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$594 / night
Total guests, Nights

Elegant Victorian house, sleeps 11, tennis court – Home 2101224 Cottage

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 11 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

Elegant Victorian house, sleeps 11, tennis court – Home 2101224

  • Cottage
  • 5 bedrooms
  • sleeps 11
  • 2 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Child Friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

This large secluded Victorian house has breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside towards Rye. Inside rooms are light and airy. The property has undergone a total restoration and refurbishment. Period features have been lovingly restored and the ambiance of the family home maintained. The house is surrounded by three quarters of an acre of enclosed gardens and in addition there is a fenced, hard tennis court. The south facing brick paved terrace is a gorgeous suntrap with lots of flexible seating. The driveway provides parking for at least four cars.

A welcome hamper is provided for each booking.

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: 2 Twin beds
    Bedroom 2: King bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Twin beds
    Bedroom 4: Full bed
    Bedroom 5: 3 Twin beds
  • 2 Full baths

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($310.72) £250.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Harriet H.
Calendar last updated:
20 May 2022
Years listed:
9
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Reviews

Very Good
10 reviews

Excellent
8
Very Good
1
Average
1
Poor
0
Terrible
0

“Mrs”

Reviewed 21 May 2018

A lovely, long weekend spent in this spacious house. We were 3 families ranging from 4-60. We found the bedroom configurations perfect for us, and the big kitchen and dining room worked really well. T… More

Response from the owner Thanks for your kind review. I look forward to you coming again.

“It is no longer 'elegant'”

Reviewed 18 Jan 2018

We were two families ranging in age from 6 months to 93 years, here for a week over Xmas 2017. The condition of the metal entrance gate gave a dreadful first impression on arrival and the two industr… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your comments we are working to improve general appearance and all heating issues now resolved.

“Beautiful, clean house in wonderful location”

Reviewed 13 May 2013

The house was in excellent conditon, very clean and airy. Very well equipped kitchen. All the rooms were spacious. It was located in a quiet lane with fields all around. Large garden laid to lawn … More

“Great for families and reunions”

Reviewed 21 Mar 2013

We had a reunion weekend with university friends. The location was good but a car is a necessity. We were able to go wine tasting at Chapel Down in the morning and have an afternoon walk on the beac… More

“Comfortable family retreat”

Reviewed 2 Feb 2013

Comfortable, well thought out and well equipped in a lovely rural setting. Ideal for a family to use as a happy backdrop to a holiday in this pretty area

“A real home from home, I didn't want the holiday to end!”

Reviewed 17 Dec 2012

The house is wonderful for a relaxing break; furnished to a high standard and extremely comfortable, it was an oasis of calm! The house itself is full of character, the rooms are all cosy and in excel… More

“Lovely old house for good times with friends”

Reviewed 27 Nov 2012

Our group of friends have stayed here numerous times over the last 10 years - the large kitchen and dining room are perfect for nice big meals and we love the tennis court. There's lots to do in … More

“Fantastic, friendly house - perfect for a group get together”

Reviewed 17 Nov 2012

I've stayed at the Highlands with a group of friends several times over the past few years and they've been some of our favourite weekends. Cosy evenings in front of the fire in winter, lazi… More

“Comfy big house, a sanctury from the city”

Reviewed 29 Oct 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Highlands for our 4 year anniversary and had a wonderful, romantic break away from London. We settled in immediately and basked in the last summer sunshine in the beau… More

“Beautiful house and garden - the perfect retreat”

Reviewed 26 Oct 2012

I stayed in this house with a group of old friends this time last year and we all absolutely loved it. So much so that we have just re-booked to go again in a few weeks' time. The house has a rea… More

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Harriet the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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You can also request a quote from Harriet (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

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How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Harriet (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

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Why can't I call Harriet (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

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You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Harriet (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Harriet (the owner) a message.

If Harriet (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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