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Our 2 self catering apartments,offer private gardens with hot tubs, spectacular views, and quiet luxury. Available to book separately sleeping 4 and 5 respectively, or together sleeping 9, just a mile from the beach and two miles from Rye.

Just 2 hours from London, yet another world where peace and tranquility reign.

Eagles Nest

Steeped in History, with two bedrooms, one with a Superking bed, the other twin beds, two bathrooms, living room and kitchen dining space. Overlooking the stunning Franciscan Abbey ruins, and sea views framed by stone mullion windows. Period features meet quiet luxury, with hand made cashmere mattresses, superb linens, and a japanese soaking tub. Rooms open onto a terrace, overlooking a private garden with a woodfired hot tub perfect for stargazing.

Herons Wood

Gazing onto stunning Abbey ruins, Herons Wood has more than a touch of grandeur and history. Meticulously restored features include, sweeping ceilings, stone mullion windows, Gothic plasterwork, and an original fireplace with a wood burner. Offering 2 bedrooms, one with an Emperor bed, the other a double plus hidden bunk, for a child or teen, and two marbled bathrooms. In addition to the inviting living room and kitchen diner, is the secluded garden with a woodfired hot tub exclusively for you.


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Friars Road
East Sussex
TN36 4ED
United Kingdom

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