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The Raft. A Light and Beautiful Floating Home.

SuperhostWest Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Houseboat hosted by Lucy
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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Discover a unique romantic getaway on board a floating home in a vibrant houseboat community. All the comforts of a modern house are inside this handcrafted space, with great attention spent on creating an experience full of character and charm. The Raft has fast internet and is a perfect place to work away from home, well stocked with organic cafe direct 'Machu Picchu' coffee! It is its own unit and therefore perfect for isolation. Every surface is thoroughly cleaned is antibacterial cleaner.
Discover a unique romantic getaway on board a floating home in a vibrant houseboat community. All the comforts of a modern house are inside this handcrafted space, with great attention spent on creating an experience full of character and charm. The Raft has fast internet and is a perfect place to work away from home, well stocked with organic cafe direct 'Machu Picchu' coffee! It is its own unit and therefore perfec… read more
“We have relished designing and building every detail of the Raft. From the curve of the roof to the hand-hammered brass door handles. We’ve maximised the amount of light and views of the estuary to make the most of our incredible location. It gives us great satisfaction to have others come and enjoy using the space as much as we enjoyed creating it.”
“We have relished designing and building every detail of the Raft. From the curve of the roof to the hand-hammered brass door handles. We’ve maximise…
– Lucy, your host

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Full kitchen
Washer
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Bathroom essentials
Bedroom comforts
Coffee maker

4.97 out of 5 stars from 118 reviews

Location

West Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Raft is in a friendly community of 40 houseboats. It's near Shoreham, a lovely town with many coffee shops, restaurants, pubs, and charity shops. The beach is a 2-minute walk, and is very popular with kite surfers and wind surfers.

Distance from Gatwick Airport

36 mins by car without traffic

Hosted by Lucy

Joined in February 2016
  • 175 Reviews
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  • Response time: within an hour

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House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 12:00 p.m.
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
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