ESCAPE LONDON – enjoy high end luxury at the Charming Oakwood West Estate, a hidden gem in the pretty Sussex Countryside
Oakwood West Estate is situated a short drive from Chichester in West Sussex, and they have a range of accommodation to suit your needs, from exclusive Glamping (May – October) with great facilities available, or if like me, you prefer a little more luxury, they have two absolutely stunning newly converted grand stables that sleep 6 and 4.
Also, new for 2022 is the addition of 2 timber clad luxury lodges, also sleep 6 or 4.
The larger of the two has a hot tub in its own private garden and the other enjoys uninterrupted views over the sites own wildlife meadow, even from an ensuite outdoor roll-top bath!
Before you arrive to site, the friendly proprietors share a welcome pack with instructions on everything you may need, from where the local shops are to passwords for entry, and you can park conveniently right behind the stable.
The building used to be a horses stable that was extended and converted into an outstanding self-catering holiday home with lovely touches throughout. The décor is simply beautiful, and all the available appliances are high end, from the sound system with built in speakers, to the American size fridge and induction cooker.
The inviting beds are all adorned with accent throw pillows and blankets, there are also two large shower rooms with plenty of white fluffy towels. The beds are divine, comfort personified, the linen sheets feel almost silky on your skin and the mattresses are plush. If you are a city girl like me, then you will appreciate the dark sky where you can admire the stars you barely get to see and enjoy the complete silence as you enjoy a deep sleep.
The kitchen is well stocked with everything you need to create culinary delights, whilst the private exterior and patio boast an outside BBQ kitchen as well as your very own hot tub that can be used all year round. The wood burning fire provides plenty of heat and is lovely to listen too as it crackles away. The logs are provided by the Estates own 85 acre woodland, so ‘low carbon’ credentials.
The Lucky stable has two floors, two bedrooms upstairs each with their own unique extending balcony windows, there is also another bedroom downstairs and a sofa bed with an extending privacy screen. Each room has been divinely decorated, our bedroom was adorned with a pretty green accent wall decorated with green ferns, as well as a bronze parrot and a pretty gold pineapple side lamp. There are little reminders that are you are in the countryside throughout, such as a stunning carved dog, horseshoe door handles and horse head figurines.
This beautiful stable is perfect to visit with friends or the whole family, if your family or friends’ group are large you can also book the stable next door. This lovely estate would be wonderful for a romantic getaway, Oakwood West Estate
s is the perfect place to create memories and I can assure you your visit won’t be the only one! This is certainly a Heart London Magazine favourite.
HEART LONDON MAGAZINE 5 STAR RATING