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The Getaway

The Getaway
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17 reviews
The Getaway
Reception Area
Fully fitted Kitchen
Living Area
Sleeping Area
Shower room and toilet
Al fresco eating area
Pergola and Patio
Seating area for guests in the Orchard
The Back Garden
Through the back gate into the fields beyond!
The Pub next door
The South Downs
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Studio , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, England
The Getaway is the perfect place to relax and unwind, offering modern, fully equipped accommodation, to suit self catering either indoors or al fresco. Alternatively, guests could visit The Cock Inn 100m away, www.cockpub.co.uk, a 16th century coaching inn. The Cock offers a menu which combines food for a special occasion with value for money. The Atmospheric Bar with its Inglenook Fireplace is friendly and welcoming.
Nearby Ringmer village offers two pubs within 10 minutes drive and an excellent, independent butcher, bakers, greengrocer and small supermarket.
The Getaway is surrounded by fields, with a footpath to picturesque Barcombe Mills passing the gate. Walkers are within a short drive of the South Downs National Park, the South Downs Way and the Ashdown Forest, making this a wonderful base for walking breaks.
Glyndebourne is 2.5km...
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About the Owner, Joy G
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Apr 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 41 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL163994
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Excellent - based on 17 reviews
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English first
Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

The Getaway was a lovely, cosy and well equipped base for our tour of Sussex and Kent. We were warmly welcomed and the homemade scones on arrival were much appreciated and a lovely touch. We will be returning next year.

Management response:

Glad you enjoyed yourselves. Look forward to seeing you again in the future!


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Mr Brian...
1 review
Reviewed 26 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

The getaway is a very secluded accommodation well away from the main road.Inside it is well equipped with a lovely comfortable bed. John and Joy not forgetting Cara are always ready for a chat but we were left in private just like having good neighbours. We would certainly stay again if were on a visit to the Brighton area

Management response:

Glad you enjoyed your stay at The Getaway. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.


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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

The studio was a good size, well equipped, clean and comfortable. The shower was excellent too. The private patio was pleasant and the rest of the garden was interestingly planted. Our hosts, Joy and John were extremely pleasant and helpful and their little dog is a cutie. The place is very conveniently place beside a good and quiet pub/restaurant and...

Management response:

Thanks for the lovely review. Hope to see you again at the Getaway and looking forward to meeting up in Spain.


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  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Recently converted, The getaway offers good quality furnishings and we endeavour to make it a 'home from home'.
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Dogs allowed at a cost of £10 each. Maximum 2 dogs.
    1 Shower
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
10 Nov 2017 -
21 Dec 2017
3 nights
22 Dec 2017 -
27 Dec 2017
Christmas 2017
3 nights
28 Dec 2017 -
25 Feb 2018
30 nights -- -- --
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please note that 3 nights is the minimum stay
10% Reduction for single occupancy, which is NOT applicable with any other discount.
Payments can be made by cheque, pay-pal, internet transfer or international banking transfer.
For further details ring 01273 812898 or 07714 405880
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About the neighbourhood
The county town of Lewes, has historic connections with Simon de Montfort and the English Civil War. It has a medieval Castle and Priory and was the home of Anne of Cleeves, wife of Henry VIII.
Lewes has a good selection of interesting independent shops and restaurants. Especially worth a visit are Harveys Brewery shop with Brewery tour and Bills restaurant in the Cliffe High Street.

The Bonfire night celebrations on November 5th are world renowned. The fancy dress processions and Fireworks are a sight unrepeated in England.
Lewes Artwave festival is 27th August - 11th September 2011.

There is an independent Garage 500m away from the getaway where newspapers, wines and basic groceries can be purchased. Ringmer village has a small shopping centre near the village green or Waitrose and Tes...
Getting around
There is a half hourly bus service to Brighton, via Lewes.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: London Gatwick: 50.0 km
Railway: Lewes: 4.0 km
Ferry: Newhaven: 15.0 km
Fly to London Gatwick. The Getaway is 35 miles, 45 minutes drive from Gatwick via the M23, A27and A26. Nearest railway station is Lewes where buses and taxis are available. Only 1 hour 10 min from London Victoria station.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 16.0 km.
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