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Brighton accommodation: The Smuggler's

Property Type
Cottage / chalet / cabin
Sleeps
8
Bathrooms
1
Bedrooms
3
Dining table seats
0
Infants
2
Children
4
Floor Level
All
Wifi
yes
Parking
No
Brighton
United Kingdom

Overview

This gorgeous Brighton Holiday cottage is located right in the heart of the original Brighton Centre, the South Lanes and dates back to 1565.

Smuggler's Retreat sleeps up to 8, has 3 bedrooms, living room double shower room and outside space. Less than a minute's walk from the beach and seafront attractions. The Royal Pavilion is less than a 5 minute walk away, as well as The Theatre Royal, The Corn exchange, The Dome and The Brighton Museum. Take in the vibrant Brighton & Hove city scene and watch the world go by.

Perfect for groups of friends and family, romantic weekends, shopping trips or girly-get-togethers.

For larger groups this terraced property is next door to The Birdcage and the two cottages can be booked together for groups of up to 16, listed as The Trinket Box, if you wish to book both) Both cottages are very popular with discerning hen do's and groups of friends down to enjoy Brighton's infamous night life.

Decorated to a high standard with mod- cons such as wi-fi and i-pod dock, using vintage fabrics and wall paper, each bedroom has a different theme, while the double walk in shower room is clad with wall to wall slate tiles, The living room has a large comfortable sofa and well stacked book case to make feel at home.

This is the ideal place to lock yourselves away for the weekend, or step out in style for the best that Brighton has to offer.

Hotel style Zip and link beds can be set up as singles or double beds give flexibility to the sleeping arrangements, sleeping up to 8 using the sofa bed in the living room.

3 double or 1 double, 2 twin bedrooms + sofa bed
Freeview TV
Feature double walk in shower room
Dishwasher

You can book Smuggler's Retreat with its sister cottage next door The Birdcage for groups up to 16, under the name The Trinket Box Cottages here on Keystay)

PLEASE NOTE; FOR GROUPS OVER 6 THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL SOFA BED SUPPLEMENT OF £75. PLEASE REMEMBER TO TICK THE BOX ON THE BOOKING PAGE

Living/Kitchen

The open plan living room is furnished with everything you need to feel at home; comfortable sofa's, a well stocked bookcase, snug rugs and a button back armchair. The house is fully teched out with wall mounted Samsung plasma TV, surround sound, i-pod dock, DVD player and wifi. The Double sofa bed to sleep a further 2 guests.

The kitchen has top end appliances, including a Neff combination microwave oven and integrated dishwasher and fridge, everything is arranged for quick convenience. The textured slate walls contrast beautifully with the stainless steel worktop and hand made floating oak shelves. The property does not offer a dining area, but with Brighton's best restaurants on your doorstop, you won't miss staying in to cook!

Master Bedroom
French antique wall sconces, mirrors, and a velvet double bed makes this room ooze with style. Custom made window shutters help to block out the light. There is a private washbasin and plenty of storage for clothes. Crisp white bed linen and towels are provided.

Second Bedroom
The top floor of the cottage has oodles of character and the design continues along the quirky theme. Walls are papered in bold printed wallpaper and reclaimed wood paneling completes the rustic charm. Zip lock beds give flexibility for this bedroom to be arranged as a twin or a double. There is a vintage washbasin and ample storage.

Third Bedroom
Vintage wall sconces and rustic wood wall paneling make this the cosiest nook in the house. Ship style window shutters block out the light for a well deserved lie in, but open them up to offer a fresh morning view of the trees. The beds can be arranged as two singles or a double and are dressed with crisp white linen and vintage Welsh blankets. Shaker style peg rails and oak shelving offers storage for clothes.

Wetroom
This bathroom is clad from top to bottom in dark slate with a double walk in shower wet-room & underfloor heating. complete with wash basin & WC. Hand made solid oak shelves and peg rails provide a home for your toiletries and towels.

Terrace
The property has a small roofed ground floor terrace and outside WC privy

Access Information
Arranged over 3 floors. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the age of this property it has the low ceilings and narrow staircases of the era.

Perfect for groups of friends and family, romantic weekends, shopping trips or girly-get-togethers.

For larger groups the terraced property is next door to The Birdcage (also listed on Keystay) and the two cottages can be booked together for groups of up to 16, which is popular for discerning hen groups and groups of friends down to enjoy Brightons infamous night life.

The Cottage has been decorated to a very high standard with mod- cons such as wi-fi and i-pod dock.

Photos courtesy of photographer Fiona Walker-Arnott

Local area

Smugglers Retreat is situated in the heart of the old city, The South Lanes, and the property itself is steeped in history dating back to 1565.

The Lanes district is world famous for stylish shopping; from the jewellery quarter to the hippest fashion and vintage boutiques. It also hosts Brighton's best night spots, bars and restaurants, with Jamie Oliver's, 'Jamie's Italian', just around the corner from Smugglers Retreat.

Planning a Christmas shopping trip? Make the most of our discounted mid- week rates, and spend the savings at the shops!

The house is less than a minute walk from the beach and vibrant seafront attractions. For culture vultures The Royal Pavilion is less than a 5 minute walk away, as well as The Theatre Royal, The Corn exchange, The Dome and The Brighton Museum. Take in the vibrant city scene and watch Brighton's rainbow walk by, from street performers in the Pavilion gardens, the volley ball team practising on the beach to lovers posing on the Pier.

Map & Parking

Parking Information The nearest car park is the Black Lion multi-storey at the end of the lane on Black Lion St. There are two large multi stories off West Street, which is a 5 minute walk. There is also on-street meter parking which now take credit cards, but limited to 4 hours.

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Amenities

  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Bed linen provided
  • TV
  • I-Pod station
  • WiFi
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Patio/deck/Terrace
  • Shower
  • Towels provided
  • Children
  • Pets

Activities

  • Sightseeing
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Cinemas/movie theaters
  • Museums
  • Theaters
  • Concert halls
  • Health/beauty spa
  • Massage
  • Antique shops
  • Water sports
  • Swimming
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Miniature golf

House Rules

Stay Dates

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Number Of Guests

Adults
Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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