A peaceful retreat in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The open plan living area enjoys amazing views of the garden and surrounding woodland.
A great space for couples and friends.
The main bedroom has a fabulous king-size bed and luxury linens for that perfect night's sleep.
The private garden area is a lovely place to relax after a busy day exploring.
Double gates leading to Gunbanks Forge.
Entrance to Gunbanks Forge.
The spacious light and airy open plan living area.
A great space for couples and friends to enjoy holiday time together.
There is a super-comfy corner sofa.
Relax reading a book or watch your favourite film on Netflix.
The kitchen has all that you could need to create a culinary masterpiece.
Enjoy breakfast together.
The main bedroom is a relaxing haven.
The dressing area with space to hang clothes.
The delightful twin room.
Stylishly furnished.
The  shower-room fills with natural light from the Velux window.
Stairs lead up to the apartment.
A view from the living-room window over the private patio area.
Enjoy pre-dinner drinks and nibbles.
Catch the afternoon sun.
Sit around the fire-pit whilst you listen to birdsong.
Wander down to the bottom of the garden where there is a pond and seating for two.
Such a peaceful setting with views of the pond and surrounding countryside.
Enjoy some bubbles whilst you plan a walk.
Looking back from the bottom of the garden.
The long driveway.
The gardens as you approach the property.
Designated parking for two cars.
Just some of the bespoke garden pieces created by the owner.
Simply stunning.
The owners and their friendly dogs live on site.
Eastbourne Pier with views of the English Channel.
The Pantiles in Royal Tunbridge Wells.
Explore the Ashdown Forest.
Birling Gap.

Gunbanks Forge


5.8 miles SW of Heathfield / Sleeps 4 (no children under 5)

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The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

The Buxted Inn (2 miles)

Situated in the heart of the village, this local inn has a restaurant and bar area. Food is locally sourced using local suppliers where ever possible, even the cider comes from orchards close by.

Nearest beach

Pevensey Bay Beach (14 miles)

William the Conqueror landed here in 1066 before the historic Battle of Hastings. At the time the harbour was a bustling port but over time the coast has receded and now the local village is over a mile away from the beach. These days the shingle beach is pretty quiet with good views over the channel. Pay and display parking is available nearby and dogs are allowed although restrictions may apply in high season.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
Rated 3 out of 5 stars

May 2022

Wide open pebbled beach

A lot my pebbled beach not many other facility

Nearest walk

Buxted Walk (2 miles)

A gentle four mile ramble starting from Buxted Station along the banks of Tickerage Stream, around Views Wood and through Buxted Park. East Sussex Council have a some great circular walks on their website and you can find full details here eastsussex.gov.uk

Nearest town

Buxted (2 miles)

Nestled in the heart of East Sussex, this quaint village offers a choice of good traditional pubs and a plethora of local walks to build up an apetite. In the distance, the magestic Buxted Park and St Margaret's Church stand guard and are well worth a visit.

Also nearby

The White Hart Buxted (2 ¼ miles)

This classic British pub offers traditional dining using seasonal ingredients locally sourced. In summer the country garden is open for guests to enjoy the Sussex countryside.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

February 2022

Fantastic Sunday Roast!

Top quality food and very fairly priced. Would highly recommend.

Oast Farm Shop and Cafe (3 miles)

If you're in the area a visit here is a must. You can pick your own seasonal fruit, shop for local produce and call in to the cafe for a well deserved break. Food is locally sourced and vegans, gluten and dairy free options are available.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2019

Oast Farm Shop


Uckfield (3 ½ miles)

Located on the southern edge of the Weald this small town offers an assortment of high street shops and small independent traders. There are supermarkets and a variety of restaurants and cafes to choose from. The Uckfield Picture House shows the latest blockbusters and events with the Picture House restaurant conveniently located across the road.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

June 2019


Useful for Waitrose

Cross In Hand Inn (2 ¼ miles)

A friendly family orientated pub with garden and off road parking. Food is served Tuesday to Sunday with Sunday lunch available. There's often live entertainment here on Saturday evenngs.

Buxted Park Hotel (2 ¾ miles)

Standing magestically overlooking the 312 acres of Buxted Park, The Dining Room offers breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week with afternoon tea served for special occasions. Parking is free and booking in advance recommended.

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