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Folkington Barn in the South Downs National Park

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
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Holiday Rental House
Tucked under the gentle slopes of the South Downs on a quiet lane sits a flint barn in the quintessential English hamlet of Folkington. Its beauty is in its timeless quality, tranquility, bird song and visual splendour. It offers a true escape from a fast paced world. The village road itself stops at a medieval church and only farm tracks and footpaths climb the swelling curves of these hills. Folkington Barn sits within its own cottage garden full of flowers and bird song and is a garden lovers paradise. The gardens surrounding the owners cottage and the barn have in fact been featured in ‘The Garden’ ,Journal Of The Royal Horticultural Society 1997 . ”The style of planting is in its modern cottage garden manner . Shrubs ,roses,perennials,annuals and bulbs are used together to weave a...Tucked under the gentle slopes of the South Downs on a quiet lane sits a flint barn in the quintessential English hamlet of Folkington. Its beauty is in its timeless quality, tranquility, bird song and visual splendour. It offers a true escape from a fast paced world. The village road itself stops at a medieval church and only farm tracks and footpaths climb the swelling curves of these hills. Folkington Barn sits within its own cottage garden full of flowers and bird song and is a garden lovers paradise. The gardens surrounding the owners cottage and the barn have in fact been featured in ‘The Garden’ ,Journal Of The Royal Horticultural Society 1997 . ”The style of planting is in its modern cottage garden manner . Shrubs ,roses,perennials,annuals and bulbs are used together to weave an intricate embroidery of colour,form and texture which gives it an almost haphazard impression,yet can be achieved only by a dedicated and knowledgeable Gardner of great taste. “ Mark Rumary . The Barns spacious vaulted living area invites you in to its colourful bohemian interior .The utilities are separate as well as the bedroom and we have added a single sofa bed in the lounge. Comfort and style have been woven into the fabric of this building from its handmade oak bed adhorned with fine French linen to its luxury little extras . More
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About the Owner
Suzanne/Robin S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2018
Interaction with guests
We are happy to help our guests with any queries during their stay .Located on site at Old Rectory Cottage enables us to help our guests with any aspect of their holiday including information regarding tourist attractions ,recommend restaurants, special events and walks within the South Downs National Park.
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Folkington Barn offers you a great place to stay with beautiful walks on your doorstep as well as historic places to visit in the car. Suzanne is an amazing and attentive host who has decorated Folkington Barn into a haven of calmness as well as...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We just spent a wonderfully relaxing weekend at Folkington Barn. The property is beautifully decorated and well equipped, with an Oriental theme, while the garden is lovely and a great place to sit and unwind. The location is tranquil and quiet but it’s not too...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Sapphire1203
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Our stay at The Barn was everything one could wish for. Tranquil, beautifully decorated, well equipped and the scented peaceful garden a joy. The setting of the barn is truly stunning. Easy access to main roads. Our hosts Susanne and Robin couldn't do more to...More

Date of stay: May 2018
3  Thank Hazel T
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
TV
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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About the neighbourhood
Folkington Barns unique position not only offers the opportunity to explore and escape amidst its stunning rural vistas,it is also a hive of fascinating history and culture. It is the home of Bloomsbury,Charleston Farmhouse at Firle and Virginia Woolf’s Monk’s House in Rodmell are a stones throw away. The County Town of Lewes,its castle,Anne of Cleves House,restaurants and cafes is certainly a gem well worth a visit. Alfriston is a charming village offering a wealth of fine dining and quirky shops. The seaside towns of Brighton,Eastbourne,Seaford,Bexhill,Hastings and Rye are all very different.
Getting around
Nearest station 5 minute by car( taxi ) Polegate mainline to London Victoria . Direct access from Weald Way and South Downs National Park on foot or bicycle.
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