|Relax and enjoy peace and tranquillity in this tastefully refurbished Victorian tile hung cottage with its large, pretty, well maintained cottage garden, idyllically situated in a quite lane between the villages of Etchingham and Ticehurst, in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Moon Cottage has the benefit of a conservatory/dining room which overlooks the garden and patio, a haven for many species of wild birds. To the front of the cottage is woodland and to the rear, farmland. In cooler weather enjoy the cosy living room with its log burning stove.
This extensively equipped self-catering holiday cottage is both comfortable and stylish and ideally situated on the Sussex/Kent border, approximately 12 miles from the Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells, 16 miles from the picturesque and ancient town of Rye, 12 miles from Battle and the 1066 country and 16 miles from Hastings, the nearest south coast resort. From Etchingham Station there are fast trains to London and the South Coast. There is an abundance of places of interest, historic sites and National Trust properties in the vicinity, including Batemans the home of Rudyard Kipling, Scotney Castle, Bodium Castle and Leeds Castle.
For garden lovers visit the National Pinetum at Bedgebury, Sissinghurst, Pashley Manor or just relax in our own pretty cottage garden.
For the more active, Moon Cottage is near to Bewl Water Reservoir which offers a range of sporting activities, including sailing, wind-surfing, fishing, riding and cycling, just a five minute drive from Dale Hill Golf Club with its highly reputed 18 hole Ian Woosenam course, or enjoy a stroll or cycle through the breathtakingly beautiful rolling countryside.
Guests are invited to enjoy the facility of our own 40 acre woodland in Flimwell with its picnic area and stream which is the tributary of the River Bewl, just a short walk from Bewl Water and connecting by public footpath also to Bedgebury Forest (less than a 10 minute drive from Moon Cottage); the woods are especially beautiful in April/May when there is a blanket of Blue Bells.
The accommodation provides living room with cosy log burning stove, leather suite, radio/CD player, television DVD and video. The fully fitted oak kitchen contains a washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, microwave and is extensively equipped with cookware and tableware.
The conservatory/dining room which houses an extendable pine table, opens onto the attractive and secluded patio area.
The first floor bedroom has a king size bed, pine furniture and looks out onto woodland, the second floor bedroom has twin beds, pine furniture and a stunning view from the dormer window. Both bedrooms have televisions. A rollaway bed is available to accommodate a fifth person.
The extensive inventory includes a Weber barbeque, sun umbrella, garden chairs and patio furniture. Outside there is a large, secured, cottage garden, patio and off-road parking for two vehicles.
For the guests’ convenience there is a pay phone which accepts both incoming and outgoing calls.
Some Comments From Our Guest Book:
‘Beautiful cottage, exceptionally well equipped. Great garden. Excellent weather and beautiful countryside. Thanks a lot,’
Mrs. J. Northumberland
‘Lovely cottage and garden, very well equipped – enjoyed the peace and quiet. Would love to come back again.’
Bob and Kath - Ipswich
‘We have stayed in many rented holiday homes, but I must say this is the very best. The cottage is so well equipped.’
Family Hoffmann - Germany