Welcome to Magpie Cottage, the artist’s cottage between Wilmington and Arlington in East Sussex, run by Jim and Josie Tipler.
With walls adorned with original artwork inside and murals and mosaics outside, this beautiful and secluded rural home is the perfect location for relaxing but inspiring breaks.
A delightful 2 bedroom, single story, artist’s cottage close to the South Downs National Park. It has its own charming walled garden, within the gardens of Pickhams, complete with murals. Stripped wood floors, original artist’s work in each room, the comfortable accommodation is suitable for families and dogs are welcome.
Add the option of either one-to-one or group art tuition with artist, Josie Tipler, to enjoy a highly creative Art Holiday.
Jim is a graphic designer, Josie is an artist and they are both musicians in the folk duo, Milton Hide. Many of their songs are inspired by the local area and characters.
They live at next door with Josie's mum, Jill, a dog and 2 cats.
In line with current government regulations, we are not able to take bookings during the national lockdown period.
July 2020 - In the current climate (Covid 19) we have committed to the extra cleaning regime to make sure you are safe during your stay. We are therefore allowing 2 nights between bookings to ensure we have time for all of the new protocols and have increased our cleaning fees slightly (to £60 per booking). We will be taking bookings for a minimum of 4 nights for the next few months.
Large room with wood burner, television, wifi, double sofa bed, armchair, electric points, usb charging sockets, electric heater, lamps, DVDs.
Large room with double bed, built in wardrobe, bookcase, mirror, bedside tables with lamps, chair, electric points, electric heater.
Smaller room with double bed, storage cupboard with drawers, bedside lamps, chair, electric points and electric heater.
The cottage hosts a display of art by Josie Tipler, the resident artist, most of which is for sale.
Large kitchen dining room seats 6, wood fired Rayburn, gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge freezer, toaster, kettle, dishwasher.
Small bathroom with shower over bath, toilet, basin, cupboards, heated towel rail, extractor fan, shaving point.
Charming walled garden with shaded patio seating area, terraced lawns, murals, mosaic, two loungers, fire basket, small barbeque