The house is approximately 5 miles inland from the Cinque Port town of Rye.

The property is located within ancient woodland in Beckley, East Sussex. Bounded by Woodland Trust land on one boundary and Forestry Commission woodland on the others. Wild Boar, Muntjac deer, bats and a plethora of birdlife are to be found within the surrounding woodland.

The historic hilltop town of Rye is a top tourist attraction with its winding cobbled streets, medieval buildings and rich mix of quirky shops, galleries, pubs and restaurants. Hastings town, now boasting the new Jerwood Gallery, is half and hours drive and has a rich mix of attractions including cinemas and museums.  

Further along the coast is Bexhill with Erich Mendelsohn and Serge Chermayeff’’s restored De La War Pavillion with its expansive arts programme. Derek Jarman’s converted fisherman's hut and garden and other notable new buildings such as Nord’s ‘Shingle House’ are to be found at Dungeness.

Great Dixter, Bodiam Castle and National Trust properties at Smallhythe Place and Lamb House in Rye are all within easy reach.

The house is ideally placed for exploring the varied countryside of Romney Marsh and the beautiful Tillingham Valley. The costal resorts of Camber Sands with its expansive sandy beach and Winchelsea’s quiet stony beach are within 15 minutes drive.

Tennis, golf, fishing, riding, sailing and wind surfing, gym and indoor pools are all available in the vicinity. Cinemas can be found at Ashford, Hastings and Hawkhurst locally, with a Kino in Rye having recently opened.