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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Henfield, West Sussex, England

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Butterfly...
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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“Home from home”
Reviewed 21 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We were greeted by Marilyn on arrival to the cottage ...it's a a real home from home cottage and we were delighted ...she had left us a number of grocery's including homemade cookies jams and cheese and chutney which were absolutely tasty .both Marilyn and Anthony are very kind helpful happy people very informative of Henfield and surrounding places to visit , we would absolutely recommend this delightful cottage and would go again didn't want to leave ...Brighton expensive to park car .

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Parking prices in Brighton
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

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Liked best: Friendly, helpful welcome
Liked least: nothing to grumble at at all
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Alan H
1 review
“Excellent Hideaway”
Reviewed 11 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

This is a clean and comfortable cottage with everything one could need, including a most generous welcome package. There is a pretty, secluded patio outside the kitchen door for some sunshine and a relaxing drink. Owners most helpful but not in any way intrusive. Altogether, a very pleasant stay at Lychgate Cottage.

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burrowsar...
Gloucester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Boutique hotel/guest house? No - go for the best - Lychgate Cottage!!”
Reviewed 4 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Easy enough to find tucked away along a quiet road just a few hundred yards from Henfield High Street.
Greeted by the owner who was simply delightful who gave us a guided tour letting us know all the salient facts. Extremely helpful and a lovely touch as a lot of times you are left to find things out for yourself.We were overwhelmed by the kindness and generosity of the owners who had provided all sorts of goodies - all top class Deli standard by the way - including Apple juice, butter, bread, milk, cheese, marmalade, jam, eggs. cereals, tea etc etc PLUS a smashing bowl of fruit. In the bathroom were other surprises such as shampoo, shower gel and soap. Everything more than perfect.
The actual cottage was a dream - well planned kitchen with every appliance you could ever want (plus the tablets and washing stuff needed) and the added extra of being able to open the door onto the private patio. Romantically bijou!! All kitchen items (cutlery, cooker, surfaces) sparkled in the sunshine and were fantastic.
The sitting/dining room is beautifully presented with lovely comfy sofa situated bang in front of a great telly which even we could operate without any trouble. All units very comptemporary and again filled with goodies - books and puzzles and DVDs - including place mats for the well polished table and sparkling glasses for drinks.
The bedroom was of similar high standard with a super comfy bed and loads of storage space either side. Blinds and drapes in all rooms ensured a virtual blackout at night and thus ensured the perfect night's sleep.
The bathroom was equally lovely - towels fluffy as you like and everything clean and bright. Bath looked great but we stuck with the separate power shower - marvellous. Toilet and basin also sparkling clean.
The path from the private patio through the owners' garden leads to a gate to the Churchtard where we spent a quiet hour wandering around - just splendid - also gives access to the High Street in 2 directions. The Yew trees had recently been pruned so walking along a Yew lined path was like stepping back in time.
Henfield is a lovely little town and has everything you might wany to purchase food wise plus other shops to browse. By the way the Chinese is ab fab - freshly cooked and hot ( not the usual luke warm) upon collection and was really delicious and under 5 mins walk from the cottage. Good wine shop too and the wine selection at the Budgens actually surpassed them.
So...would I return ? yes yes yes - same time next year god willing.
Hidden litltle treasure for sure.

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Liked best: Just. about everything but cleanliness coupled with peace and quiet tops the list
Liked least: Leaving!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Caitlin T
Horsham, United Kingdom
1 review
“Warm and welcoming”
Reviewed 23 March 2016 for a stay in October 2015

What a lovely find!!! A charming, spacious cottage, perfect for a couple, that offers all modern amenities. The owners were very welcoming and friendly and on hand to answer any questions. A very useful "Emergency Box" for those essentials we forgot to pack! The welcome pack was very informative and the box of goodies in the kitchen was a splendid addition to the cottage. I was amazed to realise that Marilyn, the owner, had made the jams and marmalades. The kitchen is well equipped and has the essentials - oil, flour, salt and pepper, etc.Henfield is a delightful village, a real hidden gem set in the heart of the South Downs with lots to do and within easy reach of Brighton, either by bus or car. Ideal for visiting Brighton, and getting to enjoy the countryside at the same time. Would highly recommend and we will return again and again.

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Liked best: The owners!
Liked least: We had to leave to come home!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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