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Driftwood- Seaford, Sussex

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Enjoy a glass of wine on the sun-drenched deck overlooking Seaford Bay.
A room with a view! Relax in the cosy,light-filled reception room with a good book or movie.
As featured in The Times' 50 Great British Beach Escapes'-25th April 2015
1 of 22Enjoy a glass of wine on the sun-drenched deck overlooking Seaford Bay.
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Featured in The Times '50 Great British Beach Escapes'- 25th April 2015, “Driftwood” is a charming, end of terrace, two-bedroom house in the pretty town of Seaford on the Sussex coast. Located directly on the esplanade with unspoilt views overlooking Seaford bay, it is decorated in fresh, neutral shades and furnished with simple, yet comfortable New England style furniture. It features a courtyard-style beach garden which links to a large decked terrace, perfect for enjoying a cocktail at sunset or for al-fresco dining. A large garage at the back of the house allows for safe storage of bikes or surfing equipment.The interior of the house is comfortable and cosy, with bare-wood floors and white walls which frame the stunning view. The open-plan reception room includes an area for relaxing ...Featured in The Times '50 Great British Beach Escapes'- 25th April 2015, “Driftwood” is a charming, end of terrace, two-bedroom house in the pretty town of Seaford on the Sussex coast. Located directly on the esplanade with unspoilt views overlooking Seaford bay, it is decorated in fresh, neutral shades and furnished with simple, yet comfortable New England style furniture. It features a courtyard-style beach garden which links to a large decked terrace, perfect for enjoying a cocktail at sunset or for al-fresco dining. A large garage at the back of the house allows for safe storage of bikes or surfing equipment.The interior of the house is comfortable and cosy, with bare-wood floors and white walls which frame the stunning view. The open-plan reception room includes an area for relaxing or watching a movie on the 39inch flatscreen Smart TV equipped with complimentary Netflix and BT Sport. The house has free WiFI for those who like to stay in touch.There is a round-farmhouse style dining table for four and a fully-equipped kitchen with washing machine, fridge/freezer, micro-wave and breakfast bar. Upstairs on the second floor are two bright and airy double bedrooms. The “ shabby chic style” master bedroom boasts a spectacular ocean view and is furnished with a king-size bed and double wardrobe. The second bedroom overlooks the town and features two twin beds and ample storage. Crisp white linen and nautical stripes create a chic, contemporary look.There is a family bathroom with WC, basin and bath which is fitted with a shower mixer and overhead shower. Linen and towels are provided and gas central heating is fitted throughout. Sleeps up to 4 ( a collapsible guest bed is available for a 5th guest)Pets welcome with prior arrangement.“Driftwood” is in an excellent location, being only a 10 minute walk to the centre of Seaford town with its diverse range of shops and restaurants, including the excellent “Trawlers” for fantastic fish and chips. “ Olivers” a small family run restaurant offers a more discerning choice of menu and there is also a good selection of tea shops for cream tea lovers.Seaford is surrounded by stunning scenery, villages and countryside and is very popular with hikers. Nearby is the famous Seven Sisters, whose seven cliffs form part of the Seven Sisters County Park at Cuckmere Haven and which starts at the end of the beach, just a few hundred metres from the property. Driftwood is situated in a residential area and guests are kindly asked to keep noise levels acceptable in order to respect our neighbours. We do welcome single guests and some pets but reserve the right to terminate a stay should the house be mistreated. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
no stag or hen parties.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
mike / Simone d
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2013
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Reviewed 11 June 2021 via mobile

It was a surprise to find a flight of steps from the front door to the ground floor but I may not have read the details well enough. The cottage did not quite live up to the expectations of an award winning property, however there...More

Date of stay: June 2021
Thank Zavoom
Reviewed 14 October 2020 via mobile

Driftwood was not only a perfect location for our hike over the 7 sisters, it was clean & cozy with everything we needed to make our weekend stay comfortable. The view from the house of the sunrise & sunset was breathtaking! The welcome gifts from...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank 496lorrainep
Reviewed 12 October 2020

Feeling the need to have a break we looked for properties near the sea. Driftwood was ideal, right on the seafront at Seaford, with great views. The property was very clean, well presented, nicely furnished and well equipped, with ample space, and parking for one...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank Scrud
Reviewed 30 August 2020

We have just returned from a short break at Driftwood and we had a fabulous time. The house is lovely-a real home from home and I have no hesitation in recommending it. The location is fabulous being across the road from beach and a short...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Faggy
Reviewed 19 August 2020

Beautiful house, with amazing sea views and everything required for a comfy, cosy stay. More than self-catering with thoughtful welcome bits-and-bobs including delicious bottle of wine and tasty shortbread. Regular text exchanges with owner made stay feel very personalised and friendly. The beach is lovely...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank 632Liz
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Reviewed 17 July 2020 via mobile

The house is lovely in a brilliant location birthday on the beach. It’s beautifully furnished and well equipped and has a lovely feel to it. We had a lovely week there and will be back!

Date of stay: July 2020
2  Thank Gillian W
Reviewed 8 November 2019

Driftwood has won awards, and it's easy to see why. This felt like a home from home. We felt special from the first, kind welcoming message, to the extra treats when we arrived and the comfy rooms with lots of additional touches such as blankets...More

Date of stay: November 2019
1  Thank hildabre
Reviewed 19 June 2019

I love Seaford, I love to walk the cliffs and the watch the sea. I have stayed in bed and breakfast accommodation, hotels and rented an apartment. Driftwood is by far the best place I have stayed. From a lovely card and welcome pack, to...More

Date of stay: June 2019
1  Thank Eaton1234
Reviewed 25 September 2018

The house could not be in a better position for wonderful views of the sunsets over the sea - either from the lovely deck area or the comfy sofas in the sitting-room. Perfect for unwinding after walking along the amazing coast. The owners have made...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank Susan M
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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2018

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Date of stay: August 2018
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Books
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Located in an Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty, on the beach front of Seaford town, in East Sussex, 'Driftwood' provides the perfect setting for exploring The South Downs National Park. The home itself sits at the edge of The Seven Sisters Country Park, making it a perfect setting for outdoor activities including hiking, walking and mountain biking. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy water sports including sailing, windsurfing and snorkeling all along the coast as far as Brighton Marina. There are also several excellent golf courses nearby, two of which are actually in Seaford itself. The towns of Brighton, Lewes and Eastbourne are within easy reach and are great for shopping and packed with museums, art galleries and other attractions such as the Royal Pavilion, the Palace Pi...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Driftwood- Seaford, Sussex

Driftwood- Seaford, Sussex is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Driftwood- Seaford, Sussex has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Driftwood- Seaford, Sussex has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Driftwood- Seaford, Sussex must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.