English thatched 5 star country cottage near Seven Sisters cliffs in Cuckmere Valley, Sussex Downs

Danny Cottage, Winton Street, Alfriston, East Sussex

Bedrooms - 3

Sleeps - 5 - 6

Bathrooms - 2

Pets welcome - 2

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Danny Cottage in Alfriston, Sussex - 3 bedrooms, sleeps 5 - 6

Renting this 5 star traditional English holiday cottage for self-catering vacation is possible year round. Please enquire for the dates you are interested in weekly rentals and short breaks from November to March. Longer holiday lettings may attract discounts - please ask for details
Prices from £300
Holiday lets normally run from Friday to Friday. Arrival time is from 3pm, departure by 11am.

Danny Cottage is situated in the beautiful downland Cuckmere Valley in the Sussex Downs Area of Natural Beauty. It is only three miles from the sea and the famous Seven Sisters cliffs. Alfriston is a charming village dating back to the 14th century but with a variety of quality shops and restaurants. This is an idyllic thatched English country cottage.

There is great walking country between Brighton and Eastbourne with many enchanting pubs serving local food and drink.

From Danny Cottage it is possible to take a gentle stroll to any of a dozen or so local pubs. For more serious hikers there is the 90 mile Southdowns Way which is a footpath from Eastbourne's Beachy Head to Petersfield in neighbouring Hampshire. Other favourite local walks are in Friston Forest and the adjoining 70 acres which make up the Seven Sisters Country Park.

There are a great many activities available in the area including cycle hire, boating, fishing, golf, tennis and riding. Also a wide range of places to visit such as Battle Abbey, Firle Place, Lewes, Castle, Michelham Priory, Drusillas Park (an extremely popular family attraction), Royal Pavilion, Charleston Farm House (home of the Boomsbury movement), and many other varied attractions


Danny Cottage is a charming Grade II listed thatched cottage located at the foot of the Downs and set in a third of an acre of private gardens and small wood with lovely views.

The Cottage has been extensively and sympathetically restored and is furnished and equipped to the highest standard with antique furniture and modern kitchen and bathroom equipment (showers have pressure pumps to assure a good strong water flow). The spacious sitting room contains original oak beams and a wood burning stove. The kitchen is equipped with the latest modern appliances built into old pine cabinets.

There are 3 bedrooms and Danny Cottage can sleep up to 6 people. There is a twin room and a double with cosy adjoining single room which also has the addition of a pull out bed.

The cottage benefits from full central heating and there is ample provision for babies if required.

What's included

Heating, logs for the fire, electricity, bed linen and towels are all included in the rental price.

Pets are free. The garden is fenced in for medium sized and larger dogs (Jack Russells can get out).

Equipment for children provided - high chair, booster chair, travel cots, blankets, plates and cutlery, towels, toys, potty etc. Basic kitchen and bathroom essentials are provided. Full control central heating.


Danny Cottage is located in the East Sussex village of Alfriston. More detailed directions are available ]on booking.

Change over day is Friday. Check in from 3pm, check out by 11am. Long stay discounts are considered by arrangement.

Weekend/short breaks are available between November and March.

The owners live less than a mile away and so are always on hand for help or advice.

Self-catering features

  • Bedrooms: 3 (1 double, 1 single/twin, 1 twin)
  • Sleeps: 5/6
  • Bathrooms: 2 (plus WC and basin)
  • 2 TVs, video, DVD, music centre
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Wood-burning stove
  • Full control central heating
  • Private fenced garden
  • Barbeque and garden furniture
  • Well behaved dogs welcome
  • Thatched garage and parking bay for up to 4 cars
  • Alfriston - half a mile
  • Gatwick Airport - 45 minutes
  • Stations - Berwick (2 miles), Polegate (4 miles)
  • Pubs and restaurants - half a mile
  • Good local farm shops and village stores
  • All country sports and activities within 3 miles
  • 3 miles to the sea
  • Walking and cycling
  • Many historic places of interest
  • Family attractions
  • Short breaks - November to March

Alfriston map and Danny Cottage location

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