This rustic fisherman's cottage was built in 1850 and sits opposite the iconic Fishing Net Huts and Fish Market which services the unique inshore fishing fleet synonymous with Hastings. Dolphin Cottage has been restored with great care and offers modern family accommodation over three floors. The property is seashore themed and has local Sussex artwork displayed on the pale blue walls, including two fishing net installations. The property is spread over three floors with a spacious and bright dining and kitchen area on the ground floor, opening into an enchanting courtyard. The cosy sitting room is on the first floor with many of fixtures and fittings having been hand crafted using reclaimed wood, which all adds to the drama of this cottage. The shingle beach is less than 300 yards across the road and this area of Hastings sea front is vibrant and colourful with local restaurants and pubs right on your doorstep. The funicular railway to Hastings Country Park is a few steps along the road as is the Jerwood Gallery exhibiting contemporary British art. The fashionable Old Town is full of retro shops and cafes and don't miss Judge's Bakery, famous for its' bread and pastries. Shop: 0.5 yards Pub: 0.3 yards Coast: 0.1 yards
Access: Through the front door and into open plan...
Dining Room / Kitchen with table and 4 chairs, digital radio, oven and gas hob, fridge, microwave, washing machine, door leading to an enchanting Courtyard with patio table and chairs
Sitting Room with large sofa and wooden settle with cushions, TV with Freesat
Bathroom with shower, freestanding bath, washbasin, w.c
Up another flight of stairs to...
Bedroom 1 with a double bed, handcrafted wooden wardrobe, bedside table and lamp, wooden chair
Bedroom 2 with a single stacker bed, handcrafted wooden wardrobe, bedside table and lamp
Heating: Gas central heating
Pets: This is a pet-free property
Garden: Enclosed courtyard garden with table and chairs, hand crafted bench with interesting nautical features and planting
Parking: There is limited on-street parking outside on Rock-a-Nore Road between 6pm and 8am. There is also is a public car park 300 meters across the road. Charges: 24 hrs £3.20, overnight £1 (as of Jan 2017). You can alternatively purchase a weekly season Car Park ticket from the Hastings Tourist Office, priced £30 which allows unlimited access to all Hastings council car parks.
Notes: Sorry - no children under the age of 5 years. This property is strictly No Smoking.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi available
- Private parking not available
- Welcome Pack upon arrival
- Bed linen included
- Bath towels included
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Nearest shop: 0.5 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.3 miles away
- 0.1 miles from the coast
A beautiful and relaxing place to stay. Very high spec property and great attention to detail, I like all the local coastal themed art throughout the house - this made it a very special environment to stay in. Perfect location right in the heart of old Hastings opposite the fishing huts, with seafront, lovely art gallery, fisherman’s Museum, aquarium and funicular railway minutes from the front door, and interesting shops, cafes, restaurants, Hastings castle etc only 10-20minutes away. Perfect place to stay - we ran out of time for everything old Hastings has to offer. We’ll be back!” - 18th October 2017
Wonderful location, every thing you need and more within easy walking distance, lovely places to eat and loads of fresh fish. Very good standard property. Owner very thoughtful with fresh food ready for us, met us at door and explain everything, made our stay so good. We will stay again at drop of a hat.Mrs D Miller - 9th October 2017
Had a wonderful week at this lovely cottage that is in a great position near Hastings Old Town and sea front.M Ireland, Gloucestershire - 11th August 2017
A very, very nice cottage.Mrs Catrin Koeber - 6th July 2017
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