Beautiful House, Centre of Lewes, South Downs, Nr Brighton, One Hour to London - lewes town house

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Last updated: 06/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Lewes Townhouse was built over two hundred years ago and retains much of its original character. It is a typical Lewes house, cosy, compact and full of quirky detail.
As you enter the front door, the well appointed kitchen leads off from the charming hallway. Everything you need; cooking utensils, oven/ hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, dining table, washing machine/dryer, lots of work surface and cupboards full of crockery, glassware, pots and pans and that all important coffee pot.
Upstairs is the living room, comfy sofas, TV/DVD, sound system, games, good books, restful lighting, lovely view to the Downs. Next door is bedroom one, small double with walk in wardrobe. All bedrooms have cotton sheets, plump duvets and pillows, radio and hair-dryer, decent mirrors, restful lighting.
WC with handbasin on this floor.
Upstairs to bedrooms two and three and bathroom. Bedroom two is the largest and bedroom three is compact but cosy.
The bathroom has a good shower, deep bathtub, heated towel rail, washbasin and WC.
The house is close to the lovely Grange Gardens where you will find peaceful places to sit and enjoy the stunning flower planting and a great little art gallery.
The railway station is two minutes away and trains run into the centre of Brighton every ten minutes and into London every half hour. Public transport is excellent, buses run all along the South Coast and to delightful Georgian Tunbridge Wells.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 90 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 baby crib


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double


  • Bedroom : 1 double

    This a small double bed, suitable for 1 adult or 2 children...moreless

  • Good comfortable mattresses, plump dovets and pillows, restful lighting, warm flooring, cotton sheets, ample wardrobe space, radio and hairdryer....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet


  • Thick cotton towels, organic soap, strong shower, heated towel rail, nice bath....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Please note there are two flights of stairs in the property, small children must be watched although we will put a stair gate in if needed. Although there is no outside space there is a lovely well maintained park , Grange Gardens with art gallery and cafe within a few yards. We can arrange bike hire and folding chairs. Aromatherapy massage, reflexology and all complementary therapies are available on the doorstep. Quaker meeting house close by. There is a well run leisure centre close by with large communal/childrens pool, saunas, gym, climbing wall and an outdoor pool 5 minutes away, it is the oldest spring fed sw pool in England, open in the summer months. You can be walking the chalkland hills within 5 minutes, privacy and peace. Centuries of pathways, picnic places, and ways to the seafront....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Small Cooler

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced


Write a review 5
from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 4 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

Nov 7 - Dec 20
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $26.54
  • Taxes Not included


We ask for a refundable damages deposit of £500 on arrival, this will be refunded within ten days if the house is left in a clean and damage free state, which we're sure it will be.

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Last updated: 06/30/2016
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49 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
The Lansdown
8 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Lewes Golf Course
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
La Portes
8 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Nestling in the heart of the South Downs National Park in this beautiful and lively town. Lovely places to eat right on the doorstep, quirky, independent shops and markets within a few steps, specialising in organic, local food. Classical concerts, Glyndebourne Opera House, rock and folk gigs, art galleries, Independent films, fascinating talks. Walk the Chalk Hills, chat to friendly locals in the many traditional pubs, sipping real ale from Lewes’ own brewery, Harveys. Local golf course within walking distance.The town is steeped in history from Virginia Woolf to Tom Paine to our Medieval Castle. Lewes is one of the original Transition Towns and our November Fire Celebration is world famous (youtube it) Swim in the outside public pool, spring fed, first in England. Take the train to the beaches and great shopping Laines of Brighton (10min) into the centre of London (1hr) a day trip to France. Visit Eastbourne, Charleston House/(Bloomsbury Set), Antique and Auctions. Eat, Play, Rest


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    Outside the Lewes Town House

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    Bedroom one in Townhouse

  • Bedroom Two in Townhouse, the smallest

    Bedroom Two in Townhouse, the smallest

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    Townhouse Sitting Room

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    Townhousee Bedroom one again

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    apartment sitting room

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    Through apartment kitchen into sitting room

  • fireplace apartment

    fireplace apartment

  • apartment kitchen

    apartment kitchen

  • The Townhouse kitchen

    The Townhouse kitchen

  • bedroom three in the Townhouse

    bedroom three in the Townhouse

  • The kitchen in the Townhouse

    The kitchen in the Townhouse

  • The Bathroom in Townhouse

    The Bathroom in Townhouse

  • Through the window

    Through the window

  • Local unique shop, one of many

    Local unique shop, one of many

  • Bathroom of Townhouse

    Bathroom of Townhouse

  • Apartment dining table

    Apartment dining table

  • Apartment bedroom

    Apartment bedroom

  • apartment garden

    apartment garden

  • apartment bathroom

    apartment bathroom

  • Apartment garden, grass roof

    Apartment garden, grass roof

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