Boarzell

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Sleeps: 15 Bedrooms: 8 Bathrooms: 7
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Boarzell holds a wonderful location nestled amongst beautiful East Sussex countryside, just minutes from the sleepy village of Hurst Green. The grand manor house is bursting with charm and character and with 20 acres of private gardens and woodland, it offers a wealth of wonderful onsite facilities and is just an hour from exciting London. 

The manor house is adorned with original features, the antiques and period wooden panelling helps to give Boarzell an impressively regal feel, while the elegant yet comfortable interiors will make guests feel instantly at home. Boarzell’s spacious interiors can comfortably accommodate up to fifteen guests across eight well-appointed bedrooms.

A sweeping drive through thick woodland opens out to reveal the impressive Grade II listed property, the wow factor continues as you step through the front door and arrive in the elegant entrance hall. The grand hallway leads off to the formal dining room, which makes the perfect place to enjoy a special, celebratory meal with your loved ones and the formal reading room. On the other side of the entrance hall, is the lovely and bright kitchen area complete with large breakfast table and vast windows which allow guests to enjoy the countryside views even on the chilliest of mornings. Leading on from the kitchen is a further sitting room, this makes the perfect spot to sit back in one of the opulent sofa’s while enjoying your favourite film after a busy day exploring the surrounding area.

Upstairs, on the first floor is the opulent master bedroom, guests are bound to argue over this room with its luxurious en-suite bathroom and private balcony. Also on this level, two bedroom one super king and a small double bedroom, both of which come complete with en-suite shower rooms. There is one further small double bedroom and a twin room. The bedrooms on this level share the use of a luxurious family bathroom which boasts a large freestanding bathtub, perfect for a warm soak after a long countryside stroll! Upstairs on the second floor, is a king-size double bedroom complete with en-suite shower room, and second twin and single rooms as well as a further family bathroom.

Boarzell’s real magic can be found outside, the extensive gardens are completely private, and guests will instantly feel a million miles from any hustle and bustle. French doors lead from the kitchen out on to the terrace, this makes the perfect spot to dine al fresco or simply enjoy a quiet sundowner while admiring the astonishing views over magnificent East Sussex countryside. The children are bound to enjoy splashing around in the private swimming pool, while the adults may prefer to relax pool side with a good book or enjoy some healthy competition on the private tennis court!

* Please note the property has personal belongings of the owners at the property.

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What you should know…

  • Two of the bedrooms feature small doubles and so may be best suited to children
  • Those travelling with young children should ensure they are not left to explore the expansive grounds alone due to the open nature of the pond
  • The pool is only heated between the end of May - start of September, depending on the weather. Please check before booking.

Property Features

Heritage Collection Private Pool Internet BBQ Tennis Court Satellite TV Cable TV Games Room Indoor Games Outdoor Games Table Tennis Pool/Snooker DVD Working Fireplace Heating

Ground Floor
- Entrance hallway
- Reception hall with reading area
- Kitchen with AGA and dining facilities
- Dining room with seating for 12 formally, but can easily accommodate 16
- Sitting room
- Reading room with window seat
- Billiard room with snooker table
- Games room with ping pong table

First Floor
- Master bedroom with super-king bed, balcony and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with twin beds
- Bedroom with king sized bed and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with small four poster double and en-suite shower room
- Bathroom with central bath and shower
- Bedroom with small double bed
- Bathroom with bath

Second Floor
- Bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with twin beds
- Bedroom with small double
- Bathroom with bath and shower

Exterior Grounds
- Private swimming pool
- Terrace
- Dining facilities
- Barbecue
- Tennis court
- Croquet available
- 20 acres of garden firlds and woodland
- Pond

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- TV & DVD
- Gaggia Classic Coffee Machine
- Washing machine & dryer
- Plenty of parking
- Four tennis rackets (please bring your own balls!)

* Please note that while there is a hob with 4 units, there is no conventional oven, just an Aga.

Location

About the surrounding area of Boarzell
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Stalking/Hunting Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Boarzell holds a fantastic rural location less than ten minutes from the villages of Hurst Green and Robertsbridge, where excellent restaurants and helpful amenities can be found. Just an hour from exciting London, either on the train to Etchingham station or by car.

Boarzell makes a wonderful base for those wishing to explore beautiful East Sussex, the famous town of Battle is less than fifteen minutes away, while the coastal towns of Rye and Hastings are both less than half an hour away. The charming, historic town of Royal Tunbridge Wells is only a twenty-minute car journey away, here visitors can soak up the history and culture and enjoy boutique shopping along The Pantiles. Bewl Water is just fifteen minutes away and makes a fantastic day out for the whole family with a range of leisure and recreational activities for visitors to participate in, including water sports, cycling and fishing.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Gatwick Airport

(56km)

Nearest Train Station Etchingham

(5km)

Nearest Town/City Royal Tunbridge Wells

(19km)

Nearest Village Hurst Green

(2.5km)

Nearest Restaurant Hurst Green

(2.5km)

Nearest Beach Hastings

(23km)

Region

With beautiful countryside, charming coastal haunts and some great cities and culture (with London itself just a short train ride away) Sussex is full of surprises. But with all the history, culture and landscapes of both East and West Sussex to explore, how do you know where to start?

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Boarzell makes a fabulous choice for those travelling with children, with a private pool, tennis court and acres of gardens to explore, there is plenty to keep the kids entertained! Drusillas Zoo Park is just forty-five minutes away and makes a wonderful day out for the whole family. On a sunny day, Bewl Water, which is less than fifteen minutes away, is a must-visit. The older kids can try out a variety of water sports while the whole family can enjoy a walk or cycle ride.

Onsite activities Available
- Swimming
- Tennis
- Ping pong
- Croquet
- Cricket
- Snooker

Available at additional cost

- Clay pigeon shooting
-  Archery

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Tennis Court
  • Games Room
  • Indoor Games
  • Outdoor Games
  • Table Tennis
  • Pool/Snooker
  • DVD

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

*** The owner requires a list of all the names and ages of every member of the group staying at the house prior to arrival.***

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £1500 paid directly to the owner 4 weeks prior to arrival. This is refunded in full within 14 days and is subject to a damage inspection on departure.
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Yes, included in rental price
Internet access? Yes, included in rental price
Smoking Allowed? No smoking allowed
Other Ts and Cs Please note that the swimming pool will only open in the Summer months
Pets welcome? Sorry no pets welcome
Other 2 The lead booker must be over 30 years old
Other 3 Sorry, no stag or hen do allowed at the house
Pool heating charge? The pool is generally heated between the end of May - start of September, depending on the weather. Please check before booking.
Other Ts and Cs There is an extra charge of £250 for a late check out with a set time of 4.00 pm on request only.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 23rd 2019 - Apr 12th 2019 £2,807 £3,303 £3,303 £3,303 £3,303
UK: Easter - £4,942 £5,467 £5,491 £5,491
Apr 26th 2019 - May 3rd 2019 £2,807 £3,303 £3,303 £3,303 £3,303
Uk: Bank Holiday - May Day - £5,047 £5,582 £5,596 £5,596
May 10th 2019 - May 24th 2019 £3,680 £4,218 £4,311 £4,311 £4,311
Uk: Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday - £5,047 £5,582 £5,596 £5,596
May 31st 2019 - Jun 28th 2019 £3,680 £4,218 £4,311 £4,311 £4,311
Jun 28th 2019 - Aug 23rd 2019 £4,498 £5,033 £5,568 £5,596 £5,596
Uk: Bank Holiday - August Bank Holiday - £5,047 £5,582 £5,596 £5,596
Aug 30th 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 £3,575 £4,100 £4,206 £4,206 £4,206
Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 £3,120 £3,645 £3,670 £3,670 £3,670
Dec 20th 2019 - Dec 27th 2019 - - - - £6,447
Dec 27th 2019 - Jan 3rd 2020 - £5,513 £6,038 £6,125 £6,125
Jan 3rd 2020 - Feb 7th 2020 £2,807 £3,303 £3,303 £3,303 £3,303
Spring Half Term Holiday £4,942 £5,467 £5,491 £5,491 £5,491
Feb 10th 2020 - Apr 10th 2020 £2,807 £3,303 £3,303 £3,303 £3,303
UK: Easter - £4,942 £5,467 £5,491 £5,491
Apr 17th 2020 - May 1st 2020 £2,807 £3,303 £3,303 £3,303 £3,303
Uk: Bank Holiday - May Day - £5,047 £5,582 £5,596 £5,596
May 8th 2020 - May 10th 2020 £2,807 £3,303 £3,303 £3,303 £3,303
May 10th 2020 - May 22nd 2020 £3,680 £4,218 £4,311 £4,311 £4,311
Uk: Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday - £5,047 £5,582 £5,596 £5,596
May 29th 2020 - Jun 26th 2020 £3,680 £4,218 £4,311 £4,311 £4,311
Jun 26th 2020 - Aug 26th 2020 £4,498 £5,033 £5,568 £5,596 £5,596

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 23rd 2019 - Apr 12th 2019 €3,093 €3,618 €3,639 €3,639 €3,639
UK: Easter - €5,445 €5,970 €6,050 €6,050
Apr 26th 2019 - May 3rd 2019 €3,093 €3,618 €3,639 €3,639 €3,639
Uk: Bank Holiday - May Day - €5,560 €6,095 €6,165 €6,165
May 10th 2019 - May 24th 2019 €4,054 €4,592 €4,749 €4,749 €4,749
Uk: Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday - €5,560 €6,095 €6,165 €6,165
May 31st 2019 - Jun 28th 2019 €4,054 €4,592 €4,749 €4,749 €4,749
Jun 28th 2019 - Aug 23rd 2019 €4,955 €5,490 €6,025 €6,165 €6,165
Uk: Bank Holiday - August Bank Holiday - €5,560 €6,095 €6,165 €6,165
Aug 30th 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 €3,939 €4,463 €4,634 €4,634 €4,634
Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 €3,437 €3,962 €4,044 €4,044 €4,044
Dec 20th 2019 - Dec 27th 2019 - - - - €7,103
Dec 27th 2019 - Jan 3rd 2020 - €6,073 €6,598 €6,748 €6,748
Jan 3rd 2020 - Feb 7th 2020 €3,093 €3,618 €3,639 €3,639 €3,639
Spring Half Term Holiday €5,445 €5,970 €6,050 €6,050 €6,050
Feb 10th 2020 - Apr 10th 2020 €3,093 €3,618 €3,639 €3,639 €3,639
UK: Easter - €5,445 €5,970 €6,050 €6,050
Apr 17th 2020 - May 1st 2020 €3,093 €3,618 €3,639 €3,639 €3,639
Uk: Bank Holiday - May Day - €5,560 €6,095 €6,165 €6,165
May 8th 2020 - May 10th 2020 €3,093 €3,618 €3,639 €3,639 €3,639
May 10th 2020 - May 22nd 2020 €4,054 €4,592 €4,749 €4,749 €4,749
Uk: Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday - €5,560 €6,095 €6,165 €6,165
May 29th 2020 - Jun 26th 2020 €4,054 €4,592 €4,749 €4,749 €4,749
Jun 26th 2020 - Aug 26th 2020 €4,955 €5,490 €6,025 €6,165 €6,165

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Feb 23rd 2019 - Apr 12th 2019 $3,507 $4,032 $4,125 $4,125 $4,125
UK: Easter - $6,173 $6,698 $6,859 $6,859
Apr 26th 2019 - May 3rd 2019 $3,507 $4,032 $4,125 $4,125 $4,125
Uk: Bank Holiday - May Day - $6,304 $6,839 $6,990 $6,990
May 10th 2019 - May 24th 2019 $4,596 $5,134 $5,384 $5,384 $5,384
Uk: Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday - $6,304 $6,839 $6,990 $6,990
May 31st 2019 - Jun 28th 2019 $4,596 $5,134 $5,384 $5,384 $5,384
Jun 28th 2019 - Aug 23rd 2019 $5,618 $6,153 $6,688 $6,990 $6,990
Uk: Bank Holiday - August Bank Holiday - $6,304 $6,839 $6,990 $6,990
Aug 30th 2019 - Nov 1st 2019 $4,465 $4,990 $5,253 $5,253 $5,253
Nov 1st 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 $3,897 $4,422 $4,584 $4,584 $4,584
Dec 20th 2019 - Dec 27th 2019 - - - - $8,053
Dec 27th 2019 - Jan 3rd 2020 - $6,886 $7,411 $7,651 $7,651
Jan 3rd 2020 - Feb 7th 2020 $3,507 $4,032 $4,125 $4,125 $4,125
Spring Half Term Holiday $6,173 $6,698 $6,859 $6,859 $6,859
Feb 10th 2020 - Apr 10th 2020 $3,507 $4,032 $4,125 $4,125 $4,125
UK: Easter - $6,173 $6,698 $6,859 $6,859
Apr 17th 2020 - May 1st 2020 $3,507 $4,032 $4,125 $4,125 $4,125
Uk: Bank Holiday - May Day - $6,304 $6,839 $6,990 $6,990
May 8th 2020 - May 10th 2020 $3,507 $4,032 $4,125 $4,125 $4,125
May 10th 2020 - May 22nd 2020 $4,596 $5,134 $5,384 $5,384 $5,384
Uk: Bank Holiday - Spring Bank Holiday - $6,304 $6,839 $6,990 $6,990
May 29th 2020 - Jun 26th 2020 $4,596 $5,134 $5,384 $5,384 $5,384
Jun 26th 2020 - Aug 26th 2020 $5,618 $6,153 $6,688 $6,990 $6,990

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Owner Profile

Property Owners
David

How long have you owned the property?
We have owned house since 2002

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
The views were the finest we had seen during the course of two years searching and the proportions of the rooms and the reception hall staircase

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
- It was a boys prep school from 1938 to 1974-in know some of the old boys!
- Canadian troops were stationed here during the war-the lead from their shooting range in the woods supplied the boys with raw material to make their own “coins” which were used in local sweetie shop!
For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...

Really do? There are three lively National Trust properties which are a must visit - Batemans for Kipling, Bodiam for Monty Python fans and Scotney Castle for Siegfried Sassoon
Really eat? Michelin started restaurants - the Curlew in Bodiam, Apicius in Cranbrook and the West House in Biddenden 10-25 mins drive
Really see? Vineyards at Chapel down in Smallhythe -and Ellen Terrys old house and theatre 100 yards away

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Reviews

  • Incredible!

    Posted by Amanda on 25/01/2019

    We booked the wonderful Boarzell in late November for a weekend away with friends. The booking process was simple and as it was for a birthday, we were even able to request champagne on arrival from our host, the owner David. What a lovely touch!

    The house, simply put, is incredible. It more than lived up to expectations with its vast entrance hall, grand rooms and expansive gardens. We were somewhat unlucky with the weather, however lounging by the open fires with a glass or two of claret was an experience in itself. We made good use of the facilities including the snooker table and table tennis and my children had an incredibly fun time exploring the gardens in their wellies. With a large kitchen and views to die for, the group was easily catered for in the house, however we also ate at The Bell in Ticehurst, which is in close proximity to the house as are many other eateries and places of interest.

    We didn’t want to leave at the end of the weekend and I am already looking forward to our next visit to this fabulous property. Thank you very much David and family!

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