Wilderness Lodge, hand built luxury near the Sea.


Entire cottage hosted by James

  1. 8 guests
  2. 4 bedrooms
  3. 6 beds
  4. 2 bathrooms
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A beautiful hand crafted roundwood timber-framed strawbaled lodge which sleeps up to eight, located on the South Coast in West Sussex close to the Witterings, Selsey and Chichester.

The space
The normal configuration consists of 2 super king doubles downstairs and 4 large single beds upstairs.

There is a large open plan central living, dining and kitchen area with all new Smeg appliances and a state of the art wood pellet fire.

There are two bathrooms and loos on the downstairs linked to the main bedrooms, 2 showers and a single bath.

There is an outdoor wood fired hot tub that sits 6. You will be responsible for keeping it heated with supplied cut firewood/logs.

There is fast broadband WiFi but no TV.

You are supplied with fresh linen sheets and cotton bath and hand towels are provided.

We allow well trained pets within reason.

There is Disabled ramp access to front door.

We have a hot outdoor shower.

There is a new Gasburner bbq.

The kitchen is a supplied with a Dishwasher and Induction cooker

You have the use an enchanting private ancient woodland in the grounds a short walk from the property which you can walk, forage, cook and play to your hearts content and can arrange activities from Woodland Archery to forest school/ bush craft with a private guide/instructor during your staying.

As part of the group, you would be welcome to bring your own tents and camp out in the woods. Please contact the owner beforehand.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Private hot tub
Pets allowed
Patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced
Indoor fireplace
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Sidlesham, England, United Kingdom

We are situated a short distance from Chichester close by the beaches of Witterings, Bracklesham and Selsey and Chichester Harbour boasting the best waterbased activities nearest to London.

Though our knowledge and passion of the area, we can provide you advice from the best walks nearby to where to buy the best local seafood and how to get on the water cost effectively, by paddle, motor or sail.

Hosted by James

  1. Joined in September 2015
  • 129 Reviews
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  • Superhost
I was born in the Middle East and have lived abroad. Much travelled and my passion is the sea and an ethically sourced lifestyle. I have spent a couple of years planning and building the Wilderness Lodge in Sussex and a surf retreat on the West Coast of Portugal. We hope you enjoy your stay with us.
I was born in the Middle East and have lived abroad. Much travelled and my passion is the sea and an ethically sourced lifestyle. I have spent a couple of years planning and buildi…


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During your stay

A housekeeper will be available if needed

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 15:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with building staff
No smoking
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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