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Welcome to The Hopper

House | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • No pets allowed

Set in four acres of landscaped gardens and surrounded by stunning Kent countryside the Hopper is one of four luxury apartments, which prior to 1980 were still used for storing and drying hops, forming part of a skillfully converted Oast House/Farm Building and retain much of their natural form.

Located in an area with a rich cultural history and spectacular scenery there are castles, stately homes, gardens, country walks, vineyards and much more, all within easy reach. If you feel adventurous, hop across to France and stock up on fine cheeses and wine or catch a West End show. The ferry ports and Eurostar International Station are within easy reach, as is London, just 35 minutes direct from nearby Tonbridge station.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Wi-Fi available
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Further details indoors

The Hopper ? ground floor (separate building) (sleeps 2) ? one twin bedroom: twin

beds (beds can be pushed together) En-suite

shower room: shower. WiFi

Kitchen: oven and

hob, fridge with ice box and microwave.

Lounge/dining room: seats 3, dining table and chairs seat 4, heater, clothes airer. TV / DVD player


Outdoor pool (Open from 1st June to 31st August), tennis court. Play

area with swings, basketball hoop, adventure fort, tree house, BBQ. Indoor

games room with pool table and darts board (darts not provided).

Swimming pool - Open from the 1st of June to the 31st of August. It is

heated when necessary

but not constantly.

The South East England region

The Hopper is located near Tonbridge, a thriving town with an excellent 35 minute train service to London Charing Cross or to the seaside at Hastings! There are so many places to visit from The Hopper, you are spoilt for choice.

Tonbridge Castle with its wonderful Gatehouse, takes you back almost 740 years! Set in landscaped gardens with picturesque grounds overlooking the River Medway, Tonbridge Castle is reputedly England's finest example of a Norman motte and bailey castle. Tours are available from the Tourist Information Centre. There is a great bookshop located in this part of Tonbridge, Mr Books, in a beautiful medieval building. Tonbridge even has its own theatre, The Oast Theatre inside the 19th Century Kentish oast house, with 10 productions every year!

There are a variety of wonderful houses and gardens to visit, including the National Trust properties such as Ightham Mote (15 minutes' drive), Hever Castle and Scotney Castle (20 minutes drive), both moated castles, Knowle, near Sevenoaks and Chartwell, the home of Winston Churchill, near Westerham. Bodiam Castle, although in Sussex, is only 30 minutes' drive and Penshurst Place is not far from the holiday cottage, with beautiful gardens and a fun adventure playground for children.

Bedgebury Forest and National Park is only 20 minutes' drive away, which is a stunning area of natural beauty miles of walks and cycling paths, including 'Go Ape,' a hugely fun activity where you can swing through the trees. Nearby Bewl Water is the largest area of inland water in the South-East. If you are a water sports enthusiast, this is the place to visit with lots of activities including sailing, canoeing and wind-surfing. Bowles Outdoor Centre, is situated just 15 minutes away where you can learn to rock climb, build rafts and even ski on the 2 dry ski slopes.

A visit to Royal Tunbridge Wells is a must. It is a very attractive town with it is large modern shopping precinct and multi-storey parking . It was established as a spa town in Georgian times and was very popular under Richard (Beau) Nash when the Pantiles and its Chalybeate Spring attracted visitors from all over Europe who wanted to try the waters. Nowadays, it is a pleasant place to wander, admire the architecture and visit its antique shops and cafes. Great for those who love shopping too!

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Mulberry Cottages (Property Manager Mulberry Cottages)

Calendar last updated:20 Aug 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German

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