Greenwood Manor - East Sussex
Sleeping 20 - 26 guests
The price of this venue is calculated based on 20 guests while the extra Wing for an extra 6 guests would be an additional cost.
The gem of the Greenwood Estate is the Greenwood Manor, a 3-floor vintage Party House in East Sussex. This historic manor that traces back to the 14th-century sleeps 20 guests in 8 uniquely-designed bedrooms while you can add the extra Wing to provide accommodation for an additional 6 guests. What makes this large group accommodation special is the oak beam ceilings, panelled rooms, and exceptional pieces of furniture. You enter the house through a dreamy porch protected by yews which opens into an oak-panelled hall with a beautiful 16th-century fireplace, which then leads you over polished wood floors , marking the beginning of the beautiful wood-panelled dining room which has a vintage and cosy style. Moreover, Greenwood Manor will give you the chance to clear your mind while gazing at the huge lawn spread which ends with enormous yew topiary ducks. The private gardens, indoor swimming pool opened all year round, and hot tub are ideal for those looking for a family-friendly venue near London.
- Shared indoor swimming pool and hot tub
- Shared tennis court
- Games room with table tennis, table football and badminton rackets
Reception Rooms & Kitchen
There are 2 meeting rooms in this Party House in East Sussex. The TV-room would be perfect for you and your guests to relax or simply watch some of your favourite shows. The large wood-panelled dining room has a warm open fireplace and a dining table. The dining table can seat 12 but could be extended to seat up to 26 guests.
The vintage kitchen is fully-equipped with all the necessary equipment you need. It also includes a microwave, a 4-door oil-fired Aga, a huge open working fireplace and it can seat at least 12 people.
Additionally, the Wing is equipped with many more features. The main sitting area comes with armchairs & sofas around a fireplace with a TV. The dining area accommodating 6 (if you have another Greenwood property booked, we can add an extra table accommodating 6 more - 12 in total). There's also a fully equipped kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, washing machine, and tumble dryer.
The first floor has 5 bedrooms consisting of:
- 1 bedroom with a (1.2m) 4-poster bed (2)
- 1 bedroom with 2 single beds (2)
- 1 bedroom with 2 single beds and folding z bed (3)
- 1 bedroom with a (1.37m) double bed (2)
- 1 bedroom with a (1.37m) double bed and a (91cm) divan in a small adjoining room (3)
The second floor has 3 bedrooms consisting of:
- 1 bedroom with a (1.37m) double bed and a (76cm) divan (3)
- 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds (2)
- 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds and a (76cm) divan (3)
The extra Wing (which comes at an extra charge):
- Large double bedroom furnished with a 6’ (1.8m) double divan base with two 3’ (91cm) single mattresses and 2’ x 3’ (61 x 91cmc) duvets. (The two mattresses can be joined to make a super king.)
- A 4’ (1.2 m) wall mounted fold down double bed.
- The 2 divans can be used as single beds.
Note: all divans are actual beds but without a head or a footboard. The main house feature 19 proper beds and an extra Z bed.
There's a wide range of leisure activities that one can enjoy at this family-friendly venue near London. The games room features table tennis, football table, and badminton rackets. There's also a heated indoor swimming pool opened all year round which is shared amongst the guests of the Greenwood Estate. You'll also have access to the estate-shared hot tub, a tennis court, and a playground for the kids.
Find below a list of activities and ideas that you can bring either to your Party House or do in the local area, for more detailed information on each visit our Activities and Ideas page.
- Swimming Pool
- Wine Tasting
- Cocktail Making
- Murder Mystery
- Tennis Court
- Hot Tub
- Table tennis
- Table football
- Casino Night
- Spa Treatment
- Gin & Whisky Tasting
- Laser clay shooting
This party house in East Sussex is conveniently located next to the South Downs Way, offering beautiful walking, cycling, and driving paths all within the South Downs National Park. If you'd like to have a look at all the different circular paths visit Get Outside for walks around the area. If you're looking for a family-friendly venue near London, Knockhatch adventure park is a great choice. You and your children will be able to enjoy large indoor play centres, a petting farm, owl sanctuary centre, boating place, great picnic areas and more. If you'd like to visit a zoo, head to Drusillas Park or Blackberry Farm Park which also offers pony rides.
Pubs & Restaurants
- The Six Bells Inn - 1 mile
- The Gun at Gun Hill - 1 mile
- The Plough at Upper Dicker - 4 miles
Greenwood Manor for 20 - 26 guestsEast Sussex, 16
Closest Train Station :
- Lewes Train Station - 10 miles
- Brighton Train Station - 18 miles
Closest Airport :
- Gatwick Airport - 33 miles
Nearby Town :
- Brighton - 18 miles
- Eastbourne - 13 miles
- Royal Tunbridge Wells - 20 miles
The price of this house is set for 20 guests. There is an additional Wing that can be hired at an additional cost.
Booking process: 30% booking deposit & 70% balance taken 10 weeks before the arrival date
Security deposit: £200 (taken by the owner)
Check-in & check-out time: 3pm - 10am
The Greenwood Manor dates back to the 14th-century when it was established as a characteristic six-bay medieval timber-framed hall house. The Manor was built for or by John Jerfferay, who was thought to have run away with heiress Agnes Millward.
The north-east end consisted of a kitchen, pantry & buttery while the south-west end had a parlour with a steep staircase leading to the upper floor with a solar and bedchamber. The open fire in the centre of the main living room escaped through the louvres in the roof as there was no ceiling. The central hall was the liveliest part of the manor where the family sat on thrones, some of which are still prevalent.
Johns’ younger son added ceilings which enabled the construction of more rooms above. His grandson, Thomas added one more kitchen at the back and his great-grandson added a splendid fireplace in the front hall as well as 16th-century paintings that are now one of the most fascinating features of the house. He is also known to have made various other alterations. His great-great-grandson was the last Jefferay to live because his wife bore 2 daughters but sadly passed away at 25 and he never remarried.
For the next 250 years, the Manor acted as a tenanted farmhouse. The tenants made a number of improvements as well. For a more detailed history of this Manor, visit the Greenwood Estate history page.
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