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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Barden Cottage was built in 1852 and offers comfortable and cosy accommodation with an entrance porch leading into a living room with woodburning stove, comfortable seating and flat screen TV/DVD with Freeview . This leads through into the kitchen which has been fitted with cream shaker style units, solid oak work surfaces and a belfast sink.
There is also a pine dining table and chairs. Steep stairs (unsuitable for the elderly or infirm) lead from the kitchen to a landing, a characterful bedroom with a Kingsize bed, stripped wooden floorboards, wall beams and exposed brickwork with feature fireplace, a small single bedroom (NB there is no wardrobe in this room) and modern bathroom with power shower over bath.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Undercounter size fridge/freezer, Gas Hob, Electric fan oven
|Further details outdoors|
Rear courtyard garden with furniture
Off road parking for upto 2 cars to front of cottage
Welcome tray provided
About this location
The Kent region
Kent , known as the Garden of England, is ideally suited for young and old alike as it had a wide range of attractions, including Castles, animal parks, gardens, historic buildings, maritime heritage and steam trains.
The coast is within approx 11 miles where you can visit the beautiful cinque town of Rye or relax on the beautiful sandy beach at Camber. Travel along the coast towards New Romney where you will find the unique Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch railway .
The area also abounds with walks, cycleways, golf courses and fishing lakes.
Tenterden, also known as The Jewel of the Weald, has a beautiful tree lined high street, approx 1 mile away, with wonderful historic buildings. It is also home to the Kent and East Sussex railway where you can enjoy a nostalgic trip through the countryside all the way to Bodiam Castle.
The town offers lots of individual shops alongside the more well known names. There are coffee shops, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants.
The surrounding area also has National Trust properties, including Sissinghurst, Smallhythe and Scotney Castle.
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22 Jun 2014
"Great base for exploring the area."
The cottage is comfortable and well equipped. The owners are friendly and helpful, supplying useful extras, such as loo rolls and bin liners, as well as some treats on arrival. The booking was very sm… More
15 Jun 2014
Barden Cottage is the best self contained accomadation we have had in the UK. As noted in previous reviews this cottage has everything you would expect plus more and is spotlessly clean. The attentio… More
19 May 2014
Great location to stay and well maintained place, had a pleasent welcome by Yvonne and Geoff on arrival.everything we needed plus wine and chocolates.… More
19 May 2014
The owners were waiting to greet us when we arrived. Everything there that we needed, plus fresh flowers , chocolates, a bottle of wine and milk in the fridge, couldn't have wished for more.A spo… More
28 Sep 2013
What an excellent cottage. Really warm, homely and comfortable set on the outskirts of the lovely small town of Tenterden.The wine, chocolates and biscuits upon arrival were a lovely gesture from Yvon… More
17 Jul 2013
"Top class property - Immaculate"
Barden Cottage is a real home away from home and a real find. The wine, chocolates, biscuits and fresh flowers on arrival were very much appreciated. Yvonne and Geoff have furnished the cottage to a high standard, but in a way that you are at ease and comfortable. Bed linen and towels are of excellent quality. Off street parking is also a bonus. If you are looking for a great place to stay you cannot go past Barden Cottage. Tenterden is a lovely location for touring and has all the amenities you could wish for.
9 May 2013
"A fabulous find"
Such a gorgeous and characterful little cottage with a sweet garden ~ our Spring break was a small slice of heaven.
The cottage, all decorated with impeccably good taste, was immaculately presented and every care had been taken to ensure a delightful stay. We so appreciated all the little details such as tissues in the rooms, plentiful good quality clothes hangers, handcreams, extra loo roll and towels etc ~ it really was faultless.
The owners were a joy to meet and had ensured that the cottage was beautifully clean, fresh and aired... we simply had nothing to do but enjoy ourselves!
The location was ideal with many wonderful walks to hand and lots to do within a very short distance. With a plethora of information, local booklets and maps left available for our perusal we quickly discovered that one week was not going to be long enough. Nevermind, the cottage is just so perfect that I am sure another visit beckons...
12 Sep 2012
"Excellent base to see a beautiful historically rich area"
Barden cottage was fantastic, we have stayed at many cottages around the country but this was the best we been to. Very well kept, all you could want but more impressive was the attention to detail that Yvonne & Geoff have clearly put in such as leaving wine, chocolates, fresh flowers. We liked it so much we would like to move Barden Cottage home with us! The area is beautiful, picture postcard villages everywhere, lots of historically significant and interesting places to go. Tenterden is a lovely town, the Kent & East Sussex Steam Railway running from there to Bodiam Castle was a bonus as we had not heard of it before. Even the weather was sunshine all week. Thanks for a great week, we will be back, there is a lot more to see yet.
23 Jun 2012
"A Lovely clean and well equiped character cottage"
We were warmly greeted by the owners of Barden cottage (Yvonne and Geoff) at arrival and shown around the property. We found the cottage spotlessly clean and well stocked with everything we required for our stay including washing machine, iron and washing line . Private parking in front was a big bonus with a small delightful garden at the rear.
Tenterden is a lovely town in central Kent with many attractions close by including the charming Kent and East Sussex Railway.
We would definately return for another great holiday at this Cottage
Yvonne and Jon
5 Jun 2012
"A lovely cottage with a warm welcome"
We stayed at Barden Cottage for the Queen's Jubilee weekend. We received a warm welcome from the owners, with fresh flowers, milk and rose wine to greet us. The cottage is in a good location for visiting local landmarks and all amenities are provided for. The local Indian restuarant serves good food and there is a good shop open late which is useful. I am sure that we will be booking again in the future.
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