Nestled in the heart of Rye’s historic Citadel, Flushing House stands as a testament to the architectural grandeur of the Tudor period. This Grade II* listed corner cottage, with its charming weather-boarded exterior, invites guests into a world where history meets luxury. Built around 1520, Flushing House retains the essence of its era while providing modern comforts and conveniences, making it an unparalleled choice for those seeking a unique getaway in one of England’s most picturesque towns.
A Seamless Blend of History and Comfort
As you step through the door of Flushing House, you are greeted by an ambiance that seamlessly blends historic charm with contemporary luxury. Original features such as exposed beams and a bread oven in the laundry room pay homage to the cottage’s rich past, while luxurious furnishings and state-of-the-art amenities ensure a comfortable stay.
- Bedrooms: The cottage boasts two beautifully appointed bedrooms, including a king-size double with the option to convert into twin beds upon request, and a cozy double room. Both are adorned with seating areas and furnished with huge, comfortable beds, ensuring a restful night’s sleep.
- Bathrooms: With a ground floor shower room and an additional bathroom upstairs, guests are afforded the convenience and privacy they desire. Each bathroom is equipped with modern fixtures to cater to your needs.
- Living Spaces: The heart of the cottage lies in its sitting room, a sanctuary of relaxation. Sumptuous seating invites guests to unwind after a day of exploration. The kitchen and dining area, equipped with a dishwasher, washer/dryer, and a full suite of cooking appliances, offer the perfect setting for culinary adventures.
- Historic Architecture: The original Tudor turning staircase and exposed wooden beams offer a glimpse into the cottage’s storied past.
- Modern Amenities: Despite its age, the cottage doesn’t skimp on modern conveniences. Guests can enjoy broadband/WiFi, a smart TV with Freeview & Netflix, and a selection of games and DVDs.
- Pet-Friendly: Flushing House welcomes guests and their well-behaved dogs, making it an ideal choice for pet owners looking for a memorable stay.
Explore Rye from the Perfect Location
Flushing House’s location in the Citadel places guests at the heart of Rye’s enchantment. Just a few minutes’ walk from the doorstep, you’ll find a plethora of shops, restaurants, art galleries, and historical sites. Rye’s cobbled streets, historic buildings, and bustling harbour are all within easy reach, offering a delightful blend of cultural experiences and leisure activities.
- Rye Castle and St. Mary’s Church: Delve into the town’s history with visits to these iconic landmarks, just steps away from Flushing House.
- Camber Sands: A short drive away, this beautiful beach offers the perfect setting for a day of relaxation or adventure by the sea.
- Local Culinary Delights: Rye is renowned for its array of dining options, from quaint tea rooms to gourmet restaurants, many of which are within walking distance of the cottage.
Your Ideal Retreat Awaits
Flushing House is more than just a place to stay; it’s a portal to a bygone era, offering a unique blend of historical richness and modern luxury. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat, a base for exploring Sussex and Kent, or a pet-friendly holiday home, Flushing House in Rye promises an unforgettable experience. Book your stay and embark on a journey where history and comfort converge in the most delightful way.
This Grade II* listed cottage in Rye sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Gas central heating. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, Dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview & Netflix and record facility, DVD, iPod dock, DAB radio, CD, WiFi, selection of games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Travel cot, highchair and folding bed (suitable for child only) on request. Loading/unloading outside cottage with roadside parking on first come, first served basis. Additional parking in public car parks at £2.50/day, 5 mins walk. One well-behaved dog welcome at extra £25 charge. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 min walk. Harbour 5 mins walk. Note: Steep original Tudor stairs, not suitable for less mobile guests. Note: No outdoor space, but the church gardens are opposite.
Flushing House features
Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double (zip/link, can be twin on request) with seating area, 1 x double. Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Utility. Sitting room.
South of England RYE Holiday Cottage
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