The Spinney - The South Downs, Sleeps 8+2
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The Spinney - East Dean, Nr Eastbourne, East Sussex, The South Downs, England - Sleeps 8+2

The Spinney

The Spinney sleeps up to ten guests and is a charming holiday home nestling within an acre of well-maintained gardens which offer privacy and an outdoor heated swimming pool (open during summer months).

Sitting on the edge of East Dean, a pretty village just three miles from the seaside resort of Eastbourne, The Spinney provides a relaxing retreat at any time of the year. East Dean is known as the 'Gateway to The South Downs National Park' and provides a perfect holiday destination for walkers, cyclists and those who appreciate beautiful scenery and countryside. Perfectly positioned, the village sits adjacent to Beachy Head, the Seven Sisters and Birling Gap which is just a mile away where the nearest beach can be found.

Steeped in history, the flint church and cricket green are delightful focal points of the village which holds regular open-air markets. There is a great popular pub (The Tiger Inn) on the green which serves tasty food which can be enjoy overlooking the green on a sunny day. Or for something a little more exotic, visit the Thai restaurant on the green. The village also offers a small selection of shops for stocking up on provisions.

For a larger choice of shops and eating establishments, visit Eastbourne which is just a couple of miles drive. Officially affording the most sunshine in the UK, you should get plenty of opportunity to enjoy its clean beaches, promenade for roller skating or enjoy a stroll along the pier and afterwards, why not enjoy a show at the theatre or for the younge at heart, visit one of the clubs.

Whether you are looking to explore the many attractions of East Sussex or simply want a relaxing break, The Spinney is an ideal holiday retreat for large groups of up to ten.

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  • Beautiful house in private gardens
  • Enjoy your own private swimming pool - and heated!
  • Farmhouse-style with all mod cons
  • Sitting room offering space to catch up and un-wind, with wood-burning fire
  • Relax in the conservatory for even more space and views of the private garden
  • No need to rush to grab a sun lounger - you have your own!
  • Spacious twin bedroom
  • Light and airy bedroom number two
  • Stylish bedroom number 3
  • Immaculate modern family bathroom
  • Bunk room will be loved by the children!
  • Dining room for all the group
  • A view of the house at the rear
  • Step out into the back garden
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  • Enjoy the private garden (an acre in size)
  • Light and spacious kitchen
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  • An acre of garden
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  • How about hiring a windsurfing board in Eastbourne?
  • Early morning views from Beachy Head
  • Why not take your bikes for an adventure in the national park?
  • The green at East Dean, with pub and restaurant
  • Go fossil hunting below Beachy Head
  • Thai restaurant on the green
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  • The beach below Beachy Head, an easy 10 minute stroll away
  • The house is less than a 10 minute drive to Eastbourne, with the promenade and B
  • Stroll into East Dean, the start of the South Downs National Park
  • Stroll to Beachy Head and enjoy the views!
  • The view of the Seven Sisters cliff near the house


  • Internet Access
  • Swimming Pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Beach Nearby
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Bike Storage
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Horse Riding Nearby

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Accommodation comprises:


  • Entrance hallway.
  • Well-equipped kitchen with breakfast table and chairs, microwave, dishwasher and electric cooker.
  • Utility room with washing machine.
  • Downstairs WC with washbasin.
  • Dining room with table and chairs.
  • Conservatory.
  • Sunroom with patio doors that lead out to the terrace and pool.
  • Spacious lounge with open fire, large flatscreen television and plenty of comfy seating.


  • Two double bedrooms (one is en-suite).
  • Twin bedroom.
  • Bunk bedroom (en-suite).
  • Family bathroom.

Outside: There is an acre of garden and outdoor heated swimming pool on the terrace with garden furniture for relaxing.

Additional information: Two extra children can be accommodated on Z-beds or in cots (bringing the total party size to ten). Beds are made up ready for arrival and towels are provided. Unfortunately no pets and no smoking.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £1395
Mid Season from £1595
High Season from £1895
Peak Season £2295

Key details:
Pets: Enquire with owner
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Saturday
Payment options:
Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 8+2 people in 4 bedrooms (2 Doubles. 1 Twin. 1 Bunkbed room + 2 Z-beds)

Group booking details:

All male groups: No
All female groups: No
Catering Available: No

Owner's details:
Owner: Sarah, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

The Spinney joined Independent Cottages in Jan 2014

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Calendar last updated: 25th September 2017

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