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Scandiwegians @ Home

Why not come and visit the Scandiwegians @ Home?

We have an absolutely wonderful room available to rent in the Scandiwegians Gingerbread Cottage in the pretty, historic town of Reigate, Surrey (RH2 OND)

Summary

  • Stunning double en-suite room in a beautiful old house.

  • Simple Danish breakfast included.

  • Plenty of free street parking in a quiet, leafy residential area.

  • Walking distance to Reigate & Redhill.

  • Excellent cosy pub at the end of the road with food and large outdoor area.

  • Ideally located for Gatwick Airport, Central London and of course the beautiful Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which is very popular for cycling, particularly since the 2012 Olympics.

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Discounted weekly rates available - please contact us at scandiwegians@hotmail.com to check availability.


The Room

  • Large, spacious (15sqm) light & airy double room (max occupancy: 2 adults)
  • Stylish and luxurious en-suite shower room with excellent walk-in shower.
  • Tea/coffee making facilities in the room.
  • Has a small seating window 'mini lounge' area outside the room available for exclusive use of guests - perfect to read with a cup of coffee.
  • Modern Scandinavian interior design including exposed beams and a vaulted ceiling.
  • Basic Danish breakfast of tea, coffee, orange juice, cereal and toast included in the price.

The House

  • Beautiful detached 1860s Gatekeeper's Lodge recently extended and completely refurbished.
  • Architect designed in a traditional style of Surrey including clay hung tiles which is a style associated with the Sussex/Surrey area.
  • Use of kettle, microwave, range cooker, fridge, cutlery and crockery plus bbq.
  • Free street parking easily available.
  • Has a private garden with outdoor seating and a barbecue. Please note that the garden has not yet been landscaped so is quite rough in places. 

The Location

  • Quiet but convenient location on a leafy residential road nestled between the towns of Reigate and Redhill (easy walking distance to both).
  • In an attractive conservation area with many 18th and 19th century buildings and known for its windmill (sadly currently without sails).
  • 5 minutes by car from Junction 8 of the M25
  • 20-30 minutes by car from Gatwick Airport.
  • Pre-booked taxis to/from Gatwick cost £17.30 (may cost more if you need a larger vehicle for multiple passengers and luggage).
  • 5 minutes walk to the excellent local pub, The Roe Deer which specialises in wood-fired pizza, cheese & cooked meat platters and has a huge selection of gins! It is cosy inside and has a large outdoor area.
  • 10 minutes walk to 2 further pubs, which both serve food, The Hatch and the Red Lion.
  • 10 minutes walk to Donyngs Leisure Centre which has a swimming pool and full leisure facilities available on a 'pay & play' (no contract) basis.
  • 10 minutes walk to local shops including a convenience store, post office, florist and a good fish and chips shop although the best is probably Sea Salt.
  • 15 minutes walk to Reigate Railway Station, our local cafe Beryl & Pegs (recommended) is opposite, and c20 minutes to Redhill Station*. A single train ticket between Gatwick and Redhill/Reigate is £4.50.
  • Approx 20 minutes walk to the town centres of Reigate and Redhill (opposite directions).

* There is pleasant walking route to Redhill Station along the Redhill-Reigate cycle route that is not shown on google maps. Corinna used to walk this daily and it took a brisk 15 minutes.

    Transport Links

    Reigate Town Centre - 20 minutes walk away

    • Explore historic Reigate including the Castle ruins and Priory Park.
    • A range of small independent and chain shops including Marks & Spencer Food Hall, Morrisons supermarket, a Post Office, and various clothes shops.
    • A large range of independent and chain cafes and coffee shops including Cullenders (recommended), Chalk Hills, Starbucks, Caffe Nero, Costa Coffee, and Canakin (recommended for patisserie style cakes and coffee).
    • A range of independent and chain restaurants including Wagamamas, Nandos, Monte Forte Pizza (recommended) Giggling Squid (Thai), New Gurkha Kitchen (Nepalese/Indian) and Bills.
    • Several pubs, wine bars and the independent Pilgrim Brewery where you can try their locally brewed beers in the Tap Room (recommended). 
    • The excellent boutique Everyman Cinema where you can enjoy a glass of wine and a snack before or during your film.

    Redhill Town Centre - 20 minutes walk away

    • A useful rather than pretty town.
    • Explore Memorial Park for relaxation. It has a large pavilion cafe.
    • A very large Sainsbury's supermarket.
    • A range of independent and chain shops including Marks & Spencer.
    • Sai's Kitchen @ The Junction Pub is recommended for Burmese/Thai food.
    • At the back of the train station is the Home Cottage pub. It's an attractive Young's pub with a restaurant and extensive outdoor areas.

     Further Afield

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