Cherry Cottage - Stunning Country Cottage, Nr Lewis, Sussex

This beautiful detached country cottage situated in a secluded and peaceful setting boasts stunning rural views. Tastefully decorated throughout in a contemporary country style, Cherry Cottage is a warm and welcoming home from home. The property comprises of two spacious double bedrooms with integrated en-suites, one twin bedroom with two singles which can be joined to create a super king double bed on request, a single room with an additional day bed and a family shower room. The spacious sitting room and dining room are divided by a double sided wood burning stove, while the large kitchen with AGA range has a second dining table and chairs. French doors open on to lovely paved terrace with garden furniture. The final highlight of Cherry Cottage has to be the large enclosed garden with terraced areas and an array of interesting planting.

On Cherry Cottage’s doorstep are numerous country walks to explore through fields and woodlands. The village of Ripe can also be reached on foot where you will find an excellent village shop which provides an abundance of fresh produce and selection of wines, a café with homemade treats and a pop up pub. There’s even a fish and chip van that visits the village on Thursdays! In easy driving distance of Cherry Cottage is the historic market town of Lewes, which offers restaurants, cafés, independent retailers, antique shops and a Farmers market on the first Saturday of every month. The glorious Sussex coast can be reached in under half an hour’s drive where breath-taking cliff top walks and stunning seascape views are waiting to be discovered. Being both family and dog friendly, Cherry Cottage really is an ideal rural escape for friends and family, with or without a four legged friend.

Cherrystone Barn sleeping two guests and Olive Tree House sleeping two guests are also available to book at this location,

Check in/ Checkout Times

Check in: 4:00 pm | Check out: 10:00 am

Accommodation Description

Ground floor
Sitting room and dining room divided with a double sided wood burning stove. Kitchen with breakfast table. Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Cloakroom with wc.

First floor
Master bedroom with 6’ super-king bed and en-suite facilities including free-standing roll top bath integrated into room. Second bedroom with 5’ king-size bed, television with Sky TV and en-suite facilities with bath and hand held shower attachment integrated in to room. Third bedroom with 6' super-king size bed that can be converted to two 3’ singles on request. The fourth bedroom with a single bed and an additional cabin bed suitable for a child. Family shower room.

French doors from the kitchen open on to a paved terrace with garden furniture seating six. French doors from the sitting room open on to a paved terrace with bistro table and chair set for two. A further terrace with bistro set can be found by the front door. There is an enclosed garden with interesting planting and mature trees.


Oil fired central heating
Double sided wood burning stove.
AGA, separate two ring electric hob and multifunction microwave.
Combined fridge freezer, small fridge, and dishwasher.
Washing machine and tumble dryer.
Television with Sky television in the kitchen and in the second bedroom
Television with Sky television, DVD player and CD player in sitting room.
Digital radio.
Two highchairs and two “Baby Dan” travel cots (with extra mattresses) available on request.
Fixed stair gates in situ.
Gardenfurniture and charcoal barbecue (charcoal and firelighters provided).

  • Child Friendly
  • Detached
  • Dogs Allowed
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Family Friendly
  • High Chair Available
  • Internet
  • Luxury
  • Open Fire / Log Burner
  • Parking Available
  • Pets
  • Pub Nearby
  • Short Breaks Allowed
  • Travel Cot
  • Washing Machine

About the area

Attractions and nearby amenities

For your holiday food essentials make sure to visit Ripe Village Stores which has delicious local produce, wines and its own café serving drinks, and homemade cakes and light bites.
Close to Ripe are some good pubs, many of which are dog-friendly pubs. Recommended places to try include The Ram Inn, The Barley Mow and the Roebuck Inn to name a few.
A short 10 minute drive takes you to Middle Farm with its farm shop, deli, cider barn and tea shop. Middle Farm also has an open farm to visit – a great family friendly option.
The Seven Sisters Country Park and the Cuckmere Valley are excellent spots for coastal walks and sea views, while Seaford is a quiet seaside resort with sandy beaches.
Feeling adventurous? Flight Sport Aviation offer light sport aircraft lessons and pilot training just down the road from Cherry Cottage. Further details can be provided by your host before your stay (see Notes).
Places of historic interest nearby include Lewes Castle, a 1000 year old Norman Castle, Michelham Priory House & Gardens and Charleston Farmhouse, once the home and country meeting place of the Bloomsbury Group.
Glyndebourne is an English country house that hosts a variety of opera productions throughout the year.
Families will love Drusillas Park with a zoo, soft play areas and rides suitable for all ages.