nearest Motorway
32 Kilometres
Junction 11 M23
Nearest Beach
22 Kilometres
Climping
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
The White Horse
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
The White Horse Pub
Car: necessary

Pulborough is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, looking towards the South Downs. The Pulborough Brooks area is home to large numbers of wildfowl and wading birds. In the area you can also find medieval wall paintings; a Roman villa and palace; wonderful walks on the Downs; country towns & villages with antique shops, many individual items and great food; a vineyard which supplies Buckingham Palace; historical houses;sandy beaches; bustling seaside towns; castles, both ruined & still standing! It's the stuff childhood memories are made of! Visit Parham Elizabethan house & gardens; Petworth House & park; Weald & Downland Museum & Amberley Working Museum; Arundel; Chichester, with Cathedral, festival theatre, multiplex cinema; bowling, butterfly centre, harbour tours & sailing; Goodwood & Fontwell for car & horse racing; Littlehampton & The Witterings for beaches. If you want to see it all from the air, you can even go gliding or hot air ballooning.

Other Activities: gliding, ballooning

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday farmhouse in Arun, West Sussex

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate Minimum Stay
 
Mid
29 Mar 2014 - 23 May 2014
£125
£338
Fri,Sat
£1,300
2 nights
 
 
Low Summer
24 May 2014 - 18 Jul 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
£1,750
7 nights
 
 
High Summer
19 Jul 2014 - 29 Aug 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
£2,300
7 nights
 
 
Late Summer
30 Aug 2014 - 3 Oct 2014
£150
£350
Fri,Sat
£1,750
2 nights
 
 
Autumn
4 Oct 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
£125
£325
Fri,Sat
£1,300
2 nights
 
 
Low
1 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
£125
£300
Fri,Sat
£1,100
2 nights
 
 
Christmas and New Year
20 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
£2,500
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit £250.00
Notes Nightly rates given above only apply when added onto weekend rates, and are variable. Please contact owner for stays of 2 nights or more, or mid week stays. "Quotes" generated by this website are not always correct due to a limitation in their system. 25% deposit payable at time of booking. Balance payable 8 weeks prior to commencement of holiday. £250 returnable breakage deposit taken.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Arun in West Sussex

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • village
  • rural
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Fireplace
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Activities Guide
  • Firewood
  • Thermos Flask
  • Heating
  • Sofa Bed
  • Security System
  • Wireless Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Basic Soaps
  • Washing Machine
  • Iron & Board
  • Paper Towels
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Safe
  • Wood Stove
  • Broadband Access
  • Filtered Water
  • ISDN Access
  • Laundry Soap
  • Alarm Clock
  • Local Maps
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Hob
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Bath has lovely views over pastureland!
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    W/C - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Oak - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , With en-suite
    Chestnut - 2 Single Bed , Zip & link beds make super king - room has washbasin
    Cherry - 1 Double Bed , Room has washbasin.
    Birch - 2 Single Bed , Beds can be zipped together to make super king.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , (Family room on ground floor)
  • Large bedrooms - plenty of space for a cot. Travel cot can provided at no extra charge, wooden cot also available for £20 per booking. Bed linen and towels provided. Plenty of wardrobe/shelf space, very comfortably furnished. Bookcases with plenty of reading material for our guests' use, suitable for ages 0 - 99!
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Table Football
  • Books
  • Pool Table
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Television
  • Games
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Toys
  • Game Room
  • Video Library
  • Books for Kids
  • Piano
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Games for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Video Player
  • Stereo
  • Ping Pong Table
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • live theatre
  • ruins
  • forests
  • pond
  • library
  • autumn foliage
  • museums
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • beachcombing
  • walking
  • horse riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • swimming
  • mountain biking
Notes:
A further note on seating - the lounge & family room both have seating for 8, but a number of the chairs are easily portable from room to room if 10 are staying. There are toys & games available for guests' use, and a selection of videos & DVDs. Due to age (the house is 250 years old), the stone floors on the ground floor are somewhat uneven, with steps to some of the rooms, hence saying the property is unsuitable for wheelchairs, or elderly or infirm. The washing machine and tumble dryer are situated in the cellar down stone steps, which are reached through a door in the hallway. The large garden is a particular feature of the property, and includes an orchard and a wooden wendy house for children. The field (7 acres) is sometimes grazed by sheep, and has a small lake, stocked with roach and carp. You are welcome to bring fishing rods!
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