The cosy 2 bedroom cottage [ sleeps 4 ] is very close to public transport, 20 mins walk to beach and seafront, close to family-friendly activities. We can also provide some on-street Parking Vouchers for drivers. The railway station and town centre is only about a 4 minutes walk. Ideal for families with children, couples, business travelers.
'STABLES COTTAGE' is in an Ideal Eastbourne location - on edge of Town Centre with Eastbourne Railway Station just 3 minutes walk - London fast train is 85 mins, Gatwick Airport fast train 53 mins, Ashford International about 1 hour.
Internally EXTENDED so its now has a larger Lounge. During 2015 it was gutted, updated and renovated - this included a new fitted kitchen, new bathroom suite, new Worcester-Bosch gas boiler , new laminate floors.
All beds are freshly made with EGYPTIAN COTTON sheets, and fresh towels supplied. Internally the cottage has 2 good sized bedrooms [ one with a double bed, the other with twin beds - all with thick sprung mattresses ] and a spacious open-plan lounge approx 5.2m x 4.2 m [ 16 ft x 14 ft ] featuring double casement doors leading out onto its own PRIVATE SUN TRAP patio GARDEN approx 16ft x 8ft which has seating and a few tropical plants - Stable Cottage is the only house within the Courtyuard to have a Garden.
For anyone with a young baby, there is a Folding Cot and high chair available but you would need to bring baby linen.
WiFi is available by G3 Mobile unit on a pay-go basis, which is easy to top up. We usually put some credit on it prior to your arrival. Please be aware that it is a fairly basic internet system ideal for browsing and emails and is not suitable for Streaming or Downloading large files.
Located in an IDEAL CENTRAL POSITION - 5 mins walk to the Town Centre Arndale shopping centre - soon to have Carluccios, Nandos, Wagamama, Byron, Chiquito, and Frankie and Bennys. The Seafront and historic old Pier about 12/15 mins , so most of Eastbourne can be explored on foot.
WALKING - Beachy Head is easily walkable, with the Seven Sisters , and Birling Gap just beyond. Beaches are lovely an unspoilt, some having sand when the tide retreats, some with rock-pools , and there is even a Naturist Beach near the West Cliffs which also has a sun-trap cafe nearby. Opposite the Station is GROVE ROAD which is an interesting area known as 'LITTLE CHELSEA' where cafes , restaurants, a small jazz club, art galleries, antique shops and old book shops can be explored.
Devonshire Park Tennis Centre is about 12 mins walk.
A good nearby small Cafe is NELSONS at 4 Terminus Road - 3 mins walk. Prezzo pizzas and Pedros Fish and Chip restaurant - just opposite the Station. For vegetarians MISS WALLS BACK GARDEN and THE GREEN ALMOND are both lovely.
The Towner Art Gallery is also a must if you like Art, and/or Modern Architecture - this also has a fabulous cafe on its top floor offering interesting townscape views.
For those wishing to explore Sussex or Kent, Eastbourne is a perfect location and Ideal for children because there is always much to entertain.
By train, the historic town of Lewes is only 20 mins , Brighton 40 mins, Bexhill just 10 mins. Hastings can also be reached by a direct train in about 20 minutes, and London Victoria 86 mins, Gatwick Airport is 53 mins. Euro-Star connection at Ashford International Station is just over an hour by a direct train service.For those with cars, Access to nearby towns and countryside is usually quicker. Brighton Town Centre is about 20 miles along the A259 - 45 minutes - assuming you avoid the rush hour. For a scenic route the Eastbourne-Central Brighton Bus [ no 12X ] trip should not be missed - takes about 1hr 15 mins.PARKING : 'Stable cottage' has a VERY SMALL GARAGE - ideal for a MINI , Smart Car Motor Bikes, Cycles or Electric Buggies and it has a power point and light. Parking for larger cars is not a problem - FREE ON-STREET PARKING IS VERY CLOSE - about 4 mins walk in Upperton Gardens. NOTE : We can sometimes supply some on-street parking vouchers for Zone A free of charge, but check availability as we are limited in our suply. Please be aware that there is a No-Parking Policy within the Courtyard.
Smoking is permitted outside in its private Patio Garden.
** Please note that this cottage is NOT usually available for students, stag or hen parties - its ideal for family/couple bookings , or mature travellers - please let us know a bit about yourself and how many persons will be staying before making a booking request. **
Guest will be able to access all parts of the house, small garage and patio garden. The only small cupboard that is locked is the laundry/cleaners cupboard in the bedroom for safety reasons.
Interaction with guests
Guests can contact us anytime during office hours monday - saturday,
Other things to note
the wi-fi is 3G pay and go - its a basic system and it works very well...however, its no good for streaming, TV, or large downloads.
Note : We always put 1GB credit on this 02 unit for you but if it runs out you will have to buy a top-up - PLEASE BE AWARE OF THIS.
Sorry, No students hen or stag parties or travelers under 21.
Smoking is permitted in the Small Patio/Garden.