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Relax in the peace & quiet of the garden

House | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Set in the grounds of the owners grade II country cottage, this detached holiday cottage with its own garden has been created from a converted blacksmith's forge which was completely refurbished during 2010/11.

It is suitable for holidays throughout the year with full gas central heating and double glazing. At the same time it retains original elements such as the original oak beams from which hang horseshoes found in the garden.

The accommodation which is all on the ground floor features a bright, airy triple aspect open plan living/dining area with vaulted ceilings and oak flooring throughout.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 2.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Sittingbourne 4.5 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 Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users

The South East England region

There are many tourist attractions, things to do in the area and further afield:

< 5 miles from the property :

Bayford Meadows Racing Circuit, Doddingon Place, Bredgar & Wormshill Railway

< 1 0 miles from the propery :

Belmont House & Garden, Brogdale Farm National Fruit collection, Shepherd Neame Brewery Tour, Faversham historic market town, Leeds Castle

< 15 miles from the propery :

Mount Ephraim, Beech Court Gardens, Buckmore Park Racing, Crab & winkle Way Whitstable, Kent Life Museum,

Dickens World, Eagle Heights, Guildhall Museum, Historic Dockyard Chatham & Kingswear Castle Paddle Steamer

< 20 miles from the propery :

Canterbury with cathedral, Historic River Tours, Roman Museum, Canterbury Tales, Museum of Canterbury

Upnor Castle (EH) , Wye National Nature Reserve, Restoration House, Rochester Castle & cathedral, Biddenden Vineyard, Howletts Wild Animal Park and Sissinghurst Castle (National Trust)

< 25 miles from the propery :

Wildwood, Knet & East Sussex Railway, Reculver country Park, Wingham Wildlife Park, Finchcocks Music Museum, Rare Breeds Centre, Tenterden Vineyard


The property is 3 miles from Sittingbourne which has a mainline railway station with fast trains to London Victoria & St Pancras in less than an hour as well as trains to the seaside towns of Herne Bay, Whitstable & Broadstairs.

Eurotunnel is less than an hour by train for travel to France and the continent.

Sittingbourne provides an ideal basis from which to explore the historic market town of Faversham, home to the Britain's oldest brewer and the national fruit collection at Brogdale an a small independant cinema located in a fine Tudor building. The cobbled streets of Rochester, famous for its association with Dickens are within a half hour drive away as is the county town of Maidstone and the cathedral city of Canterbury.

For garden lovers, Doddington Place, and Belmont House and Gardens, Mount Ephriam and Leeds Castle are all within 10 miles.

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Review 1-4 of 4

17 Jul 2014


"Lovely but no wifi"

My adult daughter, her small dog and I stayed for 3 nights in July 2014. Lovely accommodation, well equipped, friendly owners, large outside area with barbecue, comfortable bed and sofa bed.The proper… More

16 Jun 2014


"Home from home"

This cottage has everything that you would expect and then some. It is located in the hamlet of Dungate and has a secluded garden attached to it. We took our dog with us and he loved racing around the… More

4 Jun 2014


"Truly comfortable"

Liz and Jim were wonderful hosts and had thought of everything to make our stay enjoyable. We especially appreciated having a washing machine as we had been travelling for quite a while. Liz had left … More

28 Dec 2013


"Luxury and relaxation"

The Forge is lovely. Very well converted, giving a charming 1 bed property, with en-suite shower room. All mod cons in the kitchen - best cooker we've found in a rental. Large garden, unfortun… More

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