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7 Nights  

  • £850  to  £1155

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Short Breaks From

  • £130 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About Hunters Cottage

Hunters Cottage is in the magnificent South Downs National Park. The Grade-II listed holiday cottage is in the picturesque village of Alciston, with period features that include an inglenook fireplace and exposed beams. It is cosy and welcoming, ideal for families, friends or couples it can sleep up to four people in three bedrooms over three floors. Hunters Cottage is very well-equipped for a self-catering holiday, but you are also within reasonable walking distance or short drive to many local pubs if you want a delicious pub meal.

Alciston is a historic village with a very traditional feel. Wander past thatched cottages to the medieval flint dove cote and Tithe barn, which, at 50 metres long, is one of the biggest of its kind. The village is in the Domesday Book, but settlements here date back far longer. There is a scenic 4.5-mile footpath from the cottage via Firle Beacon to Firle - one of many fantastic walks in the area. Other local routes include the South Downs Way, which passes a mile from the cottage. Cycling is another excellent way to enjoy the South Downs. Bikes are sometimes available on request.

One of the many benefits of this location is its proximity to the coast. Hunters Cottage is only a ten-minute drive from Cuckmere Haven, Seven Sisters, Beachy Head, and Birling Gap. Eastbourne and Brighton are close by, around half an hour by car. Other places for a day out include Lewes, Firle, Charleston and Alfriston. There is a host of vineyards within easy reach as are lovely cafes and restaurants, antique shops, gardens, zoo and nature reserves like the Seven Sisters Country Park. Plus the Glyndebourne opera house is right on your doorstep. Hunters cottage is close to a train stations to help you explore the area and beyond.

Hunters Cottage is available for self-catering holiday bookings from March to October, with short breaks possible depending on availability.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Clare Taylor Martin joined Independent Cottages in February 2022

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The South Downs)

Accommodation Comprises:

Hunters Cottage has been lovingly restored to a high standard to make it comfortable for guests of all ages in every season. Accommodation is over three levels.


  • Cosy and welcoming, the living room features an inglenook fireplace with an open fire, a TV with free view, and a choice of books and games.
  • Fans of country living will love the kitchen. There are timber cabinets stocked with crockery, equipment and utensils, an electric oven, dishwasher, an authentic Rayburn range cooker and a large dining table.
  • One bathroom isn't enough if you are a big family or on holiday with friends. The downstairs shower room ensures there is no annoying queue in the morning.

First floor:

  • Master bedroom with King size bed, views over the countryside, and bedside tables with reading lights.
  • The den is under the eaves and has a single bed suitable for a child with skylights. Please note that there is restricted head room in this room.
  • A family bathroom has a bath with a power shower above, a heated towel rail, WC and a handbasin.

Second floor:

  • Bedroom two has a pitched ceiling with a dormer window and two single beds. Please note that the stairs to reach this room has restricted head room.

Outside: There's nothing to block your views of the South Downs which are directly over the fence. A large garden has a summer house, a dining table and chairs, and a barbecue. There is parking for two cars in the driveway to the side of the property.

Additional Information: Utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are provided. As a rule dogs are not permitted but sometimes upon request they may be allowed. Please contact the owners if you wish to bring a dog. There is an additional charge if this is agreed. Hunters Cottage is a non-smoking property and there is a maximum stay of one week.

Hunters Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 3 bedrooms (1 King, 1 Twin, 1 Single)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £850
To £1155
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7802 651992 before paying by bank transfer.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Clare Taylor Martin
Member Since February 2022

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