Holiday cottage, Wisborough Green, West Sussex
Clover Cottage review
"The cottage is situated right next door to a children's adventure farm on a quiet lane, so in terms of location, it was just what we were seeking. The cottage had all mod cons and was aesthetically pleasing. However, we were dissatisfied with the comfort of the beds and also the place clearly had not been thoroughly cleaned in a while, as there were pet hairs and clumps of dust around the place and bits of rubbish under the beds. The property also would benefit from a decorative touch up. That said, the owners were very welcoming and helpful. We would recommend to others if the above points were addressed. "
Thank you for your comments regarding your stay at Clover Cottage and I am sorry that some points fell below the usual standards. I would like to assure you that these comments have been taken on board and will be addressed and we do hope to welcome you back to the cottage in the future.
Great place to go.
"With the property being quite new everything worked,shower brill,tv in everyroom if you like that sort of thing.The owners were so nice and friendly will do anything for you.Own barbie area and parking area.Will be going back"
Clover Cottage, which was originally a part of the farm's milking parlour, has been lovingly converted into a modern holiday cottage. It is positioned on a quiet country lane with footpaths and bridleways just outside the door, perfect for a countryside stroll to the nearby canal or to the quintessential village of Wisborough Green with its 12th centuary church and the village green which holds regular events such as fetes and classic car rallies.
Multi award winning Fishers Adventure Farm Park which offers all year round entertainment for families is nearby. A unique mixture of things to do with younger children, Fishers Adventure Farm Park offers indoor and outdoor play, exciting rides and animal adventures for the whole family to enjoy and you can enjoy unlimited access to the park throughout your stay! You can find more details on our 'Places to visit' page on our website.
Clover Cottage is tastefully and comfortably furnished for couples or families. On the ground floor there is a spacious living area with real wooden floors, leather furniture, Freeview TV and WIFI, as well as underfloor heating throughout . The dining area provides seating for four and the kitchen is well appointed with full-size hob and oven, and fridge freezer. There are also external shared laundry facilities available.
The principal bedroom is accessed from the living room and has a double bed with traditional oak furniture storage. Also on the ground floor, the modern bathroom has a large shower cubicle with basin and WC. You can access the loft bedroom via a ladder staircase and this has two single beds which can sleep 2 children (please note that there are low ceilings).
Outside there is a small patio area with seating for four so you can enjoy a morning coffee or evening glass of wine. There is access to public bridleways opposite where you can meander eastwards across the fields towards the River Arun, westwards towards the South Downs National Park or head to the nearest pub which is 5 minutes walk away.
The charming village of Wisborough Green is just one mile away from Clover Cottage. The central village green is a postcard perfect snapshot of old England with cricket regularly played throughout the summer months and there are two delightful village pubs overlooking the green to take in the view with a glass of refreshing local cider. The parish church, St Peters, sits atop a hill and has lovely views of the surrounding countryside. The earliest document that mentions the church is dated 1227, the eleventh year of the reign of Henry III.
There are several local walks around the village of Wisborough Green which incorporate the canal, the river and the beautiful surrounding countryside. Further west from Clover Cottage and you enter the South Downs National Park with its plethora of hikes, walks and trails alongwith numerous sporting activities such as cycling and paragliding.
The Wey and Arun Canal section at Loxwood is just a 5 minute drive from Clover Cottage. The canal runs through Surrey and West Sussex, and the rural waterway is recognised as a natural heritage asset as well as providing a haven for wildlife. There are several ongoing restoration projects and lengths of the canal are now in water and you can now take trips on this idyllic Loxwood section of the canal.
Just 7 miles away is the beautiful town of Petworth, this historic market town is best known as the location of the stately home Petworth House and deer park which was landscaped by Capability Brown. The house and its grounds are now owned and maintained by the National Trust. The magnificent country house contains an internationally renowned art collection with numerous works by Turner. The town is full of quaint houses and cottages, many within their own courtyard settings. They are interspersed with antique shops and tea rooms so it makes the ideal place for a stroll following your enjoyment of Petworth House and Park.
Further on from Petworth you will find Midhurst nestling next to Cowdray Park. The Cowdray Estate is most famous for its polo club particularly in June and July when the polo set meet for the Gold Cup. The Cowdray ruins are also of note since they were important early Tudor courtiers' palaces built from 1520 and form an impressive backdrop to Midhurst.
Warnham Nature Reserve situated near Horsham, just 10 miles from Clover Cottage, is a 92 acre nature reserve dominated by the 17 acre Warnham Mill Pond that was originally created as part of the Sussex iron working industry. The mill pond is fed by two streams and there are three smaller ponds for pond dipping. Two board walks give access to wetlands and woodlands and there is a wide range of wildlife to be seen such as heron, deer and foxes.
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