The Garden House
from £65 /night help Price for guests, Nights
from £65 /night help Price for guests, Nights
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Studio / No Bedrooms / sleeps 2 Home 15331
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Studio / No Bedrooms / sleeps 2
The Garden House is studio accommodation set in its own private garden with sun terrace and views of the lake. It sleeps two and has a fully equipped kitchen, living/bedroom, luxury shower-room, utility room, and sun terrace with garden furniture, all provided to a high standard.
The cottage is ideal for short weekend breaks, week long retreats or as a longer-term base. Local Kent towns and countryside are all around with a wealth of tourist attractions, the Kent Coast and the Eurostar high speed link nearby. The Garden House has good road links with the M20 motorway around 20 minutes away by car.
Take a stroll to the local village with restaurants and country pubs, or use the cottage as a central base for visiting some of Kent's most popular attractions - Sissinghurst Castle, Leeds Castle and the many National Trust properties and famous gardens.
Set in the heart of the beautiful Kent Weald countryside, and near to the village of Biddenden, you can walk to several fine restaurants - including one with a Michelin Star - and the local pub. There are two local award-winning vineyards where you can taste and buy the wines and ciders. The Garden House is an ideal base for exploring Kent known as 'the garden of England' and the wide range of attractions and countryside, with something for everyone.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Check in time:||15:00|
|Check out time:||11:00|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||250 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The Garden House is fully modernised, furnished to a high standard, and is light and airy with views from all windows. The main living room is carpeted, and furnished with a sofa, dining table and chairs, and occasional tables: there is also a log-effect gas fire, multichannel TV with DVD, a double bed and bedside tables and lamps. Wireless internet access is available. All linen and towels are provided, with toiletries for guests on arrival.
The fully equipped modern kitchen has a white tiled floor with modern wall and base units, gas hob and electric oven, integrated fridge/freezer, and microwave. There is a comprehensive range of china, glasses and cooking equipment. A small utility room to the side has washing machine, clothes airer (there is also a rotary clothes line outside) and a separate freezer.
The modern bathroom has a white tiled floor, shower, WC, and fitted vanity unit with sink, cupboards, and mirror with lights over.
A cot and high-chair and extra single bed can be provided for a small charge.
The Garden House is surrounded by a small private garden with terrace, table, chairs. There are views to a lake with ducks. Private parking is in the drive to the historic farmhouse. The gardens are lovely in season with many flowers, trees and shrubs.
All around are views over the farm, and the atmosphere is very tranquil and relaxing. Guests are welcome to take a stroll across our fields to visit the many wild ponds and to see the animals.
Guests can walk to the village of Biddenden in about 10 minutes across the fields. There is a small well-stocked supermarket, hairdressers and local pub and restaurants including the Michelin-starred West House. The historic village exhibits the wealth of the wool-growing and weaving industries of its past, with a fine ancient church and many old timbered houses lining its cobbled pavements of Bethersden marble.
|Further details outdoors|
The owners reserve the right to conduct supervised viewings of the property from time by giving not less than 24 hours' notice.
The Kent region
From mysterious marshlands and breathtaking countryside to the dramatic white cliffs of Dover, there are medieval towns, historic castles, towering cathedrals and bustling seaside resorts to keep you busy on your visit to Kent.
Within easy reach are Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, Scotney Castle, Leeds Castle, Bedgebury Pinetum, local award-winning vineyards, Bewl Water, and many others. The Kent coast at sandy Camber Sands is only 30 minutes by car. There are local championship golf courses at Chart Hills and Weald of Kent nearby.
The channel tunnel rail link is 30 minutes by car at Ashford, making day-trips to France and Belgium easy. For those who favour a more active holiday, there is local horse-riding, sailing, fishing, flying at Headcorn Aerodrome, and hot air balloon rides. You can also swim, take leisurely walks in the countryside or pine forests, or borrow a bicycle from us and explore the country lanes.
One of the loveliest villages in the Weald of Kent, Biddenden is remarkable for its wide High Street and pavements of Bethersden Marble (a local limestone containing fossilised snail shells), for its brick and timbered houses and the lofty tower of its grey stone church, all of which have attracted artists through the ages. The village is perhaps best known for the tale of the Biddenden Maids, who were born in 1100 joined at the shoulder and hip, and their statue can be seen on the village green today.
The village has an industrial history in sheep and wool and the many fine houses which can be seen the locality are testament to the wealth this trade brought to the area. Back in the 14th century Flemish weavers were encouraged to move to this area and bring their weaving and dying skills with them.
Within 10 minutes walk are a range of local shops including a small supermarket, butchers, post office, hairdressers and tea rooms with gift shop. Biddenden has two restaurants, including the Michelin starred 'West House' and there is a local pub which serves a wide range of food at lunchtime and in the evenings. A little further out is the award-winning Biddenden Vineyards, where you can walk around the vineyards and sample the wines and ciders in their tea rooms and shop afterwards.
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