South East England Staycation

7 Mind-Blowing Airbnbs For The Ultimate South East England Staycation

A South East England staycation is one of the great pleasures in life, especially during the warmer summer months. With great coastline, parks and ample things to see, do and eat, you really are in for a serious treat. Sometimes, the most amazing spots are right on your own doorstep.

These locations are all high-end Airbnbs which are ideal for large groups, families or a couple’s getaway. The best part is that once you divide the cost of the house between a group, it works out as a super affordable alternative to hotels and resorts.

All you have to do now is round up some friends and get ready to enjoy the ultimate South East England staycation in one of these beautiful Airbnbs…

Ultimate South East England Staycation Spots

1. Christmas Pie Barns – Runfold

A converted stable yard, this is a beautiful place to enjoy some cozy luxury. You’ll love the place because of the super comfy beds and powerful showers. There is also a lounge and kitchen and spa treatment room where you can have a massage, pedicure etc. The venue also offers you exclusive use of a swimming pool and hot tub!

These boutique bedrooms are set in a converted stable yard. Although the buildings date back as far as the 17th century, the rooms have been recently created and contain everything you’ll need for a pleasant stay. The lounge, kitchen and spa will add a real touch of luxury to your stay

The house will sleep up to 10 guests and will cost in and around $1,000 a night.

2. Daweswood Luxury cottage – Kent

Just 6 minutes from Canterbury city centre and 10 minutes from Whitstable seafront, Daweswood cottage is a flagship country retreat designed with you in mind.

Nestled in beautifully mature grounds that are steeped in medieval and World War II history, Daweswood perfectly marries traditional country cottage charm with the luxury of ultra modern living.

Does drifting to sleep whilst reading a book in the garden room hammock sound like perfection? How about Prosecco in the hot tub, or playing board games late into the early hours next to a wood burning fire in the cosy snug? Go fishing on the huge lake, feed the mandarin ducks on the pond, or even try metal detecting!

The cottage will sleep up to 12 guests and will cost you about $600 per night.

3. National Park Period Property – Hampshire

A fine Grade II Listed former rectory situated on the edge of the village within the South Downs National Park, suitable for visitors of all ages, with 5 acres of gardens and paddocks, a tennis court, swimming pool and croquet lawn.

The Old Rectory is a particularly fine Grade II Listed village house of 16th century origin with attractive wisteria clad southern Georgian facade. The property is a superb period family house offering elegant family accommodation in a beautiful location.

The bed configuration allows for 18 adults (doubles and singles) and 2 toddlers in toddler beds. There is a further ‘hideaway’ cottage on the grounds that sleeps two, available in addition under a separate listing.

The house sleeps up to 16 people and will cost you around $1,200 a night.

4. South Downs Paradise Ranch – Peacehaven

Enjoy the nature of the South Down’s National park, right on the doorstep of this awesome ranch. It’s large, comfortable and feels completely private. It’s just a 20 minute drive to Brighton Pier, and five minutes to the local beach.

The Ranch sits on 2 acres of land and has all sorts of luxury touches, including an epic hot tub with unspoilt views over the South Downs.

The warm kitchen is made for socialising. Like most of the rooms, it has garden/nature views. There is a large patio at the front – perfect for socialising. The indoor / outdoor space also has a gas BBQ outdoor fridge and fire pit (wonderful to sit around with a glass of wine of an evening!)

The house comes in at $1,300 a night but does sleep up to 12 guests.

5. Large Country House – Filmwell

Merryweathers is a stunning contemporary house suitable for large groups up to 21 people. Set within a walled garden and in the heart of Sussex, you are sure to enjoy the spacious comfortable accommodation and access to the great outdoors.

South East England Staycation

The home has large, open – plan, contemporary living spaces and comfortable bedrooms to accommodate up to 21 people. Previous guests have included families, friends’ get-togethers, hen/stag celebrations as well as corporate groups looking to mix work with team-building and quality down-time.

The house sleeps up to 16 people and will cost you $750 per night.

South East England Staycation

6. Rural Barn With Pool – Cranbrook

This is a spacious Kent barn with fantastic indoor heated pool for guests sole use within the barn.

It is an ideal place for a group of friends, a large family gathering/celebration or for a couple of families getting together to enjoy time on holiday relaxing at the barn or for those wishing to visiting all the wonderful sights and place of interest nearby that the Weald of Kent has to offer.

South East England StaycationThe barn sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms, with 5 bathrooms (3 ensuite). There’s two living rooms with wood burning stoves and a bar billiards room. There’s also a large garden with lake & jetty, large terrace with outdoor dining and bbq area.

The barn sleeps up to 10 people and will cost you $600 per night.

South East England Staycation

7. Bardown Farm – Ticehurst

Bardown is a 90 acre working farm with panoramic views. Sleeping 16, this Sussex barn is converted into three cottages, each with its own living area and kitchen, but with enough room in the middle cottage to all eat and relax together.

South East England Staycation

Enjoy the property’s warm outdoor pool or try one of the many beautiful local walks. It’s just an hour by train from London direct to Stonegate station. Bardown Farm is the perfect location for family and friendship groups, business get-togethers and activity retreats.

The barn will cost you about $1,400 a night and sleeps up to 16 guests.
South East England Staycation

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Big 7 Travel Team