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Woodpeckers Cottage - One bedroom luxurious and Contemporary rural retreat , East Grinstead

Lakefront East Grinstead accommodation with kitchen and patio

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East Grinstead, ENG, United Kingdom
  • As you pull up to the front gates of this property, you already know you made the right…

    Jul. 24, 2020

  • There are no words to describe how lovely this cottage is .... Angela the host was…

    Apr. 1, 2022

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  • 2 guests
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bed
  • 1 bathroom
  • Parking available
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

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

What’s around

  • St. Margaret's Church - 38 min walk
  • Priest House - 39 min walk
  • Stone Farm Rocks - 40 min walk
  • Standen - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Tulley's Farm - 5.6 mi / 9 km
  • Ashdown Forest - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed

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About this cottage

Woodpeckers is a contemporary boutique style detached cottage with a spacious, light, open plan living area, luxurious bathroom and a beautiful bedroom. You’ll find handmade British soft furnishings with decorations in Farrow and Ball colours and granite worktops to the well-fitted kitchen. The comfy sitting area has a Smart TV with free view, DVD player and WiFi. There is central heating throughout.

The accommodation is designed to an exceptionally high standard in a rural, tranquil setting. Fresh flowers and some welcome groceries await your arrival.

The entrance door leads from a porch into an open plan sitting/dining room featuring a contemporary wood burning stove made up with logs ready to light, ensuring you are cosy throughout your stay during cooler days!

The fully equipped, open plan kitchen leads off the dining area, it has a Neff electric oven, induction hob, Bosch microwave, fridge with ice box and dishwasher. The utility cupboard has a washer/dryer, iron and ironing board.

The bedroom features a luxurious king size bed with quality linen. This leads to a large en suite bathroom with walk in shower having two-shower head options, large double-ended bath and plenty of storage within the hand made vanity unit, a heated towel rail with Egyptian cotton towels and welcome toiletries.

Woodpeckers enjoys its own landscaped courtyard garden with outdoor furniture and gas BBQ (during the warmer weather).

There are country walks from the door onto a bridleway and the nearby Ashdown Forest (2,396 hectares). This cottage is in the gardens of an old coach house, which once formed part of a larger estate; therefore it has the benefit of a shared private tennis court and small fitness room. Guests are welcome to use these at their own risk. For further information please contact the owner direct.

Whilst we love dogs, we do not have pets to stay. Nor do we have smoking anywhere within the cottage.

There is a detached two bedroom cottage close by, ideal for family groups and friends wanting independent accommodation. See Deerkeepers Cottage.

What’s around


  • St. Margaret's Church - 38 min walk
  • Priest House - 39 min walk
  • Stone Farm Rocks - 40 min walk
  • Standen - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Tulley's Farm - 5.6 mi / 9 km
  • Ashdown Forest - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • Sackville College - 4.7 mi / 7.6 km
  • St Swithun's Church - 4.8 mi / 7.8 km
  • Ardingly Reservoir - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • Wakehurst Place - 5 mi / 8.1 km

Getting around

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 24 min drive
  • London City Airport (LCY) - 85 min drive
  • East Grinstead Station - 9 min drive
  • Dormans Station - 16 min drive
  • Uckfield Buxted Station - 16 min drive
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East Grinstead, ENG, United Kingdom

The manager

Angie Ward

Speaks: English

The cottage

Key facts

  • Cottage (581 sq ft)
  • Onsite parking
  • WiFi
  • Car required
  • Non-smoking
  • Heating
  • Washing machine


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bedroom - 1 queen bed
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Full bathroom - 1 shower, 1 bathtub, and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper


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

Entertainment and recreation

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Video library
  • Music library
  • Books
  • Access to fitness center
  • Swimming nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Tennis courts


  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Outdoor furniture

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Telephone

Things to know

House rules

  • Caters to adults only
  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 2

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

Travelling with others

  • Pets not allowed


  • Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock on site.

Also known as

  • Woodpeckers One Bedroom Luxurious Contemporary Rural Retreat


  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Anderida Restaurant (2.8 mi), Helin (3.1 mi), and Aldeia Restaurant (3.1 mi).
  • Practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes birdwatching. Enjoy amenities like a fitness center and a garden.
  • 10.0.Exceptional


    Woodpeckers was wonderful. Clean bright and full of all of the mod cons one could need. Lovely welcome pack and initial visit from our host. All in all tip top, looking forward to another stay sometime in the future.

    Nick P., 3 night trip, Mar. 28, 2022

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Perfect Winter Retreat

    The cottage completely surpassed our expectations. Cleanliness and quality of furnishings and fittings could not be faulted while the heating system worked very efficiently. The host Angie went out of her way to provide information and kindly allowed an early check in and late check out as there were no adjacent bookings. Would definitely recommend this place for a relaxing out of town stay close to nature.

    Brent H., 8 night trip, Jan. 11, 2022

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lovely weekend stay

    Woodpeckers cottage was beautifully clean and nicely furnished. We had everything we needed for our long weekend away and the owner also left a nice welcome pack, including wine! The log burner was great too. Would definitely recommend and would book again if staying in the area.

    Judith D., 3 night trip, Nov. 19, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    A superb property

    Woodpeckers was the perfect place for three day stay in November. It’s beautifully presented, everything is of high quality. The bathroom has a huge bath and separate large shower. There is a super wood burning stove and the kitchen is very well equipped.. Lots of clear information about what to do and see in the area. We thoroughly enjoyed chatting with Angie who is a delightful host. We would love to make another visit to Woodpeckers.

    Jan Ernst M., 3 night trip, Nov. 9, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    A perfect autumn retreat for us oldies!

    We are both in our late 70's/80's and the cottage was perfect for us for a quiet stay, all on one level with it's own garden and easy access to the woods. It was spotlessly clean, nicely decorated and very comfortable. The wood burning stove was a nice cosy feature for our autumn holiday. I enjoyed seeing deer in the woods, the horses in the fields and, at night, the dark skies with all the stars. Several lovely gardens and other attractions nearby, and a very nice lunch in The Cat at West Hoathly combined to make this an ideal break for us.

    Jill W., 7 night trip, Oct. 3, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Relaxing in beautiful surroundings

    We have just returned from a lovely relaxing week at Woodpecker Cottage. The cottage is set within the grounds of the owners but has complete privacy and beautiful little gardens, front and back, which are perfect to sit for an afternoon G & T. It's decorated and furnished to a high standard making it very comfortable with a home from home feel, everything you could need has been thought of. Also the extra touches of fresh flowers and some groceries are very welcoming. The tennis court is a real bonus and some beautiful walks right on the doorstep. We highly recommend staying at Woodpecker Cottage.

    Angela Wilson W., 4 night trip, Aug. 29, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Would highly recommend

    Beautiful cottage, lovely surrounding areas. Great weekend stay, loved every minute

    Dean B., 3 night trip, Apr. 23, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional


    A very nice place to stay - really enjoyed our visit.

    paul r., 3 night trip, Apr. 19, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lovely - would recommend

    A real home away from home, very warm and welcoming with fabulous gardens. The log fire was fantastic and we enjoyed late September curled up on the sofa in front of it.

    Susan D., 7 night trip, Sep. 26, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very relaxing

    The property was very comfortable. Well designed and high quality fixtures and fittings used. Well equipped kitchen. We've never been anywhere with such a spotlessly clean oven before! Extremely comfortable bed. Having the use of the tennis court was a bonus. Would stay again without hesitation.

    Dawn A., 8 night trip, Aug. 22, 2020

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