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About this Property

Two bijou, charming, boutique holiday let cottages, situated side by side in the heart of Brighton's South Lanes in central Brighton. 2 minutes from the seafront, accommodating up to 16 guests...

Tucked away in one of Brighton's oldest twitten lanes, these two neighbouring cottages are cosy and petite  - superbly situated in the heart of the city's most fashionable shopping and dining district, the South Lanes. The row of cottages along Black lion lane, are reputedly the oldest houses in Brighton, dating back to 1565. Situated right in In the central heart of Brighton surrounded by Brighton’s best  bars, pubs and restaurants. The area can be noisy on weekends but we supply ear plugs for light sleepers. Immediate  acccess to the seafront  and Brighton’s nightlife. 

Packed with original charm and character; these Grade II listed houses are by TV’s interior designer Sophie Robinson.  They are both modern and eclectic making them a truly original and stylish place to stay.

The petite proportions create a cosy and intimate vibe. The decor is kitsch and eclectic making this property a truly original and exclusive place to stay.  There is no dining table here, but the micro kitchens are perfect for light meals and snacks. No communal space for eating at the table, but with Brighton’s best restaurants on your doorstep you won’t want to stay in to cook!  It's an ideal launchpad to access the best this vibrant city has to offer.

The cottages are located right next door to each other, so ideal for large groups of friends and family alike. Together they accommodate up to 16 guests. Each cottage has 3 bedrooms, a double sofa bed in the living room, a wet room with double, walk-in showers, open plan living space with micro kitchens - no dining table however,  but there is a small terrace to the rear.

Things you need to know...

All bed linen and towels are provided.

For more details on individual cottage layout, you can view them separately as The Birdcage and Smugglers Retreat.

Access Information

Each cottage is arranged over 3 floors. Due to the age of the properties, they have low ceilings and narrow staircases.

Parking Information

The nearest car park is The Lanes multi-storey at the end of the lane, on Black Lion Street. There are two large multi storeys off West Street, which is a 5 minute walk. There is also on-street meter parking which now take credit cards, but limited to 4 hours. For alternative parking ideas, please visit and use the code CROWN10 to receive a 10% discount.

NB: Crown Gardens Ltd accepts no responsibility for your parking arrangements.

  • Sleeps 16 people
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Hens welcome
  • Sorry, no stags permitted

Beds & Bedrooms

  • This property will sleep a maximum of 16 people
  • 1 double bedroom
  • 5 double/twin bedrooms with zip & link beds
  • 2 Double Sofa Beds

Discounts available

15% for stays 28th May 2019 to 23rd Jul 2019.

15% for stays 2nd Sep 2019 to 19th Dec 2019.


  • Babies are welcome
  • Children welcome
  • This property is close to the beach
  • Well behaved pets allowed
  • Wifi available
  • DVD / Blu-ray available
  • Speakers available
  • Returnable security deposit: £500

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