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Gorgeous Family Friendly Wooden Cabin Near Winchelsea Beach And Rye. Sleeps 10.

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

4 Bedrooms, wrap around decking, open plan living, suitable for 2 families

Gorgeous wood cabin situated down a quiet residential dirt track road only 2 minute drive from the stunning pebbly/sandy shores of Winchelsea Beach. The house is designed in an open plan arrangement. Originally built in the 1930s it has been extensively renovated in a relaxed shabby chic style, filled antique and vintage furniture while the double height pitched ceiling in the the main living room gives the house a great sense of space and light. White washed reclaimed wood is used on walls and floors. The house sits in its own pretty garden with off street parking. Accommodation comprises one double bedroom, one twin bedroom, one double bunk bed room (sleeping 4) and another 4th bedroom/snug with a double sofa bed, bathroom/shower room and a second WC. Despite its reclaimed emphasis comfort has not been compromised and the house boasts a stainless steel Smeg cooker, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, underfloor heating, wood burning stove and cotton sheets on all the beds.

Atlanta and Dave Coote
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 January, 2017

About Atlanta and Dave Coote

We are a local family. We have 4 children and we just love the area with its copious beaches. The ancient town of Rye is one of our favourite spots with its cobbled streets, antique shops and many restaurants.

Atlanta and Dave Coote purchased this bungalow in 2012

Why Atlanta and Dave Coote chose Rother

Winchelsea Beach is great place to go with the kids for an old fashioned bucket and spades holiday. We love the beach shack feel for this 1920's wooden house although we have not compromised on creature comforts or style. We actually run a photographic locations agency for our day jobs and this house has been photographed many times for magazine and catalogues like Boden and The White Company.

What makes this bungalow unique

This house has an old fashioned English charm harping back to childhood holidays by the sea. A local family of ducks are regular visitors and if you are lucky they will waddle up the garden and say hello! In fact we have even created them their own little entrance so that they can come and go as they please. We have extensively re-decorated the interior with vintage furnishings and with the emphasis on reclaimed materials. It is in a quiet location near the sea, and although on a residential road it feels secluded without being remote. It has beautiful views across a meadow at the back. THe whole property is fully fenced in and a picket fence separates the main garden from the parking area so you can feel secure letting little ones roam freely. Please note though that there is a river running along the back of the property and although fully fenced off we do advise that you make sure children climb on or over it.


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Gorgeous Family Friendly Wooden Cabin Near Winchelsea Beach And Rye. Sleeps 10.
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A great place for a big family.

  • 5 of 5

A great place for a big family.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a really lovely stay in this beautiful home. Very relaxing and comfortable!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
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Such a beautiful house, perfect for a get away

  • 5 of 5

The house was just as wonderful as the photos showed. We had really stormy weather but the house felt really cosy especially with the wood burner going. We were a group of 8 friends staying together and had a lovely time exploring Winchelsea and Rye. The kitchen was well equipped and plenty of room for us in the lounge and kitchen to hang out. Probably not ideal for multiple couples due to the bedroom set up. Thanks for having us, will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
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Wonderful, quirky property not far from the sea.

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic place. We had a great time. The booking went very smoothly and the owners were very helpful. While the property is great for children with plenty of space, toys and books, the blinds are not safety blinds and while we appreciate that the ladder adds to the style of the place, we felt it should be secured to the wall to reduce the risk of accidents. Other than this, it was a great break in a quirky property and we would definitely go back. P.S. The fishmonger nearby sells the best fresh dressed crab!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Beautiful & unique holiday home

  • 4 of 5

The house felt airy & light & was a great space for all the children to play. The decking was great around the house, it would have been lovely to have some lounger type chairs. Overall I loved the house but the older generations may find a few more things that are an inconvenience & don't appreciate the look of some of the antique or older pieces. We loved visiting Rye & the miniature railway was really fun for all the family

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Beautiful airy open plan living close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

very well laid out property for hanging out.... a 5 minute drive/cycle to the beach close to Rye and Camber.. very well maintained definitely recommend to friends and will visit again..

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
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Nearest Barpub
0.25 Kilometres
The Ship
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Dover/Euro Tunnel
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Kilometres
The Ship
Nearest Beach
0.25 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Winchelsea Beach is a lovely coastal village and the local pub called The Ship serves great food and is only a 5-10 minute walk away. The beautiful and ancient town of Rye with its copious restaurants and antique shops is only a 5 minute drive away. Other local attractions include Hastings, Camber Sands Beach, Bodiam Castle and of course the stunning coast line of East Sussex and Kent, all this only one and a half hours form London

Wynchelse house is a truly peaceful spot but not at all remote. Perfect for couples,families and even two families who want to share! Please not this house is near the beach not ON the beach.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Icklesham, East Sussex

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Half term
17 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Easter Holidays
31 Mar 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Summer
21 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

Always worth asking about short term lets, especially if it is late notice. Short terms lets will usually carry an additional supplement.
Cleaning fee is optional at £40 if you do not want to do the cleaning yourself. However you must leave it as you find it otherwise the any additional costs for cleaning after you leave will be taken from your deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Icklesham in East Sussex

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Extra WC - Toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 4 Single Bed , 2 x bunkbeds=4 beds in total
    Snug/TV room/4th bedroom - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Small double sofabed (4ft wide/120cm wide)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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