The Pigeon House is a Grade II Listed, quirky, romantic, cute cottage for two, situated in the heart of Lewes with views of Anne of Cleves House.
As you enter The Pigeon House there is space to hang your coats and a door to a characterful kitchen which really is the heart of the cottage. Cook your favourite meals and enjoy your favourite tipple whilst you plan your adventures here in Sussex.
Upstairs will take you to a cosy snug that has comfy seating and a Smart TV. On the same floor is a gorgeous double bedroom with views over Anne of Cleves House and a bathroom with a wonderful Victorian bath, the perfect place to unwind and relax.
Step outside the front door and explore the delights that Lewes has to offer. Visit Anne of Cleves House and learn the history of the house and how the Tudors once lived. Alternatively take a wander around the beautiful Grange Gardens or Lewes Priory. At the top of the town stands Lewes Castle and museum, where the views from the keep are spectacular.
Babes in arms up to six months are welcome at The Pigeon House.
Lewes is not only famous for its annual bonfire celebrations but is also home to Harvey's Brewery where you can visit The Harvey's shop and explore gifts and a range of award winning beers and spirits.
There are lots of great pubs and restaurants to visit in the local area and many independent and high street shops as well as some lovely book shops and several artisan shops, some of which can be found at The Needlemakers, a unique shopping emporium with an array of craft shops and a newly open cafe housed in a converted former candle factory.
Lewes is only a few miles from the world famous Glyndebourne Opera House, where you can take in an opera and enjoy a picnic in the grounds.
Lewes train station offers links to London in just over an hour and Brighton in under 20 minutes. If you are travelling by car there are several parking areas nearby.
A short walk will take you into the South Downs National Park, a favourite spot with walkers and cyclists, where you can stretch your legs and take in some of the amazing local scenery on offer.
There are many other places to visit including Charleston Farmhouse (home of Vanessa Bell and the Bloomsbury Group), the Roman/Norman Pevensey Castle, Michelham Priory, the fairy tale Herstmonceux Castle and Observatory Science Centre, Rudyard Kipling's beloved residence Batemans House and Gardens and the Clergy House in Alfriston, the first ever National Trust property, to name a few.
Kitchen/Diner with gas hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine/drier and wood-fired range
Bedroom with king-size double bed (5')
Snug with Smart TV and ornamental fireplace
Bathroom with bath, shower attachment, WC and wash-basin
Please take care on the stairs as they are narrow and there are low beams in the property. *A cot is not provided, bring your own travel cot.
- Dogs welcome (1 only)
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Short breaks available
- Public car park (0.5m distant)
- No smoking
- Pub .5 miles
- Full gas-fired CH (partial under-floor)
The Pigeon House is a charming retreat in the heart of Lewes.
On the ground floor, the characterful living space is warmed by under-floor heating.
And a fabulous range.
Relax in the cosy snug - stairs lead down to the ground floor (the steeper stairs on the right lead to a private storage area, no access for guests).
The bathroom has a gorgeous Victorian roll-top bath.
What a delightful street.
The interiors are beautifully complemented by feature furniture.
The charming kitchen/diner.
The kitchen area has been perfectly crafted.
Welcome into the hallway where there's plenty of space for coats and boots.
This delightful space is perfect for a getaway.
The snug has a Smart TV which has a swivel arm so you can watch at any angle.
The cosy bedroom has a king-size bed, perfect for a great nights sleep.
This is the fabulous view from the bedroom, Anne of Cleves House.
Breakfast in bed? Why not, you are on holiday.
A long soak after a busy day exploring? Perfect!
The lovely bathroom.
Welcome to The Pigeon House.
Lewes is a delightful town with beautiful historic buildings.
The Pigeon House is just a few moments away from Southover High Street.
Explore the gardens and countryside around Lewes.
Lewes Castle is quite special.
Welcome to the South Downs National Park.
Glydebourne is a magical place to visit.
The stunning view of Cuckmere Haven.
Pevensey Castle is rather special.
The splendid chalk cliffs at Birling Gap.