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Goodnestone Park

Holiday Cottage in Goodnestone, Kent

from £4,900 pwSleeps 24

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Goodnestone Park Summary

Transform a memorable occasion into something unforgettable by hosting your celebrations at Goodnestone Park, a stunning stately home in the wonderful Garden of England in Kent .

Goodnestone's charm is a magical combination of history, romance and beauty. Home to the same family since built in 1704, it is now sensitively restored to its former glory. Mixing traditional luxury with a contemporary vibe, its fabulous without being formal and the views are breathtaking. Goodnestone offer guests quintessentially English gracious living in an aristocratic private residence with impeccable high class standards. Totally renovated, there are 12 bedrooms with mainly en-suite bathrooms, 5 elegant but homely reception rooms and a brand new kitchen giving a traditional feel but with modern day comforts.

A perfect combination of the depths of the country and yet only an hour and half from Central London. The renowned gardens lovingly referred to as 'Sissinghurst without the crowds' set the scene for your stay at this beautiful Queen Anne Gem. Jane Austen was a frequent visitor as her brother married into the family that owned it and the house inspired her to write Pride and Prejudice after her stay.

There are lots of activities on offer, sports and spa treatments; gardens and gastronomy, country pursuits and culture; history and heritage and experienced staff will prepare the house just for you. Food at Goodenstone is a moveable feast. The house can be fully catered or guests can self-cater, just ask us for details. We can arrange cookery classes, helicopter rides, wine tasting, whatever the occasion, let us help arrange your itinerary and make your stay special.

Ideal for weddings, celebrations or a business meeting, Goodnestone is a blank canvas for an infinite variety of activities. The Park would be an ideal wedding location , small enough to host the most intimate and bespoke wedding and large enough to host a lavish occasion for up to 150 guests.

If you would like some guidance from our team on this property or help in finding the ideal holiday property please call our team on 01227 464958 or email.

Goodnestone Park Holiday Accommodation

Goodnestone Park: sleeps 24 in 12 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, 5 reception rooms including Drawing room, Dining room with seating for 24, Library, round painted reception room (ideal for small wedding receptions), first floor sitting room with TV/DVD, hallway with sweeping staircase, huge breakfast room, Kitchen, Large gardens and grounds extending to 15 acres, extensive terraces, BBQ, ample parking.

Ground Floor

Drawing room, fireplace
Dining room to seat 24 with fireplace
Round painted reception room with double opening doors to the extensive terraces
Hall with guest cloakroom
Breakfast room with casual seating and table and chairs for 16 with window seats, wood burner
Kitchen with electric range oven, 5 gas hobs, 2 additional electric ovens, Larder Fridge, freezer, dishwasher
Boot room with fridge, freezer, sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, door to WC with wheelchair access
Pantry with tall wine fridge, dishwasher, separate sink, wine bottle rack storage 

Sweeping staircase to the First Floor

Galleried landing 
Fitzwalter Room (sleeps 2) Master bedroom with Super King size bed, wonderful far reaching views of parkland and cricket pitch, fireplace, 2 wardrobes, door to en-suite bathroom with roll top bath, walk in shower, hand basin, WC 
Jane Austen Room with mix of sofas and chairs, views of parkland and cricket pitch, fireplace
Pink Room (sleeps 2) large bedroom suite with zip link super king size/twin beds, stunning views of parkland and cricket pitch, wardrobe,fireplace, door to en-suite bathroom with roll top bath, WC, hand basin 
Effie's Room Suite (sleeps 2) king size bed, fireplace, door to en-suite bathroom with roll top bath, hand basin, WC
Dressing Room (sleeps 2) king size bed
Green Room (sleeps 2) king size bed, door to en-suite bathroom with bath, WC and hand basin
Family bathroom with bath, WC, hand basin
Guest cloakroom

Stairs to Second Floor

William's Room (sleeps 2) zip link super king size/twin beds, views of parkland door to en-suite bathroom with bath, walk in shower, WC and hand basin
Games Room (sleeps 2) zip link super king size/twin beds, views of parkland door to en-suite bathroom with bath, WC and hand basin
Francis's Room (sleeps 2) zip link super king size/twin beds, views of parkland, en-suite bathroom with bath, WC and hand basin
Henry's Room (sleeps 2) king size bed
Family bathroom with bath, WC and hand basin
George's Room (sleeps 2) king size bed 
Julian's Room (sleeps 2) king size bed
Family bathroom with bath, WC and hand basin
Robert's Room (sleeps 2) king size bed, en-suite shower room with WC and hand basin
Guest Cloakroom


Afternoon tea on arrival, newspapers and magazines
Evening drinks
Garden games including croquet and giant Jenga
Bicycles available
Central heating 
Catering options available including champagne receptions, light lunches , informal suppers and fine dining, please ask us for details.
Licenced wedding venue in grounds for up to 70 guests

Local Information about Goodnestone, Kent

Goodnestone is wonderfully placed for access to both Canterbury and the Coast at Whitstable and Sandwich.

Besides the spectacular and renowned gardens, there are extensive walks and cycle routes to follow or drive to the miles of sand at Sandwich and follow the bay to Pevensey.

There are several world class golf courses in the area including the links courses at Royal St Georges, Sandwich and Royal Cinque Ports, Deal.

Within a mile is the gastro pub The Griffins Head at Chillenden renowned for its excellent food and BBQ's in the summer.

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