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Snug in front of the fire after a bracing beach walk
Pretty secluded garden for dining al fresco in this seaside cottage
A well-equipped kitchen for preparing family meals
Comfortable sofas in the spacious lounge
Enjoy catching up with your favourite TV programmes
Relax in the stylish lounge
Enjoy meals together
Stylish touches throughout the property
Curl up in front of the wood burner on chilly evenings
Calming colours throughout
Enjoy a good read in the snug room
The snug offers access to the garden
Looking towards the adjacent utility room
Comfy king-size bedroom
A great place to unwind
Thoughtful details throughout
A king-size zip-and-link which can be made up as a twin on request
The single bedroom has sea views
Family bathroom with shower over bath and WC
A quiet spot to enjoy  a good book
Time for tea or a BBQ
Views to the front of the property
White cliffs and wide beaches to explore
Long walks along the beach
Relax in the pretty cottage garden
1 / 25  Snug in front of the fire after a bracing beach walk
2 / 25  Pretty secluded garden for dining al fresco in this seaside cottage
3 / 25  A well-equipped kitchen for preparing family meals
4 / 25  Comfortable sofas in the spacious lounge
5 / 25  Enjoy catching up with your favourite TV programmes
6 / 25  Relax in the stylish lounge
7 / 25  Enjoy meals together
8 / 25  Stylish touches throughout the property
9 / 25  Curl up in front of the wood burner on chilly evenings
10 / 25  Calming colours throughout
11 / 25  Enjoy a good read in the snug room
12 / 25  The snug offers access to the garden
13 / 25  Looking towards the adjacent utility room
14 / 25  Comfy king-size bedroom
15 / 25  A great place to unwind
16 / 25  Thoughtful details throughout
17 / 25  A king-size zip-and-link which can be made up as a twin on request
18 / 25  The single bedroom has sea views
19 / 25  Family bathroom with shower over bath and WC
20 / 25  A quiet spot to enjoy a good book
21 / 25  Time for tea or a BBQ
22 / 25  Views to the front of the property
23 / 25  White cliffs and wide beaches to explore
24 / 25  Long walks along the beach
25 / 25  Relax in the pretty cottage garden

Starlings

Brighton (5mls SE), Sussex
VE We’re good to go scheme

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Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
Waterside views
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Stylish and spacious holiday cottage located a short walk from the Saltdean lido and nearby beach
  • Plenty of walks on the doorstep through the beautiful South Downs National Park
  • Secluded garden for al fresco eating and quiet relaxation
Property code: 64950

Set in the heart of the seaside village of Saltdean, this stylishly designed holiday home provides a fantastic seaside getaway for couples and families, and is perfect for keen walkers and cyclists wanting to explore the South Downs National Park

Located in the small seaside town of Saltdean, on the edge of the South Downs National Park, this cottage is within easy reach of the famous Saltdean Lido, nearby beach, shops, pubs and restaurants. Keen walkers and cyclists can explore the many trails that the South Downs has to offer. Brighton Marina is a short drive away with its range of restaurants and leisure facilities, whilst the centre of Brighton is a shopper’s paradise offering boutique shopping combined with fantastic places to eat and drink. Children will love exploring the Brighton Sea life Centre, or why not enjoy a walk on the famous pier or a trip up the i360 viewing tower that offers spectacular views along the Sussex coastline.

Enter this stylish and elegant cottage into the hallway, where there is space for dropping off coats and boots. Walk through to the wonderfully light and airy lounge which offers the ideal place to relax after a long walk, on the comfy sofas and armchair. On chilly evenings light the wood burner and curl up with a glass of wine to plan the following days’ adventures or catch up with your favourite TV programmes on the Smart TV. The well-equipped kitchen offers an electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, and Nespresso coffee machine. The microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer are located in the adjacent utility room. Family meals can be enjoyed in the dining room overlooking the garden around the dining table with six chairs, and for those looking to relax with a good book, enjoy spending time in the snug with patio doors that open out onto the garden. Turned stairs from the hallway lead up to the first floor where there are three bedrooms, a king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request), a king-size and a single with sea views. The bathroom offers a shower over bath and WC, and there is also an additional separate WC off the entrance hall.

Outside there is a fully enclosed garden with a patio table and chairs and a charcoal BBQ. There is private parking for two cars.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

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  • 3 bedrooms – 1 king-size zip-and-link (two x 2'6" beds, which can be made up as a twin on request), 1 king-size and 1 single
  • 1 bathroom and 1 separate WC 
  • Electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, and Nespresso coffee machine
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer, and microwave 
  • Wood burner (logs included)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach, shops, pub and restaurant within walking distance
  • Smart TV in lounge

Photos

Snug in front of the fire after a bracing beach walk
Pretty secluded garden for dining al fresco in this seaside cottage
A well-equipped kitchen for preparing family meals
Comfortable sofas in the spacious lounge
Enjoy catching up with your favourite TV programmes
Relax in the stylish lounge
Enjoy meals together
Stylish touches throughout the property
Curl up in front of the wood burner on chilly evenings
Calming colours throughout
Enjoy a good read in the snug room
Show 13 moreThe snug offers access to the garden

Jackie Hammond

This property is personally managed by Jackie.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 41 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Chris 10th September 2021

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This cottage is one of the best we have stayed in The goodies that were left made it extra special. Everything was thought of. Property very clean and the bed was very comfy. It is well situated to visit the Sussex coast with lots of good walks in the area. The only nuisance was the traffic from Brighton to Saltdean it was a nightmare queuing all tRead morehe time. However we would certainly stay here again and take our dogs next time Hide

Reviewed by M 6th September 2021

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Lovely property. Peaceful. Comfortable. Everything well thought through. Very helpful owners. Lots of nice touches including a very useful and generous welcome pack. Thank you.

Reviewed by Ann 27th August 2021

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House & garden is like home from home. Cleanliness was amazing. The welcome pack & other personal touches were a lovely addition. Highly recommend this holiday home.

Reviewed by Lesley 6th August 2021

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Lovely house, nice and comfortable, decor clean. Lovely place to stay, will decently return in the future.

Reviewed by Sue 23rd July 2021

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Rarely have I seen an accommodation so well equipped with everything for your holiday. Immaculate.

Reviewed by Louise 25th June 2021

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Beautiful house, immaculate

Reviewed by Anna 18th June 2021

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Starlings is a perfect holiday cottage. A real home from home and the owners were so welcoming and we loved the luxuries they provided.

Reviewed by Stephen 4th June 2021

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So this is what 'boutique' means! Cleanliness, comfort, facilities and welcome beyond all expectations.

Reviewed by Siobhan 28th May 2021

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Excellent accommodation, very clean, the owners have thought of everything you may need and so many lovely thoughtful touches. The location is great, we walked to the beach, short drive or bus into Brighton and so much wonderful coastline to explore. Family of 2 adults and three teenagers all highly recommend

Reviewed by Alison 17th May 2021

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This was like staying at a 5* hotel without the staff! So many thoughtful touches for us and for our dog. A food hamper we would have chosen ourselves, dog treats, luxurious towels and bedding comfortable as a cloud. Lovely little bottles of shampoo etc. A lovely garden. Fully equipped kitchen. The weather was against us, but being in was lovely. TRead morehe Downs are a five minute walk away, the sea is very close too. We had a fantastic time. Hide

Reviewed by Vicky 8th May 2021

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We were so impressed with the house, it was spotlessly clean, every possible item we could need was included and lots of extras - a welcome basket filled with goodies, little bottles of bathroom products in the bedrooms, high quality bedlinen and towels and such comfortable beds. We ate meals in the pretty garden or lovely dining room. All in all aRead more home from home and a perfect place to base ourselves to enjoy the surrounding countryside, beaches and lido swimming pool. Would highly recommend! Hide

Reviewed by Fabriene 30th April 2021

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Starlings is perfectly located to explore the coast and is less than a 10 minute drive to Brighton. The hosts have clearly put a lot of thought and time into the house. It is beautifully decorated, quality linens and towels. It gets sunshine all day and the snug is quite special for a quiet space to read and relax. A really thoughtful and basket waRead mores left with delicious treats for parents, kids and even the dog! Upon arrival we even had a lovely dinner table set! Would certainly recommend! Hide

Reviewed by Hilary 23rd April 2021

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Starlings is an exceptional property. The standard of accommodation and soft furnishings is superb. Great care had been taken with COVID safety. The owners thought of many extra touches which were really appreciated ( I wont give the detail and spoil the surprise!) The house is about a 15 minute walk from the cliff tops and beach and there are manyRead more beautiful walks to do locally. For a family of four with two grown up children there was plenty of space for an escape from each other! Hide

Reviewed by Tim 12th April 2021

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The house was smart, clean and really well-equipped. It was within easy walking distance of both the seaside and countryside walking routes. There were lots of nice touches to the accommodation, such as colouring paper and books for the kids and fishing nets thy could use at the rock pools.

Reviewed by Victoria 3rd December 2020

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Reviewed by Jean 30th October 2020

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A perfect place to stay. Spotlessly clean, extremely comfortable and with so many little extras like the welcome pack and a bowl of fruit in the dining room, as well as chocolates on the coffee table. Great walks over the Tye and along the seafront. Cant wait to go back. Thank you to the owners. This is obviously a much loved and well cared for homRead moree. Hide

Reviewed by Katie 23rd October 2020

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The best appointed cottage we have stayed in. Such good quality and attention to detail. Huge welcome pack with loads of goodies. And very warm and cosy

Reviewed by Hayley 18th October 2020

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Fantastic home. It had everything we could have wanted and more! Everything was perfect. Very dog friendly and great location with so many beautiful walks on the doorstep

Reviewed by Grace 9th October 2020

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Jane and Alan were fantastic. They couldnt do enough to make our stay comfortable. Lovely home with everything you could ever need.

Reviewed by Emma 3rd October 2020

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An absolute gem of a property which is perfectly located for the East Sussex coastline and South Downs. The attention to detail in this property is above and beyond. Spotlessly clean which is very reassuring during the current pandemic. We will definitely be recommending to family and friends which in its self speaks volumes. Our advice would be toRead more book you will have no regrets! Hide

Reviewed by Angela 18th September 2020

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Starlings is perfect,to a highstandard in every way,from decor,furniture and fittings to the lovely large fluffy towels and comfy pillows! Found on arrival an amazing welcome pack,so thoughtful of the lovely hosts Jane and Alan and greatly appreciated! We felt really at home as soon as we walked in. Our cockapoos loved the garden,so safe being all Read moreenclosed. Good location with nice walks up on the Downs. Would highly recommend this lovely holiday home. Hide

Reviewed by Claire 4th September 2020

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Reviewed by Mairead 1st September 2020

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A beautiful well decorated holiday home with very high standards. Every need met and lots of added extras. A lovely welcome hamper and beautiful fresh flowers. Very good communication with Jane and Alan. I would recommend this property

Reviewed by Karen 28th August 2020

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Definitely a worthy winner of 5 stars. Very high standards throughout with cleanliness, equipment and furnishings. The owners information and communication was very good , and the provision of the luxury extras was a lovely touch. Centrally located for visits to Brighton , Eastbourne and across the coastline making this cottage a great base to stayRead more . Would highly recommend a stay , well worth the price . Hide

Reviewed by Angela 21st August 2020

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A beautifully decorated house , with all amenities catered for. It seems the owners have thought of everything , with lots of personal touches, which didnt go unnoticed. The best holiday cottage we have stayed in . Bed linen and towels were in comparison of a 4* hotel

Reviewed by Yvonne 14th August 2020

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A perfect holiday home where all needs have been considered and catered for. We had a lovely holiday here and would thoroughly recommend Starlings as an ideal holiday home.

Reviewed by Ramsey 7th August 2020

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Beautiful holiday home. Well appointed with excellent welcome pack. Lots of care and attention to detail. Enclosed garden space was not massive but perfect for our needs (2 kids and a dog). Look out for the fig tree round the side which was delivering delicious figs on a daily basis. In terms of location, a 10-15 minute up a steep hill from the beaRead morech passing through a high-street that has perhaps been a little neglected over the years. South Downs round the corner & a local Co-Op for essentials. Hide

Reviewed by p 31st July 2020

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This is an excellent house, well situated to access shops and the sea. Hosts left an amazing welcome pack which was a brilliant start to our holiday. The house has outstanding equipment, facilities and hygiene. The excellent bus service through Saltdean means you can leave the car at home, the last bus from Brighton was midnight so plenty of time tRead moreo explore and enjoy a great night out. Wonderful holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Carolina 24th July 2020

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Starlings is a beautiful place to spend your holiday. Jane and Alan are amazing hosts! They have incredible attention to details, from fresh flowers on the dinner table to welcome notes and goodie baskets. The neighbourhood is peaceful and surrounded by incredible nature. We had lovely walks around the area and visits to the centre of Brighton. WouRead moreld definitely recommend it! Hide

Reviewed by Jill 6th March 2020

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Starlings was absolutely fantastic! Excellent accommodation with spacious rooms situated on a quiet road within walking distance of the beach and a short drive from Brighton and Rottingdean. The house has been furnished beautifully with top quality furniture and fittings, the towels and bed linen all top quality too. The welcome goodie pack was amaRead morezing and much appreciated for a celebratory family weekend. I cant recommend this property enough and would love to return again soon. Hide

Reviewed by Ruth 2nd March 2020

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Reviewed by Ros 16th February 2020

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We absolutely loved this beautiful cottage. Wonderful welcome pack, lovely log fire and they were flexible about check out. The south downs are stunning and we had a fantastic break despite very bad weather!

Reviewed by Terence 20th December 2019

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This property was TOP of the range. We have rented a few properties over the last 5 years for family to meet up at certain times of the year, as we all live in different countries. The owner went the extra mile to make the property a pleasure to be in, you felt welcome and comfortable. A big thank you from all of us.

Reviewed by Jessica 29th November 2019

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An absolute gem! From the minute you step through the front door your holiday begins, the owner has thought of everything! You are welcomed by the most generous hamper of goodies for the adults and the kids! The beds are incredibly comfortable and everything is of a fantastic quality. We cannot wait to return!

Reviewed by Julie 22nd November 2019

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Reviewed by Robert 25th October 2019

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Welcome pack especially nice and thoughtful extras provided. Soft towels and comfy beds. Lovely hosts. All in all a delightful stay.

Reviewed by Judith 21st October 2019

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Lovely property, spotlessly clean and stylishly furnished. Most comfortable bed Ive ever had in a holiday cottage, lovely fluffy towels, 100% cotton bedding. Generous basket of goodies left for us, and goodies for the dog! Very well equipped, owners have thought of everything. Location good for walking, path from end of the road up onto paths eitheRead morer to coast or inland to South Downs. Easy access by road to Brighton/Beachy Head etc. Sadly we only had a short break, would definitely come back. Hide

Reviewed by Jenny 18th October 2019

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Reviewed by Marc 4th October 2019

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We really enjoyed our stay at Starlings, it was real home from home with lots of lovely welcoming touches including the welcome hamper and fruit. It was nice to go on walks straight from Starlings and not have to rely on the car.

Reviewed by Monica 27th September 2019

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Starlings is a wonderful cottage. Met the owners who were friendly and helpful. The complimentary hamper and flowers were a lovely surprise. So thoughtful. Would love to visit in the Summer months. Thankyou for a lovely stay.

Reviewed by Sue 19th September 2019

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