Petham holiday cottage rental with internet access, walking, rural retreat and DVD

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  • Cottage
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

A sizeable property with 4 bedrooms (3 x double, 1 x twin) and a bathroom on the 1st floor. On the ground floor is a large kitchen, cloakroom, lounge/diner, a second bathroom and a separate wc. All bedding and towels supplied. There is a colour TV, dvd, video, books & games. The property is equipped with electric cooker, freezer, microwave, iron, washing machine, fridge, dining table/chairs, central heating, barbecue etc and all rooms are of a good size with ample storage facilities. There is a good size lawned garden. All bedding, towels etc supplied and all utilities included in price. Cot and highchair can be supplied if arranged in advance. A welcome pack is provided. Free Wi-Fi is available but download speeds are not great despite now being fibre-optic.

Slippery Sam's dates from around 1450 and is a Grade II listed building. It is named after Samuel Jackson, a notorious smuggler who once lived here. The property is located on the old Roman road Stone Street around 4 miles out of Canterbury in a fairly rural setting.

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room, 1 Toilet Only

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

Owners live across the courtyard. Happy to chat or help with directions, recommendations etc but also happy to respect your privacy (basically we take our cue from you)
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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

100% refund100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
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50% refund50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
24 hours after booking
25% refund25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.
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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

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Smoking

Yes, smoking allowed

About the owner

Ian W.
Average reply time:
1 hour 20 minutes

Calendar updated:
28 Jul 2021

Years listed:
8

Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 01 Mar 2014. Located in Canterbury, it has 12 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £682 to £831.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 28 Jul 2021.

Reviews

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Brilliant stay
Aug 2020

We stayed at this 14th century cottage in Kent. Which was brilliant. Cosy place to stay. Big garden where children can play. Quite easy access to various sightseeing places.

Reviewed 1 Sep 2020

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

I wish I could've booked three weeks!!
Aug 2019

This was a great place for eight to stay, very close to many attractions and with excellent facilities. The owner and his wife are lovely people and were very friendly and helpful. It was wonderful wa… More 

Reviewed 5 Sep 2019

Owner's reply:
Thanks guys - you're very kind. It was a pleasure to have you here and you're welcome back anytime - even if you did give us a fright on arrival!!
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Brilliant holiday location
Aug 2019

Perfect base for 2 families,totalling 8 people with beautiful garden, well equipped home, close to everywhere we needed to be

Reviewed 1 Sep 2019

Owner's reply:
You're very kind - it was a pleasure to have you stay
David D

Very Interesting break
Jul 2017

We were made to feel very welcome by the owners. We knew the property was quite old when we booked - it was lovely. Only had one problem - the front door internal bolt, very difficult to lock. Othe… More 

Reviewed 21 Jul 2017

Owner's reply:
Thanks David - nice to have met you and the family. I'll check out the bolt.
ktfc
Cromer

Convenient for exploring Kent - reasonable price.
Mar 2017

Smuggler's Rest and Moonrakers worked really well for us on our trip to Kent. We decided to rent the whole property quite late on but Ian was very accommodating. He and his wife were friendly an… More 

Reviewed 12 Apr 2017

Owner's reply:
Thanks for the review - a pleasure to have you stay
Review 1-5 of 12

FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

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Send Ian (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Ian (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Ian the owner's contact details or send them a message.

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How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Ian (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Ian (the owner) before booking?

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In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

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How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Ian (the owner) a message.

If Ian (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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12 reviews
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 £218 

/night