A modern yet charming home for a couple, Bewl Cottage is a stunning lakeside property with a magnificent garden overlooking the lake and luxurious interiors.
This enchanting home adorned with flowers and surrounded by trees, set amid the most English countryside of Sussex, is truly in the most breath-taking location. Yet the interiors are every bit as delightful, with luxurious facilities and a fabulous open-plan design. A tasteful palette of light and dark woods set against bold blues and soft whites creates a soothing environment, ideal for enjoying your stunning location in calm peace and quiet.
Your cosy living room is the perfect place to relax and unwind, with a heavenly leather sofa in front of the huge TV and fabulous log-burner. A dining area to one side provides the perfect spot to dine with a view – and there’s space to invite guests over too! From the kitchen, you can look out over the living and dining space as you prepare anything from a light snack to a hearty meal!
When it’s time for some rest, head upstairs to your dazzling bedroom, complete with a king-size bed and a Juliette balcony which ensures you can enjoy these stunning countryside views from the moment you awake! Every day you can enjoy breath-taking scenes as the sun goes down behind the forests in the distance. The room is delicately styled in a simple, elegant way, with wood tones beautifully set against soft blues and creams for a relaxing ambience. The accompanying ensuite bathroom is equally beautiful, with a roll-top bath for the perfect rejuvenating soak, and a separate shower.
And finally, step into your exquisite garden. You can relax on the terrace, romantically shaded beneath the wisteria. Or choose to venture further into the magnificent garden, with a vibrant and varied lawn punctuated by shrubs, plants and mature trees, with the occasional perfectly positioned bench and steps leading down towards the water. There’s a fabulous alfresco dining table for enjoying meals in the most picturesque location. Feel free to wander through the woodlands surrounding the grounds.
With a range of crafts shops, vintage stores, quaint cafés and great pubs, the villages of Wadhurst and Ticehurst are within walking distance and offer a charming insight into traditional Sussex village life.
A maze of rolling countryside, abbeys and battlefields, medieval villages, bustling market towns and gorgeous coastline, East Sussex is also the most forested county in England! Diverse, inspirational landscapes and breath-taking views from the endless tranquil and unspoilt settings make this an incredibly enticing county right on the south coast of England. And that’s not to mention its 90 miles of stunning beaches and vibrant towns and cities!
Less than an hour away, in the fabulous, family-focused town of Eastbourne, one of England’s most genteel seaside resorts you’ll find serene boating lakes, Victorian gardens and a three-tier promenade! This is also the location of the famous sights of the dramatic Seven Sisters chalk cliffs and Beachy Head, the UK's highest chalk cliff at 531ft (160m) above sea level, offering stunning views over the English Channel.
Hidden villages and towns blitzed by bloody Norman battles, cool seaside resorts and flourishing vineyards, traditional country pubs and thriving market towns, ancient woodland and lowland heaths are all tucked among a maze of crisscrossing paths and lanes and country roads. Views of rolling farmland and historic estates in all directions add a sense of the timeless elegance of Sussex and its wide variety of wildlife and habitats among beautifully varied geography. Idle your way through the cobbled medieval streets of Rye, the flat marshes of Pevensey, the high Ground of Ashdown Forest, beautiful lowlands and river landscapes of the Lower Weald and the maze of avenues through Friston and Ashdown Forests.
With 1,750 hours of sunshine per year, 'Sussex by the Sea' offers some of the sunniest and cleanest beaches in the UK, including the traditional English seaside town of Brighton, whose beach is renowned for its packed seafront. And then there’s Eastbourne, Bexhill-on-Sea, Hastings and St Leonard’s, to name but a few. Take a trip to Hastings old town, the shipwreck heritage centre and flamingo adventure park for the perfect day out!
There are endless fabulous homes and gardens to visit, including Great Dixter House and Garden, Michelham Priory and Sheffield Park Garden with an array of stunning colours, exotic flora, magnificent gardens, elegant lakes and even a sculpture trail! At the priory, you’ll even find a medieval cloister garden and the longest medieval moat in England!
For an active day in the sunshine, stretch your legs on the South Downs Way, which traverses from Eastbourne to Winchester along England’s newest national park, the South Downs National Park, with 1,600km2 of breath-taking views and hidden gems. Indeed, if you’re a keen walker or cyclist, there’s 3500km of walking paths, bridleways and scenic roads, including the well-establish routes of the Cuckoo Trail, and the incredible Forest Way.
If travelling from far away, just outside East Sussex, Gatwick Airport services the whole world, while Brighton City Airport (often called Shoreham Airport) provides flights to many UK airports.