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An apartment situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty

Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Ardingly, West Sussex, England
Situated in the heart of Sussex, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Horncombe Stables is set within the 50 acres of Horncombe, a 14th-century hunting lodge. This first floor apartment is set at the end of a long drive overlooking fields and woodland that are a haven for wildlife, including herds of deer. There are footpaths leading from the doorstep which lead you through the owners 50 acres of woodland, and across the stream. In a peaceful rural area, on the outskirts of Ardingly in mid Sussex, the property is conveniently located for attending events taking place at the South of England Showground, including the international antiques and collectors fair. There is also clay pigeon shooting and horse riding, which can be arranged locally.
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Listing #HL8998262
About the Owner
Ronnie D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:86%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2017
Interaction with guests
We live in the main house on site and we will greet you on arrival. We will be available at any time should you need us
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

My Mom and I have just thoroughly enjoyed two peaceful nights at this lovely place. It exceeded our expectation by far and is everything one needs for a break. Walks are amazing and deer roam the yard which is lovely. I would recommend it highly....More

Date of stay: August 2018
2  Thank Shawreen P
Reviewed 26 February 2018

My husband and I stayed for 5 weeks while looking for somewhere to live after having just moved to the area. We truly didn't want to leave our Horncombe apartment; it felt like home to us. Ronnie and Martin are superb hosts and made us...More

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank JewelwingJane
Management response:Responded 5 March 2018

Thank you both for your lovely review - we really appreciate it and enjoyed having you stay with us. We hope you are very happy with your new home in Sussex. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Ronnie & Martin

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is a modern apartment equipped with taste and love to detail. The two ensuite bedrooms are cosy and comfortable. The open space living area is beautifully furnished - nothing is missing to feel you make at home. The surrounding grounds are stunning and you...More

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank fritzi1405
Management response:Responded 5 March 2018

Thank you so much for your great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Ronnie & Martin

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 AM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Kings
    1 Twin
    1 Crib
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About the neighbourhood
The Stables are situated in a lovely valley surrounded by woods and fields. It is a secluded escape to the country but not far from pubs and in driving distance to a couple of nice villages/towns. The beautiful gardens at Wakehurst Place, Standen, Nymans, Sheffield Park and the steam trains at the Bluebell Railway are located nearby and Ashdown Forest is within a 30 minute drive. For walkers and cyclists there is also the Worth Way, the Forest Way and Deers Leap Park for mountain biking. Tunbridge Wells and Brighton are both approx an hour's drive away.
Getting around
A car is necessary. There is a train station at Haywards Heath about 15 minutes away and the Gatwick Express to London about 30 minute away.
Buses run from Ardingly to Brighton and Crawley.
Please contact us if you would like us to find out any details.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Gatwick Airport: 10.0 km
Railway: Haywards Heath: 4.0 km
Travelling South on the M23 take the exit after the Gatwick exit and follow the signs to Wakehurst. On reaching Wakehurst carry straight on and you will see the South of England Showground on the right. Between the 30 mph sign and the Ardingly sign turn left into Cob Lane go down the very steep hill and over the little bridge at the bottom turn left into Horncombe's drive. You will find the Stables at the end of the drive.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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