Log cabin | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This stunning Visit England Graded 4* holiday home has been decorated with light and air in mind. The vaulted living area with white walls and floor and original artwork has many windows to enjoy the uninterrupted views across the fields and pond. French doors open onto wrap around decking with plenty of furniture to catch the sun as it moves around the Lodge through the day. Fully equipped kitchen including instant boiling and chilled water unit at the touch of a button, washing machine and dishwasher. Comfortable living area with wi-fi, freestat tv, dvd player and ipod docking station. Bathroom has separate freestanding bath and generous size shower unit. With a Michelin starred restaurant in the village, Sissinghurst Castle just up the road and only an hour from London, Nimrod Lodge is the perfect base while you explore Kent.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Camber Sands 33 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: London Gatwick, City or Heathrow 90 km, Nearest railway: Headcorn 9 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
The South East England region
The South East England / Kent region
From mysterious marshlands and breathtaking countryside to the dramatic white cliffs of Dover, there are medieval towns, historic castles, towering cathedrals and bustling seaside resorts to keep you busy on your visit to Kent.
Within easy reach are Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, Scotney Castle, Leeds Castle, Bedgebury Pinetum, local award-winning vineyards, Bewl Water, and many others. The Kent coast at sandy Camber Sands is only 30 minutes by car. There are local championship golf courses at Chart Hills and Weald of Kent nearby.
The channel tunnel rail link is 30 minutes by car at Ashford, making day-trips to France and Belgium easy. For those who favour a more active holiday, there is local horse-riding, sailing, fishing, flying at Headcorn Aerodrome, and hot air balloon rides. You can also swim, take leisurely walks in the countryside or pine forests, or borrow a bicycle from us and explore the country lanes.
The Biddenden area
One of the loveliest villages in the Weald of Kent, Biddenden is remarkable for its wide High Street and pavements of Bethersden Marble (a local limestone containing fossilised snail shells), for its brick and timbered houses and the lofty tower of its grey stone church, all of which have attracted artists through the ages. The village is perhaps best known for the tale of the Biddenden Maids, who were born in 1100 joined at the shoulder and hip, and their statue can be seen on the village green today.
The village has an industrial history in sheep and wool and the many fine houses which can be seen the locality are testament to the wealth this trade brought to the area. Back in the 14th century Flemish weavers were encouraged to move to this area and bring their weaving and dying skills with them.
Within 10 minutes walk are a range of local shops including a small supermarket, post office, hairdressers and tea rooms with gift shop. Biddenden has two restaurants, including the Michelin starred 'West House' and there is a local pub which serves a wide range of food at lunchtime and in the evenings. A little further out is the award-winning Biddenden Vineyards, where you can walk around the vineyards and sample the wines and ciders in their tea rooms and shop afterwards.
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4 Aug 2014
"Ecellent relaxing accommodation"
We had the pleasure of staying at Nimrod Lodge for two weeks in July 2014. The cottage was very cosy and very nicely furnished - everything we needed, and in a very quiet relaxing location, yet close… More
3 Jun 2014
"The warmest place to stay in Kent"
As you can see from others who have written on here, Nimrod Cottage is a great place to holiday.It is bright and airy, comfortably furnished with a definite thought of 'if I was staying here what… More
10 Mar 2014
"Peace and quiet just a step away from London"
After doing tons of research to find a great chalet/lodge not too far from London, and after having stayed at the Nimrod Lodge for a few days, I can confidently say that this is probably the best acco… More
11 Feb 2014
"Gorgeous countryside escape"
We've just returned from a wonderful long weekend at Nimrod Lodge, and the whole experience was great. It was really easy to get to from London and the lodge itself was beautifully decorated and … More
2 Jan 2014
"Lovely holiday cottage"
We stayed at Nimrod Lodge over the new year break. The location was nice and quiet yet only a short drive from the village and other Kent attractions. On arrival we were welcomed with a basket of good… More
3 Oct 2013
"Relaxing stay in a charming little cottage"
We felt very privileged to spend 4 nights at Nimrod Lodge in August 2013. Our stay was towards the end of a very hectic 3 weeks tour of UK and the cottage was the perfect place to consolidate some res… More
4 Sep 2013
"Bright and beautiful in the Garden of Kent"
Stayed here for a week in the early summer. This is a bright, beautiful wooden building with views across the fields. It looks and smells like new, and has furniture and fittings better than my own ho… More
11 Jul 2013
"Relaxed feel and beautiful location"
This was probably the most relaxed we have been travelling with two small children (3&5). The cabin is beautiful and spacious enough for 2 adults and 2 children easily. The best bit for us was just be… More
20 May 2013
"A Clean Contemporary and Charcterful Lodge to escape to in the countryside"
We booked a very last minute long weekend in this beautiful lodge and Laura dealt with the booking very efficiently. We felt like we had been so far away from the hurly burly of London and were very r… More
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