The Duck House
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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4
The Duck House is a stunning two bedroom cottage in the charming and un-spoilt village of Cowden in Kent and is well placed for exploring the beautiful Kent and Sussex countryside or delving into local history.
If you are looking for an idyllic retreat in Rural England, that offers holiday accommodation of an extremely high standard, then The Duck House self catering cottage is for you.
The Duck House is found by meandering down a private lane and overlooks several ponds that teem with wildlife. The self catering cottage is on a quiet private lane that leads to a Manor House with large livery stables, where one can take riding lessons. The rural location is ideal for those who enjoy the outdoor life with direct access to 90 acres of woodland and an extensive network of bridle paths and walks.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick, Nearest railway: Edenbridge|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Boat available|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, 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||Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Private fishing lake or river|
About this location
The Sevenoaks District
The location, close to the borders of both Surrey and Sussex, the idyllic Kent countryside and everything that one would expect from a traditional English village is on the doorstep.
The Duck House, located only 45 minutes from central London, is in an area registered as being 'of outstanding natural beauty'. Many of the local gardens are regularly open to the public.
There are over 5 golf courses within a 15 minute drive, two can be found in Cowden and the famous Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club in Forest Row.
There is sailing at Bough Beech Reservoir and horse racing at Lingfield Park.
Fishing can also be arranged at one of the many well-stocked local lakes.
There are numerous cultural attractions within a short distance ranging from Chartwell (home of Sir Winston Churchill), Hever Castle (childhood home of Anne Boleyn), Chiddingston Castle, Sissinghurst Gardens, Penshurst Place, Emmets Gardens and Knole Park.
The nearest town with shops is Edenbridge, five minutes away and boasts a good
selection of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities. Edenbridge has six antique shops that have a national reputation.
The Spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells, 15 minutes away, also offers excellent shopping.
The nearest train stations are at either Edenbridge or Lingfield (Victoria 45 minutes). Also within a short car journey is the M25 and Gatwick Airport is 25 minutes.
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22 Nov 2013
"A pleasant rural self-contained cottage outside Edenbridge with two bedrooms plus bathroom , sitting room and kitchen"
Very calm with a pleasant aspect over garden and duckpond. Town and shops a short distance away across country.… More
27 Oct 2013
"comfortable cottage in a beautiful garden"
We (2 adults, 2 teenagers and a dog) had a lovely stay in the Duck House. The cottage is very comfortable and very well equipped. The garden is impressive. It is connecting to al little forest, so it … More
26 Oct 2013
"comfortable and well-equipped in a lovely setting"
this was a really pleasant place to say, lovely outlook on the extensive gardens, and inside furniture and fittings well thought out. special mention for the comfy beds and the luxurious bed-linen, … More
25 Oct 2013
"feel like home in a total relaxing surrounding"
The Duck House is after several stays a place of my own. I feel very safe, full in nature and when I want complete rest I can find it with the luxery of modern elements if required. The ideal combinat… More
25 Oct 2013
"Wonderful and peaceful"
Had a lovely stay in this comfy,clean cottage. Plenty of outside space in the lovely landscaped gardens for our 2 girls to play, especially hide and seek. Family of ducks greeted us each morning. Ever… More
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