2.7 miles NE of Battle
Sleeps 2 | dog friendly
From £100 per night
Shepherd’s Hut in Sussex: Nestled amongst cherry trees in the east Sussex countryside is where you will find picture-perfect Jessie. She is the sweetest escape, designed perfectly for two and your four-legged friends.
Meander along the path to find Jessie nestled quietly and comfortably between the crab apple and cherry trees. If you are wishing to slow down and appreciate the simple things in life, this is the perfect retreat for you. Oozing peace and tranquillity, this lovely shepherd’s hut is full of countryside charm and home comforts. Spend a long lazy morning in bed listening to birdsong or have a picnic on the grass in the dappled sunlight beneath the trees. The wood-burner will keep you cosy on a rainy day and your beloved pooch will love roaming the outside space just as much as you will. Jessie has been lovingly created for two and is the most idyllic retreat no matter the time of year.
Once you arrive at this peaceful haven, you won’t want to leave. Totally secluded, a stay at Jessie will put your mind at ease for a little while. Step inside the bespoke hut and be greeted with a lovely open plan living space, with solid oak furnishings and countryside charm throughout. To the right sits the pretty dining area. On a rainy day, pop on the radio and play a board game. There are also binoculars and plenty of wildlife books for your use. The cosy double bed folds down from the wall of the dining area, utilising the space during the day. Light the wood-burner and enjoy a slow morning in bed, admiring sweeping views of the Sussex countryside. The spacious kitchen area is well equipped with everything you’ll need during your stay. Including an electric hob, microwave and grill, fridge, toaster, kettle and all the utensils to cook up a delicious meal for two. The shower room is an idyllic spot to freshen up after a countryside ramble or day near the coast. This comfortable retreat comes with all the little luxuries and home comforts for an utterly relaxing stay in nature.
Step outside and soak in the tranquillity this secluded paradise has to offer. With an abundance of outside space for you to enjoy, your four-legged friend will love roaming through the garden. On a long summer afternoon, have a picnic on the grass or enjoy your favourite tipple in the shaded seating area amongst the trees. From dawn till dusk, Jessie is simply a dream. As the sun disappears behind the trees and stars fill the night sky, light the fire pit and get cosy with that special someone. This charming hut is the most idyllic base from which to walk and explore the Sussex countryside. Whatever the occasion, this romantic bolthole is the perfect place to call home for a little while.
Out and About
We wouldn’t blame you for wanting to spend your days cosied up at this idyllic retreat or soaking in the Sussex sunshine in the garden. However, if you did want to head out for the day, there is plenty to explore in the local area. Settled in the pretty village of Sedlescombe, The Queens Head is just a short distance away, a lovely 15th century pub perfect for a delicious meal. There is also a vineyard in the village, be sure to go for some wine tasting or stop for a coffee! The closest town is Battle, famous for its Abbey and home to several boutiques, arts and crafts shops, pubs and tea rooms. The Ash Tree Inn is a charming dog-friendly pub and the Swan Inn is one of the oldest pubs in Sussex, both are great for a bite to eat.
East Sussex has many historic houses and gardens for you to explore. Combine a visit to Herstmonceux Castle with The Observatory Science Centre; for art lovers visit the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on Sea, the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings, or the Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne. You are also not far from Bodiam Castle and the magical estate of Scotney Castle, offering wonderful woodland and parkland to explore.
Take a trip to the medieval town of Rye with its cobbled streets and antique shops. Then head a little further to the sandy beach and picturesque dunes of Camber Sands. Head towards the coast in the other direction, to find Cooden Beach, Pevensey Bay, Hastings and Eastbourne. Take a walk along Eastbourne Pier and stop for some fish and chips! With so much to explore right on your doorstep, you are bound to fall in love with beautiful Sussex and of course, this dreamy hideaway.
Please note, there are no check ins on a Sunday.
Open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas. Electric hob, microwave/grill, fridge, toaster and kettle. Double bed (4'6'').
Shower-room with with shower, WC and wash-basin.
Availability, reservations and pricing: £100 - £120 per night
Bed linen and towels are included in the price. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the website.
There is a charge of £35 per pet per week or short break.
A non-refundable booking fee of £40 is payable per booking.
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