The house has a contemporary look and feel, with 2 sitting rooms, including 1 with a double height ceiling. There is also a large garden with decking, lawn, and a fabulous hot tub.
We're 10 minutes' walk from the town centre, 5 minutes' walk from the local sports centre in one direction, and 5 minutes from gorgeous Sussex countryside in the other.
London, Brighton and historic Lewes are in easy reach.
Type of Programme
One-to-One, personalised English tuition living full-board with the tutor's own family and in the tutor's own home, including local visits and excursions, meeting friends, neighbours and professional colleagues etc.
Type of House: Detached House - UK
Teaching Qualifications and Experience
Over 20 years' experience in English Language teaching as teacher, academic director, teacher trainer, and school principal – in the UK, Spain, Nepal and Pakistan.
I ran an English school in the UK for 5 years until 2006. I was then Academic Director and Director of Language Training for a global company, organising language courses in over 30 languages worldwide to 1000s of students.
For the last year, I was Sales Director for an online company teaching English worldwide.
I'm currently leading the development of a best practice programme for Teachers Without Borders, a global NGO.
Hobbies and Interests
Writing, current affairs, travel, cycling, squash, reading contemporary fiction, business, digital culture, film, art, cooking, food
Double bedroom, contemporary styling. Double bed, desk, chair, chest of drawers, built-in wardrobe/cupboard, wi-fi. On ground floor, opposite bathroom.
Excursions and Local Attractions
Gorgeous historic town of Lewes, with castle, old streets, fabulous pubs, and bohemian shops. 15 minutes' away by car.
Lively, cosmopolitan Brighton, with world-famous Royal Pavilion, pier, shops, restaurants, cafes and nightlife.
London is only 1 hour and 10 minutes away by train, direct from Uckfield.
Uckfield is a lovely country town with shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants and a cinema. The local sports centre is only 5 minutes' walk and has a swimming pool, gym, badminton and squash courts.
We're 5 minutes' walk from gorgeous countryside - rolling hills, woods and the wild deer of Buxted Park.
Other local attractions and excursions include the seaside resorts of Eastbourne and Hastings; the Ashdown Forest and Winnie the Pooh country; the historic castles at Hever and Bodiam; Rudyard Kipling's House in Burwash; the amazing gardens of Sheffield Park, Sissinghurst and Wakehurst Place; Drusillas Zoo; and an impressive selection of beautiful villages, vineyards, and golf courses