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Delightful 3 bed house with beautiful gardens between Brighton and Eastbourne

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 122 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, sleeps 5 people, separate dining room and lounge, separate WC

East Sussex Coast holiday/short let accommodation

An attractive, well furnished, detached 3 bedroom single-storey house of character, built in the 1920s, and situated near Newhaven Town Centre and Marina in the Lewes District of East Sussex, offering high quality, well equipped, self-catering accommodation for up to 5 guests, comprising:

Master bedroom with king-size bed and bay windows with views over the garden towards South Downs

1 double bedroom with small-double bed

1 twin bedroom with two small-double beds

Large bathroom with bath, WC, and separate shower cubicle.

Separate WC.

Sitting room with bay windows and views of the garden towards South Downs

Wide-screen 42' television

Wireless broadband access.

Separate dining room

Fully fitted kitchen

Range cooker


Integrated fridge and freezer.

Utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Large, landscaped gardens - professionally maintained

Pergolas/sheltered areas for outside dining, etc..


More Details

Mike +44 7904477175
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
29 April, 2017

About Mike +44 7904477175

Mike Dwyer - contact telno +44 7094477175

Mike +44 7904477175 purchased this cottage in 2009

Guestbook comments from the owner

Booking this house was one of the best ideas we ever had. The house itself was quite awesome, the garden was great to spend time in the sun or have a lunch/dinner with the whole family in. A big thanks to Mike!. The equipment of the house is really great. We are sure we will come back again!
Jul 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Newhaven, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 122 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , 4ft small double beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 single bed , 4ft small double bed
  • The master bedroom has a large double bed - 5ft wide The second bedroom has two small-double beds The third bedroom has one small-double bed. The small-double beds are very comfortable and spacious for one person but are not suitable for two adults to share. Bed linen, duvets, and two pillows for each bed are provided.
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • Games
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • patio
  • 14 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • marina
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Delightful 3 bed house with beautiful gardens between Brighton and Eastbourne
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 43 reviews

Maison adorable - impeccable - très confortable

  • 5 of 5

A tous les français qui souhaitent venir chez Mike, allez y de bon coeur, la maison est spacieuse, très bien agencée, impeccable, cuisine plus qu'équipée pour faire de bons plats, jardin très beau, à 5 mn de la mer et du débarquement en arrivant de Dieppe. Proche de Londres et position centrale pour visiter le sud de l'angleterre. Mike a été charmant, belles attentions à notre arrivée (sapin de noel et décoration pour que nous puissions passer noel comme à la maison et c'était le cas). Bonne adresse à garder et à recommander.

Nous étions 4 (2 adultes et 2 enfants) en provenance de Provence.

PS : ce n'est pas un bungalow (ca veut dire de pleins pied en anglais), bien équipée pour des personnes a mobilité réduite

location ++++

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come again. Thank you for reminding me that I needed to change the description from 'bungalow' to 'house'! ;) Mike
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  • 5 of 5

The bungalow is well equipped,the owner having considered every need.It was really clean and tidy,the beds were comfortable and the bed lined of good quality.

The garden was delightful with lovely plants as well as a nice outside seating area.We could not fault the accommodation at all.The area is a working town so not a tourist spot ,we drove to places of interest and there are good transport links,especially the bus.We didn't eat out in Newhaven,so can't pass on any recommendations.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Many families, like yourselves, find the house and gardens to be very comfortable, peaceful and relaxing after a day out visiting tourist attractions in Sussex and beyond.
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Agree indeed with all previous reviews!!

  • 5 of 5

10 jours passés dans cette très agréables maison en briques (ne pas en rester au terme de "bungalow", inapproprié en français). Maison bien plus grande que les photos ne le suggèrent, tout le reste est parfaitement conforme à l'impression dégagée par les photos. Grandes et lumineuses pièces, cuisine et équipement magnifiques pour qui - comme nous - aime cuisiner, sur le jardin. Ce dernier est extrêmement bien entretenu, beaucoup de petits recoins tranquilles et sans aucun vis-à-vis. Nous confirmons les petits renards le soir! Charming. Très calme. Bien situé un peu en retrait du centre cette petite ville de Neaheaven m

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thank for your review. We are pleased that you enjoy your stay while attending performances at Glyndebourne and look forward to your visit next year.
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Just perfect

  • 5 of 5

We are a Swedish family of four who stayed in this lovely spacious house for two weeks. The place is clean and much effort has been put into the house to make sure the stay is as comfortable as possible. The garden is absolutely beautiful and the view magnificent.

We will defiantly return and give our highest recommendations.

Thank you Mike for your service and hard work to make our stay so comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for this very positive review. We look forward to your next visit. We know from your comments and from previous guest reviews that the house has been described as very comfortable and well equipped; and that its location is ideal, being in a coastal town in the Lewes District of East Sussex with easy access to the nearby coastal resorts of Eastbourne and Brighton which are situated about 30 minutes drive away along the coast road; and the Town of Lewes which is about 9 miles inland.
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wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

The place is an absolute wonder. It's charming, the kitchen is well-stocked, alls of the rooms are clean and bright, everything has been thought of and provided for our comfort and happiness. We will very happily stay here again when we are back in England, thanks to Mike and Karen, who also managed to arrange the weather for our 6 week stay. :) Thanks so much!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the house and your 6 week holiday. Your trip coincided with some record breaking warm weather for this time of year! We look forward to you next visit. Wishing you a safe journey home to Canada.
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Trés reposant

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un agréable séjour dans la maison de Mike qui est ravissante, plus grande que ce que l'on voit sur les photos,en très bon état, avec un très beau jardin. La maison est bien située, possibilité de faire ses courses à pied, visites de Brighton, Londres, château de Harundel ( superbe), Seaford, les villages typiques avec leurs brocantes et j'en oublie. Le temps était de la partie , nous avons pu prendre tous nos repas sur la terrasse ( en compagnie parfois le soir de renard des villes!). Vacances reposantes, dans un cadre agréable.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your review and of course for the delicious Camembert and other delicacies that you brought to us from your region of France!. Many of our guests find the house to be very comfortable and a good size for their families. It is also in a good location for tourist trips within Sussex and to neighboring counties and even to London by train. We hope that you will come again.
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Nearest Airport
41 Miles
London Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Prince of Wales
Nearest Ferry
1.2 Miles
Newhaven Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
1.1 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Newhaven Town Railway Station
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
West Beach
Car: not necessary

Newhaven is a coastal town in the Lewes District of East Sussex, surrounded by the stunning South Downs National Park. Situated at the mouth of the River Ouse, the town is also conveniently located between Brighton and Eastbourne and the harbour provides a year round ferry link to Dieppe via Transmanche Ferries.

Newhaven will appeal to anyone with a nautical flair. West Quay provides an ideal location to observe the fishing fleet and whether it is yachting, scuba diving, fishing, or any number of water activities that appeal, it can be found in Newhaven.

Newhaven enjoys a number of family attractions. Newhaven Fort, a nineteenth century cliff top fortress, complete with ramparts, underground passages and displays with audio-visual presentations of life in wartime Britain. Paradise Park which includes a dinosaur park, indoor and outdoor gardens, crazy golf, miniature railway and the Newhaven Historical Society Maritime Museum.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Newhaven, United Kingdom

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15 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
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7 night minimum stay

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