Shaws Farm Cottage
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3
The Cottage has been awarded a 4 Star rating with Quality in Tourism Scheme.
We are situated in a rural part of South East Kent, surrounded by beautiful countryside, a peaceful and tranquil setting with fantastic views, this semi detached property (attached to the farmhouse and situated on a working farm), is off the beaten track but only 5 minutes from the main road into Canterbury. Plenty of wild life, including little owls, and pheasants, and watch the sheep grazing in the paddock while you have breakfast.
Ground Floor: Entrance hall, spacious lounge/ diner, kitchen, separate toilet and basin.
First Floor: 2 Bedrooms: 1 double (6ft bed) 1 single (accessed via double) with en suite bathroom and shower over bath, toilet and basin.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Ashford International|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details outdoors|
We are only 20 mins from Hythe, a lovely sea town with small shops and a good fish restaurant on the sea front.
Dymchurch is about 30 mins away, with it's lovely sandy beach and the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch railway
on the way, with lots of special excursions to offer especially for children.
Gas central heating throughout, all fuel included in rent excepting September - April where a £30 supplement is payable.However if the Summer months are exceptionally cool, a small heating charge may be applied.
New flat screen television, with freeview channels
The South East England region
You are ideally placed for a walking holiday and are equidistant (9 miles) between the historic city of Canterbury, and Ashford, Folkestone and Hythe.
Head to the picturesque village of Wye where there is a Farmers Market selling local produce and the breathtaking views along the Wye Downs. From the Wye Crown you can see France on a clear day.
The closest beach is Hythe, where some of the best fish and chips are to be found. Whitstable is 13 miles, where the world's best oysters can be sampled with a glass of crisp white by the sea or why not buy your fresh fish from the harbour and bring it home for a cosy supper. Also to be found are some of the best antique shops. Kite boarding can be observed – and for the more fool hardy, attempted!
Alternatively, visit John Aspinall's 300 acre wild animal park at Port Lympne or the more compact Howlett's at Canterbury, also beautiful Leeds Castle (and enjoy the grounds again and again with a 365 day ticket after your first entry - no extra charge) or historic Hever Castle, family seat of the Howards and home to Anne Boleyn.
Day trips to France and Belgium from Dover or through the Tunnel, don't forget your Passport!
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5 Sep 2013
"A peaceful cottage in a beautiful part of the country."
I stayed at Shaws Farm Cottage with my sister and my young daughter. We had a lovely couple of days visiting family nearby. The cottage was everything we hoped it would be: clean, comfortable, quiet,… More
10 Jul 2013
"Excellent in every way"
Shaws Farm Cottage was perfect - spotlessly clean, large and comfortable, kitchen was fully equipped, decorating was lovely and relaxing, views of the sheep and countryside were exquisite and the host… More
30 Jun 2013
"should be five star"
First rate accommodation. Peaceful location, spotlessly clean property, with everything we could want, including a coffee maker. The wildlife was wonderful to watch from the patio window. We saw a woo… More
2 Apr 2013
"Excellent spotless accommodation."
More than happy with the accommodation for our 3 night stay. As a base for exploring Kent, this peaceful Cottage provided the 2 of us along with my adult son a cosy retreat over an extremely chilly E… More
26 Oct 2012
"Perfect for a holiday in Kent"
Our first holiday in Kent and we couldn't have found a better place to stay. Immaculate accommodation, cleaner than anywhere else we have stayed and up to 4 star hotel standard. Peaceful location… More
6 Aug 2012
"A must if visiting beautiful Kent"
Idyllic, spacious & well furnished and equipped self catering accommodation with outstanding views over Kent Downs. Very friendly and helpful owners. There are many good restaurants in the villages ne… More
27 May 2012
"A real Kentish gem, peace comfort and tranquility with wonderful hosts."
Shaws Farm Cottage well deserves it's 4 star rating. Modern, beautifully presented stylish accommodation in glorious countryside within easy reach of East Kent highlights .( See owners web site). You are spoilt for choice.We have just returned but have visited several times in May, June and Sept.
On a sheep farm and private from owners adjoining farmhouse, we found the cottage to be
extremely well equiped with spacious well furnished rooms flooded with light. A real home from home feel with views over the pastures. The added little extras make this self catering cottage a real discovery. Lazy days on the beach at Hythe one of our favourite spots together with wonderful fresh fish a real treat. We really enjoyed visiting old haunts as my family and I originate from Kent and returning each day to the comforts of the cottage ensure a perfect break at any time of year. Once discovered it's hard to stay away and so easy to forget you have to go home ! Thank you Susan and Ray for your warm welcome and for sharing this not so little gem, we wish it was our secret !
8 May 2012
"A perfect spot in the peace and quiet of the Kent countryside"
A house attached to a farmhouse which is extremely well equipped and very spacious with picture windows over farmland. At the same time only a short drive to either Folkestone, Hythe or Ashford with … More
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