Rural, spacious house to escape the city life

Entire residential home hosted by Jemma

  1. 12 guests
  2. 5 bedrooms
  3. 6 beds
  4. 3.5 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
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Pets allowed
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This unique house sleeps 12 guests. 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 Retreat is your perfect escape in the country for more photos and information you can find us @therookretreat

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. To see more photos of the house check us out on insta @therookretreat

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, out side woodland retreat for many guests.

(For safely reasons the hot tub can only be used and set up if there are not strong winds and we close the hot tub in October for the winter until May)

We welcome families, with facilities including triple bunk beds, cot and high chair available on request.
Please note that the sofa bed in the master bedroom is a small double and bunk beds are small singles - perfect t for kids or light adults!

We have recently created a special woodland retreat on the grounds with fire pits and out door dinning for even the biggest of families.

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


For those of you looking for a more chilled out stay, we link with a team of wellness practitioners who can offer private Yoga, Pilates, sound bath and meditation classes, 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. We can give you their direct contact details to arrange all those wonderful extras- booking subject to availability

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, hair dryer, towels and a whole selection of tea for you to choose from.
Free wifi, Apple TV (no BBC)

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 sofa
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 bunk bed

What this place offers

Valley view
Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Private hot tub
Pets allowed
TV
EV charger
Washing machine
Dryer

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Where you’ll be

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!

Hosted by Jemma

  1. Joined in February 2019
  • 20 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…
  • Response rate: 90%
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 16:00 - 00:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit – if you damage the home, you may be charged up to £750

Cancellation policy