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The Lady Stella

Bodiam, Sussex
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Glamping
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Former fairground carriage in a stunning rural location, with far reaching views
  • Covered veranda for al fresco dining, with hot tub for relaxing
  • Walks right on the doorstep to explore the surrounding countryside
  • Property undergoing major refurbishment Spring 2020 - new photographs coming soon
Property code: 51574

This lovingly refurbished carriage presents quirky accommodation in a stunning countryside setting, perfect for celebrating a special occasion with a loved one or a romantic getaway for two.

Located in the heart of the East Sussex countryside with beautiful rural views, this property is within easy reach of the local pub. The carriage enjoys a beautiful and timeless view across to historic Bodiam Castle, which is managed by the National Trust and is well worth a visit. Hop on the nearby Kent and East Sussex railway and take a visit to the market town of Tenterden with its tree lined high street, and wide range of independent shops, restaurants and cafes. For keen walkers, there are ample local footpaths surrounding the property which are perfect to explore the surrounding areas and enjoy unspoilt views. 5 minutes stroll within the grounds of Quarry Farm, there is also a café and farm shop, "The Hub" offering Wi-Fi, water sports, a beauty salon and many other facilities.

The carriage is accessed by a wooden ramp into a small entrance hall with a cloakroom with WC. Enter into the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, a warm and cosy area in which to unwind after a long stroll in the countryside, with a wood burner, comfy sofa, armchair and TV/DVD, and a small dining table with seating for two. The compact but well-appointed kitchen contains a gas oven and hob, microwave and a fridge/freezer. The double bedroom is located at the other end of the cabin through a sliding door and features a double bed with a small basin, and en-suite shower.

Outside, there is a covered veranda with a hot tub to relax and seating for six to eight people, with two sofas, a large wooden table, and two built in benches. It is a great space for entertaining.There is also a lawn area for enjoying a spot of croquet and to the rear of the property is an unfenced pond. There is ample off-road parking next to the property.

There are four other similar properties on the same site, The Prince Regent, The Sir Paul Gooderham, Goldings Lodge and Lady Jane.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 bedroom – double
  • 1 en-suite shower and 1 separate WC 
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave and fridge - please note fridge is very small with limited storage
  • Use of own BBQ allowed
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included) 
  • Electric included * Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Café/farm shop on-site "The Hub" offering Wi-Fi (at The Hub only not inside the property), water sports, a beauty salon and many other facilities
  • Regret no smoking
  • Hot tub
  • Well behaved dogs welcome
  • Pub, shop and cafe within walking distance
  • Complex of properties - one of three discreetly positioned properties
  • TV/DVD in lounge area
  • Regret no children. Babes in arms welcome, please be aware there is limited space in the bedroom for a travel cot
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer available in a separate shared laundry room
  • Property undergoing major refurbishment Winter 2019/20 - new photographs coming soon

Jackie Hammond

This property is personally managed by Jackie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 12 guest ratings

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Overall comfort
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Reviewed by Alan 9th October 2020

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Fantastic holiday, beautiful view from the hot tub! Very dog friendly

Reviewed by Tracey 28th September 2020

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A fantastic getaway, with great views and a lovely location. Ok for any weather and for peace and tranquility. The hot tub included with the property looks out to the nearby Bodiam Castle and links with the outdoor covered area, lovely to be able to sit out whatever the weather. The Hub, a local cafe, is located within a short walk and offers lovelRead morey breakfast and lunches, as well as cakes and sells local produce including wines, beers and ciders. A great break and would definitely recommend it Hide

Reviewed by Thomas 25th September 2020

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Reviewed by Lisa 19th September 2020

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It's a very lovely idyllic place, very welcoming comfortable. It's very quaint adorable little place, beautiful scenery. Lovely walks, pubs. Right on your door step....

Reviewed by Stephen 13th September 2020

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Excellent location. Undercover outside deck really useful, with a view of the castle whilst sitting in the hot tub! Plenty of space to exercise the dog. Fridge not as small as the website makes it sound. Kitchen equipment basic. Dogs are very welcome.

Reviewed by Sue 24th July 2020

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we had a wonderful holiday and would consider booking again beautiful views the hot tub was wonderful. so relaxing and peaceful.

Reviewed by Donna 27th September 2019

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A lovely place very cozy and comfortable, beautiful surroundings and amazing staff.

Reviewed by Joan 6th September 2019

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These quirky carriages are ideal for a quiet,peaceful away from it all holiday.

Reviewed by Jane 30th August 2019

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Reviewed by Laurence 23rd August 2019

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A beautiful secluded cottage with a spacious outdoor decking complete with a relaxing hot tub. Wed definitely return.

Reviewed by Ian 27th July 2019

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The Lady Stella is in need of a lot of TLC as she has sadly not aged well.

Reviewed by Richard 5th May 2019

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Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

4 more properties at this location

Goldings Lodge

Goldings Lodge

Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1

£699 - £822

The Prince Regent

The Prince Regent

Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1

£694 - £714

The Sir Paul Gooderham

The Sir Paul Gooderham

Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1

£624 - £641

Lady Jane

Lady Jane

Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1

£769 - £791

To arrange group bookings across one or more of these properties, call our team to check availability and book.

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