Figgy Cottage

Brighton, Brighton & Hove
Self-catering


Stroll the historic streets, swim from the beach, take the cliffside walk to Brighton - from a tiny, charming Sussex refuge for 2

Bedroom

1 bedroom

Sleeps

Sleeps 2

The
Experience

Pebble beached Rottingdean – so close to Brighton it belongs to the City – is a Saxon gem of a village, former home to celebrated smugglers and famous for its historical artistic and literary connections – Kipling, Burne Jones, Nicholson. Even the pub is 500 years old! Behind the church is picturesque Tudor Close, built in the 1930s in Tudor style from ancient materials and famous as a modish hotel for celebrities.  Here lies Figgy Cottage, a delightful, detached, faultlessly decorated bolthole for two. Ann and Simon, who live round the corner, have done it up with loving attention to detail and excellent taste. Walk straight into a small living space with two comfy armchairs, heaps of good books, skylights up above and a limewashed floor. The separate kitchen is beautifully kitted out, as is the shower room, and both a good size. The bedroom (excellent storage space, a delicious bed) quietly backs on the the ancient churchyard. For sunny moments you have a private patio. In the village: butchers, bakers, tea rooms and pubs, and walled gardens to entrance you. Beyond: the Downs… and Brighton.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 7 nights.
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Meals
Restaurants less than a mile away.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £71
Weekly price
from £500
1 Double
From £711 bedroom

Reviews

The Figgy Cottage is tastefully decorated und furnished with love. We also liked the bookshelves and the collection of DVD's which came in handy when it was raining. The kitchen has more than you would expect to find in a holiday apartment. From Figgy Cottage you can easily reach both the South Downs and the coast.

Haiko, Radolfzell

A comfortable and welcoming cottage. Couldn't fault anything.

Bernard

We have just spent a very enjoyable week at Figgy Cottage. The cottage is exactly as described and the decorative attention to detail is second to none. It is situated in a unique location in Rottingdean with all facilities and places of local historic interest on the doorstep. Anne and Simon were very welcoming. We would definitely recommend Figgy Cottage and hope to return again one day.

Judy, Teddington

This is the most delightful cottage with the most delightful hosts! Beautifully decorated throughout, extremely comfortable with lots of additional touches. Would not hesitate to recommend Figgy Cottage to anyone who asks and would definitely return if we are ever in the area again. Well done Ann & Simon!

Jayne, Nottingham

I booked Figgy cottage for a weeks holiday for my husband's birthday. I have booked many times with Sawday's and this was one of the best equipped, and immaculately clean cottages we have rented. The walking in the South Downs was most enjoyable as were our visits to nearby Brighton. Mary

Mary, Sheringham

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Ann Frith

  • The cottage was completely refurbished and decorated by artists Ann & Simon whose gardens and houses have appeared in numerous magazines. Part of a famous former hotel reputedly the inspiration for 'Cluedo', it has an emphasis on comfort with style.
  • The traditional village has yummy cafes, check out the cakes in 'Beyond Design' and good pub food. We like the 'Queen Victoria'. In additional the fantastic bus service means popping into Brighton for it's great restaurants and night life is easy peasy.
  • The historic county town of Lewes, with its numerous antique shops, great pubs ( our favourite is the Pelham Arms, wonderful food) and trendy shops, is only 15 mins by car. There are numerous nearby attractions to visit including gardens & historic