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Here on a peaceful campsite in East Sussex you will find a collection of hand built huts; a perfect spot for a romantic weekend away or for getting back to nature with the family. The huts are based on the idea of an old shepherd’s hut and built using old corn bins for the rooves, recycled chassis from old touring caravans – reclaimed, locally sourced, and recycled materials.
Unique and charming, the five huts are located on a farm in the village of Bodiam, East Sussex. Everything on site has been set up to produce minimum impact on the environment – timber from responsibly farmed forests, lighting systems powered via solar panels on the hut’s roof and paints made with natural pigments.
Each hut can sleep 4 people and although compact, they also provide all the necessary mod cons, from gas hob to electric lighting. They each have a wood burner, double glazing, and excellent insulation to ensure you are kept cosy. Cooking equipment, kitchen basics and bedding are all provided. Outside each hut has table and chairs and its own firepit, and there is a communal covered area and campfire to ensure you can dine alfresco even if the weather is a little inclement! Washing facilities are a few yards away in a separate shepherd’s hut and includes hot showers and flushing toilets!
There’s loads to do in the vicinity, from enjoying the farm (and fishing in the river which runs through the farm), to strolling over the fields to the local pub, visiting Bodiam Castle or the Steam Railway.
Ever fancied staying in a converted train carriage? This pair of lovingly restored Stroudley railway carriages date back to the 10th century and were originally used on the London – Brighton line. Now they are positioned on the seafront in the seaside town of Selsey and have been turned into luxurious accommodation for 8 people.
This railway carriage conversion is charming and eccentric, whilst offering some luxurious features, and direct access onto a superb beach and a beautiful part of the British coastline. Each of the coaches have been thoughtfully adapted and combines original features with cosy and quirky living spaces. And as for the setting? You don’t get closer to the beach than this. You want beachfront? You’ve got beachfront!
Inside are four bedrooms – 2 doubles and 2 twins (with bunk beds). The sitting room has a comfy sofa and TV, there is a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower, and an eating and sitting area with a log burner and panoramic views. There is a collection of DVD’s, books, games and toys. Outside you will find a fenced beach style garden with decking and garden furniture. The beach itself is unspoilt, and you will often have it all to yourself, even in high season.
Selsey is six miles south of Chichester and offers a wide range of activities for all ages and interests, from golfing and cycling, to fishing and diving, and all points in between!
From £375 – £1000 per week depending on time of year.
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In search of stylish and relaxed seaside living? Then you’re in the right place. Nestled at the foot of the sand dunes, this five bedroom beachfront house is perfectly located for you to take in the beach, go on long walks along the sand and play all day in the sun with your bucket and spade.
Beachfront house in Sussex
The Warrens is a very versatile Sussex house which is a combination of beautifully-renovated accommodation along with the delights Camber’s endless sandy beach. The five bedrooms sleep up to 10 people in total.
All the beds are made up with luxurious white linen, and can be put together as either singles or superkings. There’s lots of storage throughout and one of the bathrooms even has a luxurious rolltop bath. There are two stylish wet rooms with drench showers, the comfortable sitting room is equipped with all possible technologies, and the large kitchen is home to a dining table for 8 as well as lots of utensils and appliances.
Camber sands on your doorstep
There is a south facing, enclosed, decked garden at the back of the house which is bathed in sunshine throughout the day (providing the sun is shining for you of course!), and there are sun loungers and a seating area under the shaded pergola.
Deck and blue skies
From £850 – £1595 per week.
STOP PRESS – THE WARRENS IS STILL AVAILABLE FROM 30TH AUGUST – 6TH SEPTEMBER 2013. Usually £1595 per week at this time of year it is now £1450.