Bedrooms / beds
5 / 6
Castle Mill Cottage is a large riverside property only minutes from the centre of Rye, sleeping 10.
You reach Castle Mill Cottage along a private road and there is parking for six cars in your own gated driveway. To the front, you have the river garden and behind you the property and the enclosed large lawned garden.
Enter straight into the hallway with the TV lounge to the left with large Smart TV, fast Wifi and comfy seating for lazy movie nights.
Stairs lead up to three of the five bedrooms. Two double bedrooms with views of the iconic Camber Castle built in the 16th century by Henry VIII to defend the Sussex coast from French attack and one twin bedroom. There is a modern shower room shared by the three bedrooms.
Back downstairs and off the hallway is the hub of the cottage. Open plan living perfect for holiday cooking and dining. A fully equipped kitchen with an American style fridge freezer with ice facility, dishwasher, washer dryer and Tassimo coffee machine. A large conservatory opens up off the kitchen with a dining table and chairs for ten and a second lounge space with cosy seating and overlooking the hedged garden. A great entertaining space or somewhere quiet to sit while the children enjoy a movie in the TV lounge.
A hallway leads from the kitchen to the two remaining bedrooms, both doubles with ensuites. The first double has an ensuite bathroom and the second double accessed through the first bedroom has a modern shower room. If you do not wish to walk through the first bedroom there is the option of entering and leaving through an external door.
There is a games room in the double garage with full-sized table tennis and an inflatable kayak for guests to use on the river (at your own risk).
The enclosed, hedged garden is mainly laid to lawn with some established trees, a great space for family games of football or star gazing at night without light pollution. Off the conservatory, there is an alfresco dining space with a table and chairs.
To the front of the property, there is a gated, private riverbank garden, laid to lawn with a decked picnic area and decked pontoon for launching the cottage kayak or any other water-based equipment. It really is a magical spot on a summers day to while the hours away, watching the ducks float by and enjoy a summer BBQ.
Castle Mill cottage is a versatile property to suit one family, two families or a group of friends looking to get away and enjoy some quality time in an ideal location, within a minutes walk of fantastic, shops, pubs and restaurants in the picturesque medieval town of Rye and only 10-15 minutes drive from a choice of stunning beaches.
5 bedrooms - 4 double bedrooms and one twin room
Travel cot and highchair on request
Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and washer/dryer machine
Coffee machine - Tassimo
Games room with full-size table tennis
Charcoal BBQ and Fire-pit
River garden with pontoon
Parking for 5 cars
Dog-friendly maximum 3 dogs for £25 per dog
2 nights minimum stay
Auto discounts for 3 or more nights just enter dates.
Just back from the most wonderful week at Castlemill Cottage. The location was perfect, really peaceful but also an easy walk to all the lovely shops, cafes and pubs in Rye. The walks right from the house were lovely, we even saw a lamb being born during one of them! We made great use of the two kayaks that were kindly provided, and enjoyed the peace and quiet on the river which you can access from the pontoon in the gated front garden. The table tennis table was also good fun for the children. The house itself has everything you could ask for. It really has been very well thought out. The garden was large and totally secure and there were various balls and toys in the garage which were an added bonus . Communication was great and Jacqui was very helpful when I needed something delivered to the cottage before we arrived. All in all a great stay and we would definitely return!