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Rural, spacious house to escape the city life

SuperhostAmberley, England, United Kingdom
Entire house hosted by Jemma
13 guests5 bedrooms6 beds3.5 bathrooms

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This unique house sleeps 10 adults and 3 extra beds on bunk beds.
When life returns to normal then We can also arrange boutique camping for a 4-6 extra guests during summer months to enhance your stay (extra £)
Superb and spacious contemporary designed home nestled between the foot of the South Downs and Amberley Wild Brooks an 800 acre flood plane and RSPB nature reserve. With breathtaking 360 degree views, The Rook is your perfect escape in the country.

The space
Escape city life, stay away from COVID 19, we are a safe rural retreat to relax in with friends after lock down lifts.

The Rook is a uniquely designed house with heaps of entertaining space including its large open plan kitchen dining and seating area, a further large mezzanine lounge and floating terrace with outdoor seating/dining. From there expect to see wild deer, foxes, owls, eagles and of course the resident rooks who live in the surrounding ancient trees.

The hi spec contemporary kitchen is fitted with all the mod cons, including boiling water tap, Neff/Bosch appliances, waste disposal unit, tall fridge and pantry. Whilst the Rook's interior is awash with vibrant colours and textures, with contemporary art, neon, clay plaster wall finishes and a blend of antique and modern furnishings all working together to make this a haven for lovers of design.

Outside you’ll find a wood burning hot tub (fits 12 adults) with sun deck, large lawn, private bluebell woods (1.5 acres) with yoga platform, meditation pod and airgun and targets to use (adults only).

(For safely reasons the hot tub can only be used in good weather)

We welcome families, with facilities including fully stocked play room, triple bunk beds, mud kitchen (in winter) fairy woods (in winter)

We welcome large groups and can sleep up to 10 adults and 3 children in the house (more possible with occasional beds upon request). Outside we have 2 luxury bell tents that can sleep up to 8 more people /extra charges apply (May- October).

No current parties are allowed whilst we have government restrictions for covid.

For those of you looking for a more chilled out stay, we offer a menu of wellness retreat packages, including Yoga, Pilates, sound bath and meditation instructors, vegan and raw food cookery courses, private chef, Personal Trainers, bike hire including E bikes, and tutorials in other creative pursuits such as art and photography. Drop us a line for more information and prices.

Surrounding the house in all directions there are beautiful walks a plenty, with 3 excellent pubs and a restaurants in Amberley Village. Arundel and it’s famous castle are just a short 10 minute drive, with several award winning beaches, including Littlehampton, West Witterings and Climping just little further.

If you want to explore further there are plenty of interesting things to see, including Bignor Roman Villa (5 miles), NyTimber vineyard (5miles) Brighton (20 miles), Guildford (28 miles) and Chichester and Goodwood (12 miles).

We provide fresh linen, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, hair dryer, towels and a whole selection of tea for you to choose from.
Free wifi, Apple TV (no BBC)

Guest access
You are welcome to access the whole house.
This unique house sleeps 10 adults and 3 extra beds on bunk beds.
When life returns to normal then We can also arrange boutique camping for a 4-6 extra guests during summer months to enhance your stay (extra £)
Superb and spacious contemporary designed home nestled between the foot of the South Downs and Amberley Wild Brooks an 800 acre flood plane and RSPB nature reserve. With breathtaking 360 degree…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 sofa
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 bunk bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Bedroom 5
1 double bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Hot tub
Wifi
Indoor fireplace
Dryer
Dedicated workspace
TV
Washing machine
Iron

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Amberley, England, United Kingdom

Amberley wins awards for being one of the top places to live in the country, after visiting its easy to see why.
With its quintessential English chocolate box houses, beautiful church, stunning Wildbrooks. pottery shop, village shop and three pubs its easy to see why. Not forgetting the Amberley tea rooms (open seasonally) who will serve you the biggest slice of homemade cake you have ever seen!
Amberley wins awards for being one of the top places to live in the country, after visiting its easy to see why.
With its quintessential English chocolate box houses, beautiful church, stunning Wildbrook…

Hosted by Jemma

Joined in February 2019
  • 12 Reviews
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Hi, I've spent years staying in luxury boutique hotels and houses and I'd like to think that I have both the attention to detail plus the personality to welcome you and your requests to our wonderful home, The Rook Retreat. Communication is my strong point so you'll never be left waiting to hear back from me.I'll do my best to help create a personal experience at The Rook you will never forget. Do you have an unusual request, let me see if I can help. As a family we believe in lots of fun and laughter and doing things that make your heart beat that bit faster, we hope you will enjoy days full of happiness at The Rook.
Hi, I've spent years staying in luxury boutique hotels and houses and I'd like to think that I have both the attention to detail plus the personality to welcome you and your reques…
During your stay
We are warm and friendly hosts, chilled about opening our space up to to others.
We'll be here to greet you and show you the ropes, then its over to you. We can guide you with suggestions of what to do locally and even help find childcare if given enough notice.
We are warm and friendly hosts, chilled about opening our space up to to others.
We'll be here to greet you and show you the ropes, then its over to you. We can guide you wit…
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House rules
Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm