Merryfield Cottage is a beautiful end of terrace cottage full of character and charm, set right in the heart of picturesque Robertsbridge. The property boasts original beams throughout and a beautiful brick fireplace housing a superb wood burning stove. There is a lovely garden with a summer house and a dog is also welcome, making it perfect for enjoying the many rural walks right from your doorstep. The village of Robertsbridge has a rich history and good daily shopping where you will find a wide variety of shops including an artisan bakery and cafe, antiquarian bookshop, village stores, chemist, a bank and a post office. There is also an Indian restaurant and two great pubs to choose from! Touring around the scenic Sussex and Kent countryside is easy from here and a short drive will take you to historic Battle where you can explore the Abbey and the 1066 battlefields. There are great road links to the coast at Hastings and Rye as well as the long sandy beach at Camber. There are direct trains to London from the village station. Robertsbridge is a member of the Sussex Bonfire Society which is responsible for a series of bonfire festivals throughout November, making this a great all year round property.
Shop: 50 yards Pub: 500 yards Coast: 12 miles
Sitting Room is carpeted with a wood burning stove, an antique style leather two seater sofa, two matching armchairs, a flat screen digital TV/DVD/ipod dock in moveable cabinet and an occasional table. There is a large built-in cupboard for storing coats and boots which also houses the freezer
Kitchen/Diner has a terracotta tiled floor, an electric oven and hob, microwave, larder fridge, washing machine. There is a dining table with seating for 4 and a door leading to the garden
Steep original wooden stairs lead to....
Off the landing one step up to
Bedroom 1 with beautiful original floorboards, beams and fireplace, a double bed, bedside cabinets, antique chair and a built in cupboard with shelving plus another built-in cupboard hidden behind an ancient door providing plentiful clothes hanging space
Bathroom is across the landing and has linoleum flooring, a bath with shower over, a heated towel rail, a wall mounted dimplex heater, washbasin and w.c
Up very steep and twisting wooden stairs with handrails and grab rail at the top to.....
Bedroom 2 with beautiful stripped floorboards, single 3' stacker bed to form twins, bedside cabinet, chest of drawers and hanging pegs with wooden hangers
Garden: Patio area outside the kitchen door then through arch to lawned garden with decked sun trap, summer house, pergola and garden furniture. Barbecue available.
Parking: On street. There is a free public car park in the village 300 metres away
Heating: Electric thermostatically controlled radiators and the wood burning stove (first basket of logs provided).
Notes: Due to the very steep stairs this property is not suitable for the very young or those with mobility problems. A travel cot is available for babes in arms.
- Sunday changeover
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- 1 Pet allowed
- WiFi available
- Private parking not available
- Welcome Pack upon arrival
- Bed linen included
- Bath towels included
- Open fire/woodburner
- Travel cot available
- Equipped with a washing machine
- Nearest shop: 0.1 miles away
- Nearest pub: 0.1 miles away
- 12 miles from the coast
The best of both worlds in many ways. Lovely old character with modern conveniences. Village setting but shops on the doorstep.Mrs Andrea Hardisty - 19th February 2018
Very nice and we enjoyed it thank you. V peaceful.Mr G Howie - 10th October 2017
We loved our week in this charming cottage with our dog and teenage son. Robertsbridge was a very friendly, welcoming place. Would like to return.Mrs A Phipps - 24th August 2017
We were joyfully surprised at the lovely welcome we received. It was an amazing time - Thank you for everything.German's Hamburg - 17th June 2017
What a wonderful holiday we've had, the cottage really is perfect. Thank you so much for all the small things you've added, like the cuddly toy digs that my daughter loved. For other visitors, we can really recommend the Saleshurst Halt - an easy walk away from the cottage. Day trips to Battle (Cut & Grill) and Hastings (Rustico Restaurants) Everyone we met was so friendly. It really has been an amazing week. Thank you again.Francis Family - London - 2nd June 2017
We've had a lovely stay in your lovely cottage. Thank you. Beautiful weather for the week so we have enjoyed the garden too. We recommend Bodiam Castle for great day and bus trips to Battle and Hastings. Thank youSarah & Jane - North Yorkshire - 7th March 2017
Lovely Cottage. We liked the stairs! We enjoyed the log burner too. Thank you for a lovely stay and the welcome pack, especially the fresh eggs.The Gardener family - 23rd February 2017
Thank you for our stay in your lovely cottage. We had a fantastic, relaxing time in this beautiful part of England. The house had everything we needed, we particularly enjoyed the cosy evenings in.Declan & Charlotte Bowyer - 17th February 2017
Brilliant, hopefully will return.Mrs J Jeffries - 4th October 2016
Fantastic cottage, great location.Ms G Newstead - 10th July 2016
The cottage was in an idyllic position and full of character. The gardens were a joy to sit in. The addition of local books, maps etc with walks, places to visit, were particularly helpful.Mrs L Haskew - 1st July 2015
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