Holiday cottage, Petworth, West Sussex
Beautiful place to stay.
"St Mary's cottage was a home away from home. We loved the quirkiness of it - the fact that when the washing machine went into a spin, the whole flat shook, made us think we were taking off. Also loved the uneven floors - going down hill to the bathroom and things rolling off the chest of drawers as the floors were so uneven. Beautifully clean, although we had to wash their towels during our stay and ask for the linen to be changed after a week. Only downfall was the fact you had to risk life and limb trying to load or unload the car as there is no parking outside, the front door is right on a major highway. We also had to park in the village square if there was rom, but had to ensure we didn't stay there too long otherwise we could have risked getting a parking ticket.. "
"What a lovely cosy apartment , a real home from home! After exploring the South Downs and surrounding areas, it was so lovely to return to beautiful Petworth, and in particular st Mary's . We could not have asked for better accommodation ."
If a setting right next to Petworth House appeals, and you want to enjoy the local restaurants at your leisure, then look no further than this beautiful two bedroom apartment in the heart of Petworth. In one of the most sought after towns in West Sussex, St Mary's is the perfect retreat for an enjoyable few days away.
This first floor apartment has been completely renovated and presented to an exceptional standard. In a period building it has all the charm of a country cottage with the convenience of being in the heart of town. The apartment is fully equipped with a striking period living room and a modern kitchen leading from it. Both the bedrooms have king size double beds, and the family bathroom is fitted with a shower bath with a power shower above.
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. Petworth itself was immortalised in his paintings.
Petworth is full of quaint houses and cottages, many within their own courtyard settings. They are interspersed with antique shops, pubs and restaurants, so it makes the ideal place for a stroll at any time during your stay.
Attractive villages surround Petworth such as Fittleworth and Byworth to the east and Lodsworth and Lurgashall to the west. Journey further and you reach the market town of 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.
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