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The Escape

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18 reviews
Snuggle up with our cosy Log Burner!
Kitchen as you enter the front door
Open Plan Living Area
Lounge area.
Upstairs to the bedroom and en suite shower room.
Bedroom
Toilet and Basin
Large walk in Shower
Seating and Loungers in the Orchard.
The Back Garden.
Through the gate to the fields beyond.
The South Downs
The Pub next door.
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Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, England
The Escape is the perfect place to relax and unwind, offering modern, fully equipped accommodation with a cosy familiar feel.<BR> At The Escape you can relax in front of the Log burner, cook a meal in a fully fitted kitchen or enjoy the hospitality of The Cock Inn 100m away. The Cock, a 16th century coaching inn, has an atmospheric bar, inglenook fireplace and lots of history. The menu is extensive and good value for money.<BR>The Escape 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.<BR>Glyndebourne is 2.5km away, so a visit to the Opera could be combined with the historic town of Lewes, offering a Norman Castle, Priory a... Read more
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 31 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL341036
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99 reviews
43 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017

We had stayed at the adjoining property (The Getaway) in the past and were delighted to find that The Escape was free for the dates we required. The accommodation felt very private and even though we didn't use the log burner, it was very warm and cosy to come back to after walking in the lovely Sussex countryside. There was...

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Management response:

Thank you for the lovely review! Hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes Joy, John and of course Cara!

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Dave B
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017

We both had a few days of work and decided to look to get away. We Found the escape and made contact with Joy who was nice and helpful. It ticked all the boxes for us dog friendly, log burner and near the pub. When we arrived we received a very warm Welcome and some lovely scones and jam. The...

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Really glad you had a good break. Thanks for the lovely review. Hope to see you again sometime. Joy

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Excellent location. Very comfortable and beautifully decorated to a high standard. Owners welcoming and informative. Really enjoyed our stay.

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Glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you again in the future.

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Dogs allowed by arrangement only at a cost of £10 each. Maximum 2 dogs
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Rates

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
Default 3 nights
£50
£65
£360
30 May 2017 -
28 Sep 2017
Default
3 nights
£75
£95
£525
29 Sep 2017 -
9 Nov 2017
Default
3 nights
£65
£85
£460
10 Nov 2017 -
21 Dec 2017
Default
3 nights
£50
£70
£380
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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.
PLEASE NOTE THE PROPERTY IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN
THE ESCAPE IS ONE OF TWO PROPERTIES AT THE SOUTH DOWNS GETAWAY, A STUDIO APARTMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE. WE OFFER A 10% DISCOUNT WHEN BOTH PROPERTIES ARE BOOKED TOGETHER.
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.<BR>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.<BR><BR>The Bonfire night celebrations on November 5th are world renowned. The fancy dress processions and Fireworks are a sight unrepeated in England.<BR>Lewes Artwave festival is late August - early September annually.<BR><BR>Ringmer village has a small shopping centre near the village green, with an dependant butchers and bakers and also an small spermarket. Waitrose a... more
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: London Gatwick: 50.0 km
Railway: Lewes: 4.0 km
Ferry: Newhaven: 15.0 km
The Escape is 50km, 45 minutes drive from London Gatwick, via the M23 ,A27 and A26. Nearest railway station is Lewes, where buses and taxis are available. Only 1 hour 10min 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: 15.0 km.
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