Stable Cottages (kent)
Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The property is set in a beautiful country location, conveniently located with easy access to all motorways and ports. Situated 15 minutes from historic Rochester. London, Canterbury and the coast are all 45 minutes away.
The cottages provide a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life but at the same time are situated close to motorways and ports. Set in 20 acres of farmland overlooking the Thames Estuary.
There are fabulous facilities including a heated indoor swimming pool and steam room, a mini-gymnasium with a running machine,rowing machine and weights. The family live on site and look forward to welcoming your stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 60 km, Nearest railway: Rochester 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Full oil fired central heating included in the price, all electricity, bedding and towels included. Doorways are wide enough for a wheelchair and all cottages have ground floor bedrooms.
There is a disabled shower in the pool room. There are no steps at the property. The fully tiled bathroom with shower over bath has ample cupboard space. The property has many attractive features such as oak staircases and beams.
|Further details outdoors|
We have electric gates for extra security and there is ample parking for cars. There is a gas barbecue and a games room with table tennis, pool table, football table and children's play corner. We also have a climbing frame and other outdoor toys for children.
If you like walking we have many footpaths through the countryside and are also very close to the Saxon Shore Way. The RSPB reserve is just around the corner in High Halstow including the largest Heronry in Europe. We do provide a selection of Wellington boots for people to borrow!
We do allow dogs by prior arrangement but we do ask that they are kept on a lead at all times, only walked in the 'dog walking area' and cleaned up after. They are not allowed in the bedrooms. There are many walks outside of our boundaries on public footpaths.
This cottage is one of 6 on this site. The cottages vary in size and rental rates. Please contact the owner for further details. Pets are welcome by arrangement only.
The South East England region
We are close to Historic Rochester which has a Castle, Cathedral, Museum and High Street, and an hour’s drive will take you to many more gardens and National Trust properties or the coast. Canterbury being 45 minutes away and London an hour.
Kent boasts a beautiful coastline, unspoilt countryside and various historical attractions making this a holiday destination that can satisfy all tastes. There are miles and miles of walks through woodland, vineyards and fields, as well as galleries, shopping opportunities and a variety of restaurants and cafes.
There is so much do do in Rochester. Historic Rochester has Victorian Charm, great Architecture and Historic Interests. You can visit the Castle, Cathedral and the Guidhall Museum.
You can explore Rochester in the footsteps of Charles Dickens. Seeing the buildings he wrote about including the Six Poor Travellers house, Restoration House and also his treasured Swiss Chalet.
Rochester boasts a wide choice of independent speciality shops, ample places to eat and drink and a farmers market every 3rd Sunday in the month at Corporation Street car park.
Chatham is famous for the Historic Dockyard dating back more than 400 years. There is also Dockside outlet centre nearby.
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11 Jan 2014
"Home from Home"
We stayed at Stable Cottages over Christmas and couldn't have been more pleased. From the box of chocolates and bottles of mulled wine that awaited us, to the welcome and helpfulness of the own… More
12 Jan 2013
"Clean, Well Provisioned & Welcoming Accommodation"
My family (2 adults & 3 teenagers) stayed in a 2 bedroom cottage over the Christmas period. Needing somewhere almost midway between family in Essex & Kent, this was an ideal location. The cottage was clean and had everything necessary for a full week. The provision of swimming towels as well as everyday towels was great, as was access to the washing machine and dryer. The kitchen was well stocked and even had a travel adaptor for my European mixer - I made a pavlova for 10 in the oven that turned out just as at home, so no skimping on size there. Would certainly recommend for people who need a base in Kent. Debbie most helpful & came to say hello & make sure everything was OK as we had arrived late in the evening, and her directions were clear and accurate. Cottage is at the end of a lane, part of which is unmade but the condition of the road is perfectly fine for all cars.
28 Sep 2012
"Great for kids"
We stayed here with our two year old and another couple. The accommodation was well equipped, clean and comfortable. The games room was fabulous, offering plenty to keep our toddler - and the men - en… More
31 Aug 2012
"Great for families of all ages - comfortable and clean accommodation"
This was our second holiday at the Stables. Our first stay was last year in August 2011 when we stayed for 7 nights, we decided that wasn't long enough so this year we stayed 10 nights and still… More
14 May 2012
We were attending a wedding at Cooling Castle Barns and needed accommodation for 2 nights. Stable cottages was exactly what we needed as there were 8 of us plus an infant. The cottages are located dow… More
we apologise for the holes in the road, this was due to the huge amount of rain we have had this year. The road was repaired on Sunday and I hope if you return you will not see it in that sorry state again!
The bathrooms do have showers over the baths but unfortunately there is not the room for a seperate shower. We do however have two walk in showers in the pool room (which is very warm) that many of our less abled visitors have used.
11 May 2012
"Beautiful located and well equipped property"
Stayed for a week in May at one of the 4-bedroom properties.Property is well equipped, with two bedrooms on the ground floor for the less abled.Very dog friendly with a dog walking area on the doorste… More
27 Apr 2012
"Excellent spot for our weekend away"
Our group of friends had a weekend away from London. Stable cottages exceeded almost all of our expectations. The location is great - turn off the road and follow a driveway for nearly a mile to the… More
2 Nov 2011
"The best place to enjoy your holidays with children"
Everything was easy from the beginning.We are from Spain and booked in the internet .The great advantage is having the owners so near, they are very kind and willing to help you. The property is very big and safe at the same time. Children have a lot of things to do and adults can enjoy peaceful moments.The location is perfect to explore county Kent and ,of course, London. The amenities are great to relax and have fun. What I liked best was that I felt at home despite being abroad. Maybe what I liked least was to drive even to buy some bread but that is how things are if you live in the country.The houses are very cosy and you find everything you can need.
30 Oct 2011
"Just what we needed!"
My daughter was planning on getting married at Cooling Castle Barn in Rochester and as we live in Southampton I needed to find a cottage locally so that she would have somewhere to stay the night before the wedding and to get ready. I found Stable Cottages through a web search and contacted Debbie one of the owners by phone over a year before the dates I required. From the outset she was extremely helpful when I explained why I needed the cottage and assured me that it would not be a problem for photographers,hairdressing and make up ladies as well as bridesmaids and bridal cars.to turn up at the property. She also gave me information about local kennels for our dogs for the duration of the wedding weekend and agreed that after the wedding we could keep out dogs at the property. We kept in contact over the months of waiting and she always responded promptly to any questions that I had The week before arrival I was told which cottage we would be staying in and the code for the entry gates therefore allowing us to proceed straight to out cottage on arrival .The property was immaculate the best that I have every rented. My daughter was able to spend the night with all her family and bridesmaids in a relaxing and homely setting. During our stay both Debbie and Jason were there to provide any help needed.
The setting was outstanding, perfect for anyone wanting to visit London but not wanting to stay in the city
On our arrival home we discovered that my husband had left his glasses behind I contact Debbie and they were back with us by lunchtime the next day! You really can't ask for more than that..
All in all it was 'Just what we needed' and I would recommend this it to anyone, you will be sure of a warm and friendly welcome
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