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Tucked away in the peaceful lanes of West Sussex, just a couple of miles from the historic town of Battle, and within easy reach of the coast sits Netherfield Tower, once the shooting lodge for the nearby Ashburnham Estate. Both elegant and quirky, it is a superbly spacious and characterful property ideal for a family or group of friends. Sleeping nine guests across four beautifully decorated and individually themed bedrooms, and with two bathrooms, it is perfect for a countryside break in a truly unique property.
Upon entering this delightful property, guests will be immediately impressed by the large living room, with its gothic revival windows that allow sunlight to flood into the room, high wood-panelled ceiling, and large comfortable sofas arranged invitingly around a wood burner. The carefully chosen antique pieces of furniture and the faded beauty of the Persian rug combine artfully with the contemporary lighting and brightly coloured cushions to create an air of quirky aristocracy.
Heading up to the first floor and along the atmospheric hallway, guests will discover a warm and welcoming country kitchen, with traditional oak units, a slate floor and a breakfast table, perfectly situated by the window for a morning coffee with a view over the surrounding countryside. Also on this floor are the two spacious bathrooms, one with shower and a bath, the other a shower room.
Up on the second floor are the first two beautiful bedrooms. The first, a superbly elegant room with a four-poster king-size bed, is furnished in cool blues and whites that perfectly complement the traditional wooden furniture and panelled ceiling. Guests will appreciate waking up to beautiful countryside views through the large windows. Also on this floor is a second king-size room with an attractive cream-painted iron bed, a panelled ceiling and wall and an elaborate wall hanging, which together create a slightly colonial ambience.
As guests climb up to the third floor they will find the first cosy and comfortable twin room. Decorated in warm brown themes, it is spacious and comfortable, with antique furniture and soft bedlinen. In contrast, the fourth bedroom is a pretty riot of colourful florals and stripes, evocative of an English country garden, and with the addition of a day bed, comfortably sleeps three guests.
Outside there is a peaceful lawned garden with patio furniture and a barbecue, perfect for getting together in the evening sunshine after a day at the coast. Guests can sit and enjoy the peace and tranquillity, interrupted only by the soothing sound of birdsong in this picturesque rural idyll. Netherfield Tower is a wonderfully special property full of character in beautiful West Sussex. Close to a range of attractions and within easy reach of the south coast beaches, it is the perfect rural retreat for a family celebration or relaxing break.