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The Garden Studio, a detached timber clad open plan barn type structure

A retreat where guest can be as lazy or as energetic as they please
1 of 19A retreat where guest can be as lazy or as energetic as they please
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Heathfield, East Sussex, England
The Studio is set within the owners 5 acres of private woodland and is adjacent to a further 50 acres of woodland with many public footpaths and is located at the geographical centre of Sussex and is less than 1 hour from the M25, Brighton, Hastings, Eastbourne, Rye, Tunbridge Wells and also Gatwick Airport and Ebbsfleet Station, the Port of Dover is about 2 hours away. It is within reach of many National Trust properties including Bodiam Castle, Bateman's, Standen and Scotney Castle and is close to the newly created South Downs National Park and its heritage coastline. We have many superb restaurants and gastro pubs as well as traditional pubs and a local brewery at Lewes and a micro brewery at East Hoathly. Tea shops abound. The Studio provides a peaceful haven from noise and rush as evidenced by our guests comments; it provides a r... Read more
Listing #HL204383
About the Owner
Joanna / Paul Bayne e
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
Interaction with guests
We always aim to meet and greet our guests and provide refreshments on arrival. We respect their privacy once they are here but the studio is provided with things to do, tourist information and maps.
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you for a wonderful short stay. We arrived to some homemade scones and tea which was very much appreciated! The property was lovely and there were some really nice touches, everything had been thought of. Fabulous hosts who made us feel at home and...More

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paul b, VR Owner at The Garden Studio, a detached timber clad open plan barn type structure, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks for your kind words Caroline and we hope that your dog(s) did well at the dog show! Glad that you enjoyed yourself whilst at the studio despite having to rush around somewhat and we look forward to a return visit. Best wishes. Paul and...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Booked this studio for my birthday with my other half for 2 nights and 3 days and it was just what we needed. Was greeted by Paul and some scones (they were amazing thank you to whoever made them) who was a lovely host and...More

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paul b, VR Owner at The Garden Studio, a detached timber clad open plan barn type structure, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Dear Sara and Luke, thanks for your kind words and so glad that you had a great time whilst here and we had no idea that Peach our ginger cat was so attentive and looked after you! I will look at your comment about the...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

I absolutely LOVED our stay here. It's super dog friendly. I've never felt sorry to leave a place but I was sorry to leave The Studio Garden. The hosts are SO friendly. What a stunning location. It is set in woodland which is a delight...More

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paul b, VR Owner at The Garden Studio, a detached timber clad open plan barn type structure, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely words about the studio-we do try to make it the best holiday possible for our guests and their dogs where applicable, of course. Hope to see you all on another occasion perhaps? Very best wished. Paul and Joanna.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 AM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We will only accept pet dogs.
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Other lengths of stay by arrangement (but we do not offer long term) and our changeover day is normally Friday but we are flexible. We only accept pet dogs. We will offer a discount of 10% for returning guests.
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About the neighbourhood
Heathfield is the geographical centre of East Sussex and is a small town with a market on Tuesdays and
Saturdays. It has 2 large supermarkets and a range of small shops such as a butcher, greengrocer, delicatessen, book/art shop, pharmacists and a range of the usual take-aways, restaurants and cafes. Surrounding Heathfield is a network of footpaths and cycle tracks and within easy reach are award winning beaches (mostly pebbley), sporting facilities, golf courses, tennis clubs, swimming pools and outdoor activity centres. Dogs are well catered for with many dog-friendly pubs and restaurants.
Car recommended
How to get there
The Studio is located just off the A267 at Little london which is between Cross-In-Hand and Horam village. It is about 1 hours drive from both Gatwick Airport and Ebbsfleet International. The nearest station is Buxted which is 20 minutes drive away but this has a limited service into East Croydon and Victoria or London Bridge.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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