Holiday Cottage in Stodmarsh, Kent
from £825 pwSleeps 12
This wonderful Kent period farmhouse, rated 4*Gold, has just been completely refurbished to offer a truly comfortable and special Kent holiday home. Inside this Kent self catering accommodation has lovely light rooms and a cosy log burner in each of the three reception rooms - the owners even provide all the logs!
Within 3 miles of the beautiful medieval city of Canterbury there is lots to see and do with the beautiful medieval buildings of this lovely city mixed with an excellent shopping centre. This Kent farmhouse has far reaching views of farmland and the nearby Westbere lakes - a haven of peace and tranquillity with lots of wonderful walks and wildlife to watch. All in all this is a lovely holiday house with lots to see and do in the surrounding Kent countryside.
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Higham Farmhouse: sleeps 12, distributed over 3 floors, 3 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms, 4 bath / shower-rooms (3 en-suite) inglenook fireplace. WiFi access
Sitting room, sofa bed (also sleeps 2), flat screen TV, Freeview and fireplace with log burner
Dining room, table seats 12 with large inglenook fireplace with log burner.
French doors to the garden and family room seats 9, books, games, TV / DVD and Freeview.
Kitchen, galley style connecting family room to diner, with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, electric hob, double electric oven, extractor fan. Door to the side garden from the utility area and a further guest cloakroom.
There are two staircases to the first floor one from the family room and the main staircase is from the hallway.
Master bedroom: Kingsize bed (sleeps 2) plus cot, en-suite bathroom with bath and shower cubicle
Bedroom 2: Two single beds (sleeps 2)
Bedroom 3: Double bed (sleeps 2) en-suite walk-in shower room
Family bathroom with bath and walk-in shower
Double bedroom (sleeps 2) double bed, en-suite bathroom with bath
Twin room (sleeps 2) two single beds, low eaves.
Fully carpeted and oil central heating throughout.
Terrace and garden seating to dine for 12, BBQ and parasol
Parking for several cars to the front of the house.
This Kent farmhouse is situated between the village of Stodmarsh and the quaint and picturesque town of Fordwich. There are several pubs within walking distance including The Red Lion at Stodmarsh renowned locally for its good food and colourful publican!
The farmhouse is surrounded by lovely open countryside with wonderful walks in all directions. The Westbere lakes are just below the farm and not only can you watch the professional rowing that takes place on the lakes but also the wildlife and walks in the area are extensive. The nature reserve at Stodmarsh is internationally recognised.
The Trenley Park Riding Establishment is conveniently located a mile up the road from the farmhouse, where you can hire horses for hacking or receive riding tuition. The farmhouse also has strong links with Canterbury and District Angling Association, and coarse fishing can be provided on local lakes if required at no additional charge for experienced fishermen with their own equipment and rod licence. Instruction and rod hire can also be arranged at cost for the inexperienced fisherman, provided sufficient notice is given - please contact the owner for further details.
The medieval city of Canterbury, 3 miles away, is best explored by foot and visitors who take the time to walk the maze of intriguing side streets will find a wonderful variety of shops, pubs and cafes. Of course the City is dominated by the wonderful cathedral which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a must for any visit to Canterbury.
For golfers, Canterbury Golf Club is within a mile with several of the best known links courses in the country at Royal St Georges, Sandwich and Royal Cinque Ports in Deal, both within a 30 minute drive.
The nearby village of Ickham has the wonderful Tor Spa, for a special treatment or even a spa day as a treat during your stay.
And of course its also easy to take a day trip to France, Kent offers both the Euro star Train at Ashford and the Channel Tunnel at Folkestone which will transport you to a French location in 35 minutes - just don't forget to pack your passport!
For more ideas please visit our 'things to do' section on the website where we wax lyrical of many more places to go!
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