Flimwell is a village in East Sussex near to Etchingham, Gill's Green, Hawkhurst, Hurst Green and Ticehurst. The nearest railway station is in Etchingham. Bedgebury Forest is within walking distance and is open 364 days a year, the perfect place to walk, cycle, ride or play in a spectacular world of trees. Also nearby is the award winning Pashley Manor Gardens which has one of the finest gardens in England and offers a sumptuous blend of romantic landscaping, imaginative plantings and fine old trees, fountains, springs and large ponds, with interest and colour throughout the year. Dale Hill Hotel & Golf Club in Ticehurst is a leading golf resort with a remarkable four star hotel and two magnificent golf courses.
Forest Edge has an excellent reputation and occupies a great location for a motel. The Forest Edge Motel has been built up over the last 11 years with many guests returning monthly/yearly leaving them with great reviews. They are located on the A21 which is 15 miles north of Hastings, and just 30 miles south of London. This attracts an array of visitors whether it's for leisure, weddings, tourist attractions or work events.
Site information: The business plot houses two terraced chalet-bungalows, comprising of six properties with a further four log cabins and a central communal area. The parking access is immediately in front of the accommodation which offers easy access for all vehicle types.
The six two-storey chalets are set back from the main road, ensuring customers get a peaceful and quiet break, with plenty of free secure parking outside each chalet. Each comprises of a living room with space for sofa beds and dining area, kitchen and bathroom. This is all based on the ground floor. The staircase leads to an upstairs where you have a separate bedroom area. All of the chalets can be made up for a maximum capacity of five people with various sleeping arrangements.
The four log-cabins are also set back from the main road, with an outside eating area and communal space. They all have a living room with space for sofa beds, double and single beds also for sleeping arrangements. There is a kitchen, dining area and bathroom, all based on the ground floor. All of the log cabins can be made up for a maximum capacity of four people with various sleeping arrangements.
The business owners' current charges include:
Single Room: £80.00 (Not available at weekends)
Double Room: £90.00
Twin Room (2 People): £95.00
Twin Room (3 People): £105.00
Family Room (4 People): £110.00
Family Room (5 People): £120.00
Any extra beds are charged at £15.00 each
Travel cots are available free of charge.
All prices include a continental breakfast which is provided in the chalets.
Close attractions: Opposite the site is Bedgebury Pinetum which homes the finest collection of conifers in the world, providing enjoyment to visitors who come to appreciate the beauty and tranquility of this unique attraction. It nestles quietly among lakes and valleys in the Kent countryside. Open 364 days a year, there is plenty to enjoy around the seasons.
Bewl Water reservoir is the largest stretch of open water in South East England. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, in the heart of the High Weald on the Kent and Sussex border, the reservoir is host to a huge variety of wildlife and one of the region’s most popular attractions. There are many exciting outdoor pursuits and special events on offer at Bewl Water, from windsurfing, fishing, cycling and walking to the fascinating interactive exhibition and gift shop.
Additional areas of interest include National Trust's Scotney Castle, Pashley Manor Gardens, The Hop Farm and Spa Valley Railway.
Financial Turnover Summary
Year ending 5th April
2020 - 2021 : £141,292
2021 - 2022 : £169,388
2022 - 2023: £180,754
2023 - 2024 : Awaited
The rateable value of the site is currently £13,500 which is valid up to 31st March 2026.
The business is run and managed by the owners solely.