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Nightingale Cottage

Holiday Cottage in Petham, Kent

from £357 pwSleeps 3 + 2

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Nightingale Cottage Summary

Rural Kent holiday cottage near Canterbury in beautiful countryside setting. This spacious cottage has been furnished to a very high standard with fabulous views of the rolling countryside. The cottage is full of character including amazing beamed ceilings and double French doors from the lounge inviting you take in the fantastic views that this holiday cottage in Kent affords, perfect for summer holidays or short breaks whatever the time of year. With miles of country walks on your doorstep and Canterbury being only 3 miles away you are ideally situated for a varied and restful break in Kent. This holiday cottage in Kent is also ideal for families holidaying together as it has a larger converted barn next door, Bacchus Barn, that can accommodate a further 6 people, please ask for more details. Enjoy cross country bike riding for those of a sporty inclination or take a picnic to the surrounding vineyard the bench and oak swing in the woodland, or badger watch in one of the surrounding butterfly glades.

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Nightingale Cottage Holiday Accommodation

Nightingale Cottage: sleeps 3 + 2, in 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 open plan reception room and diner / kitchen

One of three barns

Ground Floor

Open plan living area, dining space, large table seats 8, sofa seating, arm chair and sofa bed to seat 5 (sleeps 1), TV table, flat screen TV, DVD.

Kitchen area, microwave oven, halogen hob, microwave and fridge with separate freezer.

Family bathroom, bath, overhead shower

Separate communal utility area is equipped with washing machine, iron and ironing board 

Master bedroom (sleeps 2), king size bed

Single room (sleeps 1 + 1 - 1 adult and 1 child only), single bed, plus a mattress for a child to the floor.


Terrace seating for 6 with views, parasol, BBQ and sunbeds.

A large gravelled area providing secure parking for three cars.


Central heating throughout

Local Information about Petham, Kent

This self catering holiday cottage is situated on the outskirts of the pretty rural Kent village of Petham, with a choice of cross country bike trails andwondrouswalks for explorers and near to riding stables at Pettbottom. For those looking for a local tipple a 20 minute walk will take you to village pub or a 5 minute drive to popular gastro pub The Granville and for those looking for a treat why not try the French / English restaurant the Timerbats.It is even possible to walk into Historic Canterbury which is about three miles away from this holiday let in Kent.

Canterbury was settled as early as Saxon times who favoured it because of its strategic position in a valley with two rivers.It was later taken over by the Romans, whose presence remains with the largely intact City walls and various Roman ruins scattered throughout the city.Canterbury was also home to Geoffrey Chaucer's famous Canterbury Tales which are well depicted in a museum entirely dedicated to them in the city centre. In modern times the bustling, vibrant city is best know for superb shopping, West end style Theatre shows and an eclectic choice of pubs, cafes and restaurants.

Further afield from this holiday house there are wonderful Kent gardens to explore including Goodnestone, Sissinghurst and Great Dixter. If it is castles that interest you, both Leeds and Dover castles are within an easy drive of this self catering holiday house. Leeds Castle, one of the most beautiful castles in England, also has a fabulous golf course and the new "Go Ape" attraction which is an award winning high wire forest adventure course up to 40 feet into the trees; ideal for the adventurous types staying at this luxury English property in Kent.

For food lovers staying in this self catering holiday let, this area of Kent boasts ten entries for restaurants and pubs in the 2009 edition of the Good Food Guide. With delicious local produce and many local Farmers' Markets this part of Kent deserves to be called 'The Garden of England'.

Looking to wine and dine? Or keen to know what the best restaurants in the area are?!

Meal Mole is an exciting food website that attracts all food lovers and travellers. Please see the link below to see their reviews on places to dine at in Canterbury.

For more ideas please visit our 'things to do' section on the website.

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