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The Highlands

Holiday Cottage in Iden, Sussex

from £546 pwSleeps 11

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The Highlands Summary

This self catering holiday house in Sussex is a truly comfortable family holiday home on the ridge above the historic smugglers town of Rye. The owners of this holiday house in Sussex have thought of everything to make your family holiday in Sussex one to remember.

Iden House is a large Victorian holiday house in Sussex with spacious rooms, light streams in through the bay windows with the most stunning views of the surrounding Sussex countryside towards Rye. Having recently been up dated with a stylish new kitchen and new bathrooms, it is a great place to stay for a short break or longer holiday in Sussex.

This Sussex holiday house has a great garden which completely surrounds the self catering holiday house with a hard tennis court at one end and lots of parking on the driveway - a fabulous place for children to play. The south facing brick paved terrace of this holiday house in Sussex is a lovely sun trap with seating and a barbeque to while away those summer days in the Sussex sunshine.

This is an ideal self catering Sussex holiday house, close to the sea with the space to ensure a happy time is had by all with plenty of room for everyone to unwind.


If you would like some guidance from our team on this property or help in finding the ideal holiday property please call our team on 01227 464958 or email.

The Highlands Holiday Accommodation

The Highlands: sleeps 11 in 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, reception room. Large garden area, tennis court and parking for several cars in the drive.

Ground Floor

Kitchen with dishwasher, fridge/freezer,juicer electric oven and gas hob. The utility room leads off the kitchen with washer/dryer and useful storage cupboard

Dining room with seating for 11, music system with iPod docking station/ CD/ Radio and WiFi hub.

Sitting room with open fire, sofas, armchairs, TV, French doors to garden

Bedroom 1 (sleeps 3) Triple bedroom with TV, video, DVD, board games and toys

Ground floor bathroom with jacuzzi corner bath and walk in shower

First Floor

Master bedroom 2 (sleeps 2) king size bed

Bedroom 3 (sleeps 2) Double bed

Bedroom 4 (sleeps 2) twin beds

Bedroom 5 (sleeps 2) twin beds

Family bathroom with integral power shower.


Outside there is a large garden laid mainly to lawn - ideal for the odd game of footie (or cricket!) with hard tennis court.

The spacious terrace has seating and a barbeque overlooking the main lawn

Great activities and games available, including a croquet set.




Gas Central Heating

Local Information about Iden, Sussex

This self-catering Sussex holiday cottage is located in Iden, a pretty and picturesque Sussex village with renowned pub and post office/general stores, all within an easy walk of the holiday house. Nearby is the picturesque town of Rye, which is steeped in history with outstanding views towards the sea. The cobbled winding streets and excellent boutiques, antique shops and cafes are also worth a visit. There is a good train service from here to Ashford International (why not take a day trip to France?) and Hastings, or continue along the beach road to the East, to the vast sandy beaches of Camber Sands.

Iden House in Sussex is well placed in a triangle between Hastings (10 miles) Tunbridge Wells (15 miles) and Tenterden (8 miles). All three towns have much to offer for the holidaymaker staying at this holiday house in Sussex, from the historic in Hastings, in Sussex, to the wonderful shopping in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, and the antiques and collectables found in Tenterden, Kent. The castles of Battle and Bodiam are also within easy reach of this luxury holiday house in Sussex.

The Hythe to Dymchurch Light Steam Railway is also well worth a visit during your stay in this Sussex cottage as it winds its way from Dungeness to Hythe all along the coast. Thomas the Tank Engine makes an annual visit to this charming railway in Sussex and also to the Spa Valley Railway in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

National Trust properties are well supported in this area, with a choice of Lambs House, home to Henry James from 1898 - 1916; Smallhythe Place with their charming 17th-century thatched Barn Theatre which provides an opportunity to attend a show; Sissinghurst Castle, with the fabulous gardens created by Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson and Rudyard Kiplings' Batemans within a 15 miles radius.

If you're interested in local art you could look no further than Rye Pottery which has been established for 200 yrs and is open to the public for their wares of beautiful figurines, crockery and tiles. Or pay a visit to the recently opened Jerwood Gallery in Hastings showcasing 20th and 21st Century British Art.

For the children, why not visit Port Lympne Wild Animal Park (17 miles) , Yesterday's World in Battle (17 miles) and Underwater World in Hastings (14 miles).

Visitors to the area are well catered for with eateries. Whether you prefer traditional English food or something more exotic, you can find it in this area. Or why not buy some fresh fish from Rye/Hastings beaches and cook it yourself.

All in all there's lots to see and do and for more ideas please look at the 'things to do' section of our website.

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