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“Great getaway, with out of this world views”
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Treetops in Autumn
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Treetops in Autumn
The new treehouse balcony (March 2017). Bird's eye views from the treehouse deck.
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Very good
55 reviews
Treetops in Autumn
The new treehouse balcony (March 2017).
Bird's eye views from the treehouse deck.
Spacious studio room with stunning views.
Bathroom with new walk-in shower.
Come on in and welcome :)
Through the stable door. The sink looks out on to the garden and rolling fields.
The kitchen with spiral staircase Firdige freezer, electric cooker and breakfast bar for 2.
The kitchenette has a new quarry tiled floor and new cooker, dishwasher, microwave & lighting.
Looking out of the stable door.
From the top of the stairs.
Sitting area with wonderful views.
Looking out of the main studio windows.
View from the main studio windows (March).
View from Treetops' window in Summer.
Kingsize bed, quality mattress, lovely fresh sheets, USB charger sockets.
View from the bed.
Seating area with flat screen TV.
Comfortable seating leading to dressing area. and French doors to balcony.
Bunks in the eaves.
Single mattresses made up in the eaves - great for kids.
It really is as close to a treehouse as you can get with foundations and plumbing :)
You can light the beech tree and the deck at night.
Outdoor dining area nestled into the beech tree. This was taken before the new balcony was built.
The beech tree in full leaf.
Treetops in the summer.
Enjoying a glass of wine in the sunshine.
Winter
A wintery walk down the lane
The swing in our front garden has such a long drop it makes grownups feel like children :)
Sunny Autumn wander down our lane
Local bluebells
Spring primroses
The campfire area, BBQ and swings.
Looking down the garden towards the BBQ
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Overview
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Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, England

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Very good - based on 55 reviews
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yasmindan...
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great getaway, with out of this world views”
Reviewed 13 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Treetops was a wonderful getaway. We stayed for three nights for my partners birthday. The views were amazing and the host was very welcoming and friendly.

Our favourite part of the stay was the video collection, we turned from two adults to 5 year old kids again. We stayed in all day and watched loads of videos. Don't ever get rid of these Sam !!

it was a relaxed holiday and we would definitely go back again.

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Liked best: Sitting on the balcony and the video collection
Liked least: How small the cooker was. Took a while to cook our food as it was so small.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
20 Jun 2016
So pleased you enjoyed it, especially the videos - I was hoping they might brighten up someone's rainy day. I don't think it was even raining! It was lovely to meet you both. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon :)
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Michelle...
2 reviews
“Amazing”
Reviewed 6 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Just to be able to get away from it all and retreat a real treat, at amazing place with a great host. Thank you.

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Liked best: The location is lovely to be away from it all
Liked least: Having to go home
Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
9 May 2016
Thank you so much for saying so and for coming back so often! 6 visits in a year! Very much looking forward to reading the book when it's published and to seeing you in August.
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Jules S
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A piece of heaven in the country side”
Reviewed 11 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Arrived at this delightful property and fell in love! The owner Sam and her family are warm,welcoming and friendly. Treetops is a sheer delight. Warm, inviting , wonderful views. Previous reviews have stated shabby chic but could maybe benefit from some TLC?..I don't agree. It is perfectly fine as it is. The kitchen is functional, the upstairs loft warm and cosy. The bathroom functional with a POWERFUL shower. The balcony is lovely. The only criticism I would have, is maybe a sign post outside the property, as we drove past several times, and if it is dark I think people would struggle. How ever, if you are looking for something different, in a beautiful location, check out Treetops, you won't be disappointed

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
21 Jan 2016
Thank you very much for this lovely feedback. Treetops has just been redecorated and re-carpeted so it's even cosier now, and a new sign is being made.
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David N
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Peace and quiet.”
Reviewed 13 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Treetops is perfectly located right in the peace and quiet of the Sussex countryside. The accommodation has amazing views from the Hugh Velux roof windows. We watched the sunset from the balcony and the sunrise from bed in the morning.
The self catering kitchen had everything we needed. The bathroom had a good powerful hot shower and the heating worked well to keep everything warm and cosy.
The accommodation was clean and the bed was clean and cosy. Slept deeply and it was so quiet.Sam the owner was extremely friendly and helpful. We got lots of information on where to walk and what were the best places to visit locally.

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Liked best: The view across the countryside
Liked least: Carrying the mugs of tea up the spiral staircase. I have big feet and the staircase is compact.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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Matt_Henr...
London, UK
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70 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Cosy, stunning views and in the canopy of a beautiful tree”
Reviewed 25 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

The photos don't really do it justice. It is smaller than you might think, but it is very cosy for a romantic getaway. The view across the downs is gorgeous through the louvre windows in the slanted ceilings. Plus you are genuinely in the canopy of the tree that emerges through the balcony.

You are next to a farm so there are lots of sheep, cattle and horses about. Not to mention owls and bats. It is very rural indeed.

Even though the weather was appalling during our stay, we still loved snuggling in this country getaway. The owner Sam was also very affable and welcoming without being intrusive.

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Liked best: The view
Liked least: The British weather...
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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