This airy and spacious family house with deck and garden is the perfect base for a family holiday in the UK. Situated in central Brighton, East Sussex there are regular trains to London and the rest of the UK. Gatwick is only 25 minutes away and Heathrow 90 minutes. Outside there is free on street parking (although spaces are at a premium after 8pm) and there are regular buses into town from a bus stop nearby.
We love our house but will be away a lot this summer as we have another residence about half an hour away. This house is very much a family home. It isn't perfect but it is very lovely! It is cheerful, warm and welcoming. We are used to children and like them a lot, they are very welcome (so long as they don't draw on the carpet)!. There will be toys to play with and books to read. We have a travel cot suitable for a baby or toddler.
The house is decorated simply with splashes of colour everywhere and bold artwork on the walls. There are six bedrooms; three doubles and three singles (one of the singles' bed is slightly smaller than usual but any medium sized adult will be comfortable sleeping here) as well as a comfortable double sofa bed in the living room and another in a first floor room that also has a double bed. NB if you are requesting the house to sleep 16 there are two single futons in each of the upstairs rooms and a single mattress under the master bed which you can pull out as well.
There is one bathroom with a deep bath, shower and loo and a separate loo next to this. The master bedroom has an ensuite shower and sink. There is also a small utility room with a washing machine and separate dryer.
The huge kitchen/diner is the heart of the house. The kitchen boasts a large six ring hob with a double oven. There are two fridges, one of which will be empty with a freezer that will have an empty shelf. There is a dishwasher, microwave and griddle as well as a toaster and kettle. The large pine table seats 6 easily, 8 at a pinch and can be linked with a fold down table to accommodate 4 more.
The living room is spacious and elegant and a great place to relax in.
The back garden is small but pretty and is a suntrap in the middle of the day. To the side of the house we have built a deck that is perfect for evening meals or barbecues. We have a large but simple barbecue and tools but you will need to bring your own charcoal.
Our house is in central Brighton. The 5B bus stops just down the road every 10 minutes, it is a 10 minute ride to the sea. The walk into town is lovely through Preston Park and takes 20-30 minutes. This is a residential area but over the road is a small food shop which is open from 8am to 8pm everyday. Down the road there is a pharmacy, florist, pizza take away, off license, wine bar and delicatessen. Just up the road at Fiveways there is a post office, sweet shop, fruit and veg shop and a few restaurants. There are several good pubs within easy walking distance.
Brighton is famous for The Pier - fun rides and excitement day and night, The Pavilion and its amazing architecture and well known across the world for its artistic and free thinking community, buzzing night life, great restaurants, magical winding Lanes and quirky North Laine shops.You will never be bored in Brighton, there is always something to do here, but when you come back to the house you will relish its tranquility!
As this is a residential area we are sorry but we are unable to accept Hen party or Stag weekend bookings... unless you are able to convince us that you will be a sedate, quiet and respectful group!
If you are celebrating why not let us help? Claudia runs two busy party/gift/cake decorating supplies shops called purple-heart in the centre of Brighton. So if you need helium balloons, bunting (although there is lots up in the house and garden anyway), party bag gifts, hats, streamers and more just let us know and we can have these ready and waiting for you!
Need a cake? We can almost certainly organise a gorgeous bespoke one! Just ask! Fancy a cupcake decorating lesson held in the house? We can set this up for you too, you'll learn loads and have lots of fun too!!! xx
For more information please send us a message x
Damage Deposit £450 per stay Fees for additional guests may apply.
Due to the pricing structure offered by Flip Key please note that an Under 11 Occupancy Fee of £35 per night will be added to any party of 10 or under. This is necessary to keep the pricing of our house consistent across the various lettings sites that it is available through. If you need further information about this please ask us! Please note the weekly price is set for up to 11 people - any party larger than this will be given an adjusted weekly price. Thank you x
Additional fees may apply:
- Under 11 Occupancy Fee | 35 GBP per day...Read more
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