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“Just perfect”
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Inside the front door lounge/diner with woodburning stove Looking towards entrance & dining table see door of old hay loft centre top this is now a bedroo
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17 reviews
Inside the front door lounge/diner with woodburning stove
Looking towards entrance & dining table see door of old hay loft centre top this is now a bedroo
lounge area
lounge area
Kitchen area
bedroom 2 ground floor
bedroom 1 ground floor ensuite through centre door
bedroom 1
bedroom 1
bedroom 1
bedroom 3 upstairs
bedroom 2 with 2 beds third bed stowed under a bed
bedroom 3
Bedroom 1 ensuite
Bathroom 2
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Heathfield, East Sussex, England

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kirkydee1
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Just perfect”
Reviewed 28 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

This was our 7th visit to these cottages but our first stay in Shorthorn and it is just as lovely as Friesan Cottage.

The cottages are very well equipped with everything you could possibly need. They are clean, comfortable, bright and you feel at home and relaxed from the moment you walk through the door.

We arrived to a welcome basket with tea, coffee, biscuits etc along with flowers and a bottle of wine as well as a basket of logs for the wood burning fire.

The cottages are in a peaceful location and we woke up to find a pheasant wandering about the gardens on a few mornings.

There are lots of attractions nearby and many more are within easy reach. Eastbourne and Brighton are not too far a drive away and there are plenty of family friendly places to visit nearby too.

David the friendly owner always pops by to make sure everything is ok and is happy to help with anything you may need.

Perfect base for exploring and relaxing.

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Management Response
30 Oct 2017
It is delightful to have families like you to enjoy all we have in East Sussex
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Roving718...
1 review
“Excellent place to holiday”
Reviewed 29 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Thank you David we had a lovely time at Shorthorn Cottage. Great holiday home as it had everything you need. Really enjoyed sitting by the log burner with my family.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
14 Oct 2017
I am pleased you had a good break and things went well
David
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win e
1 review
“perfectly relaxing”
Reviewed 1 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We arrived at the cottage and was greeted with fresh flowers and a bottle of wine. the cottage is located with courtyard parking and was in a idyllic setting in the Sussex countryside.

The layout of the cottage is very friendly and inviting, we did feel quite at home from opening the door and the pictures online are a accurate representation of the rooms inside, the outside is dominated by a huge oak tree that is over 70 years old home to some interesting wildlife. and there is a nice patio if you get the weather.

A short drive away is Hastings making this a good place to have a nice get away from everything there are nice pubs quite close within a mile and the nearest village is about 5 mins drive.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
16 Jul 2017
I am glad that you had a good break we do our best to keep the cottage up to scratch and we seem to be having a lovely summer
David
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Julie G
Worthing, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Exceeded our expectations”
Reviewed 22 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

This property is in a great location, plenty of things to do close by. Everything about the cottage is to a very high standard and quality. We were within easy distance to Scotney Castle, Forest Row Llama Park, Raystede Animal Welfare Centre. Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum. David was on hand for anything we needed and couldn't have been more helpful. I am only sorry that we had to leave a day early and I forgot to write words like this in the visitors book.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Jun 2017
I did count 110 attractions within 15 mile radius a few years ago but there is certainly something for everybody to enjoy and quite happy to point them in the right direction
David
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pbullus
Farnborough, United Kingdom
1 review
“Shorthorn cottage”
Reviewed 25 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Had a lovely and relaxing stay at Shorthorn cottage. Well placed for getting away from the crowds but also it didn't take long to get to the great Sussex landmarks.

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Management Response
4 Jun 2017
I am glad all went well for you and you had a
chance to share what we all enjoy
David
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

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Management Response
30 Apr 2017
We are pleased that all went well for you and always delighted to welcome back old friends
David
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Jenny G
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 26 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Shorthorn Cottage is a very comfortable cottage, set in beautiful countryside, within easy reach of the coast, many interesting places to visit and near many beautiful walks. David keeps the cottage in a beautiful condition and is always willing to answer any questions.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
27 Feb 2017
Thank you Jenny I am pleased that you had a good break
David
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