About the home
Mistletoe Cottage is a charming Grade II listed Tudor cottage forming part of an ancient manor house on the edge of the parkland for Chilham Castle. In an idyllic rural setting, it is a short walk from the village pubs and the centre of this stunning Kent village often used in film sets! This Canterbury holiday cottage has a cosy beamed interior with an attractive open fireplace and a lovely peaceful private garden to relax and enjoy.
This cottage has been rated as 4 star by Visit Britain.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Hythe, 15km|
|Will consider:||Short breaks|
Nearest amenities: 500m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, DVD player|
|General:||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 4|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
Further details indoors:
This self catering holiday cottage in Kent is part of Heron Manor which dates back to 1500 retaining many original features. This restored medieval cottage has been prettily furnished in a traditional style to give a cosy feel yet retaining many of the original features.
The heavily beamed ceilings of this holiday cottage in Kent enhance the sense of cosiness and warmth of the interior. A good selection of books, guides and maps in this holiday cottage help to while away those quiet moments or plan your next visit in this most historic part of Kent.
The cottage is about 5 minutes walk to the 15 Century square of this picturesque Kent village with its pretty winding streets beautiful Tudor black and white half timbered houses and a private castle, in fact the whole village itself is listed!
Further details outdoors:
A special feature of this self catering cottage is the pretty garden both front and back, its peace and total tranquillity broken only by birdsong and the odd tractor trundling down the lane coupled with fabulous country views will provide the most relaxing vacation. It will make the perfect location to return to at the end of the day’s sightseeing.
Cot and high chair available. Basket of logs for the open fire are provided for your arrival – please note you will need to purchase more for the duration of your stay. Refundable security deposit of £50. Short breaks available. Friday changeover day. Sorry no pets.
Booking fee of £26.40 payable
The South East England / Kent 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.
The Canterbury / Chilham area
This self catering holiday cottage is situated in Chilham, Kent. Chilham is a picturesque beautifully kept Kent village on a hill about 5 miles to the south of Canterbury. The village square is surrounded by beamed medieval Kentish structures and is such a good example of a truly English village, that it has been used many times for photo shoots! In fact the whole village is in a conservation area and has been listed it attracts visits by tourists worldwide. The Kent village of Chilham itself has two public houses; a tea room, post office and gift shop and on the edge of the village a farm shop selling local produce that you can enjoy during your stay at this luxury holiday cottage in Kent. The nearby Kent village of Chartham has a village store.
For public transport near this holiday cottage, the Kent village has both a railway station and bus service between Canterbury and Ashford. (High speed train from Ashford to London takes just 37 minutes). Canterbury itself has a wealth of history to explore and visit being a World Heritage Site.
There is much to do from boat trips on the Stour to ghost walks through the old part of the city at dusk. There are a really good range of restaurants and bars, and many shops and boutiques to explore and its busy cafe society that make this a must during your stay in this self catering holiday cottage in Kent. There is a also bustling farmers market at The Goodshed in Canterbury.
There are many historic sites to visit including Dover Castle, the world-famous Sissinghurst Gardens and the spectacular Leeds Castle, well-known as one of the most beautiful castles in England.
The nearby village of Wye has a bustling Saturday farmers market or you can explore the renowned foodmarket in Canterbury at The Goodshed. For foodies why not take a trip to Whitstable to sample the oysters or buy fresh fish direct from the fisherman at the quay or explore the internationally renowned vineyards that Kent is known for with Biddenden Vineyards only a 30 minute drive away. There are several stunning gardens to visit within an easy reach including Sissinghurst and Great Dixter.
Not far from this holiday cottage in Kent is the hotel complex of Eastwell Manor offering a wonderfully relaxing retreat for spa and beauty treatments for you to make the most of during your stay in Kent. There are also lovely walks from the Kent village through the thousands of acres of Forestry Commission woodland that surrounds Chilham, it is also situated on the ancient Pilgrims Way. For Fisherman there is chalk stream brown trout and course fishing available locally from Mid Kent Fisheries in the village. Chapel Down Vineyard near Tenterden is well worth a tour and tasting of its delicious award winning English wines.
All in all, this self catering holiday cottage in Kent is a wonderful location for a relaxing break and yet is within easy reach of motorways, the beach and even the Channel Tunnel (10 miles) for a day trip to France! Hereby you can discover more than just Kent during your stay in this holiday cottage. So don’t forget your passports!
How to get there
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Leave the M20 at Junction 8 – Leeds Castle turn off. Take the A20 towards Ashford/Charing. At the Charing roundabout, turn left up the hill on to the A252 towards Canterbury/Chilham. Go through Challock, and straight over the mini roundabout towards Canterbury. About 4 miles after the roundabout is Chilham.
Activities near Canterbury
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
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The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday and Saturday nights
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