House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This charming Kent holiday accommodation would make a perfect base for your stay in rural Kent. The Kent holiday cottage is pretty as a picture with a really homely feel in the heart of a really lovely village with good restaurants, a selection of pubs and wonderful scenery.
This Kent holiday cottage has lots of personal touches to give it a real home from home feel with cosy log burner, a lovely eclectic mix of furnishings and lots of warm colours to brighten your stay.
This quintessentially English village house is in a wonderful location in the heart of the picturesque village of Wye with its regular farmers market, busy village street with many individual shops including both a butchers and bakers and the backdrop of the famous chalk Wye Crown on the North Downs behind.
The charming holiday house has a lovely cosy feel with homely furnishings and a really pretty mix of colours and furniture. The farmhouse kitchen is cosy and warm with an Aga, pretty painted units and a dresser bulging with bright colourful china. There is lots of space for all with three pretty sitting areas, a lovely cosy fireplace and attractive window seats with banks of cushions overlooking the village street.
Upstairs, a particular feature is the private sunny balcony off the main bedroom ideal for a peaceful moment or a cup of coffee with a morning paper! Charming colourful linen, comfy beds and a quaint cottagey feel make this a lovely place to stay during your visit to Kent. Outside, the pretty walled garden is fully enclosed and ideal for all the family with a bbq, tables and chairs.
All in all this enchanting holiday cottage won’t disappoint at any time of year!
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hythe 26 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: London Gatwick 100 km, Nearest railway: Wye 600 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
The house is entered from the garden into the farmhouse Kitchen through a stable door. There is a pretty dresser laden with charming colourful china, a scrubbed pine table to seat 8, a gas Aga, dishwasher, washing machine and smeg fridge with freezer compartment, wooden sink and drainer. A step down leads to the sitting room with an eclectic mix of armchairs and sofas grouped around the log burner. A step up leads to the snug with sofa, armchairs, TV and dvd and a good selection of books, cd’s and dvd’s to enjoy and doors to the garden.
The study is a lovely light room with desk, window seats and banks of cushions. Stairs lead to the first floor where there are four double bedrooms. The main bedroom has double sleigh bed, fitted wardrobes and bedside tables and lamps. French doors lead to the private balcony with table and chairs. There is an ensuite bathroom with bath, hand held shower, wc and basin.
Bedroom 2 leads off the main bedroom and has two twin beds, wardrobe, bedside table and lamps. Bedroom 3 is a pretty room with wrought iron double bed, wardrobe, bedside tables and lamps. Bedroom 4 is also a double room with double bed, dressing table, bedside tables, lamps and a wardrobe.
The family bathroom has bath, separate walk in shower, wc and basin.
|Further details outdoors||
Outside, the garden is fully enclosed with pretty flower and shrub borders, a seating area with tables and chairs and a bbq the side gate leads to a shared courtyard area. There is parking on the village street.
Refundable security deposit of £200 per week. Dogs welcome. Saturday changeover during high season. Short breaks available outside of high season. Booking fee of £26.40 payable.
The South East England region
Kent is known as the Garden of England in recognition of its attractive countryside and wealth of historic houses and gardens.
Shopping facilities in Kent are plentiful with regular food and craft markets held in many of the towns and villages. There are extensive shopping centres in Bromley, Canterbury, Tunbridge Wells and Bluewater (Europe's largest indoor shopping mall) and the world famous West End of London is easily accessible.
Kent offers superb opportunities for walking and cycling in delightful surroundings, including the North Downs and the High Weald. Knole Park, a magnificent 1000 acre deer park and home to the 16th century Knole House, can be found in Sevenoaks. Other sites of interest in Kent include Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn; Leeds Castle, "The Loveliest Castle in the World", and historic Canterbury Cathedral.
Claremont House is in the heart of the village of Wye, considered one of the prettiest villages in Kent. The village has a thriving atmosphere with a good range of local village shops., several pubs and restaurants within walking distance and all the charm of a truly English village. The farmers market has lots of fresh local produce – and with its position in the fruit growing heartland of Kent foodies can be sure of lots of local fresh food to try!
The village is on the edge of the North Downs with wonderful walks both to the famous chalk Wye Crown and through surrounding farmland. There are several large woods nearby ideal for walking, including the renowned Kings Wood with its fascinating sculptures and trails ideal to follow and explore.
The cathedral city of Canterbury is within 10 miles and is a definite must during your stay – with many historic places to visit and an excellent shopping centre to explore. In the summer why not take a boat trip down the river, or even a ghost tour of this beautiful city?
Kent has more castles than any other county so there are lots to visit on your holiday, including the stunning newly refurbuished Dover Castle with not only the main castle and keep but also the fascinating World War 11 secret headquarters inside the White Cliffs itself.
For the sporty, there are many wonderful beaches to explore, water sports to try and links golf courses to play – why not look at our ‘Things to do and see’ section of the website for some more ideas!