Attached to a converted granary is this superb compact studio set in a quiet location within the South Downs National Park enjoying wonderful views across paddocks, meadows, the Downs and Firle Beacon. Candlemas House, to which the studio is attached, is a converted granary, originally part of the adjoining working farm of medieval origin. Alciston is on a no-through road, it has an award winning pub and direct footpath access to the South Downs, the South Downs Way and the Old Coach Road to Firle and Berwick. Glyndebourne is a ten minute drive away. In short, an idyllic spot to escape the stresses of every day life! Shop: 2 miles Pub: 500 yards Coast: 9 miles
Open Plan Living Area with wooden floorboards and rugs throughout incorporating...
Sitting Area with comfortable sofa, occasional table, wall-mounted TV with in-built SD card slot for viewing digital photos plus views across the garden
Kitchen Area is beautifully fitted and provides combination electric oven and microwave, electric hob with extractor hood, built-in fridge with three star freezer compartment, ample cupboards and drawers well stocked with good quality kitchen equipment
Dining Area with extending solid beech table and two chairs and lovely views across the paddock. Pull down double bed with built-in wardrobe and shelving
Shower Room is designed as a wet room with Altro flooring, fully tiled shower, washbasin, heated towel rail, mirrored cabinets and w.c. The washing machine is also housed here
Garden: Private access to secluded and sunny lawned area with fruit trees, table and chairs and views to the Downs and Firle Beacon.
Parking: Off road parking directly outside the studio.
Heating: Full electric central heating via eco-friendly heat pump.
Also Provided: Electric car charging point
Notes: There are stations at Berwick and Polegate for trains to Gatwick, London, Brighton, Hastings and Ashford International for Eurostar. There is a Victorian post box immediately opposite the studio entrance with mail collections 6 days a week.
- Sleeps 2
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Bathroom
- Sorry, no pets
- WiFi available
- Private parking
- Welcome Pack upon arrival
- Bed linen included
- Bath towels included
- Equipped with a washing machine
- All on one level
- Nearest shop: 2 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.1 miles away
- 9 miles from the coast
people very friendly and kindMr Michael Barratt - 10th October 2018
It was lovely and we will definitely use it again as it was the ideal distance from family and friends Mrs Alison Parris - 18th June 2018
This is an ideal place to stay and so quiet enough to hear the bird songs and horses. A tasteful well equipped studio. We will come back! Thank you for everything. Perfect start base for long walks over the Downs. We love this part of the UK..Willy & Ann Wouters - Belgium - 14th April 2017
This is an ideal place to stay: quiet, birdsong, horses and a tasteful well equipped studio. We'll come back! Perfect start for long walks over the Downs - we love this part of the UK.Mr & Mrs W from Ghent, Belgium - 4th April 2017
Lovely, beautiful, relaxing studio.Mrs McCabe from Macclesfield, - 8th January 2017
Lovely, beautiful, relaxing studio. Thank you.Linda McCall - 8th January 2017
Another very productive novel writing stay. thank you. Perfect apartment in a perfect place, another lovely stay - many thanks.S Collins - Herfordhire - 20th October 2016
Another very productive novel writing stay - thank you! Perfect apartment in a perfect place.Mr C from Hertfordshire - 20th October 2016
A lovely stay in a beautiful area. Good local pubs. Warm comfortable studio.Mr & Mrs C from Cullompton - 16th September 2016
We visited Eastbourne and Brighton Pier, Portsmouth... Canterbury and Arundel. Three words to describe this studio: complete, compact, comfortable.Mr And Mrs van der Heiden from Holland - 31st July 2016
We were very pleased with the property and it provided a good base for the sort of holiday we were looking for; walking yet not too far from a town. A pub a short walk away helped. We would certainly consider a return visit.Mr Kaycee Bell - 17th April 2016
Excellent location friendly host great walks good pub...great place for a relaxing break - we loved it.Mrs C from Kent - 1st May 2015
Our second visit to this lovely apartment. We have enjoyed another relaxing and enjoyable holiday. Many thanks.Reg and Rose, Devon - 16th September 2011
Fabulous accommodation. Fabulous location. We have really enjoyed our stay. Highly recommended!Stuart and Margaret Pilsworth, Napier, New Zealand - 3rd June 2011
Springtime in Sussex - perfect. This is a beautiful place from which to explore. Sunshine and the South Downs....wonderful!John and Helen Willson - 6th May 2011
We especially enjoyed the view from the back window and the walks straight from the doorMr & Mrs Forgan, Birmingham - 28th October 2010
A Lovely studio - very comfortable enjoying the Sussex countryside and villages. Thank you.Val & Kevin McCarthy Staffordshire - 28th October 2010
A superb week. Weather beautiful, an opportunity to explore an area we didn't know well and from such a lovely studio base. Thank you John, for your welcome and help through the week. We look forward to returning in the future.Denise & Nigel Bray - 24th October 2010
We especially enjoyed the view from the back window and the walks straight from the door.Meg & Ted Forgan - 15th October 2010
Very enjoyable stay despite the weather. Cosy and warm. Thank youJoan & Tony Kery - 8th October 2010
A Lovely studio with everything we needed. Great to explore Sussex in such a beautiful weather.Peter & Wendy Crowhurst Victoria Australia - 17th September 2010
Fantastic time spent here. Studio well equipped, ideal location, Rose Cottage Inn good food. Recommend Scotney Castle & Ightham Mote (NT). Many ThanksLes & Margaret Tyne & Wear - 17th September 2010
A lovely studio with everything we needed. Great to explore Sussex fromPeter and Wendy Crowhurst, Victoria, Australia - 17th September 2010
Lovely studio well equipped. Wonderful walks without getting the car out. Good food at Rose InnMargaret & Ken Beckenham in Kent - 10th September 2010
Great Views, a Lovely peaceful spot with great walks right outside the door. Studio compact & Well equipped.Gary & Elaine Bromley Kent - 20th August 2010
Very welcoming host & a very enjoyable week. Would recommend Arundel Castle & Wakefield Place (NT). Rose Inn for food. Enjoyed walks around Cuckmere Valley and Devils Dyke.Simon & Denise Norfolk - 30th July 2010
Lovely, well equipped appartment, beautiful location and glorious weather, have made our time here a dream holiday. Many ThanksReg & Rose - 23rd July 2010
Lovely Studio everything we needed and more in a beautiful village. Our holiday has been a huge success. Thank youRita Kingsley & Alex Davies - 16th July 2010
Very relaxing few days - Studio an ideal location pub in village. Good food. Lunch at Wine Centre at Alfriston. Excellent on all counts. Thank youDerek & Sonia Collington - 9th July 2010
We stumbled upon a beautiful oasis in this maddening world! Thank youAngie & David - 25th June 2010
A lovely peaceful, tranquil spot - with birdsong and wonderful walks magnificent. We had everything we needed.Pauline & Mike Holgate - 4th June 2010
The Studio is fantastic, such a lovely spot - good for the soul! We'll be back as soon as we can. (Melbourne Australia)Sally & David Ranson - 17th May 2010
Superb, well equipped Studio. Fantastic location , and pub was a bonus. Lovely break. Many ThanksAngela & Gerald Bullock - 30th April 2010
Thank you for an enjoyable stay in this lovely village. Thanks too for the alt.energy info.Derek & Jill - 23rd April 2010
Our second visit to Candlemas Studio. Just as enjoyable as our first - Thanks.Rose & Derek Moses - 16th April 2010
Another lovely week spent at Candlemas Studio. many ThanksHilary & Malcolm Lamon - 9th April 2010
Wellington New Zealand, but currently residing in Brighton. Most satisfying & rejuvenating & good for the soul. Thank you John.Donald Reid & Sally Davidson - 13th November 2009
An excellent Studio in a wonderful location. Perfect for walking & bird watching. Great food in Rose Cottage Pub. ThanksJoan & John S - 18th September 2009
Very nice and comfortable studio. Good starting point for any walk or ride in any direction. Perfect Stay!Trus & Peter - 21st August 2009
One word describes it all - ExcellentMr & Mrs Chappell - 17th April 2009
A perfect studio - a perfect week!Mr & Mrs van de Kerkhof - 11th April 2009
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