Barn conversion in Plumpton, South Downs, East Sussex

Property reference 668458
7 nights:
£635 - £635
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A gorgeous open plan barn conversion on the grounds of a working farm, a Michelin starred village pub is within walking distance. Ideal for a weekend getaway close to historic Lewes and the Sussex coast. More details...


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The Jam Shed is five miles north-west of the delightful market town of Lewes and 10 miles from the world famous Glyndebourne Opera House and if you don't want to drive you can catch the train from Plumpton (a 10 minute walk from the Jam Shed) to Lewes and make use of the Glyndebourne shuttle bus. In and around Lewes you can visit Charleston, the home and country meeting place of the Bloomsbury set; Lewes Castle; Anne of Cleves House; Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum and Drusilla's Zoo & Park.


  • Property type

  • General

  • Kitchen

    Coffee machine
    Electric hob
    Washing machine
  • Living room

  • Dining room

    Dining table
  • Bathrooms

    Walk in shower
  • Bedrooms

    Sofa bed
  • Leisure activities


  • Lovely barn conversion on the grounds of a working farm
  • Cosy bolthole with a contemporary finish
  • Within walking distance of a Michelin starred pub


The Jam Shed: sleeps 2 + 2 in 1 bedroom. Sofa bed (sleeps 2). Shower room. Outside private terrace and seating area. Parking for 3 cars.

Ground Floor

Dining/kitchen/sitting room
Kitchen area with dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, electric hob and oven, fridge with freezer compartment. Dining table for up to 4. Sitting room area with sofa bed, Freeview TV, DVD.
Shower room with walk in shower, washing machine.

First Floor

Steep narrow steps to 1st floor.
Bedroom (sleeps 2) with super king low bed. There is low headroom in this room.


Largely grassed gardens that also adjoin the owners. Private terrace with BBQ and good quality wooden furniture.
Private gated parking area for up to 4 cars



Please note: Take care with small children. There is a ditch with stream and an unfenced pond in the grounds.

The Jam Shed is a barn style annexe that has been lovingly designed with contemporary colours and soft furnishings. Light and airy inside, there are views onto a delightful patio and lawn with fields beyond. Good quality wooden furniture makes for a lovely outside eating area which is bordered with lavender bushes and seasonal flowers.

A perfect bolthole for cosy nights in or a summer retreat, the Jam shed offers open plan living with a well equipped kitchen, comfy sofas and TV. Stairs lead to a loft bedroom with a kingsize bed and views across the garden to the pond.

The Jam Shed is located on the outskirts of Plumpton Village within walking distance of Plumpton train station with direct line via Gatwick to London Victoria, a racecourse and an excellent village shop selling fresh bread and croissants, local produce and quality meals to take back to the Jam Shed if you don’t fancy cooking. Alternatively, why not walk across the fields to The Jolly Sportsman pub, a former Victorian alehouse now well known for its food.


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