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Densford Cottage sleeps four people and is set in Amberley in Sussex. With West Witterings, a blue f

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 4 nights


About the property

Two bedrooms, sleeps four, suited to two adults and two children.

Densford Cottage is a terraced cottage situated in the picturesque conservation village of Amberley, which is regarded as one of the most beautiful villages in England. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the foot of the South Downs, it lies within the newly created South Downs National Park.

The village has wonderful views of the Amberley Wildbrooks nature reserve, a Site of Special Scientific Interest on the flood plain of the River Arun, where cattle graze amongst the migrating birds. Amberley has many historic buildings and thatched cottages and is just a three minute walk to the 900 year old church which adjoins the 11th century Amberley Castle, now a renowned hotel set in stunning grounds with superb dining (booking is advised). The village also has a tearoom (seasonal), a pottery and local shop with a post office.There are two local pubs within a three minute drive.

This holiday cottage at a glance

Sleeps four guests, please note, the property is more suited to two adults and two children. Two bedrooms (a pull out truckle bed can be found in the single bedroom), one en-suite shower room and one bathroom. Wood burning stove. Fully enclosed rear garden with patio. There is a pond in the garden which is unfenced and there is also a drop behind the wall at the end of the garden, please ensure that children are supervised at all times. Guests with mobility difficulties and toddlers, please be aware of steep stairs. Sorry, no pets. WiFi. Minimum of a two night stay.

Additional features.

Electric hob and oven, microwave, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer. TV, DVD, CD player and iPod docking station. High chair and stairgate available on request. Barbecue and garden furniture.

Attractions and nearby amenities

Nearby is the Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre, a 36 acre open air site In addition explore one of the many historic homes and gardens such as Parham Park or Arundel Castle. In Arundel itself there are many antique shops, cafes and restaurants, a Wildlife and Wetland Centre and there are boat trips along the River Arun. The cathedral city of Chichester is also nearby and the Festival Theatre and Pallant Art Gallery are close to the centre. Goodwood, with its racecourse and motoring events, is also within easy access. The Blue Flag sandy beach at West Wittering is a 20 minute drive and offers wonderful views of Chichester harbour. There are good train services from London Victoria.

For additional inspiration on what to do within the area, please click here.

More Details

Property Manager
Rural Retreats Holidays Ltd
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Amberley in Amberley

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Kitchen
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ground Floor: Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bathroom with bath and hand-held shower attachment
    First floor: En-suite shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite shower room
  • Bathroom with bath and hand-held shower attachment. En-suite shower room.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • First floor: Double bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Double bedroom with a double bed
    First floor: Twin bedroom - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Bedroom with a 3' bed and a pull out truckle bed for child
  • Double bedroom with a 4'6" bed. Bedroom with a 3' bed and a pull out truckle bed suitable for a child.
  • Television
Electric heating, wood burning stove. Electric hob and oven, microwave, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer. TV, DVD and iPod docking station. WiFi*. High chair available, sorry no cot provided. Barbecue and garden furniture. *Please note that internet access is offered at this property for recreational purposes only and is not meant for business use. Speed/service may vary depending on the package obtained by the owner which is provided to guests free of charge. Should guests experience difficulties or loss of use, neither the owner nor Rural Retreats will be held responsible.


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Densford Cottage sleeps four people and is set in Amberley in Sussex. With West Witterings, a blue f
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

great stay

  • 5 of 5

lovely property, charming village (use the village store), internal stair precipitous if you have any mobility issues.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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Other Activities:

Just outside the village is the Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre. It is a 36 acre open air site dedicated to the industrial heritage of the South East and has a restaurant. Parham Park is a two mile drive from Amberley. This 16th century manor house has lovely gardens and is surrounded by over 800 acres of woods and deer parkland. It is open to the public during the spring and summer months and there is a public footpath through the park.

There are some wonderful cities and towns throughout West Sussex and its borders including:

The cathedral city of Chichester.

The seaside town of Brighton.

The coastal resort town of Bognor Regis.

The market town of Arundel.

The medieval town of Midhurst.

The bustling town of Horsham.

The popular town of Burgess Hill.

Places to visit in West Sussex include:

The Festival Theatre and Pallant Gallery - Chichester, PO19 1TJ. Tel: 01243 774557

The Otter Gallery, a wonderful collection of modern art - Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE. Tel: 01243 816000

Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre - Nr Arundel, BN18 9LT . Tel: 01798 831 370

Sussex Falconry Centre - Birdham, PO20 7BS. Tel: 01243 512472

Sealife Brighton - Brighton, BN2 1TB. Tel: 0871 423 2110

Beautiful beaches stretch the West Sussex coastline including:

East Head Beach, West Wittering.

East Wittering, Emsworth.

Bognor Regis Pier Beach, Bognor Regis.

Middleton-on-Sea Beach, Bognor Regis.

Coastguard Station Beach, Littlehampton.

Climping Beach, Littlehampton.

There are a wealth of activities in West Sussex including:

Enjoy Goodwood, with its racecourse and motoring events - Chichester, PO18 0PS. Tel: 01243 755022

Chichester harbour for sailing enthusiasts.

Try a days fishing at Weir Wood Reservoir.

Explore some wonderful walks along the South Downs Way.

Chichester Water Sports Centre offers plenty of activites from wakeboarding to windsurfing to paddle boarding - Chichester, PO18 0NX. Tel: 01243 776439

Spend a day at Q Lesiure which includes Go-karting, paintballing, and archery - Albourne, BN6 9BQ. Tel: 01273 834403

There are an abundance of historic homes and gardens to visit in West Sussex including:

Arundel Castle is the seat of the Duke of Norfolk and has an attractive Italianate Garden - Arundel, BN18 9AB. Tel: 01903 88217

Goodwood House - Chichester, PO18 0PX. Tel: 01243 755012

Parham House and Gardens - Pulborough, RH20 4HS. Tel: 01903 742021

Petworth House and Park - Petworth, GU28 OAE. Tel: 01798 342207

Wakehurst Place and Millennium Seed Bank - Nr Haywards Heath, RH17 6TN. Tel: 01444 894066

Some favourite restaurants to try in West Sussex include:

The Shepherd and Dog - Fulking, BN5 9LU. Tel: 01273 857 382

The Kennels - Goodwood, Chichester, PO18 0PN. Tel: 01243 755132

The Bistro at Hotel du Vin - Brighton, BN1 1AD. Tel: 01273855221

'Matt Gillan at The Pass' Restaurant - South Lodge, Nr. Horsham, RH13 6PS. Tel: 01403 891 711

Turners Pies - Bognor Regis, PO21 2BE. Tel: 01243 841511

Restaurant Tristan - Horsham, RH12 1HU. Tel: 01403 255688

The Salt Room - Brighton, BN1 2FU. Tel: 01273 929488 and their sister restaurant, The Coal Shed - Brighton, BN1 1AN. Tel: 01273 322 998

Events within Sussex include:

May: Brighton Festival, Charleston Festival

June: South of England Show 2015

July: Worthing Food & Drink Festival

August: Brighton Pride, Shoreham Air Show, Rye International Jazz Festival

October: Eastbourne Beer Festival


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  • Contractual booking deposit: 33.00% rent

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