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Rozel - Ashdown Forest views, huge garden, sleeps 14 in East Grinstead, East Grinstead

Family-friendly East Grinstead vacation home with fireplace and kitchen

  • Free WiFi

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East Grinstead, ENG, United Kingdom

Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to We're Good To Go (UK), Safe, Clean and Legal (Quality in Tourism - UK), and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • gap period enforced between guest stays72 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • 14 guests
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 8 beds
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • In a rural location
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

What’s around

  • Worth Way Country Park - 24 min walk
  • Sackville College - 25 min walk
  • St Swithun's Church - 25 min walk
  • Standen - 26 min walk
  • Forest Way Country Park - 28 min walk
  • Queen Victoria Hospital - 38 min walk

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Double Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 3

1 Double Futon and 1 King Bed

Bedroom 4

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 5

1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds

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About this home

A spacious home with enormous garden, walking distance to East Grinstead in the area of outstanding natural beauty with breathtaking views. Very well set up for large groups and families with all you could want for kids (toys, books, cots all available). East Grinstead train station 20 minutes walk (4 minutes drive) with direct links to London in under an hour.


The house is the perfect place for a get together with very large communal spaces (110m2). The living room has a large corner sofa and three seater sofa making sure everyone is comfortable, a wood burning stove and 60" TV. Any children staying will be delighted by the array of toys, books and games. The room also benefits from bifold doors leading to the enormous one acre secluded garden (with patio garden furniture, BBQ, trampoline, swing set and climbing frame) which backs onto private woodland and is in the High Weald area of outstanding natural beauty.



The kitchen is spacious and well stocked for all cooking needs, very large fridge/freezer, espresso machine, dishwasher, sharp knives, children's utensils and plenty of staples, herbs and spices. There is also a separate dining room with 3m+ table which also has double doors that can be opened into the front garden. A very large utility/boot room which has a sink, large drum washer and separate tumble dryer as well as a backdoor to the garden.



There is a large ground floor Bedroom 1 with adjoined double beds to create a 9ft master bed and a downstairs shower room there is also a sofa which can be set up as a double sofa bed on request.



On the first floor are 4 good size bedrooms. Bedroom 2 has an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower over bath, built in wardrobe and super-kingsize bed, the room benefits from an archway that separates the main sleeping space from the dressing area which contains a daybed which can be set up as two single beds. Bedroom 3 has a kingsize bed and built in wardrobe. Bedroom 4 also has a kingsize bed. Bedroom 5 is set up with a double bed and benefits from a balcony and view over the forest and hills - this room can be left as a home office on request.



Lockbox with keys for convenient contactless and flexible access. Walking distance from East Grinstead train station and private parking with a driveway for 8+ cars.



Supermarkets - Waitrose and Sainsbury's - are both easily accessible on this side of town and less than a mile away.

The town centre is a perfect quintessential English town and has one of the longest rows of Tudor buildings anywhere in the country. There are cafes, restaurants and plenty of shops.





Eating out

Our favourite cafes in town are 1 Middle Row and Nest. You can also get very nice stuffed croissants, cheese and charcuterie and a glass of wine at the Tasting Rooms.



The best place to get cakes is the Flint Owl Bakery.



Rocca does great Turkish food

There are also lots of nice pubs in the area, the Old Dunnings Mill is a short walk and does good pub grub with a playground on the opposite side of the road, the Wiremill is very child friendly and on the water so a nice setting.



For something upmarket

By the fountain does great food or head to Grayvete Manor for a Michelin star meal





Things to do nearby



ASHDOWN FOREST



Ashdown Forest is an ancient area of open heathland occupying the highest sandy ridge-top of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and home

of Winnie the Pooh.
Ashdown Forest is very popular with walkers, cyclists and horse riders. Explore its wooded areas, rolling hills and beautiful heathland and if your lucky stumble upon spectacular secluded waterfalls. 



EAST GRINSTEAD

A historic, vibrant town, East Grinstead is a traditional market town set in the north eastern corner of the Mid Sussex district of West Sussex, it is a haven for those seeking sanctuary from urban life, whilst maintaining the spirit of a buzzing town centre.

East Grinstead high street is officially a conservation area, owing to its profusion of Medieval and Tudor, alongside Georgian and Regency, buildings. The high street also boasts one of the longest runs of 14th century timber-framed buildings in England. Its distinctive character and feel is contrasted with a good variety of modern independent and chain retail stores, cafes and restaurants.



HEVER CASTLE

Experience 700 years of history and award-winning gardens at the romantic double-moated 13th century Hever Castle once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. Spend time enjoying a walk in the stunning grounds with statues and a variety of ornamental gardens, making it an ideal day out for horticultural lovers.  There’s a beautiful lake that you can take a leisurely walk around too.



KINGSCOTE ESTATE



Kingscote Estate is an award-winning English vineyard in West Sussex, committed to bringing quality and finesse to every glass. Set on a magnificent 160 acre estate among rolling hills you can see the historic Bluebell steam train, a winding river, fishing lakes and an organic apple orchard, and with over five kilometers of natural woodland walks, you can explore the breath-taking land at your leisure. Open for wine tours and tasting, fishing and bottomless Sunday Brunch. 



WAKEHURST PLACE



Wakehurst is one of the most biodiverse places on Earth. Kew's wild botanic garden, home to the UK’s largest conservation project, the Millennium Seed Bank and an Elizabethan Mansion. Make a day of it and immerse yourself in 200 hectares of ornamental gardens, woodlands and a nature reserve. Kids will love the wild magical woodlands, treetop adventures and woodland creatures, it's the perfect opportunity for your kids to play outdoors and learn about the importance of plants at the same time.



STANDEN HOUSE

Standen House is an Arts and Crafts Home built by James and Margaret Beale chose an idyllic location with views across the Sussex countryside for their rural retreat. Designed by Philip Webb, the house is one of the finest examples of Arts and Crafts workmanship, with Morris & Co. interiors creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The house is dressed for a weekend stay in 1925, so you can imagine you are a guest of the family. On the wider estate, footpaths lead out into the woodlands, Ashdown Forest and wider High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.



BLUEBELL RAILWAY

The Bluebell Line was the UK's first preserved standard gauge passenger railway, re-opening part of the Lewes to East Grinstead line of the old London Brighton & South Coast Railway in 1960. Since then it has developed into one of the most popular tourist attractions in Sussex, yet it still remains true to its objectives of the preservation for posterity of a country branch line, its steam locomotives, coaches and goods stock, signalling systems, stations and operating practices.

Today the heritage railway runs passenger

services throughout the year, including special events such as the steamlights in winter, toy & train fair, Christmas train, teddy bears picnic and dining trains. 


FOR KIDS

With too many great activities for children in the area to mention them all here are a few particularly special ones: 



East Court playground are our favourite in East Grinstead with good equipment and a have nice picnic spots and a fairy trail.



Deers Leap Park has 240 acres of dedicated mountain bike tracks of every grade from family-friendly trails to single track and north shore in the woods.



The British Wildlife Centre was established to educate people about the beauty and wonder of Britain's own native wildlife. 

There are over 40 native species at the centre. You will have the opportunity to see up-close rarely seen species such as otters, Scottish wildcats and pine martens, as well as foxes, deer, badgers and beautiful free-flying British owls. The Centre has the UK’s first Walk-through Red Squirrel Enclosure allowing you to walk amongst free-ranging red squirrels in their own wooded Copse. Half hourly keeper talks give you the chance to learn more about these animals, while seeing them even closer.



TeamSport Indoor Karting Crawley is a breeding ground for budding karters, this awesome track will put your driving skills to the test, so buckle up and prepare to race.



Ardingly Activity Centre is a great place for water based activities, including sailing, kayaking, windsurfing and raft building, whatever your age or ability level. The patient and enthusiastic staff have will introduce you and the family to the thrilling experience of canoeing, sailing and windsurfing.



Swoop, whoop and loop your way around Go Ape Crawley. It’s a high ropes adventure course within the grounds of Tilgate Park, full of challenges to tire out your entire tribe. Get the whole family outdoors and take on Treetop Adventure, the course designed with little monkeys in mind and suitable for anyone over 1m tall. Packed full of fun for the whole family, test your nerve on Half Noughts and Crosses, two awesome zip wires and a not-to-be-missed Flying Carpet all in one action-packed hour.



Lazer World is a great example of the modern classic of live gaming: Lazer Tag! Use a deadly looking harmless phasor to stalk friends and family through the atmospheric maze: they were friends and family: they're laser fodder now!



The Hunger Games Camp is a fun packed day for the whole family aimed at kids from 10 years and upwards.

The Hunger Games Camp includes activities such as a day of training for the games, daily challenges between districts, construct your own arrow to take home, hunt for items from sponsors! Learn basic first aid skills, plant identification, basic first aid, working in a team, wildlife tracking, basic self defence, primitive firelighting, archery and the art of camouflage.



There are also a number of soft play centres  nearby for rainy days with small kids nearby including Treasure Chest Soft Play Centre, Mini Mayhem Soft & Role Play and Manic Monsters.

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Worth Way Country Park - 24 min walk
  • Sackville College - 25 min walk
  • St Swithun's Church - 25 min walk
  • Standen - 26 min walk
  • Forest Way Country Park - 28 min walk
  • Queen Victoria Hospital - 38 min walk
  • Stone Farm Rocks - 40 min walk
  • High Weald - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Tulley's Farm - 4.1 mi / 6.7 km
  • St. Margaret's Church - 4.6 mi / 7.4 km
  • Wakehurst Place - 4.7 mi / 7.5 km

Getting around

  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 65 min drive
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 20 min drive
  • London City Airport (LCY) - 60 min drive
  • East Grinstead Station - 19 min walk
  • Dormans Station - 8 min drive
  • Lingfield Station - 10 min drive
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East Grinstead, ENG, United Kingdom

The manager

Libby

Speaks: English

The home

Key facts

  • Garage
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Heating
  • Washing machine
  • Pets allowed

Bedrooms

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 king bed and 2 twin/single beds
  • Bedroom two - 1 double bed
  • Bedroom three -1 queen bed
  • Bedroom four - 1 king bed and 1 sleep sofa/futon
  • Bedroom five - 1 queen bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 3 bathrooms
  • Full bathroom one - 1 shower/tub combination and 1 toilet
  • Full bathroom two - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Full bathroom three - 1 shower/tub combination and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Kitchen

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils

Dining

  • Dining table
  • Local meal delivery service

Entertainment and recreation

  • Smart TV with cable/satellite channels
  • DVD player
  • Foosball table
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Games
  • Access to fitness center
  • Children's books
  • Children's games
  • Children's toys
  • Bicycle on site
  • Powerboating nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby

Outside

  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Fenced yard

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Fireplace
  • Beach loungers
  • Cabinet locks
  • Stair gate
  • Travel crib

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 14
  • Minimum check-in age: 21

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 4:00 PM
  • Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others

  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restrictions apply*
  • 2 per room
  • Note from host: Pets allowed with prior arrangement

Policies

  • For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

    The property is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between guest stays.

    This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK).

    This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe, Clean and Legal (Quality in Tourism - UK) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

FAQs

  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Onsite parking options include a garage.
  • Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Star Inn (2.3 mi), The Crown (2.9 mi), and Gravetye Manor (3.1 mi).
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as cycling. Additional recreation nearby includes birdwatching. Enjoy amenities like a fitness center and a garden.