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The Cottage

4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
6 reviews
huge, but homely kitchen diner
View from family bathroom
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5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Petham, Canterbury, Kent, England
- Striking original features combine with eclectic contemporary design for ultimate comfort and relaxation for all the family to enjoy<BR>- An exceptionally beautiful location, with stunning views of the North Downs – sheep and horses grazing the surrounding pasture and pheasants strutting through the House's formal gardens, free of all hectic traffic noise<BR>- Within easy reach from London by car or High Speed rail link<BR>- Perfect central location for exploring the whole of Kent – just 10 minutes from the cathedral city of Canterbury<BR>- Meandering woodland footpaths through the Farm's ancient woodland afford soothing afternoon strolls to the nearby pre-Doomsday Compasses Inn<BR>- Resplendent dining room and al fresco terrace are perfect for entertainment.<BR>- The Cottage can also be booke... Read more
About the Owner, the h
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : May 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL239134
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 6 reviews
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Alex P
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

My girlfriend and a group of friends stayed at The Cottage for a Birthday weekend and found the place enchanting. The house itself is beautiful and unlike a lot of rentals it is in immaculate condition. The whole process of booking was straight forward and the owner was very helpful and gave us a great insight to the local area...

Roman A
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We have spent a weekend at The Cottage with international group of friends. Our aim was to have a typical English weekend and we got it all: riding horses over pastoral landscape, visiting Canterbury Cathedral and St Martin's Church (the oldest church in use in England), endless talks in the evenings by the fire, a walk, after breakfast on Saturday,...

London, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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The Cottage is a great place to host a group of friends for a weekend house party and we could easily have stayed longer. We are thinking about returning for a week in the Summer. The peaceful location offers the perfect escape from city life and yet offers all the advantages of nearby Canterbury for gathering supplies or cultural visits....

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (14)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Guests should be over the age of 25 years.No pets allowed.
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
22 Mar 2017 -
25 May 2017
2 nights
26 May 2017 -
1 Jun 2017
May Bank Holiday
3 nights
2 Jun 2017 -
24 Aug 2017
Summer 17
2 nights
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  • guest 11 : £100 / stay - Fee
  • guest 12: £100 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
The area has much to offer with thriving local villages and historic pubs. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are some wonderful footpaths to explore, while for riding enthusiasts there are 3 nearby equestrian centres and lots of unspoiled bridleways.<BR><BR>Further afield is the historic city of Canterbury, with its quirky vintage shops, art galleries and diverse mix of restaurants and cafes. At the end of a busy day, enjoy ethereal evensong echoing through the ancient cathedral, performed every weekday at 5.30pm, see www.canterbury-cathedral.org/events/services for details. Or go for a punt along the River Stour, past the city's mediaeval walls and gatehouses - find out more at www.canterburypunting.co.uk.<BR><BR>Find out more about what Cante... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Gatwick: 110.0 km
Railway: Chartham: 4.0 km
Ferry: Dover: 33.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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